Gift Ideas by Interest

A good way to select a gift is by interest. What are they interested in? What do they like doing? Are they settled or moving into a new stage of life? Gifts that introduce or inspire a new interest can be particularly successful and provide lasting memories.

Try these pages for ideas…

Birthday bears range cute bears with messages on their shirts to birthday keepsakes. What is it about birthdays and bears that makes them fit together so well?

1000’s of birthday cards to suit all ages and personalities. Get a personalised card or make your own.

Buy Lego gifts, gadgets & accessories from Australian retailers and the official store. New sets, hard to find items, Duplo, Bionicle, Star Wars sets and Batman sets.

Butterflies fascinate all ages with their bright cheerful colours and movement. Butterfly Themed Gifts Cool Things have all the latest cool gadgets and gizmos. They are based in Launceston, Tasmania and deliver Australia-wide and internationally. Search their site for “butterfly”. Yogee Toys is a Sydney-based online toys store with a huge range of stock from more…

Silly and Serious gifts for carlovers to show their lighter side or celebrate their passions. Revhead Experiences Driving experience vouchers range from defensive driving courses (to try to tame them) to feeding their dreams by driving a V8, or going even faster as a passenger in a V8 driven by a professional (hotlaps!). Check out more…

Cat Parties are not just for children. Adults can have cat parties to celebrate their furry friends. Games & Activities: Colouring in: 0to5 have colouring templates of cats free to print at home. Play tag but call it Cat and Mouse. The person who is ‘it’ is the cat, everyone else is a mouse. For more…

Gifts and hampers with wine or champagne. Wine tours and organic wines. Personalised and customised options available.

Nurture a budding naturist with a creepy crawly themed party. Many of us would cringe at the thought of a bug party, but some are fascinated with these weird and wonderful creatures. What sort of bugs should you look out for at a creepy crawly party? The list is endless; bees, ladybeetles, dragonflies, ants, butterflies more…

Dog Party Ideas Games & Activities: Pin the tail on the puppy. Colouring in: 0to5 have colouring templates of dogs free to print from home. Modify traditional party games to have a dog theme. For example Fido Says instead of Simon Says, Doggy Freeze Dance instead of Musical Statues, Pass the Puppy instead of Pass more…

Elephant Party Ideas Did you know that elephants use their trunks as snorkels when swimming and on hot days they flap their ears to cool their blood? They also have the largest brains of all land animals. Many people believe these majestic creatures are a symbol of good luck. Elephants feature in many children’s stories more…

Experience vouchers are good for any birthday but especially the milestone birthdays. Give them a story to tell for the next decade.

Figurines and action figures for adults and children. Hand made figurines, action figures from popular movies and traditional wooden figurines

Frog Party Ideas Frogs are fascinating creatures and feature in many children’s stories, games and toys.  And, of course, there’s Kermit. Games & Activities: Colouring in: 0to5 have a frog colouring template which is free to print from home. Play musical chairs with giant lily pads made out of green cardboard instead of chairs. Make more…

Books About Horses Booktopia is Australian-owned online-only retail store selling books, eBooks and DVDs. Take advantage of flat rates for delivery around Australia of as many physical books or DVDs as you want in one order. They have an extensive range of Australian books as well as the usual international titles. Horse Costumes Costume Box more…

Monkey and Gorilla Toys, Gifts and Costumes Booktopia is Australian-owned online-only retail store selling books, eBooks and DVDs. Take advantage of flat rates for delivery around Australia of as many physical books or DVDs as you want in one order. They have an extensive range of Australian books as well as the usual international titles more…

Suggestions for holding a Music themed party. Themed costume, food, decoration, game and gift ideas.

You can decorate your panda party easily with lots of black and white balloons and party plates.  Some bamboo will give it that extra tough of authenticity. Booktopia is Australian-owned online-only retail store selling books, eBooks and DVDs. Take advantage of flat rates for delivery around Australia of as many physical books or DVDs as more…

Pool toys for all all ages for relaxation, sport, games and parties. Yardgames has lots of giant beach balls, pool toys and outdoor games. Cool Things is all about the latest cool gadgets, gizmos and gifts that make you say “That’s Cool.” From remote control toys to gifts for babies to unusual alarm clocks that more…

Gift ideas for for people who like puzzles. Jigsaw, ball, wooden, 3-D, novelty and personalised puzzles

Flowers for birthdays or just because. Choose from existing arrangements or create your own. Delivered by Australian Florists. Flower alternatives also available.

Gift ideas for sports fans and athletes. Sports clothing and equipment, memorabilia, games and sports experience vouchers.

Gifts for coffee lovers. Coffee packs, tasting kits, machines and coffee making courses.

Tiger Parties Tigers were voted the number one favourite animal in a worldwide opinion poll from Animal Planet! Tigers, and cats pretending to be tigers, feature in lots of children’s story books and poems. Browse the shops below for some great tiger themed gifts and costumes for adults and children. Gifts and Toys for Tiger more…