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14 Super Fun Theatre Gifts for Kids – Our Top Picks

Looking for a fantastic present for the special theatre kid in your life? Dive into this list of amazing theatre gifts for kids, and you’ll be sure to make their day. Happy Shopping!

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1. Theatre Nerds Sticker Collection

This would be such an adorable mini gift or stocking stuffer for that kid who loves musical theatre. It’s a pack of four stickers that are perfect for laptops, cell phones and notebooks.

Colorful theatre sticker collection.


2. On a Scale of One to T-Rex
On a Scale of One to T-Rex is a hilarious charades-like game where your acting skill matters about zero! But you do get to act in a loosy-goosy silly way, making this the perfect way to bring the whole family together (aged 7+).

On a Scale of One to T-Rex game.


3. Kids’ Broadway Songbook

If that special theatre kid in your life also happens to be a singer, this is in amazing book filled with sheet music to accompany vocals! There are 21 amazing musical theatre songs for kids inside.

Kids' Broadway Songbook.


4. Lulu the Broadway Mouse

Not only is this a great theatre gift for kids, it’s also a great inspirational book that encourages children to follow their dreams. The reading level is designed for kids aged 8-12. And if you need a second gift, Lulu has a sequel – The Show Must Go On➝!

Lulu the Broadway Mouse Book.


5. Papaton Shadow Theatre Kit

This is a beautiful kit and wonderful way to get kids comfortable with the idea of theatre and performing. It’s best for kids aged 3-8 and comes with 20 specially-designed fairytale characters to perform with.

Papatan Shadow Theatre.


6. “Be a Broadway Star” Board Game

This is a super fun gift for any theatre kid who is dreaming of becoming a star on Broadway. Encourage them to live out their dream with this awesome board game – and play it with them as a little bonus!

Be a Broadway Star.

7. My Favorite Things Picture Book

Here’s something for the younger kids aged 3-6. This is an adorable book that you can sing along with while turning the pages. The illustrations are just gorgeous, and if you need a second gift, there’s also “Do-Re-Me➝“.

My Favorite Things Kids Book.


8. Broadway Coloring Pencils

For the creative musical theatre kid, this set of Broadway colored pencils would be perfect! This pack is filled with colored pencils that are themed after popular musicals – from Dear Evan Hansen to Into the Woods.

Broadway coloring pencils.


9. The Complete Nate Paperback Trilogy

This is a great mini book series for any theatre kid who is in grade 5-9 / age 10+. It’s about a young boy who hops on a bus to NYC to pursue his musical theatre dreams!

The Complete Nate Series.


10. Randomise

This is a really fun board game idea for the aspiring actor! In this game, you’ll be given super random topics. But it will be up to you to draw, describe them, or act them out. This is a great family-friendly alternative to charades (for ages 8+).



11. A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z

A is for Audra is the perfect gift for both musical theatre kids and adults. This is a beautifully designed book with a reading age suitable for 3-7 year-olds.

A is for Audra book.


12. B is for Broadway: Onstage and Backstage from A to Z
This sequel to the A is for Audra book is amazing for kids, adults, and especially new parents! It’s such a fun way to introduce young minds to the world of theatre, and you might even find some inspiration for yourself while reading it.

B is for Broadway.


13. Singing in the Rain Picture Book

This sweet little picture book makes such a beautiful gift idea! While it’s ideal for a reading age of 4-8 years, it’s also a perfect book for new parents to read and sing to their toddlers.

Singing in the Rain Picture Book.


14. Lego Friends Theatre School Play Set

I am definitely saving the best for last, because if I was a kid, this is what I would wish for! It’s an adorable theatre Lego set that includes a stage, dressing room, orchestra, and even light rigging!

Theatre Lego set.


MORE Amazing Theatre Gift Ideas:

Theatre Jigsaw Puzzles

Musical Theatre Gifts

Gifts for Broadway Lovers

Gifts for Singers

Gifts for Theatre Lovers

Hamilton Gifts

Gifts for Actors

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Which of these theatre gifts for kids is your favorite?

Or have you ever received any theatre gifts that you went absolutely crazy for? Feel free to share in the comments below! Here’s wishing you a wonderful holiday season filled with fun and stress-free shopping. Happy holidays!

Stacy Karyn, Author of Theatre Gifts for Kids.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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