Best Holiday Gifts for Every Kid on Your Shopping List

With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the best gifts for all of the little ones on your list. This year, make holiday shopping a breeze, and get holiday gifts for kids 2 and up all from one place! We’ve gathered some of the top educational toys and learning furniture for kids in this ultimate holiday shopping guide. Shop now for everything on their wishlist (and more!).

Best holiday gifts for your curious toddler

Image of toddler and his mother using the Guidecraft Kitchen Helper Step Stool to bake together in the kitchen

Kitchen Helper Toddler Step Stool

Do you have a toddler that loves to be involved in everything you do? Get them a gift that they will use all year long! The Guidecraft Kitchen Helper Toddler Step Stool safely elevates your curious little sous chef to counter height so they can join every moment of family togetherness in the kitchen. The Kitchen Helper is available in a range of styles including the Classic, Contemporary, Double a new version by Martha Stewart. Trending colors that match any kitchen aesthetic and a unique foldable design make the Guidecraft Kitchen Helper the best gift for toddlers and the whole family!

Grippies Magnetic Building Sets

Encourage your toddler to explore colors, textures and early STEM basics with the safest magnetic toy for babies and toddlers. Guidecraft’s various sets of Grippies are the best gift for toddlers who love to build. Open-ended, sensory-based educational toy sets like Grippies Shakers or Grippies Waves will keep toddlers busy and interested for hours and hours of play.

Best holiday gifts for your imaginative little one

Image of young girl using the Kids' Vanity and Stool Set - Pink to play pretend

Kids’ Classic Vanity and Stool

Give your imaginative little princess the best gift and the perfect place to play pretend. This quality wooden kids’ vanity set is complete with a sturdy stool, a mirror and plenty of storage for accessories and pretend play makeup. A child-sized version of authentic adult furniture, this is the best gift for preschoolers who want to be just like mommy!

EdQ Dress-Up Storage with Bins

Available in white and natural wood, this beautiful EdQ costume storage piece is the best gift for kids who love to dress up and let their imaginations run wild! Storage bins, shelves and durable hooks provide plenty of room for costumes, shoes and all of their playful accessories. Give your imaginative preschooler a gift that they will love using all year long (and parents will love having an organized playrooms!).

Best holiday gifts for your outdoor explorer

Image of child's hands playing with nature-based building toy Interlox Leaves

Interlox Leaves

During the long winter months, give kids a gift that let them experience nature all year long. Bring the outside in with Interlox Leaves, a leaf-inspired building toy. This large set of naturally-colored connecting pieces is the best gift for kids 2 and up who want to create beautiful, kaleidoscopic builds. Use with an LED Activity Tablet for even more opportunities for exciting, open-ended play!

Treasure Tubes

Guidecraft’s Treasure Tubes are a best-seller for a reason! Available in sets of 8 clear or primary-colored tubes, this indoor/outdoor toy is the perfect exploration companion and the best holiday gift for kids who love to collect. Children can fill the tubes with trinkets and objects from nature, engage in sensory play and more with this educational toy.


Best holiday gifts for your creative preschooler

Image of two young children using the double-sided easel from the Martha Stewart Crafting Kids Furniture Collection.

Martha Stewart Crafting Kids’ Collection

Design the perfect creative space using beautiful, quality pieces from this comprehensive art collection. Mix and match furniture like tables and stools, drying racks and easels, and accessories like paper storage, caddies and paint cup trays available in creamy white and gray (with special pieces available in yellow for a pop of color!). The best gift for kids is to foster their creativity and encourage their hobbies!

Kids’ Arts and Crafts Center

Stools, storage and a large work surface make the Guidecraft Kids’ Arts and Crafts Center the best gift for kids 3 and up that love to create! Inspire little ones to explore different media and create a masterpiece using this all-in-one activity table.

Best holiday gifts for your young builder

Image of a child building with Guidecraft Little Bricks

Little Bricks

Open-ended building toys like Guidecraft Little Bricks make the best gifts for kids 2 and up. Children can learn about architectural theories and engineering while building, experimenting and exploring using this set of authentically-inspired, weighted pieces. Perfect for indoor or outdoor play, Little Bricks can be used with messy materials like sand, water, mud and dirt to create an extended sensory experience. Pair Little Bricks with Little Pavers to extend the possibilities for toddlers and young children.

IO Blocks Tabletop System

Inspire your future scientist or engineer to explore early STEM concepts with a large building set with tons of interesting connecting pieces. Combine this set with our IO Blocks Table for the perfect all-in-one building and storage center.

Best holiday gifts for your book lover

Image of young girl sitting and reading on the Martha Stewart Living and Learning Kids' Reading Nook.

Martha Stewart Living and Learning Nooks

Do you have an avid reader? Give them a cozy spot to curl up with their favorite book this holiday! The Martha Stewart Living and Learning Kids’ Furniture Collection has a variety of versatile and comfortable nooks like the Corner Nook, the Reading Nook, and the Storage System. Soft cushioned seats and surrounding storage cubbies provide a beautiful, organized reading area in children’s bedrooms or playrooms. Furniture that will grow with your child is the best practical gift!

A quality desk set

Guidecraft’s collection of sturdy desk and chair sets are the best gift for kids 5 and up who like to read, write, and work independently. Choose from a variety of styles including the Media Desk, Dahlia Desk, Taiga Desk or Martha Stewart Living and Learning Desk, each available in a range of trending colors to match any kids’ aesthetic. As your child grows, a dedicated place for creative expression will be the best gift you can give!

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