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Gifts from grandma are always the best!
You already know that your grandkids love you best. Maybe they call you Grandma or Mawmaw or even, like in my case Mimi. They have a love for you that is as special as you have for them, but you want to know how to kick that love up a notch. We’re going to show you the best gifts from grandma this holiday season that will put you square in the top spot of cool grandma.
They already love you, but now they’ll know you know them and their likes and dislikes in a way that only the coolest grandma do.
Gifts From Grandma
We’ve broken down the hottest gifts, by age, that all the kids have on their wish lists. We’ve covered toys and electronics, gadgets, science and more. This is the ultimate list for gifts for kids from grandma.
If you’re like me, you may even find something to add to your own holiday wish list. I’ve got my eye on the movie maker and portable charger, myself.
I can’t wait to hear which you are excited about buying for your grandkids this holiday season or which you’ve added to your own list.
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Find the best gifts from grandma below. The pictures and descriptions are credited to the site the gift is found on.
Hottest Gifts From Grandma
Multiple textures & materials engage baby's developing tactile sensitivity & teach baby about variety
Chunky sized bumps encourage reaching, grasping, and transferring from one hand to the other
Gentle rattle sounds create neural connections in babies brains from birth through 3 years
Bright colors & bold patterns are visually appropriate for baby's developing vision.
Your grandbaby will love it!
Large, multi-color LED grid tummy that will get the dance party started by pressing BeatBo’s tummy or any of the buttons on his feet to activate fun songs, learning content and dance moves.
It has 3 modes grow with baby. Dance ‘n Move: Fun, energizing music encourages baby to move around. Learning & Games: Introduces baby to ABCs, colors, counting & more! Includes “Freeze Dance.” Customized Sing-Along: Mom or baby can record a phrase that BeatBo will repeat.
Press BeatBo’s colorful tummy or any of the 3 buttons on his feet and baby’s actions make exciting things happen – a great intro to cause & effect!
This fun toy was the winner of Infant/Toddler Toy of the Year
Learning & Games: Introduces baby to ABCs, colors, counting & more!
Exciting lights, sounds and music reward your baby's every jump. This infant jumper has 360 degrees of play, including peek-a-boo tiger, bat-at monkey, rattle lizard, and more.
3 adjustable height positions to grow with your baby. No doorway required! Plus fabric spring covers keep little fingers safe. Soft, comfy seat pad is machine washable and dryer safe
4 ways to play: Lay & play Tummy time Sit & play Take along.
Learning content changes with baby's age & stage with Smart Stages technology: Sense (0 months +): Up to 20 minutes of continuous music Discover (3 months +): Short songs about animals Explore (6 months +): Songs & phrases introduce colors, shapes & numbers Bonus piano play setting: Press for real piano notes.
Large keyboard with 5 light up keys, removes for take along play. Age Birth to 36 Months
5 repositionable toys: self discovery mirror, elephant teether, crinkle panda, lion rattle & monkey cymbal clackers.
This fun, interactive moose toy introduces your baby to numbers, counting, and more! Just press the moose’s belly for colorful lights, songs, and phrases. This adorable moose has a silly bobble head and soft antlers for baby to explore.
For babies ages 9 months and older
Even as a grandma, I'm sure you've heard the baby shark song. It's been driving parents and grandparents, alike, crazy for awhile now. Little ones, however love it.
And they'll love this adorable dancing baby shark just as much!
Just tap the top of baby shark’s head for him to dance and sing to the baby shark song. And call his name "baby shark" for fun reactions! You can even press baby shark’s fin to hear 2 bonus songs! Super soft plush for snuggles, too!
Interactive grill recognizes the names and colors of nine food pieces placed on the skewer. Turn the skewer to count from 1 -10. Turn the dial to set the grill temperature and learn about numbers 1-10; hear sizzling sounds as the grill heats up. Pretend-play fun includes numbers, colors, counting, and learning about foods with three play modes: Learn, Play and Music. All nine food pieces and seven play accessories store inside for easy clean-up
Ages 2 and up.
