Is there anything more exciting than opening up a special gift on Christmas morning? For the little kids in your life, definitely not!
Whether shopping for nieces, nephews, friends, or your own gremlins, we’ve got 11 great Christmas gifts for little kids that will bring on the squeals of delight come Christmas morning.
Clothes, trampolines, cuddly friends, games – so many great ideas! And, bonus – we’ve got some excellent discount codes and special offers for you too! PLUS you can shop directly from this post, just click the shop now buttons and let us help you shop your Christmas list with ease!
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GUND My Pet Puddles Animated Plush
PERFECT FOR: Little kids who love their pets
AGES: Toddlers and up
Give the gift of a puppy without all the responsibility and cleaning up of an actual real-life puppy, with My Pet Puddles.
Puddles is a super-soft and cuddly interactive puppy who reacts to pats and cuddles just like a real dog! This animated plush features three activation points for life-like movement and sounds. A pat on the head and Puddles will tilt his head and wag his tail, even give a happy bark. Pat his back for a little whimper and wag and if his nose is touched – expect a kiss in return. Naw puppy love!
WHERE TO BUY: You can find the adorable Puddles at Myer.
Plum® Trolls 4.5 Junior Trampoline & Enclosure with Sound
PERFECT FOR: Active kids who love to bounce
Outdoor play is always a popular gift for Christmas and the Plum® Trolls 4.5 Junior Trampoline & Enclosure with Sound will not only excite and entertain them but also help them bounce off that kid-energy and strengthen their coordination and balance.
Specifically designed for young children, the new Trolls Trampoline is a safe and secure way for children to start their jumping journey – alongside their favourite characters. The lower height frame allows young adventurers to bounce with confidence and easily climb their way into Troll Village and the PVC printed safety pad also lets children jump with their favourite Troll friends. Bouncing on the printed mat activates one of six sounds from the movie – how fun for them!
WHERE TO BUY: You can pre-order the Plum® Trolls 4.5 Junior Trampoline & Enclosure with Sound at the Plum® website.
READER OFFER: 10% off the Plum® Trolls 4.5 Junior Trampoline & their complete Outdoor Toy range. Simply use code MUMCENTRAL10 at checkout. Offer ends 29 November 2020. (Offer excludes sale items and spare parts. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.)
Skip Hop Zoo Bark-ista Set
PERFECT FOR: Imagination and pretend play for budding baristas
It’s a puppy coffee machine! Loaded with a whole “latte” fun, little ones will love to make and serve yummy “drinks” and scrumptious snacks like a real barista with this doggone cute set.
A fill and drop filter, real coffee shop sounds, plus all the extras make this 19-piece set a perfect pick for pretend play. A must for any cafe-style play area, the set also encourages fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination and inspires hours and hours of imaginative fun.
WHERE TO BUY: Get the Skip Hop Zoo Bark-ista Set through The Stork Nest website.
READER OFFER: Save 15% OFF all full-priced items at The Stork Nest using promo code Mumcentral at checkout.
Eco-Friendly Beach Wear
PERFECT FOR: Little Aussie beach bums (and parents too!)
PRICE: Starting at $39.95
AGES: Toddlers and up
Make a splash and a statement at the beach this year with these funky trunks from Class of 84. Not only are they stylish and sun-safe, but they are also eco-friendly, made from recycled plastic bottles. How cool is that?!
There are heaps of styles and designs to choose from, including board shorts, full swimsuits and one-piece bathers for adults. You can get togs to suit the whole family with matching patterns too. The beach is calling!
Santi the Sloth Sleep Aid
PERFECT FOR: Kids who need a little help getting to sleep
AGES: All ages
Santi is an all in one companion that keeps toddlers and preschoolers comfortable and secure at night, helping them fall asleep and stay asleep. Not just a cuddly friend, Santi also doubles as a nightlight (turning red at night to assist. with melatonin production) plus he’s also a music and sound player, proven to soothe children to sleep.
He’s toddler-approved (robust enough to be dropped, kicked, chewed and drooled on), but he is also tech-savvy with a built-in Bluetooth speaker, microphone, USB charger and temperature sensors. You can also download the Santi app to monitor your child’s sleep during the night. Oh, and did we mention he’s an adorable sloth too!? Cute and smart – what a combo!
WHERE TO BUY: Order your child’s Santi for Christmas at the Santi website.
READER OFFER: Mum Central readers can TAKE 10% OFF using promo code MUMCENTRAL at checkout.
