Brilliant Children’s Presents For Under £25


With the school summer holidays upon us, it’s an excellent time to treat friends and family to some brilliant gifts. We rigorously test all products before they go on our website and we’ve pulled together some of our favourites, all under £25. From a clever ball you can spin on your fingertips to a boomerang that returns every time and a flying silicone disc you squish in your hand to catch.

  1. Fun Tape Measure – filled with silly facts
  2. Spinning Zzzopa Ball – bounce it, spin it, fidget!
  3. Sonic Booma Boomerang – returns every time
  4. Smart Ball – counts keepy uppy’s for you
  5. Amazing Magic Pens – set of 25
  6. Waboba Wingman – flying silicone disc
  7. The Upside Down Challenge – very funny!
  8. Flip Clock – four cool functions
  9. Radical Rainbow Veg – sow and grow your 5 a day
  10. Xplode Reaxion – stunt domino set
  11. Sticky Wall Crawlers – watch them go!
  12. Rainbow Dancer Ribbon Wand
  13. Little Pack of Optical Illusions
  14. Jumbo Octopus Kite – 4 metres long
  15. Mini HORNIT – for bikes and scooters
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1 Fun Tape Measure – Filled with Silly Facts ,  £7.99 £7.99

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60 fun facts and statistics

This entertaining double-sided tape measure includes both centimetres and inches, as well as sixty incredible scientific facts. Find out how big your things are compared to everything else – have you ever wondered whether the Mona Lisa would fit on your wall, how big an Oscar is or how high a pig can jump? Did you know that a snail can travel 39 inches in one hour? With a handy auto-locking mechanism, this is a fascinating gift for inquisitive minds – made to measure fun!

2 Spinning Zzzopa Ball – Bounce it, Spin It, Fidget! ,  £9.99 £9.99

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With high speed spin technology

Each Zzzopa contains a high-quality bearing that sits on an axle within the centre of the 5cm ball. This means you can smoothly spin this fun Zzzopa ball with your fingertips at speed, a spherical fidget spinner that’s perfect for restless hands! The outer poly-active surface allows for incredible crisp bounces, combine with different spins to bamboozle your friends with crazy tricks, spinning jumps and ricochets. The ultimate ball game of spin, bounce and throw – the new fidgety craze!

3 Sonic Booma Boomerang – Returns Every Time! ,  £14.99 £14.99

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With whistling wings and 20m flight range

With an impressive flight range of 15-20 meters, this cool boomerang mesmerizes passers-by as it whizzes through the air. The high-tech tri-blade design offers a stable and accurate return flight – every single time! It even has whistling wings so you can listen to it as it soars. Using the throwing instructions on the back of the pack to guide you, you’ll be a Booma master in no time! Endless fun, again and again…and again…!

4 Smart Ball – Counts Keepy Uppys for you! ,  £24.99 £24.99

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Glows and counts aloud

Keep the ball off the ground with your feet and knees whilst your smart ball counts your Keepy Uppy score up to 100. Lighting up with every touch, challenge your friends to a trick-off as the in-built speaker calls out your score! Take your skills to the pitch by simply removing the sensor and screwing the bung to the ball to turn it into a normal football. Be the trick champion on and off the pitch!

5 Amazing Magic Pens – Set of 25 ,  £17.99 £17.99

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Transform and erase colours

Create amazing patterns with this clever set with pens that can change colour, erase colours easily and even write invisible messages. Built with durable, shock-proof tips, draw in one colour and the magic activator pen will change to another colour. Create 3D letters and make magical pictures to proudly display or use the special pen to reveal your secret messages. So much fun and washable too – Magical Pens!

6 Waboba Wingman – Flying Silicone Disc ,  £7.99 £7.99

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Folds up and fits in your pocket

With its unique aerodynamic design, this brilliant 15cm disc flies straight and far, up to 40 metres and doesn’t veer off course. Made from a soft pliable material, you can catch it easily by squishing it in your hand. Easy to fold up, it automatically pops back into shape after being in your pocket, backpack or gym bag. Fun at the park, on the beach or in the garden, fold it up and take it anywhere!

7 The Upside Down Challenge – Very Funny! ,  £24.99 £24.99

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Turn everything upside down

You’ll be amazed how difficult even the simplest tasks become when you put on these special goggles, with an adjustable strap. With your vision flipped upside down, compete to do the 100 ‘easy’ drawing and activity challenges, like putting a top on a pen, giving a high five or even just writing your name! And when you try ‘simply’ pouring water from one bottle into another, things are going to get very messy and very funny! Sure to get you and your friends laughing out loud, absolutely brilliant!

