15+ Advent Calendars for Toddlers

15+ Advent Calendars for Toddlers

Advent calendars are such a fun tradition to have with your children! If you’ve got a toddler, check out these 15+ fun Advent calendars for toddlers and choose a great one to start a new tradition! 

15+ Advent Calendars for Toddlers


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When I was a kid, the only advent calendars I ever knew about were the ones filled with little pieces of chocolate. Aldi’s and Amazon still sell these – they’re filled with German chocolate – and they’re still amazing.

But there are so many more options for advent calendars now, and a lot of them can be used year after year. Here are more than 15 of my favorite Advent Calendars for Toddlers, including the one I ordered this year for Camden!

If you’re looking for Advent Calendars for adults or older kids, click on the links to see those! 

And check out some great stocking stuffers for the men in your life or your toddlers, too.


Classic Advent Calendars for Toddlers

Classic Advent Calendars for Toddlers

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Melissa and Doug Magnetic Countdown Tree Advent Calendar

This calendar is a basic, classic Advent calendar. It is tree shaped and has a circle for each of the 24 days of December leading up to Christmas. Toddlers can pick and place a magnet for each day to cover the circle. Because it’s a wooden tree, it would be a cute decoration to set up each year!

Wooden Fillable Advent Calendar with LED lights 

I love the look of this classic wooden advent calendar. The scene on top lights up, and the little boxes are perfect for stickers or small treats or trinkets. 

Nativity Scene Wooden Advent Calendar

There are 3 different styles of this calendar: the one pictured above, a nativity scene on top with boxes underneath, and a gorgeous sledding scene.


Disney Advent Calendars for Toddlers

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Disney Christmas Storybook Collection Advent Calendar

This is the one I picked for our family, and I could not possibly be more excited about it! There are 24 Disney storybooks to count down the days until Christmas, one for each day. We love to read every single day, and instead of doing a 12 days of unwrapping books, I thought this would be fun! Plus you can mix up the order of the stories every year if you want!

Toy Story 4 Movie Advent Calendar

If your child is a Toy Story fan, this is the calendar for them. This Advent calendar for toddlers features all the characters from the Toy Story 4 movie, as well as stickers and a surprise on December 24th! 

Paw Patrol Advent Calendar

If your toddler loves Paw Patrol like mine does, this Paw Patrol advent calendar for toddlers is perfect! It includes all the Paw Patrol pups, as well as accessories like a snow slide, Christmas tree, snowboard and more to get kids’ imaginations going! This one is definitely one of my favorites, too. 

Disney Advent Calendars for Toddlers 2

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Disney Pixar Cars Advent Calendar

Camden loves watching Cars 3 on Netflix and this is a super cute Advent calendar scene to go along with it! I wish I could get him 10 calendars this year. Haha. 

Mickey Mouse Advent Calendar (Amazon Exclusive)

I’m loving this Mickey Mouse calendar! My kid is just starting to get into Mickey, so this might be a great option for next year. This calendar comes with 11 characters, stickers, and customizable decorations. 

Disney Jr. Advent Calendar

We haven’t hit the Disney Jr. phase yet, but I would love to get this calendar when Camden gets into these shows. It’s so cute! Your child gets 11 figures of their favorite characters like Doc McStuffins, Puppy Dog Pals, and Mickey and Minnie, as well as accessories, stickers and decorations to go with the characters.



Miscellaneous Advent Calendars for Toddlers 

Miscellaneous Toddler Advent Calendars

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Thomas and Friends Minis Advent Calendar 

If your toddler loves trains and/or Thomas, this is the option for you! I’m in love with this one, because it includes 24 mini trains. None of the days are just accessories or decorations – your child gets a new mini train every day! 

Peppa Pig Advent Calendar

Every day is a Peppa Pig-themed surprise in this two-sided calendar! There are multiple character figures, as well as accessories and play items to go with the characters.

Pull-Back Vehicles Advent Calendar

This calendar features 24 pull-back-and-let-go vehicles; one for each day until Christmas. What a great collection! 


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World of Eric Carle Pop Up Snow Calendar

If your toddler loves Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar author) or pop-up books and crafts, this would be a great calendar! Each day features a pop-up item that adds to the Christmas scene. When it’s finished, it makes a beautiful decoration or gift from your child to someone. 

PlayMobil Horse Farm Advent Calendar

This is cute if you’ve got a horse lover or if you’re looking for a non-Christmas themed countdown. The horse Advent calendar includes a horse, two foals, two ponies, three people and a bunch of accessories to create a horse playland. Once the holiday season is over, kids can keep the horse stuff out to play with or you can put it away for the next year.

V-Tech Smart Wheels Advent Calendar

We are huge VTech Smart Wheels fans here at our house, and if I hadn’t chosen the Disney storybook calendar, this would definitely have been the next choice! This Advent calendar for toddlers one includes a Smart Wheels Christmas train – how fun to add to your toddler’s collection of Smart Wheels! – as well as 2 ornaments and lots of accessories to play with!



Are Advent Calendars a tradition in your house? If they’re not, start a new tradition! Which Advent Calendar for Toddlers will be your choice this year? 

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  1. Prissy Missy

    I love these. I always do a fun advent calendar for my little and needed some ideas for this year

  2. Amanda Fein

    Hi! My name is Amanda and I work for Starlux Games, where we specialize in glow-in-the-dark active group games. I love this gift guide and all the fun ideas 🙂 If you are looking for other games for future gift guides, we would love to be included. Please feel free to check out our website below and email me at amanda@starluxgames.com with any questions. I hope we can collab!

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