Ultimate Christmas wishlist for 'hard to buy for' kids

Just like discerning adults, kids have their own wishlist of cool things they want to wear, play with, and display in their bedroom.

Vintage marquee lights star, from $220. The perfect bedroom accessory to make your kid feel like a rock star. fatshackvintage.com.au

Card & Caboodle emu, $54.95. This cuddly bird is the perfect little buddy for any child who is partial to a soft toy. Stockist information: (03) 9568 1199.

Graceful ballerinas music box, $95. Wind up the music box to start the magic, to the tune of Tchaikovsky’s Waltz of the Flowers. facebook.com/wooderful-life-australia

Cork globe, $210.95. A world globe is a great addition to any kid’s room, and this one lets them plan their lifetime adventures. zanui.com.au

Crocodile 4D anatomy model, $34.99. Featuring detailed crocodile skin and transparent sections on the head, body and tail, this is an engaging, hands-on way for kids to learn about biology and anatomy. yellowoctopus.com.au

Daisy chain bracelet, $79. Made of sterling silver, this is a sweet piece of jewellery to wear on special occasions. boandbala.com

Isabella tulle dress, $39.95. Imagine their face lighting up every time they pop this little number on. cottonon.com/AU/cottononkids/

Carousel fantasy floor cushion, $149. Unicorns remain a constant part of many kid’s vernacular, and anything emblazoned with the legendary creature is usually revered. littlewolff.com.au

Dinosaur soft toy, $49.95. 65 million years later, dinosaurs still rock - just ask any seven year old. gingerlifestyle.com.au

Lunch Punch Cutters, $10.95 - $14.95. The little cook in your life can create fun sandwiches and tasty treats in a variety of shapes with this range of food cutters. thelittlecook.com.au

Lorus watch, $69. A great way for kids to learn to tell the time on analogue clock, and a fun fashion accessory to boot. lorus.com.au

HappeeTrees, from $99 each. Brighten a kids play or bedroom with this coat stand-cum-toy storage. Available in 15 playful colours. happeetrees.com.au

Nintendo graphic T-shirt, $14.90. Kids love clothes that feature their favourite screen heroes. uniqlo.com/au

Large foosball table, $49.99. A classic game kids will love - as will you given it’s battery-free and doesn’t need charging. typo.com.au

Fuji Instax Mini 8 camera, $78. Let your kids explore the local park with this camera, which prints the photos as they’re snapped. officeworks.com.au