Best toys for Christmas 2018 revealed!

At a loss for children's gift ideas this Christmas?

Want to make sure you're also giving your kids an educational experience when they unwrap their presents on the 25th of December?

Creative parenting expert, Nikki Bush has put together a list of toys to consider for the festive season, and they're not just fun to play with, they can actually help your child's development too.

It's gotta have some substance and innovative elements.

Nikki Bush, Creative Parenting Expert

Bush says 'squishy' toys are making a come back, giving children a break from iPad and computer screens.

Children are actually asking for a sensory experience where they can see, touch and feel, where they squish things into a ball and watch it come right up again.

Nikki Bush, Creative Parenting Expert

Listen below as Nikki Bush shares her ideas for kid's gifts this festive season.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Best toys for Christmas 2018 revealed!


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