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Santa Beard Countdown

This Santa Beard Countdown printable is the cutest way to count down to Christmas! This is a fun advent calendar that kids can do on their own.

RELATED: Book Christmas Tree

Free Printable Santa Beard Countdown

Kids will love adding a cotton ball to this Santa printable each day. It’s a really cute way to count down to Christmas! You can even pair this with an advent calendar and have a little treat or gift to give each day.

Or make this with a Book Christmas Tree Advent calendar and give a book each day!

Also see our Gnome Beard countdown version!

Continue to add a cotton ball each day until Christmas day, when Santa’s beard will be filled!

Cotton Ball Santa Beard Countdown

There are 2 printables you can choose from:

Free Printable Santa Beard

Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Santa Countdown Beard

Supplies to Make a Santa Beard Countdown

  • Free Printable Santa Beard Countdown (Get this Santa printable sent straight to your inbox! See the bottom of the post for the form to get the templates emailed to you.)
  • Hole Puncher
  • Tape
Santa Beard Countdown Craft

How to Make a Santa Beard Countdown

1. Print off our free printable.

You can get the printable on the bottom of the post, on the form with the preview of the template.

Free Printable Santa Beard Countdown

2. Laminate.

This step is optional but if you laminate the Santa it will stay in better shape to re-use every year.

Use a laminator or use self-laminating sheets.

Laminate Santa Beard Countdown

3. Cut it out.

This step is optional. You can add to the wall as is or cut it out.

Cut Santa Beard Out

4. Hole punch the top.

If you plan to hang the Santa up on the wall, make a hole punch at the top.

Hole Punch Top of Santa

5. Add a red ribbon to the top for hanging.

Add Ribbon to Santa Beard

6. Starting December 1st, add a cotton ball to each calendar day.

Use tape to stick the cotton ball on.

Add Cotton Balls to Beard

Continue adding a cotton ball each day until Santa’s beard is filled.

Continue Adding Cotton Balls to Santa

This is the cutest way to countdown to Christmas with kids! And the best part is that kids will love to add the cotton balls to Santa’s beard each day.

Printable Beard Santa Advent Calendar

For a fun twist on a regular advent calendar, see how to make your own Advent Calendar Book Christmas Tree.

Also see our Gnome Beard countdown!

And for more fun Christmas crafts, see 50+ Christmas Crafts for Kids!

Get the Free Printable Santa Here

There are two versions of the countdown available. Fill out the form below to get the template emailed to you.

Make sure to check ALL folders for the confirmation email.

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8 comments on “Santa Beard Countdown”

  1. Melissa coons

    can i get these printables automatically or do i need to fill out the form everytime

    1. Most of them are linked directly on the post and for subscribers I send out any new ones directly in the newsletters. Otherwise you’ll need to input your email if the post has a form.

  2. Jenifer Hogg

    Santa Bear Countdown will be fun to do with my grandson. He loves craft projects.

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