Consider these before shopping this Christmas
Confused about Shopping again this year? You are definitely not alone.. Most Parents struggle with what to get their youngsters, with the ever changing trends..Of course there are the obvious big names like paw patrol, Disney and Lego, it’s all about what your child gets from a toy the end of the day..
This article might help you a bit.
Last week a well known magazine store published what is ‘Big’ this Christmas for the young ones in a top 10 list..
This is our take on this list (All Prices are RRP or estimated), share this article with friends and family, shopping for this Christmas. Even better if you do shopping on Amazon, as we have posted the links for you
1. The Cozmo Robot by Anki, £199.99.
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Robots are always great for both Boys and Girls, but the Cozmo is not just a ‘fun robot, it’s a an adventure of companionship and learning!! All you need is a compatible IOS or Android device for the App and you are a way teaching your new friend.
- A game-playing, real-life robot
- Cozmo grows and develops his personality as you spend time together
- Develop coding skills as you develop Cozmo
Great!! Something that will last long and will help children to learn
2. Lego Boost. £149.99
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Ok… who doesn’t love Lego….? I know I do.
This one seems to be similar to the Cosmo again, however this time we have a 840+ pieces to put together to build our buddy, oh and the slight fact that it’s not just a robot.. with a free app and all the pieces to build five different creations – including a robot, a guitar, and even an interactive cat. The set includes over 840 LEGO pieces, an encoded motor and colour and distance sensor.
Anyone else think he looks like Johnny Number 5 from the short circuit film?
3. FurReal Roarin’ Tyler the Playful Tiger, £134.99
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Get the Previous and add fur? Not exactly, Fur real friends are a bit more straight forward aimed at the younger player.
“Animal lovers will be obsessed with this fluffy tiger cub, which will interact with the family and become like your very own pet tiger. Make noise and he will roar back or stroke his ears and his head might move, with over 100 sound and motion combinations, you never know what he’ll do next.”
Apparently you can get Pug’s too :O
4. Leckford, Wooden Dolls house £100
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More of a traditional approach to Toys.. Dolls houses, Knitting and such is back on the rise. Important for teaching young ones about home living and traditional values. Great for collecting and can keep value..
Leckford House is an exquisite doll’s house that will be the inspiration for years upon years of childhood imagination and adventure. This is a gift that can be passed on from one generation to the next. With a beautiful pink roof and door and large Georgian windows, Leckford House has a feeling of classic, elegant grandeur. It opens from either side to reveal two glorious central staircases
5. Lego Winter Holiday Train £79.99
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If you are a Lego collector, you will probably have snapped up this train already. Seasonal products like this is a reminder of how much we can’t get enough of Lego..
this train features a green train, a boarding platform, Christmas tree and gifts, which need to be delivered in time for the festive season. I can imagine yamming down my festive meal to complete this 700+ piece beauty ready for Display.
6. FurReal Proto Max Interactive Pup, £89.99
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Ah Yes a puppy version of the Fur real, but no fur on this one, packed with more features includung allowing you to create your very own pet puppy’s personality via an app. Proto Max has over 400 sounds, more than 100 eye animations and 360 degree motion, so you can customise everything it does.
7. Mini Micro Deluxe Scooter
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This brings back memories!! Mini Scooters really took off in the 00’s and lasted a long time, they never really went away.. This cool, modern concept has adjustable handles to grow with your child from 2- 5 years, 3rd wheel offering great stability and balance
8. Meccano Robot Max
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This will be Meccano’s take on robots this year..Very impressive, does the usual interactive and my favourite looking out the robots although wouldn’t be my choice of buy overall
9. Cash Registers £15 upwards
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My favourite of this list..Memories of waiting for family to come shopping upstairs and buy stuff from my pretend shop..Still have a plastic bunch of grapes lying around somewhere
10. Wooden Pirate Ship
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Ships as an example.. Anything wood, craft, paint and build yourself are brilliant for entertaining kids, something to work towards
11. (Bonus Item) Orbeez £2 – £5
Something I remember from a few weeks ago are Orbeez, cheapest item on the list
Parents going mad for these to keep their little ones occupied..Not Toxic Water Beads, great for learning, sensory, perception and colours/counting..Many Sizes
Buy them here in tens of thousands for very little (CAUTION ALWAYS SUPERVISE CHILDREN WITH SMALL PARTS INCLUDING THIS PRODUCT
Hope you all have a Lovely Christmas.. Couple more months to go.. Happy Shopping