Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve been sharing my Christmas gift ideas with you to provide a little inspiration for your present buying. First up there was my Christmas gift ideas for bloggers, followed by Christmas gift ideas for him, Christmas gift ideas for babies and new parents and latterly Christmas gift ideas for her.
My penultimate gift guide focuses on Christmas gift ideas for little people…
1 // Osmo Starter Kit Gaming System for iPad, £60.86
This groundbreaking system encourages creative thinking and social interaction by expanding gameplay beyond the screen. Osmo is a unique learning system which encourages learning through games and physical play and is super simple to use; you just attach the supplied reflector and stand to your iPad and download the App from the Apple App Store to begin. Drawing, word games, puzzles and shapes are all part of the learning through play that means the Osmo is suitable for anyone from 5 to 95!
2 // LeapFrog LeapStart, £34.99
The ‘LeapStart interactive learning system’ is designed to get children ready for their first years at school. There are two devices, one for Preschool children and one for children in their first years of Primary School and both are jam-packed with educational and life skills for curious 2-7 year olds. The system works with a library of replayable activity books that grow with your child and get them excited about mathematics, literacy and phonics, science, problem solving and much more. Read more about it here…
3 // Tabby Cat Onesie, £32.99
This super cute, kids Kigurumi Tabby Cat onesie features a grey and white animal costume with big black stripes and long grey tail and has a cute little face with pink nose, grey stand up ears and red collar. It’s quite possibly the cutest cat costume I’ve ever seen!
4 // George Home Wooden Dolls House, £35
Your little homemaker will love this pretty-as-a-picture pink and cream wooden dolls’ house. Featuring three floors for family fun, it’s a timeless classic that will not only provide hours of entertainment, it will also make a stunning centerpiece in your little princess’ bedroom!
5 // Playmobil 5298 Pirates Ship Skull and Bones Corsair, £24.95
The perfect gift for any little pirate fans, the Playmobil skull and bones corsair features a powerful firing cannon on the side ready to attack any oncoming enemies. The set includes two Playmobil pirates with their weapons and accessories and the corsair not only floats on water, but brilliantly can be upgraded with an underwater motor (5159 not included).
6 // Num Noms Lip Gloss Truck Playset, £24.99
Your little one can make their own flavoured lip gloss with this Num Noms playset. All you have to do is pick your flavour, mix in sprinkles, blend together and swirl out the lip gloss into a sundae container like an ice cream! This tasty Num Noms playset comes with a pink ice cream shop to showcase their creations.
7 // Sooty’s Mischief and Magic Set, £19.98
Perfect for budding magicians, this set features a Sooty hand puppet with magic wand, colour changing hanky and whoopee cushion. Plus there’s a booklet full of even more mischief and magic!
8 // Little Tikes Tyre Racers, £9.99
What’s not to love about kid-powered racers! All they have to do is rev the tyres forward and let them go to race and chase after! There’s a whole variety to choose from including a motorcycle, sports car, monster truck and race car but which is the fastest? They’ll want to collect them all to find out!
9 // My First Baby Annabell I Care for You Doll, £23.09
Phoebe is obsessed with dolls at the moment, hence why I’ve added two different ones in this guide. This adorable Baby Annabell combines a range of realistic features with a’ Day in the life of baby’ ‘nursing app’ playable in both online and offline modes. Suitable for use on both Apple and Android devices (not included). The childs device sends a nurturing suggestion to your child so that they can react and feel just like a real mummy. Baby Annabell reacts to your childs attention by making various sounds. Playing in app mode the child can follow the routine with the doll as the sensors inside the doll send information to move on to the next task. In offline mode this cute doll moves her eyes and mouth while sucking on her dummy or bottle, drinks real water and even cries. Your child will love rocking her to sleep in their arms or in her rocking cradle.
10 // Scalextric Continental Sports Cars Race Set, £32.39
An introduction to the exciting world of 1:32 scale slot racing, this set includes LMP and Pro GT cars, tough enough for full impact racing. You can build four different layouts with the track supplied, and this set also includes a lap counter for even more excitement. Each hand controller has a two-position selector switch which allows the driver to choose slow or fast speed settings to reflect the driver’s experience. A sheet of decals is supplied with each car so that the car can be decorated with racing graphics and this set will be supplied with a UK transformer.
