Gift Giving Ideas: What to Give Kids According to Their Age

Choosing a gift might look like an easy task, but in reality it isn’t given the options you’d see from stores. So the question now is, what do we need to give our kids which are age – appropriate? We have gathered some of the best responses from responsible adults and parents. We hope that this post will be able to help you choose a gift that will wow the kids.

The best first step we can recommend is to know what the child wants. If you are the parent of the kids, this should be easy because all you have to do is to observe. Offering something different can also open up new possibilities and talents you never knew your child have. But if you are not really aware of what kids want when it comes to toys nowadays, then you can probe more by asking the parents. Otherwise, here are some of the safest but great choices.

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Reading is good, and that’s a fact. What we notice about the kids today is that they don’t engage much on books. This should be changed. Get something which is age – appropriate and we are sure that they will appreciate it. Books for kids are being more creative and interactive nowadays. You can actually color and do several other activities in a children’s book. As parents, we should always explore our children with reading the conventional way.

Pretend Toys

Why not buy a cooking set, or perhaps some hardware tools? Let’s just try to avoid toys which are violent like guns. This is also a creative way in introducing your children into real household chores. Playing pretend also stimulates their creativity and social skills.


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Brain – Enhancing Games

Getting such is both educational and fun! It’s like hitting two birds with one stone. This can be a bit costly than most toys, but the reward is just priceless. Younger children should be exposed with colorful toys to boost their brain activity while bigger ones should be given challenging toys like board games and puzzles.


Lastly, giving clothes will not only make the kids happy, the parents will surely appreciate this. Before you get one, make sure you are aware of the kids’ measurement. Otherwise, opt for a gift check or voucher so the parents can pick the best clothes for them.

Very practical tips, right? It doesn’t have to be very expensive – or if it is, make sure that it’s worth it and can be used for a long time. Remember that as adults, we want to nurture our children right. Stick with presents that will not promote violence. Go for those that will improve them holistically.


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