If you’re shopping for gifts for kids who love animals, you’ve come to the right place! My kids are animal lovers. Truly, they just LOVE animals!
They love to visit the zoo and often play with animal toys at our house. We have 2 dogs, a hamster, and a fish, and they love their pets so much. I know that lots of other children love animals too, so today I wanted to share a list of the BEST gifts for kids who love animals.
This adorable fluffy stuffy is perfect for the farm animal loving kids!
Warmies Plush are fully microwavable to provide hours of soothing warmth and comfort. Your super soft Cow Warmies is scented with real dried French lavender and perfectly weighted for a positive sensory experience.
Cow Warmies Details:
Simply Warm Cow Warmies in a Microwave
Soothes, Warms and Comforts
Scented with Real French Lavender
Chill in a Freezer for Cooling Relief
Safe for all Ages
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Cat-loving little girls are going to love this unique toy from VIP Pets!
Meet the VIP Pets Cats, they just arrived to Glam City! They're a collection of 6 fashionable neon cats with super long hair! Their hairstyles and face decorations glow in the dark! They come in a new shampoo pack that looks like a cat and includes a UV flashlight!
Press the button on the vessel and you will have a glowy reveal of your surprise character! Each doll includes 10 different surprises to unbox and 8 exclusive accessories to create a neon hairstyle! The vessel is also a playset with an included salon chair to make styling even easier!
Recommended for girls and boys 3+ to have fun brushing and styling hair. Kids can recreate their favorite scenes from the series or create their own adventures!
VIP Pets are great for creative expression and pretend play with siblings and friends!
Looking for that "WOW" gift this holiday season? The best thing to pair with the Melissa & Doug Veterinary Costume set is this wooden activity center. Kids will have hours of role-play fun pretending to be a veterinarian and groomer with their stuffed animals!
Learn how to squeak, roar, and hoot like the animals do with this bright, fun, and silly book aimed at younger readers to engage them in exploring sound!
Hoot like an owl, howl like a wolf and sing like a whale. Everyone needs to get their message and feelings across, animals included! Meet a collection of 12 animals from around the world and discover the sounds they make, and why. The book features a different creature on each spread, along with dynamic type design and illustrations to help the kids mimic each animal noise.
The perfect book to read aloud one-to-one, or as a fun activity to engage a group of young children and get them using their voices and moving their bodies!
This may just be one of the cutest animal stuffie toys I've seen this year! Foothill Toy Co. has created a number of small, adorable mice and other animals friends who live in boxes. Each comes with a small stuffed animal wearing a soft fabric outfit, themed accessories, as well as a matching miniature blanket and pillow that nestle neatly inside the sturdy storage box.
The mouse shown here is Scout The Camp Mouse who sleeps in a Graham Cracker Box Bed. Packaged in a beautiful, reusable box, Scout is wearing a soft camping-themed fabric outfit, a removable backpack, roll-up sleeping bag, and a plush marshmallow on a stick ready for making s’mores.
These are perfect as stand-alone gifts or stocking stuffers for kids who love animals!
Kids who love animals will love being able to dress up as a veterinarian and take care of their plush friends!
The authentic blue animal doctor’s jacket has self-stick tabs and is machine-washable, as are the matching face mask and surgical cap. Deep see-through pockets conveniently hold a reusable name tag and the vet’s tools of the trade, including a thermometer, cloth bandage, child-friendly syringe, and a stethoscope with sound effects (2 AAA batteries not included). This all-inclusive set even comes with the vet’s first patient—an adorable plush puppy dog!
There’s a whole world of make-believe packed into this superior-value role play set.
Just as you'd expect from Melissa and Doug,, this costume is made of high quality, wipe-clean materials and durable construction, as well as adjustable designs to fit varying and changing sizes, ensuring years of imaginative play for kids approximately age 3-6.
The care of all the toy pets in the house will be in capable hands when your little animal doctor is all suited up in blue!
Calling all wolf lovers! This wolf stuffed animal will be your friend until the end. This jumbo plush toy is a loyal companion. Wolves are known to be wild, crazy and unpredictable, however, this extra-large plush is really a giant teddy bear inside and out.
Wolves may be known for their bone-chilling howls but hearing your child practice his howl will make any parent feel warm inside. After all that howling tires out your young wolf, this stuffed animal can double as a fantastic animal pillow. You will see no wild wolf at a petting zoo, so this giant plush wolf is a great alternative option. This cunning realistic giant stuffed animal is made from the softest polyester fabrics which makes it perfect for cuddling too.
