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A Quick Christmas Gift Guide For Sport Mad Kids

11 November, 2019 | DD Staff
  • A Quick Christmas Gift Guide For Sport Mad Kids
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Buying gifts for children is so much fun, especially if they have a hobby or interest, such as being really into sports, which significantly helps to narrow down the possible gift options. So if your child is into sport then here are a few things that they may love for Christmas. 

Sports uniforms

Purchasing your child a sports uniform is about so much more than simply helping your child support their favourite team, a sports uniform is also about role play and allows your child to imagine themselves in the shoes of their favourite sports person or player. Whether you’re buying basketball uniforms or football kits try to stick to authenticated sellers to ensure you get the best quality kit and that your money is going back into the team you support.

Sports equipment

Another obvious, and yet very well received Christmas gift option, for the sports-mad person in your family, is some much-needed sports equipment. Perhaps this is an upgrade of their current equipment such as a new set of football boots or the current season’s football, or it could be something altogether new for them to add to their collection such as a pop-up net to practice with at home. Most children rely on the adults in their lives to provide them with the equipment they need to carry out their favourite sports and Christmas is a great time to replenish their stocks.

Tickets to watch their favourite team or player play

One of the greatest gifts you can possibly give is that of a memory that will last a lifetime, such as watching their favourite team or player play live in front of their very eyes. Watching live sport is a great way to inspire children to continue with their chosen hobby and is also a great opportunity for you to bond with them on a family day out. If match tickets aren’t an option then a stadium tour is another fantastic option.

Sports lessons

For a budding sporting legend, the gift of sports lessons, especially if they are with a famous ex-player, can not only help to boost their confidence but can help to increase their passion and commitment to their sport too. Your child can learn so much from a one of or a small bundle of lessons with a professional in their field and can then transfer these skills to their regular practice.

Sporting games

We all know that when we are passionate about something we like to be immersed in it 24/7, both in and out of the classroom. Sporting games such as Fifa which can be purchased on the X-box of Play Station are a great way for children to unwind, relax and play with friends whilst still learning the principles of the game and the players in it. There are sporting games for almost every sport out there from golf to formula 1, gymnastics to basketball, if your child has a games console then a game is a safe bet. 

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