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We have some great ideas to share for Holiday Gifts for Kids! Whether you're looking for the hottest toys, non-screen options, or educational gifts, you can find some inspiration here. We also have a section for toddlers and babies, if you have a little one on your gift list you're not sure what to buy for!
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HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR KIDS – For Girls:
American Girl Luciana Doll and Book-
Meet Luciana, the 2018 Girl of the Year™! She's an aspiring astronaut ready to take the next giant leap to Mars. The 18″ Luciana doll has warm brown eyes that open and close and straight dark-brown hair that has a bright purple streak near her ear. She has a huggable cloth body, and her movable head and limbs are made of smooth vinyl. She comes with the Luciana paperback book, plus her signature outfit. See details and age recommendations at link below! We love the purple in the hair and colorful outfit! $115
Faber-Castell Special Occasions Fashions-
Kids can add trim and design their own additions to the included satin wedding dress. Ages 9+
Details: Featuring even more supplies than the original, this deluxe version includes a dress mannequin, satin dress, yards of fabric, trims, sewing essentials, tape measure, thimble, sketch book, sketching pencils, fabric swatches, satin pincushion, sparkle fabric paint, scissors, veil and accessories. Bonus! Keep all your supplies together inside the handy storage bag. Great to teach sewing basics! $39.99
Faber-Castell Fashion Headbands-
There’s nothing more rewarding than being able to say ”I made it myself!” Girls will say so with pride when they wear their own personalized creations to school or parties. Everything you need is included, except for scissors, and with so many headbands (10!) and a generous supply of decorative elements, this kit is a great birthday or slumber party activity! $19.99
Open a surprise pet with reversible sequin heart! We love anything involving a surprise for the 10 and under age group. These arrive in a large egg, and you can collect multiple Rainbowcorn pets. From Zuru. Available this holiday season!
LEGO Friends Emma's Art Stand-
We love LEGO Friends toys, since they include fun pets and larger figures. Ideal for girls, these sets feature colorful pink and purple Legos. Of course, my sons love joining in building these sets too! 210 pieces, compatible with all regular LEGO sets. Age recommendation 6-12. $19.99 (may vary)
Mindware Paint Your Own Stone
MindWare’s Paint Your Own Stone Decorations are not simply designed to be crafts for kids—they’re alfresco art projects for all ages! Create your own whimsical, hand-painted stone décor perfect for porches, patios and decks. No cement mixing or messy prep work is required; the stone Hedgehog is ready to paint, right out of the box. Vibrant paints encourage mixing, blending and special effects. Oven-bake your painted creation for a long-lasting, weather-resistant finish. $16.95
HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR KIDS -For Boys:
Razor T3 Scooter-
This smaller electric scooter is an intro scooter for younger kids. Recommended for ages 3 and up, it features 3 wheels and a push button activation. Made for up to 48 lbs and featured in blue/green and pink! We chose this for a child who was well experienced on a regular 3 wheel kick scooter, and ready for something new. $49.99 (varies)
TONKA Power Movers – rugged construction vehicles with new Motion Drive Technology that adds kid-activated lights and sounds for an interactive and realistic play experience! Prices vary
Lego Arctic Air Transport Set-
This exciting 277 piece set includes two mini figures, a rescue plane and vehicle. As well as a rescued tiger and enclosure. Ages 6-12. One of the Lego City sets, compatible with other Lego of course. $31.99 (may vary)
Spin Master Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck
An ultimate rescue needs an ultimate vehicle! Save the day with Marshall’s Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck! This vehicle is equipped with an extendable 2 ft. tall ladder, flashing lights and sounds – it’s ready for anything! To activate, simply lift and pull!
- FIRE TRUCK TOY: Save the day with Marshall’s Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck! Equipped with a 2 ft. tall extendable ladder, mini fire cart, light and sounds, this fire truck is ready for action-packed missions!
