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Before it’s time to start panicking because you haven’t gotten everyone their Christmas gifts yet, check out our massive list of 50 perfect Christmas presents. It’s the ONLY gift guide you’ll need!

Today is the 1st day of December, which means that you really need to get started on Christmas shopping if you’re hoping not to go on a last-minute madcap spree. No idea what to get for everyone? Don’t worry – to get you inspired, we’ve curated this massive list of 50 presents that will please every baby, child, lady and gentleman in your life. Happy shopping!


Gifts for Babies

1. The Beebo

Let feeding time be even more enjoyable with The Beebo! This hands-free bottle feeder allows parents to savour those precious bonding moments, be it reading a book or massaging their Bub, or even enjoying a family meal together. Nursing mums have a free hand; now bottle-feeding parents can too! From US$29.99 at Amazon

(See also: The Newborn Checklist: 18 Must-haves to Get When You’re Expecting a Baby)

2. Project Nursery Parent and Baby Smartband

The Project Nursery Parent + Baby Smartband is the first-of-its-kind wearable technology for parents. From scheduling pregnancy check-ups for Mums-to-Be to tracking their baby’s sleep and feeding schedule, there’s no need to worry about forgetting their next appointment! This smart band also syncs wirelessly with iOS and Android smartphones. Say goodbye to the days of post-it notes and hello to this effortlessly convenient tracking system! $210.06 at Project Nursery

3. Matimati Baby Bandana Bibs

Who can resist a cute baby in a stylish bandana? With different modern styles ranging from an Arrows & Triangles set to a Little Lady set, you’ll definitely find one to match Bub’s personality! These bandana bibs aren’t just pretty to look at, they’re practical too. Made from super absorbent soft organic cotton (front) and polyester fleece (back), they also come with 2 different snaps so Junior can grow with the bib! From $14.80 at Qoo10

4. Zutano Unisex-Baby Newborn Cozie Fleece Booties

Keep the little one’s feet warm with Zutano’s Cozie Fleece Booties. With colours for both boys and girls, these booties actually stay on! With over 10 colours ranging from bright fuschia to dark grey, you’ll be able to find a bootie to match any day of the week. Sizes also run for 3-month-olds, 6-month-olds, 12-month-olds, and 18-month-olds respectively – ensuring they get the best fit. From $49.41 at Qoo10

5. WubbaNub Baby Pacifier

Know of a mum who’s tired of hunting down lost pacifiers? Then get the WubbaNub! The WubbaNub is a pacifier attached to a wide variety of soft toys, each small enough for Bub to grab onto. Its durable one-piece construction makes for easy cleaning, too. This hit product has been distributed in hospitals, NICU, and well-baby units all over the USA, and it’s time to put it on your gift list too! $29.90 at Toddle Singapore

6. Comotomo Milk Bottle

The Comotomo Milk Bottle is simply put, the “Baby Bottle Evolved”. Boasting a “natural feel baby bottle”, the bottle replicates the natural breastfeeding experience for the little one. Not only is it easy for parents to clean, it boasts a special medium air vent that prevents gas and colic, and is 100% leak proof. If you’re looking for a practical baby gift this holiday season, the Comotomo Milk Bottle has got to be on your list! $26.32 (250ml) at Motherswork

7. Shit Just Got Real™ Organic Swaddle Scarf™

Inject some humour into parenting’s messiest clean-ups with the hit Just Got Real™ Organic Swaddle Scarf™. Not only will it keep Junior all warm and snug in the swaddle, it’ll also provide comic relief for parents facing an enormous clean-up duty! It can also double up as tapestry, covering strollers, a breastfeeding cover, and a cuddle blanket. From US$46.95 at Coveted Things

(See also: Jumping On The Organic Baby Bandwagon)

8. Sophie the Giraffe Teether

If you’ve been searching for baby gifts, we bet you’ve already stumbled across Sophie the Giraffe. Not just a regular old teether, Sophie helps simulate the baby’s senses from just 3 months old. The dark spots provide visual simulation, while squeaks simulate Bub’s hearing, and its unique smell is easily recognisable. Made from 100% natural rubber, it’s a comforting texture for teething babies, with soft parts to soothe their irritated gums. $39.90 at Sophie & Friends

