Lifestyle2014 Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

2014 Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

Need some ideas for the kiddos? If you kids are anything like mine you either get a lot of requests for Christmas or none at all.

My daughter wants everything she sees on T.V. She will see a toy and immediately she wants to put that on her wishlish.

My son, on the other hand, is the complete opposite. He never mentions anything he wants or likes so it’s going to be tough shopping for him.

For our Holiday Gift Guide for Kids, we’ve put together lots of different gift ideas. From books to toys you’re sure to find something they will enjoy.

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Gifts For Babies & Young Children
1. Robeez Hoot Hoot Soft Soles – Features a non-slip suede outsole to protect from slipping and an elasticized ankle band which will keep the shoe securely on your baby’s foot.

2. Trouble The Dog – Trouble is a plush pup who is an Angel in Disguise and a forever toy – kids can whisper all their concerns into his waiting ear. Also, he is one of the very few plush animals that is 100% Handcrafted right here in the USA.

3. Amy Coe Boys’ Faux Leather Jacket – For the lil’ rebel who was born to be rad — amy coe’s Boys’ Faux Leather jacket! From its top-stitched sleeves to its skull appliques, this jacket boasts bad-boy style all over.

4. Red Racer Piggy Bank – Your little saver will want to keep every cent safe and sound in this freewheelin’ spin on the classic piggy bank.

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Gifts for Kids Who Love To Build & Learn
1. Discovery Toys MarbleWorks Set – Kids can connect colorful tubes, chutes and bases together in different ways to create fun tracks. As the marbles speed through the course, children learn about the laws of gravity, object permanence and cause and effect.

2. Magnetic Block Set – All-natural wooden blocks that are magnetic and fun for infinite building possibilities!

3. Max & Alphie’s® Adventures! Activity Book – An all-in-one activity book that helps kids learn handwriting, letters and numbers while they have fun developing essential skills.

4. Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Kit – This innovative kit contains over 30 color-coded, real circuit components that snap together to create working electronic circuits and devices. Recommended for children 8 and older, this set offers 101 do-it-yourself projects that will give your child an entertaining, concrete education on how electronics work.

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Stylish Gifts For Girls
1. Jimmy Boots from Native Shoes – Native Shoes, the makers of the most intergalactic footwear around, introduces new additions of their popular Jimmy Boot this Fall/Winter. From Hollywood Pink, to Crayon Yellow, and even Jimmy Black – the Jimmy Boot offers endless possibilities!

2. Bo-Po Fingernail Polish – Bo-Po is a non toxic child safe polish that dries in seconds. With 10 vibrant colors to collect Bo-po will match every mood.No nail polish remover required.

3. Flying Buttress Accessories – Flying Buttress revolutionized how young ladies accessorize. This set includes a set of three panels that show off your funky style!

4. Charm It! – The orginal, detachable,”I just can’t stop smiling” charm jewelry brand for girls ages 5, 14 and everything in between.Kids will have a great way to express themselves with an endless collection of charms that represent who they are and what they love.

5. Girl’s Animal Outfit with Jacket, T-Shirt and Leggings – With this outfits girls can create a unique but foolproof look with the eye-catching Girls’ Animal Outfit with T-Shirt and Leggings.

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Cool Gifts For Boys
1. Ghostbuster Shooter – A fun pump-action marshmallow shooter that shoots up to 25 mini marshmallows approximately 30 feet on a line. Don’t worry, the shooter provides a soft, hearty laugh on impact.

2. Original Genesis™ Bow – The official bow of the National Archery in Schools Program. Perfect for kids (and adults) to get in the archery sport and have fun no matter what their archery skill levels are.

3. See-Thru Light Designer – Kids can use the reusable transparent panels to create cool, light-up art that they can bring to life with 7 different light effect combinations.

4. Iron Man Marvel Legends Ultron Figure – Dr. Henry Pym (aka Ant Man) built a living robot that went mad. So crazy in fact that he became self aware and learned how to improve himself and started to crave power. He wanted so much power in fact that he decided to take over the world, which meant he had to deal with the Avengers. Now you can add this metallic monster to your collection to take on the likes of Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor when you pick up this Iron Man Marvel Legends Ultron Classic 6″ Figure.

5. Maisto R/C Rock Crawler Jr. – Kids can take this radio control experience off-road with the all new Rock Crawler from Maisto. The Rock Crawler is 12.5” long and sports both front and rear suspension. Tri-channel transmitter allows for three people to play simultaneously with their other Maisto radio control vehicles.

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Gifts to Empower Girls
1. Go! Go! Sports Girls – Go! Go! Sports Girls™ are a fun and educational way to promote self-appreciation and the benefits of daily exercise, healthy eating and sleeping habits, self-esteem and overall healthy life-skills for girls ages 3-12.

2. Beadola Bead Maker – Crayola Beadola uses Air-Dry Clay to make detailed beads that are as fun to make as they are to wear. Kids can add their own colors and finishing touches, then wear or share their bracelets.

3. Prettie Girls! – The One World Doll Project endeavors to make a significant positive cultural impact through their dolls. Styled for play, yet filled with soul, The Prettie Girls! set high values-based standards for “pretty”- positive goals that reach across the globe and up for the stars!

