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DIY LEGO Advent Calendar 12 Days of Christmas Tree

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LEGO advent calendars are always popular for Christmas time. And they’ve gotten pretty pricey. Why not just save some funds this time around and make a DIY LEGO advent calendar in 12 days of Christmas tree theme with the building bricks that you already have?

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DIY LEGO Advent Calendar 12 Days of Christmas Tree

Our family loves doing an advent calendar together each year. Particularly the LEGO ones. Families everywhere like to get the latest countdown to Christmas calendar on the market that features their favorite bricks.

But I’m always shocked at the cost each year. Plus, it’s just adding more and more LEGOS to our ever growing pile. This DIY advent calendar idea is finished in just 12 easy steps. So I figured that’s perfect to go along with the 12 days of Christmas! 

While you make these DIY LEGO advent calendar in 12 days of Christmas tree … go ahead and sing or hum the tune to the holiday favorite while you do! Even if a Christmas tree isn’t mentioned at all in the song.

See how to build a LEGO Christmas tree HERE.

The 12 Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
A Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the second day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the third day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fourth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fifth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the sixth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the seventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eighth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the ninth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the tenth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the twelfth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

 

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Alright let’s get started.

Time to go digging in LEGO bin and get everything you need to create this LEGO Christmas tree!

DIY LEGO Christmas Tree

In just 12 easy steps!

mini lego christmas tree

Countdown the 12 days of Christmas with this DIY LEGO advent calendar!

What you’ll need:

16 1x2x2 corner bricks OR 48 1x2x2 corner plates

40 2×2 roof tiles with 45º angle

22 2×2 bricks

12 1×1 plant plates

6 2×2 round plates

4 6×6 round plates with tube snap

8 4×4 plates ¼ circle

1 4×4 plate

8 1×4 plate

7 2×2 plates with knob 

1×1 round plates, in various colors for decorating

1 tree

 

What you’ll do:

 

First Day of Christmas

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Second Day of Christmas

Third Day of Christmas

 

 

 

Fourth Day of Christmas

 

 

 

Fifth Day of Christmas

and

Sixth Day of Christmas

 

 

Seventh Day of Christmas

 

 

 

Eighth Day of Christmas

and

Ninth Day of Christmas

 

 

Tenth Day of Christmas

 

 

Eleventh Day of Christmas

 

 

Twelfth Day of Christmas

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Finished!

It’s that simple to make this fun LEGO Christmas tree! You might even want to make more than one!

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Want to add a LEGO Christmas train to your DIY LEGO advent calendar setup?

This mini LEGO train is perfect for that!

 

Get the mini LEGO Christmas train HERE.

 

See how to build a LEGO Christmas tree HERE.

 

Check out the other Christmas ideas on the Seeing Dandy blog HERE.

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