As the jingle bells start to ring, and the mistletoe is hoisted up, parents and family members alike begin the merry quest for the perfect Christmas gifts for young children. Worry not; our Christmas gift guide is here to sprinkle your holiday season with a touch of joy and a dash of wonder!
Discover the Green Bean Collection, where sustainability meets playtime. These eco-conscious toys provide hours of fun and teach young children the importance of taking care of our planet. A thoughtful stocking stuffer for young children that promises a greener future.
3 of the Best Children’s Books for Christmas 2023
Now is the perfect time for cosying up with the family and enjoying some great books to get into the festive spirit! But what are the best children’s books for Christmas 2023? From perennial favourites that have been loved for decades, to brand new children’s books from award-winning authors and illustrators, there’s plenty to read with your children and enhance the magic of Christmas.
The Snowman - Raymond Briggs
A perennial favourite, nothing spreads the magic of Christmas quite like Raymond Briggs’ iconic board book. This wordless magical adventure is told purely through charming illustrations which captivate young children and delight parents. Perfect for enhancing the excitement of the festive season and encouraging young readers to help tell the story from the pictures.
The Christmas Pine - Julia Donaldson
Based on a true story, this tale teaches a lesson in history as well as getting children excited for Christmas. For over 70 years, the Mayor of Oslo, Norway, has presented Britain with a huge Christmas tree, symbolising peace and friendship. This lovely story has the excellent rhyming text children know and love from Julia Donaldson, with wonderful illustrations that children will adore.
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Green Bean’s Christmas - Anita Frost
Enjoy an exciting wintry adventure with Green Bean & Friends in this gorgeous board book! What will they find in the HUGE red sack? Children will adore the fun lift-the-flap feature and red ribbon tie for a wonderful sensory experience to treasure this Christmas and for many years to come!
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