For most of the year, 2020 has kept all of us indoors and facing screens way more than we’d usually be. Now more than ever, children could use some toys that encourage them to be unplugged. It can be overwhelming when deciding what to buy for your child when it comes to the holidays, and with more options than ever, it’s impossible to know where to begin. You don’t have to look any further, we’ve got you covered!
To make it a little bit easier for you this holiday season, we’ve compiled a list of five of our favorite gifts that are both enriching, and really fun! (We even have something for you, mom and dad).
1. Holiday Craft Box – Ages 3+ – $99 (Valued at $200)
Curated by bümobrain co-founder Chriselle Lim, this box has goodies for both kids and parents alike. Filled with tons of winter crafts, your child can make their very own snowglobe and gingerbread house! This DIY set will provide hours of endless play. It also comes with a cozy winter candle and women’s multivtamins to ensure that you’re getting everything you need in order to be, and feel, your best.
2. Design & Drill See Through Creative Workshop – Ages 3+ – $40
This toy introduces children to the world of STEM and will definitely inspire them to think outside the box! Three mini tools will help your child improve their motor skills while getting to build countless creations. Complete with design templates, they’re free to let their imagination run wild, or they can also follow-along.
-Kid-friendly Drill, Screwdriver, and Wrench
-Activity Design Cards
3. Under The Sea Craft Kit – Ages 3+ – $49 (Valued at $100)
Approved by Mandisa of @happytoddlerplaytime, this kit is sure to satisfy the lover of all things sensory and aquatic! All-natural, plant-based dough and mini plush creatures are just a few of the items in this box that will make your child feel like they’re exploring the depths of the ocean! They’ll be able to imagine what life is really like underwater with the awesome jellyfish puppets, and they’ll make their very own starfish art. This gift is also a great introduction to the world of STEM, building different crafts and inspiring lots of creativity!
4. Learning Resources Coding Critters – Ages 4+ – $40
Choose from a selection of various animals for this set that won the “Toy of the Year” award for 2020! Using the adorable critters, children can follow along by doing challenges in the storybook provided that teach them the fundamentals of coding.
-A Storybook Adventure
5. Dinosaur Discovery Set – Ages 3+ – $49 (Valued at $100)
Perfect for your dino-loving little one, this box has plenty of hands-on learning, as well as some very cute extras! This box comes with two plush dinosaurs that can be played with during the day, and snuggled up with on those cold winter nights. With four storybooks, little ones can improve their reading and phonics skills as well. Your child will become a real paleontologist and improve their fine motor skills, discovering fossils galore.
No matter which you choose, these gifts are sure to bring a smile to the loved ones in your life. Whether for yourself, or someone you know, these options will definitely delight. So much more than just another toy, you’ll be creating unforgettable memories and lasting, impactful lessons with these special boxes!