9. Burt’s Bees Baby Nourishing Lotion (Fragrance-Free)

As warm as it is in Singapore, being in air-conditioning for most of the day can dry out a baby’s skin. Burt’s Bees Baby Nourishing Lotion (Fragrance-Free) helps to moisturise the little one’s sensitive skin. Filled with soothing ingredients like aloe and oat, Baby can now feel more comfortable at sleep, play, and rest without itching. $22.90 at Pupsik Studio

10. Blooming Bath

The Blooming Bath is an Instagram-favourite! A safe, happy way to bathe your baby, the Blooming Bath’s petals conform to any sink to cradle and protect Bub for an enjoyable bath time. Handmade from the softest polyester plush, the Blooming Bath also comes in several adorable colours to choose from. Parents can now enjoy a worry-free bath time, no more kneeling at the edge of the bath or nervously juggling a slippery baby! $69.90 at Shopee

Gifts for Preschoolers (3-5 years)

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11. VTech Paw Patrol Pups to the Rescue Driver

Kids aged two to five who love watching Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol will love to solve exciting missions with their favourite PAW Patrol Pups. They even get to learn about numbers, road safety and more while going on adventures on Ryder’s ATV that also transforms into a snowmobile and hovercraft! $29.90 at Shopee

(See also: 14 Places to Enjoy Fabulous Christmas Activities with the Kids this Holiday! (2017))

12. Fisher-Price Disney Junior Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Zip, Slide & Zoom Playset

Raise the zip line and Mickey Mouse zooms down in his hot-air balloon, landing on the lookout tower. Next, he takes a magical ride down the spiral slide, swirls around the Clubhouse and lands in his red car. Press a button inside the Clubhouse and Mickey’s car launches out of the garage only to start all over again. Endless entertainment for little ones aged two to five. $65 at Shopee

13. Ivy Cubs ‘Be an Urban Planner’ Activity Box

The first in the ‘Out of the Box’ series from play-based mobile educators Ivy Cubs, the activity box invites children aged four to six to try their hand at being urban planners and mini-architects. With a strong emphasis on emotional intelligence, it helps kids learn about themselves and design for others as well. You can even hire an Ivy Cubs mobile educator to host your playdates and parties! From $50 at Ivy Cubs

14. Josh & Cherie Book Subscription

No time to take the kids to the library or bookstore regularly? Then let Josh & Cherie deliver the magic of reading to your doorstep. Once a month, toddlers aged up to 30 months receive a box set of three board books, while preschoolers from three to seven years get two picture books. You can choose from one-, six- or 12-month packages, and add on an optional Chinese book too. From $27.90 at Josh & Cherie: Your First Bookery

15. Playeum Annual Play Pass

Does your child love going to the Children’s Centre for Creativity and never wants to leave? Then get them a passport to unlimited entry for a whole year. It includes 10% discount on artist-led workshops and free entry for one accompanying adult, plus 20% discount for additional adult tickets. $160 at Playeum

(See also: 8 Educational Indoor Playgrounds where Kids can Learn Through Play)

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16. Strider Balance Bike

Designed to teach little kids how to master steering and balancing on two wheels, the Strider balance bike also helps kids develop hand-eye coordination while building fitness and confidence. It’s proven to be more effective to learning cycling than conventional tricycles or training wheels. With adjustable handlebars and seat posts, Striders are suitable for 18 months to five-year-olds. From $194 at Strider, with free delivery until 31 December

17. The MOLUK Universe

Award-winning Swiss toy designer MOLUK creates innovative, sustainable toys that don’t just entertain kids on a superficial level, but invite real interaction and are powered simply by your child’s imagination. While available separately, The MOLUK Universe comprises the Bilibo, Bilibo Gamebox, Oogi and Plui, all of which come together magically for children aged three years and up. $109.90 at Little Llama

18. B.Toys Jungle Jam

Kids should always feel free to express themselves, and what better way than through making music? A Parent’s Choice silver award-winner, B.Toys Jungle Jam is a set of quirky musical instruments for kids two to six years old. It comes with a leopard conga drum with tambourine lid, hornbill water whistle, two giraffe maracas and more. $63.92 at Motherswork

19. Magna-Tiles

Invented by a Japanese maths teacher to teach children three years and up about shapes through play, each Magna-Tile has magnets along its edges. This allows them to attract even when the tiles are flipped, making it perfect for little hands to develop fine motor skills. They can stack, make flat patterns and 3-D shapes…the possibilities are endless and will continue to grow with your kids long after preschool. From $89 at Pupsik Studio

