10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

by Pete Rognli
October 17, 2013

This holiday season, many people are interested in new and exciting gifts for kids that are on the market. At GlobeIn, we believe that things are more than just things. As a result, we're proud to present gifts for kids that offer more than a simple shiny box to open. Without a doubt, these time tested gifts for kids will remain with your children throughout their lives.

This Christmas, consider these 10 great gifts for kids (in age-appropriate order).

1.) Crochet Bears

Moldovan Artisan Xenia crochets sturdy and adorable bears that make wonderful gifts for kids. These durable bears are appropriate for young children, but are certain to survive as a family treasure for generations to come.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

2.) Felt Toys

Artisans in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan create cute and playful felt toys that make amazing gifts for kids. These cuddly animals represent traditional Kyrgyz creatures, and are certain to inspire a lifetime of imagination and wanderlust.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

3.) Unique Games

Cultural games can serve as both novel and educational gifts for kids. Chuko Bones, a traditional Central Asian game akin to jacks is played with clean sheep knuckle bones. With each game, comes instructions, and a fun, instructional video teaches kids to play.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

4.) Classic Games

Chess, backgammon and nardy are ancient games played in many cultures, around the world, and throughout history. Of course, you can find commercially produced versions; but for a special gift for a kid, consider a handcrafted board game from halfway around the world.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

5.) Cozy Winter Wear

Cute hats, slippers, scarves and hand-warmers can make a wonderful, function gift for kids - but only if their fashionable-enough to actually be worn. Fortunately, our artisans make comfy, fashionable and functional wearables that make for great gifts for kids.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

6.) Fashion Jewelry

Fun (and sometimes funky) jewelry can make a great gift for a kid or young teenager. Better yet, when the jewelry is handmade and from a far-off land, fashion earrings, bracelets and necklaces make great gifts for kids that will connect them with the wider world.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

7.) Traditional Folk Dolls

Russian dolls, and other traditional folk dolls can make great gifts for kids who are old enough to appreciate their cultural significance. Additionally, a folk doll can make a wonderful gift for kids to introduce them to a new country, and to help them think outside of themselves.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

8.) Wacky Wings

These fun, hat-attached wings make an amazing, artistic gift for creative kids. They inspire lofty goals, and make for a fun costume.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

9.) Handbags and Purses

Since older teens don’t see themselves as kids, they will certainly appreciate something a bit more elegant for Christmas. Our artisans make wonderful, ethnic handbags and purses that are certain to make cherished, grownup gifts for kids.  

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

10.) Artisan Jewelry

Finally, ethnic earrings, bracelets, necklaces and other jewelry can make appropriate gifts for older kids. This amazing gifts are sturdy, original, sustainably made and make for an enviable gift for your kid.

 10 Thoughtful Gifts For Kids

 

GlobeIn is all about connecting great people with amazing art across rich cultures. These gifts for kids and adults help the young and the young at heart connect with the wider world while having something amazing that they can open on Christmas. This holiday season, when selecting your gifts for kids, please consider these amazing, artisan items from GlobeIn.

 

Support Local Artisans. Build Cultural Connections. Find Amazing Gifts for Kids.

 

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