Christmas Gift Guide | The Kids Gifts Edit

Kids gifts at Christmas can be hard to decide on. Do you go on a mission to track down this years hottest gift (Hatchimals anyone?) or get creative and come up with some ideas for presents that the kids might not have thought of. In this week’s Christmas gift guide, we round up a selection of Christmas gifting inspiration for kids of various ages.

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Bamboozle the kids, family, friends, or just about anyone, with the Jelly Belly BeanBoozled Gift Box that’s a game and a candy all in one.
Take the dare with the spinner wheel, then pick the jelly bean in the colour the spinner lands on. It’s a dare for intrepid jelly bean eaters to take their chances on tasting lookalike wild or mild flavours.

Containing 45 pyramid bags of Beanboozled beans, you’ll be able to play for hours. Jelly Belly BeanBoozled jelly beans are a collection of 20 lookalike flavors, some so crazy you can’t believe it, while others are the delicious Jelly Belly beans you love. New this year are Stinky Socks and Lawn Clippings flavors. Is the black jelly bean Licorice, or is it Skunk Spray? Perhaps the blue bean is Toothpaste flavor, or maybe it’s delicious Berry Blue. Available in local department stores, and John Lewis.

magic-setCartamundi Carta Magic 50 Fabulous Card Tricks Set – Become a card magician with Carta Magic 50 of the greatest card tricks.

This set contains 50 card tricks of different levels of ability & guide the magician from the beginner upto an expert level.

Exclusively to Cartamagic products this set comes with Glow in the dark cards! Also included are Mentalism Cards and Coins to help you learn tricks to read peoples minds. Suitable for ages 8+ and available from


Shuffle Games travel sets – These cute little Shuffle games sets are absolutely perfect for kids gifts and stocking filler gift ideas. They would be perfect to wrap and put under the tree or to put in your Christmas Eve boxes. Imagine a Christmas Eve night spent snuggled up on the sofa in the warm, playing these games surrounded by family. So much fun! Shuffle Games:

LEGO sets are always a winner when it comes to Christmas gifting. These sets would make the perfect gift for children to find under the tree this year. They are detailed, fun and perfect for playing with on Christmas day.

LEGO City Volcano Exploration Truck – 60121 RRP: £14.99) Head off road to the volcano site in the tough Exploration Truck!  Move the boulder around then crack it open with the drill. Lift it onto the back of the truck and transport back to the lab for a scientific study.


LEGO Jestro’s Volcano Lair (#70323 RRP £99.99) Send the futuristic knights to invade Jestro’s secret hideaway and capture the Book of Monsters! Take Jestro and his army by surprise as he relaxes in the living quarters and stop him escaping.


Disney Mickey Mouse and Friends Bath Toys – Each year, Disney go above and beyond with their Christmas gift suggestions. The Disney store is absolutely packed with adorable kids gifts and magical items for the whole family. This Mickey Mouse and friends bath toys set is perfect for younger children and would make a fun, yet practical gift to keep the little ones entertained and brighten up bath time! Mickey Mouse and Friends Bath Toys RRP: £12.95 available from The Disney Store.

Minions fever shows no sign of abating and VARTA has a range of eye-catching lights to keep any Despicable Me fan happy this Christmas.

The Minions Bob Night Light emits a warm glow to help children fall asleep and has a convenient touch sensor on Bob’s pocket so children can operate the light on their own.

The Minions Flashlight is available in pretty yellow and cool blue and is adorned with everyone’s favourite characters; Bob, Kevin and Stuart.

Robust and durable, the torches are specially designed for small hands. ARP £12.99 and £4.99. Available from Amazon UK.

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SCRIBALL – Scriball, a unique and fun new gift from football experts Mitre, is guaranteed to bring a twist to this year’s Christmas gifting.

Not just any football, it won’t only have your kids kicking and throwing it, their creative juices will be flowing as it includes everything they need to decorate and create their very own keepsake ball.

There are three different Scriballs to collect with different cartoon characters – Oodles (the goalie), Mumbos (the strikers) and Zongs (the defender).

Each comes in a colourful easy to wrap box that includes a mini pump and set of funky felt tip pens. RRP: £10 Stockist: & Amazon.

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STAEDTLER pens and Johanna Basford colouring books – the Duchess of Cambridge has revealed her secret stress-buster to be sitting down with an adult colouring book illustrated by Johanna Basford who has recently been awarded an OBE. These fab books and the pen sets from Staedtler are perfect for both children and adults alike. They would make a great Christmas gift or the perfect way to spend a cosy winter evening.

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These amazing products from STAEDTLER can help you kick-start a hobby that is fit for a Queen. The brand’s colourful fineliner, fibre-tip pens and pencils turn colouring into a festive experience and make perfect stocking fillers for your loved ones. We’re hooked already!

Disclaimer: please note that unless otherwise stated some items featured have been provided on a review basis.

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