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
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
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
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
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
Wooden sketching pencil from Tiny Minds
Use the coupon: NATURE23 for 10% off until Christmas.
A watercolour sketch pocket box from Winsor & Newton
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
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
And perhaps the ultimate gift: Their own greenhouse!
Stone Carving by Imagine Childhood
Woodland Play Set by The WoodPecker Factory
Mini-beast Story Stones by My Story Stones Rock
Use code MSSR2018 for a 10% discount during November
The beautifully illustrated Bug Bingo
For your wee one who loves to pretend: Unicorn Dress up tutu from Little Angel Tutu Dress
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.
A tent and the promise of an adventure! The family tent buying guide.
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
A Nature Magazine Subscription:
Annual Pass for a local aquarium, park, or wildlife centre.
I do hope that this list gives you some inspiration for Christmas gifts for your wee nature sprites.
Happy exploring and a Merry Christmas!