2016 gift guide: For tots and bigger kids

gifts for tots & bigger kids

Gifts for bigger kids, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide

Butterfly Garden gift set, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide

1. Butterfly Garden gift set

For the budding scientist, this Butterfly Garden Set comes complete with live caterpillars and everything else your little one will need to help them transform into beautiful butterflies. The entire transformation takes about three weeks, depending on the temperature and humidity in your area, so keep that in mind when ordering if you live in a place where it’s too cold for butterflies this time of year. For those with snow on the ground, they also offer vouchers, to be redeemed when the temps are warmer.




Earth Grown crayons, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide

2. Earth Grown crayons

Etsy’s original natural eco friendly crayon store, these amazing crayons are made from only soy that is free from geneticaly modified material and is pesticide and herbicide free. Crafted in the creator’s kitchen, they’re tinted with mineral or organic certified non-toxic pigments and hand-poured into unique shapes like dinosaurs, woodland creatures, and hearts. They’re super affordable ($12 or less) and come wrapped in a gift box with a muslin storage bag, too.



Ikea tunnel, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide


3. IKEA BUSA play tunnel

For under $20, this play tunnel can’t be beat when it comes to a cure for cabin fever. The perfect playroom accessory, it stores compact when not in use (hooray–simply press together and used attached velcro to close), offers hours of entertainment, and helps develop motor skills. And for an extra $10, it can be attached to the BUSA tent, creating a ready-made fort for little and big imaginations.



Goodnight stories for rebel girls, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide


4. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

The book that took Kickstarter by storm, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a children’s book packed with 100 bedtime stories about the life of 100 extraordinary women from the past and the present. Beautifully illustrated by 100 female artists from all over the world, this book will charm kids and adults alike.






Little Loving Hands subscription, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide

5. Little Loving Hands subscription

Take your toddlers’ love of art projects and crafts up a notch with a subscription to Little Loving Hands. Started by a mom who was trying to find an easy way to engage her children about the importance of caring for others and giving back to those in need, Little Loving Hands was created to provide parents and caretakers a fun and educational way to engage children in learning about the importance of empathy and being kind. Each month, a box is delivered to your door filled with all the materials needed to make an awesome art project that is created for someone in need. From decorated dreamcatcher ornaments for kids in foster care, to cheerfully painted tote bags used to deliver groceries to senior citizens, each month a different organization benefits.

For a chance to win this item, and many more, enter our giveaway here.



Skip Hop Moonlight hugable nightlight, 2016 weeSpring holiday gift guide

6. Skip Hop Moonlight Hugable projection soother

This adorable cuddle buddy will help soothe your little one off to dreamland in no time. Flip down the bear’s pocket to reveal a starry-night projector, flip it up to transform it into a huggable buddy (whose belly doubles as a LED nightlight that stays cool to the touch). It also features four gentle melodies, is cord-free, and includes an auto-off timer, too.

For a chance to win this item, and many more, enter our giveaway here.




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