Grandparents, we know you are out there and you are shopping! Our recent gift giving survey found that grandparents are the new holiday power spenders, with more than 66% of you laying down at least $100 per grandchild throughout the season. But we also know you want to get it right. You want to give gifts that will make your grandchildren’s faces break into huge grins and squeals of delight as they tear the wrapping paper away. You want them to be thrilled and, well, maybe a little impressed. Grandparents, we’ve compiled a list to help you choose that perfect Christmas gifts for grandkids of every age – some are among 2015’s hottest new toys, some are classics that remain popular year after year, and all of them will get you those grins.

25 amazing gifts for grandkids of all ages

Ages 0-2

Silver Baby Rattle 

This precious keepsake rattle fits beautifully in baby’s hand, and shakes with a gentle chime that calms newborns and new parents alike.

sterling silver baby rattle 1st christmas gift

Playskool Sesame Street Play All Day Elmo

The much-loved Elmo of 2015 does a lot more than giggle and await tickles. Now he has 8 games and over 150 responses!

sesame street elmo

World’s Youngest Shareholder! One Real Share of Stock 

If your grand baby’s nursery is currently overflowing with gifts, considering buying something that will pay off 18 years down the road instead.

framed share of stock

Vulli Sophie the Giraffe Teether

It’s hard to believe a teething toy designed in 1961 could be so popular today, but Sophie is a perennial favorite for fussy babies.

baby toy sophie

Fisher-Price Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo

BeatBo makes music, teaches kids to dance, and can even remix your voice into a little tune; it’s no wonder this little guy is one of the year’s hottest toys.

fisher price robot beatbo

Ages 3-5

Magna-Tiles (100 Piece Set) 

Don’t wait until these have sold out! Young children (and their older siblings and parents) are passionate about these high-quality magnetic tiles that clink together to form unique towers and endless creations.

magnatiles christmas gift for 3 to 5 year olds

FurReal Friends StarLily, My Magical Unicorn 

Little girls are going nuts for StarLily, with her fluttering wings, soft mane, light-up horn, and the way she magically responds to voice and touch.

fur real friends unicorn starlily

Personalized Kids Toy Tool Set 

Most preschoolers have witnessed enough DIY projects to realize they need a tool set. Personalize it with his or her name, and you’ve got a masterpiece.

play tool kit christmas gifts for kids

Happy Grand Piano 

Foster your grandchild’s musical genius with this adorable miniature piano.

child size piano

Little Tikes Basketball Set

With adjustable height, this little basketball set will be around for years.

indoor basketball hoop for little kids christmas gift for little boy

Ages 6-10

Barbie Dream House 

The newest in a long line of dream houses: your granddaughters will spend much of their childhood happily planted in front of it, but let the parents assemble it.

barbie dream house christmas gift for grand daughter

Minecraft Creative Adventures Crafting Box 

This year, the real world is winning! Minecraft is the game your 8-yr-old grandchild talks about incessantly every time he turns off his tablet. Now he can play it without the tablet!

minecraft legos

LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon

Lego sets always show up on Christmas hot toys lists, but the excitement over the new Star Wars movie pushes this Millennium Falcon closer to the top.

star wars lego 2015 christmas gift for grandson

Sadness Deluxe Talking Doll

Sadness is having a big year! Give your grandkids their favorite character from one of 2015’s finest films.

disney talking sadness doll

8-in-1 Sports Car Building Set 

A great gift if your grandchild is interested in cars, enjoys building sets or just loves a cool toy.

car building set for kids christmas gift ideas for grandkids


Girl Scouts Deluxe Cookie Oven

Baking without mom interfering is every kid’s dream. Make it come true with this, and don’t forget to buy a batter refill kit.

girlscout oven for grand daughter

Great Minds Puzzles – Set of 5 

It might feel like your tween grandson always has his face in his phone. After Christmas, you’ll find he always has his face in these. Let’s consider that a victory.

brain teaser parlor puzzles gifts for grandchildren

Snap Circuits Physics Kit

Somewhere between a toy and a learning experience, this kit can build radios, burglar alarms and other homemade inventions.

snap circuits christmas gift for gifted grandchildren

Disney INFINITY 3.0 Edition Starter Pack

A guaranteed winner if your tween plays video games. Just make sure you get the right version for his or her console.

starwars infinity starter pack

Giant Inflatable Soccer Ball 

You may have had problems in the past getting your tween grandkids to go outside and play, but not after you purchase this giant soccer ball.

giant soccer ball christmas gift for grandkids

Mixed Ages – Including You!

7 in 1 Game Table 

Gift this to yourself and you’ll find the grandkids come a little more often and stay a little longer.

7 top game table christmas gift for grand children

Championship Swingball Set 

Nearly everyone – any age, any ability – can play this simple but addictive game. You’ll love competing against your grandkids.

swing ball game outdoor toys for grandkids

Indoor Snowball Fight

Baby, it’s cold outside! So bring on the intergenerational indoor snowball fight.

indoor snowball fight kit christmas gift for grand children

Wonder Forge Richard Scarry’s Busytown 

The details in this award-winning game can be demanding on the eyes, but if your sight is fine you’ll love poring through the illustrated boards with your grandkids.

richard scary game

Fandango Gift Cards 

After all the gifts are given and the torn wrapping paper is shoved into the recycling bin, head out with the whole family for a relaxing afternoon at the cinema.

movie tickets christmas gift for grandkids

There ya go! The grandkids’ gifts are chosen! Now, it’s time to get gifts for their moms and dads.