Tuesday, November 1, 2016

#Gifts for Kids and Family this #Holiday Season!



Every year it gets harder and harder to find things which the kids can enjoy, and along with trying to find things we are growing apart from our children. Here are a few items in which can get the family talking again and your kids away from the video games, this holiday season. 


Shopkins Brite Beatz

Music and Light show in a toothbrush. Lights up and plays the Shopkins theme song for the dentist recommended 2 minutes. Shopkins brite beatz plays the Shopkins theme song along to synchronized lights. Brite beatz helps improve oral care making brushing fun for kids. Shopkins theme song will play for the dentist recommended two minutes. Shopkins Brite Beatz has fun characters on the handle and a comfortable grip for kids. Why we like it: Kids are over the moon with Shopkins and will love these musical BrushBuddies from Brite Beatz. Parents will appreciate the 2-minute timer ensuring a thorough brushing job each time. Ages: 3+ You can find this by visiting BrushBuddies website here

Playroom Prep




Playroom Prep, an innovative new, hands-on, dry-erase, activity book designed for one-on-one use between an adult and a child. The activity book combines proven research methods with bright, colorful illustrations. This resulted in an effective teaching tool that is fun, age appropriate and encourages families to unplug and play together. 

This activity book is easy to use and features simple instructions that detail suggested practices that reinforces discussion and practice. Each activity follows a set sequence: the adult demonstrates, the child and the adult try together and the child repeats the steps alone. As a result, Playroom Prep helps cultivate:

  • Concentration
  • Fine motor skills
  • Letter sounds
  • Writing skills; and
  • Important face-time with mom or dad
You can purchase this great interactive book for your young one by visiting www.playroomprep.com and on Amazon here

Roominate Cotton Candy Carnival 

Roominate is an award-winning and customizable line of wired building systems that inspire open-ended, hands-on play. Using circuits, modular building pieces, girls can build and create their own unique and original structures or vehicles that can be joined together or taken apart and remade into something completely new and different. Originally designed by two women (engineers with degrees from mit, Caltech and Stanford), Roominate inspires the next generation to have fun with STEM, and to help develop hands-on problem solving and boost self-confidence, all while turning girls into creative engineers! the colorful carnival set includes 2 base panels, 12 columns, 146 building pieces, 4 discs, tent top, carousel top, carousel bottom, 4 carousel ponies, 4 Ferris wheel/swing seats, 8 Ferris wheel spokes, 7 axles, 4 axle brackets, 2 motors, 2 battery boxes, 22 food and carnival game accessories, sticker sheet, Jenna doll, Bettina doll, guide. For ages 8 and up. You can purchase at ToysRUs and on Amazon here

My Fairy Garden Magical Cottage-Play Monster

My fairy garden is the first of its kind: a toy that's also a real, live garden! children love kits that allow them to grow plants at home; it gives them a connection to nature and a sense of satisfaction at having nurtured a living thing. My fairy garden takes it to a new, exciting level by allowing children to interact with it as part of an enchanting play set! children plant the Organic seeds, and care for their garden, all while setting up and playing with adorable fairies, woodland friends and accessories! Freya's magical cottage includes 2-piece flowerpot, tray, toadstool, umbrella table, 2 chairs, SEED packet, soil, watering can, 3 gardening tools, Freya the fairy, Hazel the chipmunk, informational leaflet. For ages 4 and up. You can purchase on Amazon here

We Sing-2 Mic Bundle


Featuring the hottest hits from the world's biggest artists, from across five decades including original recordings from artists including Abba, David Bowie and Sai, along with their official HD music videos. We Sing brings the award winning party experience, direct to the comfort of your living room. Sing together or sing-off against up to 9 friends at the same time, or go solo to top the online leaderboards and become the star you were born to be! Use your smartphone to play with the FREE We Sing Mic App or connect a compatible USB microphone for the authentic studio experience. Track list: 1 Britney Spears- ...Baby One More Time 2 Sai- Chandelier 3 Wiz Khaliah ft. Charlie Path- See You Again 4 Amici- Wake Me Up 5 Fifth Harmony ft. Kid Ink- Worth It 6 John Newman- Love Me Again 7 David Bowie- Let's Dance 8 Queen- Another One Bites the Dust 9 Coldplay- Viva La Vida 10 a-ha- Take On Me 11 ABBA- Dancing Queen 12 Shawn Mendes- Stitches 13 Elton John & Kiki Dee- Don't Go Breaking My Heart 14 Cyndi Lauper- Girls Just Want to Have Fun 15 The Bangles- Eternal Flame 16 Avril Laving- Complicated 17 Lukas Graham- 7 Years 18 DNCE- Cake by the Ocean 19 Usher ft. Lil Jon & Ludacris- Yeah! 20 Maroon 5- She Will Be Loved 21 Bruno Mars- Locked Out of Heaven 22 Major Laser & DJ Snake ft. MO- Lean On 23 Charlie Path ft. Megan Trainor- Marvin Gaye 24 Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wans- Thrift Shop 25 One Republic- Counting Stars 26 Lady Gaga- Bad Romance 27 Pharrell Williams- Happy 28 Fall Out Boy- This Isn't A Scene, It's An Arms Race 29 Rita Ora- Poison 30 Demi Lovato- Let It Go You can purchase at most major retail stores, ToysRUs and on Amazon here

Xtreme Cycle Moto-Cam Red/Black by Wicked-Cool!

Now kids can kick it up a notch with Xtreme Cycle Moto-Cam which features an awesome built-in helmet camera! With Xtreme Cycle Moto-Cam, young cyclists can capture flips, tricks and sharp turns just like they do in extreme cycling! The patented gyroscopic stabilization system is made up of a flywheel mounted in the rear, as well as an all four bar linkage steering system. This system allows for ramp jumping, driving on various terrains, and even recovering from crashes. The cycle is specially designed to always right itself after it falls so it has non-stop action and has front and rear shock system to absorb bumps and rocky terrain. The remote control not only steers the cycle but it also allows cycle enthusiasts to start and stop the video at any time – even in mid-jump! Moto-Cam has 640x480 VGA resolutions and allows kids to record video at 30 frames per second and store 90 minutes of video. The set includes the cycle with Moto-Cam, a remote control, 12" USB cable to download and share video online or watch on TV, stunt ramp and a removable 4GB SD card. 9V rechargeable and 2 AA batteries included! Ages 8+. You can purchase at your local ToysRUs and on Amazon here (comes in other colors). 

