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 Kmart or Rebel
• Spend quality time together fishing with rods from Kathmandu
• Create a backyard fairy garden with supplies from The Reject Shop
• Get snapping with an underwater camera from Ted's Cameras or JB Hifi
• Skates up! Try Mini Skate Ramps or decks from Target
• Nab a cubby house from Big W
• Get the latest water play toys from Kidstuff or Toyworld Central
• 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 Ted's Cameras or Target
• Try the latest Escape Room Board Games from Zing Pop Culture or Games World
• Grow your own terrarium from Big W
• Help them get to class on time with a Kids Smart Watch from JB Hifi or Apple
• Get creative and make your own slime, bath bombs or lip balm with kits available at Lush or Kmart
• Teach them responsibility with a fish tank and accessories from Kmart or Big W
• Build a robot with STEM robotics kits found at Toyworld Central or Kidstuff
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 Toyworld Central, Myer, David Jones or Target
• Get creative with a jewellery making kit from Lincraft, Big W or Kidstuff
• Ready, steady, cook! Choose a kids' cookbook from Cook & Young or QBD
• Invest in rock painting kits from Lincraft
• 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
• If you have a little performer in the family, gift them new ballet slippers or dancewear from Best & Less or Big W
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 Kmart, Target, QBD Books or Cook & Young
• Marvel - available from Cotton On, Zing Pop Culture or Myer
• Star Wars - available from Zing Pop Culture, Target, EB Games or Big W
• Disney - available from Pandora, Target, Kmart or Peter Alexander
• Harry Potter - available from Zing Pop Culture, Typo, Adairs or Myer
• Trolls World Tour - available from Kmart, Target or Toyworld Central
• Games: Minecraft, Animal Crossing, Call of Duty available from - EB Games or JB Hifi
Image: Minecraft grass block alarm clock from EB Games
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