The people that are most excited about holiday presents are obviously the kids. If you have ever spent a Christmas morning with someone who is looking for the tag marked with their name and a “love, Santa” then you already know this.
I know a lot of pretty cool kids, but our niece and nephews were definitely the inspiration for today’s gift guide. On the cool-meter they are a 10, and they know it. They have been working on their wish lists for a little while now, and it is so interesting to see what they ask for and admire; generally it is a mix of clothes, toys and things don’t actually exist.
Shop: Gummy Bears, Finger Paints, Tee, Spin Art, Yumbrella, Baking Set, Bike, Army Men, Chewbaca, Tights
For this inspiration board I thought of some of the things our niece and nephews really like – bikes, Star Wars, baking, crafts and went old school. Some of these toys were my favorite as a kid, especially the spin art and the baking set. Other items just made me laugh and smile – how funny is the Chewbaca hat and how fun is the color it yourself “Yumbrella”?
What I liked most of all about these gifts is that they require lots of creativity and imagination and very few batteries – they are already much better than I am at video games!
What is your favorite gift to give to kids – or maybe your favorite gift you received as a kid? Tell me in the comments!