Saturday, December 16th, 2017

For those last minute gift ideas, Barnes and Noble offers gift cards and new Star Wars products to celebrate the film’s opening on December 15th.

Barnes & Noble is now selling a $30 gift card multipack sold for $25 (comes with three $10 gift cards). Additionally, last minute, in store shoppers who spend $100 between December 21st to 24th will benefit from a $10 reward card.

Racking your brain on what to get for the holidays? Here are a few ideas that might help.

For the child who loves dolls, there’s Girlz and Dollz. The company is proud to offer these soft toys stating an “I am me” mantra .
The Jus2Girlz collection’s newest addition is the Leila & Emme Dolls.

Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections: Quidditch By Insight Editions. The wizarding world’s favorite sport, Quidditch is a magical game played high up in the air with Quaffles, Bludgers, and broomsticks. This interactive book allows fans to project their favorite Quidditch scenes from the Harry Potter films on a wall or ceiling using a flashlight. Read along and experience extraordinary moments from the movies like never before

Molly Dresner, a Speech Language Pathologist and owner of her blog The Speech Teacher, is in tune with helping children in NYC. There she conducts evaluations and provides speech and feeding therapy to those under age 6. Dresner offers her tips on how to have a stress free holiday season with small children.

Great gifts for babies! Pebble by Kahiniwalla sell soft baby toy designed as whimsical animals.

These products are special. They are handmade by women who live in rural Bangladesh and are distributed by Kahiniwalla in North America. Austin and Marita Miller founded Kahiniwalla in 2010.

It might be too late to tell you about a new book for those who are done with the fidget spinner trend. However, there might be some enthusiasm left from the late-comers of the short-lived toy . Fun with Fidget Spinners: 50 Super Cool Tricks & Activities ($6.99) is published by Fox Chapel Publishing

Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3 is now out in theatres and to continue the entertainment for everyone, here are activity sheets to download! Enjoy!

Video games. You let your children play but there is a note of caution when you remind them that there are bad people out there.
SNDR.com, a new app that combines all the ways you already communicate into a single platform, gives their 5 tips to Safeguard Kids’ Tech Devices from Predators

The newest board game I am going to tell you about today is called Game of 49.

Breaking Games, an award-winning board publisher and manufacturer, has launched Game of 49 at Target stores across the nation. Price: $20

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How about a baby toy that sort of resembles real keys? I think the following products make great baby shower gifts!

Kleynimals (Clean key animals) was s founded by a mom who wanted toxin-free, toy keys her baby could play with as an alternative to her real keys. Designs feature Eli the Elephant, Gus the Giraffe and Leo the Lion.

New from OgoSport, is the Bolli. It’s a stretchable, flexible ball made for tots. Intended for tactile and sensory play, the ball comes in different colors. Kids can roll it, squish it, and babies can teeth on it.

Here’s an interesting design for a teether – the Gummee Glove.

Today’s Infographic is brought to you by Ebates. Check out how many LEGO pieces can build the following Sci-Fi mega structures…

I’m usually not a fan of candles but these Mine Design ones are different. Personalize the eco-friendly candle creations with pencil or chalk.

Looking for holiday gift ideas? We’ll be posting our personal list soon. For now…check out The Parents Best Toys of 2015 in the November issue.