If you’re in the market for out-of-the-box ideas for little kids Christmas gifts this year, we’ve got your back! Whether shopping for your children, a niece, nephew, friend or grandchild, we have searched high and low to uncover the best kids’ Christmas gifts for children aged 2-5 years.
If you’ve got a child in this age group, then come and score a bargain and check out what Christmas gifts are expected to fly off the shelves in the coming days/weeks.
Be quick though – Christmas is closer than you think!
13 Great Little Kids’ Christmas Gifts 2021
We’ve got plenty to pick from too – jungle gyms and cubby houses, craft sets and puzzle packs, bikes and building toys and, of course, Bluey!
Tinnitots Wooden Indoor Pikler Gym
WHERE TO BUY: Tinnitots
If you’re after an indoor jungle gym that has it ALL, then look no further than the incredible Wooden Pikler Jungle Gym. It comes with ALL the active fun – a swing, slide, monkey bars, spider net, rope ladder, rock climbing wall, and more. You can customise it with more fun items too including a basketball ring and chalkboard decal. The possibilities are endless.
Super-strong, sturdy and durable, this jungle gym will keep them entertained for years and years to come. It can withstand a weight of up to 100kg and is made from non-toxic, kid-friendly paints in fun, rainbow colours. It’s also great for building confidence, muscle development, hand-eye coordination and so much more. We love it and we know your little kids will too!
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF Tinnitots Giant Jungle Gym with code MUMCENTRAL10. Discount expires 31 December 2021.
Plum Play® Teepee Cubby House
RRP: $649.95 but with an intro discount of at least $150
WHERE TO BUY: Plum Play®, the Active Play Specialists
Imagine the look of excitement on your children’s faces if they discovered this unique Teepee Hideaway Cubby House waiting for them under the tree? This beautiful and spacious cubby is perfect for both indoor and outdoor play and will spark hours of imaginative play.
Ideal for reading, quiet time and pretend play, the world is theirs to explore in this adorable haven. It’s also customisable with unstained wood so you can paint it whatever colour their heart desires! If a cubby house is on your child’s Christmas gifts wish list, this one is sure to tick all the boxes!
PAW Patrol Ultimate City Tower
Ladies and gents, allow us to introduce you to the tallest PAW Patrol tower yet and a MUST for any Paw Patrol fan in your household! It stands over 90cm tall and will certainly bring the pups higher than ever.
There are so many amazing features to discover on this epic playset. Kids will love the light-up rotating holographic city map. By turning the pup selector, they can select a pup for the mission (and hear them talk back). How fun! Load Chase’s police car into the vehicle lift, bring it to the top of the tower and open the transforming light-up rescue ramp by pulling on the big lever. From there on, it’s Chase on the case as he zooms on down to rescue the pups and save the day! So many things to discover and heroic adventures to take on!
Bluey BMX, Ride-Ons & Balance Bikes
WHERE TO BUY: Big W, Target, Kmart, Toys R Us and other good toy retailers
If you’re after a bike for your preschooler this Christmas, you can’t go wrong with the range of Bluey bikes! Choose from a Bluey BMX bike, Bluey Ride-Ons or the popular Bluey balance bike.
A great option for first-timers is the Bluey 30cm bike which comes with a push handle model for parent-assisted riding, especially helpful when your child decides they’re too “tired” to pedal. It also features a full chainguard, rear coaster brake and removable training wheels. This bike also comes Ready to Roll so you can easily set it up the night before Christmas without needing to call in a professional. Bonus!
Kindi Kids Scented Sisters
RRP: $30 for baby sister, $40 for big sister
WHERE TO BUY: All good toy retailers
Say hi to the cutest little sisters you will ever meet … the Kindi Kids Scented Sisters. Children ADORE Kindi Kids and these delicious-smelling dolls will take up the top spot in your child’s nursery! You can choose from both big sister dolls and the all-new baby sisters, perfect for siblings!
With glittery eyes, squishy arms and baby accessories, these baby dolls even blow a scented kiss when you squeeze their tummies. Plus, they are cute, cuddly and perfect for playing house, doctor and more! There are three cute little Scented Sisters to collect – Blossom Berri, Teeny Tiara and Mini Mello. Pop one under the tree or in their stocking and prepare for hours of pretend play.
Bluey’s Caravan Adventures
WHERE TO BUY: Kmart, Target and Big W
Bluey is headed on holiday – in your living room! This adorable NEW Bluey’s Caravan Adventures Playset is the perfect addition to your child’s playroom. It comes with a Jean Luc figurine and is compatible with the already available Bluey Family Vehicle.
The caravan comes with a flip-and-fold roof, a cool bedroom with bunk beds for both Bluey and Bingo, and an outdoor kitchen at the back of the caravan. Bluey’s Caravan Adventures Playset also comes with a cute sticker sheet so you can decorate your caravan, as well as a toy campfire and marshmallows, plus the new Jean Luc figurine. This caravan is also the perfect size for all other Bluey figurines you most likely have scattered around the house too!