- LAUNCH WATER CANNONS: Use the water cannon launchers on the front and back of this vehicle to put out fires! Turn the yellow knob or press the button to launch the water cannons.
- EXTEND THE 2 FT. TALL LADDER: This Fire Truck has lots of exciting features to explore! Extend the 2 ft. tall ladder, roll out the Mini Fire Cart, open up the lookout cab and move the working claw arm to help save the day on your next Ultimate Rescue
The Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck is a great gift for kids aged 3+. Requires 2 AAA batteries (included). Collect all the Ultimate Rescue vehicles and go on exciting new adventures with the PAW Patrol! $59.99
HOLIDAY GIFTS For Babies/Toddlers:
Huggs by Abie Infant Carrier-
Huggs is an innovative baby carrier built for versatility. Its revolutionary carrier booster seat not only provides all-day comfort, the ergonomic design ensures a healthy sitting position (frog-leg or M-position) for a growing baby. Huggs is lightweight, yet rugged, and has been designed to deliver the very best ergonomics in every carrying mode, for both the parent and child. It is the perfect companion for parents who want to keep their baby close and comfortable, at anytime and anywhere. $129
Soundbub by WavHello-
SoundBub Is a Bluetooth-enabled portable speaker and white noise machine designed to be a convenient aid for active parents and a soothing, fun companion for your little one. Simply press SoundBub’s bellybutton to activate built-in white noise to help your child drift off to sleep. You can also play music they already love by connecting any Bluetooth enabled device. Benji the Bear priced at $29.99
Nidö Mini – 2-in-1 Travel & Play Tent by bbluv-
This adorable tent is perfect for holiday travel if you have a new little one! Provide a secure place for baby that easily folds up into a surprisingly small pack. When I had new babies I would always have to think ahead if family had a bouncer or somewhere for the baby. With this product, you won't have worries. Product details from website are below. $79.99
- Compact design, ideal for travelling
- Protects child from the sun (UVA and UVB rays), sand, wind and mosquitoes
- The pop-up system makes the folding and unfolding easy
- Includes a canopy, a carry bag, a removable comfort mat, a retractable mesh and 3 removable toys for practical use and ease of care
As your baby gets older, exercise and playtime become increasingly important in their growth development. Check out these 10 Best Baby Jumpers for 2020. They make great gifts for new moms and baby showers!
JoJo Maman Bebe Navy Puffer Jacket-
The Navy Puffer Jacket is a brilliant extra layer to pop on over a cozy sweater on the chilliest of days. Cozy wadding and air trapping technology helps keep warmth in without the added weight, making our puffer jacket an essential piece for days out exploring. $79
Embroidered Take Me Home Gown from Feltman Brothers-
Take me home gowns make a wonderful gift that can be kept as a family heirloom. Whether you're thinking of a gown for the first baby in the family which can also be worn by future siblings, or a special gown for pictures and the first trip home, this classic white embroidered gown is a beautiful choice. Size NB only, available in white poly/cotton. Makes a beautiful gift for a baby due after Christmas! $39.99
Gift Box Girls Knit Booties and Rattle Set from Feltman Brothers-
We just love these classic gray and pink booties! Makes a great gift with the sweet bear rattle. Makes a great keepsake after they are outgrown by the little one! Knit/one size. $34.95
Short Sleeve Holiday Pearl Flower Bishop Dress from Feltman Brothers-
For a baby due right before the holidays and her older siblings, it's always exciting to have extra special holiday outfits! This classic bishop dress has timeless embroidering and reminiscent of the lightweight cotton and elastic dresses our mothers' generation dressed newborn babies in! This along with other quality items from Feltman Brothers can also double as a keepsake. Poly/cotton. Machine washable. Sizes NB-4T available. $67.95
Dreambaby 3-IN-1 Toilet Trainer
