Family Holiday Gift Guide 2022
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Family Holiday Gift Guide 2022

The Verywell Family editorial team tested and selected our favorite holiday gifts for everyone from your "threenager" to your pregnant best friend.

Gifts for Babies
LouLou Lollipop Silicone Teether Set
LouLou Lollipop Silicone Teether Set

Accessorize your baby's outfit with these silicone teething clips and toys, which are as charming as they are functional. Both of my girls were enamored by these during the teething stages.

Angel Dear Lovie Blankie
Angel Dear Lovie Blankie

A favorite stocking stuffer for years now, I love Angel Dear’s lovie blankies for the super snuggly fabric and adorable little "friend." My daughter has a few we offer for naps or comfort on the go.

Leapfrog My Pal Violet
Leapfrog My Pal Violet

We love this stuffed dog that learns your child's name, favorite food, color, and more! The songs are catchy but not annoying, and it has a bedtime setting to help soothe your baby before sleep.

Copper Pearl Baby Bandana Bibs
Copper Pearl Baby Bandana Bibs

The only challenge with these baby bandana bibs is picking which patterns to buy—there are nearly 100 to choose from! Luckily you get four modern prints in each set. They are also soft and absorbent.

Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes
Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes

Perfect for little hands, your baby will love rotating through all seven classical tunes and watching the colorful dancing lights—knowing they made it happen with the press of a button.

Mori Wooden Baby Toy Gift Set
Mori Wooden Baby Toy Gift Set

What makes these stacking sets special is the quality: they are made from sustainable materials featuring non-toxic paints. Plus, the colors are so dreamy you won't mind leaving them out.

Sticky Be Socks 6 Pack
Sticky Be Socks 6 Pack

Your baby may not know what the encouraging words on the bottom of these grip socks mean, but they can be a reminder for you! Plus, with every pair sold, the brand donates one to Baby2Baby.

Gifts for Toddlers
B. toys Wooden Bee Ride-On Boom Buggy
B. toys Wooden Bee Ride-On Boom Buggy

This happy little bee from B. toys quickly became my 1-year-old’s go-to toy this year. At home, or in the park, she’s endlessly entertained by cruising and spinning on her own.

Crocodile Creek Let's Begin Jungle Puzzle
Crocodile Creek Let's Begin Jungle Puzzle

These puzzles are easy for younger ages, with big pieces perfect for small hands. Your child will feel a sense of accomplishment when they are able to put it together themselves!

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Evereden Scented Bubble Bundle
Evereden Scented Bubble Bundle

Family skincare brand, Evereden, created the prettiest bubbles we've had in our home. Each bottle features a different kid-friendly fragrance that lingers in the air after the bubbles pop.

Hugimals Sam the Sloth
Hugimals Sam the Sloth

Hugimals are like portable weighted blankets. The adorable animals weigh around 4.5 lbs—perfect for resting on your little one's chest or lap when they need a little extra soothing.

State Lorimer Kids Fanny Pack
State Lorimer Kids Fanny Pack

My toddler is obsessed with packing bags before we go anywhere, and this one is especially festive thanks to the holiday-ready confetti. The cotton-coated, recycled polyester bag is also ergonomic.

Timber Tots Tree House
Timber Tots Tree House

This cute little tree opens up to reveal a treehouse complete with a swing, slide, and car. The best part is that the whole thing folds up, allowing the accessories to be stored inside.

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kiko+ & gg* Tsumiki Building Blocks House
kiko+ & gg* Tsumiki Building Blocks House

Two Japanese female founders are behind this creative toy brand. This set includes 41 Beechwood blocks to arrange, and you can teach your kids that "tsumiki" means "building block" in Japanese.

Super Smalls Ice Cream Run Mega Set
Super Smalls Ice Cream Run Mega Set

Former fashion magazine editor and mom of three, Maria Dueñas Jacobs, is the mastermind behind these chic and fun dress-up pieces for kids. My toddler loves to showcase her personal style via jewelry.

Gifts for Kids
Lego Creator 3in1 Downtown Noodle Shop
Lego Creator 3in1 Downtown Noodle Shop

This new Lego set allows your child to build and rebuild—three different items from one box. My 10-year-old will use her imagination to create scenes with the mini figures leading to hours of fun!

3Doodler Start+ "Learn from Home" Pen Set
3Doodler Start+ "Learn from Home" Pen Set

STEM! Creativity! Tech! This set has it all for your creative kid. They can watch their ideas come to life by using included challenge cards, or they can make their own objects.

Bixbee Monkey Pack
Bixbee Monkey Pack

This adorable backpack has an ergonomic design to better fit on a child's back. It can also be personalized. For every backpack sold, the company donates a bag full of supplies to a child in need.

