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The 10 Best Gifts for Young Kids

Choosing the right gift can be stressful. Whether it's a birthday, special occasion or Christmas and be it your own child or not, you want to make sure that the gift you give is not only loved but is something that they don't already own.

The best thing about Hugs for Kids is that we have already scoured the globe for the very best things for kids and that is all we stock. But we admit that there's still quite a bit of it...

So here at Hugs HQ, we have looked at the data, watched the kids faces as they played with every new arrival and listened to our customers feedback to bring you the best of the best gifts for younger's the top 10 surefire winners.


Playforever Bruno ($99.95)


This timeless, stylish and classic car will quickly become a firm favourite; children will love to play with this for years, and adults will take pride in displaying this beauty on a shelf at home, or at the office. Featuring heavy duty plastic and rubber wheels, this car is virtually indestructible and therefore true to its name - play forever.

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Make me Iconic Post Box ($86.00)


In a digital age the iconic red post box is becoming ever more rare. But the big red box still sits down the end of the street, waiting for your postcards, love letters and, yes, even your bills. This wonderful creation comes complete with 6 mix & match wooden stamps and 6 envelopes/postcards. and features a pull down slot to post letters just like the iconic Australia Post Box.

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Wooden Fairy Door ($37.00)

The Fairy Door Store doors come with a personal note & a golden key that only the Fairies can use! Designed to open inward, so that only the fairies can open it, these doors are the portal to years of imaginative play. Bring some magic into your home... install a fairy door today!

Buy Now or see more from The Fairy Door Store


Bamboo Dinner Sets (from $29.95)

Surely you would love your little one eating off one of these beautiful bamboo dinner sets? Coming in either three or five piece sets, these Love Mae gifts are perfect for you and your little love. The quality is amazing and of course the designs are simply too cute for words.

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Build Me Monster Truck ($35.00)

Unleash the demon and see where it goes! This Monster Truck kit has been created to allow parent and child to work together on the construction. Designed and made in Australia from sustainable timber, this educational toy allows for your child to take the lead in doing the construction. Your input will vary depending upon the age and skills of your child.

Buy Now or see more from Build Me


Wooden Cash Register ($75.00)

This durable and beautiful wooden cash register features push buttons, tearable and re-attachable receipts, beeper barcode scanner, microphone and card swiper. It also comes with a wooden credit card, pullout cash drawer with bell sounds and eight wooden coins for a complete pretend play masterpiece..

Buy Now or see more from Q-Toys


Wishbone 3 in 1 Recycled ($299.00)

Not only does this three-wheeler convert to a two-wheeler when the time comes but it is made from old carpets. Seriously. Just like the original wooden Wishbone Trike, the Recycled Edition is super-adjustable, converting from small to tall balance bike to fit kids from 18 months to 6 years! But this time, we've made it from 100% recycled plastic for maximum durability and designed an innovative new frame system called  for the perfect fit.

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Assorted Puzzles ($24.95)

Everyone loves puzzles and glottogon make some of the best - designed to be loved, made to last and built with thought to the future. Their range includes People Puzzles, Alphabet Cards, Big Puzzles, Memory Matches, Puzzle Pairs and Trio Pairs and are truly entertaining inspiring learning through fun, tactile and interactive play.

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Alphabet Stamps ($44.95)

Write exciting messages with this beautifully organized wooden alphabet stamp set. It includes 56 letters (upper and lower case), punctuation marks and a 4-color stamp pad all kept neat and tidy in a convenient wooden storage tray. Learning made fun - or is it art made learning?

Buy Now or see more from Melissa & Doug


Smart Tray Learning Trays (from $24.95)

Use this unique card matching system to improve literacy and numeracy skills. The Smart Tray system uses two types of cards – matching cards and question/answer cards. Students will have hours of fun, completing each activity and checking on the back of the Smart Tray to see if they have completed the task correctly by the pattern they have produced. With a range of Phonics, Numeracy and Literacy Packs to choose from, this is self-correcting education at its best.

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Finding gifts can be stressful at the best of times so we hope that you found this list helpful. Hugs for Kids has a LOT of amazing products but these are the ones that prove to be winners for young kids time and time again.


Please Note: Prices are correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change without notice. Please check the individual product pages for current pricing. While all products were in stock at the time of publication, we cannot guarantee that stock will remain available at all times.

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