Looking for a toy advent calendar for kids? Surprise them with one of the following advent calendars with toys in them!
Doing an advent calendar with the kids can be super fun. It gets them extra excited for the big day by giving them a little something along the way, whether that’s a treat, a scripture, a challenge, or even a toy.
While I’m not crazy about giving my kids tons of extra toys, even for Christmas (we’re pretty minimalist around here), kids truly love toys.
Opening a little window to reveal something new to play with, that will (hopefully) last them a while (as opposed to a small piece of chocolate), is super fun for both the kid and the person giving it and will certainly be far more memorable and exciting as you look forward to Christmas day.
Many of the advent calendars with toys in them happen to be part of toy sets or collections many kids already have and use, making these toy advent calendars a fun way to add to various toy collections.
Other toy advent calendars are based on popular characters from TV shows or movies so you’re sure your kid will love it if they already love those characters.
Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide if toy advent calendars are the type of advent calendar you want to use this year (and no one said you can’t do multiple advent calendars (like a random acts of kindness advent calendar, or some other Elf on the Shelf Alternatives like a Christian Elf on the Shelf, or other countdown to Christmas activities).
I am simply providing you information on what type of toy advent calendars are out there this year, where you can find them, and roughly how much they cost (prices are definitely subject to change at any time!) should you decide that you do indeed want to spoil your kid just a bit with a fun little toy every day leading up to Christmas.
Enjoy shopping! (Be sure to order early so they’ll get to your house by December 1! Some are limited quantities!)
Table of Contents
- Fisher-Price Advent Calendars
- VTECH Advent Calendar
- Grinch Advent Calendar
- Hatchimals Advent Calendars
- Paw Patrol Advent Calendars
- Hot Wheels Advent Calendars
- Toy Story 4 Advent Calendar
- Disney’s Frozen Advent Calendars
- Peppa Pig Advent Calendar
- DC Comic Ooshies Advent Calendar
- Barbie Advent Calendars
- Schleich Advent Calendar
- Playmobil Advent Calendar
- Mega Bloks Advent Calendars
- LEGO Advent Calendars
- Thomas & Friends Advent Calendar
- Imaginext Advent Calendars
- Disney Tsum Tsum Advent Calendars
- Funko Pop Advent Calendars
Also, if you want something different, check out my list of unique advent calendars!
Toy Advent Calendars 2019
I LOVE the Fisher-Price kid nativity set we own, so I’m SUPER excited to see that Fisher-Price has released a nativity advent calendar that gives you 25 pieces of the nativity scene, and even includes a fold-out nativity manager.
It’s a nativity set and advent calendar in one! What’s not to love about it?!
You can get it from Amazon here.
Toddlers countdown to Christmas by opening a new door each day to discover a Little People figure or holiday accessory. By December 24th, little ones will have an entire Christmas playset featuring good old Saint Nick, Mrs. Claus, wrapped presents, and more!
You can use the Little People Advent Calendar to practice numbers and counting skills with your toddler!
For Ages 1+. little People Advent Calendar on Amazon.
What’s not to love about the VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Advent Calendar? It’s an interactive advent calendar with 24 doors and this one makes sounds, lights up, sings songs, and responds to phrases!
This festive calendar comes with 14 ornament-size figures (including the exclusive Baby Grinch Figure) and 11 accessories inspired by Illumination and Universal Picture’s new animated film, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.
The calendar features a scene from Who-ville that makes for a beautiful display and can double as an environment for kids to play with their figures. Ages 3+. $29.99 on Amazon.
Craft a holiday scene as you unfold the Hatchimals collectible advent calendar to discover a winter scene right out of Hatchtopia! With over 50 surprises to discover, you can build out your holiday scene a little each day.
It’s the classic holiday tradition with a Hatchimals twist! Get if from on Amazon. Or look at the 12-days of Christmas Hatimals Colleggtibles calendar!
Countdown throughout the holidays with your favorite pups!
Packed with 24 presents, this Paw Patrol Advent Calendar contains a special gift for each day for 24 days! Open each door and collect mini Paw Patrol figures and play.