The Dreambaby® 3-in-1 Toilet Trainer is 3 products in 1: Potty, Step-Up Toilet Reducer and Toilet Reducer. The Toilet Trainer converts to 3 different configurations as children become bigger and more confident. Dreambaby® Toilet Trainer is a 3-in-1 product designed to introduce your child to using a potty seat. It's an ideal tool for helping take the stress and mess out of the rewarding yet challenging stage of toilet training your little one. The Toilet Trainer converts to 3 different configurations as children become more confident. $34.99
The First Years Disney Mickey Mouse Potty Training Bundle
Get more mouse for your money and create a fun potty training experience for your little one with the Disney Mickey Mouse Potty Training Bundle! Featuring both the Mickey Mouse Potty System and the Mickey Mouse Soft Potty Ring, you’ll have potty training covered from beginning to end. The Potty System starts out as a standalone potty that supports optimal potty posture to help your child “go” and features a pretend flush handle that delivers a rewarding sound. The sturdy base also turns into a step stool that makes reaching the sink to wash hands easier. When they’re ready, help your toddler transition to the “big potty” with the comfy soft cushioned seat of the Mickey Mouse Soft Potty Ring. The ring fits right on to your family toilet and has large, easy-grip handles that help your child to feel more secure. $42.99
Spry Kid's Baby Banana Brush Kit
Kids and brushing teeth often times don’t mix easily. However, making habits at a young age is supremely important in ensuring good oral health. But the nightly frustration of trying to get your kid to brush his teeth just got easier.
With the Kid’s Baby Banana Brush Kit, your child will get a toothbrush they love and will want to use. You will also receive a tube of tooth gel, which has been specially formulated to be kid-safe but effective. $14.99
Fin Fun Mermaid Wild Things Snapper Turtle Blanket
You’ll love the exclusive design of our wearable Snapper Turtle animal blanket! Featuring a green hued shell mosaic and playful embroidered facial details, this is one cozy creature you won’t want to leave home without! Cuddle inside the turtle head hood and flap your flippers for extra fun! $19.95
Word Party Hug and Talk Panda-
Meet Lulu, the baby panda who’s is the youngest out of the four and is just a beat behind the rest of the babies. Standing 12” inches tall, this super soft plush is the perfect toy to watch Word Party with! For ages 18 months and up. $29.99.
Wood-Like Soft Blocks from Edushape-
You'll think it wood until you pick it up. No splinters, no heavy, sharp wooden corners to worry about. 80 safe and fun pieces of exponentially sized shapes (i.e.2 squares =1 rectangle) made of firm thick Edu-Foam. $27.99 (varies)
Jumbo Toy Storage Hammock from Dreambaby®-
We have so many stuffed animals around here! They are all well loved so I wanted a cute way to organize and display their favorites. This toy storage hammock attaches to the wall in the corner, and utilizes wall anchors in case the studs within the wall aren't in the needed places to secure. Hang above reach of children. Great for nursery or kids' room! $10.99
Tick Tock Turtle-
This adorable turtle is a multi-functional help for bedtime for kids of multiple ages. This portable turtle features a nightlight, is portable, and has a timer that can be used even as an activity timer during non-sleep hours. The Tick Tock Turtle can also help with sleep training and proper wake up times, since the visual timer counts down in a way kids can understand. Available in three colors, and covered with a food grade removable soft plastic cover. $74.99
Regalo My Cot portable toddler travel bed
- Textured ribbons, fabrics and crinkle paper that encourage tactile play
- Helps children develop cognitively, socially, and emotionally through sensory interaction
- Ribbons are sewn shut, so little fingers don’t get stuck in the loops
- Made with micro polyester that is paired with a minky, plush fleece textured backing that provides your child with comfort and security
- Paired with a toy link that can clip onto strollers, car seats, or baby carriers for easy accessibility
Sensory Baby Tag Blanket 14×18 Lovey by Baby Jack & Co (multiple styles and colors available)-
This larger lovey blanket is great for the stroller or any time you want a nice lap blanket for baby. Check out all the cute color and print options online! From $35.50
From play dates to cozy snuggles at home, our cloverall is the perfect outfit for sleepy babies and active toddlers. Spend less time on diaper and outfit changes with hassle-free snap closures down the front and on baby’s bottom. $34
