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34 best kindergarten graduation gifts to celebrate your little one

Congratulate the young grad with these fun presents.
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Kindergarten graduation is an exciting accomplishment for a young child. It's the first of many educational milestones to come, and one that is definitely worth celebrating.

One way you can show the kiddo in your life just how proud you are about them moving on to first grade is with a fun (and thoughtful!) gift. And to help you find the perfect present to reward your little graduate with, we came up with a long list of kindergarten graduation gift ideas that they'll be sure to love.

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Kindergarten graduation gifts

"First Grade, Here I Come!" by D.J. Steinberg

Help your little graduate get ready for first grade by adding this fun book to their summer reading list. This picture book takes the reader through the entire first grade school year and includes special moments like pajama day and the mysteries of spelling.

"Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl," by Barbara Park

This is another great timely book to give your child. Author Barbara Park takes students through the adventures of Junie B. Jones as she graduates from kindergarten.

Elmer's Crunchy Slime Kit

If your child is crafty, this slime kit is a great way for them to have fun while limiting a mess that you’ll have to clean up later. Not only does slime-making entertain for hours, but it combines chemistry and fine motor skills too.

Elephant Graduation Plush

What kindergartener wouldn’t love to receive a plush stuffed animal? This adorable elephant is bound to make them feel special and doubles as decor on their bed.

Melissa & Doug Smarty Pants 1st Grade Card Set

Get your little one ahead of the game this summer with a little first grade curriculum practice. This "Smarty Pants" card set includes 120 cards filled with questions, games and puzzles to jump-start their learning for next year.

Crayola Create 'N Carry Art Set

This Crayola art set includes more than enough art utensils to create all the crafts your little one could ever want. It comes with crayons, gel and fine line markers, color pencils and construction paper for their masterpieces, along with the 2-in-1 storage case and lap desk.

Creativity for Kids Grow 'n Glow Terrarium

Keep them busy this summer with this fun terrarium kit, which boosts their science, technology, engineering and math skills. All they need to do is assemble the kit and add water, and then they’re set to learn about ecosystems all season long.

eKids Disney "Frozen 2" Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone

Is your little one obsessed with singing “Let It Go” from Disney’s "Frozen"? If so, this Bluetooth karaoke microphone is the perfect gift! All you need to do is pair it with an iPhone or iPad and wirelessly stream audio using the microphone's integrated speaker to listen to all of your child’s favorite tunes.

Lego Classic Creative Suitcase Building Kit

While Lego offers many fun sets, sometimes it’s even more fun to go with a classic option. This building kit allows construction to be as open-ended as possible, so your child can create whatever their imagination wants.

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope

This junior microscope made by Education Insights is great for kids who are interested in biology. They can examine a magnified hidden world with ease with the two extra-large eyepieces and the kid-friendly focus knob.

Retevis Kids Walkie Talkies

These kid-friendly walkie talkies are a safe and fun way for your children to play with their best friends. They’re easy to operate and have an extra-long range.

Hot Wheels 20-Car Collector Gift Pack

Reward your child with an epic Hot Wheels collection that features 20 different collector cars. These mini toys feature classic designs from the brand and encourage the use of your little one's imagination.

Barbie Fashionistas Ultimate Closet with Doll

This ultimate Barbie closet is the perfect starter set if your child doesn’t own any Barbie dolls yet. It comes with one doll, three pairs of shoes, two necklaces and two purses to create plenty of different looks and a portable closet to store it all in one place.

Caboodles On-The-Go Girl Case

Does your little one love playing dress-up with makeup? If so, they'll be thrilled to receive this colorful organizer to store play makeup and more.

Moonjar Classic Tin Moneybox Bank

It’s never too early to learn about budgeting money. Help your kindergarten graduate learn about saving money with this Moonjar Moneybox as they separate funds for saving, spending and sharing in different sections in the “bank.” It also comes with a small notebook for them to keep track of their withdrawals and deposits.

PlayMonster My Fairy Garden Lily Pond

If they love helping in the garden, this Fairy Garden Lily Pond set is perfect. The kit allows kids to create their own magical garden and also doubles as a play set to pursue imaginative play as they create adventures with Calla the fairy and her teacup home.

