Advent calendars have been popular with families around the world for years, and this beautiful holiday gift set will enrich the tradition. It takes a truly unique approach. In addition to the calendar, the package features 10 feet of decorative foil-trimmed ribbon in cheery seasonal colors. Twenty-five variously-sized envelopes in Christmas red and green hang from the ribbon; they're all numbered and each contains a Christmas Advent card with original illustrations, a passage from the Nativity story, and room for parents to write a special note to their children. On December 1st, kids can begin opening one envelope per day all the way to Christmas. It's a great way for children to learn about Christmas and feel the holiday spirit and excitement.