12 Days of Christmas – 12 Fabulous Prizes Up for Grabs!

Jill Holtz

December 1, 2021

12 Days of Christmas

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It’s been a long year for everyone. So to say a big thanks to our MyKidsTime fans, we wanted to organise something special. We have an amazing competition for you to enter, we have 12 different prizes up for grabs, from a family break to West Cork to gift vouchers to a chocolate hamper! And best of all you can enter as many times as you like!

12 Days of Christmas Competition

We’re saying a big thank you to our MyKidsTime fans and followers, your support and positive feedback has really helped the MyKidsTime team keep going this year. So we have rounded up not one, not two, not three etc but a whopping twelve prizes to give away! Yes that’s 12 lucky winners!

Prize 1 – A Family Break to West Cork

Win a fabulous overnight stay at the Clonakilty Park Hotel for 2 adults & 2 children in a large family room, including a delicious hot breakfast. The prize also includes passes to their indoor jungle gym and a family pass for Clonakilty Park Adventure Golf.

(T&C’s – excluding Jul/Aug, school holidays & special events dates. If the Adventure Golf course is closed during the prize winners stay, a family pass to the cinema will be offered.)

The Clonakilty Park Hotel, named Ireland’s Best Family Friendly Hotel, is located on the Wild Atlantic Way in stunning West Cork. The hotel was designed with multi-generational families in mind. With flexible accommodation options from newly renovated two-bedroom apartments and self-catering holiday homes to large family rooms, offering extra comfort during your stay. Guests have access to a wide range of activities on site including Park Leisure Centre, swimming pool and state of the art gym, indoor jungle gym and outdoor pirate ship playground.

The Teen Zone has everything you need to keep the older children entertained with gaming stations and retro video games. Clonakilty Adventure Centre offers families a fantastic afternoon distraction filled with arial trekking high rope courses, zip-line, climbing tower and power fan jump! Try it if you dare! For those seeking excitement at ground level, Clonakilty Adventure Golf is for you. Even on a rainy day, there is the Park Cinema, a 3 screen cinema offering all of the latest releases, retro kids movies and sensory screenings. Dine a la carte in Twist Bar & Bistro, enjoy casual bites in the Coffee Zone or sample our latest addition, Food Truck at The Park, offering a selection of delicious pizzas and snacks.

Prize 2 – €50 Voucher for Tarabookco.ie

Tara Book Co

Give the Gift of Books! What better gift to give a child this Christmas than the gift of books. They will love you for it! Let Tara Book Company put together the perfect present for you. They’ll need a little info on who you’re buying for so they can compile a bundle of exciting books to suit.

There are books for the sports mad, the “just one more chapter”, the “I don’t like reading”, you name it and they have books to suit. Hampers and Book Bundles come in nicely decorated boxes, and if you prefer they can include the stickers so the recipient can get “arty” themselves.

Patsy and her team at Tara Book Company will be so happy for the lucky winner of the €50 voucher, you can choose a €50 Hamper or put towards other hampers or books. They’ll be there to help!

Prize 3 – The Calming Caterpillar from The Irish Fairy Door Company

the calming caterpillar

Did you know that fairies, when they feel a little overwhelmed regularly visit their magical caterpillar friends in fairy valley? Caterpillars are said to be very calming and always help to make our fairy friends feel better, so it made perfect sense to help children by making one of their very own! The Calming Caterpillar has been designed with passion and genuine care for the little people in our lives, helping them to not only feel calmer and happier.

Developed with the guidance of a play therapist it was specifically designed to help children who experience big emotions to feel calmer and happier. It’s a weighted (1.7kg) toy with carefully selected textures, colours and fidgets to help the child to feel more grounded. It also comes with a very special magically infused sand timer which encourages the child to use some very basic but effective breath work.

Prize 4 – Soap And Bubbles Christmas Gift Set

soap and bubbles gift set

Soap and Bubbles is a small shop located in Clifden, Galway, who make their own Soy Blend Wax Melts and stock lots of lovely Bath Bombs, Handmade Soaps, Soap Sponges, Candles and more. All of their products are cruelty free and many are Vegan Friendly.

The prize includes 3 x Bomb Gift Packs which include a mix of Bath Bombs, Soaps & Mallows 1 x Wax Burner & Tealights and 4 x Christmas Snapbar Wax Melts valued at €85.

