10 Fantastic Gifts for Kids You Didnt Know About

wooden kitchen utensils with embroidered writing


With so many options out there, it’s hard to know what to get the little darlings in your life on those special birthdays and Christmases.

Let us inspire you with a few of our favourite gifts for kids that we just know will bring sparkle to their eyes and a Cheshire-cat grin to their face!

1. Brussel Sprouts – the Sort They’d Love!

Can you imagine their little face as they discover that you’ve actually delivered their worst green vegetable nightmare to them – as their PRESENT? And then of course the delight, as they realise that these phenomenally realistic vegetables are in fact delicious, freshly-made chocolates!

Available in 3 flavours: classic milk chocolate, milk chocolate with orange and dark chocolate with peppermint.

Gimmicky, fun and quirky – a favourite one of our gifts for kids.

Available from: Quirky Gift Library via Not on the Highstreet.

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2. Colouring-In Inky Quest

Loved by children and adults alike, this new colouring book by Johanna Basford is beautiful and intricate – keeping the kids occupied for hours!

It takes you on an inky quest through a magical forest, where you’ll need to discover 9 secret symbols (and much more) enabling you to unlock the castle door at the end, completing this colourful masterpiece.

Therapeutic, relaxing, creative and incredibly fun for the children – this is an absolute must on our list of gifts for kids.

Available from: Waterstones.

gifts for kids Colouring Book
C/O Waterstones

3. A Day out in Diggerland

Some of the best gifts for kids are those adventuresome experiences that they can look forward to – so when the birthday/Christmas is over, they still have fun to come!

And this is the ultimate day out for 2 at the unique theme-park Diggerland. With rides galore and mechanical machinery to play with, the kids will be swinging some real shapes with those dumper trucks, mini diggers and giant diggers.

Definitely a day with a difference – and one they’ll just love.

Available from: Red Letter Days.

gifts for kids diggerland
C/O Red Letter Days

4. Smartphone Projector Fun

One of our coolest gifts for kids, this projector allows you to project your videos at 8 x magnification – all handsfree using your smartphone.

A kid’s dream, they can watch their favourite movies on the wall (using just their phone) without having to leave their bed at all! And of course, they can impress their friends with fantastic visuals at the latest house party…

Smart technology that is compact, light and portable!

Available from: Amazon.

gifts for kids Smartphone Projector
C/O Amazon

5. For the Little Ones…

This luxurious, soft fleece onesie will take that gorgeous little one to unchartered levels of cuteness!

Incredibly gentle to the touch, this bear onesie has fluffy ears and makes a perfect, super-snug gift for that little cutie.

And to top it all, you can have their name embroidered on the garment for free – making a truly special personalised gift that the doting parents will keep forever.

Available from: My 1st Years via Not on the Highstreet.

2 gifts for kids Bear Fleece Onesie
C/O Not on the Highstreet

6. Baked with Love by…

These adorable kids’ baking sets are sure to delight the little baker in the household!

Personalised with their name, each wooden utensil features words such as ‘Baked with love by (child’s name)…’, fanning the flames of their passion for cooking and making this one of our favourite gifts for kids.

Includes child-friendly:- rolling pin, spatula, pastry brush, spoon and cutting board.

Available from: Lindsay Interiors via Not on the Highstreet.

Personalised Kids Baking Set gifts for kids

7. Ultimate Virtual Reality

Trendy and simply mind-blowing are these Vizor Glasses Pro! Let these take your child on a virtual reality journey through the wild jungles of Asia, on epic rollercoaster rides and shooting in vivid battles – all from their favourite spot on the sofa.

Compatible with nearly all smartphones, they can enjoy visual virtual reality experiences, watch their favourite 3D movies and play amazing interactive games!

A children’s gift that is sure to impress.

Available from: Red 5.

VIZOR GLASSES PRO gifts for kids
C/O Red 5

8. Laugh-Out-Loud Fun

Have some real family fun with this ‘ridiculous mouthpiece challenge game’.

Trust us, you’ll laugh far more than you expect to as you attempt to utter different phrases whilst wearing a highly-attractive mouthpiece that won’t let you shut your mouth. A brilliant game to bring the crowd together and make even the grumpiest family member giggle – a firm favourite in our collection of gifts for kids.

Available from: Argos.

Speak Out Game gifts for her
C/O Argos

9. Handmade Bed Canopy

This luxurious bed canopy is handmade with willow and an abundance of soft pink and cream roses – the perfect way to make your little gift feel like a real-life princess. She can even play ‘tents’ with it and cuddle up inside with her favourite bedtime story.

Available from: Etsy.

etsy handmade bed canopy gifts for kids
C/O Etsy

10. Personalised Book – Just for Them!

Incredibly, each book is personalised for each child, taking them on a unique adventure to find each letter of their name.

Written by BBC comedy writer David Cadji-Newby and Portuguese illustrator Pedro Serapicos, each book takes its child on a magical journey that makes them feel truly special. One of our more impressive gifts for kids!

Available from: Lost My Name via Not on the Highstreet.

Personalised Children's Story Book gifts for her
C/O Not on the Highstreet

If we can assist you with your gifts for kids ideas and interiors, please feel free to get in touch.