TOP 10 2017 HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR KIDS
Even when dealing with fun TOYS, shopping for holiday gifts for kids can be a little stressful, whether you’re the parent or not!
Whether you’re brainstorming for Christmas gift ideas for kids, Hanukkah gifts for kids, or Kwanzaa gifts for little ones, questions will undoubtedly run across your mind:
…does he have this already?
…is this safe for her age group?
…is anyone else buying this for them?
… is this “IN” this year??
Okay, so maybe I can’t help you with everything, but a little bit of help goes a long way!
With a little bit of research and some interviewing of my fellow mommas, I’ve compiled this top 10 toy list for the 2017 holiday season.
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Without a doubt, these are the biggest craze of the season. These interactive pets attach to the little one’s finger and come in monkey or unicorn form. There are even glittery varieties!! AGES 5+
IMAGINEXT DC SUPER FRIENDS BATBOT XTREME PLAYSET
Perhaps coming in second is this amazingly awesome looking, 2-foot-tall super-hero action figure. Kids can use the voice changer for cool effects and use the triggers to generate punches. AGES 3+
RAVENSBURGER DISNEY CASTLE 3D PUZZLE
Like how we once thought the world was flat only to find out it was a globe, this 216-piece puzzle is the wave of the future! Back in the day, my puzzles were flat on a table, but reality comes to life with this cool, easily click-able puzzle that literally creates a 3D castle in front of your child’s eyes. AGES 12+
FURREAL ROARIN’ TYLER THE PLAYFUL TIGER
Simba was the original lion G, Kion is the modern day cool tiger on the Lion Guard, but here comes Tyler to put every lion to shame. When your child roars at this not-so-cheap furball, he actually roars back since he’s programmed with over 100 sound and motion combinations. AGES 4+
SOGGY DOGGY BOARD GAME
If only my dog agreed that doggy bath time is this much of a blast! Made for 2-4 players, this hit board game is thrilling with suspense as kids take a turn washing Soggy Doggy, only to wonder WHEN he’ll choose to dry off! Warning: you may get a little wet! AGES 4+
CODING SKILLS KIT
I’m still trying to wrap my brain around how coding is actually so prevalent in our world today that the topic is immersed in children’s toys! This cool kit lets kids stack cube creatures, promoting the processing of algorithms and sequences in your little one’s brain—a skill that will be highly coveted in our digital age. AGES 4+
OH YES YOU READ THAT RIGHT! A Teddy Ruxpin return for the win! The classic bear needs no description, but, as a reminder, this cutie pie is back, babbling with over 40 animations and an animatronic mouth that makes sing-a-longs even more fun. AGES 2+
This cute little egg encourages your little one to love and cuddle it in order to help the twins inside hatch. All the while, coos and sounds can be heard from inside. Once out, the twins love to talk to each other and can’t even be separated for too long! If you don’t want to go for the new “surprise” version, the classis “collEGGtibles” 4-pack is just as cute. AGES 5+
FAT BRAIN TOYS 100 PIECE BLOCK SET
Pretty classic but wanted to throw a couple ideas in here for the littler ones. These colorful blocks expose your kids to vibrant colors and various shapes, encouraging building and stacking to their heart’s desire. AGES 1+
FAT BRAINS BEAT BOP BABY BONGO
Fun flashing lights and animal sounds make up this beatable set of drums for your little aspiring musicians. AGES 1+