toddler playing with a boxI've got great news and even greater news! The great news is that I found gifts that your toddler will actually like. The greater news is that you don't have to go shopping for them because you probably already own them. See what I did there? I saved you money, time and aggravation when your kid isn't into the high-priced thingadera you went out of your way to buy. Score! 

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Tacones 1

Tacones

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Walk on over to your closet and grab a pair of high heels for your toddler. Doesn't matter if you have a boy or girl, tacones are a hit with toddlers of all ages. Beware that there will be falls. 

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Wooden spoon 2

Wooden spoon

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La cuchara de palo is a must have toy for all children 3 and under, never mind that it's not actually a toy. 

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Your actual TV remote 3

Your actual TV remote

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Do not make the rookie mistake of buying a toy remote control. Toddlers are little, but they are not stupid. They only want your actual working remote control or else forget it. 

Buttons, lots of buttons 4

Buttons, lots of buttons

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You know that jar of random buttons that you inherited from your bisabuela on your father's side? Give it to your kid for hours of fun. 

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Chopsticks 5

Chopsticks

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Never throw away take out chopsticks because they are worth their weight in gold to toddlers. 

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Your favorite lipstick 6

Your favorite lipstick

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You love your favorite lipstick and so does your kid. You're probably better at applying it than your kid is though. 

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An empty cardboard box 7

An empty cardboard box

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I'm sure you've already noticed how much more toddlers like the box something came in than whatever is actually in the box. 

A box of tissues 8

A box of tissues

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This is like a party in a box for little ones. 

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An old phone book 9

An old phone book

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You know you don't even use a phone book anymore so may as well let your kid tear it up. 

Maxi pads or tampons 10

Maxi pads or tampons

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They come in cool shapes and are squishy, what's there not to like? 

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Beans 11

Beans

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I know you would rather they eat frijoles instead of play with them, but how can you deny your child the joy of scattering them all over the place?