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ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS
10 most wanted Christmas gifts
1The Great British Sewing Bee Sewing Studio
Just Williams is a family run toy shop with stores in East Dulwich and Beckenham. Who better to ask what children are crossing their fingers for this Christmas? Here are owner Vicky Brown’s top picks:
A great sewing machine with foot pedal control, finger safety guard, two speed settings, upper and lower thread, mains plug - everything you would expect. The set also includes scissors, measuring tape, two spare machine needles, a sewing needle and needle threader, two metal bobbins, two thread reels, 20 headed pins, a pattern to make a clutch bag and assortment of fabrics to get you started. Age 6+, £45.
Nitro - MotoFury Rapid 2Nerf Rally
Blast into motorized, rapid-fire stunt challenges with the Nerf Nitro MotoFury Rapid Rally set. Power up the blaster’s motor, take aim, and unleash the cars into fast-firing action. The set comes with nine foam cars including three that are special to this set, obstacles, ramps, and a clip that holds up to nine cars. Age 5+, £49.99.
8Toilet Trouble Game
A hilarious and suspense filled game where players take turns spinning the toilet roll, flushing the toilet and hoping they don’t get sprayed with water to stay in the game. Age 4+, £17.99.
3Magformers - My First 30 Set
A perfect first construction set, easy to use as the magnets always attract, making construction for young hands simple and fun. Includes construction ideas and colour and shape matching activities. 18months +, £32.99.
Hawk RC Quadcopter 4JSF Drone
This Quadcopter brings you high speed flying, astonishing aerial photography (0.3MP HD camera), superior technical features, amazing acrobatics (including a 360 degree flip), high precision manoeuvres, superbly stable flights and much more. Ages 5+, £49.99.
Thinking Putty - Mixed By Me Kit Create your own custom-coloured Thinking Putty with the Mixed by Me Kits. Each kit includes everything you’ll need to make and name five cool Thinking Putty colours that are all your own. Ages 8+, £19.99.
Deluxe Mini Micro Microscooters The Deluxe version now has an adjustable handlebar allowing the scooter to grow with your child. An anodised stem, anti slip silicone footplate and superior rear brake all combine to make this the scooter for every pre-schooler. Age 2-5yrs, comes in a variety of colours, £79.99.
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This Special Edition Gold Collection ‘Stargazer’ Lottie doll was designed by a six-year-old in collaboration with the European Space Agency. As with all Lottie dolls she is based on the proportions of a nine year-old-child, dressed in comfortable clothes and tactile fabrics. If she is lucky she just might see a shooting star! Includes solar system collector cards and a factsheet of notable women in astronomy. Ages 3+, £21.99.
Over four feet tall, Melissa & Doug’s gentle giant brings a touch of safari magic into any environment. Attention to authentic details and excellent quality construction make this giraffe easy to love and look up to for many years. Age 3+, £69.99.
10Slither Bendable Plush
The 8” bendable, squishy plush toys are cute, cuddly and loaded with personality. There are eight Slithers to collect, featuring fan-favourite colours from the hit web-based Slither.io game. Ages 3+, £9.99.
Where to buy
Just Williams has everything your 0-12 year-old could desire, from dolls and soft toys to construction and science sets, fancy dress kits, action figures, stationery and art supplies, collectible figurines, gadgets, puzzles and scooters. The shops are open daily at 106 Grove Vale, East Dulwich SE22, 020 8299 3444, and 226 High Street, Beckenham, 020 8663 6334. www.justwilliamstoys.com
WIN WIN WIN Just Williams have two much-wanted prizes up for grabs: • 1 x Nerf Moto fury Rapid Rally and a 6 pack refill of cars worth £60, and • 1 x Slither Bundle of the cute collectables from the squishy to the plush (a selection from all types the shop has) worth £60. Simply enter the draw online - and good luck! The winner will be announced and contacted on Friday 8 December. www.justwilliamstoys.com
Families Southeast London magazine for Christmas 2017