Sustainable Christmas Gifts for Little Learners

This year, the Jaques elves have been busy creating sustainable gifts that we are Claus-itive will make this Christmas the best yet! Check out a few of the favourites we think will make your holidays un-fir-gettable!

Bringing the gift of sustainability this Christmas has never been so much fun! These high-quality gifts engage imaginations, enable self-expression, and build essential skills throughout your toddler's development. Prepare to puzzle, pretend and play till you sleigh, all whilst supporting the environment and the growth of little learners!




Gold, Fine Motor Skills, and Myrrh

Puzzle, sort, stack and have a skill-building jingle ball! These yous are great for accelerating mini minds and enhancing cognitive function and critical thinking skills. They promote experimental play and boost physical skills one interaction at a time. Guaranteed to keep your toddlers entertained long after the festive season.

Festive Favourites: Animal Shape Sorter Cat Stacking Toy Racing Car Park Pull Along Shape Sorter Wooden Building Blocks Noah's Arc 



Boost Elf Esteem 

These Christmas crackers are bound to get the creativity flowing and the smiles glowing! From painting to playing music: these gifts capture little imaginations and encourage elf exploration. Improve memory, boost confidence and even enhance social skills with every artistic experience. Make it rein-deer with rewarding play, and protect the environment from the comfort of your ho-ho home!

Festive Favourites: Toy Drum Wooden Tambourine Wooden Xylophone Musical Bench Wooden Art Easel Kids Craft Set 



Sensory Stocking Fillers

With Christmas spirit comes plenty of excitement, so why not give the gift of calm this holiday season? These sensory sensations stimulate minds and develop awareness, helping little worlds take shape. Just like Santa after a 24-hour shift: it is time to relax, unwind and enjoy some peaceful playtime that also preserves our planet!

Festive Favourites: Sensory Sound Blocks Rain Sound Maker Sensory Board Discovery Sensory Blocks



Pretend Play Presents

Pretend games are great for engaging little ones on every level, from their minds to their mistle-toes! Encourage toddlers to explore social and emotional roles that develop an understanding of what it is like to walk in someone else's snow shoes. Enjoy hands-on fun, get physical and maybe even discover new passions as you play.

Festive Favourites: Clean and Play Set Coffee Machine Set Pretend Biscuit Tin Pretend Ice Cream Set Breakfast In Bed Set 



The Elf-abet and Everyday Learning 

Help your little learners get to grips with language, numbers, seasons and everything in between with these fun-damental learning toys! Engage in coal-laborative play to soot all ages and boost brain power with these ultimate classroom crackers. It's as easy as A B C!

Festive Favourites: Magnetic Letters Teaching Clock and Calendar Teaching Clock Number and Letter Blocks Luxury Kids Abacus Magnetic Numbers and Letters Board




Before we wrap up we would just like to say,

we hope you have the best festive holiday!

These planet-saving gifts provide hours of play,

So be sure to pop under the tree ready for Christmas Day!


Kate Luke
Head Of Brand
After graduating with a 2.1 Music degree, Kate pursued a career in the Music Industry, becoming a professional West End vocalist and a fully qualified Music Teacher, School Choir Leader and Songwriter. As one of Jaques of London’s Creative Editors, her specialism surrounds building confidence and expression through music & play—drawing upon her qualifications in Music Psychology & Child Development. As well as this, she is an accomplished blog writer and published journalist who enjoys promoting the importance of Montessori learning for all ages.
Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.
Jess Casson
Marketing Assistant
Jess graduated from the University of York in 2022 with a degree in Sociology and Criminology; kickstarting her career in the creative marketing industry through content creation and social media management. One of these roles involved creating content for a children's holiday camp, which alongside a knowledge of Montessori Teaching, formed an interest in childhood development. Utilising her expertise in both these fields has allowed her to promote and share her passions with the online community while exploring her talent for writing and establishing collaborations.
Laura Henderson
Interior Designer
Interior Designer, Laura Henderson, lives in Surrey with her husband and two daughters. Taking a timeless approach to her designs and drawing on her love of colour, antiques, art, modernist furniture and photography she delivers luxurious compositions and peaceful sanctuaries within every space. Her previous experience in furniture design plays an integral role in the development of each of her projects, as does the time she spends getting to know her clients. She uses this to achieve beautiful, practical, reimagined layouts, resulting in projects that enhance a client’s lifestyle, reflecting their individual passions. To learn more see her website