Pretend Play Gift Ideas for Kids, Holiday Gifts 2017
Melissa and Doug Brew and Sip Coffee Set – Buy It Here
Your kids will love this new pretend play coffee set! Now they can run their own coffee store and be baristas for you! Wooden, well-made, and tons of fun. Ages 3+
Crayola Modeling Dough Deluxe Construction Kit – Buy It Here
The playful gift kit comes with four colored doughs in super cute containers plus 2 trucks, a road maker, a modeling tool, and 16 assorted accessories with a construction theme. How fun will this be!? Ages 3+
Bake your own pretend foods with this light and sound oven. Includes baking trays, cutters, and more to inspire hours of pretend play. Doesn’t this pretend play toy look like so much fun! Ages 3+
Geomag Magicube Castle and Homes – Buy It Here
16 blocks and 62 magiclips let you build your own city and develop fine motor skills and imagination. Great for stretching imaginations! Ages 3+
Your kids will love these large cardboard lightweight building blocks. It gives kids a chance to build their own forts, castles, and other structures. Ages 4+
I can’t believe these are still such a popular Christmas gift. They are. This set includes a glitter Hatchimal and two “colleggtibles”. You’ll know your egg is ready to hatch when you see rainbow eyes. Touch the egg to help it peck its way out. The Hatchimal’s eyes light up and make cute sounds to tell you how they’re feeling plus it sings “Hatchy Birthday” every time it grows into a new stage. FUN! Ages 4+
New for 2017, this cruise ship offers many playful opportunities. One of my kids is a HUGE Playmobil fan and would love this toy. Ages 6+
Trust me when I say Squishmallows are THE SOFTEST, CUDDLIEST plush toys we’ve ever owned. And we own like a million. My kids LOVE these and want all of them. 🙂 I’m highly, highly, highly recommending these amazing toys. There are different animals, too — a llama, a frog, a unicorn, a cow, … Which to choose?
My kids think these are the cutest gift ideas. Would your kids like these, too?
Check out the latest adorableness form Calico Critters — a brick oven bakery that includes Heloise Pickleweeds Hedgehog and over 40 accessories; brick oven, bread, sandwiches, pastries, cake, pie, bread counter, cart, cash register & more. (My kids LOVE these!) Ages 7+
Enchantimals Patter Peacock Doll – Buy It Here
Patter Peacock is a 6 inch doll that comes with a cute little peacock animal friend. If your kids love the Echantimals, don’t miss the Enchantimals Treehouse. Ages 5+
Pokemon Petite Pals Shoulder Plush, Pikachu – Buy It Here
Take your favorite Pokemon friend with you anywhere. The weighted plush can sit on your shoulder or travel in the carrying bag. I saw this in a book store and knew Pokemon fans would just love it as a Christmas gift!
Ashlyn is a party planner and princess in training who likes to cheer up her friends. Gift this doll with the Ashlyn beginning chapter book, Ashlyn’s Unsurprise Party, to your growing readers. Read my full review here. (Hint: I love these sweet dolls and books and so do my kids.) Ages 5+
American Girl Tenney Grant Doll and Book –Buy It Here
Tenney is a Nashville singer songwriter from the American Girl contemporary collection. Kids love to read these chapter books and be able to play with the dolls in the story. Ages 8+
Doesn’t this look incredible? Construct Wu’s huge ninja training base, Destiny’s Bounty. This highly detailed model consists of 3 modular levels, a double-headed dragon figurehead, decorated sails, wind-up-and-release anchors, dojo area for ninja training, a bathroom and Wu’s bedroom in the hull plus 7 mini-figures with assorted weapons to bolster the exciting role-play possibilities. Ages 9+
Minecraft fans will want this new rail system kit for the Nether. Includes a Steve minifigure, a zombie pigman, two magma cubes and more. Ages 8+
LEGO 3 in 1 Creator Kit – Buy It Here
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