What to Get Kids for Christmas this Year

There are a lot of things to consider when picking out the perfect gift for kids this year. Take a look at the following considerations if you purchase anything. Kids are the most fun to buy gifts for because they get so excited. The following list should help you to find some cool Christmas presents to get kids

What do they do for fun?

Think about what the kid you’re buying a gift for likes to do for fun. Do they like building things? If so consider something like LEGOs or Lincoln logs, these are fun toys that kids can play with for hours. If they live in a neighborhood with paved streets, consider something like a scooter or roller skates. If they have a pool consider something that they can use and play with in the pool. You get the idea. Kids always like gifts that have to do with drawing or building things.

What to get kids for Christmas this year

What could they use?

Thing about what present they could actually use. If they are going back to school soon, maybe a cool backpack could be something they both want and need. Getting a gift that is both practice and fun is always the best.

Help mom and dad out

Things that keep kids busy and occupy their time in a productive way are things that their parents will appreciate. Something like a cool decoration for their room or an educational game that is interactive and helps kids learn is always a good idea.

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Think of something they can do with their friends

Kids love anything that they can use while playing with their friends. Something like sidewalk chalk or a fort kids will give kids hours and hours of fun. But more than having fun, kids are learning to work together and communicate with others. Anything that kids can use with their friends and have a good time with will make a great gift.

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What not to Buy

Don’t get kids cloths or worst of all… something like socks. Don’t buy something that they have to wait to use. If it’s super hot outside where they live, don’t get them something like some jacket or winter clothes.

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Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog which she shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences.She is a Contracts Engineer by profession and recently launched her own business Sihela Consultants.(www.sihelaconsultants.com)

8 Comments

David Elliott

about 1 month ago

Those are good things to think about when it comes to giving gifts. Finding something they can do and participate with, especially with friends is important.

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Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

about 1 month ago

Kids love to share their toys and things with friends.That will also teach them to share their things with others.

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Dada

about 1 month ago

Really great tips! We are not really a family who consume a lot. My daughter is only two now so every christmas has been small coints so she could drop them in her money pig. But ofcourse when they older they would start to wishing things.

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Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

about 1 month ago

So true.Now my kid is 4 and he asks his favourite things.Until last year,he accepted anything which we gave to him :)

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Dealman

about 1 month ago

I have four children in a wide age range 27–8. The oldest wants gift cards My 20 yr old plans on moving out of our home in January and only wants house hold items(easy right). Then I have two boys 12 and 8 who want everything I cant afford. Electronics are not cheap. What happen to legos and monster trucks? $399.00 for a video game system. WOW $59.00 for 1 game to go along with it. Thats what my kids want.

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Amrita Basu (Misra)

about 1 month ago

The what not fo buy was cool too.Its so much better to olan about gifts.

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Stuart

about 1 month ago

Thanks so much for this these are really great tips. Christmas will be here before we know it so it's great to get a jump on the shopping!

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Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

about 1 month ago

yes,now it is time for start Christmas shopping before it is too late.. :)

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