Holiday Gifts for Kids
playful gifts will create hours of fun for children of all ages.
November 15, 2011
You can't help creating a masterpiece with this cherry-finished wood artist's case stocked with vibrant pencils, oil pastels, watercolors, and paintbrushes.
$40 | Amazon.com
This clever bank helps kids learn how to budget.
$38 | MoneyScholar.org
This ornament—filled with an assortment of glittery hair ties and headbands—makes a great gift or stocking stuffer.
$37 | Emi-Jay.com
"Children's gifts can be difficult—I like giving things that excite and inspire."—Adam Glassman
$15 each | EmpressArts.com for stores
With only the continents set in slate, this chalkboard globe leaves space to scribble in all the places you hope to go.
$342 | wellappointedhouse.com
Create a personalized story, with your child as the star!
$28 for soft cover, or $40 for hard cover
The flat design of this sheepskin teddy bear makes it the most huggable thing to come out of Australia since Hugh Jackman.
$49 each | elksandangels.com
This lightweight Emerson telescope is perfect for outdoorsy types who enjoy sleeping under the night sky (and those who like looking at the constellations from the comfort of their bedroom windows). Not only do the interchangeable 50X and 100X lenses make stargazing easy, but also the quick screw-type assembly doesn't require any tools (meaning the recipient won't spend all of Christmas morning putting it together).
$20 | cvs.com
This fun art set includes pencils, paints, markers, and brushes.
$27 | Target.com for stores
"These ethnically accurate dolls, and accompanying chapter books, are designed to give kids an appreciation for different cultures. Every purchase comes with a code that allows kids to go online and direct a portion of the price to one of four children's issues. Eat your heart out, Barbie!" — Oprah
$60 to $99 (varies by doll) | karitokids.com
Kids can fill these roomy packs with everything they need—and the laminated canvas and nylon means moms will find them easy to clean.
$42 | www.beatrixny.com
There are bad cover-ups (think Watergate) and good cover-ups (think soft terry robe).' '
$44, additional $8 for monogram | AmericanTerry.com
Printed from Oprah.com on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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