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10 Playroom Gift Ideas

November 20, 2023

If you’ve been wanting to create the ultimate playroom for your little one, you might be wondering just how to do that. Sure, it’s a designated place for all the toys to go (no more tripping over trucks or blocks in the living room), but a playroom is also a special space where your child can be creative and active. With the holidays just around the corner, this is a perfect time to surprise your little one with the playroom of their dreams. We’ve rounded up 10 picks that will help create an environment in which they can learn to play independently, nurture their creativity, and move their body.

1. Toki Mats Sage Vegan Leather Mega Mat

Toki Mats Sage Vegan Leather Mega Mat

Whether your little one is a baby, a toddler, or a school-aged child, this natural latex play mat is the perfect way to pad their playroom floor. Soft, springy, and waterproof (because life happens), this mat is a safe space to practice gross motor skills, play on the floor, or catch tumbles.

2. Lorena Canals Basket Giant Mushroom

Lorena Canals Basket Giant Mushroom

Who said toy storage had to be plastic? Add a touch of whimsy to spark creativity with this mushroom-shaped basket crafted from braided ropes of yarn made with recycled PET-bottles and cotton. A soft cotton canvas cushion makes the “hat” of the mushroom.



Let your child explore sensory play with this open ended play kit from HOYO. The SMILE kit is sure to delight your little one for hours with homemade, non-toxic play dough and cheerful accessories that add joy to their day.

4. Lalo Play Boxes

Lalo Play Boxes

Take the work out of picking out educational and age-appropriate toys with these curated play boxes from Lalo. You can make a one-time purchase to try it out or subscribe to receive a new box every few months. Each box is filled with toys that cultivate imagination for purposeful play.

5. Toki Mats Breeze Bean Bag

Toki Mats Breeze Bean Bag

Meet a new kind of bean bag from Toki Mats. This ultra-stuffed bean bag is cloud-soft to the touch, but never loses shape as your child lays, sits, climbs, or jumps on it. A lightweight design allows your child to move it around as they please, while still being supportive enough to stand and balance on.

6. Tender Leaf Kitchen Range

Tender Leaf Kitchen Range

A play kitchen is a must-have for every child, and this beautifully crafted one from Tender Leaf is perfect for developing imagination. Built with a sink, oven, microwave, plate rack, and stovetop, this kitchen range has plenty of accessories, including wicker baskets for storage, wooden storage jars, racks of herbs, plates, a potholder, a tea towel, cooking utensils, and play food.

7. Nestig Creator Play Table Set

Nestig Creator Play Table Set

This modern table and chairs set is handmade in Brazil from sustainably harvested wood. A center cup for storage allows your little one to store crayons, markers, toys, or whatever they want to easily access when they play.

8. Toki Mats Rainbow Stamp in Cream Play Couch

Toki Mats Rainbow Stamp in Cream Play Couch

This lightweight play couch made from non-toxic foam pulls out to convert into a lounger, so your child can lay or sit however they want. Place it by their bookshelf to create a cozy reading nook in their playroom for quiet time.

9. Avenlur 9-in-1 Swedish Ladder Wall Gym Set

Avenlur 9-in-1 Swedish Ladder Wall Gym Set

This clever gym set doesn’t take up much room, but instead utilizes wall space to create the ultimate indoor playground. Your little climber can rock climb, hang, slide, and even swing on this well-built gym that’s even strong enough to hold an adult’s weight.

10. Lorena Canals Ride & Roll Train

Lorena Canals Ride & Roll Train

Choo, choo! All aboard! This handcrafted textile toy uses scrap fabric and canvas to make a soft toy train and a 4-meter long road that can be rolled and tied up for on-the-go adventures. Your train-loving child will adore being able to create their own railway wherever they go.

Rainbow Stamp in Cream Play Couch

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A convertible couch-to-lounger that makes a stylish addition to your little one’s play space. 

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About the Author: Alice

Alice Mendoza is a copywriter and blog writer based in Los Angeles. She began writing for a baby brand while on maternity leave, and realized she had found her niche. Today, she writes exclusively within the baby space, using her BFA in Creative Writing and her own experience as a mother to guide her. When she’s not working, you can find her chasing down her toddler, going on walks around the neighborhood, or watching reality TV.

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