I’ve had a little scout around the John Lewis Black Friday thing and it is a little uninspiring, they’re certainly not really giving it away; but I think it would serve you well on a bit of toy shopping…
Here are a few things that I know my kids have liked in the past/would like now.
This Playmobil kit is actually cheaper at JLP than on Amazon:
Both Sam and Kitty played with our version of this for about 6 months solid, when they were a year old or so:
A classic. Not just for girls. Sam had loads of trouble learning to walk and he leant on one of these, like a tiny zimmerframe, for about 6 months.
Actual heaven for a certain kind of kid.
I gave away Sam’s Duplo because I thought he was now too old for it and he noticed and was really upset – might get him this to say sorry.
And utterly surreal series of books my kids were hooked on