Advent Calendar Round Up 2022


We love our Christmas Tradition of opening a door on our wooden advent calendars every day. I enjoy the thrill of the hunt for little treasures just as much as I love watching the children’s faces when they discover one each day. This wooden Nativity Advent Calendar is a wonderful reminder of the real meaning of the season.

I can hardly wait for Christmas!  I just saw a funny guideline suggesting when you should put your tree up based on your star sign and my sign properly lined up with “leave it up all year!”  One of my favorite holiday traditions is kicking off the month of December with a countdown using our advent calendars.  The children are all smiles before they walk out the door for school when they open their little gift for the day.


In this post, I share my absolute must have favorite wooden advent calendars from ShopKSW.  We have use ours for years and I hope you will add some to your collection of holiday decorations.  Scroll down further for a list of suggestions to fill the boxes and a few look books of some of my favorite pre-filled advent calendars for every member of the family.

A detail of our Wooden Nativity Calendar. I love that these advent calendars have different sizes of doors because it gives me more flexibility to fine fillers!

My son’s gifts are placed behind the doors of this charming Advent Tree.

This Christmas House Wooden Advent Calendar will bring years of delight.

Here are few of my favorite fillers:

-chapstick or lip balm

-fidget spinners

-little make up or perfume samples

-candies and chocolates

-sample size nutella or jams

-little brain teaser games

-tiny little classic toys

-charms for a bracelet or necklace

-miniature toy cars

-cookie cutters

-glitter, stickers and craft supplies

-scented hand sanitizer

-Mini erasers

-sometimes, if I just can’t find anything small enough, I’ll put a note inside with a clue that sends them on a hunt to find a slightly larger treat!

If you prefer to buy everything at once, take a look at these suggestions:


For the Foodie:

For the Beauty Lovers:

For the Home:

For the Children:

For the Collector:

For the Gents:

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