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2013 Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

2013 Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

Today,  I kick off a week-long series of  holiday gift guide.  Today’s guide focuses on gift idea for kids ages 3 to 10. If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift, here are 12 gift suggestions  that will help make your holiday gift giving  easier.

2013 Holiday Gift Guide For Kids

the-beatrix-girls-fashion-doll1The Beatrix Girls are collection dolls driven by original music empower and inspire young girls to have fun. Lark, Ainsley, Brayden and Chantel are pretty cool and you can collect them all to form a band.  Age 6+ – Price: $29.00
xbox-skylander-swapforce Skylanders Swap Force Starter Pack bring the adventure to life in your living room. It comes with all-new team of characters and you can switch and swap their bottom and top halves to a create new characters, each with their own unique power.  Age 10+ Price: Starting at $55 on Amazon
My First Smart Pad Library combines eight great interactive books with a two-sided, handled, electronic activity pad. Created by Publications International, it is inspired by the iconic work of award-winning author and illustrator, Eric Carle, best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It focuses on early learning concepts including alphabet, spelling, opposites, rhymes, animal names, behaviors, habitats and sizes. The two-sided electronic activity pad features 51 padded letter and picture buttons that play letter names, alphabet games, animal sounds and music. The books prompt children to press buttons while they read to bring the pages to life. Age 3+ Price: $29.69
Battroborgs are motion controlled battling robots that let players control the action in the ring. The Battroborg 3-in-1 Battle Arena offers multiple ways to play and each Battroborg can battle in three different competitive game modes. Age 6+ Price: $59.99
 Get ready for some frolicking fruit fun with the new Very Hungry Caterpillar Twirl & Toss Game Grab your plush fruit and be the first to land all 3 pieces on the electronic twirling caterpillar to win. Age 3+ Price: $19.99
Zoomer is pretty cool and he’s like a real dog except he doesn’t poop. You’ll need to teach him everything a puppy needs to know. Call his name, teach him lots of tricks and watch how excited he gets when you reward him with a real good belly scratch. Zoomer understand English, Spanish and French. Age 5+ Price: $99.99 and on sale for $79.99 at most retailers.

With Create2Destroy Dino Destruction you can collect and connect other Create2Destroy play sets for the ultimate  adventure! The package includes 2 Dino figures, 2 volcano launchers, 3 tubs of Morphix™ colorful construction compound, play mat and 19 molds. Age 4+ Price: $17.65

furby-boom-polka-dotsThe all new Furby Boom has A Mind of Its Own and combines physical and digital ways to play! Connect to your iPad to interact with your Furby Boom 1-on-1 to shape its personality. Only with Furby Boom can you hatch and raise digital Furby Furblings. Age 6+ Price: $70.99
Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Center has everything kids need to imagine they are healing toys and giving healthy checkups right along with Doc McStuffins from the Disney Junior Series. Ages 3+ Price: $80.00
The VTech InnoTab® 3S,the new Wi-Fi learning app tablet offers a chance to learn, create and connect! Educational games teach reading, math, social studies, science and much more. Age 3+ Price: $69.99
The Tinkertoy® Super Tink set  gives a budding engineer a chance to create a skyscraper, fighter jet, getaway car, or imagine their own heroic adventure! The set includes 150 durable, plastic pieces including spools, straight rods, bendable rods, wings, eyes, panels, a Super Tink buildable figure and more! Age 3+ Price: $34.99
Xploderz X3 – Equalizer blaster has the Select-A-Shot feature, allowing 3 rounds of ammo to be shot at once. The auto-loading feature makes it easy to load and fire with a single stroke. It can blast 75 rounds per minute and shoots over 100 feet, so you’re sure to hit your mark. The soft-impact ammo keeps battle safe and fun. Includes 500 rounds of ammo. Ages 8 and up. Price: $19.99




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  1. Kim @ 2justByou

    December 5, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    My daughter would love that Doc McStuffins set! Great picks.
    I’m a new bloglovin follower. =0)

  2. Jennifer H

    December 5, 2013 at 6:17 pm

    Oh my 5 year old loves the hungry caterpillar! I may have to get that game for the boys.

  3. Stephanie from GrinningLikeAnIdiot.com

    December 5, 2013 at 10:31 pm

    We are getting “Zoomer” for LilMan because Sophie needs a friend. 🙂

  4. Singapore Mum Blog

    December 6, 2013 at 12:18 pm

    oooooo this is a very very good list of what to get!! Thank you!!

  5. Angela

    December 7, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    That Zoomer looks like so much fun!

  6. Julie

    December 8, 2013 at 8:41 am

    My son loves Doc McStuffins – he’s have so much fun with the check-up center!

  7. Kelly @ A Girl Worth Saving

    December 8, 2013 at 3:58 pm

    We’re planning on getting my son a kitchen this year. I think he’s going to love it.

  8. Anne

    December 8, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    Great picks, Furby Boom is on my niece’s list

  9. Katie

    December 8, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    my daughter would love the Doc McStuffins gift!

  10. HilLesha

    December 8, 2013 at 6:16 pm

    That Doc McStuffins Get Better Check-Up Center is super cute!

  11. Stephanie Person

    December 8, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    I need to get the smart pad library for my baby girl! Thanks for sharing this kids holiday guide!

  12. jeanae

    December 8, 2013 at 9:40 pm

    Oh, what fun! This is a great list! We love the Eric Carle Hungry Caterpillar book & game.

  13. Rachel

    December 8, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    I have a 2 year old who would love the Doc McStuffins toy. So cute.

  14. Ty @ Mama of 3 Munchkins

    December 9, 2013 at 12:39 am

    These all look like some really good picks!

  15. Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom

    December 9, 2013 at 1:37 am

    Such cute ideas! My daughter just pointed Zoomer out to me in a holiday catalog and that was the first I’d seen of him.

  16. Jennifer @ The Quirky Momma

    December 9, 2013 at 2:45 pm

    I want to get my little boys the Skylander sets for Wii, they would go crazy! My other two are teenagers so it’s teenagery stuff for them.

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