The most fun & innovative advent calendar ideas for kids

(And big kids, ofc)

By Rebecca Fearn.

Advent calendars have come on leaps and bounds since when we were kids. It’s no longer just about your average Dairy Milk option (although these are still great); now advent calendars span across all categories, from food to toys and stationary. Scroll on to browse our best selection of kid-friendly advent calendars 2018…

Hotel Chocolat Up To Snow Good Calendar

How much is it?

£8

When can I buy it?

Now, at Hotel Chocolat.

Want to upgrade slightly from the classic Dairy Milk purchase? This is delish, and how cute is the name?!

Selfridges The Art File Christmas Tree Calendar

 

How much is it?

£12

When can I buy it?

Now, at Selfridges.

If you have a child who’s super creative and into art, this is the one for them. Each window opens to unveil a beautiful festive-themed picture.

 

Selfridges The Art File Nutcracker Calendar

How much is it?

£12

When can I buy it?

Now, at Selfridges.

Little ballet fans will love this, which opens daily to reveal a super cute dance-themed image.

Haribo Christmas Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£7

When can I buy it?

Now, on Amazon.

Want to gift someone cute and little a sweet treat but not chocolate? Who wouldn’t love this Haribo calendar?!

 

Amazon Handmade Solid Oak Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£75

When can I buy it?

Now, on Amazon.

Yes, this is a rather boujee option. But it’ll last for years to come; think of it as an investment. The wooden frame comes with metallic hanging sacks which can be filled with your chosen gifts.

Paw Patrol Advent Calendar

 

How much is it?

£25

When can I buy it?

Now, at Argos.

Kids can collect a tiny figure each day and by Christmas they’ll have a full set to create a scene. That’s basically their present done, right?

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£24.99

When can I buy it?

Now, at Argos.

The Christmas essential for Star Wars fans who love lego.

 

Peppa Pig Advent Calendar

 

 

How much is it?

£19.99

When can I buy it?

Now, at Argos.

Peppa Pig is just about the cutest thing around for kids so delight fans of the sweet pink character with this.

 

Disney Princess Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£16

When can I buy it?

Now, at Boots.

We honestly can’t think of anything we’d have loved more than this as kids. Disney just transcends time…

 

12 Days of Fizzmas Many Moods Bath Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£20

When can I buy it?

Now, at Boots.

Perfect for the little beauty fan in your life; it’s never too early to learn how to pamper yourself!

 

Create A Charm Bracelet Advent Calendar

 

How much is it?

£20

When can I buy it?

Now, on Not On The High Street.

This is great for slightly older kids who love to get in touch with their creative sides.

Personalised Christmas Playlist Advent Calendar

How much is it?

£18

When can I buy it?

Now, on Not On The High Street.

How cool is this innovative idea? Behind every door is a unique Spotify code to play a different festive song in the run up to Christmas.

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