As Christmas gets ever closer, the more excitement builds for young children. After a torrid year, nothing will make your children happier than a perfect Christmas morning, opening their presents. If you’re still struggling on what to get your children for Christmas this year, then we’re here to help, as we list our favourite gift ideas and provide recommendations on what to get for your children this Christmas.
Christmas present ideas for children aged 4-7
If your child is between the ages of 4-7, then fun toys or playful books are always popular. Colouring books or play kits will for your young children too will always be well received. Interactive toy pets are often seen as a must have for children at this age, whether it be an interactive toy dog, pony or unicorn, these will forever be loved by your young children. You can always purchase your child a festive teddy bear too, which are always popular for Christmas.
Check out this list from Amazon, on what you could buy your child between the ages of 4-7.
Christmas present ideas for children aged 8-12
For children between the ages of 7-11, you may start to realise what hobbies they most enjoy doing by now, which definitely could cater around what gifts to get them for Christmas. If your child enjoys playing sport regularly, then items such as footballs, rugby balls, tennis rackets, goal posts, or even pool tables will certainly go down a treat for your child. Additionally, as they get further along through school, educational books, perhaps to do with our planet, wildlife, history and science will not only be enjoyed, but will help them prosper at school. Board games such as Articulate are forever fun to play on Christmas day as a family.
For Amazon’s recommended list for children aged 8-12, click here.
Christmas gift ideas for children aged 13-16
As your children start to enter their teenage years, many parents often find it harder and harder in choosing what to purchase for their children. It would be easy to suggest a games console or extravagant gifts such as these. However, more often than not, more personal gifts would mean the world to your child. These could include books about their role models, t-shirts or books connected to their favourite films such as Star Wars jumpers, or Harry Potter game sets. Moreover, if your child is perhaps interested in learning a musical instrument, then Christmas is the perfect opportunity to help them get started. They may end up adopting a new hobby for years to come.
Have a look at Amazon’s list of gift ideas for children entering their teen years:
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