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10 Stocks for Kids Under 10

There's nothing more gratifying than seeing your child's face light up when you give them the perfect present for the holidays. Oh wait, yes there is: Seeing them succeed throughout their whole life! And guess how you make that happen? You teach your kids about money and investing as young as possible, Cramer says.

The earlier you start, the better off they will be. So, this year, instead of buying your kid the hottest toy that's going to make her friends drool, consider giving the gift that could keep on giving – stocks! Here are Cramer’s 10 stocks for 2010 for kids under the age of 10, or under 100 for that matter!

Note: All of these stocks are great examples of those that could be held over a period of several years. That doesn't mean you can afford to skip the homework. In fact, Cramer picked big names that kids are likely to recognize precisely because it makes the homework easier. If you want to educate your children about money and investing, these stocks are just what you're looking for.

Cramer’s charitable trust owns BP, Honeywell International and Pepsi.