Kid’s Gift Ideas for Christmas | AD

STABILO woody 3 in 1 wallet of 18 colours

My kid’s are already so excited for Christmas as I write this post! They have both started writing Christmas lists and searching through catalogues circling what they would like, just like me. I have kids in quite a wide age range of almost 2 to 7 years old but my girls both play with similar things now and my little man isn’t getting that much anyway! He’s still at that age where he doesn’t understand and can be completely happy with one toy. Plus I know he will be well into anything the girls get and I’m expecting a few tantrums on Christmas morning. So my kid’s gift ideas for Christmas this year is quite a mix to suit them all.

So without further ado, here are some lovely ideas for the kids and I’m pretty excited to see their faces for some of these on Christmas Day!

You may also like my Rainbow Gift Guide for Christmas for some kid’s ideas!

For My 3 Year Old

Now I feel a bit mean as he’s only got a couple of things in this guide BUT this reflects what he will be receiving. As he’s only almost 3, so too much means he is just completely overwhelmed!!

Work Bench from Jaques London

I love wooden toys; proper classics that you can keep for years and pass on to other children to play with. My children have a few lovely items.

I was thrilled to be sent some products for my kid’s guide from Jaques London. Their website is full of some amazing products, so set some time aside to have a browse!

In keeping with the rainbow theme Jaques kindly sent us this Kids Toolkit & Bench – Wooden Construction Toy. It retails at £18.99 and is one a large selection of toys for two year olds.

The product is designed to help children develop fine motor skills by practising precise movements, such as hammering and tightening screws. Children will also begin to recognise colours and different types of tools. The Construction Bench encourages curiosity about job roles and the world around us.

work bench from jaques london

Jack and The Giant Tantrum Book

My little man is definitely a bit of a tantrummer; in fact quite a huge one! I was thinking this lovely sounding book may help with him controlling his emotions and starting to understand what they mean a little.

As specified online:

Jack and the Giant Tantrum has been designed to help tots learn to control their temper in a fun and accessible way. Featuring a list of practical coping methods for dealing with frustrated feelings at the back of the book, and written with support from a child psychologist, the playful illustrations by Chris Jevons provide lots of hilarious details to spot throughout.
The gentle and reassuring tone will help toddlers recognise and manage complex emotions.

Jack is sweet and kind most of the time, but throws the BIGGEST tantrums Monster Town has ever seen when he gets upset. Will he ever learn how to keep his temper? The first in a brand new picture book series perfect for adults and children to enjoy together!

It currently retails at £5.94 on Amazon and you can win a copy at the end of the guide!

Jack and The Giant Tantrum Book

Cat Junior Crew Construction Vehicles

My little man is a huge fan of anything the moves; so cars, buses, diggers…you name it he loves it. Earlier on we got to review some fabulous vehicles from the Cat Junior Crew Construction Range. You can read the full review here.

All are aimed at children aged 2 years and over.  All the products make the unique Kid-Vroom Sounds™ and sound like your child is making them!  They are also designed to boost your child’s curiosity, develop their fine motor skills and help them to learn about cause and effect!

We were sent 3 items from the range, including the Power Track and the Construction Buddies Dump Truck and both were such fun. I can’t wait for my little man to have this Christmas.

cat junior crew

For My 5 Year Old

STABILO Woody 3 in 1 Wallet

My 5 year old is getting very creative and is pretty good at her artwork. I love seeing what creations she will do next!

She was sent this lovely Stabilo Woody 3 in 1 Wallet, that includes a paint brush and sharpener. It currently retails at £28.99.

STABILO woody 3 in 1 combines a colouring pencil, watercolour and wax crayon all in one. With its high opacity and colour intensity even on dark paper it is a favourite for every child. Its XXL lead is perfect for large areas and suited for children’s hands as the chunky pencil allows a good grip. It’s also water soluble and can decorate windows and cups but can be easily removed with a damp cloth.

I’m looking forward to seeing what she does with these!STABILO woody 3 in 1 wallet of 18 colours

Stickman Tonie for Tonie-Box

My girls and now little man love their Tonie Box.  You can read my full review here, as we were lucky to get one last year.

A Toniebox is an audio player that allows children to listen to both music, factual content and stories. Perfect for lovely screen-free story-telling this Christmas. You play different Tonies on top of your Toniebox and it recognises who is standing on top and downloads the story from the Toniecloud. The Toniebox will turn solid green on top and your story will have fully downloaded and is ready to play anywhere, without Wi-Fi. connection! This would be perfect for the car, travelling or simply in a place without Wi-Fi.

