Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

18/11/2019 12:15 PM

Christmas time is family time! And there’s no better feeling than giving your loved ones thoughtful, useful gifts that bring a smile to their faces. Whether you’re shopping for your mum, dad, brother, sister, or the whole clan - at Ted’s, we have something for everyone, from the best compact and instant cameras, to DLSRs, lenses, and binoculars. 


To help you find the perfect Christmas gift, here are our top gift recommendations for children, teens, parents, and the whole family to share and enjoy:

Christmas gift ideas for kids:

The Tasco 10x25 binoculars are the perfect cheap but useful stocking filler. Compact and lightweight, they’re well suited for adventurous kids who love to walk, run, and explore all day. The feather light build makes these binoculars especially comfortable for children to carry around for long periods of time.

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family
Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

Catch the photography bug without needing a fancy camera - any smartphone will do! The Black Eye 3-in-1 drastically improves the usability of smartphone cameras with its fisheye, wide and macro combo lenses. Your kids can simply clip it over a phone lens, and get snapping. This is a great present to help your family discover hidden talents, or figure out what type of photography they are interested in, before buying a proper camera.

Christmas gift ideas for teens & young adults:

The Fuji Instax LiPlay isthe perfect mix of retro and modern. Coming in a handy compact size, your teens will love taking this along to parties or on family trips. 


The LiPlay lets you create exciting instant prints anytime, anywhere, in as little as 12 seconds - so the whole family can experience the joy of instant photography. The camera works on a lithium rechargeable battery, which means there’ll be no time fussing around at the store when you run out of juice.

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

Kids will especially love the LiPlay’s unique audio recording feature, which allows users to record sound clips and attach them to instant prints in the form of QR codes. If you have any smartphone-using, tech-savvy teenage users in your family, this is a no brainer.

Ideal for the blossoming student photographer, the Canon EOS 1500D is a great beginner-friendly DSLR. It won’t scare anyone away with hard to understand features, and comes with a built-in feature guide - meaning anyone can start creating beautiful, professional-looking images from day one.


This is a wonderful present for anyone looking to learn the ropes without being disheartened or overwhelmed. Even better, there’s plenty of room to grow - the 24MP stills and Full HD videos will keep users happy for a long time, so there won’t be any need to upgrade soon.

Christmas gift ideas for mums and dads:

If you know someone that loves filming their loved ones, then this is the gift for them. The Moza Mino S is ideal for mums and dads who are obsessed with capturing high-quality home movies to cherish. This easy going gadget allows users to improve the performance of their smartphone camera in seconds, without needing a new camera or video setup.


The portable, lightweight, folding design means mum and dad can happily take this to Saturday sports, family birthdays or on a holiday adventure. The quick and easy set-up will have them filming their masterpiece on Christmas morning with ease, even if they’ve been woken up at five in the morning.

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

Help mum, dad, grandma or grandpa capture high-quality, treasured memories of their family with the easy to use Nikon D5600. With 24.4MP sensor, 5 FPS continuous shooting, and Full HD video, every precious detail can be captured in stunning quality. If your parent is social media savvy, the built-in WiFi with Nikon’s SnapBridge means they won’t have to wait too long before sharing their results with all of their friends and family online - and by that we mean boasting about how cute their family is!

This is the perfect opportunity to encourage a new hobby - your family member can bring their new  D5600 along to one of our beginner camera classes for some handy tips and tricks.

Christmas gift ideas for the whole family to share:

The Nikon Coolpix W300 is great for the outdoorsy, adventurous family. It’s shockproof qualities mean there’s no need to worry about smaller hands having a play and accidentally dropping the camera, while the waterproof to 30m  capabilities are perfect for enjoying together on your summer holidays by the pool or at the beach.


The Coolpix W300 is also great for families with older children who bond through their love of action and adventure. This camera can handle extremes of weather and is dustproof - so it’s perfect for taking along to family camping weekends.

Christmas Gift Ideas for the Whole Family

From the moment you get it out of the box, the Instax SQ6 will be sure to deliver fun for the whole family. An easy to use camera suitable for all ages, this camera will let parents rediscover the joy of instant photography, while their kids witness it for the first time. With a selfie mode and mirror, you’ll be snapping cute or hilarious family group shots in no time. 


Create countless timeless images in a classic square-image format, perfect for sticking to your family fridge for years to come. Your whole clan will love messing around with this on Christmas morning and sharing instant prints - with no need for a computer, or a trip to a photo lab in sight!

Capturing those magic moments

Christmas time is all about enjoying the company of your loved ones, exchanging gifts, sharing old stories, and making new memories. At Ted’s, we have a wide range of gifts perfect for capturing those special moments - so check out our Christmas Gift Guide for more ideas, or head into your local Ted’s store for some expert, friendly advice!


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