Meet Marsha Mello and discover the world of Kindi Kids and their Rainbow Kindi!
Her head bobbles and wobbles! Push her cake pop up to my mouth and see her take a bite out of it! Squeeze her babycino and make the marshmallows move!
So much fun!
Fun family guessing game: Hedbanz is the fast-paced, easy to play question game of “what Am I?” ask “yes” or “no” questions before time runs out to figure out if the cartoon card on your headband is an animal, Food or object. Earn 3 scoring badges to win!
Kid-friendly board game: the Hedbanz categories are simple (animal, Food or object), allowing everyone, even young children to join in on the family fun! Racing against the timer, Each round moves quickly, ramping up your energy and challenging your wit!
Educational play for kids: playing Hedbanz, kids will develop their deductive reasoning skills with the game's simple question and answer method. Coming up with questions that will lead to answers, kids will also practice their critical thinking skills!
Enhance your game with the Hedbanz app: download the free app. Capture the player with wacky face filters and turn your friends/family into a dog, cake, Beaver, etc! Share with family and friends!
We love to camp and bring our grandkids with us so we were happy to see this one make the list of hottest gifts for kids age 5-7!
20 necessaries little campers/hikers need to set up camp adventure: battery powered pretend Gas Stove & Oil Lamp, Binoculars, Utility Knife, Multifunctional Whistle, Cooking Pan, Plates, Shovel, Pop-up Tent and more to be discovered.
Collapsible Camping Pop up Play Tent is easy to set up, great for young kids to use it as a mini play space, a napping space or a reading nook.
Battery-powered kids camping gear toys: A true-to-life camp stove and oil lantern can light up with 2 AA batteries (not included) and a digital watch for kids to keep the real time, which make the camping pretend play more realistic
4-in-1 Emergency Survival Whistle comes with functions of flashlight, compass and thermometer
Reinforce independence and deepen bonds: Pretend camping kit helps toddlers build a unique interest that specializes in outdoor activities or adventure experience. Besides, parents could teach your kids about camping skills through playing together to strength parent-child relationships
We may think food shopping is a chore but the kids will love playing pretend shopping with this fun set.
Complete with toy food, a shopping cart, money, a realistic cash register and an electronic scanner with noise, this toy supermarket provides roles for the shopper and cashier. Teach everything from counting, the food groups and imagination while having lots of fun with your little one.
Kids can pretend to buy all their favorite groceries and treat their teddies and dolls with a meal to remember. Learn counting with money and cash register. The bright colors and tactile shapes helps to stimulate their mind and develop coordination and learning skills.
Use pretend play to teach essentials skills with this Kids Toy Supermarket. Take your shopping list and get ready to shop! Just like Mom or Dad, play shop at home with your very own shopping trolley and groceries!
Get your pre-kindergarten kid this pretend play toy set for a fun, learning play time and a direct objective towards teaching the usage of everyday tools and supplies.
This classic continues to make the list for hottest gifts for kids age 5-7 every year.
Practice valuable skills in construction, cause and effect, and decision-making
The classic game of mouse-catchin' action.
Erasers are cool! And, unlike when we were young, nowadays erasers come in fun shapes, smells and sizes. With this fun kit, kids can make their own erasers with creative flair.
2016 parents’ choice award winner!
Includes enough clay in the kit to make 25 erasers including including a tray of sushi, a box of French fries, and a shoebox for your sneakers.
Comes with 8 colors of eraser clay, 1 pencil, clay shaping tool, 2 sheets of paper craft displays and also includes a 48 page instructional book.
This is one of the coolest things I've seen this year!
Control this drone with your hands!
Equipped with an intelligent on-board system, its motion sensitive lights & sensors will respond to your commands. No remote control needed, just toss it into the air!