We were lucky this year to receive a Stick Man Tonie to put on top of our box! Tonies usually retail at £14.99 and can be found online or in John Lewis.

Stickman Tonie

Peter Rabbit Pillow from Enseco

My middley in particular is quite a fan of Peter Rabbit. She has some card games she loves and of course loves the story.

Both my girls are also huge pillow and cushions fans; in fact anything that you can snuggle up with. They are real creatures of comfort. I knew a gorgeous Peter Rabbit Cushion from Enesco. This cushion is covered in a super-soft velvet like fabric, making them extremely tactile and snuggly, perfect for my kids. Completed with intricate embroidery and applique detail, this Peter Rabbit Cushion shows the famous rabbit wearing his iconic blue jacket. It’s lovely! Currently retailing at £15, I know my daughter will love.

Enesco have a lovely range of gifts, including their Beatrix Potter range.

Peter rabbit pillow

Hat and Gloves Set from Regatta Outdoors

We are definitely starting to hit the colder season now and my girls always need hats and gloves. So do I for that matter actually!

My middley was sent Kids’ Luminosity III Reflective Bobble Hat Dark Cerise and matching gloves; a perfect stocking filler from Regatta Outdoors. We chose size 7-10 (basically as she does have a larger head!) and this currently retails at £4.95, on offer.

There’s a fleece lining too to help lock in heat. The bobble hat is finished with reflective thread to help little ones stay seen in low light. Great for little ones!

The gloves also retail at £4.95 right now!

hat and gloves set from regatta outdoors

The Pop Up Weather Book

My girls are both always fascinated by the weather and always ask tonnes of questions. I thought, why not get them a book about the weather!

The Pop Up Weather Book is written and illustrated by Maike Biederstädt.

From raucous stormy seas to a welcomingly vivid rainbow, weather’s most exciting moments come to brilliant life in this fantastic new popup book.

Each page features an informative description of its weather event and the book ends with some thoughts on the effects of climate change.

It’s currently available on Amazon for £15.25.

the weather pop up book

For My 8 Year Old

I still can’t believe I have an 8 year old but that’s another story. Here are some ideas for her:

Character Harry Potter Wands from Spinmaster

Practice spells from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with the Character Wands. Featuring authentic details and a weighted base these wands are 12 inches long, perfect for Harry Potter lovers from Spinmaster.

Harry Potter fans will love to try and recreate their favourite scenes from Harry Potter and pretend to cast iconic spells, like Incendion and Expelliarmus! The Character Wands are the perfect way to inspire young minds through fun and exciting pretend play.

You can collect Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Luna Lovegood and Albus Dumbledore’s wands (each sold separately) and add to your spellbinding Wizarding World play.

We were kindly sent a Dumbledore Wand! These are available on Amazon and retail at £15.49.

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic

I love the Rebel Girls collection; my eldest has a couple of jigsaws and she loved learning about all the famous women and what they had achieved, as we pieced together the puzzles.

As taken from online:

The book celebrates the lives and accomplishments of 100 barrier-breaking Black women and girls who showcase the spirit of Black Girl Magic. Edited by award-winning journalist Lilly Workneh, with a foreword by CaShawn Thompson, creator of the hashtag #blackgirlsaremagic, the book includes brief biographies of real women from all walks of life in fairy tale form.

It is available on Amazon from £16.56.

rebel girls book

JLab Kids Volume Limiting JBuddies Studio (Wireless) Headphones

These headphones are available from Currys and Argos and retail at £29.99.

Compact and foldable, the JLab Audio JBuddies Studio Wireless Bluetooth Kids Headphones have a volume limiter so young children won’t put up the volume and damage their ears. They have in-line controls and a microphone for gaming or hands-free calls. They are wireless too!

Great for a long flight or car ride, these headphones can be folded for easy packing, and the battery lasts up to 13 hours on a single charge.

The summary below:

  • Over-ear headphones
  • Battery life: up to 13 hours
  • iOS / Android compatible
  • Microphone / remote / volume control
  • Volume limited

JLab Kids Volume Limiting JBuddies Studio (Wireless) Headphones

Present Pets from Spinmaster

We love getting to review new products in the build up to Christmas and this year was no exception with the amazing Present Pets. You can check out our full review here.

