Easy-Peasy-Squeaky! Choose the perfect gift for the babies and toddlers in your life with the Tikiri Toys 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

If Christmas joy is contagious, then the most wonderful bug to catch this season is the infectious delight of your special little ones.

Gifting can be tricky when they are still figuring out their favourite words- but you can’t go wrong with lovingly selected toys guaranteed to put a smile on their faces. And if we may say so ourselves, you’re off to a good start on the Tikiri Toys store. Our toys are organic, sustainable, eco-friendly, safe for kids and cute to boot! They are tailor-made for learning through play and will fire up many imaginative minds.

So, here’s calling parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and godparents  Come along with us to find the perfect holiday gift for the babies, toddlers, and little dreamers in your life with our 2023 Holiday Gift Guide.

Get Merry with Our Holiday Collection

Our limited-edition holiday collection is worth the wait. From classic favourites Alvin and Meiya to the cutest teethers, and our beautiful Bonikka Collection, there’s something that’s sure to strike a chord with you.

The Meiya and Alvin Holiday Collection

This collection features- you guessed it- Tikiri Toys favourites Alvin, the cuddly Elephant and Meiya, the gentle white mouse. The collection also features the other characters from the Alvin and Meiya universe, including snug little bunny Havah. 

Alvin the Elephant Holiday Stocking

For animal lovers, the best Christmas morning surprise might just be Alvin peering over a snow-white Christmas stocking holding their gifts. Warning- the beautiful embroidery on this stocking might have little ones too distracted to get to their other gifts!

Alvin in Red Dungarees

This cute plushie is all decked out for Christmas cheer in his red dungarees and festive gold cap. Immensely huggable in 100% cotton velour and hard to part with, this one is sure to be the perfect companion for snuggle weather.

Meet Meiya, Alvin & Friends

 Christmas Elf Boy

Meet our Christmas Elf Boy—a mischievous little fellow who ensures that he's always watching and reporting to Santa! He is perfect for children who want a festive companion; his cheerful demeanour and adorable face evoke feelings of holiday joy and warmth.

Elfie is meant to be a playful friend to a little one and is likely to become their favourite holiday companion. He is also filled with recycled PET fibres, which make for a great way to explain responsible consumption to the kids in your life.

Our little elf has a wonderful red-nosed reindeer friend who is ready to join him in the season’s festivities.

Meet Our Christmas Elf

Catch up with our 2023 collection

There’s something for everyone among the newest additions to the Tikiri Toys family. We’ve got some fast-paced action with the Vroom Vroom Collection, Baby Rheya for the older toddlers, and lovely pastel Chi Chi Dolls. Check them out below. 

My First Tikiri Vroom Vroom Collection

For the mini-motorheads in the teething phase of their lives. They built curiosity about vehicles and are perfect as rattles, teethers, and bath toys. Available in several dynamic engine sizes ready to be gripped by little hands; from plucky planes and daring rockets to reliable trains and convenient cars. These toys are made from Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS) certified 100% pure natural rubber, and certified non-toxic, free from BPA, phthalate, and PVC. All come with in-built rattles.

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Rheya Doll

Baby Rheya is refreshingly lifelike and reassuring, with a 100% natural rubber body and delicate, hand-drawn features that secured her the Mom’s Choice 2023 Award. Rheya is beloved by little ones aged 1-2 upwards because she is instantly huggable, smooth to the touch and beautifully dressed in a soft pink baby dress. Rheya’s delicate face evokes calm, care and empathy, making it a lovely seasonal gift.

Meet Rheya

Chi Chi Dolls

Chi Chi Dolls remind us of a soft summer’s day picnic- and who doesn’t love a little reminder of summery warmth during the holiday season? These soft dolls are immensely huggable and instantly lovable with lovely embroidered features and a removable outfit for easy cleaning and changing. They’re made from recycled PET fibers inside, so you know they are friendly to the environment too.

  • We have Tim in a cute mustard yellow dungaree and striped blue t-shirt with a mop of brown hair
  • Ivy, in her stylish pink and green printed dress with her hair in two pigtails
  • And Amy, in a delicate white and pink outfit and lovely soft hair tied in bunches

Meet Our Chi Chi Dolls

You can’t go wrong with our best-sellers…

These are our customer favourites, our award winners, our certified classics. They have been popular at Tikiri Toys for a long time- if you are playing it safe, this list is a good bet.

Baby Aria

Meet Baby Aria, a handmade rag doll with a soft, huggable body guaranteed to make you fall in love. This organic soft toy is made from 100% organic cotton silk jersey with a filling of recycled polyester. Her sweet features and trusting eyes make them lovely outlets for little ones to learn about empathy. She comes with a removable dress, headband, and nappy. Aria is a favourite, even winning a Mom’s Choice Award.

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Ocean Activity Cube

This Mom’s Choice Award-winning toy cube has lots of different tricks to stimulate a baby’s mind. A little sea turtle, crab, starfish and seashell on each side of the ocean blue cube will become baby’s best friends, and there’s a small handle for easy gripping- it’s a treat for a baby’s senses and great for developmental activities.

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The Meiya and Alvin Collection

These beloved flagship characters are hugely popular with children of all ages. Newborns will love the Meiya Organic Rubber Squeaker Toy, available in smooth organic natural rubber and when pressed, squeaks softly to comfort and stimulate them. Squeaker toys are great for sensory development in newborns. Pressing the little toy to be rewarded with an adorable squeak also makes for a great lesson about cause and effect. The same toy is available as an Alvin the Elephant squeaker.

Meiya also comes in the following versions;

  • Tag along Pram Toy: Parents taking a stroll or running an errand with a baby will love this little pram toy with its built-in mirror to awaken the baby’s curiosity and keep them occupied.
  • Lovey with an Organic Natural Rubber Head: easy peasy squeezy! Meiya has a cute little dress that’s instantly comforting for babies.
  • Teething Comforter: This little teething toy has a pure natural organic rubber head with big ears perfect for a little nibble for teething babies, and comes swathed in gorgeous organic muslin fabrics. Great for soothing irritated gums.

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The Marshmallow Collection

Baby Dolphin, Baby Sea Horse and Baby Turtle love adventures! Babies will delight in playing with these soft as a marshmallow, organic natural rubber toys in soothing pastel colors. They are perfect for the busy parent, as these toys can be used as teethers, rattles and even bath toys. They even come with a small mesh bag for easy storage. Are we even surprised that these easily won a Mom’s Choice Award?

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 Also available as a Safari Collection.