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16 awesome gifts for kids

Need some more ideas for the little ones on your list? Check out these awesome holiday gifts for kids!

By Leah Rumack & Amy Valm
16 awesome gifts for kids

16 awesome gifts for kids

Holiday gifts for kids

With so many new toys, tech gadgets and games hitting the shelves every day, choosing the perfect gift for your little one can be daunting. But, never fear. We've got the scoop on all the best holiday gifts for kids of every age. 

For more inspiration, be sure to check out our Holiday Gift Guide.

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Animal Purse

If your little girl is a diva at heart, this mini animal purse is the perfect accessory. But style isn't its only asset. These purses have the perfect amount of practical storage space for a wee toy or something fun like stickers. 

Animal Purse, $35
Where to Buy? HM.com/ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

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Firebird Track Suit

We know physical activity is important to you and your kids, so why not keep them inspired by getting them the latest gear? 

Adidas Firebird Track Suit, $50
Where to Buy? Adidas.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

Bunny Pompom Hat

Keep your little snow bunnies warm this winter with this gorgeous wool hat from H&M! Click here for more holiday fashion ideas to keep your kids looking good and feeling warm. 

Hat, $15
Where to Buy? HM.com/ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

Foam Bowling Ball Set

Your kids will have hours of endless fun from the comfort of your living room with this foam bowling set. Invite their friends over for game night — and save a pretty penny on lane rentals. 

Foam Bowling Ball Set, $61
Where to Buy? Potterybarnkids.com

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

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Playhouse Rocket Ship

Send your kids to space with this toy rocket ship that will have their smiles beaming from ear to ear. 

Cardboard Playhouse Rocket Ship, $30
Where to Buy? Mastermindtoys.com

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

MOMA Play Town

This play set is perfect for the little architect who loves to build. Plus, when it's done, it will make a great decorative addition to any nursery or bedroom. 

MOMA Play Town, $30
Where to Buy? Amazon.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

Monster Slippers

For the kid with the raging sense of humour, these monster slippers are a blast. Plus, they'll keep him or her warm on those chilly winter days. 

Monster Slippers, $17
Where to Buy? OldNavy.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

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Barbie Pet Shop

For the little animal lover, this Barbie pet shop will provide hours of adorable entertainment. 

Barbie Pet Shop, $25
Where to Buy? Megablocks.com

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

Piggy Bank

Train your kids to start saving now! Piggy banks are a great budgeting tool for those monthly allowances, plus they're a quirky decoration for any kid's nightstand. 

Piggy Bank, $8
Where to Buy? OldNavy.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Geoffrey Ross

Sno Stompers

Available in either dinosaur or bear footprints, these adorable Sno Stompers are great for the imagination. 

Sno Stompers, $25
Where to Buy? Indigo.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Indigo

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Elf on the Shelf

One of our favourite parts of the holidays is reading with our kids. Create a new holiday tradition with your little ones and help Santa decide who to put on the Naughty and Nice List this year.  

Elf on the Shelf, $35
Where to Buy? Indigo.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Indigo

LEGO Darth Vader Alarm Clock

Stick to the classics with this fun LEGO toy that will serve as a practical alarm clock once it's built! 

LEGO Darth Vader Alarm Clock, $30
Where to Buy? Amazon.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Amazon

Hanukkah Puzzles

Teach your kids about the history of Hanukkah with this educational puzzle that will provide hours of entertainment this holiday season. 

Hanukkah Double-Sided 36 Piece Puzzles, $16
Where to Buy? Mastermindtoys.com

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Mastermind

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The Foodies

This cute and hug-able guy comes courtesy of a great Canadian toy company called The Monster Factory.

Each character in the new "Foodie" line has their very own story to share, just like Jimmy's: “A daring cook, Jimmy is always experimenting with new flavour combinations. Things rarely work out."

Jimmy the Monster, $40
Where to Buy? Monsterfactory.com

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Monster Factory

Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List

It's story time, and this Christmas tale is first up on the reading list this year. 

Peppa Pig and the Lost Christmas List, $15
Where to Buy? Indigo.ca

16 awesome gifts for kidsPhoto: Indigo

Moody Monsters

We love the idea of "Moody Monsters," a memory game catered to children with Autism to help stimulate cognitive development. It uses fun and colourful images to increase memory, social skills and emotional development.

Whether your child has special needs or not, Moody Monsters, designed by "Fun and Functions," promises hours of educational fun. The company has many more games and products for children with special needs, like
Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

Moody Monsters, $11.99
Where to Buy? funandfunction.com

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This article was originally published on Nov 16, 2012

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