2021 Gift Guide for Kids and Teens

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I’ve got three gift guides for you in today’s post. This is the 2021 Gift Guide for Kids and Teens. Something for every single age group. I feel like the toys have become so much more cute since mine were itty bitty! Anyway, there is still a lot out there that you can pick up and have arrive before the big day. Hope this helps you out with your list!

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Gift Guide for Little Kids

2021 Gift Guide for Babies and Kids
  1. Plush canoe $279 – I can’t get over how cute this is!! Playing boat just got A LOT more fun. Even looks like it would be comfy for lounging and watching a movie.
  2. Hide and Find Box $24.99 – Simple but darling toy that will keep the little ones happy for a long time.
  3. Star Teether $15.99 – Perfect addition to baby’s stocking. Comes in more soft muted colors in addition to the blush.
  4. Stacker $15.99 – So in love with the muted colors for this classic stacking toy.
  5. Vet Playset $30.00 – The cone collar is what sold me! Any stuffed animal can be well cared for with this cute playset.
  6. Workbench $139.00 – Lots of tinkering at this workbench to get them honing their DIY skills early!
  7. Hair Dresser Set $30.00 – Loving all of these wood playlets because they’ll last so long! And probably won’t pull your hair out like the tiny plastic ones. I guess that just depends on how aggressive your little hairdresser is, ha!
  8. Train Set $70.99 $60.34 – The most played with toy my son ever had was his wooden train set. You will never regret this purchase.
  9. Play Gym $140.99 – A play gym that changes and grows with them. Psst… it turns into a tent!
  10. Bedtime Book $7.92 – I adore Nancy Tillman books. Always leaves me with misty eyes and the illustrations are beautiful.
  11. Balancing Rocks $32.99 – What a fun spin on wooden stacking blocks!
  12. Play Mat $90.00 – Water resistant play mat that is easy on the eyes and gives them somewhere to drive their play cars.
  13. Cleaning Set $55.99 $33.40 – A little cleaning set of their very own so they can help out! Or, just pretend to.
  14. Castle Playhouse $31.99 – Cardboard castle that is complete blank just waiting for them to make it their own.

Gift Guide for Big Kids

2021 Gift Guide for Kids and Teens
  1. Moon Lamp $20.99 – My kids are so into this lamp every time they see it in a toy catalog. This one is touch controlled.
  2. RC Shark $35.98 – Remote controlled shark that would be fun in the tub or at the pool!
  3. Telescope $99.99 – We bought this telescope for Sam for his birthday last year and have had a blast with it! A perfect telescope fo, and we were even able to see the rings of Saturn during the Great Conjuntion right before Christmas last year.
  4. Socks for Him $19.50 $9.50 – Cute pack of monster socks to add to his Christmas stocking.
  5. Socks for Her $19.50 $12.50 – Darling pack of socks for her Christmas stocking.
  6. Glowing Stars $10.99 $9.99 – Every kid’s rooms needs stars on the ceiling. Period.
  7. Dog Man books $16.89 – Sam started reading these books in 2nd grade and still cannot get enough of them. They are a favorite at his school.
  8. LED Soccer Ball $26.99 – Daylight Savings Time may have taken away our sunshine, but the game can still go on with this LED soccer ball!
  9. Adidas Hoodie $45.00 – Every morning I hear, “Is it cold enough for me to wear my hoodie?!!” Boys love hoodies and mine always wants more.
  10. Microphone $25.99 – This karaoke microphone can connect by Bluetooth to your phone to play songs making for lots of fun and laughs.
  11. Blue-light Glasses $14.50 $5.50 – Kids are spending more and more time on screens whether we like it or not. Protect their eyes and toss these in their stockings.
  12. Sherpa Pullover $74.50 $44.50 – Super cute and cozy, and also comes in a beautiful green color.
  13. Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza $9.99 – A simple game that anyone can play. We got this for the kids last Christmas and have had lots of fun with it.
  14. Drawing Book $10.99 – A how to draw book that will give them new ideas or refine their already awesome skills.
  15. Gel Pens $14.99 – Everything is better in glitter or pretty gel colors. A great compliment to the drawing book above.
  16. Emily Windsnap Books $39.99 $19.36 – Izzy was in 4th grade when she was really into these books. She loved them so much that she read every book in the series.
  17. Kiwi Co crates $varies – Have you heard of KiwiCo? They have amazing project crates for ages 0-104 that are delivered to your door. Gift a single box or do a monthly subscription. Sam does the Eureka crate with science and engineering projects and LOVES it.
  18. Throw Throw Burrito $24.99 – Dodgeball meets card game. This will have to be coming home this Christmas.

Gift Guide for Tweens and Teens

  1. Turntable $89.95 – This retro looking turntable is portable and can also can be connected via Bluetooth to their phone to stream music through the speakers.
  2. Apple AirTag $29.00 – Teenagers misplace everything. Help them find their stuff with the AirTag through the Find My app.
  3. Friendship Bracelets $26.00 – Cute worn together or she can give the other one to her BFF.
  4. Longboard $64.99 – I’ve been seeing kids all over the neighborhood with longboards lately. Apparently the coolest new way to ride.
  5. Phone Photo Printer $99.99 – The same price as a popular phone photo printer, but the photo paper is much cheaper. Picked this up for Izzy this year.
  6. Lip Gloss $14.00 – Clear lip gloss with a super glassy shine.
  7. Speaker $49.50 – This portable Bluetooth speaker has a handy clip and is also waterproof.
  8. Hydroflask $35.72 – Everyone’s favorite water bottle with a straw cap.
  9. VR Headset $293.60 – But really a gift for the entire family! So much fun!!
  10. Ring Light tripod $29.99 – I know, I know. But they will flip out when they see this.
  11. Heart Earrings $65.00 – Dainty heart earrings she will have forever.
  12. Over the Door Basketball Hoop $29.99 – Not just teenagers, but kids of all ages. Sam has one and plays it every night before bed.
  13. Phone Mount $20.99 – Use it to create videos or mount it to a headboard or nightstand for hands free movie watching.
  14. Facial Cleaning Brush $98.00 $48.00 – Get them started with a great cleansing brush early. I love this one!
  15. Hoodie Blanket $39.99 – Seriously so stinking cozy for lounging around the house.


  1. Cassie Bustamante Avatar

    Love all of these ideas- Wilder would love that playmat!

    1. Shelley Avatar

      I just adore the muted colors in it and the cute city background! So wish this would have been around when Sam was tiny.

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