Christmas Gift Guide for Babies and Kids 2023 |ad

We have put together a list of all the latest toys, gadgets and baby items that are on the market today to help with suggestions for what to buy the littlies in your life.


Purflo 2.5 Tog Baby Sleep Bag in Garden Zoo

Let your little one snooze safely in our adaptable baby sleep bags, designed to help your little one sleep through the seasons. Our Baby Sleep Bags have detachable arms making them suitable for nursery temperatures of 14c – 22c, all you’ll need to do is pop the arms off. What’s even better is that you’ll no longer need a range of Baby Sleep Bags for all temperatures, making your life much easier when it comes to bedtime. You can rest assured that our Baby Sleep Bags comply with all the latest safety standards, so you can sleep soundly too.

  • Removable, zip on/ zip off sleeves
  • Breathable mesh panels for ventilation
  • Hypoallergenic and sustainable filling
  • Travel friendly design
  • Two way zipper for easy nappy changes
  • Zip guards to protect delicate skin

Snooze soundly surrounded by adorable animals and beautiful foliage in our Garden Zoo Baby Sleep Bag.





Water Babies After Swim Waterproof Onesie

  • Keeps children warm on the journey home from the swimming pool
  • Luxurious, cuddly, soft fleece lining keeps children cosy
  • Waterproof and windproof for added protection from the elements
  • Ribbed cuffs and large hood provide extra warmth
  • Lightweight and safe to be worn in car seats

Buy here from Water Babies.


Hey Doodle Tales – Habitats Above and Below

Our newest Tales design in the vertical format – Habitats Above and Below.

From ocean deep to sky high, explore where each animal is found in its natural habitat.

Take your creativity to the next level as you soar with eagles, burrow with rabbits or swim with jellyfish!

Learn about height and depth with beautiful colour-in scenes filled with pre-writing shapes and educational themes.

This Book Pack includes:

– 1 Foldable HeyDoodle Tales Book (Consists of 8 reusable colouring pages)
– 12 HeyDoodle Markers
– 1 Keepsake box




Enchanted Christmas Treasury

The Enchanted Christmas Treasury (aimed at readers aged five to eight) features stories of ninja nans, brave pups and fallen angels finding their way back to the top of the Christmas tree, in tales that will charm everyone.

Children will be delighted by the whimsical characters, enchanted settings, and heartwarming messages contained in each of the pages.

The best part? The magic will transport children and parents alike to a world of enchantment and wonder, as they read together and create special memories lasting a lifetime.

All the proceeds raised from sales of The Enchanted Christmas Treasury will help fund the work of SENStory, a UK-wide not-for-profit Community Interest Company, helping children, young people, and families with Special Educational Needs navigate their journeys in nature through therapy, play, learning and training opportunities.

You can buy The Enchanted Christmas Treasury here.




With Christmas just around the corner it’s time to gather with loved ones, share laughter, and create lasting memories Cheatwell’s Christmas-Opoly is a great game this season. This heartwarming twist on the classic real estate trading game is designed to capture the magic of Christmas, offering a unique and joyous experience for players of all ages.

Christmas-Opoly transports players into a winter wonderland, where the familiar streets of classic Monopoly are transformed into charming holiday-themed properties. From Santa’s Workshop to the North Pole, each space on the board is a festive destination waiting to be explored. The game’s vibrant and whimsical design sets the stage for a jolly journey filled with surprises, laughter, and holiday cheer.

Cheatwell Christmas-Opoly costs £25 from Amazon



Global toy company Ravensburger, has announced the exciting launch of brand-new product, the GraviTrax Starter-Set Bounce!

GraviTrax Starter-Set Bounce, is an entertaining construction track toy set, featuring fun-filled action elements such as The Spiral and The Trampoline, making it the perfect gift for kids this Christmas, challenging them to build their ultimate marble run!

Great for learning through play, teaching kids about gravity, magnetism, kinetic energy, all while being packed full of fun, this set is suitable for kids ages eight and over, priced at £39.99 RRP and stocked at Smyths Toys.


Popcorn Shed Advent Calendar

It’s back by popular demand: our best selling popcorn advent calendar! The countdown to Christmas will be merry, POPping and sweet with our delicious gourmet popcorn advent calendar! With a beautiful design and six scrumptious flavours, it’s our best one yet and we are sure you will love it. Merry Christmas, popcorn lovers!

Are you joining us in our big countdown this December?



