Kerryn Boogaard Kerryn Boogaard
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Big Balloon and the Big Christmas!:

Big Balloon and the Big Christmas. Once upon a time…
By Expert Tips
Date: November 08 2023
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Reading like the start of a children’s book, this story has a happily ever after for both kids and parents! 

Big Balloon has lined up some of the biggest and best toys in the history of stories to make this Christmas the best one ever!

These are quite possibly 15 of the best toys kids want to see under the Christmas tree….

Upper Primary School Aged Kids

Cra-Z-Loom All-In-One Colossal Loom Studio RRP $35.00

Loop, bead and charm amazing bracelets, necklaces, rings, key chains and more with the Cra-Z-Loom All-In-One Colossal Loom Studio. Your imagination is the only limit to creating so many unique colour and design combinations! This rubber band loom bracelet kit supports kids creative play while engaging important fine motor skills and STEM and STEAM creativity. The Cra-Z-Loom comes with everything kids need to get started. Simply loop, weave and wear…or share with your friends.  Ages 8+

Stretch Armstrong DC Giant Stretch Characters RRP $35.00

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Remember the original Stretch Armstrong action figure from the 70s? Well now he has some Superhero friends from DC! The collection of 25cm Giant Stretch DC characters includes the classic crime fighters Batman, Superman and Flash.  Stretch them, pull them, tie them in knots. When you release your DC Superhero they use their amazing stretchy powers to slowly return to their normal shape. Fully stretchable DC Super Hero! Amazing stretchy fun!  For ages 5+

Shimmer ‘n Sparkle All-In-One Beauty Compact RRP $30.00


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Dream of becoming a real makeup artist?  Get your vocation off to an amazing start with the Shimmer ‘n Sparkle All-In-One Beauty Makeup Compact. This totally cool compact has over 30 makeup colours for eyes, cheeks, and lips! It is a shimmering collection of totally dreamy colours, all together in a clever fold out compact, so you can take your artistry on the go. The All-In-One Makeup Compact is the perfect gift for beginners or on-the go fashionistas!  Ages 8+


Pokémon Trainer Challenge RRP $39.00

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The Pokémon Trainer Challenge lets you become the best trainer you can be!  First questions are easy but the more correct answers you give, the more challenging it gets.  The controller has 300 questions on 75 different Pokémon from First Partners and their evolutions from Kanto to Galar.  With five difficulty levels you can evolve from Novice to Challenger to Master level trainer!  Ages 4+ 

Shimmer ‘n Sparkle Cra-Z-Squeezies 3-In-1 Mini-Mazing Squeezie Cuties RRP $30.00

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The Cra-Z-Squeezies 3-In-1 Mini-Mazing Squeezie Cuties Kit from Shimmer ‘n Sparkle comes with everything you need to colour and create 16 mini squeezies. These little guys are so tiny and sooo squishy! Create a unicorn, donut, owl, sea horse, bear, ice cream and more. Colour each mini squeezie your own way with 15 markers in jewel tones, pastels and neon bright colours. Ages 8+

Primary School Aged Kids

Cra-Z-Slimy Bakery Crackle Bash RRP $50.00

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The Cra-Z-Slimy Bakery Crackle Bash is perfect for children aged 6 and over who love slime making, and sensory play. Have endless fun moulding and creating Slimy bakery treats. Customise your treats by mixing in glitter, beads and confetti. Then paint with crackle glaze for an awesome crackle smash! Want to record the cracking good fun?  Then pop your (or your parents’) phone in the stand, and you can record the moment you crack and smash your slimy creation! It's super sensory fun that you can watch time and time again.  Ages 6+


Clip ‘N Go Poké Ball Belt Set RRP $29.00

You become the Pokémon trainer with the Clip ‘N Go Poké Ball Belt Set! Become the trainer and take your favourite Pokémon characters wherever you go and Catch ‘Em All!  The set includes one adjustable belt, two Poké Balls and one 5cm figure. Each belt holds up to six Poké Balls at once so you can mix and match within your collection. Additional Poké Balls and figures sold separately.  Ages 4+