Skip Hop Zoo Crew Memory Game
PERFECT FOR: Preschoolers who love games and animals
Memory is such a great game for little kids and Skip Hop Zoo Crew Memory Game is sure to bring a whole zoo of fun to the table.
These large, durable and sturdy cards are perfect for little hands and the 24 cute and colourful critters are ideal for teaching kids about the various animals too. Memory encourages all sorts of learning, promotes taking turns and develops fine motor skills, memory, matching and hand-eye coordination. They can play by themselves or with up to 4 people.
WHERE TO BUY: Get the Skip Hop Zoo Crew Memory Game through the Stork Nest website.
READER OFFER: Mum Central readers can TAKE 15% OFF all full-priced items using promo code Mumcentral at checkout.
Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo – Sherbet
PERFECT FOR: Toilet training toddlers and pre-schoolers (or any little one who loves POOP!)
AGES: Toddlers and up
Meet Sherbet, the newest friend from Little Live Pets. Sherbet is an interactive, toilet-trained flamingo who loves to sing, dance, chat back, eat, and poop – on the toilet! A great way to teach tots about toilet training, Sherbet’s poop magically dries back into Flamingo Food for endless pooping play!
Prepare for plenty of LOLs as your little one feeds Sherbet his Flamingo Food. When Sherbet’s gotta go, he’ll let you know by signing his catchy ‘Uh oh! Gotta Go!’ song. Place him on the toilet and watch him poop into the bowl!
WHERE TO BUY: You can find Sherbet at Kmart, Target, Big W and all major toy retailers.
Kindi Kids Shiver ‘n’ Shake Doll
PERFECT FOR: Little kids who love to play Doctor
Shiver ‘n’ Shake Rainbow Kate is the ideal patient for doctor play. Your heart will melt as you watch your little doctor or nurse nurture and care for her!
Kate is amazingly interactive with over 40 phases and sounds. She comes with all the accessories you need to help her feel better including a thermometer Shopkin, a stethoscope Shopkin, a blanket Shopkin, a water tray Shopkin, a mini swab towel Shopkin, a spoon Shopkin, 1 sticker sheet and 2 AA batteries. You can also purchase additional playsets like this super cool fold-out ambulance ($55) to further extend the imaginative play.
WHERE TO BUY: You can find the Kindi Kids Hospital Corner range at Kmart, Target, Big W & all major toy retailers.
ergoPouch Doll Sleeping Bag
PERFECT FOR: Pretend play
The ergoPouch Doll Sleeping Bag is perfect as a sleep aid and pretend-play for toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Made from the same skin-friendly, non-toxic organic natural fibres as ergoPouch’s Jersey Bag range, the Doll Sleeping Bag aids in fine motor skill development as kids learn to take it on and off. The Doll Sleeping Bag can be incorporated into bedtime or playtime to promote positive sleep associations, routine learning and sleep cues through pretend play.
Hunter Leisure’s Animal Hoppers
PERFECT FOR: Energetic little kiddos who LOVE to bounce!
AGES: Toddlers and up
A friend AND a bouncing toy – what’s not to love? Animal Hoppers are bound to keep up to your tot, both indoors and outdoors, and make the perfect present for Christmas!
Featuring Grab ‘n’ Grip Ears, they help to develop muscle and motor skills while giving your little one hours of fun. There’s a whole gang of animals to try out too – Dog, Unicorn, Dinosaur, Giraffe, all durable and ready to bounce! It’s the Christmas gift that keeps on bouncing – a little kids’ dream!
VTech Toot-Toot Cory Carson Range
PERFECT FOR: Kids who love things that GO
PRICE: $12.95 – $29.95
Toot-toot! Whether your little one has discovered the Netflix show, Toot-Toot Cory Carson or not, they are sure to love this clever range of toys based on the show.
Prepare for plenty of car-tastic adventures with the range of SmartPoint vehicles with six characters to collect – press their buttons for sounds, melodies and lights. Freddie’s Fire Station will also be a huge hit as kids zoom the cars down the ramp. Kids can place their SmartPoint characters on the SmartPoint location to hear them talk, play music and light up.
WHERE TO BUY: You can get the Toot-Toot Cory Carson SmartPoint Vehicles ($12.95 each car sold separately) and the Toot-Toot Cory Carson Freddie’s Fire Station ($29.95) at Big W, Kmart and Target.
So there you have it, 11 great Christmas gifts for the little kids in your life, all of which are SURE to bring them hours and hours of fun.
Keep your eyes peeled for more of our Christmas gift guides coming soon – we have everyone on our list including the adults, big kids, babies, even pets!