February is finally here and it is less than a week till Chinese New Year. We are looking forward to celebrating it. So, I have this crazy idea of doing something for Ashley to countdown to the First Day of the Chinese New Year. I decided to create a Chinese Advent Calendar. The Advent Calendar is a special calendar used to count or celebrate the days in anticipation of Christmas (according to Wikipedia). Here is what I did …
I got ready 10 Angpow packets (which I received from the banks and local banner printing companies last year and put in a sweet in every packet.
Clothes pegs for my project
Punched a hole on every angpow and clipped them onto a cord. Then I hang them on the staircase so that every morning when Ashley comes downstairs, she will open one packet for each day leading to the Chinese New Year.
A close-up of the angpow packets. I wrote the number at the side of each angpow. Ashley looks forward to opening one every morning to find out what kind of sweets that is inside and how many days till CNY