20 Toddler "Busy Bag" activities including this popsicle stick puzzle! Most 'busy bag' activities are early literacy activities because they are helping to develop fine motor skills among other pre-reading skills!
(Cheap but awesome gifts) Christmas tree crayons. Mini ginger-bread man muffin tray worked great with equivalent of 4 crayons in each. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes then cool at least an hour. (More fun ideas for kid gifts.