Present Pets are the puppies that literally unbox themselves. This is fab to watch. Present Pets come in two boxes; Present Pets Fancy and Present Pets Glitter, each with two puppy choices.

You can play games with your Pup, snuggle with it, play and have loads of fun. The Pups are completely adorable and will definitely make your little ones feel like they have a real little puppy this Christmas.

Mr Men and Little Miss 2022 Diary

My eldest who is 8 is after a diary this year. I have noticed she has started making little notes, I know something she would want one for Christmas.

This Mr Men and Little Miss 2022 Diary from Danilo will be a great choice. It is currently available on Amazon for £10. It has a spinning wheel so you can choose which Mr Men or Little Miss character you would like to display. It has plenty of space for notes and appointments in the week-to-view layout. There is also a selection of handy extras including note pages, a year-to-view calendar page, and address pages.

Mr Men and Little Miss Diary

Aqua Dragons Underwater World

We love Aqua Dragons in our house and have had before.  Now my eldest has a hamster, I’m sure she will manage Aqua Dragons.

As taken from online:

  • Aqua Dragons are live aquatic creatures which you can hatch and grow at home
  • Just add water and the Aqua Dragons miraculously hatch in only 2-3 days and can grow up to 2cm long
  • Care for them by feeding every 2-3 days and you will see them eat, grow, swim play and even reproduce
  • Includes ownership certificate, full instructions and fascinating booklet about Aqua Dragons which have been on Earth for millions of years!
  • Aquarium size 15cm width x 16 cm height x 4 cm depth

They are available on Amazon for £10.99.

aquadragons

L.O.L Surprise! O.M.G Remix Doll Honeylicious

My eldest is going to flip when she sees this LOL Surprise! OMG Remix Doll. She has been begging for one for months, so I was so excited to feature one in my Christmas gift guide.

These amazing dolls have so many features and retail at £39.99. You can find in Smyth’s Toys.

Unbox L.O.L. Surprise! O.M.G. Remix fashion dolls! Each have 25 surprises. Honeylicious is all about the hip hop vibes and creating the perfect mix – in music and in fashion. She wears a comfy casual hoodie and camo print pants. She has stunning features, beautiful, styled hair, and her own fly style. She’s ready for the ultimate concert – the So Extra Tour. But she needs your help, because everything got remixed! Unbox the full-size record and play it on her record player packaging. It really plays a Honeylicious’ hip hop piece of a surprise song. She includes two fashion outfits!

I’m getting more excited as these guides go live for Christmas! We only have less than a month to go now. I hope they give you some inspiration for your little ones.

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50 Comments

  1. Fiona Rennie
    December 1, 2020 / 2:29 pm

    I think my son would enjoy this book

  2. Amy bondoc
    December 2, 2020 / 5:40 am

    this is lovely!

  3. Ruth Harwood
    December 3, 2020 / 7:47 am

    This looks fantastic for my little girl and my son too xx

  4. Rich Tyler
    December 3, 2020 / 10:42 pm

    I’d love a copy

  5. Adrian
    December 4, 2020 / 12:42 am

    Give my kids a present for Christmas

  6. Debbie Collins
    December 4, 2020 / 12:46 am

    Thanks

  7. Amy Doyle
    December 4, 2020 / 8:05 am

    My eldest son would love this book he is really into reading

  8. John Taggart
    December 4, 2020 / 10:37 am

    Yes my grandson would love it

  9. Jessica Jacob
    December 4, 2020 / 1:35 pm

    My 13 yo son still loves Tom Fletcher’s books; he’s also a massive fan of oneises so your list is perfect for him!!

  10. michelle o'neill
    December 5, 2020 / 6:57 am

    what a lovely prize!

  11. Margaret Clarkson
    December 5, 2020 / 12:48 pm

    I would love to win this book for my Godson.

  12. YOLANDA DAVIS
    December 5, 2020 / 1:59 pm

    Great ideas. Merry Xmas.

  13. Kelly Cooper
    December 5, 2020 / 8:35 pm

    Tom fletcher are our favourite books, love the creakers

  14. Margaret Gallagher
    December 5, 2020 / 10:26 pm

    Perfect for the boys ( and me too !) Love a good read

  15. Sally Collingwood
    December 6, 2020 / 10:08 am

    Wow, this book looks amazing!