8 Flip Clock – Four Cool Functions ,  £12.99 £12.99

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Smart multi-purpose clock

Perfect for lazybones and sleepy-heads, this brilliant digital alarm clock is so simple to use. Just flip it one of four ways to access all of its functions – an alarm clock, a calendar, a thermometer and a timer too. The easy-set alarm has a cool digital beeping sound as well as an adjustable 24/48 hour display. With a fun multicolour backlight, this 7cm alarm clock is an excellent addition to any bedside table. Fun meets functionality – it’s about time!

9 Radical Rainbow Veg – Sow & Grow your 5 a day! ,  £12.99 £12.99

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Purple carrots and stripy tomatoes!

This brilliant set includes everything you need to grow your own fun rainbow vegetables, including seeds, compost discs and starter pots. Watch them sprout into seedlings, then transfer to a larger pot or garden to finish them off. In time, enjoy your homegrown purple carrots, stripy tomatoes, yellow courgettes, red sprouts and colourful Swiss chard. Jazz up your dinner and encourage children to eat their veg – who could resist tasting a rainbow?!

10 Xplode Reaxion – Stunt Domino Set ,  £29.99 £29.99

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Build models and exciting chain reactions

This brilliant 230-piece kit is an innovative building system with the excitement of falling dominoes! Use the interlocking pieces and links to build vehicles, skyscrapers and more, or stack them up to create fascinating chain reactions. The set includes mind-blowing elements like boxes with popping lids and two high-speed spinning tops! Build the ultimate domino track, then watch as it all collapses in the most exciting way possible. Totally cool!

11 Sticky Wall Crawlers – Watch them Go! ,  £7.99 £7.99

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Throw at walls & windows, then watch them move down!

This fun and entertaining set has four squishy coloured mini balls that stick to walls and windows. Throw them as they hit with a satisfying splat and then watch as they slowly crawl down the surface, fascinating! Very tactile and fun to play with, make a race of it with the four different colours, play with friends to see which is first to make it down. Simple fun and all the better for it, sure to bring a smile!

12 Rainbow Dancer Ribbon Wand – 3.5 Metres! ,  £5.99 £5.99

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Colourful ribbon flutters & twirls!

A really lovely toy for active kids, this brilliant ribbon wand measures an impressive 3.5 metres long. As you hold on to the flexible handle and dance or run, the rainbow ribbon will flutter behind, creating a lovely stream of colour. Spin, twist and twirl for truly fabulous effects! Similar to those used in professional rhythm gymnastics and baton twirling, little dancers are sure to delight in creating their very own pretty rainbow – just like real magic!

13 Little Pack of Optical Illusions – 50 Cards ,  £7.99 £7.99

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Mind-bending visual tricks to baffle your brain

Get your sights in a spin with this crazy collection of optical illusions! Each of the fifty cards is printed with an extraordinary image or pattern guaranteed to make you think twice. From patterned wheels that spin out of the corner of your eye to kaleidoscopic mosaics that wiggle on the page, these visual tricks are truly brain bending. Baffle your friends and family with some truly mind-boggling illusions – sure to amaze.

14 Jumbo Octopus Kite – 4 Metres Long ,  £15.99 £15.99

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Impressive kite with long colourful tentacle streamers

This wonderful octopus kite is truly impressive and flies beautifully, its long rainbow tentacles fluttering across the sky. Easy to fly, measuring a colossal 4 meters from end to end, this great kite comes in its own handy storage bag and includes an extra-long line and sturdy handle. Excellent fun for amateurs and experts alike and perfect for windy beach days. Available in three bold colours – truly ink-redible!

15 Mini HORNIT – For Bikes & Scooters to Sound ,  £21.99 £21.99

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Lights & 25 fun sound effects – motorbike, siren, even a lion!

This brilliant Mini Hornit is loaded with 25 fun sounds including a Police siren, motorbike, Ole trumpet, horse, elephant and an impressive lion’s roar – there’s even an old-fashioned bike bell! The sounds have three different volumes, plus it has white and green lights, with flashing or constant settings. Durable and waterproof, the Hornit attaches easily to the handlebars of any bike or scooter, with an optional remote trigger for bike handles, meaning you don’t need to let go to sound it. Makes riding a bike even more fun – sound that Hornit!

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