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First Things First recommends the best gifts for young kids

‘Tis the season for parents to race from store to store in search of the hottest toy, gadget or stuffed animal for their young child. This year, make the gift-giving experience easier.

We are featuring the First Things First interactive guide to inexpensive gifts for babies, toddlers and preschoolers​ that promote learning and language development.

Above all, keep in mind that quality time with you, whether it’s playing, talking or reading, is the best gift you can give this holiday season. Or anytime!

View the First Things First Gift Guide here.

What other educational toys do you recommend for young children? Let us know on social media at Arizona PBS KIDS on Facebook.

About First Things First


First Things First is Arizona’s early childhood agency, committed to the healthy development and learning of young children from birth to age 5. Learn more about early childhood programs at

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