Valentine's Day gifts for kids
Pair this adorable red monster with the "Love Monster" book by Rachel Bright; $19.95 at papersource.com.
Disney Tsum Tsum Mystery TFF Pack
The Tsum Friends Forever collection comes in heart-shaped packaging and features two Tsum Tsum figures (either two medium figures or one medium and one small figure). Some of the pairs include Anna and Olaf, Jesse and Bullseye, Snow White and Dopey, and Stitch and Angel; $2.99 at jakks.com.
BFF Scented Eraser Bracelets
This gift set comes with two candy-colored, heart-shaped erasers that smell like strawberries. Each bracelet comes with a piece of a heart to share with your best friend; $4.99 at ooly.com.
Plush Llama Stuffed Animal
The sweet llama Layla is soft and fluffy, making her a great addition to a little ones plush collection; $9.99 at Pier 1 stores and pier1.com.
Lollipets BFFs Two Pack
These interactive collectible pets will wiggle their tails, flop their ears and move toward the included sugary treat. Simply hold their treat above to make them hop, behind to make them sprint or to the side to make them dodge. There are 20 characters to collect, including Cake Pop Coast, Lollipop Lake and Marshmallow Meadow; $14.99 at spinmaster.com.
Otter Squish Toy
Silver and gold otter squishy figures feature bright red hearts; $14.90 at shopjustice.com.
Jersey Heart Shirt
Your little one can get into the spirit of Valentine's Day with this pink cotton jersey with heart prints; $18 at oshgosh.com.
Slumberkins are soft, snuggly animal characters that come with their own board books. The Hartley Collection (pictured) is a sloth with a heart on his foot. His book about families and the love between friends, neighbors and classmates. Other plush characters include a fox with a heart-shaped face who helps kids cope with family transitions, and bigfoot who teaches about self-esteem, instills confidence and more; $38 for sloth plush, $42 with book at slumberkins.com.
Little Tikes Springlings Surprise
After opening, press the button and a colorful little critter will bounce out of its packaging. Collect all 12, which include a puppy, bunny, unicorn, rainbow hedgehog and more. Each plush comes in one of four colorful homes; $7.99 at littletikes.com.
Peanuts Snoopy Sweetheart Small Floppy Stuffed Animal
This special Valentine's Day Snoopy stuffed animal is covered in a pink and red heart design; $12.99 at Hallmark stores and hallmark.com.
Cupid Pug Stuffed Animal
This stuffed animal Pug is ready for Valentine's Day, dressed as Cupid with gold wings, an embroidered heart and chiffon sash; $19.99 at Hallmark stores and hallmark.com.
Star Wars Micro Force Wow! Series
Open the lightsaber blade to reveal small-scale figures from "Star Wars" along with a sticker sheet. Each set includes four collectible figures; $7.99 at shop.hasbro.com.
Valentine Teddy Bear
Shutterfly teamed up with Gund for this plush Valentine's Day bear. His shirt features a heart with an arrow, and can be personalized with your loved ones names or sentimental messages; $39.99 at shutterfly.com.
These S.W.A.K. (Sealed with a Kiss) interactive keychains feature a unique sensor technology that detects contact with your skin and actually kisses. The longer you hold it against your cheek, the longer the kiss lasts. It also comes with a removable keychain to hang from a backpack, sweater and more. There's also a slot at the top to display your favorite photos or cards. There are 12 designs to collect; $5.99 at swak.wowwee.com.
Busy Kids Bangles
This unique bracelet doubles as a holder for hair ties. The bangles feature a divot that securely stores a hair tie until you're ready to use it. Available in a variety of colors, and in a pack of three or five bangles; prices start at $15 at gogirldesign.com.
"Hug Day" (DreamWorks Trolls)
This heart-shaped board book features Poppy, Branch and all their Troll friends who may love different things, but they all love Hug Day; $7.99 at penguinrandomhouse.com.
This plush character doubles as a fun bath sponge. The anti-microbial interior features a pocket for liquid or bar soap. There's also finger pockets to provide a secure grip; $9.99 at soapsoxkids.com.
Pete the Cat Missing Cupcakes Game
Kids can work together as they try to help Pete the Cat get the missing cupcakes back from Grumpy Toad. Players will sing songs, act out physical activities, see their favorite animals and foods, and more. The game comes with 14 cupcakes, 20 birthday present cards, Grumpy Toad and Cupcake Tray and more; $19.99 at universitygames.com.
itty bittys Pink Hearts Unicorn
Part of Hallmark's itty bitty line, the little plush features a heart pattern with a gold horn and hooves with sparkles; $6.99 at Hallmark stores or hallmark.com.
