Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for BOYS

Warning! This is a GIRLS’ zone only! This guide is brought to you by London Mums’ panel of testers!


Fabulous Jacket every cool boy will love to keep warm in the most hostile weather. This jacket is great also for active boys who love skiing, snowboarding, skakeboarding and cycling. Amazing quality. Nevica ski jackets are designed to provide boys with ultimate protection from the elements with taped seams and waterproof yet breathable fabric. The coat benefits from an adjustable drawstring around the hem of the coat to keep you protected from the cold weather. The hood is completely adjustable with a drawstring through it as well as it being entirely removable. The coat benefits from adjustable cuffs as well as numerous safe and secure hidden pockets.


Following the movie releases of a whole host of epic comic book creations, 2012 is on track to become the year of the superhero. With the box-office success of The Avengers this summer, kids around the country are jumping at the chance to step into the shoes of their favourite superheroes! Exclusively at Smyths, these Rubie’s costumes for the Marvel Avengers range start at £22.99. RRP £22.99 is good value considering they are good quality and robust to last for a lot of parties.

The Hulk

Your little Hulk will be able to take on anything with this fantastic full bodysuit costume. Now that’s a Hulk Smash! Costume includes printed jumpsuit with padded chest and wig.


Your boy can become the hammer yielding hero and protect the world from the ultimate danger. Available in a variety of styles and sizes, the latest Thor costume range is a force to be reckoned with. Costume includes full bodysuit and cape.

Costumes designed to boost children’s confidence

Morphsuits, the full body Lycra costumes could help children develop confidence and other social skills according to psychologist Dr. David Holmes. The children’s costumes, which cover a child’s entire body, also have significant benefits for autistic children comforted by light pressure on their skin. Following unsolicited contact from dozens of parents thanking Morphsuits for boosting their child’s self esteem and confidence in groups, the company asked Dr. David Holmes to look into the role costumes – particularly popular amongst children at Halloween – play in developing children’s social development. The Astronaut costume current RRP £20.97.

Metalworks Tyrannosaurus Sculpture Set

Perfect gift for kids who like building things on their own. Dads in particular will love this gift too. Rest reassured that Christmas won’t be boring with this T-Rex under the tree.
Retailer: RRP £8.99


If you are bringing up a future engineer you cannot love the new
Boys will love to build Sonic the Hedgehog and its famous SPEED STAR from SONIC and SEGA ALL STAR RACING video game!
The Sonic and Speed Star was inspired by Sonic the Hedgehog and the Sega All Star Racing video game. This set comes with one removable and buildable Sonic figure, one buildable Speed Star vehicle with a pull-back motor, one emerald to fix on the Speed Star and stickers to customize your vehicle. Pull back the car and release its amazing power to win the race and the red emerald!
Set includes one buildable Sonic figure, one buildable Speed Star vehicle with a pull-back motor, one decorative emerald and stickers to customize the vehicle.


Power Rangers Super Samurai Zord Vehicle Set
RRP £13.99

Ben 10 Omniverse 10cm Alien Collection Figure RRP £6.99

Stockists: Argos, Toys R Us, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, The Entertainer, Smyths, Toymaster and all good stores.

DVDs strictly for BOYS

Are you ready to race? This DVD includes all 12 episodes from the first season of TOONED plus go behind the scenes and learn about ‘The Making Of’ this hit new animation in a special feature. As a bonus, you’ll hear about the inspiration behind the series in an interview with Ron Dennis.

BOOKS BOYS WILL LOVE (and parents too!)

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