Children’s Christmas Gift Guide 2019

The shops are full of Christmas goodies, gift ideas and decorations.  Christmas music is playing where ever we go.  The kids are updating their wish list daily.

If you are feeling stressed by it all, grab a cuppa and sit down and have a look through my Children’s Gift Guide 2019, bursting with great gift ideas.

Sphero Specdrum


The Sphero Specdrums are app enabled musical rings that will empower kids of all ages to create and play music, by using colour.  These musical rings offer hours of entertainment with hundreds of instruments, loops and sounds to choose from.  Whether it is hip-hop or acapella.  Just pick a sound pack to mix and produce entire songs wth just the tap of a finger.

By  using the colourful play pad, the Specdrums lets you play 100s of sounds.  But that is not all tap the Specdrums on a piece of clothing, fruit or any other colourful backdrop to create and mix and sounds, beats and loops.

Available to buy at Sphero, Apple, John Lewis, Amazon, Argos, Very and Littlewoods for £64.99 for one ring or £99,99 for 2 rings

Love Leggings

Love Leggings Black Leggings - Non-See-Through, Made With Soft, Thick Cotton, Everyday Winter Leggings in Black, Available in Plus Sizes

Whether you have little tots to fully grown teenagers Love Leggings offer sizes for the whole family.  Both myself and my Daughter have been wearing Love Leggings for a long time now and can honestly say they are the best leggings we have owned.  They are a great quality and no not go thin, and they wash time and time again and have not faded and look brand new.

Alcatel Phone


ALCATEL 1X 2019 – £99.99

Every child has a phone on their Christmas list

It is now possible to get the very latest in smartphone technology. Such as facial recognition, Fingerprint scanner and powerful cameras for a fraction of the cost of premium handsets. The Alcatel 1X is available now, SIM-free for less than £100 – a real pocket-friendly steal.

Complimenting this season’s subtle pastel hues, the soft-to-the-touch casing is fingerprint, scratch and slip-resistant whilst HD+ resolution, giving a truly immersive viewing experience.  Available in various outlets



If you have a child who loves to make things Fablabs have some great gift ideas. Including tie dye, to perfume making and make your own bath bombs, plus a wide range of other creative ideas.  Available in various outlets.

Bic Gel-ocity

If you have a budding artist or creative writer, the Bic Gel-ocity pen range is ideal for writing, doodling and much more.  Quick drying the pen is smooth to use and smudge free.  Available in a range of retailers prices vary.

Count & Build TotBot Builders

Count & Build TotBot Builders

The Count & Build TotBot Builder is a fun way to support a child’s physical and mathematic skills from an early age.  The plastic nuts feature

  • numbers 1-5 to develop early counting and number recognition.
  • Five different colours to engage while encouraging colour recognition skills
  • Five different shapes which build shape recognition

The set includes a two piece TotBot robot, 5 plastic nuts, detachable bolt and toy wrench.  For age 2 years up – £16.50

Velcro Brand Blocks Construction 60 Pieces Set

velcro brand blocks constrution

The Velcro Brand Blocks Construction 60 piece set will give your child hours of fun.  A great way to develop a child’s understand of the world as well as their physical development.

The lightweight blocks attach together with VELCRO brand fasteners, which allows children to use their creativity and imagination to build their construction masterpieces.

Includes 60 pieces, interchange or use with other Velcro brand blocks sets to create new designs and structures. – £23.99

Micro Drone

micro drone

A Micro Drone is something on a lot of children’s list this year, the Micro Drone 4th edition is available to purchase in various retailers.

Robo Wunderkind

Robo Wundrkind

The Robo Wunderkind is fun coding blocks for all ages that grows in complexity which means it is a toy that will keep being played with as your child grows

Book/Tablet Holder

If your child loves to read or play on a tablet, Thinking Gifts have a lovely range of book/tablet holders, plus a range of other great gift ideas.

Book Monster Deluxe – £29.99

A fun and useful gift for children, also has two zips at the front and back for storing tablet and nick knacks and a handle to make carrying easier.  Available in a range of designs.

