Christmas Gift Guide: 34 of the Best Kids’ Toys and Goodies

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Looking for Christmas gift ideas for children? These toy ideas are sure to have your little ones jumping for joy…

The countdown to Christmas is officially on! But if you’re still hunting for the perfect present to slip under the tree, fear not – we’ve got all the inspiration you need in our roundup of the best Christmas gift ideas for children.

ABC Designs Migno Doll’s Pram with Carrycot and Stroller Seat, £169.90

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Your mini me will love the Migno Doll’s Pram which is every bit as good as the big version in both quality and function, offering everything a child could wish for. The doll’s pram is very popular thanks to its stylish design, just like the bigger models. The push-bar grip and bumper bar have high-quality imitation leather handles.

Buy now from ABC Design

Karma’s World Styling Head, £34.99


This premium textured doll that celebrates the beauty and joy of natural black hair. With 30+ pieces in this set, there are endless ways to play and hairdos to create with this Karma’s World styling head. Brush, braid, bead, and accessorize with clips, a headband, hair extensions, elastics, and more!

Buy now from Very

Dragons Night Light, £245


Made and hand-painted in Sussex UK, this beautiful statement nightlight is available with a pale blue or pale pink roof with the first name of your child.

Buy now from Dragon’s of Walton Street

LeapFrog Magic Adventures Microscope, £79.99


The new Magic Adventures Microscope from leading educational toy brand LeapFrog, offers children the chance to make new discoveries and explore the microscopic environment around them.

The real microscope encourages mini scientists and budding explorers to discover tiny worlds and learn about the human body, minerals, flowers, food and animals through its 4″ LCD viewing screen and stunning BBC content on nine double-sided Smart Slides that activate over 240 amazing BBC videos and images!

Buy now from The Entertainer

Bluey School Playset, £34.99


Inspired by Bluey’s school adventures, recreate favourite moments from the show with this NEW school themed playset. Features the school fort, cosy cove and Bluey’s chip table. Comes with Winton and Bluey figures, five accessories and sticker sheets for decoration. Bluey fans must-have Christmas toy!

Buy now from Amazon

Xootz Bubble Go Scooter, £39.99


Watch your little one’s face light up as they scoot past leaving a cloud of bubbles behind with the Xootz Bubble Go Scooter! The tri-scooter’s stem can be folded down for easy carrying and the front-mounted bubble machine can be removed. Comes complete with 100ml of bubble solution.

Buy now from Amazon

National Geographic Dig Kit, £12.99


Excavate genuine specimens with these National Geographic Dig Kits! Each comes with a detailed learning guide and all the tools required to unearth real-life natural treasures, making hands-on STEM learning a blast! Choose from Gemstone, Dino Fossil, Shark Tooth, Real Bug, and more.

Buy now from Amazon

Smart Games Penguins Huddle Up, 24.99


Huddle Up is the brand-new multi-player game from SmartGames – perfect for some good old family rivalry on Christmas Day! In this fun and festive family board game, penguins are scattered across the ice and it’s starting to get cold! The aim of the game is to move your penguins together into a huddle… while blocking your opponents from doing the same.

Buy now from Smart Games

Dreamworks Gabby’s Purrfect 61cm Dollhouse, £79.99


Hit TV series Gabby’s Dollhouse is providing some extra cat cuteness this festive season with gifts little ones will be writing to Santa for, including Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse! Standing at over 61cm tall, this fantastic kids’ dollhouse is packed full of exciting features to find, including a Dollhouse Delivery tower, working Cat-A-Vator, sounds and so much more.

Buy now from Smyths Toys UK

Water Doodle Magic Mat Multicolored No Mess Water Drawing Painting Pad, £17.89


This Doodle Magic Mat is a magic educational toy that lets little ones get creative. The scribble pad is easy-to-clean and can be used over and over again. All you need to do is just add water! Perfect for keeping youngsters occupied for hours and letting their creative juices flow.

Buy now from Amazon

Jurassic World Dominion Real FX Baby Blue Dinosaur, £99.99


RealFX Baby Blue is the perfect item for Jurassic World fans’ collections! This baby Velociraptor dinosaur comes to life in your arms, ready for your care and protection.

