The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Am I the only one who feels like school starts and then, *BLINK* Christmas is here? Every year I am sure I have more time than I do to get all of my holiday tasks accomplished, but it ends up being the rat race of the century. This year, I’m ready to conquer the race against time and leave the rats in the dust. It’s December, and I am already past making my lists, checking them twice, and am on my way to shopping completion sans finding out if my kids are naughty or nice.

The hardest part is finding out what my kids actually want. My 7 year old tells me, “Everything unicorns and slime and that’s it,” when I ask her what’s on her list. Oh, and a kitten or puppy, which is NOT happening. Our funny farm is FULL.

My little guy wants, “MONSTER TRUCKS! VRMMM VRMMMMM!” Which is a super easy find, however, I’m pretty sure we already have every color and size of monster truck known to man.

The baby isn’t quite verbal enough yet to give me a clear indication of what she longs for. Even though she’d probably be happy with a box of chocolate chip muffins and a plastic spoon.

So, what’s a mom (who’s determined to GET THIS DONE early-ish) supposed to do? Late night research, of course! And lucky for you, I’m going to use the remainder of this post to share all of the best games, toys, and kid-friendly things (ages 18 months to 8) that I can find. AND they’re in alphabetical order AND contain all of the hyperlinks to the website you can purchase them on.

Here we go . . .

{A}merican Girl WellieWishers Willa Doll

{B}aby Shark Official Song Puppet 

{C}inderella Castle Play Set

{D}inosaur Plush 4 Pack

{E}ducational Insights Moon Scope

{F}igaro Pet Carrier Play Set 

{G}o Glam Nail Stamper 

{H}elicoptor STEM Building Set

{I} Spy – Everything!

{J}ada Toys GIRLMAZING Big Foot Jeep

{K}id Pal Baby Toy Cars for Toddlers 

{L}inkimals Smooth Moves Sloth

{M}onster Jam Official Mega Grave Digger 

{N}arwhal Fingerling Pet

{O}ctonauts Octopod Playset

{P}oopsie Rainbow Surprise Slime Kit 

{Q}uad Ride On

{R}eally Rad Robots 

{S}piderman Webshots

{T}wisty Pets

{U}no Flip Card Game 

{V}tech KidiJamz Studio 

{W}ishhouse Kids Walkie Talkies 

{X}ylophone Musical Toy



Well moms, I hope this helps!

If you have other amazing kid gift ideas,

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Amanda was born and raised in San Diego, California. In 2016, she and her family packed up and took the 1,500 mile trek to north Texas, happily settling in Collin County. Amanda was a hairstylist in California, but is currently taking a break from the world of beauty to care for two young beauties of her own. When she’s not chasing after her kids, sprinting through the neighborhood with her high energy dogs, or vacuuming her house like a mad woman, Amanda enjoys exploring Texas, shopping, cooking, and catching up on her favorite television shows. Although she sometimes misses the palm trees and salty ocean breeze, she is proud and excited to call Texas home. Stay tuned for more on her adventures living the SAHM life in Collin County.