Festive Stocking Fillers, Secret Santa and Value Christmas Gifts for Kids


November 16, 2018

Christmas gifts for kids

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Are you looking for festive stocking stuffer ideas? Or value Christmas gifts for kids to give as Secret Santa gifts or to friends? We have picked out some of our favourite festive stocking filler, secret Santa and value Christmas gifts to share with you.

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Christmas gifts can add up when you have a lot to buy for family, friends and work colleagues. Be inspired with the range of Christmas gift ideas for kids that we have selected below.

Our Favourite Festive Stocking Filler Christmas Gifts for Kids

Smiggle Star Wars Collection

Star Wars and stationery – two of our favourite things! The new Smiggle Star Wars collection has one range themed to The First Order and another for The Resistance. Both ranges include a variety of backpacks, lunch bags, pencil cases, drinks bottles, stationery, headphones and more, with prices starting from €9/£5 they are perfect for stocking fillers this Christmas.

Buy in Smiggle stores

Dare to Dream – Irish People Who Took On The World And Won

dare to dream hot toys for Christmas

This inspirational book tells the stories of some of Ireland’s most daring men and women and will make a great stocking filler for all ages. From Michael Collins to Tom Crean and Rosie Hackett to Lady Gregory, be inspired by their stories.

Buy it on Schoolbooks.ie

The Nutcracker’s Christmas Quiz Game

Nutcracker Christmas Quiz game M&S Mad about Christmas

Put your family’s festive knowledge to the test with this festive themed trivia game. These cards make perfect stocking fillers and come shaped in a charming Nutcracker design. Made from sustainable sourced card.

Suitable for ages 5+

Buy on M&S

Cool Maker, GO Glam Nail Stamper, Nail Studio

Cool Maker, GO Glam Nail Stamper, Nail Studio

Easily stamp and style custom manicures with the Cool Maker GO GLAM Nail Stamper. This at-home nail studio includes everything you need to decorate up to 125 nails of any size. With five trendy nail patterns to choose from – unicorns, cupcakes, flamingos and more – kids can mix and match to express their own unique style.

Salon quality nails are as easy as pop, paint and press! Store the stamper, patterns and nail polishes inside of the sparkly bonus GO GLAM bag and take it with you on the go.

Suitable for ages 8-10

Buy on Amazon.co.uk or on Amazon.com

Beanie or Pom Pom Hat

Pom pom beanie from M&S festive gifts for under €20

Pick up a fun festive beanie or pom pom hat as a stocking filler. They come in a range of colours and can be picked up at retailers from Penneys to M&S depending on your budget. Or if you want to encourage their creative side to shine through, how about getting a knit your own version? Again they are widely available online or in craft stores or looking out in Aldi too.

Eureka Toys Outdoor Adventure Microscope

Eureka Outdoor adventure microscope from IWOOT

Use this outdoor adventure microscope to zoom in and see the world in a different light. It has built in LED’s to illuminate small objects. And you can even use it to scan a code on the packaging to enter a fun draw!

Available from IWOOT

Our Favourite Secret Santa & Value Christmas Gifts for Kids

L.O.L. Surprise! Fluffy Pets Winter Disco Series with Removable Fur

L.O.L. Surprise! Fluffy Pets Winter Disco Series

Get ready to chill out and boogie down with all the B.B.S at the winter disco! Unbox 9 surprises including all new fluffy unboxing with L.O.L. Surprise! Fluffy Pets Winter Disco Series.

Each pet comes covered in snuggly, stick-on fur that you peel off to unbox and reveal an adorable pet. Then place fur back on in different designs to make your pet fluffy again and again. Add water for a water surprise, like spitting and colour change. Each pet comes packaged in a beautiful, crystal-shaped ball with a clear front to use as a display case.

Add water to the ball to reveal another colourful, glitter surprise, because the ball becomes a snow globe, too! Collect L.O.L. Surprise! glitter globe, fluffy pets, and Lila in the winter disco series, and you can connect the balls together to create a beautiful snow B.B.

Suitable for ages 6 – 10

Buy on Amazon.co.uk or on Amazon.com

Merry & Bright Beauty Gift Set

Merry and bright wrapped beatuy gift set from M&S festive gifts for under €20

This delightful Merry & Bright beauty gift set is full of fresh scented cosmetics, with a reinvigorating bath & shower gel, nourishing lip balm and 3 fizzing bath bombs! Each gift set comes expertly wrapped in bright festive paper with a flamboyant ribbon, so all you have to do is add a ‘guess who?’ tag and you have your secret Santa gift sorted. At €13 it could be a good value gift too!

Buy on M&S

Make Your Own Secret Santa Gift!

For a truly unique secret Santa gift how about making your own? Fill a jar with their favourite treats and you have a ready made, personalised gift that doesn’t cost the earth!

Invent Your Own Board Game

Invent board game from schoolbooks hot toys for Christmas

We think this is going to be a big hit this Christmas. Get back to basics and get your imagination going by using over 220+ pieces, including cool game components such as a game board, sand timer, spinner, die, markers, stencils and stickers to create a new family game night classic unique to your family. At just €10.99 it makes the ideal value Christmas gift or a unique secret Santa gift.

Buy it on Schoolbooks.ie

Rory’s Story Cubes

rorys story cubes Christmas gifts for kids

These make a great secret Santa, stocking filler or value Christmas gift for kids. Each pack will inspire children to create their own story. They roll the cubes and see where they fall and use the image on each cube to tell a tale. You can get a Rory’s story cubes set for ages from 3+ and there really is no upper age limit!

Buy on Amazon

Happy Shopping!

Over to you now. Have you bought any of these Christmas gifts for kids? Let us know in the comments box below. 

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Published On: November 16th, 2018 / Categories: Lifestyle / Last Updated: January 12th, 2022 / Tags: , /

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Michelle is a Mum to 2 girls and co-founded Mykidstime.

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