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Celebrating the Holidays with Kids

Celebrating the Holidays with Kids

Our present to you: all the gift ideas, crafts, recipes, tips and activities you need for safe and joyful holiday season!
 

Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We sent out tons of toys to kid testers to find the year's best. Check out our Gold Star Toy winners for kids ages 1 and up!
We sent out tons of toys to kid testers to find the year's best. Check out our Gold Star Toy winners for kids ages 3 and up!
We sent out tons of toys to kid testers to find the year's best. Check out our Gold Star Toy winners for kids ages 8 and up!
Get kids in the pretend kitchen with these cool food and cooking toys, perfect for toddlers to big kids.
These fun learning toys encourage development of reading, counting and more.
Discover 11 imaginative art supplies and toys for your child.
Who knows where to go to buy something a 17-year-old would actually like? We do! Check out these sites for babysitter gift ideas.
You don’t know her taste — but how many Starbucks cards or candles can a teacher use? Check out these sites for great teacher gift ideas.
Your parents or in-laws can be the biggest stumpers of all. Here are some creative gift ideas for grandparents.
You’d grab the gifts that give back at these sites even if it didn’t help out a really good cause.
Where else can you find creative gifts for office mates, neighbors, and hostesses? Try Etsy for unique holiday gift ideas.

Easy, Kid-Friendly Holiday Recipes

Butternut squash is healthy, colorful, and sweet. The best part? It’s easy to sneak this autumn veggie into some of your kids’ favorite meals.
Make the countdown to midnight extra sweet for kids with these chocolate-frosted New Year’s cookies!
The “rock star” chef of The Food Network shares delicious, sparkling desserts.

Family Holiday Activities and Tips

Is Elf on the Shelf one of your family's holiday traditions? Here are 10 fun ideas for your little helper.
Volunteering offers many benefits for kids — and the people they serve. Find out which option works best for your family.
Follow this easy-as-pie advice to lessen stress and simplify your holiday celebrations.
We asked flight attendants, hotel managers, and frequent mom fliers how to survive holiday travel. You don’t want to miss this advice!
These easy ways help incredibly busy kids and families to give back to their communities (and have a blast at the same time).
Like all of us, this actress and mom knows that holiday traditions and rituals bring families closer — and help us focus on what really matters.
Find out how the famous Cake Boss chef brings his family together around the holiday table.
Here’s how to go green during your holiday celebrations — and save a few bucks while you’re at it.
Raise a generous child who thinks about others.
Make sure your celebrations are happy and safe by following these simple guidelines.

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