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Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for Kids

Remind your kids the importance of giving back this holiday season with our Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for Kids!

It’s been a rough year for everyone and it’s more important than ever that we do what we can to support each other. These amazing gifts for kids all feature a give-back component which means you find the perfect gift for your little one and support those in need. . Purchase with purpose this year and check out these amazing gifts that give back for your little ones.

Holiday Guide to Gifts that Give Back for Kids

1. Noise-Limiting Kids Headphones, $39.99 USD — for all ages

Promote positive listening this holiday season by gifting this pair of Noise-Limiting Kids headphones from LSTN Sound. To help stem the tide of childhood and teen hearing loss, the 85 is volume limited to 85 dB — the WHO standard for safe listening. LSTN Sound also donated proceeds from every purchase to the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help provide hearing aids to those in need, worldwide.

2. Youth Holiday Calf Sock 8-Pack, $54 USD – US Big Kid Shoe Size 1-3

Everyone loves a good pair of festive footwear, so check out Bombas’ long-lasting and comfortable socks.  This Youth Holiday Calf Sock 8-pack will keep your toes warm all winter long. Guaranteed not to have painful toe seams, annoying pilling or no-shows slippage. The best part? For every pair of socks you buy, Bombas donates a pair to someone affected by homelessness. That’s 8 for you, and 8 for someone in need!

3. NBA x Spongebob Toronto Raptors Kids Hoodie, $45 CAD – Youth XS – XL

Does your kid want to be a Raptor when they grow up? Represent their favourite team this season with this NBA x Spongebob Toronto Raptors Kids Hoodie in purple from Peace Collective. For every garment sold from the ‘Fan’ or ‘Home is Toronto’ Collection, Peace Collective donates three meals to a Canadian in need through the Daily Bread.

4. XFED Youth Crew Neck, $30 CAD – Youth XS-XL

This super comfortable XFED Youth Crew Neck in Heather Red not only looks stylish but helps feed 10 meals to Canadians in need with every purchase! Tenfed believes in having style while changing the world at the same time and has donated over 300,000 meals to hungry children around the world to date with its mission

5.  Kids Classic Sweatpants, $31.50 CAD — Sizes 1T-5T

Kids want to quarantine in comfort too, so check out these Kids Classic Grey Sweatpants from tentree! For every piece of clothing sold, tentree plants ten trees in your honour. What’s even more cool is they also send you a coded medallion with your purchase that tells you exactly where in the world your ten trees were planted. Pretty nifty!

6. Abel Blue Kid’s Rain Boots, $58.51 CAD — Size T7 – Youth 3

Keep your little one’s feet dry this winter with these adorable Abel Blue Kid’s Rain Boots. For each pair of boots sold, a new pair is donated to a child in need. Furthermore, Roma Boots donates 10% of all proceeds to educational initiatives around the world. Simply put Roma aims to ‘Give Poverty the Boot’.

7. Zooventure Pilot Frames, $24 CAD – Toddler to Youth

Give the gift of vision this year with this adorable pair of Zooventure Pilot frames from Clearly eyewear. With a mission to eradicate poor vision, Clearly donates a pair of eyeglasses to someone in need for every purchase made. So far, they’ve donated 465,249 pairs of glasses in 42 different countries!

8. Rocket DIY Craft, $37 CAD — Ages 4 and up

For the more crafty kids who want to explore space, try this Rocket DIY Craft from The Orenda Tribe. Made with recyclable wood and suitable for kids age 4 and up, these crafts help the Orenda Tribe fund their purposeful art workshops for youth living in marginalized communities.

9. Kids Artivist Organic T-Shirt, $46 CAD — Youth Size 2-10

This super cute Kids Artivist Organic T-Shirt is the perfect addition to any kid’s wardrobe. This shirt is made from 100% organically grown cotton and for every shirt sold, the Orenda Tribe empowers a child through art. Each sponsored child will be enrolled in one of Orenda Tribe’s purposeful art workshops for youth living in marginalized communities. 

10. Pebble Poncho, $50 CAD — Sizes 12 months-6 years

This adorable Pebble Poncho from Tofino Towel Co. comes in three different colours and is made from Turkish muslin cotton. Eco-friendly and fair-trade certified, it’s the perfect option as a fun bathrobe for your home. Tofino Towel Co, donates 1% of all profits to local non profits in order to help preserve the picturesque beaches and precious wildlife of the west coast.

11. Dino Silhouettes Raincoat, $50 CAD — Youth 10-12

This Dino Silhouettes Raincoat from Hatley is not only adorable, but fully lined and guaranteed to keep your child dry no matter what Mother Nature has in store. Hatley donates to not-for-profit charities as well as grassroots organizations that benefit the happiness and well-being of children – locally and worldwide, as well as those that help to protect the environment

12. Navy and Yellow Matte Rain Boots, $45 CAD — Youth Sizes 4-12

Jumping in the puddles has never been this fun! These waterproof, Navy and Yellow Matte Rain Boots from Hatley feature slip resistant soles so your little one’s feet will stay dry and cozy. Hatley donates to not-for-profit charities as well as grassroots organizations that benefit the happiness and well-being of children – locally and worldwide, as well as those that help to protect the environment.

13. Kids World Map, £25.00 — All ages

Hand drawn and painted by Soph on the Isle of Wight, this Kids World Map from Little Difference is a lovely addition to any curious child’s room decor. For each print Little Difference sells, they plant a tree to raise awareness about and protect permanent reforestation in Madagascar.

14. Raintree Wood Puzzle Set, $45.99 CAD — 4 and up

Challenge your child’s problem solving skills with this Raintree Wood Puzzle Set made in Thailand and sold by UNICEF Market. It provides 19 children the chance to learn by providing them with basic school essentials, including pencils and exercise books.

15. Oliver the Bear, $69 CAD — All ages

Not only are these cuddle + kind dolls adorable, but they also help fight against world hunger with every purchase! Cuddle + kind has tons of dolls to choose from and each one — like this Oliver the Bear — provides 10 meals to children in North America and around the world.

Image credits: LSTN Sound Co., Bombas, Peace Collective, Tenfed, tentree, Roma, Clearly, The Orenda Tribe, Tofino Towel Co., Hatley, Little Difference, UNICEF, Cuddle and Kind

This post contains products that we use and love, and know you will too! Some items have affiliate links, which means we’ll receive a commission if you purchase through our link, at no extra cost to you. This doesn’t affect which products are included in our post, as we have specially curated our list for their quality and charitable components.

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