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We have a beautiful selection of products at Oskar's Wooden Ark that will give you all the festive feels this advent season while also bringing extra magic to your home and playroom all year round!

The Ultimate OWA Christmas Countdown 

Create, Play, Learn AND Explore your way to Christmas Day with these fun countdown prompts that our elves have delivered to you just in time for December! Download our free OWA Countdown Calendar for 24 days of festive inspiration. Don't forget to tag us in your fun - #OWACHRISTMAS.

Day 1: Create Your Wishlist

Christmas is near, Christmas is close, 
Write a list of what you wish for the most!

Day 2: Small-World Festive Play

Gather your toys and your imagination,
And partake in a small-world creation! 

Day 3: "Frohe Weihnachten"

Learn to say a new season greeting,
You may do some research or reading.

Day 4: Go on an Elf Hunt

Be quiet and be quick, 
For they're sneaky and they're slick.

Day 5: Write a Letter to Santa

Write a letter to the Man in Red,
For he remembers all that is said.

Day 6: Festive Marble Run

Build a run of festive fun,
Add red and green, and bells supreme! 

Day 7: Read a Christmas Book

Pages of magic and surprise await,
Turn them over to learn their fate.

Day 8: Random Act of Kindness

Make a donation, or give a smile,
The smallest of things, can go a mile!

Day 9: Make Christmas Cards 

Make them colourful and with love, 
Write one for everyone you think of. 

Day 10: Festive Family Bingo

Use pictures of Rudolph and of snow,
Who will be the first to say 'BINGO'?!

Day 11: Furoshiki Gift Wrapping

Learn to wrap gifts in something new,
It can be in red, green, or even blue!

Day 12: Watch a Christmas Film

Watch a festive flick about Saint Nick,
The Polar Express is our pick!

Day 13: Make a Decoration

Create something unique for your tree,
The best part is, "it's made by me!"

Day 14: Doll Christmas Party

Host a tea party of festive glamour,
You'll be an ultimate doll party-planner!

Day 15: A Family Tradition

Ask your mum, or maybe your dad,
What traditions the family have had.

Day 16: Outdoor Festive Fun

Let's get outdoors and have some fun, 
Ice skating is an idea, just to name one!

Day 17: Snowflake Mandala

Grab your loose parts of blue or white,
And create a masterpiece of delight!

Day 18: Christmas Music

Deck the halls, and fa-la-la-la-la, 
Whether you're at home, or in the car. 

Day 19: Find Santa's Workshop

Search the globe or maybe a map, 
Find Santa's home and then give a clap!

Day 20: Christmas Light Hunt

Go for a walk, or perhaps a drive,
You'll be enchanted when you arrive!

Day 21: Festive Baking

Bake some cookies, or even a cake,
You'll be proud with what you make!

Day 22: Christmas Dress-Up

Wear a hat, or maybe some elf ears,
Get excited, as Christmas Day nears.

Day 23: A Christmas History

"Why do we celebrate Christmas Day?"
Ask a loved-one and see what they say.

Day 24: Attend Carols

Sing loud and proud, it's almost here,
Remember to dance, clap and cheer!

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