It’s the most wonderful time of the year—cold weather, hot cocoa, sparkly lights everywhere and, of course, Advent calendars. Did you know the first Advent Calendar can be traced back to the 1850s? Since then, they’ve become a staple for many families. Fast forward to 2019, and there’s a way to count down to Christmas Day for everyone (and yes, we mean everyone). So get into the holiday spirit with these unique calendar choices—fit for Santa’s helpers of all ages.
For Families with Little Ones Ages 2-4
Paw Patrol Advent Calendar // PAW Patrol
In this festive set, kids can discover a new PAW Patrol themed gift every day. From small Christmas trees to their favorite pups, there is a new adventure behind every door.
$24.99 // Multiple locations (Amazon, Target, Walmart) // ages 3+
Peppa Pig Advent Calendar // Peppa Pig
Celebrate the days until Santa arrives with Peppa Pig and friends! There are 24 unique Christmas gifts inside.
$29.99 // Amazon // ages 2+
Crayola Christmas Countdown Calendar // Crayola
Behind each door lies a new art adventure. This creative calendar gives your kiddos the chance to create holiday art to keep or give as gifts.
$21.99 // Multiple locations (Crayola, Kohl’s, Amazon) // ages 3+
Santa’s Workshop Advent Calendar // PLAYMOBIL
Build Santa’s Workshop with 24 unique pieces. This adorable calendar lets your little elves help Santa load his sleigh to deliver toys!
$16.49 // Multiple Locations (Walmart, Amazon, Playmobil) // ages 4+
Cardinal Puzzle Advent Calendar // Cardinal
These 24 puzzles—nine pieces each—will help your kid think creatively while solving these holiday themed puzzles.
$14.99 // Multiple Locations (Walmart, Amazon, Yoohoo) // ages 3+
For Families with Kiddos Ages 5-7
Hot Wheels 2019 Advent Calendar Vehicles // Hot Wheels
For your thrill-seeker—this 24-piece set includes eight decorated Hot Wheels vehicles and 16 accessories behind each window.
$19.99 // Multiple Locations (Gamestop, Walmart, Amazon) // ages 3-7
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Advent Calendar // Hatchimals
Hatch away this holiday season with Hatchimals. With 24 surprise gifts, your child can create the perfect winter scene!
$19.99 // Multiple Locations (Target, Amazon, Costco) // ages 5+
LEGO Star Wars 2019 Advent Calendar // LEGO
This LEGO set contains 24 Star Wars figurines for your kids (or yourself) to unpack. With recognizable characters like Chewbacca and Luke Skywalker, this is sure to be a holiday hit in your household.
$29.99 // Multiple Locations (Amazon, Target, Walmart) // ages 6+
Hello Kitty Nail Lacquer Advent Calendar // OPI
This unique set features 25 shades of nail polish from OPI’s Hello Kitty Collection. These mini-sized polish colors are a great gift for your fashionista.
$49.99 // Multiple Locations (Amazon, OPI, Ulta) // ages 6+
For Families with Tweens Ages 8-12
Advent Calendar Puzzle // Twelve Days of Christmas
Instead of candy treats, unbox a unique puzzle to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas.
$19.99 // World Market // ages 8+
Fortnite Advent Calendar // Funko
For your gamer, try this Fortnite-themed Funko calendar. With 24 holiday-themed vinyl figures, this calendar will be a hit for your game-obsessed child.
$39.99 // Multiple locations (Target, Walmart, Gamestop) // ages 3+
Dream Big This Christmas // Body Shop
This holiday set could double as a gift for mom and daughter. Take a peak behind every door where a new bath and body product awaits—including items from the special edition seasonal collection.
$70 // The Body Shop // ages 8+
For Families with Teens Ages 13-18 and Adult Children
24 Days of Tea // David’s Tea
Have a cup of tea with your child with a delicious tea set. Each day contains two tea packets—from web exclusives, throwback flavors and sneak peeks of new teas—that will put your family in the holiday spirit.
$40 // David’s Tea // ages 13+
Frosted Party Advent Calendar // Sephora Collection
This calendar includes $71 worth of beauty products—from lipstick and eye shadow to eye masks. It features 24 of Sephora Collection’s beauty products and accessories.
$45 // Sephora // ages 13+
12 Days of Pour Overs // Copper Cow Coffee
For your coffee lover—indulge in 12 days of coffee and natural creamers. We’re talking lavender and cardamom lattes, to coconut and classic creamers y’all.
$69 // Copper Cow Coffee // ages 13+
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