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Best Advent Calendars for Kids

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As we approach our favourite time of year, we’ve found the best advent calendars for kids. These lot should keep them happy as they count down to Christmas. From Harry Potter Lego advent calendars to personalised wooden nativity scenes, there’s something for everyone, from traditionalists to, ahem, Pokemon fans. 

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Best Advent Calendars for Kids 2020


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Woodmansterne The British Isles at Christmas Advent Calendar

Woodmansterne The British Isles at Christmas Advent Calendar, £15,

Help your child learn about the British Isles this December with a 3D map of the UK and 24 historical facts to place in the correct location throughout the month.

Harrods Train Advent Calendar

Harrods Train Advent Calendar, £49,

This keep-forever festive wooden calendar can be filled with mini treats to delight your little ones throughout the month of December.

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2020

Lego Harry Potter Advent Calendar, £24.95

Get in the mood for festive celebrations with a daily Harry Potter Lego treat in the theme of the Yule Ball.

Playin Choc Advent Calendar

Playin Choc Advent Calendar, £55

With 24 chocolates (made simply from cocoa beans, coconut and vanilla) and 24 self-assembly toys made from recycled, biodegradable card, this has got to be the cutest advent calendar of the season, and sure to delight the little ones.

Playdoh Advent Calendar 2020

Playdoh Advent Calendar, £16,

With five tubs of playdoh and a host of tools and accessories, they’ll love building up their collection with this Christmassy countdown.

Enamel Pin Christmas Advent Calendar

Enamel Pin Christmas Advent Calendar, £56.50,

This cute boxed advent calendar contains 24 pretty enamel pins that can be added to clothes or accessories and enjoyed forever.

Luxury Personalised Fabric Advent Calendar

Luxury Personalised Fabric Advent Calendar, £89.50,

Pop a little gift or message into each day of this beautiful hand-made advent calendar made by Hide & Seek Textiles.

Advent of Change Premium Charity Advent Calendar, £24.99

Advent of Change Premium Charity Advent Calendar, £32.95,

Get your little one into the spirit of giving with this advent calendar, with a different charity gift each day so they know exactly who they’re helping.

Wooden Nativity Christmas Advent Calendar

Wooden Nativity Christmas Advent Calendar, £54,

Stored in a beautiful navy blue box carry case that you can bring out to display your nativity scene each year, this advent calendar contains everything you need to create a beautiful wooden Christmas scene plus a personalised wooden sign.

Pokemon Advent Calendar 2020

Pokemon Advent Calendar, £35,

Gotta catch ‘em all; and they’ll be catching one a day every day until Christmas with this Pokemon advent calendar 2020.


Featured image: by Marina Khrapova

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