You are going to fall in love with these free printable Halloween Advent Calendar houses. These dated little boxes are ready for you to print, cut, glue, and add in your own treats to make the countdown to the big Trick or Treat so much fun this year!
Kids and parents alike love decorating and counting down to the holidays using advent calendars. This free printable Halloween advent calendar will be one of the cutest ones you’ve ever used and will be one of the first you pull out year after year to start your countdown.
Halloween advent calendars follow the same principle as the Christmas ones but they are made for celebrating the spooky season! They offer a fun Halloween countdown activity that can be personalized for kids, as well as pets.
✔️Why You’ll Love These
Freebies | This 31-day Halloween advent calendar set of houses is ready for you to print and fill with candy for all of your little goblins. A great gift for your kids that will make wonderful memories!
Fun | What a fun way to ease up to the final Trick or Treat day by giving a small trinket or small piece of candy or gum each day.
Do As Many Days As You Want | This DIY calendar has 31 houses for you but that doesn’t mean you have to do all 31. Consider doing the two weeks or the final week when you are carving pumpkins and making cupcakes. This set is ready to be whatever your house wants it to be.
Reusable | Simply store these with your holiday goodies for next year.
📝How to Use
Set up a Scene | No matter the number of houses you choose to use, you can set up a spooky scene on the mantle or entryway table with little pumpkins, battery-operated flicker lights, colored swags, or even a couple of items from the little houses that you buy to light up.
Set up a Few Houses in Each Room | Decorate a couple of rooms in the house and place different and odd numbers all over so your kids have to find the next number in the sequence. Houses 1, 5, and 14 are in one room. Houses 2, 7, 15, and 22 are in another room.
String the Houses using Decorative Ribbon for Mantle | Keep the calendar in the forefront of your house by decorating the main fireplace or cabinetry in the dining room. This is a wonderful way to relax and you can decorate while sipping a pumpkin spice latte.
Make It A Family Activity | Decorating for Halloween is such an entertaining activity for the little ones! They will surely want to join in on the fun!
Make a batch of easy layered Pumpkin Delight Dessert to assemble the boxes as a family.
Perfect For Kids And Furry Friends | Kids will love this advent calendar but so will your animal companions. Whether you have a kitty, a puppy, or another pet, your fur babies will surely be happy to receive small treats or toys in the days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve.
🎃What Do You Put In A Halloween Advent Calendar?
This cute Halloween countdown calendar allows spooky season fans to celebrate through the entire month of October with fun daily surprises. Each haunted house has a super cute look so even toddlers will love this calendar.
Fill each house with store-bought or homemade treats, or go for non-candy ideas such as small trinkets and toys. Either way, the excitement will add up in anticipation for the ultimate event!
🍬Halloween Advent Calendar Candy Fillers
Sweets are the most popular holiday treat for Halloween and there are so many options here. Check out the ideas below for inspiration!
Some of the most loved Halloween candy gifts include candy corn, Skittles, Reese’s peanut butter cups, Milk Duds, snack-sized KitKat and Twix bars, and M&M’s.
Whatever brands you prefer, there are many other choices and flavors you can use to fill your little Halloween Advent calendar houses.
- Hard candy
- Chewing gum
- Small candy bars
- Small chocolates
- Fruit chews
🍪Halloween Advent Calendar Homemade Treat Fillers
Gifting your kids with homemade goodies is such a wonderful idea! The recipes below are easy, and fast. Many don’t require baking which is great when you need to whip up something in a pinch.
- No-bake Nutella cracker bites
- Funfetti cake mix cookies
- Snickers truffles
- Coconut flour peanut butter cookies
- Coconut flour oatmeal cookies
- Coconut flour shortbread cookie bars
- Espresso Oreo truffles
- Cranberry bliss truffles
- Peanut butter balls
- Cherry almond cookies
- Smoked Pumpkin Seeds
🪀Halloween Advent Calendar Non-Candy Filler Ideas
The spooky season is when children get access to a large amount of sugary treats so it totally makes sense if you’d rather fill up the advent calendar houses with non-candy surprises.
- Small crayons
- Glow bracelets
- Lip balm
- Neon slime
- Stretchy toys
- Hair scrunchies
- Temporary tattoos
- Little collectibles
- Pop fidget toys
- Vampire teeth
- Slap bracelets
- Bouncing balls
- Lego parts
- Glow rings
- Finger puppets
- Printable activities
The best Halloween advent calendars are free, easy to put together, and able to hold all sorts of fillers. This one checks all the boxes and you can enjoy it right after the download.
You can definitely mix and match between these different types of fillers. Use a spooky toy or another small object for one day, fill the next house with candy, and the next with something homemade. The little ones will be even more excited to see what they’re getting next!
🐾 Halloween Advent Calendar Fillers For Pets
Your furry friend might not understand how the Halloween advent calendar works but he will surely enjoy getting a small surprise in the days leading up to the holiday. It will also be the perfect Halloween decor!
Small treats either homemade or store-bought make wonderful fillers for these cute haunted houses and the same goes for tiny toys.
If you use Halloween-themed toys, that’s even better! You can also use pendants, bandanas, clickers, and other small pet accessories to fill the house boxes.
Note: Small parts can present a choking hazard for pets so be sure to supervise them while playing with such toys.
How to Snag
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Then, you can send it to your printer or download it to your computer. These are for personal use only.
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