Great Christmas Gift ideas for all the family

Great Christmas Gift ideas for all the family

12/16/2021

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If you are as unsure as Boris Johnson on what Christmas will be like this year and just as confused on what to buy for your loved ones, you don’t want to go trekking around all different shops when the numbers are rising with the Omicron variant, then here is a great selection of last minute gift ideas you can get on your local high street and/or online. If you shop around online, there are significant savings to be had as some of these products have gone on sale!. Happy, safe Shopping!

Habitat’s half-height Christmas tree is coming to the rescue of keeping precious baubles away from prying hands and pets!  

RRP £50.00 

Available in two colourways: classic green, and white. at habitat.co.uk, Argos.co.uk 

All tree decorations from https://www.wilko.com/en-uk/christmas/christmas-collections/all-that-glitters/c/1696

Top toys for kids

Super Magic Jinn 

Will ask you a series of yes or no questions. Using its psychic skills to guess what you are thinking. If it guesses correctly – Jinn wins!

RRP £22.99

Age 5+

Available  Smyths, Argos, Very, Hamleys, Amazon

Storyteller: Once Upon A Time

Every combination reveals a different story and a world of  64 fairy tales to explore by choosing the characters, setting, emotions and new events each time.

RRP £24.99 

Age 8M + 

Available Smyths, Amazon

Projex 

Projecting arcade game that tests players’ speed and skill as they blast moving targets projected onto any light- coloured wall, without the need for TV screens or sensors 

RRP £54.99

Age 6+

Available Smyths Toys, Argos

Tiny TV Classics The Big Bang Theory

Though smaller than a cup of tea, these tiny screens hold some of the biggest, most memorable clips from TV and film with 6 different classics to collect

RRP £19.99

Age 17+

Available Smyths

Tony Hawk Signature Series, 540 Slime

Made with a superior 7-play Hard Rock Maple, double kicktail deck and 54mm wheels, they can enjoy a higher level of turn and easier tricks

RRP £54.99 Helmet and pad set also available RRP £34.99

Age 5+

Available Skate Hut, Skate Pro or Skate Station

 

Science Museum Mecha Dragon

Ultimate in STEM discovery – a mechanical dragon with three motors and multiple sensors to interact with the child and its surroundings.

RRP £37.99

Age 8+

Available Amazon

Mr Tumble Says Activity Ball

Inspired by ‘Simon Say’s’, CATCH, LISTEN to what ‘Mr Tumble says’, complete the action with this soft fabric, colourful letters and numbers ball

RRP £10.99 

Age  0+ 

Available Argos, Smyths, Amazon

Cry Babies Magic Tears Dress Me Up 

With over 12 dolls to collect and dress up, each comes with their own removable clothing and shoes. It even has it’s own little hanger

RRP £9.99 

Age 3-6yrs|

Available Asda, Smyths, Sainsbury’s, Tesco

Hope Railway Bucket Builder Set

This great compact train set is in a bucket which itself forms part of the track. Featuring scenery and other vehicles including a crane, lorry and buildings they can let their imagination run wild.

RRP £50 

Age 3yrs+ 

Available Amazon

Magic Mixies 

With over 50 sounds and reactions, allowing children to conjure up a magical potion and cast a spell to reveal their very own  magical cute furry friend

RRP £69.99

Age 5+ 

Available Smyths, Argos, Amazon

Moji

This Lovable true-to-life dog is a soft, cuddly Labradoodle that responds to your voice and touch with over 150 unique reactions. emojis that communicate his thoughts and dozens of tricks, including ‘sit’, ‘shake’, ‘paw’ and ‘lie down’!

RRP £99.99 

Age 4+

Available Aldi, Amazon, JD Williams

Casdon Kenwood Mixer

Actually mixes REAL food for any aspiring young baker. Mix Get your cake and pancake mix ready!

RRP £25.00 

Age 3+ 

Amazon, Asda, Very

Kindi Kids Bubble N Sing Doll

This bubbly, cuddly baby loves to Blow 100s Of Sweet Scented Ice Cream Bubbles while she  giggles and sings her happy bubble song.

RRP £29.99 

Age 3+ 

Available Smyths, The Entertainer, Argos, Amazon

Pets Alive Poppy The Booty Shakin’ Pug

Poppy’s contagious energy, hilarious head twirling and booty shakin’ will have the whole family up dancing and laughing for hours!

