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163 Hot Toys for Christmas 2018 – Best New Toys for Boys and Girls

When it comes to buying the top toys for christmas 2018, there is a bewildering array of toys and gifts for both boys and girls to choose from. So we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out some of the best toys you can buy, ready for Santa to deliver on Christmas Eve!

The hottest new toys for christmas 2018. Good gift ideas for boys and girls of all ages.

littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

What do you get when you take STEM activities and add Marvel heroes? You get the Avengers Hero Inventor Kit from littleBits. Kids code the customizable gauntlet, program it through a Smart device, then set out to avenge the world. Or at least their corner of the world. Imagination and learning are a powerful duo.

$104.95


Wonder Forge Disney Villainous Strategy Board Game

Wonder Forge Disney Villainous Strategy Board Game

You can’t have heroes without foes, even in Disney. This board game for two to six players pits the most villainous of Disney villains against one another in a game of strategy. Ideal for family game night or for any get-together with kids who are prepared to draw the fate card. Who is most vile?

$34.97


Crayola Color Chemistry Set

Crayola Color Chemistry Set

Crayola is the first name in color magic, so you would expect this intriguing Color Chemistry set to come from them. With more than fifty nifty science activities for kids, STEM learning has never been so colorful, and the best part? They’re having so much fun with these impressive experiments, they don’t know it’s a lesson.

$32.99


FurReal Friends Trick-Lovin’ Interactive Plush Pet Toy

FurReal Friends Trick-Lovin’ Interactive Plush Pet Toy

FurReal Friends Ricky is a tricky pup that’s ready to be your youngster’s new best friend. Usually, plush pets are chosen because they don’t eat or poop — but this one does. He also toots, licks, and barks, but nothing unpleasant. With more than 100 sound and motion combinations, Ricky is versatile and fun.

$122.98


Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder

Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder

How thrilled would your favorite little Jedis be to have a Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder of their very own? Your first ride-on toy may have been the coolest of your generation, but this one is the coolest of all time, with room for two and blazing up to 5 MPH along with movie sounds and lights.

Prices Vary


Hape Discovery Space Center Playscape Set

Hape Discovery Space Center Playscape Set

All of the wonderful books, movies, and plays in the world will never compete with the brilliance of your child’s imagination. Enhance their playtime and pleasure with the Discovery Space Center playscape set and accessories. Every day can be a new intergalactic adventure as they explore the unknown great beyond and meet alien life forms.

Prices Vary


Kids First Coding & Robotics Science Experiment Kit

Kids First Coding & Robotics Science Experiment Kit

Did you build a functioning robot in kindergarten? Probably not even in college. Kids today have an accelerated learning curve and start early. This impressive coding and robotics set from Kids First features Sammy the robot sandwich and teaches coding basics without a secondary device required. Six storylines and lessons give your child an edge.

$84.32


Little Live Pets Kissing Puppy Rollie

Little Live Pets Kissing Puppy Rollie

Adopting a pet is serious business, and Rollie, My Kissing Puppy, is serious about stealing your little one’s heart. This plushie has over 25 sounds and actions plus an adoption certificate. He’s the next best thing to getting a real live dog, except you’ll never have to worry about him chewing up your favorite slippers.

$45.49

Anki Cozmo Robot

Anki Cozmo Robot

Get Cozmo by Anki, download the free app on your compatible iOS or Android device, and let the fun (and learning) begin. Your kiddos will enjoy this tough little ‘bot that can play games, solve problems, and continuously update to provide on-going coding training. Kids can even take a Cozmo’s eye view with Explorer Mode.

$399.99


Fisher-Price Think & Learn Rocktopus

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Rocktopus

The Fisher-Price Rocktopus may be the coolest music, math, and game device available for the younger set. Eight arms hold cup pods representing fifteen musical instruments, then plays music with them, or set to math mode and improve arithmetic skills. The free downloadable app is the key for your kiddo to create music videos with Rocktopus.

$57.62


Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

Coding is all fun and games with the right tools and a little magic. The Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit has everything to build a wand, then activate it with your compatible tablet device for intriguing spellwork (coding) and exciting games. It’s a great way for kids to delve into the magical world of coding.

$72.99


Hatchimals Mystery

Hatchimals Mystery

Do you remember how much you anticipated tearing into colorful wrapping paper to reveal the surprise of a gift? Would it be something special you longed for? Now imagine opening the package to discover another surprise: that’s what will happen when your kiddo opens the Hatchimals Mystery egg with no idea which plushie will hatch.

$82.92


Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie Interactive Plush

Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie Interactive Plush

You’ve seen marvelous animated plush pets from furReal. They’re now offering the ultimate plushie – not just any household critter here – but Chewbacca the Wookiee, the intrepid co-pilot from Star Wars? With more than one hundred sound and motion combinations and facial expressions, he’s sure to be your little space traveler’s new best buddy.

$66.19


Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Super Chef Suite

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Super Chef Suite

Play-Doh modeling clay has brought imagination to life in countless ways. This playset is perfect for the would-be chef. Kids can tackle the toughest culinary arts safely with kid-friendly “appliances” and utensils. From a gourmet salad to award-winning pasta, this kit has everything a kid’s kitchen needs for hours and hours of meal prep play.

$44.99


Melissa & Doug Food Truck Playhouse

Melissa & Doug Food Truck Playhouse

Melissa & Doug playsets are thoughtfully crafted, like this food truck playhouse that looks like the one you see anywhere people gather to have fun. One side is set up like a BBQ wagon, and the other boasts ice cream treats. Sturdy construction and detailed design make it fun for several kids to “work” at once.

$49.99


LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox Building and Coding Kit

LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox Building and Coding Kit

Who wouldn’t love a robot for Christmas 2018? Well, with this building and coding kit from Lego you can build FIVE of them! The free, simple Tablet App tells you everything you need to know to enable your scientists and engineers of the future to build their own working robots.

$193.94


Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Ultimate Florida Speedway Track Set

Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Ultimate Florida Speedway Track Set

Five feet of fast and furious action! This speedway racing track from the movie ‘Cars 3’ has got to be one of the hot toys of the year, and will keep Lightning McQueen fans entertained for hours as they change lanes and crash into each other. The only problem they’ll have is keeping Dad and Grandad away from it!

$110.24


Pie Face Sky High Game

Pie Face Sky High Game

If you want a game that’s really ‘in your face’ this Christmas, then this one is for you! Imagine the Instagram opportunities for plastering the ‘oldies’ foam covered mugs all over the internet! Just step right up and hit the plate as hard as you can for the most satisfying ‘splat’ of the Holiday season!

$11.97


Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen Vehicle

Sphero Ultimate Lightning McQueen Vehicle

Any ‘Cars’ fan will be the King or McQueen of app-controlled racing with this incredible Lightning McQueen RC car! With animated eyes and an animatronic mouth, it’s just like Lightning himself has driven off the big screen and into your home! He even reacts to the movie!

$599.99


Nerf Nitro Flash Fury Chaos

Nerf Nitro Flash Fury Chaos

Your kids won’t be able to get e-nerf of the action with these fast-flying foam cars from Nerf! Just load them into the shooter, take aim, and fire! Hit the target and watch the pieces shoot into the air, or negotiate a way through all the obstacles on the floor.

$24.26


Hatchimals CollEGGtibles

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles

What could be cuter than a Hatchimal Colleggtible? That’s right – FOUR Hatchimal Collegtibles! These adorable little creatures are ‘born’ when the heart on the egg turns from purple to pink. And the best part? They have glittery wings, and we all know the best toys have the most glitter!

