The 12 Most Popular Holiday Gifts for Kids of All Ages

Until kids learn the social graces for receiving gifts, the right (or wrong) present can literally make or break their holiday (so don’t screw it up!). Here are the 10 most popular children’s gifts of 2020, for babies, toddlers, kids and pre-teens.

2020 Holiday Gifts for Kids: Baby Gifts

Baby Plaid One-Piece

Baby Plaid One-Piece

The window to dress kids in whatever parents please is fleeting, so this is a great holiday gift that new moms and dads will appreciate. Pick up a baby onesie that’s fit for the season and makes for a great coordinated family photo on Christmas morning.

$36.95 at The Gap
Mushie Stacking Cups

Mushie Stacking Cups

When it comes to babies, less is more. They don’t need bells and whistles, they usually prefer playing with the gift wrap. These cups are great for babies to practice their fine motor skills (plus, the muted colours will look so cute in a playroom, making them parent approved).

$23.95 at KolKid
If I Were a Polar Bear

If I Were a Polar Bear

When shopping for holiday gifts for kids, you can never go wrong with a book for a baby. A seasonal book tied to a holiday, becomes part of tradition. Year after year, they’ll read that book, and remember the special person who gave it to them.

$16.50 at Indigo

2020 Holiday Gifts For Kids: Toddler Gifts

Flannel Plaid PJ Set

Flannel Plaid PJ Set

Are you seeing a trend here? Don’t overthink holiday gifts for kids. Buying matching plaids for every member of the family is an easy way to score points with kids and parents.

$35 at The Gap
Hape Wooden Dollhouse

Hape Wooden Dollhouse

A dollhouse is something toddlers will cherish all through their childhood. (And parents will never forget the person who gifted a present that held their toddler’s attention for longer than 10 minutes.)

$236.36 at Amazon
Magna Tiles

Magna Tiles

These magnetic shapes are perfect for busy hands that love to build. There’s no end to the colourful creations that imaginative toddlers can whip up with these easy-to-form pieces.

$69.99 at Mastermind

2020 Holiday Gifts For Kids: Children’s Gifts

Home for the Holidays Pyjama Set

Home for the Holidays Pyjama Set

The holiday season is all about staying comfy and cozy, and these PJs are the perfect uniform for kids and their movie marathons. Plus, the print is super cute and conjures serious nostalgia.

$38 at Hudson’s Bay
Art Easel

Art Easel

Inspire a child’s creativity with an easel stocked with paint, markers and chalk. Parents will really appreciate the present if you top it with an artist’s smock (or a great stain remover).

$119 at Pottery Barn Kids
Throw Throw Burrito Dodgeball Card Game

Throw Throw Burrito Dodgeball Card Game

Games for kids to play while they’re off school make for a great gift that will occupy the hours. This one requires tossing a squishy burrito back and forth (so you know anyone under the age of 10 will be hooked).

$34.95 at Indigo

2020 Holiday Gifts For Kids: Pre-Teen Gifts

Flannel Pyjama Shirt

Flannel Pyjama Shirt

Convincing your pre-teen to wear matching outfits with the whole family might be a far-off fantasy, but no one can resist the comfort of cozy flannel for the holidays. (Not even a 13-year-old with an attitude.)

$31.46 at Aerie
Herschel Supply Co. Settlement Sprout Backpack

Herschel Supply Co. Settlement Sprout Backpack

What’s tougher than buying a holiday gift for the person who has everything? Buying a gift for a pre-teen. These picky people are notoriously tough to please, so something simple and practical, like a backpack from a trendy brand is your best bet.

$137.79 at Saks Fifth Avenue
Apple Watch

Apple Watch

The PJs may not get your teen’s attention, but anything with an Apple logo on it sure will. But little do they know, with the freedom new tech provides, it also allows for even more sophisticated snooping by Mom and Dad.

$369 at Apple

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