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It’s definitely not too early to begin getting organised for the season of gift-giving that’s on it’s way and the toy aisle is generally the first stop.
With everything that has happened this year, a focus on at-home play has meaning like never before. So what exactly should we be putting in our trolleys for kids this year?
With so many toys on the market, we want to make sure that our hard earned dollars are going to be spent on toys that are not only educational and practical, we want toys that the kids will actually play with!
Fortunately 2020 has seen some pretty epic entries onto the toy scene, and we’ve rounded up some of our favourites in the gallery below.
Barbie is dialling it up with Barbie Extra!
Like classic Barbie, but dial it a level-up!
Barbie Extra’s bold fashion choices and over-the-top personalities, rivalled only by their pets – show that style is a state of mind.
Each Barbie doll has their own unique style that’s playful and over the top. And their pets – each different and all adorable – have tons of personality, too!
The newest release from Barbie, that’s all about Extravagant looks, Extreme confidence & Extraordinary style. Because, sometimes we just want to be Extra!
Kids can learn the art of knitting with these cute knit kits
For a fun, creative activity for your tiny tots these holidays, why not get them knitting?
We Are Knitters have beginner knitting kits available in a unicorn ($180) or rocket ($199) design.
The kits include everything your little knitter will need, including wools, canvas, knitting needles and more.
Get snap happy with an Instax Instant Photo Bundle
If you have a budding photographer in your household, the Instax Instant Photo Bundle ($116 from Officeworks) is a great way for your child to start capturing photos and memories.
The pack includes the Instax mini 11 camera, film sheets, and a case.
A showbag full of Bluey goodies for your Blue Heelers fan
If you have a Bluey-obsessed child, then this pressie will be a surefire hit.
The Bluey showbag includes an Activity Set, Backpack, Bucket Hat, Cooler Bag, Dress-up Eyebrows, Headband, Masks (4pk), Stickers, Sunglasses, Pencil Case and a handy Tote Bag.
And if you’re child isn’t into Bluey, there’s bound to be a showbag that do love.
Check out the full range at showbags.com.au
Kids can get tricky this Christmas with Apollo Jackson’s ‘Street Magic Kit”!
You may remember his chiseled jaw from his stints in the popular Bachelor Australia franchise, but 28yo Apollo Jackson has a whole other career in the land of magic!
The accomplished magician says: “My journey in magic all started with a magic kit, I remember excitedly unwrapping a present on Christmas morning.
“Realising it was a magic kit, I immediately began practicing every trick in the kit. I spent all my time over the next few days practicing all I can and soon I couldn’t stop performing magic everywhere I went!”
Now he wants to share that joy with kids an adults everywhere, and his new ‘Street Magic Kit’ is the perfect gift to pop under trees this year.
Each kit has over 100 easy to master street magic tricks for kids over 8 years of age and adults who want to learn street magic from one of Australia’s best magicians.
Kids and adults will learn how to perform Apollo’s Hyper-Visual street magic tricks to ensure draw dropping reactions from friends and family.
Some of the amazing unique and exclusive illusions Included in the kit are, Magic with a Baseball Cap (HP Patented Trick), Self-tying shoelaces, Vanishing ink, Magic with sponge, Levitation magic, Bend a Spoon with your mind, Amazing Card Magic over 20 Tricks and much more.
MCoBeauty have launched a limited edition tween collection called, Oh Sweetie.
The super-cute products are priced from$8-$28 and include a ‘Make Your Own Lip Balm Kit’ and ‘Stick On Nails Kit’.
The fun range also includes eyeshadow palettes, love heart-shaped cheek stamps and ice cream-themed lip glosses.
“I created Oh Sweetie because my own young daughters and their friends were always desperate to play with my makeup, so I wanted them to have products of their own to experiment with,” explains CEO and founder of Model Co, Shelley Sullivan.
Le Toy Van – Doctor’s Set
Doctor Doctor! Call the Doctor!
A vintage style, child sized, fabric Doctor’s Bag filled with wooden medical instruments and bottles. The set includes a toy stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, blood pressure gauge, ear scope, reflex hammer, scissors and two medicine bottles.
A fabulous pretend play toy which will engage the kids for hours.
Recommended Ages 3+
Le Toy Van – Honeybake Pull Along Wagon, RRP $136.95
A timeless and high-quality wooden wagon for children to load up and transport all their treasured toys around in.
