A first real chef’s knife, $49, designed in France for kids, along with a peeler and finger guard. (More options here, $15.) A few of the year’s loveliest books, like This Is How We Do It, Jabari Jumps, City Moon and Sarabella’s Thinking Cap. $12 to $14. A remote-control cockroach, $9, to make the whole family jump. Classic games that are actually fun for the whole family, like Connect Four and Guess Who. A magic little truck, $15, that will follow any line they draw, no matter how wobbly.