The 22 Best Advent Calendars for Kids in 2020 — Including ‘Frozen,’ Legos, and ‘Harry Potter’
by Bethany Braun-Silva
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You may already be counting down the days until Christmas, but the “official” countdown starts on the first day of December. For many families, that means having a fun advent calendar to mark the days until December 25. Advent calendars make it so that from December 1 to December 24, kids can unwrap a special gift each day, making the countdown to Christmas a bit more bearable.
When you’re a kid, 25 days can feel like a long time, and parents can help ease the anticipation with one of these cool advent calendars that include 24 tiny toys or slots for you to add your own small gift or treat. Long gone are the days of simple chocolates and cardboard cutouts. Today, advent calendars are some of the most popular Christmas items for kids and toy enthusiasts. Plus, with each day closer to Christmas, advent calendars serve as a great reminder for kids to stay off the naughty list.
The advent calendars on this list consist of kid-favorite characters like Harry Potter, Thomas the Tank Engine, and of course, Disney. In fact, we included five Disney advent calendars on this list alone, with many more to shop online. With more and more advent calendars hitting the market each year, your options are nearly limitless. But be warned, some of the more popular ones sell out as early, so we suggest purchasing them now before it’s too late.
If you’re looking for Christmas presents for the big day, be sure to check out curated lists from Amazon, Walmart, and shopDisney, to get some great gift-giving inspiration. But if you’re looking for an advent calendar for your kids, check out the 22 best below.
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