KiwiCo Solar Crayon Recycler
KiwiCo Solar Crayon Recycler

A great solution for what to do with all of those broken crayons you find around the house. Your child can use science to create new crayons out of their old ones. Plus, a lesson on recycling!

Tovla Jr. Kids Cooking & Baking Set
Tovla Jr. Kids Cooking & Baking Set

This gift is perfect for family fun in the kitchen. It comes with a full set of cooking tools, recipe cards, and an apron. The company was started by a mom of five with a mission to get kids cooking.

Skillmatics Guess In 10 Junior Animal Kingdom
Skillmatics Guess In 10 Junior Animal Kingdom

This guessing game will have your child using their critical thinking skills while also learning about the various animals in our world! It's also a great way to pass the time in long car rides.

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De Elizabeth, Editor
This Is How We Do It By Matt Lamothe
This Is How We Do It By Matt Lamothe

Offering a peek into a day in the life of children all across the globe, this book showcases diversity while also underlining similarities between kids and families in different parts of the world.

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Crayola Color Wonder Mess Free Activity Pad
Crayola Color Wonder Mess Free Activity Pad

This color pad has a "magic" effect, where the mess-free markers reveal hidden shapes and patterns on the pages. It's a great option for kids who are known to leave behind smudges, or on the go!

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Gifts for Caregivers
SlumberPod
SlumberPod

While it’s pricey, the SlumberPod is a game changer for anyone traveling or sharing a room with a baby or toddler. It comes together in a snap and features breathable fabric that blocks 90% of light.

Colugo On the Go Organizer
Colugo On the Go Organizer

Accessorize your stroller with this caddy that also converts into a fanny pack, allowing you to be hands-free at the playground or soccer practice. It also comes in trendy colorways and patterns.

Luna Cooling Bamboo Weighted Blanket
Luna Cooling Bamboo Weighted Blanket

This weighted blanket is like a warm hug, but not too hot. It disperses heat to keep you cool while the weight helps relieve stress and anxiety. Choose from various sizes, colors, and weights.

Chanel No.1 de Chanel L'eau Rouge
Chanel No.1 de Chanel L'eau Rouge

While I avoid wearing heavy fragrances around my baby, I've been rocking this light jasmine, berry, and citrus one since I was postpartum. It has 97% natural ingredients and sustainable packaging.

Sharper Image Muscle Massage Gun
Sharper Image Muscle Massage Gun

Whether your muscles are sore from carrying a child around or from a good workout, a massage gun is a great way to get relief. This one comes with several attachments to target specific muscles.

ToteSavy Diaper Bag Organizer
ToteSavy Diaper Bag Organizer

This organizer slips into any large bag or tote, allowing you transform your more stylish accessories into diaper bags in a pinch! I loved using it instead of a bulky (and often not-cute) diaper bag.

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Gifts for Pregnant People
Frida Mom Pregnancy Skincare Body Relief Set
Frida Mom Pregnancy Skincare Body Relief Set

I loved Frida Mom’s postpartum products (as much as you can love postpartum), so I'll bet this new pregnancy skin care set will be a fan favorite, too. The products soothe chafing, swelling, and more.

Aavrani Turmeric Rituals Set
Aavrani Turmeric Rituals Set

Founder Rooshy Roy created this skincare line based on Indian traditions from her childhood. This set is pregnancy-safe, featuring ingredients like anti-inflammatory turmeric and calming chamomile.

Warmies Marshmallow Heart Heating Pad
Warmies Marshmallow Heart Heating Pad

Cozy your achy back up to this French lavender-scented heating pad when pregnant, and then bring it out after your baby arrives to help ease postpartum abdomen cramps.

Skinny Confidential Hot Mess Ice Roller
Skinny Confidential Hot Mess Ice Roller

One of my favorite podcasters (and mamas!), Lauryn Evarts Bosstick, created this ice roller. I used it on my puffy face during pregnancy, and then to calm my engorged breasts in the fourth trimester.

Bodily Eye Sleep Mask
Bodily Eye Sleep Mask

After sleeping in this brand's nursing bras nightly, I can attest it's the softest material. The fabric now makes up this mask to help with pregnancy insomnia. Tip: bring it to the hospital for labor!

Koolaburra By UGG Peach Slippers
Koolaburra By UGG Peachee Slippers

Whether you're home nesting or dealing with swollen feet, cushy slippers are a must during pregnancy. This pair is made of warm faux shearling and can be worn outdoors to walk the dog, too.

Seraphine Cotton Mama & Mini Knitted Beanie
Seraphine Cotton Mama & Mini Knitted Beanie

The royal family loves this pregnancy brand, and so do I. The clothes always feel classic and polished—more so than the usual prenatal styles. This hat set will keep you both warm all winter!