Picture this: you’re in your bed watching your favorite show when suddenly a commercial comes on. The commercial talks about buying gifts for family. You enjoy the heartwarming commercial until you realize you haven’t finished all of your shopping. You still have to get gifts for your baby cousin, nephew, and so forth. There’s only a week to find them the coolest gift in the world, but you don’t know where to look or what to get. Should you get them a book, clothes, or stocks? Keep reading to find out the seven best gifts to get your child this holiday season.
1. The Fresh Dolls
Move over, Barbie! There are some new girls in town, and they are here to slay! This season, gift your child a doll that will embody and empower beauty and creativity with the Fresh Dolls. The Fresh Doll Collection is a collection of dolls of different races that showcase the different styles and physical features of today’s modern women. Each dolls stands to about 11.5 inches tall and features washable hair, a diverse wardrobe, and accessories. These dolls can be found at Target, Walmart, Amazon, and Freshdolls.com with prices ranging from $12.88 to $25.
2. Dinosaur Toys
Call it a comeback! Dinosaur toys are hot this year especially after the success of Netflix’s “Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous” and the anticipation for “Jurassic World: Dominion”. Ranging from $20-$65, you can dinosaur toys at Target, Walmart, Amazon, and other retailers. Let your child explore their wild side (and learn while they’re doing it) by gifting them a dinosaur this season.
3. Pop it
A very inexpensive and fun gift is Pop It! This rubber toy is great in helping with mental stimulation and relieving stress. This is also a great gift for kids that have a tendency to fidget. Pop Its come in different shapes, colors, and are easy to clean and stow away when play time is over. Depending on shape and size, prices range from $1-$20 and can be found literally everywhere.
4. Brown Toy Box
Does your child love anything related to math and science? Well, this season, give them the gift of (fun) education with the Brown Toy Box. Your children will follow Maya, Dre, and friends, as they learn a variety of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) subjects such as robotics, marine biology, and much more! The Brown Toy Box is a great way for your child to explore their STEAM passions at an early age. STEAM kits, puzzles, games, and posters are available at Target and on Target.com and the browntoybox.com.
While an old-fashioned stuff toy would do, nothing compares to the softness and cuddliness that a Squishmallow has. Each Squishmallow has a cute design ranging from food items to cute animals. Squishmallow can be found at Target, Walmart, and other retailers. Depending on size, Squishmallows range from $5-$40.
The gift that keeps on giving is money! It is never too early to teach your child the importance of the dollar. This season, take the opportunity to teach your children the importance of earning and saving their money. Although they may not fully understand at the moment, no child can resist the green!
7. Night Light/Projector
An underrated but fun gift is a night light projector. Ranging from $15-$35, night light projectors bring a whole new level of excitement and comfort to the room. This gift is great for children because they’ll enjoy seeing stars or their favorite animals on the walls. Additionally, you won’t have to worry about your electricity bill rising since most night light projectors are battery-powered.