From stocking stuffers to gifts under the tree that will make them giddy, we've gathered 32 of our favorite toys for little ones that are educational, creative, cuddly, and just plain fun. Whether you're shopping for a newborn, a toddler, or just the young at heart, these gifts are sure to make the holidays extra special. Click the links or photos below to shop!
Keep your little ones' feet nice and warm while looking extra cute with these adorable mini crew socks from Hansel from Basel. Featuring soft boucle dalmation spots, fruity sweet strawberries, gingerbread-inspired mushrooms, or classic beach umbrella stripes.
These sweet booties are the perfect way to celebrate your special little one's first Christmas.
These City Bird-original onesies are perfect for the newest little Michiganders or Detroiters in your life.
Gift one of these toddler or youth t-shirts that celebrate Detroit and Michigan to the coolest little kid you know.
These cozy crewnecks are the perfect winter attire for little ones, and will keep them warm as they enjoy all kinds of seasonal fun.
Baby & Toddler Toys
These adorable teethers are made from BPA-free, non-toxic food-grade silicone for soothing your favorite, tiniest Michigander's gums.
These unicorn, lamb, and bunny knit rattles are lovingly hand-crocheted and will keep your baby entertained and stimulated for hours.
Available in an array of bright, highly-pigmented colors, these fun Michigan-shaped wooden rattles make a sweet gift for a new parent.
Made with soft organic cotton and featuring sweet, detailed hand embroidery, these rattles make a gentle rattling sound and are soothing for little ones.
Featuring bright colors and soft, all-natural fibers, these rattles will be a big hit for babies and parents alike.
Featuring adorable snail, bird, and bear, shapes, these nesting toys are made from sustainable eco-friendly bamboo and are perfect for young minds. Each toy comes with their own printed cotton bag for gifting perfection.
Featuring cute creatures from the forest, jungle, and ocean, these sweet wooden puzzles encourage problem-solving and creative thinking from a young age.
Featuring beautiful illustrations and thoughtful storytelling perfectly tailored to young readers, these Michigan and Detroit-themed books will help instill a love of reading and learning in children from a young age.
Crafted from solid beech wood, these zippy little toy cars will last through generations of play and capture the attention of your favorite little speedster.
Whether they have a sweet tooth or prefer a savory treat, these adorable mini food trucks will provide hours of imaginative play for your favorite little one.
This fun sunography paper kit is the perfect gift for the budding young artist in your life. Simply pick an object and place it on the paper, expose to bright sunlight, and rinse to reveal a rich blue solar image print!
Little artists will love exploring their creativity as they paint on the blank canvas of this postcard book, then sharing their artwork with friends and family near and far!
For the future Ansel Adams or Dorthea Lange in your life, this fun paper pinhole camera will give them the tools they need to not only make their very own camera, but to take some great photos with it too!
These fun kits combine a love of science and learning with tasty sweet treats - what could be better for little ones?!
From the outer reaches of the solar system to the deepest depths of the ocean, little explorers and scientists will love seeing the magic of creating their very own planets and coral reefs.
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.
This kit is jam-packed with all kinds of supplies from clouds and hearts to beads and pom-poms that will encourage hours of open-ended play and and expressive art.
For hours of creative play and outdoor fun, these toys from Huckleberry make a great gift for the little explorer in your life.
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.
These sketchpads and books will encourage little artists to let their imagination run wild as they scribble and scratch their way through pages of fun.
These brightly pigmented markers, crayons, and gel pens come in ergonomic shapes for small hands and pair perfectly with a sketchpad or notebook for hours of creative fun.
These sweet, soft bunnies are ready for lots of cuddles from a little one and make a sweet gift for some-bunny you really love.
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 adorable little animal friends are soft to the touch and feature sweet stitching that are sure to make them a companion for life for the your favorite little one.
The name says it all! Whether you're gifting to a newborn or a toddler, these classic bunny and teddy stuffed animals will make a sweet snuggle buddy and be a beloved toy for years to come.
From his gingham snout to his curly tail, this sweet stuffed pig will make the cutest, softest friend for any little one.
These friendly dinos couldn't be more huggable and cuddly, featuring beads in their bottom so they can sit up on their own and a sweet round shell so they can be tucked in for bedtime.
Featuring a retro-inspired matchbox bed and bedding, this cute little mouse's matchbox-style box allows for easy packing and traveling for a family trip or playdate.