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This is Part 1 in a 3-Part Series on Christmas Gifts for Children.
So, without further ado, let’s get into the list of gift ideas for kids that aren’t toys!!
18 gift ideas for kids that aren’t toys.
Memberships you can gift a child:
- Children’s museum
- Theme parks
- Workshops- building things, cooking
Books are amazing gifts for children. I get books from Amazon and Usborne. I like Usborne books because they are very versatile and have a guarantee. They have activity books, write-on books, books to use with flashlights, books with flaps, books with sound, books with reusable interactive stickers, and more.
Our current favorites from Amazon & Usborne:
It’s never too late to start teaching your children about money. My children love their piggy banks. Here are the ones we have:
There are so many ideas for arts and crafts for children. They can keep children busy for hours. We love Crayola triangular crayons, Crayola Color Wonder Sets, colored pencils, twist up crayons, paint, etc. Here are some of our favorites.
What little one doesn’t need a backpack to carry themselves and be more independent? They need a suitcase for slumber parties at Grandparent’s house too! Both of these have a ton of different options and color styles.
- Sporting events
- Concerts for Children
- Shows on Ice
8. Subscription Boxes
Subscription box ideas:
- Helps young children hit their developmental milestones.
- Ages Newborn-24 months
- From KiwiCo, art activities for children.
- Ages 2-4
- STEM activities for Kids (arts and science)
- Ages 5-8
- Helps children learn about other cultures around the world.
- Ages 6-11.
- From KiwiCo, a crate for kids who like to tinker.
- Ages 9-16
- From KiwiCo, for kids who like to doodle and draw.
- Ages 9-16
- Helps children learn about the world.
- Science experiments for children.
- STEM art activities for your child.
- Perfect for aspiring bakers
- Cooking kits for young children.
What child doesn’t love Play-Doh? They even have activity sets perfect for working on fine motor skills!
You can buy your child something they’re already gonna use anyway in a different scent or with their favorite character. You know they will use it and they will love the change. You can even add in Crayola Color Drops to change the color of the water and kid-safe bath bombs.
Our children love taking a bath. They are obsessed with bathtime toys. I know this is a toy list, but they only play with them once a day and then leave them in the tub.
Games can help your child with all of their therapies at one time! They are very versatile and you can use them a ton of different ways. I have even used games as a therapy reward.
Anyone with a wheelchair or durable medical equipment is always looking for ways to make it their own and less boring and hospital looking. LOL! Can’t go wrong with accessories.
Kids love tablets. These Amazon Fire Tablets for Kids are full of learning apps, games, books, videos, and more. They come with a durable case that withstands kids dropping them, a killer warranty, and a free year of Amazon Free Time. And they have parental controls too.
Girls are obsessed with nail polish. They love picking out their own shade to look just like Mama.
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