This year has seen some amazing gadgets and devices make their way through the Pocket-lint offices, from the new Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV with 4K capability to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and the Apple iPad mini 4.

Whether you are looking for the best tablet on the market to entertain your kids this Christmas, or you are looking for the best home entertainment device to keep them busy this festive season, you've come to the right place.

We've critiqued the best devices available over the past 12 months, culminating in the 12th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards in association with EE at the end of November, to make sure you know what the best of the best is when it comes to keeping your family entertained.

There are still a couple of days to get that letter with your list up to Santa, or you could just cut your losses and see what offers you can find yourself. Either way, you've come to the right place to find out what six gadgets should be on your list for entertaining the kids.

Head to our gallery to find the best gadgets for helping to keep the kids entertained this year and find out what it was we loved about them when we reviewed them.

Click here to see the 2015 Awards Hub.