These fun kids advent calendar ideas provide excitement and anticipation, think LOL surprise dolls kind of excitement. Kids advent calendars make countdowns THAT much more fun. Sure, you can buy one of those simple lightweight ones at your local grocery store, but these toy advent calendar suggestions is sure to get you the most bang for your buck.
Advent calendars for kids sell out REALLY fast so if you see one of these available now, snatch it up before it’s too late. You can find all of our kids gift guides here.
The motto is, “Open a door everyday to find something fun to play!” and these Kids Advent Calendar ideas are sure to bring that smile to your child’s face each and every day. I think I need an Advent Calendar for adults now!
Kids Advent Calendar
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The kids toy advent calendar ideas make the countdown fun with little trinkets that will be gifted to your child each day. Sure, you can make your own advent calendar but it’s so much easier to just choose a theme that your child loves and let that be the focus of your children’s advent calendar.
Fisher Price Little People Advent Calendar
The Fisher Price Little People Advent Calendar is SOOO cute for children ages 1 to 6! This advent calendar for toddlers works from December 1st to December 24th and includes 24 Little People themed items.
Have a child who loves Hot Wheels? Then this Hot Wheels Toy advent calendar is perfect! It has colorful Christmas themed packaging and 24 windows with daily surprises. There are 8 decorated Hot Wheels vehicles and 16 accessories.
Build 24 festive Lego Star Wars Characters and mini models with this Lego Star Stars themed toy Advent Calendar 2018. The 75184 buildign set also looks like another great version of the calendar including vehicles like The Ghost, The Phantom, Stormtrooper transport, Rey’s speeder, Millennium Falcon, Snow speeder, Kylo Ren’s Command Shuttle, Y-wing, TIE striker, hover tank and AT ST!
There are quite a few Star Wars Themed Advent calendars to check out here.
Not a Star Wars fan? Then these gorgeous pieces in the Lego Friends 2018 kids advent calendar is perfect! It includes a Santa mini doll, 4 animal figures and accessories to make up 24 festive Lego Friends gifts. There are 500 pieces in this set and it’s perfect for girls ages 6- 12. There are so many Lego Friend sets to choose from.
How cute is this Playmobil Royal Ice Skating Trip children’s advent calendar? Children can pretend to glide across the Frozen lake with the royal family and consists of 24 surprise items including a special surprise bracelet. There is a backdrop, 2 adult figures, 1 child figure, snowman, sleigh, deer, foxes, squirrels, owl, snow-covered tree, life size bracelet and MORE.
Their 2018 version as seen here looks wonderful as well with 6 minifigures including snowboarder kid, Grandma, 2 coast guard members, jungle explorer and Santa.
Looks like the elves are busy getting ready for Christmas with this ADORABLE set by PLAYMOBIL. It incudes 4 figures, sleigh, work bench, reindeer, slide, bike, toys and accessories.
This is another set for the younger crowd. How cute is the whole themed Christmas on the farm animal advent calendar.
Kawabunga dude! This Ninja Turtle Mega Blocks themed calendar speaks to the child in me and yes it includes the famous PIZZA!
Who loves Minions? All of my kids do!! This Mega Construx Despicable Me 3 calendar set has 24 unique and mischievous building surprises for each day. Ideal for age 6+.
Disney Tsum Tsum Kids Advent Calendar
Are you a fan of How The Grinch Stole Christmas? Then this set is sure to blow your mind! It includes 14 Ornament size figures, 11 accessories and more all inspired by the Universal Picture’s new animated film, Dr Seuss’ The Grinch. There is even a baby Grinch figure too! Great for kids ages 3+. Get it on Amazon here.
Mention the word Hatchimals to a young girl and I promise, they wont stop talking about the excitement of opening their Hatchimals Colleggtibles. This set includes 50 surprises to discover. Open a tiny door each day to discover paper craft decorations, small presents, stickers and more accessories for your Hatchimals. There are 10 Hatchimals collectible, 12 accessories, 5 paper crafts, 4 tiny presents, 4 sticker sheets, 5 bows, 5 nests and more. Get it here on Amazon.
Does your little one love Paw Patrol? Then this toddler advent calendar is just for you! Toddlers love Paw Patrol, Daniel Tiger and Peppa Pig! If you have a 2-4 year old, then this set is for you! Get it here on Amazon.
Aww.. this Cabbage Patch calendar set looks TOO cute!! The set includes 1 Advent Calendar, 9 figures, 16 accessories and a collector guide. It is great for children ages 4+. Get it here on Amazon.
This gorgeous Arendelle set includes 25 figures inside. Recommended for ages 3+ but be careful of the small pieces if your child still puts things in their mouth. Get it here on Amazon.
Not only does this calendar make a gorgeous decoration piece for the month, it is just the cutest. Get it on Amazon here.
This toddler advent calendar includes 12 figures and 12 accessories. Get it on Amazon here.
The Barbie Careers Advent Calendar includes a Barbie doll with 23 career themed clothing items including ballerina, baker, ice skater, pet doctor and skier. The baker gets cooking accessories, an apron and cookies. There are more themed accessories in this set of 24 days of gifts. Get it on Amazon here.
I hope this gift guide list of kids advent calendar 2018 was helpful for you! I think your kids will love getting all these little trinkets
Kids Advent Calendars
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