Deckchair – £24.99

Modelled after the classic British reclining chair, allows you to rest a book or tablet.  Available in 2 sizes

Wooly Tales

Woolly Tales is a series of books that tells the story of each animal, plus there is a knitting pattern in each book where you can make and create the characters in the book.  You can find out more in my review

Goes To Sleep Book

goes to sleep book

The Goes To Sleep Book is a book any parent will be grateful for as it really does work in helping a child go to sleep.  They also love that the book is personalised to them.  You can read my previous review to find out more.

A Lovely children’s Book



A lovely children’s book, about the adventures of Jenny and her cat Philip.  You can find out more in my review and there is also a chance to win 1 of 10 copies in my giveaway.

The Amazing Mystery Box

amazing mystery box

The amazing mystery box is a great gift idea for a child, giving them something special.  You choose the box theme you would like from a huge range including

  • Harry Potter
  • Thomas and Friends
  • My Little Pony
  • Peppa Pig
  • Marvel
  • And many more

What is in the box is a complete surprise, hence the name mystery box.  But usually consists of

  • 2 main items – which might be an action figure, a plush or a pop vinyl. Sometimes a shoulder bag or back pack, or even a cushion
  • Then a mug, notebook, audio book, bookie books or similar
  • Finally a couple of novelty items which might include blind bags, keyrings, pens, smaller books, trading cards or similar.

Brought separately the contents would be £40+, if you purchase from The Amazing Mystery Box it would cost you £24.99.  The lovely team has given me a code to pass on to you where they will give you an extra item in your mystery box. Add code BATMANBELT at the checkout.


iBeani Tablet Stand Dachshund
The iBeani is an ultra-lightweight tablet beanbag stand.  Which is designed for comfort when relaxing with any digital tablet, eReader or book. The iBeani will hold your device securely at any angle and is great for using on your lap, sofa or in bed.  With a huge range of styles suitable for anyone. – £24.99.

Shape Factory

Shape Factory is a board game that poses a set of challenges relating to geometrical shapes. £15.99

Key features:

  • Fun family game for 4+ year olds
  • Blend maths with creative thinking
  • Develop problem solving skills from a young age
  • Learn how to work together as a team!
  • Fun for adults too!

You can find out more about OJO and how you can help in their Kickstarter campaign here

Bean Bag Bazaar

fur bean bag

fur bean bag


How about a lovely soft fur bean bag from Bean Bag Bazaar?  They have a range of styles and coverings that everyone will love.  Or you could try your luck in my great giveaway.  To find out more about the bean bags and how to enter head over to my review and giveaway post

Light Up Mirror


Do you know a child who loves to look in the mirror, or starting to practice with make up or wants to feel like a superstar?  If so the Gimmiz light up mirror which features 16 bright LED lights with a touch screen control is a perfect gift.  Available from Wilkinsons for £10.00

Light Box


We all know what fun light boxes are but this Gimmiz Cinema Light Box comes complete with 85 coloured letters, number and symbols so you can personalise as you want, when you want.  Requires 6 x AA batteries.  Available to buy from Wilkinsons for £10.00

Foodie Roos

Foodie Roos are plush collectibles that look, smell and feel just like their favourite food.  Squeeze their bellies to feel the surprise.

  • Contains 1 x Foodie Roo, stickers
  • The container becomes the Foodies Room
  • 20 characters to collect in series 1

Available from various retailers £7.99

Disney Princess Toddler Dolls

disney toddler dolls


Available from various retailers for £19.99. The dolls are every little girls dream to own their very own Disney Princess the dolls come with removable shoes and tiaras.

