kid gifts that parents won’t hate
the very best gifts don't require batteries.
Published Nov 16, 2015 5:00 AM
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There may be no greater joy than giving presents to a child during the holidays. However, no one wants to be known as the person who gifted the most obnoxious toy ever. Use this guide to avoid that title.
This plush animal is as much of a statement piece as it is a cute and cuddly friend. Win-win.
Buy it now: $99.99
Fold & Go Princess Castle
A small, portable playhouse will keep the princess in your life busy and ready to go anywhere.
Buy it now: $49.99
Wooden Flip & Serve Pancake Set
Kids love playing with their breakfast. Parents hate cleaning it up. Here’s the solution.
Buy it now: $19.99
P’kolino Mess Eaters: Monster Storage Bin in Pink
What can be better than a toy that puts other toys away? A stylish pink one like the Mess Eater.
Buy it now: $24.99
Teepee To Call Your Own in Gold Stripe
Don’t know what it is about a cozy hideaway, but kids love ‘em. This teepee is way easier to assemble than a home-made sheet fort, plus it’s pretty chic too.
Buy it now: $159.00
Sometimes kids like to take wall decorating into their er… own hands. Feed the mini interior designer’s need to create by putting these futuristic cuties on the wall.
Buy it now: $114.99
Football Field Wall Art
Get the budding quarterback or sports fan in your life this classy piece of art. It’s perfect for someone who changes team loyalty quite often.
Buy it now: $99.97
“Your Message Here” Message Board
Budding writers and parents who like leaving messages will love this old school no muss no fuss letter board.
Buy it now: $67.99
Twas the Night Before Christmas
Not everyone has this memorized by heart. Help a parent out by giving them this classic holiday bedtime story.
Buy it now: $16.99
Blockitecture Garden City
Inspire someone to build and create whatever they want with these beautiful building pieces. Also, we imagine they’re less painful to accidentally step on than that other popular block brand…
Buy it now: $74.99
Little Modern – Activity Table
One side of the top is chalkboard and the other is smooth wood for coloring/creating/playing games. Inside the playset is an overhead map for trains/trucks/anything else with wheels. Do it all – and keep it all contained! Best table ever.
Buy it now: $149.99
Rocket WallSticker in Black
Can’t fit a space shuttle into the young NASA fan’s room? Give this wall decal instead. It’s not rocket science!
Buy it now: $74.99
Book Buggee – Crown
Start hooking them on the library early with this little cart for books. Literary parents will ever so appreciative.
Buy it now: $29.99
Watermelon Throw Pillow
Know a health-conscious napper? This pillow is perfect for rowdy and restless road trips.
Buy it now: $19.00
P’kolino Mess Eaters Artist Journal in Blue
This kit is perfect for the young artist who can be a bit of a mess sometimes.