What you’ll need:
Paper, crayons, scissors, tape, your to-be-three-year-old birthday girl
Start by having the to-be-three-year-old birthday girl color you a pretty picture.
Fold it into even strips.
Cut them out.
Grab the tape and start by making one chain.
Then put each of the pieces of the chain together.
It should look something like this (we have 11 days until her birthday, so she had to color two pictures).
Give her the chain so she can see how cool it is.
Find a place to hang it up.
Let her tear off the first day.
Then it’s time to throw that day in the trash.
Only 10 more days to go!
I got this idea from the Christmas chain her teachers helped her make at daycare. They had a countdown to Christmas and Maya LOVED it. It hung on the tree and every morning she got to tear off one piece of the chain.
She wanted to hang her birthday countdown chain on the tree and couldn’t figure out why there was no tree up anymore. (;