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.
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.
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.
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!!
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
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.
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. 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.
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.