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It is that time of year again, and Christmas is rapidly approaching. The festive period is such a special time for children, and when you have a child that is a toddler or around preschool age it suddenly starts to get magical for them. They can often understand about Father Christmas and also presents. However, choosing something can be a little more difficult.
The truth is, there is such a range of choices available these days, that it is easy to get overwhelmed. Whether you look at some of the TV programmes they like to watch, or if they have shown an interest in a particular type of toy such as one that is interactive or problem-solving, I have selected some amazing options for you to consider.
What to buy for Toddlers and Preschoolers this Christmas
In this extensive gift guide, I have taken some of the difficulties away from you. I have collated a great selection of gifts perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. It doesn’t matter if you have a child that is particularly creative, likes exploring, role play, or just loves to play with a toy that they can control, I have something for you. Don’t forget to check out the competition and enter for your chance to win an incredible prize perfect for your toddler or preschooler.
- What to buy for Toddlers and Preschoolers this Christmas
- Bluey’s Adventure Bus
- Carioca Colouring Case with 24 Felt Tip Pens
- Dantoy Bioplastic Greenhouse Kit
- Geomag Magicube
- Kikkerland Kidoki
- Mini U
- Mountain Warehouse Splash Junior Flashing Lights Wellies
- Push-n-Popz – Bubble Fidget Toy, Just Pop it!
- RSPB The Bug Spotter
- Toy Mania Sensory Fun Box Set
- Win a Push-n-Popz – Bubble Fidget Toy, Just Pop it!
Bluey’s Adventure Bus
Bluey’s Bus is the best way to go on an adventure around Bluey’s Hometown Brisbane!
A preschool favourite Bluey and her family adventures are a highlight of any child’s day. Taking the fun from the screen and into playtime with the Bluey Adventure Bus complete with 2 play figures. It is just the right size for preschool hands to move and play with.
- Free-wheeling Bus even comes with a Wackadoo Extraroos (Bus Pass)!
- Bluey’s Bus come with 2 play Figures – Bluey and Bingo wearing their exclusive Chimp and Chutney T-Shirts.
- Turn the dial on the front of Bluey’s Bus to select your destination!
Buy From: Amazon, Argos, Smyths Toys
Carioca Colouring Case with 24 Felt Tip Pens
Buy From: Ryman
Create vivid, eye-catching artwork with these Carioca felt tip pens featuring 24 rainbow shades for bright and lively colouring. All wrapped in a handy, practical case in an assortment of colours making them great for travel, school holidays or just for taking out and about.
The felt tips are double-ended with both a fine and medium tip, great for young artists. They contain super washable ink which is great news for parents!
- Contains 24 Bright and Vibrant Colours
- Double Ended with both a Fine and Medium Tip
- Wrapped in a useful, portable case in assorted colours, great for travelling
Dantoy Bioplastic Greenhouse Kit
This mini greenhouse kit is perfect for budding horticulturists! It is solid and durable design lets kids discover the world of gardening and will keep them entertained for hours. Made from sugar cane is grown in controlled, pesticide-free plantations in central and southern Brazil. Bioplastic, made from sugar cane, is a 100% sustainable and 100% recyclable raw material.
Buy From: Smallable
Geomag Magicube Full Colour Magnetic Cubes for Kids – 16 Blocks
Magicube’s intuitive system encourages children to learn and master a range of skills including problem-solving, motor skills, hand/eye coordination, building, colour recognition, and counting. The individual cubes and shapes can be attached with the hidden internal magnets meaning the cubes can very quickly become structures such as cars, birds, houses, or planes.
The wonder of Magicube is that the cubes can be made into whatever a child wants, it can be as simple or complex as their imagination allows.
Buy From: Amazon
Geomag Magicube Word Building Clips
The word building line with magnetic cubes and clips helps to strengthen children’s early literacy skills, with letter recognition and first words. Contains a mix of magicube magnetic cubes and clips that will transform magicube into the right place to learn and includes an illustrated booklet containing tips and examples. They stimulate the child’s imagination and creativity, making learning fun.
Buy From: Amazon
Kidoki Catch a Bug Wooden Fishing Game
Grab a frog, and go fishing for bugs and plants. How many can you catch?
