This German advent calendar features a free standing 3D design that folds out to 22.5" wide. Mary and Joseph arrive at the manager while an angel prepares baby Jesus' bed. Shepherds with their sheep take note of the holy family while the wise men arrive in the distance. Two angels hold a banner at the top proclaiming "Gloria in excelsis Deo".
The detailed picture has 24 little doors to open. Each door has a little picture behind it. The tradition is to open one door each day from December 1 thru December 24. Children love to open a door a day as they count down to Christmas.
Does Not come with candy or chocolate
This advent calendar has glitter accents
Dimensions: 11" tall x 22.5" wide
Crafted in Germany
Illustrated by Gudrun Galler
Tradition of the Advent Calendar
The tradition of the advent calendar dates back to 1851 in the Protestant parts of Germany. The first advent calendar with little doors was printed in the early 1900's and continues today.
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