Countdown the holiday season with a colorful Christmas-themed Hot Wheels advent calendar with 24 windows. There are eight decorated Hot Wheels vehicles and sixteen accessories for every day leading up to the holiday.
This Hot Wheels Advent Calendar will delight kids of all ages 3+. $19.99 on Amazon.
Toy Story 4 is new for 2019 and so, of course, there is a fun advent calendar to go along with it! Perfect for kids who love the Toy Story movies!
With Frozen 2 releasing November 22, 2019, Frozen stuff is going to be HOT this year (or is that frozen this year?).
There are several different Frozen advent calendars available, some for the original, and some sporting new outfits and toys for the release of Frozen 2.
Enjoy counting down the 25 days until Christmas with Olaf’s Frozen Adventure Tsum Tsum Advent Calendar
There are 25 collectible figures, which include various characters and iconic objects from the feature short.
This Frozen advent calendar features Frozen-branded goodies like a Kaleidoscope, ruler, mini puzzle erasers, maze game, crayons, dog tags, whistle, sticker sheet, notepad, and markers.
There is also the new Frozen 2 Advent Calendar 2019. this includes two adorable Anna and Elsa dolls, and lots of fun accessories
Another Frozen 2 Advent Calendar for 2019 is this one featuring Anna and Elsa dolls on keychains, and an assortment of other Frozen-branded products like pencil sharpeners, pencils, necklaces, bracelets, slap wrist bands, rings, stick-on-earrings, stickers, a ruler, hair accessories, and more.
There is also another Frozen 2 Advent Calendar available on Amazon.
Lastly, I’m sharing 2018’s awesome Frozen advent calendar! This Disney Frozen Arendelle Advent calendar is by Kidkraft. This sturdy cardboard house is crafted to be a family tradition that lasts year after year, as you fill this one with your own daily treasures.
For ages 3+. Available on Amazon.
With Peppa Pig’s Advent Calendar you open a new window each day for 24 days to receive 12 figures and 12 accessories. The winter scene is the perfect backdrop to display your collection!
Now you can enjoy counting down the 24 days until Christmas with your favorite heroes and villains! Create your own Superhero adventures with the all-new DC universe Ooshies pencil toppers!
Suitable for ages 5+. Get it from Amazon.
Below you find toy advent calendars from companies that sell multiple advent calendars each year. I thought it would be best to bundle them together.
This Barbie doll advent calendar will inspire all year long with 24 days of gifts — with a new Barbie doll on day one followed by 23 career-themed clothing items and accessories! Be a ballerina, baker, ice skater, pet doctor and skier.
The baker cooks up fun with cooking accessories, an apron and cookies. The ice skater glides into the championships in a purple skirt and ice skates; a trophy rewards her hard work and skill. The pet vet cares for an adorable puppy with vet-themed accessories.
Available on Amazon.
There are also a few more Barbie Advent Calendars worth checking out too!
- Barbie Accessories Advent Calendar
- Barbie Advent Calendar (no doll)
- Barbie Advent Calendar (only accessories)
These toy advent calendars from Schleich are pretty fun as they come with hand-painted, high-quality, super detailed, plastic figurines and playset pieces.
Most are priced around $34.99.
- Farm World Advent Calendar 2019
- Farm World Advent Calendar 2018
- Farm World Advent Calendar 2017
- Dinosaurs Advent Calendar 2019
- Bayala Fairy Advent Calendar
- Horse Club Advent Calendar
- Horse Club Advent Calendar 2019
- Wild Life Advent Calendar 2019
- North America Farm Life Advent Calendar
Playmobil has so darn many toy advent calendars! I found as many as I could online (though realize some are no longer manufactured so they’re more expensive and harder to find) because I love sharing all the options.
Playmobil makes high-quality toys for kids from Toddler (the 1-2-3 series) on up. Definitely worth collecting and having your kids play with again and again.
Christmas Themed Playmobil Advent Calendars
I decided to remove the sets that are more than like $50 (at current updating of this post) though know there are older collectible advent calendars out there but they can cost $70+.
