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50 HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FOR THE BUSY TODDLER
GUYS. I am so proud of this guide! I spent a lot of time putting together this gift guide for busy toddlers and I love it! I included both items that my son (currently 22 months) has, uses and loves, plus some things we are thinking about getting for him this year!
Play is the work of childhood and toys are so important to facilitate our children’s development. I tried to find toys that were “open-ended,” meaning toys that will grow with your child as opposed to “one and done” toys.
We are also following the theme “WANT – NEED – WEAR – READ” this year, maybe 1-2 gifts per category for him, so I tried to include options for you guys within those categories! Make sure to check out #25 for my number one pick!
As always, just click on any pink words (those are the links) or any image to shop! And below this list are shoppable images (what you see in the guide plus more!) if you prefer to shop that way, just scroll to the bottom! Enjoy!!
How gorgeous is this play kitchen!? It also comes in a wood finish or gray and has multiple pieces to build your own layout!
Adorable slippers for the little one!
So many shapes and colors to explore, I think Luca would love this!
The Little Blue Truck series books are Luca’s favorite!
Perfect for play but then flip it over for an actual cute looking design that can go with your home!
Get this chair personalized or not!
We recently got these for Luca because he lows to drum and they are a huge HIT, plus they don’t drive me crazy haha.
For the little gardener to help mom!
Love the print on this teepee! There are about 10 different prints to choose from!
How cute are these? They are some of Luca’s favorites to play with at home!
One of the best toys we have ever bought for Luca! He LOVES it and it grow with him – right now we control it with the remote but eventually he can drive by himself!
Radio Flyers are such a classic gift and I love that this one is also a walker for little ones! Luca lovesssss pushing stuff around!
The BEST! Every time I get my Cordless Dyson V7 out Luca has to join me with his very own mini version. It’s perfect because at his age he loves being included in the household chores!
This has been one of our longest standing toys! We got this for Luca last Christmas when he was 10 months and he still loves it!
This activity table is awesome, well designed and also pretty for the home!
Getting this for Luca this year! I love the design and how it has a little storage pouch in the center. Luca is very much into crafts now, I’m in denial, please say a prayer for me haha.
I didn’t know BFD made hats for kids! How cute is this one!? And I’m sure it’s insanely soft and warm! Plus we are getting Luca some real outside waterproof mittens this year so he can play in the snow!
Colorful and functional, busy toddlers would definitely get a kick out of this!
This was a gift we got Luca last year for Christmas! SO beautiful and goes really well in his nursery but he just recently started being able to actually “ride” it! They have a bunch of different animal options!
Finding boots for toddlers has been a challenge! We settled on these out of all of them because they are adjustable, warm, waterproof and not clunky. Some of the boots we tried Luca could barely walk in because they were so big and heavy for his tiny feet! We also have THESE for more everyday wear!
Purchased this for Luca as his winter coat! I just think it’s adorable and warm and I love how you can reverse it to the sherpa side! We are planning on taking him skiing this year too and it will be great for that!
Too freaking cute and more affordable than the truck above! The floorboard is removable too so they can walk themselves around in it!
Luca uses one of these at school so I got one for home and it has been a game changer for naps! He calls it his “night night” and we use it sort of as a sleep cue, he usually will just fall right asleep on it!
How adorable is this!? If your kid is anything like mine he loves pushing crap around, I think they would love this mower!
My number one pick!!
We recently signed up for Lovevery’s playkit subscriptions and all I can say is I wish we had done it sooner! The kits and gym are designed by child development experts, follow the Montessori learning/play philosophy (of which we are HUGE fans, Luca goes to a Montessori school!) and focus on exactly what children need at each stage of development from 0 to 24 months.
Literally as soon as we unpacked the first playkit I could tell the toys were exactly what Luca needed for stimulation. And it being a subscription takes the thinking and researching out of it for YOU (they arrive every 2-3 months right on cue!). Luca also had the playgym as a baby and I could not recommend it more. The materials in all Lovevery’s toys are made of sustainably sourced wood, organic cotton and are 100% baby safe. Love, love, love them!
Getting this for Luca! Every device you need for sleep all in one, grows with your child into school age and it has 2,400 4.5 star reviews on Amazon!
I don’t know about you guys but we are definitely in need of some toy organization in our house! I just love the simple and minimalistic design of this toy chest, very well made too!
This thing looks awesome, you can start as early as 18 months and adjust the seat height for older kids as well (up to 5/6 years they say!). This bike starts them off on the right foot with understanding balance and how to ride a two-wheel bike, no training wheels ever needed, I think it’s genius! We are definitely getting this for Luca!
Hope you found this toddler gift guide helpful! Let me know if you have any questions, you can leave a comment on this post or always catch me in DM’s on Instagram!
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