11 // Splashy the Whale Game, £19.99
Splashy the friendly whale will eat anything he finds out at sea. Take turns to remove objects from his mouth as he bobs up and down on the ocean waves. Carefully hook an object with your fishing rod, but be careful if you tickle Splashy’s tongue he will squirt you with water and you must return the item you removed! The player who can remove the most items, or points, is the winner!
12 // Sylvanian Families Classic Furniture Set, £17.99
Made with fine attention to detail, this Sylvanian Families Classic Furniture Set comes complete with an apron-clad mother chocolate and all the starter furniture you need to add some sparkle to a child’s dolls house including a desk and stationery, as well as kitchen items, including a fridge and some fresh yummy ingredients. There’s even a telephone & piano to brighten up the dolls house living room.
13 // Paper Plane Shooter, £14.72
Paper Plane Shooter is the ultimate paper plane launcher. Your Paper Plane Shooter lets your little one achieve up to a 30m flight path with just the press of a trigger! Equipped with a rapid fire mode, this launcher can fire up to 5 planes in quick succession. Fold different styles of planes to achieve different flight performances. It comes with 10 plane templates but you can create and launch your own designs using A4 and A5 paper. (Not included)
14 // Baby Born “Wonderland” Interactive Doll, £37.99
Baby Born Wonderland is a fully interactive Baby Born doll, but with an added touch of magic in her beautiful fairy inspired dress, ballerina shoes, fairy wings and a gorgeous tiara. The Wonderland doll also comes with a bracelet and necklace with a unicorn pendant for your little one to wear and all of the usual accessories you would expect including a dummy, bowl, porridge, bottle, nappy and potty. Baby Born “Wonderland” Interactive Doll has 8 lifelike functions and no batteries are required. Functions include drinking & wetting, she goes on her potty, she cries real tears, opens and closes her eyes, you can feed her and she’s bathable.
15 // Go Jetters Jet Pad, £31.97
This is Jack’s go-to toy at the moment and he can spend hours playing with all of his Go Jetters toys. The Jet Pad is where the Go Jetters find out about their missions, where they train, and learn Funky Facts. The Jet Pad playset includes rolling wheels and is loaded with features like a slide, a hidden room where special click-owns (exclusive to this playset) are stored, plus a secret hangar room! Best of all, the Go Jetters will always be ready for the next adventure with the special projection feature. As the playset is opened, the projector flips to project an image on the control panel screen. Images include iconic landmarks as seen on the show, both glitches and un-glitches.
16 // LEGO City Fire Utility Truck 60111, £22.49
No gift guide for little people is complete without a LEGO set or two and this one will be waiting for Jack on Christmas Day under the tree so he can save the TV satellite dish from a blazing fire with the LEGO City Fire Utility Truck. Fully equipped to deal with any emergency, the truck comes with a trailer and cherry picker that can be raised and lowered, a special stud-shooting hose with water elements, a fire extinguisher, smoke gear and many more accessories. The LEGO City Fire Utility Truck (60111) includes 3 mini-figures: a technician, female firefighter and a male firefighter
17 // John Lewis Accordion, £16.30
Jack loves watching Swashbuckle and for his birthday wanted an accordion similar to Captain Captains. Sadly I couldn’t find one similar without spending a fortune but I did find this little gem and he is totally over the moon with it. Both him and Phoebs love blasting out a tune on it and it’s brilliant for the price.
18 // OMY Design and Play Giant Colouring Poster London, £12
This Giant Colouring Poster by OMY Design & Play will keep kids busy doodling and colouring for hours! Hang it on the wall, use it as a table cloth or spread it out on the floor; ideal for long rainy days.
19 // Scooter Hand Cosy, £12
Keep little hands warm when scooting while also putting an end to lost gloves with this Scooter Hand Cosy. It attaches to your child’s scooter, allowing them to quickly slip their hands in and out without fumbling with gloves. They come in two designs, and both Jack and Phoebs have them and wouldn’t be without them – they really are a godsend on a cold Winter’s day.
