Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Super cool sibling gifts for sharing. Nicely. Please.

If you’re shopping for two siblings, three, four or more… of course you can always buy multiple matching gifts. But in the spirit of collaborative play and sharing, we’ve got some ideas for sibling holiday gifts that should make the entire clan happy.

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Yeti + Snowflake Cookie Gift Box at Sweet Dani B : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Yeti + Snowflake Cookie Gift Box

Dani B is a Martha Stewart regular for good reason. Her cookies are exquisite and she can make practically anything to order.

$50+ via custom order, Sweet Dani B

OMY Giant Coloring Poster at Perfectly Smitten : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

OMY Giant Coloring Poster

It’s a gift and a craft that should keep even a whole gaggle of kids busy through the holidays.

$30, Perfectly Smitten

Nutcracker Holiday Creative Play Set at Uncommon Goods : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Nutcracker Holiday Creative Play Set

Our younger kids would flip to get their hands on — and under — this creative playset, and put on little Nutcracker performances for us all winter long.

$150, Uncommon Goods

Magnetic Dart Board at Hearthsong : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Magnetic Dart Board

No sharp arrows, promise!

$29.98, Hearthsong

Holiday Candy Mix Tackle Boxes at Barney's : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Candy Mix Tackle Boxes: Christmas | Hanukkah

Whatever you celebrate, these thoughtful little tackle boxes of treats are perfect for showing up for holiday visits. Keep a bunch on hand for those unexpected gifts you need to give.

$32, Barney’s

Not Parent Approved Game at Amazon: Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Not Parent Approved Game

Like “Cards Against Humanity for Kids,” we called this the hot game of 2016, and our kids entirely agree. For kids about 8 and up — and that includes you, parents!

$24.99, Amazon

Lundby Smaland Dollhouse with Winter Garden and Working Electricity : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Lundby Smaland Dollhouse with Winter Garden and Working Electricity

We’re longtime fans of Lundby’s decidedly Swedish dollhouses and kids just love turning the lights and the fireplace on and off. They’ve recently added this winter garden add-on; and be sure to grab dolls, furniture, and all the fun accessories to keep the kids busily co-playing.

Dollhouse here $69.99 limited time, Target |  accessories sold separately
find more at Creative KidStuff

Twister at Target : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Twister

The ultimate sibling gift, whether the kids are seven or…well, seventy.

$11.19, Target

Anki Overdrive with the new Supertruck | great sibling gifts | holiday gift guide 2016

Anki OVERDRIVE with Supertruck

Last year we called this genius AI head-to-head app-controled racing set one of our tech toys of the year, and this year it’s even better, with a new Supertruck that dominates the track and offers up another game mode. Be sure to get plenty of cars — everyone will want to play.

$99 starter kit; truck $50.99 both on sale, Amazon

Folding Panel Tumbling Mat at Tumbl Trak : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Folding Panel Tumbling Mat

Got some kids who can’t sit still in your life? Parents will thank you for helping them get out all that energy on cold days with a real gymnastics mat. And yes, they have to take turns!

$152-282, Tumbl Trak

Personalized Gingerbread House at Williams-Sonoma : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Personalized Gingerbread House

Just add a family name or a word like “joy” or “fun!” and kids won’t be sure whether to admire it or eat it. Nah. They’ll want to eat it.

$79.95, Williams-Sonoma

Tickets to a Favorite Kids' Concert : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Tickets to a Favorite Kids’ Concert

While the zoo, the children’s museum, or the local science center are always options we love, remember kids love concerts too, and it doesn’t have to be Katy Perry. Kids concerts are wildly affordable, like the popular Just Kidding series at NYC’s Symphony Space. Grab a few tickets and make a date!

This photo: Gustapher Yellowgold on 2/25 at Symphony Space NYC, $17/person

USA-made Wooden Foosball Table : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

USA-made Wooden Foosball Table

For the ultimate splurgey sibling gift, may we present a gorgeous solid wood foosball table? Those kids had better be on the nice list, that’s all we’re sayin’.

$1499 on sale, Pottery Barn

Zoku Animal Popsicle Molds : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Zoku Animal Popsicle Molds

Even when the mercury drops below zero, our kids are up for popsicles, especially in all these fun animal shapes.

$7.95/ea or $59.95/8, Williams-Sonoma

Giant Art Set at Hearthsong : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Giant Art Set

Quiet craft supplies: The sibling gift that keeps on giving.

$29.98, Hearthsong

Sifrie Kids' Walkie Talkies : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Sifrie Kids’ Walkie Talkies

Another way to get kids outside and playing, even in the winter.

$19.99, Amazon

Fandango Holiday Gift Card : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Fandango Holiday Gift Card

Family movie night is always a treat, especially when it includes popcorn and a fight between Junior Mints and Twizzlers.

$ varies, Fandango

Explorer Playhouse at Land of Nod : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Explorer Playhouse

A gift that two or three little explorers could easily share. In fact, it’s more fun that way.

$199, Land of Nod

LEGO Death Star : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

LEGO Death Star

Admit it, you’re really getting it for you. That’s okay, we won’t tell.

$499, LEGO

Klask Game : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Klask Game

One of our favorite new games, Klask is like air hockey 2.0, totally addictive, and if you’re shopping for lots of siblings, it can be played round robin style.

$44.99, Target

Gift Card to a Local Escape Puzzle Room : Cool sibling gifts for sharing | Cool Mom Picks Holiday Gift Guide

Gift Card to a Local Escape Puzzle Room

The hottest trend in experience gifts, escape rooms (or puzzle rooms) often offer kid-friendly adventures too. Search for a great one in your community. The kids will adore you for it.

$125 for up to 8, Escape Kids Live or location near you.

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