'Tis the season to treat the kids in your life to a little something special. Check out our cheat sheet for fun tech toys, unique forever treasures and delightful stocking stuffers. Looking for something specific? Let the Gift Finder do the work for you. Just pick their age and interest, and your budget.

Chocolate koalas, $6.25

It wouldn’t be Christmas morning without chocolate. Stuff their stockings with a little Australiana this year. These limited edition koalas from Lindt in smooth and creamy milk chocolate are almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

Lekker Mini kids balance bike, $178

What could be better than a new bike on Christmas morning? Mini riders will adore adventuring around playgrounds and driveways all summer long on their brand new Mini kids balance bike from Lekker. Choose their favourite from the huge colour range. Perfect for grommets from two to five.

A toddler on a red balance bike, pulling a wooden duck.
Lekker Mini Kids Balance Bike, $178.00. Courtesy of Lekker Bikes

Mini instant camera, $109

Kids will adore the novelty of IRL printed photos. Instant cameras are always a hit and this Instax mini II is super simple to use. Designed for taking happy snaps in all lighting scenarios, just point and shoot and the auto exposure will do the rest. It even has a selfie mode. Grab yours at David Jones.

Spotty Dot wooden number blocks, $39.95

Little hands will love to learn to count with these big wooden numbers from Spotty Dot. The higher the number, the taller the block. Line them up in the right order and they'll fit together. Perfect for kids three and up.

Four wooden number blocks getting progressively bigger.
Spotty Dot wooden number blocks, $39.95. Image courtesy of Spotty Dot

Fairy unicorn lantern, $89.95

Make their Christmas magical with this fantasy lantern from Ambiance. Switch on to illuminate the scene inside, and be mesmerised as the glitter swirls around the fairy and unicorn friends. A hand-painted treasure for bigger kids.  

Unicorn necklace, $35

Delight unicorn fans with this cute enamel pendant from Angus and Coote in pink and violet. Cast in sterling silver with a matching chain, it’s the perfect, first grown-up jewellery piece for kids who love to dress up.

Uno 50th anniversary edition, $34.99 

Christmas arvo is for playing cards, and UNO is the essential all-ages game. Perfect for games night, road trips and after lunch, upgrade the family UNO set with this premium 50th anniversary edition from Metro Hobbies. Including a special 50/50 card and commemorative gold coin.

Uno 50th Anniversary. Image courtesy of Metro Hobbies
Uno 50th anniversary edition, $34.99 from Metro Hobbies. Image courtesy of Metro Hobbies.

Minions yellow FitBit, $83.30

Get mini minions moving with the Minions Fitbit activity tracker from Digi Direct. Kids six and up will love to track steps and sleep and try fun fitness challenges. The on-wrist stopwatch makes it easy to race with friends and time handstands in the pool.

Rainbow lion building set, $280

Little kids three and up will adore this extra-special wooden block puzzle from Stranger than Paradise Gifts. Fit the organic shapes into the wooden frame to create the majestic lion and his mane. Then get creative – they'll find other animals hidden within the colourful geometric shapes. Stack and play to build a whole Sahara landscape.

A block puzzle of a lion with coloured mane
Stranger than Paradise rainbow lion building set, $280.00. Image courtesy of Stranger than Paradise.

Zebra Print Scrunchie, $5.57

Cute and comfy, these fun zebra-print scrunchies from Glue Store make for perfect stocking fillers. Collect all the animal prints to play hair salon. Or stack up on your wrist for an '80s aerobics dance-off.

Urban Rider remote control race car, $19.99

Christmas mornings are for remote-control racing. Kids six and up will love to go full throttle and power over obstacles with this cool SUV action racer from Hearns Hobbies. With off-road tyres to tackle any wrapping paper–pile jumps and LED lights for after-dark racing.

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Last updated on Tue 16 Nov 2021

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