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Christmas Gift Guide – Children

We all know that Christmas is for the children, young or old they make Christmas magical.  As adults we want to make each Christmas the best one they have, which is why I have been working hard at sourcing some great gift ideas any child would love to receive.

So Sand

so sand

You may have seen my review on So Sand Toy Case, if not you can read it here.  A lovely gift that gives hours of fun and promotes great sensory play – £19.99


Proper Goose

proper goose

Christmas is not Christmas without some fun games, like this personalised snap game from Proper Goose.  Great fun for the whole family


Swizzels Sweet Hamper

swizzels hamper

Everyone has their favourite Swizzels sweet that they remember from their childhood.  Swizzels have a range of hampers that will make anyones Christmas.  Head over to my recent post to find out more.


Burping Bobby

burping bobby

Christmas is all about playing fun games with the family. Burping Bobby is a game that everyone will love especiallt the children.  You can read my recent review on Burping Bobby to find out more.


Snax The Sloth


Snax The Sloth is a cute interactive toy, being a sloth he is very very slow.  He will copy what you say in his own slow way.  You can read my recent review to find out more about Snax.


Tweet Beats


Tweet Beats are fun musical little birds, each one with their own character and own style of music.  There are plenty to collect to add to your collection.  You can read my recent review to find out more about Tweet Beats.


Hunny Bunny Stacker

hunny bunny stacker

  • The Hunny Bunny Stacker is a colourful stacker and the perfect toy for little ones 9 months and above, with stacker rings that are designed with bold patterns and block colours
  • The handles on the rings are  easy to grab and play with, and the base ring contains swirling beads to excite your child whilst they play
  • Includes a friendly bunny character, which can develop baby’s emotional intelligence, motor skills and cognitive development
  • The stacker is perfect for teaching sorting skills, allowing little ones to differentiate between colours and sizes by learning problem solving skills


My First Baby Band


My first baby band introduces your baby to the world of music with a selection of musical instruments.  The set includes 5 shakers

  • Tube Shaker
  • Egg Shaker
  • Fun Rattle
  • Mini Cage Bell
  • Baby Maracas

Suitable for the age of 6m and above


Mini Moon Rattle

mini moon rattle

Suitable from birth, the mini moon rattle offers a rattle movement with sound, a plastic ring that is easy to grab, and great to chew when teething



Geomag have found a way to help your childs education and encourage their inquisitv minds, by making education fun.  With these two great education toys.

  • Geomag 83 Maticube Maths Building Set – A multicoloured and vibrant 71 piece building block set that uses magnetic forces to joint together that encourages bulding and counting.  A great first maths set that encourages number recognition, sums and problem solving
  • Geomag 84 Magicube Word Bulding Set – Has 79 pieces the magnetic blocks and clips are magnetic and help a child stack, build and spell.  Helping early literacy skills as they recognise letters and make their first words


The Scary Book

the scary book

The Scary Book is a fun book full of silly pictures where you turn over a flap to reveal a scarier picture.  Great fun for ages 3 upwards


Love Leggings

Tall & Petite

Everyone loves to receive new clothes to wear over Cbristmas, and nothing better than something that is comfortable to wear as well.  I am a huge fan of Love Leggings who do a lovely range of quality leggings for children and adults.




Dantoy offer a range of bioplastic toys with a wide range to choose from including this tractor.

  • Made from sugarcane
  • 100% recyclable
  • 90% biobased
  • 100% renewable raw material


Danilo Calendar 2021

peppa pig

If you have a little social butterfly, who loves Peppa Pig.  The My First Calendar is a great way for them to also think about their day ahead. The calendar encourages children to learn about

  • Days of the week
  • Months of the year
  • Weather
  • Seasons

Alongside fun and colourful design with activities that they can complete.


Ricky Zoom

Ricky Zoom

Lights & Sound Ricky will be on a lot of Ricky Zoom fans lists this Christmas. The Lights and Sound Ricky is available to buy at most toy sellers and featues

  • 8 different sounds and phrases from the show
  • Ready to roll with free rolling while on the go.  Ricky stands steady when stopped with no toppling


My Busy Bots

my busy bots

My Busy Bots is a great gift for kids this Christmas, offering a selection of funky folders and busy bags.  They are ideal for keeping children between the ages of 3-7 busy, and a great alternative to screen time. Designed to support early years and key stage 1 and SEN

  • Contains 15 mini wooden coloured pencils
  • A sheet of stickers
  • An activity book


Little Brother Books

Everyone loves to receive an annual at Christmas.  I remember when I was younger I used to get my favourite annuals.

