A simple tissue Punch advent calendar. Kids can break open the tissue each day to find the surprise inside each cup!
This tissue punch advent calendar was SUCH a hit with my kids! It reminds me of one of the games on The Price is Right, haha! Each cup holds a prize, one for each day leading up to Christmas. I wrapped the cups in tissue paper and secured it with a rubber band. EASY. All they have to do is punch the tissue paper to break it open and claim their treat!
How To Make A Tissue Punch Advent Calendar
- 4 oz. paper cups
- Tissue paper
- Rubber bands
- Small toys
- White craft glue
- White foam board
- Permanent marker
Step 1: Place the cups on top of the foam board in rows of 6. Then mark where you want to cut, leaving a couple of inches on each side.
Note: I used a box cutter and straight edge to get a nice even cut.
Step 2: Glue cups to the board and let dry.
Step 3: Fill with candy and small toys.
Aren’t those erasers darling? My kids are going to LOVE them!
Step 4: Cut tissue paper circles about 1″ wider than the cup rim.
You will need 2 pieces for each cup.
Step 5: Label with a permanent marker.
Step 6: Center each tissue circle over the cups and secure with a rubber band.
Step 7: Poke two holes in the top of the foam board (about 1″ from the top) and string with ribbon. You’re done!
Each day the kids can break open the tissue paper covering the paper cups and pull out a surprise.
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Welcome! I'm Brandy, mother to 5 darling kiddos and a cute black lab named Toby. My husband is in the Coast Guard so we've lived all over the place, turning each house into a home. I love baking, sewing, making cute things with my kids, and sharing what I've learned with all of you!