Your animal lover is going to love this paint with water book! Using the provided paintbrush, simply wet with water and watch the colors magically appear on each black-and-white animal illustration. You'll find kangaroos, monkeys, elephants, alligators, and more!
Help store up nuts for winter! Roll the dice, then feed Charlie the matching colored acorn. Watch his eyelids - when they reach the top, he's ready to pop! Grab the acorns that scatter from Charlie's tree as fast as you can to fill your stash to win!
Looking for a unique gift? Escape puzzles are it! This fun option from Ravensburger features a jungle scene with lots of animals.
It's a jigsaw puzzle AND an escape-room challenge in one dizzying adventure!
Unlike other puzzles, the excitement begins once the last piece is fitted into place. Imagine you're on vacation in the jungle, exploring the local wildlife, only to find that your route back to your hut is blocked, and nighttime is fast approaching.
Do you have the smarts to get back to the safety of your hut?
Escape Puzzle Fun
Riddles are hidden throughout the intricate scene - as well as the box the puzzle came in. It's up to you to find them, untangle them, and use them to your advantage.
Available in a variety of colors, styles, and animals including: pink bunny, grey bunny, brown puppy, grey bear, white unicorn, and leopard; these stuffies are sure to become a quick favorite!
Each plush pal features a unique accessory and has weighted beans for floppy positioning. Snuggle kids into nap time or bedtime with an oh-so-soft cuddle plush and let them snooze away with their best pal next to them.
A kit that let's you create your own soap in fun ocean shapes - how neat is that?! Kids who love animals will certainly love having special animal-shaped soap that they made themselves to use for their next bath!
Made from safe 100% non-toxic ingredients that will not irritate the skin, this cosmetic grade clay can be mixed to create countless designs, that dry into great soap It's fun for all ages! Just shape, air dry and wash!
1 kit makes 2 BARS of soap. There are other kits available, like macarons, transportation, and flowers!
Bright Stripes Toys is known for wonderful crafting gifts for kids.
The Candle Critter kits from Bright Stripes include a high-quality ceramic animal, LED tea light, 3 ceramic markers, nd instructions all packaged in an adorable cottage-style box.
Bright Stripes provides everything needed to create your own masterpiece. A perfect gift for anyone who loves animals!
Candle Critters make a perfect night light or end table light as well as a home decor or classroom decor piece.There are a variety of different animals available including this bunny, a fox, a turtle, and more!
Move over Barbie - Lottie Dolls are the next big thing! Based on the average proportions of a nine-year-old child rather than those of an adult woman, Lottie Dolls celebrate childhood and promote the empowerment of children by encouraging kids in how they look right now.
This Lottie Doll and horse set comes complete with horse-riding gear: jacket, pants, boots, shirt, tie & helmet. Any animal-loving girl will love this set!
Aspiring veterinarians are now able to get hands-on experience caring for – and cuddling! – an adorable plush horse with this interactive Veterinarian Horse Activity Set!
Little horse lovers can adopt the plush horse, then complete activities including:
conducting a mane to tail exam using a working stethoscope
caring for a wound
eventually they can even earn a diploma!
Adorable giftset includes a premium plush horse with adoption certificate, blanket and curry comb; real, working stethoscope; horse assessment form; English & Western riding activity: wound care activity; bones, sticker and organs sheet; horseshoe and bandage stickers; student ID badge; dry erase marker; and diploma.
STEM-inspired play provides exposure to career in veterinary science
Role-play activities can be conducted independently or with a parent or friend
Kids can complete the activities again and again to hone their veterinary skills
Encourages empathy, health awareness, imagination, creativity, and problem-solving
Give your animal-loving kid a self-cleaning fish tank that also doubles as a mini garden! Not only will they learn about animal care, but they will also learn about gardening. What a fun way to study science with them!
The Back to the Roots Water Garden Duo is an award-winning hydroponic and aquaponic ecosystem that makes the perfect gift, educational family project, or piece of living home decor.
This mini hydroponics ecosystem creates a sleek, low-maintenance, self-watering planter for growing luscious bamboo, succulents, and houseplants! You can customize the interior of the tank however you'd like and create a beautiful underwater scene. You may also choose to add fish into the tank so you can turn this scaled-down hydroponics into a functional aquaponic system.
