The countdown is on! One of the most important parts of the holiday season, is the countdown until Christmas arrives. Kids love to keep track of the days in a way that’s like nothing we’ve ever seen. And while they’re basking in the joy and magic of the season, we’re over here in an all out panic…There’s how many days left!? Amp up their joy – and our stress level, with an advent calendar. (There’s even an advent calendar of beauty products and booze for the older crowd). These have come a long way since we were kids, poking through those little cardboard windows and doors for a piece of mediocre chocolate. Because even though it was kind of bad, it still really was the best. Check out some of our favorite advent calendars below, and keep track of how many more sleeps until Santa arrives. Even though they already know because they ask 9 to 14 times a day. Trinketry for the win!
Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Open a door every day to reveal 24 different LEGO Star Wars themed gifts, to include 7 minifigures and a fun holiday-themed figure. The force is strong!
Hot Wheels 2019 Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
24 windows feature a daily Hot Wheels themed surprise.
Hershey Milk Chocolate Kisses Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
24 little doors, with a Hershey Kiss behind each one.
Squishy Toys Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Countdown to Christmas with 24 squishies. Adios holiday stress!
Countdown to Christmas STEM Advent Calendar Set – Check It Out Here – Check It Out Here
This DIY set allows them to build, then count down!
The World of Eric Carle: Eric Carle’s Dream Snow Pop-Up Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
This advent calendar allows you to count down the days until Christmas by opening a new door each day, revealing the coolest pop-up Christmas scene.
Dream Big This Christmas Beauty Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
24 days of beauty include scrubs, bath bombs, lotions, hair care, and more! (two other beauty calendars available as well).
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Count the days by revealing exclusive characters and nests, including characters both in-egg, and out-of-egg!
Fisher-Price Little People Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
It’s everyone’s favorite people, Little People. Includes 24 Little People friends and holiday-themed accessories.
Crayola Christmas Countdown Activity Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
A new activity every day as they countdown to Christmas. Divert their attention long enough to stop adding to their already lengthy Christmas list. Probably not though. But those crayons sure do look like they’re having fun!
L’Occitane Signature Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Filled with 24 beauty surprises, including some of their best sellers.
Disney Tsum Tsum Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
The countdown is on with these cute little critters. Comes with 6 holiday themed accessories, 6 seasonal head pieces, and includes 18 Tsum Tsum figures (6 large, 6 medium and 6 small in holiday attire). Um, you had us at holiday attire.
Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
This set includes magnetic wooden tree, 24 magnetic ornaments, and 1 shining star for the top of the tree. Great way to start a tradition by pulling this one out each year.
LEGO Harry Potter 2019 Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
A toy for each day of the countdown. Includes 7 minifigures: Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Albus Dumbledore, Professor Flitwick, Hogwarts Architect—plus a Hedwig figure and a micro Hogwarts Express train.
Wooden Nativity Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Includes 24 magnetic figures that come together to form a Nativity scene.
Funko Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Celebrate the season with your favorite Marvel dudes.
Madelaine Chocolate Countdown to Christmas 2019 Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
A little piece of chocolate behind each door, that your kids will need to share (Joy!). Or keep if for yourself and eat it in the bathroom. We’ve been there.
Play-Doh Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
An alternative to 24 days of candy. Includes a play mat, 24 surprises and 5 cans of Play Doh modeling compound featuring 2 sparkle cans. Doh!
PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Includes twenty-four surprises for each day leading up to Christmas. Once all the pieces are revealed, they can load the sleigh so Santa can get delivering! You’re not the only one who’s busy.
Santa Selfie 15 Days of Socks Advent Calendar (Women’s) – Check It Out Here
It’s like the 12 Days of Christmas with three bonus days! This countdown features ten pairs of low-cut socks and five crew-cut pairs – all in a variety of holiday themed fun.
Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
It’s Thomas and his friends. Includes 24 Thomas & Friends mini engines. Because we all know a little one who can’t get enough in the trains department.
LED Wooden Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Perfect if you want to start a tradition, using the same calendar each year. Little wooden drawers allow you to add your own tiny treats. Allergy free? Check. Trinkets? Check. Personal messages? Check!
Bonne Maman 2019 Limited Edition Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
24 jars reveal a different Bonne Maman 1 oz. jar of fruit spread or honey.
Kiehls Limited Edition Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
For the beauty obsessed! Includes 24 surprises, one behind each door. Features cleansers, face masks, facial serums, moisturizers, and more.
Playmobil Advent Calendar : Christmas Ball – Check It Out Here
24 surprises lead up to the royal Christmas Ball!
Beer Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Now. We’re. Talking. Get into the holiday “spirits.” A mix of twenty five bottles and cans means a new one to open each day – from the 1st of December until Christmas Day. Also available in cider, wine, whiskey, gin, and rum. Pa RUM pum pum pum!
Red Rustic Weathered Bucket Christmas Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Rustic vibes with galvanized metal buckets (calendar measures 24 inches high, by 20 inches wide, by 1.25 inches deep) allow you to fill your own buckets with treats and trinkets.
24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Take some of the holiday stress away, with a little tea each day.
Diptyque Advent Calendar – Check It Out Here
Feeling extra? This upscale calendar is filled with candles, eau de toilettes, eau de parfums, and skin care products.
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