The Staten Island Family’s Holiday Gift Guide
Best Bets for Babies and Toddlers
Every new parent and their babe need a great chair to sit in for feedings and just for snuggling and the Delta Furniture Rowen Upholstered Rocking Chair in Dove Grey is perfect for any nursery regardless of the style! And did I mention that doggies love it too?!
Ready to rock now and forever, the Rowen Nursery Rocking Chair from Delta Children gently sways back and forth on a sturdy wood base. Built with parents and babies in mind, this plush rocking chair boasts a supportive back and padded armrests, so you can comfortably feed, read or bond together. The chair’s soft microfiber upholstery contrasts brilliantly with the dark chocolate finish on the legs. Its classic styling allows for it to feel right at home in a nursery, living room or any shared space that needs a cozy touch. Delta Children was founded around the idea of making safe, high-quality children’s furniture affordable for all families. They know there’s nothing more important than safety when it comes your child’s space. That’s why all Delta Children products are built with long-lasting materials to ensure they stand up to years of jumping and playing. Plus, they are rigorously tested to meet or exceed all industry safety standards.
A beautiful nursery rug – this one has a Super Soft Feeling: velvet surface, very soft to the touch, plus skid-resistant rubber bottom, perfect for a baby to play on the floor!
Invest in a crib that will convert into a Toddler bed! The Gelato 2-in-1 Mini Crib and Twin Bed delivers a pint size punch of personality. Mini sized for nursery nooks, small space nurseries, or shared bedrooms (roomies.), the Gelato Mini Crib features optional interchangeable feet to match decor and a convertible design that expands into a twin bed for all the big kid years.
A Trendy kids clothing subscription box! from fittedtot.com
How it works
1. Build Your Style Profile
Take our easy online quiz so your Tot Stylist will know your little one’s style to prepare your monthly box.
2. Boutique at Your Doorstep
Receive a monthly box of 5-8 items for your child to try on and adore at home. Keep what you love and send the rest back.
3. Only Pay for What You Keep
There is a $20 styling fee charged for each monthly box. Keep two or more items from our box, and the fee will be credited towards your purchase.
4. Give Back to a Tot in Need
When your tot outgrows any Fittedtot clothing or accessory, you have the option to give back through their Tots2Tots program! Just request a pre-paid envelope to mail your donation, or bring to the nearest drop off location.
Check out my unboxing and at the very bottom of this guide enter our GIVEAWAY!
Best Bets for Baby Gear
This fun activity station from KidKraft is just what early learners need to engage in fun imaginative play. Bright colors, turning gears, and a bead maze help toddlers explore while developing fine motor skills and learning shape and color recognition.
Your little one will love going on make-believe adventures on this trusty steed. Just saddle up your dude or dudette in this fun, plush horse baby swing and watch as your little one rocks to and fro with delight. Adjustable straps let you adapt the seat to your child’s size, while the expertly crafted designed keeps your child safe, so you don’t have to worry about getting bucked off.
Your baby is sure to drift off to slumberland in no time with this rock play sleeper. Equipped with heavily cushioned insert and head support, this sleeper features an array of different tunes that create a soothing ambience for baby to sleep. Unique SmartConnect technology allows you to manage rocker operations through your smart device. This rocker has a convenient foldable design that ensures hassle-free portability and storage. Two customizable, hands-free rocking modes.
Best Best for Moms and Dads ( to make life easier with their babes in tow)
Every mom needs a great diaper bag
This Ju-Ju-Be Be Prepared Hello Kitty Diaper Bag has EVERYTHING a mom needs to be prepared!
- Dual top handles
- Detachable, adjustable shoulder strap
- Zip top closure
- Exterior features 1 front zip pouch with various pockets and straps for organizing, 1 front slip pocket, 1 back pocket with magnetic closure, and 2 side foldover flap pockets
- Interior features 1 slip wall pocket and 6 mesh slip pockets
- Includes changing pad
This Durable nylon adds functionality and a cool, uncluttered look to this MARC JACOBS diaper bag. With secure inner and outer pockets, a removable changing pad and an optional shoulder strap for easy carrying, it’s an essential style for modern dads.
