if you have a child that wants to help in the kitchen, this set and interactive cookbook from Curious Chef makes the ideal gift for kids age 4 and up. I love this because the cookbook is hands on and my early reader has had a ton of fun checking out recipes and completing activities. The 17 piece measuring set is perfect for a beginner in the kitchen to get hands on with.
If the force is strong with a kid on your shopping list, the Star Wars Lights and Sounds Model Kits are the way to go. Each kit takes approximately 1 hour to assemble and will leave the kids wowed for numerous hours. Choose from
· Revell Star Wars SnapTite Build & Play Rebel U-wing Fighter
· Revell Star Wars SnapTite Build & Play Imperial Star Destroyer
· Revell Star Wars SnapTite Build & Play Imperial AT-ACT™ Cargo Walker.
Retailing from $20-$30, these kits are more than just a model because they have the bells and whistles of star wars included.The three plastic model new kits are available at Toys R Us, Target and Hobby Lobby stores and online at Amazon. Batteries are included.
Lava Lamps are kind of like the gift that keeps on giving. You can add a stylish and mesmerizing touch to a bedroom for under $30 that will be used and admired all year long. Perfect for tweens and teens, lava lamps are available in many fun options such as the volcano lamp and the sandcastle lamp to add a groovy soothing touch to any bedroom.
If you want to encourage learning, you can't go wrong with a STEM kit from Magnaformers. We loved the Robot kit as it encourages hands on learning through play. Featuring 7 geometric shapes and 8 accessories this is a great kit for both boys and girls this holiday season. Retailing at about $80, this is an all in one gift for learning, growing and playing.
Paper trax is a fun and eco friendly gift option for any matchbox enthusiast! Made with recycled materials, Paper Trax is a gift that is good for the planet and is even better for playtime, on the tracks.
If you are looking for a toy to get the kids up and moving, the super wubble ball is a great gift idea. This is a tear resistant ball that is like a great big bubble. My kids LOVED this toy and they completely exhausted each other chasing the wubble around!