Christmas Gift Ideas for Nature-Loving Children

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It’s that time of the year, when I get to share some ideas for smashing presents for nature-loving children. I hope it helps to give you some ideas for nature-inspired gifts.

The guide is organised into the following categories: Home, Learn, Work, Play, Explore.

(We are a diverse bunch here at Raising Little Shoots, with readers from around the globe. Please note that some of the selections may not be available world-wide.)




Owl table lamp from John Lewis

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Perfect for a child’s room, these beautiful decals are from The Woodland Haven

Spend £50 & over, get £5.00 off using code 2018OFFER5OFF
Spend over £100 get £10 off using code OFFER10OFF100

For 15% off anything in the shop, use code NOVEMBER15

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Be still my beating heart! Fairy House Kit by Wee World Construction

Krista has very kindly offered my readers 10% discount using the coupon code: NATUREKIDS

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A lovely sandpit, many of which can be purchased with covers to keep the sand in good, clean condition.



A bug hotel from Briggs Bughouses

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A beautiful nature journal from Twig and Moth

Alice has kindly offered my readers 25% off any order, using the code EXPLORE25 Valid until the 31st of December

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Wooden sketching pencil from Tiny Minds

Use the coupon: NATURE23 for 10% off until  Christmas.

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A watercolour sketch pocket box from Winsor & Newton

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A gorgeous book of North American birds? My Book Of Birds



And perhaps this beautiful birding journal from Tanglewood Hollow

Use code RLSXMAS for 15% off




This is a real favourite! The Big Book of Bugs by Yuval Zommer




Flower Press and Wild Flower Guide (UK) &  (US)

 Legler Flower Press Playground Equipment
Animal tracks poster from Brave Grown Home
Ashley has Kindly offered the code: ENWC15 for 15% off your entire order!



Bushcraft Knife Choice for Children and Young People by Barry Smith. This is a smashing article on choosing the correct knife.

Lil’Bellies have a wonderful ‘My First Pocket Knife


Their own quality tools encourage children to be diligent in their work. Gardening equipment from Myriad Online

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And perhaps the ultimate gift: Their own greenhouse!


Stone Carving by Imagine Childhood




Woodland Play Set by The WoodPecker Factory

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Mini-beast Story Stones by My Story Stones Rock

Use code MSSR2018 for a 10% discount during November

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The beautifully illustrated Bug Bingo


For your wee one who loves to pretend: Unicorn Dress up tutu from Little Angel Tutu Dress

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Plant-dyed bean bags from Hortus Wild

Use the discount code: HOLIDAYS for 10% off your entire order for the month of November.



Skipping rope from woodforgeuk




A fabulous Explorer Backpack from Lil’ Bellies

Use code: HOLIDAYADVENTURES for a 15% discount.



Child’s Hiking Pole




A tent and the promise of an adventure! The family tent buying guide.



Red light torch for watching wildlife at night time




The 5 Best Telescopes for Kids – super article to help you chose your child’s first telescope.




Bring the night sky into your home by shining a flashlight through these coins towards your walls or ceiling. Wooden Constellation Coins by From Jennifer


Moon Globe by Imagine Childhood

Constellations Memory Game by Imagine Childhood



A gorgeous moon phases poster by The Far Woods

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A Nature Magazine Subscription:

Eco Kids



Annual Pass for a local aquarium, park, or wildlife centre.

Sea Life UK Annual Pass




I do hope that this list gives you some inspiration for Christmas gifts for your wee nature sprites.

Happy exploring and a Merry Christmas!

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