Your child’s kindergarten year been full of firsts. She stepped onto the big yellow bus for the first time. You wiped away tears as you sent her off to school for the first time. She had to complete homework after a long day of school for the first time.
Now that this monumental year is drawing to a close, it’s time to celebrate. One of the best ways to commemorate kindergarten graduation is with a gift for the tiny graduate. Here’s how to pick the very best kindergarten graduation gift.
How to Choose a Kindergarten Graduation Gift
Picking the perfect gift for a child’s kindergarten graduation can seem like a challenge. Your little one’s likes and interests are changing so rapidly it can be hard to keep up. Luckily, you have a few options when shopping for a kindergarten gift: gifts that have to do with kindergarten drawing to a close, learning-related gifts, or supplies and essentials for first grade.
Gifts that have to do with kindergarten drawing to a close are a great option for your little one. You can get her a t-shirt that remarks on kindergarten graduation. Or, you can choose a memento that she can keep for years to come, such as a graduation teddy bear.
Another option you can choose is a learning-related gift. Maybe you could get her a chemistry set or a microscope. The intention with these gifts is to encourage her love of learning. Even better, she can use these gifts as her knowledge grows with each year of learning. Or, choose a gift that can help her get ready for first grade, such as a backpack, lunchbox, and water bottle combo, or even a book prepping her for her first day.
Top 10 Kindergarten Graduation Gifts
You’re all out of ideas for a gift? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are ten kindergarten graduation gifts your little one would be delighted to receive:
Succulent pineapple, grapes, and strawberries are covered in rich, semisweet chocolate and mini sequin sprinkles for a fun celebratory surprise. Plus, it comes with three joyful Congratulations! balloons for your little one to enjoy.
Give your little one a mix of flavorful cupcakes with delightful creamy centers and topped with whipped frosting, along with an assortment of creamy cheesecakes topped with strawberries and pineapple daisies. You’ll even receive three festive balloons to make the git complete.
Prep your little one for first grade with this sweet and informative book. It details Penny’s first day of first grade when she realizes she and her best friend are placed in different classrooms and makes some new friends along the way.
Get your little one excited about gardening and growing plants with this garden kit. It comes with everything you need to grow your own tomatoes, peppers, and basil to make a fresh homemade pizza pie.
Say “peace out” to kindergarten with this cute shirt. It comes in your choice of seven colors and is made with 100% combed and ring-spun cotton jersey for the ultimate in softness.
This spectacular art kit comes with 64 crayons, 20 colored pencils, 40 markers, and 15 pieces of paper to spark your little one’s creativity. It’s just the ticket to encourage her to practice her art over the summer before first grade.
This miniature laboratory includes everything your little one will need for a variety of experiments, including beakers, tubes, and syringes. She’ll create slime, fizzing reactions, chromatography, pH tests, crystals, and even an underwater volcano.
Encourage your little one to express their feelings in a creative way with this science-based journal. It includes daily activities that help your child develop a growth mindset, encouraging her to focus on gratitude, kindness, and self-love.
Fairies and unicorns become real with this one-of-a-kind terrarium. It includes a tiny house structure, toadstool, a few plastic gardening tools, a fairy figurine, unicorn figurine, garden tray, soil, and seeds.
Get her a “big kid” backpack that will grow with her for first grade and beyond. It includes a chest strap to take pressure off kids’ shoulders, a reinforced handle, and sturdy mesh for water bottles.
Your kindergartener has worked hard all year and finished her first year of school. Surprise her with a fun gift just in time for her graduation.