How to make a countdown to summer that celebrates the end of school and the welcome of summer is now simple!  These 11 summer countdown calendar tutorials are so easy to make with free printables, summer countdown activities, and most use common household items you already have in your home. If you're looking for 40 more count down tutorials for every holiday, check out the Tip Junkie Creative Community.  You can even add your own tutorials. {squeal} Paper Towel End of School Count Down

Countdown Calendar

1. Paper Towel End of School Count Down ~ Here's a totally tubular craft to mark the last week of summer and a fun way to present kids with their new school supplies.

How to make a Summer Countdown Calendar

2.   Countdown Calendar Clipboard Tutorial ~ How to make these darling mini-clipboards into an easy count down to summer. Teacher Appreciation Countdown Calendar Printable 3.  Teacher Appreciation Countdown Calendar Printable ~  Just print and add to an 8x10 frame (or larger frame with an 8x10 opening like this one we found at Aaron Brothers). Teachers can easily write and re-write their countdown with a dry erase marker.   Daisy Chain Summer Count Down

Summer Count Down

4.  Daisy Chain Count Down ~ How to make a darling daily count down calendar using plastic eggs and paper flowers. Countdown to Summer Printable Bunting 5.  Countdown to Summer Printable Bunting ~ You can download a countdown and print this summer bunting to count down to the end of school. Printable Summer Count Down 6.  Printable Summer Count Down ~ Time to start counting the days until school is out and Summer vacation begins!  Of course, I'm on a countdown as a mom as well.  Simply print, cut, and paste together for an easy way to count down to summer. Making Waves Countdown Poster 7.  Making Waves Countdown Poster ~ Simply add a pocket to go on any 12x12 summer page to create a fun countdown. activities for kids 20 End of School Celebrations and Traditions 8.  Countdown to Summer ~Have your kiddo paint a paper plate {or two} yellow for the suns and then tape paper circles for an easy count down to summer. activities for kids 20 End of School Celebrations and Traditions 9.  End of School Count Down Calendar ~ How to make this fun count down.  Those little sun faces are actually inverted Hershey Kisses.  Kids love them, guests love them, and I have been known to snag a few myself. Summer To Do Activity List {printable} 10.  Summer To Do Activity List {printable} ~ Make a fun list of things to do this summer to make sure you never ran out of ideas and that we made good use of these school free days. Summer Fun Chart and Photo Journal {printable} 11.  Summer Fun Chart and Photo Journal {printable} ~ It is great to have a list of fun ideas so you can make your plans and fill your family’s summer with FUN!  It's a list of 50 fun things to do together this summer…50 sounds like a lot but really most activities are simple and quick like getting a snowcone.

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