RRP £19.99 

Age 3+ 

Available Smyths, The Entertainer

The myFirst Sketch Book 

Draw or sketch without using a single piece of paper and without any mess. With built-in memory, you can save your child’s every single masterpiece.

RRP £89

Age 3+

Available myFirst.Tech

Beamies World Characters 

Cute, fun, loveable animal characters that glow in the dark with plenty more cuddly friends to collect

RRP £7.00 

Age 0+

Available The Entertainer, Smyths

Shimmer ‘n Sparkle InstaGlam On the Glo Makeup Trolley

Become a real makeup artist with so many fashionable lip and eye colours to choose from and have so much fun creating a dazzling glo. Includes nail polishes so nails are always on point!

RRP £79.99

Age 6+

Available Smyths, Very

National Geographic Rock Tumbler Starter Kit

Transform rough rocks into gemstones, start a rock collection and create beautiful jewellery.

RRP £79.99 

Age  8+ 

Available Amazon, Disney Store, Argos

Jurassic World Pic & Push T.Rex

Push the T.Rex along and pick up the rock balls as you go encouraging walking activity play. Disconnect the rock collecting gyrosphere and use it as a crawling toy

RRP: £19.99
Age12months +.
Available Smyths, Argos

Hape DJ Mix & Spin Studio 

The ultimate toy for little music makers featuring a DJ scratchpad, a tempo and pitch slider, 5 background tunes and 4 DJ sound effects.A keyboard which has 4 instrument sounds and 18 fun sound effects to create their own tracks.

RRP £29.99 

Age 12mths+ 

Available Amazon, Wicked Uncle 

Family games with hours of fun

Go Bananas

Hilarious multigenerational party game of two teams that will have them howling from their first squat to your last whack of a coconut.

RRP £23.99 

AGE 6+

Available Amazon

Stop The Robots

Set in a world where crazy robots are threatening the city. Players to find and destroy them before it’s too late! They can use the voice recognition walkie-talkies to talk to their virtual partner (included) to enhance the experience

RRP £19.99

Age 7+

Available Amazon, Smyths Very

Crossed Signals

Players choose between four games, all of which require quick responses to light and sound instructions to  move the stick in that direction.

RRP £20

Age 8+

Available Argos, JD Williams

Friends The Interactive Quiz

If this year’s FRIENDS Reunion fever is anything to go by, anyone who receives this gift will certainly be your best friend!

RRP £24.99

Age14+

Available Toymaster, Smyths, Argos, WHSmith, Very.com, The Range, Next and The Works

Word Fever

With 3,000 questions available and only 12 seconds to answer  each, players need to be on their A-game to quickly find a word that matches! The faster you answer, the more points you score!

RRP £24.99

Age 14+

Available  Toymaster, Smyths, Argos, WHSmith, Very.com, The Range, Next and The Works

The Best Of Sport And Leisure

Perfect for sport lovers this festive season. From fishing to basketball, and walking to weightlifting and all those fun things you pick up without even knowing it

RRP £24.99

Age12+

Available Aldi, Amazon, Argos, Smyths

Uno Wild card Game

The classic card game of matching colours and numbers but now, you can write your own rules and fun with the Wild Customizable cards 

RRP £9.99

Age 7+

Available Argos, Amazon

The Logo Board Game

With all the excellent fun of the original, the opposing teams will be tested by four colour coded questions – picture, theme or pot-luck cards – helping them move around the board.The race is on, but just who will be crowned the Christmas champion?!

RRP £32.99
Age 12+.

Available Smyths, Argos, Amazon, Aldi

The Best of Kids Logo

Featuring over 1,000 potluck, picture and themed questions testing their knowledge from Disney and dinosaurs, to science and snacks, and  more wonderful things kids have hidden in their minds

RRP £19.99

Age: 7+

Available Argos, Smyths, The Entertainer, Amazon, John Lewis, Very, Iceland, Hamleys, Indies

Pictionary Air Harry Potter

Draw in the Air and see it on screen. Each team chooses which Hogwarts house they  play for then delve into double sided clue cards. May the best witch or wizard win.

