Best Christmas gifts for children
Your little one is growing up fast, which means you need to think carefully about what gifts you get them for Christmas this year – especially as their lists get longer and longer.
It’s great to watch them become their own person and they deserve a Christmas present or stocking filler that reflects that, whether that’s an item of clothing, technology or a game.
But don’t despair, here’s our pick of the best Christmas presents for girls and boys. Hopefully there’s something for everyone, from the mini fashionista in your life to the science lover.
If you need gift ideas for boys, we recommend reading this buying guide.
Best Christmas gifts for girls:
1. Little Mashers Today I’m Going To Be T-shirt
This brilliant T-shirt is printed with a special chalkboard ink, enabling children to draw and write on it with any design they fancy. A damp cloth will wipe it clean and then they can start again. Each T-shirt comes with a bag of three chalks too, so they can get drawing straight away.
2. Creative Coder Kit
Get your child into coding with wearable technology they programme and build themselves. You won’t be able to help them, of course, but they’ll no doubt take to it like a duck to water. They’ll also get free access to an online portal brimming with ideas for coding projects that’ll confuse you but make total sense to them.
3. Amazon HD Fire 8 Kids edition 8 inch display
A top pick by Telegraph Recommended, the Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids is child proof thanks to it foam casing and the brilliant parental controls will ensure you feel comfortable with your little ones having screen time.