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Countdown to Christmas with a fun Advent calendar for all ages! 🎅🏻

Is there anything more exciting for kids (and kids at heart) than counting down the days until Christmas? It may be early, but it’s not too soon to start planning this year’s Christmas countdown. To get you thinking, we’re counting down Amazon’s top 10 best-selling Advent calendars!

While these aren’t necessarily our top picks (just a countdown of what’s hot on Amazon at the moment), there are some really fun options here. You’ll find reader favorites from years past, new releases for 2019, and maybe even a few you haven’t seen yet! So grab one for the kids, or get one for yourself and feel like a kid again as you count down to the big day! 🎄

For all the best deals on this year’s Advent calendars and some of our favorite picks, check out our Advent calendar page!


Thomas and Friends Advent Calendar#10. Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar

Count down to Christmas on the Island of Sodor with this Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar! Kids will find a new “gift” for each day, including 6 exclusive Minis with holiday-themed decorations! New characters for 2019 include Rebecca and Nia.


Coogam metal brainteaser Advent calendar

#9. Coogam Metal Wire Puzzle Advent Calendar

Celebrate the coming of Christmas with a fun and challenging new puzzle every day! This unique Coogam Advent calendar offers a metal brain-teaser behind every door. As the big day gets closer, the puzzles become more challenging!


Barbie Advent Calendar

#8. Barbie Advent Calendar

This Barbie Advent Calendar helps your child celebrate the holidays with 24 days of surprise gifts. Open the Barbie doll on day one, and then reveal a new surprise every day until Christmas! One of the gifts is a child-sized heart-shaped ring to wear on holiday occasions, and the rest can be used to dress Barbie for festive fun.


Melissa & Doug Advent Calendar

#7. Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar

This highly-rated Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent 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. 


Super Mario Advent Calendar

#6. Nintendo Super Mario Advent Calendar

This Nintendo Super Mario Advent Calendar is full of surprises from the Mushroom Kingdom! Count down to Christmas and reveal one of the 24 surprises each day, then create your own scene by displaying your treasures in the pop-up environment. This Advent calendar includes 24 pieces from the Super Mario video game franchise, including 17 figurines and 7 accessories.


Battop Mochi Squishy Advent Calendar

#5. BATTOP Santa and Friends Mochi Squishy Advent Calendar

This BATTOP Santa and Friends Mochi Squishy Advent Calendar features 24 fun surprises. Open one new door every day to reveal a different Mochi Squishy Toy, fun for collecting, trading, or squishing!


Disney Pixar Cars Advent Calendar

#4. Disney Pixar Cars Advent Calendar

This fun Disney·Pixar Cars Advent Calendar comes packed with racing accents, holiday details, and special surprises! Each door hides a movie-themed treat like an accessory or a die-cast mini-vehicle. By the final day, your child will have a complete playset!


Playmobil Santa's Workshop Advent Calendar

#3. Playmobil Santa’s Workshop Advent Calendar

This Playmobil Santa’s Workshop Advent Calendar contains 24 surprises your child can use to create a winter wonderland scene straight from the North Pole!

Hip tip: Looking for a Playmobil Advent calendar with a different theme? Playmobil also sells a staggering number of other Advent calendars like Construction Site, NHL Hockey, Christmas Ball, Horse Farm, Post Office, Royal Ice Skating Trip, Pirate Treasure Island, Jewel Theif, and more!


Mochi Squishy Advent Calendar

#2. D-FantiX Mochi Squishy Toys Advent Calendar

This Mochi Squishy Toys Advent Calendar is an adorable option for any fan of squishy toys. Inside there are 24 different squishy surprises to discover. Made with 100% high-quality thermoplastic rubber, these squishies are hypoallergenic, non-toxic, and free of BPAs, phthalates, and latex.


Funko Marvel Advent Calendar#1. Funko Marvel 80th Anniversary Advent Calendar

New for 2019, this Funko Marvel Advent Calendar was released in honor of Marvel’s 80th anniversary! Countdown to Christmas with mini Pocket Pops of all of your favorite Marvel characters from Funko. There are 24 mini-pops included in this set!


Thinking about making your own Advent calendar? We’ve got you covered!

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Comments 7

  1. Monkey

    I used the Thomas advent calendar for potty training prizes!

    • Taryn

      Brilliant idea!!!

    • Jessica (Hip' Sidekick)

      Love, love, love this idea!

  2. kale

    Try Aldi advent calendars, yummy chocolate for a couple bucks.

    • Jessica (Hip' Sidekick)

      Yes, we LOVE Aldi advent calendars here!

  3. patricialavenz-goff

    These are awesome. If my mother ever forgets to send us calendars (so far she hasn’t and in fact she sends so many I am always giving them away to dentists and nurses etc as a thank you) I would so order these. They are awesome. I have shared with my neighbors the info. Thank you so much.

    • Amber (Hip Sidekick)

      How sweet! You’re so welcome! Glad you could pass this along!

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