PAW Patrol Marshall’s Transforming Fire Truck
Your little hero will be ‘ready for a ruff ride” with this epic transforming vehicle straight out of PAW PATROL: The MOVIE. This is a great gift for all little heroes in your household, especially if they also happen to be PAW Patrol fans!
This transforming fire truck comes with all the bells and whistles kids love. Exciting lights and sounds, massive extendable ladder, rescue slide, trampoline to catch falling pups and even a ‘water’ cannon mode that shoots projectile water cannons (little blue balls that represent bursts of water). What a great kids Christmas gift that’ll provide hours upon hours of imaginative fun, laughter and rescues.
Micador jR. Soundshare Headphones
WHERE TO BUY: Micador
For school, home or while on the go, these headphones are designed especially for kiddies! Let them plug into their fave apps and TV shows no matter where they are. These headphones are durable, cushioned, lightweight, foldable and easy to carry plus they come with a built-in high definition microphone.
We love how they come with a shared wiring function, so multiple headphones can be connected together listening to the same device. They also come with heaps of other kid-friendly features such as a volume limit of 93 decibels to protect sensitive ears and a cord that’s not fixed to the headphones so if your child accidentally walks away from the computer with the headphones still on, the cord detaches from the headphone.
Choose from blue/green or dusty pink and give them a gift they will use over and over again.
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 15% OFF Micador jR. Soundshare Headphones with code MC15.
Wild Dough Playdough Christmas Playdough Set
WHERE TO BUY: Wild Dough
Playdough is a hit year-round and we love this scented handmade Christmas dough – developed by a mum in Melbourne and designed to last up to six months.
The Wild Dough Christmas Playdough Collection includes 5 eco-friendly jars of aromatic dough including Candy Cane Peppermint (yum), Red Twinkle Cranberry, White Christmas Coconut, Christmas Tree Toffee Apple and Gingerbread. The dough is the softest you’ll find and provides a creative, tactile, and sensory learning experience with a festive twist. Here’s the chance to craft all sorts of Christmas-themed objects from Christmas cookies to Christmas trees!
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 15% OFF Wild Dough with code MUMCENTRAL. Offer expires 30 November 2021.
Biocasa Adventerra Games
RRP: $29.90 – $39.90
WHERE TO BUY: Biocasa
Play, learn and protect the planet with these incredibly unique Adventerra Board Games, another great educational Christmas gift for little kids. Not only are they high-quality, but they are made with environmentally friendly recycled and recyclable raw materials and are completely plastic-free.
There is nothing else like this in Australia and we love them. Plus, the games teach our kids important lessons in reducing waste, decreasing pollution and safeguarding the environment and animals. The collection includes Memory Games, Puzzle Games and Board games suitable for kids from the age of two onwards.
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF your Adventerra Games order using the code MUMCENTRAL at checkout. Offer valid from 22.10.21 to 7.11.21.
LaQ Snap Click Construction Toys – Basic 101
WHERE TO BUY: SmartyPants Toys
If you’re after creative and educational toys for kids, then LaQ construction toys are certainly ones to add to your shopping list! These are perfect for four-year-olds who love to build and create. An ideal Lego alternative, LaQ is unique in having just 7 different types of parts and feature lifesize 2D instruction sheets as a template to help children to start off connecting pieces.
Every time they pop a piece in place, it SNAPS – perfect for sensory play and for developing those fine motor skills. The sets are made and invented in Japan, are super high quality and are already a favourite among childcare providers, teachers, parents and children. LaQ also builds creative and engineering foundations for STEM skills, by teaching kids to start with simple shapes, follow step by step instructions, and then rapidly imagine and build their own creations. Check out Instagram to see what else you can build with just 7 LaQ parts.
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: SAVE 10% OFF all products using the code MUMCENTRAL21 at checkout. Offer valid until 10 December 2021. Free shipping in Australia for orders over $80
Licensed Mega Art Activity Trolleys
WHERE TO BUY: Kmart
Calling all crafty kids – these Mega Arts & Crafts Activity Trolleys are packed with 4 activities in 1 complete with hours of fun creative activities for littlies. All activities come in a handy trolley perfect for stashing, storing and for little crafters on the go.
They are available in two styles- Frozen and CoComelon. Each trolley contains a wooden scene with paint and brush, 6 reusable water art sheets and refillable water art pen, a 1-metre roll of colouring sheet and markers and 5 paint by water art scenes plus brush. These activities are great for at home or on the go too!
The Kids Gift Card
RRP: $30 to $500 denominations (physical and digital options)
WHERE TO BUY: The Card Network, Card.Gift, Coles, Woolworths, Big W, Target, Qantas Rewards Store, 7/11, Flybuys
Unsure what to get your special little guy or gal? Never fear – a gift card just for them gives them the gift of choice! Kids can use their gift cards across several retailers including Toyworld, JB-Hifi, Bounce Inc, Trybe, NRL Shop, AFL Shop and Intersport.
We love this option for extended family and friends too such as nieces and nephews. It gives them a chance to buy what they like and reduces the risk of doubling up on the same gift come Christmas Day.
MUM CENTRAL READER OFFER: Get 5% Off The KIDS card, using the code MUMCENTRAL5 at checkout on The Card Network website only. Offer ends December 25.