$9.99


Hatchimals Glittering Garden Hatching Egg

Hatchimals Glittering Garden Hatching Egg

How egg-cited would your child be to receive their very own Hatchimal for Christmas? When they’re ready to hatch, rainbow eyes will shine through the shell, letting their new owner they are ready to meet them! Hatchimals can be taught to walk, talk, play games and dance, and with each new skill they sing ‘Hatchy Birthday’ for all to hear!

$129.99


Justice League Batmobile Collectible Vehicle and Figure

Justice League Batmobile Collectible Vehicle and Figure

For a toy that’s in a (Justice) League of its own, this remote controlled Batmobile will really have the ‘Pow’ factor for Christmas 2017. With a camera in the cockpit, the driver’s point of view is transmitted onto a smart phone via the app, putting your child firmly in Batman’s boots.

$199.99


VTech Sit, Stand and Ride Baby Walker

VTech Sit, Stand and Ride Baby Walker

Just like any mom, this toy can multi-task. With an activity board for sounds, letters, numbers and lights, toddlers can push it along as they learn to walk, or use it as a ride-on for when all that learning makes them tired! (And it comes with speed control so your little one doesn’t try and run before he can walk).

$47.74


LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny's Bounty Kit

LEGO Ninjago Movie Destiny's Bounty Kit

Any Lego fan (and lets face it, who isn’t?) will quickly become a ship’s ninja-neer with this 2292 piece Lego set. Destiny’s Bounty, from the Ninjago movie, has three decks, and comes complete with Wu, Kai, Lloyd, Zane, Nya, Jay and Cole, more than enough Ninjaaaarrgghhsss, matey!

$337.98


FurReal Roarin’ Tyler Playful Tiger

FurReal Roarin’ Tyler Playful Tiger

What would any animal lover like to see in Santa’s sack of Christmas toys? Why, a FurReal Roarin’ Tiger, of course! With over 100 sounds and moves, this furry tiger will be ‘prey-ing’ for a loving home and an owner who will play with him for years to come – after all, a tiger is for life, not just for Christmas!

$146.22


WowWee Fingerlings Interactive Baby Monkey

WowWee Fingerlings Interactive Baby Monkey

Fingerlings are set to be one of the top toys this year, so make sure you have one at your fingertips! These cute little monkeys will cling to pretty much anything, and love to be rocked to sleep, blow kisses, and swing by their tails. They really do hold the mon-key to your little one’s heart!

$11.95


Luvabella Responsive Baby Doll

Luvabella Responsive Baby Doll

Just like a real baby, the more time you spend with her, the more Luvabella learns! She’ll go from babbling to saying real phrases, with over 100 phrases and words, and will giggle, kiss, and drift off to sleep in your arms. And once she’s asleep, if you listen carefully you can even hear her heart beating!

$299.95


Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Game

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Game

Up your game for Christmas 2017 with the Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle game. Defend Diagon Alley, keep the Chamber of Secrets safe, and make sure the game goes on as you keep the Quidditch Pitch free from evil invasions. You’ll wand-er why you didn’t play it sooner!

$49.95


Teddy Ruxpin Storytime and Magical Bear

Teddy Ruxpin Storytime and Magical Bear

Any child who is lucky enough to find Teddy Ruxpin among their Christmas toys will bear-ly be able to contain their excitement when they see what he can do. His eyes have over 40 different expressions, his mouth moves as he talks and tells stories, and by pressing his hand children can ‘paws’ the story whenever they want.

Prices Vary


Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Smart Cycle

Technology is part of life for our kids, which is great, but it does mean they are glued to screens more and getting exercise less. Not any more – this Think and Learn Smart Cycle encourages children to pedal as they learn – the faster they move the quicker the learning action! Just connect to your TV, Tablet, or ‘phone and let the fun begin.

$299.99


Dance Code Disney Princess Belle

Dance Code Disney Princess Belle

Beauty and the Beast is up there among the top toys for Christmas this year, but this Dance Code Belle takes play and learning one step further. Coding is fast becoming a part of life, and with this interactive toy your child can choreograph Belle’s routines through simple coding. Dancing and Disney – it’s a tale as old as time.

Prices Vary


Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set

Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set

This is problem solving 21st century style! For kids 5 and up this coding game encourages critical thinking and problem solving as they build a maze and then set the code for the cute little mouse to find his cheese! The perfect gift this Chris-mouse.

$38.99


Transformers Deluxe Class Optimus Prime Autobot Legacy

Transformers Deluxe Class Optimus Prime Autobot Legacy

Optimus Prime – then, and now. This Transformers pack contains Orion Pax, and his later alter-ego, Optimus Prime. With Orion Pax transforming in 18 steps, and Optimus Prime in 27, you can be quietly ‘Optimus-tic’ of giving the best Christmas toy this year!

$64.99


Air Hogs All-Terrain RC Tank with Robot Transformation

Air Hogs All-Terrain RC Tank with Robot Transformation

Snowing outside? That’s no problem for this all-terrain remote controlled tank/robot! The thick treads mean that nowhere is out of bounds as this Air Hogs hybrid makes its way around, blasting missiles at any enemy which dares to get in its path, while its superior balance means that it will stay standing while its enemies fall!

Prices Vary


Makey Makey Invention Kit

Makey Makey Invention Kit

Learning has never been more fun than with the Makey Makey Invention Kit! Turn hundreds of mundane items into touchpads, make your own dance mat, keyboard, or even turn your stairs into a piano with just a few clips and a computer. The possibilities are endless!

$49.95


Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Transforming Vehicle

Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Transforming Vehicle

With just one smooth sliding motion, this cool vehicle transforms from boat to land vehicle, making this one of the top toys for any Paw Patrol fan. Comes complete with Ryder’s ATV, movable crane, lights, sounds, and even a helipad, taking the action up into the air when required!

$59.99


Littles Galaxy Rocket Adventure Cape Costume Kit

Littles Galaxy Rocket Adventure Cape Costume Kit

Your little space explorer will be firmly in charge of his or her adventures with this customizable rocket cape. They can add their own planets, shuttle, and all-important rocket flames to give their imagination a fun-fuelled boost. Complete with app to bring their adventures alive.

Prices Vary


K'NEX Budding Builders Tub Building Kit

K'NEX Budding Builders Tub Building Kit

A whole world of whimsical creature-machines awaits any little engineer with this K’Nex set. As their imagination and skills grow, so does the complexity of their creations, meaning the fun is endless. With 100 pieces and 50 ideas included, this has got to be one of the top toys to keep the kids engrossed this Christmas.

$37.41


Shopkins Tall Mall Playset

Shopkins Tall Mall Playset

This cute mall grows faster than the kids do! Shopping malls are where it’s happenin’, and with this expanding Shopkins playset your mini-me can go on as many shopping sprees as she wants, without spending a dime! Complete with elevator and slide for more shopping fun. Going up?

$64.95


American Girl WellieWishers Emerson Doll

American Girl WellieWishers Emerson Doll

Every little girl needs a best friend, and here’s one she can take everywhere with her! With her removable ballet-shoe wellies, gorgeous hair and poseable arms and legs, Emerson is the doll every little girl will be getting excited a-boot this Christmas!

$59.95


Wooden Checkout Register

Wooden Checkout Register

Check out this gorgeous wooden register! It comes with play money, a credit/debit card, scanner and card reader – in fact, everything a budding retail entrepreneur needs, while the abacus will encourage counting skills, meaning they are learning without even realizing! Undoubtedly one of the best toys for durability, just in time for the New Year sales!

$34.99


PLAYMOBIL Pharaoh's Pyramid

PLAYMOBIL Pharaoh's Pyramid

There’s no de-Nile-ing that this should be top of any child’s gift list, and with five chambers to be explored, and hidden treasures to be found, Pharaoh’s Pyramid holds lots of surprises for the intrepid explorer. Spiders, skeletons, and trap doors await any explorer who dares to enter!

