Santa's Beard Countdown to Christmas Calendar. Perfect for kids to work on fine motor & cutting skills. Maybe a snowman to countdown to winter/Christmas break. Or a flower or spring item with wavy lines for Spring break countdown.
DIY homework station - help your kid focus on his schoolwork in addition to teaching him how to tell time, the calendar, and identify different types of weather. and don't forget the free printables so you can make your own!
Acts of Kindness for Advent, an alternative advent calendar for kids. Focus on giving this advent with 50 acts of kindness suitable for children. A great way of dealing with the commercialism of Christmas