Nasiba Adilova’s Tot 10 Holiday Gifts

When it comes to gift-giving, The Tot Founder and Mama of Three, Nasiba Adilova, takes the job very seriously. As a lover of things that are stylish, sustainable, non-toxic, educational and versatile, she always opts for products that stand the test of time and tick all the right boxes.

toddler playing with a wooden mechanic toy set

My family teases me, but it’s true: I pride myself on being an exceptional gift-giver.

Nothing brings me more joy than to see a child’s face light up when they receive a book that can take them to a magical far away land, a science kit that makes them wonder about the world or a toy that encourages them to dash outside for a session of some serious active play.

Since I’m all too aware of what may be lurking in a lot of mainstream toys (lead, PVC, BPA… to name a few toxic chemicals) The Tot team and I search really hard to find products that pass The Tot Test. They need to be safe for little mouths, durable enough to be passed down from sibling to sibling and educational.

For babies and kids, I look for gifts like:

  • DIY gardening kit
  • Baby walker
  • Personalized tea set
  • Craft supplies
  • Play Teepee
  • Kitchen and food toys
  • Role playing toys

Equally passionate about gifting my friends, colleagues and family members, I also meticulously shop for the types of gifts that I know will tick all the right boxes: clean, useful, sentimental and designed to last.

For adults, I love gifting:

  • Blankets
  • Socks
  • Eye masks
  • Family matching robes
  • Jewelry

Want to see the rest of my Christmas gift picks? Have a read below!


My Tot 10 Holiday Gift Picks:


# 1 Gardenuity – My First Garden – $98


Gardenuity My First Garden Set


You don’t need a green thumb or big backyard to make this garden grow. The geniuses at Gardenuity provide everything you need to plant your own veggie patch on your porch, in the kitchen or under the sun! Buy the Gardenuity My First Garden Kit here.


#2 E&E Teepees Isaac Teepee – $200


E&E Teepee Isaac Teepee FW19

I’m obsessed with E&E Teepees because kids love using them for playing make-believe games or curling up in with a good book. Parents love them because they are the PERFECT photo prop! Buy the E&E Teepees Isaac Teepee here.


#3 PlanToys Motor Mechanic – $300


PlanToys Motor Mechanic

Know a Little-Fix-It-All? The PlanToys Motor Mechanic is a great toy that sparks imagination, introduces kids to mechanics and hones fine motor skills. Buy the PlanToys Motor Mechanic here.


#4 Petite Plume Family Matching Flannel Robes – $88


Petite Plume Adult Red Flannel Robe with White Piping


Perfect for Mama Bear + Papa Bear, these super soft flannel robes are both festive and fun. Buy Petite Plume’s Red Flannel Robe here.


#5 Sue Gragg Personalized Diamond Initial Earrings – $968


Sue gragg personalized diamond earrings in rose gold


The answer is yes, I am buying these for myself. I am also buying them for all of my girlfriends! Exclusively available at The Tot – buy Sue Gragg Personalized Diamond Initial Earrings here.


#6 BAJO Baby Walker – $175


Bajo Baby Walker


If this isn’t monochromatic magic, I don’t know what is! Made from FSC certified wood and non-toxic paints, it transitions from walker to wagon! Buy the Bajo Baby Walker here.


#7 Lingua Travel Set – $400


Lingua Franca travel set wool gray

Made from 100% cashmere and adorable embroidered, this travel set is a must have for a gratuitous mama snooze while on the move. Buy the Lingua Travel Set here.


#8 Caroline & Co. Personalized ‘The Bella’ Tea Set – $160


Caroline & Co The Bella Tea Set FW19

Truly precious and sure to be a family heirloom, this hand painted tea set can be personalized with a child’s name making it extra special. Buy the Caroline & Co. Personalized ‘The Bella’ Tea Set here.


#9 The Tot Stocking Stuffer Gift Set – $150


The Tot Stocking Stuffer Gift Sets- Toddler Girls $150

Already assembled, this stocking stuffer set is a no-fuss option I will definitely be gifting to my nieces! Buy the The Tot Stocking Stuffer Gift Set here.



#10 Milton & Goose Fridge – $449  

+ Milton & Goose Dairy Play Food Set – $48

+ Milton & Goose Veggies Play Food Set – $58


Milton & Goose Wooden Play Fridge in White

Milton Goose Dairy Food Set

Milton & Goose Veggie Play Food Set

No kitchen is complete without a fridge! Buy the Milton & Goose Fridge here. And don’t forget the groceries and produce to go with it! Buy the Dairy Play Food Set here and the Veggies Play Food Set here.


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