Christmas comes around once again, and as much as we love getting the family together, we also need to keep the kids entertained and happy during the most wonderful time of the year. At Birdkids you'll never be short of a few cool and creative ideas that will provide hours of fun as your youngsters count down their advent calendars to the big day and beyond! Check out our top 6 picks that are simply made for the festive party season... djeco mini games - mazes by ariadne Packed with mazes they'll want to get lost within! Your kids will love finding their way around each one of these beautifully illustrated puzzles - including 30 sheets complete with a unique image and a pencil - this is the perfect activity for taking anywhere or placing in a Christmas stocking! studio skinky 12 stackable playon crayons - pastels Children love making and creating and these crayons from Studio Skinky are the perfect choice for play and party-time... An ideal fit for any young one's hands and featured in a range of beautiful pastel colours, these are a must-have for young children that want to explore their imagination around the festive season. djeco colour-in jumping jacks - fairies Colour, design and create a group of magical fairies with this cute paper model set! Dress up and put together 6 captivating characters with the easy to follow instructions included and everything else you need before you disappear into a world of fantasy. laurence king publishing create your own monster Put together your very own monsters with this brilliantly creative box featuring 12 designs illustrated by a range of well known and established artists. You can also create your very own creatures with 3 blank DIY sheets provided and scare all your friends and family while you're at it! djeco jewellery making kit - beads & birds With a range of decorative beads, lockets and threads, this jewellery making kit is ideal for older children who want to get accessorising. Customise and create lovely bracelets and necklaces to show off to your friends and family or to give away as a gift over the Christmas period! Comes complete with illustrated instructions on how to make various designs. meri meri reindeer pinata Make your festive parties and new year's celebrations go off with a bang with the help of this wonderful reindeer pinata! Decorated with beady eyes, a plush pom pom nose and sparkly golden details - this fun game is ready to fill with all your favourite chocolates, sweets and confetti!