2016’s best Christmas gifts for kids

Last updated 6th March 2017

Christmas gifts for kids who love holidays and adventure

It’s never too early to catch the travel bug or to start thinking about what to give holiday-mad kids at Christmas. This year’s wish of the best Christmas gifts for kids has everyone from tiny tots to tweens covered with smart gadgets, fun toys, first bikes, changing mats and cool stuff they didn’t even know existed.


1/12  Mibo Ltd. Whale Backpack

£29.50 from Not On The High

Buy: Whale Backpack

Kids Dinosaur Trousers

2/12  Kids dinosaur style trousers

£10 from Wild Heart Little Soul (sizes 0-24 months)

Buy: Dinosaur Style Trousers


3/12  Star Travel Changing Mat

£29 from The White Company

Buy: Travel Changing Mat


4/12  Noodoll zip cases

Noodoll zip cases have an extra pocket on their backs, which make them perfect for little ones to carry all their special bits and pieces. Each one also comes with a removable plastic clip that mums and dads can attach to their bags.

From left to right:

Ricepudding zip case, £13.95
Ricepapa luxe zip case, £14.50
Ricecracker zip case, £13.95

Buy: Me & Buddy

See the whole Noodoll range


5/12  Flibberty Real Adventure Den Kit

£34.95 from Not On The High

Buy: Real Adventure Den Kit


6/12  Little Hotdog Watson hat

£19.99 from Little Hotdog Watson, award-winning sunhats with built-in UPF50+ protection and anti-mosquito technology

Buy: Little Hotdog Watson


7/12  Micro Scooters

From £69.99, prices vary by model

Buy: Micro Scooters


8/12  JetKids BedBox

£120.00 from Kids Travel 2

Buy: JetKids BedBox


9/12  A Letter from Father Christmas

From £20 at Polar Post

Buy: Father Christmas Letters



10/12  Kikkerland Zip & Flip Penguin

£30 from Kikkerland

Buy: Zip & Flip Penguin


11/12  Fairy Kid’s Bike with Stabilisers (12”)

£56 from Tesco Direct

Buy: Fairy Kid’s Bike

princess trunki

12/12  Trunki ride-on suitcase

From £35.99 from Trunki

Buy: Trunki ride-on kids suitcases