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14 best-rated advent calendars on Amazon for Christmas

We found Amazon's top five-star advent calendars for toddlers, beauty fanatics and more

Advent calendars are one of the best ways to get into the Christmas spirit, and there are so many to choose from! There are weird advent calendars for a unique festive season, advent calendars for men and even Christmas countdowns tailored to your favourite interests, passions and hobbies, from Harry Potter to jewellery.

If you’re not sure what advent calendar suits you best (to give or to treat yourself!), we’re taking all of the guesswork out by curating a list of the best-rated advent calendars for Christmas right now on Amazon. Our edit of the top five-star rated advent calendars on the popular retailer means that not only are these shortlisted festive gifts popular, but they are also highly-recommended by shoppers like yourself.

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We've found the best-rated advent calendars on Amazon for categories like food and drink, chocolate, organic, toddlers, cosmetics and more...

Best-rated chocolate advent calendars on Amazon

Celebrate the holidays with family favourite Celebrations – Maltesers Teasers, Galaxy Milk, Galaxy Caramel, Mars, Snickers, Twix, Milky Way and Bounty all can be found inside this delicious Christmas countdown

Celebrations Chocolate Advent Calendar, £5, Amazon


Amazon shoppers are sweet on the 24-day chocolate advent calendar, which has earned five stars

Lindt Chocolate Advent Calendar, £19.99Amazon


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Best-rated cosmetics & grooming advent calendars on Amazon

A 24-day advent calendar with everything you need for lips, eyes and nails, from eye shadows and lip colours to makeup brushes and a hair band 

BEAU-PRO Beauty Advent Calendar 2020, £24.99, Amazon


A 12-Day countdown that contains six grooming products for him as well as six Christmas gifts, from a travel toothbrush to socks

Lynx Ice Chill Advent Calendar, was £20 NOW £13, Amazon


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Best-rated coffee & tea advent calendars on Amazon 

Perennial favourite PG Tips's tea advent calendar gets top marks – it has 48 tea bags inside in eight wonderful flavours

PG Tips Advent Calendar For Tea Lovers, £11.99, Amazon


A coffee advent calendar with 25 Coffeebrewers – there's no coffee machine necessary. Just open, brew and serve straight from the bag, pour-over style!

Advent Calendar with Specialty Coffee, £37.95, Amazon



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Best-rated DIY advent calendars on Amazon

Create your own advent calendar with this kit that includes 24 Christmas-themed paper bags, 24 wooden bag clips, holiday stickers and an eight-metre jute rope 

LIVAIA DIY Advent Calendar Kit, £4.95, Amazon


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Best-rated 3D advent calendars on Amazon

Assemble this festive tree with sweet forest creatures in the run-up for Christmas

Roger La Borde pop and slot advent calendar, £9.99, Amazon


Best-rated advent calendars for ages 18 months+ on Amazon

There are four figures and 23 accessories in this fun Playmobil set featuring Santa Claus and his sleight plus adorable forest animals

Playmobil advent calendar, £27.49/$42.95, Amazon


Best-rated advent calendars for ages 3+ on Amazon

Among 24 engines included, you get six festive holiday-themed Thomas the Tank Engine minis in this fun toy set 

 Thomas & Friends Minis Advent Calendar, £24.97/$28.99, Amazon


Your child will love this collection of magnetic ornaments to 'hang' on the tree one per day in the run-up to Christmas

Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar, £19.90,  Amazon


Best-rated advent calendars for ages 6+ on Amazon

Twenty-four gifts are included in this LEGO advent calendar, including a Christmas tree, candy cane, gingerbread man and a surprise to represent each of the five friends 

LEGO Friends Advent Calendar, £19.99, Amazon


Designed for ages four to ten, this Playmobil advent calendar includes 125 pieces, including three figures and five horses

Playmobil Advent Calendar Horse Farm, £22.94, Amazon


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Best-rated nativity advent calendars on Amazon

A 24-piece wooden German nativity set with a manger-themed box that serves as both backdrop and storage

Nativity playset advent calendar, £39.95, Amazon


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