Amazon's Best Advent Calendars for Kids

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Advent calendars are always a fun way to count down the 24 days until Christmas. If you like to buy a new advent calendar every year for your kids (as opposed to a DIY version), all of the options can be a bit overwhelming. Of course, the calendar you buy depends on what your kids are currently into.

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We put together a list of Amazon's best advent calendars for kids to narrow down your options and make the beginning of your holiday shopping a little easier. (Unless this is the end of your shopping, in which case, good for you.)

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Below you'll find advent calendars featuring cars, dinosaurs, puzzles, fidgets, makeup, LEGOs, Play-Doh, unicorns, and more.

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Your LEGO-loving kiddo is going to have the best time building this set. Each pocket has a small packet of pieces to put together, and by Christmas, an entire LEGO city will be built. (Your child has to do the actual building.)

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Ages 5+

This set includes eight 1:64 scale Hot Wheels cars along with other Christmasy accessories to decorate the included play mat.

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Ages 3+

Any kid who loves Play-Doh will love opening a new mini tub of Play-Doh and accessory every day.

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Ages 3+

This advent calendar has 24 fun accessories, including hair accessories, jewelry, crafts, stickers, and more.

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Ages 6 to 12

For any girl (or boy) who has an interest in makeup, this set comes with brushes, nail polish, lipstick, eye shadow, lip gloss, eye liner, body jewels, cosmetic bag, etc.

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Ages 3+

Your dinosaur-obsessed kid will have a new dinosaur to play with every day, and they're all different. On the 24th day, your kiddo will get not one but two dinos for the grand finale.

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Ages 3+

Here's a fun brain teaser advent calendar for the kids who can't get enough of puzzles. It comes with 24 metal wire puzzles.

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Ages 6+

This calendar has a whole bunch of random fidget surprises your kids will love playing with. The company says it's good for kids ages 3 and up, but there are definitely choking hazards inside, so that's something to consider. There are several variations of the calendar to choose from.

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Ages 3+

Here's a fun calendar for unicorn fans. It includes all things unicorns, like jewelry, hair accessories, toys, school supplies, and more.

Ages 6 to 12

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