Whether you’re buying for your partner, your kids, siblings, uncles, grandparents or friends, ‘what to buy’ is often a conundrum.
Within the Dadsnet community, we’re constantly reading conversations discussing various options for Christmas presents for family members.
And it’s for this reason that we’ve decided to make your decision making process a little easier by listing plenty of ideas, all in one place.
Here we go:
Toys & Games
Edushape Textured Pop Blocks
Fender Fullerton Ukelele
The Fullerton Ukulele merges the beloved ukulele with classic Fender electric shapes. Choose from iconic Stratocaster, Telecaster or Jazzmaster shapes – they’re the perfect gift to keep energetic, rock n’ roll kids (and big kids) entertained this Christmas.
Built to develop kids’ cognitive skills and unlock their creativity, Robo Wunderkind allows kids’ imaginations to run wild and changes the way your kids play, learn, and think.
The easy to assemble kit comes with an app that is used to program robotic blocks, which can become anything from a motor to a speaker when programmed by the user, with no previous knowledge needed and the ability to increase complexity if desired.
Explorer Lite, 6 modules in the box, £199.00
Explorer Prime, 8 modules, £249.00
Explorer Pro, 15 modules, £399.00
GALT – Germ Attack Horrible Science
Germ Attack, the latest gruesome game in the best-selling Horrible Science range from Galt Toys, teaches children valuable lessons about bacteria and germs whilst they take part in a ruthless race around the body.
Hunny Bunny Stacker from Taf Toys
If you’re looking for a gift to give to a baby or toddler, these toys are great for development and teaching sorting skills, colours and problem solving.
Original Super High Performance Stomp Rocket
Honestly, a toy that has stood the test of time and still provides hours of fun outdoors. A really great gift – for dads as well as children …
Blume – Chocolate Pen
Get creative and craft tasty treats in chocolate with the Chocolate Pen from Skyrocket Toys! The Chocolate Pen allows you to create in delicious style with real chocolate!
Duncan Pulse Yo-Yo
Since the world renowned craze of 1998, Yo-Yo’s have always been a strong contender for anyone’s Christmas stocking. And Duncan is at the forefront of making fantastic yo-yo’s for children to begin their Yo-Yo journey..
A twist on a retro classic, adults can teach kids a trick or two with this unique, high-quality, perfectly balanced, light up yo-yo with high-speed ball-bearing axle. Equipped with new lighting technology to create a fantastic show of colour changing lights and patterns!
The original, ground breaking, hand-propelled spinning trick disk has been updated with an extended spin time of up to four minutes and three multicolour LEDS. Featuring a super-high-speed ball-bearing for incredible spin speeds of up to 500 revs per minute, kids can create stunning light effects as they learn to master an awesome array of over 30 tricks and stunts. Available in Red, Blue and Yellow.
Oh! My Gif
Oh! My Gif are the new range of collectibles from Moose Toys. Each GIFbit allows you to share the fun and humour of GIFs with your friends I.R.L – simply push, pull, turn or twist to reveal its funny, surprise movements!The OH! MY GIF Dance Pack includes 6 exclusive GIFbits – just activate each dancing GIFbit to discover its surprise movement. Once your GIFbit animates it will reveal a popular internet dance move – check out Cheeky Dougby, Wavin’ Slothy, Paws Up Catly, Shuffle Puggo and more!
Build Your Own’s Eco-Friendly Toys
Build Your Own’s range of eco-friendly toys are perfect for parents and kids who love a fun project they can work on together. Each Build Your Own kit comes with everything you need inside the box and is made from sustainable cardboard and minimal plastics. Choose between the Paper Plane Launcher, Microscope or Telescope and discover more about the world around you.
Food & Drink
Whole Earth Chocolate & Hazelnut Peanut Butter
Whole Earth, the UK’s number one peanut butter brand, has launched an indulgent flavour, Chocolate and Hazelnut. (£4, 340g, available in Tesco and Waitrose)
- Made with no refined sugar and naturally sweetened with dates
- 80% less sugar than the leading chocolate spread
- The perfect alternative for those wanting to lead a healthier lifestyle
- The perfect stocking filler or secret Santa gift
Sauce Shop Gift Packs
As a foodie, these guys are high up on my wish list. “Sauces should be about flavour and the big brand stuff just didn’t cut it. We cooked up a small batch of Smoky Chipotle Ketchup and enjoyed it at home with friends. It went down so well that we decided to make a few more flavours and started selling them at our local famer’s market. Just like that, Sauce Shop was born.”
