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Festive Gift Guide

Welcome to our gorgeous gift guide for creative kids. We've brought together here a hand picked selection of non-digital gifts for kids aged 0-9 years that are designed to keep kids busy, creative and engaged. With all Tiger Tribe products designed and illustrated right here in Australia, and all purchases supporting our charity partnership with FNPW we're proud to share our collection of gifts and holiday ideas for Aussie kids.

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Gorgeous baby gift ideas for newborns and babies aged 0-1 year. We’ve selected 6 beautiful gifts all new parents will love to receive whether it’s baby’s first Christmas, a baby shower or a birth celebration. Featuring many of our adorable Aussie Animals all our products are proudly designed and illustrated right here in Australia. All purchases help support our partnership with Foundation for National Parks & Wildlife (FNPW).

1. Roly Poly Cockatoo & Roly Poly Koala (each $30)

Roly Poly loves being pushed, pulled or knocked over - always bobbing up for more fun with a rounded, weighted bottom. Babies will enjoy additional sensory stimulation with the lovely tinkling bell sound and soft ears that don’t mind being chewed on.

2. Cockatoo Teether ($20)

Cockatoo teether is the perfect Aussie gift for bubs. With a range of different textures designed to soothe and comfort teething babies. The easy-grip ring is perfect for little hands to clutch and grasp, helping to develop fine motor skills, sensory experiences and hand-eye coordination.

3. Stroller Cards ($16)

Colourful sparkles, fuzzy flocking and shiny spot varnishes provides touch and feel textures for small busy hands. These easy flipping Stroller Cards come with a child-friendly plastic clip and strap ensuring the cards are never far away from your little one's hands.

4. Sensory Set - Koala Buddies ($40)

Made from soft, textural corduroy, Koala is the perfect size for small arms to cuddle and crinkle. Plus the baby sized wrist rattle makes an adorable subtle sound. Both were designed to stimulate learning through play.

5. Mini Rag Dolls (each $20)

Vintage-styled from super soft and snuggly Velboa fabric, these delightful doll are destined to be your little one’s forever best friend. Choose from 2 gorgeous girls both bearing celebrated Australian names - Matilda with her dress inspired by the Australian flowering gum, or Nellie with a golden wattle dress.

6. Splash Buddies (each $20)

These cute and cuddly bath toys double as bath toy and washcloth all in one. Filled with fast drying bath netting for quick drying this is surely the cutest way to get clean in the tub. Choose from 4 designs – Mercat & Dino available now (Shark & Jellyfish coming soon).


Best baby gift ideas for 1-2 year olds. We’ve selected 7 of the very best beautifully designed thoughtful gifts this festive season. Encourage exploration, develop sensory skills, foster learning and bring joy with our quality design and thoughtful details.  Proudly designed and illustrated right here in Australia.

1. Fabric Pull Backs - Gumtree Buddies ($35 set of 2)

Hit the road for driving adventures with our much loved Gumtree Buddies in these cars. Simply pull the cars backwards, release and then watch them zip across the floor. Soft machine washable covers are perfect for little hands. Comes in set of two perfect for family racing.

2. Pull-Backs - Aussie Animals ($15 set of 2)

Aussie Animals on wheels. With no batteries required, little ones simply pull the animals backwards, release and then watch them zoom across the floor. But wait! These Aussie cuties have a fun little surprise… they travel forwards, then backwards and forwards again! Great way to encourage babies to get crawling.

3. Magic Painting World ($15)

Watch as your little ones become magical artists with Magic Painting World. Simply fill the magic paintbrush with water and reveal the gorgeous illustrations brought to life with every brush-stroke. Fade. Repeat. Magic. Choose from 9 different designs.

4. Flash Cards - Animal ABC ($20)

Develop children's recognition of the alphabet and early vocabulary with our animal alphabet flash cards. With a child-friendly plastic ring, these double-sided flash cards are a fun and vibrant way for early learners to explore the alphabet and animal alliteration.

5. Shark Chasey - Catch a Fish ($25)

This brightly coloured bath toy is designed for fun in the tub. Use the big mouth shark net to scoop and catch as many of the fish as you can. Count the fish in the net, how many green ones? How many blue? Endless opportunities for fun and learning in the tub with this net and school of fish combo.