20 // Skip-Hop Zoo Trolley Case, £37
Ideal for holidays or just to take for a short break, these Skip-Hop Zoo Trolley Cases are great fun for children. The come in a range of distinctive animal designs including a giraffe, bee, monkey, ladybird and owl and they also have a shoulder strap too so you can carry the bag easily when your little one decides they can’t be bothered any more.
21 // Gel-A-Peel Deluxe Kit, £19.99
The Gel-A-Peel Deluxe 5 Pack Kit offers the widest array of colours and accessory hardware to get you started on making your own unique designs to peel, wear and share! The kit includes 24 design templates, 5 gel tubes, 7 designer tips, clear drawing sheet, cleaning tool and accessory hardware. Everything your little one needs to design and create their own fashionable accessories! Just use the gel colour tube to trace the templates, peel the gel design, and creations are ready to wear!
22 // Buttonbag Dinosaur-First Sewing Kit, £11.99
Buttonbag first sewing kits are ideal for little fingers. With no cutting and big, pre-cut holes, these kits are designed to teach children, aged about 4 years and up, the basic principles of sewing. The colourful creatures are quick to make and are sure to become favourite friends
23 //Aquabeads Beginners Studio, £9.97
Aquabeads are ingenious and have gone down a storm with my niece and Jack. Simple and fun to do, you can make hundreds of colourful bead creations with a spray of water! This set comes with over 800 beads in 12 colours, a shooting star-shaped bead storage case, one sprayer to set the beads and one handy bead pen to help arrange them.
24 // Boys Pyjama reindeers print teal, £25 (currently £18.75)
Featuring a cute reindeer print, these Long John pyjamas are not only perfect for your little one to wear on Christmas Day eve, but also all year round. Featuring full length pants and a long sleeved top, they are made from 100% organic cotton ensuring your little one will sleep soundly in comfort.
25 // Iron Man Costume, £19.99
If your little ones are anything like mine, not a day goes by without a fancy dress costume being worn! Our fancy dress box has been filling fast the past couple of years, and the only superhero missing is good old Iron Man, hence why I added it to this list. (It was also on last year’s list but I forgot to buy it, ooops!) This Deluxe Iron Man costume is based on the suit worn by Iron Man in the latest Avengers film in the sequel, Age of Ultron. The costume includes a red and gold, fibre filled, muscle chest jumpsuit with graphics giving the effect of layered metal panels. There are also red and gold gauntlets that cover the forearm, attached boot tops and an iconic red and gold mask.
26 // Little Tikes My First Flyer Helicopter, £23.29
With a simple one-touch remote, protective propeller rings and auto-hover technology, this remote controlled Little Tikes My First Flyer is great for little ones–it even has cool light and sound effects!
27 // Personalised Flannels, £5.99
I don’t know about your little ones, but both Jack and Phoebe love flannels and often fight over their favourite in the bath, so they are going to be super happy when they find these gorgeous flannels that have been personalised with their initials in their stockings on Christmas Day. Available in a variety of colours these personalised flannels would also make an ideal gift for a new baby or any other occasion.
28 // What’s the Time, Mr Wolf?, £9.50
It’s no secret that we are HUGE Orchard Toys fans. Where do I live? is still a favourite in our household but I have a feeling Jack will adore playing What’s the Time, Mr Wolf? when he opens it on Christmas Day. Perfect for conscientious parents looking for a game that is both educational and fun, What’s The Time Mr Wolf? is the perfect board game to develop analogue and digital time telling skills as players race their character around the board matching the times to the central clock – but watch out for the hungry wolf!
29 // LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum Green, £89.99
We’ve had a LeapPad platinum for a good while now and both Jack and Phoebs love it. The LeapPad Platinum is educational, safe, secure, robust and most importantly fun, and in my opinion, you can’t ask for anything more in your child’s first tablet. To read more about it, read my full review here…
For some additional inspiration and more Christmas gift ideas for little people check out last year’s Christmas gift ideas too!
What will you be buying the littles in your life this Christmas?
Disclosure: Some of the above products were provided for inclusion in this post however all opinions are my own.