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Part 3: Your Children Will Love These Advent Calendar Fillers

The Christmas season is here! Now that you have your Advent calendar and some activities planned, your countdown will be complete with these Advent calendar fillers. Let’s finish up.

Many of these popular fillers can be found at dollar stores or the Target dollar bins. You can definitely have some fun without going overboard financially. Check out some of these options that your kids will love.

Non-Food Fillers

  • Glow sticks
  • Playdough
  • Hot Wheels
  • Ponytail holders
  • Clay
  • Silly putty
  • Small notebook or journal
  • Coloring books
  • Slinky
  • Lip gloss
  • Markers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Glitter Glue
  • Gingerbread house kit
  • Stickers
  • Yo-yo
  • Cookie cutters
  • Sprinkles
  • Bath Bombs
  • Balloons
  • Sparklers
  • Erasers
  • Removable tattoos
  • Nail Polish
  • Stress ball
  • Bubbles

Candy and Treats

  • Skittles
  • Starburst
  • Chocolate kisses
  • Candy canes
  • M&M’s
  • Lollipops
  • Mints
  • Gum
  • Hard candy
  • Marshmallows
  • Muffins
  • Cupcakes
  • Cookies
  • Fruit snacks

These are all easy, economical, and fun ideas for kids. I could go on and on, but I’m sure you get the idea. There are countless ways to start or continue this fun Christmas tradition during the Advent season with your family. Remember to keep it simple and to enjoy the season. If it is stressing you out, it isn’t worth it, my friends.


What are some ideas and activities that you are using for Advent this year?

What Advent calendar fillers have been a hit in your family?

It’s always fun to see how other families celebrate. Be sure to leave a comment below.

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Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas!

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