Suitable for ages: 3+ years
Dimension: 42 x 50 x 30 cm
(Some simple assembly required)
Barbie Fresh ‘n’ Fun Food Truck, RRP $59
Beep, beep! Make way for a world of cooking fun with the Barbie Fresh ‘n’ Fun Food Truck!
If you love making delicious food and serving customers, then you can run a food truck! The vehicle is 18-in long/45.7-cm and includes colorful Barbie food graphics on the exterior and opens into these play areas to prepare and serve food: a stove and griddle, smoothie station, serving bar and storage cupboards.
The food truck also comes with 30+ storytelling accessories including a free-standing menu board, pots, utensils, serving trays, plates, a fryer for French fries, smoothie blender, food items, condiments and seating for a hungry customer!
Hot Wheels Monster Truck Scorpion Sting Raceway Playset, RRP $69
Get your team of Hot Wheels Monster Trucks and 1:64 scale vehicles together to take down this deadly scorpion! Avoid being snapped up in the scorpions massive claws or stinger and take down your nemesis in this thrilling large track set and booster for multiple vehicles.
Pictionary Air, RRP $34
Pictionary Air is a hysterical way to play the classic family drawing game!
Draw in the air and see it on screen in this exciting take on the quick-draw classic. Download the Pictionary Air app to your smart phone or tablet to get started.
Point the in-app camera at the illustrator and they’ll appear, along with their sketch, on the screen of your smart device. Cast to your TV for even bigger laughs!
Barbie Ultimate Paint Reveal Doll Asst, RRP $49
These Barbie Color Reveal dolls deliver the ultimate unboxing experience — 25 surprises, eight repeat color-change features, two pets, two outfits and a Barbie doll to play out day-to-night transformations over and over again! Which doll will you reveal? Find fun transformative themes like beach to party, carnival to concert and dog park to movie night with lots of pieces for lots of play. The packaging is part of the fun — remove the 15 mystery bags, with their hidden contents, through the back panels; then remove the center tube and pull the strip to remove its outer layer. Inside is clear tube containing a mystery metallic golden Color Reveal doll.
Fill the tube with warm water, then insert the doll and swirl her around. The water turns golden, and when the doll is pulled out, her features are revealed!
Egg-Cellent Surprise! RRP $29.95
Every kid love Smiggle! And, this year Smiggle is bursting with games and toys, gadgets, gizmos and activity sets that will surprise and delight this Christmas.
We’re loving the fun kids can have with the Egg-Cellent Surprise!
Each egg contains:
1x Fluffy Sand
1x Sticky Slap Hand
It doesn’t get much more fun than that.
Meccano Junior 150 Piece Free Play Bucket, RRP $45.00
Give your child everything they need to build unlimited creations with this Meccano Junior 150-Piece Free Play Bucket!
Ideal for first-time builders, with redesigned parts and tools, it’s easier than ever before for kids to build a car, robot, space shuttle and more. Kids can snap nuts onto parts to make them lock, and use the bolts to hold pieces together and stay in place as they build.
Cataoke Cat Karaoke Speaker Microphone, RRP $59.95
Are you looking for a gift for a little performer in your life?
Smiggle has these adorable karaoke mics that are just perfect for under the tree this year.
Kids can be a rock star with this totally cute Cataoke cat karaoke microphone and speaker.
They’ll be able to sing for your audience wherever they are!
TRAPPED Escape Room Games, RRP $20
TRAPPED is a new award-winning escape room game that makes the perfect Christmas Gift for family or friends.
The just launched world-first TRAPPED: Escape Room Game Packs, makes staying home a lot more fun, by transforming any room into an escape room experience.
The family-friendly games are designed to get everyone involved, working together to solve the mystery, and having loads of fun.
PAW Patrol Dino Patroller, RRP $109.99
The first-ever motorised PAW Patrol team vehicle, the Dino Patroller, has room for all six pups and features oversized wheels, a projectile launcher and an exclusive Chase and T. rex dinosaur action figure. Press the vehicle’s badge button all the way down and watch it move and push the tail to make the large-scale dino’s mouth open.
Available at Big W, Kmart, Target, Myer, Toy World and independent toy retailers.
Present Pets, RRP $105
Waiting inside each Fancy Pup themed box is an adorable interactive puppy just for your child.
