Here are eight ideas for your little one on your Christmas list this year.
Fisher Price Cool School – For ages 3-6. This is an award winning kid-friendly keyboard with five learning centers to help get kids ready for school. The learning centers are math, writing, science, art and music. There are special cartridges to buy with recognizable characters such as Clifford, Sesame Street, Scooby-Doo and The Wonder Pets. The keyboard is priced at $35.00 (one cartridge included) and the cartridges are $15.00 at fisher-price.com.
Discovery Tent & Tunnel – For ages 4 and up. The Discovery Kids pop-up tent and tunnel is a 4 x4 indoor/outdoor brightly colored tent. The tent only takes a few minutes to set up and can be used with or without the tunnel. It is priced at $19.99 at jcpenney.com.
Leap Frog Tag Junior Book Pal – For ages 2 and up. This item encourages children to explore and introduces preschool skills. When the child puts the reader on an object in the books the reader responds. The Tag Jr. is priced at $29.99 at target.com and comes with one book. The book prices vary, but average around $10.00 each. There is also a Leap Frog Tag for older children.
Vtech Bugsby Reading System – For ages 3-7. This system helps build early reading skills with story reading and interactive activities. It is very kid-friendly with its cute bookworm shaped pen and choice of book titles. The system is priced at $29.99 and the books run around $10.00 each at target.com.
Giant Pegboard – For ages 1-3. This brightly colored pegboard teaches kids stacking, sorting, counting and matching with its different shapes and colors. It includes 25 pegs large making it easy for kids to grasp. Priced at $20.00 at discoverytoys.com
Radio Flyer Soft Rock & Bounce Pony – For ages 1 and up. This pony will provide lots of fun with its rocking and bouncing motion thanks to its patented rubber bounce suspension. It has motion-activated sounds, ears that crinkle and a soft washable body. Priced at $89.00 at target.com.
FurReal Friends Furry Frenzies Scoot & Scurry City – For ages 4 and up. Included with this is Tizzy Tumbles bunny. Your child can watch Tizzy Tumbles and other friends (sold separately) zoom all over the city. There a few other accessories to this line that are available including the Whirl Around Playground. Priced at $29.44 at walmart.com.
Step 2 Lifestyle Kitchen – For ages 2 and up. The Lifestyle Kitchen offers hours of fun pretend play for your child with its realistic setup. This stylish kitchen has a sink, refrigerator, oven, microwave, lots of storage plus food. This kitchen is offered at walmart.com on rollback for $79.00, normally $85.00.