Classic Christmas: Timeless Children's Toys and Gifts

Classic Children’s Christmas Gifts



DoSayGive’s Holiday Gift Guide has so many wonderful ideas, but my absolute favorite category is the Timeless Toys and Books gift guide. Today I am telling you more about these special gifts. Plus, the 12 Days of DoSayGive giveaways continue with one of Oprah’s Favorite Things (although, cough cough, DoSayGive told y’all about this “best gift for a busy mom” first!).

1 | Deluxe Monopoly/Scrabble Set – Such a nice set and get it engraved! L.L. Bean has some really nice games and even outdoor sets like croquet that would make fun family gifts.

2 | Madeleine doll – So cute to pair with classic Madeleine books!

3 | Classic ride on roadster – 40% off today!

4 | Music box – So sad this has sold out since I first posted my guide, but this Melissa and Doug set is a favorite, too, and cheaper;).

5 | Classic wooden sailboat – Vilac is a name in classic toys. This one is just beautiful and will be a toy passed down to your grandchildren!

6 | Melissa & Doug Barnyard Set – I love toys that can store the pieces and are portable!

7 | MAPS book – This is one of those books you see at neat gift shops (actually they had it at Neimans last year, too) but I linked it to Amazon. It is a BIG book and just beautiful inside.

8 | Janod Storybook Circus – I have a lot of neat wooden toys below, but this one is great for the $20 price!

9 | Lionel Starter Train Set – A great gift to give to a niece, nephew or goldchild. Every year you can give them a new train car!

Before I get to the rest of my picks I wanted to share a purchase I made today. I really wanted to get this Noah’s Ark set rom Wisteria last year but it sold out. Right now it’s marked down 50% off. Use code HOLIDAYSHIP16 for free shipping sitewide.

Photo: Wisteria

I have a friend who has a similar Noah’s Ark and she leaves it out all year so it’s not necessarily a children’s gift, but children can definitely enjoy and play with the hand-carved pieces. This is definitely an heirloom gift and would be a lovely gift to give to a family if you want to do one “big” gift.

Here are some more timeless gift ideas for children:

As you know I have an entire section of my blog devoted to classic children’s books, including a section on book sets that make great gifts. And see last year’s post about classic Christmas books for some really special holiday books.

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Browse DoSayGive’s full Holiday Gift Guide (click below) for more thoughtful ideas for everyone on your list!



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2 thoughts on “Classic Children’s Christmas Gifts

  1. Do you have any recommendations for children’s books that came out in 2016? I give my daughter a “new release” children’s book for Christmas each year. Thanks!

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