Prices Vary


Automoblox Mini SC1 Chaos and HR5 Scorch Cars

Automoblox Mini SC1 Chaos and HR5 Scorch Cars

You’ve heard the one about the wooden car with wooden wheels? It wooden go! But not in this case. This twin pack contains all the parts to make two awesome wooden cars, bringing old classics bang up to date, and as the parts are mix and match, the more they collect, the more possibilities there are.

$11.10


Paw Patrol My Size Lookout Tower

Paw Patrol My Size Lookout Tower

Just paws for a moment and imagine the look on their faces when they open this beauty! At two and a half feet tall, it has everything needed to keep an eye on what’s happening in Adventure Bay. Periscope, lights, sounds, and a vehicle launcher are just some of the gadgets included for hours of fun.

$84.99


Barbie 2017 Holiday Doll

Barbie 2017 Holiday Doll

Commemorate 2017 with this beautiful Barbie. With her metallic, deep red dress, gold earrings and shoes, she is as much a star as the detachable, gem-encrusted one that sits on her back. Make Christmas 2017, and the 12 months of memories leading up to it, one to remember with Holiday Barbie.

$37.60


Barbie DreamCamper

Barbie DreamCamper

The world is Barbie’s oyster with this RV playset. The camper opens up to reveal a pool, complete with slide and steps, and both ends extend to reveal a shower, kitchen, dining area and all the accessories she could need. And with enough sleeping space for four, who needs a house?

$199.95


Soggy Doggy Board Game

Soggy Doggy Board Game

They’lll never get bored with this board game, and ‘water’ lot of fun it is! Each player moves around the board, and when they land on a ‘paw’ space they get to shower the dog. If they land on the space with the faucet, however, watch out, as each turn could mean Soggy Doggy needs to dry off!

$12.60


Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope

One of the hot toys for this year is this educational talking microscope. Kids are born curious, and this microscope comes with 20 slides, giving a total of 60 images which kids can view while listening to Bindi Irwin’s easy to learn facts about each. Then switch it to quiz mode to see how much they’ve learned.

$32.98


LEGO NASA Apollo Saturn V Building Kit

LEGO NASA Apollo Saturn V Building Kit

One for the older Lego fans, this set builds into an impressive meter-high model of the NASA Apollo V. With three removable rocket stages, lunar lander, and lunar orbiter this set will satisfy the most avid of space fans, and is perfect for their own role-play recreations of the moon landings.

$177.99


Fun Cube Fidget Toy

Fun Cube Fidget Toy

Kids do love to fidget, don’t they? Slip one of these awesome fidget cubes in among their Christmas toys to give them something to do when they’re feeling fidgety. Each of the six sides has a different function, meaning those restless hands never get bored. (Great for parents, too, when the in-laws are driving you mad!)

Prices Vary


LEGO Ninjago Movie Green Ninja Mech Dragon Building Kit

LEGO Ninjago Movie Green Ninja Mech Dragon Building Kit

One of the hottest toys around this year, this green Ninja Mech Dragon will provide hours of fun. With The Green Ninja, Charlie, Wu, and Garmadon, young fans of the movie can recreate the battles at home, leaving you free to enjoy some much needed coffee or Karah-tea!

$92.99


Num Noms Lipgloss Truck Craft Kit

Num Noms Lipgloss Truck Craft Kit

The cream of the crop when it comes to girly gifts, this Num Noms ice cream truck is just too cute! Simply mix the lip gloss with sprinkles and flavors, put it into the dispenser, and then hey presto! Your very own swirly ice-cream lip gloss!

Prices Vary


LEGO Batman Movie The Batwing Building Kit

LEGO Batman Movie The Batwing Building Kit

Kids will be so engrossed in playing with this super cool Batwing on 25th December that you’ll have to keep calling them to come and eat: “Dinner dinner dinner dinner Batman”! With the Caped Crusader, Robin, and Harley Quinn figures included, epic battles can be fought above the skies of Gotham, or at least the dining room!

$146.74


Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

It will definitely be a Merry Sithmas for someone when they find this top toy under the tree! This kit comes with everything needed to build a complete Droid, and once they’re done they can download the app and teach their Droid cool skills and send it on special missions.

$74.00


Exploding Kittens Card Game

Exploding Kittens Card Game

When is a card game not a card game? When it involves exploding kittens! Each player draws a card until they get the exploding kitten card, which is a cat-as-trophy as it means you are out, unless (taps side of nose) you have a defuse card. Hilarious fun and no kittens were harmed in the making of this game.

$19.99


LEGO Friends Snow Resort Chalet Building Kit

LEGO Friends Snow Resort Chalet Building Kit

There’s snow better Christmas toy than this snow resort chalet kit by Lego. Kit contains everything needed to build a cosy 2 storey log cabin for hours of role playing fun. With fireplace, bedrooms, dining room and outdoor hot tub, the kids won’t be able to Alp themselves having fun!

$103.50


3Doodler Start Essentials 3D Printing Pen Set

3Doodler Start Essentials 3D Printing Pen Set

Young artists can literally bring their drawings to life with this 3D pen, specially designed for kids with no hot parts. The plastic cools quickly, and there are no wires to contend with, which means potential Picassos can make art that really stands out!

Prices Vary


Mindware Square Up

Mindware Square Up

This game is like Rubik’s Cube Roadkill! Each player shakes their cube to gain a pattern, and then uses the flat board of colored squares to slide their tiles into a matching pattern. The first one to match, wins! Infuriating, fast paced, and totally addictive.

$24.95


LEGO Darth Vader Star Wars Toy

LEGO Darth Vader Star Wars Toy

Merry the force be with you! This kit will appeal to Lego and Star Wars fans alike. First comes the challenge of building, and then the real fun starts as Darth Vader grabs his light saber and prepares to do battle. If you Obi-wannabe the coolest gift giver for Christmas 2018, ‘Han’ over this pressie!

$78.99


Virtual Reality Headset for iPhone and Android

Virtual Reality Headset for iPhone and Android

While it’s one thing playing games on your phone, it’s quite another actually being in the game and part of the action! Simply choose a game, slot your phone into the headset, and step inside your own virtual reality. Available in very cool colors, it’s set to be one of the hottest toys of the year.

$49.99


Minecraft Exploding Creeper Figure

Minecraft Exploding Creeper Figure

Give a blockbuster of a toy this Christmas with an exploding creeper. The realistic figure brings the action out of the game and into your hands, and with one touch of a button explodes, just like the creepers in the game. Minecraft players will have a blast!

$85.00


Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit

Kids First Automobile Engineer Kit

Encourage mini engineers early by following the story in the book and building each vehicle the characters use. With 70 large pieces, budding engineers will have fun not only making the crane, bus, and other vehicles featured, but also creating their very own, too. It’s wheely good fun!

$44.90


Mclaren Push Sports Car Ride-on Toy

Mclaren Push Sports Car Ride-on Toy

If you’re going for a cruise around the neighborhood you gotta do it in style – McLaren 570S style, to be precise. Featuring a foldaway parent handle, cup holders (one for the co-driver…that’s you, Mom or Dad), and interactive steering wheel with revving engine sounds and McLaren horn, it’s the hottest toy of 2017.

$78.95


LEGO Batman Movie Batmobile Building Kit

LEGO Batman Movie Batmobile Building Kit

Want to put the Justice-ing on the cake for Christmas 2018? Then the Batmobile Lego kit is for you. With five mini figures, weapons, and three different driving modes, Batman fans will be so excited about what you’ve ‘Gotham’ you’ll definitely be their superhero!

