I’ve put together some amazing Christmas gift ideas for kids of all ages.
If you’re looking for ways to get your kids off their gadgets and outside to play.
Or looking for alternative activities that will bring hours of entertainment.
To capture this brief moment of fascination and wonderment of childhood.
Then these Christmas gifts just may be what you’re looking for.
After all, kids need to be kids.
And seeing their eyes light up on Christmas morning is like nothing else.
Don’t you agree?
This list of Christmas gift ideas is a bit old-fashioned but absolutely fun!
Not to mention, the quality is top-notch.
I didn’t skimp!
And some of them may bring out the kid in you!
Here are the Christmas gift ideas for kids.
NOTE: ALL OF THE PHOTOS ARE LINKS. SUPER EASY SHOPPING!
Gift #1: Tent & Tunnel hung from a tree.
Hearthsong platform tent – Link is here.
This platform tent has the capacity to hold up to 500 lbs.
It’s a giant 60″ platform swing.
It can either hang on a swing set or a tree.
Comes with a tree-hanging kit.
It would be a wonderful family Christmas gift.
It’s strong enough that you, too, could go for a swing.
Not to mention, it’s from Hearthsong.
A trusted company for sturdy-made toys for kids.
Check out their website at hearthsong.com
It is one of my favorite gift ideas in this list of Christmas gifts for kids.
HearthSong 6-Foot Blue Wave Hanging Woven Rope Tunnel.
Holds Up to 400 Lbs. Blue, link here.
Another great family gift idea that everyone can enjoy together.
It can be hung between two trees.
Great place to climb or hang out.
A multi-purpose rope tunnel bridge that helps with core strength and balance.
Perfect for multiple kids at once.
You will love the quality of this rope tunnel bridge.
Check out Hearth Song toys at www.hearthsong.com
Gift #2: For the adventurer who likes to climb.
The Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course for Kids Link is here.
This obstacle course is great for ages 4 and up.
This is the 2021 updated version.
Hang it between two trees, and you have yourself instant fun to keep your kids busy for hours.
They just might forget their gadgets for a moment.
The maximum weight it can hold is 250 lbs.
The height can be adjusted for smaller children or raised for teens.
For the child who loves a challenge.
Ninja Warrior Ring Toss– Bean Bag Toss – Stepping Stones for Kids Link is here.
If you don’t have two trees for the obstacle course above, try this one out.
This is a 38-piece set to create multiple obstacles to challenge and get that heart rate up.
For ages 5 to 12.
Get these out for a birthday party or when friends come over.
I love how this could be used in so many ways.
Cones are great for creating a bike obstacle course, just to name a few.
Gift #3: Go Kart & Big Flyer
2.0 Pedal Go Kart. The link is here.
This is a must for your preteen and teen.
The seat and frame adjust as your child grows.
For kids up to 155 pounds.
Adult assembly is required.
Talk about a fun toy that doesn’t require batteries.
You will not be disappointed.
It’s a winner in this list of Christmas gift ideas for kids of all ages.
Deluxe Big Flyer, Outdoor Toy for Kids Ages 3-7 Link is here.
For ages 3-7.
This is a chopper-style big wheel with a 16″ tire.
The seat adjusts.
Radio Flyer has been around for over 100 years.
I remember the old red wagon when I was a kid.
A big wheel is so much fun to ride around.
Especially when they learn how to give it a good spin.
I’m linking a helmet for safety below.
Perfect for boys or girls.
Radio Flyer Helmet, link here.
Gift #4: Clips and Scarves to build a fort anywhere.
4 Pack of Wooden Play Clips for Kids Link here.
I had a local furniture maker create these same clips for me many years ago.
The kids I cared for in my little daycare would play with these and lose track of time.
The clips are connected with a thick rubber band.
For example, you can use a bed sheet to hang from the back of a dining chair.
Secure it with this clip.
Drape the sheet onto another dining chair and clip it. You have an instant fort!
It can make a tent, a play house, or a puppet show panel.
Just prop up a sheet or blanket and use the clips to secure them.
I’ve included a link to some versatile scarves below.
You just doubled the fun by adding the scarves.
Now, your kids can be superheroes, butterflies, or teachers.
It promotes imagination.
There is nothing like getting those creative juices going to let their imagination soar with all the possibilities.
It’s pretty incredible!
