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Looking for Christmas present ideas for boys and girls? Check out this curated list of great costumes ideas to make the perfect Xmas Gift!

Christmas Gift Ideas: Top Presents for Boys and Girls This Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! That’s right, it’s time to get your gifting hat on and start planning presents for those nearest and dearest to you. Costumes make a great present for kids, as they are something that can be used year-round. There’s a huge amount of joy for both the giver and receiver when a child loves their costume so much that they don’t want to take it off. We’ve curated a list of some great kids’ present options to help you get your present shopping sorted.


Costume Boxed Sets

Rubie’s Costumes has recently brought out a range of licensed costume box sets. Being boxed, they’re super easy to wrap and will have the kids guessing what’s waiting under the tree for them. The components vary depending on the character, but you’ll find hours of fun in every box.  Here are some of our favourites:


Iron Man

Designed for budding little superheroes aged 3 to 5 years old, this costume box set includes a digitally printed Iron Man costume jumpsuit, a moulded plastic face mask & a colouring-in activity on the box.


Gabby’s Dollhouse

Little fans of Gabby’s Dollhouse, aged 3 to 5 years old, will love this box set! The costume dress is satin with tulle sleeve details and features a picture of Gabby and Pandy Paws on the torso. It comes with a lenticular cat ears headband, where one of the ears moves from a standard pink cat ear to a picture of Gabby and Pandy Paws. There’s also a colouring-in postcard on the box.



For toddlers who adore Spidey and His Amazing Friends, this costume set is sure to be a hit! Designed for kids 18 to 36 months old the costume box features a printed jumpsuit costume with the Spider-man logo on the chest, along with a fabric mask. The set also includes a toy watch with a lenticular feature that moves to reveal Spidey’s face in red and Miles Morales’ face in black, and a colouring-in activity postcard on the box.


Darth Vader

For children who love playing on the Dark Side, this costume box set is sure to draw them in! Designed to fit 3 to 6-year-olds, this boxed set features a digitally printed costume top with the iconic Darth Vader chest panel on the front. It comes with a detachable cape, moulded plastic face mask & a lightsabre for hours of pretend battles!



Little Barbie fans have 2 costume box options to choose from!

3 to 5-year-old fans of Barbie Dreamtopia will love the Dreamtopia costume boxed set. It features a pink dress with puffed sleeves and an image of Barbie Dreamtopia and her pet unicorn printed on the bodice. The set also includes a plastic bracelet and ring set and a colouring-in activity postcard on the box.

For 4 to 6-year-olds, there is the dress-up trunk which includes 3 costumes that comprise mix-and-match tops and skirts (yes 3 tops and 3 skirts!), along with a tiara, a necklace, a hair scrunchie, and a sticker sheet. This set provides so many options for fun while reminding your little girl that she can Be Anything!


Build Your Own Gift Set

Still looking for more? There are plenty of options to make up a special present of your own featuring a costume and accessories to go with it. Whether your child longs to be a Heeler or a Disney Princess, a superhero or a wizard, there are great opportunities for gifting here.


Bluey & Bingo (& Bandit & Chilli)

Bluey and Bingo have become a huge part of family life, beloved all over the world. Licensed costumes of Bluey and Bingo will be a favourite this Christmas. Why not add the Grannie Glasses and see where their imagination takes them? You can also make a family affair of it by getting Chilli and Bandit costumes for Mum and Dad!


Disney Princesses

There are endless possibilities for the little Disney Princess fans, with wands, shoes, tiaras and bags available to complement Elsa, Anna, Belle, Aurora, Cinderella and Ariel costumes. Check out the new Frozen bags featuring a Snowflake for Elsa and Olaf for Anna to make their dress-ups really come to life!


Spidey and His Amazing Friends

Turn any outfit into a Spidey outfit with the Spidey and His Amazing Friends accessory sets. With sets for Spidey, Miles Morales and Ghost Spider, there’s an option for a range of little Spidey fans. Each set features a half-face mask, gloves, a toy watch and a toy.


Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir

The animated series, Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir has been around since 2015 and given a new life, and a new legion of fans, this year through the Ladybug & Car Noir: Awakening movie. Your little Miraculous Ladybug can play the part with a costume, wig and accessory set. There are 2 accessory sets to choose from, one with a wristlet and yoyo, the other with a mask, mini bag and a tikki toy figurine.


Fireman Sam

Budding firefighters and fans of Fireman Sam can really play the part with the Fireman Sam Accessory Set. Featuring a printed sleeveless tabard top, a yellow moulded Fireman Sam hat and a 3D cardboard firetruck, this is the perfect costume accessory set to fuel their imagination play. Sized to fit 4 to 6-year-olds, this set will have your child rescuing their toys from danger and saving the neighbourhood!



The new Wonka movie arrives in cinemas on December 14th and will have little Willy Wonkas running around dreaming of becoming a master chocolatier. Embrace their imagination with a Wonka kids accessory set featuring a felt top hat, golden-coloured bow tie and novelty walking cane.


Harry Potter

If your child is a fan of Harry Potter, you’re in luck! There are so many Harry Potter costumes and accessories to choose from that you’ll be spoilt for choice. With robes, socks, skirts and tops for each of the Hogwarts houses, whether your child is an adventurous Gryffindor, an ambitious Slytherin, a loyal Hufflepuff or a clever Ravenclaw there’s an option for dressing them ready to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. You can add Harry Potter glasses, complete with lightning bolt, a golden snitch, wands, or a sorting hat to complete their playtime. There’s even a Dobby mask, Quibbler bag and Hedwig plush available for the real Potterheads.



This is going to be the hottest ticket in town on Boxing Day with the new Disney animated movie musical hitting cinemas! The new take on ‘When You Wish upon a Star’ will have little girls dreaming of being Asha and the Wishing Star. Make her dreams come true with these new costumes and the cute Star accessory bag. 


And don’t forget – Santa suits are so much fun for Christmas events with little kids! We’ve got a huge range for all price points, from the fun and basic to the epic professional quality suits. Check them out and Santa-suit up this Christmas.

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