Funky Primitive Advent Calendar

Handmade from salvaged license plates, this advent calendar really makes a statement on your wall. Numbers cut from old plates are hung on two nails and can be switched daily to keep track of the time left ’til Christmas. Because of the metal pieces, this choice may be best for older kids.

+ Funky Primitive Advent Calendar $129.00

+ Recycled Art Co

Advent Calendar Pouches

You’ll receive a set of handmade 100 percent unbleached cotton fabric bags printed with the days December 1 – 24. You can reuse them year after year, inserting special trinkets or organic chocolates into each pouch.

+ Advent Calendar Pouches $70

+ Nuvonova

Hanukkah Countdown Goodie Bags

Not counting down to Christmas in your house? Get these Hanukkah Countdown Goodie Bags instead. The pouches will hold sweets or small goodies, and they may be used again and again, year after year.

+ Hanukkah Countdown Goodie Bags $19.95

+ Land of Nod

Eeboo Christmas in the Woods Advent Calendar

This sweet open-the-door style advent calendar features illustrations of fairies and forest animals by Melissa Sweet, printed using eco-friendly inks. Encourage careful opening of the doors and you’ll likely be able to use this budget-friendly option again next year. If it gets torn, you can recycle it.

+ Christmas in the Woods Advent Calendar $6.95

+ Eeboo

Paper Advent Calendar

Count down to the 25th with a set of 24 little recycled paper bags that will hold tiny toys and treats. The bags, which can be hung in a line, come packaged in a box so it’s easy to save for years to come.

+ Paper Advent Calendar $26.90

+ Le Petit Pot

Retro Reusable Advent Calendar

This option is handmade using 25 2-inch by 2-inch boxes attached to chipboard that can be hung on the wall. Fill the boxes with stickers, candy or anything else you desire to surprise your tots each day until Christmas.

+ Retro Reusable Advent Calendar $49.00

+ Sweet Petunias