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. At a loss about what to get for your kids? We speak to some of our favourite kids’ stores to find out what gifts will get the kids (and you) excited on Christmas morning!
Need ideas for that perfect gift for the little people in your life this Christmas? Be inspired by Cuckoo‘s beautiful collection of specially sourced décor, toys, accessories and clothes for kids. You will be sure to find what you are looking for.
Surprise your kids with their very own Meri Meri Woodland Advent Calendar. Each number door holds a beautifully carved little figurine. By Christmas Eve, your kids can enjoy a magical little woodland scene. $49.95
Budding little artists will love the Kiko+ Oekaki Drawing House. Pick up the magnetic pen, draw and erase (with the little cat) as many times as you please. $95
The kids will also adore the Djeco Nightlight Snow Globe. Switch it on and be mesmerised by the glittering falling snow. $89.90
Who doesn’t love a super soft Jellycat character? Your little one will have fun and cuddles with this new festive friend Jellycat Divine Penguin – he is simply irresistible. $45
Psst…catch Cuckoo at the All About Kids Pop Up Shop at the F1 Pit building on 30 November (9am to 7pm) and 1 December (9am to 6pm). Drop by and pick up more great gifts for kids!
White & Black Trading
Known for their Micro scooters, White & Black Trading distributes kids accessories and outdoor products for the whole family. Have your kids squeal with delight this Christmas when they unwrap their very own scooter!
Say goodbye to bulky prams and let your little ones have fun riding the lightweight Micro Trike. Great for ages 18 months and up. It folds up easily when not in use. $125
Enjoy the best of both worlds with the Mini2go Deluxe Plus. Featuring a handy storage space and removable parent rod, transform it into scooter mode within seconds. Get it in blue, pink, red or mint. $225
Get your hands on the classic Mini Micro Deluxe. Featuring an adjustable handlebar, this scooter is perfect for ages two to six. $140
Store all you need for your next picnic in the roomy Micro Wagon. Foldable and equipped with a raincover, have your kids pull it along for a day of fun. $165
Looking for all things modern and innovative? Drop by Toddle for all your must-have kids items. Have a browse and pick up some fun and trendy gifts for your kids this Christmas.
Explore and get excited with the Magna-Tiles Clear Colors 100 Piece set. Featuring 100 brightly coloured translucent magnetic tiles, unleash your imagination and create unique designs or 3D structures. $199
Surprise your budding musician with the HAPE Grand Piano. Made specially for tiny hands, your little pianist will enjoy tapping on the keys of this classic wood piano. $175
Bring the Bible story of Noah’s Ark to life with the Melissa and Doug Noah’s Ark Shape Sorter. Act out the epic scene with camels, kangaroos and more (not forgetting Noah and his wife). $53.90
Be prepared for endless fun with the Tegu 42-piece set. This wooden magnetic building set features blocks that click together to create anything you can imagine. $169
The Children’s Showcase
Carrying over 70 brands from all over the world, you’ll be spoilt for choice at The Children’s Showcase. This Christmas, pick out some of their classic toys that your kids will love.
Delight your little ones with Maileg mice toys from Denmark. Placed in a wooden cigar box, the mother and father mice come in cute outfits and with bedding (pillow, blanket and mattress). $69.90
Encourage curiosity and learning with the Egmont explorer kit. Have all you need to go on an adventure – magnifying glass, bug catcher, compass, torch and binoculars. $54.90
Decorated with elephants and flowers, the Egmont tin tea set is perfect for an afternoon picnic. The pretty cups, saucers and teapot will entertain your kids for hours! $57.80
Step into the shoes of a globetrotter with Eeboo World Traveller Pretend Play. Little ones will have a blast with the passport, tickets, postcards and more. $26.90
The Better Toy Store
Who says learning can’t be fun? Enjoy exploring and learning with the toys, crafts and games from The Better Toy Store. You’ll be sure to find something for your little ones this Christmas.
Get creative with the HABA Marble Ball Track Construction Set. Try out all sorts of combinations for the marbles to roll; they even do neat tricks like knocking down dominoes. $199.90
Treat your little artist to the DJECO ‘Cherry Tree Girls’ Atelier Workshop that will take kids on a step-by-step journey to create beautiful masterpieces of their own. $49.90
Learn more about the animal world through PAPO The Big Farm. It is fantastic for encouraging imaginative and creative play among little ones. $199 (Animals not included)
Cuddly and soft, the STEIFF Studio Baby Polar Bear will be a favourite. The bear is made from hypoallergenic materials and is one of the many well-known original Steiff plush animals. $590
With a great selection of stylish children’s’ fashion and accessories, DANSK is the place to go. Offering brands such as Copenhagen Delights and in-house DANSK Kids, it won’t be hard to find something for even your fussiest one this festive season.
Strut in style with the Bella Zig Zag Dress from the DANSK Kids Collection. Made from 100% cotton, this off-shoulder number is great for an afternoon out. Comes in sizes 4 to 6 and 6 to 8. $79
Delight your kids with catstudio graphic prints. These cute and brightly coloured pictures are great for hanging on walls or for placing by the bedside. $35 each
Go chic and modern with the Wyatt T-shirt from the Copenhagen Delights Collection. Your little boy will love the red stars and soft cotton material. $32.99
Dress to impress with the Babette Dress from the Copenhagen Delights Collection. Its tulle material and sequined front will make your little one feel like a princess for the day. $67
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