The countdown to Christmas Day is an exciting time for kids and advent calendars are one of the best ways to build the excitement. But every kid is different, which means what’s exciting for one, may not be as exciting for another. With that in mind, here are the 17 best advent calendars for kids and you can find them all on Amazon.
1. Lego City Advent Calendar
Instead of candy, every night is a new, small Lego building project. The Lego City Advent Calendar has become somewhat of a tradition in my household; consider making it one in yours as well! You can find the Lego City calendar here on Amazon.
2. Lego Friends Advent Calendar
If you’re looking for another Lego option, Babble suggests the Lego Friends Advent Calendar. It’s filled with 24 mini Lego projects including a wreath, snowflake, and tree. You can find the Lego Friends calendar here on Amazon.
3. Madelaine Chocolate Company Advent Calendar
You can also get traditional with this chocolate advent calendar. The calendar by Madelaine Chocolate Company comes highly rated on Amazon. It includes 24 chocolate pieces adding up to 8 oz. of milk chocolate. Yum. You can find the traditional calendar here on Amazon.
4. Haribo Gummy Bear Advent Calendar
If chocolate isn’t your kid’s favorite, you might want to try out the Gummy Bear Advent Calendar. It’s filled with 24 tiny packs of gummy bears. You can find this gummy bear advent calendar here on Amazon.
5. Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar
The Melissa & Doug Wooden Advent Calendar is one of Amazon’s best sellers. With a magnetic wooden tree, 24 ornaments and a shining star at the top, it’s sure to make the countdown to Christmas Day fun for your younger kids. You can find this wooden calendar here on Amazon.
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6. Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar
This is the perfect gift for the train loving kid in your life. Happy Hooligans suggests the Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar. It features a new mini train for each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas. All aboard! You can find The Thomas Advent Calendar here on Amazon.
7. Crayola Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar
Here’s another great suggestion from Happy Hooligans, this one for your favorite budding artist. The Crayola Christmas Countdown features a holiday craft for every day leading up to Christmas. You can find the Crayola calendar here on Amazon.
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8. Tsum Tsum Advent Calendar
They’re oh so cute and fluffy. Disney’s advent calendar is a perfect way to countdown to the Christmas holiday according to the Pop Sugar blog. The calendar includes large, medium and small figures as well as headbands and accessories. You can find the Disney advent calendar here on Amazon.
9. Mega Blocks Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Advent Calendar
Snag some turtle power with the Mega Blocks TMNT Advent Calendar. Leonardo, Rafael, Michelangelo, and Donatello all bring a little Christmas cheer with this advent and activity calendar. You can find this turtle calendar here on Amazon.
10. Hot Wheels Advent Calendar
For the kid that loves cars, What’s Up Fagans suggests the Hot Wheels Advent Calendar. It includes eight cars and some great accessories to make the countdown to Christmas exciting. You can find the Hot Wheels Calendar here on Amazon.
11. Dinosaur Advent Calendar
Another great suggestion from What’s Up Fagans, the dinosaur advent calendar. It’s a bit pricy but comes with some highly-detailed, hand-painted dinosaurs. You can find the Dinosaur Advent Calendar here on Amazon.
12. Barbie Advent Calendar
This one doesn’t come with a doll, but it does come with plenty of accessories for the doll. The Calendars Blog suggests this Barbie Advent Calendar. You can find the Barbie Advent Calendar here on Amazon.
13. Little People Advent Calendar
For the toddler in your life, the Little People Advent Calendar is your best bet. The Little Style File Blog says you get a new piece for the set every day, which just adds to the excitement for a little one. You can find the Little People Advent Calendar here on Amazon.
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14. Paw Patrol Advent Calendar
Pups to the rescue! Kids will love counting down to Christmas when they count along with Marshall, Chase and the gang. This is another cool suggestion from the Little Style File Blog. You can find it here on Amazon.
15. Playmobil Advent Calendar
Playmobil has a number of advent calendars for kids depending on their preferences. The Spruce recommends Christmas on the Farm which you can buy on Amazon here, but the Royal Ice Skating Trip calendar is even higher rated on Amazon.
16. Play-Doh Advent Calendar
Another great suggestion by The Spruce, the Play-Doh Advent Calendar. It includes five cans of Play-Doh and two of them are sparkle cans. There’s also supplies to help you mold the dough. You can find it here on Amazon.
17. VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Advent Calendar
This one’s great for helping your toddler get excited about Christmas and learn something along the way. As Heavy tells you, the box doubles as a scenery, which offers double the fun. You can find it here on Amazon.
What are the Christmas Advent Calendars for Kids that you recommend? Did I miss any good ones?
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