I did a lot of research on gifts for kids for my holiday gift guide and found some cool fun ideas that your kids will love.
Hope you love them, too!
Stocking Stuffers for Kids and Teens Ages 3 – 13
Monster Trucks ages 2+
6 mini trucks for pretend play.
Cutitos ages 3+
Open the Tacos and unroll two soft new furry baby friends! Babies come in 12 collectible styles including puppito, raccoonito, skunkito. Adorable, right?
Educational Insights Playfoam Pals Snowy Friends ages 5+
Mystery globes are packed with Playfoam plus 12 snowy friends and 1 rare Pal.
Frozen Funko Mini Pops
Celebrate your favorite movie with these three mini-figures — Anna, Olaf, and Elsa.
Yum! Apparently unicorn poop tastes like jelly beans.
Match any outfit with one of these colorful hair scrunchies.
LEGO Minifigures Surprise Bag ages 5+
What will you get in this new collection for 2019? My kids LOVE these — how about yours?
Wikki Stix ages 3+
Get creative with these bendy, sticky fun neon sticks. Great for car trips and restaurants.
Kid O Go Car ages 1+
Perfect first car for the youngest drivers, the right size to grasp, push and roll; the round shape and adorable headlights.
Hold your egg, rub the heart, it will hatch when the heart changes colors and out will come a small toy!
YUMMY scents in smooth gel cores: Hot Cinnamon, Candy Cane, Holiday Cheer, Sugar Plum, and Gingerbread.
Roblox Celebrity Collection Salon
Build your own Roblox character with four figures with interchangeable parts plus lots of accessories.
Melissa and Doug Colorblast No Mess ages 3+
So fun! Use the magic pens to color in the pictures and do the activities.
Lost Kitties Mice Mania ages 5+
Who’s hiding inside?! Surprise! Dig into the shaping compound to find either a sweet Lil’ Kitty or a sneaky Mouse invader.
Mini Squigz Suckers ages 5+
Stick these to any smooth, flat surface. Build them up, out, sideways, anyways.
Unicorn Wristlets ages 3+
Isn’t this an adorable first purse?
Santa Claus Go Fish Card Game ages 4+
Perfect for your kids’ stockings and fun to play all holiday season.
Squishies ages 6+
Squeeze and watch as the toys slowly go from squished to full size. Kids love the tactile fun of these. (These also make great gifts to give to friends and classmates.)
Fingerlings Raptors ages 5+
These dinosaurs grip onto your fingers and react to sound, motion, and touch giving roars, chomping jaws and a little Dio gas.
We highly recommend this fast-paced, fun and easy dice game.
Mash-ems Harry Potter Series
Do you love Harry Potter? How about squishys? Grab your favorite character and squeeze!
Scented Glitter Gel Pens
Make writing and art fun and sparkly!
UNO Minecraft ages 7+
Are your kids Minecraft fans? Now they can play this special version of UNO that features Minecraft characters. This game is always a family favorite.
Bubble Motion Tumbler
Whoa, dude! This fun gift is a great visualization aid to show how water and oil don’t mix.
Headlamps beat book lamps for reading in bed. Why? Because they’re hands-free AND have much better light! (All over the page light, not just in one spot.) Plus, how cool are you when you sit in bed with a headlamp?! These really motivate young readers.
Nanoblock Santa Claus with Chimney ages 8+
One of my daughters is obsessed with Nanoblocks. They’ve become a great motivating prize for other occasions — like taking medicine and that sort of thing.
A Day at the Castle Finger Puppets ages 3+
Perfect for a stocking stuffer gift, this royal troupe of puppets includes knight, princess, prince, and dragon for lots of pretend play fun.
TOOB: Arctic Animals ages 3+
My older kids still have their TOOBS with plastic animals that gave them hours of play. We love these! (And, they’re the perfect fit for a stocking.)
This is an interactive family game for families with older kids.
Cubebot Micro White Ninja ages 3+
A multi-function gift idea for your kids — this is a wooden puzzle and an action figure that can hold dozens of poses.
Playfoam Pals Wild Friends ages 5+
Which of 12 wild friends will be inside the squishy Playfoam?
Foldable Hi-Fi Wireless Headphones
These aren’t just highly-rated, they’re really a good price, too! We also love that they fold up and come in 7 colors! Other features: stereo sound, ear cushion, wireless mode or wired, and a built-in mic.