RRP £24.99

Age: 8+

Available Argos, Smyths, Vey

Super Scrabble

The classic Scrabble game, super-sized! With twice as many tiles and a giant sized Scrabble board with extra scoring spaces! 

RRP £39.99 

Age :10+ 

Available Amazon

Tetris Dual

Fast head-to-head, table top strategy game based upon Tetris. The object of the game is to create the Tetrimino shapes displayed on the LCD screen, by dropping them into the play grid.Be quick to win!

RRP £24.99 

Age 6+ 

Available Amazon, Very, Toymaster

Kids Against Maturity

Its age-appropriate toilet humour and witty innuendos for adults, can be enjoyed by all the family 

RRP £19.99

Age 8+

Available Smyths

Out Of Order

The trivia game with a twist, To score, you give the answer to the LAST question… with hilarious results! This party game that offers cheeky fun for everyone 

RRP £16

Age 14yrs+ 

Available: Gibsons, John Lewis, Amazon

Active Snap 

Best-loved card game with a twist. All of those too slow, must complete the activity outlined on the cards whether its 20 sit-ups or a round of shadow boxing.

RRP: £4.99
Age 4+.
Available: Amazon and Independents

Dizzy Donkey

Collect the most pairs of cards before the donkey reaches the carrot in this high energy action and performance game full of exciting twists.

RRP £8.50 

Age 5+ | 

Available Orchard Toys, Amazon

Specialist Gift Ideas

Tog knife set

Everyone needs that great knife set to slice rather than butcher their roast. These sharp, super strong blades that come with a lifetime guarantee will make all the difference to the presentation too.

RRP Individually priced or set £630.00

Available from www.togknives.com. 

Marshall Acton II BT

A dynamic, compact speaker featuring three amplifiers, dual tweeters and subwoofer that produces a well-balanced, unassuming powerful audio experience that takes up little space.

RRP £219.99

Available https://www.johnlewis.com/ 

Blue Air Purifier 3610

Give the gift of clean air! This elegant machine removes at least 99.97% of airborne particles such as viruses, pollen and dust. Perfect gift for current times.

RRP £399  

Available: www.blueair.com/gb

BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Domino Set

Bacardi Rum bring a splash of island spirit this festive season with a limited run of new Caribbean-inspired, beautifully crafted, domino sets. Beautiful gift set for Rum and or domino lovers.

RRP £75

Available Minima UK 

Proscenic 850T Robotic Vacuum and Mop

Hard Floor & Low Pile Carpet couldn’t be made easier to clean with this machine and It’s 3000Pa, Strong Suction, App and Alexa Voice Control. 

RRP £229

Available Amazon 

Trust Gaming GXT 488 Forze-G

Gaming Headset for  use on both PS4 and PS5 with Flexible Microphone and Inline Remote Control to ensure to enjoy their console and game to the max.

RRP £39.99

Available Amazon

Purple Knitting Ball Bauble

The perfect ornament for any keen knitter and a great way to spruce up your tree. Check out their website for other specialised baubles

RRP £4.00

Available www.hobbycraft.co.uk

Nextbase 622GW Dash Cam

Featuring 4K quality video, Super Slow Motion, Enhanced night vision and what3words location technology that can pinpoint your location to a three-metre area and share with Emergency services and up to 30% car insurance. Win Win!

RRP £250

Available  www.nextbase.com/en-gb

Audio-Technica Creator pack

The perfect one-stop-solution for beginners in the podcasting industry as well  gaming, streaming or creating an at-home music recording studio.

RRP £199.99

Available www.audio-technica.com/en-gb/creator-pack 

Amaud Candy tote Handbag

These one-of-a-kind bags made from sustainable fabrics like vintage kimonos means exclusivity, forever!

RRP £110

Available https://amaud-store.com/

Christmas Crinkle Santa Hat Cat Tunnel 

The  perfect soft plush interior hideaway for cats whether they want a snooze or they’re overwhelmed with visitors and need somewhere to hide

RRP £10  also available Christmas Stocking for Dogs (Large) – £9.99

Available www.petsathome.com

Monopoly: Star Wars The Child 

Featuring places and objects such as a Cup of Broth and a Frog, makes this a great gift for The Mandalorian fans and would make a nice addition to a Star Wars fan’s toy collection 

RRP £23.99

Age 8+

Available Smyths, Argos, Very

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