Cabbage Patch Baby So Real

New for fall 2016 and for the first time ever, CPK baby so real allows you to enjoy one of the most magical and interactive experiences in the history of the baby doll category. These life-like babies combine traditional play patterns with groundbreaking technology. Baby so real's interactive sweet baby sounds and random reactions are designed to surprise and delight. With your touch, baby so real comes to life with beautifully animated LCD eyes that open, close and look around. Loaded with realistic features that encourage interactive nurturing play, baby so real has sensors for peek-a-boo and tickle play, feeding from a special bottle, burping, diaper changing, and rocking to sleep. If your baby should develop a Fever, you can calm those red cheeks by administering TLC from a magical spoon. Just like the original Cabbage Patch Kids, baby so real is soft and cuddly with removable clothes. And for advanced play, baby so real has its own free app that allows your phone or tablet to simulate a baby monitor. The online mode allows you to see the virtual nursery where you can play with your baby, feed, diaper burp and administer TLC. You can also play games, watch video clips and earn baby points for additional virtual accessories and new features. Baby so real comes with a fully removable outfit and diaper, a special interactive bottle and medicine spoon, birth Certificate and adoption papers and a free baby monitor style app for additional virtual play. You can purchase at your local ToysRUs and on Amazon here (others to choose from).

Skylanders Imaginators

Skylanders Imaginators empowers players to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their own Skylander character, plus support of all 300+ Skylanders from previous games. The game will also feature Sensei toys and characters including this year’s guest stars Crash Bandicoot, Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos. Fans can also create on-the-go with the free Skylanders Creator App (select iOS and Android devices), offering the same in-game character creation tools plus the option to bring creations to life as a t-shirt, 2-D playable card, or a fully playable 3-D printed Skylanders Imaginators toy! Personal note: My kids LOVE this game, and I love collect the figures, which my youngest son plays with daily as action figures. I feel as though I am getting 2 games/toys for the price of one. You can purchase the all new Skylander Imaginators at your local retail store and on Amazon. Be sure to check out the all new series on Netflix! 

Invisibobble

The Trolls capture the big screen – and our hearts. DreamWorks Animation charms us with laughing, singing and dancing Trolls. With their wondrous styling, colorful hair and those big saucer eyes they are a real eye-catcher – just like the invisibobble® ORIGINAL Sparkling Clear. The glittering, transparent design decorates your hair or your wrist. A stunning appearance is guaranteed and thanks to its strong grip it can withstand even the quirkiest Troll hairstyle. Check out these and many other types of Invisibobble by visiting their website here

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Remastered

The Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition is the ultimate 2-games-in-1 package with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered*.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered comes with the campaign and 10 multiplayer maps from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
Infinity Ward, the award-winning studio that helped create the Call of Duty franchise, reaches new heights with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Infinite Warfare returns to the roots of the franchise with large-scale war, epic battles, and cinematic, immersive military storytelling and takes players on a journey from Earth to beyond our atmosphere. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare delivers something for every Call of Duty fan with three unique game modes: Campaign, Multiplayer, and Zombies.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered*

One of the most critically-acclaimed games in history, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is back, remastered in true high-definition featuring improved textures, physically based rendering, high-dynamic range lighting and much more to bring a new generation experience to fans. Relive the iconic campaign as you are transported around the globe with Capt. Price, Gaz and Soap across fan favorite missions, including 'All Ghillied Up', 'Mile High Club', and 'Crew Expendable'. And team up with your friends with 10 of the iconic multiplayer maps from the online multiplayer mode that redefined Call of Duty introducing killstreaks, XP, Prestige and more in customizable, classic multiplayer modes. Can be purchase at major retail stores, Gamestop and on Amazon here

Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan closely follows the riveting story-line of the anime's first season and focuses on the exploits of various key characters, putting the player in a position to relive its most shocking, courageous and exhilarating moments. It revolves around the story of three young people who survive the destruction of their walled city district by enormous, man-eating Titans and eventually go on to join the Scout Regiment in order to protect humanity from this overpowering foe. You can purchase at your local retail store or on Amazon as well. 

Super Dungeon Bros


Embark on a quest from the gods of rock with heavy metal heroes Axl, Lars, Freddie and Ozzie in Super Dungeon Bros, a fast paced, action focused, rock themed dungeon brawler! Play on your own or with up to 4 friends in couch or online co-op as you raid the deepest dungeons of Rokheim in search of epic loot, hordes of evil undead and the legends of long lost fabled rock stars! Wield wicked weapons with devastating destruction or exploit the punishing puzzles and terrifying traps that will slice and dice foes and bros alike. Fling your friends onto far off ledges and distant trap triggers, hurl your bros at advancing attackers or unleash your tag team tactics with the ultimate bro-op offensive! If really you're up for the challenge, test your heavy metal in the deadly daily dungeon or master the way of the wicked weekly dungeon and climb to the peak of the global leaderboards. Just remember, always put your BrosB4Foes! You can purchase at your local retail store, Best Buy and on Amazon

Transformers Robots In Disguise Power Heros


The mighty just got mightier! From the hit TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE animated series, power up your favorite bots with new MINI-CON WEAPONIZERS! POWER HEROES packs include one AUTOBOT figure that converts in five steps and one MINI-CON figure that converts from robot to weapon in one easy step. Connect any MINI-CON WEAPONIZERS figure to “power up” your POWER HEROES AUTOBOT with unique phrases and sounds from the show! POWER HEROES figure characters include BUMBLEBEE with MINI-CON BUZZSTRIKE and SIDESWIPE with MINI-CON WINDSTRIKE, each sold separately. Take the action to your mobile device. Download the TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE app to your digital device, then scan the shield on the figure to unlock a character, weapons or Energon points! Requires one “AA” alkaline battery, included. You can find in most major retail stores, ToysRUs and on Amazon

Infinite Air


Explore a vast backcountry, fully customize your own mountain ranges and build your own parks in the most authentic snowboarding game ever created. With fluid, physics-driven control mechanics, procedural mountain generation and real-world competitions like Slope style, Half pipe and Big Air you'll ride your way through infinite powder and realistic runs - all the way to the top alongside pro boarder Mark Morris. You can find in local retail stores as well as on Amazon here

Mixed Up Trucks-Kids Book


Mixed-Up Trucks with Baxter, Rosie and Gus, a Green Toys Storybook Baxter, Rosie and Gus were born to drive trucks. But soon they learn that the only way to get things done is to work together, or what a mess they will have! Join the three dogs as they discover just how fun cooperation can be. With vibrant artwork and fun, rhyming text, this book will have little truck lovers recreating the action with their Green Toys long after storytime is over. You can purchase this wonderful book on Amazon here.

TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE POWER SURGE OPTIMUS PRIME

The mightiest AUTOBOT just got mightier, with this feature figure based on the hit TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE animated series! This large OPTIMUS PRIME figure comes with his AEROBOLT MINI-CON figure that powers him up with pop-out wings, lights and sounds! POWER SURGE OPTIMUS PRIME converts in 7 steps, stands 12 inches tall and comes with his AEROBOLT MINI-CON, which converts from robot to shield in one step. Connect the MINI-CON to OPTIMUS PRIME to activate “Flight Mode.” Take the action to your mobile device. Download the TRANSFORMERS: ROBOTS IN DISGUISE app to your digital device, then scan the shield on the figure to unlock a character, weapons or Energon points! Requires one “AA” alkaline battery, included. Can be found at most major retail stores, ToysRUs and on Amazon here.

Jumbo Sequence by Jax

Easy enough for children yet challenging enough for adults, Jumbo Sequence is an exciting game of strategy. Play a card from your hand, place a chip on a corresponding playing mat space and when you have 5 in a row, it's a "sequence" and you win. But there's more! You can also block your opponents and remove their chips. And watch out for the Jacks-they're wild! The game comes with reversible playing chips, playing cards and a jumbo-size playing mat (32x27") that can be used on the floor or table top. For 2 to 12 players. Parts made in USA and imported; assembled in USA. You can purchase on Amazon here



Smartcare Shopkins 3D Bandages

20 Sterile Adhesive Bandages 20 bandages includes: 12 unique characters shaped bandages and 8 rectangular bandages with Shopkins Characters on it. Kids will love these! They make a great stocking stuffer. Check out all the fun characters by visiting BrushBuddies website here. 

Destiny – The Collection



Destiny - The Collection contains every release from the award-winning first-person shooter franchise to date. It's a great way for Guardians to embark on journeys they may have missed, as well as a perfect starting point for new players who want to join the Destiny community. It includes: Destiny, Expansion I: The Dark Below, Expansion II: House of Wolves, The Taken King, and the newest adventure, Rise of Iron. It also includes a character boost to send you immediately into the battle.

Destiny brings you into a bold world of action and adventure where you are a Guardian of the last safe city on Earth wielding incredible powers. Explore the ancient ruins of our solar system as you immerse yourself in a cinematic single-player campaign. Join up with friends in three or six player co-op activities. Spar with your fellow players in a variety of competitive multiplayer modes. Upgrade your character to create a powerful hero as unique as yourself. Become Legend. 

Includes: 
  • Destiny 
  • Expansion I: The Dark Below 
  • Expansion II: House of Wolves 
  • The Taken King 
  • Rise of Iron 
  • Level 40 Character Boost

You can purchase Destiny-The Collection at your local retail store, as well as Amazon


SoCozy Holiday Gift Set


Give the gift of Good Hair Days to any kiddie on your list with the SoCozy Gift Set, complete with three of the brand’s bestsellers. No need for wrapping paper or a bow—this gift set is ready to go, making it not only fun to receive but oh-so-easy to give! You can purchase your SoCozy Gift Set on Amazon and by visiting SoCozy's website here. 


Fright Factory-Tech 4 Kids

Fright Factory allows kids to make scary 3D creations. Use the special light curing EwwGoo™ gel to fill creepy molds and then flash them with the eerie light from the Fright Factory Creature Creator. Kids can create creepy centipedes, scary scorpions, gross spiders and more. You can 
purchase Fright Factory-Tech 4 Kids  on Amazon.  


Sequence Cats by Jax


Sequence Cats features all your favorite felines. It's the Purrrrfect Sequence game for cat lovers everywhere! Easy enough for children yet challenging enough for adults, Sequence Cats is an exciting game of strategy. Play a card from your hand, place a chip on a corresponding playing mat space and when you have 5 in a row, it's a "sequence" and you win. You can purchase Sequence Cats on Amazon here

Big Buck Hunter Arcade for PS4

The 1 Hunting Arcade Game in the world is now available for your console. Big Buck Hunter will bring the arcade experience to your living room with this fast paced, addictive arcade shooter! The all new control and aim mechanics will make this a must pick up and play arcade shooter experience. Travel around the globe and take down wild game in Whitetail and Moose adventures or try your aiming and speed skills in epic bonus challenges. Play alone or with a friend to compete for the highest score, or try to beat the numerous bonus challenges. The perfect game for the Big Buck hunter fan, with easy to pick up controls that still pack a challenge for experienced players
  • 30 total hunting levels
  • Dangerous animal encounters
  • 6 total bonus games
  • Over 20 critters from Squirrels to Bats
  • 2 player local multiplayer
  • Leaderboards to show the current high score per hunting site and overall Trek.
  • Big Buck Tour guide girls
  • Over 25 badges to collect 1-2 players
You can purchase the download for your PS4 by visiting Amazon

Revell models Junior Kit


Playing and learning are not mutually exclusive according to toymaker, Revell models. Their new Junior Kit line allows kids to polish their mechanical skills and have a blast doing so! The product line includes a sleek racecarcool convertibleofficious police carrugged off-roader, and a shiny firetruck. Kids as young as 4 years old can assemble these models themselves thanks to parts that easily screw on with the use of tools provided. After building, you can zoom the cars all over town! These easy to build vehicles typically include 21-41 pieces along with enhanced features such as decal stickers and are available from $17.99 to $29.99 at Hobby Lobby and are also available on Amazon.