Play Stuff Dough

Play Stuff Dough Pizza Pasta

  • The unique pack folds out to create two play areas
  • 3D play scene is sturdy, and non stick.
  • After play everything folds away.
  • Includes 5 tubs of Play stuff Dough

Play Stuff Dough Pooch Parlour

  • 3D play scene is sturdy, and non stick.
  • There are two illustrated areas for the dough to be played on.
  • After play everything folds away
  • Includes 3 tubs of Play stuff Dough

Available from various retailers in a variety of play themes

Pop Pop Hair Surprise

pop pop hair surprise

The Pop Pop Hair is every little girls dream.  It is a hair brush where the handle becomes a spray bottle to spray to Pop Pod. Then watch the surprise pop open to reveal the hair roller which you then unroll to discover an adorable pop hair pet inside. Brush plait, braid and style the pets extra long hair. Or even wear it as an accessory in your own hair for a funky new look.  Various styles available available from various retailers.

  • Each Pop Pop includes Pop Hair Pet, brush that becomes spray bottle, 4 hairbands and 2 hair clips to use on Pop Hair Pets or your own hair
  • Each Pop Hair Pet is also a pencil topper
  • There are 4 different themes and over 25 characters to collect (each sold separately)
  • Styles may vary



The Toniebox is a new audio system especially for children.  Just turn it on and pop a Tonie on and let the audio adventure begin.  Available in a range of colours.  There is a huge range of Tonie stories to choose from Disney, The Gruffalo and many more.  You can upload your own MP3s, audiobooks or even narrate your own stories. You can find out more about Tonies here, the start up box is £69.95 with additions Tonie stories at £14.99

Happiness Is A Gift

Personalised Rag Doll

Happiness Is A Gift have a wide range of personalised gifts that everyone will love, including this personalised rag doll, which is handmade.  Features a floral dress and pink Pinafore, which can be embroidered with a child’s name on.  She has blonde hair in bunches with flower ribbons, red rosy cheeks and black bead eyes – £21.99

Lully Bear

lully bear

The Lully Bear was created by musician and mum Jane Stewart.  Is a soft, premium quality teddy bear who soothes babies and children by singing 23 live recorded lullabies. Designed to grow and adapt to your childs needs by working as a gentle sleep aid in the early months. To acting as a valuable companion on journeys or in unfamiliar surroundings a your child grows.  You can find out more about Lully here and how to by him.

Dannys Dream

Dannys Dream is about a boy who was the fastest runner at his school. Until he suffers a terrible accident and thinks his dream on winning an Olympic Gold Medal is now over. He can no longer race against his friends and almost loses hope. Until he discovers something at the end of his Grandma’s garden.

Ian Parker is the Illustrator and was born with a condition which left him permanently unable to use his limbs.  One of his passions is painting and drawing which he does by holding a paintbrush or pencil in his mouth.

Dannys Dream can be purchased through MFPA (Mouth and Foot Painting Artists) for £10.00

It’s My Story

its my story

It’s my story offers a range of beautiful Christmas book where your child is the star of the book.  You need to download a picture of your child when ordering and they appear throughout the story.  There are a few titles to choose, prices vary.

Aqua Sphere Swimming Goggles

If you have a little swimmer how about these Seal Kid 2.0 swimming goggles.  They are comfortable to wear and leak free, with curved lenses for a wide field of vision.  With easy to adjust buckles that make it easy to adjust.

  • Patented curved lens with 180-degree field of vision
  • Torsion-free inserts
  • Easy-to-adjust pull buckles
  • Softeril gaskets
  • Plexisol lenses with Anti-fog and Anti-scratch treatments
  • 100% UVA/B protection
  • Silicone split strap
  • Perfect for all swimming activities
  • Ages 3+

Mini Mantas


All Children should learn to swim and Mini Mantas have a great product that will help any child gain their confidence in water whilst learning to swim.  What better gift can you give a child. Available in various colours £19.95

BrightMinds Toys

Image of Meowsic - B. toys

B.Toy Meowsic

Children love noisy toys and music and this Cheshire Cat keyboard.  Children can make up their own songs or can sing along to the 27 prerecorded songs using the microphone.  The keyboard comes with 5 instrument and 5 rhythm sounds. £39.99 available from BrightMinds Toys

Image of Le Toy Van Wooden Groceries Set & Scanner

Le Toy Van Wooden Groceries Set & Scanner

All children love imaginative play and this wooden grocery set will give them hours of play.  Consisting of hours of fun – £39.95 – available from Brightmind Toys

  • A wooden basket
  • Solid wood grocery items
  • Barcode Scanner
  • Barcode Stickers

Peppa Pig Shape Sorter

peppa pig shape sorter

Every Peppa Pig fan loves to hear the Peppa Pig theme tune, and this Shape Sorter Picnic Set has just that. Includes a picnic basket with various amounts of sortable shaped food pieces. Press a button on the side and it plays the Peppa Pig theme tune.  Available from various retailers including Amazon.

