Heart London Magazine’s Christmas Gift Guide – For Kids
Some toys carry through generations and watching a loved one play with a toy you enjoyed when you were young is a delight! John Adams Fun Bricks are a classic gift that you know will be loved and enjoyed for hours. There is something magical about watching your little one create something and learn to build new objects as they play. These bricks have beautiful bright colours and fit easily together. They are sturdy, so you know little pieces won’t break off and contain accessories like car wheels, and little people. The bricks can be bought in varying sizes, but we love the 100 piece set as that will enable your little one to build whatever their heart desires. This is a great Christmas gift and is suitable for 18 months +.
Available at Amazon for £15.65
My first JCB Big Wheeler JoeyKids love to play with cars, trucks and big wheelers! The Joey JCB is a sturdy toy created in the shape of a digger with a cute little face. You can pull the exhaust to lift up the scoop and rear digger bucket. This toy is perfect for indoor and outdoor use, it is waterproof and the strong wheels mean it can be pushed over any terrain. The toy is suitable from 12 months but is sure to be enjoyed for years. This lovely gift is very durable, making it fantastic for toddlers and it is a toy they will play with again and again.
Available at Amazon for £24.98
This fun family word game can be enjoyed by the whole family, is suitable for anyone over 8 and can be joined by two players or more. You simply race against other players to get rid of all your playing card tiles by creating words, swapping letters and even attacking other players’ words. This game comes in a cool, portable bag which is perfect to keep the card tiles together, ensuring you can play this game again and again. This is a fun family game that will give you hours of fun!
Available at Amazon for £9.16
Bricks that light up and make sounds, yes please! Forget plain stacking bricks, Stax has created bricks that can be made into jungle characters whose eyes light up and make real animal noises. The lights are activated by moving and the set contains 71 bricks, this innovative gift is easy to use and is sure to make your loved one’s Christmas! Suitable for children over 6.
Available at Amazon for £12.99
Melissa and Doug – Deluxe Pounding Bench
What toddler doesn’t enjoy hitting toys or throwing them on the floor, so why not give them a gift which is made to be pounded? The Deluxe Pounding Bench is a durable toy that will help your little one practise fine motor skills. The fun little pegs on the bench go up and down and your little one touches them on the head with the sturdy mallet. The pegs are created in primary colours to help your loved one name the colours, this wonderful gift is a classic pounding toy with a twist. The perfect present for little girls or boys over 2.
Available at Amazon or Ocado for £14.99
Playmobil Sand Dump TruckThe Playmobil Sand is a cute little dump truck that can be enjoyed on land, but was created to enjoy hours of fun in a sandpit! This dump container can be used to make little sand castles (sand mounds) and the detachable dump cover can be used to sift the sand. The sand sieve and two ramps create more possibilities for play, there is even room in the cab of the vehicle to fit in two Playmobil men. You can guarantee your little one will enjoy creating games with this truck, creating smiles, laughter and endless fun. Suitable for 2 years plus.
Available for at Playmobile for £19.99
We just adore the Nibbling Gift Sets and think you will too. This beautiful gift is perfect those with newborns or young babies this Christmas and contain a beautiful plush blanket, a matching Comforter with a little cow on it (perfect to cuddle and play with), a Nibbling Stellar Natural Rattle Ring Teether made of 100% BPA Free food grade Silicone and Natural Wood and Nibbling Dummy Clip, made of 100% food grade Silicone and BPA Free. This wonderful set is a well thought out safe and luxurious gift, the parents will thank you even if the little one can’t yet!
Available at Nibbling for £49.99
Tractor Ted – 8 Wooden Farm ToysAnimal shaped toys have remained a firm favourite for decades and won’t be going anywhere soon. Tractor Ted has created the perfect little present that includes a tractor red, a little green wooden tractor, a yellow digger, and five farm animals. These little wooden toys are very sturdy and safe, created perfectly for little hands to play with and to help imaginations fly. They come in a lovely little carry bag and make a lovely little Christmas present.
Available at Tractor Ted for £13.00
Flappy the Animated Elephant
Now and again you come across a toy that you fall in love with and you know it would make a perfect Christmas present, Flappy is certainly that toy. This cute cuddly elephant plays peekaboo at the touch of a button and hides behind his big fluffy ears that moves when he talks, this will ensure that your little one smiles and giggles. Flappy also sings and moves his ears to the music, which is not only super cute it will encourage your little one to interact and even dance. This wonderful toy is sure to create hours of fun and plenty of smiles, we know you will love it just as much as we do!
Available at Gund for £42.00
Kiddimoto Curve Balance BikeThere is something very special about receiving your very first bike, especially at Christmas. Kiddimoto Curve Balance bikes were first seen on Dragon’s Den. We love their wooden balance bike, which is sturdy and perfect to learn how to move on a bike. The bike doesn’t have stabilisers, so your little one can feel as if they are almost riding a bike. The Kiddimoto Kurve balance bike promotes exercise, learning, and fun while helping children to learn the balance and coordination skills that will prepare them for a lifetime of riding pedal bikes. This wonderful bike is suitable for 3-6-year-olds and is sure to create a huge smile as they open this gift on Christmas day.
Available at Kiddimoto for £39.99
Christmas Advent Activity Book
The countdown to Christmas has almost begun. Now we have started November month, it won’t be long until the 1st day of December comes around. Get your children excited for Christmas with this Christmas Advent Activity Book. Suitable for children aged 3+, they will be able to count down to Christmas every day with a fantastic activity to do. These activities include doing word searches, drawing Santa, playing mix and match games, stocking stockings, sprout spotting, writing a letter to Santa and many more! Coming with over 100 Christmas themed stickers, your child will be ready for Christmas in no time.
Available at Aldi for £1.99
Make your little’ girls Christmas by purchasing a product that is filled with something that has taken the world by storm; Slime. This brilliant squishy squashy Wubble Fulla Slime is full of slimy goodness, giving your daughter or niece the chance to throw, squeeze and toss it. Suitable for children aged 4 +, once they pick this up, they won’t be able to let go!
Available at Argos for £10.00