5 Year Old Gift Ideas: 21 Creative, Fun, and Educational Gifts

21 Ideas for Five Year Old Gifts

Five is a milestone birthday. The little goober has made it past infancy, and toddlerhood, and is ready for the big leagues! Just ask them, right?

But when it comes to 5 year old gift ideas, well….. they can be a little picky.

Too babyish and they’ll look at you with a foreshadowing of their teen years, too grown-up and they’ll toss it and play with the box instead.

Then there’s the parents! Too tech-oriented and their kid’s brain will turn to mush, but too hippie-granola and they’ll think you’re trying to guilt trip them about… something.

Read on for some great gift ideas that hit just the right note of creativity, fun, and educational aspects too.

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7 Year Old Gift Ideas: 21 Ideas for Birthdays, Holidays & More

7 Year Old Gift Guide

What’s the perfect 7th birthday gift? Seven year olds are magical creatures. Full of spunk and wit, tears and giggles, there’s never a dull moment if you have a seven year old in the house!

But when it comes to gift giving, they can be difficult. Too old for toddler-type toys or picture books, but too young for media related or tween gifts… what to do?

We’ve got you covered.

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4 Year Old Gift Ideas: 21 Ideas for Birthdays, Holidays & More

Best Gift Ideas for Four Year Old's

Is there anything more delightful than a 4 year old? They’re snuggly, cute, sweet, sticky, honest, quick-witted, strong-willed, hilarious, cuddly, and just plain a joy to be around.

Well, unless they’re hungry or tired. But really, you could say the same about all of us when it comes down to it.

When your favorite 3 year old is about to become your favorite 4 year old, a great present is a must! Here are 21 ideas that are certain to please all miniature human beans everywhere.

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21 Best 3 Year Old Gift Ideas [Precious & Delightful]

Gift Ideas for Three Year Olds

3 year olds are at a magical age. Ask any parent and most would agree, 3 is a hysterical, frustrating, adorable, messy, laugh-filled year.

They’re out of those pesky terrible twos, but still little enough to squish and snuggle and sing to.

When your favorite 3 year old needs a special gift, what to do? We’ve got you covered with 21 ideas sure to please the most persnickety (yet precious and delightful) of human beans.

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2 Year Old Gift Ideas: 21 Gifts for the “Terrible” Twos

2 Year Old Gift Ideas: 21 Ideas for Birthdays, Holidays, and More

Sure, they call ’em the Terrible Twos, but that’s a misnomer (as anyone who has lived through the Ferocious Threes will tell you).

Two year olds are fabulous little humans. They’re developing minds of their own, an ability to communicate, a belly full of laughs (and sure, the occasional temper tantrum, but who doesn’t have those once in a while).

Here are the best 2 year old gift ideas we’ve found for that special pint-sized being in your life.

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23 Awesome Books to Read Aloud to Your Son

Books to Read Aloud to Your Son

Let’s take a look at some of the best books to read aloud to your son.

If you’re going to read a story to your son, you might as well make it one that is interesting, entertaining, and just plain fun. In short, an awesome book.

Boys especially seem to need something with that “wow” factor to get them engaged in reading.

So here are 23 great books to read aloud to your son. Or sons. Or sons and daughters! Anyone, really, will fall in love with these books as you share an enthralling story together.

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23 Delightful Books to Read Aloud to Your Daughter

Delightful Books to Read Aloud to Your Daughter

While scouring my shelves, memories, and online library for the best in young girl’s literature, I was reminded of these words,

A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.

CS Lewis

With that in mind, here are 23 excellent books to read aloud that will keep you just as passionately enthralled as your daughter.

Each and every one of these will make a wonderful gift. The books themselves are great to unwrap at Christmas or on a birthday, but the greatest gift will be the time you spend together enjoying a marvelous story.

Snuggle up and read!

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