Gift-giving is truly a talent. It’s not easy to run around from store to store trying to figure out what to get for every single member of your family. We partnered with Square Panda to bring you a gift guide to help you get your shopping done with some personalized options for each recipient. Here are some of our favorite options:
For your budding reader, Square Panda is the perfect fun and entertaining gift that also helps build early reading skills. This new multisensory playset is designed for kids 2-8. It includes interactive games that play on your tablet (all free to download) and incorporate 45 physical ‘smart’ letters that interact with these games when you place them in the playset slots. Square Panda is a truly unique system that uses a research-based multisensory approach (sight, touch, sound) that is so engaging kids don’t even realize they are learning! Definitely a winner.
If you’re looking for an actual drone, our pick is the Polaroid PL2900. It live streams HD wifi videos and photos to your smartphone and records up to 10 minutes from up to 1000 feet away. Super cool and also easy to fly with 3-speed settings that goes up to 16mph.
For the curious chef, chances are they’ve heard the hype of sous-vide machines. Take it up a notch for them with Mellow, which incorporates an innovative, built-in refrigeration system. It keeps food fresh until it’s the exact time to start cooking.
For the doggie lover family, the Dogi Pack is an all-in-one dog walking necessity. The hands-free accessory comes with a collapsible bowl, poop bags, cell phone holder, water bottle holder, pocket for extra necessities and a carabiner for keys.
For the woman who loves to accessorize, check out these fringe-tastic earrings by Sterling Forever. They come in a wide variety of colors, so take your pick!
For the wannabe scuba diver, give the gift of experience with PADI (The Professional Association of Diving Instructors) eLearning, the first step towards certification. With over 6,400 dive centers around the world, your adventure-seeking recipient will never be far from exploration.
Ninja Intelli-Sense Kitchen System with Auto Spiralizer
For the healthier eater, there’s nothing better than the Ninja Intelli-Sense Kitchen System with Auto Spiralizer. This fabulous machine has a smart and powerful base that transforms into four high-performance appliances that can assist you in endless recipes! The Intelli-Sense Technology delivers optimal results for everything from delicious smoothies (the blades break down whole fruits, vegetables, ice and even seeds), spiralized zucchini (you’ve got to try it as a healthier alternative to pasta), and don’t even get me started on the shaved ice! Chop, puree and even make pizza dough!
Lassig kids Dish Sets
For the baby led weaner, the Lassig kids dish sets from Little Chums are the perfect starter set. The collection includes a plate with four partitions, a bowl, a spoon and a cup. The non-slip coating keeps them on the table (and keeps parents happy about that!).
Red Copper 5 Minute Chef
For the one who never has time to eat, the Red Copper 5 Minute Chef is the way to go! The nonstick cooker helps you prepare your food in just minutes thanks to the two deep wells that cook the top and bottom of your food simultaneously.
For any on-the-go coffee drinker, the simple and functional Contigo Transit will be their new best friend. It keeps a bevy hot for up to 5 hours and reduces the chances of any leaks thanks to their“sip and seal” system.
For the nursing mommy, Kindred Bravely should be a staple in her drawer. The brand recently extended the line to provide luxuriously soft nursing pajamas. The two layer top design makes nursing easy, while being comfortable and fully-clothes otherwise.
Switchmate Smart Home Starter Kit
For the smart home enthusiast, Switchmate Smart Home Starter Kit allows customers to control their lights and devices with their voice and phone. Set timers, save money and never worry about leaving the straightener on again!
For the future medical professional, Parker turns a classic teddy bear and an app on your phone into an augmented reality experience of interactive doctor play for a child. What could be better?
Mermaid Tail Blanket
For the mom and daughters who love to twin, a little something fun is the Mermaid Tail blanket. Get one for yourself and get one for your daughter. Eating popcorn and watching holiday movies is just more fun when you have this blanket!
My Golden Ticket
For the child story-lover, Wonderbly is an incredible product that combines the power of storytelling, design and technology to create a super personal gift. Beautiful illustrations and stories fill the book that’s specially created for the child, inspiring their imagination and creativity. We’re loving My Golden Ticket, inspired by Roald Dahl.