6. Stack & Pour Bath Egg ($16)

A fun stack and sort activity. Combine the right egg according to size and colour. Encourage little tigers to get comfortable with water on their faces and watch the different water effects created by pouring through each hole.

7. ABC Matching Puzzle ($20)

Practice identifying the letters with pop-out letter pieces. Match them with the themed images like 'K' for Koala & Kookaburra. This puzzle teaches pre-literacy skills and children can also use colour to match the puzzle and find the solution. 


Top 10 gift ideas for 3-4 year olds. Foster the natural curiosity and creative spirit of pre-school and kindergarten kids, engage their endless curiosity and desire to understand everything around them. Develop motor skills with active play and enjoy outdoor play together.

1. Bug Spotter Kit ($13)

Less screen and more green with this kit to encourage outdoor exploration. Safely catch, observe and release garden creepy crawlies with this magnifying bug container. Complete with included handbook with bug tips and activities.

2. Lacing Cards - Little Market ($20)

Get threading with this educational activity set. Each animal has a different lacing pattern, and once complete animals can be stood up and played with enclosed market stall play scene.

3. Crayon Adventures ($20)

Perfect colouring and activity set for little hands. Six colour twist apart silk crayons glide smoothly across the page making this a perfect entry to colouring. Available in Crayon Adventures - Beach or Garden themes.

4. Dot Paint Set – Party Time ($30)

Complete the activities with these super fun, brand new high quality, marker style dot paints. Simply twist off the caps, squeeze the sponge tip and let the fun begin.

5. Dot Paints ($20)

Kids will go dotty over these fresh summer colours. Designed to make painting clean and easy. Get tonnes of colour on the paper and create different effects with the all new sponge tip applicator. No cups, brushes to set up or wash up it's every parents favourite style of painting.

6. Bath Crayons ($10)

Kids absolutely love our Bath Crayons! Made specifically for use on smooth wet surfaces like bathroom tiles and bathtubs. They're easy to clean and wash off with a damp cloth (included) and perfectly sizes for little hands.

7. Magna Carry Space Explorer ($25)

Blast your little astronaut out into the solar system with a fantastically illustrated fold out, magnetic play scene. Storytellers create a new scene every time they play. 
With 9 designs to choose from, Magna Carry helps develop imagination and fine motor skills, with a great opportunity for new shared storytime. 

8. Silk Crayons ($12)

Silky smooth crayons more like a pastel that deliver almost impossibly vibrant results. Extend playtime with window art, rock painting, watercolour and more.

9. Window Art - Butterflies ($25)

Colour the translucent butterflies stickers and decorate your window. Use the how-to-draw guide included to create your own artwork directly onto the window with the easy to clean markers. Stickers are movable and they stick to anysmooth surface including glass, tiles and fridges.

10. Jelly Kite ($30)

Light and easy to launch and fly— this jolly jellyfish is sure to put a smile on your child’s face, as they watch the long streamer tentacles dance about in the breeze. With no rigid frame, crash landings are gentle and relaunch super simple.

Top 10 best gift ideas for 5-6 year girls and boys. Inspire their creativity and independent play with our screen-free activity sets and toys hand-picked for early primary kids.  Develop drawing skills, share craft experiences, learn about the world or even inspire future architects with our eco-city magnetic set.

1. How to Draw - Summer Fun ($25)

Want to learn to draw a party loving pineapple or sketch a cool cactus? You'll be impressed how well kids from aged 5 can do this activity set filled with summer fun. Thoughtfully packaged in a sturdy, compact magnetic-sealed box, this is perfect for café play or the camping trip.

2. Beat the Clock - Battle Mode ($25)

From Brain Busters to Star Jump challenges, Battle Bingo at your local park to Letter Scramble games at home, this set is jam-packed with 33 different unplugged activities all created to get little tigers thinking, moving, and exploring the concept of time — all the while encouraging a bit of friendly rivalry.

3. Patternation - Eco City ($40)

Learn about sustainability in a fun and engaging way. Inspired by the practice of sustainable urban design this magnetic activity set includes 16 different template patterns for kids to follow to construct their own green city.

