Limerick Gift Guide: For Kids

Make their faces light up on Christmas Day! We’ve rounded up our favourite gift ideas for kids on the nice list. These Christmas present suggestions have been hand-picked from Limerick businesses so you can deliver the magic of the season while also supporting local. You're guaranteed to find a cracker of a Christmas gift in this wondrous selection for children!  

Finding Nutmeg

Finding Nutmeg | €10

Written by Limerick man Greg Clarke, Finding Nutmeg is a charming, imaginative Christmas tale that brings the magic of Christmas home this year and is must-have for all children aged 1-100+ years old.

Felt Christmas Tree

Felt Christmas Tree | €24.99

The perfect Christmas gift for toddlers, this felt Christmas Tree allows young children to freely decorate their own Christmas tree. This activity is fantastic to practice hand use, hand eye coordination, fine motor skill & color recognition.

Ride on Tractor

Ride on Tractor | €100

Little tractor fans will love being in the driver’s seat of this realistic looking tractor, trailer and loader from W.W. Doherty & Sons in Adare. Kids can scoop, carry and dump dirt for engaging role play fun.

Yamaha Portable Digital Keyboard

Yamaha Portable Digital Keyboard | €179

This portable instrument from Savins is the ideal first keyboard for aspiring musicians who are just starting out. This 61-key, entry-level Portable Keyboard features a wide variety of sounds and functions.

What Am I?

What Am I? | €10.80

This is great game for school-aged kids and is ideal for learning to ask and answer questions. As well as being great fun, the game encourages quick thinking and deductive reasoning and teaches basic vocabulary and the cards can be used for simple categorization of food, animals, and furniture. (Crescent Bookstore)

Rancho Playhouse

Rancho Playhouse | €110

The Rancho Playhouse from Tadhg O’Connors in Newcastle West encourages children to use their imagination and enjoy some outdoor - or indoor - play. Happy memories are made pretending that they have their very own house, school or clubhouse to run.

The Great Big Irish Annual 2021 – Crescent Book Shop, Crescent Shopping Centre

The Great Big Irish Annual 2021 | €9.99

This definitive bumper book of the year covers all the unusual things that happened in 2020, as well as history, sport, jokes, riddles and pages for you to fill in your own record of the very strange year gone by. The Great Big Irish Annual 2020 will be on the top of Christmas lists in every home! (O'Mahony's Booksellers)

Boru Sports Games Pack

Boru Sports Games Pack | €63

Boru Sports have packaged up the ultimate gift for active kids. With a jump and bounce Hopper, mini basketball, boomerang, mega bounce, Sqidgie Frisbee, Nerf Super Soaker and a bowling set included, children young and old will be entertained throughout Christmas and beyond!

Holotoyz Temporary Tattoos

Holotoyz Temporary Tattoos | €5.99

These interactive tattoos will spring to action in breathtaking animation when scanned with the free HoloToyz app. Cofounded by Paul Cosgrave from Co Limerick, HoloToyz is a new range of children’s products that come to life through augmented reality (AR).

Made with Love Bears

Made with Love Bears

Made with Love Bears creates wonderful keepsake teddies, memory animals, quilts, pillows and bunting from baby grows and baby clothes.

Tin Whistle

Penny Tin Whistle | €9.95

This Penny Tin Whistle is perfect for teaching little fingers to play! Limerick company, Trad Time also offer an easy and fun way to learn how to play tin whistle through their interactive Web App, Tradtime™ Software.

Didi Dino Backpack

Didi Dino Backpack | €49.99

A cheeky companion for your little adventurer! Cute and practical this backpack from Carews has a pull-out tongue with a name tag, reflectors, carrying handle and soft shoulder pads.

Fujifilm Instax

Fujifilm Instax | €79

Cute, colourful and compact, this instant camera from Whelan’s Cameras is just bursting with cool photo features. Whether you have a pouter or a tongue sticker-outer, the mini 11 has the answer to taking the perfect selfie!

The Crafty Doodle Fairy Doors

The Crafty Doodle Fairy Doors | 20

Beautifully crafted in Limerick and sprinkled with lashings of magic, the Craft Doodle Fairy Doors will bring a world of enchantment to any child's home!