2021 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Kids and Teens

This holiday season, we selected gifts that all the kids in your life (big and small) will cherish.

Jacquard Tie Dye Kits, $25

kids tie dye kit

Jenny Lemons

From a company in Healdsburg comes this kid- and adult-friendly tie dye kit with three pre-measured colors – magenta, turquoise and yellow. All you need to supply is a white T-shirt.

Winter Wonderland Small World Kit, $29

messy art lab

Messy Art Lab

Wrapped and ready to gift, this build-your-own-fairyland kit from San Francisco’s Messy Art Lab includes a bag of wintery sparkles and snow, studio-made play dough, acrylics to personalize your work and a video designed to inspire.

Winter a la Carte Kit, $20

fuzed glass

Fuzed Glass

Choose a tree, snowflake or other winter shape and use decorative glass to design your own ornaments. Kits include glass and instructions but must be fired at the San Rafael studio. 

Silly Street, $25

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Silly Street

This board game (and app when age-appropriate) to help young children get up and moving while targeting character-building skills like bravery, creativity, curiosity and empathy was designed in Mill Valley.

Owl Crate Subscription Boxes, $29.99-$32.99/month

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Owl Crate is a subscription box that keeps on gifting. Available for teens or youth, the curated boxes deliver signed hardcover books and beautifully curated bookish goodies that kids and parents will love equally.

CMY Cubes, $29.95

This one-of-a-kind magical cube supplies an ever-changing spectrum of color by turning it in different angles. It’s a fidget that helps with anxiety relief, and a great learning object for art, or desk accessory. 

Pottery with a Purpose™, starts at $63

Gift a thoughtfully curated eco-conscious DIY clay sculpting kit, that spurs creativity. The kit contains everything necessary for at-home clay play — all while giving back to mental health initiatives.

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