Baby Blue comes to life in movie scale, with a RealFX pistol grip controller mechanism built into the authentic Rangers handling glove! The controller allows you to control Baby Blue, eliciting roars, chatters, snarls and purrs. Watch as Baby Blue protects her owner, with lunge, battle, and bite actions!

Buy now from Smyths Toys UK

Snowman Snap Game, £5.50


A Christmas game of snap. Match the fun snow people in this festive classic game. Great fun for a family games night. NEW for 2022.

Buy now from Amazon

Polarn O. Pyret Christmas Pyjamas, £30


Twinning PJs for the whole family are a Christmas Eve must have and Polarn O. Pyret’s 2022 offering certainly won’t disappoint. Families can get into the spirit while choosing from six new designs, including this festive red reindeer print.

Buy now from Polarn O. Pyret

Hornit Kids’ helmet, £29.99

Kids bike helmet

A cool bike deserves a cool helmet, and this stylish sloth-patterned lid from The Hornit certainly fits the bill. Better yet, it’s lightweight, fully adjustable, and comes with an integrated LED light.

Buy it now from Hornit

Casdon Joseph Joseph Baking Set, £13


This colourful set features four measuring cups (that slot into each other!), a large mixing bowl, twist whisk, an egg spatula and an ergonomic rolling pin (inspired by Joseph Joseph’s Grip-pin). Little ones will spend hours baking, and even the most challenging of bakes will become a piece of cake.

Buy now from Argos

tonies® Toniebox Disney Favourites Bundle, £109.99


This bundle includes a Toniebox, a Creative-Tonie with the skin-tone of your choice and three Tonies – Aladdin, Winnie the Pooh and Nemo. Your Creative-Tonie allows you to upload 90 minutes of songs, stories and more. To kick-start the adventure, their new friend comes pre-loaded with 1 hour of songs and stories. Get ready for lots of laughter, learning and fun.

Buy it now from Tonies

Pokemon Mini Sleeping Plush (5 inch), £9.99


Cuddle up withy our favourite Pokémon in special snoozing poses with the 5 inch Sleeping Plush. Each soft toy is made of special cuddly plush material, featuring the popular characters Pikachu, Riolu, Igglybuff and Bulbasaur. The perfect little stocking filler.

Buy now from Lennie’s Toys

Toy Story Pop Up Game, £14


Venture into the wonderful world of Disney Pixar’s Toy Story universe with the popular pop-up game. Join Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang for a brand-new adventure, sure to keep your little ankle biters entertained.

Choose your favourite Toy Story character, use the popper dice and race around the board! The ultimate game for the whole family to enjoy, this pop-up game is a great portable option to take with you and play on the go!

Buy now from The Works

Brio World Travel Switching Train Set, £94.99

Brio train set

When it comes to Christmas gift ideas for children, a train set always goes down well – and this wooden battery-powered railway from Brio is no exception. Little train drivers can load passengers at the train station using the special lift, switch between the red and blue lines over the bridge, and head back around again.

Buy it now from John Lewis

It’s Bananas Party Game, £24.99


Hit party game with over 50m viral views! Gets players howling from your first squat to your last whack of a coconut. Split into two teams, strap on your monkey tail, warm up those thighs and compete in a series of silly monkey challenges! Whoever collects the most bananas wins!

Buy now from Amazon

Tamagotchi Pix, £59.99


Tamagotchi Pix is the newest generation of the favourite interactive virtual pet. Complete with camera and touch buttons, take pictures with your Tamagotchi character and interact with it like never before. You can even connect with friends’ Tamagotchi Pix and plan character play dates!

Buy now from Amazon

BabaBing Flop! Bean Bag, £49.99

Flop! beanbag

Great for kids aged three and upwards, this super-comfy beanbag will slot perfectly into your living room, kitchen or child’s bedroom. Whether it’s for chilling in front of the TV, or used as the ultimate gaming chair, they’ll love having their own space in which to flop.

Buy it now Bababing

Smart Games Horse Academy, £19.99


Horse Academy is a charming game that will see little ones 7+ galloping off to the gymkhana this Christmas! Allowing players to create their very own show jumping path and sequence, the all-new game will have players working towards the winning rosette! Perfect for horse lovers.

