2019 Christmas Gift Guide - Top 5 Ideas for the Whole Family

Shopping at Christmas is either a time to thrive or a time of dread. If you are the latter, this is the list for you. We have researched to find gifts that fit into either interesting, practical or heartfelt categories for different members of your family. And the best thing is… they’re all available online and deliver to you! So no more battle of the carparks, navigating the crowds or dealing with queues. You're welcome!

To kick us off, there is one gift that will put a smile on everyone's face on Christmas morning, which is of course a Springfree Trampoline!  Combining safe play, outdoors and fitness and creativity, what's not to love?  

Springfree Trampoline for Christmas


Not sure which one is right for your family?  Take a look at our article that helps you find your Perfect Fit.

What else is turning up on Christmas toy wishlists around the country? Well with some of the year's hottest new toy releases including the latest from L.O.L. Surprise!, Hatchimals, LEGOs, and every other toy brand under the sun (including ones you've never even heard of), it's hard to know where to get started. But don't worry, we've talked to a few of our friends in the industry to see what their picks are for the 'Top 5 Toys and Activities' on the hot list for 2019.

 

TOP 5 TOYS/ACTIVITIES

1. FUNKY MONKEY BARS

2. ABC READING EGGS

3. WOODEN TRAIN SET

4. TREE HOUSE LEGO

5. SEED INFLATABLE UNICORN SPRINKLER

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When attached to The Tamarin, which includes a monkey bar, parallel and gymnastics bars, it will make dreams come true for performers of all ages.Try something a little different this year with ABC Reading Eggs where learning to read is made easy and fun as your child makes their way through self-paced, one-on-one lessons that match their ability and feature fun characters, wonderful songs and interactive animations.This deluxe set is that very special gift that engages a child for years of imaginative play. It includes plenty of track pieces for creative layouts, a train, and loads of accessories to expand the play value.A complex build for experienced LEGO builders that all the family will love to play with, it features a landscape base and 3 LEGO tree house cabins – a main bedroom, bathroom and kid’s room.Sprinkler fun in the backyard has just leveled up.  Cool the kids down this Summer, with this Inflatable Unicorn Sprinkler!

 

TOP 5 GIFTS FOR GIRLS

1. SINGING MACHINE KARAOKE SYSTEM

2. SCRUNCHIE

3. FUJIFILM INSTAX MINI 8 INSTANT FILM CAMERAS

4. HYDRO FLASK

5. FINGERLINGS

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Is your daughter a singing superstar? Karaoke is an excellent gift idea for all girls who love to sing and perform in front of family and friends. Scrunchies are back and make for a perfect gift for girls who love getting creative playing with their hair.  Whatever hair type, scrunchies make hairstyles fun and easy and can add flair for any occasion.  These make for an awesome gift for girls interested in photography or who just like to take selfies with her friends. These cool cameras print the pictures instantly directly from the camera, making a perfect size for a scrapbook or to stick on a mirror.Thanks to Instagram and Youtubers, Hydro Flasks may already be on your wish list.
This option is affordable and will keep your girls hydrated and on trend throughout the year.
Fingerlings are baby monkeys that love to interact with the world around them. They are small enough to hold onto your finger, mug handles, pencils or whatever you can think of.
 

 

TOP 5 GIFTS FOR BOYS

1. DRAW YOUR OWN COMICS

2. HOW TO CODE: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

3. SEED BOYS MINI ME HAWAII BOARD SHORT

4. CASTLE CUBBY

5. RETROSPEC ZED BAMBOO LONGBOARD 

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This notebook is full of blank comic pages, so he can imagine and draw his own superhero stories, just like the ones he loves reading or watching on screen. It comes with 100 pages divided into panels for him to fill in. Gift him this book and your future coder will have a website built by the time he gets to the last page.With matching Dad's shorts, your two could be the perfect duo on the beach this summer with these Hawaiin floral print boardies.Made from both recycled and new apple crates, these cubby houses are not only the perfect play room in the backyard but they are also 100% sustainable and eco-friendly. This top-selling Amazon long board is perfect for the beginner. Plus, the 44-inch board is made of bamboo, giving it ultimate Cali vibes.
 

 

TOP 5 GIFTS FOR DAD

1. CUT IN HALF

2. BOTTLELOFT MAGNETIC STRIPS 

3. THE OFFICIAL BEARD BIB

4. COOLING PINT GLASSES

5. PORTABLE CAMPFIRE

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Mike Warren has already racked up thousands of views on his YouTube channel with his sharp slicing videos, but now you can see the effects of his high-pressure waterjet cutter up close in this photo-heavy volume. Five themed chapters include everything from a laptop to a novelty fish singing toy. Here's another genius storage idea that clears up space in the fridge: these neodymium magnet strips are strong enough to hold a six pack of your favourite beverage bottles to the refrigerator roof. With this Shark Tank-approved bib, he can keep his beard looking trim without making a mess of your bathroom sink. That means it's a gift for you, too.He shouldn't have to settle for a beer at room temperature. With this set of freezable beer glasses, he'll be able to sip on a brewski precisely between 6°C and 12°C a.k.a. the perfect temperature.This portable campfire gives him more than three hours of burn time at the campsite — without the prep work or clean up. So when he's on his next camping trip, his biggest worry will be how many marshmallows he wants to roast. 

 

TOP 5 GIFTS FOR MUM

1. 23 REASONS WHY I LOVE MY MUM JOURNAL

2. WOMEN'S WOOL RUNNER MIZZLES

3. TEMPERATURE CONTROL MUG

4. PERSONALISED HANDWRITTEN RECIPE PLATE

5. 'WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES' BURLAP  PRINT

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The simple prompts in this journal make it easy to express what you love most about your mom — her constant support, delicious dinners, to name a few. Pair it with a box of tissues for good measure. Because of Puddle Guard technology, your mum's go-to sneakers will now keep her feet dry and cozy even when it's damp or rainy outside. Perfect for the wet winter months, no?If your busy mum's coffee goes cold before she can sip it, nab this temperature-controlled mug that keeps her drink perfectly warm at 48°C - 62°C, no matter how long she forgets about it.She loves it when you compliment her cooking, so just imagine how she'll feel when you give her a custom plate with her own recipe on it. It'll become heirloom-worthy if it's written in her own handwriting. One way to celebrate mom is to create a memento of the most important days in her life including her wedding anniversary and the dates she gave birth to each of her children. 

 

So there you have it!  We hope this list goes some way to help ease the stress of the Christmas season.  Remember that at the end of the day, the season is about the coming together of family and/or friends and celebrating this time together.

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