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Children Holiday Gift Guide 20142014 Children's Gift Guide

 

 

Outdoor Play
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1. Y Fliker J2 Junior by Y Volution
The Y Fliker J2 Junior is the coolest little scooter from the Y Fliker range meant for kids as young as 3 years old.  Its innovative, patented three-wheeled design helps beginner riders balance and scoot easily.  They just hop on, wiggle their hips from side to side and go!  This self-propelling scooter is all kid powered.  With soft rubber hand grips, large solid wheels (no marks on the floor!), steel tubing, multi-directional motion, non-skid foot plates and a center bar that provides extra stability for young riders, the Y Fliker J2 Junior lets the little kids have just as much fun as the big kids.  HOT toy this Christmas! This is a HOT toy this Christmas!

2. Tip Top Teepee Shop
Make play time an adventure with this black and white striped teepee tent! Delight your fort loving kid with a rugged play tent that is fun for all ages. Button tie backs complete the crisp and professional look of this teepee. It’s a great little hideaway, reading nook and quiet spot for your favorite imaginative play kid. Imagine this dandy little teepee at the beach as a sun shade! It would be a hit!! Made with love and professionally finished for years of imaginative play. Such a perfect Christmas gift for Children of all ages!

3. Razor Power Rider 360 Electric Tricycle
Blast into the future with the Power Rider 360 – the all-new, electric powered three-wheeler from Razor. With the push of a button, you’re off – no pedaling required. Race at speeds up to 9 mph, cut full 360 degree spins, slide, even drift on Power Rider 360’s high-performance duel inclined rear caster wheels. Features a chain-driven motor, with push button throttle, up to 40 minutes of continuous use, front, hand operated braking system, welded steel frame with moto-style double crown fork design, hi-impact pneumatic front wheel, rear, dual inclined casters for drifting and spinning action, rubber grips and folding foot pegs. Also includes, a12V sealed lead acid rechargeable battery system with charger. 12 hour battert charge time. Recommended for ages 8 and older and will support a rider up to 120 lbs. This is at the TOP of my son’s Christmas wish list and a popular one amongst older children!

Toys
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4. WowWee MiP Robot RC Robot
The WowWee Mip™ Robot is built with GestureSense technology that allows MP™ to respond to hand gestures. Just swipe your hand in any direction and MiP™ will follow. Program up to 50 hand swipes in a row, clap twice and watch MiP™ play it back. Using the free App, you’ll be able to play plenty of interactive games with MiP. HOT toy this year for children ages 8 and up!

5. WowWee Tipster Toy
Tipster is a balancing robot friend loaded with games and activities for kids. Drive him around with his remote controller, or place him in his included cylinder and watch him balance as he cruises around. Also, inside the cylinder are multiple robotic parts! Stack these on his arms and watch him not only balance on his cyclinder, but also balance the pieces you place on his arms. A great robot for children a little too young for the MIP, good for ages 4 and up.

6. Cra Z Art CraZLoom Bracelet Maker Kit
If your child doesn’t have this yet, then you need to add it to the top of your list! Kids can create different styles of bracelets and jewelry with the Cra-Z-Loom Ultimate Rubber bracelet loom. They can loop and weave rings, pendants, necklaces or key chains and use different color combinations to come up with the look they want. The Cra-Z-Loom rubber band loom comes with everything kids need to get started including the loom, 600 latex free bands for weaving, “S” clips for holding the bracelets together and the weaving hook. The set also comes with instructions for weaving, so the kids can start their first project and be on their way to creating cool art.

7. Lalaloopsy Baking Oven
The Lalaloopsy baking oven is on the top of every little girls Christmas list this year. You can Bake sew many sweets in minutes; including cookies, mini-cakes and more! The Lalaloopsy Baking Oven includes Lalaloopsy-themed baking pans, baking mixes, sprinkles, pan pusher, and recipe booklet. It also comes with 1 cake and 1 cookie mix! Look for refill packs too! When the oven is not being used to bake, it becomes the perfect size to use with your favorite Lalaloopsy dolls!  Grab this while its still on sale!

8. Shopkins Playsets
Shopkins is a HOT toy for children 5 and up this Christmas.Once you shop, you can’t stop! Build up your Shopkins world with the Spin Mix Bakery Stand Theme Playset. Let you Shopkins swing in the basket and spin in the mixing bowl! Connect up with your Easy Squeezy fruit & Veg Stand to build up your Shopkins world. There are so many different Shopkins playsets you can purchase and collect every one.

9. WowWee ELECTROKIDZ
Elektrokidz are the first ever music-inspired figurines that dance to the beat of the music you are listening to! There are 6 unique Elektrokidz that come in 6 different finishes, including black matte and shiny gold. Each comes with their own stylized shades. Each Elektrokidz also has its own special hair movement that dances to the beat and no two Electrokidz hair dance the same way, so collect them all for a complete party!

10. Zoomer Dino
Zoomer’s the interactive dinosaur who just loves to play. With real dinosaur movements, sounds, and dino-sense responsiveness, Boomer can detect when you’re interacting with him. He will react to being stroked and touched. Hot Toys this year for kids 5-7 years old!

11. Lego Sets
Whether you are shopping for a girl or boy, Lego sets never go out of style! This classic toy will be enjoyed by both kids and parents. Kids can build from specific Lego sets or let their creativity show by being their own master builder.

