FREE Printable Advent Calendar with Scriptures 2021

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This gorgeous free printable Advent calendar with scriptures for daily reading can be printed and decorated to hang as garland. A DIY Advent Calendar is a quick & easy way to celebrate Advent this year!

Free Printable Advent Scripture Calendar to walk you through each day of December with a reading from the Bible - Christmas Activities for kids

FREE Printable Advent Calendar with Scriptures 2021

I’m so excited to be able to share this DIY Advent Scripture Calendar with you today. It’s a great way to get creative with your kids, while teaching them about scripture and how to study the Bible.

We have enjoyed printing out these 25 scripture cards, one for each day in December leading up to Christmas, and decorating them together.

After we finish decorating the cards, we attach them to fresh garland on the mantle with clothespins or clips.

This tradition first started in 2016, when I made a mini December scrapbook with pages each day to document how we celebrate the Christmas season. While planning out the pages and activities, I knew it needed something biblical along with the fun traditions.

So, I added the printable scripture cards to each day which paved the way for us to spend time together each morning or evening pulling a card and reading the scriptures that lead up to the birth of Christ!

Why We Focus on Advent

Advent means ‘Coming’ in Latin. This is the coming of Jesus into the world. So for the month of December, we focus daily on a scripture reading leading up to the birth of Jesus.

For us, it’s a way to sit down and take a few intentional moments to talk with our little ones about Christ and God’s love for them. And because we love a DIY project, this advent printable allows us to use creatively expression in decorating each advent scripture card.



If you are looking for a creative way to celebrate the Christmas season, grab the free printable advent calendar below and let’s get started.

  1. Print out the advent scripture calendar on white cardstock.
  2. Trim each daily card to 3″ x 4″.
  3. Decorate the back of each card by coloring, glitter, or ribbon. I like to number them as part of the decoration (so you can easily keep them in order).
  4. Tie a ribbon to the top of each card.
  5. Using mini clothespins, attached to a long strand of thick ribbon or fresh garland.
  6. Each day, take down the next card (in order) and read the advent scripture.
DIY Advent Calendar Printable Scripture cards in red and green print to read daily with your kids in December.
Here’s a preview of the Advent Printable Scripture Cards


Alright friends thanks for checking out our family’s Advent tradition. Below are the four links to download the Advent Printable Scriptures.

I have created them in black & white, red, emerald green, and a red & green combo. You are free to download any or all of the scripture pages.

Feel free to share them with friends and family as well!

DOWNLOAD Black & White Scripture Advent Calendar”

RED & GREEN Scripture Advent Calendar PRINTABLE DOWNLOAD

DOWNLOAD RED Scripture Advent Calendar

DOWNLOAD GREEN Scripture Advent Calendar

I truly hope that you will get use out of these special advent printables. That it creates a special place and time for your family to spend precious moments together this season!

Project Life Advent Calendar from with printable advent scripture cards.

2 thoughts on “FREE Printable Advent Calendar with Scriptures 2021”

  1. Thank you for sharing this Advent Calendar and all ideas that go along with it! I used it with out Junior Church this past Sunday 11/28/2021!🥰 I printed out a few sets. The kids loved cutting it up and were looking forward to bringing it home to share with their families.

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