Toddler & Preschooler Holiday Gift Guide

Whether you’ve got an energetic toddler or rambunctious preschooler to buy for this holiday season, let us help you find that perfect gift. We’ve got you covered with ideas ranging from personalized books to rockstar clothing to help you find something that will stand out among the sea of today’s popular toys.

Sunglasses by Babiators

Turn your preschoolers into hipsters by getting them their own pair of aviator sunglasses, BABIATORS. These cool sunglasses are made out of flexible rubber which bends but doesn’t break when your toddler plays with them and twists them around. Unlike other sunglasses that look bug-like, these give a poised look and fit nicely on their face so your kid won’t constantly be taking them off. They can be purchased in standard or polarized shatter- and impact-resistant lenses.

Completely non-toxic and compliant with all the applicable CPSIA and FDA regulations, the rubber frames of Babiators can be safely chewed on (though we don’t recommend you use it as a teether) without a worry in the world. If that’s not good enough, then behold Babiators’ 100% lost and stolen gaurantee. If the sunglasses are broken or stolen, they will replace them! What else do you need to make sure that your toddler’s eyes are protected from the harmful UVA and UBA rays? Plus they come in a super cute case that can be hooked onto a stroller or diaper bag.

Multi Function Chair & Table Set from One Step Ahead

Give your toddler independence and autonomy with this desk and chair set by One Step Ahead that is just perfect for their size and needs! Made of smooth round cornered wood in a minimalist design, the convertible desk can be transformed into a table simply by tipping it forward. And the little chairs turn into stools in the same fashion. Have fun configuring the set of three pieces to fit your needs!

Your toddler can sit at a little desk and focus on an activity and will love being able to do things by themselves – no need to help them in and out of their chair! When a friend comes over, turn the desk into a table and they can enjoy a snack together! The table and chair set looks modern in your home, and looks like glorious freedom to your tot!

Bonus Points: The desk set arrives ready to use right out of the box! No assembly required!

Pretty Kitty Dress & Faux Fur Jacket by Biscotti and Kate Mack

Dress up your little one in style! Designer kids clothing by Biscotti and Kate Mack are sure to make the little girl you are shopping for excited! The soft cotton knit material is so comfortable, your little one won’t even notice that she’s not wearing her PJs.  The bubble skirt and netting ruffles are a beautiful combination that will make her feel like a princess.

All eyes will be on her when she goes out in her new Pink Kitty Faux Fur jacket. She is going to love how well she can still move in this thick, yet warm and cozy material. Winter will fly by with this comfortable jacket!  Biscotti and Kate Mack offer many different styles just as whimsical and beautiful as these are!

Bath Wraps by Apple Park

Preschool aged children love two things: bubble baths and pretend play. Combine these two activities by turning their bath time routine into a living animal world with Apple Park organic toddler wraps.  Oversized for your growing toddler, organic to ensure their skin, vulnerable to chemicals when wet, is protected, and animal themed to make the process of getting out of the bath more enjoyable. These fun toddler wraps will end any bathtime struggles  the minute you introduce them.

Grrrr!!!!” says the bear cub stretching his paws. “Hop!” says the bunny rabbit with floppy ears. “Hoo!” says the owl as he flies around. This bath towel that doubles as a developmental toy will be the best gift for your toddler or pre-schooler this holiday season.


Bear Cubby Wrap | Bunny Rabbit Wrap


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Whimsy Slippers for Kids from Garnet Hill

Nothing screams “Christmas Morning!” like a kiddo wearing an adorable pair of slippers. These slippers by Garnet Hill are oh so adorable, and promise to have kids excited to put them on because of their award winning whimsical designs. They are made out of wool, and feature a knit cuff that allows ease of use along with being just plain stylish.

They are available in many different sizes, baby through youth, as well as a variety of designs that will appeal to any kid, from a fun mermaid to a colorful cartoon monster. They are durable, and will allow you to pass them on to other children once your first child outgrows them.

Magic Forest Play Tent from HABA

Are you looking for a unique gift for a toddler or pre-schooler? HABA’s Magic Forest Tent is a perfect gift for young children who love to make believe. This indoor tent is made of a light material with beautiful, bright colors and velcro to hold the “doors” open or closed.

