How To Make An Advent Calendar From Paper Rolls

How To Make An Advent Calendar From Paper Rolls | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image by Slick Sam Slime via YouTube


Advent calendars are so fun to have for the holidays no matter what age you are because it gets you prepare to countdown the days to Christmas. This DIY by Slick Slime Sam on YouTube shows how to make an advent calendar from toilet paper rolls. There are many advent calendars at the store, but I think it’s more creative and meaningful when you’re able to construct your own and add small, personalized gifts into the specific days. This is a fun way to be gift sweet gifts or small gifts for your family and friends.



  • paper rolls or toilet paper rolls
  • green paint and brown paint (or any color)
  • red poster paper
  • hot glue gun
  • pencil
  • white glue
  • scissors
  • glue stick
  • little presents for the advent calendar
  • ribbon
  • paper cutter
  • Christmas stickers or print out


First, cut your paper rolls into even sizes, but if you use toilet paper rolls then the size is perfect as is. Paint the paper rolls with green paint and a few with brown paint for the bottom row as the tree stump. Line up and glue the paper rolls together as the outline of a Christmas tree. Outline the paper rolls onto the red poster paper. Continue to watch DIY by Slick Slime Sam tutorial on YouTube for full instructions and details.

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Image by Slick Sam Slime via YouTube


Next, once the front and back wall is secured and glued together after inserting the gifts, patch sticks on individual paper rolls with the dates.

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Image by Slick Sam Slime via YouTube

In conclusion, this would be a great way to use up all of those toilet paper rolls from quarantine that you might have stocked up in your closet. This advent calendar fits small little gifts such as candy or personalized written letters.

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