Tumblestone


Tumblestone is the first original action-puzzle game of the past twenty years. Race your friends in multiplayer or challenge yourself in story mode. Solve progressively more difficult and creative puzzles, help a sausage make friends, and find out what happened to the Tumble crown. Tumblestone completely reinvents the matching genre into a deep and cerebral puzzle solving experience that you won't forget. You can purchase Tumblestone at your local retail and on Amazon.

Gemmies-Teach 4 Kids

Welcome to the world of gemmies where you can design and make your very own crystal creations! just follow the pattern and connect the gems. The gemmies design Studio includes everything you need! to plan your designs, store your gems and display your creations! With Gemmies they are the ultimate DIY, activity craft that allows you to build creations, fashion accessories (even an entire dress) out of colorful Gemmies crystals. You can purchase Gemmies by Tech 4 Kids on Amazon


Kiss Naturals

Lip Balm Kit:
Keep your lips smooth and soft with this all natural lip balm kit. Learn about what goes into lip balms when you mix the beeswax, Shea butter and safflower oil to get the perfect formulation. Whether you choose to put it in a jar, or a twist-up tube, your all natural lip balm will seal in moisture to protect the thin skin of your lips whether it’s cold, hot, rain or shine! (Makes 6/ 3 jars, 3 twist up tubes). You can purchase this kit along with many others by visiting Kiss Naturals website here.

Sequence Dogs by Jax


Sequence Dogs features a unique collection of cuddly canines. "Fetch" your family and friends for a fun, strategic game of Sequence Dogs. Easy enough for children yet challenging enough for adults, Sequence Cats is an exciting game of strategy. Play a card from your hand, place a chip on a corresponding playing mat space and when you have 5 in a row, it's a "sequence" and you win. You can purchase Sequence Cats on Amazon here

Worlds Smallest

Have a favorite toy from back in the day? Wish you could enjoy it once again? Worlds Smallest has come out with some of everyone's favorite classic toys only a tiny but yet useable size! A few examples:  Little Green Army Men- 20 Pocket Sized Soldiers with 10 Different Poses, Sock Monkey Doll Miniature Edition- Original, Fisher Price Stack Rings, Phone and School Bus, and the list just keeps going! You can find Worlds Smallest products on Amazon and watch for them in your local ToysRUs and retail stores. 

Hammacher Schlemmer




Hammacher Schlemmer is a amazing shipping company that carries only the best in products, along with the coolest things you will ever fine. Looking at their website/catalog you will go through a arrange of motions, like jealous, excited and inventful. One of the millions of items is this cool set below for kids.  The Tractor Lover's Engine Repair: This is the front half of a John Deere tractor that lets aspiring mechanics pop the hood, perform routine maintenance, and tinker with the engine. WIth a removable cowling, spark plugs, bolts, and other lifelike  tractor components, children can practice 12 different repairs, from checking the oil level and changing the air filter to replacing the wheels and brake discs and removing the motor. Once a job is complete, kids can even get behind the wheel to turn the ignition key and hear how the engine sounds when it starts. The tractor sports the iconic Deere green and yellow colors and has a working horn and headlights. Comes with tools sized to fit little grease-monkey hands. Requires eight AAA batteries. AGes 3 and up.  Purchase on Hammacher Schlemmer's website here.


Hit The Habitat Trail by Jax


Follow the stone trail through the earth's habitats. Learn about our environment and discover ways to improve it. Answer a knowledge card question correctly and collect one "Habitat Card". The player with the most "Habitat Cards" at the end of the trail is the winner. But all the players are winners in this fun, fact learning game. Ages 8-adult, 2-6 players. Custom "knowledge cards" that ask wonderful questions and teach the answers as well as being "understandable" for all ages. Custom wisdom cards that tell about hazards to the environment and solutions to make things better for all of us. Game board that features the habitats of the earth. English and spanish game instructions. You can purchase Sequence Cats on Amazon here

Floof Modeling Clay - Reuseable Indoor Snow - Snowball Maker With 7 Pieces.

Playvisions new Indoor Snow allows children over the age of 3 to have fun with snow all year round! 150 grams of light, soft and smooth Floof come with 6 molds for Snowball making fun. The best part about Floof is that it is easy to clean up after with just a damp cloth and can be used over and over again! Floof comes in a nice airtight bucket to ensure the Floof stays soft for the next time it is used. Floof is water soluble, safe and non toxic. You can purchase on Amazon

60 Second Slam-from Endless Games

Come up with a word for each letter of the alphabet for a specific category. Categories such as things in a supermarket, rock bands or United States cities. Try to fill in a word for each letter on your scorecard
Come up with the most answers in sixty seconds to win. Great word game for ages 10 and up 2-6 players making for a fun family game night. You can purchase this game on Amazon here or look for it in your local retail/toy store. 




Flipazoo by Jay at Play





Exclusively at Walmart, a super-sweet and cuddly-soft collection of plush animals that double as pillows – perfect for naptime, playtime, family travel, and more! The adorable line features over a dozen FlipaZoo characters that magically transform from one animal to another – and then easily flip back again! With the new line’s patented one-of-a-kind “easy flip” designs, little ones simply hold their favorite two-sided FlipaZoo friend and “flip” its soft back to instantly reveal a totally new FlipaZoo! It’s two toys in one for two times the fun – and double the play value, too! For double the fun, consumers who purchase any FlipaZoo on the official website will receive a FREE  “Little Flipzee” for pocket-size flipping fun! See my review on it here


Bingo the Puppy Board Game by Jax

Everyone loves bingo the puppy. Unleash this playful pup and watch him bounce, tumble and roll over! then match his 'spots' to a space on your game board and place a chip there. Be the first player with three chips in a row and you win!. You can purchase on Amazon here

Soapets 

Soapets are plush bath toys for kids that are the perfect way to make bath time fun!  Soft and gentle to the skin, Soapets hold the soap and help children get clean while having creative play in the tub.   Soapets are available in seven different characters, each with their own unique and fun story and include the Soapet character, booklet and embroidered sponge. You can purchase Soapets here and on Amazon




Buttons the Puppy by Cuddle Barn


Buttons is a cute 14 inch doggie plush which plays How much is that doggie in the window, while flapping his ears and shaking his head. Batteries are included and recommended for ages 3 and up. You can purchase Buttons on Amazon and at Cuddle Barn's website here





Charm U by Cepia


A line of “charming” toys that girls can play with and wear for twice the fun! Charm U’s expansive universe of more than 70 brightly-colored charms includes kid-pleasing themes – from pets and sports to princess, beach, treats, and more. Surprise charms, along with numbered limited-edition and rare characters, further extend Charm U’s collectible appeal. You can find Charm U in most retail stores and you can also purchase on Amazon






Magformers TMNT SET

Build with Magformers and 8 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Heroes in a Half Shell character cards. Create structures and attach Leo, Donnie, Mikey, Raph, Splinter, Shredder, Bebop, Rock Steady and Foot Clan soldiers! Build by laying Magformers squares and triangles flat onto 2 play mats and inserting Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles character cards. Use the magnetic power to pull the shapes up into 3D Structures.