Baby Anabell Stroller

baby anabell stroller

A little girls dream is to push her doll in her very own stroller.  This Baby Anabell Stroller features double wheels for ease of steering and umbrella fold mechanism.  It is a perfect fit for a Baby Annabell Doll, available to buy from various retailers including Amazon.


I have a post where I talk about PoundToy who have a great range of toys and stocking fillers that will help make Christmas a litte easier.  You can find the post with more details here

Christmas Eve Box

Christmas eve box

A tradition that many families have is Christmas Eve Boxes.  Having a box that you can use each year will make these extra special and The Custom Box Company have two great boxes in their store for £17.00

Have you also seen my

Advent Calendar Guide 2019

Christmas Gift Guide 2019 For Her

Christmas Gift Guide 2019 For Him



*This guide is a mix of gifted and non gifted items

Children's Gift Guide 2019

About Author

I am Sam and owner of StressedMum, I hope you enjoyed reading my latest post, I always love to read comments from my readers


  • Melanie williams
    4th November 2019 at 7:35 pm

    Oh wow this guide is jam packed with fabulous ideas. I kind of like the idea of the mystery box, as at least you get to choose the theme xx

    • admin
      5th November 2019 at 10:09 am

      The mystery box is great, my granddaughter is Peppa Pig mad and I am thinking of getting her one x

  • Michael
    5th November 2019 at 2:55 am

    I myself would be happy to receive that micro drone lol. Nice list! Thanks for the ideas

    • admin
      5th November 2019 at 10:07 am

      I did think about putting it on the men gift guide as well as am sure a lot of men would like one as well

  • Liz Santos
    5th November 2019 at 8:26 am

    Great! Yeah, the best season is just right around the corner and a practical yet beautiful list is definitely a big help for everyone preparing, thank you!

    • admin
      5th November 2019 at 10:06 am

      I hope it helps give some inspiration of what to buy x

  • Shar
    5th November 2019 at 10:24 am

    Oh, the Lully Bear is so cute! I think my niece will love it! I need to find toys for the festive season.

    • admin
      5th November 2019 at 10:52 am

      The Lully Bear is very cute, I hope I have given you a few ideas in my guide

  • Wren
    5th November 2019 at 4:44 pm

    With the holiday season coming up quickly I am in need of help for the younger kids! This is great, thank you so much for this guide!

    • admin
      5th November 2019 at 5:26 pm

      It is often hard to know what to get, which is why I love gift guides as they have some great gift ideas. I hope my guide has helped

  • aisasami
    6th November 2019 at 7:44 am

    The Sphero Specdrums looks super cool and I would so buy that to make music. Is it available worldwide?

    • admin
      6th November 2019 at 10:06 am

      it is great I am not sure x

  • Karen
    6th November 2019 at 12:50 pm

    Thanks dor this. I am struggling to buy gifts for my family specially here in Cayman there is not much any choices.

    • admin
      6th November 2019 at 3:46 pm

      I am glad it has given you inspiration x

  • Dalene Ekirapa
    6th November 2019 at 1:15 pm

    Such terrific gifts for children! I just recalled how I always wanted a phone on Christmas which I never got. So definitely, kids would want that. And the micro drone too would be fantastic!

    • admin
      6th November 2019 at 3:46 pm

      My Daughter wanted one for Christmas as well, she only gets them now she is older

  • Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    7th November 2019 at 7:22 am

    Awesome gift guide. I have little nephews, nieces and god children to shop for this Christmas. I think I won’t need to look anywhere. Your gift guide has a lot to choose from. Thanks for sharing!