Rescue Runts Babies
Kids can adopt these mini plush collectible pets. The four-inch animals need to be groomed (brush their messy fur) and tie on their collar. The set comes with a convertible crate that can be turned into a bed or carrier, and stickers to decorate your pets new home; $9.99 exclusively at Walmart stores and walmart.com.
Barbie Proudly Pink Doll
Part of the Fashion Model Collection, this Barbie doll features couture-inspired clothes and bubblegum pink hair with a nod to the 60th anniversary theme this year. She features a posable Silkstone body and a vintage face; $75 at barbie.mattel.com.
C'Est Moi Shimmer & Shine set
This vanilla-scented gift set features shimmer body lotion and lip gloss; $25 at cestmoi.com.
Mini Maker "I Love You" Tube
Kids can make a heart, a spinning top, a robot and more with more than 70 blocks in this portable building set; $6.99 at plus-plus.us.
Disney Princess Gem Collection Figure Surprise
Open the gem-shaped package to reveal the Disney Princess in this surprise collectible toy. Flip the inside piece and slip it into the case to create a background, which is special for each figure; $3.99 at shop.hasbro.com.
Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Demolition Doubles
A two-pack of Monster Truck opponents that are ready for head-to-head battles. The name, type of truck, strength and more are including on the packaging; $7.99 at play.hotwheels.com.
Heart Throb Dinosaur Jersey
This long-sleeve shirt features a dinosaur graphic with words "Heart Throb;" $5.99 at carters.com.
Felt Heart Pouch
This Valentine's Day red pouch has a big pink heart and a pom pom on the zipper; $9.95 at papersource.com.
Snug Up Doll Coco
Coco is an embroidered doll with a soft, cuddly body, dark brown hair and eyes, rosy cheeks and freckles. She has a beanbag bottom so she can sit on her own, and comes with a green dress with flowers, a headband and pink shoes; $14.99 at habausa.com.
Heart to Heart Stacking Crayons
Stackable crayon set featuring 12 color hearts you can mix and match; $2.99 at ooly.com.
Mini Vinyl Figures: Disney Belle & Beast
This two-pack features 2.5-inch tall figures of Belle and the Beast, a classic Disney couple who lives happily ever after; $12 at shop.funko.com.
Girls' Ruffled Love Sweater
Perfect for Valentine's Day, this sweater features long sleeves with ruffles, ribbed cuffs and hem. Available in sizes 4-6; $68 at designhistoryny.com/girls.
Valentine's Day socks
This three-pack of ankle socks are made from a cotten-blend and features hearts and other sweet messaging; $5.99 at oldnavy.com.
These vehicles feature a collectible twist. Crash the trucks to reveal two mystery crates, each containing surprise collectibles hidden inside, as well as a bonus collectible. There are 12 trucks to collect and 50 unique figures to collect, based on gross-out themes such as Bathroom Brigade, Grossout Garage and more; $6.99 at justplayproducts.com.
Unicorn Sidewalk Chalk Set
Designed by a preschool teacher, this unicorn horn chalk set is hand-crafted in pastel rainbow colors or painted shimmering gold. The chalk is made of acrylic paint, plaster of paris and tempera powder. It is meant for sidewalks and pavement, not chalkboards; $15 at uncommongoods.com.
Tucked inside the jewelry box are two wearable, super-stretcy collectibles. The characters can be worn as rings or hair ties, can decorate pencil boxes, backpacks and more. There are 25 characters to collect; $3.99 at basicfun.com.
A new set of collectible characters, the blind-packed squishy ZooBalloos figures come in a balloon-shaped capsule with stickers and a surprise Bopaballoo balloon-animal figure that never deflates. Just place the Bopaballoo on a hard surface, bop it with your fist, shake it up and watch it inflate through its wrapper with a sprinkle of confetti. There are 28 ZooBalloos to collect; $5.99 at basicfun.com.
Kids can pet the hummingbird's head or back to unlock more than 40 realistic sounds, musical tweets and a variety of movements. Tap the bird's back twice and the Flutter Friend will open her wings as she is guided through the air. Each hummingbird comes with a flower feeder, and are available in a variety of colors; $14.99 at justplayproducts.com.
