Best snow globes 2020: musical snow globes, lantern globes and more

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SNOW globes are one of our favourite Christmas decor pieces.

Part toy, part interiors statement, the best snow globes are full of glitter, sparkle – and then some.

The best snow globes make gorgeous gifts that appeal long beyond Christmas day

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When it comes to finding a snow globe for Christmas, for yourself or a special child or adult in your life, there are tons of options beyond the basic ball of water and glitter.

In fact, you can find snow globes that play music, light up and tell an entire Christmas story in their little glass dome.

Snow globes range from budget to ornate – you can find DIY versions online, for a fun crafting afternoon with the kids.

Or you can splash out on a collector’s item with a signature snow globe from Wedgwood – the porcelain brand releases a new collectible snow globe each year.

Disney characters, favourite songs, baby’s first Christmas and more – we’ve got you covered with our roundup of the best snow globes below.

1. Baker Ross


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  1. (AD) Baker Ross Decorate Their Own Snow Globe, £6.95 at Amazon – buy here

Cheap, cheerful and ideal for an afternoon of crafting, this DIY snow globe kit contains everything required to make four snow globes.

Kids will enjoy colouring in the pictures and adding glitter – and these make fun stocking stuffers for other children in the family.

2. Aunmas

This snow globe has a bit of everything
  1. (AD) AUNMAS LED Musical Snow Globe, £28.09 at Amazon – buy here

This snow globe does basic – and then some.

In addition to dancing snowflakes, it has a rotating function and plays a musical melody (‘Castle in the Sky’).

It features a changing colour LED light that projects onto the walls or ceiling, and is suitable for use as a night light.

Both adults and kids are fans.

3. New Baby


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  • Baby 2020 My First Snowglobe, now £7.50 at Argos – buy here

This lovely snow globe is a sentimental first Christmas gift for a newborn.

It’s filled with colourful glitter and features a sweet bunny inside.

4. Frozen


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  • John Adams Disney Frozen II My Light Up Glitter Globe, now £15.99 at Very – buy here

This light-up glitter globe will be a hit with any Frozen fans out there.

This is a DIY design suitable for kids five and up: they can build the background, decorate the characters with glitter, add water and sequins and watch the globe light up.

5. Shishi


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  • Shishi Nativity Snow Globe, £49 at Harrods – buy here

Add some charm to your home this festive season with this Nativity snow globe, depicting Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus.

Turn it upside down for snow fall and music.

6. Wedgwood


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  • Christmas 2020 snow globe, £95 at Wedgwood – buy here

This porcelain and glass snow globe from Wedgwood features a figure skater and is inscribed with the words ‘Merry Christmas’.

More than a snow globe, this piece is a real collectible to be cherished for years to come.

7. Konstsmide


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  • Konstsmide Snow Lantern with Snowman Scene, £25.99 at Wayfair – buy here

This snow lantern depicts a lovely snowman scene, and, in addition to falling snow, emits a gorgeous glow in any space.

It requires 3 size C batteries to light up – and is the perfect finishing touch to any mantlepiece.

We’ve designed Sun Selects to help you to find the best products that won’t break the bank.

Want some last-min advent calendar inspiration? These Playmobile advent calendars are fun for kids.

Or, treat yourself – or someone special – to a beauty gift set this Christmas.

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