My 2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

This was my favorite gift guide to put together. (I miss shopping for littles!) When my kids were young, my favorite toys were the ones that got my kids moving – either physically or mentally. Check out these ideas to inspire little ones to get their energy out or to put their imagination and creativity to work. 

Game It Out

Wooden Blocks

Perfect for a young toddler, these beautifully crafted animal shaped, wooden blocks are stackable. They can help with hand-eye coordination, as well as animal identification.

Air Fort

Get ready to be the most fun house on the block with this gift. Finally, you can build a fort in 30 seconds without all the mess. It comes in a variety of shapes and colors for fun indoor play. Guaranteed to be a gift your child loves. 

Family Faceoff

We may be biased, but we want to be part of your family fun this holiday season! Our new card game, Family Faceoff, is fun for kids (and adults) of all ages. It will get you moving and laughing together.

Ribbon Ninja Game

This active game can be played indoors or outdoors. Opponents try to snag each other’s ribbons which is great for practicing coordination, strategy, and quick thinking. (This is a fun one for adults too!) 

Personalized Name Puzzle

One of my favorite gifts to give for a toddler or a 1st Christmas. This wood name puzzle is customizable with the name of your choice and also includes an personalized engraved message on the back. It is made by a small business in Ukraine. Order now for delivery before the holidays! 

Ultimate Lightboard

Let your little artist light up their work with this board from Crayola. It comes with special gel markers that make drawings appear to glow. A great activity for some quiet down time or a car trip. 

Wooden Climbing Toys

Created with safety in mind, this beautiful wooden playset can be used indoors to keep little ones active no matter the weather. Hand crafted by a small business in Ukraine. The 3 pieces can be rearranged and broken down for storage.  

Screwback Earrings

These darling 14K Gold earrings have a screwback to prevent poking or falling out. They are also American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM) testing approved. Perfect for a young child with pierced ears. 

Learning Is Fun


For your budding scientist, this microscope kit comes in a handy storage container and has everything you need to get started investigating. It comes with a 52-piece accessory kit and hard-sided plastic ABS case.

Interesting Facts Book

Do you have a kid who just devours fun facts? This book contains 1572 interesting facts covering history, science, pop culture, and more. A great start for a future Jeopardy player! 

Water Rocket

Who wouldn’t want to build their own rocket and watch it blast over 30 feet? This STEM kit lets you create your own water rocket. Give the gift of awe and excitement as they watch it fly! 

Snap Circuits Junior

For the kids who love figuring out how things work, this snap circuits set lets them explore electrical circuits. It comes with an instruction book that guides you through how to build over 100 different projects. 

Let’s Go Outside

Stomp Rocket

A classic toy for fun in the culdesac or the front yard. This stomp rocket launches foam rockets 20 feet in the air. Have a competition to see who can launch theirs the highest! 

Racer Bumper Car

These adorable bumper cars come with lights, an adjustable safety belt, and a joystick for spinning. At only 1 MPH, it’s car driving fun for kids as young as 1 ½ up to 4 years old. 

Obstacle Course

Let the kid in your life pretend they are on American Ninja Warrior with this gift. If you have 2 trees in your backyard, this easy to set up obstacle course is a must have for hours of outdoor, energetic play.

Hammock Chair

These pod-like hanging chairs can be used indoors or outdoors. Creates a fun place to play or a cozy place to relax and read a book. You can create a whole reading nook. 

Balance Bike

Made of lightweight aluminum alloy and BPA free nontoxic paint, this first bike was made with safety in mind. Perfect for a toddler or 1st Christmas, they will gain balance and strength as they grow! 

Ford Bronco Ride On

The new Ford Bronco design is pretty slick. This ride on toy fits 2 kids for a ride in style! It has realistic foot pedals, engine sound effects, and an FM radio. It comes in gray and pink! 

Playsets For Days

Dinosaur Race Car Track

Got a dinosaur enthusiast in your life? Create your very own dinosaur themed race track with this play set. It comes with 2 race cars that can run on their own. Perfect for an afternoon of playing “dinosaur park.” 

Toy Target Shopping Cart 

This might be the most adorable thing I have seen. A kid sized version of a Target shopping cart that can accommodate a doll up to 18 inches. It even comes with a Target coffee cup and other pretend play food. (Just like Mom and Dad’s Target runs!) 

Puppet Theater

Let their imagination run wild with this adorable puppet theater. It fits in a standard size doorway for easy set up. (Grab this starter set of puppets and get ready to watch their first production!)

Play House Cleaning Set

This kid-sized cleaning set is great pretend play for all of the little helpers in your life who want to do everything you do. All of the pieces are durably made and include a storage stand. 

Hot Wheels Mario Kart Racing Track

Combine Hot Wheels and Mario Kart in this awesome race track set. (It’s like playing Rainbow Road in real life!) The track is 8 feet long and can be configured 2 different ways for hours of racing fun. 

Pretend Play Restaurant Set

This pretend play set is perfect for the little one on your list who loves to set-up and play restaurant. I love the cute retro dinner vibe! You can even grab this play condiment caddy to complete the dining experience. 

Barbie Care Clinic Playset

This Barbie set starts as an ambulance that turns into a hospital. Great for imaginative play. Note: Dolls are not included, but you can get this Nurse Barbie to pair with it! 

What are you getting this season for the little ones in your life? Share in the comments and be sure to check out our other gift guides this year!

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