Stretch Armstrong Mini Star Wars Stretch RRP $18.00

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The iconic Stretch Armstrong toys that always go back to their original shape, have joined forces with some friends so the fun never ends.  May the force be with you when you stretch out the Mini Star Wars Stretch characters!   C-3PO, Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, Boba Fett and Yoda have joined the original Stretch range in a mini 18cm size. Ages 5+

Pokémon Select Vinyl Figures RRP $15.00

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They're cute, they're powerful, and they have never been more collectible! These 10cm Vinyl Pokémon figures are the perfect addition to any Pokémon collection, with details that make it look like it jumped right out of the hit Pokémon TV show! They’re made from high-quality vinyl material with a design that's perfect for display. Gotta Catch ‘Em All!™ Ages 4+


CoComelon Musical Bedtime JJ Doll RRP $39.00

Bring CoComelon nursery rhymes to life with the soft plush Musical Bedtime JJ Doll! Inspired by JJ, the character from the hugely popular educational CoComelon YouTube series, this Musical Bedtime doll is ready for bed in his iconic onesie, clutching his teddy bear pillow plush! Just squeeze JJ’s tummy and listen as he says iconic phrases and even plays the “YesYes Bedtime” song! Your child will love cuddling up to their favourite CoComelon friend!  Ages 18 months+

My Friend Spidey Feature Plush RRP $50.00

It’s Spidey Time! Swing into the latest Spidey adventure with the My Friend Spidey 40cm feature plush with sounds. Press the spider on the Webbed-Wonder’s chest to activate one of 16 authentic phrases, including “Let’s practice our Spidey swing”, “Way to go team Spidey”, and more!  My Friend Spidey is the Spider-Man plush that every child will want to add to their toy collection! Web-out!  Ages 3+A stuffed toy of a spiderman

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CoComelon HugMees Squishmallows RRP $20.00


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Squish time is playtime when you add JJ and his friends to your Squishmallows Squad! These ultra-squeezable, 25cm HugMees by Squishmallows plush are made with high-quality and ultrasoft materials. Each CoComelon HugMees Squishmallow plush is a stylised version of your favourite Cocomelon characters. Choose between JJ, Cody, Nico, Bella, CeCe or Nina, they all make the perfect snuggle buddy for bedtime. These lovable and squeezable Squishmallows are the softest and cutest plush toys around! Join the Squad!  Ages 3+

Marvel’s Spidey And His Amazing Friends RC Web Crawler RRP $49.00

Roll into action with Marvel’s Spidey And His Amazing Friends Web Crawler - the remote-controlled vehicle that will be your child’s new favourite toy car.  The easy-to-use remote control will have the built-in Spidey and his bright red and blue Web Crawler zipping forward, backward, to the right, and to the left. Together, you and your friendly neighbourhood Spidey in his RC Web Crawler are ready to save the day.  Ages 3+

Stocking Stuffers

Crazy Aarons Hide Inside RRP $18


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Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty is made to inspire fun, creativity and wonder.  And it’s crazy!  Made from a secret formula, you can shape it, stretch it, bounce it or do whatever crazy thing you like.  Crazy Aarons Hide Inside range comes with six unique pieces hidden inside each tin to make the fun even crazier.  Range includes Arcade Adventure, Sweet Surprise and Party Animals.  Ages 3+

Crazy Aarons SCENTsory Putty RRP $12

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Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty is not only a great tactile toy for kids, it’s a great sensory toy for people of all ages.  Just like normal Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty, you can shape, stretch and bounce the SCENTsory Putty, but it also smells GREAT! Making it a totally scentsory experience like no other.  The range includes three treat-inspired scents (Gumballer, Scoopberry and Orangeiscle), two fierce scents (Flower Power and Jam Session) and four fruity scents (Crisp Apple, Tropical Punch, Very Cherry and Great Grape). Ages 3+

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