Se7en’s Natural Factual Advent Calendar…

Christmas takes a while to get rolling over here, our oldest kids have been away on camp, and every one is eagerly awaiting their return. Christmas planning and scheming is in full swing. Crafty days and baking days are planned… gift wrapping days, not to mention putting up the tree. All the Christmas books are out and our natural factual advent calendar is in full swing over on instagram.

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For the past couple of years we have created an Natural Advent Calendar each year by adding a beautiful nature find from our collection of finds through out the year, and we post a picture each day on instagram. If you are on instagram then you can take a peak at #se7ensadvent This year so many folk asked us about our Advent calendar that I thought I would write a post about it. The rationale is that in a season of so much busyness to slow down a little and reflect on world around us. To cherish the little treasures that can’t be bought… the stone that brings back memories of a good day out, the feather that was found unexpectedly… the sea shell that was carefully selected from all the shells on the beach. This year we are filling an old window frame with our treasures… day by day the collection grows.

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Se7en’s Natural Advent from 2015

We filled these drawers with natural treasures that we had found…

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Se7en’s Natural Advent from 2014

Here is a peak at our Advent Calendar from two years ago…

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Past Christmas Posts

Christmas Posts from 2015

Se7en + 1 Christmas Traditions…
Se7en + 1 Things You Really Don’t Have to Do Before Christmas…
Things we will be doing before Christmas…

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Christmas Posts from 2014

Se7en’s Tradition of Secret Sibling Gifts…
Se7en’s Complete Natural Treasure Advent Calendar for 2014
Merry Christmas from the Gang at Se7en + 1
Se7en’s Advent Week 3… and Week 2 and Week 1.
The start of our Natural Advent and Twenty Four Easy Advent Activities…
Se7en Tips to Rescue our Kids from Drowning in Stuff…

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Christmas Posts from 2013

Wishing you a Merry Christmas…
Se7en + 1 Are Slowly Getting into Christmas Gear…
When You Lose a Love… How Can You Help?
A Week of Making and Baking, Se7en’s Christmas Gifting…
Se7en + 1 Gifts Children Can Make for their Siblings…

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Christmas Posts from 2012

Se7en + 1 Gifts that Siblings Can Make for Each Other…
Se7en + 1 Last Minute Christmas Crafts for Kids…
Christmas is Coming Really Slowly Around Here…
Se7en’s Complete Christmas Collection…

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Christmas Posts from 2011

When Christmas Isn’t the Best of Times…
Se7en + 1 Stockings to Fill…
Se7en’s Easy Advent Banner…
Se7en Learn About Hanukkah with Dreidels, Menorahs and Latkes…
Se7en things to Pack into an Advent Calendar…

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Christmas Posts from 2010

Se7en’s Advent Adventures…
The Great Christmas Conspiracy…
Hark the Herals Angels Sing…
Se7en + 1 Gifts For Siblings by Siblings…
Se7en Are Ready for New Year…
Se7en Do Christmas…

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Christmas Posts from 2009

Se7en Bazillion Gifts in a Jar…
Se7en Do Christmas Decorating and Crafting…
Se7en Make Colourful Caribbean Peg Petal Angels…
Se7en’s Christmas Nativity…
Se7en Make Recycled Bunting…
Giving and Receiving through the Parables…
Se7en Make Elf Doors…
Se7en Create an Advent Village…
Se7en and the New Year’s Eve Tree Party…
Se7en Do Christmas: Step 7 – The Christmas Cleanup…
Se7en do Christmas: Step 6 – Calendar Planning and Traditions…
Se7en Do Christmas: Step 5: – Gift Wrapping…
Se7en Do Christmas: Step 4 – Creating Gifts – A Gift List…
Se7en Do Christmas: Step 3 – Plotting and Planning Gifts…
Se7en Do Christmas: Step 2 – Christmas Cards…
Se7en do Christmas: Step 1 – Operation Christmas Box…

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Christmas Posts from 2008

Se7en and the New Year Tree Party…
Se7en Gifts Kids Can Make for their Siblings…
All about the Jesse Tree…
Coping with Christmas Chaos and Babies…
Coping with Christmas Chaos and Home…
A Christmas Cookie Swap in Se7en Steps…
A Kids Christmas Craft Party…
Se7en Gift Tags Kids Can Make…
Gift Packaging Ideas…
Se7en Giftwrap Ideas…
Spicy Christmas Cookies in Se7en Steps…
The Christmas Box…
Advent Week 4…
Advent Week 3…
Advent Week 2…
Advent Week 1…
Se7en do Advent…
Se7en Gifts Kids Can Make for Kids…
Se7en Gifts Kids Can Make From the Kitchen…
se7en Gifts Kids Can Make for Adults…
Se7en Gift Crafting Tips…
Christmas Cards in Se7en Steps…

Se7en’s Ultimate Gift Guide…

Se7en’s Guide to Christmas…

3 Replies to “Se7en’s Natural Factual Advent Calendar…”

  1. I adore the natural factual Advent calendar, and I so enjoy following along with the treasures you add each day on IG! xo

  2. Hay Christi, Thank you so very much… I love that folk are enjoying our calendar… it is something we really enjoying putting together!!! Wishing you the best weekend!!!

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