For the music lover, Fender Play is marking a major milestone with online guitar lessons. Instructor-guided videos and a customized curriculum gives beginners the opportunity to fulfill their lifelong dream of learning to play. If they don’t have a guitar yet, there’s plenty to choose from. We’re loving this Mustang electric model.
For the kitchen creative, Architec features an array of innovative products that are useful and well-designed. We’re loving the Madeira Cocottes, ceramic pots that come in three different sizes. They’re perfect for side dishes and special desserts.
For the kid of all ages, the 3Doodler Create is an amazing 3D printing pen that will make anyones imagination run wild. Draw anything with this compact & easy to use pen and the heated plastic will cool almost instantly into a solid, stable creation!
For the one who loves a little variety in their workouts, ClassPass grants someone access to thousands of different fitness classes, from yoga, to pilates, dance, strength training and more. They’ll be able to attend the best gyms and fitness studios for a fraction of the price.
Coravin Elite System
For the wine lover, the Coravin Elite System lets someone pour wine from a bottle without pulling the cork out. That means mama can enjoy one glass at a time of any bottle of her choosing, instead of having to finish a bottle quickly. Yay for wine variety!
For the woman who is always losing her hair tie, Maria Shireen is the answer. The hair tie bracelets combine fashion with function and are available in an array of styles and metals. You can even get them engraved for a super-personal touch.
Get Maine Lobster
For the seafood lover, get lobsters from Maine with Get Maine Lobster. (See what we did there?) With overnight shipping included, you can have fresh, succulent lobster at your front door the following day. Delicious!
Henley & Heart
For the one who sends snail mail, cool stationery from Henley & Heart will help them do it in style. The custom cutout design can say anything you’d like and come with the envelope color of your choice.
Justin My Kitchen
For the nut butter lover, nothing tops Justin’s. Consider the perfect pairing of Justin My Kitchen cookbook with a variety of their products so your recipient can make a plethora of special recipes and creations. Yum!
Osmosis Colour Shimmer Me
For the makeup lover who loves some glitz and glam, the Osmosis Colour Shimmer Me Holiday Gift Set is packed full of skin-nourishing mineral makeup in nothing but sparkle shades. The set includes lustrous contour duo, opal water color eyeshadow, pewter water color eyeshadow, pink champagne water color eyeshadow and two brushes.
For the kid with their own sense of style, BOOMDASH curates outfit options based on customized shopping recommendations. Shop across multiple stores and check out in one universal cart. Online shopping for the little ones just got easier.
Time Inc. Books
For the kid who loves to learn, CogniToys are AI-powered, screen-free learning companions for children that come in the form of dinos. (And what kid doesn’t love dinos!?) We love the STEMosaur, which teach kids about math, science, history, spelling and even tells jokes.
Hic Olive Oil
For the appreciator of a good olive oil (yes those people exist), Hic Olive Oil is the first brand to introduce Turkish olive oil to America. Presented in gifty packaging, Hic presses olives exclusively from the Hic Farmland Estate, where only the most healthy, hearty and purest olives are grown.
For the chocolate lover [waves hand], you can’t go wrong with Godiva. The brand name is practically synonymous with chocolate and this year, we’re loving their Masterpiece sets because you can keep a bar in every room of your home.
Year in Review Photo Book
For the grandparents who aren’t so digitally-inclined, consider a Year in Review photo book from Mixbook. With so many styles to choose from, you can design a physical book of perfectly captured photos from the past year.
Get an activity that’s fun for the whole family with Stomp Rockets. It’s super easy to set up and great for little kids as well as older kids. As the name suggests, just stomp on the rocket and watch how high you can get them to soar! Check out the new Stunt Planes that perform some amazing tricks.
Swiss Diamond Cast Iron Square Grill Pan
Plus 1 for cookware, Swiss Diamond Cast Iron Square Grill Pan is a kitchen staple for any home or professional chef. The high-quality enamel is resistant to scratches and the pan itself retains heat evenly. It will definitely exceed expectations.
Wanderluster Toiletry Bag
For the female business traveler, Hudson + Bleeker has a line of thoughtfully designed travel accessories that bring function and style together. We’re loving the Wanderluster Toiletry bag while comes with three separate, snap out clear zippered cases.
Rollplay GMC Sierra Denali
For the kid who has everything, maybe it’s time for a car. The Rollplay GMC Sierra Denali takes even the smallest details into consideration with cup holders and real mirrors that fold in.