20. Robot Turtles

The board game for little programmers aged three years and up, Robot Turtles teaches the fundamentals of programming. Kids get to be the programmers and have all the control, while grown-ups act as the computer, following commands and making all sorts of goofy bops and beeps along the way. $52 at Get Hacking by Tinkercademy

(See also: Why STEM is Important for Children in Singapore Right Now)

Gifts for Big Kids (6-12 years)

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21. The Artist Project 1.0 – Aiko Fukawa Dog Kids T-shirt

Let them wear art! From the National Gallery’s first exclusive capsule collaboration which features artists and designers’ takes on what Singapore means to them, this 100% cotton limited edition tee (only 100 were produced) will definitely up the style ante for any child who wears it. Sizes available: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7, and 8-9. $39.90 at Gallery & Co.

22. Bundle of Local Books for Kids

Local kid lit has come a long way and we are so proud of how authors have brought our Singapore way of life to the page – for kids! We’d recommend these series for eager young readers: Danger Dan, Blade Quest, Sherlock Sam. There are so many more that you can find on the websites of local publishers like Epigram Books, Ethos Books, Super Cool Books, Armour Publishing, and more so take your time to browse and buy. Do take advantage of their year-end book sales too!

(See also: The Best Children’s Bookstores in Singapore)

23. Giraffes Multi-purpose Case

Made of canvas, this 19.5 cm x 24 cm case is the perfect place to store all of kiddo’s odds and ends. Yes, we’re thinking of the never-ending piles of stationery they seem to have! Designed by Tay Jun-Yi, a student in the Artist Development Programme at Pathlight School (which caters to children with special needs), this quirky herd will put a smile on every face. $21.90 at The Art Faculty

24. IKEA Solbo Table Lamp

This statuesque little owl will wisely watch over any child whose bedroom it’s in. When buying this (or any other IKEA product this season), do buy an extra baby or children’s toy, book, game, and art and craft to donate at the “Give Twice” box located after the check-out counters. IKEA Singapore will match each product with another one, and all these will be distributed to Food from the Heart beneficiaries. $19.90 at IKEA

(See also: 50 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids That Are NOT Toys!)

25. Personalised Self-Inking Name Chops

Kids love stamping so why not help them turn school textbook prep into fun with a personalised chop? Choose a shape, pick a character, and decide on a font – that’s it! Note that the mailing date for completed chops is two weeks after confirmation, so get on it ASAP to make it in time for Christmas. There’s also a 5% discount when you subscribe to the mailing list. From $17.90 at Label of Love

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26. LEGO Harry Potter Set

The Harry Potter LEGO series was discontinued in 2013 so any set you can get your hands on is automatically a limited edition (read: much-desired) item. My Potterhead tells me that the Diagon Alley set is the most detailed of them all but no fan would turn down any of the other sets, we’re sure.

(See also: 20 Best Tech Toys for Kids)

27. Natural History Museum Pocket Microscope

If the kid’s a curious creature who longs to know more about the world, this is a gift he or she will love. With a built-in LED light and a lens that magnifies things between 20x – 40x, this will give kids a clearer sense of perspective and have them seeing everything around them with new eyes − literally. $19 at the ArtScience Museum store (Note: limited stocks available)

28. Flexa World Map

Start their globetrotting dreams with this Wallpops “peel & stick” wall decal world map which is perfect for budding adventurers and intrepid travellers. Even better, it’s easy to use and reusable! $38 at #01-33/34/35 United Square and #03-38 i12Katong

29. Bounce Inc Gift of Flight

Give the kid an awesome, active experience this Christmas at Bounce, where they can work off all that holiday adrenaline before school starts. Choose from a single ($28) or a five-visit pass ($100). Each comes with Bounce socks and a silicone wristband. Who can resist the gift of flight? $28 (single) or $100 (five-visit pass) at Bounce Inc

(See also: Here’s Why You Should Visit BOUNCE, Singapore’s Newest Trampoline Park!)

