Gifts for the Little Elves this Christmas

The children of Sunderland have been on their best behaviour all year to make sure they secure a place on Santa’s nice list and now is the time where it pays off, with plenty of gift ideas to choose from at the Bridges.

Whether they have their eye on games, toys or tasty treats, we’ve rounded up a variety of presents that anyone would be happy to find under the tree this year. 

H&M, Jersey Pyjamas

Christmas only comes around once a year, so why not mark the occasion with a pair of themed pyjamas? H&M has lots of festive styles, with something to suit all ages.

Price £8.99

Hotel Chocolat, Posse of Penguins

Wrapped up warm in their little woolly hats, these hollow chocolate penguins are the perfect stocking filler for little ones to nibble while watching a Christmas film or trying out their new toys.

Price £12

The Entertainer, Pictionary Air

Get the kids up and moving with this creative take on the classic drawing game. Download the Pictionary Air app and point it at the illustrator to see their drawing appear in the air in front of them – with an in-app record function to play back the fun.

Price £16

Next, Fisher-Price Rollin’ Rovee

Rollin Rovie is a friend to play with from 6 months of age all the way up to five years old. With four different play modes filled with music and activities, Rovie can help them learn the alphabet, counting, opposites, directions and more as they grow.

Price £60

Superdrug, Girls4Girls Kids Glitter 4 Days Eye Cream Palette

Everyone loves to have a bit of sparkle at Christmas and this beginner’s eyeshadow set, full of colourful glitters, is sure to go down a treat with any budding makeup artists out there.

Price £7.99

Primark, Xmas Art Set

Any budding artists will be pleased to receive this fully stocked art set, complete with paints, crayons, pencils and felt tip pens. A perfect addition to help them write out their thank you letters this year.

Price £4.50

Next, Gingerbread Baking Gift Set

Nothing says Christmas like the smell of freshly baked gingerbread and this handy kit with star-shaped cutters means even the smallest of bakers can create something delicious.

Price £8

The Works, Mould Your Own Crazy Clay Dinosaurs

Get their creative juices flowing with this make-your-own dinosaur kit, complete with modelling clay, an activity book and six colourful dinosaurs to bring to life.

Price £7

The Entertainer, Present Pets

When you open your Present Pets box and pull the gift tag inside, either Kweenie or Princess will climb out herself to greet you. With more than 100 sounds and actions including kisses and wagging her tail, she’s the perfect fluffy friend this Christmas.

Price £54.99

Debenhams, LEGO City Police Highway Arrest Set

Keep them busy while you cook the lunch on Christmas morning by getting stuck into a new LEGO set. With 185 pieces to assemble and play with, they can re-enact a high-speed chase with characters Duke Detain and Vito.

Price £18