$91.91


Tegu Travel Pals Whale Wooden Building Toy Blocks

Tegu Travel Pals Whale Wooden Building Toy Blocks

Wooden you love building blocks which didn’t fall down and ruin their creations? Tegu magnetic blocks give you just that – with hidden magnets, kids can have a whale of a time building whatever shapes their imagination tells them to, without them falling apart (the shapes, not the kids). Perfect for travelling, too.

$37.73


Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot

Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Dancing Groot

This is what you call musical g-roots! This adorable character from Guardians of the Galaxy just can’t stay still when it hears music. Whenever there’s music Groot just can’t resist throwing some shapes. No music? No problem – Groot comes complete with music from the movie soundtrack. You just won’t be able to ‘leaf’ it alone!

$133.59


Enchantimals Bree Bunny Doll

Enchantimals Bree Bunny Doll

If you want to show some-bunny you love them this year, Enchantimal Bree is the best toy to do it. Every little girl will be ‘hopping’ for her very own cute ‘n’ cuddly Enchantimal, complete with her own look-a-like furry friend. Bree is the perfect size for small hands and big hearts.

$8.49


Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit

Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit

A great addition to any Lego set, the components in this kit will, when combined with basic Lego bricks, turn into fantastic chain reaction creations, each machine setting off the next. Make pulleys, ramps, pop-ups and fall-downs, with easy to follow instructions. Turns any child (or adult) into a mad scientist!


WowWee Fingerlings Jungle Gym Playset with Interactive Baby Monkey Aimee

WowWee Fingerlings Jungle Gym Playset with Interactive Baby Monkey Aimee

Every pet monkey needs a place to hang out and play, and this Jungle Gym is the ‘chimpion’ of playsets! Aimee is included, and she has enough room for all her other Fingerling friends to come and monkey around for a while. How do we know it’s so good? We heard it on the ‘ape’ vine!

$11.95


K'NEX Thrill Rides Web Weaver Roller Coaster Building Set

K'NEX Thrill Rides Web Weaver Roller Coaster Building Set

Put your (or your kids) inner speed demon to good use with this glow in the dark roller coaster building set from K’Nex. With over 430 parts, and an air-propelled motorized car, you can enjoy 2.5 feet of the thrills, spills, and builds of the theme park in the comfort of your own home.

$28.60


Barbie Dream Horse & Blonde Doll

Barbie Dream Horse & Blonde Doll

Saddle up for some horsey fun with Barbie! Her beautiful steed is interactive, with more than 30 actions and reactions, including neighing, dancing, nodding and nuzzling. Just clip her in and Barbie is ready to ride off into the sunset looking as chic as ever in her pink riding hat and molded pants.

$149.90


Mommy Please Pretend Food Kitchen Play Set

Mommy Please Pretend Food Kitchen Play Set

Teach your little ones all about healthy eating while they play, with this 125 piece play set. It contains items from all the food groups, as well as a cuttable pizza, burgers, waffles, and more. All made from sturdy BPA free plastic, so safe for pretend tasting!

$29.99


Squishy Stress Relief Balls

Squishy Stress Relief Balls

Stressed, nervous, anxious or simply bored? Then get your hands on this 3 pack of super squishy rubber balls! Tear-resistant for even the most fidgety of hands, they’re the perfect size for pockets and hands, and they spring right back into shape, unlike frazzled parents at Christmas!

$12.99


Roller Coaster Challenge Logic & Building Game

Roller Coaster Challenge Logic & Building Game

There are Christmas toys which make you think, and some which are just…there. But this challenge will definitely test your brain power to the max as you attempt to build a rollercoaster according to the conditions on the challenge cards. It’s not as easy as it looks!

$32.99


Echo Dot

Echo Dot

THE gadget for this year and beyond, Echo Dot is like your very own personal assistant. Just ask Alexa to make a call, leave a message, play music or dim the lights (or hundreds of other things) and the Echo Dot will take care of it, leaving you hands free for unwrapping the rest of your presents!

$39.99


PJ Masks Cat Boy Car

PJ Masks Cat Boy Car

Even pre-schoolers can be super heroes once they get into their pyjamas! Cat Boy and his Cat Car are ready for sleepy time adventures once the sun goes down and bed time beckons, encouraging imaginative story-time adventures starring the miniature hero and his friends, Gecko and Owlette.

$22.20


Poppin' Pictures Coding Skills Kit

Poppin' Pictures Coding Skills Kit

Start them young on the coding craze with this kit designed for ages 4+. Following the sequence on the cards, different colored tiles can be placed in the grid using the suction tool, replicating the picture on the card. Comes with handy ‘robot’ storage case to keep the 175 tiles and the coding cards safe.

$21.33


Laser Pegs T-Rex 20-in-1 Building Set

Laser Pegs T-Rex 20-in-1 Building Set

We dino about you, but we think for a hot toy, this is pretty cool! Build a mighty T-Rex from the construction bricks included, and light him up with the laser pegs and bricks. It even comes with a sound brick for that all important T-Rex roar. Compatible with most other construction kits, including Lego.

Prices Vary


Play Doh Mega Pack

Play Doh Mega Pack

With enough Play Doh to keep even the most discerning sculptor happy, this mega pack of tubs will entertain the kids way beyond Christmas 2017! With so many different colors, they can shape, sculpt, squish, squash, roll and cut to their hearts’ content without ever getting bored!

$24.99


LEGO Star Wars First Order Heavy Assault Walker Building Kit

LEGO Star Wars First Order Heavy Assault Walker Building Kit

For any serious Star Wars fan this is the best ‘toy’ there is! With well over 1000 pieces, this kit builds into your very own Heavy Assault Walker standing at an impressive 13 inches tall when complete. With fully posable legs and head, and complete with 5 minifigures and weapons.

$269.46


Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Super Station Playset

Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Super Station Playset

Wow, have you seen the size of this Thomas and Friends Playset? It can be built to fit any size space, and it can hold over 100 engines, which is just as well, as it is compatible with many other types of Thomas engines, including Thomas Minis! It’s the ultimate playset for Thomas fans everywhere.

$93.09


Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper Figure

Star Wars Interactech Imperial Stormtrooper Figure

Direct your very own Star Wars movie with this Stormtrooper taking the starring role. Download the app and a world of possibilities opens up for Intergalactic action. With over 65 phrases and sounds, your Stormtrooper will recognize specific movements and respond accordingly. Includes weapon and jet pack for added fun.

$21.45


Melissa & Doug Giant Unicorn Stuffed Animal

Melissa & Doug Giant Unicorn Stuffed Animal

Unicorns have been among the top toys of 2017, and this beautiful creature is no exception! With her magical mane, sparkling eyes and glittery tail, she will add a whimsical touch to any child’s bedroom. Standing tall and proud at 32inches high, this is a gift which will turn ordinary days into fairy tales.

$78.99


Cool Maker Sew N’ Style Sewing Machine

Cool Maker Sew N’ Style Sewing Machine

This machine makes creating look ‘sew’ easy! It comes with enough fabric to make five different projects, and best of all it also has a pom pom maker attached, so any young seamstress can personalize her creations with fluffy pom poms and ribbons. Hey, even Coco Chanel had to start somewhere!

$49.99


LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart

LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart

Learning is so much sweeter when it involves a ‘magic’ musical ice cream cart! Simply place the order card in the slot, and build the customer’s order, teaching the child simple counting, colors, flavors and sequences. Once the order is ready, there’s a fun bell to ring before moving the cart to another prime location!

$45.92


LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Building Kit

LEGO Star Wars BB-8 Building Kit

This gift couldn’t BB any more exciting! BB-8 has to be the cutest droid ever, with its round body, swivelling head, and opening hatch. Over 1100 pieces make up this Lego set, producing this little droid with a big personality, along with a display stand and miniature BB-8 figure.

