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Sunday, November 20, 2022

Kids and Family Gift Guide 2022

Kids Gift Guide 2022 - Best Gift Ideas for Kids Australia

With Christmas right around the corner, we have rounded up the Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids this year, complete with group gift ideas for the whole family to enjoy together.

Keep reading to see the guide >> 

Disclaimer: This post does contain some affiliate links and gifted products. 

Disney Gift Ideas for Kids 2022

For the Disney fans:

Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Chat & Glow Cheshire Cat Plush
available exclusively at Big W

Ideal Age Range:
Soft, cuddly and oh so fun! Press on the Cheshire Cat's belly to light up his face, hear cute sounds and listen to phrases from Disney Junior's hit series, Alice's Wonderland Bakery. The Cheshire Cat will play fun imaginative light up games and share stories and is perfect for cuddling too! 

Thermos Funtainer Drink Bottles
available from Amazon AU 

A perfect stocking stuffer that they'll use and need, these vacuum sealed drink bottles keep cold drinks cold for up to 12 hours. With durable stainless steel and a push button lid with silicone mouthpiece, they're kid friendly and perfect for taking to school!

Mickey Mouse Funhouse Adventure Spyglass
available exclusively at Big W

Ideal Age Range: 3+
We are big Mickey fans in our house and this Spyglass is so much fun. Perfect for encouraging imaginative play,  the spyglass features a hidden treasure map, fun phrases and interactive features. Big W also has a fun Mickey Mouse Funhouse Pirate Trunk with dress up accessories that would be the perfect accompaniment!

Disney Doorables 
available from Target, Big W, Kmart and Myer (different stores sell different packs) 

Ideal Age Range: 5+  
These Disney Doorables are so cute I kind of want them all for myself - and this Christmas they have the perfect gift sets to add to your list! The Disney Doorables Let's Go Road Trip Vehicles (exclusive to Big W) are a great stocking stuffer with 1 of 15 fun Disney characters hidden inside whilst the Disney Doorables Let's Go Around the World Multi Peek Figures (Myer and Big W) is a multipeek pack containing an exciting getaway destination. You can reveal a camping, tropical, international, amusement or snow getaway with five, six or seven of your favourite Disney friends dressed for adventure!

Bluey Ring Ring Phone
available from Big W, Kmart, Myer and Amazon AU

Ideal Age Range: 3-6 
Calling all Bluey fans, Bluey and Bingo are waiting for you to answer their call! With fun games and activities, your little one can hear their favourite characters speak, play pretend with voice activation and even change the brightness, ringtone and more like a real phone!
VTech Toddler Gift Ideas 2022

The Cutest Toddler Tech: 

Toot-Toot Drivers Fix & Fuel Garage
available from Kmart and Big W 

Ideal Age Range: 1-5 years (Jensen has been playing with his Toot Toot sets since he started sitting independently and loves them!)
Jensen absolutely loves the Toot Toot Drivers Sets and this one is no exception! Your little one can repair, race, fuel up and wash all in the one place with this interactive play set. One Smartpoint car is included in the set with others available separately. With 6 Smartpoint locations on the garage set, the cars will interact as your child plays with fun phrases and sounds.

VTech Let's Go, My Friend Pup 
available from Big W

Ideal Age Range: 18+ months
If your little one is obsessed with puppies like Jensen, they'll love this pup! It comes with everything they need to care for their new pup, including detachable leash and puppy care accessories. They can walk, feed, give water to and play with their new doggy friend with two play modes that also introduce colours and numbers and encourage imaginative play with fun games. Best of all? There's no poop to clean up or expensive vet bills to pay 😅

VTech Smart Medical Kit 
available from Big W, Target and Amazon AU

Ideal Age Range: 2-5 years
Perfect for encouraging role play and imaginative play, this medical kit has everything your doctor in training needs, including the scrubs! Whether they're taking care of pretend human, animal or plush patients, they can take their temperature, listen to their heart beat and use the touch points on the tablet to treat their ailments. 

The Best Kids Game for Christmas 2022 - Kids Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

Game On for the Whole Family: 

Marble Rush Speedway 
available from Big W, Target, Myer and Amazon AU 

Ideal Age Range: 4+ years (but note that Dads will probably want to buy this for themselves! 😉)
Marble races have come a long way and this set features a light show, 360 degree loop, rattling peg maze, thrilling tracks and more. This would be a perfect gift to play with over the school holidays and a great set to build together!

