Christmas gifts for every kid in your life
You need to find Christmas presents for small children, and we are here to help. We know finding the perfect present for kids of different ages takes time and research – so here comes some well-timed gifting inspiration.
From the unique, to the trending, to the time-tested, we’ve rounded up an gifting edit bound to put smiles on faces come December 25.
Get them off the electronics and out into the great outdoors with these 'get active' ideas.
• Burn some serious energy with a trampoline from Rebel Sport, Kmart, Target and Big W.
• Spend quality time together fishing with rods from Kathmandu, Kmart or Rebel.
• Create a backyard fairy garden with supplies from The Reject Shop, Spotlight Creative or Big W.
• Get snapping with an underwater camera from Camera House or JB Hifi.
• Skates up! Try Mini Skate Ramps or decks from Kmart or Rebel.
• Nab a cubby house from Mr Toys Toyworld, Kmart, Target or Big W.
• Get the latest water play toys from Big W, Kidstuff, Mr Toys Toyworld or Kmart.
• Purchase a projector from JB Hi-Fi and create your own outdoor cinema experience
Image: Philips PicoPix Nano projector from JB Hi Fi
Image: Bellow Hidewaway Teepee from Kidstuff
Give them the gift of learning with these fun and educational ideas.
• See the planets up close and stargaze with a telescope from Camera House, QBD Books (Australian Geographic) or Harvey Norman.
• Try the latest Escape Room Board Games from Zing Pop Culture, Target or Rockaway Records.
• Grow your own terrarium from QBD Books (Australian Geographic), Target or Kmart.
• Help them get to class on time with a Kids Smart Watch from JB Hifi, Target, Kmart or Big W.
• Get creative and make your own slime, bath bombs or lip balm with kits available at Spotlight Creative, Kmart or Target.
• Teach them responsibility with a fish tank and accessories from Companion Petz or Petstock.
• Build a robot with STEM robotics kits found at Mr Toys Toyworld, Kidstuff, Target, QBD Books (Australian Geographic), Kmart.
Image: National Geographic Telescope from Target
Image: reativity for Kids Grow N' Glow Terrarium from Big W
Image: Eckerkleys - STEM Tobbie The Robot Kit
Explore their talents
Is your little one a musical superstar, MasterChef or artist in the making?
Help them discover their hidden talents.
• Gift them a musical instrument - we recommend guitar, drums, keyboard or Ukulele from Mr Toys Toyworld, Kidstuff, Target, Big W and Myer.
• Get creative with a jewellery making kit from Spotlight Creative, Kidstuff, Big W or Kmart.
• Ready, steady, cook! Choose a kids' cookbook from QBD Books, Big W or Target.
• Invest in rock painting kits from Kidstuff, Target or Kmart.
• Do you have a future doctor or vet on your hands? Start their training early with a doctor kit, vet set or tool kit from Kidstuff or Mr Toys Toyworld.
• If you have a little performer in the family, gift them new ballet slippers or dancewear from Cotton On Kids, Ollie’s Place or Best & Less.
Image: Big W - Kinkler create your own bracelet kit
Image: Young one wooden guitar from Target
If you’ve got a trendsetter on your hands that loves to rock the latest brands, we’ve rounded up 2020’s most popular picks as seen on TV, at the movies or online, and where to get them.
• Bluey – available from Mr Toys Toyworld, Kidstuff and QBD Books
• Marvel - available from Cotton On Kids, Zing Pop Culture and Mr Toys Toyworld
• Star Wars - available from EB Games, Zing Pop Culture and Mr Toys Toyworld
• Disney - available from Mr Toys Toyworld, Sheils, Peter Alexander and Pandora
• Harry Potter - available from Zing Pop Culture, Typo and Adairs
• Trolls World Tour - available from Mr Toys Toyworld, Big W or Target
• Games: Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Call of Duty available from EB Games and JB Hifi
Image: Captain Marvel Danielle Nicole Backpack from Zing Pop
Image: Starwars Mission Fleet Han Solo & Millennium Falcon from Big W
Image: Disney Mickey & Minnie Mouse Charm Set from Pandora
Image: Disney 101 Dalmatian PJ Set from Peter Alexander
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