Avoiding gender stereotypes doesn’t need to be expensive. Check out our guide to great gifts and stocking fillers, from £1.50 – £10.
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Little adventurers will have fun with these eco-friendly walking cups, which help develop balance and co-ordination.
Recommended age 3+
£8.95 from Babi Pur
This sturdy cardboard garage is easy to assemble and beautifully decorated. Enjoy hours of fun playing with cars!
Figures not included. Suggested 4 years and upwards
£8.99 from Rachel’s Toyshop
A non-fiction game that encourages children to consider the needs of others while teaching them how to look after a variety of different animals.
£9.99 from Child’s Play
It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format featuring Todd Parr’s trademark bold, bright colours and silly scenes. Targeted to young children first beginning to read, this book will inspire kids to celebrate their individuality through acceptance of others and self-confidence.
£7.99 from Bookmarks
It’s never too early to get out your bucket and spade so, why not treat your child this Christmas to this retro beach set? With a variety of bucket colours to choose from there really is something for everyone. Why not put a twist on the classic sandcastle and make snowcastles this winter instead.
£5.00 from Rowdy Roddy Vintage
A colourful addition to any toy box, this hedgehog not only acts as a puzzle but aids in the teaching of the number 1 to 5. The chunky pieces mean that it is a suitable for younger children but can also be enjoyed by those that are slightly older. Kids will develop their sorting skills and analytical minds with this product.
£7.00 from One World Shop
These rainbow striped wooden maracas are a fantastic introduction to making music, percussion and rhythm.
£7.00 from Wood & Wonder
One side is a game to play using information sheets about the galaxies. The other is a model to build and display showing all the planets with their relative distances. The model will be 137cm long and makes a great addition to any bedroom wall, complete with a rocket to show where you are going next.
£9.99 from Whirligig
Handy, portable and fun mini table tennis set for the whole family to enjoy.
£7.99 from The Little Toy Box
Rediscover the charm of the World of Beatrix Potter with this enchanting colouring book filled with all your favourite characters. With beautiful pages to colour, this charming colouring book is the perfect gift for any Beatrix Potter fan.
£9.99 from Blue Frog Toys
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