2022 Christmas Gift Guide for the Kids
Christmas shopping can be stressful and with many retailers experiencing stock shortages, this year may be a little more challenging than previous years. We've taken the time to do a little research on gifts to suit kids of all ages to help get you started.
TOP 10 TOYS
1. Springfree Trampoline
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? Not sure which one is right for your family? Take a look at our article that helps you find your Perfect Fit or use our Augmented Reality tool that helps you visualise the trampoline in your backyard!
2. Squeakee The Balloon Dino
Squeakee Dino is a stompin', chompin', dancin' Balloon Dinosaur! With 70 plus sounds and reactions, this toy dino will keep you entertained for hours! Squeakee Dino is interactive, loves playing games and reacts to sounds. There are so many games you can play with Squeakee Dino. This amazing electronic toy is so funny and interactive and he's just bursting to be your best friend!
3. Bluey Ultimate Caravan Adventures
Caravanning is seeing a surge in popularity amongst Australians, so get your children involved with their very own Bluey Ultimate Caravan Adventure kit. Bluey's Caravan Adventures Playset is loaded with features and things to do as you take a caravan vacation! Fold up the roof to reveal a second story and bunk beds. Flip out the back of the van to open up the kitchen. Customize the caravan with the fun stickers supplied. Bluey's Caravan Adventures Playset contains 7 pieces to play with and is compatible with the Healer 4WD Family Vehicle (sold separately). Children will love using this fun filled playset to recreate some of the most memorable moments from their own adventures.
4. Barbie Fast Cast Clinic Playset
Explore a world of taking care of others with the Barbie Fast Cast Clinic playset! Wearing a cute plaid dress, white doctor's coat and sporting a stethoscope and clipboard, Barbie doctor doll is ready to take care of patients. Barbie doctor doll can prepare at her medical station, take X-rays and check patients on the exam table. When she determines a patient has a broken arm or leg, she can make a pink, purple or white cast with the dough and cast-making accessories! There are also stickers to decorate the patient's cast. Barbie doctor doll can also use dough in the bandage-making station to create a wrap for her patient injuries as well! When it's time for a break, visit the colorful gift shop to get a gift or snack!
5. Melissa & Doug Blue's Clues & You! Wooden Cooking Play Set
Join Blue and her friends to cook up imaginative play food fun with a wooden stovetop, utensils, and wooden Blue’s Clues & You! character play pieces. This 42-piece play set includes 25 double-sided cardstock food pieces, durable pot with lid, plate, utensils, spatula, serving spoon, paw print-shaped oven mitt, wooden Mr. Salt, Mrs. Pepper, and Slippery Soap, cookbook activity card, and reusable grocery list, a reversible grill top and sink; knobs turn and click; pieces store in built-in rack and under stovetop for easy cleanup. Blue’s Clues & You! promotes kindergarten-readiness, inspiring confidence, empowerment, and kindness in preschoolers as they develop their problem-solving, social, and developmental skills through play.
6. Tegu Magnetic Wooden Block Set
This Tegu Magnetic Wooden Block Set features 42 blocks that are magnetised, meaning you can create freestanding structures. The blocks come in five different shapes including short planks, cubes, and parallelograms. They're made from responsibly sourced Central-American hardwoods, finished with non-toxic water-based paint. These blocks can be used to promote creativity and motor skills at home or in the classroom. This product is FSC certified, so you can be sure your purchase supports healthy forests and protects wildlife.
7. Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Cookie Baking Playset
Toy mixer? Check. Rolling pin? Check. All the Play-Doh tools and colours for a Play-Doh baking party? Check! What will your little pretend chefs' imagination cook up? Pull the lever to make the toy mixer spin and stamp different Play-Doh kitchen treats, then use the half-molds on the playset to decorate them. Play-Doh modeling compound (contains wheat) comes in colors like confetti blue, brown, and pink, plus classic colours like white, green, and purple. For kids who love to play pretend chef and get creative with modeling clay.
8. Laser Tag 2 Player Game
Feel like you are in a real arcade arena with immersive sound and visual effects, and even try a game in dim light or at nighttime! It's the perfect holiday or Christmas gift for any child. Each player starts with six lives; a successful shot depletes one life from a player sensor, indicated by the triangle lights. A player is out after they have lost six lives. To win, eliminate your opponents! The blasters also track ammo; each has six rounds before requiring reloading. Multiple sets are compatible with each other, so you can combine as many sets as you want to add as many players as you want. Turn your laser tag arena experience into a true battle royale!
9. Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track Set
Rev up your child's curiosity and problem-solving skills with this super-fun set! Crank up the competition with challenging intersections, hairpin turns, motorized boosters, and a huge crash zone! Car feeder ramp fuels exciting storytelling moments and continuous racing action. Set features plenty of parking spaces for easy, convenient storage.
10. LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall
Build and recreate a magical fantasy realm from the Harry Potter movies with this detailed 4-level LEGO 75954 Hogwarts Great Hall Harry Potter building kit, featuring a fireplace, benches, tables and reversible house banners, plus the Grand Staircase tower with a spiral staircase, potions room, treasure room, sorting hat, Mirror of Erised and lots of magical artifact accessory elements. This fantasy role-playing castle toy includes 10 minifigures and buildable Basilisk and Fawkes creatures, plus Hedwig and Scabbers figures.
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.