- MSRP: $49.99
The Wunderbox tabletop sensory bin “Under the Sea” play set is a parents dream. This well thought out sensory toy provides hours of entertainment for kids ages 3+. The slippery, squishy magic beads along with colorful play accessories help immerse your child in in an undersea fantasy world that opens their minds to creative and imaginative play. Wunderbox has also taken care of messy cleanup and storage with these innovative all in one portable sensory bins ensuring that this will be one toy parents won’t mind pulling out for everyday fun. Each activity kit comes in a stackable and easy to carry bin that includes the sensory filler of your choice (kinetic sand/Dinoland, split pea/On the Farm, white sand/Fairyland, or magic beads/Under the Sea), brightly colored themed toys, play tools, and the oh so important plastic sheet to keep tabletops mess free.
Get yours today at: Wunderbox
- MSRP: $29.99 +
The Multiples makes unique multiplication-themed dishware that inspires children to learn while they eat. Each of the BPA-free melamine plates and cups has a wide eyed animal friend with adorable name containing easy to read times tables along with helpful number counters that artfully line the lip of each piece. Our 6 year old test child loves when dinner is served on these plates and happily counts by 6s, 8s, or whatever the evenings chosen number is as she eats, showing off her new found knowledge. This is one time her mother is happy she is playing at dinnertime. The constant exposure to the number patterns in a fun, unassuming way is allowing her to learn without feeling the pressure of memorization.
Get yours today at: The Multiples
- MSRP: $29.99
Hoverkraft Levitating Construction Challenge
If you are looking for a game that’s fun for family and even more fun after a couple drinks this holiday season, consider Think Geek’s Hover Kraft. It can take a couple minutes to get used to, but the game is pretty much like Jenga on a floating platform of magnets. We tested this one out with a large group and everyone from the kids who thought it was magic, to the grandparents who thought it was weird, all had a great time with it.
Get yours today at: Thinkgeek
- MSRP: $99.00 + $14.99
Sleep Phones blue tooth sleep headphones and baby sheep
The same company that makes the runphones also makes special headphones for sleeping. There’s a lot of people who can’t fall asleep without music. Sadly, the people with whom they share a bed do not always want extra sound while they are dreaming. This bluetooth version of the sleep headphones allow you to have a comfy little band with the headphones built right in. It’s remarkably comfortable to sleep in. As an added benefit, you can also buy a super soft plush sheep and put the headphones inside of it. Because it is a straight bluetooth connection from your phone, you can also pre-record messages for your baby. This is especially great if one of the parents has to travel a lot or is stationed over seas in the military.
Get yours today at: Sleep Phones
- MSRP: $6.95 (each)
Hallmark itty bittys® Star Wars™ Stuffed Animals
Disney’s got their Tsum Tsums and Hallmark has their itty bittys. They are some of the most adorable and loveable mini plush creatures that you’ll find anywhere and are perfect stocking stuffers. You can get tons of different itty bittys for everything from Frozen to Wizard of Oz, but along with the regular Star Wars plush that they have on offer, Hallmark has also made four special ones just for the holidays. Choose between: Yoda, C3-PO, R2-D2 or Chewbacca. Actually don’t. Just get them all.
Get yours today at: Hallmark
- MSRP: $11.99
There are a few things out there that are timeless and ageless. They’ll be just as great a gift for a kid as they are for a grown up with a good sense of humor. That’s why we wanted to point out some of the Celebriducks to you. They are cute rubber duckies that are very reminiscent of some of your favorite TV shows, movies, and celebrities. Some of our favorites included The Quacking Dead, Mister Squawk, Breaking Bath, and Spa Wars (He looks like Yoda and he glows in the dark). They are all fully functional and will look awesome sticking out of someone’s stocking this Christmas. Check out even more on their website.
Get yours today at: Celebriducks
- MSRP: $10.00 – $20.00
Wonderforge Star Wars Board Game Assortment
While most of the world is talking about Disney Infinity and Battlefront when it comes to Star Wars games this holiday season, we are talking about Wonder Forge. They’ve brought all the fun of family game night to the Star Wars franchise and created a line of games are a hell of a lot of fun. Some of our favorites include Galaxy Hunt, which tests your dexterity and luck while you remove pieces from the board, ever fearful of launching a First Order assault that wipes the game clean, and Force grab, which will keep the whole family laughing, while also testing your memory and how fast you can grab the game pieces.
Get yours today at: Wonder Forge