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The best Christmas gift ideas for toddlers 2019 (because it's never too early!)

Section: Christmas

Christmas will probably be the last thing on your mind right now, with summer just starting and Halloween to get through, but your little one has probably started their list for Santa already while you're writing a "send help!" sign.

It never hurts to be prepared and you could save yourself those dreaded last-minute Christmas shops, searching for an out of stock toy, by ticking off your little one's Christmas list now! 

So don't worry, we've (already) found the best Christmas presents, that your child will love!

The best Christmas gift ideas:

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1) Walking Buzz Lightyear, £29.99, Argos

With the release of Toy Story 4 this year, this walking Buzz Lightyear toy will be at the top of any Toy Story fans christmas list! Your little one will feel like part of the movie with their real walking Buzz, with lights, sound and signature moves. 
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2) Little Tykes Cozy Coupe Fairy, £49.99, Smyths Toys

A classic gift for any little one, but this magical car would make the perfect Christmas present for a little girl and even helps them with their motor skills.
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3) The Puppet Company Treehouse and Puppets, £27.50, Amazon

Children are fascinated by the magic of puppetry and this lovely treehouse and puppet set will enoucrage them to use their imagination to tell stories, bring fairytales to life and be creative. It comes with the hideaway tree house and six finger puppets. 
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4) Little Wooden Doll House, £29.99, Aldi

How sweet is this doll house? It's easy to assemble as the panels just slot together, making it a fun Christmas morning activity for you and your little one! They'll love the cute little house and dressing it with adorable funiture.
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5) Personalised Blue Ride on Car, £120, My 1st Years

Little ones love ride on toys, so why not make it personal with this blue ride on car that you can have your childs name printed on? Made from plastic and metal, this car is sturdy and will stand the test of time. Also availble in pink.
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6) vtech Push and Ride Alphabet Train, £54.99, Mothercare

Why not make learning fun for your little one with the vtech alphabet train that can be used as a ride on, pull along or walker. Little ones can use it to help build their confidence with taking those first few steps! There's light up piano keys, turning book and it's bursting with colour and sound. It's a sensory heaven, teaching motor skills, phonics, animal sounds, colours and more! 
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7) Goodnight Bing touch-and-feel book, £8.00, Amazon

If your child loves Bing, then they will love this bedtime book! Join Bing as he says goodnight to his favourite things in this enchanting touch-and-feel book! 
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8) Grey Round Ball Pit, £100, The Playtime Company

Bring soft play to your house with this soft, modern ballpit. It would make for a perfect Christmas gift and doesn't break from excited toddlers jumping in like most plastic ones do! It comes with 200 balls too and you can select up to 4 different colours, from grey, blue, pink and more! 
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9) Grimm's 6 Piece Pastel Rainbow, £23.00, Kidly

Toddlers will love stacking these colourful arches which are great for imaginative play! They're made from wood and are stained with natural paints. They even look great stacked as a rainbow on a shelf for when your little one goes to bed! 
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10) Fisher-Price Dance and Move Beatbo Baby Robot, £27.99, Smyths Toys

Watch your little one boogie their way through the day with the fun, energising music that Beatbo plays! With dance and move songs, learning, games and a customised sing-a-long mode, toddlers will never get bored of this toy, and it will grow with them.
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11) Harriet Bee Esmeralda Rocking Horse

Made from high quality matierals, this gorgeous rocking horse will gallop its way into your little ones heart. The soft pink saddle makes it comfortable to sit on, it's sturdy and the handles are easy to grip. It will make a gorgeous little addition to your little ones bedroom and is a great way to help them develop balance and gross motor skills! 
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12) PAW Patrol My Size Lookout Tower, £79.99, Argos

Just imagine your little ones face when opening this present! They will love the PAW Patrol Lookout Tower, with interactive light and authentic sound. It even comes with two of your little ones favourite characters, Chase and Marshall. 
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13) Colour Changing Sensory Mood Light, £22.99, Amazon

Although this isn't a toy, this colour changing mood lamp is the perfect sensory experience for babies and a great addition to your little ones room! It's 80cm with fish and bubbles inside the lamp, creating a relaxing atmosphere for little ones at night, while mesmorising them with the colours in the day.
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14) TouchThinkLearn: ABC, £19, Kidly

Your little one will love this book and have so much fun learning the alphabet! The colourful pages with image examples make learning fun and easy, and makes the perfect educational book at Christmas. 
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15) Reversible City and Train Table, £49.99, Studio

Sometimes it goes well to do the Christmas shopping early. Grab this amazing reversible table for just £49.99! Children will love playing with their train sets and toys on top and you will love how easy and tidy it is to store toys underneath! 

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  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
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Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys and became a volunteer at a Hospice at 11 years old, helping to fundraise for 10 years. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum, offering help and advice, too.

 

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