One of the best gifts you can give to a child is an investment in a stock. Not only is it a gift for his or her economic future, but it can also be a gift of financial education.

When selecting a stock for kids, you should look for three things. First, the company should provide a product or offer a service that the child is interested in. Second, if the stock certificate is printed with an interesting vignette or picture, you'll have the option of framing it and hanging it in your child's room. Third, of course, the stock must have good financials.

With the holiday season upon us, Stockpickr has compiled a list of great stocks for kids.

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