I love to shop for kids. I love toys. My own kids are nearly grown now, but they still get toys under the Christmas tree. I still get toys under the tree from Santa! And, because I love toys so much, I created a list of the 10 best holiday gift ideas for children.
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Since I enjoy shopping, it should come as no surprise that I have loads of gift guides on the blog. But, what does surprise me is the lack of gift ideas I have for younger kids.
Holiday Gift Ideas for Children
I wanted to make this list as easy as possible for y’all, so everything is available on Amazon (Affiliate Links)! Yay for Prime shipping and not having to leave the house to shop!
As a former teacher, I know that all toys are learning tools for children. However, I really like to give little ones toys that encourage them to learn about math and science. And, this lamp definitely fits the bill!
Star Wars Coding
This is SUCH an amazing toy for this generation of kids. My own boys have learned to code on a small scale with toys and apps, and I think this would have been a big hit with them just a few years ago.
Augmented Reality Globe
When my sister and I were kids we had an old Fisher Price globe. It was the coolest globe ever, because we could look through a viewfinder and see images from that part of the globe. It was awesome…like, decades later and I still remember it. This augmented reality globe looks like an updated version of that globe we had as children.
Play Doh Compound Kit
Who doesn’t love Play Doh!? It’s such a great sensory activity.
When I was a little girl I loved getting new LEGO sets. My own boys still love getting new LEGO sets.
Nerf toys are always a good gift. Their toys aren’t limited to guns, they have loads of great sports toys too.
Back to the Future Game
Truly, any board game is great for kids. But, I have a soft spot for Back to the Future!
I love love love these toys! They are SO great for imaginative play! And, the kids can color and decorate them while they play!
I cannot tell you how many dolls my boys had. The boys loved their babies. They slept with them, they rocked them, they had strollers for them! They were great little daddies.
Little Tikes Playsets
My own boys had more Little Tikes toys than I can count. We still have a lot of them. (And, thanks to Pixar and the Toy Story Franchise, I cannot get rid of them.) I am linking the Vet play set, but truly, you cannot go wrong with Little Tikes toys.
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