It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
Most kids love video games — and most parents wish their kids would spend more time learning. Why not the best of both worlds? These educational video games for kids of all ages will help your little ones build usable skills like math, history, language, problem-solving and more!
Walmart recently released its top contenders for best Christmas toys of 2018, just in time for Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales. Brands like Power Rangers, Jurassic World, Transformers and Play-Doh are perennial favorites on our must-have kids toy list. But this year, we're equally excited about the comeback of Polly Pocket, as well as some newer trendy toys from Little Live Pets, Pomsie and Grumblies. Hold onto your pocketbooks and ready your wallets, because Walmart is stocked up with the most in-demand toy brands and products this year. Peruse our top kids toy choices below.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
You may not be looking forward to the ridiculously low temps this year, but don't let that keep your kids from enjoying the winter weather. Bundle them up in style with cold-weather gear from Abercrombie Kids. The selection of coats, sweaters, scarves and more — including a velvet puffer, sequined unicorn sweater and Star Wars hoodie — will keep them looking cool and feeling comfy and warm all winter long. Shop our favorite looks below, and don't forget to check out Abercrombie Kids' $15 & Under Comfy-Cozy Styles.
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So you've got the Playstation 4; now, which games are you supposed to get? Picking out the best video games for kids can be challenging—that's why we've rounded up the top PlayStation kids games and ranked them by age appropriateness and ease of play.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
We all want our kids to read more, but finding the right e-reader for them can be tricky. We've broken down the specs on all the best e-readers on the market to let you know which device will have your kid devouring the most e-books.
So, your baby wants a fur baby, but they're just not ready for the real deal? Don't fret — get them a FurReal Pet! These imaginative, interactive plush animals continue their reign as one of the top-selling Christmas toys for kids in 2018. These fuzzy favorites were tops last year, and with their superior range of options, sound-and-movement combinations and adorable features, we predict they'll charm you — and Santa too! The FurReal pack includes cuties like StarLily the Unicorn, Ricky the Trick-Lovin' Pet, Ivory the Playful Tiger and many more. Amazon and Walmart both have FurReal Pets in stock at the moment, but some of the best-sellers are getting shopped-and-adopted fast. We say maybe don't wait for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, especially since you can get such sweet deals on these FurReal Pets now.
Target was a go-to for the trendiest Christmas toys last year, and you can expect even more of the same great Black Friday deals and Cyber Monday sales on kids' favorite brands in 2018. From Air Hogs to Peppa Pig and PAW Patrol playsets, it won't be hard to fulfill your child's wish list with a shopping trip to Target. Last year, Nintendo and LEGO were favorite toymakers for Target shoppers, and this year the virtual toy chest is loaded with options from Baby Alive, KumiKreator, Crate Creatures and more. Have a look through our favorite Christmas toys from Target below.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
If it's time to purchase your child a phone, you need to know your options. Whether you're getting a beginner phone for your elementary-aged kid or upgrading to a more high-tech phone for your teen or tween, here are the best options.
Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and more.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
Gift Givers: This item ships in its original packaging. If intended as a gift, the packaging may reveal the contents. : Overhead p...anel Sturdy wooden : Includes: non-tip base, walls, curtains, clock-face with movable hands & chalkboard 52H x 24.75W x... read more
Encourage their creativity with this Melissa & Doug playful pets hand puppet set. Four soft friendly animal hand-puppets in a play...ful pets theme Sized to fit children and most adults, puppets are great for developing dexterity, communication skills,... read more
: Box with handle : Includes: 12 puppets: 12 puppet sticks, 12 stands, over 600 pop-out shapes & glue stick 1.75H x 9.5W x 12.5D (...packaged) Ages 4 years & up Model no. MBHK003 Size: One Size. Color: Multicolor. Gender: Unisex. Age Group: Kids. read more
Let them put on a show with this 3 different fairy land theatre panels all in one! Promotes imaginative play & creativity Easy to ...set up and easy to store away in the compact carry bag What's Included Puppet Theatre 2 hand puppets 4.33''H x 14.96''W x... read more
Meet the Chef! This character puppet does an important job throughout the community and is ready and willing to answer all your bu...rning questions! The detailed attire and moving mouth will help to engage children in interesting conversation. read more
CHEF MULTI ETHNIC CAREER PUPPET
Meet the Doctor! This character puppet does an important job throughout the community and is ready and willing to answer all your ...burning questions! The detailed attire and moving mouth will help to engage children in interesting conversation. read more
