I know it seems a little early to be planning your holiday shopping but these days, the early bird really does catch the worm. If you plan early, you can get something really meaningful, and you can also save more since you have time to look out for the really special deals.
Magformers Challenger Set – With this 112-Piece magnetic building set, kids ages 6 to 12 imaginations are guaranteed to run wild! This is a great gift to give to siblings to share. It can also be a generous addition to a classroom or after-school program!
It’s a bird! It’s a submarine! No, it’s Magformers!!! This super cool toy promotes fun learning by using geometric shapes to form countless, colorful structures. Kids ages 6 and up can combine triangles, squares, hexagons and pentagons by their magnetic sides to build flowers, stars, cars, spheres, and more!
Tegu Blocks – Give your kids the opportunity to defy gravity! These wooden blocks are embedded with magnets so that kids can build structures they have only dreamed of! What a creative way to spend the holidays!
Frozen Puzzle Pack – We love jigsaw puzzles because they’re good for the brain and they’re fun! With Winter approaching, it is the perfect time of year to celebrate Disney’s hit movie – Frozen! Keep the Frozen fun going after the movie is over with these four Frozen puzzles.
Veggie Tales Floor Puzzle – Little ones can put together this fun floor puzzle with their favorite Veggie Tales characters! This 3-foot puzzle will keep your little learners thinking and laughing as the faces of Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber begin to appear piece by piece.
More Toys and Games:
- 10 Cool Thinking Games and Brain Toys
- Thinking Games to Challenge the Mind
- Risk: The Game of Strategy (and statistics!)
- 15 Top Toys for the Toy Box
- Nikitin Brain Puzzles
Coloring Books for Everyone – Coloring is not just for kids anymore, it’s for everyone – making this a great gift for an entire family! These six coloring books are filled with mesmerizing designs. Gift these coloring books to a family, classroom, or split up the books to give to six artists who you love!
Frozen Etch a Sketch Jr. – The classic and creative tool we all grew up with has been updated with your child’s favorite characters from Disney’s Frozen. Elsa and Olaf can watch your little one draw on the Etch a Sketch as they are inspired by their favorite Disney movie. Then Elsa’s magical snow will wipe the canvas clean, ready for another masterpiece.
Holiday Coloring Book Freebie – If you’re looking for a low-cost way to say “thinking of you,” this coloring book is as easy to give as 1-2-3. Just download it for free, print it, and add a nice card to your envelope.
More Art Fun:
Slimy Squishy Polymer Set – Give the gift of science exploration! This fun, hands-on experiment only requires water, adult supervision, and creativity! What a fun way for kids and parents or older siblings to learn together!
Young Scientist Club – Science experiments require a lot of planning. Let the scientific FUN come to you with these terrific science kits!
Human Body Puzzle – This classic puzzle from Melissa & Doug stretches four feet long after your little one assembles it!
More Science Stuff:
- Magic School Bus Science Kits
- National Geographic Science Kits
- Engineering – Goldie Blox and the Spinning Machine
- Engineering Toys for the Budding Engineer
- Electronics Fun with Elenco
- Robotics with LEGO Mindstorms
- Magic Garden Crystal Kits