4. Light & Shine - Playing with Optics ($25)

Complete with everything you need for 26 guided STEAM experiments to help kids explore the world of light. Mirror mandalas, torchlight morse code, shadow puppets and more.

5. Waterworks - Pipeline ($30)

Kids might say they’re too old for the bath but this may change their mind. Pour water through the top of the head of this multi-layered toy and watch as the water flows through the pipes. Turn the valves on and off to stop and start the flow, swap the 11 key pieces around and change their direction, where will the water flow next? Who knew cause and effect could be so much fun?

6. Foil Art ($20)

Choose from Fairies or Space designs, this fun art activity delights as the designs are brought to life with the rub of holographic foil. Peel sections off each picture to reveal adhesive sections and choose which shimmer to use to create a beautiful shiny artwork. Completed pictures are create for wall hangings or cards.

7. Magic Wand Kit ($20)

Designed for young wizards and witches, this kit contains all the spellbinding ingredients you need to create 3 of your very own magic wands.

8. Shark Glider ($20)

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s our flying Shark Glider! This lightweight, easy to launch flying foam shark has a generous fin-span ensuring this big fish can glide long distances over 40m with a smooth motion.

9. Magic Highlighters ($12)

Double-ended with two different tips, kids can use the bright colour tip to draw and colour in, then flip the pen over and sketch or write over the top with the white tip to see your drawing or words appear… like magic! Write secret messages, add some vibrancy to your school work or erase mistakes easily.

10. World Globe 42cm ($20)

Hold the world in your hands! A fun way to teach kids about the world. Showing capital cities, lines of longitude and latitude, international time zones, regions and oceans, this traditional inflatable globe is the perfect take anywhere educational toy. Pack it in the bag this summer for a fun pool toy.


Top 10 gift for girls and boys aged 7- 9 years old. Early ‘tweens’ can be difficult to buy for. We’ve selected a range of screen free activity sets and toys designed to encourage kids to unplug, engage in creative play and develop their existing artistic skills.

1. How to Paint - Watercolour ($40)

Explore the many aspects and techniques of painting with watercolours. The detailed How to Paint Guide will take your child through 16 different step-by-step lessons to build technique and confidence. Includes mess free water brush, paints and high quality watercolour paper.

2. Explorer Microscope ($35)

Spark curiosity as junior scientists discover specimens everywhere. With a guided field journal this microscope has two magnifications (20x and 60x) and battery powered LED light. This is perfect for both indoor and outdoor exploration.

4. Drawing Inspiration - A guided sketchbook ($25)

Taking a whimsical approach to drawing, this set encourages kids to forget perfect technique and focus on expression, imagination and fun. Self portrait anyone? Complete the squiggles. Turn balls into faces and so many more wacky guided drawing activities.

5. Comic Book Kit - Practice, Plan, Create ($25)

Everything you need to create your very first comic. Step-by-step guided activities teach tools to bring your characters and story to life. Tips include lettering, balloons, staging, perspective and more. By the end, kids are chuffed at completing their very own story.

6. Pencil Art - Blend and Shade ($25)

Learn and master pencil stroke techniques (hatching, contouring and stippling), try out pressure variations, layering, blending and more. The step-by-step guide teaches new techniques to kids who already love colouring. You'll be impressed at the new, interesting and vibrant effects created.

7. Glitter Markers ($20)

This set of six super cool glitter pens designed to add shimmer and shine to colouring, journal entries, art projects and greeting card messages. In fact, we reckon these are the best glitter pens ever!

8. Mindful Doodling - Peaceful Patterns ($25)

Discover new ways to relax and focus with this mindfulness activity set. Designed to encourage tweens to unplug, slow down and de-stress by helping them focus their minds on meditative drawing activities.

9. Rainbow Lab - Playing with Colour ($25)

Activity set includes 24 experiments intended to help kids apply STEAM principals to the world around. Understand colour, investigate with colour absorption experiments, craft and more.

10. Drawing People - Learn, Practice, Create ($25)

For the budding young illustrator in the house. Encourage them in their creative pursuits with this activity set. Learn the many techniques of drawing people including body shapes, poses, eye shapes and more. The detailed drawing guide will take your child through guided lessons to build confidence and technique.

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