The most wonderful (and often expensive!) time of the year is just around the corner. Every parent across the globe is faced with the mounting pressure off achieving a flawless Christmas; to make it the ‘perfect-day’.
Buying the best presents to keep your kids merry can require time, determination and a large chunk of your bank balance!
We know this can be a stressful time, so we’ve put together the hottest presents that you can save money on to make your child’s Christmas extra special.
1. Luvabella Baby Doll
Introduce your little one to the latest member of the family with this amazingly life-like doll, which uses artificial intelligence to learn how to interact with your child. She moves, talks, and plays just like a real baby, so make sure she’s well looked after, or she’ll get fussy.
Luvabella is the bestselling toy of the year so far, but there is currently stock on Amazon.
2. Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi
This cool little robot is designed to entertain, educate and motivate your children to get up and move! Movi asks questions in his own version of Simon Says, allowing infants to develop their critical thinking skills.
You can get this from Smyths Toy Store, hurry because it’s selling fast!
3. Beauty and the Beast Toy Tea Set
Feel like you’ve entered the world of Disney’s Beauty of the Beast with this instantly recognizable tea set. With four cups, including the delightful Chip and a talking Mrs Potts, it’s sure to create hours of fun and would make a perfect Christmas gift for any fan of the classic film.
Disney are selling it at a discounted price, don’t miss out.
4. Paw Patrol Sea Patroller Vehicle
The Paw Patrol Sea Patroller is in high demand this year due to the increasing popularity of the TV show. This toy includes flashing lights, sound effects, a detachable anchor and a rescue vehicle, all the ingredients needed to sail the high seas. Youngsters are sure to get hours of fun out of this play set.
5. Star Wars BB-9E App-Enabled Droid
To celebrate the release of the new Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi (out mid-December), Sphero have a release of their own. This little droid can be controlled and trained with a smart device, and can also interact with other droids such as R2-D2 and BB-8.
Shop at the Disney Store and start your adventure with your new companion.
6. Anki Cozmo Robot
Say hello to Cozmo! Cozmo is a real-life robot and is looking for a best friend to help him settle on Earth and get used to our human ways. This high-tech supercomputer has a mind of his own and a personality that evolves as you spend more time with him. Cozmo is the perfect Christmas gift for your tech-loving child.
You can get your hands on this sophisticated robot from Amazon.
7. Anki Overdrive Fast & Furious Edition
Become king of the road in this Fast and Furious inspired Anki Overdrive starter kit. This app controlled racing track allows you to race against the Toretto crew and even compete against friends and family. Build your own race tracks and drive Dom’s Ice Charger or Agent Hobbs’ MXT in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
8. Mini Stretch Armstrong
Stretch Armstrong is back, but this time much smaller! Pull him, bend him, tie him in knots, he’ll use his super strength to return to his original shape and size. He returns with a nostalgic look and can stretch to over 5x his original size.
They’re currently in stock at IWOOT, but you have to be quick!
9. Nerf Nitro Longshot Smash Blaster
Bring your stunts to life with the latest Blaster from Nerf. Kids can design and create their own awesome stunts with this powerful blaster. The set includes two foam cars, plus a long jump ramp for long-distance jumping challenges, offering hours of fun.
10. Star Wars Blade Builders Path of the Force Lightsaber
Every Star Wars fan dreams of owning their own lightsaber, fantasizing they’re on mission to destroy the Galactic Empire and defeat the notorious Darth Vader. With this colour changing model, kids really can feel as though they are battling alongside the Jedi or serving the Sith.
Amazon are selling this, it’s a must have for any Star Wars fan.
11. Toy Story Talking Sheriff Woody
Toy Story fans can have their own adventures with this 40cm Talking Sheriff Woody figure. Pull the string and you’ll hear Woody yell “there’s a snake in my boot!” among his other classic sayings. This faithful companion is perfect for little cowboys and cowgirls everywhere.
Smyths are currently selling this at a discounted price, so, there’s no reason why it shouldn’t be nestled safely under the Christmas tree this year.
12. Hasbro Gaming Monopoly Gamer
Hasbro has joined forces with Nintendo, bringing all your favourite Super Mario characters to life, in an exciting game of Monopoly. Play as Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi or Donkey Kong and try to outwit your opponent with each character’s special powers. Players earn points by buying properties, collecting coins and beating legendary bosses.
This game is guaranteed to offer hours of family fun over the festive season. You can find this on Amazon, but it won’t be around for long!
13. Belle Animator Doll, Beauty and the Beast
Get this adorable Animator doll of Belle from Disney’s Beauty in the Beast.
Disney currently have a great deal on all animator dolls, so you can choose from all your favourite Disney characters including Cinderella, Elsa and many more!
14. Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar
Love Lego? Love Star Wars? Then this is for you… mix it up this year with the limited-edition Lego Star Wars themed advent calendar. Open a door every day and get 24 exclusive Lego Star Wars mini-figures, starships and vehicles, including the iconic Millennium Falcon.
15. Horrid Practical Jokes
Perform hilarious and slightly vulgar pranks on your family and friends with this collection of classic Practical Jokes. Terrify your victims with a selection of 20 believable tricks such as nail through the finger, whoopee cushion, fake dog poo, vomit and loads more; it’s a must have gift for the joker in the family!
Argos are offering this item in their ‘2 for £15’ deal, alongside hundreds of adrenaline pumping products. If that wasn’t enough, NHS workers can also get 5% cashback with a Health Service Discounts Cashback Card.
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