If you're still shopping for the preschooler in your life, don't sweat. We've got you, mama! Whether you're looking for toys for your nieces and nephews or searching for gifts for your own little ones, we can help. Motherly's editors have been keeping track of the products that were hits in our own households so that we can pass them on to you.

Here are 24 gifts our older kiddos are loving right now, from clothes to games to toys:


Plan Toys detective set

detective set

Playing detective is a fun game at any age, but especially in this age's wheelhouse. Kids will love to test their research skills as they try to locate the missing cat in town.

$40

Meri Meri Mia rainbow doll

mia doll

Gift the little one in your life Mia, a beautifully crafted doll from calico, with brown yarn hair and embroidered features. Mia also comes with a fact card that highlights her favorite things, including her bestie.

$65

Echo Dot (4th gen) kids edition

Echo Dot kids edition

Echo Dot is seriously magic! Kids can ask Alexa questions, set alarms and get help with their homework. And because a lot of us can't visit family and friends, we love that little ones can ask Alexa to call approved friends and family. We wish this was a thing when we were kids.

$59.99

Goliath banana blast game

Goliath banana blast game

If your child has trouble picking up small things, try playing this game to strengthen hand and eye coordination. It's a short enough game that even young kids are able to maintain attention and focus through everyone's turn.

$19.89

Wildkin table and chair set

Wildkin table and chair set

Another awesome item for a playroom or kids bedroom, this table and chair set gives little ones a place to tackle all kinds of activities and crafts. You'll love that the minimalist modern design integrates well into your existing décor. So cool.

$105

Philips Sonicare For Kids electric toothbrush

electric toothbrush

If your little one has trouble brushing their teeth, this electronic toothbrush will be a the gift that keeps on giving. My 4-year-old and I had the best time brushing until the timer went off—it gradually builds to two minutes twice a day to train kids to brush for the dentist-recommended time. Also, the bluetooth wireless technology in the handle tells kids and mamas how long they've brushed. Basically, it's my new go-to gift for preschoolers.

$49.95

Kids First Level microscope

Kids First Level microscope

This is the perfect hands-on toy perfect for little STEM lovers. This microscope is durable enough to withstand kid's rough hands, but technical enough to feel like an awesome grown up toy.

$32.952

Cubcoats puppy down vest

Cubcoats puppy down vest

Cubcoats are super cute as toys and as clothing—yep, you read that right. This is a vest that folds up into a stuffed animal you child can take anywhere. Bonus points for being machine-washable, ethically made and having tons of character and animal options to choose from.

$42

Hijinks bird costume

Hijinks bird costume

Hijinks costumes never disappoint and this bird ensemble is no exception. The tail and wings provide just the right amount of magic to make this set one of the most-played items in their collection.

$130

Hanna Andersson critter slippers

slippers

We love these comfy slippers. They are perfect for Christmas morning or any day of the year. And of course Hanna Anderson had matching adult pajamas so the whole family can have a PJ party (or a great photo op).

$30

Twelve Little backpack

Twelve Little backpack

Twelve Little's leopard backpack is sure to be a favorite (and maybe even a little motivation to get back into the school groove when it's safe again). The backpack's fun colors will be a big hit and the bag is big enough to carry everything they need, but small enough for a Kindergartener to tote around.

$52

Little Likes Kids camping outdoors puzzle

camping outdoors puzzle

You'll be surprised at how many hours of play you'll get from this one item. It's the perfect no-mess tabletop activity. Kids will have fun identifying the components that make camping outdoors fun for every age.

$18

Meri Meri glitter heart hair slides

glitter heart hair slides

We love these glitter hair slides because they allow kids to be creative and flex a bit of independence while crafting cute hairstyles. You have a winner for any girly-obsessed child.

$11

Meri Meri astronaut suitcase

Meri Meri astronaut suitcase

It's a doll. It's a suitcase. It's the perfect piece of luggage for all road trips this season. It's also great for imaginative play. Need we say more?

$30

Merrell bare steps cocoa jr. boot

Merrell bare steps cocoa jr. boot

You can do wrong with this classic boot made of environmentally friendly materials in the linings and outsole. Little feet will also love the rounded outsole that comfortably follows the natural shape of a child's foot.

$50

Boundless Blooms mindful moments: guided exercises + mantras for kids

mindful moments: guided exercises

We love how this book tackles topics our kids are interested in (or that we want them to be interested in) in an age-appropriate way. Whether you're trying to help your kids discover new ways to breathe, move or use their senses to explore, this book is sure to help.

$25

JANOD wooden nuts + bolts set

JANOD wooden nuts + bolts set

This minimalist toy is a classic for a reason. It allows for independent play but also encourages cooperation and imagination, two things we value in our household.

$28

Tea Collection rainbow sweater

Tea Collection rainbow sweater

This is a cute gift for a child who might be obsessed with all things bright and pretty. It's sure to help any big kid feel like they got something extra special.

$55

Cerebelly carrot raisin smart bars

Cerebelly carrot raisin smart bars

If you're looking for a healthy stocking stuffer, may we recommend these smart bars that contain 10 brain-supporting nutrients, no added sugar and three grams of protein. We love the carrot raisin flavor because it supports brain growth in regions like the parietal lobe, which is responsible for memory retention and overall attention.

$3.74

Literati Kids

literati

This "try before you buy" curated book club offer kids five books each month, curated by age, that contains original artwork and the cutest personalized book tags.

$60

Delta Children universal toy box

Delta Children universal toy box

This typically kids want toys to put inside a toy box, but this will keep their playroom or bedroom organized and that's seriously a gift to the entire household. It's also great piece for encouraging your kid's independent play.

$99

The Children's Place cat hair and jewelry set

The Children's Place cat hair and jewelry set

Help the little one in your life feel extra special with this unique set that includes beaded bracelets, necklaces and even floral cat ears.

$8.48

Step2 up + down roller coaster

up + down roller coaster

This one is an investment gift for sure, but we can see it being the perfect group gift for a set of kids or a super special present if you're aiming to choose only one thing for your kiddo. We love that it features a high back, handrail, and foot rests for a secure ride.

$179.97

Fire HD 8 kids edition tablet

Fire HD 8 kids edition tablet

We're not big on screen time for kids, but we highly recommend the Amazon Fire HD that gives your kid access to over 20,000 apps, games, books, videos, audiobooks, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon and Disney. The latest version is faster, includes a full-featured Fire HD 8 tablet and a kid-proof case with built-in stand. There's also a two year worry-free guarantee—if it breaks, return it and they'll replace it for free.

$139

Want more gift guide inspiration? We've got you covered. Check out all of our 2020 Gift Guides here.

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