Games, Art and Educational, and Entertainment:
3D Puzzle from Ravensburger 3D-
I was so excited to include a 3D puzzle on the gift guide this year! This puzzle brings back great memories of doing 3D puzzles myself around age 10-12. The VW Camper-van is an American Classic, and the 3D aspect of the puzzle is a great “Next step” if you have someone in the family who loves puzzles but wants to move on to something a little more challenging! Ages 10 and up, 162 pieces. $29.99 (may vary)
Pai Storytime Interactive Books-
Interactive books are a popular toy right now, since it engages kids in reading and also utilizes AR technology to bring the story to life. This Pai Storybook takes the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and adds fun new 3D features, and of course a new spin on the classic story. $14.99
Klutz Maker Lab Air Blast Cannon-
Klutz has been a household name in educational and creative toys for decades. I remember several Klutz books I had as an older kid! I was excited to try this Air Blast Cannon, which incorporates physics and engineering concepts with a fun project. Adult supervision required. Small parts. Includes book. $21.85 (may vary)
Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Pets-
Kids can color, rinse and repeat for hours of fun! Washable markers come off with markers, so no worries of mess ups. Original kit includes 4 pets, but you can always purchase expansion packs (makes a great stocking stuffer). This set is a great way to introduce younger kids to art kits, and also provide sensory, hands on play! Did you know you can shop directly from the Crayola website? Click link below! $19.99
Faber-Castell Creativity for Kids Holiday Hide and Seek Rock Painting–
This holiday set is a great gift for those days leading up to Christmas or for Christmas morning! I love the creativity sets from Faber-Castell since they really help ignite the kids' imaginations. The penguin idea is my favorite of these so far! Ages 6+, adult supervision recommended. $14.99
Faber-Castell Sparkling Window Art Set-
This craft kit was a must try, since I remember the original window art Christmas activities from decades ago! You can pass those fun memories on to the kids with this easy set. Comes with 5 non-toxic paints and out-liner. Ages 6+, adult supervision recommended. $15.99
Thinkfun Shadows in the Forest Board Game
It's a board game that you play in the dark. One player controls the lantern, the others control the ‘Shadowlings.' Just like in flashlight tag, the lantern wants to ‘freeze' the Shadowlings – freeze them all and the lantern wins. The Shadowlings win if they can all make it to the same tree. $24.99
Ravensburger Five Little Fish Game
Flip a Lily Pad Card to see which fish to catch. Use a Fishing Rod to hook the fish you think will match. As you reel it toward you watch as your fish expands accordion-style to show its colors. If it's a match, you keep the catch! Pay close attention! The fish change positions. Can you remember which one is which? Catch the most fish to win! Five Little Fish Game $14.97
Hoyle Kids Cards
HOYLE® presents the most awesome card game collection ever for kids ages 3 and up! Featuring fresh and colorful graphics, each game makes teaching different sets of learning skills fun for everyone.
Remember the fun when you played some of these games as a kid? Now you can share that experience with a new generation, creating a bond that will live on. The 6-In-1 Fun Pack from HOYLE® is designed with a bright, fresh look that’s destined to make the collection a classic. These games are more than just fun, because they teach valuable and priceless learning skills. Even adults and older siblings will enjoy playing! $5.99
Max Build More Blocks-
Get 759 blocks in a plastic reusable bin for more creative building fun! Sometimes you need a LOT of building blocks. With over 700 in this set, your imagination is the limit.
From Website: Take it to the MAX with MAX Build More – the premium toy construction blocks that rock! MAX is giving you MAX quality at MAX savings! Get 759 high quality bricks to create to the MAX! Available in various bulk packs and fully compatible with other major building brick brands. Max build more building bricks value set (759 bricks) – major brick brands compatible.
