Cool gifts for cool kids

Looking for some cool new gifts for Crimbo?! Look no further than the Nat Geo Kids Christmas gift guide... We've handpicked 16 awesome gifts that we know our readers will love, from brilliant books and board games to awesome explorer kits and puzzles. Let's make this Christmas the best yet!

Children's Bird Gift Box

Why we love it: This gift box contains a paint-your-own nesting box, bird feeder and seed mixture - a lovely present for kids, as well as our feathered friends! What’s more, Boxwild donates 50p from every box sold to various wildlife charities.
How much? £28.00 | Where can I buy it? Boxwild

Nature Origami

Why we love it: This book features paper-cut artwork alongside simple instructions to make 13 origami animals and objects. With three difficulty levels it’s great for beginners as well as experienced origami fans!
How much? £9.99 | Where can I buy it? National Trust

Nat Geo Volcano Science Kit

Why we love it: Build, paint and watch lava flow from your own volcano! Kids will get to learn scientific facts, and impress family and friends with their cool creation!
How much? £9.99 | Find out more: Disney Store


Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza

Why we love it: Race against each other to SLAP a match between a card and spoken word. This unique game is power-packed, quick and absolutely hilarious!
How much? £10.99 | Where can I buy it?


Original Den Kit

Why we love it: This kit contains everything you need to build an outdoor hideaway and observation spot – from a waterproof ground sheet to camouflage face paint! An exciting gift for young explorers and adventurers!
How much? £40.00 | Where can I buy it? Kidly

Recycled Paper Beads

Why we love it: Have hours of fun up-cycling used magazines and newspapers! Simply insert strips of paper into the tool and turn the handle to make beads. Then use the beads to create necklaces, bracelets and decorations! 
How much? £11.95 | Where can I buy it? Ethical Superstore

Solar Plane Mobile

Why we love it: A fab way for kids to learn about renewable energy. Hang the model plane from the ceiling indoors, or take it outside and watch as the solar-powered aircraft glides through the sky! No batteries, no pollution!
How much? £22.00 | Where can I buy it? National Trust

BrainBox: The World

Why we love it: Where is Mach Pichu? What bird are New Zealanders named after? This fast, fun memory game requires no pens, pencils, paper or playing board!
How much? £12.00 | Where can I buy it? Zatu Games


Mudpuppy Dinosaur Puzzle

Why we love it: Made using recycled paper and nontoxic inks, this jigsaw makes a great eco-friendly gift. The completed 300-piece puzzle features a Jurassic scene - in the shape of a dinosaur for an added wow factor!
How much? £17.99 | Where can I buy it? Mudpuppy

Wildlife Wonders Adventure Kit

Why we love it: Perfect for getting youngsters excited about the natural world. Kids will have heaps of fun exploring the great outdoors, and learning how to spot and identify all kinds of wildlife!
How much? £10.00 | Where can I buy it? Argos

STEAM Powered Kids Kitchen Science

Why we love it: Children will get to carry out over 30 fascinating experiments using everyday items. This kit is a fun, educational gift that's sure to get kids super-excited about science!
How much? £28.00 | Where can I buy it? Great Gizmos

Women in Science

Why we love it: Meet 50 pioneering women who changed the face of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Featuring fascinating infographics and fab illustrations, this is a book that will inspire young minds!
How much? £12.99 | Where can I buy it? Waterstones

NASA Lunar Telescope

Why we love it: A special gift for budding astronomers, this Nasa telescope lets kids view the wonders of the moon in incredible detail! It’s easy to assemble and use, and includes a learning guide for their lunar investigations, too!
How much? £52.00 | Where can I buy it? Amazon

Seedbom Gift Box

Why we love it: A super-fun way to encourage little green fingers! This gift box contains 4 eco-friendly Seedbombs to grow all kinds of colourful plants - and help bring brilliant bugs and birds to your garden!
How much? £14.95 | Where can I buy it? Kabloom

BrainBox: Under the sea

Why we love it: This fast-paced card game puts your observation skills and memory to the test! Packed with fascinating facts, it’s also a fun way to learn about our ocean’s incredible creatures!
How much? £12.99 | Where can I buy it? WHSmith

Nat Geo Kids Subscription

Why we love it: A Nat Geo Kids subscription is packed with fascinating facts and incredible images about the environment, animals, science, history and culture. Get a new issue through your door each and every month for an entire year!
How much? £45.00 | Where can I buy it? Nat Geo Kids


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