An Advent calendar is a popular calendar used to countdown the days until Christmas. Whether you're looking to make your own (you can literally turn trash into an Advent calendar!) or just want to buy one at the store, you've come to the right place! We're sharing all the best Advent calendars for kids and adults, including LEGO calendars, ALDI Wine calendars, makeup and beauty calendars, yummy chocolate calendars, and much more. We've even got a Reverse Calendar idea that allows you to give back!
Countdown to Christmas with a fun Advent calendar - we've got options for all ages!Is there anything more exciting for kids (and kids at heart) than counting down the days until Christmas? Advent calendars have come a long way over the past 100 years or so since they began evolving into something more than actual paper calendars.
These days, we've come to expect a lot from our Advent calendars, including a surprise behind every door! Here's a list of our very favorite picks for Christmas. Grab one for the kids, or get one for yourself and feel like a kid again as you count down to the big day! 🎄
1. Fisher-Price Little People Nativity Advent CalendarAn Amazon exclusive, this Fisher-Price Little People Nativity Calendar includes a fold-out nativity playset & 25 play pieces. Sized just right for little hands, this calendar is recommended for kids ages 1 year and up.
2. Fisher-Price Little People Advent Calendar
Another entry from Fisher-Price is this Little People Calendar, which encourages fine motor skills and counting. It would be such a fun first calendar for the "little people" in your life (ages 12 months and up)!
3. Melissa & Doug Wooden Advent Calendar
This highly-rated Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Calendar is a perennial favorite with our readers. It includes 24 unique magnetic ornaments plus a star for Christmas day – all of which fit neatly inside the box attached to the base of the tree. This calendar is recommended for ages 36 months and up.
4. Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Advent CalendarThis Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Calendar has over 24 days of surprises, including stickers, tiny accessories, paper crafts, exclusive nests, and Hatchimals CollEGGtibles! It's recommended for ages 5 and up.
5. Funko Marvel 80th Anniversary Advent CalendarThis Funko Marvel Calendar was released in honor of Marvel's 80th anniversary! Time to countdown to Christmas with Pocket Pops! of all of your favorite Marvel characters.
6. Funko Harry Potter Advent CalendarYou can countdown to Christmas with this Funko Harry Potter Calendar! This calendar contains Pocket Pop! figurines of all of your favorite Harry Potter characters and is recommended for ages 6 and up.
7. Paw Patrol Advent CalendarWith this Paw Patrol Calendar, kids (ages 3 and up) can discover a new holiday-themed PAW Patrol gift every day! As Christmas gets closer, they can use each new surprise to deck the halls of Adventure Bay for their favorite heroic pups.
8. L.O.L. Surprise Outfit of the Day Advent CalendarL.O.L. Surprise! fans (ages 5 and up) can unbox 25 surprises from this L.O.L. Surprise! #OOTD (outfit of the day) Calendar! Included is an exclusive L.O.L. Surprise! doll, clothing, shoes, and accessories for endless mix-and-match fashion combos.
9. Playmobil Christmas on the Farm Advent CalendarThis Playmobile Christmas on the Farm Calendar contains 24 surprises your child can use to create a winter wonderland down on the farm. While this calendar is recommended for ages 18 months and up, Playmobil also sells a staggering number of other calendars for kids ages 4 and up.
With themes like Construction Site, NHL Hockey, Christmas Ball, Horse Farm, Post Office, Royal Ice Skating Trip, Pirate Treasure Island, Jewel Theif, and more, their wide variety and great value definitely make it worth checking out the entire selection!
10. Clever Creations Wooden Village Advent CalendarThis mantle-worthy and very grown-up looking Clever Creations Village Calendar is made out of sturdy, high-quality wood and it lights up! Place small gifts or candy inside the numbered drawers so that every day hides a fun surprise.
11. Wine and Cheese Advent Calendars from AldiWatch out for ALDI’s popular Advent calendars, which hit the shelves in early November last year. Their Cheese Calendar was priced at $12.99, and their Wine Calendar sold out almost instantly at $69.99. You'll need to be quick to score one of these fan favorites!!
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