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Advent Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Tree

Smaller Version of This Craft

Submitted by Gloria and Caitlan
You can construct this Christmas tree out of a dozen toilet paper rolls. Till each hole with a small treat and take one out each day to help you count down the days until Christmas.

  • Age Guideline: 3 Years and Up
  • Time Required: 30 minutes (Does not include drying time)

The above age and time guidelines are estimates. This project can be modified to suit other ages and may take more or less time depending on your circumstances.


Cut each toilet paper roll in half or in thirds so you have 24 circles that are about 2-inches tall. Paint both the inside and outside of each circle green. Let them dry.

Once the paint is dry, glue them onto the poster board into the shape of a Christmas tree. Let the glue dry.

Trim the poster board around the toilet paper rolls, into the shape of a Christmas tree. Place a small candy or other treat into each circle. Starting on December 1st, take out one piece of candy or treat per day. Continue this every day until Christmas.

- See a larger photo of this craft completed by Gloria and Caitlan

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