Christmas Gift Guide School Age

Christmas Gift Guide | What to buy for school age children (4-7 years) this Christmas

November 3, 2021

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Christmas will be here before we know it, and because of that, the task of buying gifts might be on the cards. Children love Christmas, don’t they? Not only do they enjoy the festivities and quality time with family, but, of course, the opportunity of presents. However, the difficulty you might face is choosing the perfect gift for your school age child.

It is often considered as a bit of a difficult age to buy for. They might have outgrown some toys, but are not quite ready to leave them altogether. You might also want to find the right sort of gift that will get their mind working, keep them occupied for a while, and ignite some enthusiasm and passion for projects or different subjects. This is where I have you covered. 

What to buy School Age children this Christmas

In this extensive gift guide, I have found some incredible gift options for your school age child. I have covered all bases including interactive gifts which will keep them occupied, educational options that will still hold their interest, as well as fun games and playful options. Don’t forget to check out the competition and enter for your chance to win an incredible prize perfect for your school age child. 

Orboot Earth by PlayShifu

PlayShifu Orboot Earth

Orboot Earth is the latest addition to the PlayShifu family, which allows little ones aged between 4 and 10 to explore the world from the comfort and safety of home.

With over 400 highlights and 1,000 interesting facts across six categories – culture, cuisine, monuments, invention, animals and maps – simply download the app to your iPad, scan part of the globe and voila!

They’ll learn everything they need to know, ready for the next adventure.


Little People, BIG Dreams

Little People, BIG DREAMS Books

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best‐selling series of books presenting the lives of pioneering figures for young readers.

Discover the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. Told as a story, with a facts and photos section at the back, this sweet series for kids celebrates triumph over adversity through some of history’s favourite characters.

The latest releases, telling the life stories of Michelle Obama, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Kamala Harris


Dantoy Thorbjorn Tea Set

Dantoy Thorbjorn Tea Set

The Dantoy Thorbjorn Tea Set is part of the Thorbjøn line that combines classic role-play and stories. Each set comes with the missing ice crystal which helps the party and incorporates hide and seek and the ice crystal can often get lost in one of the cakes. Who will find it?


The Dinosaur That Pooped Collection

The Dinosaurs That Pooped Collection by Tom Fletcher

Discover the pooptastic world of Dino and Danny, from Tom Fletcher and McFly bandmate Dougie Poynter! There’s poop, presents and prehistoric creatures in this festive feast!

  • The Dinosaur that Pooped a Princess
  • The Dinosaur That Pooped The Bed
  • The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet
  • The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas
  • The Dinosaur that Pooped a Pirate
  • The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past

cience4You my first science kit

Science4You My First Science Kit

Science4You science kits combines fun with real-world education by fostering curiosity and experimenting. Kids will enjoy playing with parents and friends while learning about different scientific areas.

Get the colours of the rainbow with the three primary colours. Make fantastic paintings with soap bubbles. Grow fantastic flowers and observe living beings. Produce a crazy dough which is not sure whether it wants to be solid or liquid.

Create 26 experiments. 31 items of contents in the pack. Includes an educational book.

For ages 4 and above.


Little Box of Books

Little Box of Books

Give the gift of inclusive stories this Christmas with a Little Box of Books. These beautiful book boxes celebrate the representation of all races, cultures and families. They make an ideal Christmas present to diversify children’s bookshelves – so they truly reflect the society we live in. 

For every subscription bought, Little Box of Books donates a book to a charity partner, Doorstep Library, who read books with children living in the most disadvantaged parts of London.

There are book boxes for 0-3 year olds4-7 year olds and 8-11 year olds and they can be bought as a one-off gift box or as a monthly subscription.


Maped Creativ LCD Magic Tablet

Maped Creativ LCD Magic Tablet

Maped Creativ offers a collection of innovative, ultra-fun and stimulating handmade activities to make your own hands, make unique creations and play with your creations.

Let your child utilise the Maped LCD magic tablet for drawing, writing and endless fun. Magic: the screen erases by pressing the button! Lock the screen with the button on the back to keep the drawing or notes.

With the stylus pen, the child writes, draws or doodles on the tablet. To erase you need to press the “magic wand” button. More than to start again and again.


Sussed Card Game Yellow

Sussed Card game – Hilarious Yellow

Discover what other players have to say about flying to the moon, keeping secrets, becoming invisible, being fearless – and much, much more.

  • Challenge your family & friends to see who knows who best
  • How wrong can you be?! Win Sussed Points!
  • The multi-award winning, travel-sized, social health improving card game
  • Video-call friendly | 220 conversation starter questions, 660 answers, 150 scoresheets | 2 – 10 Players
  • Suitable for ages 6+

Sussed Card Game Wacky Orange

Sussed Card Game – Wacky Orange

Discover what other players have to say about joining magic classes, having unpopular opinions, codebreaking, surviving in the wild – and much, much more.

  • Challenge your family & friends to see who knows who best
  • How wrong can you be?! Win Sussed Points!
  • The multi-award winning, travel-sized, social health improving card game
  • Video-call friendly | Over 200 conversation starter questions, Over 650 answers, 36 ABC and Joker cards | 2 – 8 Players
  • Suitable for aged 7+

Geomag Magicube Word Building

Geomag Magicube Word Building

Geomag Magicube is the new construction system created by Geomag. Geomag has reinvented the construction game with new magnetic cubes, making it more fun and most of all magical! The cubes can be attached together from every side and even remain suspended!


Extravagant Gingerbread Brownie mix in a Bottle

Extravagant Gingerbread Brownie mix in a Bottle

A really lovely little brand called Bottled Baking Co. They make prepared cake mixes, brownies and cookies – making baking super easy and hassle-free.

Perfect for getting children in the kitchen and learning how to bake delicious treats.


Abeec Scratch Art Pad

abeec Scratch Art Pads

The scratch pad with high-quality thick paper is great as a party bag filler for kids, or an end of term gift for children. Kids or adults will love using and being creative with these scratch pads.

Includes 2 robust plastic scratch tools. Use the scratch tools to scratch away the black matte surface of the paper, revealing the rainbow background – produces amazing creative artwork and scribbles. Makes an excellent arts and crafts drawing activity for kids or adult art enthusiasts.


Purse Pets

Purse Pets

Bring your look to life with Purse Pets! These fabulous interactive pets are packed with purse-onality. They respond to your touch, really blink, and have over 25 exciting sounds and reactions unique to each Purse Pet’s style!

With Purse Pets, friendship meets fashion! Take your super cute purse with you everywhere you go.


Win a Science4you My First Science Kit

To help your little one combine fun with real-world education by fostering curiosity and experimenting, we are lucky enough to have a Science4You My First Science Kit to giveaway.

PRIZE: Science4you My First Science Kit

To enter, complete the Gleam widget below, all entries are optional and each one completed will gain you more entries into the random draw.

Science4you My First Science Kit

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