Advent Calendar Christmas Gift Guide

Advent Calendars of 2017

It really isn’t long before the countdown to Christmas starts! What better way to do the countdown with an advent calendar! Here are my top 5 choices of advent calendars!

Born Gifted – £13.99 – Wooden Reindeer Christmas Countdown Advent calendar*

Make the Reindeer Christmas Countdown Calendar by Shudehill part of your yearly festive preparations. With an attractive oak veneer front, you can count the days until Christmas by moving the magnetic star along each of the printed numbers 1 – 31. As well as some pretty snowflakes, the calendar is also decorated with a cute wooden reindeer figure with a hessian saddle and gingham bow tie!

Smiggle Advent Calendar – £25 – Available in store and online*

The best countdown to Christmas yet! Your favourite advent calendar is back & better than ever, with 25 days of limited edition Smiggle stationery surprises! Find 1 of 25 lucky tickets inside & win a HUGE £500 shopping spree!

Teletubbies Chocolate Advent Calendar – Widely Available!

24 days of chocolate! featuring the lovable Teletubbies!

Wilko Blox – £8 – Available online and instore*

Open a new door every day to unlock new Blox bricks, and build your own festive models! The Blox advent calendar makes a great alternative to a traditional chocolate calendar, and includes everything you need to build a festive scene with elves, a train, a snowman, a reindeer and sleigh, Father Christmas and lots more. The advent calendar even includes a Santa’s workshop play scene so when you’re done building the fun can begin!

Hot Wheels Advent Calendar – £15 – available from most online retailers


The ultimate advent calendar solution! Do you want the fun without the prep? Do you want festive ideas for the kids without spending a fortune? This is it! But what’s included? Our elves have been super busy this year and in addition to making the fabulous 30cm high door they have:
  • Written you 55 advent activity ideas.
  • Included 24 blank cards to write your advent activity ideas on. Keep things simple or go all out for a fully creative advent period.
  • Insisted on including an elf mail sack that is actually rather useful as you can use this to deliver letters from Father Christmas and the elves or perhaps a little treat.
  • Written you 101 fun ideas for your elf. They’re not all that keen on naughty antics and prefer innocent fun. They also understand you’re busy and need quick ideas too.
  • A cheeky elf.
Create memories with your children and start a tradition that the whole family will look forward to year after year.
Happy elf adventures!
Package contains:
30cm elf door with wreath, elf mail sack, 24 blank advent cards, 55 advent activity ideas, 101 elf ideas, an elf. (Door available without an  elf separately)
(Extra packs of 24 spare blank advent cards are available to purchase separately and can be written on both sides.)
*We were gifted these in return for being featured in the guide.

1 Comment

  1. Kayleigh Watkins
    30th November 2017 / 5:33 pm

    This mummy just remembered she hasn’t got any for her three children, I even looked at them shopping yesterday and thought I’ve got a few days left, daddy is now rushing to the shops xxx

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