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The holidays are quickly approaching and now the rush is on to find those last minute presents for the kids. Shopping for other peoples kids can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. We’ve got some great ideas from toddlers through to teens, so finding the perfect gift is pure joy, and not a chore.
Frozen 2: Learn to Draw Book
Grab a pencil and your copy of Learn to Draw Disney Frozen 2 from Quarto Knows Books, and flip to the character you want to draw. You will learn using three different methods: tracing, the grid-drawing method, and the basic shapes method. Before you know it, you will have finished drawings of Elsa, Anna, and other Disney Frozen2 characters! Plus, learn some fun facts about the characters as you learn to draw them. Buy it here.
Frozen 2 Make Your Own Bath Bombs Book
Create amazing transformations, just like Elsa! With Disney Frozen 2 Make Your Own Bath Bombs kit which includes everything you need to make bath bombs every bit as enchanting as Elsa’s magic. Step-by-step instructions guide junior scientists in creating bath bombs inspired by their favorite Frozen 2 characters, such as Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and Kristoff.Buy it now!
In a buoyant story filled with ewe-morous puns, a multicolored sheep who loves Christmas inspires a seasonal ritual. There are two things everyone knows about Hillary the sheep. One is that, unlike her typically hued friends, Hillary’s wool is all the colors of the rainbow. The other is that she adores everything about Christmas, especially Santa. So when word gets out that Mr. Claus is traveling across Ireland seeking the perfect sheep’s wool for a sweater to keep his belly warm, Hillary’s head begins to spin. Recommended for kids ages 5-7. Shop now.
Waldo is wandering through the museum, where there are some devilishly difficult differences to decipher. Finding Waldo and his buddies is hard enough, but who can spot the minutiae that separate one Egyptian tablet from another? The dastardly details that make two maritime scenes unalike? The itty-bitty discrepancies between the vintage books and scrolls? With more than five hundred differences to be delineated, this brand-new spin on the art of spotting Waldo will have fans of all ages lining up to take a look. For ages 5-9 Buy it now!
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Christmas Activity Book
Inspired by the animated special based on a beloved classic, this treasure trove of activities, fun facts, and more than a hundred stickers is the perfect gift for a magical time of year. There’s so much to make, do, and discover in the countdown to Christmas! Whether kids like staying indoors to make crafts or stepping outside to explore, they’ll find plenty of ideas in this gem of a book. Ages 3-7.
With easy-to-follow instructions, charming illustrations, and plenty of holiday spirit, this hands-on guide to making the most of the season will keep children entertained and inspired. Buy it Here!
When Black Beauty was born one sweet spring day, he could not have imagined the life ahead of him. Following his mother’s advice to do his work with a good will, he enjoys the adventures of country and city life, makes new friends, and suffers from the cruelty and greed of his human masters. Beauty faces each challenge with bravery and kindness. Over fifty stunning illustrations from Christian Birmingham bring this treasured classic new life. This gift edition is sure to capture the hearts of animal lovers young and old. For ages Buy it here!
The Raymie Nightingale
First came Raymie Nightingale, the “triumphant and necessary book” that would become a National Book Award Finalist. Then followed the tender Louisiana’s Way Home, featuring “one of DiCamillo’s most singular and arresting creations” and marking the first time the two-time Newbery Medalist had revisited the world of one of her novels. And finally, the much-hoped-for third novel, Beverly, Right Here, awaits its rapt audience. Here, the entire trilogy of novels, the perfect gift for both longtime fans and new devotees is available in a beautifully designed set. $40.70 Buy it here!
Ravensburger 3D Porsche Puzzle
This true-to-life, 1:18 scale 3D Porsche puzzle offers car-lovers the chance to piece the car together. Even the wheels rotate! Ravensburger, the world’s leading puzzle maker, teamed with Porsche to create a 3D puzzle of the legendary 911R, first built in 1967 for racing and then reissued in 2016. Ages 10+. Buy it here.
