Ensure what’s under the tree will light up their little faces this Christmas
We might get excited about the festive season ourselves, but there’s still no denying that it’s really a time for kids – from tales of Santa and his magical reindeer to stockings groaning with gifts, it’s a truly magical time of year for the little ones, and these perfect gifts for all the best-behaved little girls and boys will ensure this year is their most memorable yet.
Juniors Double-Sided Drawing Board, AED101, Babyshop, visit City Centre Sharjah
Encourage their love of art, and wow them with a big pressie on Christmas morning to boot, with this drawing easel from Babyshop. Featuring a blackboard side for use with chalks, and a wipe-clean whiteboard for stickers, pens and more, it’ll provide many hours of happy creativity.
Zoggy Dive Sticks by Zoggs, AED99, Sun & Sand Sports Kids, visit City Centre Sharjah
Teach them to swim safely and you’ll give them a skill and a hobby that will stay with them their whole lives. We love these Zoggy Dive Sticks, which are great for teaching little swimmers to get used to descending, locating things in the water and safely returning to the side of the pool. Find them in Sun & Sand Sports Kids.
Ray-Ban Junior Aviators, AED315, Al Jaber Optical, visit City Centre Sharjah
While your child’s urge to copy everything grown-ups do can sometimes be testing when it comes to protecting their eyes from the sun, we’re very much in favour. Let them feel grown-up and keep them safe in the sun at the same time with these Ray-Ban Juniors Aviators, from Al Jaber Optical, offering the same level of style and sun protection as yours, but in a smaller package.
Cotton flannel pyjamas, AED75, H&M, visit City Centre Sharjah
Introduce some tradition to proceedings and wrap up some PJs for every member of the family to open on Christmas Eve. These festive flannel pyjamas from H&M are unisex, cosy and will be ever so comfortable for sitting on the floor for present opening on the big day itself.
Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Bundle, AED1,698.99, Jumbo Electronics, visit City Centre Sharjah
While the screen time battle is real, that won’t keep kids from asking for consoles each Christmas. The Nintendo Switch is not only suitable for the whole family, but it also transforms into a portable games system for travelling, and with excellent parental control functions and a host of educational and artistic games, it’s one of the best on the market for keeping both kids and parents happy. Find it in Jumbo Electronics.