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Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids: Toys, Tech, And Pretty Things

Kids are mostly excited during Christmas because they know they have gifts to unwrap from parents, relatives, and family friends. If you still don’t know what to give, we made a list of some of the coolest gift ideas for young girls and boys. Whether you’re sharing love this Christmas to your son, daughter, nephew, or niece, these gifts will leave you with lots of hugs and kisses from them.

The Jar of Salt x Embrace Jewellery collection

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‘Tis the season to give back. Homegrown multi-brand jewellery retail store Embrace Jewellery brings The Jar of Salt x Embrace Jewellery collection in collaboration with artist Cherie Altea, also known as The Jar of Salt. The jewellery collection features eight distinctive and vibrant motifs which reflect Singapore’s unique Asian culture. The classy pieces are made in Spain and crafted in silver and gold with charming illustrations like cheongsam-clad girls, sarong kebaya, tiffin carrier, Peranakan floor tiles, and summer flowers, in bright and cheerful colours. Give this to your little girl as an accessory she can wear while being proud of her heritage! For every purchase of the jewellery, 10% of the proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Foundation, making your gift even more meaningful.  

Kobo eReaders

For book-loving boys, choose among Rakuten Kobo’s full range of eReaders and accessories: Kobo Clara HD (S$199.90), Kobo Libra H2O (S$279.90), and Kobo Forma (S$399.90), as well as a line of accessories unique to each device. Get it at kobo.com and at key retailers such as Challenger, Courts, Sprint-cass, and others.

If they’re on the techie side too, get Rakuten Kobo’s latest device—Kobo Libra H2O (S$279.90), a 7-inch waterproof eReader with ComfortLight Pro technology. It has a lightweight design, sleek form-factor, and access to Kobo’s catalogue of over six million titles. 

Faber-Castell Young Artist Texture Painting Set

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Get your child to love art by gifting her with this Young Artist Texture Painting Set which you can get from Spotlight Stores. It comes with paint brushes of different textures and paint in five different colours so the little one can freely express her art—hopefully not on your walls though!

Star Wars Force Link Battle on Crait Figure 4-Pack

With a new movie instalment coming up this month, Star Wars merchandise are hot items this season. If your young one is a fan, check out this Star Wars Force Link Battle on Crait Figure 4-Pack from Amazon among the many other options in the site. Featuring four Force Link-activated figures with designs inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi, this toy set will allow your boy to recreate a galactic experience in the comfort of your home. 

Uniqlo Long Sleeve Sweat Set 

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Looking for a sweat set that will make your child feeling all warm and fuzzy this Christmas? Make your little boy feel more powerful with this KIDS MARVEL Long Sleeve Sweat Set with the Cap’s label on it. Needless to say, this is great for kids who are MARVEL fans too.

Mothercare Wild Child Socks

This cute set of Mothercare socks features stripes and cute animal designs with soft fabric that will bring comfort to the lucky boy who’ll receive it. It also comes with ribbed top for a more perfect fit. Give this to your nephew or son so he can flaunt it in all his cuteness when he’s out for some holiday fun. 

LEGO Disney Frozen Enchanted Treehouse Set

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Your little girl won’t be letting go of this gift anytime soon. We’re talking about the LEGO Disney Frozen Enchanted Treehouse Set, which will take her back to the settings featured in Frozen II! This LEGO set includes bedroom, dining, camping, and fishing areas where kids can imagine having adventures with Anna, Olaf, and Mattias.  

Handmade Heroes Baby Oil and Diaper Balm

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Give your baby girl the gift of comfort with the Handmade Heroes’ Natural Baby Kit (S$19.90). It consists of a Rub-a-Dub-Dub Baby Oil and Soothe that Toosh Diaper Balm. The oil can be used for baby massages. Made with apricot oil, jojoba oil, calendula extract, and vitamin E, it is light and quick-absorbing which not only keeps baby relaxed and comfortable, but also nourishes baby’s delicate skin. Meanwhile, the diaper rash balm is petroleum-free and is made with calendula flower extract from marigolds, mango butter, vitamin E, and zinc oxide mineral that helps repel water, reducing itch and discomfort. Calendula has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that help soothe eczema and relieve diaper rash, keeping baby happy and comfortable all day.

MyRent

Did you know that you can rent virtually anything on MyRent, Singapore’s first product rental marketplace? By availing of their service, you are hitting two birds with one stone: gifting the little ones with something they would love to have for a short period of time, and making sure that gift doesn’t contribute to the clutter at home. Think storybooks, electric drum set, tennis racket, DVDs, Xbox, PS, and Nintendo games that are up for rent for as low as S$8 a day!

The platform is increasing its Lender Protection Guarantee limit to ensure that renters can rent out their items with a peace of mind—with 5x the limit if their items are mishandled or stolen. Users on the platform will be covered up to S$5,000 for Singapore residents, and up to S$1,000 for foreigners. MyRent has also partnered with Persona and Dyneti to enhance user security and prevent eCommerce frauds—as part of their mandate of building a community of trust to make renting safe and simple in Southeast Asia.

Cotton On Goldie Sleeveless Dress

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Christmas is a chance to dress up so bring out the princess in your girl with this flowy dress from Cotton On featuring an elastic waistband and button neck feature. The charming details will have her looking pretty during family occasions. 

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