Here is a great list to help find the perfect gift for kids and families! Whether you are looking for a gift that gives an experience or a gift from a local shop with kids and families in mind, you’ll find something here!

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Danish Woolen Delight

Danish Woolen Delight is a local business that is an importer of European certified organic clothing for babies, kids & adults, designed for health & well-being. Danish Woolen Delight carries the line LANACare which makes soothingly soft merino wool nursing pads (the nursing pads women love!), baby apparel & balaclavas for all ages. Danish Woolen Delight also carries the brand HOCOSA which makes Swiss-made merino wool & wool/silk long-underwear for the entire family. Danish Woolen Delight sells products made with wool so soft, you have to feel it to believe it!

Coupon Code: Use ShopVt17 for $25 off of orders over $60!

Giveaway: A Lanacare baby blanket!

Essex Cinemas

Essex Cinemas is a locally owned and operated Cinema located in the Essex Outlets. Essex Cinemas opened in October of 2001 as the first Stadium Seating Cinema in VT. That opening set the bar for comfort and technology and Essex Cinemas has grown and expanded since then to ensure they deliver the best possible movie experience to their audiences.

Essex Cinemas strives to bring more than a room in which to watch a movie. From the moment you walk in they want your visit to be a very pleasant experience. Essex Cinemas’ staff is here to help you, first and foremost. They take pride in Customer Satisfaction, so if anything is not just right at Essex Cinemas, please let them know. Let them show you why Essex Cinemas should be your First Choice in Theaters!

Giveaway: A night out: 2 Adult Evening Tickets, 2 large popcorns, 2 large fountain drinks and a candy to share!

Freighthouse Market and Cafe

The Freighthouse Market and Cafe is a natural foods cafe in Lyndonville, VT serving breakfast, lunch, smoothies, espresso, pastries and healthy snacks. Shop their Natural Foods Store and Gift Shop featuring sustainable home items, bulk foods, fresh produce and fresh bread, their local VT certified organic grass-fed beef, Vermont souvenirs, and organic chocolates. 

The North Pole Express 2017 is the Freighthouse Market and Cafe’s very special annual train excursion to “The North Pole” and back, departing from Lyndonville. Ride aboard heated vintage coaches, sip on hot cocoa, and enjoy gingerbread cookies as you listen to Holiday narration. Visit with the lively elves, Mrs. Claus, and of course, Santa. A special souvenir for all passengers. Advance ticket reservations are required and can be reserved here.

Giveaway: Family Pack of Four Tickets Aboard The North Pole Express 2017!

Kat's Paws

Kat’s Paws are a mother-daughter team that creates colorful sewn and quilted gifts, including baby and toddler bibs, mini crayon rolls, little girls’ dresses, purses, and many gifts for the home. They also create custom gifts, like t-shirt quilts, pin-swap lanyards, ribbon tag blankets, baby quilts, and memory bears. Kat’s Paws loves working with their customers to find the perfect fabric combination.

Coupon: Use code Shopvt for $5 off your purchase of $20 or more!

Giveaway: Welcome baby gift pack!

VSAC, sponsor of Vermont’s 529 college savings plan

A gift for the kids. A Vermont tax credit for you! Give the gift of future education this season with a Vermont 529 college savings account. With the Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan, administered by VSAC, your gift helps create opportunities that last a lifetime! Only $25 is needed to open an account, or you can contribute a gift of any amount to a friend’s or family’s account. Plus, Vermont taxpayers get a 10% Vermont income tax credit for 2017 VHEIP account contributions made by December 31. Learn more here!

Giveaway: $50 in a new or existing VHEIP 529 college savings plan account for one lucky winner!

Wiggle Room

The Wiggle Room located in Hinesburg is a gathering space for caregivers to bring their littles to play and to meet others in the community. There is an abundance of activities to keep babies, toddlers, and preschoolers active while caregivers can rest in a comfy chair with a cup of coffee or join in on all the fun! The Wiggle Room strives to be a safe, clean, and fun environment for littles to learn, grow, socialize, and get their wiggles out! Wiggle Room also hosts birthday parties, showers, or other special events!

Giveaway: 10 Open Play Punch Card!

Check out more Shop VT Holiday Gift Guides here!