Christmas Gift Guide 2019 | For The Kids

Disclosure - This post contains gifted items for the inclusion in my gift guide and also contains affiliate links. 

If you are looking for some gift inspiration for the kids then check out our 'For The Kids' Christmas Gift Guide. 

For The Younger Ones
A few Christmas gift ideas for the littler ones.

There's a pretend pizza party just waiting to happen with the Play-Doh Stamp ‘n Top Pizza Oven. No batteries or electronics needed – just imagination!

Orangutwang is a fun, suspenseful and wild game for the kids! Take turns hanging fruit and jungle friends on the orangutan but watch out! At some point, he’ll be holding too much and he’ll spring up and send the fruit and friends flying...you just never know when!


The Doidy bowl gift pack and cup is the perfect stocking filler for your little one this Christmas. One of the amazing benefits of the new weaning bowl is its super suction base which means it really  sticks firmly to the highchair or table. Christmas dinner this year for those weaning babies will be a doddle with more in their mouth than on the floor!

Doidy weaning products support baby-led feeding and the cup is recommended by health care professionals for better oral health.

Fur Real Cubby The Curious Bear was listed as one of the top toys this Christmas and I couldn't agree more.

Amazingly Interactive and Lifelike, Cubby is a curious, expressive bear cub who loves to play with you during the day. In the night-time mode, he makes sleepy sounds and plays soft music.

Cubby will respond with 100+ Sound-and-Motion Combinations. He can move his head, eyes, ears, nose, mouth and arms and makes lots of fun sounds.

We are huge fans of Gelli Bath and have tried most of their products over the past year or so. The Chocolate Emoji Maker is a new product for us to try. Get creative and make your own Emoji chocolate bar using the milk, dark and white chocolate that is included. Each pack comes with everything you need to make two bars.

For The Creative Ones
If you are buying a gift for a child who loves to be creative then I would definitely recommend the next few products. 

The Little Brian 2 in 1 Art Station is double sided (whiteboard and chalkboard), portable and easy to fold and store. Perfect for children to unleash creativity anywhere! Included in the 2 in 1 Art Station are Little Brian Paint Sticks and Chalk Sticks. No brushes or water needed, dries in less than 60 seconds and completely mess free. 

To celebrate the release of the latest Star Wars movie, Smiggle has joined the force. For the first time ever, fans of Smiggle and Star Wars can see their favourites together, in a selection of the coolest bags, bottles, gadgets and accessories in the galaxy.

You can choose from the First Order or The Resistance range, which one will you choose?

Stabilo pens and pencils are the perfect gift for those who enjoy art and writing. There are so many different pens to choose from including Stabilo Woody 3 in 1. The Woody 3 in 1 is a multi-talented pencil, it is a wax crayon, pencil and watercolour all in one. Stabilo Fineliners come in a range of  colours and are completely smudge free.

Our personal favourite is Stabilo Pen 68. A premium felt tip pen that feels lovely in your hand to draw with and also can colour in over a large area with ease.

For The Technology Lovers
I'm sure there will be plenty of tech gifts going on Christmas lists this year. Here are our top picks. 

 Osmo merges tactile exploration with innovative technology, actively engaging children in the learning process.

In Super Studio, you are the artist — get step-by-step instructions on how to draw the scenes, then watch the story come to life in your first animation! You can choose from Disney Princesses, Mickey and Friends, Incredibles 2 and Frozen 2.

Detective Agency - Put on your detective hat and get ready to solve the case! Travel to six famous cities, inspect hundreds of clues with your magnifying glass, and learn about geography and landmarks around the world!

The Sphero Specdrums are app-enabled musical rings that encourage kids of all ages to create and play music by using colours.

Using the colourful play pad, Specdrums lets you play 100s of sounds. But the fun doesn’t stop there, tap Specdrums on a piece of clothing, fruit or any colourful backdrop to create and mix any sounds, beats, and loops.

The innovative Toniebox speaker makes a fun and interactive gift for children, playing songs and stories available on the different Tonie figurines.

Little ones can get festive with Christmas classics such as The Snowman, play Disney favourites such as The Lion King or Jungle Book, or record their very own content using the Creative-Tonies. The stylish Toniebox cube comes in seven chic colours, and all Tonie figurines are handpainted, with each character relating to their specific story or song – the characters are the perfect stocking fillers for kids to collect.

The Hape Remote Control Train uses a mobile phone to drive this clever little train forward, back or to a stop. It comes with a free Bluetooth phone app that also lets you play five cool sounds.

For The LEGO and Playmobil Fans
We are huge LEGO and Playmobil fans and have been building sets since both big and little J were little. 

The Lego Toys Story 4 RV Vacation Truck includes 2 mini-figures: Jessie and Alien, plus Rex and Forky LEGO figures. Features a park building wall with starter brick baseplate, picnic table and a grill.

