Put your feet up and have a look at the only Screen Free Christmas Gift Guide for kids you will need to read. I have 7 of the best stocking fillers for under £10, 7 beautiful wooden toys, 7 presents for under £25 and 7 ideas for those difficult to buy for tweens, with not a screen in sight!
7 Stocking Fillers for under £10
The Smelly Sprout Sticker Activity Book £4.99 – The boys will love this as we call them smelly sprouts! Join the Smelly Sprout and all his friends in his first fun-packed Sticker Activity Book … packed with puzzles, games, join-the-dots, colouring pages, a tasty recipe and fantastic sticker pages. A great addition to a stocking this year.
Top Trumps retro packs £4.99 – Immerse yourself in fantastical nostalgic glee with the Fantasy Retro Top Trumps pack. Containing 30 cards, this throwback deck showcases original artwork including the Ogre, Firedrake and Wizard and the revived Fantasy Retro pack is presented in a newly designed cassette case. The pack features its original production date – making it the perfect gift to play with your child this Christmas.
Rubiks Junior £9.99 -A new kind of challenge for the youngest Rubik’s fans! twist and turn the bunny to create a wacky mixed -up character, then keep twisting until you “solve” the puzzle and turn it back into it’s original state. Available in different animals it means they can have their own Rubik’s cube.
Pokemon cards £various – The Sun and Moon Crimson Invasion trading cards are 60-card pre-constructed decks designed to introduce players to the Pokémon Trading Card Game and allow them to play right away.
Slime Baff £4.99 – Slime baff turns bath water into oozy, gooey bath of slime! 100% safe bath time fun, non irritant, environmentally safe! Available in three different colours (red, blue, green). With the current slime obsession my kids have this one will definitely be a big hit!
Teddy Christmas £5.99 – A very cute story perfect for Christmas! Poor Teddy Christmas! Thrown out on Christmas Eve for having a rip where his heart should be. His stuffing is falling out and his old owner has replaced him for a new teddy. All Teddy wants for Christmas is to find someone new to love him and hold him. He goes on an adventure, in search of someone new, and on the way he helps lots of new friends by giving them his stuffing to use. But soon he has helped so many, there is hardly any of him left! Will poor Teddy Christmas ever find someone to love him on Christmas Day?
Plus Plus £8.99 -The boys already have some of these and have requested some more! Whether for young kids, tweens or ‘kidult’, everyone will love using their imaginations with this Plus-Plus Basic mix Tube. Just one simple shape will give them endless possibilities and hours of fun.
7 Present Ideas for under £25
Slime Lab Kit £12.99 – A young science kit to encourage early STEM learning and scientific thinking while having fun! Create your own glow-in-the-dark slimy alien, bouncy putty ball and gummy bug! Contains glow slime, noise pot, glow bouncing putty, make your own slime and putty powder, make your own gummy bug powder, alien and bug mould, wiggly eyes, stickers, notepad and more. Suitable from age 5 years and upwards. Finlay got this for his 7th Birthday and loved it so much he wants another set to make it all again.
DUPLO £various – Ava’s going to love this Pre School set £15.99 She will be able to play out real life and will love showing us her preschool day. With this colorful DUPLO set, from playtime on the mat, lunch, and toileting routines to tidy-up time. Help reinforce your child’s learning and encourage early role-play skills. The set includes three DUPLO figures.
Playmags £various – Playmags Building blocks are unique, the magnets attract on all sides and even when flipped around. Children will effortlessly learn through creative play. I can’t wait to add this to our construction toys. If you want to spend a little more then the 60 Piece starter set looks amazing. Or for only £24.99 you can get the 24 piece set -which offers hours and hours of fun . Children can build various projects and let their imagination go wild with ideas. Create cubes, houses, airplanes, cars, fish, and so much more.
Lego Santa £13.88 – Is it even Christmas without a lego set? With so many sets to chose from you are bound to find one suitable.
My Golden Ticket Book from £19.99 – In collaboration with Roald Dahl My Golden Ticket offers kids a unique, personalised, immersive adventure through Willy Wonka’s Factory. I can’t wait to share the boys stories with them. It’s a really magical book and with the option to add a chocolate scent it’s a pretty special present.
Sylvanian Families £various -The great thing with Sylvanians is how you can add to the collection. Ava will be getting the Children’s Bedroom set £10.99 – to go with the starter home that she got last year. With so many to chose from it’s a great present choice.
