50 Holiday Gifts to Love

50 Holiday Gifts to Love

- in 2022 Editions, December 2022

From babies to teens, also you, parents, put these on your family’s wish list.

Babies and Toddlers

 1. CoComelon Boo Boo JJ Plush

Expresses where he’s hurt and when he’s healed. Kids can come to the rescue with themed bandages. Says phrases and plays songs. $34.97, ages 2+, Find at various retailers. 

2. My Feelings Bean Bags

Great for social/emotional development to promote self-confidence. These texture rich bean bag sets come with a drawstring bag for easy cleanup and a guide packed with activities and play ideas developed by experts. $24.99, ages 3+, educationalinsights.com

3. Lamaze (New Collection)

Early childhood development toys with contrasting patterns, crinkly fabrics, and engaging faces. Each toy incorporates multiple play patterns and grow-with-me elements. $16,95-$34.95, ages birth-18 months, us.tomy.com

4. Ditty Bird First 100 Words Interactive Book

Help build early language ability and fine motor skills with this new interactive musical sound book. Features repeating words, imitating sounds and singing nursery rhymes to support children’s language learning. $19.49, ages 1-4, dittybird.com

5. Dingle Dangle

Keep the giggles coming with this adorable and innovative 3-in-1 toy. Can be used during diaper changes, as a portable mobile for a crib or stroller and a sensory rattle. $39.99, ages birth-18 months, dingledanglebaby.com

6. Clean n’ Sing Vacuum

Push it around to see a colorful light show, listen to a realistic vacuum sound, and watch the beads inside spin. Improve gross motor skills through play. $24.95, ages 2+. Find at various retailers. 


A sleep trainer that sets up sleep routines for toddlers, helping them to know when it’s time to go to bed and get up. Also, a two-way baby monitor reachable from anywhere. Includes embedded music and bluetooth speaker, a clock, adjustable night light and lullaby player. $127.99, ages 1-10, urbanhello.com

8. Guess in 10 Junior Animal Kingdom

Use the Guider Tiles to ask questions and get clues to guess the animals — no reading required. The first player to win seven cards wins the game. $14.97, 3-6, Find at various retailers. 

9. Little Wonders Pop-a-Tune

Classic play —  reimagined. Features fun sounds and experiences. Change from classic piano to silly sounds with the push of a button and watch the ball float into the air. $29.99, ages 12 months+, playmonster.com

10. Tiny Love Treasure the Ocean 2-in-1 Musical Mobile Gymini

A beautifully designed ocean playmat that comes equipped with 18 engaging activities and 2 modes of use: musical starfish rotating mobile with 6 melodies and a spectacular lights show. $69.99, ages birth-2 years, tinylove.com

Tweens and Teens

11. Star Wars Micro Galaxy Squadron Millennium Falcon

Loaded with cool features: opening cockpit, rotating cannons, retractable landing gear, light-up thrusters, motion-activated sounds and more. $44.99, ages 8+. Find at various retailers.

12. Springfree Large Oval Trampoline

With the springless design, flexible net, soft edge mat and hidden frame, this trampoline is perfect for large families and kids of all ages, who love fitness and activities. $1,799, ages 6+, springfreetrampoline.com

13. The Magical World of Disney Trivia Game

Fans of all ages can go on an adventure through time, with 2,000 trivia questions spanning nearly 100 years of Disney history with this trivia game. From the very first Walt Disney production, to the modern Disney and Pixar titles of today. $39.99, 6+ , playmonster.com 

14. The Rebel Girls Handbook

The ultimate ticket to trivia, activities, and more about 300+ extraordinary women. Includes amazing facts and stunning illustrations of Rebels from the past and present. Spotlights on the home countries and traits of trailblazing women. $14.99, ages 6+, rebelgirls.com

15. Joke King

A hilarious family game that allows players to use their imagination, creativity and storytelling skills to make unique card combinations to form comic strips.  The funniest combination wins the round. $24.99, ages 10+, nuttheads.com

16. Little Knitty Bitty – Woodsy Series

Young crafters can choose from an adorable bear, fox or bunny to dress in cozy fashions. Each beginner project allows you to knit a shirt, hat and scarf with the mini loom knit kit. $18.99, ages 7+, playmonster.com

17. Solitaire Chess Magnetic Travel Puzzle

Combines the rules of chess with peg solitaire to bring you a fun and challenging brain teaser experience. $14.99, ages 8+,  Find at various retailers.

