12 Gifts for the February Birthday Kid You Obviously Love the Most
Presents don’t equal love, but they do add up to a whole lot of birthday fun.
Megan Baldwin · 9 months ago
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Looking for gift ideas for the February birthday kid in your life? Steer clear of the Valentine’s Day merch and fall in love with presents suited for an ambitious, change-making, and creative kid. From stories about change from Black voices to toys that offer a warm-up for March Madness, here’s our short-list of gifts for a February birthday.
1. Toniebox Audio Player Starter Set
Feel the rhythm of some of your favorite Disney hits, among other kid-favorite tracks. With a Toniebox, kids can control the tunes, all without the use of screens by dropping a special Tonie figurine on top, which comes preloaded with music and stories. There are a ton of Tonies to choose from, but we’ve packaged up a few starter sets to get you going.
2. “Change Sings” by Amanda Gorman
Celebrate change with this lyrical picture book from the National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and bestselling illustrator Loren Long. The perfect story to activate your February kid’s inner leader, the book tells the story of a young girl who learns she can make changes — big or small.
3. Melissa & Doug Top & Bake Pizza Counter
Melissa & Doug
February 9th is National Pizza Day. If your kid’s birthday falls within a 20-day window, opt for this pizza-themed activity kit. They’ll learn how to create their own pizza parlor with beautiful wooden and felt toys.
4. "Where’s Waldo?” Vans
Is your February kid a sneakerhead? This season, Vans and Where's Waldo? teamed up for a fun special edition sneaker inspired by the beloved books. Start a search party and see if you can find a very sneaky Waldo on these cool slip-ons.
5. “Little People, BIG DREAMS: Black Voices” Book Set
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
February is Black History Month. This inspiring book set from Little People, BIG DREAMS introduces your 4 to 7-year-old to three icons: Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks — the perfect gift to learn about the lives of these heroes.
6. Little Tikes Plant-a-Garden
Spring isn’t quite here yet, but a budding gardener can dream. Inspire your kid’s green thumb to come out of hibernation with a kid-friendly wheelbarrow, a sprinkler, flower pots, and tools. All they need now is a little imagination.
7. KiwiCo Basketball Catapult Set
With March Madness around the corner, KiwiCo’s basketball catapult activity set gets your February kid into the basketball-crazed spirit. Aim, shoot and score while learning about the science of sports.
8. Singing Machine Kids Mood Karaoke System
February kids are known for their creativity (Elton John is a Feb. birthday). Give them the tools to master the Rocketman’s song list with this all-in-one karaoke rig. It’s essentially a hit-maker in a box with a built-in Bluetooth speaker, stage lighting, and voice effects.
9. Loog Electric Guitar
Johnny Cash, Kurt Kobain, and Alice Cooper were all born in February. This kid-friendly electric guitar with a built-in amp is ideal for the budding shredder in your life.
10. Drawing Without Dignity: Artsy Fartsy Drawing Game
With a few more months of indoor play ahead, this artsy-fartsy game is a gift for the entire family. Team up with friends and family to draw, guess, and STEAL clues in this party game that will have the whole gang LOL-ing.
11. Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game
Inspired by the award-winning board game, this fun, sturdy board book strengthens counting and color recognition, with plenty of flaps for little hands to lift and explore.
12. Oregon Trail Handheld Game
With our Netflix queues exhausted, this handheld take on the classic computer game will help pass the time. There’s plenty of levels to discover as you traverse the country, and hey, if your birthday kid gets bored with it, you can reconnect with your inner ‘90s child.
You'll be too busy having fun to notice you're learning. Or hungry. (When IS dinner anyway?)
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