Santa has been working overtime… The best Christmas gifts for kids

Doing the annual Christmas shop can be daunting to say the least, and sometimes it’s hard to find the right presents for your loved ones. When you’ve got kids to buy gifts for, the pressure is on even more.

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Let’s face it, Christmas is all about the kids. Whether they’re toddlers or teens, as a parent, grandparent or any other adult in the family, you want to grant the wishes of your little (and not-so-little) ones during the festive season. But with so many options out there (gadgets, clothes, shoes and toys are just a few of the plethora of things kids love) it can be hard to know where to start. Even more so without breaking the bank.

Luckily, we’re here to help. Whether the child in question is into reading, loves wearing cool clothes, has a creative flare or loves adventure, we’ve got a gift idea for all mini humans. From exciting shadow puppet theatre kits, doll houses and lovely mittens, to colourful roller skates, dinosaur puppets and retro popcorn makers, you can take your pick. And what’s more? They’re all at great value for money.

Here are the best Christmas presents for kids…

quartoknows.com

BOOKS , £9.99 each, quartoknows.com

 

mollyandthewolf.com

SHADOW PUPPET THEATRE KIT, £15, mollyandthewolf.com/shop

 

 

 

 

skatehut.co.uk

ROLLER SKATES, £49.95, skatehut.co.uk

 

smallable.com

ROCKET CUBES, £25, smallable.com

 

grahamandgreen.co.uk

ASTRONAUT LAMP, £39.95, grahamandgreen.co.uk

 

merimeri.co.uk

CUSHION, £29, merimeri.co.uk

 

petit-bateau.co.uk

MITTENS, £19, petit-bateau.co.uk

 

clockworksoldiershop.co.uk

PUPPETS, £6.75, clockworksoldiershop.co.uk

 

tootsa.com

JUMPER, £44, tootsa.com

 

planetmermaid.com

MERMAID SWIM TAIL, from £32.99, planetmermaid.com

 

coolcomponents.co.uk

MOTOR:BIT SNART CAR KIT, £37, coolcomponents.co.uk

 

harrods.com

RING, £14.95, harrods.com

 

dukeofuke.co.uk

 

 UKULELE £49.95, dukeofuke.co.uk

 

cathkidston.com

BACKPACK, £28, cathkidston.com

 

aweatheredpenny.co.uk

NECKLACE, £25, aweatheredpenny.co.uk

afteralice.co.uk

KITE, £42.99, afteralice.co.uk

 

scoutandcokids.com

NAIL POLISHES, £28 for set of four, scoutandcokids.com

 

george.com

GLOBE, £15, george.com

veja-store.com

TRAINERS, £75, veja-store.com

 

smallable.com

SPACEHOPPER, £53, smallable.com

 

merimeri.co.uk

TUTU SET, £40, merimeri.co.uk

harrods.com

POPCORN MAKER,£59.95, harrods.com

 

anniesloan.com

PAINTS, WAX AND BRUSH PACK, £29.95, anniesloan.com

kidly.co.uk

DOLL’S HOUSE, £220, kidly.co.uk

Compiled by Nicole Gray. Additional research: Charlotte Page and Sarah-Rose Harrison. Photographs: Natasha Pszenicki