Koala Walla Bing Bang
available at Myer, Big W, Toy Stores and Amazon AU

Ideal Age Range: 3-6
Ideal for helping young children develop fine motor, gross motor and hand eye coordination skills, this fun game sees kids playing in a group to help Wally the Koala climb the tree to reach his favourite eucalyptus leaves and then help to catch him when he starts to slide by using the playing cards to soften his fall. Even better? 5% of every sale is donated to the Australian Koala Foundation. 

Sink n Sand
available from Big W, Target and Amazon AU

Ideal Age Range: 4+ 
The perfect family game, Sink n Sand is unlike any other kids’ game. With the inclusion of the mega-popular Kinetic Sand, this game is a great addition to your child’s collection of sensory fidget toys. Go on a wild jungle adventure and be the last one standing when the quicksand falls to win.

Rubik's Race Metallic
available from Big W, Target and Amazon AU 

This is a fast-paced sequence board game that is designed to get your brain and fingers racing. Shake the scrambler and take your opponent on head-to-head. Shift and slide the tiles to become the first racer to complete the 3x3 centre. A great family game for families with teens and pre-teens!

Marvel Battle Cubes 
available from Big W, Myer and Amazon AU 

Ideal Age Range: Age 5+
Scissors, paper, rock just reached a whole new level of fun. Available as individual battle cubes as well as an entire battle arena, you will secretly choose between scissors, paper or rock and then play against your opponent to see who will win! Choose between your favourite marvel characters and play off to see who is the ultimate winner! 

The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls 2022

Craft, campers and more: 

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Rainbow-cation Camper
available at Kmart, Target, Big W and Amazon AU

Ideal Age Range: 5+
Complete with an exclusive poodle family, 10+ accessories and a sticker sheet, this fun Hatchimals playset has everything your little one needs for hours of fun as it transforms from camper van into a bed, kitchen and pool.

Dr Squish Squishy Maker
available from Spotlight and Amazon AU

Youtube sensation, Doctor Squish, has made it even easier to make your own squishies with this super easy to use squishy maker. Make them themed, coloured, big, small or whatever you like! Refill packs are also available to keep the fun going!

Little Change Creator Reusable Re-FUN-able Colouring Set
available from Little Change Creators

Ideal Age Range: Ages 2+ 
These reusable colouring sets are the MVP of travelling with kids. Perfect for using in restaurants, airplanes, cars - or at home. Instead of scribbling through a colouring book, these colouring placemats are reusable. Meaning you reduce waste whilst still maximising fun. Such a great gift idea! 

Smiggle Gifts 
available from Smiggle Stores or online!

Smiggle has been a kid fave since 2003 and all for good reason! This year, Smiggle has so many great gift ideas - from fun stocking stuffers to the items they'll be putting on the top of their list. A few of our faves for girls this year are the DIY Nail Art Kit, DIY Hair Art Kit and Unicorn Mega Light.

Joint group Christmas gift ideas for the whole family to share

Gifts for the Family to Share: 

Mickey Advent Calendar 
available from Latest Buy

This is a great family gift idea that you'll use for years to come. With large pockets, you can fill each one with chocolates, little toys or fun activity ideas for your family to enjoy in the lead up to Christmas. This would be the perfect addition to a December 1st box!

A Christmas Story Card Game 
available from Latest Buy

Another gift that would be perfect for a December 1st box, the classic holiday film gets a card game upgrade as you peek at presents, triple dog dare, trade and steal your way to victory!

Mini Waffle Iron 
available from Amazon AU and an Amazon US version can be found here

A fun, practical gift you can use year round. This mini waffle iron makes the perfect sized waffle for kids and is perfect for having some family fun in the kitchen - especially during the school holidays!

Retro Sno Cone Maker
available from Amazon AU and an Amazon US version can be found here

What better gift for a hot Aussie Christmas than a sno cone maker? This one is super cute and makes the perfect summer treat!

Book Gifts for Kids 2022

Books they'll love!

Lonely Planet has so many great kids books at the moment for older kids (think age 5+). The Atlas of Dogs is perfect for any dog lover, whilst How Everything Works is a great lift the flap book for an inquisitive kid!

Some of our other favourites from the year include Horatio Squeak, Freddy the Not Teddy and I absolutely love Hippo Blue's personalised kids books. We have The Adventures You Have ready to give Jensen for his birthday and it's so precious. 

Disclaimer: This post does contain some affiliate links and gifted products. 

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