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Stocking Fillers for 3-6 year olds

Stuff those Christmas stockings with our round-up of cool fillers for toddlers and pre-schoolers.

Stocking Fillers for 3-6 year olds

Ideal Mini Gifts for Your Little Ones

There is nothing better than watching the little-ones rip open their stockings with glee on Christmas morning, Here’s our pick of the pressies that will help Santa score major points this year…

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Kids First CookBook

What’s Christmas without a new cook book? Get them into the kitchen and honing their skills from a young age with this beautifully illustrated (and Junior Design Award winning) book with step-by-step recipes by Ester Coombs. Perfect for children age five and above.

BUY HERE >> Kids Can cook By Ester Coombs (Button Books) from £11.79, Amazon

Lift Off!

Ten little fingers need to stay cosy in space themed splendour  – yes, we’re pretty sure there are foxes in space too…

BUY HERE >> Space Fox Gloves, £12, Monsoon

Bathing Beauties

Yummy smelling bubble bath is always a good idea especially if it’s made from organic and naturally derived ingredients and features your favourite Julia Donaldson character. They also scooped an award in our Junior Design Awards this year.

BUY HERE >> Good Bubble Julia Donaldson Bubble Baths £3.99 per 400ml Good Bubble

Frozen Food!

Indulge their ‘never ending’ Disney Frozen obsession when they’re on the go, with this cute, useful and sustainable snack tub that keeps food hot or cold for longer.

BUY HERE >> Disney Frozen 2 Trusty Sidekick Food Container, £19.99, S’well

Seaside Memories

We may not have hit the beach as much as we’d have liked in 2020 but bring the fun of the seaside home with this adorable wooden fish and chip supper play set. The newspaper sheet has been carefully designed with the quirky and funny fishy stories and articles!

BUY HERE >> Wooden Fish and Chips Supper, £12.50 Tender Leaf Toys

Feed the Piggy

A lovely craft project for to keep them busy when the Quality Street and Netflix has run dry – and somewhere to save their Christmas money too!

BUY HERE >> House of Crafts Découpage Piggy Bank Kit, £18.95, Liberty

Llama Drama

Forget bananas in pyjamas! Llamas are where it’s at. This best-selling fun travel board game is the perfect size for stockings, pillow cases or sacks! Perfect for children aged 3-6.

BUY HERE >> Llamas in Pyjamas Mini Game, £5.20, Orchard Toys

Stocking Fillers for 3-6 years olds
Draw with Rob

If you followed #DrawWithRob during lockdown then you’ll love this second art activity book for you to continue draw with Rob at home over the festive holidays. Based on the viral videos from creative genius and one of Junior’s favourite authors Rob Biddulph. Perfect for some early morning scribbling.

BUY HERE >> Draw with Rob at Christmas: A fabulously festive art activity book by Rob Biddulph from £5 Amazon

Sock it to them!

You can never have too many socks and Santa likes all good little boys and girls to have cosy toes. We love this artists sock set which will encourage those first steps into the art world. So, educational also. Good work Santa.

BUY HERE>> Artists Kids Sock Set (box of 4), £24, Chatty Feet

Table Manners

Make mealtimes fun – as well as encouraging those all important life skills with this chunky and easy to hold cutley gift set. They will feel like (little) grown-ups with their own silver set of tableware – and with a 25 year guarantee they can be passed down through the family. Available in fairy, jungle and bear motifs.

BUY HERE>> Fairies 4-Piece Kids Cutlery Set Giftbox, £13.50, Viners

Funny Face

We adore this magic sketch board – there don’t need any batteries or chargers yet, they stimulate little ones’ imaginations for the perfect tech free play. Printed with vegetable inks the set includes 5 stencils, eraser and a wood stylus. Suitable from age 4. Petit Collage has a massive selection of stocking fillers – hence why they won Gold for Best Toy/Gift Brand in the 2020 Junior Design Awards 

BUY HERE >> Petit Collage Magic Sketch and Stencil – Funny Faces £11.95, YoYo & Flo

Go Ahead and Play-dough!

Play dough is no longer a no-no in kids stockings with these fresh, eco-friendly and toxic-free dough pots. Beautifully presented, hand stamped and scented they are a natural alternative to the existing mass market play doughs. We love the mini kits and the Father Christmas kit comes with ice-cream scented dough. Yum.

BUY HERE >> Father Christmas Mini Kit, £10, Organised Chaos with Kids

The Gift of Quality Time

Instead of getting them more toys this Christmas get them something to help fire the imaginations – and last long after Boxing Day. Not Just Nibbles is a cooking subscription box with healthy, allergen-free, planet-friendly, plant-based recipes that take children on a monthly food focused tour of the world. With all of the dry ingredients included and a beautifully illustrated recipe card, plus stickers, badges, booklets and hours of extra food fun, they have everything they need to start their culinary journey. Gold winners in this year’s Junior Design Awards also.

BUY HERE>> Monthly Cooking Kits, from £14.99 Not Just Nibbles

A Great Value Motor 

These wooden cars and vans that come in a myriad of colours and styles – and, are as gorgeous to look at as they’re fun to play with. A great idea for anyone trying to get away from plastic tat this Christmas too.

BUY HERE>> Candylab ‘Patty’s’ Hamburger Van, £15, Monkey McCoy

The Perfect Pal

Who wouldn’t want to wake up to this adorable doll in their stocking? We love these gender neutral, ethically made Olli Ella Dinkum Dolls which come with a nappy and a cute outfit as well as the option to buy more clothes separately.

BUY HERE>> Dream Dinkum Doll ‘Birdie’, £59, Olli Ella

>> And, do take a look at the clothes and mini accessories! Last year they had their own See-Ya Suitcase this year they’ve their own Rattan Doll Luggy. Too Cute!

Kitchen Wizardry

If you or your children haven’t been introduced to Maileg yet we suggest you look away now as one purchase from this magical world of mini cotton rabbits and their accessories is always the beginning of a lifetime love affair. We are extremely smitten with this tiny kitchen set that has been updated for 2020, which means the rabbits can expect a lovely carrot fricassee for Christmas Day…

BUY HERE>> Maileg Mini Kitchen Set, £22, Little Tiger Gifts

Hair Sparkles

Twinkling hair slides make an ideal stocking filler, providing the perfect finish for Christmas Day’s all-important ensemble.

BUY HERE >> Embroidered Patch Clips, £8, Stych

A Christmas Message

A rubber stamp set to create Christmas Day art and will also help jazz up those thank you letters.

BUY HERE>> Festive Stamp Set, £16.50, Meri Meri

Something to Smile About

Something to brush away all those Cadbury Heroes… We’ve switched to bamboo toothbrushes and we’re sure Santa has too!

BUY HERE >> Wild Wonders Bamboo toothbrush, £3.95 Rex London

WANT MORE STOCKING FILLER IDEAS FOR CHILDREN?

>> We’ve sweet stocking fillers for babies and ideas for those stockings for tricky tweens aged 7-11 years too!

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