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Christmas Gift Finds for the Family

Updated on October 26, 2011

Take the stress out of your Christmas shopping this year. Here’s a surefire way to make sure that you have something special to give to the people you care about and there all here in one hub. These absolute bargains (they really are!) all have savings of at least 55% at the time of writing. Whatsmore, they all come highly recommended, ensuring that your gift choice will be both well received and well remembered.

For Toddlers

The Smart e-Bear

Described by the manufacturers as being "the gap between 21st century technology and timeless, loveable plush. Children play interactively by squeezing the toy's hands or feet. Children select stories such as the Three Little Pigs, or Play games such as Simon Says, or just listen to their favorite songs. Parents select all the content from the smartebear.com website and can change the content on the toy at any time with a simple USB connection to their PC or Mac" I have to confess to not actually testing this toy but, judging by the five star customer reveiws, I suspect that it's an absolute gem, especially at it's current bargain price.

For Little Boys

Martian Matter Alien Lab Playset.

This super set by Hasbro offers creative fun for little boys who dream of making spaceships and alien creatures on their own magical planet. Hasbro say, “Get ready for some creative fun that’s totally out of this world! Explore alien-making technologies and futuristic experiments with this ALIEN LAB playset! Use the included LUNAR LAVA gel and reusable METEOR MUD compound to create the creepiest, slimiest, ooze-filled alien forms! Then use the tools to flatten or dissect your alien creatures on the light-up table! Dream up endless adventures and experiments for your aliens and creative fun that’s completely cosmic!"

Playset comes with drip dish and drip dish plate, plastic knife, alien mold plate, tweezers, 2 two-ounce bottles of LUNAR LAVA gel and 1 three-ounce can of METEOR MUD compound.

For Girls

Friends 4 Ever - Bracelet Making Set

A great crafting gift at a wonderful price that will keep your little ladies amused throughout the holiday season. Numerous patterns and loads of colored twines and accessories results in the most beautiful bracelet creations. There's also a YouTube video available to help new bracelet designers get started with the kit.


For Teens

10" Touchscreen Android 2.1 Tablet (ePad)

A great (and far less expensive) alternative to an iPad, this amazing tablet features a 10" touchscreen interface allowing you to watch movies, play games, listen to music, view documents and surf the web on the go. Google Android 2.1 platform allows downloading and upgrading a series of programs. Capable of accessing the internet and playing high definition 1080P video at lightning fast speeds. With its self-contained and compact design, this mobile internet device allows you to work and play On the Go.  Currently offered by Amazon with a discount of $150, this really is a super gadget that will make any teen's Christmas extra special.

For All The Family

Nintendo Wii Family Pack with Sports Resort

This really is the essential family game console and Amazon are currently offering it as a complete hardware bundle with free delivery for under $200.  The pack includes a new-look Black Wii Console, Black Wii Remote Plus, Black Nunchuk, Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort. Wii Sports Resort is described by Nintendo as "taking the inclusive, fun and intuitive controls of the original Wii Sports to the next level, introducing a whole new set of entertaining and physically immersive activities." With the deep control enhancements of Wii MotionPlus, veteran Wii users and newcomers alike can enjoy unprecedented gaming precision as they cruise on a water scooter, duel with swords, throw a Frisbee and much more.  It's like a family sporting vacation in the comfort of your own home.  Buy it now at this great price and enjoy!

For Him

Silk Cashmere Sweater

I brought one of these sweater for my husband recently and was very impressed with the high quality of the cashmere. I can highly recommend this as a stylish and durable gift that he will wear again and again. It makes a sophisticated and very special last minute gift for the man in your life.

For Her

PearlsOnly Heart Sterling Silver Pearl Pendant

She'll adore this beautiful modern interpretation of a classic pendant. Created from genuine high quality freshwater pearls which have been carefully grown over many years, this gorgeous black pendant has been crafted to the strictest of standards. The delightful silver pendant showcases one stunning black 9 to 10mm freshwater AA pearl with AAA luster.  The pendant is accompanied by an exquisite .925 sterling silver chain, gently covered with a thin layer of rich white gold to prevent tarnishing.  The manufacturers promise it will be carefully packed and shipped to you in an elegant velvet lined box - an unforgettable gift!

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    • drgratton profile imageAUTHOR

      drgratton 

      9 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you and Merry Christmas to you too robie2.

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      Roberta Kyle 

      9 years ago from Central New Jersey

      Lots of great moneysaving ideas in this hub-- I'm a real Amazon fan so I loved it:-) Merry Christmas and thumbs up.

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