If you’ve been thinking about cutting down a bit on the sweet treats your child gets, then instead of a chocolate advent calendar, why not go for something a bit different that they can also have fun afterwards with? Countdown to Christmas with these fabulous LEGO advent calendars!
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Yes, these LEGO advent calendars are a bit more pricey than your average chocolate advent calendar, but the beauty of them is that they will encourage your child to build and create and as they open every day they can do more and more LEGO building with the complete set.
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Fun and Festive LEGO Advent Calendars
LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar
Celebrate Christmas in the Wizarding World with this magical LEGO Harry Potter Advent Calendar (75981). Behind each of the 24 doors is a different toy or figure from the Harry Potter series. As the big day gets closer, kids can recreate Hogwarts holiday scenes – including the amazing Yule Ball!
- Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Padma Patil, Parvati Patil and Cho Chang minifigures
- Buildable models such as a miniature Beauxbaton’s carriage and dining table with ice-castle centerpiece.
- The 24 gifts combine to inspire kids to recreate festive scenes from the Harry Potter movies and invent magical stories of their own
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LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar
Feel the festive Force with the LEGO 75279 Star Wars Advent Calendar 2020. Behind each of the 24 doors is a Star Wars LEGO minifigure, LEGO figure, buildable starship, vehicle or location.
Build Christmas joy with the LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75279), featuring buildable characters, vehicles and locations behind each door. There is also a code to unlock Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga game content.
- 6 LEGO minifigures and 6 LEGO figures, such as Poe Dameron and Darth Vader with Christmas sweater decorations and Tauntaun with a red nose
- a foldout playmat with a Millennium Falcon image for role play.
- 12 mini build toys including the Millennium Falcon, an A-wing, TIE Fighter, X-wing, Droid Control Ship, Anakin’s Podracer and Darth Vader’s Castle to spark kids’ imaginations in the run-up to Christmas.
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LEGO City Advent Calendar
Ring in the Christmas season with the LEGO City Advent Calendar. As well as seasonal mini-builds and a snowy city play mat, where they can build their own Christmas scenes, kids also get 6 LEGO City TV character minifigures, including Duke DeTain, Harl Hubbs, Freya McCloud, Rooky Partnur, Daisy ‘Kaboom’ and a Christmassy Chief Wheeler complete with Santa costume!
- festive builds
- LEGO City TV series minifigure characters
- a snowy city playmat for building your own Christmassy adventures.
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LEGO Friends Advent Calendar 2020
Behind the 24 doors of the LEGO Friends Advent Calendar are cool, buildable gifts representing the world of Heartlake City. They will add festive cheer when displayed in the bedroom or, once tied with a ribbon, hanging on the tree.
- LEGO Friends Emma, Mrs Claus and 2 elf mini-doll figures, a buildable toy penguin and a host of cool buildable festive treats
- Kids can also play in Emma’s room, Santa’s workshop and a winter wonderland – so many options to help spark creative play
- Also features a cute manual function that launches the fun catapult’s snowballs and the toy skateboard rolls with the flick of a finger
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Will your child (or you!) enjoy a LEGO advent calendar this year? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!