Great ideas for kids’ presents for Christmas!

We have been lucky enough to be sent lots of fab toys to review recently.  I have put them all into a list. This post may contain compensated links, please see my disclosure page. Toys

The toy range includes collectable creatures and bendable plush toys. Created with the uniquely colourful features recognisable from, they are the must-have toys for legions of fans. Available at affordable prices, they are also great for stocking fillers and gifts. blind bag collection includes collectable bendable slither creatures, including rare and ultra-rares, £3.99rrp.  Mystery mini Squishies – adorable squishies that come in hexagonal pots, £3.99. bendable 3-pack with two mystery slithers, £10.99rrp.  The 8” bendable plush – both cool AND too adorable for words, £9.99rrp! Worldwide, the free-to-play browser and App game is a enormous gaming phenomenon and YouTube influencer favourite with 12 billion worldwide gameplays in the last six months alone.

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I rather like these Simbrix – they are a bit like those beads that you iron but they interlock so don’t fall apart all the time.  Plus they look a bit Minecraft-y.  The all-new Simbrix kits are a parent’s dream and a children’s Christmas wish.  Suitable for ages 6+, these award-winning, multi-coloured simulated bricks connect and hold together bit by bit without any ironing, forming an inspirational array of designs, which can be easily made and re-made.   From wonderful wildlife to crazy celebrity creations, there’s no limit to the imagination when you’re young at heart!   Simbrix is available from Amazon. For details visit

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Boombox V2 speakers

This is a rather cool idea.  Boombox Speakers.  Neat little device that you stick on other objects to turn them into a speaker.  Stick on Everyday Objects to Create a Loudspeaker.  Works on anything with a 3.5mm headphone jack.  Apple/Android Compatible

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Midi Flyte Betty

The Midi Flyte case scooter is the newest toy from travel brand Flyte. The exciting case scooter combines travel and play to turn every journey into an adventure. Available in five fun designs, Midi Flyte is perfect for bold and adventurous youngsters, whether it’s a jaunt to the park, a trip round the world or just tackling the school run.  Flyte is available from and other good retailers including Argos.

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Disney Cars 3 Piston Cup Race Game

Lightning McQueen and Jackson Storm go head-to-head in the Disney Pixar Cars 3 Piston Cup Racing Game. Rev your engines ready for the thrilling race! When the light goes green it’s time to start pumping the electronic gas pedal to accelerate your car forward along the track. But be careful when the red light shows you should break, if you hit the gas pump on a red light you must move your car backwards. Challenge your friends and family to a racing duel and the first to reach the end of the track is named the winner and claims the Piston Cup trophy. Have a look on Amazon for prices of the Disney Cars 3 Piston Cup Race Game.

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Life in the Coral Reef

Will you get your reef ‘n’ counter with the new game Life in the Coral Reef? Speed and recognition is needed in this aquatic adventure game. Look for the marine animals shown on the two cards and point them out at the same time. Beat the other players and you will be rewarded with a detailed animal figurine. A magical introduction to sea life for children aged 4+, Life in the Coral Reef comes with a double-sided game board consisting of giant puzzle pieces which can be arranged in different ways for added excitement. Life in the Coral reef is available from all good toy retailers. For details visit

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Playmags building blocks are unique, the magnets attract on all sides and even when flipped around. Children will effortlessly learn through creative play about geometric shapes, symmetry, architecture and basic math concepts such as counting, addition, and subtraction through manipulation of the colorful pieces.   Place the pieces together on a flat surface to make designs.Build a cube with six squares and notice how the first two pieces placed next to each other. Create instant support and allow additional pieces to be added easily.   Playmags is available from Amazon or for details visit

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Hallmark Disney Itty Bittys

Adan Chung sketched a quick interpretation of what popular characters could look like if they were just a bit “itty bittier.” Soon, Adan’s simple-but-fresh portrayal of popular licensed characters inspired an entire collection that continues to grow. Now within our itty bitty family, are some of the most iconic characters of all time, with many more characters on the way. With their small stature and super-cute style, they make the perfect gift or stocking filler. Even if it’s a treat for yourself itty bittys are perfect for every occasion. Itty bittys may be small but there’s certainly a whole lot to love!  See prices of   Disney Beauty & the Beast Itty Bittys here.

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Also see this great post on non toy stocking filler ideas.