This adorably kitsch rattle is great for little girls – pretty, pink and polka dotted!

Trousselier Ninon rattle in pink, £6, available at AlexandAlexa.

Any budding young artist will love this set of sweet-smelling erasers, cased in colourful milk cartons for extra fun.

Kikkerland scented erasers, £4, available at Debenhams.

Teach your little’uns the tricks of tradition with this nursery rhyme memory game featuring all their favourite characters and songs.

Retro Range nursery rhyme game, £4, available at AlexandAlexa.

If you’re mini me’s love making noise, they’ll love doing it with this bright Bluezoo microphone. Not only can they play pre-recorded songs, they can record their own sounds and make use of the hilarious voice-changing function.

Bluezoo blue magic recording microphone, £8, available at Debenhams.

The perfect packable present, this pinball game is great for kids on the go.

Ernest The Bear space race pinball game, £6, available at House of Fraser.

Before you experiment with pets, let your little ones look after this mini brother in a box. Super sweet, they’ll love playing with him during the day and tucking him in at night.

Maileg little brother in a box, £18, available at AlexandAlexa.

For boys obsessed with sci-fi, give him the chance to build his own robot with moveable arms and legs.

Retro Range make your own robot, £5, available at AlexandAlexa.

Every kid loves a bedtime story. If they love Peppa Pig, too, you’ll have no problems getting them in bed for this book.

Peppa and the Big Train book, £3.99, available at Debenhams.

This super cute cat on wheels is the perfect present for tiny toes. Soft and sweet, they’ll love wheeling this fleecy feline around on Christmas day.

Trousselier cat on wheels, £16, available at AlexandAlexa.

Obsessed with flight? This balloon copter can fly 20m high, just by the power of an air-filled balloon. Quick, easy and endlessly fun!

Science Museum balloon copter, £4, available at Debenhams.