The Lego Toy Story 4 Buzz and Woody's Carnival Mania includes Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Bo Peep mini-figures, plus Ducky and Bunny toy story figures. It also features a carnival shooting game, decorated rocket elements that can be knocked down and separate, working cannon.

The Hidden Side El Fuego’s Stunt Truck augmented reality toy includes 4 minifigures: hero Jack Davids and stuntman El Fuego, male biker Dwayne and female biker Joey, plus Davids's ghost dog figure, Spencer, to role-play as ghost catchers in this monster truck toy and in the AR app.

Playmobil Christmas Bakery is a lovely addition to your Playmobil collection or even to have on display during the Christmas period. Included in the Christmas Bakery is Santa Claus, 2 elves, accessories, 3 real biscuit cutters and 1 biscuit stamp with a Playmobil face for baking.

Playmobil Christmas Santa's Sleigh and Reindeer includes 2 reindeers whose heads can be moved up and down and Santa's sleigh. The set comes with a gift sack for storing presents or letters and little gifts are included.

For The Older Kids
Escape Room - The Game. Feel the thrill and enjoy the mystery of an escape game in your own home! You find yourself “locked in” and must find the codes to “escape” within 60 minutes, solving puzzles and riddles along the way.

The Rubik's puzzle range will keep the kids busy this Christmas. Choose from a smaller version of the famous cube, 2x2, the 2 player Rubik's Cage or our personal favourite The Orbit.

Boomtrix is an extreme marble track with a launch tower, trampolines, stunts and finish. Make your own course and use gravity to do as many tricks as possible.

Stocking Fillers
Buying Stocking Fillers is my favourite part of Christmas gift shopping. These little treats will fit perfectly. 

Take your 2" Pokémon figure everywhere you go once you have attached it to your Clip 'N' Go Belt. Perfect for a Pokémon adventure.

2019 is the year of Pokémon with the successful Detective Pikachu movie, new Nintendo games and lots of new toys.

The Pokémon Clip 'n' Go Belt is a great gift for fans of Pokémon.

Shmoji is a fun new collectible fashion accessory for children, which encourages interaction with friends. Each pack contains four unique characters inside, which attach to shoelaces for the ultimate customizable look.

 Hangrees are outrageous, collectible pop culture parody figures that are hungry. Just feed them their favourite food, drinks or snacks. Then shake 'em up to make them poop a variety of mystery slime poop!

There are lots of Hangrees to choose from and they will make a perfect stocking filler gift this Christmas.

Premier League Adrenalyn 2019/20 cards are perfect for football crazy kids. With 469 cards to collect and 20 teams to complete these will be very popular this Christmas.

For The Superheroes

The Marvel Avengers 3 glasses set come in a lovely Avengers themed box and this set includes Hulk, Groot and Thor. There are 6 glasses to collect in total and the second set includes Iron Spider, Spiderman and Captain America.

Each glass holds 420mls and is a perfect choice for all Superheroes fans.

Marvel Super Hero Adventures Herodrive is an innovative, one-of-a-kind toy that combines kids favourite entertainment characters with fun and innovative play features to deliver the coolest vehicles for preschoolers.

Mod Squad Cars choose from Iron Man, Spiderman and Hulk. Collect all three and you will complete  Captain America too.

For Those In Need
Cancer Care Parcel offer a choice of gifts for people who have a cancer diagnosis. This Animal Kingdom Gift Box is suitable for all children with any cancer diagnosis: to brighten up the days, have some ‘time out’ and to give some relief.

A lot of thought has gone in to making these parcels and they really are a great gift for those who need it.

Educational Gifts
Wannabees have created educational role play packs for kids. When I was younger I loved playing school and would spend hours creating pretend registers and work sheets. I Want To Be A Teacher Pack has done that all for you. The pack includes timetables, lesson planners, worksheets, registers and lots more.

It has everything a child needs to enhance their role play games. The Wannabees packs come in a choice of three including cafe owner, doctor and teacher.

When it comes to playtime at home sometimes as a parent you may need a little bit of help for ideas. The A-Z of playPROMPTS are a great way to give you some inspiration. The pack includes 26 fun colour photographs relating to the 26 letters of the alphabet.

The play ideas and activities on the playPROMPTS are specifically designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers who are starting to engage with the concept of letters. Each photograph comes with full instructions – making it quick to set-up and show your child how to play.

Learning Resources are encouraging the little ones to get out and about this Winter with the 5-in-1 Outdoor Measure-Mate.

The 5 in 1 Outdoor Measure Mate is perfect to enhance learning whilst exploring and experimenting with measurements.

Includes five different tools, including vertical measure, callipers, a trundle wheel, spirit level and measuring stick.

STREAM Specialists OjO encourage a smarter way to play by by inspiring learning through open - ended play. OjO The Movie Director Educational Board Game offers a new way to build maths skills, problem solving and imagination, all while having fun with family and classmates!

