diychristmascrafts: DIY Cheap and Easy Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar Tutorial from Morning Creativity here. This is for kids or adults and the author lists great little practical gifts for him and for her.
Seriously, toilet roll craft is normally AWFUL, but this one is actually very cute! You could even leave off the 'chimney' so it doesn't look like a piece of potentially used toilet paper!) Toilet Paper Roll Craft: Advent Calendar via DollarStoreCrafts
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