It's that time of the year again! We've put together a festive advent calendar full of fun, thoughtful and sustainable activities to have a go at this season. Whether you'd like to put on your wellies and go for a walk, or cosy up at home and make some decorations, there's something for everyone.

Why not get the whole family involved and see how many you can tick off? 

Here's our Christmas bucket list:

1. Smile at everyone you see today!

2. Make a Christmas card for a friend

3. Wrap up warm and go for a walk

4. Read a Christmas book

5. Spend time in nature volunteering

6. Donate your unwanted toys to charity

7. Take some winter photos at your local lake

8. Bake some biscuits to share

9. Make decorations with natural materials

10. Offer to help someone

11. Count how many robins you can see

12. Create a wreath for your door

13. Go stargazing

14. Think of three things you are grateful for

15. Make some soup to bring on a walk!

16. Make paper chains and snowflakes

17. Donate to your local food bank

18. Decorate gingerbread houses

19. Wrap some presents in recycled paper

20. Light some cosy candles

21. Make a homemade birdfeeder

22. Sing and dance to Christmas songs

23. Wake up early and see the sunrise

24. Put on your favourite Christmas jumper

25. Wish everyone a Merry Christmas!

Don't forget to tag us in your lakeside walks and creations @SWLakes and use the hashtag #ItsYourOutdoors.

Happy Christmas!