For the health-conscious friend, consider gifting GreenBlender. The weekly smoothie delivery service features fresh, organic ingredients and superfoods delivered right to the door. The box contains five recipes and ingredients that are perfectly portioned to make 10 smoothies throughout the week.
For the pal who wants the perfect phone case, check out the Cellairis Bundle. Not only are these cases awesome to look at (we love the rapture rock candy design), but the bundle includes a screen protector too with a never pay guarantee! Nice.
Wildfang Badass Babes Candles
For the badass jokester in your life, Wildfang Badass Babes Candles are a great gift or stocking stuffer option. Our favorite is the Michelle Obama candle with the caption “You Glow Girl!” Creativity at its best.
Puro Sound Labs Children’s Headphones
For the family that takes a lot of road trips and loves to travel, Puro Sound Labs Children’s Headphones are a must. They’re bluetooth, wireless and safe for kids with a 85 dB sound limit. The 18 hour battery life and microphone for 2-way calling ensure the kids won’t be bothering their parents for a while. (Ha!)
Made In’s Core Kit
For the newlyweds, hook it up with Made In’s Core Kit. Complete with 5 pieces of cookware, the line features 5-ply construction for durability and even-cooking properties, heat-resistant handles, chemical-free coating and dishwasher and oven safe. They’re direct-to-consumer so you can get the set for much less than what you’d pay for another brand in a store.
For the parents that want to encourage individuality, start with socks. PALS mismatched character socks shares the message that just because you’re not the same doesn’t’ mean you’re not a perfect match. What better sentiment to share this holiday season?
For the man who loves some good skincare, Dr. Lancer and Ryan Seacrest’s POLISHED is a great option. The daily regimen targets the needs of men’s skin and includes an anti-aging serum, dual cleanse and shave, oil-free moisturizer, a daily micro scrub, and a daily lip care.
For the holiday hostess, help provide her with comfortable sleeping arrangements for her guests with the CouchBed. It provides the comfort and versatility of a cool-gel memory foam mattress and a sofa. Perk: cleaning it is as easy as throwing the cover in the washer!
To take a selfie lover to the next level, get them the AirSelfie. The pocket-sized camera and video drone weighs takes pictures from up to 60 feet above and weight only two ounces. It has a 5-megapixel camera, a 4GB SD memory card, and connects wirelessly to an iPhone or Android through the app. Genius!
Blue Sky Personalized Planners
For the super organized, there is no better gift than a Blue Sky Personalized Planners. The dated planners, calendars and notebooks are one-of-a-kind quality and function, that gives you the opportunity to customize in a variety of ways. They come in three different sizes (just added a 7” x 9”) and a multitude of patterns.
For the teen who is always listening to music, try the Resound Wireless earbuds. They are stylish with a comfortable, secure fit. They come with 4 sets of earbud tips to ensure you get a comfortable fit. Perfect for working out, listening to tunes, or taking phone calls.
Vaya Tyffyn Lunchbox
For the one who has no time to enjoy lunch, introduce them to Vaya Tyffyn! The lunchbox has compartments and leak-proof partitions for more variety in each meal. It’s designed to keep food the way you pack it, warm or cold, for five hours, and is made of food-grade stainless steel, is BPA free and FDA approved. Basically, it’s a redefined lunchbox and we’re loving it!
For someone who needs to relax, and as the time to do it, Dr Teal’s Restore & Replenish Pink Himalayan Mineral Soak & Foaming Bath can be an inexpensive add-on to a themed gift. It replenishes the body with 84 essential minerals for all over body restoration.
For the coolest stocking stuffers Yoobi is one of our faves! With their whimsical designs and adorable products, you can’t go wrong. We are big fans of the Sweet Treat paperclips, 3D erasers, stamp kits and sparkly journals!
For pretty much everyone with a mobile device, this Ventev Cable will keep your devices fully charged and read for anything. The ultra-sleek brushed aluminum housing and high tensile wrap make these cables extremely durable.
As the pioneer of personalized jewelry, no gift guide would be complete without Helen Ficalora. The timeless pieces are crafted from yellow, pink and white gold and express a personal story. When all else fails, Helen Ficalora is the way to go.