$153.44


Zoomer Show Pony

Zoomer Show Pony

Zoomer is all the fun of a real horse, without the mucking out! She can dance, follow you around, and nuzzle into you when you pet her. You can even train her! Her eyes tell you how she’s feeling, and when she’s been really good you can reward her with a sugar cube or a crunchy apple.

$129.00


Disney Moana's Magical Seashell Necklace

Disney Moana's Magical Seashell Necklace

A necklace Te Fiti any Disney Princess! This magical pendant lights up when it’s opened, and will also glow when it’s closed, at the touch of a button. Bring the power of light and magic to a little girl’s life with this beautiful shell necklace, straight from the movie, Moana.

$26.36


DropMix Music Gaming System

DropMix Music Gaming System

Get the party started with this latest offering from the makers of Dance Central. Simply download the free app, slot in your phone, and get playing. Mix tracks and combine songs as you move your way through the game, all to the backdrop of great music. Make it the soundtrack of Christmas 2017.

$31.88


Barbie Girls Walk and Potty Pup

Barbie Girls Walk and Potty Pup

Never mind diamonds – a dog is this girl’s best friend! Barbie’s pet pooch really walks when she pulls on the lead, and when it’s time for a puppy potty break, Barbie is right there with her pooper scooper to clean up! Complete with bone and bowl.

$25.18


FurReal Makers Proto Max

FurReal Makers Proto Max

Puppy love with a difference! Build your own interactive furReal puppy, and then start to customize it via the downloadable app included. There are literally hundreds of things this little pup can do, from sounds to color changing – who knew coding could be so rewarding?

$21.99


Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Adventure Figure

Star Wars Forces of Destiny Rey of Jakku Adventure Figure

Don’t let the freckles fool you – Rey of Jakku means business! Just like in the movie, Rey can swing her staff when it’s time for action, and being fully posable, any epic battle can be recreated at home! With removable tunic and backpack, Rey is girl power at its best!

$9.99


Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set

Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set

Bring the magic of Christmas movies into your home this year with the Polar Express! With easy to assemble tracks, this beautiful train set has a working headlight, bell and whistle, and even announces ‘All aboard! This is the Polar Express!’ Look closely and you can even see the shadows of the children as they sit snugly inside.

$79.99


Sweetlings Frost-A-Friend Rainbow Sprinkling

Sweetlings Frost-A-Friend Rainbow Sprinkling

For a creative craft that looks good enough to eat, this Sweetlings set really hits the spot. Kids can style their very own unicorn doughnut with the whipped clay, and then decorate it with a myriad of sprinkles and glitter before leaving to dry and set into a beautiful keepsake.

$18.98


Nerf Modulus Regulator

Nerf Modulus Regulator

Bringing Nerf action bang up to date, this blaster features SwitchFire technology, meaning you can change from single-fire, to burst, to continuous at the flick of a switch, catching your enemy off-guard and on the run! When the clip is empty the light flashes, telling you it’s time to reload and re-attack!

$59.99


My Little Pony: The Movie Seashell Lagoon Playset

My Little Pony: The Movie Seashell Lagoon Playset

With the release of the My Little Pony movie, this playset is going to be one of the hot toys this Christmas! The light and bubble show will enchant and delight MLP fans everywhere, and with a host of accessories, including their very own mer-pony, this set will make their Christmas dreams come true.

$16.97


LEGO DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Collectible

LEGO DC Super Hero Girls Wonder Woman Collectible

If you know a girl who is more into DC than Disney, this is the top toy for this season. Build Wonder Woman’s very own dorm room, where she can rest, before getting to work fighting crime on her ‘invisible’ motorbike. (Don’t worry, it’s only invisible to her enemies!)

$136.95


Lionel Mega Tracks Corkscrew Chaos Green Engine

Lionel Mega Tracks Corkscrew Chaos Green Engine

Create gravity defying race courses with Lionel Mega Tracks, the flexible track system. Twist, turn, and contort the tracks, then set the vehicle to work as it navigates the thrills and spills of this innovative track set. A mega gift for a mega race fan!

Prices Vary


TOMY Bath Foam Cone Factory Toy

TOMY Bath Foam Cone Factory Toy

There’s something irresistible about bubbles, and even more so about ice cream! Tomy combines the two with this foam cone factory, made especially for bath time. Simply pour in the bubble solution, add water, and pull the lever. They’ll be ‘I-screaming’ with delight!

$23.90


Meccano Erector M.A.X Robotic Interactive Toy with Artificial Intelligence

Meccano Erector M.A.X Robotic Interactive Toy with Artificial Intelligence

Let them build and customize their very own robot to their own specs with M.A.X, one of THE best toys around this year. M.A.X actually thinks, plots, and plans and even has an on-board gaming platform, and his infrared sensors mean he can even move about on his own without bumping into things.

$149.99


Yvolution Y Glider Neon Green Kids Scooter

Yvolution Y Glider Neon Green Kids Scooter

Scooters have always been a firm favorite, but in a world of screens and technology outdoors time can be limited. The Y Glider is perfect for younger children, as they have to shift their weight on the three-wheeler in order to propel themselves and steer. Great exercise and lots of fun!

Prices Vary


Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set

Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set

Magformers is a Christmas toy which will keep them entertained way beyond the Holidays. Each magnetic shape can be laid flat on one of the templates supplied, and once complete can be lifted off the page into a 3D model which can be dismantled to use again and again. Totally safe and completely absorbing.

$77.97


Melissa & Doug Star Diner Restaurant

Melissa & Doug Star Diner Restaurant

Retro is so in right now, and the kids can get in on the authentic action with this two-in-one diner playset. Featuring a 2 seater dining booth on one side, and a kitchen on the other, up to four teeny-boppers can play at once.

$120.98


Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme Playset

Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batbot Xtreme Playset

If choosing a Christmas toy is the ‘Bane’ of your life, be in the dark (knight) no longer with this mega Batbot Xtreme playset! Standing over 2 feet tall, his extendable wings and missile launchers make him the super hero of gifts. In battle-mode he features an awesome voice-changer, and his chest also opens up to reveal the Bat HQ. DC what we mean?

$599.95


Mega Bloks Elephant Parade Building Kit

Mega Bloks Elephant Parade Building Kit

Ele-phanta Claus will be very popular this year when he slips this adorable Elephant Parade Building kit under the tree. Little ones can build all sorts of shapes, including a hippo, toucan, giraffe and monkey, and when they are on the move again the elephant becomes a pull along which the other animals can cling on to!

$39.99


Avengers XPV Marvel-RC Hulk Smash Toy Vehicle

Avengers XPV Marvel-RC Hulk Smash Toy Vehicle

This is one hulking RC car for any Marvel-mad child this Christmas! The Hulk uses his massive arms to propel his way along, smashing any obstacle out of the way! Think flipping over will keep him down? Not a chance – this green giant will simply use his muscle power to get back on his feet – well, wheels- one again!

$109.99


Etch A Sketch Freestyle Toy

Etch A Sketch Freestyle Toy

Etch a Sketch has always been a classic Christmas toy, and now works of art are made freehand, using a stylus. Drawings come to life with the rainbow colored background, stampers add even more variety to the set, and once they’re finished the pictures magically disappear with one shake of the frame!

$26.79


Enchantimals Panda Tree House Playset

Enchantimals Panda Tree House Playset

Join Prue Panda Doll and her little bestie, Nari, in this adorable tree house playset, where everything comes in pairs. Nari can’t manage all the big stuff, so the tree house is equipped with Prue and Nari-sized toilets, sinks, beds and more, meaning Prue can ‘panda’ to her furry friend’s needs!

$33.44


Star Wars Hero Droid BB-8

Star Wars Hero Droid BB-8

Get BB-8 before it’s too BB-late! Star Wars merch is once again up there with the top toys this year, and this funny little droid is no exception as it follows you around, responds to voice commands, and even shakes in fear when it hears the word ‘Stormtroopers’. You can’t help but fall in love with it!