18. Spirograph 3D

Create amazing designs and turn a blank page into a beautiful work of art that pops right off the paper. Make endless dimensional designs that will dazzle your eyes. $20.99, ages 8+, playmonster.com

19. GiiKER Super Blocks

An interactive handheld console for jigsaw puzzles. Explore over 1000 leveled-up games with learning modes and time-limited challenges. Helps develop cognitive skills, concentration, spatial insights and logical reasoning. $56.99, ages 6+, Find at various retailers.


20. Explorer X

This balance bike goes above and beyond to be the aid your kid needs to transfer smoothly into riding a bike. Has safety features like a frame pad, safe footrests and an adjustable seat that grows with your child. $99.99, ages 4-6, mobocruiser.com

21. T.A.P.E.S.

Approximate. Proportion. Estimation. Showdown. A wild new family party game where players guess the size of objects in the room using 16 wacky units of measurement ranging from honeybees, apples, playing cards, to squirrels. The player closest to guessing the actual size, wins. $27.99, ages 6+. Find at various retailers. 

22. LeapFrog LeapPods Max

Activities can take kids on an audio adventure. Includes a 14-page Adventure Passport for engaging soundscapes and animal sounds with detailed illustrations. Wirelessly connect to your own devices to listen to favorite music, podcasts and more. $34.99, ages 4+. Find at various retailers. 

23. Moji the Lovable Labradoodle

A cuddly fur ball that responds to your touch and voice commands with over 150 unique reactions. Tail-wagging, head-tilting, and performing a dozen tricks like “High Five!” and “Speak!” make this new friend feel so life-like. $79.99, ages 4+., Find at various retailers. 

24. Superspace

A life-sized modular magnetic play space set that connects like magic. Allow children to create almost any structure they can dream up and then play in their innovations. Designed to create big structures, yet packs away into a small footprint. $299, ages 2-10, getsuperspace.com

25. Glitter Girls Hair Salon

Play stylist and discover fun ‘dos with this intricate and colorful 35-piece set that includes 3-tiered storage cart, salon chair, scissors, blower dryer and much more. $49.99, ages 3+, Find at various retailers. 

26. VTech DJ Beat Boxer

A pawsome new musical friend. Each interaction adds layers to the music so you and DJ can create a new song together. Add in backbeats, harmonies or record-scratching sounds. You can even press DJ’s ear to record a quick phrase to drop into your song. $37.99, ages 3+, vtechkids.com

27. LeapFrog Magic Adventures Microscope

Young biologists can zoom in on flowers, animals, food, minerals and more using eight double-sided smart slides. Discover answers to curious questions like: How do leaves change colors? What do plant cells look like? What is sand made of? $67.49, ages 5+, Find at various retailers. 

28. Amazon Kids+

A kid-focused content service with thousands of ad-free books, games, videos, music, apps, and Alexa skills. Includes brands like Disney, Lego, and PBS Kids. Kids and families can access this educational library on various devices. $48/year, ages 3-12. Find at various retailers. 

29. Disney Junior Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Alice Doll & Magical Oven Set

Add a cup of imaginative fun to kitchen playtime. Press the Wonder Whirl button to watch the cakes magically spin and hear the sounds of Wonderland. $39.99, ages 3+, justplayproducts.com

 30. Critter Creator Fossil Kit

Build, paint and fossilize ten different little critters with air-dry clay. The kit includes molds to create dragonflies, spiders, 

hornets, scorpions, lady bugs and more. $24.99, ages 7+, crayola.com

31. Create & Play Magnetic Monsters

A monstrously good time awaits as kids create one-of-a-kind monsters by mixing & matching magnetic heads, arms, torsos and more. All 20 parts turn a full 360 degrees to bring these monsters to life. $29.99, ages 3-8, lakeshorelearning.com

32. UpRoar

The game of silly sounds, where mooing like a confused cow can win you the game. Take two cards, spot the matching pair of words, and first to sound them out wins the cards. $9.99, ages 7+, us.mcmiller.fun

33. What the Fluff

Hidden inside the puffiest fluff is an adorable pet looking for their fluff-ever home. These soft, interactive pets transform to snuggle, pet, roll and play. Features a multi-step transformation with over 100 sounds and reactions. $34.99, ages 5+. 

Find at various retailers. 

