27 of the Best Advent Calendars for Kids this Year 2022

Wondering what is the best Advent calendar to buy your child this year?

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Nothing beats opening a tiny window each morning as the December countdown begins, and even better if there is a small toy or chocolate treat behind each door! 

Here are the best kids Advent calendars to buy in 2022.

Pokemon Advent Calendar

With 24 gift pieces, including 16 toy character figures & 8 Christmas accessories, this is the ideal calendar for any Pokemon fan!

You Gotta Catch 'Em All this Holiday season!

My Little Pony: A New Generation Advent Calendar

This cute new My Little Pony Advent calendar features 25 gem-shaped cardboard doors with a surprise behind each one.

There are 16 pony figures, including Sunny Starscout and the Mane 5.

Then some doors have pets or stickers hidden behind them, too.

Zuru 5 Surprise Mini Brands Advent Calendar

Mini Brands are still HUGE with kids who go mad for these cute collectibles.

This fun Advent calendar contains 4 never-before-seen minis exclusive to the Advent Calendar, including an Ultra Rare mini too!

Unbox limited edition minis which cannot be found anywhere else! Fan favourites include Kraft Heinz, Hershey's, Mentos and Mike & Ike!

Play-Doh Advent Calendar

Play-Doh play lets kids take the lid off their imaginations and explore their creativity, so let them get creative with the Play-Doh holiday countdown calendar.

24 secret doors hide a different surprise for each day of the season including a playmat, 5 cans of Play-Doh including 2 Sparkle cans to add shine to the season, and a ton of accessories and play pieces.

Bratz Minis Advent Calendar

The Bratz girls you love with a Passion for Fashion are now in mini form!

Get your hands on the mini versions of your favorite Bratz Minis and Mini Cosmetics from MGA's Miniverse!

The 25 surprises in this fun calendar include 10 Bratz Mini figures, 10 Bratz Mini Replica Packages, and 5 Bratz Mini Cosmetics

Playmobil Christmas Baking

This beautiful Advent calendar is so pretty and cute to play with!

Unwrap the bakery and all its equipment, then a snowman, Father Christmas, sleigh and beautiful tree outside.

Baking loving kids will adore this one and certainly get inspired to try some festive holiday baking of their own!

The Playmobil Christmas Baking Advent calendar  is the perfect introduction to Playmobil or a lovely addition to a growing collection.

LEGO Star Wars

LEGO Advent calendars are always some of the best around, with the chance to add a few figures and fun bits to your LEGO collection each year.

Open a door a day of this LEGO Star Wars Advent calendar to reveal 24 Star Wars mini figures and models.

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L.O.L. Surprise

If you have an L.O.L. Surprise fan then this L.O.L. Surprise Outfit of the Day Advent calendar will certainly put a smile on their face.

On the first day they will find a new doll, followed by 24 days of surprises.

With outfits, shoes and accessories, she will have everything she needs for her adventures.

Disney Encanto

The popularity of Disney never wanes and this cute Casa Madrigal Advent calendar contains gorgeous characters from the movie Encanto.

This is the perfect Advent calendar to gift any Disney Encanto fan, snap the Disney Encanto Casa Madrigal Advent Calendar up while you can!

Funko POP! Marvel

Count down to Christmas with the Marvel calendar from Funko!

This cute calendar celebrates all things Marvel with all of theirr favourite superhero characters.

Best of all, they're wearing their holiday best too!

Polly Polly Pocket Advent Calendar

The Polly Pocket Advent calendar features a snowy, family fun theme and is filled with 25 days of holiday surprises.

There are 34 play pieces in total to help kids play out the snowy storytelling fun with surprises including the Pocket family micro dolls, snow play vehicles, toy treats, wearable jewellery, a horse with rooted hair, a husky dog figure, a bunny, two penguins and more!

Thomas & Friends MINIS

Little ones can countdown to Christmas with the Thomas & Friends MINIS Advent calendar.