Baby Carrier One Air is equipped with a sturdy waist belt and padded, form-fitting shoulder straps to make it comfortable for carrying a growing child from newborn up to the age of three years. The waist belt allows you to support the child’s weight on your hips, and avoid back and shoulder discomfort. You can vary between four ergonomic carrying positions throughout the period of use, with your child sitting in either the normal or wide leg position.
Recommended for children up to 50 lbs.; the J is for Jeep Brand Sport Utility All-Terrain Stroller
is three strollers in one- it holds your car seat on the frame with included adapter; carriage-style infant stroller that faces you; reversible upright toddler stroller with adjustable recline & footrest! Its Lightweight, it has an aluminum frame; Extendable European-style canopy with peak-a-boo window and pop out SPF 50 sun visor and its Adjustable handle provides the perfect fit for parents of all heights.
It also has a Five-point safety harness with soft shoulder pads and reflective piping; Removable, swing away child bar allows you to easily get your child in and out; Includes detachable parent organizer that holds diapers, bottles and more. And last biut not least it has 8″ front wheels that lock and swivel; 12″ back wheels with one touch cable lock brake system; back wheels filled with air for smooth ride on rugged terrain; Quick and ultra-compact ‘flat fold’ design and auto latch lock for easy travel!
Best Bets for the bigger kids
Bon Appetit! This Vintage Kitchen in Pink lets kids pretend they are cooking big feasts for the whole family. With its close attention to detail and interactive features, this adorable kitchen would make a great gift for any of the young chefs in your life
Drive forward, backward, sideways, diagonally and all of the ways in between with the Razor Crazy Cart DLX, which features an innovative drive system for great maneuvering ability. The extended drift bar helps the Razor power through insane drifts for a fun driving experience. This versatile go-cart allows you to handle tight spaces or 360s like a pro by turning in place. With Go Cart and Crazy Cart mode, this deluxe 4 wheeler will take you new places in new ways for an unforgettable ride
Kids who love to craft will absolutely love this 1,250+ piece kit that comes with beads, sequins, fuzzy sticks, pompoms, felt pieces, wooden dowels, floss, googly eyes, sticker-back jewels, wooden discs, craft sticks, scissors, needles and glue. The whole kit comes packaged in a brightly printed, compartmentalized case box perfect for gifting and storing.
Build a playful, portable computer. Connect the brain, battery, speaker, screen, keyboard. Backpack-friendly, create anywhere! Learn code by making art, games, Hack Minecraft, make apps that move to music. 100’s of step-by-step challenges show you how. Watch YouTube, search Wikipedia, write stories. Build and code your own portable computer, with 10.1′” HD screen, speaker, wireless keyboard, sound sensor and battery. Learn to code: 100’s of stories and step-by-step challenges show you how to make games, art, music, Hack Minecraft and play with sound. Connect to the internet, and use your favorite apps like YouTube, Whatsapp, Google Maps and Wikipedia. Also includes memory card, power cable, sound sensor, case, stand and Raspberry Pi 3.
He’ll learn to sew by creating lovable little monsters. Featuring a wide variety of patterned fabrics, felt, thread, stuffing and more, this kit lets your little one create almost anything he can conceive. The full-color manual teaches techniques and offers suggestions for new monsters.
It’s what’s inside that counts, and this adorable character proves it! Zipped inside Erwin’s tummy, tiny surgeons will find six essential organs: lungs, heart, intestines, liver, spleen, and kidneys. All of the plush organs are color-coded, and children will have a blast identifying each one in the accompanying booklet and learning more about it’s very important role in our bodies. Underneath it all, an embroidered posterior skeleton teaches kids about how our bones keep everything together. Smart and surprisingly sweet, this little patient is the perfect toy to pique the interest of your pre-pre-med student, and it can also help a brave kiddo get through a tough surgery.
Before your toddler gets on the saddle of a big kid bike, they will need to learn to maintain their balance on a durable wooden bike. Modeled after a retro motor scooter, your kiddo will be cruising the pathways in no time without the use of training wheels. It has an adjustable seat so tots big and small can remain comfortable as they ride with confidence.