2014 Gift Guide: Kids

When it comes to gifts for kids, the sky is the limit. With a little imagination and thought, you can come up with some cool, creative toys and gifts that the kids in your life will love for a long time. We selected some of our favorites that we think any kid would love to have.


Constructures by Brinca Dada \\\ $45
Architectural building blocks to let your kid’s imagination go wild.


The ARC Dollhouse by 3 Star Studio \\\ $65
An original designer dollhouse inspired by Oscar Niemeyer that’s made from sustainable wood that you can paint or decorate anyway you like.


Stack and Scare Set by Uncle Goose \\\ $48
Let your kids create their own non-scary monsters with colorful mix and match pieces.


Wooden Hanno by David Weeks for Areaware \\\ $100
A super fun wooden gorilla with elastic band muscles that let you pose him into an endless amount of positions.


Playme Pat Bells \\\ $146
Turn your child onto music at an early age with this set of bells that each represent a different note.


Bilibo \\\ $30
Bilibo has been around for years and it’s still super popular. Your kid gets to figure out what to use it for – is it a hat? a seat? a bucket? a storage container? It’s up to them.


Spherovelo Rider \\\ $99
If your kid is just learning to walk or stand, this foot-propelled bike will keep them mobile.


Alexander Girard Coloring Book \\\ $7.15
Let your children use their imagination to bring color to Girard’s original works that are now black and white line images for them to fill in.


Eames Memory Game \\\ $15.95
Teach your kids about the iconic designs of Charles and Ray Eames while challenging their developing brains.


Seaside Puzzle from Molly Meg \\\ £18
A colorful puzzle designed by Fredun Shapur in 1964 that was recreated this year.


Kid Made Modern Book by Todd Oldham \\\ $18
A great book of kid friendly projects that were inspired by mid-century design


Interactive Monster Gloves by Warmsters \\\ £9.95
Keep your kid’s digits nice and warm while entertaining them at the same time.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.