Christmas. That time of the year when we gather around the tree and the family table, and share the warmth and the holiday spirit with the ones we love most. But Christmas is also the season when we want to make everybody happy, and let’s face it, we all love giving and receiving gifts during this time of year. In this article, we’ll focus our attention on the best Christmas gift ideas for children, as Christmas tends to be their favorite time of year.
There are no parents, grandparents, or uncles in the world to not start thinking about the best Christmas gift ideas for kids during this season. The joy and wonder of writing a letter to Santa, the expectations, the thrills, and the genuine excitement of receiving what they asked for makes the process of getting Christmas gifts for children a true spectacle of happiness on both sides. In order to help you find a present, we will be presenting you with 100 of the best Christmas gift ideas for kids, categorized on gender and age groups. Let’s see what Santa has in store for you this Christmas!
Best Christmas Gifts for:
1. Girls and Boys 2 to 4 Years Old – page 1
2. Girls and Boys 5 to 7 Years Old – page 2
3. Girls and Boys 8 to 11 Years Old – page 3
4. Girls and Boys 11 to 15 Years Old – page 4
5. Girls and Boys 15 to 17 Years Old – page 5
Christmas Gifts for Girls and Boys 2 to 4 Years Old
Gifts for Girls
1. Barbie in a Christmas Carol (2008)
This movie is a great opportunity for entertainment with the whole family, and your little princess will be delighted with the story and the characters.
Format: AC-3, Animated, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo)
2. Pajanimals: Cowbella and the Bad Dream
This board book has both an entertaining and an educational role, and it will make your little girl clap with joy while following the story.
Age Range: 2 – 5 years
Series: Pajanimals Board book: 12 pages
Publisher: Running Press Kids
3. Disney Princess: Fairy Tale Songs
This CD contains some of the most iconic songs, which tell, with the help of music, the best Disney stories in history. The compilation will fill your house with the sounds of love, joy, and serenity, and if you hold close to your heart some memorable Disney stories, you will surprise yourself singing along with your little girl.
Audio CD (September 20, 2011)
Original Release Date: 2011
Number of Discs: 1
Label: Walt Disney Records
4. Melissa & Doug Deluxe Happy Handle Stamp Set
This playset is perfect for the little ones to have fun with, and learn shapes and colors. Easy to use, it will become their favorite activity. If you’re afraid the entire house will be stamped, well… repainting… say a few hundred dollars, your girl’s happiness, priceless.
10 rubber stamps that are perfect for preschoolers
Includes 6-color ink pad with washable ink, 5 colored pencils, and sturdy wooden storage tray
Extra-long wooden handles keep fingers off of ink
10 unique designs, including rainbows, balloons, peace signs, stars, a smiling sun, and more
5. Fisher-Price Laugh and Learn Love to Play Sis
What can be greater for a child than a plush cute toy to bond with, and even learn some new things? This toy is more suitable for the youngest in our group, but don’t bet your sweet 3 years old princess won’t love it just as much.
Baby can learn A-B-Cs, 1-2-3s, and parts of the body, plus sing along to ten favorite songs and games
Dog bone collar lights up to the music
Helps baby learn about parts of the body
Introduces baby to the alphabet, colors, and counting
Features songs that encourage interaction
6. Disney Princess Palace Pets Pamper Me Pretty – Cinderella (Puppy) – Pumpkin
Suitable for 3 to 5 year old girls with an inclination towards beauty and fashion (although the manufacturer recommends it up to 15 years old), this gorgeous toy will make one of your princess’ favorite pets, in case you don’t want to get her a real one.
Comes with color-change hair clips, lipstick, perfume, comb, and nail polish
Pumpkin loves to be groomed and snuggled
Help her look her best by brushing her sparkly, fur tail
7. Fisher-Price Nickelodeon Skate & Spin Dora & Boots
What girl wouldn’t love the Skate and Spin Dora? This might actually be a good investment, as she may find a faithful friend for a few years to come.
Features Dora the Explorer characters Dora and her friend Boots
Song plays when Dora and Boots skate together
Watch them skate in 3 different ways
Dora and Boots both have helmets, pads, and roller skates
Promotes creativity and imagination with role play fun
8. Disney Sofia The First Talking Sofia and Animal Friends
A princess always needs her faithful companions, and a girl can never have too many friends…
Based on the hit animated series from Disney Junior, Sofia the First
Talk with animals, just like in the Disney Jr. series
This Sofia doll can recognize and talk with three of her best animal friends: Clover the Rabbit, Robin the Robin, and Mia the Bluebird
Bring each animal close to Sofia’s amulet, and watch as Sofia can recognize and talk to each beloved friend, with unique responses in return
9. Limited Too Little Girls’ Cardigan Sweater
Color her sweet, and keep her soft and warm in this snuggly and stylish cardigan.