Scarves to drape over a table for a fort or gently tie around the neck as a cape. Link here.
As mentioned above, these scarves are versatile.
They can be used for dress up.
Draped over the head like a princess or around the arms like a butterfly.
Made into a fort or propped up for an imaginary playhouse or a puppet show.
The possibilities are endless.
Doubled with the clips above, you will create more possibilities for imaginary play.
Perfect for ages 1 to 12.
And here is a set of clips and scarves with blue stars.
Gift #5: Launching Marble Run Building Blocks
Plastic version link is here.
This buildable marble block set is fun and a perfect learning tool.
It teaches coordination as they build to connect the holes for the marbles to go through.
This is for ages 3 to 8.
Hours of fun are to be had as those marbles spin quickly to keep those littles entertained over and over again.
Fun for grown-ups, too.
Wood version link here.
For ages 4-8
The wood marble building set is a classic.
This will last for years to come.
Challenge your kids to get those marbles down the path.
It takes strategy.
But once it’s together, it is a blast to play with it over and over again.
A perfect Christmas gift for a girl and a boy.
Gift # 6: Balancing beam.
For kids 2 and up, the link is here.
This will hold up to 400 lbs.
Your child will learn to be confident as they balance across the beams.
I love how these are connected with a rope to make it easy for little hands to move them around.
They were designed for safety.
It is an all-around wonderful gift to promote creative play while learning coordination skills.
These beams will keep your kids entertained indoors or outdoors.
For ages 3 and up, link is here.
I’m including this wooden balancing beam.
It’s made with solid hard maple wood and is 6 inches from the ground.
Finding things made with this kind of quality is getting harder.
Perfect for that gymnast.
Gift #7: Playhouse & Tent
Cardboard Playhouse Link is here.
Get your child’s creative juices rolling with their own playhouse they can make any way they want!
Playing house is a favorite for most kids.
But adding markers to color makes this a winner!
It’s affordable fun.
This is a wonderful Christmas gift for your artist.
It can be folded down and put away.
Doors and windows open and close.
Many hours of fun.
I’m adding a link below for a big box of markers.
I love this one.
Markers to color the playhouse here.
Kids Play Tent link here.
For ages 2-8
This tent measures 49.5 x 35.5 x 49.5.
It can hold up to 3 kids at once.
Put a nice comfy chair inside for reading.
Add a table and chairs to have a snack or tea with stuffed animals.
String some lights inside.
So many ideas.
I’m linking a very sturdy chair for reading below.
And some play food and dishes that are realistic for pretend play in the tent.
This will make great memories.
A great gift from this list of Christmas gift ideas for kids of all ages.
Play food, link here.
That food looks good enough to eat! Yum!
Perfect for adding to the playhouse above.
After all, Teddy Bear needs dinner, too. Wink!
Dishes for playing in the playhouse: link here.
I am impressed with the Melissa and Doug toys!
This set is sweet!
It is so realistic and seems to be high quality.
Kids love pretending to cook!
Pretend cleaning tools – broom and mop kit, link here.
When they love to clean, you just have to let them.
It only lasts a moment.
Perfect for adding to the playhouse above.
I love how it has its own stand to keep it organized.
Kid chair for inside the fort here.
This chair is sturdy.
I’ve had some that would fall apart.
I love the gingham fabric.
The legs rock.
Perfect for reading inside the tent.
I’m showing it in blue.
There are other colors to choose from.
HearthSong 16-Panel Cabin Fantasy Forts Indoor Building Kit with Sturdy 22″ Sq. Cardboard Panels and Hook and Loop Connectors, link is here.
As I mentioned above, Hearth Song is an amazing company with quality toys for kids.
I’ve owned many things over the years.
This fort kit will add hours of play for your kids.
I like how it has hook and loop connectors for easy assembly.
It’s for ages 4 and up.
Your child will gain confidence as they practice their building skills.
A wonderful Christmas gift!
Gift #8: Farm, horses, and dinosaurs.
Farm Animal House Toys Playset for Kids Toddlers Ages 3-8 – link is here.
Most kids love playing with farm animals.
I love how this one is very realistic.
This is for ages 3 and up.
There are some small pieces.
It comes with 6 animals, 4 figures, and a tractor.
Melissa and Doug Farm – link is here.
Sharing this farm as well.
If you look up close, the animals are pretty cool.