Waterproof Eco Suit

Get outside whatever the weather with our Kidunk Suits! Our fellside Kidunk hooded top in slate grey, features an asymmetric mint coloured zip that slides to one side keeping it out of the way for maximum play.  It has a roomy fit for multi under layers when it’s chillier temperatures as well as a large front pocket to keep little hands cosy and warm.

The hood is removable, and the collar is deep and soft for added wind protection. Keep an eye on your little explorer in murky weather with a reflective trim across the front pocket and all the way across the back so even when wearing a backpack, they can be seen. To create an ‘all -in one’ playsuit, the hooded top attaches to our Kidunk trousers, with a hidden zip that has fabric guards to protect little one’s skin. Cleverly, our hidden zip makes it super easy for quick toilet stops, without the need to undress your little one completely! Made from recycled plastic bottles, you’ll be doing your bit for the environment, whilst enjoying it too!




SXFI Air Gamer Headphones 

The SXFI Air Gamer captures the listening experience of a high-end multi-speaker system in a professional studio and recreates the same expansive experience in your headphones using computational audio intensive techniques to custom fit audio, for every individual, through a sophisticated Head and Ear-Mapping process for the ultimate gaming experience.  Priced at £124.99.

Extra features of the SXFI Air Gamer include:

  • Wired headset
  • Bluetooth® 4.2
  • Holography audio
  • Super Xi audio


Swizzels Sweet Shop Advent Calendar

If sweets are more your thing than chocolate, then how about this fabulously colourful advent calendar from Swizzels?  Priced at just £5 it’s a perfect gift for sweet lovers of all ages.



Fungi Frankie

Say hello to our adorable plush dancing mushroom. The ultimate companion for endless fun and joy.

Watch in awe as the plush dancing mushroom moves and shakes its body to the rhythm of your favourite music.

Stockists: Available at WHSmith



Karate Cats and Kung Fu Dogs

A Furry-iously Frantic Silly Card Game
Karate Cats & Kung Fu Dogs is a fast-paced quick-play card game full of martial arts mayhem and silliness. Players must race to get rid of all their cards, and the last player to have cards in their hand is the loser!

Fun Family Game For Ages 8+ Years
This fun card game is great for children aged 8 years and over, so is perfect for family games nights! A great way to keep the kids entertained, this travel-sized action party game can be played anywhere.

Are Your Reflexes Quick Enough
Think quick, and act fast! Take turns playing a card from your hand, whilst keeping an eye on everyone’s discard pile. If you see any three matching cards you must be the first to karate chop the matching coaster.

Age Range
8+ years


IMO Q5 Mobile Phone

Sleek design with amazing features at an affordable price. Watch your favourite movies, play your favourite games and keep yourself updated on all your social media apps with the IMO Q5’s amazing 5.5″ HD IPS screen. With it’s 18:9 widescreen ratio, top quality resolution and edge to edge display, you’ll really be able to impress your friends!

Enhance your photo album with the IMO Q5’s dual rear camera. Get crystal clear images and a super wide camera angle to capture those fun and precious moments in an instant. With easy set up IMO Face Unlock, just a quick glace at the screen, will unlock your device like magic, without the hassle of inputting passwords or screen locks.

Buy IMO Q5 from Tesco.




Gel Blaster SURGE

The award winning Gel Blaster takes you to the next level in awesome outdoor fun with the exciting new Gel Blaster SURGE.  Adrenalin filled, competitive play doesn’t need to be messy!  The Gel Blaster SURGE is a fun filled blaster with barely any mess or clean up.  Unbox your Gel Blaster and get blasting! The rechargeable Gel Blaster SURGE shoots water based beads or “Gellets” that burst on impact. This innovative blaster is ready to blast straight out of the box – fully charged with a hopper full of hydrated Gellets.

Think airsoft but with no pain, stain or clean up, bring the battle to the garden, park or anywhere else you can think of.  Gel Blasters water based Gellets are eco-friendly, non-toxic, non-irritating and burst on contact.   All you need to do is soak them in water for 2+ hours and watch your ammo grow!

Buy Gel Blaster from Currys.



Sky Dancers Turquoise Twinkle

Watch the skyline, look out cause it’s magic time! A flutter, a flurry, a sparkle of light, watch as the beautiful Sky Dancers are taking flight. Turquoise Twinkle dances, glides and flies through the sky.

She can use her wonderful healing power to help everyone in the Kingdom. Pull the string on the decorated launch base and watch as Turquoise Twinkle flies into the air again and again.

