10 gifts for children - £10 or less

Perfect, affordable gift inspiration for your children this Christmas, all for less than £10! Who says cheap has to be nasty?

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  • Chad Valley Link Words Game, £5.99

    Get your little ones minds working with this fun game – form words, and then words within words! Suitable from 7 years.

    Available from Argos

  • Twirl and Paint, £8

    If your tot fancies himself as a modern day Matisse, here's the kit to spark his imaginations. Suitable from 36 months.

    Available from Early Learning Centre

  • Yummy Dough, £7.95

    Modelling dough you can eat! Brilliant. Just bake it in the oven and eat it as a tasty treat… And a great way to teach your tots kitchen hygiene. Suitable from 3 years.

    Available from Prezzybox

  • Little London Pocket Passport, £9.95

    Tiny travellers will love to explore London, stamping their mini passport as they go. There’s fun and games, exciting activities. Perfect if you're planning a trip to the capital in the new year.

    Available from Not On The High Street

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  • Doctor Who Medals, £5.99

    These are fun collectables for Who fans – no matter the age. Choose from the Doctor himself, Amy Pond, a Smiler, Weeping Angel or a Dalek.

    Available from Royal Mint

  • Ice Age DVD Game, £4.99

    Be Manny, Diego, Ellie, or Sid, and make your way through games including Acorn Avalanche and Ice Fishing and solve puzzles to trek across the game board – but watch out for Rudy! Suitable from 6 years.

    Available from Toys R Us

  • Wilko Play Little Doctor Playset, £2

    Is there a Doctor in the house? After too much turkey and the pulling of crackers, it's your little one to the rescue with this cute kit - and who knows, it might just inspire a future career!

    Available from Wilkinson

  • Smurfs Movie, £9.99

    Released just in time for the big day itself is the Smurfs movie – perfect to watch as a whole family on Christmas evening.

    Available from HMV

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  • Funnybones: a Bone Rattling Collection, £7.99

    The Funnybones are back – with a bumper edition! Children will love the three stories in this classic collection, and it's a blast from the past for the rest of the family.

    Available from Waterstones

  • Disney Cars 2 Play-Doh Grand Prix Race Mat, £10

    Your Cars 2-crazy little ones can create the characters, then complete scenes from the Disney Cars 2 movie with this fab race mat. Suitable from 3 years.

    Available from Debenhams