Match the characters to their color shapes, place the character cards into square inserts and see what you can build! Interchange the characters to tell you own story and build Magformers Magic Ball, Turtle Tower, House, Rocket, Castles and more!

Each geometric shape contains magnets that never reject, so you’ll always hear the Magformers click. All Magformers are interchangeable and playtime is over, use the magnetic power to simply stack and store. You can purchase this set and more at ToysRUs and Amazon.
 


Kiss Naturals

Let the fun bubble to the surface with our natural Bath Fizzie kit. Mix our all natural “Secret Formula”  with our naturally derived fragrances and soothing Witch Hazel to make fun shaped bath fizzies for tickly, effervescent fun in the bath. Includes silicone mould, two natural fragrances and 1 secret formula (either pink or blue). (Makes 8) You can purchase this kit along with many others by visiting Kiss Naturals website here.

Dr. Seuss Thing Two and Thing One Whirly Fun! Game-Wonder Forge

With Mother out of the house for the day, The Cat in the Hat has brought Thing One and Thing Two to play! Oh, but these Things run about with bumps, thumps, and kicks! Work together to clean up their mess before Mother comes home. It's cooperative fun for everyone!. The Dr. Seuss Thing Two and Thing One Whirly Fun! Game can be purchased at Walmart and on Amazon

Kan Jam Splash Game Set

Kan Jam SPLASH is the Ultimate Water Game. Play it everywhere there is water. Great for Pools, Camping at the Lake, Beach, Vacation and More. Team Members take turns throwing and deflecting the MINI Disc to score points up to 21. The Kan Jam SPLASH Game Set Includes: 2 durable, highly portable and buoyant Official Kan Jam SPLASH Goals, 2 Official Kan Jam SPLASH Labels, Custom Designed Official Kan Jam MINI Flying Disc, Instructions. You can purchase the Kan Jam Splash Game set on Amazon you can few all Kan Jam items by visiting their website here

Stick Stack by Wonder Forge 

You don't want to be stuck with sticks in Stick Stack, so try to place them as carefully as you can on the wobble tower in the center of the playing area.
Each turn, you either draw a stick from the bag or choose one of the sticks in front of you (in case you had collected any on an earlier turn), then you place that stick onto the tower — but when you place it, the colors on that stack can touch only matching colors on the crow's nest or on other sticks that have already been placed. (If a stick slides onto other colors later as the tower tilts and wobbles, that's okay, but you need to match when placing!)
If any sticks fall off the tower on your turn, collect them and place them in front of you. When all the sticks have been placed onto the tower or when the tower falls over, the game ends immediately. If you caused the tower to fall, you don't collect any of the sticks, but you do score five points (which isn't good). Every player scores one point for each stick in front of them.
If anyone has eleven or more points, the game ends and the player with the lowest score wins. If not, play another round! You can purchase at Target, or visiting Target's website here

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legendary Decks 2 


Legendary Decks 2 gathers three complete 43-card decks in one box, as Yugi, Joey and Kaiba's signature strategies get a facelift. With three new ready-to-play decks, duelists can obliterate opponents with Exodia, the Forbidden One and all three playable Egyptian God Cards, blaze to victory with Red-Eyes monsters, and unleash the fearsome power of Blue-Eyes White Dragon. Each 132-card Legendary Decks 2 collection includes three Ultra Rare Token Cards, each card celebrating one of the legendary trio, as well as all-new support cards for Yugi's Deck Magician theme: Dark Burning Attack, Dark Burning Magic, and the incredible Trap Card Eternal Soul. You can find are you local comic store, game store, retail store and on Amazon


Sky Rover Voice Command Missile Launcher 

Ready, aim, fire! fly your helicopter and launch missiles all by voice command! speak into the included headset and take control in a whole new way. Watch as your heli flies in a circular motion in response to your command "enemy scan,” and launches missiles when you say "missile fire". the sky Rover missile launcher helicopter comes with 8 missiles and has a gyro balanced engine for easy and stable flying. Indoor use only. You can purchase on Amazon

Fling a Ring

Fling A Ring is a "NEWLY" invented Ultimate outdoor game. Patented by design for the unique locking feature arms. It is a twist between jarts, horseshoes, and disc, golf. The discs are professional weight, safe and flexible, RH or LH by flipping the disc over and float for water play. 2 teams of 2, 4 players that throw the disc at opposing posts for points. Fling A Ring scoring is 1 point within a disc length of post, 2 points by hitting post, 3 points for a ringer in arm area, and the Ultimate 4 point "Ringer" for the small hole hook. First team to 21 points wins...must win by 2 points. Ages from 5 to 85 can enjoy this game with light and safe discs. The unique locking arm design allows the thrown disc to lock onto the opposing post when throw. The speed and spin of the throw will affect the locking arm feature. Discs will not damage grass. Additional posts can be ordered for backyard golf. If you enjoy outdoor games and tailgating, Fling A Ring is the Ultimate game for you. WARNING: Fling A Ring is extremely addictive and fun for all ages and skill set. You can purchase Fling a Ring on Amazon

Really Bad Art Board Game-Wonder Forge 

Really Bad Art is what you're making in this party game, but not because you're a terrible drawer, no — only because you have exactly six seconds to see what you're supposed to draw, then draw it!
Each round, each player secretly takes a card with two phrases like "lack of confidence", "quality of life", "constructive criticism", or "yikes!", then draws a representation of one of those phrases based on whichever color was chosen. Those cards are then shuffled with a dummy card and laid out next to the game board, after which everyone secretly votes on which piece of art corresponds to which card. Guess correctly, and you score two points; have others guess your phrase correctly, and you score one point.


