New for 2016, The Christmas Post Cracker. Each post box is individually die cut to produce a wonderful lacework effect. The cracker is then trimmed with sparkling embellishments and satin ribbon.All crackers are sold individually, either empty for you to fill or completed with a gift. All crackers come with a snap, a hat and a joke.
Scroll down for our gift selection.
For the price of a completed cracker add £3.25 to any of the gifts.
Each completed cracker will arrive clearly labelled with its contents.
Cracker components: pearl card in christmas red and christmas green; Berisfords double faced satin ribbon in 25mm & 10 mm widths in colours 15 & 455; christmas motifs; victorian collage paper; 13" snap; paper hat; joke on paper.
For more detailed photographs of our gifts please go to the shop.
This jolly Clockwork Tin Father Christmas will create instant fun on your festive table.
You won't be able to cover the house and garden but you will be astonished at how this Magic Snow expands to 100 times its original volume. Simply add water to create your very own amazing White Christmas...and the beauty is, left to dry out you can use it over and over again!
This great little chap has a habit of regularly stealing the festive limelight. The Parachute Penguin is the sort of daft nonsense that makes Christmas a lot of fun.
We don't know anyone who hasn't been completely bowled over by this delightful pair. Every inch a quality item, these beautifully finished characters like nothing more than to have their heads pressed to give a wonderful and musical response.
Like his friend the snowman (below) this Clockwork Santa will love strolling around at Christmas! He also has moveable arms.
This fun Clockwork Christmas Snowman enjoys nothing more than exploring, even a pipe in the hand of his swinging arm!
The popular animal version (scroll down further) has been around for a long time but now we have Christmas Tongue Rollers! In four great designs we give these a huge thumbs-up! There was never a cuter way to be a tad rude!
I grew up in a decade of austerity and no television, so that's my age out of the bag! But as a consequence we had to be incredibly inventive by making our own toys and entertainments, especially around Christmas time. These Fairy Tail Finger Puppets we would have loved! In six magical designs, they are perfect for the child with imagination. (six characters)
An extremely smart pair of enamelled penguin cufflinks for the man who takes a pride in finishing touches. A quality festive item.
Who doesn't love a Snow Dome and finally there's one that will fit inside a cracker! These are a total delight...just make sure you don't pull your cracker anywhere near a stone floor!! (four characters)
Christmas Whistles in four festive designs.
Put on a puppet performance that's worthy of any Christmas panto with these Festive Finger Puppets. The puppets have wooden heads and fabric bodies that are beautifully detailed. Father Christmas, The Snowman and Rudolph make up the three designs.
A beautiful handmade Christmas Trinket Box for that very special present you might want to give on Christmas Day. Made to fit exactly into our crackers each box, for contents, measures approximately 1 1/4" (3cm) square by about 1 1/4" (3cm) deep. The boxes come in five different festive fabric designs.
It went missing from our gift list last year and in consequence we had several (shall we say, animated) phone calls. We're happy to report that it's back again in all its glory...The Bling Cinderella Pumpkin.
New for 2017 and in four fun Christmas designs may we introduce you to our Festive Lip Gloss.
Affordable Classics: 30 Cracker Gifts For 99p or Less!
I think these may have been around since parties began! Party Blowouts, a real classic!
Brightly coloured, the Springy Smiler has a key ring attachment and is one of those things you just can't put down!
As old as time, the Chinese (sometimes known as Mexican) Finger Trap still manages to amaze! The more you try to pull your fingers free, the more trapped you become. With many associated stories of myth and love, this truly is a classic.
Either as a finishing touch to your table setting or a great cracker gift, these splendid little champagne flutes full of bubbles really are a delight!
An ingenious eraser that arrives as a puzzle! Affordable fun, this is a highly recommended cracker gift.
What more can be said about this iconic cracker gift? Its endearing simplicity can still captivate and thrill, proving yet again that it doesn't cost a fortune to get the party started!
The Rocket Balloon! With two in each pack, they will bring any room to life.
Some gifts tick all the boxes and this is one of them. Inexpensive, fun, and beautifully made...I'll stop! Wooden Animal Key Rings are a winner! (assorted designs)
A great little collection of four Farm Animal Erasers.
