Home Bargains stock a £1.99 snoop alarm to keep early Christmas presents a secret

By Jessica North

Parents with inquisitive children may well have found a solution to keep their early festive buys a secret until Christmas morning.

The snoop alarm item from Home Bargains costs customers £1.99. It is basically a motion-activated alarm that will make a loud noise when it senses little hands rifling through bags.

It was shared in a Facebook group and now parents have jumped on the opportunity to grab the bargain buy.

Other alarms on the market cost as much as £6, so this Home Bargains version really is a bargain.

It's great for families who have upped their game and started to shop in September, especially following a warning last week from LatestsDeals which said shoppers should start early this year.

Over 1,000 people have reacted to the post online (Facebook)

In a bargain Facebook group, a parent said: "Great if you have children like mine that love snooping at all their presents. Can’t wait for it to go off when they think they are having a sneaky look. £1.99 Home Bargains"

The Snoop Alarm prevents children from getting close enough to look at their festive presents and emits a siren as loud as 90 decibels and a flashing red light.

One shopper said: "You need this... like to stop you snooping"

"Might get this for the snack cupboard to stop Teddie raiding it," joked another.

Another comment said: "Wish they had these when the kids were younger"

One shopper said: "I'd forget about it though and knowing my luck set of off when my daughter is having a nap"

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