Our Gift Guide wouldn’t be complete with out including the kiddies! So the Crusaders put together some of our top 10 cupcake themed gifts for kids! Broken into two categories: Toys and Kids Room, it covers all things cupcake for kids, from paint by number to beanbags! We hope this inspires you to think outside of the cupcake box this holiday season when shopping for the kids in your life. Enjoy!
1. Paint by Number – Cupcakes!
$11.99 – Enjoy watching your child create a cupcake masterpiece with this fun and creative painting kit. The kits comes with real artists canvas acrylic paints, easy to follow instructions, and even an easy mount frame. It is non-toxic, and recommended for ages 8+.
2. Learning Resources Sorting Shapes Cupcake Game
$15.39 – This fast-paced board game isn’t just fun, it’s also a great learning tool! With bright colors and fun shapes, kids will love playing this cupcake game.
Includes 30 shape cards in 6 different shapes, 4 self-checking cupcake puzzle cards, 4 pawns, large foam die, cake mix box, Activity Guide and game board measuring 14″L x 12.75″H
For 2-4 players. Ages 3+
Target.com describes it’s learning benefits:
* Reinforces shape recognition, attributes, matching (visual and tactile discrimination), and following directions
* Supports non-readers as children roll the die, move their pawns around the cupcake top, and fill in their cupcake puzzle cards
3. Melissa & Doug Toy Cupcake Set
$19.95 – This clever to set includes dry erase markers to decorate the cupcake tops over and over again! The set includes an oven mitt, wooden baking sheet, candles and cupcake holders, a must for any young baker! Ages 3+
4. Kidkraft Cupcake Stand
$24.99 – This cupcake stand is perfect for the little chef in your life! And makes the perfect addition to any kitchen play set. Includes two-tier cupcake stand, 8 pretend cupcakes, and mix and match tops and bottoms. Ages 3+
5. You R My Cupcake Book
$6.99 – You R My Cupcake is an adorable, bite-sized, board book that’s filled with all the names we call our children: cutie pie, sweet pea, peanut, pumpkin. With bright colors and fantastic artwork this book is great for all ages.
For the Kids Room
6. Harmony Kids Bean Bag – Cupcake
$19.99 (on sale as of 12/9/2011) – The perfect place for your little one to sit and enjoy a cupcake! This bean bag is bright, fun, and functional. Have your cake and sit on it too! A great addition to any kids room or play room.
7. Baby Bunch Cupcakes Onesies
$34.99 – This adorable set of cupcakes are actually onesies! Open the box and reveal a set of four short sleeve onesies. Made from 100% cotton and designed with lap shoulders and bottom snaps for ease. Machine wash cold, tumble dry low
8. Cupcake Ceramic Bank
$12.99 – What a fun why to learn how to save money! This colorful cupcake bank by Stephan Baby is the perfect addition to your nursery or child’s room. The glossy finish and bright colors are sure to complement any décor. Stands 5″ tall.
9. Cupcake Toddler Apron
$24.00 – Perfect for your little baking helper! Made of 100% cotton and reversible, this apron will keep your little one’s clothes clean while they help you in the kitchen, paint, or even help you garden outside.
10. Cupcake Sweet on You Mittens
$19.99 – I’m not sure anything is cuter than kids with mittens, unless they have cupcakes on them too! Created by Zooni M’uppet ‘Sweet on You’ Cupcake Mittens are handmade and fleece lined to keep those little fingers nice and warm. (You can also buy a hat to match! Also in the photo)
What are some of your kids favorites? Have you found other kiddie cupcake items this holiday season? Share with us!
Happy Holiday Shopping!
(Photos courtesy of websites where items are available for purchase. No harm intended)
– Posted by Cupcake Crusader, Elisa (Baltimore, MD)