- Magnetic fishing game with 2 rods and 11 pieces
- Design: Goodlines
- Material: FSC MDF, magnet, cotton
- Dimensions: 20 x 20 x 5 cm
- Age: 3+
Buy From: We Are Pop
Kidoki Storybook Flashlight
Bedtime just got a whole lot more exciting! Switch off the lights, switch on the flashlight and watch as the stories unfold before your eyes.
Comes with 3 story discs:
- Little Red Riding Hood
- Three Little Pigs
- The Three Bears
Kidoki Teeter Totter Shapes Wooden Balance Game
Take it one step at a time, how many shapes can you balance without them falling off?
Helping children with their
Buy From: Kikkerland
Fronted by a range of range of sea creatures who are all set to bring their own brand of fabulous fun to bath time, Mini U are proud to offer a spectacle of products which:
🐙 are suitable for vegans 🐙
🐠 contain no micro-plastics 🐠
🐳 use sustainable palm oil 🐳
🦀 are allergen free 🦀
🐬 are suitable from new-born 🐬
🐢 contain naturally derived ingredients 🐢
🐡 are free from gluten, soy, dairy 🐡
🐟 are made in Great Britain 🐟
🐙 are against animal testing 🐙
- Mini U Fizzy Plops – Water changing tablets add a burst of colour to any bathtime. Gentle on the skin, these little guys won’t stain or leave a mess.
- Mini U Rainbow Cloud Bath Bombs – Fantastically colourful bathtime with gentle, stain and mess-free bath bomb. Drop it in and let the rainbow colours explode.
- Mini U Bath Crayons – Perfect for any little artist, utilise these crayons at bathtime. Totally plastic-free and mess-free, these crayons won’t stain their skin or the bath, easily washing away when bathtime is over.
Buy From: Mini U
Mountain Warehouse Splash Junior Flashing Lights Wellies
The Splash Junior Flashing Lights Wellies are great for keeping your little one’s feet dry in wet weather. Designed with a durable upper, soft cotton lining and rubber outsole with fun lights across the side – the ideal footwear for outdoor adventures.
- Cotton Lining – Added comfort and freshness
- Easy To Clean – Simply wipe clean, mud and dirt will easily wash off
- Rubber Outsole – Flexible and lightweight. Very long lasting
- Flashing Light Soles – Lights in the soles flash when walking, adding visibility and a fun element for kids when walking
Buy From: Mountain Warehouse
Push-n-Popz – Bubble Fidget Toy, Just Pop it!
Bubble fidget toy that does what it says, just pop it!
Extremely tactile, this silicone fidget toy makes really satisfying sounds when pushing, poking and popping. As well as an addictive fidget toy, Push-n-Popz is a simple logic game that improves clever strategic thinking skills while having lots of fun. Select one row and press down any number of bubbles, then your opponent does the same – until the player that has to press the last bubble loses, get thinking! This glow-in-the-dark version comes in two colours and can even be thrown like a frisbee, so the fun never stops – the ultimate fidget toy!
- One pop & you just can’t stop!
- Fidget toy & simple logic game
- Glow in the dark version comes in two colours
- Suitable for ages 3+
Buy From: Wicked Uncle
RSPB The Bug Spotter
Inspire their next adventure with this nifty bug spotting kit! Perfect for children looking to get to know and understand their local bug life, this kit will help them discover the bug world below, identify specifies and learn fun facts about them. The kit contains a bug pit with a magnifier, illustrated bug identification cards, a bug spotter guide and a mini hessian bag to keep it all together for your big adventures!
Buy From: RSPB
Toy Mania Sensory Fun Box Set
Buy From: Ryman
Learn and get to grips with these squishy cute shapes which are ideal for a little one to get to grips with and shape. The shapes will keep them engaged for hours with a satisfying squish.
- Sensory Fun Box Set
- 7 Squishy water bead shapes
- For children ages 3+
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Win a Push-n-Popz – Bubble Fidget Toy, Just Pop it!
To help your toddler or preschooler improve their strategic thinking skills while having lots of fun, we have a Push-n-Popz – Bubble Fidget Toy, Just Pop it! to giveaway.
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