Whether you have a mini Tiffany Chan or a little Gordon Ramsay to buy for this Christmas, we have scoped out the coolest gifts for kids in Hong Kong
Shopping, shopping, shopping; Hong Kong is all about it! From Korean beauty products to Hong Kong fashion brands and accessories, the city is full of great boutiques and stores. And if you’re ever shopping for the children in your life, then we’ve found some great toys, books and clothing that they will definitely love. Check out these gifts for kids in Hong Kong.
Gifts for kids in Hong Kong
Wooden toys and games from The Lion Rock Press
Hong Kong-based brand The Lion Rock Press not only makes wonderful gift cards and wrapping paper, but they also craft some wonderful wooden toys that make perfect gifts for kids. We love their iconic Hong Kong taxi toy, but our favourite is the gorgeous Hong Kong Yum Cha Set, which includes chopsticks and cutlery in the signature blue and white pattern, dim sum, tea pots and more. They have dual-sided jigsaw puzzle, a bingo game devoted to endemic animals, journals and so many wonderful gifts for kids in Hong Kong of all ages.
Shop online at www.thelionrockpress.com.
Give kids the gift of volunteering
Sometimes the most memorable gifts are actually experiences, and this goes for kids too. There are a number of charities and businesses who offer volunteer programmes for you and your children so that you can help make a difference together. From beach cleanups to reading programmes or helping with rescue animals, read our full guide on volunteering with kids in Hong Kong and do something really impactful this year.
Learn about Hong Kong’s pink dolphins
For any child that loves animals or the ocean, a trip on a boat to spot the endangered pink dolphins in the waters around Hong Kong will be the perfect gift. Lead by Hong Kong Dolphinwatch, the tour includes transfer to the boat and an environmental talk by one of the guides so that you and your children can learn about their plight for survival. Best of all, if you don’t spot any, the next trip is free! When it comes to gifts for kids in Hong Kong that are educational, this one can’t be beaten.
Book online at Hong Kong Dolphinwatch.
Anything from Naomi Wear
Based in Hong Kong, Naomi Wear is an online boutique for kids that curates an amazing range of playful fashion and accessories for children. This is the place to stop by if you want to find gorgeous pieces that are a little different or if you want to grab a fun matching outfit for the whole family. We really love these forest animal purses from Korea that have the sweetest faces and are crafted from nice soft materials especially for children.
Find out where else we love to shop kids’ clothes in Hong Kong.
Shop Naomi Wear online.
Monogrammed planners from kikki.K
We love pretty much every product out of kikki.K, but how cool are these monogrammed planners for tweens?! Encourage them to keep a diary or to write about their daily life in one of these beautiful journals that you can personalise with their initials. Definitely a fun gift to open on Christmas morning.
kikki.K also makes it onto our list of best spots to buy greeting cards in Hong Kong.
kikki.K, Shop 203, 2/F, Cityplaza, 18 Taikoo Shing Road, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong, p. 2117 0916, 太古城太古城道18號2樓203號
Crispy Children by Libby Lam
Support local artists this season by gifting your child the best-selling book Crispy Children by Hong Kong creative Libby Lam. The mother of two and former corporate executive undertook a variety of part time course at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) before publishing the tale. The story is meant to inspire children and is all about having the strength to listen to your conscience – a great lesson for us all!
Crispy Children is available from Eslite, 8/F-10/F, Hysan Place, 500 Hennessy Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, p. 3419 6789, 香港銅鑼灣軒尼詩道500號希慎廣場8-10樓
Tickets to Superpark Hong Kong
An attraction in Hong Kong that kids are going to LOVE, Superpark encourages everyone to get adventurous! Split into a range of different zones, children can spend time in the Adventure Area with obstacle walls, zip lines and a pedal car racing track, or they can opt to hang out in the Game Arena and hone their golfing or basketball skills. There are trampolines, foam pits, gymnastics floors and even a skate and scoot world; now what kid isn’t going to a love a day hanging out there?!
Superpark, Shop G03, G/F, One SilverSea, 18 Hoi Fai Road, Kowloon, Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong, 九龍海輝道18號一號銀海地下
When it comes to gifts for kids in Hong Kong, scooters may not be the first things that come to mind, but these are no ordinary scooters! Created by brothers Rory and Toby Meeks – two local and international BMX champions – and their father Steve, Meekboyz scooters are a unique range of park scooters that were put through their paces during development at the bike park in Tuen Mun. Available in carbon, neochrome and snakeskin, they are the perfect gift for children of all ages, especially as the city’s purpose-built skate parks open up to scooters; awesome.
Check out our interview (and video!) with the Meekboyz.
Shop Meekboyz scooters online.
Get Give baking kits
For your little Master Chef, the baking kits from Get Give are a great Christmas present. The kit was designed with tiny creators in mind and includes handmade items from Germany company Redecker, such as a rolling pin, a pastry brush, a spatular, a baking spoon, cookie cutters and dish cloths. Packaged in a reusable wooden box, the kit also includes an apron that has been custom made in Hong Kong and comes in two different materials – we think they’re some of the coolest gifts for kids in Hong Kong.
Shop Get Give online.