There’s so many toys available to kids now, it can be as overwhelming as it is exciting. With that in mind, we’ve narrowed down the choices a little, focusing in on some of our favourites for babies, toddlers and preschoolers and taking the confusion out of buying Christmas gifts for kids.
Here are our pick of the best Christmas gifts for children, all costing $100 or less. No need to join the festive hustle and bustle of your local shopping mall, instead sit on your couch, sip an icy drink and click add to cart. WAY less fraught!
Baby’s First Christmas Keepsakes Gift Set by noc noc
There’s nothing quite like sharing the joy of your baby’s first Christmas. So why not mark it with a noc noc limited edition Baby’s First Christmas Keepsakes Gift Set.
This gorgeous set includes: Personalised Christmas Blocks, Personalised Christmas Ornament and Organic Balm.
All orders come gift wrapped free of charge.
Magical colour-changing raincoats from Upper Notch Club
What’s even more exciting than jumping in a lovely muddy rain puddle? Jumping in the puddle dressed in an amazing raincoat with magical colour-changing qualities.
These lightweight raincoats magically change colour when they get wet – and then return to their original colour once dry again. Incredible!
Fully lined and hooded, these cheery raincoats come in a wide range of colours and designs and can be paired with a funky umbrella that does the same clever colour-changing trick.
Upper Notch Club is offering Babyology readers 15% off their raincoat range by using code babyology15 at checkout.
Offer valid until 25/12/2019 for Australian residents only.
Lil Champ inflatable outdoor play centre
This is the perfect summer outdoor activity centre for little ones, with loads of ways to play and keep cool. It also deflates and packs away for compact storage so it won’t be sitting in the backyard year round.
Tobbles Neo colourful stacking toy
The award-winning Tobbles Neo stacking toy comprises six colourful nesting spheres that can be stacked and sorted, teaching little ones about balance and colour while nurturing sensory exploration and hand-eye coordination.
Porcelain Princess tea set
Handmade in pretty pastels with gold trim, this cute set will delight every little Disney fan. Each cup features a different Disney princess and is sure to spark lots of imaginative play.
Rose the mummy rabbit
Rose, the mummy mouse wears a grey floral linen dress with mustard trim, black cotton leggings and sports a cute matching shoulder. She’s ready to play and is the perfect soft friend for little people.
Little Tikes Lil' Wagon
Little Tikes are famous for their durable kid’s products and this little red wagon is no exception. It’s the perfect size for the toddler in your life, but its durability means it will last well through the preschool years.
Hape Block and Roll walker
A block-filled walker is a bit of a rite of passage for your average toddler and this one comes loaded with colourful cargo. This walker and block combo helps little ones get more mobile, improves both fine and gross motor skills, and is fun for toys to ride in too!
Large wooden kitchen playset
This wooden kitchen from Kmart is perfect for firing up little imaginations and nurturing mini Masterchefs. The kitchen includes a fridge, a freezer with chalkboard, a dishwasher, an oven, a stove, a sink, a microwave, a hanging wooden spoon and a spatula.
Tonka steel cement mixer
The Tonka brand has been around for decades, and when you look at this Classic Steel Cement Mixer it’s not hard to see why. This sturdy, steel construction vehicle means this mixer will last through lots of backyard construction jobs! And little hands can turn the crank to spin the barrel just like a real cement mixer.
Brio wooden aeroplane
This five piece wooden set features an airplane with a hatch that opens. A cockpit you can pop the pilots into and a rolling staircase and suitcase. This toy encourages pretend play and develops social skills too. Of course, it’s built to last by Brio, making it an excellent investment.
Push-along ice cream cart
Made from sustainable wood, this old school ice cream cart comes with toy popsicles, lollies and ice cream cones. It features a magnetic scoop which magically picks up the the ice cream and tops the cone. So clever and fun!
Wooden balancing board by Kinder
Little ones can have hours of fun AND learn to balance on these brilliant balance boards. They promote gross motor skills and provide the perfect antidote to screen time.
Doctor play set
Play and learn with this cute doctor set which promotes social skills, nurtures empathy and is just a whole lot of feel-better-soon fun! The set includes 5 pieces of toy medical equipment and a handy doctor’s case.