May 28, 2018 3 min read
As a mother to a two-and-a-half year old, I have started shopping for my daughter’s Eid gifts - I’ll get her two or three nice presents to keep the excitement of Eid alive that morning. Similarly, because I have so many cousins and a brother with kids a similar age to mine, I have other children under the age of five to shop for as well. I came up with a list of toys that won’t break the bank, and won’t overwhelm the parents with “too many toys” and I thought that other moms might benefit from this list as well.
Everything here is under $30 (and as low as $3!). For the close cousins, I’m going to give actual gifts for the kids, but I’ll admit that for distant friends I’m giving money and will use any selection of pretty Eidy envelopes available on the internet to gift them, while including placing a few $5 bills, balloons, and allergy safe candies in our J+M pillow boxes.
Here are my suggested Eid gifts for this age range:
For the gifts that I’ll be giving to local children, I’ll use gift wrap from Honey Lemon Events, since they come in playful designs that are very child-friendly. One sheet has wrapped four Alif Baa Taa books -- so it's quite generous!
What are your favorite things to give on Eid? What do you think of our above list?
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