Looking for the perfect gift for tiny explorers? At Au Pair in America, we understand the importance of cultural education for children of all ages. Expand your little one’s world with these global gifts for babies and toddlers!
Here are our top 5 global gifts for babies and toddlers:
Bring language learning to their toy kitchen! Wordy Salad is perfect for introducing languages to little ones through imaginative play. Each wooden salad “ingredient” is labeled with English on one side and either Spanish or French on the other side.
🎁 Multilingual Sound Books from Cali’s Books
These musical books make great gifts for babies and toddlers! Cali’s Books offers a line of sound books with beloved nursery rhymes from around the world. Each book plays six songs and has the lyrics printed in both English and the nursery rhyme’s original language – perfect for introducing little global citizens to another culture and language.
🎁 We Say Hello (A Lift and Learn Language Book) by Salina Yoon
Teach your little one how to say “hello” in seven different languages! Lift the flap and discover how to greet others in English, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, French, and Tagalog. The book includes phonetic pronunciations for each language, as well as characters for Arabic, Hindi, and Mandarin Chinese.
Bonus: Check out the next book in the series, We Say Good Night. Learn how to say “good night” and “good morning” in the seven languages mentioned above!
🎁 Little Traveler Board Book Set by Mudpuppy
This board book set is a terrific way to introduce babies and toddlers to landmarks, foods, animals and vehicles from around the world. Featuring bright illustrations that will grab your little one’s attention, each book in the series covers four different countries.
🎁 100 First Words (5 Book Series) by Jayme Yannuzzi
These books make it fun for toddlers to learn new words in English and French, Spanish, Japanese or Korean. Each book contains whimsical artwork and introduces 100 everyday vocabulary words in English and the second language of your choice.
Other holiday gift guides:
- Global Gifts for Kids (Ages 5-8)
- Global Gifts for Tweens (Ages 9-12)
- Global Gifts for Teens (Ages 13-18)