Best small Christmas gift ideas

Best small Christmas gift ideas

As the festive season approaches, it's the perfect time to embrace the joy of giving. These small, budget-friendly Christmas gifts are the ideal way to spark the festive spirit and create a morning filled with excitement for kids, friends, and family – all without breaking the bank.

Feed their passion with sets inspired by the marvellous worlds they adore. Whether it's for young children or the young at heart, these LEGO® sets offer enchanting building moments that are sure to bring smiles all round.

LEGO® Jade Rabbit

The moon is at its brightest during the Mid-Autumn Festival, one of the most important celebrations in Chinese culture.

The Jade Rabbit is one of the main characters from the traditional folklore tale that is commonly told during the festivities. This set re-imagines the tale that sees the benevolent creature preparing the elixir of life for the immortals. Sitting on a snow skin moon cake, with a yellow moon in the background, the Jade Rabbit set makes the perfect display for anyone who enjoys celebrating the festival.

Christmas is an important time for families to come together. The Jade Rabbit is a touching small Christmas gift to express your love and appreciation for a family member this year.

Tales of the Space Age

Set your sights on the stars as you launch past Santa’s sleigh this Christmas!

From widespread myths to pop-culture movies, the 1980s was a golden age for all things sci-fi. This is the perfect small Christmas gift for those who long to drift through space and marvel at the stars, letting them build four connectible 3D postcards of scenes inspired by the exciting decade.

Build colourful images of an observatory for viewing comets and shooting stars, a moon base and lunar eclipse, a space shuttle and a black hole. Space lovers can also add their personal touch to the postcards by recreating different constellations, including Ursa Major, Cepheus, Ursa Minor or Cassiopeia!

LEGO® Botanicals sets

Flowers are a wonderful way to show someone you care, so why not treat your loved ones to a LEGO® floral bouquet this holiday?

Red is the colour of passion, making LEGO Roses a wonderful way to show your love for a special someone. Or opt for the LEGO Lotus Flowers set, which comes with two flowers in full bloom and one flower head in bud. The long green stems make them ideal for any vase display.

Staying true to their namesake, LEGO Sunflowers offer a sunny display, guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. LEGO Daffodils and LEGO Tulips will also add an elegant touch to any home decor that will last for ever.

These flower sets will easily slide into the stocking of anyone who appreciates their form and beauty. Plus, you can easily combine them however you like to create a truly magnificent bouquet.

Land Rover Classic Defender

Rev your engines and get ready to hit the road with this fun-sized gift!

Car lovers will love spending Christmas day building the Land Rover Classic Defender. Kids aged 8+ can explore the model’s detailed features, including the roof rack, headlights, Land Rover badge and side-view mirror that make for an incredible display.

This small Christmas gift idea won’t take up too much space, but comes with lots of potential for high-speed play!

LEGO® Star Wars™ sets

With these small LEGO® Star Wars™ sets, fans can relive iconic moments from the films and TV series.

Star Wars™ fans will instantly recognise Yoda’s Jedi Starfighter™ from the Clone Wars series. The starship comes equipped with 2 spring-loaded shooters and adjustable wings for flight and landing, as well as Yoda and R2-D2 figures that kids can use for action-packed role play.

Fans will be in for a further treat this Christmas with Mech versions of their favourite characters. Stage an unforgettable galactic battle with The Darth Vader™ Mech, Boba Fett™ Mech and Stormtrooper™ Mech sets. Kids aged 6+ can also enjoy endless fun playing with the individual minifigures outside the mech suits.

Fill kids’ stockings with starships, lightsabers and action-filled adventures this festive season for an unforgettable building experience!

LEGO® Money Tree

Who said money can’t grow on trees? This small Christmas gift idea will be fantastic preparation for the upcoming Spring Festival.

With the Money Tree set, kids aged 9+ can celebrate Chinese culture. The stunning model is decorated with 20 tangerines, 14 red envelopes and 10 coins. A symbol of good luck and prosperity, this tree will make a beautiful display throughout the year.

