Christmas gift guide

Here are some of our top Christmas gift picks to keep the kids happy!

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SwimFin

Worn on the back, SwimFin works in harmony with the body, providing freedom around the arms to allow for a natural swimming position. The only aid to have been endorsed by the ASA, it works across all four swim strokes. It’s super safe, highly visible and available in nine fintastic colours! 

RRP £22.99

Age 18m+

swimfin.co.uk

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Keter Wonderland

This adorable playhouse takes around 30 seconds to build and folds up so you can tuck it away in a cupboard or under a bed. With wide windows, funky walls and barn-style doors, your kids can use their imaginations to their fullest. Made from hardwearing plastic, it can be used indoors and out.

RRP: £79.99

Age 3+

keter.com

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Farmyard Heads and Tails

This fun matching activity develops into a game as children grow in confidence and ability. Featuring 12 colourful farm characters and objects to match, it’s a great way to introduce first gameplay and turn-taking.

RRP £7.50

Age 18m+

orchardtoys.com

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Orchard Toys colouring books

These fun colouring books feature stickers, activities and bold illustrations of familiar Orchard Toys characters. The six books feature a range of titles children will love, from make-believe characters to friendly animals.

RRP £3.99 each

Age 3+

orchardtoys.com

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Mr Tumble’s Christmas Party 

Star of CBeebies’s Something Special, Mr Tumble has released a fantastic Christmas album. The

Tracks include ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’, ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’, ‘Frosty the Snowman’, ‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer’ and many more, with ‘Do You Want to Build A Snowman’ from Frozen as an added bonus!

RRP £9.99

All ages

amazon.co.uk

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Belle’s Tea Cart

With help from Mrs Potts and Chip, kids can host the best tea party in town. They can push the cart and watch the lazy Susan spin while singing along to ‘Be Our Guest’. Included is a teapot and lid, two teacups, two spoons and a special invitation to enjoy a magical teatime treat.

RRP £60

Age 3+

smythstoys.com

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Flip A Zoo toys

These soft toys are two-in-one cuddly characters, allowing kids to reveal their second furry friend by flipping from front to back. Excellent for cuddles and imagination-filled storytelling, there are four different character combinations to choose from: dragon/unicorn, tiger/elephant, polar bear/husky and mouse/pink cat.

RRP

Age 3+

vividtoysandgames.co.uk

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Frozen Northern Lights Elsa Doll

Queen Elsa of Arendelle needs your child’s help to bring back the Northern Lights and restore her powers. Kids can wave their hands over the interactive snowflake to restore the beautiful Northern Lights and watch them sparkle on Elsa’s dress as she sings ‘Let it Go’. Elsa says 40 phrases, lights up and sings.

RRP £39.99

Age 3+

smythstoys.com

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LEGO® City Volcano Exploration Base

Scientists and explorers can set up the mobile operations centre, fly the drone to plan the expedition and use the excavator and dumper to place the ‘lava’ boulders in the rack, breaking them open to find the crystal elements. The set includes a team of mini-figure scientists, adventurers and back-up crew.

RRP: £79.99

Ages 8-12

shop.lego.com

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Inflatable Waving Hello Kitty Figure

Kids will love this bright, battery-operated Hello Kitty inflatable, which can easily be to your Christmas decorations! In true festive style, it comes complete with a decorative Santa-style hat, Christmas suit and holly leaf. At 80cm it will look perfect next to the Christmas tree or in your child’s bedroom.

RRP £19.99

festive-lights.com

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Foam clay

This foam clay kit will keep your children entertained for hours as they sculpt, shape and model. Let their imaginations run wild as they use the ten colours provided to make their own special creations over the festive period and well into the New Year.

RRP £13

3+

firedtreasures.co.uk

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T1 Scooter

Children can ride along in the safe sitting mode position thanks to the T1’s height-adjustable seat and telescopic handlebar. When they are ready to hop aboard, parents can keep the T-lock tilted mechanism locked for safety and once they’ve mastered scooting, it’s time to ride freestyle! Available in Pink and Blue.

RRP £49.99

15 months+

elc.co.uk

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Froogli from Frugi

Every little one needs a new cuddly companion for Christmas, and the all-new Frooglies are sure to be a hit.  Dash, Giggles and Doodle (a leopard, giraffe and crocodile), each with their own story to tell. Made from signature Frugi fabrics including snuggly soft Velour and classic corduroy, and with lots of sensory textures for little hands to touch and feel; there is a Froogli for everyone.

RRP £25 

welovefrugi.com

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Aloka Sleepylight

The Sleepylight by Aloka is a colourful and stylish way to light up your little one’s room at night.  The low-heat LED lights cycle though 12 soft glowing colours, creating the perfect sleep environment for your little one. Available in more than 26 designs, there is an Aloka Sleepylight for every child this Christmas!

RRP: £39.95

potwells.co.uk

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Three Little Piggies 

Once upon a time, logical games were limited to school-age age. Now, children as young as three can get their little cogs turning with this enchanting fairy tale game. With easy-to-hold puzzle pieces, a storybook and a booklet containing 48 challenges, The Three Little Piggies offers your child a real-life happily ever after!

RRP £19.99

3+

amazon.co.uk

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The Very Merry Christmas Game

Presents are valued depending on whether they’re nice or naff! You can even take other players’ gifts at the pull of a cracker. Land on the singing space and you have to sing a verse from a Christmas song or carol to avoid losing one of your gifts!

RRP £20

8+

debenhams.com 

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Abracademy Instant Magician Kit

Instant Magician teaches kids tricks to wow family members and friends with their magic straight away. This kit will help children learn performance techniques, dice tricks, Z-rope skills and much more. It’ll keep them entertained for hours and boost their confidence as they add new tricks to their magical performances!

RRP £15

8+

abracademy-store.myshopify.com

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Jungle Animals Finger Puppet Set

This delightful cardboard theatre is perfect for inspiring your children’s imaginations, introducing them to the spectacle of theatre from an early age! The four finger puppets can be used to create endless plays and tales. Made from anti-allergenic wool the puppets are soft to the touch and won’t cause irritation.

RRP £12.99

4+

shop.nationaltheatre.org.uk

mattelSuper Hero High figures

Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batgirl and Harley Quinn are among the stars in this six-figure range based on the powerful students of Super Hero High by Mattel. These fun action figures feature a host of accessories, showcasing each character’s unique abilities and giving kids endless fun and inspirational play.

RRP per figure £19.99 (12-inch), £9.99 (6-inch)

3+

smythstoys.com

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