The ones remaining usually cost around $23-$35.
- PLAYMOBIL Santa’s Worksop Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Christmas Post Office Advent Calendar. Sold on Amazon or only $24.99 at Walmart.
- PLAYMOBIL 1-2-3 Christmas on the Farm Playset Advent Calendar. Amazon or Walmart (order soon – they will run out!).
- PLAYMOBIL 3955 Advent Calendar
Playmobil Advent Calendars for Boys
- PLAYMOBIL Jewel Thief Police Operation Advent Calendar. On Amazon or $39.99 at Walmart.
- PLAYMOBIL Police Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL NHL Rivalry on the Pond Advent Calendar. Amazon or only $29.99 at Walmart (going fast).
- PLAYMOBIL NHL Road to the Cup Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Construction Site Fire Rescue
- PLAYMOBIL Pirate Treasure Island Playset Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Knight’s Duel Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Dragon’s Treasure Battle Advent Calendar
Playmobil Advent Calendars for Girls
- PLAYMOBIL Christmas Ball 2019 Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Royal Ice Skating Trip Advent Calendar on Amazon or at Walmart.
- PLAYMOBIL Pony Farm Advent Calendar. Amazon or Walmart.
- PLAYMOBIL Toy Role Play Advent Calendar
- PLAYMOBIL Horse Family Advent Calendar
Mega Bloks are so fun for toddlers and these Mega Bloks toy advent calendar are fun ways for toddlers to add new, unique Mega Bloks pieces and sets to their collection! And have lots of fun playing with them again and again.
- Mega Bloks Minions Movie Advent Calendar on Amazon or Walmart.
- Mega Bloks Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Advent Calendar at Amazon or Walmart (cheaper and going fast).
- Mega Bloks Monster High Advent Calendar Amazon or Walmart (low stock).
- Mega Bloks Smurfs Advent Calendar
Starting in 2019, there is now a Harry Potter LEGO Advent Calendar in addition to the regular three LEGO Advent calendars – Star Wars, Friends, and City.
(For more information about where to find LEGO Advent calendars and when they become available each year, check out my detailed LEGO Advent Calendars post!)
I’ve listed the new ones for 2019 and older ones from 2018 and 2017. I did this in case you have multiple kids and you may want different calendars for them.
- LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar 2019 (305 pieces)
- LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2019 (280 pieces)
- LEGO City Advent Calendar 2019 (234 pieces)
- LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2019 (330 pieces)
- LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2018 (500 pieces)
- LEGO City Advent Calendar 2018 (313 pieces)
- LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2018 (307 pieces)
- LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2017 (309 pieces)
- LEGO City Advent Calendar 2017 (248 pieces)
- LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2017
Christmas on the Island of Sodor is the most festive time of all, and now children can celebrate the holiday with this special MINIS-themed Advent Calendar!
There’s a different MINIS “gift” inside every door, including 6 exclusive MINIS with holiday-themed decorations! Perfect for Thomas fans!
This fun Imaginext Advent Calendar allows your little one to open a door in the calendar revealing a new rescue play piece. Included in the calendar are 3 figures, a motorcycle, 2 helmets, tools and a variety of other play pieces. Best for ages 3-8. Get it on Amazon.
I am honestly not super sure what exactly Tsum Tsum are but they are super popular apparently as there are multiple Tsum Tsum toy advent calendars to choose from should you or your child be a fan!
- Tsum Tsum Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar
- Tsum Tsum Disney Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar (sleigh)
- Tsum Tsum Marvel Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar
- Star Wars Micro Force Advent Calendar
I don’t fully understand Funko pocket pops… but they are totally a thing, and they have characters from your favorite movies. Now you can gift them to your kids via holiday advent calendar!
- Marvel 80th Anniversary Funko Advent Calendar
- Fortnite Funko Advent Calendar
- Harry Potter 2019 Funk Advent Calendar
- Harry Potter 2018 Funko Advent Calendar
- Harry Potter Limited Edition Funk Advent Calendar
Good luck with your advent calendar shopping!
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