Are you still scrambling for that perfect present for your little and not-too-little ones this Christmas? Whether you simply have not had the time to shop or it’s just the perpetual procrastinator kicking in, or perhaps there are just way too many choices – worry not, because we’ve got you covered. Here are 12 Christmas gift ideas for children and teens we’re sure will have the kiddos shrieking with delight.
For your child who loves to role play, here’s a traditional barrow style ice-cream trolley. It comes with moveable wheels and a striped fabric canopy, and features a sliding door to the frozen compartment illustrated with classic ice cream flavours to stimulate imaginative play. The set also includes two magnetic ice-cream cones. The trolley is made from ethically-sourced wood and is decorated with non-toxic paints. Price: HK$ 2,099 available at Bimbo Concept
A beautiful way to store those books and decorate that desk are with these Tiffany & Co. whimsical elephant bookends in earthenware with Tiffany Blue accents, measuring 9×6 inches. Price: HK $2,200
While this might not be a great idea for the sanity of the adults in the house, it will bring a smile to the budding little rocker in the family. This Loog Electric Guitar comes with a built-in amplifier and an an app where kids can learn to play songs on the guitar. Choose from Loog Pro VI Electric Black and Loog Pro Electric Red. Price: HK$ 1,798 at the MoMA Design Store
Under the special edition collection “alice + olivia x Good Smile Company”, a collaboration between alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet and Good Smile Company of Japan, is this collectible doll that wears an iconic alice + olivia design: a dress with black-and-white stripes and sunglasses. Stacey’s hair, dress, and sunglasses are all made by hand, and emblazoned on the packaging is a message from Bendet: “Never underestimate the power of a girl who knows what she wants.” Price: HK$ 3,290
Is your child a Star Wars fan and loves to build? Well this will have him or her happily agreeing to chores for some time. This badass 7,500-piece Lego Star Wars Millennium Falcon includes 4 classic crew mini figures: Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and C-3PO; Episode VII/VIII crew mini figures: Older Han Solo, Rey and Finn; and aBB-8 droid, 2 buildable Porgs and a buildable Mynock. Exterior features include intricately detailed and removable hull panels, a lowering boarding ramp, concealed blaster cannon, 4-Minifigure cockpit with detachable canopy, interchangeable round/rectangular sensor dishes, upper and lower quad laser cannons, and 7 landing legs. Phew. Price: HK$7,299 available at Lego stores
Give your children a taste of a classic with this powder-coated iron scooter patterned after a vintage Italian model. The Primo Ride-On Push Scooter is crafted from sheets of solid metal, and welded by hand from a minimum of pieces, while an aluminum trim adds stability and vintage flair to the design. Kids will settle right into the faux leather seat and push themselves down the hallway or the sidewalk. The Primo Ride-On Push Scooter is for kids ages 1+ and under 45 lbs and measures 18h x 30w x 14”d. Price: HK$1,604 at the Moma Design Store
For your little fashionista, you can’t go wrong with a pair of classic Ray-Bans. Boasting a timeless silhouette, these sunglasses by Ray-Ban captivate your little one’s heart with a futuristic colour palette. Metallic logo plaques stamp the glossy temples, polishing this pair with sophistication. Price: HK$ 700 available at Lane Crawford
Should you have the room and your child happens to be a gaming fanatic, this arcade machine is IT. With this gaming machine you can play arcade games such as King of Fighters, World Heroes, Street Fighter, Super Mario, Galaga, Dong Kong and etc, right in your own home. Pre-loaded with over 2,000 games, you will never have a dull day with this ultimate gaming machine. For more amazing details, see here.
For the little girl who loves her dolls, this three-storey doll house will make her heart sing. The house comes with furniture, and is compatible with figures up to approximately 30 cm tall. It’s also fitted with a wooden stair and two barriers. Price: HK $1,619.00 at Petit-Bazaar
Indulge your little princess in a girlish charm with this headband from Lele Sadoughi. Adorned with a bow and hand-embellished with acrylic pearls, this lovely accessory will lend a perfect finishing touch to your little one’s hairstyle. Price: HK$ 760 available at Lane Crawford
The Nintendo Switch allows you to play the games you want, wherever you are, however you like. Included in this gaming system is the Nintendo Switch console and Nintendo Switch dock in black, with contrasting left and right Joy‑Con controllers—one red, one blue. It also includes all the extras you need to get started. Price: HK$ 2,340
These Canadian maple wood skateboards feature Dots Obsession (2018) by Yayoi Kusama and are also available in Black Small Dots, Black Big Dots, Red Small Dots and Red Big Dots. Just a note, it does not come with wheels so you need to add those yourself, but it does also look ultra-cool as a piece of decor on your teenager’s wall! And the Kusama fans will be pleased to know that the products remain faithful to the patterns of her hand-painted pieces. Price: HK$ 1,768 available at the Moma Design Store