Written 25th July 2022 | Subscribe to our Christmas newsletter
Years ago the only Advent Calendars on the market contained chocolate. Nowdays there are lots of alternatives. Here is a list of our favourites.
Squishy Advent Calendar
Squishies still seem to be as popular as ever. This advent calendar has 24 cute animal squishes and a few Chirstmas related ones. The perfect advent calendar for boys or girls. The packaging is easy for a child to open by themselves, each day will be a lovely surprise.Buy (UK Link) Buy (US Link)
Funko Pop! Advent Calendar: Harry Potter
These little characters are the latest craze and this Harry Potter Advent Calendar will not dissappoint. There are 24 different little characters hidden behind each door. By Christmas Eve you will have collected most of the Harry Potter cast.Buy (UK Link) Buy (US Link)
Smiggle Advent Calendar
A lovely alternative Advent Calendar to chocolate. This Smiggle Advent Calendar has 25 limited goodies from glitter glue, sharpeners, pencils and scented stickers. Each day open a new stationery item.
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Crayola Kids Advent Calendar
This Advent Calendar contains 24 different crayola products. From pens, scissors, paints and glue. Each day open a door to a stationery product and a corresponding activity.
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Play-Doh Advent Calendar
Each day you recieve a small pot of play-doh and a surprise to tool. By Christmas you will have 24 different colours of play-doh and 24 different tools. Included are festive tools and ideas to make candy canes, holly, snowman and other festive characters.Buy (US Link) Buy (UK Link)