    • admin
      7th November 2019 at 9:00 am

      Thank you and glad to have given you some lovely gift ideas x

  • Sam
    26th November 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Wow, so many ideas in here! Love the idea of the Sphero Specdrums, I’ll be gifting those to some of the kids in the family!

    • admin
      26th November 2019 at 6:16 pm

      They are great fun and sure to be a hit with anyone who gets them x

  • Jenny
    26th November 2019 at 7:29 pm

    I love the sound of the beanbag for tablets, just the kind of things my kids need this year.

    • admin
      26th November 2019 at 9:28 pm

      It is such a great idea and very popular this year by the sounds of it

  • Mellissa Williams
    26th November 2019 at 8:36 pm

    You have some great gifts here for kids. I love the micro drone and the grocery set. I used to love playing shop as a child.

    • admin
      26th November 2019 at 9:26 pm

      I used to love playing shop and so did my daughter it is a lovely set x

  • Sarupa Shah
    26th November 2019 at 9:33 pm

    Great and varied gift guide – have to say the leggings have caught my attention for me… my gift to me 🙂

    • admin
      27th November 2019 at 11:07 am

      I can recommend the leggings they are the best I have had in a long time great quality x

  • Sarah Bailey
    27th November 2019 at 12:37 am

    I really struggle with ideas for kids I have to admit, so this is great! I have some of the adult Love Leggings and was amazed with the quality.

    • admin
      27th November 2019 at 11:06 am

      There is always so much for children it is hard to know what to get them, we love the Love Leggings they are great quality x

  • Natasha Mairs
    27th November 2019 at 3:56 pm

    Love the pens and ibeani. I have just bought my daughter her first phone for Christmas

    • admin
      28th November 2019 at 9:27 am

      She will be over the moon to have her first phone, the ibeani is great x

    • Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too
      1st December 2019 at 1:19 pm

      Love Leggings are the only ones I buy now for my girls, such amazing quality.

      • admin
        2nd December 2019 at 9:48 am

        They are great quality and even after numerous wears and washes they still look new and hold their shape and colour

  • Kira
    27th November 2019 at 7:45 pm

    Some really lovely gifts here for Christmas. I love the look of the bath bombs- Lessie would love them!

    • admin
      28th November 2019 at 9:25 am

      We love bath bombs here too x

  • Lyanna Soria
    27th November 2019 at 9:58 pm

    Awesome selection of toys to choose from and they are all great gift ideas as well. That Totbot looks great and something my little boy would love.

    • admin
      28th November 2019 at 9:24 am

      The Totbot is such a great idea of giving play and learning at the same time x

  • Jenni Grainger
    28th November 2019 at 1:55 pm

    wow you have so many ideas! My son would love the playdoh set

    • admin
      28th November 2019 at 2:15 pm

      All kids love play doh I am just wondering whether to upset my daughter in law and give it to my granddaughter yet or not x

  • Melanie williams
    28th November 2019 at 1:55 pm

    Oh wow what an amazing Christmas gift guide. So many choices and makes gift buying much easier xx

    • admin
      28th November 2019 at 2:15 pm

      Thank you am glad it has given you some inspiration x

  • Rebecca Smith
    28th November 2019 at 8:24 pm

    That Peppa Pig shape sorter is something I just know Olivia would love. Some really fab gift ideas here.

    • admin
      29th November 2019 at 9:23 am

      My Granddaughter is Peppa Pig mad so had to have something to do with Peppa Pig x

  • Tash
    30th November 2019 at 5:32 am

    Love the mystery box how fun would that be! Also the wooden food is a sure winner isn’t it!

    • admin
      30th November 2019 at 9:29 pm

      The wooden food play looks like great fun and they look good too, the mystery box is really good and they do every theme you can think of so will have one for everyone

  • Thisgermanmama
    23rd December 2019 at 9:58 pm

    I love the bean bag idea. It’s not something you think of straight away but the kids would love it.

    • admin
      23rd December 2019 at 10:46 pm

      My Daughter did ask for one years ago for Christmas which she did receive. But these are amazing bean bags x


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