‘Tis the season for cozy gifts that are filled with love. From a warm place to sleep to a soft new seat, snuggle up to your little one with our favorite plush picks:
Your little one will love bringing this cuddly friend to overnights. With it’s large fluffy head and friendly features, our Sherpa Head Sleeping Bag is sure to bring cozy warmth when your child dreams.
A fun plush critter patch adorns the Shaggy Cat and Shaggy Bear Pajamas for a cozy outfit that makes kids smile. Personalize each top to with your little one’s name as an extra special gift.
Our cozy beanbags just got cozier with the addition of supersoft shearling in this Sherpa Anywhere Beanbag. Let your little one carry this around for the best seat in the house.
Your little one will light up when they open up to find their very own Plush Pet. These furry little friends will charm your child and make for one cozy companion.
Add warm layers to your child’s bed with fluffy blankets like this Sherpa Throw. The added layer is perfect for snuggling up for a night of dreaming or a quick nap.
Gift a cozy Animal Print Bath Wrap with a wild and magnificent furry print. Lined with soft cotton terry, this post-bath treat is wild with style.
Give the big plush gift that gives back! Our St. Jude Give Back Bear is a favorite stuffed animal and when you give your child one of these special bears, you’ll also be helping children everywhere.
Have you started decorating your tree yet? We rounded up some of our favorite ideas for you and your little ones to hang on each bough, from tiny hand prints to an ornament that jingles.
Kids will love putting their own creative mark on these DIY Chalkboard Ornaments from A Night Owl. With a quick wipe of a damp paper towel, they easily clean off to create a brand new canvas.
Tiny hands create the perfect display for a one-of-a-kind ornament you’ll cherish for years to come. With our Baby Hand Print Ornament, you’ll have everything you need to create this precious keepsake.
Jingle all the way to the tree with these adorable DIY Jingle Bell Ornaments from Hellobee. With a few simple supplies, you and your little ones can create a festive instrument that hangs beautifully on the tree.
Kids will light up when they see their names on these Personalized Santa Ornaments that are all ready for hanging. Hold onto these pieces for years to come as extra-special keepsakes they’ll remember each holiday.
If you’ve got a little artist in the house, try these DIY Clay Ornaments from A Beautiful Mess. Though they start off as blank canvases, they transform into works of art with a little paint and a big imagination.
Christmas magic fills this Snow Globe Santa Ornament, designed to bring extra holiday cheer to your tree. Shake it up and watch as the snow begins to fall in this tiny winter wonderland.
Bright pops of color are fun on any tree, and we think this DIY Sprinkle Ornament idea from Little Gray Fox is made to shine. Try glitter or even shaped sprinkles for a tree filled with sparkling spirit.
Which kind of cookie is your absolute favorite? We’re sharing a few of ours in celebration of National Cookie Day – and we’re sure they’ll make your holidays extra sweet.
We love a classic cookie with a twist and these Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies from Beantown Baker put a holiday spin on a traditional favorite. With festive red-and-white speckles, your little ones are sure to love the look and taste of these comforting treats.
Filled cookies in interesting shapes are as fun to look at as they are to eat. Fill these Sandwich Cookies from Taste with homemade jam, a smear of peanut butter or a chocolate spread for a sweet treat that’s much tastier than the packaged kind.
‘Tis the season for warm, comforting foods and decadent, drinkable sweets! For a true dessert splurge, we love this Hot Toffee Chocolate from Eclectic Recipes. Whether as a special treat for your little ones or a rich beverage to serve holiday guests, it will quickly become a favorite to enjoy throughout the season.
We love a DIY idea that gets the kiddies involved, and this Felt Wreath from SheKnows is the perfect project to do together. WIth fuzzy felt strips and simple instructions, it’s an easy craft that offers hours of fun.
Tiny paper strips make for a beautifully minimalist wreath with this DIY Simple Paper Wreath from Mer Mag. With a few tiny helping hands, you’ll have a crafty decoration that reflects your child’s artistic touch.
We can’t get enough of plush poms, and our little ones love them too! This Pom Pom Wreath from Bluebird is a great choice for a child who loves to touch. Choose any variety of colored yarn for a totally unique look.
For a more ambitious traditional wreath, freshen up the typical dried leaves with a little color and some fresh florals. This DIY Christmas Wreath from Fellow Fellow is a nice balance of lush green and tiny pops of color for a more natural effect.
View more beautiful winter wreaths and garlands from our friends at Pottery Barn.
Today we’re so thankful for our Building Blocks readers! Every day we look forward to posting new ideas, crafts and recipes that we hope inspire you and enrich your little ones’ lives. Here’s to a wonderful holiday filled with family, friends and plenty of food.
What are you and your little ones grateful for this Thanksgiving? Share with us in the comments below.
With tomorrow’s big family feast fast approaching, we picked out some time-saving recipes that are a breeze to put together:
Simple Spice Honey Popcorn makes a tasty Thanksgiving snack with a few readily available ingredients. Mix in a few of your favorite nuts or dried fruit to create an a hearty appetizer, perfect for pre-feast nibbling or as an individual take-home treat.
Roasted potatoes and root veggies – like in this recipe from Fine Cooking – are a great way to serve a tasty side that doesn’t require many ingredients or much prep. This will free up time for more intensive dishes, like homemade pie or gravy from scratch.
If you can’t roast a whole turkey, try a stuffed turkey breast like this recipe from Western Living. It cuts the cooking time and includes fixings like stuffing and cranberries.
We love a good pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, and this pumpkin hand pie recipe from Frock Files gives us the classic sweet treat in a quick and tiny package. This personal-sized dessert will definitely be a homerun with the little ones!
For our full post on Thanksgiving party ideas, visit Design Studio.