Stack 'em up!
Santa stockings are possibly the most cherished part of Christmas morning with the family. But filling them is often left to the last minute, and can be pricey and unexpectedly time-consuming. Help is at hand! Our stocking fillers are all well under £10, easy to access online – and sure to bring a happy smile to the smallest members of the family.
BABY TOUCH COLLECTION HAPPY CHRISTMAS!
Age 6 months +
Discover sensory storytime experiences to engage the smallest members of the family in the Baby Touch Collection. With vibrant illustrations and a sensory surprise on each page, the collection will keep little hands busy as they discover something new.
THE GRUFFALO PRICKY PEAR BATHTIME RANGE
Price from £4.99
From Good Bubble
Make bath time more magical with this appealing range of bubble baths featuring the ever-popular Gruffalo. Suitable for use from newborn, the formulation is hypo-allergenic, vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. All bottles are made from 50 per cent recycled plastic. Stick Man, Room on the Broom, The Snail & The Whale and Zog formulations are also available, along with hair and body wash (£3.99 for 250 ml/ £2.50 for 100ml and hand gel (£2.50 for 200ml).
Price £6.99 (100pc), £11.99 (240pc)
With endless design possibilities, Plus-Plus is an award-winning STEM educational toy that offers open-ended play to create models in either simple or intricate 2D or 3D builds. The Neon Tube contains 100 pieces, in a mix of neon blue, green, pink, yellow, orange and clear colours; the Basic Tube contains 240 pieces in a mix of 10 colours. Designed to develop fine motor skills, creativity, focus and patience, Plus-Plus is fully recyclable and made from eco-friendly plastics.
DON’T LET THE PIGEON DRIVE THE SLEIGH
By Mo Willems
From Union Square Kids
Price £7.99 paperback
This is the first-ever Christmas book in the UK for New York bestselling author Mo Willems, creator of the popular Pigeon book collection. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! stars the beloved, bus-loving Pigeon who really, really, really wants to drive the sleigh this Christmas but can his holiday dream come true? Or will Pigeon be left out in the cold?
MiMiQ and YATZY
Price £8.99 (MiMiQ) and £7.99 (Yatzy)
From Smart Toys and Games
MiMiQ is an interactive card game for 2-6 players, packed with silly faces for players to mimic. The aim is to collect the most sets of identical cards. Players can win cards from their opponents by ‘MiMiQ-ing’ the facial expressions on the cards! If opponents don’t have the cards required, they simply stick out their tongue to tell you so!
Yatzy, aimed at kids of 5+, offers three themes: Train, Farm and Zoo. Each game comes with five themed dice and a notepad for scoring your combinations. The aim is for players to collate their dices together and find a winning combination strategy. Perfect for practicing language skills, decision making, problem solving and maths.