The best part of Christmas is seeing kids rip open toys and delight in a new toy. The following recommendations will hit the spot! Plus, buying items from the gift guide supports BargainBabe.com.
Eye Can Art helps a child make original art that goes beyond crayons and pens. There are three types of kits, one for print making, another for Japanese water colors, and a third wax drawing kit. The Seattle company that makes Eye Can Art has won prizes and made a fun video about making prints. Each kit is $25. Suitable for ages 5-12. Buy it!
My grade school nephews could not get enough of Norman the PhartEphant. He is a soft, cuddly stuffed animal that farts when you press his tail. He makes eight different sounds. Note, it is probably not wise to buy this for your own children. For ages 4-9. Norman is $25. Buy it!
Get your kids reading with the Tessy and Tab mini-magazine that comes in the mail twice a month. Each issue has a short story, followed by a quick lesson geared towards reading comprehension and learning new words. The mini-mags are ad-free. Suitable for ages 2-6. A year long subscription for 24 issues is $48. Buy it!
Ohhhh, these BearHands mittens are just adorable. They are Thinsulate-lined, high quality mittens with a small Velcro pocket on the back of each where you can stash a dollar bill or key. The insides are super soft and you can cinch the wrist opening with toggle. For infants and toddlers. Amazon has them for $13. Buy it!
If you are looking for toys made in the USA, here are five online resources.