Countdown to Christmas Mats:
You can download the countdown mats here.
You can grab the patterns here and see a video of this activity by clicking below:
Children glued together the ends of the first link (number one) and then laced the second link through and glued the ends together. They continued until they had connected all 25 links.
We hung the chain up and each day a child was chosen to removed a link from the bottom of the chain which would the show how many days were left until Christmas.
You can grab the number circle patterns here and see a video by clicking below: