10 Holiday Gifts as Special as the Kids Who Receive Them


{Thanks to UncommonGoods for sponsoring this post.}

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the feeling I get when I nab the perfect gift. I can’t wait to wrap it. I can’t wait to give it. And I can’t wait for the reaction the gift receives. Will they love it? Will they use it? Will they cherish it for years to come? The goal is always yes! And when it comes to shopping for babies and kids, quality is just as important. Will it last? Can it be passed on?

And because I always want to give gifts that are as special and unique as the little ones receiving them, knowing where to shop is essential.

For years, UncommonGoods has been my go-to spot for inspired and imaginative gifts and toys I’m proud to give and excited for the children in my life to receive.

Take a look at my absolute favorite gifts to give the special little ones in my life this holiday season.24251_zoom1Custom My Quotable Kid Book; $40

You know that kids say the darndest (and cutest) things! Celebrate quotable kid-isms with this hand-bound personalized gift that includes pages upon pages of adorable speech bubbles just waiting to be filled in and cherished for years to come. Don’t you just wish someone had created one for you as a child?

24712_zoom1Tortilla Baby; $48

When our labor & delivery nurse taught my husband and I how to swaddle, we lovingly referred to our newborn as “burrito baby.” Wrapped up just so and looking perfectly delicious, it just made sense! Give the novel gift of fun and function to the sweet baby in your life and enjoy as the parents rave on and on! See also: Sushi Baby and Egg Roll Baby

17304_zoom1 Make Your Own Ukulele Kit; $40

Craft + musical instrument? Yes, please! Your keiki will get a kick out of assembling this functional ukulele that can be personalized in a style as unique as they are! Aloha, fun!18097_zoom1Construction Plate & Utensils; $14.95 – 17.95

ZOMG, so cute, right? And if you’re the parent of a picky eater like I am, you know that getting your child to eat balanced meals is a real challenge. Haul away the frustration and construct good eating habits with this construction plate and utensils set that makes food fun!19191_zoom1Super Magnetic Putty; $15

Wondering what exactly you’re looking at? Let me show you:

So cool, right? This magnetic putty is sure to attract smiles and hours of enjoyment!21121_zoom1Indestructible Nursery Rhyme Book Set; $25

Reading to young children is important, but grabby hands and teething gums are no match for most children’s books. Enter the indestructible nursery rhyme book set. Not only is this 6-set of literary classics able to stand up to the wear and tear your baby (and subsequent children) can muster, it’s an incredible value, too!

24905_zoom1Penny Portrait Kit; $24

Knowing that kids love art and money, this penny portrait kit combines the best of both worlds into a frameable project any child would be proud to display!

26236_zoom1Rainbow Drops Mobile; $35

Take your favorite baby’s nursery by storm with this precious handcrafted rainbow drops mobile. Sunshine is sure to follow wherever this stunning colorful display hangs!

21336_zoom1USA Scratch Map; $24

Kids will just love keeping track of their family’s travels with this scratch-off poster-sized map of the United States. For every great state visited, your child can easily remove the scratch-off paint to reveal a bright red or yellow color underneath. Where will your family travel next? Let the map decide!

22351_zoom1Personalized Storybook Pillow – Legend; $120

With fully customizable hair color and skin tone options, this personalized storybook pillow allows that special child the opportunity to be the legend in the story of their life with this charming pillow featuring their name, along with the names of their parents. What’s more, the back features a custom glowing “review” that’s sure to be cherished for years to come. Additional styles available: click here, here, and here.

For more inspired gift ideas for babies and kids, click here!

Disclosure: I received compensation in exchange for this sponsored post, all opinions are my own. Read more here.

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