The Best Holiday Gifts for Kids
This bright bathroom set is a fun way for kids to get excited about bedtime routines, like brushing their teeth. It features space for a toothbrush, a soap dispenser, and other compartments, and its porcelain pieces connect via magnets.
Add this pretty pillow to a bed, window seat, or rocking chair for a happy coastal accent.
- Buy it: Anchor Throw Pillow, $34
It folds into itself for easy packing, and the bright orange color means you’ll never lose it on the beach! Sandcastle-building contests, here you come.
- Buy it: Collapsible Beach Pail, $15
This interactive, wordless book is a great choice for the little ones—it teaches the meaning of friendship through the relationship of a little girl and a flamingo.
- Buy it: Flora and the Flamingo, $16
For those times when you just need to win them over with something sweet, reach for these caramels made from salt harvested off the Oregon coast.
This sweet math game comes in an adorable whale pouch to make bath (and math) time fun for little ones—and making Mobi the best tutor you’ll ever have.
- Buy it: Mobi Math Game, $20
Fun and Games
Every beach bag needs a frisbee for playing on the beach, and we’re partial to the graphic design of this one.
Perfect for a long car ride to the beach, this book is chock full of puzzles, maps, and entertainment to keep your crew wrapped up for hours.
- Buy it: Maps Activity Book, $14
It’s always a good idea to nurture their creative sides—this watercolor set has 36 colors that are washable and comes with a paintbrush so that they can paint wherever the fancy strikes them.
Whether they’re making a pallet party at home or away, this adorable mermaid sleeping bag is the sweetest way to drift off to sleep.
Dominos in signal flag style is the perfect game to stock in a beach house playroom.
We’ve found the cutest soap on a rope there ever was—hang a few of these good-smelling fish in your outdoor shower or children’s bathtubs for a whimsical touch.
- Buy it: Tamanohada Welcome Soap, $39
The pom-trimmed ruffle adds flair to the top of this darling two-piece swimsuit. The pattern resembles a pastel brushstroke print.
Because it’s made from recycled milk jugs, this submarine keeps your child’s bath time play fun and imaginative without hurting the environment.
- Buy it: Green Toys Submarine, $11
Sweet Swim Trunks
- Buy it: Psycho Bunny Swim Trunks, $55
- Buy it: Desktop Tennis Set, $13
- Buy it: Jane Foster’s Colors, $8
We love the fantastically floral look of this adorable child’s apron—it’s a sweet present for the daughter who loves to be in the kitchen with her mom!
- Buy it: Anita Toddler Apron, $24
Satisfy your kid’s musical curiosity with this hands-on synthesizer kit, and spark their future career in electronic music.
- Buy it: Synth Music Kit, $39
The sweetest shark robe, mitt, and slippers will make your littlest one the cutest fish in the sea after bath time.
Comfy & Cozy
Brushed flannel pants are super soft and comfortable for chilly winter nights.
- Buy it: Kids’ Flannel Pants, $32
Every nursery should have a set of Beatrix Potter’s classic tales of Peter, Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail, and Mr. McGregor.
- Buy it: The World of Peter Rabbit, $160
Your little fisher can prepare for their first adventure on the water with this felt fishing rod and hat.
- Buy it: Fisherman Dress-Up Kit, $48
Your budding Picasso can give unused crayon bits a beautiful second life with these recycled start-shaped colors.
- Buy it: Eco Stars Recycled Crayons, $18