Knit from soft acrylic and cotton blend
It features a hood
It is machine-washable
10. Hello Kitty Girl’s Puffer Hooded Pink Winter Jacket
You think girls these age don’t have the concept of being in fashion? Oh, you couldn’t be further from the truth! This winter coat can melt anybody’s heart on the playground.
Polyester hood lined with fur
Zips up at the front with Hello Kitty zipper pull
2 front pockets
Gifts for Boys
11. Disney Planes Propwash Junction Airport Playset
Fun to play along with the older brothers, and even some friends. A long-term investment that will entice the adventurer’s imagination, and fuel his symbolic play.
Inspired by the hit Disney/Pixar animated film, Planes
Kids can have fun recreating the action scenes in the movie
Fly planes around on the propeller, on top of the Fill ‘n’ Fly Station
Features gas station, control tower, translucent landing runways, and flight school areas
Includes Dusty Crophopper plane and playset
12. Toystate Caterpillar Construction Flash Light And Night Light: Dump Truck
One of the funniest letters to Santa that circle around the internet includes a boy’s request to also receive batteries together with the toys he finds under the Christmas tree. So, this dump truck is not only one of the best Christmas gift ideas for kids, especially for boys, but it also is a dream come true, technologically-wise.
CAT Dump Truck styled flashlight, with an underglow night light function
Underglow night light function has 3 timer options
CAT Dump Truck styled flashlight has a cool realistic horn and sound effects
Recommended for 18 months old kids and up
Three “AA” batteries included
13. Dr. Seuss’: The Lorax
While this is a family movie, and we bet the girls will love it too, The Lorax will speak to the boys in their language.
Format: Animated, Color, Subtitled, Widescreen, Multiple Formats
Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (DTS 5.1), Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), Spanish (DTS 5.1)
Subtitles: French, Spanish
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
Region: All Regions
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Number of discs: 2
14. Disney Planes Aircraft Carrier Playset
When it comes to boys’ toys, what can be best than trains, planes, and other automobiles? Re-enacting the Planes movie with this playset can make any boy’s Christmas a memorable one.
Inspired by the hit Disney animated film, Planes
Kids can recreate action scenes from the movie
Features a runway for take-offs and landings, and a landing pad for helicopters too
Multiple play spaces on two levels
Includes playset, and one Dusty Crophopper diecast airplane
15. TOMY John Deere Sit-N-Scoot Tractor
Boys love a good tractor. We can prove that, as when they grow up, many of them will be interested to ride one, or even drive a tank at least once in their lifetime. It’s good to be prepared from an early age.
Classic foot-to-floor play pattern
Wide wheelbase for riding stability
Easy to assemble
16. Fisher-Price Mike the Knight: Glendragon Castle Playset
Knights and dragons. Only their imagination is the limit.
Boys will love role playing with the character of Mike
Sounds and phrases will entertain boys for hours
Includes castle playset, and 7 play pieces
Action packed, and sure to keep all boys entertained
Ships in Certified Frustration-Free Packaging
17. Mega Bloks Play ‘n Go Table
They say boys have enough imagination to fill entire books and movies, if one was ever to step foot inside their world. But in order for this imagination to flourish and develop, it must be nurtured. Aside from books and movies, educational games are fun for him, and a good tool for parents to ignite the beautiful minds of their children, and let them grow.
Fold-and-go table with building prongs
3-in-1 toy offering building platform, portability, and storage
4 fun scenes, stickers, figurine, and car
20 big, soft, and colorful blocks
Stimulates imagination and discovery of shapes, colors, and sizes
18. Big Chill Boys and Toddlers Plaid Hooded Puffer Jacket
If you think your boy won’t appreciate a beautiful jacket at this age, think again: they’re probably using the Internet already, so being fashionable is something that automatically comes with the modern world they live in.
Attached fleece lined hood
Stand collar and gathered elastic cuffs
Polar fleece lined for maximum warmth
Contrast trim front pockets
Wind-resistant and machine-washable
19. The Original PlasmaCar by PlaSmart, Blue
You will hear your boy’s speech on how he needs, deserves, and is willing to fight for his first car sometime in the future. Get ready for it. Until then, you can fuel his imagination, and give him something to dream of with this plasma car. Not to mention how well this toy develops and improves motor functions.
No gears, batteries, or pedals. Just steer, and away you go.
Multiple award winner
Great exercise inside or outdoors
Sleek, innovative design
20. VTech Grow and Discover Tree House Toy Tent
If you have more than one child, think twice before getting this, as it will lead to war. Everybody wants to play with and inside this tree house, and we bet there are a few parents who’d try it too.
Parent-friendly features include volume control, durable design, and automatic shut-off
Colorful, spinning gears develop fine motor skills
5 numbered piano keys introduce numbers and play cheerful melodies
Teaches colors, shapes, and animals
40+ playful songs, melodies, sounds, and phrases keep little ones engaged