Prize 5 – Arckit Greenscape Village Set

arckit greenscape village

Claiming accolades all around the world, Arckit is a fun way to open up the world of creativity, design and architecture to kids and adults at any time. Made in Wicklow and conceived by Cavan architect Damien Murtagh, this ‘Irish lego’ company has just been nominated for the toy world equivalent of the ‘Oscars’ in New York.

Inspired by real modern building techniques, Arckit brings family and friends together to build their ideal home, to challenge each other to create the world’s most iconic buildings and to just let imaginations run wild! Give the gift of learning this Christmas with Arckit for all ages.

Described as ‘sophisticated building blocks’, to build realistic models while learning all about contemporary architectural design, it encourages users to think freely and without restrictions of instructions. Each kit allows you to create and explore designs with a ‘click and connect’ model of unlimited possibilities.It opens up the wonderful world of design to users of all ages and levels with a range of kits for beginners through to advanced. All sets are also compatible with one another so you can mix and match to create your dream design.

Prize 6 – A Gingerbread House from The Natural Bakery

Natural Bakery Gingerbread House

It’s time to treat yourself to the perfect centrepiece for your Christmas décor! Whether you want to build it yourself or buy it readymade, The Natural Bakery has Gingerbread Houses and Gingerbread House kits available to buy now in all 12 stores or order online! Buy a beautiful readymade Gingerbread House for €49.99. Or buy the kit and have fun making it yourself for €29.99.

The Gingerbread Houses are lovingly created by The Natural Bakery team in Stillorgan, overseen by head confectioner Eileen Kavanagh. The Natural Bakery owner Luke Creighan says, “Our Gingerbread Houses have become a large part of their festive tradition. They use only the best ingredients and it’s lovely to see how much people love them – whether they build them themselves, or buy them readymade!”

Prize 7 – €100 Voucher to Spend at Currys


Christmas is all about the food so why not treat the foodie in your life to something special?

Currys PC World and Currys.ie have hundreds of appliances and gadgets available from leading brands including Sage, Tassimo, Tefal, Sodastream and more!

With loads of gift options to choose from in store and online, you’ll be sure to find the perfect present for the special people in your life this Christmas.

Prize 8 – €50 Voucher for Faerly.ie

It can be famously tricky to buy the perfect present for relatives, friends and partners so check out the unique range of gifts from small Irish makers and eco-friendly brands, ideal for the environmentally conscious people in your life available on Faerly.ie.

These gifts include eco-friendly gifts for him, gifts for her, gifts for kids, Irish makers gifts, gifts for home, gift boxes, stocking fillers and zero waste gifts.  For example, the Irish Makers range are stunning hampers packed full of stylish gifts that are friendly to the environment, all made and produced by Irish suppliers. In addition to the Irish Makers’ hampers, there are gift boxes and the option to build your own gift box for a more tailored present for family and friends. These gifts can be filled with products from small Irish suppliers and eco conscious independent brands.

Faerly also have gifts for her such as natural skincare, diffusers, and bath bomb sets. Gifts for him include razors, reusable cups, and beard oil. The perfect gifts for kids are included with chocolate, bamboo toothbrushes and the cutest mobiles. Home gifts such as candles, cleaning supplies and the most gorgeous vases are also available at Faerly. There are also plenty of stocking fillers like lip balms, deodorants, and soaps as well as zero-waste ideas like reusable water bottles, facial rounds, and turtle bags.

Prize 9 – Green Angel Body Soft Gift Set + Little Green Angel Starter Bag

Green Angel

Green Angel is a luxury skincare brand containing hand-harvested Irish seaweed and pure essential oils, handmade in Rathcoole, Co Dublin. They are giving two fabulous skincare sets away to our lucky winner:

  • The Body Soft Gift Set Are you looking for a perfect present? Treat yourself or a loved one to Green Angel’s Body Soft Set which includes a Seaweed and Lavender Soap Bar, a Seaweed Body Lotion, and Seaweed and Vitamin E Hand Cream.
  • Starting a new skincare routine or trying to establish one for your teen? This festive season, give them the gift of learning how to look after their skin with The Little Green Angel Starter Bag. The perfect introduction to skincare, it contains all your face care essentials; 50ml toner, 30ml cleanser, 30ml moisturiser, and a 30ml Tea Tree rescue cream.

