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Find lots of useful Christmas tips and activities you can try with the kids this year. From Christmas crafts to Christmas decorations, Christmas birthdays, must have toys and more.
Top 10 toys for Christmas 2017

Top 10 toys for Christmas 2017

Not sure what Christmas presents to buy your kids this year? We take a look at what’s popular and on the must have list for Christmas 2017. From Feisty Pets to LOL Surprise Dolls, Lego, Hatchimals and FurReal Friends.
Christmas present ideas for 0-5 year olds

Christmas present ideas for 0-5 year olds

Have you ever bought a gift for a child and realised that it was not suited to their age? Are you not sure what to buy? Do you want to buy something that is not only fun, but also encourages early childhood education too? Here are some gift ideas that will suit a child’s age, hold their interest and encourage learning through play.
Santa's beard advent calendar

Santa's beard advent calendar

Make your own cheap and fun Santa's beard advent calendar for the kids and pin it to the fridge! A quick and easy way for them to count down the days til Christmas Day.
Create a Christmas tree decoration tradition

Create a Christmas tree decoration tradition

This is an easy and fun tradition to start for your kids whilst they're still young. So by the time they leave home, they’ll have a box of well-loved treasured Christmas tree decorations of their own to take with them.
Fingerprint Christmas cards

Fingerprint Christmas cards

Make your own fingerprint Christmas cards this year with the kids. They're fun and simple to do at home, plus friends and family will love the personal touch of your little one’s fingerprints. Find out how to make both fingerprint Christmas lights cards and fingerprint Christmas tree cards with these easy instructions.
Gifts for your baby’s first Christmas

Gifts for your baby’s first Christmas

It may be re-assuring for those with new babies to hear that when it comes to your baby’s first Christmas, expensive gifts are not necessary! Many parents feel the pressure to buy the latest and most costly toys, but with everyone managing tighter budgets these days, parents are looking for cheaper alternatives.
Kids Christmas birthdays

Kids Christmas birthdays

If your child was born around Christmas time they might feel overlooked when it comes to birthday attention. So how do you ensure your child’s birthday in December or early January isn’t overshadowed by the Christmas holidays? Check out these useful tips.
8 Tips on filling kids Christmas stockings

8 Tips on filling kids Christmas stockings

Kids Christmas stockings or Santa sacks are a simple tradition that date back centuries and are still very popular today, but where do you start when it comes to filling them? Check out these 8 useful tips.
6 Ways to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas

6 Ways to celebrate your baby’s first Christmas

Your baby’s first Christmas is such a special time, so here are some ideas on ways you can celebrate and make it memorable for years to come.
8 Sleep tips for the Christmas holidays

8 Sleep tips for the Christmas holidays

Even babies and kids who are usually good sleepers may find it difficult to get enough sleep or settle during the busy Christmas period. So here are some useful sleep tips for the Christmas holidays to help ensure your baby & kids sleep is not disrupted during this hectic time of year.
Make your own Christmas slime

Make your own Christmas slime

Follow this easy recipe and turn ordinary slime into festive Christmas slime for kids to play with in the lead up to the big day.
Kids handprint Christmas wreath

Kids handprint Christmas wreath

Have a go at making your own handprint Christmas wreath with the kids this year. It’s a really fun Christmas craft activity from Mud Mates and easy for toddlers and pre-schoolers to do with a little help from you. Why not make a new one every year and keep a record of the size of their hands and fingerprints as they grow!
Mini wool Christmas stockings

Mini wool Christmas stockings

Love knitting? Why not make your own mini wool Christmas stockings this year for the tree or mantel piece? These mini stockings are easy to knit and make great Christmas decorations you can bring out year after year.
Make you own popsicle Christmas tree

Make you own popsicle Christmas tree

Be creative and have a go at your own Christmas decorations with the kids. This Popsicle Christmas Tree is easy to make and will look good on your family tree. All you need are ice block sticks, glue and collage materials.
Paper plate Christmas trees

Paper plate Christmas trees

Christmas craft activities are lots of fun for kids of all ages. Have fun this year and make your own paer plate Christmas trees with paper plates, paint, ribbons and decorations.
Kids Christmas food allergies

Kids Christmas food allergies

Is your little one prone to food allergies or food intolerances or do they have a friend who is? At Christmas time with the never-ending series of lunches, dinners and distractions, it can be hard to keep an eye on what toddlers and pre-schoolers are eating. Check out these helpful tips on foods you might like to avoid.
Baking soda clay handprints

Baking soda clay handprints

Baking soda clay handprints are a great way to capture the size of your kids hands whilst their still young, and make Christmas decorations too. Made with ingredients you’ll have in your pantry, these handprint keepsakes are fun and easy to make.
Rudolph the red nosed orange

Rudolph the red nosed orange

Make your kids Christmas lunchboxes and snacks fun with Rudolph the red nose orange! Healthy to eat and easy to make! Fun to put in their Christmas stockings too.
Christmas gingerbread reindeers

Christmas gingerbread reindeers

The kids will love these Christmas gingerbread reindeers! Use this basic gingerbread men recipe or buy plain shop-bought gingerbread men to create your own festive biscuits.
Easy mini Christmas mince pies

Easy mini Christmas mince pies

Love fruit mince pies for Christmas? Have a go at this recipe for mini Christmas mince pies. They’re super easy to make (even for non-bakers!) and their mini size is just right for young kids too.
Christmas watermelon lollipops

Christmas watermelon lollipops

Follow this easy recipe and make your own Christmas watermelon ice blocks for the kids. They make a fun healthy snack idea in the lead up to Christmas and over summer.
Gingerbread Christmas trees

Gingerbread Christmas trees

Use this gingerbread recipe to create your own festive gingerbread Christmas trees. These Christmas treats are easy to make and decorate and will be loved by the whole family.
Christmas pudding sandwich

Christmas pudding sandwich

Kids will love this fun Christmas pudding sandwich for their lunch or morning tea. It's easy to make and a healthy snack too.
Festive strawberry Santas

Festive strawberry Santas

Kids will love these strawberry Santas. They look almost too good to eat! Follow this easy recipe and make your own festive strawberry Santas for Christmas this year.

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