50p (for 4)
If anything was designed to put a smile on your face, it's got to be one of these delightful Russian Doll Key Rings. Beautifully painted in lovely bright colours this is a great little cracker gift.
These Steel Link Puzzles, popular for generations, are a lot of peoples favourites. Take them apart and then see if you can put them back together again. (assorted designs)
The Magic Cup is a classic trick that has intrigued generations of budding magicians. Full instructions are provided and it fits beautifully inside a cracker.
The Classic Bouncy Ball. The small ball that packs a big bounce!
Although these are sold individually we had the greatest fun watching someone's face when we dropped a great many on their kitchen floor. The reaction was priceless, they really are that convincing.
Made of plastic these wonderful Crystal Tops have a real jewel-like quality. A lovely cracker gift that might suprise you.
Press the Smiler Dome Popper so that it is completely inside out...leave on a flat surface and wait!
Pull any part of the ever popular Stretchy Smiler and he'll about double in size!
Fill with water and the Squirting Fish will do exactly what it says on the can. Then run...
Sold individually...this is a monkey eraser on a pencil that comes in three bright colours. I can say no more!
Mini Tic Tac Toe...I expect like me, you call it noughts and crosses! A great favourite.
A smart little Tomato Pin Cushion, ideal for the Sewing Bee fans!
A neat little Tape Measure, always useful and handy. Ideal for the practical Christmas guest!
There can be few things nicer at Christmas than entering a home that is perfumed with the fragrances of the season. These Christmas Fragrance Oils were a huge hit last year but be warned, they do go quickly. There are five different fragrances and if more than one fragrance is ordered we will send an assortment.
Christmas Tree; Orange; Mulled Wine; Christmas Wreath and Frankincense & Myrrh.
The Extra Large Dice makes quite a nice display piece as well as being great fun when playing games! Made of wood, this is a nice quality piece. (assorted colours)
It's one of the most popular gifts we stock. The Union Jack Bottle Opener Key Ring is smart and practical...especially during the festive season.
A delightful little Mini accessory clip decked out in the Union Jack. This most affordable and very British Icon has a lot of appeal and is small...about the size of the charms you used to find in Christmas Puddings.
For those of you who fancy doing the odd Captain von Trapp impersonation this might be just the thing. On the other hand you might simply wish to irritate people. A Metal Whistle, in two finishes, silver and black.
This wonderful little chap has a secret under his wings, just press his ears together and he'll reveal what it is! Attractive, smart and useful, The Owl Fob Watch remains a great favourite and comes in a chrome and black finish.
Now here's jolly! The Alarm Clock Fob Watch and Key Ring. This has a larger face than our other fob watches, measuring 2cm in diameter. He may not wake you up in the morning but you'll know he's around!
The Ladybird Fob Watch is as popular as ever, and like the owl and the butterfly keeps a secret under her wings. (assorted finishes)
A few years ago we introduced the Racing Car Fob Watch in response to some griping that all our fob watches were designed for the ladies. It became our best seller! Job done!
The Enamel Racing Car Fob Watch. An extremely smart and beautifully finished Fob Watch Key Ring offered in wonderfully striking colours.
In a rainbow of different colours, you don't have to be in the caring profession to enjoy the practicality of a Nurse's Fob Watch. (assorted colours)
After a short absence the Butterfly Fob Watch is back for 2017, and like the owl and the ladybird keeps a secret under her wings. (assorted colours)
Gloriously over-the-top The Bling Ladybug Fob Watch is a real show-stopper. Not for the faint-hearted. (assorted colours)
LED Flashing Key Rings
We resisted for as long as we dared but finally here it is. The Minion Torch Key Ring. Press its head and it will light up and scream at you. Always remember, without a master to grovel for a Minion will fall into a deep depression...my idea of a dream partner! I never said that.
Three great little characters, the Sea Life LED Torch Key Rings also come with sounds from the deep...or thereabouts! (three characters)
As well as two LED eyes that light up brightly, this cute Owl Torch and Key Ring will also give you a hoot for luck...what more d'you want from life!
Just DON'T put it in your bath!! The Rubber Duck LED Torch and Key Ring quacks too...enough said!
I'm not entirely confident that the noise our gorilla makes would frighten anyone (akin to a clock being wound, if you go back that far) but the Gorilla LED Torch does win with charm.
