You want the best gifts for your kids and sometimes it can be hard to come up with some ideas they’ll like. Trends are always coming and going and it can be hard to constantly keep up. It’s also always a good idea to include an educational aspect if you can. So here are some trendy and educational gift ideas that you can get for your kids this year.
Trendy Gift Ideas for Ages 3-5
Little ones ages 3 to 5, love to play with colorful and fun toys. For kids that love to play pretend, A Disney Princess Doll House or Gabby Dollhouse will be sure to keep their imagination occupied for hours.
You can also go for a LEGO Friends Andrea’s Family House or this City Barn & Animals set to switch up the scenery. For the kids that love to follow you around the kitchen, you can gift them a toy set such as this Play-Doh Kitchen set or a wooden pretend kitchen playset so that they can make their own creations.
Educational Gifts Ideas for the Little Kids
When kids are 3-5 years old are when they are most adventurous and curious. Providing them with toys that allow them to use their imagination and cognitive skills is important to learning and growing.
Prep them before they go to school with this play School Play set. It includes a colorful classroom set for little learners and has educational and interactive activities.
If you have an iPad at home, this Osmo Sticks & Rings is an interesting and playful gift for your little one to learn their ABCs or just to create some artwork. Your kid can learn skills such as Letter formation, phonics, early literacy, pre-reading, and much more.
Lastly, this 3D Color Magnet Building Tiles and Blocks set comes with beautiful colors and is made of durable clear ABS plastic. Children can easily construct cars, trains, buildings and more. Children will acquire basic knowledge of color, geometry, architecture while developing their imagination, creativity and logic abilities.
Trendy Gift Ideas for Ages 6-8
For this age group, the gifts can get even more creative. A Fujifilm Instant film camera is the perfect gift for your children to get creative and artistic. To keep your kids active and entertained, a scooter, skateboard or pair of roller skates would be perfect for them to stay moving while also learning more motor and balance skills.
If you have a bigger budget, a kids’ hoverboard is also a trendy gift that your kid is sure to love. This life sized miniature kitchen is designed based on trendy real-life kitchens. It has interactive components and has great detail that your kid will appreciate.
Educational Gifts Ideas for the Big Kids
For some more educational gifts for children ages 6-8, This coding starter kit will be the perfect addition if you have a fire tablet. It has 3 educational learning games where kids can learn the basics of coding. Another great idea if you have an iPad is this Osmo Genius Starter Kit, which includes 7 hands on learning games for spelling math and more.
If your kid loves to build things, this buildable robot has 3 forms to choose from so they have a variety of robots to build. Lastly a 3D color magnetic building block and tile is also a great gift that will allow your young one to build many different forms and shapes. All of these gifts will provide your child with opportunities to build upon their cognitive skills.
Gifts For Everyone
Sometimes the best gifts for your kids are gifts that incorporate the entire family for some bonding time, such as board games! Some classics are Connect 4 or if you want a more challenging version, this Connect 4 Spin is also a great option.