10 Christmas gifts for 4 to 7 year olds

These fantastic Christmas presents will excite, challenge, amaze and entertain children aged 4, 5, 6 and 7. From crafts through to sticker books, we’ve got you kids’ gifts covered; all you need is a bow…

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  • Hector Serrano Animal hands, £4.99

    Your kids can bring their hands to life this Christmas with these cool temporary hand tattoos. Simply apply with water and let the fun begin! (Suitable from 3 years).

    Available from Gettingpersonal.co.uk

  • 3 Blonde Bears Personalised Children’s Apron, £12

    Ready, steady, get cooking this Christmas! Every budding chef needs an apron. Make your child feel extra special by having their name printed, or perhaps go all out and have ‘Head Chef’ instead? (Suitable from 18 months dependent on size bought).

    Available from Notonthehighstreet.com, or call 08452591359

  • LeapFrog Leapster Explorer console with camera, £44.89

    This brilliant console lets kids take their own photos and record videos. They can then scribble over the images, make them into a music video - whatever takes their fancy. (Suitable from 4 years old).

    Available from Amazon

  • Monster Bowling Set, £22.50

    With this wacky set of soft monster skittles, your kids can have their very own bowling alley in the house this Christmas. The best bit is that all of the parts are soft, even the bowling ball. (Suitable from 2 years).

    Available from Wickeduncle.com

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  • Flair Create Plasticine fun tub, £5

    Your children can get creative this Christmas with this stuffed tub of plasticine. With an assortment of cutters and colours, it’s also great value at £5. (Suitable from 3 years).

    Available from Marks & Spencer

  • Kid K’Nex Undersea Pals Case Set, £7.49

    Build a whole underwater world of buddies with bulging eyes. With big chunky parts in all shapes and sizes, this is a fun, ever-changing Christmas present for construction-loving kids. (Suitable from 3 years).
    Available from Toys R Us. Find your nearest Toys R Us store or call 0800 138 7777, Direct Service 0845 786 9778 or visit Babies R Us online

  • Sheep Noughts and Crosses, £4.99

    Kids (and adults) will love trying to get three of their sheep in a line with this quirky take on a traditional game. Hopefully all of the counting sheep will get children off to bed nicely too. (Retailer states "contains small pieces so not suitable for very small children" - we'll leave it up to you to decide if your 4 year old is past the faze of putting things in their mouth!).

    Available from Nigelsecostore.com

  • Crayola Colour Explosion Glow Dome, £26.97

    Your children’s drawings can come to life with this super glow dome. After drawing pictures on the dome with glow markers, simply switch on the lights and spin to see them come to life. (Suitable from 4 years).

    Available from Tesco. Find your nearest Tesco Store or call 0845 600 4411

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  • HappyHopperz Blue Dog, £21.99

    This cool toy gives the Space Hopper a serious run for it’s money. Not only is this a fun and entertaining present, it will help increase balance and co-ordination skills. (Suitable from 3 years).

    Available from Kiddicare.com

  • Chilly the Snowman Christmas Sticker & Activity Book (Igloo)

    Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without a sticker book. This wonderful collection brings together puzzles, sticker games, dot to dot and even spot the difference. Snuggle up and get sticking this winter. (Suitable from 3 years).

    Available from Aldi stores and online as a Special Buy from November 13, 2011. Find your nearest Aldi store