Daily Advent Challenge

Take up the Daily Challenges and make a difference for somebody.

Be advised:

  1. Keep yourself and others healthy. So, socially distance, wear a mask (if required) and wash your hands. If you are feeling unwell – STAY AT HOME.

  2. Only attempt the Challenge if you feel safe to do so.

  3. If children get involved in the Challenge, please use more than common sense and don’t put them in harm’s way!

  4. Remember, you are not required to do the actual Challenge. You can change it for something you feel more comfortable with.

  5. If you think of a better Challenge, let us know and we can include it in Advent Challenge 2021.

December 1st

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Say “Hello” to 5 people today…and remember to SMILE.

December 2


Send a card or email to one (or more!) of the following, thanking them for the great work they do:

Local surgery, Pharmacy or any branch of the NHS

Local shop(s)




Refuse collectors

December 3


Give a bar of chocolate to a… neighbour/work mate/fellow pupil/student…

December 4


Ask a neighbour if you can do anything for them.

December 5


Write a letter to someone you haven’t been in touch with for ages…

December 6


Donate to a charity that that helps homeless folk. For example...

Housing Justice Cymru

Zacs Place

the Wallich



December 7


Bake something for someone who is unwell, isolating, down in the dumps…

December 8


Go around to a neighbour’s house and sing a carol!

December 9


Ask 3 people why they enjoy Christmas.

December 10


Find a book that tells the story of the actual Nativity (Hint: its not about Father Christmas, elves reindeers, presents, turkey, Christmas crackers…)

December 11


Put something tasty out for the birds in your garden.

 December 12 


Make a decoration for your Christmas tree.

December 13


Give up social media for the day and speak to 3 people instead!

December 14


Take something “good” to a Charity Shop.

December 15


Why not send a Christmas card to the residents and staff of a local Residential Home.

These are all close to us:

Bloomfield Eventide Home

Pen Y Bryn Care home

Old Vicarage

Sketty House

Calon Fawr

Hawthorn Court

December 16


Compliment 3 people today.

December 17


Send a letter or email to one or more of the following, and thank them for the work they do for the community:

Mike Day

Cheryl Phillipart

Peter Jones

Steve Gallagher

David Helliwell

Julie James

Dai Lloyd

Bethan Sayed

Caroline Jones

Suzy Davies

Geraint Davies

December 18


Clean up a mess you didn’t make!

December 19


Tell awful cracker jokes throughout the day. Such as:

Who hides in the bakery at Christmas?
A mince spy!


What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?
It’s Christmas, Eve!


How does Christmas Day end?
With the letter Y!


How many letters are in the angelic alphabet?
The Christmas alphabet has “no EL”!


What carol is heard in the desert?
O camel ye faithful!


What type of key do you need for a Nativity play?
A don-key!

December 20


Buy someone a drink.

December 21


Write a happy note…and leave it for someone to find!

December 22


Carry out a secret act of kindness for someone.

December 23


Bake something for a senior citizen who lives nearby.

Decemeber 24


Probably the hardest Challenge yet…

Chill out!!