Prices Vary


Googly Eyes Family Drawing Game

Googly Eyes Family Drawing Game

Make a spectacle of yourself with this hilarious drawing game. Shake the dice, move your marker, and draw. Sounds easy, right? It would be, if you didn’t have to wear the distorting goggles when you draw! If your team mates can’t figure out what you’ve (badly) drawn, you miss a go.

$14.99


Watch Ya' Mouth Family Edition

Watch Ya' Mouth Family Edition

Simple phrases become undecipherable in this game of words, mayhem, and drool! Stretch your mouth with one of the mouthguards, pick up a card, and try and say what you read. The more you laugh (and you will) the harder it becomes to pronounce the words. Fab photo opportunities, too!

$15.99


Creative Galaxy Arty's Tool Belt

Creative Galaxy Arty's Tool Belt

Get some serious artwork under your belt, or at least, in it with this artist’s tool belt. With enough room for pads, brushes, crayons and more (included) the belt fits around the waist, meaning that no matter where the muse strikes, all the tools of the trade are right there with you!

Prices Vary


Despicable Me 3 Talking Jail Time Tom

Despicable Me 3 Talking Jail Time Tom

Minions are everyone’s favorite character, and now you can have your very own with this talking jail time Tom. Just push his button to make him talk, or move his head to make his eyes move and his expressions change. It’s the Christmas toy that’ll ‘Gru’ on you.

$34.95


Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo

Playskool Friends Sesame Street Tickle Me Elmo

It was a top toy then, and it’s a hot toy now. Sesame Street’s favorite character is back, shaking and giggling his way into the hearts of kids everywhere. The more you tickle his tum, the more he’ll laugh back at you, with just the right amount of softness to make him super cuddly, too.

$51.99


Power Wheels Disney Pixar Cars 3 Lightning McQueen

Power Wheels Disney Pixar Cars 3 Lightning McQueen

There’s no car cooler than Lightning McQueen, and there’ll be no kid cooler than the one who is in the driver’s seat this Christmas! Put them in control as they cruise along (forwards or backwards) at a steady 3.5 mph, listening to the Cars 3 sound effects as all heads turn to watch.

Prices Vary


R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid

R2-D2 App-Enabled Droid

R2-D2 is as iconic as Darth Vader (but a lot more friendly) so bring the friendly force with you with this app enabled droid. He can waddle on 2 legs, or cruise on 3, interact with other droids, and even react to the movie as you watch it together.

$99.99


Hatchimals Colleggtibles Egg Carton

Hatchimals Colleggtibles Egg Carton

If you know a child who is crazy about Hatchimals, then this has got to be one of the best toys for them! With 10 about to hatch, and 2 who were too impatient to hang around, it’s the perfect way to start or extend a cute Hatchimals collection.

$52.95


ALEX Spa Glitzy Locks Hair Sparkle

ALEX Spa Glitzy Locks Hair Sparkle

Taking shiny hair to the next level, this set will add sequins and gems to your hair at the touch of a button. Simply pick up the sequin on the special applicator, choose where you want it, and press the button. Perfect for sleepovers and parties, and when the fun is over the sequins can just be combed out.

$12.45


Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty

Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty

Who knew a blob could be so cool? This thinking putty is weird and wonderful, and comes in an entire galaxy of colors! Stretch, pour, pull and poke, and this putty will never dry out or crumble. Perfect for fidgets and curious people in general – and let’s face it, it just looks cool!

$15.98

63 DIY Toys and Christmas Gifts for Kids of 2018

Diy Little Man Cuffs

Diy Little Man Cuffs

These super cute wristbands, or cuffs, can be made for anyone – boys or girls, big or small – using some belt material, stencils, fabric paint, and Velcro. Personalized for any hobby, hero, or his ‘n’ her names, they add individuality to any outfit.


Diy Rainbow Cloud

Diy Rainbow Cloud

Clouds and rainbows bring up memories of jumping in puddles on rainy days, and cozy days in watching the droplets race down the windows. Perfect for a nursery, play room, or any room in the house, this simple but oh-so pretty wall-hanging needs only a couple of materials to make.


Diy Mini Coloring Tote

Diy Mini Coloring Tote

These little totes are perfect for journeys, long waits at the doctor’s, or any other time a little one might get bored! Choose a colorful fabric and make the bag just the right size to hold a coloring book, and add pockets at the front for crayons. (Also great gifts for writers or artists!)


Diy Toilet Paper Roll Loom

Diy Toilet Paper Roll Loom

Kids love to make things, and these genius knitting looms are perfect for keeping little hands busy! With just an empty cardboard tube, craft sticks, glue, and washi tape kids can have their own personalized knitting loom to make their very first woolly creations!


Diy Avengers Pillowcases

Diy Avengers Pillowcases

Although this tutorial is for Avengers motifs, you could use this for literally any design – as long as you can print it out, you can use it! Using freezer paper, an iron, and fabric paint (and, of course, a plain pillowcase) you can produce professional looking one-off pillowcases to suit absolutely any theme.


Diy Mini Messenger Bag

Diy Mini Messenger Bag

Children love to bring things with them when you go out but nine time out of ten it’s Mom who ends up carrying them. So how about making them their very own mini messenger bag? This one is just the right size for small hands and smaller trinkets, and you can match the fabric to the child’s personality.


Diy Angry Birds Can Toss Game

Diy Angry Birds Can Toss Game

When the kids are stuck indoors on rainy days they need somewhere to direct their energy. Cue this Diy Angry Birds game! With a little creativity, paint, and some empty tin cans (ring pull ones leave a smooth edge) this fairground favorite can be recreated at home for hours of fun.


Diy Tangled/Rapunzel Hairbrush

Diy Tangled/Rapunzel Hairbrush

Little girls love to brush their hair, but character brushes are so expensive, which is where your glue gun comes in handy! Take a simple hairbrush and turn it into one fit for a princess with the brightest, prettiest ‘jewels’ you can find. Their hair need never be ‘tangled’ again.


Diy Kids Snowman Hat

Diy Kids Snowman Hat

There’s something about winter characters that makes even the most hat-loathing person want to pull on their woolly hat. A plain white hat can be transformed into a cheerful snowman using some black buttons and orange felt, and just a few minutes of sewing. It’s a brrrrrilliant idea!


Diy Glove Monsters

Diy Glove Monsters

In the winter you will often find that gloves go off in search of the socks which the washer has eaten during the year, leaving you with a pile of single gloves. Don’t throw them out, make glove monsters instead! Soft, cuddly, and great fun to play with, glove monsters are a great way to recycle lonely gloves!


Diy Pretty Ombre Wood Bead Bracelet

Diy Pretty Ombre Wood Bead Bracelet

Ombre is an enduring trend, and this wooden bracelet is no exception. By painting wooden beads in progressively lighter shades of the same color, and threading them on to a matching ribbon, you can have a unique bracelet for any girl who likes individuality and trends all at the same time.


Diy Chalkboard Town

Diy Chalkboard Town

Wooden toys have always been firm favorites for their durability and eco-friendliness, but they can be expensive. But with some off-cuts, a miter saw, and some chalkboard paint, you can make a set of wooden houses which kids can play with for years to come.


Diy Easy Halloween Minute-to-win-it Party

Diy Easy Halloween Minute-to-win-it Party

Kids parties can cost an arm and a leg (and your sanity), but throwing one doesn’t have to cost the earth. This tutorial gives you everything you need to have a low-cost and high-fun Halloween party, with plenty of games and gore to keep the kids occupied.


