A toy car that will look gorgeous wherever it's parked in the house. >> Baghera Speedster Ride-on, from £90, Smallable and Baghera


Classic and some lesser known Nursery Rhymes with stunning illustrations to pour over. >> The Nursery Rhyme Book, compiled by Andrew Lang, illustrated by Debra McFarlane and L. Leslie Brooke with an introduction by Michael Rosen, £65, The Folio Society

The perfect pooch for pudgey hands! >> Sausage Dog Baby Rattle, £21.50, Meri Meri

A classic dolls house will provide hours of fun. We love this one for younger children with its round window, red door and twin Bay trees. >> Bay Tree Doll House, £129.95, Le Toy Van

Fulfil all those fantasies of collecting eggs fresh from the coop... The kids will love them too! >> A Dozen Eggs in a Basket by Moon Picnic, £62, Scout & Co. and Liberty of London

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Party shoes of dreams made from the softest leather. >> Metallic Button Strap Slippers, from £55, Rachel Riley

We would never, ever complain about this beauty cluttering up the hallway! >> Banwood 'First Go' Balance Bike, £139, Kidly and Banwood

From those wood wizards at Moon Picnic is this gorgeous magnetic calendar. Great for learning numbers, seasons, days of the week and planning... We want one! >> Wooden Calendar, £115, Moon Picnic

These smaller yet still perfectly formed versions of the GT-10 and Blackjack racer toy cars are crafted from solid beech wood with a lovely sheeny finish. Race Ya! >> Candylab Mini Race Desert Cars (set of 2) £44.99, Monkey McCoy and CandyLabToys

Packed lunches will feel all the jollier for this water bottle (comes with two lids as shown). >> Liewood Anker Water Bottle from £12 Scandiborn

Add some woodland charm to the nursery. >> 'Corintha' Mushroom Storage Basket, £155, Bloomingville Mini at Beaumonde

The Minikane doll range is just exquisite. This is Liu from The Amigas Collection. >> Minikane Liu Doll, £35.99, Cottage Toys & Interiors

Add to their library of inspiring icons. We love these beautifully illustrated hardbacks. >> Little People Big Dreams Books, from £8.99 each, Frances Lincoln

Checks, dots, scallops and stripes hanging by the fireside! We're feeling very festive with these beautiful keepsake stockings by Tori Murphy. Each are made using 100% Merino Lambswool and woven in Lancashire. >> Stocking, from a selection £48, Tori Murphy

A wicker wonder for the playroom that lasts. As this goes from being a play pram to a trolley with just a flip of a lid. >> Rattan Strolley, £115, Olliella

This Santa's Sleigh will return year after year. We love this mini replica ready to be filled with miniature mice and sacks of toys! Comes in 2 sizes for all those Maileg rabbits and mice. >> Maileg Sleigh, from £18.50, Folk Interiors

A rainbow to brighten up any shelf, in any room - not to mention great for developing those fine motor skills. >> Raduga Grez Wooden Rainbow Toy, £21, Smallable

Looking for a Teepee that you'll never want to pack away? In fact, you might decide to decorate your entire house around it! These DockATot Teepees and cushions come in an array of William Morris prints and are just stunning and Junior Design Award winning to boot. >> Teepee and co-ordinating floor cushions, from £400, DockATot

The sweetest woollen bonnet for the smallest member of the family! >> Organic Cotton Knitted Baby Bonnet, from a selection of colours from £19, Quincy Mae

Just stunning! The ombre fruits stacking collection (pear, lemon, and orange) from this chic Danish brand will be played and played with and then passed down the family..tree. >> Konges Slojd Stacking Fruits, from £33, Kong's Slojd

Because everyone needs to know how to play Backgammon, Chess, Draughts, Solitaire and Nine Men's Morris... >> Box of Five Traditional Games, £42, Hedgehog

A mouse in a matchbox never gets old. Twin mice in a matchbox? Well that's another level of cute! >>Baby Twin Mice in a Box, £26, Trotters

We love this retro panda on skates! Perfect for a gallery wall or just on its own. >> Personalised Name Print, from a selection from £20, Ketchup on Everything

A carriage fit for the finest teddies and best dressed dollies in all the land! >> Oberon Doll's Pram, £400, Silvercross

A magic wand to cast a spell is always on the list... >> Wand, from a selection from £8, Mimi & Lula

Climbing rainbows, stretching and learning through play will be a daily treat with this indoor frame that can be added to and made into a myriad of exciting configurations. >> Triclimb Double Pastel, from £240, Triclimb

These are such a great present for newborns or youngsters who want to add a dash of cool meets traditional to their bedroom. >> Personalised Letter Print, from £30, Max Made Me Do It

Nobody does it better than Steiff when it comes to a classic Teddy Bear with serious character. This little bear will be a furry friend and listening ear for generations to come. >> 'Emilia' Teddy Bear, £139, Steiff and Harrods

Smile for the camera! This remake of the 1974 Fisher Price camera is as adorable and like the original is built to last. Simply click the 'shutter' and view the 27 images of a trip to the zoo through the viewfinder. >> Fisher Price Pocket Camera, £5.99, Amazon


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