The Little Green Angel Starter Bag costs €45 but is currently available for €23 while The Body Soft Gift Set is normally €50 but currently available for €40. You can order one or both online at www.greenangel.com.

Prize 10 – €100 Voucher for Human Collective

human collective

From shopping Irish and gifting green, to fashion with a cause, new Irish brand Human Collective embodies all of these elements for conscious gifting this Christmas. Human Collective has launched a collection of quality sweatshirts and beanie hats made from sustainable and ethically sourced materials for the fashion follower, comfort seeker or eco-lover in your life.

The brand is on a mission to make people comfortable, in what they wear and what they believe. Using an ‘equals sign’ as its logo, it embodies a unifying symbol for racial, gender, LGBT and opportunity equality, with each sweatshirt purchased, €3 is donated to three incredible Irish charities Sports Against Racism Ireland (SARI), LGBT Ireland and the Irish Youth Foundation.

The sweatshirts, which are available in four styles; The Snug, The Comfy Crew, The Women’s Iconic Crew and The Men’s Iconic Crew, are made from 85% GOTS* certified and Vegan certified organic cotton and 15% recycled polyester. Human Collective is also Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) certified, ensuring the safety of workers who produce the clothing. To shop the range, visit www.wearehumancollective.com.

Prize 11 – Luxury Eco Hamper For Her from Earthmother.ie

Green Angel

Win a Luxury Eco Hamper For Her from Earthmother.ie. Specially created for the amazing women in your life – your sister, your mother, your daughter or your friend – this is a thoughtful gift set filled with eco, natural and sustainable delights that they will enjoy and appreciate for years to come. It’s all about sustainability and feeling good and this gift set brings together some really nice things that are also nice for the planet.

The hamper includes: Popolini Organic Cotton Washable Reusable Make-Up Remover Pads (6 pack). Friendly Soap Plastic Free Lavender and Geranium Shampoo Bar. Palm Free Irish Handmade Soap – Zero Palm Oil, 100% Luxury – Lemon Freesia. Safix Soap Rest – Natural Coconut Fibre to Keep Your Soap Dry. Tonys Chocolonely 100% Slave Free Chocolate Bar – Extra Dark Chocolate. Pit Putty Natural Deodorant – Plastic-free & Aluminium Free – Rose Geranium.

For thoughtful gift hampers filled with eco, natural and sustainable delights, stop by www.earthmother.ie.

Prize 12 – Lily O’Brien Chocolate Hamper

Green Angel

Show your friends and family just how important they are to you with a gift of Lily O’Brien’s chocolates. Perfect for festive gatherings and Christmas gifting, Lily O’Brien’s has a range of delicious delights that will help you to show your appreciation to your nearest and dearest. Make new memories this Christmas by gifting and sharing the newest edition to the range Lily O’Brien’s Chocolate Collection (RRP €13.95). This strikingly stylishly assortment contains a generous collection of 26 chocolates and offers great variety with 9 different mouth-wateringly delicious chocolate recipes.

Looking for the perfect festive dinner party present? The Dessert Collection (RRP €10.00) includes 18 delicious chocolates inspired by Dessert recipes from around the world. Add a festive twist to your gifting with the limited-edition Winter Desserts Collection (RRP: €10). With six winter dessert themed recipes including a Festive Crème Brulee, Spiced Latte and Winter Berry Eton Mess, this is a winter wonderland taste experience and the perfect present to show friends and family how much you care at this special time of year.

Lily O’Brien’s Christmas Gift wrapped collections including the Ultimate Collection (€10.00) and the Petit Desserts Collection (€10.00), are beautifully gift wrapped and ready to go for instant gifting at this hectic time of year. Designed and crafted with true chocolate lovers in mind, the Exquisite Collection (138g RRP €8.95 &300g RRP €17.95) combines exotic ingredients with simple riches from the Irish countryside which will inspire and excite with every bite. This collection of divine chocolates is the perfect gift to make Christmas extra special this year.

How to Enter

To enter just pick the prize you’d like to win and fill in your contact details on our form below. You can enter as many times as you like!

We’ll be in touch by email with the 12 lucky winners after the closing date of midnight Sunday 12th December.

This competition has closed now, be sure to check out the other great prizes we are giving away!

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Published On: December 1st, 2021 / Categories: Competitions / Last Updated: December 17th, 2021 / Tags: /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

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Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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