Christmas Picks | Children’s Advent Calendars

December the 1st is nearly upon us and what better way to kick off the Christmas festivities than getting your family Christmas Advent Calendars up. At minis AND MORE… we love to fill advents with mini presents, sweet treats and messages for our children. There are some beautiful ones on the market this year. Here are our picks of the best Children’s Advent Calendars around…

cotton twist advent calendar

Make Your Own Advent Calendar Kit by Cotton Twist – perfect for getting kids involved. Harriet was sent one to put up and she can’t wait for Katie to fill the little envelopes with fun activities to do throughout Advent – ice skating is the top of her list.

advent calendar meri meri

Wooden Advent Calendar from Mamas & Papas – any child who is an animal lover will adore this wooden advent calendar which can be used again and again.

fabelab advent calendar

Fabelab Christmas Polar Calendar from Scandi Mini – each day, unfold the fabric number to reveal a character for a snowy scene.


Nutcracker Theatre Charm Bracelet Advent Calendar by Meri Meri – a perfect, magical calendar for a little girl.

numero 74 advent calendar

Numero 74 Advent Calendar from Smallable. They do a Boys and a Girls version, with 24 surprise gifts included. For example the Girls Advent has mini fairy wand, collar, purse, sweets… and the Boys Advent has pirate eye patch, pistol, key ring, fabric watch…

maileg advent calendar

Maileg Tin Drum Stocking Advent from Bijou – hung on a stair banister, your little one can take a peak inside the stockings as they come down from their beds.

rowen and wren advent calendar

Zinc Village Advent with tea lights (not included) from Rowen and Wren – a slightly more grown up advent calendar but ideal if you’re planning a simple Christmas decor.

Advent calendars

Make It Yourself Advent calendar by Buttonbag – Georgie was sent this and her and Harry have really enjoyed making this together.

Advent calendars

Graphic Advent Calendar by Lollipop Designs – this is unusual but a gorgeous concept. Each day the kids can choose a sticker to place on the relevant number. At the end, they will have created their own bespoke work of graphic art.

Fill them with your chosen messages, promises, present or sweet treats and enjoy the daily delight on your minis faces.


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