30. VitaJuwel Focus VIA Water Bottle

Is 2018 is THE year for the kid to take a significant national examination (nudge nudge I know you know what I’m talking about)? Then perhaps a dose of focus might come in handy. With aventurine, sodalite, orange calcite, red jasper, and agate, VitaJuwel Focus bottles turn kids’ daily drinks into gem-infused liquids that help ground kids, improve their immune systems, calm emotions, encourage good digestion, and promote stability. Other types of gem combinations are available as well; choose the one that fits your purpose best. From $180 at VitaJuwel Singapore

Gifts for Mums

31. Blissbox

Offering curated experiences as a gift box, give a Mum in your life the gift of emotions this Christmas! With over 3950 treatments to choose from, she’ll definitely enjoy a break away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. From body sculptures to balneotherapy, scrubs and other facial treatments, Blissbox is definitely a gift she’ll never forget. $44.90 at Blissbox

32. Earth Mama Angel Baby Organics

Not quite sure what to get a new Mum? She’ll love Earth Mama Angel Baby Organics! They seek to provide safe, herbal alternatives for pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women. Every Earth Mama Angel Baby product is made with the purest, natural worry-free ingredients, giving new mums that much-needed boost. From $7.50 at Pupsik Studio

33. “Capturing Your Little Ones” Online Photography Class by Brit + Co

It’s not uncommon for Mums to take countless pictures of their little ones. After all, the growing years pass too quickly. So why not sign her up for an online photography class by Brit + Co? Suitable for beginners, she’ll get to learn tips and tricks for getting the kiddos to smile without having them say ‘cheese’! There’ll also be additional tips on editing photos so that the family photo book will look even better next Christmas. US$39 at Brit + Co

(See also: 31 Best Maternity, Baby & Family Photographers in Singapore)

34. 1872 Clipper Tea Co Christmas Collection 2017

If you know a Mum who simply adores tea – the 1872 Clipper Tea Co Christmas Collection 2017 is just for her! Inspired by decadent ice cream flavours, the 1872 Clipper Tea Co tea masters ensure a guilt-free indulgence amidst all the feasting. Available in Blueberry, Matcha and Salted Caramel, you’ll have a hard time choosing just one. Not to mention, these cans of tea come in adorable Christmas ice cream trucks! $15 at The 1872 Clipper Tea Co

35. Hush Candles

What could be a better way to wind down from a stressful day than to light a nicely scented candle? Home-grown candle company, Hush Candles, still hand-pours their candles in small batches to ensure consistent quality. The candles are made out of natural soy wax, giving them a significantly cleaner burn and lasting up to 50% longer! It can also be used as a moisturiser and massage oil. From $18 at Hush Candle

36. H&M Faux Fur Slippers

Mums are often on their feet attending to the needs of everyone around the house. Why not give her the gift of cosy, comfortable feet with H&M’s Faux Fur Slippers this Christmas! Available in delicate powder pink, she’ll fall in love with these comfy slippers right away. $44.95 at H&M

37. The Little Book of Hygge

Let Mum indulge in one of the hit books of the season – The Little Book of Hygge. The Danish buzzword’s been trending everywhere, and who better to share the wisdom than Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen. This beautiful book may even inspire her to embark on the journey of embracing hygge! $19.69 at Kinokuniya Online

38. Click and Grow Indoor Smart Herb Garden

The Click and Grow Indoor Smart Herb Garden is the perfect gift for Mums with green thumbs! She’ll be able to grow fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs with zero effort. Simply plug it in, fill the tank, and watch as your new indoor herb garden takes care of the rest. Not to mention, food at home is definitely going to get tastier with all those fresh herbs! US$59.95 at Click and Grow Asia

(See also: How 3rd-generation 545 Whampoa Prawn Noodles Hawker Mama Makes Life a Delicious Balancing Act)

39. Fresh Pretty in Pink Lip Gift

Fresh’s Pretty in Pink Lip Gift will delight all the makeup junkies you know! Formulated without any parabens, sulphates, and phthalates, this giftable set of lip treatments promises to nourish, protect, and smooth lips in three shades of pink. With beautiful packaging and shades of pink that complements any skin tone, this gift is sure to make any Mum smile. $39 at Sephora Outlets

40. Muji Aroma Diffuser

Nothing says “warm and cosy” as much as the scent of essential oils in the air. Reward the stressed-out Mum in your life with Muji’s Aroma Diffuser! Using ultrasonic waves to vaporise water and essential oils, this aroma diffuser produces a cool, dry mist around the home. It also comes with a 4-level timer for different settings, allowing Mum to fall into a deep, calm sleep before it shuts off automatically. $89 at Muji

Gifts for Dads

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41. Fitbit Ionic

The newest Fitbit smartwatch to hit Singapore, the stylish Fitbit Ionic lets the big guy in your life track his health, fitness and sleep while using all the smart features a modern guy needs today. Besides contactless payments, on-board music, notifications and more, the best part is that it has a battery that lasts up to five days before charging. $458 at major electronics retailers and online at Lazada.sg

