We’ve rounded-up our top 2023 Gift Ideas for Children & included some of our favourite small businesses too, so you can shop with confidence!
Between the stockings and the gifts under the tree, buying Christmas gifts for children can feel a little overwhelming at times. And with so many products on the market it’s hard to know where to start!
Well, never fear! We’ve rounded-up 16 of our favourite 2023 gift ideas for children. From imaginative play to construction toys, cooking activities to outdoor adventures, we’ve got you covered. And with many of the items listed giving extra opportunities for skill development, you can sit back and feel pretty chuffed with yourself!
Scroll down for all the details and links. Happy Shopping!
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World Map Jigsaw
An eye-catching 150-piece round jigsaw puzzle made from recycled card. Perfect for any puzzle fans and a great way to build those geography skills to boot!
Smart Cookie Mix in a Bottle
The perfect gift for all budding chefs! Simply add the wet ingredients to get baking straight away. Comes in a whole host of flavour and baked goods varieties.
Frozen 2 Styling Heads
Keep little hands busy with endless styling possibilities with these Disney Frozen 2 styling heads – will you choose Anna or Elsa? Winner of a Judge’s Choice award at The Big Christmas Press Show.
Maxi Micro Deluxe Foldable LED Scooter
Custom MyUNO Playing Cards
Create a personalised set of UNO cards with up to 5 photos of your child with their family and friends. Makes for extra-special playing time!
LEGO Compatible Letters
LEGO fans, delight! Turn their name into a LEGO compatible building block set to decorate their room, or enjoying decorating, however they wish.
Trash Pandas Card Game
Popular with the kids at Jo’s school, Trash Pandas is a fast-paced card game of trying to stretch your luck!
Colour in Castle Playhouse
Part art project, part imaginative play facilitator, this colour in castle playhouse is designed to be assembled with no tools and minimal adult supervision for hours of creative play.
Guinness World Records 2024
It’s a classic gift for a reason. An inspirational read for any little one, Guinness World Records 2024’s theme is Blue Planet with plenty of fascinating facts from down in the deep!
Magnetic Tiles set
Endlessly versatile, this magnetic tile set can become whatever your imagination decides! A brilliant STEM toy that promises hours of fun play and discovery.
Toniebox Starter Set Wireless Speaker
Have you heard of Tonieboxes? Winners of the Gold Junior Design Awards in 2021, they are speakers with inbuild content – stories, songs, mindfulness, educational and scope to customise too – activated by putting a Tonie figure on top of the box. This starter set includes one speaker and one Tonie but there are countless further Tonies that can be collected.
Children's Tea Set
This cute tin tea set comes with a tray for service and its own case for travel and storage. Available in a range of cute patterns.
Interactive Furby Toy Plush
Still going strong, this Furby plush is interactive and responsive – moving, talking and lighting up in various modes. It can interact with other Furby friends, has over 600 phrases and surprises and features like clip-on beads, comb, and meditation mode. Sure to be a welcomed guest in your home this Christmas!
Light-Up Sky Rockets
What’s better than a stomp rocket? An LED Light-Up stomp rocket of course! Perfect for brightening the winter skies and easy to find after they’ve been launched too 😉
Make A Pizza For The Birds
Get the kids outside in the fresh air with this fabulous ‘pizza kit’ for the birds from The Den Kit Company. Learn about the birds you see and help to keep them fed in the cold winter months.
More Gift Inspo
What other gift ideas for children have you got up your sleeve? Do let us know in the comments below! What else would you like to see on our guide?
Looking for more Christmas inspiration?
- North Pole Breakfast Ideas
- Christmas Books For Children
- Bird-friendly Reindeer Food Recipe with FREE Printable Labels
And be sure to check out our gift guides for everyone on your list – we’ve got inspiration for everyone from the littlies to the teens, cooks to the athletes, Mum friends, pet lovers, and so much more.