Christmas Present Ideas: 10 Unforgettable Experiences for Kids

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Transform the ordinary into extraordinary and gift kids the thrill of incredible memories that’ll last a lifetime.

Are you looking to shake up your gift-giving game this year? Check out these ten magical experiences for kids, just perfect for Christmas. You’ll find something for sports fans, budding musicians, scientists, filmmakers and more!

Big Game 15

Calling all rugby fans! Big Game 15 at Twickenham Stadium guarantees to be Harlequins’ grandest and most impressive event yet, offering world-class entertainment and family fun. Set for Saturday, December 30th, the day features an exciting double-header with Harlequins Women challenging Champions Gloucester Hartpury, followed by Harlequins Men against Gloucester Rugby.

Disney on Ice Presents 100 Years of Wonder

If you’re hoping to catch Disney on Ice in London this December, book now, as it’s running from 21st-31st December at the O2 and tickets are selling fast. Prepare for an exciting adventure as your favourite Disney stories are brought to life on ice.

Glide At Battersea Power Station

Running until 7th January and nestled beside London’s iconic Battersea Power Station, Glide is a family-friendly skating experience like no other. There are three connected rinks, offering breathtaking views of the Thames. Enjoy the twinkling lights and stunning 30ft Christmas tree, an enchanting backdrop for your skating adventure.

Home Science Lab

Wonder & Ink are experts at curating extraordinary educational experiences for London based kids aged 6 to 12 years. Their Home Science Lab experiences connect passionate chemists, mathematicians, and biologists with young scientists, all within the convenience and privacy of your own home. Each child’s science lesson is personalised to cater to their specific interests, fostering a deeper comprehension of scientific concepts and sparking curiosity.

Studio Recording

Aspiring singer-songwriters will jump at the chance to record a song in an exclusive recording studio alongside a renowned music instructor. Under expert guidance, they’ll refine their vocal skills, delve into musical abilities, and gain insights into the nuances of performing. Inspired by their favourite musical icons, your child will learn the art of songwriting and how to shape their own unique musical expression.

Future Filmmakers

Hollywood’s calling! Put your child in the director’s chair with this interactive and exciting experience from Wonder & Ink. With the help of a professional filmmaker, they’ll craft their own story and film it, too. With modern and age-appropriate equipment at the ready to help bring their 10-minute film to life, your child will learn the skills needed to turn ideas into reality.


Travel further afield and treat them to tickets to Diggerland, an amusement park offering kids an exciting opportunity to operate and drive real construction machinery in a safe environment. This thrilling experience combines hands-on learning with an adrenaline-fuelled adventure, giving children the chance to dig, drive, and manoeuvre diggers and dumpers in a controlled but awesomely fun setting.

Putt in The Park

Putt in the Park has three courses in London and is the best miniature golf experience out there. Book tickets for a fun-filled family day of mini-golf set amongst the scenic beauty of a London park.

Hyde Park Stables

Give the kids an unforgettable experience this Christmas with semi-private or private horseback riding lessons in Hyde Park. The Semi-Private Lesson/Ride caters to two riders aged 7 and above, offering a shared escort or accommodating private groups for friends and family. The Private Lesson/Ride at £145 per person provides an exclusive one-on-one riding lesson in Hyde Park, a personalised mounted escort for a fantastic equestrian experience.

The Week Junior Magazine

Treat your kids to a subscription to the multi-award-winning magazine The Week Junior, and get the first six issues for free! Each page is brimming with hands-on activities, thrilling stories and captivating visuals, covering everything from science and nature to incredible places around the world. Get them reading, thinking, talking and ready to change things for the better.

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