Your favourite tiny human is growing up! Gone are the days where they would lay still or sleep for the majority of the day, gone are the days when you can leave them in a room and five minutes later they are still there. Now you’ve got your own personal little hurricane following you around. Christmas is a magical time for children, even when they’re too young to understand the concept, the colours, lights and excitement is enough to make their little eyes sparkle in amazement.

We’ve put together a Christmas gift guide for children aged 1 year and over, full of fun and educational gifts that will keep them entertained for hours. Check out our Christmas gift guide below!

Christmas gifts for toddlers 12 to 18 months

Classic World 100 Blocks Set

Classic World 100 Blocks Set

Age: From 12 months+

Description: Your just-one year old is likely to be a little bundle of energy, not wanting to concentrate on anything for too long. These colourful wooden blocks are perfect as they allow them to use their imagination to create different shapes and structures and doesn’t confine them to a specific task or any controls. It really allows them to start exploring their own creativity and is a great toy for them to share with their parents, siblings and friends.

Fisher Price My First Thomas Rail Rollers Spiral Station

Fisher Price My First Thomas Rail Rollers Spiral Station

Age: From 12 months+

Description: We promise this will keep your energetic toddler entertained for a good while! The Thomas & Friends styled train garage is perfect for kids showing an interest in vehicles, and of course for Thomas the Tank fans. This toy is brilliant for helping toddlers to learn about sequences and how actions have a trail of reactions. There are gates and buttons for your little one to control where the roller toys spin and allows them to control the direction.

Christmas gifts for toddlers 18 to 24 months

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe (Dino)

Little Tikes Cozy Coupe (Dino)

Age: From 18 months+

Description: Like the classic cozy coupe, but better! The fun dinosaur styling will let little imaginations run wild and encourage all kinds of adventures. The coupe comes with an ignition switch, open-and-close gas cap and real working horn! The coupe can be used with parental control, holding from the back at first, but your little one will be off on their own in no time!

Christmas gifts for children aged 2 to 5 years

Plan Toys Kitchen Set

Plan Toys Kitchen Set

Age: From 2 years+

Description: Do you have a budding 2 year old chef in the house? This portable kitchen set is the perfect gift for your little one. It comes equip with pans for the stove, ready for your toddler to whip up something delicious. Why not expand on their kitchen by getting them some fresh fruit or baking utensils.

Christmas gifts for children 5 years+

Plan Toys Croquet

Plan Toys Croquet

Age: From 4 years+

Description: Fancy a spot of croquet? Get the kids learning early about this family favourite lawn game. This child sized croquet set includes 4 different animal wooden balls including a bird, tiger, monkey and frog, 2 mallets, 4 wickets and a final stand. It’ll give you the perfect excuse for a stroll out to the garden on Christmas day, a break from all the chocolate and television.

Casdon Wooden Easel

Casdon Wooden Easel

Age: From 3 years+

Description: These traditional, wooden framed easel with chalkboard surface are an essential item for your little one’s bedroom. It might even stop them from drawing on their bedroom walls (we can only hope)! They are a great accompaniment to help encourage your child’s artistic tendencies, as well as supporting them with learning to draw, write and count.

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Merry Christmas and happy shopping!

About the author: Lucy

Lucy is our youngest regular contributor at 24 and has recently welcomed her first child, Charlotte, only 3 months ago. As a single mum living in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, she's a huge fan of photography, cycling, and all things DIY - when she has time, of course.

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