Diy Gingham Style/Knotted Zipper Pencil Pouch

Diy Gingham Style/Knotted Zipper Pencil Pouch

There’s never a pen or pencil around when you need one, and you can bet it’s the same in every house! These super cute pencil pouches will keep them all in one place, and the fabric can even be matched to suit the recipient or the décor!


Diy Princess Hat Tutorial

Diy Princess Hat Tutorial

What child doesn’t like to dress up? Little girls can be the princess they’ve always wanted to be with this adorable princess hat tutorial. Super easy to make, it can be adorned with whatever her young Highness loves, at a fraction of the cost of a store bought version.


Diy Dyed Rainbow “Grimm” Style Wooden Blocks

Diy Dyed Rainbow “Grimm” Style Wooden Blocks

Wooden blocks are timeless, but they are so costly to buy. You can make your own set at a fraction of the cost with unfinished wooden blocks and some liquid watercolors, and each set will be unique as you can choose the colors and shades to suit each child.


Diy Simple Modern Toy Box With Lid

Diy Simple Modern Toy Box With Lid

If you have a few power tools lying around, you can whip up this beautiful wooden toy box in next to no time! The step by step instructions show what you need and how to put it all together, and when it’s finished it can be personalized with the child’s name, or favorite character. Simply beautiful.


Diy Felt Monsters

Diy Felt Monsters

This is a kit you can put together to give to any child, allowing them to choose the pieces to sew into their very own felt monster. Just cut out the felt shapes, eyes, noses, teeth etc., and put them into a box or bag along with a safety needle and thread, and/or glue for the features.


Diy Baking Sheet Magnet Boards

Diy Baking Sheet Magnet Boards

Super easy to make, these boards solve the problem of where to stick those magnetic letters and numbers which threaten to scratch the refrigerator every time the little ones use them! Take one metal baking sheet, decorate it with washi tape, wrapping paper, etc., and attach self-adhesive Velcro to the back! Job done!


Diy Sock Monkey

Diy Sock Monkey

These. Are. Gorgeous! Sock monkeys which look like they’ve come from a boutique store, and yet all it takes is the cost of a pair of socks, some buttons and felt for the face, stuffing material, and a little time. You could even make a family, by using different sizes. Absolutely adorable.


Diy Cardboard Camper Playhouse

Diy Cardboard Camper Playhouse

Road trips are never easy with youngsters, so how about making them their very own camper, in which they can let their imagination take them wherever they want to go? How big you make it is up to you – if you make it large enough you can sit in there with them and ask ‘Are we there yet?’!


Diy Balloon Animal Ornaments

Diy Balloon Animal Ornaments

Balloon animals are a lot of fun – for about 30 seconds, until the balloon pops and a leg or a head deflates! Cue the crying. These Diy fabric versions look exactly the same, but are far more durable, and don’t make that horrible squeaky noise when you touch them!


Diy Dominoes Activity For Kids

Diy Dominoes Activity For Kids

With these free printables you can make two versions of this popular game for kids – either print onto card for an almost-instant set, or as a gift which needs to be a bit stronger and longer lasting, glue the printed cards onto wooden tiles or thicker cardboard and present them in a gift bag or box.


Diy Racetrack Mat For Kids

Diy Racetrack Mat For Kids

Children love to lie on the floor running their cars up and down the carpet. Enhance their fun with these super easy Diy racetrack mats. Just an inexpensive bathmat, masking tape, and paint can turn an ordinary mat into a cool racetrack for hours of car-related fun.

Diy Glow-in-the-dark Slime

Diy Glow-in-the-dark Slime

What is it with kids and slime? They love it! For a great stocking filler, or just a rainy day activity, you can make your very own glow in the dark slime for hours of gooey fun! If you don’t already have the ingredients at home, they’re easy to get hold of and a little goes a long way.


Diy Wool Alphabet

Diy Wool Alphabet

These wool alphabet letters are ingenious, and look like they have come from a store. The bright colors will attract little ones, and encourage letter recognition and simple spelling. They can even be used to decorate a gift, make door signs, or anything else where letters need to be used.


Diy Stick Horse

Diy Stick Horse

If you’re looking for a Diy project that’s more than a stocking filler, this hobby horse is the perfect project for you. These toys have been childhood favorites for years, and now your little rider can have his or her very own, hand made by you.


Diy Homemade Puppets

Diy Homemade Puppets

The only limit is your imagination with these easy to make puppets! Using tin foil and brightly colored tissue paper, you could make these for little ones ready to play with, or put all the components together in a kit for older ones to make themselves. Either way, they’re great fun!


Diy Mason Jar Superhero Banks

Diy Mason Jar Superhero Banks

Teach kids the importance of saving money early, with these super cool superhero Mason jar money banks. Just paint, print or find the appropriate emblem (doesn’t have to be a superhero, it could be any character at all), attach it to the jar, and there you have it – a personalized Mason money bank.


Diy Dancing Ribbon Rings

Diy Dancing Ribbon Rings

With this dancing ribbon ring, the beauty is in its simplicity. Take one plastic ring, attach some brightly colored ribbons, and watch as your little one runs and jumps with the ribbons fluttering behind her, encouraging exercise and coordination. And they look super pretty, too!


Diy Crayon Monster Art Tote

Diy Crayon Monster Art Tote

Have you noticed how most bags are designed with girls in mind? Well, this monster art tote is great for both girls and boys, with its scary(?) monster face and brightly colored felt. Big enough to hold a coloring pad or paper, and pockets for the crayons, it’s a kid sized bag with a big personality.


Diy Pirate Treasure Map

Diy Pirate Treasure Map

Pirate treasure hunts are great fun, but don’t you just hate it when the map rips and you lose that all important ‘x marks the spot’? This pirate map is different – long lasting, fun, and unique. Mark it with familiar places around the house or garden, and get the kids ‘on board’ for some pirating fun.


Diy Magnetic Paper Dolls Tin

Diy Magnetic Paper Dolls Tin

Remember how much fun it was to dress paper dolls, but the clothes never stayed put because the tabs ripped off? This beautiful Diy project solves that problem! The doll is stuck to the tin lid, and the clothes are mounted on magnetic canvas, so they simply stick to the doll! Perfect for travelling.


Diy Indian Tipi for Children

Diy Indian Tipi for Children

One of the joys of childhood is having a den, a little hideaway you can call your own. Indian Tipis have a magical quality about them, and this one is super easy to make, and yet is sturdy enough to provide a safe hidey hole for your little ones.


Diy Child’s Tool Belt

Diy Child’s Tool Belt

Kids love to do their little ‘Diy’ jobs around the house, but just when they need it they find their miniature hammer is stuck right at the bottom of their toybox. This belt is just what your Jack or Jill of all trades needs to keep all their tools to hand.


Diy Personalized Water Bottles

Diy Personalized Water Bottles

It’s a well-known fact that we should all be drinking more water, and kids in particular need to have a drink handy when they’re playing sports or running around. Personalize their water bottles with a bit more pizazz than the usual sharpie pen! This tutorial shows you how.


Diy Children’s Play Tent

Diy Children’s Play Tent

Those tents which you see hanging in kids’ bedrooms are oh so cute but pretty expensive, and they all look a bit…generic. Make your own to suit any child’s taste or bedroom color scheme with this easy guide. Then throw in a cushion, a few books, and they have a cozy reading nook.


Diy No Sew Dragon Sock Puppet

Diy No Sew Dragon Sock Puppet

It’s all very well finding Diy tutorials which involve sewing if you’re a seamstress, but what about those of us who just can’t sew? Well, just for you we’ve found this adorable no-sew dragon sock puppet. Looks great, and all you need is a sock, glue, and some old felt scraps. Beautifully simple.


