Here at the Official Gruffalo Shop we are always delighted to showcase all of the latest Gruffalo products and indeed, all of the brands from the wonderful world of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler – from bestselling books to personalised mugs, and fabulous clothing to exclusive gifts, we want to stock it all! But that doesn’t mean we don’t also keep an eye on what some of the wonderful other children’s brands are selling and stocking this Christmas. In fact, we found so many fantastic treats, that we decided to make a list of our favourite top 20 gifts for kids of all ages.
1. Peppa Pig Jigsaw Puzzles
Still the world’s favourite little piggie, these great kids’ jigsaw puzzles from Ravensburger are perfect for all Peppa Pig fans with tiny hands and curious minds.
2. Personalised Blippi Book
Exclusively available from the Official Blippi Moonbug shop, this Personalised Blippi book is a must have for fans of the loveable blue and orange character. Packed with fun facts, beautiful illustrations and multiple pages of personalised magic! Check this out
3. The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Enamel Pin
Another Tom Gates web shop exclusive! This Tom Gates Monster Pin is glow in the dark and a great addition for all TG fans!
4. Isadora Moon Pink Hoodie
Harriet Muncaster’s bestselling children’s book series ‘Isadora Moon’ is an absolute fan favourite the world over – and this Pink Hoodie available in kids and adult sizes is a real showstopper too.
5. Sarah & Duck Pencil Case
So many fantastic Sarah & Duck gifts on this site, it was hard to choose a favourite. From the Scarf lady’s Bag, to the talking plush! But this cute little fabric pencil case, which can also be used as a fun pouch for multiple purposes, just about came up trumps.
6. Mindful Monsters – Roar your worries away
This fabulous kids book does exactly what the title suggest… the perfect book for anxious little ones, with mindful fun to help roar their worries away. Created by the charity SCOPE, this story follows Thinky, Sparky and Giggles, who are having lots of monstery fun, and also Snug, who has a wobbly, worried feeling in her tummy … she doesn’t feel like joining in. When the monsters get a little too loud, the friends discover a calming game they can all play together. Suitable for all ages - aimed specifically at 3-4 year-olds.
7. Dinosaur Roar Top Trumps
We all know and love a great game of Top Trumps and this Dinosaur Roar version is no exception. Roar, stomp, squeak, and bash to your heart’s content with this exciting new set addition to the Top Trumps Juniors range. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Dinosaur Honk and Dinosaur Flap as you pick your best stats and compete against your friends for the title of Top Trump. Including five different games, and a selection of challenges and puzzles as well, this set is sure to keep kids entertained for hours as they learn real dinosaur facts at the same time.
8. CoComelon DVD
Love it or loath it, CoComelon, JJ and all the catchy nursery rhymes have become an internet sensation. With billions of views each month, it is now one of the most recognisable and most watched shows of all time. And if you can’t catch it on YouTube, then you definitely need the DVD!
9. Mr Men and Little Miss Personalised Water Bottles
Everyone has their favourite Mr Men and Little Miss character and these premium water bottles are the perfect way to show-off your beloved character – and what’s more, you can even choose to personalise your character name too!
10. Mr Bean Talking Plush
So much better than the tired looking Teddy plush, the Mr Bean Talking Plush is super fun and has 5 sayings in the Mr Bean Voice. Also has a flat base so is free standing.
11. Doctor Who T-shirts
This little gem of a shop has over 1000+ designs and all of them exclusive to the Official Doctor Who shop! With so many great t-shirt designs to choose from, and so many great gifts that can be personalised for the Doctor Who fan in your life, it was tough to choose a favourite, but we went with this awesome Dalek tee in black. EXTERMINATE!!!!!
12. Clangers Knitted Plush
Whether you’re young and just got into them, or you remember them the first time around, everyone loves The Clangers! And what could be better than owning a real knitted official Clanger? View the whole range here!
13. Miffy Cross Stitch
Miffy is now a style icon and a design classic, and these brand new cross stitch Miffy sets are a must have line. Fun to create and even better to display - all suitable for beginners.
Everything is included in the kits including the hoop, printed fabric, needle, thread, wadding, instructions and backing disc. Using just one simple stitch these kits make a great gift for any Miffy fan, from children to grandparents, and are a great option for baby showers, christening and birthday presents.
Or if you’re the Miffy fan why not work your way through all four kits to add to your collection?
14. Moomin Plush
Have you ever wondered what a Moomin feels like? Well, now you can cuddle up with all your favourite characters, from Moominmamma and Moominpappa to Snorkmaiden and Moomintroll and more!
15. Monopoly Café table
What can you get for the Monopoly fan who has everything? This exclusive café table! The whole look and feel of Monopoly is iconic and this table (which also doubles up as the original game board) is the perfect addition to your home.
16. Numberblocks toys and gifts
The official Numberblocks shop is finally here and with a whole host of great gifts to choose from including Numberblocks t-shirts, books and toys. It’s time to learn and play at the home of Alphablocks and Numberblocks shop.
17. Spice Girls Little Miss Collection
This has to be our favourite collaboration ever. The Spice Girls and The Little Miss mash-up creating Little Miss Sporty, Scary, Ginger and Baby! Exclusively available to the official Mr Men shop.
18. WWF x Jane Foster
Jane Foster is 100% one of our absolute favourite designers and this WWF collab is an instant classic in our eyes. Bold, minimalist design coupled with stylish and childish charm that appeals to all ages.
You may not have heard of moonbug, but you’ll definitely be aware of some of their huge YouTube superstar brands including CoComelon and Blippi. Their Official shop features these two internet sensations and more on a whole host of exciting products. Our absolute favourite is the Personalised Blippi book – so much fun!
Let us know what you think of our choices and if you think we’ve missed anything, we’d love to see and hear your favourite gift ideas for 2022 and beyond!