Your Water Garden becomes a self-cleaning fish tank that also grows fresh food up top. The fish waste fertilizes the plants on top and the plants clean the water — so fewer water changes are required.
The Water Garden grows year-round and comes with EVERYTHING you need to get started —no green thumb or big backyard needed. It has a 3-gallon capacity.
My girls got Cutetitos 2 years ago for Christmas and they just LOVE them! They are cute plush animals that are wrapped up like burritos.
Cutetitos Taste Budditos Carnivalitos lets you discover 2 mini best friends in a 2-piece heart-shaped wrap inspired by your favorite carnival foods!
A heart-shaped wrap is included; you can wrap'em together or separate it into 2 pieces and wrap 'em alone. Each Buddito has a special Heart Spot that tells you exactly what kind of besties you've discovered - will they be "Bestito Frienditos", "Frienditos 4Ever", or something else? The included Pet Collector card will tell you each Buddito's Heart Spot ranking, name, species, and birthday!
Budditos love each other, despite their differences. Look for all 4 sets of these fun carnival food pairings in Series 2 - Cheese Fries, Chicken & Waffles, Churros and Chocolate Sauce and Hot Dog & Mustard. Collect all 8 and become besties forever!
Give your animal-loving kid older kid this kit to crochet her own kawaii kitty cat! This kit includes everything you need to make a super cute cat from start to finish.
With this kit, there's no need to hunt down materials or stock up on more than you need. The removable, illustrated color instruction book leads you through the pattern, step by step. With a foolproof pattern and matching materials, your perfect Kitty Cat creation will look just like the image in the book. Whatever your skill level, you will likely be able to complete the project with ease the same day you start.
Give your animal-loving kid these awesome Safari Colored Smencils! They are perfect to tuck into his/her stocking!
The Safari Colored Smencils includes 10 gourmet scented colored pencils from Scentco that are made from 100% recycled newspapers. Vibrant pre-sharpened colored pencils are ideal for coloring books, arts, crafts, activities, and more. The scents are guaranteed to last for two years so your Smencils smell great every time you color, sketch, and draw.
This set comes with the following scents: Bubble Gum, Wild Cherry, Passion Fruit, Blueberry, Pineapple, Juicy Apple, Banana, Mango, Kiwi Fruit, and Blackberry
This adorable graphic novel features Owly and is perfect for the animal lover.
In Flying Lessons, Owly figures out why he can't fly and helps another forest creature with his own flying problems in the process.
Relying on a mixture of symbols, icons, and expressions to tell his silent stories, Runton's clean, animated, and heartwarming style makes it a perfect read for anyone who's a fan of Jeff Smith's Bone or Mike Kunkel's Herobear and the Kid.
Already winning fans around the world, Owly is not to be missed.
Puzzles are a fun way to challenge the mind! I love to get a card table out and spend a few hours assembling a puzzle like this with my animal-loving kids! The product measures 13 x 19 inches when assembled.
The perfect gift for little animal lovers, this STEM-inspired play set contains everything kids need for creative role-play, including a plush dog, working stethoscope, and more.
Vets-in-the-making can use these play props to perform guided activities on their own or with a parent; and once they finish all of the activities, then you can conduct a graduation ceremony complete with veterinary diploma!
All of my kids, both the girls and the boys have loved dinosaurs! Although they may be extinct animals, they are still extremely popular among children!
Naturally KIDS offers a variety of backpacks with matching plush animal friends. It's a fun gift that kids will love but useful and practical too! The dino makes a great pal for kids to play with and love on during your travels.
The backpack is just the right size for little travelers and preschoolers.
Feature of these backpacks include: 1 main compartment to pack a small lunch box, some snacks or stuff
2 small pockets inside the backpack for kids small items
Readers of all ages will unleash their own creativity as they open the door to visual comic-book storytelling with the help of Dav Pilkey and his heartfelt, humorous, and amazing cast, featuring Li'l Petey, Molly, and Flippy in Cat Kid Comic Club.
Welcome to Cat Kid Comic Club! Here you'll find everything you need to create and share your own comic books, just like Li'l Petey.
A pioneering new graphic novel series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of the internationally bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series.
In Cat Kid Comic Club, Li'l Petey, Flippy, and Molly introduce twenty-one rambunctious, funny, and talented baby frogs to the art of comic making. As the story unwinds with mishaps and hilarity, readers get to see the progress, mistakes, and improvements that come with practice and persistence.