Technology
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12. Vtech Innotab Max
The VTech InnoTab Max Kids Touch Screen Tablet gives your child the best of both learning worlds with an ever-expanding library of over 650 educator-supported learning cartridges and carefully selected educational Android apps. Its adaptable design provides years of learning fun with a tough, kid-friendly cover that can be removed for a more grown-up feel. Plus, the huge library of expert-supported curricula, including a selection of handpicked Android learning apps, is perfect for kids of all ages. Take pictures and record videos with the 180-degree camera that comes on this kids’ 7″ tablet. Your child will enjoy using the kid-safe web browser to look-up information. With up to 4GB of available internal storage, it’s possible to store a large number of photos and videos. The included stylus enhances writing and drawing applications on this blue VTech InnoTab learning tablet.

13. LeapFrog LeapTV Educational Active Video Game System
Gaming just got smarter with LeapTV, the educational, active video gaming system built just for kids ages 3-8 years. Kids learn through motion as they jump and dance through innovative, engaging curriculum. With a library of 100 LeapFrog educator-approved games and videos, kids never run out of fun!

See our complete review of the LeapFrog LeapTV here: www.simplyrealmoms.com/posts/leap-tv-leap-gaming

14. Nintendo 3DS XL
The Nintendo 3DS XL system combines next-generation portable gaming with eye-popping 3D visuals without the need for special glasses, giving you a new dimension in entertainment. Take 3D photos or connect to friends and use wireless hot spots with the wireless StreetPass and SpotPass communication modes. From games to photos and beyond, the Nintendo 3DS XL system offers quality 3D entertainment. It comes bundled with a 4GB SD card, making it suitable for downloading content from the Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo 3DS XL console can also play all of the original Nintendo DS games. Nintendo DS games will not appear in 3D.

15. Skylanders Trap Team
Made for the WII, XBox 360, and Playstation 4, this is a HOT gift for kids! Capture Evil. Unleash Good. Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium, a magic material that can harness the power of the Elements, you have the amazing ability to trap the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains!

16. Disney’s Infinity Starter Pack
If you have a Disney fan in your house, you will want to look at Disney Infinity Starter Kits! Take on the role of your child’s favorite Disney characters. The story never ends. The Starter Pack is just the beginning, with many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters and worlds coming soon, giving you infinite ways to inspire your imagination!

17. Minecraft Video Game
Minecraft is THE hottest game for kids! Create worlds limited only by your imagination. Explore, build, and conquer alone or with your friends via split-screen mode. Play alone or play with your friends. Explore, build and conquer! At night monsters come out, so make sure to build a shelter before that happens. After that, your world is your imagination. Available on all gaming systems.

18. VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch,
More than just a watch, VTech’s Kidizoom® Smartwatch lets your budding photographer take photos, videos, play learning games and tell time for learning fun on the go! The VTech® Kidizoom® Smartwatch is the smartest watch for kids! Perfect for young photographers, this durable smartwatch makes it easy to take photos and record videos on the go. They can also use the touch screen to explore their creativity with fun photo effects, frames and filters. The watch helps kids learn how to tell time by letting them choose between digital and analog displays. They can also choose between more than 50 clock face designs. It also includes a timer and alarm with a variety of fun animations to choose from. A voice recorder lets kids record their voice and play with five voice-changing effects. The Smartwatch also includes four learning games with the ability to download more from Learning Lodge™ using the included micro USB cable, which can also be used to upload photos and videos as well as recharge the battery. The Kidizoom® Smartwatch is also splash proof, making it perfect for everyday play. (Splash and sweat proof. Do not submerge and not suitable for showering or bathing). More than just a watch, it’s the Kidizoom® Smartwatch. Camera with photo effects, Video recorder, Voice recorder, Touch screen, 4 learning games, Rechargeable, Digital and analog watch displays, Timer and alarm clock, 50+ clock face designs, Durable design, Connects with VTech’s Learning Lodge™

Read our review here: www.simplyrealmoms.com/smartwatch

DVDs
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19. Guardians of the Galaxy
From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last desperate stand—with the galaxy’s fate in the balance

20. Maleficent
Explore the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain in this wickedly fun twist on the classic SLEEPING BEAUTY. In an unforgiving mood after a neighboring kingdom threatens her forest, Maleficent (Angelina Jolie) places an irrevocable curse on the king’s newborn daughter, the Princess Aurora. but as the child grows, Maleficent finds herself becoming fond of the girl. And as the conflict between the two realms intensifies, Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land. Journey beyond the fairy tale in this soaring adventure that is “visually arresting, brilliantly designed” (Andrew Barker, Variety).

21. How to Train Your Dragon 2
This thrilling second chapter of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy returns to the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless as they unite to save the future of men and dragons!

Stocking Stuffers
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22. FROZEN Let It Go Snowflake Necklace
It is no secret that the Disney movie Frozen is one of the most popular Disney Movies of all time. Inspired by Elsa the Ice Queen and the wonderful song “Let It Go”, this necklace is made for children and adults. Encased in a circle is an elaborate snowflake, studded with blue and clear crystals that sparkle like crazy! The circle is hammered and textured, then engraved with the words “let it go”. The 18K white gold plated pendant measures 4 cm in diameter and the white gold plated chain measures 18 inches. This would be a great gift for your daughter and you can sign it from Elsa this Christmas!

23. PlayTape
Award-winning PlayTape is the fastest, best way to lay down roads or train tracks for creative play with toy cars and trains, bringing hours of imaginative entertainment at minimal cost and maximal convenience. Use the toy cars and trains you already have to drive on PlayTape. Use the blocks and toy buildings you already have to build a town through which PlayTape traffic flows. Create places real or imaginary. The possibilities are as endless as a desert highway. New in 2014, PlayTape comes in a variety of designs, widths, lengths, and colors.

 

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