We have separated this page into categories by gift ideas by age in order to help you find gift giving ideas quickly and easily.
Expectant/New Moms & Babies
Creative Essentialz make unique baby gifts by hand!
Baby Joy organic, natural and eco-friendly baby gift sets.
PeapodMats are a MUST HAVE product in every home with a baby or training toddler! Feel free to read my review here of these excellent waterproof bed pads to get to know their amazing quality and characteristics.
Sleepy Owl, natural skincare products for baby are a must have for new parents! Along with helping Moms overcome their struggles with common baby ailments, Sleepy Owl skin remedies have also treated cradle cap, diaper rashes and eczema. We still have these products in our home and use them on a regular basis (on the WHOLE family!).
Sleeping Baby Inc is the home of the Zipadee-Zip Swaddle Transition solution! The Zipadee-Zip was originally created for a little girl who refused to sleep without being swaddled 😉 It’s meant for babies 3 months and older and it provides a woomb-like environment, but with room to push up, roll over, and wiggle around safely. The slight resistance in the “wing-span” helps a baby self-soothe and sleep better than they would in a traditional sleep sack or PJs.
lilspeak’s clothing line empowers the population of tiny developing humans to proudly represent the small repertoire of phrases they actually know and use everyday. From the wisdom and simplicity of “NO” to the highly introspective “I’m hungry”, young kids of all ages can enjoy true expressive freedom in a modern age of the itsy bitsy individual.
luvchild all-in-1 body & bum spray – A ‘must-have’ for busy parents, our body & bum spray is the perfect substitute for diaper creams, baby lotions, baby oil and eczema creams. Soothes, protects and nourishes skin from irritants, bug bites and unexpected rashes. 100% natural, made with coconut, tamanu and jojoba oils. Made in Canada & Vegan.
Amanda’s Book Picks
Momentus is the debut book by Canadian social media activist and fourteen-year-old Hannah Alper, and is a great holiday gift to inspire teens to become young change-makers of their own. The book explores how people have made, and can make, positive changes in their community and features interviews with activists, celebrities and youth change-makers like: Malala Yousafzai (Nobel Peace Prize Winner), Lilly Singh (Canadian social media personality), Severn Cullis-Suzuki (environmental activist). A great fit idea for the tween or teen on your list.
Magelica’s Voyage is a Magical Fairy Tale about Believing in Yourself, Love, and Positivity. The Perfect Gift for Children ages 5 -11 this Holiday! FREE Shipping Worldwide.
Marmalade Books is a monthly children’s book subscription service including three available subscriptions:
- Baby Box, ages 0-3, 2-3 board books
- Picture Books Box, ages 4-7, 1 hardcover and 1 paperback or some other surprise to complement the first book
- Middle Grade Box, ages 8-12, 1 hardcover and 1 paperback or some other surprise to complement the first book
Book by Dini Petty, raising funds for CMHA. Three friends, the Queen, the Bear, and the Bumblebee, set sail on a flying ship into the far reaches of space, where they encounter the charming Prince of Night and his wish-granting crown. The others ask for personal improvements, but the sage Bumblebee is happy to stay his old self. When trouble turns up, the humble bee saves the day with the tried-and-true assets nature gave him. Whimsically illustrated, this amusing verse tale shows the importance of believing in oneself. 100% of the sales of this book is given to CMHA (Canadian Mental Health Association) – Cost $10 (plus shipping if applicable) – visit judybrunton.ca/donate for information on how to purchase.
Get your copy of Bessie, Queen of the Sky – The first story of the Queen Girls collection features Bessie Coleman, the first African American woman in the world to receive her pilot’s license. Read to learn how Bessie made her dream come true! Recommended age – 4 to 8 years old.
Child Gift Ideas
Constructive Eating Plates and Utensils make an excellent gift for toddlers, pre-schoolers and young school-aged children. They make eating fun and can even help the pickiest of eaters! Their “pushers” have saved us from a tantrum or two over the years.
Snappy Towels make a wonderful gift for end of the school year, birthday or just because! They have child-friendly snaps and are convenient for the beach or pool.
Lost My Name is a company that makes a personalized book just for your child all about their name taking a child on a magical adventure to find her name with a hunt for each letter throughout a lovely story.
Be Power Flowers and Super Stars fill your kids with confidence, focus and healthy self-esteem. Positive daily affirmations provide an opportunity for your child to grow in joy, build confidence, self-assurance and love for themselves. These Reusable Affirmation Decals make a fantastic gift ideas for children of all ages.
Curiosity Box is an award winning Canadian company owned by a mom who’s mission is to help families enjoy quality family time! Inspire your child’s curiosity and creativity by ordering fun and conveniently packaged themed craft and activity boxes right to their door or your inbox (with Curiosity Club)! Curiosity Box is recommended for children ages 3-7.
Gifts for Everyone
Green & Black’s Chocolate Bars 26 years ago, Green & Black’s was launched – a high quality, dark, bittersweet organic chocolate bar, packed with 70% cocoa solids. Founded by husband and wife team Craig Sams and Jo Fairley, Green & Black’s was born in their flat in Portobello Road in 1991. The Green & Black’s brand has now expanded into different formats from small bars to Easter products whilst maintaining its values on ethics and quality. With 10 unique bars in the portfolio, Green & Black’s is committed to creating great tasting, innovative and ethically sourced chocolate. Green & Black’s chocolate bars are available at natural health and organic food shops, independent specialty food stores and select major retailers such as Whole Foods, Sobey’s, Metro, Loblaws, Bulk Barn and Shoppers Drug Mart.
Bluish Tulle Skirts are hand crafted with care, paying close attention to quality and detail. Whether you are looking for a tulle skirt for yourself OR a special skirt for your little one, be sure to check out Bluish! These adorable tutus and skirts have been seen on CityTV Breakfast Television, FASHIONCAN, and at Pottery Barn Kids.
This set of 12 Coloured Empowerment Pencils has a unique positive message on each one. These would make an excellent gift for anyone on your list who could use some positivity in their life, who is creative or who loves to colour or draw.
Just Enough Bling – Canadian, hand made jewelry designed and made with love by a free-style designer. Each piece of jewelry is uniquely made by owner, Susan Melnick.
Made out of faux-suede (animal-friendly), boho necklaces feature semi-precious stones and charms. The necklaces are 8 feet long so you can wrap them once, twice or three times. The boho’s are flexible and eye-catching. Each necklace comes with instructions for how to wear them.
Hand-wrapped wire jewelry is definitely an art form. The bracelets and necklaces are feminine, beautiful, and versatile. Susan does custom design on the spot at various vendor shows throughout the GTA.
Just Enough Bling Bookmarks will be a big hit for your kids, teachers or your book club friends. Funky, colorful, and whimsical, the bookmarks are a perfect holiday stocking stuffer!
You can reach her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on her Facebook Page.
The Ulitmate Pedicure Slipper is the perfect gift for the person on your list who enjoys to get pedicures! You will never ruin your polish again with this unique, one-of-a-kind slippers! These pedicure slippers are reusable, comfortable, stylish and has a non-slip double foam sole.