Encouraging a toddler to be independent is good for their self-esteem, but when a two or three-year-old is an older sibling, it's a huge help, too!
With this in mind, we've put together some gift ideas for big brothers and sisters that will help them practice new skills and feel a sense of satisfaction from their own accomplishments.
Tagalong Stroller Handle
Placed on a stroller, this handy accessory gives an older sibling their own personal handle to stay close, but feel independent.
The Montessori Self-Care Station
This beautiful mirror from Monti Kids is designed to be hung at a child's height to enable them to hang up their coats and hats before they head out the door.
Matching sibling beanies from Etsy
It's fun to feel connected with the new baby with some low-key twinning. $20FIND IT HERE >
Independence Toolkit from Monti Kids
Help your favorite toddler get into a state of concentration with learning materials that introduce concepts of sorting, matching, and vocabulary. This Toolkit includes a curated set of authentic Montessori toys, instructional videos for parents, and an online milestone tracker.
TinyTot 2-in-1 balance bike from Kinderfeets
This balance bike invites determined toddlers to channel their physical energy into scooting and gliding while developing the balancing skills that will eventually allow them to ride a bike. (Can start off as a tricycle if preferred.)