This German advent calendar with glitter accents depicts the nativity in a manger. Children gather outside with donkey, cow, cat, chickens and birds. Gifts of garden vegetables and cookies sit in woven baskets. The scene is framed by snow laden branches and a full moon. A little boy teaches his dog to shake. Glitter accents.
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
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.
Dimensions: 8" by 12"
Crafted in Germany