The holidays are just a short time away. It is never too early to get your shopping started, so why not take the time to consider what you will be getting your children this year? Shopping for kids isn’t nearly as hard as buying for adults, but there is still a full list of options available.

All children are different, so in the list below, you’ll find gift ideas that are appropriate for children of all ages. Here are five incredible ideas to get you started.

Gaming Console

This is an expensive option, but whether your child enjoys video games or television, a gaming console may be a perfect choice. Children of all ages enjoy sports, but even if your child doesn’t like to game, perhaps you can get them into a new hobby. Besides, also if they don’t like gaming, they can enjoy Netflix, Hulu, sports, and a variety of other television apps on their new console.

There are lots of options to pick from when it comes to gaming consoles. You could go new, purchasing a Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4. Alternatively, you could go a little retro and buy an old school, retro gaming console.

Take a trip

A gift doesn’t have to be physical. Has your child talked about how much he’d love a vacation? Take him or her to their dream vacation. They are more likely to remember a holiday as the time than a simple gift, especially a gift that will likely be broken in a couple of months.

Here are some excellent vacation ideas: beach trips, amusement parks, and aquariums.

Sunglasses & Accessories

Everyone loves sunglasses, even children. You will want to keep your child’s age and likes into consideration when choosing a pair of sunglasses. You don’t want to purchase an item that will be disposed of and forgotten instantly.

To ensure that you get something your child would love, you should get some custom-made sunglasses. Fun, custom sunglasses gifts could be perfect for all your children; however, if you are looking for more stylish looking options, there are plenty of choices to choose from.

Clothing

Despite popular belief, many children love receiving clothes. Don’t make the mistake of getting your child only clothing come holiday season; however, getting your children some nice clothes is a great way to improve their mood. Sure, children younger than pre-teen age may not appreciate clothing, but it is something they need to have, so why not purchase them a few articles of clothing for the holidays?

Older children will appreciate clothing like shirts and jeans. They need to look good for the school, and they will enjoy wearing their new clothes to school when the holiday break is over. Avoid items like socks and underwear: they want something they can show off to their friends.

Promote healthy hobbies

Purchase a musical instrument or some art supplies for your children. It’s fun getting them into different hobbies. Besides, if they never try new things, they’ll never know what they enjoy.