Insect Lore Butterfly Growing Kit

Does your young graduate love to learn about science and nature? Consider gifting them something that will fuel their learning outside of the classroom. This butterfly growing kit comes with a mesh habitat and a voucher to order the live caterpillars when they're ready.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Deluxe Dinner Playset

If your little graduate loves to help in the kitchen, they’ll be jumping for joy when they receive this Play-Doh Deluxe Dinner Playset. It includes a 40-piece mix of pretend kitchen tools and 10 jars of Play-Doh in several colors.

Lego Dots Rainbow Jewelry Stand

This Lego jewelry kit is a great way to get your child’s creativity flowing. It offers kids the opportunity to create their own jewelry stand with multiple design options. It also comes with a reusable storage container, so cleanup is a breeze.

Delta Kite for Kids and Beginners

Now that the weather is getting nicer and summer is just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for kids to enjoy a kite. This one is great for children since it’s easy to fly and it’s made with durable material.

Seckton Kids Selfie Toy Camera

Say cheese! Let your little graduate snap a few commemorative photos with their very own camera. According to the brand, the fun gadget has a powerful battery life that can last up to two hours after fully charging. With more than 12,000 perfect five-star ratings on Amazon, this gift is sure to spark a little fun for all.

Unicorn Colour In Pyjamas with Fabric Pens

If you have an aspiring fashion designer on your hands, we found a gift to make them smile. Let them show off their creative with these comfy pajamas from Etsy, which are safe to draw on with seven of the included fabric pens. According to the seller, the colors are fade-proof, so their designs can be worn over and over again.

American Girl WellieWishers Camille Doll

The Camille American Girl Doll is a great budget-friendly option if you aren’t interested in shelling out the extra cash for a traditional doll. Camille, who's as "mellow as a mermaid," comes dressed in an aqua outfit, a starfish hair clip and fishy wellies.

Fitbit Ace 2

They may be too young for their own smartphone, but they'll feel more grown-up with their own fitness tracker. Made just for kids ages 6 and up, this Fitbit tracks every skip and jump and includes parental controls to keep them safely online.

Razor A Kick Scooter

With so much time spent at home lately, it’s important to get your children outside once in a while. This razor scooter is the perfect way to get some fresh air.

Kindergarten graduation gift baskets

Congrats Graduate Caramel Apple with Candies

When they said "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," they probably weren't talking about this candy-covered fruit. Their dentist may not approve, but your little one will still enjoy chowing down on this Granny Smith apple dipped in caramel and rainbow candies.

Sam's Club Graduation Gift Basket

Congratulate the young grad with a basket full of toys and sweets. This gift includes a huggable plush dog, a graduation horn, an assortment of candies and more.

The Popcorn Factory Party in a Box Sampler

This sampler box from The Popcorn Factory is the perfect gift to complete their next family movie night. It includes two flavors of popcorn, gummy bears, and two kinds of cookies (confetti cake batter and chocolate-covered Oreos).

GiftBasket.com The Sweet Tooth Candy Basket

Reward your kindergarten graduate with this basket full of yummy treats. This Sweet Tooth Candy Basket from GiftBasket.com includes M&Ms, Skittles, Sour Patch Kids and more.

Baked by Melissa Congrats Cupcake Box

These bite-sized cupcakes from Baked by Melissa are perfect for kids. The "Congrats" box comes with a variety of different flavors including fun tie-dye, cookies and cream, peanut butter and jelly, cookie dough, red velvet and more.

Mrs. Fields Magical Unicorn Box

We can't imagine a better gift for the young graduate with a sweet tooth! This cute box holds 27 bite-size cookies, so there's plenty to share with the whole family.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Bash Cake

What little kid wouldn't love to bash through a huge chocolate cake? The Dylan's Candy Bar's Bash Cake is essentially a cake-shaped piñata made of milk chocolate and filled with mini milk chocolate-covered pretzels. It even comes with a mini mallet for your little one to bash their way through to the rest of the treats.

Cheryl’s Cookies Unicorn Party Bundle

For the little grad that's obsessed with a certain one-horned mythical horse, this might be just the gift basket to send. The Cheryl's Cookies Unicorn Party Bundle comes with all of the supplies you need to throw a fabulous themed grad party bash.

Cookie Fries Red Basket Sampler

What kid doesn't love sweets and French fries? This festive gift basket includes a large assortment of Cookie Fries, along with a bottle of delicious chocolate dipping sauce. Plus, it's large enough to share with 8-10 people!

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