This fun calendar contains 24 miniature play engines which are compatible with other MINIS sets.

Breyer Horses

The Breyer Horses are so popular because they are so realistic and fun to play with.

Any pony or horse fan will LOVE this 2022 Breyer Horses Advent calendar with a selection of gorgeous horses and accessories.

Fluffy Slime!

After the last few years of slime craze, this was kind of inevitable!

Yep, it's 24 days of fluffy slime concoting and creating.

Any child who loves slime will adore the Fluffy Slime Advent Calendar!

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Squishy Advent Calendar

Squishies are still HUGE with kids right now, and they will LOVE this squishy filled Advent calendar.

Any child who loves squishy toys will be delighted with the festive selection in this Squishy Advent Calendar.

Funko Pop! Harry Potter

There are two options for Harry Potter fans this Christmas, including this fun Funko POP Harry Potter Advent calendar which contains 24 vinyl mini figures.

Lots of tiny models and mini-figures are included.

The perfect gift for any fan of Hogwarts!

LEGO Marvel The Avengers

Do they prefer superheroes to Harry Potter?

This new LEGO Marvel Avengers Advent calendar features The Avengers and contains an impressive 7 mini-figures, with Ironman, Spider-Man, Captain America and more, as well as some cool buildables.

LEGO Marvel Studios’ Guardians of The Galaxy

Do they prefer Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy?

The LEGO Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Advent Calendar contains 24 gifts to inspire creative building and imaginative play.

With iconic characters including Star-Lord, Rocket, Groot and Mantis minifigures, kids aged 6+ (or adults!) can also build a drone, the Guardians’ spaceship, a snowman in Thanos’s armor and lots more!

Shocking Science

The Shocking Science Advent calendar contains 24 cool science experiments making it the perfect calendar for STEM crazy kids!

This fun Advent  calendar will certainly help contain some of that Christmas excitement as kids aged 8+ count down to the big day.

Such a great idea!

Fisher Price Little People Nativity

The Fisher Price Little People range is perfect for little hands and this gorgeous Nativity scene is a wonderful introduction to the Christmas story.

This cute Fisher Price Little People Nativity Advent calendar includes all of the Nativity characters, a selection of animals and the most adorable baby Jesus.

(This is an Amazon exclusive.)

Playmobil Santa's Workshop

The elves are busy finishing the Christmas toys and Santa is ready to grant children's wishes at the Christmas workshop.

With this Playmobil Santa's Workshop Advent Calendar children can build this delightful festive scene as they open the 24 windows of delightful toys, and even Father Christmas himself, along with his gift-filled sleigh and reindeer!

Fidget Toys

Every small person I know adores fidget toys!

This Fidget Toy Advent calendar contains 24 days of surprises with a multitude of fidget toys they will love.

LEGO Friends

LEGO Friends fans will love this calendar which has bricks behind each door to build a host of festive accessories and objects to add to their favourite LEGO Friends sets.

The 2022 LEGO Friends Advent calendar includes 5 micro-dolls - the LEGO Friends crew as little kids!

Hot Wheels

Count down to Christmas Hot Wheels style with eight decorated Hot Wheels vehicles and 16 accessories.

Like many of the calendars the Hot Wheels Advent calendar includes a foldout flatlay to use as a play mat.

Some lovely additions to their car collection and a fun calendar for car-mad kids or Hot Wheels fans and collectors.


If they prefer town life, the LEGO City Advent calendar is perfect.

It includes minifigures from the LEGO City toy series, lots of accessories and a fun selection of cute festive accessories.

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Playmobil Back to the Future

This one may be more for the parents than the kids as we all remember Back to the Future so fondly!

Featuring Biff, Jennifer, Doc and not one but two Marty McFly's this Playmobil Back to the Future Advent calendar is a bit of a collector's edition!

Any fan will be delighted with this one - hint, hint fam!

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