  16. Laura
    December 6, 2020 / 1:04 pm

    My son has only just started reading books written by Tom Fletcher and is loving them

  17. Jenny McClinton
    December 6, 2020 / 5:00 pm

    My daughter would love this book, if she is unable to read it straight away I would read to her a chapter a night.

  18. Ellie Spider
    December 6, 2020 / 11:49 pm

    some great gift ideas here 🙂

  19. Pippa Ainsworth
    December 7, 2020 / 11:09 am

    There are some lovely ideas, here, I think my children would definitely be happy with them

  20. CLAIRE WILLMER
    December 7, 2020 / 10:32 pm

    Some great ideas! This book looks fantastic.

  21. Phil Read
    December 17, 2020 / 7:32 pm

    Yes please I would like to win this

  22. Emma England
    December 21, 2020 / 7:48 am

    Love this gift guide. My kids have got the duelling stomp rockets for Christmas. I think my eldest would love this book.

  23. adrian price
    December 21, 2020 / 4:02 pm

    id love to win this book as a present for my nephew max –who i havent seen for ages

  24. Mrs Theresa Thomas
    December 25, 2020 / 10:51 pm

    Hope you have an amazing Christmas

  25. Ellen Stafford
    December 25, 2020 / 11:28 pm

    Lovely! Merry Christmas!

  26. justine meyer
    December 26, 2020 / 4:37 pm

    This looks great would love to read it myself as well

  27. ASHLEY GODFREY
    December 26, 2020 / 4:46 pm

    Fingers, arms, toes and legs crossed! ❤️

  28. Patricia Barrett
    December 28, 2020 / 12:10 am

    Looks like a fun book. My grandson would love this.

  29. Adrian Bold
    December 28, 2020 / 12:33 pm

    I think my nephew would enjoy reading this.

  30. lynn neal
    December 29, 2020 / 3:00 pm

    My grandson would enjoy this book!

  31. karen hutchinson
    December 29, 2020 / 4:07 pm

    my son has been bought up on Tom fletcher books – starting with the dinosaur that pooped series and then the christmasaurus – such a good writer

  32. Caroline Hammond
    December 29, 2020 / 9:16 pm

    Love these ideas. This book sounds great, thanks for the chance

  33. Jennifer Rhymer
    December 29, 2020 / 10:56 pm

    Great Christmas ideas here, my children would love the Tom Fletcher book

  34. Kim Neville
    December 30, 2020 / 12:39 pm

    looks fab 🙂

  35. Pauline Burroughs
    December 30, 2020 / 1:13 pm

    My granddaughter love Tom Fletcher so I’m sure she’d love The Danger Gang

  36. Maria Jane Knight
    December 30, 2020 / 4:28 pm

    My 10 year old loves the Christmasaurous books by Tom Fletcher, this would not disappoint!!

  37. Sheri Darby
    December 30, 2020 / 6:45 pm

    This looks a great book

  38. Jeanette Swift
    December 30, 2020 / 9:14 pm

    Lovely prize

  39. Susan B
    December 31, 2020 / 5:10 am

    Sounds fun for little bookworms and the jacket design is fab.

  40. Gill Mitchell
    December 31, 2020 / 1:24 pm

    What a great prize, both of my children would love to read this.

  41. Lorraine
    December 31, 2020 / 1:59 pm

    My son would love to read this I think. Happy New Year to you and everyone.

  42. Denise Walton
    December 31, 2020 / 3:34 pm

    My grandson Tyler would love this book

  43. Laura Corrall
    December 31, 2020 / 3:59 pm

    Present pets look so so cute. My girls love unboxing things or blind bags. Love the looks of the Tom Fletcher book. I know my eldest would love reading this.

  44. janine atkin
    December 31, 2020 / 4:00 pm

    id love this for my nephew

  45. Jeanette Leighton
    December 31, 2020 / 4:54 pm

    My daughter sheriah would love this book

  46. Darren Bourne
    December 31, 2020 / 11:25 pm

    This sounds just like the sort of book my kids would enjoy.

  47. Katie Skeoch
    December 31, 2020 / 11:33 pm

    Fingers crossed, my boys would love it

  48. Margaret Gallagher
    November 25, 2021 / 9:52 am

    Perfect for my great neice

  49. Iain maciver
    November 25, 2021 / 8:09 pm

    kids would love this book

  50. Susan B
    November 26, 2021 / 8:21 am

    Love the look of this book and our youngest would, too.