Christmas Gifts For Kids To Encourage Creativity And Play

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It’s that time of year again, the time to plan for Christmas! Admittedly, 2020 has been a weird year, but Christmas provides something special to look forward to – a great way for families to enjoy themselves and experience some normality. 


Choosing Christmas presents for kids can be difficult. While they’ll no doubt have lists of their own, it’s nice to come up with some surprises for them to open under the tree.


So many kids are gadget-obsessed these days that it’s good to give them gifts that encourage them to step away from screens and be creative instead. So what should you get to bring out the creative side in your child? Take a look at some of the following gift ideas.

Gifts that will teach them new skills

It’s going to take something good to get your kids away from their screens, but you can do it! Something that will keep your kids occupied and stop them from getting bored is ideal! Learning how to knit or sew, build things and even learning to code are great skills your kids can pick up through different toys and activity packs. Try different things to help them find what truly interests them.

Gifts that will encourage play

Seeing kids play make-believe and coming up with their own games, stories and adventures is a wonderful thing. Classic toy figurines are great for this, as are things like dollhouses and matching dolls house accessories. With toys that encourage your kids to play and use their imaginations, they’ll always find something to keep them occupied – especially when friends come over too!

Gifts that will help them discover new worlds

Reading is something you should encourage your child to do from an early age. They should learn to read for fun and not just for school. There are all kinds of amazing children’s books out there that will help them discover new characters and worlds and really enrich their minds. It’s also sure to keep them quiet for a bit! Why not make an effort to read a bedtime story and help your child find their love for books?

Gifts that could encourage some wonderful new hobbies

There are a lot of non-toy gifts out there that are perfect for helping your child discover some new hobbies. From sports-related gifts to sets to encourage baking and other great hobbies, you never know what your child will find a connection with. Why not embrace a new exciting hobby together as a way to enjoy more quality family time?


Finding the perfect Christmas gift can be a big undertaking, especially if you have several kids to buy for! With some simple gift ideas that will continue to give, you can help encourage creativity and hobbies that your child will enjoy. There are plenty of incredible local sellers selling gifts this year, so check out some of your local businesses to help you find wonderful gifts for your kids.

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