Photo Pearls Set from Goliath Games-
I love this craft set, since it takes me back when we used to do the plastic pearls sets in the 90's! However, this set is updated! No melting plastic pieces with an iron, or worrying about the entire picture falling apart. Sticky backing keeps the the pearls where they are. And, turn real life photos into a photo pearl work of art with the app and printer. Ages 7 and up, adult supervision recommended, see more information at website. $19.10 (varies)
Disney Pixar Incredibles 2 DVD Blu-Ray:
If you and the family haven't yet seen the sequel to The Incredibles, we must recommend this one! Makes a great gift or even a family movie night for the holiday season. We always opt for the digital copy, since it can be viewed on tablet and phone also. Rated PG. Available on Blu-Ray from $34.99.
This is a fun “What am I” game that will get kids thinking. Ages 7+ recommended. We love family game nights around the holidays, so this one was a must have for us! Keep an eye out for sale prices on board games during the holidays! $19.99 (will vary) ~Princess Rebekah
Pressman Harry Potter Magical Beast Game
Calling all Wizards! Magical beasts have broken loose at Hogwarts. That means you and up to three friends need to save everyone by recapturing these fantastic creatures run amok. In this action-packed game, you play as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, or Ginny Weasley. Collect clues to track down creatures both inside and outside Hogwarts! Watch out though, moving from Hogwarts to the grounds nearby can be treacherous and cost you clues and precious time. The dynamic swinging game board adds excitement that leads to hours of fun. Lumos! For 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up. $24.99
The Field Half Acre Farm Animal Set-
I love this farm set from The Field. Great for smaller kids who still love imaginative play.
From Brand: Field toys are a fun and educational toy for children aged 3+. Each Field Toy comes complete with lush green pasture, ever green hedging and a traditionally styled hinged wooden gate, which opens and closes to allow farm animals and machinery to move from one field to another.
Crayola Ultimate Light Board
Put your art in Lights! With the Crayola® Ultimate Light Board you can create amazing art and display it in a big, bold way. Just draw your masterpiece directly on to the Light Board surface and turn it on. Watch your designs shine! The bright LEDs built into the frame make the inks from the included Gel FX Markers really glow! The removable back panel makes tracing images a snap. And when you’re ready, just wipe the screen clean for unlimited creativity. $24.99
K'NEX Thrill Ride Bionic Blast Roller Coaster Building Set with Ride It! App –
CLASSIC THRILL RIDES EXPERIENCE – Build it! using the 809 K'NEX parts and pieces, plus MOTOR, to build an amazing coaster. Set includes coaster track, coaster car and tech robot themed graphics
A NEW WAY TO INTERACT – Once done building, download the FREE K'NEX Ride It! app to ride the Bionic Blast in virtual reality or digitally build the roller coaster of your dreams!
VR viewer included – ride Bionic blast in virtual reality with the included cardboard VR viewer
- 809 Piece – Ages 9+ Building Set
Sale: $90.19! (Prices will vary)
Floof from Play Visions-
Floof An amazing compound that feels lighter than air! Super moldable, super soft! You’ll get amazing details when you shape it with any of our tools, or make your own creations using just your hands. One things for sure – once you feel it, you won’t want to put it down! New for 2018 is the Floof Dino Babies Set. Age: 3+. $16.99
Fryin Flyin Donuts Game from Maya Games-
Try and catch all of your donuts in this action packed game of strategy that just might take a little bit of luck too! Be the first player to fry and fly all of your donuts into the Baker's box and you win! This game is recommended for ages four plus, but friends and family of all ages will love Fryin' Flyin' Donuts! $9.99 (sale!) Prices Vary.