She is so excited to meet them, she paws her way out of her own gift box!
Your child can discover their pet’s playful personality as they bond and play together.
She loves to cuddle! Pet her head and she’ll happily give you kisses and sweet coos. Tickle her tummy to get her excited to play! Her tail will wag faster, as she taps and shuffles her paws and lets out the cutest puppy giggle!
Your puppy even recognises when you speak to her!
For more fun surprises, your new puppy can play games and perform an instant trick when you press her back button and pet her head at the same time!
The Happy Architect Fairy Tale Set, RRP $124.95
Creative play and storytelling all rolled into one great wooden set. Children will have hours of open ended play while learning about the much loved fairytale characters in this set.
This 32-piece wooden set comprises of many of the childhood favourites such as Billy Goats Gruff, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Three Little Pigs as well as Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
This construction set is brilliant for open ended imaginative, pretend play and for practicing their fine motor skills while slotting the pieces together. Children can bring their imagination to life with hours of open-ended play while exploring the much loved fairy-tale characters in this set.
Printed using non-toxic heat transfer technology to ensure it the set lasts for years to come.
As well as incredible sustainable toys, The Curated Parcel’s curated gift boxes are also worth checking out!
100 Words Book – English-Chinese with Learning Activity Guide, RRP $39.95
Join animal friends Turtle, Tiger and Monkey as you explore 100-plus vocabulary words in the 100 Words Book – English-Chinese with
Learning Activity Guide.
Touch the pictures on each colourful page to hear the animals say words and share exciting facts and sound
Immerse your child in bilingual play by sliding the language
switch to hear the words, songs, and instructions in Chinese (Mandarin).
Touch the pictures to hear silly sound effects in Fun
Sounds mode or press the light-up star button to hear two learning
Pick Up & Count Vacuum, RRP $49.95
Count on picking up learning with the Pick Up & Count Vacuum.
This smart vacuum toy picks up 10 play dust pieces as kids roll the vacuum over them, encouraging motor skills as they easily manoeuvre the pretend vacuum around the room. As the vacuum picks up the dust pieces, it recognises each colour and helps children with colour recognition.
Bouncing balls inside the spinning vacuum canister adds excitement to pretend tidying. Three play modes teach colours, numbers and counting with six learning games.
Five light-up panels illuminate to match the colour of the piece the vacuum picks up, and the vacuum says the colour name and counts the piece to reinforce learning.
A dust bin on the back collects and stores all 10 dust pieces.
Little Tikes® Tobi™ Robot Smartwatch, RRP $70
Tobi™ Robot Smartwatch is a wearable tech accessory with all the interactive features of a full-functioning smartwatch and a playful robot who’s bursting with personality and fun!
Tobi™ Robot Smartwatch Comes to Life Before Your Eyes™ with its moving robot arms and legs, fun sound effects and over 100 expressions that will keep kids giggling, dancing, playing, learning and more.
Tobi™ Robot Smartwatch’s durability is no match for kid-tough play, indoors and out.
Hope the Rainbow Husky, RRP $79.95
Meet Hope, she’s a beautiful Rainbow Husky and she’s hoping to
be your best friend!
Hope has a lot to say, but her barks will need translating through the magic stethoscope. Just hold it to her chest so you can understand what it is she wants or needs you to do! Hope talks, moves, and makes lots of different sounds to show you if she’s hungry, has a cold or fever, has hurt her leg, or feels itchy.
My First Victorinox Children Sets, Animal Edition, RRP $99.95
Do you know a little adventurer?
This offering from Victorinox is the perfect gift for the kid who loves being hands on, independently.
The Animal Edition comes with a colouring book explaining basic carving and safety rules. It’s a playful and safe way to teach kids how to use their very first pocket knife.
Kids get their very own:
Purrfect Counting Handbag, RRP $34.95
Meet the Purrfect Counting Handbag.
This soft, multi-textured, fabric
cat handbag comes with loads of personality, accessories, and learning content.
The Learn, Pretend and Music modes add playful
variety to learning. Press the light-up jewels on the interactive tiara to learn about numbers and counting, colours and shapes.
to fill things up, unload, and fill again, and this two-handled handbag
stands upright and wide open to make filling it easy.
