Welcome to our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide. On this page, you will find our top recommendations for holiday gifts for babies and kids. Looking for adult gifts? Check out our holiday gift guide for men and women while you are here!
Gift Ideas for Babies & Toddlers (Ages 0-5)
VTech Gallop & Rock Learning Pony
Hop in the saddle and go for a ride on the Gallop & Rock Learning Pony™ by VTech®. This interactive 2-in-1 pony grows with your child and quickly transforms from a rocking horse to a ride-on toy. Brightly colored buttons introduce colors, action words and play realistic horse sounds for imaginative play. The pony also features a motion sensor that detects your child’s movement and responds with cheerful music and horse sounds to encourage them to rock and ride! Best for ages 12-36 months.
VTech Care for Me Learning Carrier Toy
Care for Me Learning Carrier™ by VTech® is an interactive pet carrier that lets little ones take their plush pet anywhere! Put the plush puppy inside or take him out of the carrier and hear playful phrases when opening and closing the door. The activity panel on the side of the carrier is packed with learning fun! Press the light-up buttons to learn about colors, shapes, pet care and more. Sliding the letter beads introduce letters and play music. The carrier also includes four pet care accessories so toddlers can groom, feed and play with the cuddly puppy. Best for ages 9-36 months.
Playskool Love2Learn Elmo
Kids and parents alike will fall in love with LOVE2LEARN ELMO. This cuddly plush toy and its accompanying LOVE2LEARN ELMO App deliver a customized play experience for children. Once parents download the free easy-to-use LOVE2LEARN ELMO App, they can program the Elmo toy to know their child’s name, favorite colors, favorite animals, and favorite foods. Additionally, parents can use the app to customize the learning opportunity for their child, choosing from three different content stages and five different subjects, based on their child’s abilities and interests.
Let’s Count Coloring Books
These children’s books by Stacy Brown are perfect for learning fun! We received the Let’s Count Cupcakes and Let’s Count Bugs. Both books have wonderful drawings my boys can color while they also practice their counting.
Being one of the only blind pack plush products out there, Surprizamals has been a best seller since its debut earlier this year. Each character comes in a plastic ball, with over 100 different characters to collect. The best part is that you never know which one you’ll get, it’s a surprise! These make great stocking stuffers!
Manhattan Toy Playful Pony
This Playful Pony features peg mazes, bead runs, and multiple play surfaces! Make learning fun with the brightly colored play options. This activity center happily teaches cause and effect while fostering fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Gift Ideas for Kids (Ages 5+)
Always reinventing and staying on-trend, Lava® Lamp introduces new designs in the same iconic shape, plus adds LED lighting to the mix! From an interactive chalkboard and mini volcano to a simulated fireplace, these lamps go beyond Lava® motion and breathe new life into the ever-popular “original shape of cool!” Available starting August 1st and perfect for the holiday season, Lava® Lamp stays fresh with fun twists on an old favorite.
Duct Tape Bags
The book is the perfect gift for anyone who loves DIY, crafts and fashion! From elementary school, tweens, teens and beyond, Duct Tape Bags includes projects for everyone and at every skill level. Part art-piece, part usable accessory, Fabian Morgan shows how each of these gorgeous handbags can be recreated one manageable section at a time.
Duct Tape Bags provides DIYers with 40 fun projects using duct tape, including:
- Clutches and wristlets
- Hobo and Shoulder Bags
- Messenger and Flap Bags
- Tote Bags
PLAYMOBIL City Life Furnished Hospital Playset
Foster your child’s imagination with this City Life Furnished Hospital from PLAYMOBIL. My two boys have had a blast pretending to be patients, doctors, and nurses. The playset comes with many life-like accessories, including three figures, hospital bed, sink and toilet for the bathroom, and a telephone and laptop for the staff!
D. Wade Get It Hoops
Your kids can play basketball anywhere and record their highlights to share online with their friends with Get It Hoops! The hoop also has live action game sounds that magically communicates each shot to the Get It Hoops app and keeps score!