There are so many to choose from this year including

  • The Elf On The Shelf Annual which is packed full of activities
  • Minecraft
  • Cbeebies
  • The World of Dinosaurs
  • Plus loads more

Available to buy online at Little Brothers Books and Amazon and in various retailers including Asda, Morrisons, Lidl, Aldi, WH Smith, Smyths Toys, Sainsburys and many more.


It’s Your Story

it's your story

What is even better than a book of great stories for a child to receive. A book that features them all the way through.  It’s your story have a huge range of books that you can add your childs photo and name to.  They will then become the star of their very own story book


Uh Oh Milo

Uh Oh Milo - The Excited Elf Christmas Book

Uh Milo The Excited Elf is a brand new book in the range for Chrstmas.

The excited elf has a very important job making sure that children everywhere are fast asleep so that a very special visitor can drop down the chimney on Christmas Eve. You can also personalise the book with a message of who the book is too and who it is from


Gruffalo Family Planner

Everyone loves the Gruffalo story and we all know how busy a childs calendar can get, with parties, clubs etc. They will love having a Gruffalo planner that comes with 150 activity stickers to mark special dates.  Available at various retailers including Amazon


Amazon Christmas Toys


Amazon have recently released their top 12 toys for Christmas


Razor Scooter

Getting outside and having fun is all part of being a child.  The Razor Jr Scooter is great fun for ages 3+ to get outside and have fun on their very first scooter. The Wild Ones Scooter comes in 3 colours



If you are looking for something different to toys this Christmas Frugi have an amazing range of clothes from newborn upwards.  Which are perfect for the little explorers to get outside and have fun including

  • Snuggle Fleece – will keep your little one will be warm and cosy With a hand warmer pocket on the front and a high collar, this comfy jumper is perfect for mini explorers this chilly season. In a variety of prints
  • Buzzy Bee Baby Gift Set – This super soft Buzzy Bee Baby Gift Set is perfect for celebrating a new arrival! ,This set is a gorgeous collection presented in a handy drawstring organic cotton bag.


Fruit Bowl

If you are looking for stocking fillers but want to stay away from chocolate. Fruit Bowl have the perfect solution with their range of snacks.  You can choose from fruit peelers in a range of flavours, fruit flakes and raisins.


This guide is a mix of gifted and non gifted items

Have you seen my other Christmas Gift Guides to help you find the perfect gift

Entertaining over the Christmas period

Christmas Gift Guide for the home

Christmas Gift Guide – Food and Drink



Christmas Gift Guide - Childrenchristmas gift guide for the children


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


  • Sarah Bailey
    30th October 2020 at 4:27 pm

    These sound like some really interesting things for kids, I always struggle buying kids gifts so it is great to have some ideas for them.

    • admin
      30th October 2020 at 5:01 pm

      I am terrible for kids gifts, I get carried away although loving pay back with noisy toys x

  • Kim Carberry
    30th October 2020 at 8:03 pm

    What fab ideas. There’s quite a few my girls would love. That Sloth looks so funny. x

    • admin
      31st October 2020 at 9:59 am

      The Sloth is great fun I want him for myself

  • Jo
    31st October 2020 at 9:25 am

    I’d be happy with the sweet hamper myself.

    • admin
      31st October 2020 at 9:58 am

      You can never go wrong with sweets x

  • Rhian westbury
    31st October 2020 at 11:46 am

    That sloth is absolutely adorable. Some great looking gifts for kids, I’d quite like the sweet hamper for myself though x

    • admin
      1st November 2020 at 10:40 am

      He is adorable me and C have had great fun playing with him, and everyone needs sweets especially at Christmas

  • Jupiter Hadley
    31st October 2020 at 6:17 pm

    That sloth is TOO FUNNY.

    • admin
      1st November 2020 at 10:36 am

      I love him and want to keep him for myself

  • Rebecca
    1st November 2020 at 7:06 pm

    Some fab ideas here! We always gift the kids some Swizzels sweets as they really love them.

    • admin
      2nd November 2020 at 10:18 am

      I think a lot of people get Swizzels at Christmas

  • Rachael Robinson
    3rd November 2020 at 10:40 am

    Aw I really like geomag toys, my boys absolutely love them!

    • admin
      3rd November 2020 at 11:21 am

      They are great toys fun while learning


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