There are over 30 moves & 9 super tricks that you can master ranging from simple to complex! You can make the Air Hogs Supernova orbit around you, disco dance, spin & more. Play solo or multiply your fun by passing it between friends!
TOSS & GO: The Air Hogs Supernova comes with everything you need to start flying: a USB charge cable, an instruction sheet, 4 replacement rotors & a rotor removal tool. It's equipped with collision avoidance & stable flight technology & ready for anything
AWARD WINNER: This innovative & fun toy was named one of the best of the season by Parent Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Toy Insider, the UK Independent Toy Awards & many others, & it's considered a best-selling, top trending toy for this holiday season
OK. I take it back. THIS may be the coolest thing I've seen all year!
Kids are fascinated with technology and movies. Now they can create their own movies!
Stop-motion animation is easy with accessible (and free) apps available for tablets and phones. Projects are an easy introduction to animation. Mini movies can be made in as little as an hour!
Stop-motion animation scales up to older or more advanced kid moviemakers
Time to let their inner rock star come out!
This top loading CD player plays music CDs plus CD + Graphics. It has bluetooth for wireless digital audio streaming from compatible devices and USB connectivity to record your performance or to play your saved songs.
54 LED disco lights with dimmer setting lets you control the party ambience and 2-Digital LED display lets you know your song track. Echo control for voice effects. The built-in speaker in wood cabinet provides powerful sound. RCAL cables connect to your television set for Scrolling lyrics for instant plug and play fun
I love this one! So much, in fact, that I put one in my kids and husband's Christmas stocking last year. No more running out of cell phone charge. You can charge on the go with this pocket-sized charger. It's really the greatest thing since sliced bread.
OFT, STRETCHY AND SQUISHY: This is the softest, squishiest and most comfortable bean bag chair in existence. Dimensions 68in x 36in x 16in
REMOVABLE AND WASHABLE COVER: Bean Bag Cover can be removed and washed when needed.
MICRO-BEAD FILLING: Big Squishy bean bags are filled with special micro-bean filling which perfectly conforms to your body and eliminates pressure points.
PORTABLE AND LIGHTWEIGHT: Easy for even young children to move around the house and move from room to room.
WARRANTY AND DESIGN: The large Big Squishy has a 2 year warranty and can be used as a chair, recliner, couch or even an impromptu bed.
Whether working out or just getting their water in for the day, teenagers often have a water bottle with them.
This all day hydration bottle with inspirational and motivational time tracker is just the thing and looks great, too. Time Marked Water Bottle with Time Marker and Measurements: Easily remember to drink water throughout the day with times to drink.
100% BPA FREE Tritan Plastic Water Bottle: scratch-resistant, leak-proof, dishwasher safe, single wall, threaded lid with retaining loop for extra strength, Eco friendly.
Comfortable and Portable: 30 oz inspirational water bottle with flip straw, and handle makes it easy to take it with you anywhere you go. Wide-mouth opening is easy to fill with ice cubes and clean. Fits in most cup holders.
If you want to take a good selfie, you need good lighting. This lightweight, rechargeable selfie ring light will help your teen take amazing selfies and everyone wants amazing selfies, right?
Step Up Your Selfie Game: Photos are all about lighting! Using the flash that comes with cell phones is a big big no no. This is why you need this selfie ring light! Just clip it on your phone and you are on your way.
Make Your Life Easier: No more worry about replacing batteries; No more worry about finding the perfect lighting; No more worry about scratching of your devices as it is designed with scratch-resistant sponge which also prevents it from falling off.
Multi Usage, Work Amazing! You will be able to make videos at night or take great selfies in dark areas; you can use it with your rear camera to have high fidelity photos; you can also use it as torch,emergency light, making up light and even more!
Did we miss any on your grandkids wish list? What gifts from grandma would you recommend for this list of the hottest gifts from grandma? Tell us in the comments below!
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