7 of the most fun advent calendars for kids

7 of the most fun advent calendars for kids

With the festive season right around the corner, we've rounded up our top picks of the toy advent calendars containing everything from fairies to lego.

Christmas advent calendar by Big City featuring toy cars and other toy vehicles

Image: Mothercare

Who needs chocolate when you can snap up one of these cool calendars? See our favourite kids advent calendars to get them excited for Christmas.

For active kids

24 sleeps til christmas activity advent calendar -mothercare-toddler-gurglemagazine.com

Image: Mothercare

If you've got an active child, this personalised 24 sleeps 'til Christmas advent activity book, £14.99, Mothercare, is perfect. This fun-filled calendar includes puzzles, pictures to colour, carols, recipes, festive facts, jokes and more. 

For kids who love to colour in

Smiggle stationary advent calendar -toddler-gurglemagazine.com

Image: Smiggle

The Smiggle stationary advent calendar, £25, available in store, is filled with limited edition stationary surprises in the lead up to the big day! You can also find 1 of 25 lucky tickets inside and win a shopping spree worth £500. 

For lego fans

Lego city advent calendar -toddlers-gurglemagazine.com

Image: Lego

If your child is a budding builder, the Lego City advent calendar, £22.99, is a fun and practical way to help them countdown to Christmas. Your little one will 24 different buildable presents including a space shuttle, race car, drone, Christmas tree, monster truck and much more. 

For animal lovers

Christmas advent calendar by Toot Toot featuring a variety of toy animals

Image: Vtech

Does your tot love animals? Then you need to get them the Toot Toot animals advent calendar, £24.99, vtech. It's brimming with 24 cute animals including a baby reindeer playing Christmas songs, a husky, polar bear and penguin!

For kids who have fun on the farm

Christmas advent calendar by playmobil featuring farm animals

Image: Playmobil

If your little one is fanatical about farms, then they'll love this 1.2.3 Christmas on the Farm Advent Calendar, £19.99, Playmobil. As well as friendly farm animals, this advent calendar contains a surprise Santa with his bag of presents in a reindeer sleigh.

For kids who love fantasy

Unicorn fairy advent calendar -playmobil-toddler-gurglemagazine.com


This Unicorn Fairyland Advent Calendar, £38.56, Amazon, is great for little ones who adore unicorns and fairies! It contains 24 beautiful toys including the fairy queen who keeps watch over the forest, woodland animals, a mystical unicorn, fairies, and a pink jewel case. 

For kids who like crafts

Hatchimals Colleggtibles advent calendar -amazon-toddler- gurglemagazine.com

Image: Hatchimals ColleGGtible, Amazon

Encourage your child to get crafty this Christmas with the Hatchimals ColleGGtibles Advent Calendar, £24.99, Amazon. With over 50 surprises to discover, your little one will be able to create a Christmas scene each day wityh paper craft decorations, stickers and accessories for their Hatchimals.   


What advent calendar will you buy your tot for Christmas? Let us know by tweeting us @GurgleUK or follow our Facebook Page. 



Christmas baking recipe: reindeer biscuits

Top 5 Christmas books for kids

7 ways to manage your baby's bedtime routine over Christmas


Related Articles

Elvie breast pump, reviewed
Elvie breast pump, reviewed
Elvie breast pump, reviewed Gurgle chief sub-editor, Catherine Smith tests the...
7 of the best family friendly holiday destinations for 2019
7 of the best family friendly holiday destinations for 2019
7 of the best family friendly holiday destinations for 2019 Planning your next...
First Christmas present ideas inspired by mummy bloggers
First Christmas present ideas inspired by mummy bloggers
First Christmas present ideas inspired by mummy bloggers Get inspiration from...
Top 5 Christmas books for kids
Top 5 Christmas books for kids
Top 5 Christmas books for kids Build excitement for the festive season with our...

email block

simple-and-stylish-festive-decorating-ideasHome & Interiors

Simple and stylish festive decorating ideas

How to add sparkly light and winter wonder to a festive home
crafty-christmasHome & Interiors

Get crafty this Christmas

Try your hands - big or small - at these inspiring ideas, including some delicious edible gifts
halloween-diy-decorating-tricksHome & Interiors

Halloween DIY decorating tricks

Devilish tricks for decorating with your children this Halloween

WIN a Bump and Beyond fitness programme worth £420!

Leap into 2019 with your chance to win one year’s membership to the ‘Super Toned Up’ fitness level at Vicky...

Win a Joie mytrax™ flex signature worth £299!

Enter this fantastic prize draw to be in with a chance of winning a Joie mytrax™ flex signature worth £299.