12-Hour battery life, waterproof, bluetooth speaker you can take anywhere! Cool LEDs react and phase in time with the beat in five color themes and patterns.
My daughter LOVES her Fitbit! Get one for your kids that will tell time and help you calculate steps, calories, distance, and sleep. It’s a great way to motivate healthy living.
Fidget Spinner ages 4+
Play and keep calm with this metal spinner that creates a rainbow effect.
Koi Water Colors
Portable field sketch kit for use on the go or at home. Includes brush, sponge, built-in palette, 24 mini watercolor cakes, plastic case. I use this exact kit for my own art journaling.
Adorable fingerlings respond to sound, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and silly monkey babble.
EOS Lip Balm
The perfect size for a stocking and great for dry winter days…
Kids will be mesmerized with this engaging little book that packs a BIG punch. Flip through and read wacky facts, interesting statistics, tidbits, and traditions all to do with Christmas. Mine can’t stop reading it!! (Usually out loud to the whole family. It’s a dynamo book.)
Beanie Boo Flamingo
I always like to include a small plush toy in my kids’ Christmas stockings. This one is adorable.
Hat/Scarf/Glove Set for Girls ages 4 – teen
Hat/Glove Beanie & Gloves Set ages 4 – teen
“That’s What Friends are Thor” Nail Polish
O.P.I.’s new Island nail polish collection comes in many cool colors.
Use to pop, tilt, wrap, prop, collapse, and grip your electronic devices. (These do need replacing as they get pretty dirty over time!)
HÄNS Swipe Clean (Screen Cleaner)
This might seem like a weird gift but trust me, your kids need it. It’s a very cool antimicrobial cleaner for screens. Because have you read how germy kids’ tablets and phones get? Talk about gross. One side of it swipes the cleaner; the other side wipes it up. Simple. Easy. NO GERMS!
L.O.L. Surprise O.M.G. Crystal Star
So pretty! This winter disco 2019 collector edition fashion doll, crystal Star, has a twinkling light-up stage and doll stand, accentuated by a disco ball. Her show-stopping fashions include a shimmery, crystal-studded jumpsuit and full, platinum sequined skirt.
Build a Snowman
Sculpt the foam putty into a cute snowman.
Swiss Army Knife ages 12+
15 functions for your everyday adventures: blade, Phillips screwdriver, scissors, and more.
Lokai Classic Bracelet (other colors available)
My teen wants this bracelet for Christmas! The white bead with water from Mount Everest represents life’s highest moments. The black bead with mud from the Dead Sea signifies difficult moments.
Spot It On the Road
If you already own Spot It, try this different version with things from a road trip. It’s a fun, fast-paced visual recognition game that kids totally love and fits easily into a Christmas stocking.
Oversized Knit Beanie
My daughter loved this so much she got me my own– and I love it, too! Warm and cute!
Sparkly Christmas Hair Clips
Adorn your hair with celebratory Christmas clips!
MONEY or Gift Cards
Don’t forget this! At the end of the day, they’re sometimes the best gift for your picky tweens.
Gift Guides by Age
2019 CHILDREN’S BOOKS GIFT GUIDE: PICTURE BOOKS
Get ready to discover new picture books your kids will love. These are engaging, funny, and interesting, sure to be read and reread for months to come.
2019 CHILDREN’S BOOKS GIFT GUIDE: CHAPTER BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
Don’t miss these incredible middle-grade chapter books and graphic novels that tackle growing up, colorism, poverty, immigration, identity, and much more.
2019 NONFICTION BOOKS: COMING SOON
STEM (SCIENCE / MATH / TECH / ENGINEERING) TOYS & GIFTS
Giving STEM gifts for Christmas or any other holiday serves two purposes — first, these are fun gifts kids want and second, these are learning gifts, too.
BEST GAMES FOR KIDS TO GIVE AS GIFTS
Games are great gifts for the entire family!
PRETEND PLAY GIFT GUIDE
Pretend and imaginative play gifts help kids develop creativity and vocabulary. See what you think about these gift ideas for 2019!
DIY / CRAFTS GIFT GUIDE
Give your creative kids something to craft, create, or design!
GIFTS FOR YOUNG READERS AND WRITERS
Give gifts that will encourage reading and writing, building literacy skills and passion.