Hot Smoked BBQ Kit
Turn your barbeque into a hot smoker with the BBQ Hot Smoking Kit from Hot Smoked. The kit is packed with all you need to experiment with the tastes and techniques of hot smoking to add an extra dimension to your outdoor cooking. The kit contains packs of wood smoking chips in Oak, Cherry and Beech, a Spicy BBQ Rub, stainless steel smoker box and a 24 page recipe booklet filled with delicious barbeque ideas to inspire you on your hot smoking adventure.
Blue Goose Compostable Coffee Capsules
Let it flow this Christmas with Blue Goose Coffee’s Eco Coffee Pod Collection gift pack, perfect for the eco-conscious and the Nespresso® coffee lover in your life.
St Peter’s Brewery Christmas Ale
The perfect stocking filling for beer lovers.
Flor de Cana Rum
Flor de Caña Rum is sustainably produced, from field to bottle, and the only spirit in the world to be both Carbon Neutral and Fair Trade certified.
The Emissary Prosecco
The Emissary’s first discovery. Light, dry, fine, and perfectly balanced. For this particular prosecco, very little sugar is added during the production process, resulting in a dry, refreshing prosecco with fewer calories. Win, win!
Spicentice – The World’s Hottest Curry Kit
Spicentice.com have developed three new curry kits that they believe are probably the hottest available in the UK. They come as a set for £12 which would make a great Christmas gift for curry lovers and spicy food fans.
Clothing & Accessories
10 Tree T-shirt & Beanie hat
You can’t go wrong with an eco-friendly, well designed and high quality item of clothing. You must check out 10Tree.
Salomon Running Shoes
Running shoes. An essential for any dad. I’ve been running in Salomon shoes for years and haven’t found anything as good.
Gadgets & Tech
As winter ‘staycations’ become the new Christmas vacations travelling via campervan and camping is now more popular than ever. Travel restrictions, the fear of two weeks in quarantine and expensive accommodation mean many Brits using caravans to holiday in the UK. Crucial for a successful trip, portable navigation devices are among the most popular accessories for campers & caravans. They differ from their counterparts for normal cars by taking the special requirements of campers & caravans into account when planning routes. They also offer key information relevant for campers such as rest areas & nearest campsites.
Nintendo Switch – Mario Kart Live; Home Circuit
This has to be one of the best games on the market this Christmas. You’ll love it. Your kids will love it. Need I say more?
Hyperx Chargeplay Clutch
For that one person in your life who’s devices are forever running out of battery, the HyperX ChargePlay Clutch™ for mobile/Nintendo Switch is the gift for them!
Hyperx – Cloud Buds Wireless
Discrete and portable, the new Cloud Buds deliver an immersive on-the-go gaming and entertainment experience, perfect for enjoying a cheeky bit of Mariah!
- Bluetooth® wireless connection
- Up to 10 hours battery life2
- 14mm drivers
- 3 ear tip sizes included
- In-line mic and multi-function button
- Mesh travel pouch
Kelty Storage Boxes
The Kelty Cache Boxes come in different sizes and are ideal to store, organise and protect your belongings – being in the car, home or outdoors, the boxes have clever pockets and dividers and are made of tough exterior.
SRP small £ 13 / medium £15 / large £22
Kelty Folding Cooler
Kelty’s Folding Cooler (SRP £75 – £90) is the perfect space saver for your outdoor adventure.
- Ice retention: 36+ hours
- Comes in two sizes (45L and 25L)
- Superior insulation for cold beers
- Collapses for easy storage when not in use with semi-rigid sides
- 45L holds 70 cans of beer; 25L holds 40 cans of beer
- Easy carry handles and 4 strategically placed cup holders
Coffee. Enough said – this Tassimo coffee machine is slim, stylish and delivers a very nice cup of coffee!
- Compatible with a range of cup sizes
- 1400 Watt power output
- 700ml capacity
- Works out the ideal brewing time for your chosen drink
- Removable drip tray for easy cleaning
Current price: £106
Below the Belt Grooming Gift Sets
Ramer Sponges for Men
Invigorating. exactly what we all need first thing in the morning. Ramer sponges for men look as good as they feel.
Dadsnet is all about community. Our members and followers are at the heart of everything we do. We are therefore pleased to share with you that items included in this gift guide have been GIFTED to someone in our community for Christmas.
From December 1st we will be sending as many items as possible to families in need, or deserving of a treat.