24 Christmas Book Advent Calendar Ideas
Are you looking for a fun and creative way to celebrate the Advent season? An Advent calendar is perfect for counting down the days until Christmas, but perhaps you are tired of the typical Advent calendar. If so, this 24 Christmas Book Advent Calendar may be an excellent idea for you. A Christmas Book Advent Calendar is basically a collection of 24 Christmas Books, You can wrap them and then open and read one per night as an alternative to an Advent Calendar. Sounds fun, right?
To make things easy, we have compiled a list of 24 Christmas Books below to get you started! Take a look at some holiday favorites perfect for using in your Christmas book advent calendar.
1. Dream Snow by Eric Carle
2. The Mitten by Jan Brett
3. Christmas Remembered by Tommie DePaola
4. The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
5. The Polar Express by Chris VanAllsburg
6. Babushka by Dawn Casey
7. The Santa Shimmy by Christianne Jones
8. Harold and the North Pole by Crockett Johnson
9. Reindeer Dust by Katie Dwyer
10. The Christmas Wish by Lori Evert
11. The Spirit of Christmas by Nancy Tillman
12. Santa Calls by William Joyce
13. Pippen the Christmas Pig by Jean Little
14. The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson
15. Winter’s Gift by Jane Donovan
16. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
17. Christmas in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
18. The Wild Christmas Reindeer by Jan Brett
19. Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer
20. Christmas in the Manger by Nola Buck
21. The Story of Holly and Ivy by Rumer Godden
22. This is the Star by Joyce Dunbar
23. Room for a Little One by Martin Waddell
24. Happy Christmas, Maisy by Lucy Cousins
You can find these books at excellent prices on Amazon and have them delivered just in time for the Advent holiday to begin! Once you have your collection of books, simply wrap them in holiday paper so your children can enjoy opening a new one each day from December 1st to December 24th.
NOTE: If you don’t get started before December 1st, you can also do a shorter 12 days of Christmas Books and just pick 12 books to open and read 1 each night counting down to Christmas.
Think of how much fun you will have unwrapping your books each day and enjoying a new holiday adventure with your family. This is a wonderful way to welcome in the Christmas holiday while enjoying some new stories and authors as well, so consider this list when creating your own Advent book calendar and see how much holiday reading fun you can have.