Sky Dancers Turquoise Twinkle Available at: Smyth’s Toys



Animagic Waggles My Wigglin Walkin Pup

Waggles is your very own wiggling, waggling, walking sausage dog! He walks just like a real sausage dog, wiggling his bum and waggling his tail as he trots along happily. With his soft fur and adorable face, Waggles is your new best friend.

Interactive Puppy Toy.  Waggles loves to go for walks with his new owner. He’s sure to win you over with with his cheeky smile and cute puppy barks! Styles may vary.

Buy Animagic Waggles My Wigglin Walkin Pup from Smyths.



Sonic Prime Playset Pirate Ship

The adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog in this Sonic Prime Playset Pirate Ship go into overdrive when a run-in with Dr. Eggman results in a literal universe-shattering event. Desperate to piece his prime reality back together and save his old friends, Sonic races through the Shatter-verse, discovering strange worlds and enlisting new friends in the epic adventure of a lifetime.

Once the most feared pirate in No Place, Knuckles the Dread turned his back on the pirate life after he lost his crew, ship, and reputation in an obsessive pursuit of The Devil’s Lighthouse, aka the No Place Shard.

There are 3 moving rudders and an adjustable sail. Remove the deck to store all of your Sonic figures inside the ship (each sold separately). You can play out more stories from the series with your other Sonic Prime figures (sold separately and subject to availability). This toy is not for use in water.

Buy Sonic Prime Playset Pirate Ship from Smyths.


Beat Blast

Get ready to compete to the beat with Beat Blast Light Up Rhythm Game. Master the moves in this fast-paced competitive music game.

Musical Party Games
Observe as the lights tell you what motion to do next in these music games. With these party games for adults and kids, you have to time it right to score the most points.

Rhythm Games for Parties
This music game features 5 levels of difficulty with 5 different types of music from hip hop, EDM, and more. Play solo or in party mode to challenge your friends and see who’s got the best moves! Includes 1 Beat Blaster and complete instructions.

Buy Beat Blast from Smyths Toys.



Ami Amis Athena 10cm Knit Soft Toy

Ami Amis are an ever-growing collection of soft and cosy knit plush toy characters inspired by you, the collector’s, favourite things.

With 30 unique characters per wave and seemingly endless ways to collect, share, and display, Ami Amis are an exciting new toy for fans of plush! Each wave of Ami Amis features a mix of Common, Rare, and Ultra Rare designs. Each Ultra Rare contains a special sticker inside the hangtag! Each 10cm Ami Amis Plush is super cuddly and has an individual personality, story, and identity all its own. Create your Tight Knit Crew with Ami Amis.

Buy Ami Amis Athena from The Entertainer.


The Little Mermaid Ariel Feature Doll

Celebrate Disney’s The Little Mermaid with this stunning Under the Sea Exploring Ariel doll! Go on an underwater adventure and discover hidden treasures with your favorite mermaid friend! Place treasures in her hand or take Ariel with you into the water to hear her talk and sing! Ariel sings her unforgettable song, “Part of Your World”, while her beautiful tail illuminates! This doll features a gorgeous hairstyle that can be styled and accessorized with the included seashell hair charms! Ariel is dressed in her stunning story-inspired fabric top, featuring iridescent ruffles and glimmering purple and blue scale designs. Her mermaid tail has a beautiful shimmery finish and gorgeous fabric tail fins that elegantly flow behind her as she “swims” under the waves! Take Ariel along with you and go on your own adventures to collect treasures under the sea.

Buy Ariel here from ToysRUS.



Boredom Busting Box

At a loose end? In need of a distraction?

This boredom-busting box is bursting with enough fun and games to keep you entertained for days! Jam-packed with over 250 classic games, puzzles and quizzes for all the family.

Includes chess, checkers, chinese checkers, pachisi, backgammon, nine men’s morris, snakes and ladders, matchstick puzzles, pentomino, playing cards, tangram, number puzzles, trivia questions and much more!

Find this and more gifts from The Card Factory.


Secret Identity

In SECRET IDENTITY you will see you assigned a Mystery key for a character card out of the 8 arranged in the centre of the table. Using your Picto cards, you’ll have to have other players guess your Character card while trying to guess their own, to earn maximum victory points. On each sleeve, new characters will be fired, but your Picto cards won’t be replaced! It’s up to you to make the right choices and measure the risks… At the end of the 4th round, the player with the most victory points wins the game

Stockists: Available from and all good Hobby Stores.



We are sent samples of all the latest product offerings to try out.

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