Teens and tweens are often under-represented in our Christmas traditions. While it can be easy to find a gift, some gift wrap, or an advent calendar for little ones, it can be tough to find advent calendars for tweens and teens.
Luckily there are companies that are looking to plug this gap in the market and you can find advent calendars for teens and tweens with all types of interests and pastimes. Not only that but as an extra personalized alternative, you could by one of the many fillable and reusable advent calendars.
I spent far more time than I should have, searching for fabulous ideas and these are my favourites. I hope there’s something here for a tween or a teen in your life.
This count down to Christmas features 34 writing products and some really cute stickers to color. Teens will appreciate the variety of pens, markers and more it offers.
In fact, this advent calendar is so choc-a-bloc full of fabulous stationery items it might not make it as far as our tween daughter. I might just have to keep it for myself.
This calendar offers teens a chance to learn about other cultures. Each window has an illustration and some info about the holiday around the world.
If your teen likes slime, this is the count down they crave. It features 25 days of DIY Fluffy Slime makings!
Featuring 24 beauty treats like makeup, skincare and more, this advent will be treasured by teens as well as a few parents.
Fa la la, la fortnite fun awaits with this Funko advent!
Give your teens a sweet count down with this favorite gummy advent. The downside to this one is, of course, that you’ll be sneaking downstairs to steal their candy. Then you’ll have to go and buy a bag of Haribo to refill the calendar and then the whole cycle starts again the next night.
Funko knows a thing or two about creating fabulous collectible and this marvelous Marvel advent calendar is no exception. Of course, you may end up with a DC vs. Marvel debate on your hands but that, I can’t help you out with.
Oh My Goodness. This brain teaser advent calendar has my name written all over it. At least it will in a minute, just let me go find a pen….
The holidays are getting just a bit sweeter with this Hershey advent. A treat a day is awaiting those teens and tweens who say they are too old for an advent calendar but would be devastated if you listened for once and didn’t get one for them.
Find twelve days worth of festive Star Wars socks awaiting in this awesome count down. Yes the listing says it’s a 2018 calendar but it doesn’t have days on it, just dates so it’s good for any year.
This funko advent features 24 days of Harry Potter surprises that teens will love to collect.
Count down to Christmas with this peanut butter filled calendar that teens will crave.
If you have a tween or teen who’s tastes are wide-ranging, or so particular that nobody is likely to produce an advent calendar that specific, you can fill the bags of this advent calendar with whatever little treats your not so little one loves.
If your teen likes spicy food, they will get a kick out of this hot sauce collection. It features 25 flavors for the budding epicurean to try themselves or sprinkle on the foods of unsuspecting relatives.
I thought this was supposed to be for teens and tweens I hear you cry. Ah, but if you know anything about our family you’ll know how the kids and adults and all of those in-between, adore Playmobil. In fact, the likelihood is that the kids won’t get a look in with this one and it’ll be mom and dad fighting over who gets which piece.
On the other hand, we might just buy this second Playmobil advent calendar and have one each. The trouble with that being, of course, that both of us will want all 48 surprises. Do you think buying two of each would be going a little far?
Explore the Mushroom Kingdom with this Super Mario Advent calendar full of surprises. Reveal a figure or accessory each day and display them with the pop-up environment pieces and create your own scene. There are a variety of popular characters and accessories included for you to expand your Super Mario World.
and just because I couldn’t help myself…