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When Christmas comes, it’s fun to let the kids bring Christmas gifts for daycare friends. Here are Christmas present ideas for children’s friends at daycare, scouts, school, or for teammates.
Sometimes when your kids want to bring gifts to daycare for their friends, it’s hard to think of something that you can get for all the kids that are still affordable for your family. You don’t have to spend a ton of money to give a special gift that your child’s daycare friends will enjoy. It’s the thought that counts.
Christmas gifts for kids
When my daycare kids bring gifts for the other kids in my care, the kids get really excited and it makes them feel special. Here are some things I’ve seen done that were liked by all the kids.
And a lot of them you can buy at the Dollar Tree for just a dollar a piece. The Dollar Tree is a great place to get cute little things for kids.
- Coloring books and crayons
- A ball
- Gloves or mittens
- Jump ropes
- Ear Buds
Daycare Christmas gifts
- Sidewalk Chalk
- Yo Yo
- Board Games
- Punch Balloons
And Christmas gifts for daycare friends don’t have to be store-bought. There are tons of cute things you can make for your daycare kids too!
- Homemade Playdough
- Homemade Slime
- Homemade Discovery Bottles or Calm Down Jars
- Easy Sew Crayon Rollup Pouch
- Fun Sew Baby Block
- Heart Shaped Brownies
- Recycled Shaped Crayons
- Salt Dough Ornaments
- Coco Puff Bars
- Monster Cookies
- Hot Cocoa Bombs
- Cute and Portable Tic Tac Toe Game with Erasers
- Rudolph the Lollipop-Nosed Reindeer
Christmas gifts for daycare providers
And if you are a daycare provider and you want inspiration for gifts to get your daycare kids for Christmas, check out these ideas from other daycare providers and me.
And don’t forget all the Christmas gifts kids can make!
This time of year, you may be looking for that perfect gift to give the kids at your daycare. They’ll always remember it! Maybe one of these gifts will help them beat last-minute holiday stress like only Santa could do.