From arts and craft, wooden toys, jigsaw puzzles, open-ended toys, magnetic tiles and more, there's something for everyone this Christmas! Lots of us spend time on google during the festive season searching for best toys to buy for different interests and age groups of children!
To save time browsing for Christmas presents, we've created this Christmas Gift Guide For Kids. You can shop different categories in our "Play" section by Age, Theme, Budget or Brand to find the best gifts!
Here are our top 10 Christmas gift ideas for children of all ages:
1. Jellycats Plush Toys
From $24.90 upwards
Recommended age: All ages! Anyone and everyone loves a Jellycat!
Why we love Jellycats: Over the years, Jellycat has designed the most phenomenal range of plush toys. You'll find quirky Amuseables and cozy soft toys with woolly cardigans and our personal favourite, the food range!
We also carry Jellycat Bunnies in all colours. Personalise your bunny to make it extra special!
But we don't just personalise bunnies. We're proud to be one of the few stores in Singapore personalising other Jellycat toys such puppies, dragon wings and even the Amuseable Fried Egg! If you're not sure whether a Jellycat can be personalised, drop us a note first! Our team will carefully measure the surface of the toy to see if embroidery is possible before we take on an order!
Browse these super soft, quirky toys - there is a Jellycat for every age!
2. 92-piece Magnetic Ballrun by Connetix
Recommended age: 3+ years
Note: While the brand guidelines indicates that magnetic tiles are suitable from 3Y upwards, we found it a little challenging for a three year old to build without close parental supervision. For independent building, we find that the 5 to 6 year olds have the most fun!
Why we love Connetix: They've made magnetic tiles in all colours - from bright rainbow colours to pastel colours to clear transparent tubes so you can see the ball run down the tubes! The best part is if you've got other sets of magnetic tiles from Connetix or tiles from other brands such as Magna-Tiles and Learn & Grow, good news - they are compatible! You can create taller towers and longer spirals with all your sets!
3. Green Toys Recycling Truck
Recommended age: Toddlers 3 years and under
Why we love Green Toys: Green Toys demonstrates that recycling can result in something tangible and meaningful - old can become new. These toys are made up of milk jugs, just like the ones in your fridge! How amazing! They are durable and well-made, in bright attractive colours! They make great gifts for toddlers!
4. Plus Plus Go! Hot Rod
Recommended age: 7 to 12 years (Not recommended for under 3 years)
Why we love Plus Plus: As the name suggests, Plus Plus is a unique form of a plus (+) that allows every brick to connect to the next! Create 2-D mosaics or work in 3-D to make more complicated structures such as buildings, vehicles and even the world map! We love this unlimited open play possibilities, stimulating fine motor skills and creativity. Because it is so compact, you can buy the Plus-Plus tubes to bring on plane rides or road trips!
Recommended age: 3+ years
Why we love Magna-Tiles: Young explorers can follow the footprints of penguins and polar bears to their native habitats, chill out with the seals by the shore, and go on exciting whale watches. We love how creative Magna-Tiles is with their sets.
6. Calm Down Bottles by Jellystone Design
Recommended age: 3+ years
Why we love Calm Down Bottles: Just add water, soap and shake! A sensory toy designed to soothe and mesmerise. Loved by children, used widely by therapists, parents and teachers, sensory bottles are a calming toy helps children self-regulate their breathing and thoughts by refocusing. An easy, calming and useful toy you can take on-the-go! Refills are availble!
7. Aquarellum Capitales by Sentosphere
Recommended age: 7+ years
Why we love Aquarellum: Sentosphere has created a variety of art and craft kits for children who love painting, crafting, building mobiles and little architecture sets. The most popular in our store are the Aquarellum painting sets - they stimulate imagination and creativity by initiating young children to the art of painting and mixing colours. With these three illustrations of capitals in the world, travel to Paris, London or Moscow and use your Aquarellum palette and your masked illustrations to paint beautiful scenes!
8. Plan Toys
Recommended age: 18 months to 4 years
Why we love Plan Toys:From the production and the manufacturing process of the toys, down to the packaging, Plan Toys is committed to creating a more sustainable world for children. The packaging is beautiful and the toys are so beautifully made.
Recommended age: From 3+ months
Why we love Olive: We love gifts that combine aesthetics with purpose. Teethers, stackers and bath toys will definitely come in useful for small babies. Even better when these are well-priced and beautiful packaged.
10. Smart Games
Recommended age: 5 to 8 years (although other Smart Games have a lower difficulty level starting from 2 years)
Why we love Smart Games: There are different challenges in compact kits which advance in difficulty for children to challenge themselves. It's a great travel toy for flights! Smart Games bring problem solving to life and help children develop flexible and logical thinking with its easy-handle pieces.