Toys for Under £10: Let Toys Be Toys Gift Guide

Avoiding gender stereotypes doesn’t need to be expensive. Check out our guide to great gifts and stocking fillers, from £1.50 – £10. All shops featured on this page have received the Let Toys Be Toys “Toymark award” – our good practice award for the stores that are getting it right.

Crochet & Knitted toys by Best Years

Soft Toys These beautiful crochet and knitted small toys are great for little ones: suitable from birth, and many have a rattle inside. £7.99 – £8.99 at Age: from birth

Kidz Labs by Great Gizmos

Science Toys Great stocking fillers! Have fun with these cool science gadgets. £3.99 each or £10 for three from Age: 8+

Multi-Ethnic Soft Dolls by Lanka Kade

Lanka Kade Dolls   These fantastic hand woven dolls are developmentally appropriate and reflective of the multi ethnic world we live in. Removable clothes and fully washable. Made in Sri Lanka by Fair Trade Co-operatives with Lanka Kade. £7.99 at Age: from birth.

Miniature Village Play Set

wooden village play set Miniature wooden village set. Includes several buildings, characters and pieces of scenery, all decorated in a mix of coloured and natural wooden shades. £7.99 at Age: not suitable for under 3 years due to small parts.

Paper Automata

Automatons   These paper automata are perfect for budding engineers – build an automaton from our pre-cut kits and you have a long-lasting toy that’s just as exciting on display as it is to play with. A great gift for Christmas day. £6.99 at Age: 8+

Ecotronic wind-up Farm Torch – no batteries needed!

farm torches This magical source of light doesn’t need any batteries! Just give it a friendly squeeze and it’s ready to light your way into the night. The nose lights up as well. £4.99 at

Blue Handle Submarine by Green Toys

green-toys-submarine-blue-handle-29001483-0-1391000628000 Take the helm of the Green Toys Submarine for a nautical journey to help protect the planet! Submerge it underwater to explore the terrain at the bottom of the tub, and let it resurface to scan the horizon in search of the next earth-friendly adventure. This sturdy bath toy features a spinning rear propeller, a flat bottom for added stability, and the classic handle and wide-mouth opening combination for plenty of scoop-and-pour fun. Made from 100% recycled plastic milk containers. £9.99 at

Pet Hospital

pet hospital It’s a diagnosis of fun when you create your very own pet hospital. Little vets can first build the hospital and then decorate it using the stickers, furniture and characters provided. £7.99 at Age: 5+

Painta Pets: Paint Your Own Russian Nesting Dolls

Painta Pets A range of simple kits which give great results. Each kit contains a hand turned 3 piece wooden nesting doll with the animal design drawn on, 2 tubs of artists acrylic paint, quality paintbrush, wiggly eyes, and instruction sheet.

£9.99 at

 30 Finger Tattoos: Animals or Monsters

30 Finger TattoosTemporary tattoos for dress-up fun. 30 fun animal Finger Tattoos that are simple to apply.

£1.50 at

Age: 5+


Traditional Wooden Hobby Horse

Hobby Horse  An old favourite! Still great fun. £9.99 at


Brio Pull-along Daschund

Brio Pull Along Dachshund

We love this classic pull along toy, which children have been enjoying since 1953. Pull the dog along and watch him move his head and waggle his tail and ears.

£9.99 at

Age: 18 mths+


100 Toys for Under £10 – Let Toys Be Toys on Pinterest

For more on stereotype-free shopping this Christmas, check out our Toymark Directory of great retailers, join the conversation on Facebook orTwitter #shopoutsidethebox, or come on over to Pinterest to see over 100 more brilliant, stereotype-free toys. Follow Let Toys Be Toys For Girls and Boys’s board Toys for under £10: Let Toys Be Toys Gift Guide on Pinterest.

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