Gifts For Toddlers This Christmas
Whether it's clothes, toys, arts and crafts or books you're after, we’ve picked out some top gifts that we think will put a smile on every little face on Christmas morning.
Plush WheelybugBrand new for this Christmas the Plush Wheelybug is a soft incarnation of the much loved Wheelybug. Taking the best features of its predecessor it still features its multi directional castors which guarantee the most fun and simple ride for toddlers - but now comes with soft interchangeable animal covers available in a loveable Hedgehog or Panda design. Suitable 12 months+.
Priced £64.95 with additional covers £15.00 from www.hippychick.com
Childs Farm Gift BoxAvailable in packs for ‘dirty pirate rascals’ or for ‘all over cleanliness and loveliness’ for girls, each set contains a natural bubble bath, shampoo and body wash enriched with scents of orange, strawberries and mint and colourfully decorated in the whimsical world of Child’s Farm.
Priced £9.99 from www.childsfarm.com
Happy Hopperz ReindeerPerfect for some indoor fun when the weather is wet and cold these retro space hoppers will tire your toddlers out as they bounce around the house. A special Christmas edition to the range is Rudolph the Reindeer, available in a choice of colours, complete with ears and horns for grip and stability. Suitable from 18 months.
Priced £21.99 from www.happyhopperz.co.uk
Chuggington Rescue at Rocky Ridge Mine Deluxe PlaysetFor any children that love trains, Chuggington will already be a familiar name. The people behind the popular Disney TV show has extended its range to include this set which features a unique elevated train system allowing children to re-live and create their own adventures. The hazardous mine-tunnel, boulder trap and die-cast models of Brewster and Koko are perfect for train themed thrills! Suitable for ages 3+.
Priced £39.99 from www.toysrus.co.uk
The Snowman and Snowdog BearsFollowing last year’s hit sequel to one of the best Christmas films of all time, the Snowman, Build-A-Bear Workshop has these two beautiful bears from the lead characters of the Snowman and the Snowdog film. They can be bought online or children visiting one of the many stores can create their own Snowman through its bear making experience.
Priced £18 each from www.buildabear.co.uk
Fisher Price Laugh & Learn Dance ‘n’ Play PuppyThis little puppy friend encourages dancing, singing and learning as it blasts out over 25 songs and lots of fun phrases! The puppy teaches ABC’s and letters, counting and numbers, parts of the body, actions, manners, greetings and first words! And when it comes to fun, it can be changed from learning to play mode so baby can as he wiggles, claps and raises his ears to the music! Suitable from 9 months.
Priced £45 from www.argos.co.uk
Cuddledeer TowelCuddledry, makers of the award-winning baby apron towel, have launched this cute limited edition Cuddledeer Toddler Towel for the festive season. The reindeer themed towels feature a dotty back and cute antlers on the hood, and an adorable foam red nose. Not compromising on quality they are made from Cuddledry’s signature blend of pure cotton and bamboo making them twice as warm and snuggly as regular towels.
Priced £29.99 from www.mothercare.com
Doc McStuffins Sharing is Caring Dominoes GameThis two player game features Disney starlet Doc McStuffins in a new twist on the classic game of dominoes. Connect colourful pictures of Lambie, Stuffy and Hallie with matching tiles using the Doc’s bag or other players for help. Suitable for ages 3+.
Priced £14.99 from www.smythstoys.com
Seedling Design Your Own Snow GlobeCrafty kids will be in their element with this gift, a DIY snow globe kit containing everything you need to make a beautiful festive masterpiece.
Priced £14.99 available from www.kindtoys.co.uk
Peppa Pig Mini NotebookThe Peppa Pig Mini Notebook is packed with fun and educational games featuring Peppa, George, Mummy and Daddy Pig. The games are designed to help children discover and learn, teaching colours, quantities, first letters and observation skills. Children will like it as it looks just like an adult version and even features a full alpha numeric keyboard and mouse-pad.
Priced £19.99 from www.toysrus.co.uk
Goodies Christmas Selection BoxA healthier take on the traditional chocolate selection boxes, Goodies has this junk-free box that will delight toddlers. Without all the nasties of added salt, sugar etc, it contains mixed bags of organic dried fruit and delicious oaty bars.
Priced £2.99 from major supermarkets.
Baby Born Interactive DollThe new Baby Born Interactive doll is a must-have for little girls that love their dolls. Ticking every box it has eight life-like functions and it comes complete with ten accessories including bottles, nappy, clothing, and ensuring hours of role play making it great value for money too!
Priced £41.99 from www.argos.co.uk
Hooded Baby RobeKeep little ones warm throughout the winter months with a gift of one of these dressing gowns. They are incredibly soft and kind to young skin and design wise feature a waist-tie for an adjustable fit with pockets at the front to keep little hands cosy and some super-cute ears to the hood! The Baby Robes can also be personalised with a name for a one-of-a-kind gift.
Priced £25 from www.my1styears.com
Alphabet Zoo Wooden Rock and Stack Pull ToySometimes the old-style simple toys are the best ones and this high quality wooden toy is a prime example. It can be pulled, rocked or stacked and totes six chunky animal parts for mix and match playing. Suitable for 18 months+.
Priced £22 from www.bibsandstuff.co.uk
by Laura Mason
Mum to 2 under 2 and currently on maternity leave, Laura is a journalist and Mum. She enjoys reviewing products with her children, exploring new trends and more importantly, life as a mummy. Many of the gifts for baby this Christmas have been tried out by her little darlings!