4. Primary Science Lab Set – These real science tools in the Primary Science Lab Set are perfectly sized for little hands! Put this powerful assortment of resources right to work with the accompanying selection of hands–on science activity cards. Provides accurate measurement markings to support rigorous investigations. Encourages inquiry with 10 double–sided Activity Cards that reinforce science process skills, living and nonliving things, physical science, senses and more

5. Buddy Dolls –  Buddy Dolls are friendly toys for girls and boysLook around you. The world is full of people. Everyone is different. Each one is unique. Be yourself. Play. Love.Find your special friend. Because with a good friend by your side, everything is possible.

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The Best Non Toy Gifts For Kids
1. Disney Tapestry Throw – Are your kiddos obsess with Elsa and the Disney Frozen movie? They’ll have Elsa and her friends keeping them comfy in this warm Disney Tapestry Throw. You can queue up their favorite DVD on replay and watch the animated characters non stop on the next cold winter night!

2. Dick & Jane’s Educational Snacks – The perfect stocking stuffer, Dick & Jane educational snacks create a fun, unique experience for elementary aged kids. Available in States & Capitals, English & Spanish and Presidents, each Dick & Jane snack features educational facts and offers a valuable learning experience and opportunity for creating fun family games and memories. Made from all-natural, nut-free ingredients Dick & Jane’s snacks are actually good for the kids, too!

3. Baxter the Puppy – Designed by a 14-year old young entrepreneur, Baxter the Puppy has a plush-lined pocket on the back can hold a mobile phone, eyeglasses, or your favorite little treasures. Kids will love his soft, oversized plaid ears and his playful green and brown embroidered eyes.

4. Freckles+Kitty Clothing – A girl’s lifestyle clothing line based in Los Angeles, Freckles+Kitty brings the fun! Soft fabrics, pretty colors, let the California dreams begin…

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Fun Tech Gifts For Kids
1. LilGadgets Wireless Bluetooth Headphones – Bluetooth wireless headphones, sized for children 4+ and compatible with nearly all Bluetooth devices. Offered in six wonderful colors and the ear pieces are made of SoftTouch breathable mesh material for your child’s comfort.

2. Crayola Virtual Design Pro Car Collection – Kids can create their own car and drive it with Crayola Virtual Design Pro Car Collection. Just design the car by using the coloring pencils/markers, scan it and kids can then race it on the Design Pro app.

3. LeapBand – An interactive fitness product from LeapFrog. Available in three colors, this is the only activity tracker made for kids that encourages active play and healthy habits with pet pals and fun challenges.

4. Kidoodle.TV – Kidoodle.TV is an on demand video service (think Netflix but for kids) for kids 12 and under. It features fantastic quality entertainment and educational programs from the likes of HASBRO, DHX, National Geographic and more.

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Games & Crafts For Kids
1. Kindness Kingdom – Aimed at teaching young girls useful manner and etiquette information as they wander through the gemmed game path on the way to Queen Grace’s tea party. Proudly made in the USA, the board game is ideal for 2 to 4 players.

2. The Big Creativity Can – With the Creativity Can kids can make anything possible. This can includes an array of open-ended craft materials, including air-dry clay, googly eyes, feathers, pipe cleaners, felt, pom poms, popsicle sticks, scissors and more!

3. Spot it! Alphabet Disney Frozen – Kids can journey with Elsa and Anna, along with an enchanting cast, as they match images and letters. Familiar characters and objects invite kids to learn as they make the matches.

4. Nick TMNT Flying Attack Skill and Action Game – Send the Turtles flying to knock off Shredder’s Foot Clan as they climb the big, teetering tower, or play as Shredder racing to get your ninjas to the top to win!

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Books We Think Kids Will Love
1. Who Cares, Charlie Brown? – Charlie Brown and his friends are hitting the baseball field for a long day of fun in the sun! But the game turns into something more when the Peanuts gang starts learning about the many men and women who changed the course of history by helping their fellow humans. This touching ode to some of the world’s great humanitarian heroes—including one forgotten hero who helped little kids!—will warm hearts and inspire.

2. Freddy the Frogcaster – Freddy the Frog loves learning about the weather, and he’s known for having the best predictions in town. But what happens when the town picnic is almost ruined by a storm that catches the local frogcaster by surprise? Freddy has to step in to save the day!

3. The Sleepy Star – A sleeping star falls from the sky and tumbles into the ocean. He has an underwater adventure that turns out to be an incredible, life-like dream. Written in rhyming verse with whimsical illustrations, the strong text to visual connections help to promote word recognition for early readers.

4. Pablo Puppy’s Search for the Perfect Person – The story of a puppy and an older dog living in a shelter, to educate children about the needs of dogs and the value of humane treatment toward animals; written and illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka, 2008, 26 pages.

5. Kamie Cat’s Terrible Night – A children’s book about the misadventures of a cat who gets lost and yearns to be home; reinforces kindness and responsible cat care; written and illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka, 2010, 26 pages.

6. Home Grown Books – Home Grown Books was founded on a simple philosophy: children deserve reading material as rich as their imaginations. They pair simple, supportive text with ideas and story lines that appeal to children’s natural curiosity. Words and sounds are introduced in a meaningful context that honor children’s innate intelligence.


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