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Gifts for the February Birthday Kid You Obviously Love the Most

Presents don’t equal love, but they do add up to a whole lot of birthday fun.

Megan Baldwin and Sarah Burns

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Looking for gift ideas for the February birthday kid in your life? Steer clear of the Valentine’s Day merch and fall in love with presents suited for an ambitious, change-making, and creative kid. From stories about change to toys that offer a warm-up for March Madness, here’s our short-list of gifts for a February birthday.

Hape Perfect Pizza Playset

Hape Perfect Pizza Playset

Hape

February 9th is National Pizza Day. If your kid’s birthday falls within a 20-day window, opt for this pizza-themed activity kit. They’ll learn how to create their own pizza parlor with beautiful wooden and felt toys.

My Book of Beautiful Oops!

My Book of Beautiful Opps! Workman Publishing

Workman Publishing

February babies are famously creative and artistic, but their perfectionist streak can sometimes get in the way of making anything at all! This art workbook is designed to help young artists get past the need to make every line impeccable, and just have fun creating – even if the only thing you make is a mess.

“Little People, BIG DREAMS: Black Voices” Book Set

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Frances Lincoln Children's Books

February is Black History Month. This inspiring book set from Little People, BIG DREAMS introduces your 4 to 7-year-old to three icons: Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks — the perfect gift to learn about the lives of these heroes.

Plantable Lollipops

Plantable Lollipops, Amborella Organics

Amborella Organics

Spring isn’t quite here yet, but a budding gardener can dream. Inspire your kid’s green thumb to come out of hibernation with a sweet treat and a plantable pop perfect for a favorite planter or flower pot. They’ll beam with pride eating and preparing foods they grew themselves, and sharing with others when it’s time to harvest.

Streamline Desktop Edition Games - Basketball

Streamline Desktop Basketball

Streamline

With March Madness around the corner, Streamline’s basketball catapult activity set gets your February kid into the basketball-crazed spirit. Aim, shoot and score while learning about the science of sports.

Singing Machine Kids Mood Karaoke System

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Singing Machine

February kids are known for their creativity (Elton John is a Feb. birthday). Give them the tools to master the Rocketman’s song list with this all-in-one karaoke rig.  It’s essentially a hit-maker in a box with a built-in Bluetooth speaker, stage lighting, and voice effects.

"I Promise" by LeBron James

I Promise, Harper Collins

Harper Collins

Achieve your goals with a cheerful picture book from legendary basketball player Lebron James and bestselling illustrator Nina Mata. The perfect story to activate your February kid’s inner leader, the book is an uplifting mantra of empowerment, and encourages readers they’re capable of creating change — big or small.

Loog Mini Guitar

Loog Guitars

Loog Guitars

Johnny Cash, Kurt Kobain, and Alice Cooper were all born in February. This playable, kid-friendly guitar with and free zoom lessons hosted by Loog, so you can really learn how to play. Absolutely ideal for the budding shredder in your life.

Pictionary Air

Mattel Games Pictionary Air

Mattel Games

With a few more months of indoor play ahead, this artsy-fartsy game is a gift for the entire family. Team up with friends and family to draw, guess, and cast the image to your TV in this updated party classic that will have the whole gang LOL-ing.

Sneaky Snacky Squirrel Game

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Educational Insights

Inspired by the award-winning board game, this fun, sturdy board book strengthens counting and color recognition, with plenty of flaps for little hands to lift and explore.

Retro Arcade Controller

Thumks Up UK Retro Arcade Controller

Thumks Up UK

With our Netflix queues exhausted, this plug and play retro arcade controller filled over 200 games will help pass the time. There’s plenty of games to discover like action packed sports, arcade shooters, and puzzles, and hey, if your birthday kid gets bored with it, you can reconnect with your inner ‘80s child.

Updated January 2022