Who could possibly be more fun to shop for than the kids on your list? Whether you’re a mama, an auntie, a godmother, or friend, picking out presents for the kids you love is one of the best things about the season of giving. If you want to win the award for picking out the most thoughtful, quality gift that parents will appreciate too, we’ve got you covered. Below are our favorite heirloom quality toys, books, and clothes that little ones will cherish.
1. Bravery Magazine Subscription, $72
If you have a 5-to-12-year-old on your list, Bravery Magazine is an absolute must. Each issue of the quarterly print publication features a female role model like Frida Kahlo, Julia Child, astronaut Mae Jemison, and architect Zaha Hadid. Full of beautifully illustrated stories, fun DIYs, and educational activities, we give this gift pick five stars.
2. Tubby Todd Tubby Snowfall Bundle, $45
Our favorite gentle and natural bath brand has a limited edition winter collection that makes a great gift. Packed in the brand’s signature gift box, you’ll find Merry Berry Hair & Body Wash, Candied Apple Everyday Lotion, and Spiced Cider Bubble Bath.
3. Poppie Rattan Doll Crib, $89
Toy furniture might as well be as chic as the real thing. Spruce up your child’s play space with this bohemian bassinet for baby dolls and stuffed animals.
4. The Little Market Alpaca Stuffed Animals, from $24
Gift this fuzzy dog to the animal-loving little one in your life. Each purchase of an alpaca fur stuffed animal from The Little Market empowers female artisans in Peru.
5. The Little Market Baby Moccasins, $53
Available in four colors, not only are these baby moccasins adorable, but the empower female leatherworkers in Kenya. Handcrafted from ethically sourced leather, each pair is thoughtfully designed with a comfortable elastic fit around the ankle so it’s easy to slip on.
6. Banwood First Go! Scoot Bike, $189
What’s more iconic than a brand new bike beneath the tree? Banwood’s balance bike is the perfect first bike to learn on, without pedals, chains, or training wheels.
7. Rylee & Cru Chalet Sweater, $66
Do they make this in our size? Give your little one the gift of après ski style in this neutral hued sweater.
8. Lovevery The Block Set, $90
Enter the ultimate block set. Filled with solid wood blocks in cheery hues, this set is heirloom quality that will last for years. From building cities to turning the crate into a pull car to threading blocks together, there are more than 20 ways to play with this unique assortment of shapes.
9. Coloring Without Borders Coloring Book, $25
With illustrations from over 80 professional illustrators from around the world, this bilingual coloring book allows children to use their imagination to help complete the picture rather than color inside the lines. Even better, for every purchase of this coloring book, $25 goes to support Families Belong Together, a collaborative group of organizations that works to permanently end family separation and detention.
10. Wobbel Board, $189
Sometimes the simplest toys are the ones that lead to the most hours of imaginative play. The wobble can be a rocking balance board, a seat, a bridge, a step, a slide, a yoga aid, a fort, and more. It builds strength and balance as well as creativity.
11. Olivia Helps With Christmas by Ian Falconer, $8
Everyone’s favorite precocious piglet is back in this special holiday edition book. If you haven’t discovered Olivia yet, Christmas is a great place to start.
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XO Team LC