King Me! Board Game
King Me is a strategy board game from Ravensburger and recommended for ages 8+. The crimson Kingdom and the Onyx empire face off in this head-to-head battle inspired by the ancient game of checkers! Hop your pieces across the game board to capture the powerful crowns of fantastical Realms. Beware, your fate can change as exciting event cards come into play! Use strategy to out maneuver your opponent and seize victory! Ages 8+ Buy it now!
Domino Maze is one of ThinkFun’s most popular stem toys for boys and girls, and combines the fun of playing with dominos with the challenge of a logic game. It’s a fun domino maze logic game that comes with 60 challenges of increasing difficulty, from beginner to expert. For ages 8+
For the Harry potter fan… Checkout Harry Potter Labyrinth game from Ravensburger! Who can keep a clear watch over the Harry Potter labyrinth and find paths to the well-known residents of Hogwarts? Harry, Ron and Hermione, Professor Dumbledore, Hagrid and Harry’s owl Hedwig are all waiting for you to find them. If you move the labyrinth around cleverly, you’ll surely discover new Paths that were once dead-ends. Keep making new Paths to find the characters you need to collect. Ages 7+ Buy it here.
Roundup over 100 personality-filled photographs in Giddy Up! from Wonder Forge, a lighthearted guessing and choosing game all about horses. Earn apples by guessing your friends’ choices; the player with the most apples at the end of the game wins! Officially licensed by Our Generation Dolls. Ages 6+
Paw Patrol Tent with Tunnel
Twist, pop, and play with your favorite Paw Patrol characters! In no time at all, you’ll have an indoor play tent ready for hiding, crawling, and make-believe inspiration. After your adventure is over, the tent collapses easily and folds back into the box for storage. The Paw Patrol tent is instant imagination for kids! Buy it Here!
Are you ready to meet Miles the computer guru? This dragon loves to learn about the technology world around him. When he is not behind the screen, he enjoys building robots with his friends. One day Miles aspires to be an engineer.Buy it here!
Squishmallows Clip On are perfect stocking stuffers! They’re Super Soft and Squeezable Plush. The Marshmallow-like texture provides comfort, stress relief and a sensory experience for ages 3 and up. Easy to wash and dry. Buy it here!
Squishmallows Neck Pillow
Squishmallows new neck pillows are great for families that are on-the-go. They offer comfort, support and fun, while traveling! They can be used as a couch companion, pillow pal, bedtime buddy, travel mate, or as a friend in times of need.
It’s Putty Build Your Own Unicorn
Mold It. Make It. Melt It. Gather the pieces and mold and make your own white It’s Putty unicorn. Collect all varieties of this incredible putty! Play with your putty at home, school, work, the car, or anywhere! Use it to have fun and relieve stress. Anything is possible! $13.99 Buy it here!
Slimy Cupcakes Kit
This do it yourself kit oozes with crazy, slimy, fun! All materials are safe to use. Includes everything you need to create your own Cupcake slimes! Make magical mystical fun slimes for you and your friends! Includes: glue, activator, colours, mixing bowls, measuring cup, pom poms, beads, containers and easy to follow instructions. Borax free! Age 6+ Buy it here!
Glitter Sensory Bottles
Make your own Glitter Sensory Bottles! Create colorful Sparkling Room décor! Fun to Flip, Turn and watch the magic! Make 2 Magical Discovery bottles! Includes: 2 sensory bottles, 12 colored water beads, 10 chiffon flowers, 10oz magic discovery liquid, 24 peel-n-stick gemstones, 1oz holographic glitter, and a sticker sheet! Buy it here!
Kids Holiday Giveaway
Harry Potter Labyrinth Game
Paw Patrol Tent
Kids Book Prize Pack From Candlewick Press
(Black Beauty, Where’s Waldo?, Raymie Nightingale 3 book set, Christmas Activity Book and The First Christmas Sweater)
Open to Canadian Residents 18+ Only
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