Make Your Own Pizza Kit £9.99 – Make your own chocolate pizza complete with everything you need and simple instructions. We had great fun making this and I’m sure it would be happily received from any chocolate lover.
7 Wooden Present Ideas
Grimm’s Rainbow £28.50 – We have quite a range of wooden toys and this is top of Ava’s Christmas list this year. It’s incredibly versatile with endless play possibilities. A bridge, a tunnel, a rocking chair for little dolls, a fence a small house…. or just a stacking toy.
Wooden Rainbow Soundblocks £25.99 – We bought these for Ava a couple of years ago and they still get played with a lot. An adventure in colour, light and sound! Indulge your child’s appetite for exploration by merging blocks together to form new colours and sounds, or stack the blocks, within the holder in a different order each time to form new and exciting shapes.
Picnic Basket with food £32.99 – Ava got this for her third Birthday and it’s a beautiful set. The sweet wicker basket lined in gingham fabric contains a selection of wooden food including cakes, fruit and bread, as well as plates and cups to dish up the picnic. We’ve had lots of fun having picnics together with it.
12 Piece Tool Box £16.08 – A perfect pretend play tool set for your little one. The tool box set is sturdy and features slots to hold each tool in its place, Includes: toolbox, big hammer, wrench, spanner, pliers, nippers, screwdriver, ruler, drill, pipe wrench, small hammer, saw, and chisel. This tool box is perfect for kids construction play, pretend play, role play,
Geometric Stacker £12.67 – We already have the single traditional stacker of these but I know Ava would love matching the shapes together on this one. Match and sort these 25 colourful wooden pieces, and skill-building is just part of the fun. Rings, octagons, and rectangles can be slotted onto the three rods, stacked on top of each other, or lined up to compare shapes, sizes, and colours.
Wooden Xylophone £14.99 – Ava loves a musical instrument and this Jemima Puddle-Duck Wooden Xylophone is extra cute. Created in the shape of the motherly Aylesbury duck, the xylophone has six wooden bars in shades of pink and blue, which when struck by the included pair of mallets let out a different musical note.
Le Toy Van Farm Animal Set £24 – Get back to nature with the Le Toy Van Farm Animals Set. A set of 9 painted wooden animals perfectly scaled for Le Toy Van farms and characters. The animals include: a cow, a pig, a piglet, a sheep, a lamb, a goose, a rooster, a hen and a chick. Hand finished in rubberwood, certain animals include real fabric features, such as tails and ears. Each animal has a tactile quality and can help aid a child’s recognition skills.
7 Tween Present Ideas
Skateboard a great non electrical gift £Various – Looking for something to get your tween off that screen? Have a look at getting them a skateboard or inline skates. Proline skates has everything you will need including that all important protective gear. Kyle has asked for a full sized skateboard after having a mini one for a while.
Wiseish Words For Kids £23.95 – A personalised book for 8-16 year olds to help them make better mistakes. It’s book packed full of smile-inducing wise(ish) words personalised by you. Choose the name and then move the slider between heartfelt and cheeky. I went all the way to cheeky for Kyle and chose the Graffiti design. I think he will love it!
Waboba Moon Ball £5.93 – The boys have been after one of these for a while. Lightweight, it’s incredible bouncy and reaches up to 100 feet. It’s flat edges give it loads of spin and a unique popping sound when it hits the floor.
SnoBall Battle £4.99 – Snow at Christmas would be amazing but as it is unlikely, get them a SnoBall Battle pack for guaranteed snow fun. Create your own snowballs by simply adding together the NEW magical battle pack powder and water to turn into snow which you can then mould into snowballs. A pack makes 60+ snowballs!
Mini Bluetooth Shower radio £9.99 – Something to coax them into the shower with! We have one of these and they are fab!
Instax Mini 9 camera £54.99 – I want one of these myself! Produce instant credit card size photos with built in flash & automatic exposure control. Inclusive Selfie Mirror, plus Close-up Lens attachment.
Foldable Headphones £13.00 – A set of headphones so you don’t have to listen to their favourite song on repeat. The slim, folding design makes of these make them portable and a long cord makes it easy to listen.
I hope you enjoyed this screen free Christmas gift guide for kids!
Disclaimer: This is a collaborative post. I was sent PR samples of some of these items. Affiliate links are included.