Rounds continue until someone has scored thirty or more points and won the game! Can be purchased at Target or by visiting Target's website here

Brackitz Driver Set

Designed to ignite creativity, Brackitz is an award-winning innovative new construction line that encourages open-ended, imaginative play like no other construction set on the market today. With just a few tools at their disposal, including wooden planks and one-of-a-kind plastic connectors, children are given the opportunity to use their imagination to construct entirely new worlds by playing on their own or with friends. So build out, build tall or build wide – there is no limit! And since the line is made completely in the USA, parents can be rest-assured that they are providing their child with a durable construction set that also promotes STEM, no matter what skill level. The new Driver Kit includes 43 pieces, which includes 4 wheels. It also includes directions for 10 driving machines. You can purchase the Brackitz Driver Set on Amazon along with many other fun sets by visiting their website here

Star Wars Eye Found It! -Wonder Forge

Blast off on a location-hopping adventure through the Star Wars galaxy, from Tatooine and the Death Star, to Jakku and more! Search the galaxy for over a thousand characters, starships, Droids, and artifacts in a quest to find R2-D2!. Can be purchased at Target and on Target's website here, you can also find at Walmart and on Amazon

Marvel I Can Do That! Game-Wonder Forge


Being a super hero means facing challenges with a can-do attitude! In this game you will train to be a super hero by performing unexpected feats of skill! At any time you may be called upon to put your training to the test by battling the villainous Green Goblin! Have fun and discover all the new things you can do!. You can purchase on Amazon and at Walmart




Chuckle Ball by Cepia


A self-rolling bouncing toy full of fun surprises for kids ages 18 months+, this delightful “goofball” features zany 3D characters in bright, eye-catching colors. Silly sounds keep kids captivated and a chunky feel makes it easy for them to grip. Chuckle Ball shuts off automatically and then instantly comes back to life once it’s shaken again. You can purchase at retail and toy stores as well as on Amazon




Tmnt Battlesnap Mutagen Mayhem Game


TMNT BattleSnap Game is first high-impact battle game that brings the amazing TMNT heroes and villains to life allowing kids to experience battles in a completely new head-to-head way! Test your skills in this fast action TMNT Battesnap Mutagen Mayhem Game. Choose your Battle Power: Pizza, Weapons or Mutagen. Choose one of six Interchangable Game Figures Snap in your Game Figure onto the Battlesnap Card and load onto the Sewer Slane Crane. Release them on a collision course to battle. The strongest power wins the round. The first player to collect 4 pizza slices wins! 2 Interchangeable Game figures, 2 Battlesnap Cards, 1 Mayhem Collision Rail, 7 Pizza Slices. Can be purchased at retail stores and on Amazon.

Counting Campers by Jax

Counting campers is both great fun and educational. Peg "campers" race along the tracks to be the first to reach the campsite. This fun child's board game goes beyond entertaining, by challenging the young players in an exciting learning adventure! the young player will have opportunities to practice counting, learn the concept of forward and backward, come to understand plus(+) and minus(-) along with developing small motor skills and eye-hand coordination. You can purchase on Amazon here. 



Runbow Deluxe Edition

The Runbow Deluxe Edition includes the critically acclaimed Wii U party game with all the DLC. New DLC includes new levels, costumes/ characters, game modes and more! Runbow is a fast, frantic game for 1-9 players that will keep you running back for more. The world changes with each swipe of the background, so you'll have to stay on your toes as platforms and obstacles disappear. If you can't see something, it doesn't exist. Play with up to 9 friends locally or online. With hundreds of levels, dozens of costumes, and more indie guest characters than you can handle, you better get ready to Runbow! You can purchase the Runbow Deluxe Edition on Amazon and at your local retail store. 

Kris and the Kringles by Cuddle Barn


Kris And The Kringles Singing Plush. Santa's little helpers take their place on his lap, swaying as Santa sings the holiday classic "Deck The Halls." It's a magical scene for the most magical time of the year! 12" tall.  Includes 3 AA batteries. WARNING: Choking Hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Can be purchased on Amazon and on Cuddle Barn's website here

Znapeez-As Seen on TV 


SNAP.DESIGN.WOW! A hybrid of design and construction! Snap together a variety of fun projects including fashions, accessories & room décor! The open-ended play pattern offers the opportunity to imagine and build an original creation. Each ZNAPEEZ! kit is made up of geometric shaped "tiles" and "Snap" closures that when snapped together, create functional objects such as doll clothes, apparel, fashion accessories, room décor, and toys. Kit includes Znapeez! Mini sized tiles and snaps and instructions.


Snap.Design.Wow! A hybrid of design and construction! Snap together a super mod dress for your 18 inch Doll. Makes a dress, headband and handbag. The open-ended play pattern offers the opportunity to imagine and build an original creation. Each Znapeez! Kit is made up of geometric shaped "tiles" and "Znap" closures that when snapped together, create functional objects such as doll clothes, apparel, fashion accessories, room decor and toys.

The Fashion Angels 18 inch Znapeez! Doll Wear Kit - Mod Dress Features:
Snap together a super mod dress, headband and handbag for your 18 inch Doll

Kit includes Znapeez! Tiles and snaps, dress undergarment and instructions

Each kit builds a specific project that can then be deconstructed and re-built into other projects, you can purchase at Toys R Us, and on Amazon here.





GlitterToos


What child doesn't love a fake tattoo? and add one that stands out with glitter. GlitterToos are a fun temporary tattoo which you create for your child. With step by step instructions anyone can do it. The GlitterToos come in many fun kits, the ones above are Fantasy (princess, fairies etc) Dance and Sing (ballerinas, music notes) Teen ( omg! peace, etc) Flowers in Bloom and finally Love, Peace and Happiness. Each of these kits come with 15 premium stencils, 6 glitter colors, 4 applicator brushes, and instruction and care sheet. The GlitterToos are 100% safe and dry instantly lasting for days. You can purchase GlitterToos by visiting their website here. Some kits can be found on Amazon here





Best of the Worst - Endless games


Draw a card & come up with your best story to go along with the worst scenario on the card
Tell what really happened or go ahead and stretch the truth if you'd prefer. It is up to everyone else playing to determine if what you are saying is a true or totally bogus story. Great storytelling game for ages 14 and up
Great family game with 3-6 players, can be purchased on Amazon here or look for it at your major retail/toy store. 





