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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Kids, Toys, Games

Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Kids, Toys, Games

2018 Holiday Gift Guide - Lovebugs and Postcards


We are so excited to share our Holiday Gift Guide 2018 with you! This is all about what we love and want to share that with you so you can get the best products for your family. This list is for Kids, Toys, and Games that your kids are guaranteed to love. Browse through the list, and let us know if you have found anything you love that you think we should add or what your favorite it.  We received these products for review. All opinions are my own.


Disney Junior's Fancy Nancy Toys

Fancy Nancy Toys from JAKKS – a robust line of toys and other products to help kids play out the Magnifique adventures of Nancy.  From friendship dolls to gorgeous interactive dolls, stylish accessories to role-play items, JAKKS Pacific’s line of products, inspired by Fancy Nancy, will have every kid saying “That’s fantastique!” Learn more here


School lunch made fun with Zak Designs

Zak! Designs – Zak Designs is always on the edge of something new, and after 40 years of looking past traditional mealtimes, they have quite a few accomplishments to their name. Whether you’re looking for a trendy pattern, an interesting design feature, or a character from a favorite show, their collection of products has something to make everyone smile. Learn more here


Stomp Rocket – Kids will love learning about trajectory by changing the launch angle of Stunt Planes. They can learn about force by stomping harder or softer. And they can discover how aerodynamics work by launching Stunt Planes with a headwind, a tailwind, a crosswind or no wind at all. Each package includes three amazing Stunt Planes, which look and fly very differently. Looper makes giant loops. Wildcat flips, turns, and soars. Glider does tricks and glides over 100 feet! Learn more at


Razor Turbo Jetts – Hit new heights of fun with the all-new Razor Turbo Jetts electric motorized heel wheels! Simply start rolling and these electric-powered heel wheels amp up the action with an 80-watt, geared-drive motor to provide a one-of-a-kind boost to any pair of sneakers. Remoteless, the Turbo Jetts use an integrated, pressure-sensitive, power control system to help you ride comfortably at speeds up to 10mph for up to 30 minutes of continuous use. Simply step into the heavy-duty polymer “quick-click” frame and tighten the hook-and-loop strap for a secure fit for sneakers U.S. size youth 12 to adult 12


Enchantmints musical jewelry boxes – How does it get better than a magical unicorn mother and foal on top of this sweet box?  More unicorns, a courageous fairy, and the deep woods are all around. The tallest style is excellent for tiny treasures. Earrings, bracelets, charms, and sachets are all safe and comfortable inside. Four drawers, one in front and one on each side. Measures 6” x 4” x 6”. Melody: The Unicorn. Learn more here:


Smithsonian Exploration Station – Take a trip into the stratosphere with Smithsonian Exploration Station: Space (ISBN: 978-1626867222)! With informative text and full-color photographs, young astronomers will learn about the intricate makeup of our solar system as well as distant galaxies and constellations. The 56-page fact book combined with the sticker sheet, space figurines to play with, and the glow-in-the-dark stars make this space experience interactive and engaging.

Head off on a globetrotting adventure in this interactive atlas! Learn about the diverse cultures, customs, wildlife, and natural beauty that form our world through informative text and full-color photograph. Children will love the hands-on aspect to learning as they blow up their inflatable globe and build the cardstock models of some of the wonders of the world. Smithsonian Exploration Station: World Atlas (ISBN: 978-1626867208) is the perfect way to engage kids in the amazing world around them! Learn more at


Go Girl Designs’ Busy Kids Collection – The Busy Kids Bangles are hair tie bracelets unlike any other on the market! Designed with the young fashionistas in your life, its unique bangle design keeps hair ties off their wrist yet conveniently close in a fun and stylish way. The Busy Kids Collection includes 5 bracelets in pink, purple, blue, orange and green with matching hair ties. They also have the new Boho and Ebony and Ivory collections! Learn more at


Wonder Woman Halloween costume

Costumes and Dressup from TVStoreOnline -TV Store Online is your source for classic TV and movie shirts and memorabilia. TV Store Online has a gigantic selection of popular movie and TV paraphernalia for all ages and generations. We got this Wonder Woman Costume for Brooklyn for Halloween and she loves it. Learn more about TVStoreOnline here:


Crayola Dough – Crayola Dough from Play Visions is the latest soft, non-toxic compound that your little ones can roll, press and play creatively with a variety of themed sets. Whether you are on-the-go with your Hair Salon Carry Case or having a Pizza Party – there is a set for everyone! We have been having a great time with these sets. They are perfect Christmas gifts for the kiddos on your list. Learn more here:


3Doodler Create+ 3D printing pen  and 3Doodler Start Make Your Own HEXBUG Kit – This 3D printing pen and its creations are not hot to touch and use low-heat, BPA-Free and Non-Toxic Plastic, making it completely safe for kids to use. As tactile learning toy, the 3Doodler Start inspires creativity, design, planning, building and spatial understanding – perfect for STEM learning!

