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Advent Calenders generally bring to mind Christmas I know, but they make great gifts to put aside for the following year! Well mostly because many of you are looking for them right now to get them ordered before the start of Advent. Also because if you are like me, you are probably looking for some out of the box and not so typical ideas. I don't want to give my kids candy, and I want something a bit more than the standard calendar.
62+ of the Top Advent Calendars (Perfect for Gifts!)
I have hunted down something for everyone. From the newlywed couple to the crafting family and even a Lego fanatic. So take a look I'm sure you will find at least one you can't live without.
If you are looking to start a great new family, a tradition you can't go wrong with the Advent Count Down Books from Clausen Family, Countdown to Christmas. Wrap up you the books and let the kids pick one to open and read each day, of Advent! So much fun! Read more about the Advent Count Down Books.
Do you have a Lego Lover? Then this LEGO City Town Advent Calendar Building Kit is a must! Each day you open a door and you can find anything from a person, a building, a vehicle, or even Santa himself!
Looking for more of a traditional Christmas advent calendar? This Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar is perfect. It includes the magnetic wooden tree, 24 magnetic ornaments, and 1 shining star for the top of the tree.
The holiday can be stressful we all know that. So celebrate advent and de-stress all at the same time with the Advent Coloring Calendar: A Coloring Book to Bless and De-Stress Through the Season. It's easy to take this book along and enjoy it anywhere.
Take just 5 minutes a day every day in advent. Experience God’s great love in a new personal way with this Advent devotional drawn from America’s favorite devotional, Daily Guideposts Daily Guideposts: 25 Devotions for Advent.
Ok if you love pampering yourself a bit this one is for you. The Body Shop 24 Happy Days Advent Calendar Gift Set is a twist on the typical advent calendar. It is a set for all skin types and full of their best selling products!
Welcome Baby Jesus: Advent and Christmas Reflections for Families will bring you a new Scripture quote from the Sunday gospel readings, a brief reflection, and an action to complete.
Ok even if you want to go the typical advent calendar then why not spice it up a bit? This Santa Plush Advent Calendar is just so freakin cute!
This is such a great arts a crafts project.With this Gingerbread House Advent Calendar, you can build a whole gingerbread house village and fill each one with a gift or treat.
Ok I have to admit I kind of really like the idea of these house advent calendar ornaments. You hang them on your Christmas tree and then fill each one with a gift. So not only do you have the aspect of a gift each day but the hunt to find the next house! Keep your kids on their toes buy only putting them on one at a time so they can't find and memorize them all before hand.
Another great craft for the kids is this Advent Countdown Paper Chain Craft Kit. These are fun crafts that are designed for children to learn more about the Advent season as they prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ. Each day has a specific activity that children can do, such as creating an ornament or planning a special event.
Are you a newlywed or have a newlywed on your list? This advent calendar for couples is perfect for them. There are 25 discs each with a positive affirmation on them to bring you together as a couple.
So what do you think of these advent gifts? Not your typical list right? Have any other ways you celebrate advent calendar ideas that you love? Let me know! Also, watch for more of our gift guides this holiday season.
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