May 24, 2024

Advent Calendar ideas

An advent calendar is a calendar for the month of December that has a gift for every day up until Christmas. They could be 24 days or 12 days.

Advent Calendars you can buy at the store:

You can buy almost any kind of advent calendar out there, so here are some examples:

  • Dog treats
  • Fortnite
  • Makeup
  • Legos
  • Marvel Pops Funko
  • Peppa Pig

DIY Advent Calendar:

If you are wanting to make a DIY advent calendar at home, here are some ideas of what to put inside.

These gift options don’t only have to be for the advent calendar; you could use this list for secret Santa, or just any Christmas presents.


  • rings
  • bracelets
  • earrings
  • necklace
  • charms

Hair Accessories

  • scrunchies
  • hairclips
  • headbands

Self care

  • makeup
  • nail polish
  • face masks
  • soaps
  • bath salts/bombs
  • candles
  • perfume
  • lotion


  • Christmas candy: candy canes, gummy bears
  • chocolate
  • mini gift bags with treats


  • stuffed animals
  • stickers
  • fuzzy socks/pants
  • gloves/mittens
  • disposable cameras
  • gift cards
  • money
  • pens