Advent calendars are hugely popular right now, and they make great gifts for teens and tweens. They’re a wonderful way to countdown to Christmas and the holidays. Teens and tweens love getting a fun treat each day. Advent calendars are simple and fun to give, and easy to wrap, too. It’s a fun way to extend the delight of gifting at the holiday.
Here are some fun Advent calendars that are great for teens and tweens.
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Hogwarts is a special place throughout the year, but it was particularly magical at Christmas. The characters are all dressed for the Yule Ball. This fun calendar is great for wizards and muggles of all ages.
If you have a kid who loves gummy bears, or someone who just got their braces off, this could be a great option for them. With fruit and cola flavored gummy candies, marshmallows and licorice, this Advent calendar is full of daily taste treats. Appropriately, it’s made in Germany, where Advent calendars were first created.
Have a teen who loves cosmetics, skin care, and bath products? They’ll adore the 24 fun items in this cute Advent calendar, such as lip butter, a bath bomb, shea body butter, and coconut hand cream. All products are 100% vegetarian. We think the design of this calendar is super cute, too. At $64.66, it is, however, rather pricey. For a cheaper alternative, check out this Sephora option for $45 or 12 Days of Beauty Faves, which is under $30.
Want to make grooming a bit more appealing and fun for adolescent boys? Perhaps this Advent calendar will do the trick. It includes a comb, nail brush, soap, hand sanitizer, a brush, face wash, and more.
With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hitting theaters on December 20th, Star Wars will be taking over Christmas. Join in the fun with this Advent calendar that contains 24 minifigures that you can create from the 280 pieces, including Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca, Naboo Starfighter, and Poe’s X-wing as well as festive-themed porg and Gonk Droids. It’s great for ages 6 and up, and we can think of several adults who would love to have this, too.
If your Star Wars fan has a sweet tooth, they’ll love this Star Wars Advent calendarr with 24 Stormtrooper milk chocolates.
If you have someone who is more into Avengers, check out this LEGO Avengers Advent calendar.
This is perfect for teens and tweens who may be feeling creative this Christmas. They can use the pens, colored pencils, and other implements on the included 24 postcards and stickers to express their artistic side this holiday season. Would be so fun to have them create gifts using the items.
Your favorite gamers will find tiny versions of their favorite Fortnite characters behind each door in this Advent calendar.
Use 17 figurines and 7 accessories featuring characters and items from the beloved game to create a scene using the calendar itself.
The M&M’s face on this calendar amuses us, and we like the with variety of the candy assortment found inside – Skittles, Twix, M&Ms, Snickers and more.
Chocolate lovers and Anglophiles will delight at this delicious collection from the UK. Those who have been to Europe will be happy to see some Cadbury favorites again. If you’re not familiar, it’s really fun to discover these new treats. My only disappointment is that it doesn’t appear that any Flake bars are included. (I still miss them after studying in London, cough, 20+ years ago.)
OPI is one of the most popular nail polish brands among teens, and their holiday collection this year features an Advent calendar fun mini size Hello Kitty-inspired colors and a few beloved classics, too.
Festive Burlap Bags to make your own DIY Advent calendar
Create your own Advent calendar and gift your kids’ favorite candy, small gift items or coupons for things like getting out of a chore, pick what’s for dinner, or one-on-one time with a parent. We’ve done that at our house for years and it’s not only fun, it can be cost effective, too. You can put them wherever you like in the house.
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