Spreading Holiday Cheer: Christmas Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Countdown to Christmas with Daily Acts of Love and Generosity

The holiday season is a time of joy, togetherness, and giving. What better way to celebrate the spirit of Christmas than with a unique Christmas Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar? Instead of chocolates or toys, each day leading up to Christmas presents an opportunity to perform an act of kindness, big or small, that can make a meaningful impact on others’ lives. Join us on this heartwarming journey as we share ideas for your Christmas Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar, fostering goodwill and spreading the magic of the season.

Supplies and Equipment Needed:

  • A blank calendar template (provided below) or poster board
  • Colorful markers, stickers, or craft supplies for decorating
  • String or ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Tape or glue
  • A list of daily acts of kindness (see directions)


  1. Prepare Your Calendar:
    • Use the blank calendar template or create your own festive backdrop on a poster board.
    • Number each day from 1 to 24, representing the days leading up to Christmas.
    • Decorate your calendar with markers, stickers, and any other craft supplies to make it visually appealing.
  2. Write Acts of Kindness:
    • Compile a list of 24 daily acts of kindness. These can range from small gestures like leaving a kind note to larger acts like donating to a charity.
  3. Daily Acts of Kindness:
    • Each day, perform the designated act of kindness for that day.
    • Commit to performing the act of kindness as a family or individually.
    • Encourage creativity and personalization in how you carry out each act.
  4. Spread Joy and Share Stories:
    • Share your experiences and stories of kindness throughout the month. Reflect on the positive impact your acts have on others and yourselves.

A Christmas Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar isn’t just about counting down to Christmas; it’s about counting the moments of joy and love you can share with others. Embrace the spirit of giving, make a difference in your community, and create lasting memories this holiday season. May your calendar be filled with warmth, generosity, and the true magic of Christmas.