There's never a shortage of ideas when kids craft a letter for Santa himself. This holiday season, Parents editors spotlight those must-have toys, trinkets, and gadgets that kids really want for Christmas—and ways parents can make those wishes a reality.

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Best Gifts for 2-Year-Olds
Adventurous, bold, curious—the twos can be anything but terrible, especially when your child has toys to stimulate their creativity and help encourage them to grow. Here, the best toys for your 2-year-old, according to experts and parents.
15 Christmas Gifts Teens Actually Want (That Aren't Just a Gift Card)
While you can't go wrong with a gift card or a Venmo deposit, there are real gifts high-schoolers and college students want. It'll just typically take multiple texts and DMs to find out what they are. To help you out, here are some ideas (and even a couple of links) for fun gifts. 
15 Practical Stocking Stuffers Everyone Will Want—for $10 or Less
Looking for stocking stuffer gift ideas this holiday season? These 15 cheery and practical choices—all $10 or less—will delight anyone on your "nice" list.
21 Parents-Approved Thank You Gifts Under $50 for Everyone in Your Village
If it takes a village to raise a child, you may need a whole lot of gifts come holiday time. This roundup can give you an assist, with 21 picks that are $50 or less.
5 Latinx Parents Tell Us How They Keep Holiday Traditions Alive in Their Multicultural Homes
Here's how moms and dads are merging their cultures and backgrounds to create new holiday traditions for the whole familia.
The 60 Best Elf on the Shelf Names
From Buddy to Sparkles, your kids will love these festive Elf on the Shelf names for years to come.