I've been a huge fan of the Li'l Woodzeez lineup for the past few years for 2 big reasons.
1. They are super affordable, especially compared to their main competitors.
2. They are well made and sturdy playsets. Compared to the top competitor, these are much better made and easier for younger children to play with, while still being appealing to older kids.
The Li'l Woodzeez Honeysuckle Hillside Cottage is a GREAT starter home for kids who are new to the Li'l Woodzeez lineup. The set includes a light, a swing and lots of furniture. Just pair it with an animal family and you're ready to place!
Animal-loving kids, especially girls, will love Li'l Woodzeez!
You've got a house and a family - now you need an activity for them, and what's better than a food truck?!
The Li'l Woodzeez Honeysuckle Sweets & Treats Food Truck has all the treats that you need to satisfy your sweet tooth; order up for a chocolate ice cream on a strawberry ice cream cone with a cherry on top! You better not spoil your appetite with dessert though: The Li'l Woodzeez Honeysuckle Sweets & Treats Food Truck has all of your favorite lunchtime specialties, from pizza, to burritos, to burgers. Don't forget the ketchup and mustard with your fries!
This truck is really the perfect place to fill up on tasty dessert or satisfying Honeysuckle specialties. It's such a fun add-on to a Li'l Woodzeez collection!
My kids, from ages 3-9 all love to put on "shows" for each other and any adult who will sit and watch. They will put on plays, puppet shows, joke shows, magic shows, you name it! It's a great way for them to practice using their imagination and many times working together too.
This Melissa & Doug Sea Life Friends Hand Puppets set is a great choice for kids to role-play a scene with animals.
Made with brightly patterned, washable fabrics and built to last, these soft and sweet hand puppets are sure to be go-to toys for years to come.
While they may not hatch into a real species of animals, my animal-loving kids have loved the fun of "hatching" their own animal with Hatchimals! The Hatchimals Wow is the newest (and largest) Hatchimal in the Hatchimal family.
You’ve never hatched like this before! Hatchimals WOW is a larger than life adorable Llalacorn (part llama, part unicorn) and she can’t wait to meet you! Inside the largest and first-ever re-hatchable Hatchimals egg, hatch a pink or purple Llalacorn that can express her emotions through movement. She can magically grow up to 32-inches tall and shrink down on her own! With over 250 sounds and interactions, uncover the unique personality of your Hatchimals WOW as you play with her.
Cuddle with her, feed her, play games or tickle her! When you’re ready to hatch again, place Llalacorn back in the egg and she’ll hatch in 1 of 10 moods. Bring home Hatchimals WOW and experience an exciting new way to hatch and play!
Cultivate imaginative playtime fun with the Magnetivity Magnetic Building Play Set On the Farm! Magnetivity encourages kids to experiment, explore, and imagine by inspiring them to design and build their own unique worlds!
The 16 double-sided panels with artwork on both sides magnetically attach in different combinations, so kids can build new designs for their own barnyard and tractor every time they play!
The 77 included magnetic accessories stick to the panels and to the six magnetic wooden play figures with stands, inspiring open-ended, hands-on exploration and play! All Magnetivity panels are compatible.
One of the things I love about the Magnetivity Building Sets from Melissa and Doug is that they are perfect for both girls and boys.
The 6 double-sided panels with artwork on both sides slot into the vehicle and magnetically attach in different combinations, so kids can build their own unique safari rescue or mobile animal research truck.
The 28 included magnetic accessories stick to the panels and to the four magnetic wooden play figures with stands, inspiring open-ended, hands-on exploration and play!
Girls love Twisty Petz! My oldest received her first Twisty Petz bracelet about a year ago and was instantly hooked on the brand. Now you can find Twisty Petz as Cuddlez - a new plush Twisty Petz!
These soft and cuddly plush animals are your favorite Twisty Petz, in plush form. Each Cuddlez plush is super soft and colorful and transforms into a boa you can wear!
Pull the head and tail to turn your animal into a fashionable accessory! With 2 simple twists, turn your boa back to huggable pet. With 4 styles in Series 3, collect a puppy, unicorn, kitty and sloth! Bring home the pets with a secret twist with Twisty Petz Cuddlez!
They may be extinct, but dinosaurs are still loved by boys and girls alike! A great dinosaur playset is a great gift choice for kids who love animals!
