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With the Christmas holidays coming up, I have done some research and come up with 5 unique advent calendars. Enjoy!
LEGO Star Wars and Harry Potter Advent Calendars
Description: Between door-opening ceremonies and playtime adventures, the 2020 LEGO Star Wars and Harry Potter Advent Calendar make for eye-catching, festive display pieces in any room
24 Gifts: These building kits for kids include Mini figures, Lego figures, and mini build toys for the 24 days of Advent.
MARVEL Storybook Collection Advent Calendar
Description: Count down to Christmas with 24 epic Marvel adventures! Join Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they team up to defeat Super-Villains and keep the world safe. Unwrap a mighty storybook every day!
24 Paperback Books: Includes 24, 24-page small paperback books, each individually wrapped in a paper sleeve to keep every story leading up to Christmas a surprise!
Ages (Reading Level): 3+
PRECIOUS MOMENTS Advent Calendar
Description: Reveal the story of Christmas with this clever 27 piece advent calendar which holds a little figurine and a lovely nativity storybook poem with a special reading for each day of advent.
Calendar box is constructed of wooden, figurines are crafted of cold-cast resin and carefully hand-painted.
DAYSPRING Inspirational Christmas Advent Activity Kit – The Shepherd on the Search
Description: This 25-day devotional book is filled with fun, interactive stories, scripture readings, questions, and simple activities told from the perspective of your very own Shepherd!
The activity kit includes a 9.5″ plush shepherd. You can also get the advent storybook by itself.
ERIKA’S TEA ROOM – Scone Advent Calendar
Description: You will receive 24 scones, tea samples, cocoas, a teapot and more fun holiday presents for $300 (including shipping costs)
I had the opportunity to test out several Erika’s Tea Room scones and it was a magical experience. The Tea Room mailed me via USPS 3 holiday flavored scones – key lime, apple streusel, and creme brulee. The scones were mailed from Florida and arrived in Calfornia in fine condition. Each scone was individually wrapped and they came with instructions for how to freeze and warm up.
Personally, I thought the flavors were not too strong, texture was perfect, and there was no suggestion of them being stale after traveling across the country. My only issue is that there seemed to be a bitter after taste when I had the key lime scone.
I hope these have given you some fun ideas for your next advent calendar. Things have sure been spiced up since I was a child and we were so excited to get our chocolates every night from our advent calendars and sat around the living room when we lit the advent wreath every Sunday.
Suggested Christmas Advent Reading:
- Advent Playlist: 25 Christmas Hymns
- The Christmas Candle; an Advent Movie
- Watch Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS in Support of our Veterans
- Hercule Poirot’s Christmas (TV To Watch)
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