Kitsilano Gift Guide: Toys You and the Kids Will Love


Kitsilano’s toy stores are packed with popular toys and games so you’re sure to find a great gift that you know the kids will love.  But, if you’re looking for something a little more unusual, we’ve found some really cool kids’ gifts, which will challenge their abilities and fire their imaginations.

8 Cool Christmas Gifts for Kids

pirateMaileg Pirate Ship and Rattles at Hip Baby

Ahoy Mateys! Kids will have hours of fun sending Pirate, Crew, Mermaid and Shark on adventures. Baby+



phoneFisher Price Chatter Phone at Hip Baby

I was so excited to see this old favourite again with it’s rolling eyes and quiet chatter when it rolls.  And, the kids will definitely be amused with the rotary dial. Baby+


hape houseHape Chalet Dollhouse at Pebble

The Chalet Dollhouse is great for pretend play. The house comes furnished and Pebble Baby has a wonderful range of accessories including kitchen accessories, family sets and even the family pets. Age 3+



brio2BRIO Builder Construction Set at Hip Baby

The BRIO Builder Construction Set will turn little builders into creativity masterminds as they put together their own toys, buildings and vehicles with the child-sized tools and materials. Age 3+



van_puzzleVancouver Puzzle at Pebble

What’s not to love about this locally designed puzzle of Vancouver?  After building it, kids can pick out all the landmarks they recognize.  Age 4+



streamerSilk Streamers at Pebble

These colorful silk streamers are a perennial favourite. Whether dancing, story telling or just running and running while trailing it behind them, kids will enjoy hours of amusement with these ribbons. Age 4+



marlbe runQuercetti Marble Run Building Set at Toybox

Toybox have a wide range of marble runs but this Quercetti Set with a motorized elevator is so versatile it will provide years of enjoyment. Age 5+



mobiMobi  at Toybox

The math equivalent of Bananagram, Möbi is a fast-paced number tile game. The goal is to make simple math equations as quickly as possible and it really is a lot of fun. Age 6+


Hip Baby, 2110 West 4th Ave., (604) 736-8020
Pebble, 2675 Arbutus Street (at W 11th Ave.),  (604) 568-6923
Toybox2933 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G6  (604) 336-3224



Last modified: December 15, 2015

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