Emojiez! with Fun2Play

Everywhere you look you see Emojiez! These little guys and gals are a hot item which every kid will enjoy as a stocking stuffer! You can even use them to decorate your packages for friends in family. Let them know your real friendship status with the perfect Emojiez. You can look for the Plushi Palz ( a keychain plush ) and hide them throughout your tree. You can freeze some Buddiez and serve them to guest as a special treat for coming to your holiday party. You can find them everywhere, at your local retail stores, toy stores, etc. When I say everywhere I mean EVERYWHERE. Be sure to Emojiez out your family this year! 

MagicMeeMees

A fun new toy which children collect, each character has a story. Discover these adorable friends inside your fruit bowl, your candy jar, your refrigerator, and all around! So small, only 100 millionth the size of you! Take them on adventures as they make friends, eat tasty snacks and play in their magical worlds! You can find MagicMeeMees at your local Walmart and on Amazon here



PersonalizedOrnamentsforYou.com


The best gifts are ones which are one of a kind. With PersonalizedOrnamentsforYou.com, you can give a unique ornament that is for that special someone or someones. I know I personally have been doing this for my sister in law, each year I get her one for her tree something that fits their family. You can see all the many options of oranaments by visiting PersonalizedOrnamentsforYou.com here




Superheros by Cuddle Barn   





Featuring Diggs the Dog, Max the Wonder Chimp and Gigi the Great Giraffe. New to the Cuddle Barn Collection! Superheroes Gigi the Great Giraffe, Max The Wonder Chimp & Diggs the Power Pup will keep kids giggling and entertained. All three sit 10" tall, recite animated heroic messages and light up. Adorned in colorful superhero outfits, give em a squeeze and let the fun begin! Soft plush. 10" tall each. Batteries included. You can purchase them on Amazon as a set of 3 or online at Cuddle Barn here





The Flowing River Habitat by Dunecraft





Create and observe the most amazing Habitat ever! Watch water fall down the waterfall and flow into two ponds connected by a stream. Ponds have viewing areas for easy underwater viewing and are separately removable for easy cleaning. There are a number of planting areas to grow plants in, and flat areas for critters to take a rest. Everything is secured by the lock tabs insuring your pets don’t get loose, even if the habitat is knocked over or falls. Plant and decorate your Habitat with the included complements or your own items! The Flowing Water Habitat comes with everything you need, seeds, gravel, stones, planting mixture, even a powerful submersible pump! Just add your pet! You can catch your critter, buy one at a pet store, or order a Green African Tree Frog from us that will be delivered to your door! You can purchase the Flowing River Habitat by visiting the link here, or on Amazon



LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

All new from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the new videogame from the iconic Star Wars franchise and trusted family-friendly LEGO game series that’s sure to resonate with your readers.
The game, set in the legendary Star Wars universe, lets parents and kids alike enjoy classic moments from the film all in adorable LEGO form. And the best part is the title features cooperative gameplay so families can play together! You can purchase at your local retail store and on Amazon here.

Happy Cat by Dunecraft





Sprout and grow these fun plants in the sprouting house. Once they have grown a little, pull the top of the greenhouse off and watch your cats over, purr, and leap with excitement! Fresh catnip causes a stronger reaction among cats. Catnip was originally native to Europe and Asia and can grow to 3 feet high. If you crush the foliage of this herb, it releases oil that attracts cats. In fact, cats will rub up against the foliage themselves to bruise it and release the scent. Over 2000 years ago, the Romans used it for cooking and healing. The dried leaves are used in making cat toys. Fresh catnip leaves are used in tea, which is said to relieve head colds, and can also be added to salads, stews, and sauces. Catnip is also said to attract good luck. You can purchase the Happy Cat by visiting the link here, and also on Amazon

Disney Princess Electronic Magical Tiara Adventures Game-Wonder Forge


Presenting a magical blend of Disney storytelling and wearable technology! Three game modes-Adventure, Dance, and Music-focus your child's boundless energy into rewarding fun. The magical tiara senses your moves, from twirling and leaping to crouching and crawling. Perform special dance moves, create your own musical soundtracks, and make exciting choices as the hero of the narrated stories!. You can purchase this all new game at ToysRUs and on Amazon


DIYhappykits 

If your child LOVES crafts this is the place to go! DIYhappykits, has a selection of fun easy to do crafts for children, here are a few examples of the crafts which you can purchase from DIYhappykits.

Make a family of little people, ready for any adventure or story! Use decoupage technique to create fun outfits and creations for your family of little people. Kit includes: 8 peg dolls (different sizes) Decorative paper, Decoupage medium, Decorative gems, Ribbon, Wool, You'll need: Imagination and stories to go with your little people.

Catch bad dreams in the hoop and let the good dream flow down to you at night. A lovely Native American craft to capture dreams at night. Kit includes: A 5" ring,Yarn, Beads, Feathers, You'll need: Imagination and stories to capture your bad dreams!  You can purchase these and more fun kits by visiting DIYhappykits website here
Mini-Cactus Garden by Dunecraft



Grow a variety of iconic cacti anywhere! Your cacti will clean the air and even absorb electromagneticrays from computers and cell phones. Best yet, they hardly need any water! Cacti will start sprouting in under a week and are easy to grow. Fifteen powerful micro LED lights provide plenty of light for your seedlings and plants to thrive. The state of the art light has red lights to promote flowering, blue lights to foster foliage, and you can set it to use one or both lights, depending on what you are growing. The USB can plug into any computer or USB plug. This complete kit comes with the terrarium,growing medium, light, seeds, and complete instructions- just add water! You can purchase the Mini-Cactus Garden by clicking here, and also on Amazon