The soft material depicts friendly wildlife and beautiful trees that are sure to delight your little ones. The tent is big enough to fit 2-3 children – perfect for having friends over to play. Two mesh windows make it easy to play peek-a-boo or check in on a child playing inside. HABA offers many different tent themes – you’re sure to find the best fit for the child you are buying for!


HABA: Magic Forest Tent


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Personalized Children’s Books by I See Me


If you want a truly personal gift for your toddler, an I See Me Personalized Storybook is sure to be the most unique and cherished gift under your tree this year. With a wide range of personalized story books, board books, puzzles and more, you can choose from a variety of themes to create a story starring your child. Your child will love to read her very own fairy tale, or see his name bouncing across the pages of a pirate adventure. Share a very special Christmas story with her, or create a bedtime routine with his very own personal Goodnight Little Me book.


If you’re looking for a book that your toddler will cherish for years to come, My Very Own Name storybook tells the story of the birth of a very special baby and how all of the animals of the land brought letters together to create his name. Your child will love this imaginative story about the creation of his very own name.

Clothing from Nununu


If you’re tired of your toddler or preschooler wearing the exact same clothes as every other kid his or her age, then stock up on Nununu clothing for your little one this Christmas. Nununu is edgy, super cool, alternative clothing for kids. The neutral colors, bold prints, and hints of neon are sure to delight any kid this Christmas.


The best part about gifting Nununu clothing is that they not only look good, they feel good. Made of high quality fabrics, they wash and wear well and are comfortable for kids to be in. And, with sizes up to 6 years old, why not get a few gifts for the older kids too?


Nununu Clothing


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Swimsuits by Submarine

A swimsuit in December? Oh yes! Even if you don’t live in warm climates, Submarine Swimwear line  for kids is so adorably yummy and bright that these swimsuits simply make a beautiful present that shouldn’t wait till summer.  In fact, they are so beautiful you can hang them on the wall as an art form to remind you of the warmer days to come. But if we are really serious, Submarine does make amazing swimsuits that anyone including a preschooler would be excited to wear.

Where else can you find a one shoulder swimsuit with three large roses on one side? Or black white and red hearts and kisses that look hard rock? And how about yummy strawberry one piece with two white bows in the front? There are so many styles to pick from in this holiday line that it would be silly to wait till summer and risk them selling out.


Necklace by Kidz Can Design

Young kids love looking at their own artwork and seeing what they were capable of creating! Treat your favorite little one with a custom necklace designed by them! Every little girl would love wearing their personal ladybug or flower around their neck. Or, get something for the young man in your life with these custom dog tags. The sterling silver of Kidz Can Design can be customized in different finishes and etchings.

All of the customizable options make this the perfect gift for your particular little one.

PicMonkey Collage


Necklace by Kidz Can Design

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Book by littleBLUEPRINT

Little blueprint

Books by little BLUEPRINT help children get through times of transition or change. What should you do when your parents divorce, it’s time to sleep, or it’s time to celebrate the holidays? Little BLUEPRINT puts your child in charge of these changes by giving them the chance to refer back to themselves in a story and work their way through the transition. Make a customized version with your little ones picture or choose a ready made book that can be used by everyone in the family.

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Personalized Statuette from Mpix

Everyone loves photos, even kids! How excited would your preschooler be to receive a personalized statue of them or a friend or family member? Mpix statuette’s are a unique way to display photos, adding a bit of personalization to your child’s bedroom.

Freeze a moment in time with an unexpected twist. We love the idea of setting up a few statuettes together from a special occasion. Simply choose your size, 5X7 or 8X10, and let the artists at Mpix do the tough part of isolating the object or person of your choice from your image and really turning it into something special to gift this season.


Mpix Statuette


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  1. Hello 🙂

    I am in love with the nununu brand but can not figure out where to purchase their clothing. Do you have any suggestions?


  2. I’m so sorry, never mind about my comment. I didn’t click on the amazon link earlier but only their website 😉

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