Fabulous advent calendar fillers for toddlers & pre-schoolers. Sprinkle magic as your little one discovers the wonder of Christmas.

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Advent Calendar Filler Ideas For Babies & Pre-Schoolers 2022

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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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)
  • Bubbles
  • Balloons
  • Finger puppets
  • Musical instruments
  • Woolly hat
  • Christmas socks
  • Slippers
  • Gloves
  • Christmas pyjamas
  • Cuddly toy
  • Christmas cup / bowl or plate
  • Cookie cutter & sprinkles
  • Toy pull-back car
  • Christmas puzzle
  • Stickers
  • Ball
  • Festive wind-up toys
  • Nativity figurines
  • Light up flashing Christmas spinner

10 Steps To Homemade Advent Calendar Perfection!

We share a step-by-step guide to making a fabulous advent calendar for every person, budget and timeframe.

Looking For Ideas For Other Members Of The Family?

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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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