Fine motor skills
get a workout as little fingers pick up and grasp the five included
accessories: pretend smartphone, ID tag with kid-safe mirror, key set, comb, and non- removable circle coins in a coin purse. All accessories store inside the handbag.
Fairy Fun Toys – Qtoys Rainbow Flowers, RRP $49.95
Fairy Fun Toys is a social enterprise set up to help small business owners after COVID, fires and drought. Many are rural. The products are just gorgeous.
Beautiful rainbow flowers for stacking, sorting and even building.
The biggest flower is 32cm in diameter, making these great toys for young aged children.
All Qtoys are made of plantation timber using non-toxic child-safe materials.
Fix & Learn Car Carrier, RRP $49.95
The Fix & Learn Car Carrier is an interactive car carrier that
recognises different accessories when they are added to this
cute car friend.
Through guided play the carrier will ask your little
one to add accessories to build the car in a variety of cool
Pool Pets, RRP $19.95
Kids will love these awesome new inflatable pool racers in bright funky Wahu colours.
Perfect for racing up and down the pool against your mates or try and balance on them, the possibilities are endless.
Featuring cockatoos, kangaroos and koalas and measuring in at 90cm these little Aussie Pool Pets will be a hit all summer long!
Secret Safe Treasure Chest, RRP $49.95
Keep your valuables safe with the Secret Safe Treasure Chest.
This beautifully designed Treasure Chest is great for protecting your most precious stash.
Unlock the Treasure Chest with your very own 4-digit password to keep your secrets safe inside.
Use the built-in alarm clock to help you wake up just in time to head off for the day.
Play nine great learning activities that cover spelling, maths, logic and more. The built-in speaker allows you to play your favourite songs by connecting it to an external music player!
WOW! PODS, RRP $29.95
With a nifty tech touch and super clever display mechanism, WOW! PODS are a totally new way to collect and display your favourite characters!
Each character lives in their hex-shaped pod with built in UV lights.
Simply swipe to bring your pods to life as your character pops and the light reveals hidden images… who doesn’t love a surprise!
The swipe-to-light function and an interlocking hexagonal shape means you can personalise your display exactly how you want.
WOW! PODS know that collectors want their stuff to look cool when it’s on display, so they engineered things so they are fully customisable. Radically different to traditional collectibles, each extra WOW! POD enhances the next, via their unique interlocking display system – so you can host your collection in almost any display design or pattern you can imagine, allowing for total personalisation!
A wall of WOW! PODS that pop with light as you walk past? A shelf display that you add to over time? You can even build your initials or name to create a display that is undoubtedly, and uniquely, yours!
Move your hand in front of the PODs to light them up. Triggering the IR sensors activates the swipe-to-light UV function which illuminates mystery images on characters and inside the pods. The light automatically switches off after 30 seconds.
Myla’s Sparkling Friends, RRP $29.95
Playtime is magical with Myla’s Sparkling Friends Mia the Unicorn, Ava the Fox, and Penny the Peacock!
These beautiful creative toys talk, sing, and light up with a kaleidoscope of colours.
SQUEAKEE RRP $100
Considered to be THE top toy this Christmas, Squeakee brings the beloved balloon dog to life. Part dog, part balloon, Squeakee is your new interactive best friend!
With 60+ sounds and interactions, Squeakee will WOW you as he comes to life with his personality.
Train Squeakee to do tricks using his ball, and pop Squeakee using his pin.
VTech Toot-Toot Cory Carson from RRP $10
Collect Cory Carson and all of his friends and pretend to explore Bumperton Hills from the Netflix original series, Toot-Toot Cory Carson! Hear each character talk and play sing-along songs. Press the action button on the character’s side for movement and additional sounds. (Each sold separately).
Toot-Toot Cory Carson fans will also love the Toot-Toot Cory Carson Freddie’s Fire Station RRP $29.95!
Vtech Kidizoom Smart Watch, RRP $95
The perfect tech for kids, Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 by VTech lets them take pictures, videos, play games, tell time and more!
Featuring a new sleek and stylish design, this durable smartwatch includes 55 digital and analog customisable watch faces to help kids learn to tell time.
Wahu Pool Bopper! RRP $39.00
Simple fun for summer that the kids will love.
Don’t get bopped! Bop your mates as the pop up. If you get bopped you’re out.
Measures 1.8m x 1.4m in size and is suitable for 4 players ages 6+.