Tots to teens
LEGO FUN: Lego is a firm favourite with young builders who like to countdown from December 1. There are three calendars to choose from this year, Lego City and Friends calendars contain festive minifigures and decorations, €19.99. Lego Star Wars has a foldout playmat for desert and ice-planet adventures, €24.99, age 6+, at Smyths.
PEPPA PIG: Little ones can also count down to Christmas this year with some of their favourite characters including Peppa Pig. Suitable for ages three upwards, there are 24 toys to collect behind each door to build a festive scene with Peppa, George and friends. Peppa Pig’s Advent Calendar is €24 from a selection at Debenhams; www.debenhams.ie
IMMUNE SYSTEM: Help support their immune system this winter with Boots Kids Immunity Gummies. These blackcurrant-flavoured gummies contain vitamin C, zinc and selenium to help maintain a healthy immune system, along with B vitamins which support energy levels. They are free from artificial flavours and preservatives and also lactosefree. Children aged three and upwards can take one daily, €4.99; www.boots.ie
SORE THROATS: Life Boost Children’s Honey and Glycerine Syrup helps soothe sore throats and coughs. Made with lemon oil to give a pleasant flavour, it is easy to take and has no added colour. Suitable for ages 12 months and upwards, it’s €4.99 from pharmacies.