It seems year on year I have more Children to buy for at Christmas and ever growing collection of Nieces and nephews. Plus my friend just keep having them, means I am a seasoned shopping when it comes to buying for the kids. So I’ve put together my Children’s Christmas gift guide to help you if you’re stuck for inspiration this year.
My Golden Ticket
My Golden Ticket. This isn’t just a version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory with a child’s name slapped inside. Each child gets a different story, including their own unique candy, Oompa Loompa song and Wonkafied family tree. No two adventures are the same. Plus the book smells delicious! I kid you not.
The Born free foundation have some beautiful books for sale this year. I particularly love the Animal rescue book which is wordless. Perfect for my youngest who is learning to read. It features 11 animal spreads with an acetate between, so the child can rescue the animal and put it back in it’s natural environment.
Arts and Crafts
Maped Helix paints
I love to buy kids something crafty at Christmas. Yet a lot of parents worry about the mess. You needn’t worry with these great poster and watercolour paints from Maped Helix. As they are super washable. Kids will love them as they come in a great range of colours including florescent and metallic! RRP £8.99
For older children and budding artist there is nothing better than a new set of pencils at Christmas. So treat them to these Watercolour pencils from Derwent. Or keep them for yourself and relax this Christmas with some mindful colouring in.
How about this cute Five buses puzzle from Hape for little hand to work on? Great for improving motor skills.
We love to play games in our house at Christmas. So much fun when everyone can join in. So how about picking up Colour brain and getting all the family to join in this fun trivia game. £23.00
Beano Guess who?
We love a board game in our house especially at Christmas. Classics have been given an update this year and the Combination of Guess who and the Beano Characters is a sure fire hit in our house. £19.99
My kids love maths and I’m always on the look out for toys that have a maths element to them. These Magformers are an amazing construction sets that use magnets to connect the pieces.
Not only can to construct cars and other great objects from them, but you can learn about shapes, geometry and pattern. A winner in my eyes.
A great stocking filler or the perfect gift if you need to post a Christmas present this year. Randomise is a fun game for a the family and can be popped in a bag and taken with you where ever! £11.99
These Dubble Trubble bathtime smellies by Daniel Galvin Jr’s, will get any kid into the bath. Who could resist smelling like a cherry bomb or a watermelon? Made with organic ingredients and supporting the Prince’s trust charity. These make bath time fuss and tear free. The tangle hairbrush and conditioning spray make tackling even the most knotted hair a dream.
The range includes 5 children’s 2 in one Shampoos and the detangling conditioner spray available at Tesco and Ocado nationwide. RRP £3.00
Kid’s desperate for something digital this Christmas? I have always been a little wary of downloading any old app on to my phone and table t for the kids as many are unsuitable or contain lots of in app purchases. This Azoomee app is the perfect solution. Suitable for children aged 5-9 it contains loads of films, t.v shows, games and audio books. There are no ads and no in app purchases. It has also been approved by the NSPCC. Available for £44.99 for a years subscription it’s well worth it for the hours of fun my kids have had from it.
Plus get 50% off a year’s subscription by using the code FAMILY
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