Gifts for Young Readers
Kids Room Book Storage, The Little Prince – Buy It Here
I love this gorgeous book storage box, don’t you? All ages.
Use the 26 letter stampers, stylus, roller, placemats, and play-doh to practice recognizing letters and letter sounds. Great for developing literacy skills in young readers. Ages 2+
Practice your letter names, letter sounds, and simple words in this fun game from Bob Books. Collect hats for every word you create. Ages 4+
Hooray for Piggie!
I couldn’t resist. Isn’t this awesome?
Hold up a row of your favorite books with these adorable LEGO figures! I also love the bookend designs in this Etsy shop. All ages.
The Magic Treehouse by Mary Pope Osborne, ages 6 – 8
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel, ages 7 – 9
Diary of a Wimpy Kid, ages 9 – 12
Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan, ages 9 – 12
Warriors by Erin Hunter, ages 9 – 12
The Wrinkle in Time set by Madeleine L’ Engle, ages 9 – 12
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, ages 12+
Boxed sets for age 7
Boxed sets for ages 12 (coming soon)
For kids who like technology, the Kindle is an enticing way to read. My kids both have their own and go through phases on reading hardbound books and ebooks. It’s nice to have the option, especially when you’re traveling and don’t want the weight of heavy books. Ages 8+
Show off your love of books with this book decal on your laptop. (If you have one, that is.)
Gifts for Young Writers
LeapFrog Scribble and Write – Buy It Here
Kids learn to write upper and lower case letters A – Z and numbers 1 – 10. Instant feedback gives kids help and this adapts to your child’s skills offering a range of levels. Ages 3+
Perfect for the youngest readers and writers, these are hilarious fill in the blank stories that remind kids about parts of speech and storytelling. Ages 5 – 8
Write & draw with these fun colorful erasable pens. Ages 5+
Decorate the outside of this colorful, pink journal, then explore the guided pages inside. Sure to inspire young writers to write.
How To Tell a Story – Buy It Here
WOW! Use the 20 storytelling cubes and the 144-page book to start making up creative stories. You’ll learn about things like characters, motivation, dialogue, theme, and climax. Roll the story blocks to get inspiration. Ages 8+
Your kids will love this semi-transparent LCD eWriter that allows young writers to trace and write in vivid rainbow colors. It looks and feels just like writing with colorful pens on paper only with no mess and no expensive pens or paper to replace.
Young writers — check out this interactive journal with awesome prompts that comes with it’s own lock and key! So cool! Ages 7+
Swipe your hand and watch the sequins change colors in this beautiful, new journal. Pair with rainbow gel pens for more rainbow inspiration. (This is going in both my girls’ stockings.)
Young and not-as-young writers LOVE this book. Flip to any emotion to get ideas for possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses to illustrate that emotion. If your child loves to write stories, this is a helpful gift. Ages 8+
Sneak in word and spelling practice with this fun, fast-paced and competitive game. Meant for 2 players or 2 teams. Read my full review here. Ages 10+
Word Slam Game – Buy It Here
Bring Your Own Book Game – Buy It Here
Download my "Can't Put 'Em Down" book lists for your kids ages 3 - 13.
Also, I'll send you a bonus "23 Reasons to Read" printable poster!