42. JBL Free

Does he always have his wires in a twist? Then he’ll love JBL Free, because no wires means absolute freedom! These wireless in-ear headphones let him go about his day with music and making calls while living an active lifestyle. It comes with a smart charging case that powers it back up when not in use, giving him another 24 hours of combined total playback each time. Oh, and it’s splash-proof too. $199 at major electronics retailers

43. Samsung Portable SSD T5

Boasting a transfer speed up to 4.9 times faster than conventional external hard disks, the Samsung Portable SSD T5 is the perfect solution for the dad who is trigger happy with his camera. No more running out of storage space since it comes in various capacities from 250GB up to 4TB. This little device is smaller than an average business card and weighs just 51g, making it a breeze to carry around. From $179 at major electronics retailers

(See also: Kids and Pets: What’s the Ideal Pet for Your Family + Must-See Adorable Photos of Children and Their Best Fur-Friends)

44. TIMEX x SBTG Camper Watch

Give your wrist-taker a rugged yet stylish watch from TIMEX. In collaboration with Singapore label SBTG Surplus, TIMEX has created this exclusive limited edition release at Robinsons Singapore. The military issue inspired Camper comes in a classic olive green bearing the SBTG Flight logo, which ‘camouflages’ itself by spelling the initials S.B.T.G in another language. $149 at Robinsons The Heeren

45. HUGO BOSS BOSS Bottled Fragrance

Ladies, we’ve all drooled over the sight of Chris ‘Thor’ Hemsworth starring in The Man of Today campaign for the new BOSS BOTTLED fragrance. Now surprise your kids’ dad by taking that fantasy home. From the iconic Boss Bottled to the lighter Boss Bottled Tonic, and Boss Bottled Intense’s deeper rendition, each reveals different qualities when worn throughout the day. From $128 at BOSS Stores and major department stores

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46. Tickets to 007 In Concert

If he’s a Bond fan, then treat him to a concert on 19-20 January 2018 where he’ll be both shaken and stirred! Direct from London, an explosive 28-piece live band presents the music from every James Bond film ever made. Led by acclaimed British conductor, Pete Harrison, 13 world-class musicians from the UK join 15 talented local musicians to perform theme tunes from the classic Dr No and Goldfinger through to Skyfall and Spectre. From $65 at Sistic

47. NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto LUMIO

This is one that mums can share *wink wink* with dads. Give him pure coffee bliss with the newly launched NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto LUMIO in striking crimson. From a robust ristretto to a bold Americano, you’ll be able to enjoy more than 20 premium recipes and seven dosing levels, plus a new XL function for that upsized cuppa. $139 at major department stores and online at Dolce Gusto

48. Brotzeit Beer Hamper

Brotzeit is bringing the magic of Germany’s Christmas markets to Singapore, starting with a five-litre keg of Weltenburger Barock Dunkel. It’s a multiple gold medal-winning dark beer brewed by Weltenburger Kloster, a Benedictine monastery that has existed for nearly 1,000 years in Bavaria. Or choose from an assortment of beer hampers, including bottles of Weltenburger Kloster Winter-Traum, a distinctive malt beer produced according to the German Purity Law. Dad will surely have a beery good Christmas! From $68 at Brotzeit Bier Bar & Restaurant

(See also: 34 Places for Christmas Feasts and Festive Takeaways This Yuletide Season)

49. The Hook Coffee Advent Calendar

Help him count down to Christmas with the Hook Coffee Advent Calendar. It’s a carefully curated selection of 25 unique coffees, including new limited edition Christmas coffees, all wrapped up in a cheerful box. Each coffee is individually packaged in drip coffee bags and nitrogen flushed to preserve its freshness. Or simply sign him up for a no-fuss coffee subscription and keep him buzzed all year round. From $45 at Hook Coffee

50. The Outcall Spa Gift Card

Let The Outcall Spa help you deliver the ultimate pampering experience to the busy man in your life. Singapore’s premier home spa service recreates the spa experience in the comfort of your home. You can purchase one or more gift cards – from cash values so he can select his preferred spa service to specific treats such as a 90-minute full-body massage. Or just get the Couples Massage card and indulge together! From $50 at selected SingPost outlets and online at The Outcall Spa

 

All prices are accurate at time of publishing