With Meredith Sinclair, Education Specialist, Toy Commentator & Columnist.
Kids seem to want everything they see around the holidays making it very difficult for parents to figure out exactly what to get them. According to columnist, blogger, TV commentator and education specialist, Meredith Sinclair, “the best gifts are the ones the kids want most that the parents also want them to have.”
Well, Meredith has found a way to bring joy to both with her list of gifts to inspire, educate and entertain kids of all ages and stages.
Have festive family fun this holiday season while building the new Santa’s Workshop set!
Families can enjoy the magic of holiday spirit with this addition to the LEGO® Winter Village series. Gather your family around the table to build this enchanting winter wonderland. Builders can help the elves make the toys, feed the reindeer and help Santa load up his magical sleigh.
Mrs. Claus has even baked cookies as the clock tower approaches the most wonderful time of the year. The entire family can enjoy the build and then add the workshop to the home’s holiday décor year after year. Once it is built, explore all of the unique features and quirky elements including:
o Six minifigures – Santa, Mrs. Claus and four elves with pointy ears and hats
o Beautiful sleigh with four reindeer and a baby reindeer
o Santa’s Workshop with detailed interior, clock tower and Christmas tree
o Stained glass window and Christmas lights across the roof
o Accessories include: 4 wrapped presents in assorted sizes and 4 toys including a blue classic spaceship, yellow car and a pink wand
o Also includes North Pole sign, Santa’s Workshop sign and a summer holiday picture of Santa and his wife
$69.99 at LEGO Brand Retail Stores and Shop.LEGO.com
The franchise that has sold over 23 million units worldwide is back and more interactive than ever! In Petz Beach and Petz Countryside, players will embark on the ultimate adventure in two new vibrant locales, where they can care for a variety of dogs, complete quests, meet new neighbors and expand their village as they progress through the games.
While on the journey, Petz fans will interact with more than 50 different types of exotic animals. In Petz Beach, players will travel across a beautiful ocean vista and meet exclusive ocean-themed Petz including a dolphin, a killer whale, and a polar bear. In Petz Countryside, players venture inland through acres of green, where they will find Petz such as a lion, a tiger and a bear.
Through its partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica, players can explore the towns and collect fun facts about animals, plans and insects along the way!
The Graphic Skinz Design Studio is a new arts & crafts kit that lets kids capture the hot trend of skinning, right at home. Its super-suction motorized vacuum chamber works with water-activated, adhesive skinz and applies full-color graphics to 3D objects such as toys, models, cell phone cases or jewelry – just about any object that fits into the chamber. Customize and create like never before and let your imagination run wild – the possibilities truly are endless with Graphic Skinz! Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Suggested Retail Price: $29.99
Spend more time with loved ones this holiday season by avoiding busy parking lots, crowded stores and long checkout lines.
The Amazon.com 2014 Holiday Toy List, available at www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist, is a curated list of the hottest new products for kids including top-rated toys, fun family games, innovative electronics, popular books and movies, video game favorites, the latest sporting goods and more.
A one-stop destination for holiday shoppers and gift-givers, the Amazon.com 2014 Holiday Toy List features a broader selection and more deals than ever before, new categories based on the latest trends (including top product picks by Amazon Moms), and an easy-to-use gift finder that allows customers to filter by category, brand, age, gender, price range and discount.
Despite best intentions, sometimes kids break things. Amazon launched the Fire HD Kids Edition, a tablet that comes with a 2-year worry-free guarantee. That means if anything happens, send the device back and they’ll replace it for free – no questions asked.
And this isn’t a toy – it’s a full-fledged tablet. The Fire HD Kids Edition features a quad-core processor, a vivid HD display, front- and rear-facing cameras and Dolby Digital audio. A year of FreeTime Unlimited is included with the device offering kid’s unlimited access to 5,000 books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games at no additional cost. Last but not least, a kid-proof case in either pink, blue or green for extra protection.
Custom Superhero capes make great gifts. These capes are customized so you can be a REAL superhero! Personalize capes with your own initial or make a custom cape based on your favorite superhero. Either way you are bound to have tons of fun with your customized cape. We have a wide selection of colors for you to choose from, we’re so sure you’ll come up with the perfect custom cape that we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. So even if you’re worried about making your own personalized cape, no need. You’ll be free to fight crime and save the day!
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