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Gifts for Kids

18 Excellent Gifts For Kids That Aren't Even Toys

Rachel Jones | Posted 11.13.2014 | Parents
Rachel Jones

Gifts are good things! But, too much of anything isn't good. A great way to combat having too many toys is to shift all the gifts to non-toy items.

The Toys of Summer (Movies)

Dana Holmes | Posted 07.20.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Want to be a hero? Scoop up one of these toys and surprise your little ones with it after the show!

12 Kids Who Just Had The Happiest Moment Of Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.20.2014 | Good News

Prepare for pure, unadulterated joy.

Healthy Gift Ideas

Roshini Raj, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Roshini Raj, M.D.

Physical activity decreases during winter months: From Halloween through New Year's Day, eating tends to increase, with lots of candy and treats. Let's consider some healthy gift ideas for a change this holiday season! Here are some ideas that are healthy and educational.

10 Vintage Toys That Are Topping Christmas Wish Lists This Year

Babble.com | Posted 02.08.2014 | Parents
Babble.com

What's on the Christmas wish list for kids this year? Nothing, it would seem. Well, nothing in the sense that there is no "top toy" for 2013. This year, the kids want the classics.

Where To Pick Up Gifts For Kids

Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Don't know where to shop in New York City this holiday season for the kids in your family? Here are 5 great, local, small businesses to get you starte...

Top 5 Tech Gift Features for Kids

Dr. Katharine E. Heintz | Posted 01.26.2014 | Parents
Dr. Katharine E. Heintz

The dizzying number of electronic gadgets will accelerate as Black Friday approaches, and parents, eyes glazing over, need help finding toys that enrich and entertain, and that will a child's interest longer than a week. My advice is to look for these features.

107 Hot Toys For Every Kid On Your Holiday List

Posted 11.07.2013 | Parents

This year’s hottest toys mix up old-school fun with ultra-new features. From classic characters with modern bells and whistles and tried-and-true ch...

25 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.15.2013 | Black Voices

If you're anything like us, you'll be shopping for holiday gifts up until the last minute. Finding the perfect gift can be stressful, which is why we'...

12 Gifts That Will Last A Lifetime

Betsy Brown Braun | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

Long after the glow-in-the-dark-magic-robot has lost his glow and the Barbie nail polish (in 20 different sparkling colors) has dried up, the gifts that don't fit under the tree live on. I am talking about the gift of an experience.

13 Gifts for Kids You Can Feel Good About

Sandy Henson Corso | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Sandy Henson Corso

Shopping for children during the holidays can be a challenge, especially if you are looking for gifts that cultivate learning and creativity. Here are some gift ideas that will be popular among the kids but also be popular with you!

6 Ways to Save Money This Holiday

Common Sense Media | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Whether it's family entertainment, gifts for the kids or gifts for relatives and friends, the costs of video games, DVDs and presents can quickly add up. But if you know where to look, you can find some pretty sweet deals. Check out these ideas!

The Best Holiday Gift You Could Give Your Kids Post-Split

Risa Garon | Posted 01.29.2013 | Divorce
Risa Garon

How can families enjoy the holiday when there is more concern about the time during that one and only day rather than what would truly work for both the children and the parents?

What To Get The Kid Who Has It All

Posted 11.22.2012 | Parents

This guide was designed for shoppers who want to think outside the box -- literally. Each experience in the gallery below won't fit into a gift bag...

Gifts For Your Pint-Sized Picasso

Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents

Some young artists just can't be contained -- drawing on walls, drumming on tables and singing their hearts out in the car every day. Help them har...

5 Great Gifts For Little Builders

Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents

Even the most inspired engineers need to start somewhere. If your kids are itching to recreate national monuments in miniature -- or would delight ...

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Sporty Kids

Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents

The weather outside may be frightful -- but that's no obstacle to holiday-time fun with these gifts for little athletes. Kids can practice soccer, ...

Common Sense Media's Feel-Good Holiday Gift Guide

Common Sense Media | Posted 01.21.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

No matter how much planning you do ahead of time, shopping for holiday gifts can feel overwhelming. Check out these hand-selected highlights from our Feel-Good Gift Guide to inspire, educate and entertain kids of all ages and stages.

5 Smart Strategies For Finding Hot Toys This Season

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 11.01.2012 | Parents

-- It's that season again, when parents begin the scramble for the next toy their child can't live without. While there's no breakout hot toy for Ch...

Be a Holiday Hero without Going into Debt

Neale Godfrey | Posted 12.03.2012 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Here are my top five lessons to put the joy IN and take the debt OUT of the holiday season.

The Calm Parent's Guide To Gift-Giving

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.26.2012 | Parents
Common Sense Media

If you have strong feelings about what is and isn't appropriate, there are polite and reasonable ways of getting your wishes across.

Children's Drawings Transformed Into Stuffed Animals

Posted 05.17.2012 | Arts

Artist Wendy Tsao turns kids' drawings into one-of-a-kind stuffed animals. She stumbled upon the idea when her four-year-old son when he needed a "com...

Your Favorite Classic Toys Gone Digital

Posted 12.22.2011 | Parents

Remember when you had to sort out and distribute paper bills to play Monopoly? That was after you hiked four miles in the snow home from school, right...

Toys To Keep Them Entertained For Hours

Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

"I'M BORED!" We're sure you've heard it before, always at the most convenient times -- while you're working, cooking dinner or (gasp) trying to take a...

The Ultimate Gift For Kids Of All Ages

AP | By JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 02.04.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Make room in the toy box for the iPad. Crayola allows tots to doodle on the iPad using its iMarker just as they would a crayon on a color...