From stocking stuffers to gifts under the tree that will make them giddy, we've gathered 28 of our favorite toys for kids, or just the young at heart. With gifts that are sure to make the holiday extra-special, you won't want Santa to take the credit for these ones! Click the links or the photos below to shop.
These cute cross stitch kits include a safe, plastic needle and pattern and tutorial booklets, and are a fun, easy way for crafty kids to learn a new hobby.
These brightly pigmented crayons come in a triangular, ergonomic shape for small hands and will make for smooth coloring for the little artist in your life.
Budding photographers will have lots of fun with this mini snap camera, featuring yellow, green, or clear lenses to practice getting the perfect snapshot.
For the kid with a musical ear, this make your own harmonica kit is a great way to learn the ins and outs of music and how to play their very own instrument.
Spend time with your little ones engaging in outdoor activity with these clever kits, which encourage exploring local flora and fauna and contributing to habitat rehabilitation.
Give the special kid in your life their first best friend with these soft, adorable kitten and bunny companions, complete with keepsake box so they can treasure them forever.
These wooden toy puzzles are both fun and educational, teaching children about different animal species and helping to develop cognitive abilities as they play.
Paging the cutest doctor ever! Your child will learn how to be nurturing, empathetic, and thoughtful as they play with this wooden doctor's set and will be a must-have for healing imaginary boo-boos.
Kids will be enchanted by these vibrant, gem-shaped crayons and will help them craft colorful masterpieces.
Your little one won't have to wait for the ice cream truck to come with these solid wood food truck vans, sure to delight and stand the test of time.
Young scientists (or botanists) will have a blast watching these trees and plants form from crystals before their very eyes.
For hours of creative play and outdoor fun, these toys from Huckleberry make a great gift for the little explorer in your life.
This sweet little sheep toy will teach children how to identify colors, shapes, sizes, and sequencing as they fine-tune their hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and problem solving techniques. It's as educational as it is cute!
From foxes and bunnies to badgers and kittens, these cute booklets feature a favorite animal for everyone and are perfectly packable for restaurants or road trips. Young artists will love filling in these pages with paint, markers, crayons, or collages that are just the right size for little hands.
Scratch away the black to reveal a rainbow of vibrant colors with these cute scratch pads featuring astronauts, dinosaurs, and princesses and sticker packs that kids will love.
Simple yet accurate recipes will delight little chefs as they work through easy steps to create their favorite treats. One hundred percent adult-free, danger-free, and mess-free, cooking has never been so independent!
These soft, hand-knit rattles in fun designs will help babies learn to identify colors and shapes and are made from 100% eco-friendly ingredients.
Perfect for the little oceanographer in your life, this crystal growing coral reef kit will help young minds learn about ocean geography as well as mineralogy.
Featuring ten wash-out fabric markers for reuse, these color-in placemats and pencil cases make great rainy day coloring activities and on-the-go coloring fun. Simply wash on warm and color again and again!
Budding geologists and mineralogists will love studying these collections of rocks, minerals, and gems, and learning more about each type with the fun facts featured on the back of the cards.
Kids will get a scientific education as well as fun new toys with these exciting but simple to use bouncy ball-making kits.
Young fashionistas will love carrying all of their important items in these adorable, kid-sized bags made from straw.
From his gingham snout to his curly tail, this sweet stuffed pig will make the cutest, softest friend for any little one.
The ultimate craft kit for aspiring jewelry makers, this box is chock full of beads, baubles, thread, and felt to make countless colorful necklaces and bracelets.
Your child will enjoy a sweet treat and a crash course in chemistry all at once with these fun DIY bubble gum, ginger ale, and cola-making kits featuring an all-natural alternative to their favorite candy and sodas.
Bath time will be a breeze with these cute crayons that can be used to draw on wet surfaces. They even come in a case with a drainage hole for easy clean up!
This sweet floppy bunny is soft and ready for lots of cuddles from your favorite little one.