The Top Gifts For Children This Christmas
PUBLISHED: 13:45 04 November 2013 | UPDATED: 14:55 28 April 2015
Our selection of the best toys and gifts for girls and boys this Christmas
If you’re stuck for presents to buy children in your family this Christmas, our selection of top gifts and toys should help. Whether you’re looking for a present for a little one or a difficult to buy for teen, our gift guide will make finding this year’s top presents easier to find.
Cosy Cwtches, Inch Blue - £25 www.inch-blue.com
Ideal for little feet, these Cwtches, or ‘hugs’ in Welsh are exactly what these sheepskin booties offer. Stiched together and fastened with Velcro, they come boxed in blue, pink or tan.
Amigurumi Elephant, TOFT – £36, www.thetoftalpacashop.co.uk
This sweet elephant comes as a DIY crochet kit that’s suitable for beginners and is a great craft for children to try over the Christmas holidays.
Gruffalo Chums, Trunki – £14.99 www.trunki.com
Take your favourite Gruffalo’s Child characters with you wherever you go! The neoprene wash bag comes with soft felt ears and is ideal for travel toiletries, whilst the adorable purse fastens around little wrists with Velcro with plenty of space for pocket money.
Child’s Bike, Mango Bikes – from £99 www.mangobikes.co.uk
Mango Bikes are built by hand to order and dispatched from their factory in the Cotswolds. Your child will be the coolest kid on the bloc with the new Mini Mango, a lightweight aluminium balance bike designed for 2 to 5 year olds. You can custom design them just like the big bikes and even have your child’s name added to the frame!
Alice and The White Rabbit by John Tenniel, Art.co.uk - £114.99 www.Art.co.uk
This framed vintage style Alice in Wonderland print will brighten any book worm’s bedroom or playroom. Also available unframed, on canvas and in various other sizes.
LEGO CHIMA Lion Chi Temple - £89.99 LEGO.com/Chima
The latest brand to join the LEGO empire, the world of Chima sees animals battle for the sacred CHI orbs. An epic battle for the CHI has begun at the majestic Lion CHI Temple. Help the Lion and Eagle tribes to fight everyone off and restore balance to Chima once again!
HolograFX, John Adams – £34.99 www.johnadams.co.uk
Amaze your friends with a spectacular HolograFX illusion show! First download the free app onto a smartphone or iPod Touch, then set up your Hypertech arena and watch the characters come to life as holograms! You can even record yourself or your friends and playback to appear as a floating miniture hologram!
John Deere 6125 with Front Loader, Tomy – £26.99 www.tomy.co.uk
The perfect present for any budding farmer, this amazingly accurate 1/32 scale model is all they’ll need to start their own farm at home! Featuring front wheel sheering, rolling wheels, cab detail and a poseable front loader, this model offers great play value.
Lomography Konstrukor, Science Museum – £30 www.sciencemuseumshop.co.uk
Build your own lomography camera with this DIY kit from the Science Museum. A great way to keep children entertained over the Christmas holiday and you’ll get some great photographs from it too!
Easy Grip Crayons, Faber Castell - £5.95 www.stonemarketing.com/
The Faber-Castell pear shaped crayons are ideal for children learning to draw. They provide the prefect transition from grasp grip to first grip with the special grip zones on either side. Children can choose from four vibrant colours all of which are easily erasable from the page.
Betsy Bunny Winter Wonderland, Babes with Babies – £21.95 www.babeswithbabies.com
Let your little one snuggle up to Betsy, the super soft bunny this winter. No batteries and no irritating noises – just a sweet face and floppy ears.
Children’s Sledge, Hedgehog – £98 www.hedgehogshop.co.uk
You never know when the snow is going to arrive, so prepare early with the traditionally styled sledge from Hedgehog, featuring a red and black woven seat.
Mittens, I Love Lowie - £45 www.ilovelowie.com
Made from super warm merino wool, these chunky knit mittens will not only keep teen fingers warm but are also on trend this winter.