Fragrant Flowers by Dunecraft



There is nothing as elegant, simple, and alive as glass terrariums. They are fun to look at and even help clean the air! Grow your own miniature world in our high quality glass terrarium. Simply add your soil, water, and seeds and watch your tiny garden take shape before your eyes! Your plants will conform to their container and require very little care once they are growing. This fun to grow kit comes with everything you need - just add water! Alyssum- Tantalize your senses with the sweet smell of Alyssum. The flowers and fragrance will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. In medieval times, Alyssum was associated with cures for insanity, hence its old common name of Madwort. They will produce many seeds and will naturally spread themselves outdoors. Forget-Me-Not- Forget-Me-Nots are known for their long bloom time and sky blue color that has long been a symbol of love. They used to be worked into rings to be worn as it was thought the wearers of the flower would not be forgotten by their lovers. Its name means true love. They were commonly used in Victorian Gardens. You can purchase this here, and on Amazon

InvisiPalz (formally PillowPants)

InvisiPalz are the newest couch and bedtime companion for kids and families! Perfect for the car, couch, and bedroom-these quirky and cuddly pants will provide your family with a fun alternative to any pillow in your house! With styles and colors for both boys and girls InvisiPalz  will have you laughing and snuggling until it's time for bed. They are great for pillow fights, grab the legs and go for it. They also a great for travel, you can use the legs as a neck brace keeping you comfy for a long drive. You can purchase your one of a kind InvisiPalz by visiting here


Crayola Emoji Maker

Drawing inspiration from the growing popularity of emojis, kids can experiment with Crayola colors to make 16 custom color emoji stampers and share their unique emoji messages with friends. Using the included design labels, kids can also create custom color names and decorate their barrels. For children ages 6 and up. You can purchase the Emoji Maker at your local retail and toy store, as well as by visiting this link here, and finally on Amazon


MerryMakers

MerryMakers is a company which provides kids with plush characters from some of their favorite books like: Ballet Cat is bright pink and full of excitement and fun. She loves to dance more than anything, and with her happy grin, closed eyes and open arms she is ready to be picked up and twirled around. A pink tutu, shiny crown, and embroidered necklace are perfect additions to this ultra-soft plush.



Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play today. Nothing that Sparkles suggests—making crafts, playing checkers, and selling lemonade—goes well with the leaping, spinning, and twirling that Ballet Cat likes to do. When Sparkles's leaps, spins, and twirls seem halfhearted, Ballet Cat asks him what's wrong. Sparkles doesn't want to say. He has a secret that Ballet Cat won't want to hear. What Sparkles doesn't know is that Ballet Cat has a secret of her own, a totally secret secret. Once their secrets are shared, will their friendship end, or be stronger than ever? From the creative mind of author/illustrator Bob Shea. You can purchase this item along with many other classic plush by visiting MerryMakers website here. You can also purchase the Ballet Cat on Amazon

 Crayola Air Marker Sprayer

Kids can airbrush like the pros with Crayola’s Air Marker Sprayer. Compatible with all CrayolaMarkers, this tool creates high quality art that can be used in tons of different ways. Stencils and Markers are included. For children ages 8 and up. You can purchase it here, local retail/toy stores and on Amazon

See Kai Run

I love these shoes! I have a few pair and they have lastest through the whole time my child could wear them. These are 2 of my newest favorites on for play the other for school and church. 


A boot so stylish, she won’t realize how practical it is until the first storm of the season. A scattering of embroidered flowers and a warm knit collar mix with high-tech materials that will look pretty with jeans or skirts. Side zipper for easy in and out. Also available for Toddlers.
  • Waterproof!! Waterproof materials and membrane construction and water gusset keeps water and debris out.
  • All Runners have breathable, mesh lining.  Materials are mostly synthetic and textiles, making shoes lightweight, durable, sturdy.  Protect kids’ feet from the elements and rainy climates.
  • The outsole wraps up and protects more in puddles. Traction pattern and rubber material is perfect for wet surfaces.
  • Strobel construction eliminates extra material and glue where the outsole meets the upper. Makes it a super flexible and lightweight shoe.


An elegant ankle strap and scalloped silhouette elevate the classic Mary Jane to something special for the holiday season. She’ll be equally comfortable singing in the choir or practicing her pirouettes, thanks to the soft, padded collar and insole. Also available in Toddlers sizes and Baby sizes.
  • All-leather Mary Jane
  • Full leather lining and insole provide comfort through breathability
  • Hook-and-loop strap allows for a secure fit and custom adjustability
  • Rubber outsole designed for flexibility and all-day play
  • We recommend ordering one size larger
   You can view the whole line of See Kai Run shoes for both boys and girls by visiting their site here

Monster Jam: Crush It! 


Crush It! takes fans back into authentic real-life stadiums for racing and freestyle events including the site of Monster Jam World Finals – Sam Boyd Stadium. Choose your favorite official Monster Jam trucks such as Grave Digger , Max-D, Monster Mutt and many more. Take your favorite Monster Truck out of the stadium and into all new environment challenges. Exciting physic based challenges include skills, hill jump and stunt modes. All-new tracks that will test your skills to master speed and balance over insane jumps and obstacles or face ultimate destruction. Compete as a single player, versus or log into online leaderboards to earn bragging rights as the best Monster Jam truck driver and much, much more… 1 player
2GB minimum save size

   You can purchase the game on Amazon here


 Build & Imagine

Malia’s House is an award-winning magnetic dollhouse created by the “Rising Star Toy Inventor of the Year”. It’s all the fun of a dollhouse with the enrichment of a building set. Easily change things up and create a whole new adventure for endless imaginative play.  Hop into the shoes of best friends Malia and Skyler as they rush home from school to their favorite hangout: Malia’s House. They make music videos, tend to the vegetable garden, and goof off in the pool. Build Malia’s House a new way, every time you play! Durable StoryWall panels connect magnetically. Customize your adventure with magnetic accessories that stick to the panel walls and wooden dress-up dolls. Grow your story with additional Build & Imagine playsets!  Recommended for girls and boys ages 4-8. Develops early engineering skills (spatial reasoning, problem solving, and creativity) as well as language skills. Malia’s House is the winner of Dr. Toy’s Best Classic Award, Parents’ Choice Gold Award, The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, and PAL’s Top Ten Toys of 2014. You can find Malia's House on Amazon





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