Vancouver Holiday Gifts for the Kids

Here are plenty of fun local gift ideas to surprise the little ones

BCLiving’s editors have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for kids

Whether you’re looking for clothes, toys or books this holiday season, we’ve got you covered.

Redfish Clothing Party Dress

Vancouver designers Lorraine Kitsos and Kristy Brinkle reference Asian influences to create beautiful kids’ clothing like this stunning party dress.


Fisher Price Record Player

This retro toy will excite parents as much as kids. Wind it up, drop the needle and listen to nursery rhymes on one of the five double-sided records.


Fait Pour Toi doll


Local designer Anne-Marie Bélanger hand makes each one-of-a-kind Fait Pour Toi doll with vintage fabrics and her grandmother’s buttons. If you order directly from her, she can embroider the child’s name on the back of the doll for an added personal touch.


Prince Lionheart Chop Balance Bike


Recommended for two- to five-year-olds, this wood-framed scooter bike has wide rubber wheels to help kids practice balance until they are ready for pedals.


My Secret Cravings earrings

Believe it or not, these adorable confections aren’t dessert – they’re kids’ jewelry made by local designer Heidi Liao.


East Van T-Shirt

Kids can show off their local pride with this cotton T-shirt featuring Vancouver artist Ken Lum’s iconic East Van monument at the corner of Clark Drive and 6th Avenue.


Cozy Classics

Introduce kids to the classics with these charming abridged stories by Vancouver-born twins Jack and Holman Wang. Creative writing teacher Jack pens the stories and Holman creates the felt scene imagery.


Bobs & Lolo Connecting the Dots

Vancouver children’s music duo Bobs and Lolo’s latest release will have kids singing, dancing and laughing as they are taught lessons about connecting with the world around them.


Schoenhut Piano


Intended for children under five, this adorable toy piano includes a colour-coded chart to teach children how to play.


Tricky the Raven Hand Puppet

Designed by Coast Salish artist Doug LaFortune, Tricky the Raven’s moving mouth makes him the perfect companion for story time.