Gift guide for Kids: highest rated toys of 2018 broken down by age

December 7, 2018

Calling all aunties, uncles, and parents! It's that time of year where you start scratching your head as you try to figure out the perfect gifts for the wide variety of sweet kiddos in your life. It can be hard to find something perfectly age-appropriate to gift. You want them to be able to open their gift, enjoy it right away, and hopefully not grow out of it for a good long while! That's where our fabulous Gift Guide for Kids comes in.

We've been asking parents we know what their kids of all ages are hoping to see under the tree this year, and then we've shopped and sorted it all out to give you an easy-as-pecan-pie time with your holiday planning, all broken down by age.

Photo from this post where we highlighted the top toys of 2018 which might also be a helpful post!! 🙂

1. STRIDER '12 Sport' Balance Bike
2. Fisher-Price Corn Popper
3. Mega Bloks Build ‘N Learn Table Building Set
4. Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bag, Classic
5. PAW Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck
6. Fingerlings HUGS – Boris (Blue) 
7. Rockin' Rider Candy 2-in-1 Pony Ride-On



1. Wooden Dollhouse with Furniture
2. Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar Toy
3. The Croco Premium & Ultra-Light Balance Bike
4. Radio Flyer Red Spin N Saucer
5. VTech® Kidizoom® Camera Pix™
6. VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Mickey Magical Wonderland


1. DIY Fluffy Slime Kit
2. Magformers® Magnetic Power Magic Rainbow Set – 30 Piece
3. Hatchimals Hatching Egg with Interactive Pet Baby
4. L.O.L. Surprise! Bigger Surprise with 60+ Surprises
5. L.O.L. Surprise! Real Wood House with 85+ Surprises
6. Bruder Mack Granite Dump Truck
7. The Big Book of Bugs Hardcover
8. Jellycat Odell Octopus, 22 inches

1. LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile
2. Jetson V12 Hoverboard
3. VIRO Rides VR 550E
4. LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox
5. DIY Lip Balm Kit, (73-Piece Set)
6. Snap Circuits Classic SC-300 Electronics Exploration Kit

Hopefully there's something here for every kid on your list! I know just how daunting it can be to shop for kids of all different ages, especially if you're sending gifts long-distance to nieces and nephews that you don't get to see as often as you'd like. And if you still need help gifting to someone who has a new baby or is expecting, OR a tween, a husband or even if you're scratching your head wondering what YOU should ask for this year, don't worry because all of those gift guides are coming soon too!

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