You can commission a picture of the child’s name and theme it with animals, pirates, princesses etc. We did this for my neice and it now hangs in her bedroom – makes a really nice and personal gift
There is a range of plush toy animals available through the WWF online shop, and all the profits from their sale go towards the WWF’s conservation work. Some plush toys also offer a discounted price for adopting a real animal, so you are helping both the recipient and the planet by buying one!
This was great fun for my 8 year old – we bought about 10 gifts and hid them around the house and garden. He had so much fun following the clues to find them – would really recommend as something extra special to do. Ours was pirate themed (naturally)
A fully charged 100% accurate Hoverboard from back to the future part 2! Just remember not to use it over water! Sadly it does not actually fly but looks amazing in pink!
It’s Nerf or Nothin’! With Nerf blasters and sports gear, you can unleash your competitive spirit as you team up with friends or challenge yourself. Show off your skills and strategy, or have a blast in a spur-of-the-moment game. Nerf products let you play almost anywhere for active play indoors and outdoors. Now you can defend the world against zombies with the Nerf Zombie Strike CrossFire Bow blaster.
Take this Mini Cooper for a nostalgic drive down memory lane! This beautifully crafted Lego brick replica of the classic Mini Cooper Mk VII is full of authentic details, you can even remove the roof to access a tan colored interior with patterned seats, veneer-style dashboard, turning steering wheel, and moving gearshift and handbrake. And of course, no Mini Cooper would be complete without a picnic basket and blanket.
My mum bought my five and seven year old a beautiful dolls house for Christmas, it was magnificent. It was the centrepiece of all their christmas presents. It came complete with figurines and furniture. The girls seem to understand that it is something special that needs to be treated well. Love you mum it’s perfect xxxxxxxxxxx
Adopt a feathered friend with WWT (Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust) – you can get anything from a flamingo to a swan and adopt it starting from £2 a month – much cleaner than a real pet and much less hassle – plus youre doing a good thing for nature. They give you certificates and passes to come and visit it so a good deal.
Instead of the latest X-box I bought my son some wood and some nails and a cloth for a flag. I helped him do the basic structure but it is now a very good looking treehouse. Great gift idea and good for quality time. Either get a ready made one or attempt to make one yourself!