When I was a wee girl I loved nothing better than fighting my brother and sister every day of December, in the hope that it was my turn to open the advent calendar window.
Back then it was just chocolates behind those Christmas windows, but now you can snap up calendars with all kinds of excellent treats tucked away.
Here are some of the best of the bunch available to Australian families this Christmas.
15 brilliant advent calendars to snap up before December
1. A house full of cute characters
2. An adorable 3D village to explore
3. A brilliant collection of Harry Potter characters
4. The perfect choice for little palaeontologists
5. A gorgeous pop-up from the world of Eric Carle
6. Let it go-oooooooo!
7. Crayola Crayon surprises for Christmas!
Crayola Christmas advent calendar available at Myer – $29.99
8. Even more Harry Potter excellence
9. A little bit of Christmas tradition
10. Lego meets Star Wars for this excellent calendar
11. A gorgeous charm bracelet themed calendar
12. A sweet light up house with little drawers for surprises
13. More Nutcracker, this time in the form of pop-up characters
14. Another lovely light-up calendar, this time with a nativity scene
15. Some pretty Disney magic
Now you just have to make the big decision of working out which one to snap up!