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BEST FOR NEWBORNS: LITTLE MISS MATCHED SOCKS
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BEST FOR NEWBORNS: CASPAR BABYPANTS ALBUM
What do you get when you combine great storytelling with kid-friendly
bluegrass tunes? A quirky, new album – This is Fun!– by Caspar Babypants. Our
fave song: "Sliver," which guest stars former Nirvana bassist Krist
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BEST FOR NEWBORNS: APPLE PARK TOYS
Just in time for the holidays, the cuddly critters are bundled up into a cute gift pack, including a soft teething toy, baby cloth, finger puppet and book – all-in-one!
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BEST FOR NEWBORNS: K&J T-SHIRT
A cute tee is just a cute tee. But one with built-in sun protection?
Now, that's something to rave about. Earn some cool points with Mom and give
a KampJ mini top. Not only do they block out 99% of harmful UV rays, but
they sport adorable graphics.
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BEST FOR 1-YEAR-OLDS: LOLLACUP
With so many baby cups on the market, it's hard to choose just one. From the
innovative valve-free straw design to the easy-to-grip handles, Lollacup's
new BPA- and phthalate-free collection just made your decision easier.
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BEST FOR 1-YEAR-OLDS: PEDIPED BOOTIES
Created with all the same supportive technology as Pediped's other baby and toddler
footwear, these shiny red cowboy booties – they also come in gold
– were made for walking.
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BEST FOR 1-YEAR-OLDS: PINTOY CART
Clean-up never looked so fun! Give your tot some extra incentive to get
those playthings off the floor with Pintoy's brightly-colored wooden push truck. He'll be having so much fun, he won't realize it's a chore.
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BEST FOR 2-YEAR-OLDS: USE YOUR WORDS ALBUM
A catchy album that promotes language arts? Sign us up! Jeremy Plays
Guitar's latest offering, Use Your Words, features kid-friendly songs in
every genre (pop, country, jazz, rock) geared to help kids learn to communicate
well for every situation.
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BEST FOR 2-YEAR-OLDS: ANIMAL ROCKER
Get ready to ride! From the bright red body to the sturdy construction, Ikea's moose
rocker is sure to be an instant classic for the hip nursery.
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BEST FOR 3-YEAR-OLDS: CALAFANT TREEHOUSE
No backyard, no problem! Let your little ones build their own mini paper
treehouse for some kids-only fun. The sturdy cardboard pieces are crafted
from recycled materials, and, no scissors or glue is required.
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BEST FOR 3-YEAR-OLDS: CONVERSE SNEAKERS
Converse sneakers are always cool, but the classic style just got cuter with a fun animal update. Choose from a cool-as-ice penguin, a cuddly reindeer or a cheeky mouse. Can't decide?
Snap them all up.
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BEST FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS: SCHWINN BIKE
She'll be zipping around the neighborhood in no time with Schwinn's pink
pedal-free bike. Not only does it help teach balance, but it comes with
sturdy tires, an adjustable seat and a mini front pack for all her on-the-go
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BEST FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS: DWELL STUDIO PUZZLE
From the bright colors to the clean design, Dwell Studio's Counting Birds
puzzle will have your little one counting in 1, 2, 3.
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BEST FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS: WII VIDEO GAME
Wii gives loveable video game character Kirby a super cute makeover in their
latest offering, Kirby's Epic Yarn. Your little ones will be charmed by the
realistic graphics (the yarn looks so real!), while you'll be happy with the
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BEST FOR 4-YEAR-OLDS: PARK-N-GO GARAGE
Forget the basic building set and rev up his holiday with this four-tiered parking garage. Made with
eco-friendly materials including birch plywood and water-based paint, it features
everything from a mini helipad to handicapped parking.
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BEST FOR 5-YEAR-OLDS: STELLA & DOT BRACELETS
Fill up her jewelry box with Stella amp Dot stackable beaded bracelets.
Available in turquoise, pearl and coral, each one features a single sparkly
pave ball. Added bonus: There's a chic grown-up version in case you need a matching gift for mom.
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BEST FOR 5-YEAR-OLDS: DORA BOOK
Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Shakira lends her talents to the new Dora the Explorer's World School Day Adventure for kids. Not only do we love the bright illustrations,
but the message about the importance of giving to those in need is perfect
for the holidays.
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BEST FOR 5-YEAR-OLDS: MILLER GOODMAN BLOCKS
Want to wow 'em this holiday season? Check out the cool wooden playshapes
created by London-based design team Miller Goodman. Already a hit in Europe, they're now available stateside, and we couldn't be more excited.
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BEST FOR 5-YEAR-OLDS: HELLO HANNA ACTIVITY BOOK
This one-of-a-kind robot-themed book (there's also a princess and a monkey
version) comes with loads of removable stickers and a cool fold-out design
for hours of fun.
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BEST FOR 6-YEAR-OLDS AND UP: LADYBUG HEADPHONES
Give her an enjoyable – and private! – listening experience with
these fun ladybug headphones. The easy fit earcups and adjustable headpiece
are specially designed for mini heads.
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BEST FOR 6-YEAR-OLDS AND UP: MINTED STATIONERY
He'll have no trouble expressing himself with these charming monster-themed
notecards from stationery e-boutique, Minted. Even better: He won't even
realize he's practicing his handwriting.
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BEST FOR 6-YEAR-OLDS AND UP: HARRY POTTER LEGOS
If he's a fan of the books and the movies, he'll go hogwild over this impressive set. Not only can he
build Hogwarts from scratch, but he can recreate the film's epic battles
with the included mini characters.
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BEST FOR 6-YEARS-OLD AND UP: TALKING ALARM CLOCK
Make waking up for school a fun affair with these colorful timepieces. The
owl says "hoo hoo," while the racoon chatters happily until turned off.
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BEST FOR SIX-YEAR-OLDS AND UP: ANIMAL KNIT HATS
Not only will these adorable toppers keep your child's head and ears warm,
but they'll put a big smile on her face.