Christmas Gift Guide 2021: Last Minute Gifts

Christmas Gift Guide 2021: Last Minute Gifts

Has the panic set in and you've suddenly realised you haven't actually finished your Christmas shopping? Still got a few Christmas gifts to get?

No need to worry, Little Nutkins is here!

We have selected our top 10 Christmas Gifts including toys and games that will make the perfect last minute Christmas gift ideas for your little ones.


10 Christmas 2021 Last Minute Gifts

Finding Christmas gifts for kids can often be overwhelming with the vast amount of options out there/ We want to make your shopping experience as smooth as possible (especially if you are buying last minute gifts)!

Our Christmas gift ideas will ensure happiness all around on Christmas day, for both your children and the whole family too!

Makedo Explore Starter Set - Get your hands on the ultimate MakeDo cardboard construction kit! Try your hand at cardboard up-cycling with this fun Explore set from Makedo. Create a castle, car, boat or spaceship from your old boxes! (Remind your family to save some leftover Christmas boxes for up-cycling projects).


Tender Leaf Toys My Forest Floor Small Parts Tinker Tray - This wooden small parts play set comes with all your child needs for a wonderful woodland open ended play set-up. The lid is removable and can be turned around and used as a chalkboard to create your own forest floor design. The wooden compartments can also be removed and the box filled with sand to create a magical woodland play scene.


Tooky Toys Handwriting Practice Cards Words & Numbers - Help your kids practice writing their letters and numbers with this reusable handwriting set from Tooky Toy. Write out letters, numbers and full words with these cards. Use the dry wipe markers and clothes included to wipe it away and start again. A game and learning toy all in one!


Rex London Rainbow Scratch Art Kit - Create wonderful rainbow art with these fun craft kits from Rex London. Scratch away the black sheets to reveal colourful patterns underneath. Write messages ore draw your favourite things. These 12 scratch cards are great for all ages.


Tender Leaf Toys Mountain View Train Set - A stunning modern take on a traditional wooden train set. This set from Tender Leaf toys comes with a whopping 58 pieces of track to create your very own layout every time. It includes pieces to create 3 different areas for your town: An Industrial area, The Town, Holiday zone. Made from sustainable rubber wood and coloured with soft non-toxic colours for a contemporary style.


Rex London Retro Christmas Metal Jingle Bells Pack - You know it's Christmas time when you hear those bells jingling! This set of 4 metal jingle bells from Rex London come with retro gingham ribbons for hanging. Use them as decorations, for craft or just for getting the festive mood started.


Grass & Air Recycled Long Sleeve Waffle Leggings - The new 'Wonder Waffle' range from Grass & Air is the perfect loungewear. Made from recycled plastic these basics are not only comfy and cosy, they are also helping to reduce waste! These leggings are made from super stretchy waffle knit jersey, with contrasting cuffs in the latest on-trend colours.


Grass & Air Recycled Long Sleeve Waffle Top - Wear for bed, on lazy days or as a base layer on colder days. Made from recycled plastic these basics are not only comfy and cosy, they are also helping to reduce waste! Available in matching top and leggings, we know your kids will fall in love!


Little Nutkins Wonder Kid Wall Hanging Banner - Celebrate the wonder kid in your life with this on-trend canvas hanging banner. This colourful design has been created exclusively by Little Nutkins for our Positive Prints Project - helping children to feel good about themselves.


Studio Roof Classic Cars 3D DIY Craft Kit (Various Designs) - Toys you can make yourself! Take these stunning DIY vintage cars for a ride with this fun kit from Studio Roof. Make them, with them, or put them on a shelf and show them off.



Don't know what to buy for fellow parent friends, or for their little ones? Treat them to a Little Nutkins Gift Voucher with a value from £10-£300, so they can pick a gift they may really want or need!

Shopping for yourself? Don't forget to join the Little Nutkins rewards scheme now to earn points from your purchases, or by sharing with friends and recommending us! In return we offer rewards, discounts and plenty of offers.


Christmas Holidays Information

Last Posting Dates

Everybody wants to make sure they get their present in plenty of time, so below are our recommended last posting dates. Please place order BEFORE 11am on these days to make sure they arrive in time for the big day.

This is the busiest time of year for postal service, so we recommend not to leave it to the last minute.

  • Northern Ireland & Scottish Highlands (Royal Mail 48): Thursday 16th December
  • Mainland UK Standard Delivery (Royal Mail 48): Friday 17 December
  • Royal Mail Tracked 48:  Monday 20th
  • Royal Mail Tracked 24: Tuesday 21st
  • DHL Parcel (excluding Northern Ireland & Highlands): Wednesday 22nd


We will be dispatching all orders placed until 11am on Wednesday 22nd December. Any orders placed after this time will not be dispatched until we reopen on Thursday 29th December.


Office & Warehouse Closing Dates

We will not be open or dispatching any orders from Thursday 23rd until Wednesday 28th December 2021. Any emails or messages sent over Christmas will be picked up on our return.

We'll reopen up on Thursday 29th with limited capacity, so orders may take a couple of days to dispatch and email will be the best way to communicate with us. 

We will also be closed on December 31st and Monday 3rd January 2022.

We're back to normal on Tuesday 4th January 2022.


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