When it comes to gifts, our motto has been the same from day one: give the children what they (actually) want! This is not a learning exercise on the wonders of silent, unblinking wood toys. No, it’s a moment for mom and dad and grandma and grandpa to get to see the shrieked out look on the little tyke’s face when they open that toy they are (actually) going to play with—leaving you with hours (ok minutes) to yourself. It’s a win-win. Below, we give you the best gifts at every age, from Infants to Big Kids. As for those impossible to please teens, they get their own guide.
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