Woman holding out a present with candy cane wrapping paper

Christmas is fast approaching and now is the time to be finalising your present buying plans! Here are a few ideas for your niece, nephew, next door neighbour or anyone else that's popping over during the Christmas period and you'll be giving gifts to.

To help keep their room tidy...

White laundry bag surrounded by other bathroom items

This beauty will look good in the corner of any room, in halls or when living on their own, and will make sure that there's more room to manouvre and more floor to see! Also available in black and pink. H&M, £17.99

For the little pleasures to life...

Red Cineworld card on a grey background

A year-long cinema pass will keep them going through the next few winter months and catch up on all the Oscar contenders, while it will be an excuse to enjoy the summer blockbusters. Cineworld, from £9.99 a month.

So their friends will enjoy coming round...

Black Wonderboom portable bluetooth speaker on a white background

A portable speaker will ensure that their flat is the life and soul of the party. This Wonderboom comes in ten different colours with 360 degree sound. It's waterproof, dustproof and shockproof, so it's the only one you'll ever have to buy! John Lewis, £89.99.

Something practical...

Yellow and white cycling helmet on a white background

This functional bike helmet, featuring sweat-wicking padding so you can keep fresh and comfortable on long rides, will ensure you can turn up for lectures looking hot without getting bothered. On your shoulder, it can also be an accessory for the library, gym or cafe! Halfords, £30.

As a well-deserved treat...

Birchbox subscription box featuring a range of beauty treats

A Birchbox gives its subscribers five beauty treats tailored to their skin, hair and style. Coming through the letterbox, it's like a present every month! It's probably one for the girls. Birchbox, £13.95 per month

To help them cook...

Wooden planter filled with herbs with the words The Kitchen Garden written on it

This mini herb garden is great for the beginner gardener and would ideally suit a bright windowsill. Each kit contains a wooden trough, four plastic pots that sit comfortably inside, and sufficient peat-free compost to fill them. There are also four packets of Mediterranean herb seeds, including lemon basil, Italian parsley, sweet marjoram and Greek oregano along with full instructions so what can go wrong? Waitrose, £11.99.

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