10 great gifts for kids this festive season

Posted on November 11th, 2015

Here’s a round-up of our favourite toys for little ones this festive season.

Haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our favourite gifts for little ones this festive season.

Kid Connection 40cm soft body ethnic doll, R180

Available at Game

This fun, interactive doll can say ‘mama’, ‘dada’ and ‘I love you’. She can also burp and giggle when pressed in specific areas.

LEGO Juniors Police – The Big Escape, R399.90

Available from Toys R Us

Learn to build with LEGO® Juniors Police – The Big Escape, with police station, prison, police car and motorbike, 3 mini figures and more!

Fisher Price lights and sound table, R599.90

Available online from www.toysrus.co.za  

*Suitable for children 0 – 12 months
This cool lights and sound table is loaded with fun for baby. Spin the large roller ball to hear a fun tune or sound effect. Baby can flip the pages of the book or slide the door back and forth to hear a silly sound.

Snookums numbers puzzle, R89.90

Available online from www.toysrus.co.za 

This wooden puzzle is a fun, educational toy for toddlers which assists with their development. It teaches them shapes, colours, identifying objects and hand-eye coordination.

‘My first’ Thomas, R399.90

Available online from www.toysrus.co.za

*Suitable for children 12 months and older
This large-scale Thomas engine has a real whistle sound, basic push and pull fun, PLUS a troublesome truck cargo car to complete the adventure.

Leapfrog Roll and Go Rocking Horse, R259.99

Available at toy stores and major retailers

Children can press the light-up saddle to hear playful sound effects and friendly phrases, such as “Let’s go on a ride together!” Patting the horse will set it rocking and playing fun songs, sounds and rhymes. Parents can also encourage active play by pushing the horse along to start a game of chase. As the horse rolls, lights blink and songs play, motivating your baby to crawl and build motor skills. Packed with rollicking learning fun, the Roll and Go Rocking Horse is a loyal companion that grows with your child.

12” Bikes- EVA pink and blue, R399.90

Available from Toys R Us

Your little one will have hours of fun zooming around on this fun new toy!

You and Me twin deluxe set, R299.90

Available from Toys R Us

Little girls will love nothing more than mimicking their moms and nursing their own little babies. They’ll adore these dolls!

Fast lane radio control Ford truck, R199.90

Available from Toys R Us

Your little one will have hours of fun racing around with his truck!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 28cm talking turtles, R599.95

Available online from www.toykingdom.co.za

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have a lot to say on their own and can even talk to each other! Each Turtle knows which of his brothers is talking.


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