The most wonderful time of the year is approaching, so for many of us that means we’re already shopping!
Giving and the holiday season go hand in hand, so buying and giving should too, right? Right! This season be mindful to give back to American jobs when you buy!
Here’s a few reasons it’s important to shop for Made in the USA products this Christmas!
- American made products can be trusted, you’ll be getting quality for your buck.
- Purchasing American made items means you’re investing back in our own economy.
- When you buy American made, you’re helping to support another American family.
- You won’t have to hold your breath hoping that your gifts make it in time! (Unless, you’re a procrastinator!)
Below, I’ve compiled a gift list of American made products that will make excellent gifts for the younger children in your life. These carefully selected items are with ages 3-7 in mind. I hope you have as much fun looking over these fabulous products (and gifting them!) as I did putting this list together. There’s so many brilliant options on this list, I know I’m having a hard time choosing which to get for my littles!
Green Toys Car Carrier
This 5 piece set includes a powder blue semi with a detachable trailer and 3 mini cars. Any little guy will be highly entertained with this colorful play set! It comes ready to play which is also a great perk as you know he is going to want to play with it as soon as he opens it!
*Can be found on http://Greentoys.com, Amazon, Target and other stores.
American Plastic Toys My Very Own Ice Cream Cart
I mean, didn’t you want an ice cream cart when you were a kid?! Sturdy, bright and with several pretend ice cream options, this toy cart will bring squeals of delight Christmas morning!
*You can find it on http://Americanplastictoys.com, Academy Sports, Target and more!
Step2 Dino Rocker
This adorable,green dinosaur is the perfect gift for your Dino loving tot! They’ll be elated Christmas morning to see this cute rocker under the tree. Just imagine bringing their dreams of a Dino pet just that much closer to life!
*I found this Dino Rocker on http://step2.com, Amazon, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond and other locations.
Step2 Rain Showers & Unicorns Water Table
Rainbow of bright colors, water play and unicorns?! What’s not to love! Made right here in the USA, this unicorn toy will win your little girl’s heart. She’ll enjoy hours of fun splashing to her imaginary adventures. The Step2 Rain Showers & Unicorns Table can be found at various stores and online including at http://step2.com
Green Toys Cupcake Set
For the little baker who enjoys playing kitchen, this cupcake set is ideal. Complete with 5 cupcakes, a tray and the ability to change the wrappers and cakes! It’s sure to provide plenty of entertainment for your mini baker!
*Available online at http://greentoys.com, Amazon and Target.
I cannot rave about Tervis reusable tumblers enough! Perfect for on the go or at home, for hot or cold drinks,Tervis offers a large selection of favorite characters, hobbies, sports and colors. You’ll be sure to find a classic tumbler that’s just right for each kiddo this Christmas!
*For the widest selection visit http://Tervis.com but they are also sold in numerous other outlets. (*note: the stainless steel options are NOT made in the USA last time I checked. Just their classic, insulated styles!)
Berlin Flyer Sport Wagon
What childhood is complete without a wagon? And this Amish made wagon is the perfect one! It comes in 8 different and equally lovely colors – it’s going to be hard to choose! This wagon has many safety points and will grow with your child, providing many happy memories beyond Christmas Day.
Crayon Rocks are sure to be a hit with your creative child. These soy crayons come in vibrant colors either in a bag or box! (Just Rocks in a Box) Inspire your little ones to bring out their artsy side with these cute crayon rocks!
*They can be ordered from http://crayonrocks.com, Amazon , The Tot and more!
Uncle Goose Planet Blocks
3-2-1 blast off! These 9 blocks will have your child’s mind wondering about the planets out in the night sky. Beautifully crafted, these wooden blocks make a gorgeous gift for playing with or as a learning tool. Young minds will have big questions about space prompted by play!
*Uncle Goose Planet Blocks can be found on http://unclegoose.com, Amazon and other places.
Little Tikes Sizzle ‘n Serve Grill, Barbecue Cooking Playset
Yep, a barbecue set…because they want to be just like dad and grandpa! This toy grill set is just the cutest, they’ll be cooking up and serving hot dogs and hamburgers for the rest of the season! I love that this play set is for indoor or outdoor use.
*I found it on http://littletikes.com, Best Buy, Kohls and more.
Popclox by Modern Moose
I love clocks, so when I found these adorable ones for children, they had to make the list! Each pendulum clock has so much detail to it! Funny animals or a outdoor theme even, you’re bound to find one that will nicely adorn your child’s wall! One of these Popclox pendulum clocks would be perfect in a child’s bedroom, nursery, play room or homeschool area.
*They can be ordered off of their website, http://modernmoose.com or from various online retailers.
I hope you found an ideal gift for all the little ones you’re shopping for this Christmas. Check back soon for made in the USA Christmas gifts ideas for other age groups!
Remember during this season of giving, when you purchase items that are American made, you’re supporting your fellow countryman and aiding them to have a blessed Christmas as well.
*Disclaimer: Neither the author or AmericanMom benefit from commissions or otherwise from this list of American made products.