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Christmas Gift Guide 2023

Sensory Play Kits
Sensory Play Kits

It's time to get the Christmas shopping done! Are you looking to get a slightly different gift for a toddler you know? Maybe your 4-year-old niece? Your 5-year-old grandchildren? Or maybe your own three-nager? ForestTots have you covered, we create beautifully presented sensory play kits. The activities are thought out to promote cognitive development, advance fine motor skills, nurture creativity and foster a curiosity for nature! Here's a breakdown of some of our products that would make an amazing gift the little ones in your life in 2023.

Bugs & Mud Sensory Play Kit - £15

Our Bugs and Mud Sensory Play Kit comes beautifully packaged, and gives you everything you need to set up your own bug-hunting home activity for your tot! Pour the pretend mud into a tray or container, scatter the leaves and woodland shapes, hide the bugs and hand your tot the scoop to go digging! When they find the bugs, they can use the tweezers to pick them up. Added fun: Ask them to find the fluffy bumble bee, and inspect it in the little magifying viewfinder!

The Bugs & Mud Sensory Play Kit:

  • Fosters a curiosity for nature!

  • Can be played indoors!

  • Is messy play that cleans up easily!

  • Promotes fine motor skills with the tweezers!

If you want to fill up your sensory tray, we also sell our Pretend Mud in individual pouches! These are £6.50 each, but are part of our Base Bundle offer (keep on reading!)

Fish & Sea Sensory Play Kit - £15

Then there's our Fish & Sea Sensory Play Kits... All the fun of the ocean! This beautifully presented gift comes with a pouch of vivid blue sensory rice as a base, sea creatures to scatter and a manifying glass for your tot to search for the treasure... They can scoop through the rice and pick up the sea critters with the toddler-safe tweezers provided.

Our Fish & Sea Sensory Play Kit:

  • Has vivid sensory rice which feels amazing!

  • Fosters a curiosity for underwater life!

  • Promotes use of tweezers, which is great for fine motor skills!

  • Is educational - teach your child about underwater life!

Dino Adventure Sensory Play Kit - £15

Every child loves a dinosaur! With our Dino Adventure Sensory Play Kit, you can create the perfect sensory mini-scape for your tot to explore. Trees, moss rocks, leaves and vivid green sensory rice, with scoop and tweezers to explore. This has been a very popular kit with our dino-fans!

Dino Adventure Sensory Kit:

  • is educational, teach yout tot the names of the dinosaurs!

  • helps promote fine motor skills!

  • creates an immersive landscape!

  • promotes cognitive development and role play!

Mud Dough (with wiggly worm) - £6.50

This makes a great stocking filler! Our beautiful Mud Dough smells of mint and is amazing to the touch (for adults and tots!) Make sure you have your camera at the ready when they discover the dough has a surprise wiggly worm in the middle!

Our Mud Dough:

  • Feels amazing!

  • Smells Amazing!

  • Is immersive and engaging!

  • Good for adults too!

Sensory Bases - £6.50

We also have a whole variety of Sensory Bases for you to create your own sensory playscapes! From Sand and Sea, to Oceans and Swamps! We've got you covered.

AND - we have an exclusive offer for Christmas, where you can buy two sensory bases for £10 and we will box them up for you so they are easy to wrap!

We also sell these beautiful wooden bowls which are the perfect size for your sensory scene! They come in a small and large size.

There's loads more over on our shop, including autumnal products that are currently on sale, along with our sea collection including an Ocean Bundle!

How to Christmas Shop with us

There is a number of ways to shop with us:

  • National Delivery: Hop onto our shop, and if you spend over £35, you've got yourself free delivery. If you need it fast we can get it sent out same day with Express Delivery.

  • Southend Residents: Good news! You can pick it up from us and pay no delivery cost. Just select "Pickup" at checkout.

  • We can also deliver to local residents for a smaller fee. Drop us a message to find out more.

  • Big Up! Southend Christmas Market: We will be at 1st Floor, Victoria Centre on Saturday 16th December 2023 with a ForestTots stall AND a free activity tray out for your tots to try!

  • Sessions: Coming to one of our sessions? Put in your order and we can have it ready for you to pick up when you come along. You can even pay on the day. Message us for more info.

A bit about us...

Michael, Natalie & Sanara

My name is Michael and I started ForestTots with my wife Natalie and our little product tester Sanara. We make all of our products from home, usually based on activities that have been hugely popular at our monthly sessions. We have so many amazing plans for ForestTots and we're very excited to share them with you in 2024 and beyond! Please do message us if you have any questions, or even just to say hi!

Happy Shopping and Merry Christmas!


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