Best Gifts for Family with Children – 2023 Holiday Gift Guide


Getting gifts for your family friends can be quite stressful – especially if you have been trying to get individual gifts for each family member. How about getting presents that are suitable for the entire family? Or perhaps ones that would occupy the children and free up some time for the adults to take a break? Check out our all-in-one gift picks for your friends’ whole family!

1. San Francisco Giants Holiday Gift Card

How often do you look back and think to yourself, “buying those jeans was such an amazing experience”? Instead, I’m sure you remember the trip you took with your family when you laughed until you cried or your child’s first sports game when their favorite athlete waved to them from the field. You get the idea. The San Francisco Giants know this better than just about anyone. Gift the gift of Giants this holiday season, and don’t stop believin’!

2. HeyBambu Eco-Luxe Toilet Paper

Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the past few years, you know just how important toilet paper is to a household. So go ahead and order a stack of 100% bamboo toilet paper that will have your favorite family wiping with ease, luxury, and peace of mind. Founded in the Bay Area by Joslyn Faust, HeyBambu aims to revolutionize the paper products industry to better meet the needs of consumers—those who care about the environment and the products they use on their bodies. In addition, one tree is planted as a result of each sale.

3. Try the World Subscription Box

Travel the world through snacks! Each box comes with a unique assortment of products from around the world along with periodic tips, recipes, and stories designed to best experience international culinary culture.

4. Redding Garden of Lights

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Make memories with your bestie family by treating them to a road trip to Redding for their famous Garden of Lights! Stay overnight at the Sheraton Redding next to the Sundial Bridge at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park, and fill your photo album with snapshots of your journey through 10 acres of artfully illuminated and immersive displays exhibiting world-class design – including glowing swings and a model train town!

5. Mailbox Mutt

Encourage imagination with Mailbox Mutt’s weekly subscription service. By receiving real letters from Milo the mailbox mutt, the little ones can travel the world, read about exotic animals, and discover the wonders of the world from the safety of home. Milo’s personalized letter service is perfect for kids ages 4+, as it encourages reading, kindness, learning, and more!

6. BYJU’s Learning Kit

BYJU‘S Learning Featuring Disney is an award-winning, interactive program helping students develop math & reading skills. With over 3,000 educational activities with real-time feedback, BYJU‘S Learning feat. Disney was created by educators to meet curriculum standards and adjust to the child’s learning level as they grow. Each kit blends digital and hands-on learning activities and includes Magic Workbooks, Osmo base and reflector, and BYJU’S Learning App.

7. Capture Memory Capsule

We all know that one closet that is jammed-packed full of photos, memory albums, VHS, and DVDs that have our fondest memories with family, friends, moments in time, etc., but have been sitting there for years just collecting dust bunnies. Introduce your friends to Capture – the leading photo and video digitization service to easily move older media content into the cloud. Their Time Capsules are simplified shipping kits for media to be added and returned for digitization.

7. Ridesafer Portable Vest

This RideSafer vest is a safe and legal alternative to bulky car seats and booster seats! Most of all, it is very portable, much lighter weight, and waaay less bulky to lug around. This device will totally free up parents’ hands and save them some sore muscles during travels long and short, and everyone will end up being in a much better holiday mood!

9. Stomp Rocket

The OG makers of rocket-launching toys are bringing families even more ways to have fun and explore the principles of physics. You can’t go wrong with gifting any Stomp Rocket set to a family! Gift the ultimate active outdoor play experience where kids can spend hours running, stomping, and throwing rockets for independent play or with family and friends. Parents may learn a thing or two as well!

10. My Magic Carpet

These high-quality washable rugs make for an amazing gift to a family who’s just settling into their new home! Made with 100% microfiber polyester, these rugs are designed to protect floors against scratches, spills & stains, meaning no more worrying about spilling liquids in the dining room or kitchen rugs. What’s more, it features a waterproof inner liner which prevents any liquid from seeping through to the floor. Bring on the mess!

11. Bright Stripes Kid’s Crafts

Bright Stripes offers fantastic activity kits that promote social, emotional, and tactile learning while fueling imaginations for a summer filled with fun at home and on the go! Give the gift of activities for kids of all stripes, including classic crafts, tween DIY, and a top-quality art supply line,  iHeartArt. You’ll feel good knowing that 5% of proceeds from the iHeart Art line support Art Feeds’ International programming.  This nonprofit supplies art lessons, training, and art materials to kids in need, allowing kids the world over to experience the life-affirming joy of artistic expression!

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