Gifts For Teens:
Wacom Intuos Creative Pen Tablet
Explore new ways to get creative with Wacom Intuos. With a light, super-accurate pen and free downloadable software to suit your style, Wacom Intuos is built to bring your wildest ideas to life. $99.99
Little Snowie Ice Shaver/Sno-Cone Maker:
This sno-cone maker is the real thing! Details From Amazon:
Little Snowie 2 was designed with convenience in mind – simply use ice cubes from your refrigerator, or any bulk ice cubes from the store; there's no hassle of having to pre-freeze a large custom shaped ice cylinder and take up precious freezer space! And when the Little Snowie 2 is not in use, it is sized perfectly to fit in your kitchen cabinet. Little Snowie 2 is the PREMIUM ice shaver and snowcone maker. The Snowie motor and power switch has passed commercial use testing by ETL at over 100,000 repetitions, that's a lot of cups of shaved ice; it pays for itself after a couple of Summer parties! Check out Snowie(R) brand flavored syrups too!
We love this gift idea for parties, church or youth group use, and more. $219
Giant Stress Ball from Play Visions-
Feeling stressed? Squeeze and soothe anxiety away while increasing blood flow to your hands and arms with this 6-inch Giant Stress Ball. This gel ball is perfect for fidgeting, squeezing and more! Also a great tool for carpal tunnel and arthritis symptoms. Age: 8+. $18.99
Table Top Shuffle Board from Front Porch Classics-
Front Porch Classics brings pub-style shuffleboard home with this realistic, high quality, wooden table top version that's perfect for any game room, recreation room, or other play area. The 2-piece sturdy wooden game board measures more than 5 feet long and has adjustable legs to ensure perfect balance. This largegame board weighs around 8 lbs and is great for older kids who still enjoy competitive games. As a parent of older kids it's sometimes hard to think of games which are ok for indoors! $99.99 (varies- at time of post this is priced at $86.37)
Death Star Popcorn Maker from Uncanny Brands-
In the Star Wars movies, the Death Star has enough power to destroy an entire planet. We promise our version won't even destroy your taste buds! The Death Star popcorn maker is a perfect choice for any Star Wars fan. You’ll feel the powerevery time you use this fun themed air popper to enjoy fresh popcorn while you watch your favorite Star Wars film. $49.99
Deluxe Millennium Falcon Waffle Maker from Uncanny Brands-
They’re tasty, delicious, and can make the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs. Serve up replicas of the Millennium Falcon in waffle form in your very own Millennium Falcon waffle maker. What’s the cargo?!? It’s waffles! $49.99
Sash Bag Juinior Black/Brown Classic Faux Sash Bag-
Classy, classic, and now in a perfectly proportioned junior fit! Don’t let the grownups have all the fun – with a shorter length and pockets perfect for phones, playing cards, headphones, and anything else you can dream up, you’ll be hands free and fit to fly! Available now for pre-order. $49.
Bandai Namco Flashback Blast!
Have a Blast! with the home versions of the greatest arcade classics of all-time. Play Pac-Man, Dig Dug, or Mappy and take control of some real characters. Or better yet, blast into outer space and take on attacking alien hordes with your Galaxip starfighter in Galaxian.
The fun is out-of-this-world with these timeless video game favorites!
The House with a Clock in its Walls-
For movie night with teens or tweens, check out this recently released DVD:
In the tradition of Amblin classics where fantastical events occur in the most unexpected places, Jack Black and two-time Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in The House with a Clock in Its Walls. The magical adventure tells the spine-tingling tale of 10-year-old Lewis (Owen Vaccaro), who goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house with a mysterious tick-tocking heart. But his new town's sleepy facade jolts to life with a secret world of warlocks and witches. Based on the beloved children's classic book. $17.98 (varies). Rated PG.
Disclaimer: Categories are general. Please see all age recommendations and look for safety/choking hazard information on product websites and packaging, rather than this gift guide! Prices may vary. Look for free shipping codes and more discounts around the holidays! ~Thank you, Consumer Queen Team
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