27 Gifts from Walmart for Every Age

updated Nov 1, 2022
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Anyone with little ones knows that it can be difficult to buy gifts for kids. After all, it seems their tastes change as rapidly as the newest trends. However, seeing a child’s eyes light up when they open the coolest gift of the year is magical. What’s even more magical is the knowledge that you were the one to buy the perfect gift.

I love to give gifts, but I hate when I waste money on a gift that doesn’t get used or played with and I’ve seen more gifts than I care to admit gather dust in my daughter’s closet. This year, I’ve made it a mission to only give thoughtful and useful gifts. We want you to do the same, which is why we found 27 of the best gifts for kids of all ages from Walmart. Because the only thing better than finding the perfect gift, is being able to get it from somewhere you can get all of your gift shopping done at once.

Babies & Toddlers

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This baby gym is designed to stimulate all the senses (it even includes a scented toy!). The play mat comes with a milestone panel to take all those adorable first-year photos. Best of all: the play mat is machine washable.

2 / 4

Giggles are sure to immediately ensure when your little one plays peek-a-boo with this unicorn. The plush toy hides its face under a blanket to play the game.

3 / 4
was $29.99

Make reading stress-free by giving babies and toddlers books they can't rip. This Under the Sea soft book even comes with a matching mermaid doll.

4 / 4

This toy is ideal for babies who are crawling as well as babies and toddlers who are new walkers. It's made of solid wood and plays simple tunes as it wobbles.

Little Kids

1 / 11

Little kids will be delighted when they watch their new fish magically swim out of its bag into water. Once their fish comes to life, they can interact with their little pet by feeding it with a magic bottle.

2 / 11
was $28.83

Ask any parent of little kids what sound they can't get out of their head, and they'll answer the CoComelon theme. Ask any little kid what show they could watch all day on repeat, and they'll answer CoComelon. This plush toy plays 7 sounds and phrases from the show.

3 / 11

Bath building pipes teach cause and effect while also encouraging kids to work on grip strength and pouring. If getting your little one into the bathtub is a struggle, this toy might just make the difference.

4 / 11
was $24.99

It's never too early to start saving! Teach little kids the value of saving their money with this beautiful porcelain bank.

5 / 11

Support a love for arts and crafts with these DIY wooden magnets. The kit comes with 4 magnets to decorate, multiple paint colors, and decorative gems. Plus, you can use them afterwards to hang their masterpieces on the fridge — double win for the mini artists!

6 / 11

Fun colors, letters, a truck, animals, DUPLO building blocks... this set has it all. This toy provides plenty of springboards for independent play, and it's a great one for adults to join in as well. Kids learn through play, so sneak in some letter and letter sound recognition while playing with this toy.

7 / 11

Sometimes little kids just need something to hug and love. The Unicorn Squishmallow is fit for the job. The 16-inch plush is described as having a marshmallow-like texture and the bright rainbow color will delight kids.

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Baby Alive is the classic, interactive dollie that's captured tons of kid imaginations for years now. This version comes in a doctor kit, with toy accessories to check up on the little one. Baby Lulu even sneezes and lights up when she needs some extra medical care.

9 / 11
was $19.96

Have a would-be baker in the family? This tiny oven helps them create their favorite bakery concoctions in Play-Doh form (way safer and marginally less messy than real kitchen projects). The oven even makes a little "ding" when their creation is ready. Decorate with sprinkles, and plenty of other fun designs.

10 / 11

Who else has boarded the Cocomelon train? This sweet bus is great for new movers and shakers who also happen to be obsessed with these videos. There are 36 interactive buttons and even a working horn. You can also play in music or education mode to keep stimulating those growing imaginations.

11 / 11

Kids' love of bouncing never goes away, but it's particularly strong when they're little. Let them burn off some of that energy in a colorful, cushy bounce house that's just the right size for them. Simple, yet foolproof in terms of joy-inducement!

Big Kids

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was $20.99

Uno Triple Play takes a beloved favorite and modernizes it a bit. Kids will enjoy the lights and sounds, and they can activate a timer mode to make gameplay even more fun. This is a great one to keep on hand for vacations, especially.

2 / 7

Kids can't get enough of fidget and sensory toys (trust us: our kids are obsessed). This one includes five panels that each provide a different sensory experience. It also comes with a removable recorder.

3 / 7

This game is like Pictionary ... but with your nose?! Players are challenged to draw images using a dry erase marker attached to the end of their nose via colorful glasses. It's silly, and an especially fun game to play with relatives. (Be sure to grab photos for posterity!)

4 / 7

Aquabeads allow kids to create fun and satisfying crafts. All you need is a little water to make the beads congeal together after their design is complete. This kit comes with enough materials to make over 20 creations in a big array of colors.

5 / 7
was $30.00

LEGO gifts are always a hit with kids, and this set is no different. The glass-less tank features the tools to create five different kinds of fish. It also turns into a treasure chest or easel — talk about three for the price of one. Let their inner builders take charge with this versatile and educational set.

6 / 7

Spidey fans — there's a new toy in town. This web-slinger glove has a velcro opening that makes it easy to don for hours of web-tastic play. A button on the web-slinger releases sticky web fluid, but you can also use water for a less messy alternative. Fight all the villains while suiting up in style.

7 / 7

Every family has a skateboarder in the bunch. This board comes fully assembled, with all the important safety features parents look for. But don't forget the helmet and shin guards!

Teens & Preteens

1 / 5

Tweens and teens love to make their space feel warm and inviting. With this light-up marquee box, they can change the color and phrase as often as they like. We have it on good authority that these are still very much trending for teen decor!

2 / 5

By giving the gift of an AirTag, you can ensure your teen doesn't lose his or her most precious possession, whether that's their sports bag or car keys. They attach the device to whatever they tend to lose and then can use their iPhone to find what they're missing. It's a handy little tool that will save the whole family from some fruitless searching.

3 / 5

Give them the gift of some pampering me time with a jade roller and gua sha stone. These tools are designed to massage the face in hopes of creating a healthier complexion. (Pro tip: store them in the fridge — or even a mini makeup fridge — for a bit of cool relief.) It feels like a luxury, at only $15!

4 / 5

Polaroids and instant photos have been making a comeback for a long time. Give your tween or teen a stylish place to display all their photos with this LED photo clip string. They'll love featuring their best memories and favorite people in their rooms.

5 / 5

And speaking of instant cameras — this retro design just looks so great on a shelf and also allows teens and tweens to capture all those little moments that make life memorable. The 80s are definitely back.