It gets to around this time every year and we realise just how close we are getting to Christmas day. The present panic starts to set in and we start racking our brains for what we can buy our little loved ones.
You’ve got those Christmas classics of little socks, some new cute pyjamas and those little bits and bobs all ticked off and in the bag already. But are you looking for something a little different to put under the tree this year, something that will really impress them and a little unusual to those gifts you give year after year? Well we’ve got you covered.
We have gone on the hunt for some extra special Christmas gifts that offer something a little different to really excite your loved ones.
Tiny Love Wonder Buddy
Wonder Buddies from Tiny Love are one unique gift that we know your little one will love. Wonder Buddies are designed to become your little one’s best friend whilst also helping their development and communication skills in a fun and unique way. They are full of super smart sensors that create 7 fun interactive activities. These range from playing hide-and-seek, to feeding their Wonder Buddy as well as tickling, bouncing and shaking, plus they can pop their Wonder Buddy to sleep to hear them snore. Tiny Love have also included play cards to inspire and add fun stories to play time with their Wonder Buddy. There really is no other gift like this, and we love them! The Tiny Love Wonder Buddy is suitable from 12 months upwards.
Etta Loves Playmat
We know, a play mat isn’t exactly that left field, but this one has a little bit of magic in it’s design! Etta Loves products are not only made of the highest quality fabrics, but they have been designed with input from an early years visual expert, to ensure that they stimulate babies' visual and cognitive development. Of all the senses, vision is the least developed at birth so your little one can only really see very high contrast things. Etta Loves unique patterns and designs are all purposefully created with this in mind. Her range of muslin's, cuddle cloths, teethers and play mat's are all split into two categories, designs for 0-4 months and then a 5+ months stage for when their colour vision has improved. The clever play mat has 2 sides which can be flipped over to match each stage. Is there a better gift than one with a sprinkle of magic, a touch of science and one that helps your little ones development?
From Babies with Love Gift Set
From Babies with Love have a great 2-in-1 gift set that offers a beautiful gift for both mum and something for baby. Their clever gift sets include a super soft organic cotton shawl that can be used as a swaddle, muslin, blanket or breastfeeding cover, plus a luxury relaxation scented candle all bundled in a recycled box. It’s the ultimate crowd pleasing gift. But what we love most about From Babies with Love, which really makes them stand out of the crowd for us, is their unique ethos and mission. Every single penny of profit that they make goes to support vulnerable orphaned and abandoned children around the world. With every product you buy from this amazing company, you are helping to make a difference and we couldn’t think of any better gift this Christmas.
Fabelab Elf Dolls
Give the tradition of Elf on the Shelf a little planet friendly mix up with these beautiful organic cotton and high quality Elf dolls from Fabelab. This year we’ve put our own spin on our little Elf friend and given him an organic make over with the help from Fabelab. Their adorable Fabelab Elf Dolls are the perfect organic alternative to the original Elf on the Shelf dolls. These adorable dolls come in Girl or Boy versions all made from 100% Organic Cotton with Corn Fibre filling. Discover more about our natural twist on Elf on the Shelf here.
Moonie Humming Friend
The Moonie Humming Friend is the gift that keeps on giving. Designed to help little one’s sleep deeper and for longer, you will be every parent’s best friend by gifting them this unique sleep aid. The Moonie Humming Friend is a cuddly professional sleep aid bursting full of unique and clever features to help babies fall asleep easier. It comes with 5 natural calming white and pink noises to create a comforting background sound for them to nod off to from sounds of the womb, wind, deep ocean, sea waves and rain. Moonie Humming Friend also helps to overcome the fear of darkness for little ones with its delicate night lamp with five different modes of calming light and seven different colour effects. Plus there is a smart cry detector so it will start up when it hears any cries. All these clever features and more make this a truly unique gift.
Tonies is like no other toy out there. They have created an innovative and clever way for children to listen to their favourite stories and adventures from all those famous childhood characters completely screen free. Discover a whole new world of audiobooks, music and even educational fun for children. Simply turn it on, pop a Tonie figure on and let the adventure begin. Collect and discover all your little ones favourite stories with the Tonies hand painted characters from the likes of Disney classics, Peppa Pig, The Snowman, Gruffalo and so much more. This is one present that will stand out from the crowd and earn you major brownie points.
Fabelab Mini Maker’s
Giving your little loved one's a toy is always a winner, but how about a gift where they can build their own toy and add a little bit of their own imagination? We know, it’s a brilliant idea! Fabelab have created the world of Mini Makers full of mini paper DIY craft kits of imaginary cities, towns and adventures. These paper booklets are bursting full of fun craft projects for your little one to encourage their imagination and keep them entertained for hours. Plus, it is the perfect unique gift to keep them quiet during those quiet days between Christmas and the New Year.