Giveaway! Scroll down to enter for a chance to win a spectacular Advent Calendar from Gaia Skincare worth over £300!!
This is a first of a kind on the blog! Whilst I have been producing Christmas gift guides yearly since I’m running my blog; I have not ventured into the land of Advent Calendars so far. But I must say, I was really missing out, because there are so many advent calendars now available – and also for grown ups, not just kids! And why not have fun during the festive period as an adult? So enjoy this sustainable Advent Calendars guide 2023 – you’ll find lots of good ideas to keep the advent weeks upbeat and festive. We all need that little extra sparkles these days – but on a sustainable and ethical way.
Embrace the magic of the festive season with GAIA Skincare’s first Advent Calendar, a curated selection of skincare items to surprise and delight you every day until Christmas. Discover GAIA’s nourishing range of products, with 24 items from their bath, body, and face ranges, including full-size facial serums, a selection of 100ml amenities and award-winning skincare products, worth over £300. Boost your wellbeing and encourage self-care every day in the lead up to Christmas.
GAIA’s skincare range is made from natural ingredients only, with certified organic plant extracts. Many of which are fair trade and sourced from small farms and producers. Their products are created harmoniously with the natural world, avoiding harsh chemicals and synthetic colours, which can be damaging for both the body but also for the natural environment. All GAIA Skincare products are handcrafted in the South West of England, naturally cruelty-free, and packaged mindfully, opting for reusable and recyclable containers.
Vista Print Personalised Advent Calendars with Vegan Chocolate
Vegan chocolate and your favourite photo printed onto you Advent Calendar! Such a treat a-a and it makes a great little gift for family and friends. Grandma would definitely love one! Vista Print offers you a quick and reliable service: upload the image and select the calendar size and orientation (horizontal or vertical) and press pay. That’s it.
It’s made with FSC® Certified cardboard too.
Prices starting at £16.99
Build Your Own Pinball Machine Advent Calendar
Gift a fun-filled Christmas countdown with Build Your Own’s limited edition Pinball Machine Advent Calendar.
Hidden behind each door you’ll find a new step of kit instructions. Build step-by-step over 24 days in December; the pieces come together to create a fully functioning Pinball Machine the whole family can enjoy on Christmas Eve. Incredible value for money beyond Christmas! Fun, educational and supports STEM, suitable from 8 years onwards.
Made from 100% sustainable card, a planet-friendly take on the traditional arcade game, your super cool tabletop Pinball Machine will provide hours of entertainment over the holiday period.
Personalised Elf Letters – Advent Calendar Letters
Enjoy magical elf letters from the North Pole this advent. This set includes 24 individual elf advent calendar letters addressed personally to your child – the seventh edition of our much-loved letters feature brand new stories and illustrations, launched in 2023.
And did you know you you can also visit the elves in Lapland UK?
Plus-Plus Advent Calendar
For those little engineers or wanna-be engineers! I love STEM toys and they are always my go to when ever I need to buy gifts. The Plus -Plus Advent Calendar is for kids between 5-12 (unisex) and is designed to promote STEM: a new construction toy each day to build.
Plus-Plus is a socially and environmentally responsible company. They work closely with non-profit organisations to support children in hospitals. Their factory and headquarters run on 100% green energy generated from wind power. All products and packaging are 100% recyclable. Stockists: Available at toysrus.co.uk and amazon.co.uk
Advent of Change Advent Calendar
A charity Advent Calendar that gives back. If you haven’t heard of them Advent of Change is a a non-profit organisation and their aim is to make the world a more fair, equal and sustainable place. Via their online shop you can purchase beautiful, everyday products that donate to multiple charities with one single purchase.
Their Charity Advent Calendar is eco-friendly, plastic free and sustainable. Fully recyclable too. Buying this Advent Calendar, you’ll help 24 charities ad 24 charity donations are included in the price. Each day, opening the doors you can see the charity you helped by purchasing this advent calendar.
Happi Triple Flavour Plastic-free Advent Calendar
The new Happi Triple Flavour Plastic-free Advent Calendar is a 2023 edition of the previous years’ Happi Advent Calendars.
Plant-based, plastic-free packaging and made from single-origin Colombian cocoa.
- 3 flavours: Plain M!lk, Orange & Salted Caramel
- 100% plastic-free packaging
- Made from Single-Origin Colombian Cocoa
- Award-winning oat m!lk chocolate
- Vegan Friendly
Fill Your Own Advent Calendar
Why not try to fill your own Advent Calendar? You can then fill them with anything – not just chocolate! It’s up to you but anything can go into the little boxes: vouchers that you can claim for doing chores or helping out at home – for example doing a bit of gardening, volunteering, day outs, and plenty of “free” things that can be fun or helpful. Not necessarily just stuff. It’s also a good way to get the children involved and make a really special advent calendar for the parents or grand parents – they can keep and cherish.
The Gruffalo And Friends Advent Calendar Book Collection
This one is for the little ones: the beloved Julia Donaldson stories in a wonderful, festive book collection of 24 mini books, one for each day till Christmas. This is a wonderful idea of swapping sweets for books – and you might wonder, if this is really possible; well, with this Advent Calendar, it really is! Such a delightful idea of encouraging little readers. The Gruffalo And Friends Advent Calendar Book Collection is available at the NSPCC online shop.
The NSPCC is the UK’s leading children’s charity. They work to protect children, prevent abuse, help rebuild children’s lives and support families.
Play-in-Choc Advent Calendar
The Play-in-Choc Advent Calendar is back for 2023! Mainly for kids – but I know many adults will enjoy these too – a throwback to our childhood Kinder Egg addiction – but now we know better…. This is a completely plastic free Advent Calendar, made with 100% organic, vegan chocolate. Behind each of the 24 windows you’ll find a super-cute festive toy plus one of the creamy, vegan chocolates and a fun facts card.
The lucky winner win a spectacular Advent Calendar from GAIA Skincare worth over £300, enter below, just follow the instructions. Good luck!
Terms and conditions
The competition closes at 12:00 AM on 8th of November 2023 and the winner will be notified via email within 48 hours.
The giveaway is open to all UK residents aged 18 or over.
There is no maximum amount of times an individual can enter, and each entry will be in with a chance of winning.
ONE person will be picked at random as a winner. The prize provider will send the prize directly to the winner as soon as is reasonably possible. (It is the winner’s responsibility to reply with their full name and address in order to receive their prize).
The winner will have 5 days to respond to their winner’s email. Otherwise we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
No cash alternatives are available.
The winner’s name will be posted onto the Captain Bobcat Blog website so do keep an eye out!