Holiday gift giving should be easy, fun and anything but stressful. Which is why you need this perfectly curated list of best gifts for every age, stage and budget. From books to building to bling, we promise you our gift guides are anything but ordinary. Scroll down to see the big awesome list for 2018.

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Best Gifts for a Two-Year-Old

Seemingly overnight your little bouncing babe turned into a wandering toddler. Which is why this year, Christmas is going to be extra magical. We've rounded up 18 perfect gifts to spark curiosity, encourage engagement and entice them away from the gift wrapping.  

Click here to see our curated list of gifts for a two-year-old

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Incredible Gifts for a Three-Year-Old

By the age of three, your tot might actually be more excited about what’s in the box instead of the box itself. Which is why we’ve carefully curated some of the hottest new toys for three-year-olds to help you fill those boxes with holiday gifts they’ll be excited to play with all year round. 

Click here to see our top picks for a three-year-old's dream gift

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Unique Gift Ideas for Pre-K Kids

It seems like your Pre-K kid is in a perpetual state of discovery and motion. In our annual quest for the best and the brightest holiday gifts for preschoolers, we found the new toys and gadgets that are as unique as your kids. 

Click here to see 21 different, amazing gifts for preschoolers

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Smart Gifts for Kids Ages 6-8

They've outgrown a lot of their preschool-aged toys (see ya' Paw Patrol) but that doesn't mean that early elementary-aged kiddos aren't full of imagination and wonder. In fact, you've probably realized you need to up your game. Don't worry, we've curated of 20 awesome gifts just right for the bright minds and big hearts of kids ages 6-8. 

Click here to see the amazing list of gifts for your six-, seven- and eight-year-olds! 

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Gifts for 9 & 10-Year Olds They'll Never Forget

It’s a fact known throughout the land that’s truer than true, older kids are the most challenging humans to please when brainstorming gift ideas! But fear not, we've carefully curated an impressive gift list for kids ages 9 & 10, that will make them believe that Santa is on their side. 

Click here for our list of 17 gifts guaranteed to please your nine- and ten-year-old kiddos

 

The Coolest Gifts for Tweens

Finding the perfect gift for your tweenager can be a challenge. No longer a little kid but not quite a full-fledged teenager, 10-to-12-year-olds sometimes can be stuck between gift worlds. But we've found holiday gifts we think will change all of that. 

Click here to see the 21 best gifts for kids ages 10, 11 & 12.

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New & Cool Kids' Stocking Stuffers for 2018

They say it’s the little things that count. And, after a peek at our carefully curated collection of little holiday gifts and stocking stuffers, we think you’ll agree. From the hottest tiny toys to creative things you might not have thought about wrapping up, the things below will give Santa’s helpers (ahem, you) some serious street cred. 

Click here to see our favorite stocking stuffers for the 2018 holiday.

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Thoughtful Gifts for New & Pregnant Moms

Got a new or expecting mom on your holiday gift list? We've consulted with our own team (we've got three newborns on the Red Tri team just this year!) to make sure we've got the kinds of gifts moms actually want (and need).

Click here to see inspiring holiday gifts for new moms and moms-to-be.

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Our Favorite Gifts for Babies This Year

The holidays with Baby are always extra special, so this year when you are selecting gifts for the wee ones in your life, don't stress! Just read through our expertly selected guide and find the perfect gift. Then spend the time you saved cuddling and inhaling that smell on the top of their little heads. 

Click here to see our list of perfect gifts for babies and toddlers

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The Best Books of 2018

We've spent all year reading, reading to our kids and having them read to us. This is the result. Our list of our editor's absolute favorite books of 2018 has arrived just in time for your literary gift-giving pleasure.

Click here to see our list of the best kid's books of 2018

Stocking Stuffers You Can & Should Buy Yourself

We've all seen it: the look of confusion when your child sees that your stocking is empty. Don't break their little hearts! Add a few choice items to your own stocking. Go on! Santa will approve. 

Click here to see our mom-approved list of items you should put in your own stocking. 

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