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Best Birthday Gifts for Kids

Little Passports turns 12 this year! To celebrate 12 years of bringing adventure to doorsteps around the world, we’ve curated a list of the best birthday gifts for kids. Skip the video games and toys this year; instead, give them unique experiences they’ll never forget. From virtual cooking classes to rockin’ electric guitars, make this the best birthday yet!

Learn Guitar at Home – Loog Guitars 

Calling all musicians! Loog Guitars are specially made for small hands and help kids learn the foundations of finger placement. Loog offers both acoustic and electric guitars in a variety of fun colors. Every guitar comes with an interactive app that has everything they’ll need to become a rockstar!


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Inspiring Stories – Brave + Kind Bookshop

Brave + Kind has a wonderful collection of diverse, classic, and artful stories for readers of all ages. Browse their carefully curated selection of illustrated picture books, early chapter books, and more. Introduce the children in your life to diverse narratives with Brave + Kind’s books and bundles! 


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Virtual Dance Classes – Lovely Leaps

Missing the dance studio? Take virtual dance classes! Lovely Leaps offers themed dance classes, following the music and choreography of popular movies such as The Greatest Showman, Trolls, Descendants, and Teen Beach Movie. Have a blast movin’ and groovin’ as you work up a sweat!  


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Science and Geography Kits – Little Passports

Every month, give them a new way to explore with a Little Passports subscription! From forensic science to world cuisines, your little explorer can experience it all. Dive into world cultures with World Edition and Early Explorers, or start experimenting with Science Junior and Science Expeditions. With each box that comes to their doorstep, they’ll discover the world through engaging activities, projects, games, and more! 


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Fun, Fresh Scents – Smelly Kids Company

With unique products like whipped soap and sparkling bath bombs, Smelly Kids makes great gifts for self-care enthusiasts. Their scents are “inspired by kids, for kids” with scents like unicorn magic, mango smoothie, and strawberry milkshake. Spice up the bathroom with these yummy concoctions!


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Museum Passes

Museum passes are great gifts for children who love to learn and explore. Find your local museum and give the gift of a season pass. Excitement awaits!


Diverse Puzzles – Puzzle Huddle

Give a gift that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Puzzle Huddle specializes in puzzles that feature diverse characters. Choose from a variety of difficulty levels, ranging from 15- to 200-piece puzzles. 


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Stylin’ Streetwear – Mochi Kids

Upgrade their wardrobe with Mochi Kids apparel. From graphic tees to crewnecks, tote bags to masks, these gender-neutral pieces are sure to elicit compliments. Stay fresh with these awesome collections.


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Virtual Cooking Classes – The Kids’ Table

Spend six weeks cooking and baking delicious goods for the whole family! The Kids’ Table is a virtual cooking program for kids ages 2-14. Sign up for a six-week program, or take classes individually. Make everything from baked mac ‘n’ cheese to roasted corn empanadas. Visit their website to view program menus. 


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American Ninja Warrior Gym Pass – Ninjaguide

Do you have a little monkey in the family? Give them the unique experience of the hit show “American Ninja Warrior.” With gyms all over the country, kids can learn how to do some of the obstacles featured on the show. Use the gym locator to find a Ninja Warrior gym near you.


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