 The Which Way? Coding Board Game is a new and exciting strategy game for 4-8 year olds.

Children will love learning key coding skills with the whole family, friends and class mates!

Who can help Messy (from CBeebies TV show, Messy Goes to OKIDO) to visit all his friends across the map first?

Easy Read Time Teacher Watch is an ideal first watch for children age 4+. The face design and simple teaching method make it really easy for children to learn to tell the time. Worn every day, your child will be able to practice their new skill wherever they go.

Easy Read Tell The Time Card Games help children learn to tell the time. The cards can be used to play various games including snap, matching pairs, buddy-up and bingo. Each game will help in teaching your child to learn to tell the time especially when used alongside a watches or clock. Each pack contains 60 playing cards showing 15 different times of the day (4 of each time), plus 2 double-sided game instruction cards.

Little Extras
These little extras are too big for your stocking but just as special.

Unicorns are so popular at the moment and the Baylis and Harding Over The Rainbow Gift Set will be a popular choice this Christmas.

The set includes 5 bath fizzers and a 50g jar of bath salts which will help transform your bathroom into a fantastical Unicorn Paradise

Fragrances include Ice Cream Sundae, Vanilla Ice, Unicorn Candy, Mint Choc Chip and Cookies & Cream.

Thorntons chocolates have a large range of chocolate suitable for all ages. You can choose from the popular Classic, Continental or our personal favourites the Cheeky Elf range.

Polar Bear Snowthrow from Snowpinions will keep you warm this winter.  Even Polar Bears get cold, and when they do, they wear earmuffs. Snuggle up with this soft Sherpa blanket that wraps up into a beary sweet friend.

Personalised Gifts
Personalised gifts are always a firm favourite for me. They are perfect for adding that special touch. 

'Goes to Sleep' is a personalised children's bedtime book that features your child throughout the story. You can personalise their hair colour and skin tone and you can preview each page. 

Using proven methods from world renown hospitals, The Children's Sleep Charity and leading children's sleep specialists, to help you develop a highly effective Bedtime Routine.

For The Book Lovers
Last year we created a book advent for little J wrapping up 24 stories that he could enjoy each night at bedtime. Bloomsbury have created some lovely Christmas stories and we will be adding these three to our book advent this year.

One Christmas Wish - It's Christmas Eve and Theo - left at home with a babysitter - sees an odd-looking star out of his window and decides to make a wish. He wishes that he had some friends to keep him company. Moments later the Christmas decorations begin to disentangle themselves from the tree behind him, ready to wreak a little havoc.

We're Going On An Elf Chase - Join the fun as four bunnies set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Christmas adventure. Help the bunnies chase elves, watch out for the obstacles - penguins, robins, polar bears and reindeer - and get into bed before a BIG SURPRISE!

The Lonely Christmas Tree - A lonely tree stands on the cold, frosted hillside gazing at the other trees sparkling in the village below. How it longs to be with them! Then suddenly out reaches a warm friendly hand, and with a wobble and a shake, a very jolly fellow takes the tree on a journey to a new place.

Michelle

21 comments

  1. My son is a lot older now and likes to cook so wanted a really good kitchen knife :)

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  2. My kids are adults now and my daughter has asked for some cute hedgehog coasters for her new flat.

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  3. My kids are a bit older so they want money for Christmas

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  4. Top of the wishlist this year are switch games with luigis mansion and pokemon just being released they are at the top of their lists

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  5. This post is really helpful and you've included some great gift ideas. I love the Star Wars stuff from Smiggle!

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  6. Lol dolls unfortunately, and books which I'm much happier about haha

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  7. Wow that's a great range of gifts for kids. Lots of lovely items to chose from for a range of ages. Love the Cubby teddy - that looks like fun!

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  8. I am loving all the gift guides, they all have something different you have some great gift ideas love the Tonie

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  10. Some really brilliant gift ideas here . My girls are absolutely mad for play doh so that would go down an absolute treat here :)

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  11. The toy stoey lego looks great! I need to buy something for my friends kids so I might need to keep an eye open for that x

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  12. My youngest daughter would like a Baby Annabelle

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  13. Great list, so many fun items to choose. I'm all about the play doh! Lol. Mich X

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  14. You have some really great Christmas gifts here. I am now full of ideas and not just for Christmas.

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  15. Wow, what a great selection of list, my kids loved playing with the Play-Doh Stamp ‘n Top Pizza Oven and we also have the Hape Train, looking at the OJO movie director game for this Christmas

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  16. What a great selection of items! Jack would love the Pokemon and LEGO products. I might have to pick Jack up the Marvel Avengers glasses!

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  17. WOW so many fantastic suggestions here, I am definitely feeling inspired as I know both my little ones would love loads of these products! The Boomtrix set looks like something my older son would absolutely love too!

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  18. Switch games and lego - books are always a winner too

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  19. Oh wow so many lovely...so many fab and wonderful ideas here. I love the elf chase book xx

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