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Christmas at Debenhams

Debenhams are currently running an awesome 'Dear Santa' blogger competition, with five £100 gift vouchers up for grabs. You just need to create a moodboard of your favourite toys, so I decided to give it a go:

Moodboard for Dear Santa blogger competition from Debenhams

My dream house looks like something straight out of 1973, so I was instantly drawn to the wooden toys available for babies and toddlers. The bright colours of the Brio Magnetic Stacking Train are so fun, and complement the ELC Wooden Bricks perfectly. The ELC Wooden Pull-Along Ducks are an absolute classic, and the Jelly Cat 'Shiver' Penguin with Chime would look at home in any baby's bedroom.

Marianna loves anything which makes a noise, so to accompany the penguin I found the Halilit Baby Xylophone. Finally, we're trying to encourage Marianna to get about on her own, so I checked out the baby walkers. My favourite was the Tidlo Activity Walker which is fun when little legs are tired, and when they're ready for action.There is even a little ledge on the back for the Penguin to come along for the ride!

Who could say no to this little munchkin? :)


  1. Wooden toys are awesome and they always last longer too!

    1. They really do! Especially with younger kids - everything needs to be thrown...

  2. They look awesome and really good buys. Those are the kind of toys that will be played with for quite a while. :) #brilliantblogposts

    1. I love that they're good 'basic' toys - you can do lots with them, and use them in conjunction with other things. Rather than being a ten minute fad! :)

  3. Love them. I always go for old-fashioned wooden toys. Longer lasting and more eco-friendly as well. #weekendblogshare

    1. Definitely - they look so much nicer too, in my opinion.

  4. Lovely wish list. I love wooden toys too. I might have to take part in this competition! x #xmasgiftguidelinky


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