1. What classic gifts can you give kids that never fail to impress?
Every year, toy makers around the world bring new tech to the fore – ingenious devices and science toys that feel like a far cry from the wooden tea sets, doll houses and matchbox cars of yore. While such cutting-edge gadgets are bound to catch their attention, they have yet to rival the gentle, lulling hug of a classic teddy bear, koala or rabbit. Luckily, Steiff, Moulin Roty and Jellycat boast a zoo of lovable soft toys they can squish to their heart’s delight.