Look, there are a ton of gift guides out there with lists of hundreds of toys, games, and gadgets kids will love, so I figured, instead of creating another one and adding to your (theoretical) decision paralysis, I’m just going to bring all the good guides to you in one place.
I’ve gone through each of these and I sincerely think they’ll help you find the perfect gift for every kid in your life. But, before you jump into those, here are a few tips to keep in mind as you start going through these lists and making your purchases.
Let’s face it, we all do most of our shopping on Amazon these days (especially if you’re overseas at post)! Amazon has compiled its own list of all the toys kids are wanting this year, so you can get them straight from the source.
Buzzfeed is well-known for two things: its quizzes and its gift guides. They have very niche and very specific round-ups, a few notables are: 24 Screen-Free Gifts For Kids That Are Actually Fun *And* Educational and 29 Gift Ideas For Kids If You Have No Clue What To Get Them. They also have gift-guides for different ages and for different budgets.
They’ve compiled a list of 40+ gifts for kids in a slideshow gallery. From budding scientists to the more artistic kids, and little ones too—this gift guide has you covered.
Today has multiple gift guides for kids of all ages. Each guide is broken down by age, so you can be assured that the gift you end up getting will be stimulating and age-appropriate.
Gwyneth Paltrow’s gift guide has a few notable picks for the super-cool kids in your life.
Also, don't forget to download our fun activity for kids to complete while you are shopping!
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