Fabulous advent calendar fillers for toddlers & pre-schoolers. Sprinkle magic as your little one discovers the wonder of Christmas.
Your little one is just starting to discover the wonder of Christmas; what an exciting time! We’ve gathered together a whole host of festive treats to help sprinkle plenty of Christmas cheer through December.
We’ve shared twelve of our favourite advent calendar filler ideas for toddlers & pre-schoolers for this year, as well as lots more other ideas besides.
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Featured Advent Calendar Filler Ideas For Toddlers & Pre-Schoolers
These are twelve of our favourite advent calendar filler finds for toddlers & pre-schoolers this year. We hope you love them as much as us!
- Christmas Flannel – from Flanimals UK
- Organic Playdough – from Earthy Play
- Bath crayons – from Kitpas
- Rainmaker – from Halilit
- Washi road tape – from Dada Stickers
- Mushroom kaleidoscope – from Plan Toys
- Whimsical Farm Crayons – from Crayon Box
- Pigs in Blankets Christmas game – from Orchard Toys
- Plantable book – from Willsow
- Toy reindeer – from Schleich
- Reindeer Bamboo Spoons – from Sass & Belle
- Santa rubber duck
Other Filler Ideas
Below you’ll find a whole selection of other fun ideas for ways to fill a homemade advent calendar for your toddler or pre-schooler. We hope you find them helpful.
- Christmas book (check out our suggestions here)
- Finger puppets
- Musical instruments
- Woolly hat
- Christmas socks
- Christmas pyjamas
- Cuddly toy
- Christmas cup / bowl or plate
- Cookie cutter & sprinkles
- Toy pull-back car
- Christmas puzzle
- Festive wind-up toys
- Nativity figurines
- Light up flashing Christmas spinner
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What other advent calendar filler ideas for toddlers & pre-schoolers have you got up your sleeve? Do let us know in the comments below! What else would you like to see on our guide?
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