Now with dual drive, the all new Create+ is re-engineered to give you an ultra smooth and enhanced Doodling experience. Improvements include greater control in fast/slow speeds for different Doodling techniques, more reliable performance with different plastic types, greater durability, and new monochromatic pen colors. Learn more about 3Doodler here:


Modarri Cars – Want to get your kids off the iPad and away from the TV? Give them something they can build and play with over and over again! Modarri is the ultimate toy car — letting kids become the designer, mechanic AND driver. Named Popular Science’s best toy for two years, these cars will stand the test of time, never needing batteries and never breaking.   They also just came out with a NEW track building system! Learn more here:


AquaBeads Deluxe Studio – Kids can create fun 3D designs with this expansive crafting studio featuring Aquabeads. The Deluxe Studio comes with a nice shooting star-shaped bead case and tool box to store the 1300 beads in 24 colors, a sprayer, and the amazing bead peeler to lift your creation off the tray after just ten minutes after spraying water. What makes this set special is a rainbow pen dispenser which allows you to switch easily between colors when making your designs! You can also enjoy various types of bead tray and trying to make 3D creations. The lid of the case can be used as a bead tray. Be creative and make 21 pieces of beautiful designs such as icecream, airplane and cute animals! Just spray the creation with water and the beads stick together. No heat or iron needed. Learn more here:


Calico Critters Playset – Red Roof Country Home Gift Set, the large, red-roofed Hopscotch Rabbit Family home set, includes both figures and furniture. It can be opened up for play at 90-degrees, 180-degrees, and any angle in between. Closing up the house creates the appearance of a wonderful home, no matter which angle you look at it from, with light spilling out through the windows making quite the sight to behold.

The second floor room on the left side, and the roof on the right side are removable. Placing this room on top of the roof, or placing the roof on top of the terrace creates a large, three-story house to play with. Both Hopscotch Rabbit Girl and Hopscotch Rabbit Mother are included. Have fun using the furniture included to create and play with a kitchen, children’s playroom, bedroom, etc.  Learn more here:


Adventure Force Tactical Strike Quantum – Let the super-charged match begin! Players can have endless battles with the Quantum – the biggest Adventure Force Tactical Strike blaster yet that holds up to 100 Rounds. Fully automatic team competition firepower includes 75 Tactical Strike Rounds. The Quantum comes with 6 team color markers that quick-­snap into the side of the blaster. Pick your squad and change teams in seconds. Whether team green, blue, or red, everyone will want the Quantum on their side to own the next battle. The Quantum is designed to dominate without breaking your bank as well. Top of the line performance with the Adventure Force Tactical Strike Quantum Motorized Ball Blaster. Save Money. Battle Better! Learn more here:


The Cube– Next Generation of Rubik’s Cube – 
These aren’t the same cubes you used to buy as gifts 30 years ago. This hot new agreatlife speed cube incorporates a generation’s worth of ideas to help solve the cubes you may have tried in the past. With this new, magic 3-D puzzle and the included online solution guide, you can solve it twice as fast. It is a fun, inexpensive and unique gift for everyone… perfect for kids, teens, and adults especially on long car trips or plane rides.


Spangler Science Club – A subscription to the Spangler Science Club is the perfect way to prepare your child for a future STEM-based career with hands-on science experiments and design challenges that teach children how to think like a scientist. Steve Spangler pulled together an award-winning team of science teachers and education experts to create an experience that is the perfect balance of learning and fun. Your subscription to the Spangler Science Club is the first step in giving your child the opportunity to engage in science on a whole new level. Learn more here:


Disney Princess Rapunzel Tower Vanity from JAKKS – Tabletop includes storage for hairbrush and hair clips. Includes 1 Stool, 1 Hair Brush, 1 Pascal Hair Clip and 3 additional Hair Clips. Plays music and lights up. Lantern moves up and down. Playdate Rapunzel Doll with her long hair is the perfect compliment to the vanity! (sold separately). Learn more here


Real Workin Buddies Mr. Banks ATM (Armored Truck Machine) from JAKKS – Real Workin’ Buddies Mr. Banks is your personal ATM; Armored Truck Machine! Mr. Banks counts, sorts, and stacks your coins right in front of you! And use his motorized mouth to eat your bills and keep them safe. Use his keypad & LCD screen to keep track of your savings. CHA-CHING! Kids & Parents will love Mr. Banks! He makes it Fun to Learn about Money, Savings & Math! Learn more here


My Very Own Nursery – This nursery has everything needed for caring for baby dolls! It includes a crib, a storage shelf and cupboard, a feeding chair, and even a sink. The set also features a mobile with colorful character decals, a fork, spoon, plate, sippy cup, and baby powder dispenser. Learn more here:


Gelliarts – Our Gel Printing Plate looks and feels like gelatin, but is durable, reusable and stores at room temperature. It’s easy to clean and always ready for printing. Monoprinting on a Gelli plate is simple and fun. The gratification is immediate, and the prints are too cool! Learn more here


Kidstir – Kidstir is a unique subscription service for children that can be joined or given as a gift, or you can send one of the single kits, as well. Each month, Kidstir will send your child a cooking kit filled with three delicious, nutritious recipes, kid-size cooking tools, games, and activities! Learn more here


Porsche 911 GT3 Cup by Playmobil – This car is a blast to build and my kids spend hours playing with it. There is so much interactivity during the building and when it’s done that it keeps them entertained over and over. Learn more here


Think Tank Scholar Sight Word Flashcards – My two youngest love learning and they are always asking to read with me. These flashcards have been so helpful in keeping their words fresh during summer and getting them ahead of the game for the next school year. Learn more here:



Be sure to also look at our TECH AND GADGETS gift guide, FOOD AND KITCHEN gift guide, ENTERTAINMENT gift guide, BOOKS gift guide, PETS gift guide, HOME AND OFFICE gift guide, and FASHION gift guide.

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