The barn has some substantial gold latches for fine motor skills.
I love the quality of Melissa and Doug toys.
Playhouse and Stables – link is here.
For the horse enthusiast!
This set is outstanding.
For ages 5 to 12
70 pieces included.
It’s a dollhouse and stable set.
The Schleich company has been in the toy business for 85 years.
Click the photo above to follow the link to check out the exquisite details.
For dinosaur fans, the link is here.
For ages 3-8.
Dinosaurs will always be the bomb for kids of all ages.
This set has a metal box to store 14 dinosaurs and a play mat.
I love how it is portable and easy to pull out anywhere.
Would make a wonderful child’s Christmas gift.
Gift #9: For the artist.
Older child paint set with acrylic paints – link is here.
For ages 10 and up
This set is remarkable for an artist that wants to explore painting.
- Full-size French Easel.
- 2 – 16×20 canvases.
- 3 – 11×14 canvas panels.
- 3- 10×10 canvas
- 108 tubes of acrylic paints.
- 20 acrylic paint brushes.
What an amazing start for a budding artist!
This would make their Christmas!
3-in-1 Art Easel by Little Partners 2-Sided A-Frame Art Easel with Chalk Board, Dry Erase, Storage, Paper Feed, and Accessories for Toddlers (Earl Grey). Here is the link.
For ages 2 and up.
It is a nice quality easel with a chalkboard on one side and a magnetic whiteboard on the other.
Kids love to finger paint. See the link below.
I will link some rolled paper for easy painting. Just tape it on the easel.
For chalk, get the link here.
Magnetic letters and numbers – link is here.
These magnetic letters will give your child the opportunity to practice spelling.
It is the perfect addition to the easel above with the magnetic blackboard.
Melissa & Doug Wooden Tabletop Paper Roll Dispenser With White Bond Paper, link here.
Note: The chalkboard easel above comes with a roll of paper.
Linking this roll of paper for super duper fun without the easel.
Crayola Washable Finger Paint, link here.
Gift #10: Hot Wheels, Race Cars, and Trains.
Hot Wheels kit. The link is here.
Hot Wheels have been a popular toy for boys and girls for as long as I can remember.
I remember my dad buying me my very own pink Hot Wheels car for Christmas when I was about seven years old.
A great memory!
I’m linking this one for its high ratings.
Plus, as a mom, I know the importance of having a nice container to put the toys away!
Talk about hours of fun.
There is nothing like having those hot wheels flying fast through the air.
You can also purchase just the roads and some hot wheels.
Put them on a chair or couch and create your own catapult.
I like this way better than the new ones because of the creativity in putting these together.
PHOTOS ARE LINKS
But this one I’m linking looks rather cool.
This would make most kids Christmas!
Recommended ages are 6 and up.
But can I tell you that 2 to 5-year-olds love these, too?
Once they are shown how to make those cars fly they are thrilled to play with them.
Kids Toy-Electric Powered Slot Car Race Track Set, link is here.
Another big favorite. This is good ole’ fun for boys and girls.
But I have to tell you.
It’s very addicting.
Plus, I think you just might like it, too.
It’s pretty fun!
For ages 3 to 16.
Train set for ages 2-5 – link is here.
Train sets are classic kids’ toys!
Here is a great one for small children.
Made by LEGO.
I love how little hands can put this one together.
Great for fine motor skills.
For 14 years and up, link here.
Saving the best for last.
This photo does not do this train set justice.
If you have a train enthusiast, then this one is for them.
Click on the photo to learn more about this incredible train set.
This is what dreams are made of.
Smoke comes out of the smoke stack.
This would also be a perfect Christmas gift for an adult.
I hope my extensive Christmas gift ideas for kids inspired you.
There is one thing in life we can know for sure: we only have one chance to be a kid.
Kids are our most precious gifts in this life.
The joy of their childhood is something to be treasured.
Each moment spent creating memories will be the thing that will remain in their hearts forever.
As much as we love to give our kids the best gifts, the most important thing above toys is spending time with you.
They would rather spend their holidays playing board games, throwing hoops, or baking cookies with you than have all the expensive gadgets.
Just know you are the most important in your kid’s life.
I hope you were inspired to put some of these gift ideas under your Christmas tree this year.
I wish you and your family a Merry Christmas!
Be blessed this holiday season.
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