• Kristen Bellamy - Kidtivities

Holiday Gift Guide

Updated: Nov 2, 2021

Sometimes it's tricky to think of a unique gift for every person on your holiday shopping list, so here's a collection of some of my favourite go-to brands of 2021.


There are NO Affiliate links or codes included in this blog. All real life recommendations from me to you! Happy Holidays!


Kids Entertainment


YoTo Audio Player



Why I Love them:

This device has the smarts of a connected device but the card store is built especially for kids so is 100% safe. Buy the cards and insert them into the device to play!

Thousands of cards to choose from, from well known Disneystories to music, activities, podcasts and more!

Player: $129


Gumboot Kids Book Series



Why I Love them:

For every item sold on their website, a hat is donated to a child battling cancer. Styles range from scrunchies to headbands, from hats to turbans, for men, women and kids.

Books Starting from: $6.99/each




Mochi Robotics Kit



Why I Love them:

This amazing robotics, STEAM and coding kit is screen free and perfect for preschool to age 10. So many things to learn and explore and so interactive your kids won't even realize they're learning. Different books can be purchased separately to extend the play (great for added stocking stuffers)!

Robotics Kit: $250



National Geographic STEAM Kits



Why I Love them:

There are SO any different kits to choose from so you're bound to find something that would peak the interest of any kid you know. From Shark Tooth Digs to Geode Crystal Growing; From air rockets to catapults, even mom and dad will want to get in on these ones!

Starting From: $14.95




Kwik Stix Mess-Free, Solid Tempera Paint

Why I Love Them:

Tired of the endless mess of painting? Fear not! Kwik Stix Tempera Paint sticks take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast drying formula that allows them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish! No cups, smocks, water or brushes required. Kwik Stix come in assorted vibrant colors with coverage that won't crack. Great on poster paper, cardboard, wood and canvas.

Starting From: $6.99



My Squishy Little Dumplings

Why I Love them:

These adorable little interactive characters come with 2 cute little accessories reacts differently depending how you interact with them. Squeeze their cheeks and experience over 50 reactions; dress them up, tickle them, shake them, and toss them, they light up as you play and make the cutest sounds!

$19.99/each



Our Generation Dolls

Why I Love Them:

"With our heads in the blue sky and our feet planted firmly on the ground, we’re changing the world without ever forgetting to be kids." This is their motto, and I love every word of it. It's so important to let kids be kids, and this brand, which includes dolls, furniture and accessories, is all about teaching kids that the most important thing to do is to be yourself. With over 150 dolls to choose from, I can almost guarantee that you'll be able to find a doll with the same interests and look as your recipient.

Bonus: They use eco-friendly packaging too.

Dolls Starting From: $29.99


Snacking for Kids


Planet Box Lunch Boxes and Accessories

Why I Love them:

If your kids are picky eaters or enjoy eating small portions of different things, these are for you. The stainless steel lunch boxes have different compartments for variety and versatility and ensure that plastic never touches your kids food or mouths. The Insulated Carry Bags are made of 100% recycled material too!

Trays Starting from: $21.95/each


FreeYumm Inclusive Snacking

Why I Love them:

The perfect stocking stuffers for every kid. All FreeYumm products are made in a dedicated allergen-free bakery so you can feel confident that every single one of their products are free from the Top 9 allergens.

Snacks Starting from under $5 per box



For The Whole Family


Headbands of Hope

Why I Love them:

For every item sold on their website, a hat is donated to a child battling cancer. Styles range from scrunchies to headbands, from hats to turbans, for men, women and kids.

Items Starting from: $11


Hush Mattresses

Why I Love them:

This NEW premium mattress features Hush Iced Cooling Tech so you stay cool all night long and fall asleep faster. With individually-wrapped coils, there is zero motion felt from your partner, and it has an oh-so-soft pillow top, while still being supported where you need it.

Mattresses Starting from: $1,500


Vessi Waterproof Footwear

Why I Love Them:

Our entire family wears these DAILY! They're 100% waterproof/weatherproof knit sneakers that are perfect for the Rain, Snow, Mud and Slush!

They're as light as an iphone and fit like a sock so you barely notice you're wearing them!

The patented, Dymatex material lets the sweat and heat escape while regulating temperature in the summer or winter!

Adult and Kid sizes available in so many colours and styles - but get them before your size sells out (we had to preorder my sons!)

Starting From: $95


Aumnie Adult Athleisure Wear

Why I Love Them:

A Canadian born, health and wellness inspired lifestyle brand, made for active and mindful living. Ready to wear fashions and accessories designed with leading performance fabric technologies and sustainable materials. This brand is the perfect alternative for men and women who are earth-conscious and love to support local brands.

Items Starting from: $15.99


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