Top 10 gifts for kids

Kids on Christmas
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(Updated December 2015)

These gifts are perfect for children, and maybe even a kid-at-heart. We’ve picked out toys for infants, toddlers, elementary-aged and tweens that fit a variety of interests.


Outfit your baby with gear sporting your favorite green and yellow brand. This white and tan pair is priced at $38.99, but there are other color options. Boots are available in sizes for toddlers and children, too.

Felt fruits and vegetables are perfect for children as they play. Fourteen fruits and vegetables cost $7.99 at regular price, but can only be found in IKEA stores.

If you want to spend more on your little one, you can’t go wrong with a John Deere riding tractor, built just for kids. Designed for children up to 85 pounds (ages 3 to 7), this tractor allows for adults to lock out the speed at a maximum of 4 ½ mph. It’s an investment, but it’s an unforgettable gift.

The Lincoln Logs 100th Anniversary set will foster creativity with any child. At $49.99, this hard-to-forget gift will keep boys and girls alike busy for hours.

Children can play imaginatively with this grill and oven that comes with pretend tools and realistic moving parts. Toddlers and up can work on their motor and social skills with this pretend playset, priced at $59.84.

Geared toward elementary-aged students and up, this game resembles Monopoly but teaches children about money management, business and critical thinking skills all within a farm setting. This game starts at $27.99.

If your son or daughter loves fishing, this action figure set will provide hours of fun. For $12.99, the set includes an action figure, raft, oars, fishing rod, net, 2 bass, cooler, lantern, fire pit and dog.

Kids can let their imaginations run wild with this barn that opens and closes and comes with animals and other accessories. The manufacturer makes other models too, like a rabbit hutch and chicken coop.

An action figure set made just for girls, this toy comes with a quad, Wave Runner, kayak, tent, dog and a plastic doll. This $39.99 set is designed for ages 3 and up.

The popular toy has been made into a life-size backyard game. Perfect for teens and even adults, this set of 72 southern pine blocks stands two-and-a-half feet tall when complete. Priced at $81.87, the blocks can be painted or written on to enhance or modify the game.


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Katie Woods grew up in Columbiana, Ohio. Katie likes reading, writing, enjoying the outdoors and DIY projects.



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