Diy Star Wars Printable Tags & Stickers

Diy Star Wars Printable Tags & Stickers

Star Wars fans will love to label anything and everything with these tags when they find them in their stockings this year, and they couldn’t be easier. Simply print out and laminate, or print onto sticker paper for instant super hero tags and labels.


Diy Etched Super Hero Glasses

Diy Etched Super Hero Glasses

These are brilliant, and will look far more costly than they actually are! With a few stencils and some etching cream you can produce some very cool looking glasses for kids and adults alike! And you don’t have to stop at logos – names, dates, and even animals can be etched on, so suitable for every recipient.


Diy Yarn Ball Bookmark

Diy Yarn Ball Bookmark

Stop the bookworms in the family from turning down the corners of their pages when they’ve done reading for the day, with these fluffy pompom bookmarks. All you need is wool, and a pair of scissors. It really is as easy as that, and they look super cozy for those cold winter evening curled up with a good book.


Diy Kids' Monster Hooded Towels

Diy Kids' Monster Hooded Towels

When is a towel not a towel? When it’s a hooded monster, of course! This very clever tutorial shows you how to turn a couple of plain towels into one awesome hooded monster towel, just right for keeping the little ones warm and dry after bath time.


Diy Kids' Workbench

Diy Kids' Workbench

Take one old bedside cabinet, add a coat of paint (or three) and some peg board at the back, and turn it into this one-of-a-kind workbench for the budding Diyers in the family, at a fraction of the cost of a store bought one. Strong, long lasting, and individual.


Diy CD Shelf Dollhouse

Diy CD Shelf Dollhouse

A dolls’ house is so nostalgic, but what would make it extra special is to have a home-made one. Believe it or not, this one is made from a CD case and blank wooden shapes (from any craft store), and then decorated with scrapbook paper, wallpaper, and even wrapping paper!


Diy Boy’s Lego Belt

Diy Boy’s Lego Belt

Do you know a boy (or girl) who is so Lego-crazy that they would wear the stuff if they could? Well now they can, with this ultra-easy Diy Lego belt. Either make the belt itself, or just attach the buckle to an old belt, the choice is yours. But either way, it makes for a very cool addition to any outfit.


Diy Crate On Wheels

Diy Crate On Wheels

Keeping their toys all together is all well and good, but if the box is heavy you still have to stop what you’re doing to pull it out for them. Sound familiar? Tackle the problem with these charming toy crates on wheels, complete with chalkboard for drawing fun.


Diy Superhero Mask

Diy Superhero Mask

Every super hero needs a mask, but the ones you can buy are usually pretty flimsy and get destroyed after one battle with the anti-hero. Make one yourself which will stand the rigors of the fight between good and evil and still look super, man!


Diy Robot Zipper Mouth Pencil Case

Diy Robot Zipper Mouth Pencil Case

Make them a pencil case which will be unique, fun, and the envy of all the other kids. Although this tutorial is for a robot, you can let your imagination run wild – as long as it has a mouth it can be turned into one of these awesome cases.


Diy Kid’s Draughtsman’s Pouch

Diy Kid’s Draughtsman’s Pouch

Serious artists know they need to carry their equipment with them at all times, because who knows when the muse will strike? This lie-flat pouch is the ideal solution. With space for notebooks inside, and enough pockets to hold all their pens and pencils on the outside, it’s just right for on the go art.


Diy Hopscotch Mat

Diy Hopscotch Mat

It’s a game that has stood the test of time, but what happens when the rain washes the chalk away from the sidewalk? You make an indoor one! This hopscotch mat can be used indoors whatever the weather, and the brightly colored squares make it a lot more fun! Hop to it!


Diy Tooth Fairy Pillow

Diy Tooth Fairy Pillow

Losing a tooth is a magical event for little ones, and the tooth fairy works hard to collect it and leave money in its place! Give her something to rest her wings on for a while with this adorable tooth-shaped pillow. It’s the perfect size for little teeth and tired fairies.


Diy Glitter Playdough

Diy Glitter Playdough

What do you get when you mix playdough with glitter? A whole lot of sparkly, shimmery fun! And the best part of it, you’ve probably already got most, if not all, of the ingredients right there at home already! Great fun for rainy days, or to give as party favors.


Diy No Sew Superhero Capes

Diy No Sew Superhero Capes

Behind every successful super hero is a super Mom or Dad, but sometimes tired parents don’t have the time (or inclination) to sew things together. So don’t! These capes are so easy to make that your mini-hero can be a different character every day, while you sit back and enjoy a few minutes peace!


Diy Lunch Box Traveling Dollhouse

Diy Lunch Box Traveling Dollhouse

By the end of the school year, lunch boxes can be pretty tattered and torn, but don’t throw them away! Turn them into miniature travelling dollhouses instead. This tutorial shows you how to transform one into a cozy little home for a mini doll, animal, or even action figure.


Diy Feel Better Felt Band-aids

Diy Feel Better Felt Band-aids

Do you have a toy-hospital at home in desperate need of some band aids? After all, even toys get injured sometimes. These reusable felt bandages are ideal for covering up a torn tiger, or a grazed giraffe, without sticking to their fur…ouch! Mix and match with toy and child sized bandages and all your bases are covered!


Diy Wooden Crate Storage And Display For Hot Wheels Cars

Diy Wooden Crate Storage And Display For Hot Wheels Cars

Toy cars are next only to Lego and plugs when it comes to the most painful things to stand on! So save your feet and make this awesome parking garage for someone’s Hot Wheels and Matchbox car collection. Very cool to look at, and it keeps the cars (and tootsies) scratch free!


Diy Rustic Growth Chart

Diy Rustic Growth Chart

We all love to mark our children’s growth by making little lines on the wall, or with a paper height chart, but what happens when you need to decorate, or when the height chart gets torn? This wooden version is an unusual and long lasting solution to the problem, and if you move house, it can come too!


Diy Basic Boys Wallet

Diy Basic Boys Wallet

No matter how many times you tell them to let you look after their pocket money, they want to be independent. Then five minutes later the tears come because they’ve lost it! Solve the problem with this homemade wallet, small enough for little hands, but big enough not to get lost.


Diy Play Kitchen

Diy Play Kitchen

This detailed tutorial for a DIY play kitchen is adorable. Instead of spending a fortune for a commercial playset, you can craft one with a reasonable budget, a little creativity, and elbow grease. This motivated mom turned a $10 thrift store cabinet into a customized mini-kitchen featuring a stovetop, oven, and sink combination.

DIy Lego Bag Playmat

DIy Lego Bag Playmat

Toys with millions of pieces are the most fun… until it’s time to pick them up. Here’s a clever DIY solution: a playmat for racing cars or building LEGO cities, or anything your tots enjoy playing. Then, when playtime is over, it’s a drawstring bag that holds all the pieces together until the next time.

Diy Mini Dinosaur Travel Tin

Diy Mini Dinosaur Travel Tin

Not every playset has to be larger than life. In our fast-paced mobile society, mini sets that travel nicely are lifesavers for occupying little hands and minds when running around to play is not an option. This DIY idea gives you plenty of inspiration to craft a tiny dinosaur scene to entertain your smallest paleontologist.

Diy Wooden Building Blocks

Diy Wooden Building Blocks

If you give them blocks, they will build. This tutorial offers DIY instructions for some exceptionally nice building blocks. With a little imagination, children will transform these generously sized pieces into a fort, a spaceship, or a stadium. Playtime becomes so much more fulfilling when a kid is working with hands and mind, without limits.

Diy Play Stand

Diy Play Stand

Are your youngsters born entrepreneurs? This cute ice cream stand DIY is just the ticket for young business moguls at play or in preparation for future sales. Easy to construct, and ideas for “products” are nearly endless – you can make it a lemonade stand or a fruit stand. It’s all the same basic design.

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