This is a great cracker gift and way too cute for its own good! Press the button on the back of The Penguin Torch and he'll give you a squeak...oh yes, and he'll light up too!
Wasn't there a story about three little piggys and the state of the construction industry?
Don't ever be in any doubt about pigs being the cleverest of all the farm animals because not only does this Piggy's snout light up it oinks too. Clever or what!?
For dedicated followers of Jediism this could be a positive inspiration to fight evil. We're not entirely sure what Darth is saying in his all too brief message but we feel convinced it's something horribly menacing!
Daft and fun, we must all know someone for whom this would be the ideal cracker gift.
New for 2017 the BB-8 Droid. For the out-of-touch, this is a popular new Star Wars hero. The usual histrionics, press its head and it lights up and makes a terrible racket.
The Storm Trooper Torch. Guess what...press his head and his eyes light up and he makes a noise not dissimilar to a gun firing. Good luck if you're recovering on Boxing Day.
We launched this last year to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday...and so popular was her majesty that here she is again! As well as two very bright LED eyes, this wonderful Torch and Key Ring also gives you a rousing rendition of Rule Britannia. Thank-you Ma'am.
To compliment the Queen's Torch, we present one of her loyal Guardsmen. Like Her Majesty his LED eyes light up very brightly and he too gives a rousing rendition of Rule Britannia.
The Bicycle Valve Light was a runaway best seller last year and it's not difficult to see why. This wonderful, easy to attach, bicycle accessory can transform your wheels at night-time with a seemingly endless choice of colour combinations.
£4.95 per pair
Lights and Torches
Ideal for reading in low light situations or when you don't wish to disturb others by putting the light on, this splendid Book Light is a great gift. However, what really leaves you in awe is the elegant way in which it opens up. Just press the button and be delightfully surprised!
Cracker gifts for men can be a bit of a challenge and it's hopefully one that we rise to with this very smart reproduction miniature Police Torch. It comes with a battery.
The Laser Light Key Ring doubles as a handy torch and if that wasn't enough it also has a hidden stylus under the cap that's perfect for operating touch screen devices. A great gift!
Along with the Owl, this cute Fox is our second new design in Lip Gloss. You know a foxy lady? Job done!
Whoopee Cushion. No comment!
Is the Yo-Yo a classic toy? Well, there's one being used by a boy on a Greek vase dating back to 500BC...so we're going to say, yes!The Mini Wooden Yo-Yo (assorted designs)
Like all great ideas, Roll Tongue Animals are impossibly simply but enormous fun. Just give them a gentle squeeze and be ready for some cute cheekiness!
£4.50 eachA Mini Springy that fits into a cracker. Great news!This miniature version (only 3½cm in diameter) is equally as fascinating as the big one and in some ways more so. Impossible to put down.
£2.20 per pack
If size matters then you might appreciate these EXTREME jumping beans! Each one is decorated with a fun character. There are two jumping beans in each bag.£
1.20 a bag
The classic Sky Diver. A little bit like the parachute penguin but decidedly more butch...actually, nothing like the parachute penguin at all!
Leave your mark with this fun Smiler Ink Stamp.
A delightful little resin character draped in the Union Jack. This most affordable and very British Bull Dog has a lot of appeal.
A perennial and practical cracker gift, this year with a patriotic touch.
Storm Trooper Cuff Links.
£3.75 per pair
It's always nice to smarten up over the festive season and so for the Superman in your life, what could be nicer than these quality enamel cufflinks.
£4.50 per pair
This is absolutely my idea of the perfect cracker gift! A sensibly sized (1 fluid ounce) stainless steel hip flask key ring. I mean, what could be nicer than a quick (and maybe surreptitious) shot to warm the cockles of your heart when out for the obligatory Christmas walk.
Cracker gifts obviously have to meet a certain criteria and hunting the good ones down can often be a frustrating exercise. However, when the good ones come along and tick all the boxes...it's GREAT!
Useful, attractive, affordable, appealing, will last and will fit. Mini Metre Tape Measure take a bow!
For many years now, the classic naff cracker gift has been the tacky screwdriver set that gets swept away with the pulled crackers. Hence, we have avoided it like the plague...until now! We love this because it's brilliant! This superbly designed key ring conceals a set of four screwdriver heads that readily snap into the central magnetic shaft, allowing you to tighten and loosen a variety screws wherever you are. An old joke just got updated! Available in 4 different colours
Be very sure to read the instructions for these incredible Rattler Magnets carefully. We do not recommend them for anyone under the age of 14 years.
