Best advent calendar for kids – LEGO Star Wars, Play-Doh & Playmobil

With more parents not wanting to give their children too many sweets, this tends to pose an issue at Christmas. Not just because the fact they do not want to buy their kids those chocolate selection boxes, but also the advent calendars that contain chocolate.

However, there are alternative advent calendars out there and so we have come across what we believe to be the best advent calendar for kids for Christmas 2016, which are LEGO Star Wars, Play-Doh and Playmobil.


First of all there is the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar, which features 8 minifigures and a Battle Droid, along with an exclusive holiday-themed minifigure. There are 24 different LEGO Star Wars themed gifts hiding behind each door, which consists of things like a TIE Interceptor, T-16 Skyhopper, Republic Cruiser, and mperial Landing Craft and much more. In terms of price, Amazon are selling this from £26.70. Argos has this advent calendar for £24.99 and the price from LEGO is also the same price. Other LEGO advent calendars include City, Friends, and Countdown.


Next we have the Play-Doh Advent Calendar for 2016 and is more suitable for younger children from 3 years and over. What’s included in this item are a selection of snowflake stampers, as well as tree moulds, making them a perfect gift for your child as they count down the days until Christmas. In terms of where to buy and how much you should expect to pay, you can either choose Amazon, John Lewis, Argos and Tesco Direct, for £7.49, £10.49 and £7.49 respectively.


Finally, we have the Playmobil Christmas on the Farm advent calendar. There is a wonderful surprise behind every door, and once you have opened them all you will be able to create wonderful scenes for your child to enjoy and play with. As for where you are able to buy this advent calendar and how much it will cost, you can either choose Amazon, Playmobil direct, and Argos, the prices of which are £19.01, £19.99 and £9.99 thanks to a half price sale.

Please let us know if you have found any other alternative advent calendars for Christmas that you think kids would enjoy.

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Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

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