Christmas is fast approaching, and you might be in a pinch trying to think of Christmas gift ideas for toddlers. Shopping for children aged 1-3 years old can sometimes be challenging. But, handpicking Christmas gifts for kids is some of the most fun you can have during the holiday season. So, let’s see the list of gift ideas Mother’s Insights has prepared for you and your little ones
Cute Christmas Gift Ideas for Toddlers
1. Fluffy and Colorful Animal Plushies
The first on our list of Christmas gift ideas for toddlers is their favorite, stuffed toys. Toddlers love colorful toys, so your gifts better have lively and fascinating hues.
Tip: What you need to take into consideration in buying these are the materials used, the softness, and the colors. Also, make sure the materials are washable and most importantly consider giving a stuffed toy that reinforces specific skills.
2. Tell Me a Story Cards by eeBoo Little Robot’s Mission
Next, our list are story cards for toddlers. These will be a good start for the kids, especially if they’re learning to speak and beginning to babble a few words. While the toddlers can’t read the texts this will still give you some great time for bonding and interactive learning.
Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Stroller Styled Walker
4. Soft Slipper Boots
Toddlers love feeling secure. Hence, soft materials are definitely recommended. Slipper boots can be your chosen Christmas present to your little ones if they’re irresistibly cute and you’d like some fluffy footwear to match.
5. Little Tikes Go and Grow Lil’ Rollin’ Giraffe Ride-on
Every toddler loves to move. This is why one of our Christmas gift ideas for toddlers in a ride-on giraffe. With this, the toddler’s motor and balance skills can be enhanced. This cute little giraffe will have them smiling for miles.
6. Toddlers’ Mermaid and Baby Shark Tails
One of this year’s trends is the mermaid or baby shark tail. It’s great for getting cozy on the couch or snuggling in for bed. Think about getting two to up the cute level! Who doesn’t love mommy and me matching outfits?!
7. Novelty Socks for Toddlers
Another gift idea for your favorite toddler is a lovely pair of novelty socks. Christmas season is sure to bring in the chill so pick up a cute pair of fuzzy socks to warm those toes.
8. Bright Beats Dance and Move BeatBo
Interactive toys are toddlers’ best pals. This featured toy will have your toddler dancing as it sings and dances to the tune of nursery rhymes such as the alphabet song.
9. Easy Learning Smart Pads
Toddlers like to touch everything they bump into. This is why smart pads are perfect gifts! These are also interactive and have various buttons that’ll definitely keep your toddler entertained.
10. Light-Up Shoes
While adults have roller blades, toddlers have light-up shoes. We know toddlers love vibrant colors that make their eyes twinkle. The lights in these shoes will totally make your little ones happy, especially if you get the blinking ones.
11. Touch & Feel Cards
Want to see a grin on a toddler’s face this Christmas? Then get him/her Touch & Feel Cards. Fill the day with laughter and learning using these cards that have textures depending on the featured word. If the word is “cat”, then the toddler can feel the cat’s fur on the card. How cool is that for Christmas?
12. Toddlers’ Xylophone Set
Help your toddlers engage in music by getting them a xylophone set for Christmas. Pick the ones with bright colors so the toddlers’ attention will easily be caught. Also, musical instruments help develop the toddlers’ motor skills as they strike the bars and follow the rhythm.
13. Princess Castle Play Tent
14. Shootin’ Hoops Junior Basketball Set
Whether you want your toddler to grow up as a Basketball Superstar or not, this toy can change their life. A basketball set is one of the effective tools to develop your young one’s motor skills. Also, by means of aiming for the ball and the hoops, they are able to exercise in ways they enjoy.
15. Toddler Bouldering Wall
An adjustable indoor bouldering wall will be your toddlers’ new favorite spot. This is best for toddlers who started walking or even to those still learning. They’ll improve hand eye coordination and learn to tackle fears on this super fun toddler adventure!
16. Personalized Toddler Shirts
Perhaps you’ve seen shirts reading “Amanda is a Certified Daddy’s Girl” or “Jim is the Next Tom Cruise.” These are customized items found in online shops. You can get these shirts with witty prints and let your toddlers parade around town wearing these.
17. Wooden Doll Prams
If you want your toddlers to have timeless toys, then wooden doll prams are for them. Veer away from getting plastic-made toys and opt for the wooden ones instead. Plus, these materials will last longer than those made of plastic.
18. Ginzick Kids Music Play Together Piano Drum Set Playmat
Next on our list of Christmas gift ideas for toddlers is a musical toy. This time, two toddlers can play at once using this piano-drum set playmat. Let the little ones have fun and learn teamwork while enjoying the company of others.
19. Toddler Backpacks for Preschool
Most toddlers start schooling at the age of 3. Surprising them with a big kid backpack is an awesome idea!
20. Homemade Toddler Sweaters
If you want to add a special homemade touch to your gifting this year go for a DIY masterpiece. This Christmas season, toddlers will definitely need a little extra something to keep them warm and a snuggly sweater will do the trick !
21. Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Chair
This is another interactive toy you can give toddlers this Christmas. This smart stages chair is filled with sing-along tunes kids will love. Trade in the walker for an interactive game of musical chairs!
22. DIY Coloring Book
Every toddler loves to color ! A DIY coloring book is a personal gift that you’ll enjoy creating as much as they enjoy coloring. All you need is paper and a steady hand. Get inspired by your toddlers favorite cartoon or fairytale and design a coloring book to match.
23. Doctor Role Play Costume Dress-Up Set
Aren’t toddlers who dress up as adults the cutest? A cute and rare Christmas gift idea for a toddler is a doctor dress-up set. Be sure to take photos for the album, you’ll want to have this memory for ever. Especially when your kiddo becomes a doctor!
24. Inflatable Ride-on Bouncy Animal
The next gift idea for toddlers is an inflatable ride-on. This will make the toddlers bounce with joy and provide endless hours of fun. This is also a great toy for play dates and is easily cleaned.
25. Mini Playground Set
If you’re thinking of something superb for your toddlers, then grab a mini playground set. Slides, seesaws, and swings— what more could a toddler ask for? This is one of the Christmas gift ideas for toddlers you should save for. However, every penny spent will be worth it once you see how much fun your toddler has with this play set for the next few years!
26. Big Mouth Caterpillar Tent Play Tunnel
Crawling and walking are the toddlers’ strong suit. Let them move and develop motor skills by getting them a tent play tunnel for Christmas. This tent can either be set up indoors or outdoors, so they can enjoy play time anywhere!
27. Alphabet Magnets
Even if your toddlers don’t go to school yet, you can always help them learn basics at home. Picking out the letters of the alphabet can be a good start.
Tip: Most toddlers tend to put small toys in their mouth. Instances like this can be avoided by opting for big, or even giant sized, alphabet magnets.
28. Baked Animal-Shaped Pastries
Another homemade treat you can give to toddlers this Christmas is a box of animal-shaped pastries. If you’re into baking, this will be the perfect gift. Just make sure the pastries are colorful and soft for easy chewing and swallowing.
29. DIY Play Purse
Adults who are into fashion and love to sew will approve of this gift idea. Toddlers love sparkly items and dress up so creating a sparkly play purse will be a perfect addition to the wardrobe of make-believe. Just make sure there’s no sharp elements and small materials stitched to the purse for the toddlers’ safety.
30. Giant Stuffed Animal Bed
This is another trend hovering around our news feed this year. Adults order these giant animal beds online, so you now know where to get these cute gifts. Toddlers can play with their stuffed animals while sleeping on a stuffed animal, how fun!
31. Creative Foam Building Blocks
Again, for this gift idea, let’s veer away from the plastic-made materials. Toddlers love building and piling things up so they’ll surely adore these foam building blocks. These blocks won’t crash to the floor loudly, you won’t hurt yourself stepping on them, and most importantly they can’t hurt your child. Let their creative juices flow and watch as they build abstract constructions.
32. Unicorn Fur Plush Rocker
Behold, a magical ride awaits your toddler with this unicorn fur plush rocker. Bonus, they might even fall asleep after taking this ride!
33. Backyard Binoculars
Imaginations will be inspired and developed as toddlers look through their binoculars into the mysterious world around. These are filled with animal photos and shapes for them to learn while being fascinated. Another cute and educational gift just in time for christmas!
34. Picnic Party Play Set
Let the little ones crawl and run outdoors with a picnic party play set. There will be plates and teacups for the toddlers so be sure to remember a few stuffed animals that’ll serve as guests to your toddlers’ picnic party.
35. Nest and Stack Buckets
Another set of toys to enhance your toddler’s creativity is the stack bucket. These are better than legos or other small-sized building blocks because these are too big to be swallowed. Let them arrange the buckets by color or anyway they like! They’ll be sure to learn something new and have a blast too!
36. Customized Superhero Capes
Toddlers often mimic superheroes. So, giving them a customized superhero cape will take there heroic dreams to the next level! You can even have the cape customized so they are he hero in their own story!
37. Memory Match Play Cards
If you want your toddlers to develop sharp minds give them challenging but fun game materials such as memory match play cards. Help them learn visualize and develop their memory skills with this game.
38. Candy Craft Chocolate Pen
Allow the toddlers to draw using a chocolate pen. This pen actually dispenses real chocolate! Just place a plate in front of them and let them draw some delicious designs. They can eat the chocolate right after playtime.
39. FurReal Friends Walkin’ Pup Pet
The last on our list isn’t just a man’s best friend but a toddler’s too. This is one of cutest and most special gifts you can get your toddler for Christmas. Giving them a pet to take care of without the mess will teach them to care and love animals. The best part is, it can bark and walk with the toddler too.
Coming up with Christmas gift ideas for toddlers is fun. Here’s a video featuring the hottest toys from the 2017 Toy Fair that you may want to check out:
Now that you’ve seen our list of Christmas gift ideas for toddlers, you can pick the perfect match for your kiddo. Let’s not forget the best gift we can give children this Christmas is the gift of love.
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