Christmas Gifts for Kids . . . That Spark Imagination
1. Samantha’s Starter Collection – Doll and Book
Samantha Parkington is BACK! She’s kind, generous, and always ready to make a new friend. She has sparkling brown eyes that open and close and long, glossy brown curls. She comes in an authentic 1904 outfit. Includes the paperback book Manners and Mischief, the first novel-length volume of Samantha’s classic series. She is the best Christmas gift a girl could want. REVIEW HERE.
2. Craft-tastic String Art Kit
Make 3 different string art canvases. Just push the pins right into the patterns on the foam canvases, no hammer or nails needed. I love this artful and creative idea!
3. Horse Stable with Accessories (Schleich)
The horse farm is made of high-quality plastic, the roof windows open and close, the horseboxes are equipped with hayracks, drinking troughs as well as saddle and bridle holders, accessories include: paddocks, horse feed, cleaning supplies, saddles and more, roof can be removed and used to create an additional stand-alone port. Pretend play will last for hours with this stable.
An illustrated storybook plus a matching storybook kit for building the Three Bears’ house and furniture make this Goldilocks and the Three Bears fairy tale come alive. The sturdy toy house and furniture assemble by pressing tabs into tab holes – it’s easy to assemble and fun to play with. Don’t you love this Christmas gift idea for your kids?
5. Trendfolio: Pet Fashions (ages 6+)
Design adorable outfits for all types of dogs in this unique sketch pad with 40 drawing pages featuring multiple dog breeds. My kids LOVE these and can’t wait for this wished-for Christmas gift.
6. Scribbler 3D Pen (ages 8+)
Draw in the air and create 3D masterpieces. Very Fast and Easy to Use. Looks like lots of imaginative fun!
7. Flip and Draw Superheroes (ages 4+)
With the Superheroes Flip & Draw, there’s no limit to the crazy crime-fighters you can create and color. Flip the horizontally divided pages to mix and match these daring characters, or draw your own on the 5 blank pages in the back.
8. Superheroes Make a Mask (ages 4 – 15)
Mudpuppy Superheroes Make-a-Masks on hand for a creative activity at any children’s party or gathering. Just add some crayons, markers, or paint and let the fun begin.
9. Shrinky Dinks Holiday Fun
My kids love this kit! Make fun and unique Shrinky Dinks ornaments for the holiday tree. Kit includes color pencils, genuine Shrinky Dinks and all the materials needed to make and decorate a 9″ Christmas tinsel tree.
Dough-molding fun launches into new heights of open-ended play. Three blocks full of exciting textures, a roller for fun indented designs, a rolling pin, and a zig-zag cutter – The sculpting possibilities are simply endless!
Become the fashion designer and make beautiful prom dresses, wedding gown, evening wear and more with the help of a dress mannequin and loads of supplies.
As you color by number, the faces get funnier! Mudpuppy’s Funny Faces Pixel Pictures are a fun way for you to create comically adorable faces with a cleverly designed grid. Choose your own colors for the numbered key and with each filled pixel, a hilarious face gradually reveals itself. Each book 18 sheets, including 6 “create your own” pages where the creativity is all up to you.
Tap on the wooden top knobs to create enchanting tones for a pleasing auditory experience for children with low muscle tone or delayed motor skill development. These color-coded bells, each representing one of 8 notes in the major scale, make it easy for children to follow included songs or create their own. Promotes eye-hand coordination and self-esteem, and fosters musical creativity.
Spin the wheel to determine what cake pieces you can select. Stack the cake layers and toppers to complete their cakes, measure the height, and earn points. Deliciously tempting and entertaining!
Not Shown Above:
Color the Earth Kit
Inflates into a jumbo Earth 40cm in diameter. Ready to color and play.
PBS Kids Sloth Plush
Sloths are so cute, aren’t they? I saw a sloth in Costa Rica and was thrilled for a glimpse. If you love this plush, you’ll want to also get the new and wonderful picture book, Sparky.
PBS Kids My Little Scoot Wooden Airplane
Don’t forget a classic wooden toy like this beautiful Little Scoot airplane. Great for growing imaginations!
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