Great Gifts for Year-Round Fun for Kids of All Ages
Inspired by the popular Disney Theme Park experience, Toy Story Mania brings the fun of the ride right into your living room. Andy’s toys have set up their own carnival and you’re invited to aim, shoot, pop, toss and blast your way across a number of fun arcade style games…right on your TV! No gaming console or video game software needed – just plug into any television. Ages 5+ SRP $49.99. Toy stores nationwide.
Combine a bunch of things kids love — Toy Story, Disney Princess and Crayola crayon themes, a giant puzzle, kiddie pools, trays, stools and more, and convert them from a rocket ship, caste or giant crayon into a sturdy activity table and chairs, and you have JAKK’S Kids Only! Preschool Furniture, a new line of indoor furniture that engages kids in endless activity. Ages 3+, SRP $59.99. Toy stores nationwide.
Grab your hard hats and safety goggles! Kids will love JAKK’S Real Construction Deluxe Tool Set, a play set with durable foam Kid Wood material that looks, saws, nails and builds just like real wood, and a whole tool kit – a saw, hammer, screwdriver, hole borer, small detail saw, nails & screws, plus an instructional project book featuring two projects using over 120 pieces. Ages 5+, $24.99. Toy stores nationwide.
For the preschooler who can’t get enough of heavy machinery, the Rokenbok’s Get ROK’n Young Builder Action Set is a budding builder’s dream come true, with a full function remote control Dump Truck with ROK Blocks, and a Motorized Conveyor with chutes and loading docks for sorting and delivery. All the action is controlled by the ROK Star Controller. As the construction project and your child grows, more Rokenbok remote controlled machines and building sets can be added. $99.99. Rokenbok.com.
Boys will be boys, but they don’t have to be cold while they’re at it out in winter weather, with the North Face Boy’s True or False Reversible Jacket. This hi-tech reversible insulated jacket features both a Polartec fleece and nylon taffeta body, an EZ Zip zipper that zips at any angle, and Elastic binding at sleeves and at fixed hood to keep the chill out. $89.00. TheNorthFace.com
Help your loved ones keep their resolutions to get fit and spend more time with family with the gift of cycling together. Performance Bicycle stores have all the gear and accessories to make biking a fun and safe family activity, like the Blackburn Multi Mirror, ($19.99) so parents can keep an eye on little ones peddling behind.
Tthe Ascent Commuter Light Set ($29.99), sized compact enough for kids’ bikes, to light up the path ahead and make it easier to spot kids’ bikes after dark. Performancebike.com.