Choosing gifts for children can be a lot of fun, whether it’s for your own kids, the Grandchildren or your best friend’s new baby, it can be a delight to go looking through all the lovely toys and treats available. But how do you narrow it down to just the right thing, that isn’t the same as all the other things in their toybox?
We’ve put together some ideas here that are a bit different to the mainstream toy selection, and should help your gift to stand out and become a firm favorite.
Let your little fisherman catch salmon, halibut, clam, octopus and crab with this cedar wood set. Made by hand in Alaska using locally sourced, sustainable wood, this charming set depicts the marine life caught by fisherman there for centuries. Each wooden piece has a magnet so that little ones can practice their hand eye coordination, lifting them from the sea with the included magnetic fishing poles.
Know a little guy or girl who is OBSESSED with trucks? This set of stackable, pushable, buildable, drivable trucks should keep them busy for a while! Each truck comes apart into pieces that can be easily pushed back together, creating an engaging puzzle for little learners. The eco friendly vehicles are made from a mix of sawdust and safe, certified, clean plastic with absolutely no paint or glue - so parents can rest easy while the kids take care of the roads.
Another puzzle, but this one could make a lovely first Christmas or birthday gift. This gorgeous family of pups is made from pine wood and covered with a non-toxic lacquer. The smooth shapes and rounded edges are tactile for babies to explore, and can be stacked up together to help little ones learn about balance and develop their fine motor skills. The set also makes a beautiful, natural piece of playroom decor - so Mum and Dad won’t grumble about this gift either!
Is there a more magical night of the year than Christmas Eve? Bring a new tradition to the family with this sweet Christmas Eve gift for kids. The illustrated story book brings to life a story of adventure, in which your children can guide Santa and his reindeer directly to their door. With the addition of a velvet bag filled with Santa dust (non toxic glitter and a sprinkle of magic) the children will delight in creating Christmas Eve memories together.
Every little one deserves a soft snuggly teddy. Alpaca Teddy Bears are warm and ultimately huggable! Made from the softest and finest alpaca pelts in natural colors. Enjoy the warm fluffy feel of alpaca in this lovable toy. No animals were harmed to make this stuffed animal. These beautiful, heirloom worth bears are lovingly hand made by talented Fair Trade artisans in Peru.
Have a look at the full range of children’s gifts, toys and books from River’s Mouth Trading Company here. :https://riversmouth.com/collections/toys-books