Christmas is my favorite time of year; it is for our children as well. As the holidays approach, our kids are eager to pull the advent calendar from the decoration box. For them, the simple act of turning each day on the calendar is a day closer to Christmas and it builds their excitement even more. Here are some fun advent calendars your kids may enjoy.
Fun Advent Calendars For Kids
These fun advent calendars are all a fun option to advent calendars with candy. They all have a creative element to them and many of the can be used alone or with other items in your kids’ toy box or art closet.
This LEGO City Advent Calendar has 290 pieces with 24 different items hidden behind each door. Collect the following unique pieces: 2 firefighters, a volcano worker, volcano adventurer, 2 ice hockey players and Santa, and a dog. For ages 5-12.
This LEGO Friends Advent Calendar has 218 pieces with 24 gifts. The set includes musical instruments, microphone and DJ decks, a hamster, fireplace, snowman, ice skates, Emma and Naomi mini-doll figures. For ages 5-12.
Help Santa assemble all the toys when revealing the surprise items behind each day to form a gift. When all the pieces are revealed have more fun with the bonus PLAYMOBIL memory game. Each of the figures can bend, sit, stand and turn their heads. This playset includes Santa figure, two elves and one angel figure, and additional accessories. For ages 4 and up.
Your little Jedi will enjoy this 282 piece LEGO Star Wars themed advent calendar. This set includes several Star Wars vehicles like a TIE Interceptor, AAT, T-16 Skyhopper, Sleigh, Republic Cruiser, Droid Gunship, Jedi Interceptor, Skiff and an Imperial Landing Craft. It also includes 8 mini figures and a Battle Droid, including an exclusive holiday-themed mini figure, even Luke Skywalker’s Light saber, 2 blaster pistols, 3 blasters and a snow caster. Your 6-14 year old will enjoy his adventure in Hoth, Tatooine, or Naboo.
Play-Doh play lets kids explore their creativity with this advent calendar. This set includes 24 surprises, playmat, and 5 cans of Play-Doh 2 of which are Sparkle cans to add a little extra shine to the season. This is for ages 3 and up.
This colorful Crayola advent calendar includes 2 Model Magic Ornaments, 3 Finger Puppets, 3 Paper Ornaments and 17 holiday coloring projects including Letter to Santa, Gift Tags and more.
Recommended for ages 4 and up.
What kind of mischief are the Minions up to? This Mega Bloks Advent Calendar includes three never-before-seen, holiday-themed buildable Minion characters with interchangeable parts, including overalls, goggles, arms and feet. Behind each door is a new Minon your little one can build each day. For ages 5 and up.
Open a door every day to find something new for holiday play! This Advent Calendar includes 24 Little People friends & holiday-themed accessories. It is a great way to teach numbers & counting. For ages 1-5.
Enjoy counting down the 24 days til Christmas with the adorable Tsum Tsum characters. This set includes 18 Tsum Tsum figures, 6 large, 6 medium and 6 small in holiday attire
It also comes with 6 holiday themed accessories, and 6 seasonal head pieces. For ages 6 and up.
This advent calendar has twenty-four surprise items for each day leading up to Christmas. Once all the pieces are revealed, light up the Christmas tree for some extra holiday cheer. This set includes a backdrop, four figures, illuminating Christmas tree, presents, food, dog, and other accessories. The figures can bend, sit, stand and turn their heads. For ages 4 and up.