At some point, every
parent has looked around their house in complete despair over how much stuff clutters up every room. And now it’s Christmas, and of course you want to get the kid in your life something great, but that also means MORE STUFF.
Surely, there are fun
Christmas gifts for kids that don’t create more clutter but won’t leave your child upset they didn’t get a hot new toy, right?
Correct! We scoured the web to find some very cool gift ideas that won’t add to your already-cluttered house. From experiences and outdoor activities to minimalist toys, kids will love these Christmas gifts ...
... and so will the parent who doesn’t have to spend 2020 tripping over yet another Paw Patrol vehicle.
Check out our gallery below of
Christmas gifts that don’t create clutter for some inspiration! Note: If you’re on a mobile device, click on the images to see more info about the gifts and where to get them. All product choices are made independently by our editors. HuffPost Canada may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Museum Pass
A family museum pass is the perfect way to keep kids entertained all year, especially in winter when you all need out of the house. As an example, an Ottawa year-long
family pass to three museums
More 3 Sprouts Toy Chest
A colourful toy box is a welcome addition to any play area and will keep the toys they already have contained. Get it at
More World Map Colouring Backpack
Learn geography and world facts on this backpack kids can colour themselves, then use it to store all their treasures. Get it at
More Lessons or Sports
Perfect for the kid who's been begging for swimming/soccer/art/dance lessons. Sign them up for a winter session, throw some goggles/cleats/paint brushes/tap shoes under the tree, and voilà.
More Story continues 'Where Are You ...?' Personalized Book
This personalized search-and-find extravaganza adds just one more book to the shelf, but hours of entertainment. Get it at
, starting at $34.99.
More Flexible Flyer Polar Bear Foam Sled
Every Canadian kid needs a sled, and this one is adorable and will live in your garage or backyard. Out of sight = out of mind. Get it for $44.98 at
More ME to WE Confetti Milk Chocolate
This chocolate treat is the perfect stocking stuffer because, 1) they eat it, 2) it supports education in Ecuador. Get it for $3.99 at
More Osmo - Super Studio Disney 'Frozen 2' Game
If you already have an iPad, this Osmo "Frozen 2" app will keep kids entertained for ages and barely has any stuff - just a sketchpad, marker, and sweeper. Get it at
More iTunes Gift Card
Got an entertainment-loving older kid or tween? An iTunes gift card will let them access music, movies, apps, books, games, and more - all stored in their digital device instead of their floor. Denominations of $25, $50, or $100 available at
More Kindness and Activism Subscription Box
Yes, there are things
in this kids subscription box that encourages kindness and activism. But each item helps kids connect to the world around them. Get a pre-paid quarterly subscription for $159.95 from
For Purpose Kids
Introduce the kid in your life to Canada's great outdoor pastime with a pair of skates! Get these balance blades for $55.99 at
More Bauer Lil Sports Hockey Helmet
Safety first! You've gotta add a helmet if you're getting skates. Get this one at
More Indoor Play Zone Gift Card
Indoor play areas are the perfect way for kids to blow off steam while not destroying your house. Get a kid a pass to a local indoor play zone near you, such as this 10-pass to
More STADSDEL Rug
This colourful rug doubles as a play mat, perfect for all those toys cars and trains you're already tripping over. Get it at
More Melissa & Doug Take-Along Tabletop Set
Yes, this vehicle set is more stuff, but all the pieces and the track itself folds back up, perfect for shoving on a shelf. Get it at
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