Discover this Year’s New Christmas Gifts for Kids
Looking for Christmas Gifts for Kids? If you haven’t got a strict wish list to follow buying the perfect present for the little people in your world can be hard.
You can spend hours trailing round the shops and not have a clue. Would they like this toy? Do they have this game already?
To save you a little time (and a lot of miles walking round shops) I’ve put together an inspiration list. A dozen of this year’s best new Christmas gifts for kids.
There’s a range of ideas for boys and girls to suit every budget. Each gift is sourced from some of the gift industry’s best designers and makers, so hopefully you’ll find a little inspiration. And before you know it you can cross “Christmas gifts for kids” off your to do list.
Elf for Christmas Reward Kit
The unique ‘Elf Reward Kit’ comes direct from the North Pole, giving kids a new Yuletide tradition and a new festive friend. Each reward kit includes a girl or boy elf toy, an arrival letter from Santa, mini elf report cards, 2 ‘letter to Santa’ templates, 2 official nice list certificates, a Christmas reward chart & an elf sticker sheet, ‘Beware of Elf’ and ‘Santa Please Stop Here’ signs, elf departure letter and a thank you postcard. Everything little ones could possibly need to have a fantastic Christmas with their new Elf buddy.
Elf for Christmas. £24.99 each from An Elf for Christmas.
Baby’s First Rattle
Stimulate a new baby’s senses this Christmas with an adorable bunny rattle. The baby’s ‘My First Rattle’ is a cute and cuddly plush rattle, shaped like a bunny rabbit. Available in pink or blue, each rattle is presented in an illustrated box ready for Christmas gifting; you can even use the box to store rabbit when not in use. Perfect for little hands, the rattle is super soft and has a gentle rattle noise that will grab baby’s attention in a moment.
My First Rattle. £9.75 from Peel & Sardine.
This gorgeous handcrafted ‘Winter Animals Mobile’ is ideal for any child’s bedroom or nursery. A good way to engage a child’s senses; the mobile has characters and decorations of varying shapes and sizes. Using 100% wool felt, the handmade mobile features: 2 penguins, 2 polar bears, 2 fish and snowflakes.
Winter Morrowland Mobile. £78.90 from Morrowland Creations.
Kids Polar Bear Overnight Rucksack
Next in our pick of Christmas gifts for kids is this cute Polar Bear rucksack; Perfect for sleepovers and trips, this backpack ensures little ones always have their essential items (toys and sweets) close at hand. Taken from Really Good’s hugely popular ‘The Bright Side‘ collection, the rucksack features charming green and purple colours, and a foil-finish bear decoration.
Kids Overnight Essentials Back Pack. £15.00 from Really Good UK.
Say hello to ‘Ursula the Unicorn’. This fun, colourful and cute unicorn print is fantastic for little ones that love magical creatures. The design shows a cute unicorn wearing a large pair of yellow glasses, sat in front of a rainbow background which is scattered with stars. Available in sizes from 7×5 inches to A3, the Unicorn Print is available framed or unframed.
Unicorn Print. Prices range from £4.00 – £18.00 from Colour Their Day.
Add some roaring style to any kids bedroom with this amazing Tyrannosaurus Rex night light. Created for Red Candy by Disaster Designs, the T-Rex Orange Dino Lamp will be a winning addition to any child’s room. The iconic pre-historic predator has been given a modern twist with its origami style finish that little ones (and their parents) will love.
Orange T-Rex Dino Lamp. £28.00 from Red Candy.
Pete Penguin Slippers
Make a little one smile this Christmas with their own Pete the Penguin slippers. Created by shaping organic wool with soap, water and hand pressure, the slippers feature delicately sewn features, which bring the characterful animal slippers to life. To prevent falls, the handmade slippers are finished with soft suede anti-slip soles. Each pair of Pete the Penguin slippers is beautifully presented in an organic cotton, draw string pouch ready for gifting.
Felt Pete the Penguin Slippers. £ 24.95 from Sew Heart Felt.
Colour In Fancy Dress Kit
Eggnogg’s ‘Colour-in Fancy Dress Outfits’ are an imaginative craft activity for boys and girls. Ideal for parties, holidays, rainy days and playtime, the kids will be kept busy and happy for hours; colouring-in and dressing up as their favourite character. The Fairy Fancy Dress Outfit comes with paper fairy wings, tiara, bracelets, necklace and wand; ready to bring magic to playtime. Other colour-in fancy dress outfits include: super hero, knight, pirate, princess and mermaid.
Colour-in Fairy Fancy Dress Kit. £7.95 from Eggnogg.
Colourful Peacock Toy
Next in our pick of Christmas gifts for kids is an educational and entertaining toy. This colourful strutting ‘Lacing Peacock Toy’ is an ideal way to help little ones develop skills through play this Christmas. Not only do the laces add more colours to the peacock’s plume, they also help develop a child’s motor skills, dexterity, co-ordination and creativity. The perfect way to nurture through play.
Lacing Peacock Toy. £12.99 from Hape Toys.
These 20 piece children’s jigsaws are an ideal gift for little minds. Designed in big pieces, they are just the right size for small hands. Complete the picture and you reveal a beautiful and unique illustration that is sure to delight and intrigue. Each puzzle comes in a handy storage tub so it’s easy to tidy away once kids are done playing. Louise Tate’s jigsaws are currently available in 5 designs: castle, dinosaur, dragon, elephant and penguin; simply pick your child’s favourite and get puzzling.
20 Piece Elephant Jigsaw. £12.00 from Louise Tate Illustration.
Make Your Own Robot Kit
Have your kids ever dreamt of building their own robot? Or having the most amazing robot collection? For robot addicts of all ages, this box-set includes 15 different robot templates; 12 by influential artists and 3 blank DIY sheets for you to customise to your own design. It’s never been easier to create your own robot collection; ready to play, display or even send to friends via the envelopes included in the box. All of the robot parts are mix ‘n’ match, allowing you to get even more creative in bringing your robotic creations to life.
Make Your own Robot. £17.95 from Laurence King Publishing.
Organic Fox Soft Toy and Co-ordinating Blanket
Our final Christmas Gifts for Kids pick is this gorgeous Fox Soft Toy. Organic and fair trade, each fox comes with an organic cotton blanket, perfect for snuggling up on cold winter days. Suitable from birth, the Fox and co-ordinating blanket are available in blue and pink colours. Each is made from 100% Egyptian Organic Cotton and is Fair Trade GOTC certified.
Soft Toy Fox with Blanket. £18.75 from Best Years.