LEGO® Vehicles sets

Our collection of LEGO® vehicle sets offers the perfect small gift ideas to get kids racing with excitement this Christmas!

The LEGO City collection is one of the best places to find small gifts for Christmas. The LEGO Electric Sports Car has been pulled straight from the LEGO 2K Drive video game, letting kids aged 5+ effortlessly cruise into Bricklandia. Car lovers will enjoy building the realistic model and racing it around the house!

Whatever their age and interests, there’s a LEGO vehicle set to keep up with their racing imagination this Christmas.

LEGO® DREAMZzz™ sets

Doze off into the dream world where kids aged 7 and upwards will have the power to craft their wildest dreams this Christmas.

Fans of LEGO® DREAMZzz™ can recreate all the dream-crafting adventures with the Mateo and Z-Blob the Robot set. With 2 ways to build and story-led building instructions, kids can choose between the hand and shoulder blaster, or a jetpack and helmet for Z-Blob’s robot form. Mateo and Jayden minifigures are there to fight off the nightmare monster too!

Kids can also unleash the full potential of their imagination with the Izzie and Bunchu the Bunny set. The hero’s favourite cuddly toy takes on a larger form, letting kids equip Bunchu with roller skates or a bee stinger and wings. From there, it’s up to them to rescue the stuffed animal from a nightmare Grimspawn.

With these Christmas gift ideas for LEGO DREAMZzz™ fans, one thing’s for sure – once they drift off to the dream world, it might be a while before they get back!

LEGO® Marvel sets

Evacuate the city, engage all defences, and get the Marvel fans some small gifts for Christmas!

The LEGO® Iron Man Hulkbuster vs. Thanos set joins the two enemies for a rematch. Kids aged 4 and upwards can elevate their play as Iron Man confronts the Mad Titan with his MK44 armour. Plus, the set’s simple building instructions let them launch straight into the action.

Ghost Rider is also getting an upgrade this festive season. Kids aged 7+ can place the Ghost Rider minifigure into his very own supersize mech suit, driving the hero into battle with his mega motorcycle.

Fill Christmas with adventure with these small gifts that are perfect for any Marvel fan.

LEGO® Friends sets

Surprise your young ones with these small gifts from the world of LEGO® Friends.

Kids aged 6+ can imagine fun sleepovers with the LEGO Friends characters. The LEGO Friends Liann's Room set lets them unleash their creativity with Liann, Autumn and Liann’s pet gecko Popcorn. Meanwhile, Leo's Room invites them to hang out with characters Leo and Olly while they film content for Leo’s baking channel. Join gamers Nova and Zac as they take care of rescue-pup Pickle in Nova’s Room.

If they’re looking for a little more space to expand their world of play, Paisley’s House is perfect for encouraging imaginative storytelling. Kids aged 4+ won’t know where to begin between the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom! The set also comes with a hutch where they can feed Paisley’s cute pet rabbit, Melody.

Whether they’re just starting to dive into their world of role play or have lively imaginations, these LEGO Friends sets are a great way for kids to create their own real-life stories.

LEGO® BrickHeadz™ sets

Once builders get their hands on one of our BrickHeadz™ sets, they won’t be able to stop collecting more!

We’ve got plenty of BrickHeadz sets to choose from, including collectible figures of Aragorn™ & Arwen™ dressed in their wedding outfits from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Bursting with enchanting details, it’s the perfect gift for fans of The Lord of the Rings™ trilogy.

LEGO® Super Mario™ Piranha Plant

Step into the whimsical world of Super Mario™ with the LEGO® Super Mario™ Piranha Plant figure!

This delightful creation offers a unique building adventure for gaming fans that captures the essence of this iconic character. Craft and customise every detail, from the menacing mouth to the swaying leaves.

Unleash your creativity as you pose the Piranha Plant's head, mouth, stalk and leaves in any position you desire. And for that extra touch of nostalgia, the set includes 2 coin elements, completing your Super Mario™ experience.

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