Snap up bargains for Christmas gifts with these seven stocking fillers

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WITH eight weeks to go until Christmas, it’s time to keep an eye out for bargains and save yourself the last- minute rush.

Panic-buying presents often means you fork out more than if you shopped early. To start you off, I’ve found seven kids’ stocking fillers for less than a fiver . . . 

Eight weeks to go until Christmas, it’s time to keep an eye out for bargains

Paw Patrol mini-figure Rescue Team six-pack, £3.99: Kids can have hours of fun re-enacting scenes from the TV show with this set of six toy figures from the Paw Patrol gang.

They include Skye, Marshall, Chase and Rubble. Find yours at B&M.

Hot Wheels Themed Rally Cult Racers, £3.49: Keep mini-motorists busy for hours on Christmas morning with a Hot Wheels toy car, £3.49 each.

You can get different colours within the range — from pink to green.

Colour Your Own Festive Wooden Village, £3: Crafty kids will have fun colouring in this wintery village scene from The Works, which you can proudly display year after year.

Yankee Candle Filled Votive, £3.50: This festive-scented miniature candle is part of Boots’ Christmas three-for-two range.

So you could get it for free if you pick up two other items — for example a Ted Baker mini body spray for £4 and a Joules mini-soap stack for £4.50.

Bath fizzers, from £1: Primark has loads of bath bombs to choose from — starting at £1 for ones shaped like a pineapple, love heart, gemstone, starfish or chocolate bar.

Happy Daze nail polish set, £2.50: Nab a cute set of six nail colours from Primark.

There are several different colour ranges to choose from including one with sparkly polish.

Harry Potter mugs, from £4: Fans of the books and films will love one of the Gryffindor, Syltherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff house mugs for £4 from B&M.

Or for £5 you can get heat- changing versions.

  • All prices on this page were correct at the time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

Deal of Day

Grab This zebra-print dress from H&M and save £9.99

GO wild for this zebra- print tie-wrap dress from H&M, for £15, down from £24.99. There’s an alternative version with a green and white pattern.

SAVE: £9.99

Cheap treat

Treat yourself to Sainsbury’s milk chocolate pumpkins for £1

BE prepared for trick-or- treaters this weekend with bags of Sainsbury’s milk chocolate pumpkins for £1.

Top swap

Why spend £27 on the Drunk Elephant Beste No. 9 Jelly cleanser…

When you can grab Aldi’s copycat Lacura version for just £3.99

PURIFY your skin with the Drunk Elephant Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser for £27 from Cult Beauty or try Aldi’s copycat Lacura version for £3.99 (both 150ml).

SAVE: £23.01

Shop and save

Save £7 on an Italian meal at Asda for just £10

ENJOY an Italian meal at Asda for £10, instead of £17 if buying the items separately. Choose two mains, including Pizza Express pizzas, two sides, which include fries and dough balls, plus fizzy drinks or beers.

SAVE: £7

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