Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed – kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many options no matter their age. Here are just a few.

Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp
Marine Park
3159 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11234
(718) 749-9532

The Aviator Sports gift card is a great way to get your kids moving. Whether its basketball and parkour classes, leagues, public ice skating or a big birthday blowout.

Li-Lac Chocolates
Sunset Park
Industry City, 68 35th St
Fl 1, Unit 18
b/t 3rd Ave & 2nd Ave
(212) 924-2280

Is there a kid who doesn’t get excited about opening a box of chocolates? You can even take your child to Li-Lac’s Chocolate factory at Industry City (Sunset Park), Brooklyn to show them where it’s made. Shop Gourmet Chocolate Gifts at Li-Lac Chocolates! Discover, fresh, gourmet, artisan chocolate from Manhattan’s Oldest Chocolate House – since 1923. All their chocolate is handmade in small batches for exceptional quality and superior taste. Choose from over 140 gifts.

via Li Lac Chocolates website

Pipsqueak Children’s Shoppe
Clinton Hill/Bed-Stuy
1124 Bedford Ave
(718) 398-1200
469 Myrtle Avenue between Washington Avenue & Hall Street
(718) 636-604

via Pipsqueak Facebook Page

Pipsqueak is a full-service kids store with toys everything from toys and clothes to baby gear, cribs and strollers. This store is for anyone ages 0-5 and is a fun retail addition to Bedford Ave. Bonus: free gift wrapping for gifts!!

Empire Stores
55 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Print by Natchi, via Natchieart.com

An Aussie expat living in NYC, Natchie creates whimsical, art-naïf prints of city icons, like the Brooklyn Bridge, the High Line, the Empire State Building and the Literary Walk in Central Park. As a bonus, each print also features a free download of a song – inspired by the image – written and performed by Natchie. You can visit her at Empire Stores or order directly from her website

126 Franklin St
Brooklyn, NY 11222
(718) 383-0096

WORD Bookstore (via Yelp)

WORD is a general interest bookstore specializing in literary fiction and non-fiction, with a great section for kids and lots of interesting cards and journals. WORD is all about community and neighborhood (Greenpoint) loving.

Kaleidoscope Toy Store
Bay Ridge
8722 3rd Ave
b/t 88th St & 87th St

Kaleidoscope Toy Store (Via Facebook)

The store feels like the type of carefully curated boutique. The toys are a great mix of fun and educational, with almost no junky plastic “filler” toys that you’d find at a big box store. Their thoughtful toy selection principle is based on the premise of open-ended play concept. This approach promotes various stages of development, learning, and creativity while focusing on STEAM.

ToyMax At The Wave Inc.
Sheepshead Bay/Manhattan Beach
104 West End Ave
(718) 891-1800

ToyMax At The Wave Inc. store is located in the heart of Manhattan Beach. ToyMax carries hard to find, unique, organic, Eco-friendly products for all Mommy & Baby needs. The store offers an impressive selection of radio-controlled and ride-on cars. ToyMax provides many services to satisfy their clients’ needs: store gift cards, shipping within the United States and internationally, local delivery, orders by phone, personalized gift baskets and much more.

via ToyMax Facebook page

The Holiday Gift Guide is part of BKLYNER’s series to promote Shop Local, Shop in Brooklyn.  Stay tuned for our future gift guides. We will publish one per week. For more information email HERE.


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