Alright folks, if you’re still looking to find presents for the littles in your life, we hate to say it but you don’t have much time left! So if you’re a parent of a little one who has everything, or perhaps a friend, aunt, or uncle that has no clue what to buy for a kid, we’ve got you covered!
Check out our Ultimate Kids Holiday Gift Guide below brought to you by our friends at VTech Canada and LeapFrog Canada, who have been producing interactive learning and development toys for kids since the ’90s (and know what kids love much better than we do!)
Speak & Learn Puppy
Think of this soft, huggable puppy as a stuffed version of Google or Alexa for toddlers! This cutie actually listens and responds to kids’ voices and its three language levels will help your little one learn their numbers, letters, basic words, songs and phrases. Pretty great deal for around $30!
Ideal for kids ages 1 to 3.
KidiZoom Creator Cam
For less than $80, kids can get their movie producing career started early thanks to the Kidizoom Creator Cam. Complete with selfie mode, a tripod, a green screen, and 20 different background effects, this camera allows kids to easily create their own customized videos from soaring through space to being chased by a dinosaur!
Ideal for kids ages 5 to 8
Does anyone know what a standard “toboggan” even looks like these days? Whether it’s a sled, snow racer, saucer or traditional-looking toboggan, you can make the most of winter and have some good old fashioned fun that’s great for all ages! Hit up your local Canadian Tire and take your pick!
Ideal for kids of all ages!
This handheld device is basically a fidget crossed with a videogame and has a ton of different sized light-up buttons that work with five different “game stations” including arcade and playground. All 12 games included are designed to help kids develop their learning skills relating to different areas like reading, math, and science. The unconnected device doesn’t require WiFi so it can be played on the go and has been designed for durability.
Ideal for kids ages 4 to 8
“Princess in Black” Book Series
Perfect for the not-so-typical princesses out there! This New York Times best-selling chapter book depicts a modern-day princess that puts the traditional concept to shame. Humorous, engaging, and perfect for new readers. What little girl or boy doesn’t dream of being a princess by day and a superhero by night?
Ideal for kids aged 6 to 8
Rob Biddulph Activity Book
Biddulph’s “Draw With Rob” series exploded during quarantine and now he has a new activity book out just in time for the holidays! His motto is “anyone can draw” and he guides children of all ages (and parents too!) through drawing his cute book characters.
Ideal for kids ages 3 and up!
Go Go Cory Carson Stay & Play Home
Netflix’s latest kids craze is brought to life with a 360 degree, multi-level playset including the mini character cars your kids have likely been obsessing over. Different spots within the playset can be activated to trigger lights, music, and phrases and with dozens of different locations of the playset, each with their own fun features, your kid is sure to keep themselves entertained.
Ideal for kids ages 2 to 4
Indoor Jungle Gym
Winter has many of us cooped up a lot of the time, so reduce screen time and get your kiddos active with an indoor jungle gym. Many local craftspeople make cute, unique play structures that aren’t a total eyesore. We love supporting local!
Ideal for kids of all ages (depending on the model you choose!)
Who says learning can’t be fun? Raise a future astronomer and let your child discover all the constellations on this kid-friendly (budget-friendly) telescope!
Ideal for kids 4 and up (depending on what model you choose!)
Myla’s Sparkling Friends
Let your kids’ imaginations run wild with their very own herd of magical creatures from VTech’s line of Myla’s Sparkling Friends! These cute little interactive critters have different responses with different types of play including tons of audio replies, lights, noises, movements and accessories to keep your kids engaged. From unicorns, foxes, peacocks and birds, you can collect them all for a very affordable price!
Ideal for kids aged 4 to 7
No better time than winter to bring back the classics! Put those screens away and introduce your kids to the wonders of physical games with fan favorites like Jenga, Monopoly, Snakes & Ladders, Yahtzee, Candy Land, Clue, and Scrabble! Hit up your local game store and take a walk down memory lane!
Ideal for kids of all ages!
There you have it, folks! Our last-minute kid’s gift guide perfect for 2020!
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