This ultimate dinosaur toy playset for kids has everything for little adventurers with big imaginations! This deluxe toy includes a large electronic Acrocanthosaurus toy dinosaur with glowing lights and growling sounds, a fully-equipped 3-level tower with bridge, moat, scary spider web, and cage with teeth that open and close for the big dinosaur enemies!
This toy playset also includes 2 small baby dinosaurs, a dinosaur egg, and much more! Of course, there's also an adventurer action figure with a cage to catch the prehistoric payload and a toy helicopter to make a quick getaway in the NICK of time!
Expand your dinosaur fun with this Lava Mountain T.Rex Adventure Playset!
This deluxe toy includes a large electronic Tyrannosaurus Rex toy dinosaur with glowing lights and growling sounds, a fully-equipped 3-level VOLCANO with realistic lava flow, a boulder waiting to crush the T-Rex Toy's hunters, a jail cell for captured foes, ladder, rope, 2 small baby dinosaurs, a dinosaur egg, and much more!
Terra by Battatt also includes an adventurer action figure with a net to snag the big payload and a toy Jeep to make a quick getaway with the prehistoric predator! Everything is included in this awesome 14-piece educational and Super fun dinosaur set!
Beep beep! Terra by Battat T-Rex transport is coming through with the dangerous delivery of a ferocious toy dinosaur!
This playset will have kids burning rubber around the house with Jurassic-sized smiles. There's a rugged toy semi-trailer with 6 wheels, working cab lights, and realistic truck sounds. Included on the back of this cool toy truck is a cage to carry your toy T-Rex, or any other miniature animal toys or action figures who dare to come along for the ride. And the best part is the cage shakes and rattles while it's rolling along the imaginary highway!
Your dino-loving child will love driving around the house with this beast in tow!
Sea Turtle Lovers unite! Doodle Pants hoodies have fun, unique, and whimsical designs for both casual everyday wear and imaginative play! Now kids can dress up any time of day and show off their love for their favorite animal.
All of our hoodies have matching bottoms (and many have matching tops as well!) Check out these complementary items to outfit your little one for all passions, seasons, and occasions!
Do you have a dino lover on your Christmas list? Doodle Pants hoodies have fun, unique, and whimsical designs for both casual everyday wear and imaginative play! Now kids can dress up any time of day! Love turning heads in the grocery store or at school? This is a major eye-grabber that’ll have other adults and children fawning! Tons of fun for both the wearer and friends.
Introducing Vulcan, the untamed Legends Dragon. This intelligent beast reacts to your touch with his lifelike wings. Beware...This Dragon knows how to attack and protect himself from predators!
With new motion-sensing technology, you can move your dragon in different ways to make him react with flapping wings and sound effects. Guide him through the air and make him fly, attack, climb in the air and dive. Clap once to hear him screech and growl. Clap twice to activate guard mode. In guard mode his chest light will flash blue and red and his wild siren will sound.
This legendary Dragon is bringing the fire like never before with a chest that burns as bright as flames! Vulcan's chest lights up in different colors depending on his mood.
Pet vulcan's nose or tap the back of his head once or continuously for different reactions. This lifelike dragon reacts to sound, motion, and touch.
The dots in the book go pop, pop, pop! Poke the irresistible click-to-count buttons to hear satisfying “clicks” and “pops” as you count all the animals you see on safari!
This sturdy 20-page interactive board book invites kids to sing along to “the wheels on the bus” song while popping and counting all the wild animals along the way! Poke-a-dot books help encourage language development, counting, and fine motor skills. Patented pop-a-tronic technology lets kids discover different popping sounds by poking the dots from the front or the back, with pages raised or flat!
So many great ideas for my granddaughter she loves animals.
Monday 21st of November 2022
So many super cute gifts for children who love animals. The Bird Bingo looks like a lot of fun and the untamed Legends Dragon is so cool.
Sunday 31st of July 2022
My great niece would love all of these items . I really liked the Bright Stripes LED Candle Critters. zay loves to paint.
Wednesday 22nd of December 2021
I love that giant wolf plush! We LOVE Wild Republic animals! My son has a bunch and they're SO soft and adorable!
Friday 26th of November 2021
These are amazing gift ideas for kids who love animals! My daughter is obsessed and wants to be a zoo keeper or have a mobile groomer business. The Veterinary animal sets would be perfect for her. She also collects bunny stuffed animals, so the Cuddle Plush Pink Bunny would be loved too.