34. PAW Patrol Rubble X-Treme Truck

Rubble is ready for mega missions. Packed with fun features including a command center transformation, a secondary vehicle, articulated scoop, crane and accessories. $44.99, ages 3+, spinmaster.com

35. Switcheroo Coding Crew

A vehicle-based interactive playset introducing kids to early STEM concepts through screen-free activities. Kids embark on challenge-solving rescue missions using a codable robot with three shells that transform into a police car, fire truck and construction vehicle to help save the day. $37.50, ages 4+. Find at various retailers. 

36. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Magna-Tiles Structures

Experience the world as it comes alive. Your child will engage with their favorite story through hands-on play. This 19-piece set is compatible with all other Magna-Tiles Structures and original Magna-Tiles sets. $44.95, ages 3-9, createon.com

37. Pinxies Butterfly Hot Air Balloon

Imaginations will soar as they take flight with Koral in this new STEM authenticated building set. Features highly detailed graphic paperboard panels, colorful plastic building links, accessories, and sticker sheets to personalize the set. $29.99, ages 6+, lukilab.com

38. DoodleJamz BrightBoard

A new line of squish n’ shape drawing pads that light up. Draw, blend and separate colors, now with light bursting through the frame. $24.99, ages 6+, doodlejamz.com

39. Land of Dough Mini Cups

Curiosity in a cup. Features a variety of themes in two matching color tones including Red Apple, Orange Fox, Yellow Sun, Green Frog, Blue Whale, Purple Flower, Pink Hearts, and Black Penguin. The adorable 1oz cups are conveniently sized for all occasions. $3, ages 3+, landofdough.com

40. Care Bears Bean Plush Treasure Box 5 Pack Value Set

A group of lovable, huggable BFFs on a mission to spread sharing and caring. Now you can join in on the fun with a whole rainbow of besties. $26.47, ages 4+. Find at various retailers.

41. Claudie Doll, Book & Accessories

American Girl’s newest historical character growing up during the 1920s Harlem Renaissance. Arrives in her signature outfit and includes the Meet Claudie book. Accessories set includes a cloche felt hat, a silver engraved pendant, and an era-authentic Baby Ruth candy bar. $151, ages 8+, americangirl.com

42. Cake-N-Bake Challenge 

Bring the excitement of cooking shows into the game room. A fast-paced, color-matching, cake-building game where the fastest baker wins. Complete with colorful, textured foam cake slices and icing cards. $29.99, ages 4+. Find at various retailers.

43. Tonka’s Mighty Monster RC Steel Dump Truck

Made with cold-rolled steel and 4-in-1 monster action. Load objects into the truck bed, secure them with the tailgate and then take over job sites. Remote control from up to 100 feet away. $69.99, ages 5+, basicfun.com


44. VersaNotes

These reusable sticky notes that can be used for home and office, limiting the waste or clutter of paper. This first-ever kind of technology in this category joins the rest of Boogie Board’s Versa product line, mixing aesthetic and practicality with modern design and powerless LCD writing capability. $24.99-$29.99, myboogieboard.com

45. The Parent’s Complete Guide to Ayurveda

An accessible primer to pediatric Ayurveda, with simple dietary, herbal, and self-care practices to promote well-being. This traditional holistic health system offers a wealth of effective lifestyle advice and remedies for the whole family. $24.95, shambhala.com

46. MINU V2

This stroller can do it all while staying small. Designed for your daily adventures and exciting excursions, the updated version offers modern convenience that’s portable and lightweight. $449.99, ages up to 50 lbs., uppababy.com

47. Milkmakers Rest + Rise Pregnancy Wellness Balms

With shea butter and jojoba oil, these soothing balms are infused with therapeutic essential oils that relax and awaken the senses. Dab them on wrists, temples and pulse points for an instant dose of pre or post-natal self-care. $19.99, munchkin.com

48. Bamboo Seamless No Rub Thigh Saver

Made from premium bamboo fabric—ultra-soft, lightweight and breathable. With a seamless, smooth design and built-in gusset, these also work well as an undergarment for skirts and dresses. Choose the Maternity cut (with an over-the-bump panel and gentle support for your growing bump) or the Postpartum cut (which sits at your natural waist). $19.99, kindredbravely.com

49. Emotionally Resilient Tweens and Teens

Essential reading for parents of grade schoolers through teens experiencing bullying, social exclusion and teasing — with uplifting stories from young adults who have navigated those experiences and triumphed. $17.95, shambhala.com

50. Peek-A-Boo Convertible Hobo Backpack

Go from a hobo shoulder bag to a crossbody to a backpack with just a few adjustments. It can even be hung from a stroller—or on top of a luggage handle. Stylish and versatile. $165, twelvelittle.com

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