We feel for your winter birthday babies: celebrating in the shadow of the holiday season is tough! We’ve rounded up eight party favors that promise to make their special day that much more special—and parents will appreciate that none of them include candy. Whether you’re looking for a magic wand or a DIY memory game to while away cozy winter days, we have the perfect party favor to wrap up your little one’s celebration. See them all below.

One for the Birds

Give your guests the gift of a nature walk—right in their own backyard! These birdseed ornaments from One Little Project are sweet to look at and simple to make, and can easily hang from a tree limb so kids can watch feathered friends stop by for a snack.

photo: One Little Project

Which party favor is your favorite? Share with us in a Comment below!

— Katie Brown