Buy now from Smart Games

Fire in the Hole Game, £29.99


Gameplay centres around a large 3D pop-up ship that gets bombarded by felt cannonballs! Choose FIRE to take a shot or SABOTAGE to trick your fellow pirates. Simple enough for kids, silly enough for adults and has the sneaky twists and turns for even the most strategy-loving gamers. 100% eco-friendly.

Buy now from Amazon

The Little Green Sheep Canvas Tipi, £85.95

Christmas gift ideas for children

We have a good feeling this tipi from The Little Green Sheep will keep your tots occupied for hours, leaving you free to relax after the chaos of unwrapping presents. It’s easy to assemble and comes with a travel bag, too.

Buy it now from The Little Green Sheep 

Merci Maman The Liberty Wrap Bracelet, £29

Merci Maman bracelet

Gifting jewellery at Christmas rarely fails, and this Liberty Wrap Bracelet, complete with a stunning floral print and mini heart charm, is something they’ll treasure for years to come.  Choose from sterling silver and gold plated, and opt for engraving in-store if you wish.

Buy it now from Merci Maman

Pom Pom Circus Stacker, £32.95

Circus stacker toy

This adorable retro-inspired circus stacker is great for developing problem-solving and fine motor skills. Made from sustainable wood and cotton, all the pieces can be kept in the double-sided circus bag provided.

Buy it now from PomPom

Smart Ball Skills Training Football Exclusive, £29.99


This Skills Ball is all you need to help improve your football skills. With 6 key training and exercise drills that improve key football skills such as ball control and moving with the ball! It also includes a counter sensor so it can count your kick-ups.

Buy now from Smyths Toys UK

Little Live Pets Lil Dippers Playset, £16.99


The perfect home for all your Lil’ Dippers. This pack includes an exclusive Lil’ Dipper – meet Fantasea, the elegant unicorn-themed fish. Hold the clamshell underwater and watch as Fantasea magically comes to life and swims out of the bag!

Buy now from Argos

Santa Socks Personalised Christmas Story, £19.99

Christmas gift ideas for children

Personalised gifts make a beautiful keepsake, and this delightful book even has space for a photograph of your little one. Inside, you’ll find many classic characters making an appearance, from penguins and elves to reindeer, and of course, Santa Claus himself.

Buy it now from Bang On Books

Moccis Ice Moccis, from £25Christmas gift ideas for children

Have your children pop these cosy moccasins on their feet on a cold day and they’ll feel snug as a bug! The luxurious nonslip leather sole is also incredibly flexible, allowing lots of freedom of movement, while the Ecotex-certified yarn keeps them warm and cosy.

Buy it now from Moccis

Whistles Kids A/W Collection


Whistles has always been the go to for sophisticated day to night dressing for women, and now your mini me can look equally cool as Whistles Kids returns for Autumn Winter 2022.


Designed for children aged from 3 – 9 years, each piece is created to not only look good but ensure kids feel comfortable on their day-to-day adventures. Think playful silhouettes with puffy sleeves, Peter Pan collars, cord, everyday sequins and plenty of colour and prints. These are clothes kids will adore, but their parents will love even more.


Buy it now from Whistles

The Hummingbird Bakery’s At Home Christmas Cupcake Decorating Kits, £27.50


The Hummingbird Bakery’s nationwide collection, At Home Cupcake Decorating Kits will also have a Christmas edition, so you can try out ‘The Hummingbird Swirl’ at home with friends and family this Christmas. Enjoy fun festive decorations – a perfect activity for in between Christmas and the New Year.

Buy it now from The Hummingbird Bakery

West Midland Safari VIP Experience Tour


Stumped for birthday or Christmas gift ideas for animal-obsessed kids? Book them in for a VIP safari experience tour they will never forget. Sure to delight young animal lovers, purchasing a behind-the-scenes style junior keeper for the day or VIP safari tour experience at West Midland Safari Park, actively supports the park’s research and conservation efforts here and abroad. Some of the safari park’s ongoing work includes habitat restoration and partnerships with organisations safeguarding Sumatran tigers, Sumatran rhino and 112 types of lemur found only in Madagascar (something eco-conscious and nature-loving kids will especially be quick to get behind). Read our full review here.

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