I’m not sure where the year went?! It’s the holiday season and I can’t believe it! We thought we’d share a gift giving guide based on age to help with your holiday gifting this year! Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, or simply ushering in the winter solstice and change of seasons.
These gifting suggestions are a great place to start! So here goes:
2-3 years olds
- Lacing beads : an excellent toy to help improve fine motor skills & focus, comes in both rainbow & natura wood.
- Playdough : paired with any of the holiday stamps or cutters, there’s so many to choose from!
- Any of the felt friends! Perfect for decorating your tree too! My boys favorites have been any of the birds plus the fox & hedgehog!
- Tree blocks : Such a fan favorite here! Perfect for small world play and any open ended play.
- Sensory texture bags: these are so great to introduce varying textures to your littles & can be used to practice some gross motor skill play too.
- Shape flash cards with shape cutters: make learning shapes fun and easy with this paring! Use the cutters in kinetic sand or playdough
- Marble maze fidgets: this non-plastic fidget is so perfect for any child, but certainly great to keep sensory seeking hands busy. These are really great for 3-4yo and beyond!
- Nature colored pencils : perfect for any nature lover, add them to a nature journal or art kit!
- Winter friends peg dolls : Have you seen a cuter set?! Grab them while they are in stock.
- Wild books memory game/ go fish : This game can be in three different ways, Memory, Go Fish and Snap. The instructions for Snap are inside the box.
- Color changing fizzy set : Bubbling Botanicals always has amazing sets and this does not disappoint. Witness all the science fun and magic as colors change before your eyes!
- Eco slime kit : This DIY kit is so great for sensory play. You can even choose the colors you want to make yours.
- Pinecone Pouch : Take this on a nature walk to store treasures. OR store your favorite counter and loose parts for a math kit or play.
5-7 year olds
- Wild quiz family game : this really is a fun one for anyone 5+. Definitely one you want to have on hand this winter season.
- Beadie bug dinosaurs ( on sale ) : have a Dino lover these wooden dinosaurs are so perfect for decor or add in to any play!
- Dino fossils (on sale) + Brush : Create your own Dino excavation play set or stamp these fossils into clay to make your own fossils.
- Little explorer magnifying glass : add this into any adventure/nature kit.
- Nature pencils : these pencils are a perfect pairing with the nature journal or activity book from Wild books!
- My first activity book (wild books) : these are such a great size to travel with or put into a morning basket!
- Play dough with stamps or cutters : the stamps that are in stock are amazing! Stick with a Dino theme and grab those ones! OR the Mushroom set is also a personal favorite.
There are so many amazing things to choose from for any budget this year. If you’re having a hard time deciding, a gift card is definitely an option too!
Happy Everything from the Chickadees Family!