18 Advent Calendars that will have anyone loving the countdown to Christmas

'Tis the season for a Christmas countdown! Advent calendars have come a LONG way since we moms were kids. This year, make your countdown a little more customized with one of these unique Advent Calendars. There's something for everyone, even you!

By Lizzie Horton

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The season of Advent has come a long way since I was a kid.

Though it still has the same meaning, which is one I will forever cherish in my heart, the options for advent calendars are now endless! There is truly something for everyone. I am breaking down my favorite advent calendars for your loved ones by age. And don’t worry if you’re late for the party! It just means more treats whenever you start.



Advent Calendars for Ages 3-6

Elf on the Shelf Advent Train

Enjoy this train shaped Advent Calendar. Each day surprises kids with trains, north pole surprises and a decorative cardboard train engine!

Crayola Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar

Give the gift of art with this advent calendar! Each day enjoy activities and a different Crayola art product to enjoy!

Mochi Squishies Christmas Countdown Calendar

This is an adorable advent calendar filled with 24 pieces of animal squishies. This is best for kids over the age of 3 because of the small pieces, but they are adorable!

Disney Advent Calendar

Mickey Mouse Lovers, this one is for you! Enjoy surprise figurines and decorations to make your own Disney Holiday display!


Advent Calendars for Ages 6-9

Lego Friends- 2022 Advent Calendar Toy

What a great way to encourage building through LEGO! Each day reveals a new surprise. Behind every door is a mini-doll, micro-doll or mini build to enjoy.

Barbie Advent Calendar with Doll and Surprises

What an awesome gift for Barbie lovers! This advent calendar comes with the doll as well as 24 items. Everything from clothing to accessories is included to deck out Barbie for the holiday!

Funko Pop! Harry Potter Advent Calendar

Calling all Harry Potter fans! This advent calendar contains 24 different fun Funko Pop characters. Place them in front of the packaging’s artwork to create an enchanting scene in Diagon Alley

Pokemon Christmas Advent Calendar

This advent calendar set contains 24 different anime action figures! Collect them all and play with them after as they count down the days until Christmas!

Advent Calendars for Ages 10+

Christmas Advent Calendar 2022 KIY Bracelet Making Kit

This fun kit comes with 24 days of jewelry fun. Make bracelets with beads and charms and wear them in time for the holiday!

SHOCKING SCIENCE Jaw Dropping Science Tricks for Kids

This is great for our science lover. Each day reveals a new cool science experiment.

These science tricks stem from the fields of physics, illusions, robotics and chemistry. Best thing about this one? They learn while they have fun!

Wet N Wild Advent Calendar

This is a 12 day advent calendar which will include products like makeup tools, pencils, powders, and more. It also contains fun eye and lip makeup items!

Sugarfina Advent Calendar

Give the gift of sugar with this adorable Advent Calendar. There are 24 tastes of fun Sugarfina candy in this set. It’s also gorgeous to look at!

Kids Advent Calendar with Rock Collection

This calendar contains rocks for your collection!

Advent Calendars for the Grown Ups

For the Chocolate Lover

Give the gift of Godiva and enjoy 24 pieces of milk or dark chocolate. It’s a perfect gift for a little sweet at the end of the day!

For the Tea Lover

Enjoy this calendar of Herbal Teas by Pukka. Try different flavors and enjoy the spice of the season.

For the Puzzle Lover

This advent calendar is perfect for puzzle lovers. Each numbered box contains a

42 piece puzzle which belong to a full 1008 piece puzzle. The goal is to finish a section a day, then you will have a full puzzle on Christmas Day!

His and Hers Scent Calendars For the Perfume Lover

For her

For him

Enjoy his and hers perfume samplers from Macy’s. Each Advent Calendar contains 12 days of scents! It’s a great way to try out a scent before you buy a full bottle.

For The Makeup Lover

Kylie Cosmetics Advent Calendar is a luxurious way to beautify yourself. This 12 piece set contains 12 days of some of Kylie Beauty’s best-selling makeup and skin care products!


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