Christmas Gift Guide: Top gifts to keep the kids entertained

There may still be more than three weeks to go before Christmas arrives but that won’t stop children everywhere dreaming their days away wondering what gift from Santa will be left behind. Here are our range of ‘top gifts’ to keep your little darling thrilled over the festive season.

TY Beanie Boo Bella the Bear large soft toy

At the holidays I eat candy canes, and then I play with toy trains.

£35, Claire’s, St Nicholas Centre

Nuby Activity Pal

Colours and shapes stimulate the senses. Helps develop hand-eye coordination.

£10.99, Superdrug, The Trinity Centre

Buzz Lightyear talking 12″ figure

Superb character detail with posable arms, legs and head; pop-out wings with light-up detail, light-up laser with sound effects. Speaks more than 15 catchphrases in original character voice.

£30, Disney Store, Bon Accord Centre

BEATS Solo 3 Wireless Rose Gold Headphones

These headphones deliver premium playback with fine-tuned acoustics that maximise clarity, breadth and balance. The comfort-cushion ear cups buffer outside noise for immersive sound.

£209.99, HMV, The Trinity Centre

Playstation 4 500GB FIFA 18

Kick off the FIFA 18 football season in amazing HDR quality graphics with the Jet Black 500GB PS4 bundle. Includes a matching Jet Black DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller and EA SPORTS FIFA 18 on Blu-ray Disc.

£229.99, Game, Bon Accord Centre

Theo Klein Kitchen Basic

Bosch kitchen (two-sided) with electronic cooking sound and various accessories, including plates, utensils, saucepan and frying pan. Suitable for age three year plus.

£33, Debenhams, The Trinity Centre

Styling head

Perfect for the budding hair stylist. Features combable hair and a range of useful accessories, enabling you to experiment with all the latest looks and styles.

£25, John Lewis, Bon Accord Centre

Peter Rabbit puzzle train

The characters and carriages can be taken apart and re-built and a handy string ensures little ones can pull their train around, so Peter and his friends follow them wherever they go.

£27.99, Waterstones, The Trinity Centre

Princess Tower Play Set

Includes colourful accessories to play with and a jigsaw puzzle to build. Create your own stories and scenes using the king, queen, prince and princess figures.

£30, Marks & Spencer, St Nicholas Centre

Escape from Colditz board game

The iconic game of careful planning and nerves of steel. Become Allied escape officers – assemble your equipment, plot your escape routes, and coordinate your efforts to avoid the guardsk, for two to six players.

£39.99. WH Smith, St Nicholas Centre