The best holiday presents for children – 7 fun and practical design gift ideas!

Christmas is a much-awaited celebration especially for the little ones in the family. If you’re wondering how to surprise the kids, we’ve put together some tips for the holiday gift hunt! These cheerful design picks will delight in the decoration of the children's room as well as during playtime.

Fatboy Original Slim Pop bean bag, matcha

The lazy corner

The children's kingdom is complemented by the cozy favorite of the interior, the bean bag. Fatboy’s Original Slim Pop bean bag is part of the playfully colorful Pop of Color collection, whose fun patterns have been created in collaboration with designer Carole Baijings. The casual bean bag shapes from the soft mattress of a perfect nap to a lounge chair of the reading corner.

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HAY Mono thermal bottle 0,6 L, lavender

Towards adventures

Whether the gift recipient is an outdoor enthusiast, dancer, or soccer player, a new drinking bottle is always a necessary gift. HAY's Mono thermal bottle helps you to carry hot drinks or cool refreshments wherever the little adventures may take you. The stainless-steel bottle delights in unique, playful colors.

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Nofred Harbour House dollhouse, grey

The long-standing favorite

Christmas breaks are the best time for playing! Nofred's Harbor House is a modern and versatile version of a traditional doll's house and offers a beautiful addition to the children’s room. With its minimalistic design, the dollhouse leaves room for a child's imagination – the house can be inhabited with dolls, animals, or even Legos.

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Nuppu Junior tableware set, blueberry

Delicious berry bowl

Both casual and festive meals taste better from special dishware – especially if they are chosen according to the child’s favorite berry! Designed for kids aged 3 to 6, the Nuppu Junior tableware set is meant to last through a child's life cycle until adulthood, when the dishes act as serving bowls, for example. The ceramic set delights in delicious shades of lingonberry, lacquer, blueberry, and berry smoothie.

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Artek Aalto stool 60, petrol - birch

Life-long design

Artek's multi-purpose Aalto stool is a time-lasting gift that can be used at all ages. The minimalist classic first serves as a drawing table or school chair in the children’s room and later as a bedside table or spare seat. Over the years, the gift recipient can collect more stools for their first apartment.

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Ferm Living Aniboard, bear, oak

An everyday joy

Kids love fun, laughter, and playfulness and it shouldn’t be forgotten in the middle of everyday life! Ferm Living’s Aniboards invite you to enjoy breakfast or a snack with adorable animal characters. The round-lined cutting board can be used for both chopping and serving, either individually or in a group of several cute wild animals.

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Spring Copenhagen Tinder Dog piggy bank

Watchdog for pocket money

Spring Copenhagen’s expressive Tinder Dog piggy bank keeps the spare coins safe and encourages the growing child to save their pocket money to fulfill their own dreams and wishes. The watchdog is not only a sympathetic item but also an elegantly clever interior element made of beech, maple, and walnut.

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More gift ideas: 

Design Letters
Kids drinking glass
PLAY Backgammon
Kay Bojesen
Limousine wooden car, black
Mashiho San poster
Single duvet cover
Sort Of Books
Moominvalley in November
Moomin x Skultuna
Little My figure

See also:

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Text: Sarianna Määttänen Images: Manufacturers

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