L.O.L. Surprise Makeover Series #Hairgoals
The L.O.L. Surprise #Hairgoals dolls feature new characters with real hair and 15 surprises, such as a magic mirror, hair barrette stickers, comb, shoes and more. The hairspray can capsule turns into a salon chair, display case, doll stand or purse. Feed or bathe the doll to uncover a water surprise. There are 12 new characters to collect; $15.99 at lolsurprise.mgae.com.
Feisty Pet Mini Misfit Blind Figures
Push the back of these mini pets and their expression changes from cute to feisty. Each animal comes with a pet carrier; $4.99 at jazwares.
Little Lucky Lunchbox
Each Little Lucky Lunchbox includes two blind-packed Food Friends, each with another surprise hidden inside (a Little Foodie and a sticker). Mix, match and collect to create a cute little menu; $5.99 at basicfun.com.
Blaire Wilson, 2019 American Girl of the Year
Blaire Wilson, American Girl's 2019 Girl of the Year, is from New York and lives on her family's farm upstate. She is an 18-inch doll with green eyes and curly red hair, and goes along with a two-book series that tells her story, including her recently diagnosed food sensitivity. There's also a product line that reflects Blaire's life on Pleasant View Farm, including an open-air restaurant; $115 for the doll and one book, $7.99 for second book at americangirl.com.
Off the Hook Style Doll
A new line of collectible mannequin dolls come with six ways to style and customize. Featuring different collections (Concert, Summer Vacay and Spring Dance), kids can mix and match hairstyles, clothing, shoes and accessories, such as hats, sunglasses, headbands and handbags, with easy hook-together fashions; $7.99 at spinmaster.com.
Hatchimals Colleggtibles Mermal Magic
The new line of Hatchimals Collegtibles come in seashell-shaped eggs and feature Mermal Magic characters that change color in water. There are more than 80 Mermals (half-Hatchimal, half-mermaid) characters to collect, including Sunshine Surf, Mischief Marsh, Raching River and more. The sets come in packs of one, two, four, six and 12, as well as a Coral Castle playset; prices start at $2.99 at spinmaster.com.
The collectible stuffed animals come wrapped and hidden in blankets resembling a burrito. Each pet (sloth, puppy, bunny, monkey and more) comes in a large blind bag with their personality "hot spot" (mild, medium, hot or super spicy), their birthday and their favorite "quotito." There are 12 to collect in Series 1 and 2; $9.99 at basicfun.com.
Disney Fancy Nancy Ooh La La Music Box
Inspired by the Disney Junior animated television show "Fancy Nancy," this wind-up music box features a Fancy Nancy figure that rides around the Eiffel Tower on her scooter to the music of the show's theme song. The set includes a storage drawer and a pink butterfly ring with sparkles; $19.99 at
The Pomsies just got cuter--they're now in miniature size. Bring them anywhere with a heart-shaped clasp that attaches to backpacks. There are 12 to collect including a panda, dog, koala, bat, raccoon and more. Recommended for ages 4 and older; $4.99 at pomsies.com.
Wizard Training Wands
Train like a wizard with the Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands. Each wand comes with 11 spells to master. The wand provides sound feedback so kids know when they have learned the spell. There are five modes: two modes of standalone play and three modes to play with fellow wizards. For ages 8 and older. Price: $24.99 at jakks.com.
Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger
A new spin on a classic love note, you can send messages anywhere through an easy-to-use app. The heart on the beechwood box alerts the recipient that there's a new message, which can be read on a mirrored screen inside the box. The recipient can return the affection by sending digital hearts to the sender's screen. Price: $99 at uncommongoods.com.
Our Family's Race Across the U.S.A. Personalized Board Game
Personalize up to six game pieces with photos of your loved ones' faces as each family member races from the West to East Coast. Family's names will also be incorporated into the game board. The set comes with a game board, 36 cards and six personalized pieces. Price: $29.99 at iseeme.com.
"My Little Lovebug"personalized book
Create a photo-personalized book for your little ones for Valentine's Day. Personalize for up to two recipients and two senders' names and photos. You can also add 14 personalized love notes, which also feature your child's name and photo. Prices start at $19.99 at iseeme.com.
Heart Memory Game
Choose 12 of your favorite family photos and create a memory card game for your kids. The set is made on thick card stock and comes with 24 cards; $29.99 at pinholepress.com.
Heart Wood Teething Rattle
This wood teething rattle is soft, smooth and made from untreated Indian hardwood, finished with non-toxic vegetable seed wax. It features Indian cooking beans that sound like the ocean when shaken; $19 at finnandemma.com.
Create a 6-by-6 album with your child's 30 best Instagram or Facebook photos; prices start at $8 at chatbooks.com.