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14 Best Advent Calendars for Kids

Children of all ages and interests will appreciate these fun kids' Advent calendar picks.

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The countdown to Christmas has officially begun. We found the best Advent calendars for everyone on your list, and kiddos are no exception. From candy Advent calendars to Funko Pop! collectibles and even a Lego option, little ones (and adults) won’t be able to keep their hands off of them. They’re almost too tempting to open one day at a time!

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Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar

A kids’ Advent calendar that helps them build their own Star Wars universe? Check! This Lego Star Wars Advent calendar includes a whopping 329 pieces to build Star Wars icons, including holiday-dressed droids, a handful of spaceships and of course, the infamous Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. It’s an ideal winter gift for Padawans 6 years or older—and any Star Wars-loving adults.

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Hot Cocoa Advent Calendar

The 12 days of Christmas have never tasted sweeter thanks to this hot cocoa Advent calendar. They’ll look forward to opening a new hot cocoa flavor every day, like hazelnut, peppermint and dark chocolate (they’ll have to see what else awaits!). It keeps the whole family’s spirits warm on cold winter days. Talk about a great hot chocolate gift! P.S. Check out these other chocolate and coffee advent calendars, too.

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Christmas Village Advent Calendar

Here’s a DIY Advent calendar to inspire kids’ play-based learning. KiwiCo makes one of our favorite cooking kits for kids, and their Christmas village Advent calendar is the perfect activity to keep little ones entertained. Everyday, they’ll open an instructions card laying out the blueprints and materials to build a holiday craft. Once all 24 crafts are completed, they’ll have their own Christmas village. They’ll be so proud of their craftsmanship it’ll live on as a holiday decoration for years.

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L.O.L. Surprise! Advent Calendar

Get ready for 24 days of doll accessories with this adorable L.O.L. Surprise! Advent calendar. It starts with an exclusive L.O.L. Surprise! doll, and each day reveals a new accessory or outfit for building their #OOTD (outfit of the day). By the time it’s Christmas, their doll will have an entire new wardrobe filled with endless fashion opportunities. We already know it’s not going to stay on shelves for long, so take this as your sign to add to cart ASAP.

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Harry Potter Advent Calendar

Calling all muggles! The Harry Potter Advent calendar includes a candy selection that feels just like taking a trip to Honeydukes. They’ll discover 24 days of treats inspired by the wizarding world, like butterscotch drops and pink cadillac gummies. Though, there may be some not-so-sweet surprises inside the packs of Bertie Bott’s every flavor beans (real Potterheads will know).

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Fidget Toy Advent Calendar

This fidget toy Advent calendar is an early Christmas gift for kiddos and young teens alike. It includes popular holiday-themed fidget toys like pop its, plus other fun gear to keep busy hands entertained. They’ll be showing off their finds at school all December long!

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Advent Calendar

Is it really the holidays without singing A Charlie Brown Christmas songs? This keepsake A Charlie Brown Christmas Advent calendar hits all the right notes for getting kiddos in the holiday spirit. It’s filled with musical surprises, pull-out ornaments and more (there’s even a book inside!). Nostalgic adults will love this one, too.

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Disney Storybook Advent Calendar

Bedtime stories get a magical upgrade with this Disney storybook Advent calendar. A whopping 24 classic tales from some of their favorite Disney and Pixar characters await. Some stories are even holiday-themed. Whether they’re learning how to read or look forward to a bedtime story each night, this reusable Advent calendar is guaranteed to brighten their spirits.

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Playmobil Advent Calendar

Little ones ages 3 to 10 years old will tap their inner elf with this fun Playmobil Advent calendar. Surprises for building Santa’s workshop await. On the 24th day, they’ll have all the pieces to help Santa load his sleigh and deliver presents to kids around the world!

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Funko Pop! Pokemon Advent Calendar

Pokemon characters meet Funko Pop! collectibles inside this pop culture Advent calendar. Not only does it reveal 24 days of Pokemon bobble head collectibles, it adds to their collection of Pokemon cards. These Funko Pop! figurines will be on display for years!

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Thomas & Friends Advent Calendar

This one’s for all the little engines. The Thomas & Friends Advent calendar is perfect for young conductors 3 and older. Filled with 24 days of mini engines, it inspires pretend railway play. They’ll have their own Thomas & Friends gang by Christmas day.

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Sugarfina Advent Calendar

Everyone will want a piece of this delicious candy Advent calendar from Sugarfina. Each drawer inside the beautiful gingerbread house reveals 24 days of holiday treats (think apple frogs, merry berries and Santa’s donuts). It’ll be tempting for them to open the drawers all at once!

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DIY Ornament Advent Calendar

Here’s a gift for crafters young and mature. This DIY ornament Advent calendar includes all the bells and whistles for designing their own felt Christmas tree ornaments. They might need their own mini Christmas tree to show off their creations!

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Cocomelon Advent Calendar

Little fans of the popular kids’ YouTube show will delight in this Cocomelon toy Advent calendar. With 24 inspired holiday toys, they’ll love having a piece of the beloved show to play with in December—and beyond.

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Madi Koetting
As Associate Shopping Editor, Madi is an expert at helping Taste of Home readers find everyday household products to level up their life. She covers everything from Instagram-famous products to the internet’s best deals and discounts. When she’s not deep in a story, you can find her honing her at-home mixology skills and scouring TikTok for the next trendy product.