Count Down Paper Chain
for Christmas or Other Holidays
Are the kids itching to get to Christmas or other holiday or event? A paper chain will help them know how many days are left.
It is made out of strips of paper cut into 3/4" or 1" wide strips about 6" long. Then you can tape or glue the ends together, interlocking each piece of the chain by putting the next strip through the center of the first strip and then gluing or taping.
These can be made out of construction paper or use scrap paper. Green, red, or yellow are good Christmas colors, but you can use any color you have on hand. See our Materials page or Mining Your Mail or Mining Your Trash pages for other ideas of things to use.
Some things you can do with the chain are:
Enjoy counting down the days to Christmas or your own special holiday.
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