CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2019

This year, we thought we would put together our top gift ideas for kids to help you spread some Christmas cheer! These are all toys or games that we have used as a family and we wouldn’t recommend anything that we didn’t enjoy!

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1. LITTLE LIVE RAINGLOW UNICORN VET SET (Ages 4+)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAlegria loves the Rainglow Unicorn Vet Set which comes with five magical accessories to help treat your special patient. Alegria loves listening with the Sparkle Scope to hear the unicorn’s heart beat in tune with her horn. You can also use the Furmometer to take her temperature and hear her sigh! The Rainglow can be used in two modes – play mode where she is happy and healthy and vet mode where you can use your accessories to make her feel better.

RRP: $95.00 (We saw it for $69 at Target https://www.target.com.au/p/little-live-rainglow-unicorn-vet-set/62676144) Website: https://www.moosetoys.com/

2. SPACETALK, CHILDREN’S ALL-IN-ONE MOBILE PHONE, SMART WATCH AND GPS (Ages 4-12 years)

SPACETALK IMAGE 5SPACETALK, a children’s all-in-one mobile phone, smart watch and GPS tracker that both parents and children will LOVE. We have been using it for 4 months and love it! With the SPACETALK we are able to keep connected  with the kids without them having access to the internet and the nasties of social media.

SPACETALK’s enhanced school mode feature, enables parents to specifically select which
watch functions to disable during school hours, such as incoming and outgoing calls,
messaging, step counter, location and stopwatch.

RRP: $349 (They have $50 off at the moment with the code SPACETALK299 and free shipping) Website https://www.spacetalkwatch.com/products/spacetalk

3. TREASURE X (Ages 5+)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIsaac loves digging through the wax smash and dig layer and discovering his Treasure X mini collectable! He also followed the treasure map to search for for Real Gold Dipped Treasure (or did he find a trap?) After searching through the Treasure X: King’s Gold – Mini Beast Pack, Isaac enjoys playing with the resusable magic rock!

RRP: $15.00 Website: https://www.moosetoys.com/au/our-toys/treasure-x/kings-gold-hunter-pack/

4. REALLY RAD ROBOTS MiBRO RADIO CONTROLLED ROBOT (Ages 5+)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIsaac is all over his MiBro robot! He loves it! He loves pranking us by sneaking the MiBro into a room and using the Really RAD Remote to speak through Mibro and add filters to his voice so we don’t realise that it is him!! He also loves spying with MiBro and use him to listen in on our conversations!

MiBro comes with a range of awesome accessories to keep your kids entertained! There is an attachable blaster to blast away enemies, or you can use his tray to deliver refreshments! The tray also transforms into a goal and can be used to score the winning goal with the included ball.

RRP: $70 Website https://www.moosetoys.com/au/brand/really-rad-robots/

5. MAGIC ADVENTURES GLOBE (Ages 5-10)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAlegria and Isaac LOVE the Magic Adventures Globe and they have no idea they are learning whilst they are playing! Using the stylus, children can tap on the 10″ interactive learning globe and experience new places, languages, cultures, animals, geography, habitats and more through high-quality BBC videos. Featuring a 2.7″ integrated video screen, animations and live-action videos fully immerse kids in the curriculum to provide a better understanding of the world through more than 5 hours of videos.
Alegria and Isaac loved playing the interactive games called Around the World, Quiz Show and Where in the World where they explored the globe, challenged each other (and us) and solved mysteries.

6. ROCKIT TWIST (Ages 4-10)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABoth Alegria and Isaac love to twist, turn, play and learn with the RockIt Twist rotatable, single-player game system. It comes with three profiles if you want to buy one (we got one each for the kids because we wanted it for travel) and the four sides have colourful, light-up controls that include buttons, dials, a spinner, slider, switch and D-pad to provide a totally unique way to play exciting video games. During game play, one of the eight game controls will light up to indicate when each control is needed throughout a game.

There are 12 preloaded games across five game play categories that have three levels of difficulty that help kids learn skills including literacy, maths, problem-solving and creativity all while having fun! This is the perfect games for travel as there’s no need for Wi-Fi so kids can play anywhere (perfect for long car trips).

There are also game packs (sold separately) that include more games, plus a new RockIt Pets virtual pet and a RockIt Pets figure.

Rechargeable batteries are included (thank you Leapfrog!).

RRP: $89.00 (but prices vary depending on the stockist) Website https://www.leapfrog.com/en-au/products/rockit-twist

7. COOL MAKER GO GLAM NAIL STAMPER (Ages: 8 to 11)

GO GlamThe Cool Maker Go Glam Nail Stamper has put the OMG in DIY!  Alegria loved this all-in-one nail kit, which meant that she could easily stamp and style custom manicures in minutes. The kit comes with five patterns and two nail polish colours so she could mix n’ match to personalise looks with enough product to give at least 12 manicures. The nail polish formula is completely non-toxic and kid-safe. 

RRP: $34.99 Website: https://www.spinmaster.com/product_detail.php?pid=p30733&bid=cat_coolmaker

8. KINETIC SAND SANDISFYING SET (Ages 3+)

sandAlegria and Isaac love to mix, shape and squish the Kinetic Sand in the Kinetic Sand Sandisfying Set!  It’s mesmerising for everyone and we really enjoyed making sand effects using the handy tools and molds.

RRP: $39.99 Website https://www.spinmaster.com/product_detail.php?pid=p30730&bid=

9. SOGGY DOGGY GAME (Ages 4+)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASoggy Doggy is a fun, family game that always ends in fits of giggles! You fill the tub with water and race around the board trying not to get splashed! Top tip, put the game on a towel for easy clean up!

RRP $29.99 Website: https://www.spinmaster.com/product_detail.php?pid=p21259&bid=

10. TRAVEL JOURNAL (Ages 5+)

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Whether you enjoy occasional overnight stays or months of adventures on the road, weekends away or international adventures this travel journal is packed with 80 journal pages to document your daily experiences. The kids (and grown-ups) in your family will have a wonderful time documenting the highlights and happenings of each and every day (they can draw, write or attach a photo)and enjoy looking back on the memories in the months and years to come. Each journal has 80 days of journal pages, reusable Packing Checklist, reusable Address book, 6 pages of fun activities all spiral bound with a protective plastic sleeve.

RRP: $24.95 Website: Travelling With Kids


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  1. Thank you very much for your ideas for Christmas. They have helped me so much. I was really stuck for ideas this year. Again thanks. Jenny

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