Disney Princesses, Pokémon, Harry Potter, and More 2021 Advent Calendars You Can Buy Right Now
by Sabrina Rojas Weiss and Bethany Braun-Silva
Image Credits: Amazon
Advent calendars sell out long before you think they will, so it’s not too early to order them now!
By their very design, advent calendars are for people (kids and adults) who simply cannot wait until Christmas, so it’s no surprise they’re popular every year. If you think your kids might want a 2021 Disney advent calendar, or any other popular theme, the time to buy them is right now: The most popular toy advent calendars for kids tend to sell out very quickly.
Publisher Igloo Books once again has made its popular advent calendars: The Disney Princess Storybook Collection, the Marvel Storybook Collection, and the Disney Storybook Collection, are now available for preorder on Amazon. Even if you’re not the type to fill a closet with holiday gifts before Thanksgiving, this is an easy step to take right now.
In addition to Disney, there are so many other themes kids will love. An American Girl doll set includes supplies to bake cookies for Santa, and preschoolers can revel in a new set of Thomas and Friends trains or a Playmobil royal picnic set. Lego, Pokémon, and Harry Potter fans can open their own collectible toys all through December, and L.O.L. Surprise and Barbie Color Reveal dolls combine the unboxing experience with the advent calendar tradition.
If you’ve yet to jump on the advent calendar bandwagon, we think we know why they generate so much excitement. Instead of giving a kid all of their treats on Christmas Day, you get to distribute them gradually, over the course of 12 or 24 days. Whether it’s the old-fashioned chocolates, a miniature storybook, or a small toy, each tiny gift builds excitement for the coming holiday. Rather than overwhelming kids with a bunch of gifts all at once, they get to appreciate each of these on their appointed day, while also picturing the big holiday to come.
Below are some of the best advent calendars for kids available to buy now. Because most advent calendars don’t have a year on them (or the days of the week), some of these came out in 2020 or earlier, but they’re still every bit as fun.
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