Buyers Guide to the Best Christmas Gifts & Toys by Age 

Buyers Guide to the Best Christmas Gifts & Toys by Age 

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The search for the perfect Christmas gift is over, with our guide to the best toys for little ones of all ages. Delve into our enchanted collection of carefully sourced treasures, sustainable toys and perfect presents to delight and entertain all year round. 


There’s something so magical about a baby's very first Christmas. But, let’s be honest, gift buying for a baby can be a little tricky. Whether you’re looking for your own little bundle of joy, or someone else's tiny tot, take a look at these top picks - perfect for celebrating a new arrival. 

Mark the occasion with these jolly festive friends from ever popular brand Maileg, These cute collectibles make a lovely keepsake gift to treasure every year. Keep them on display until they are old enough to be introduced into play.  choose from Christmas Mouse Girl or Christmas Mouse Boy. Each soft toy companion is dressed in a handcrafted, seasonal outfit, 


Why not dress up your own little one for the occasion with these adorable elf boots from Meri Meri. Crafted from organic cotton, these bobby dazzlers will finish off any outfit with a festive flourish and will keep tiny toes warm too. Incidentally, Meri Meri makes the most magical  decor and tableware pieces, to add some extra fun to any celebration

This stunning Edvin Baby Gym from Kids Concept is a guaranteed winner for active little ones. With a padded play base and arch made from soft cotton, it simply oozes Scandi style. The sweet animal friends, mirror and rattle make a lovely addition to encourage grasping, hone fine motor skills and nurture sensory play. 

And, for all those mini movers out there, Tender Leaf Toys have come up trumps with this beautiful Sunshine baby activity walker. Made from solid wood, it features a cheerful design and offers a real feast for all the senses. With no less than 8 activities to discover, it's designed to help support them take their first steps and beyond. Plus, the rubber trimmed wheels mean no marks or scratches on your floors either. 


 A book makes a super gift for baby's first Christmas. Introduce tiny bookworms to reading from an early age with these rather gorgeous offerings from Danish brand Sebra. Featuring colourful illustrated scenes, this cute ‘Pixie-Land’ themed counting book includes a little mirror and is perfectly sized for taking out and about, to keep little ones entertained. Or how about this Dragon Tales version. Just the ticket for budding adventurers. 

Last but not least, why not start a family tradition with a keepsake advent calendar, festive stocking or nativity set to enjoy and cherish year after year. 


Shop the full collection and create magical Christmas memories to last. 


Say hello to Baby Doll Rosa and Baby Doll Jim. These sellout soft toys score top marks from us. Full of fun, they are cute, compact and ready for play.  This super sweet set includes a carry basket, bonnet, blanket, bottle and dummy, all crafted from the softest cotton fabric. 

Be sure to browse the full collection of wooden toys and treasures from best loved brand Little Dutch. 

Counting toys make a wonderful present for early learners and we’ve really fallen for these garden themed blocks from independent brand, Tender Leaf Toys. Create your very own garden paradise with these 25 beautifully  illustrated wooden cubes,  made from sustainable rubberwood. 



Busy little bees are guaranteed to go wild for a ride-on toy. With so many to choose from, we’ve narrowed down the search to make it a little easier for you. First up, Scoot and Ride. The Highway Kick ticks all the boxes for us - sturdy, safe and stylish. Suitable from kids 1-5, this clever bit of kit adapts as your little rider grows. Don’t forget to add a helmet. 

A traditional rocking horse makes the perfect heirloom present to treasure for years to come. Take a look at this stunner from Bigjigs, made from a mix of natural wood and soft cord, it’s available in a trio of gorgeous colours to choose between. 

For a modern take on a rocking toy, cool kids will love this rocking scooter from Kids Concept. Equipped with foot rests, grip friendly handles and anti tip rails, mini speed demons can ride to their heart's content. 


For more inspiration, be sure to take a look at our full range of ride-ons and walkers


Encourage role play fun by gifting a toy kitchen, just the ticket for budding bakers and mini master chefs in the making. The Wooden Play Kitchen from Kids Concept is a real showstopper, full of fun features for realistic play value. And Liewood’s beautiful Mario Play Kitchen really is the stuff of dreams, thanks to its modern, minimalist design.  If space is a bit of an issue, then these dinky table top versions are a real treat. 


For a big gift idea that’s guaranteed to bring years of enjoyment, look no further than a doll's house. We're head over heels for Liewood’s magnificent Mirabelle Playhouse. This home of miniature simply oozes Scandinavian charm. Furnish this tiny dream house with coordinating dolls house furniture sets and sweet dolls house family. We’re ready to move right in. 


You can browse our full range of Dolls Houses and Accessories online. 

Floss & Rock are a delightful UK based brand specialising in toys and puzzles that spark young imaginations. Their nostalgic designs will appeal to little creatives, for good old fashioned fun. Our favourites include:the Wooden Play Boxes in  various themes, tin tea sets (check out this rather magical musical number) and giant floor puzzles with pop out pieces! 


Shop Floss & Rock’s fantastic full range. 

A new set of wheels is sure to excite come Christmas morning. From balance bikes to classic bicycles and stylish scooters. These top picks from Banwood have tons of curb appeal and are sure to be a big hit as they saddle up for adventure. 


Peddle this way to browse  Banwood’s range of beautiful rides for all ages. 

And we just have to mention Liewood’s latest collection of sustainable  toys made  for little creatives. Check out these cute retro style phones, cleaning sets and sweet, pastel puzzles and get ready for some eco-friendly fun.


Is there anything quite as exciting as a play tent set up to greet early  risers on the Big Day? We don’t think so.  From boho teepee inspired boltholes to modern Scandi haven’s, our curation is jam packed and ready to be explored. Take your pick. 


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A good pamper session is in order with this delightful vanity table and make up set from Little Dutch.  An ideal gift for realistic play, they come complete with a host of accessories and are bound to be the star of the show on Christmas morning. 


Games are a great way to engage over the holidays and this lovely selection makes a great gift - perfect for some family fun. Browse the full collection and let the good times roll. 


Last up (but certainly not least) for sheer nostalgia, a wooden train set has to be on the list.  Once again, our friends at Little Dutch have pulled out all the stops with this XXL stunner,. Expand the fun even further with their amazing extension kits that will add play value to their small world play universe. 


We are also loving these bumper sets from Bigjigs, Choose from the Transport Train set or Freight Train Set - packed with 130 play pieces, they are raring to whisk young imaginations off on exciting adventures. 

And that’s a wrap. We hope this little read has given you plenty of inspiration to find the perfect gift for a special little someone this season. Our full range of handpicked gifts and toys to treasure is bursting with festive magic and waiting to be shopped online at

Season's Greetings. 

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