Throw them in the air together and listen to the sound they make! Eerie science at its best!
£1.50 per pair
Now That's useful
The incredible little bullet shaped USB Car Charger/Adapter. Simply plug it into your cigarette lighter socket and charge up your mobile phone, sat nav, MP3 player...the list is endless
This brilliant Egg Timer really will delight and like all the best ideas, it's incredibly simple. Just place the timer in the saucepan with your egg and the heat sensitive indicator will change colour and do the rest!
For those of us who simply refuse to surrender to the commands of a 'sat nav' this pocket sized Compass might just be enough to get you home safely and quietly!
You have reached your destination!
Keeping the Children Occupied
One of the very best cracker gifts. A tin of coloured Pocket Pencils with a sharpener on the lid. Now there's clever!
This is the sort of thing that is so stupid and yet so wonderful at the same time, you just have to have it! Read on and be stunned! Submerge your egg in water and in 12-24 hours the shell will start to crack and after 48 hours your chick will hatch!!! Don't pinch yourself...that's what it does! Brilliant!
I Should add, it's not the sort that will grow into a hen!
Mini Wooden Kaleidoscopes. Just shake and turn in the hand. In three different colours they have a beautiful wood finish. A quality toy.
A Mini Telescope that extends and closes. (assorted colours)
Metal Jacks. Another great game from the past...imaginatively boxed and no batteries required.
The Fairy Finger Puppets are made to the highest standards using a combination of wood and gorgeous fabric. A magical gift for the child with imagination. Six different designs and considerably larger than the Fairy Tale Finger Puppets listed above.
Those of a certain age will remember doing this with a wooden cotton reel! Ah, those were the days! Now (apart from cotton reels coming in plastic) everything has got a lot smarter but the principal remains the same. This wonderful Knitting Doll is made to a very high standard and has everything you will need to get started. Oh yes...and it used to be called French Knitting!
It Don't Mean a Thing if You Ain't Got that Bling!
A Bunny is not just for Easter! In various pretty shades, this adorable bling and enamel Bunny is a great cracker gift. (various colours)
The Bling Poodle with moveable parts is new for 2017 and in common with all our bling, it's over-the-top but in this case...more so!
This is very small and rather wonderful. The Bling Oyster and Pearl accessory clip is unique in our bling collection...why? It's understated.
The Bling Scottie Dog is new for 2017 and way too cute for its own good!
If you like cute and you like bling, then look no further because the Bling Teddy with moveable parts has both qualities by the bucket load. (assorted colours)
This delightful Bling Tiger with moveable parts would melt any heart.
What could be prettier than these delightful little Fairy Bling Ear Rings. Brilliant to wear around during the festive season...and beyond!
Introduced for Christmas 2014 the Bling Panda exceeded all our expectations. (assorted colours)
Dangerous and strikingly handsome...but that's enough about me! The Bling Leopard's Head Key Ring is a real stunner!
The Bling Lambretta really has the retro look of the moment.
Available in Pink or Blue
Whether you fancy yourself as a budding Larry Adler or just like to make music, this classic metal Harmonica might be just the ticket. It is suitable for children and adults of all abilities.
New for 2017, The Space Pencil Sharpener. In four great designs, this is definitely a cut (no pun intended) above your usual pencil sharpener...complete with orbiting beads!
Who wouldn't be bowled over to find one of these dropping out of their cracker! A most affordable and stylish fashion watch. Me thinks a winner! Supplied with either a black or white face.
We don't know anyone who hasn't been completely bowled over by this delightful trio. Every inch a quality item, these beautifully finished characters like nothing more than to have their heads pressed to give a wonderful and appropriate response. (three characters)
Please note that all cracker gifts are chosen with our standard cracker measurements in mind. The barrel of which measures approximately 5"+ (13cm) by about 2" (5cm+) in diameter.
All our gifts will arrive in their original packaging because it will often give instructions and age recommendations. This packaging will need to be removed for the gift to fit inside your crackers.
Where an item is available in several designs or colours, we will endeavour to send a selection when more than one is ordered.