With Christmas just around the corner, stores are rolling out their selections of gifts. With endless items to choose from, let us help you make your festive shopping less stressful. We speak to some of our favourite kids’ stores to find out what gifts will get the little ones (and you) excited on Christmas morning!
Thelittleonesinmylife was started by mum-of-three Audrey Wong. The online store carries a variety of baby essentials and children’s toys. All items in the store are personally sourced by Audrey in Korea and are items that she’s used before with her own children.
Ohmymats reusable colouring and dining place mats (from $9.95)
Young ones will enjoy a fun colouring sesh with these silicone mats. Food-safe and washable, the mats come in various designs, including unique Singaporean ones. To clean, just use a wet wipe, water and soap or put them in the dishwasher or steriliser.
Yelly Mat ($399)
Young ones can pick up new languages using this interactive and educational mat. Languages include English, Spanish and Mandarin. The smart mat is covered with fun content for kids, such as numbers and animals. It comes with a smart sound device that kids can use to touch the mat, causing it to sing and speak.
Ange Teethers (from $13.90)
Get these cute accessories for your littlest ones at home to help them through their teething period. They come in a variety of cute colourful designs, including fruit and animals.
White and Black Trading
Especially popular for its range of Micro scooters, White and Black Trading has load of exciting outdoor products and accessories to choose from, for kids of every age.
Micro Trike XL ($150)
This scooter can be pushed along by children (18 months plus) or by parents with a removable and adjustable parent handle. It’s now available in an XL version which larger wheels.
Mini Micro LED ($150)
This classic ride is now available in a new range with LED wheels that light up using the scooting power of the rider. It also can carry a heavier weight (maximum 35 kilograms).
Micro Sprite ($170)
This two-wheeled “big kid” scooter has flexible steering and can make 360-degree turns. It’s foldable and can be easily carried about.
Young ones will have a blast on this fun go-kart style ride. Kids can easily cruise along in it by moving their legs from side to side.
#09-123 Enterprise Hub, 48 Toh Guan Road East
6521 7018 | sg.whiteandblacktrading.com
The Better Toy Store
Browse the collection of exciting toys from The Better Toy Store this Christmas – you’ll find great gifts for the young ones on your shopping list!
PLANTOYS Victorian Dollhouse ($449)
This classic dollhouse comes with three stories, with charming details like door columns, winding staircases and sash windows. Kids will enjoy reenacting scenarios with the doll family.
AQUAPLAY Mountain Lake System ($229)
Children can learn about the physics and properties of water with this play set, whicht features a mountain with a lake and cute animal figures.
FEHN Aiko & Yuki Activity Play Nest ($169.90)
Looking for a gift for a baby? This play gym comes with a soft playmat to lie on and hanging sensory toys.
DJECO Magicam Compendium of 30 Magic Tricks ($89.90)
Kids will have a blast mastering the tricks in this fun set, from illusions to predictions. It comes with a set of instructions to help them along the way.
Three locations islandwide
Nobody ever has enough LEGO – right? Get a cool new set for your kids this Christmas!
Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Motorcycle ($159.90)
Amaze your vehicle-loving kids with this life-like Lego model. The red and black 1,023-piece model comes with details such as a speedometer and movable gear shift pedal.
LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender ($299.90)
Coming with over 2,500 pieces, this realistic Land Rover vehicle will be a cool project for your kids. It comes with a detailed dashboard, working steering wheel and forward-folding rear seats.
LEGO Disney Frozen Elsa’s Magical Ice Palace ($119.99)
Got a Frozen fan? Get them excited with this castle that comes with Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Marshmallow and Snowgie mini-figures.
LEGO City Garage City ($69.99)
This multi-vehicle set features a car wash, garage, gas station pump, car, tow truck and gas tanker.
On this toy marketplace, you can swap, sell or buy toys. Just download the app and search for toys listed by category, age, condition and location. The app was created with the aim of encouraging parents to pass toys along and also to create awareness of how toy overproduction and overconsumption is harming the environment. So, this Christmas, why not buy some preloved toys instead of new ones?
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