Meet the Professionals! These character puppets do important jobs throughout the community and theyre ready and willing to answer ...all your burning questions! Their detailed attire and moving mou- SKU: ZX9EDRE39242 read more
The Children-s Factory was born in the attic of Mike and Barbara Richter in Kirkwood, MO in early 1982. Their vision was to create... soft play environments in which children could safely play. The first product was a basic 3D animal shape sized perfect for a child. From here other products developed and soon the company was growing at a fast rate. Today the company employs over 100 people in a warehouse facility that encompasses over 100,000 square feet. Soft, safe, creative play is our passion. Our products are designed towards ASTM standards and our materials pass or exceed the CPSIA requirements. Set of 6 machine washable puppets, 9 H in. Standard Focus - community studies, self-expression, verbal fluency. 6 Puppets Classroom tested and ready for home or school Great for home or school use- SKU: SSPC73511 read more
Meet the Firefighter! This character puppet does an important job throughout the community and is ready and willing to answer all ...your burning questions! The detailed attire and moving mouth will help to engage children in interesting conversation, , read more
Meet the Firefighter! This character puppet does an important job throughout the community and is ready and willing to answer all ...your burning questions! The detailed attire and moving mouth will help to engage children in interesting conversation- SKU: EDRE39236 read more
Storytelling comes alive with these friendly-faced, delightfully detailed 12" Career Puppets! Style: Chef. Handcrafted fabric pupp...ets have made their career choices; Great for storytelling and pretend role playing; Feature adorable detailing and costuming For ages 3 and up.Style: Chef Size: 12"H read more
Storytelling comes alive with these friendly-faced, delightfully detailed 12" Career Puppets! Style: Chef. Handcrafted fabric pupp...ets have made their career choices; Great for storytelling and pretend role playing; Feature adorable detailing and... read more
Reinforce cultural, gender and occupational awareness with colorful, positive images. Sturdy non-toxic wooden pieces will encourag...e a child's creativity while teaching manual dexterity. Set of 8 puzzles, 9 x 12 inch each. Ages 2 and up. read more
Role playing takes on a realistic dimension with this open-mouth hand puppet that depicts a mail carrier. Has a soft stuffed head ...with embroidered facial features, yarn hair, and permanently attached clothing. We will do our best to meet your... read more
Marketing Information: Career puppets give children a great way to begin learning about community helpers. Puppets can be surface-...washed for convenient cleaning. Set includes a medical professional, postal worker, police officer, firefighter and carpenter. Puppets are designed for children ages 2 and up. Brand Name: Childrens Factory Manufacturer: Childrens Factory Manufacturer Part Number: 100897 Packaged Quantity: 1 Product Name: Career Puppets Product Type: Hand Puppet Assembly Required: No Country of Origin: China Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: GREENGUARD Green Compliant: Yes Package Contents: Medical Professional Puppet Postal Worker Puppet Police Officer Puppet Firefighter Puppet Carpenter Puppet Post-consumer-waste%: 0% Recycled: No Recycled Content: 0% Color: Multi Height: 10" Age Group: Child Occupation/Role: Doctor Occupation/Role: Postman Occupation/Role: Police Officer Occupation/Role: Firefighter Occupation/Role: Carpenter Recommended Age: 2+ Limited Warranty: 1 Year read more
PUZZLE SET MULTI-ETHNIC CAREERS
Six open mouth 9" hand puppets depict multi-ethnic men and women in non-sexist career roles. Each has a soft stuffed head with emb...roidered facial features, yarn hair and permanently attached clothing.Six open mouth 9" hand puppets depict multi-ethnic men and women in non-sexist career roles. Each has a soft stuffed head with embroidered facial features, yarn hair and permanently attached clothing.UNSPSC Code : 60141400Quantity Per Set : 6Country of Origin : USAUPC code : 010629003191Recommended Ages : 2 years and upBrand : Creative MindsAfter School Advantage : Dramatic PlayEd Supplies & Early Childhood : Dramatic Play : Puppets read more
Career puppets. Set of six multi-cultural career puppets. Machine washable, dryable. Ages: 3 yrs +. 12 in. L x 9 in. W x 2 in. H (...0.5 lbs). read more
Explore cultural differences in everyday life with these soft puppets. Includes father, mother, son and daughter for each of 4 eth...nic families. 9 H in. Ages 3+. Standard Focus - community studies, compare cultures & traditions, appreciate similarities & differences.- SKU: SSPC66207 read more
Explore cultural differences in everyday life with these soft puppets. Includes father, mother, son and daughter for each of 4 eth...nic families. 9 H in. Ages 3+. Standard Focus - community studies, compare cultures & traditions, appreciate similarities... read more
Melissa & Doug Chef Puppet. What's for dinner? Just ask Chef Alfredo Al Dente for the special of the day! Use one hand to manipula...te the puppet's mouth and facial expressions while gesturing with the removable wooden rod with the other. Detachable rod... read more
Melissa & Doug Chef Puppet. What's for dinner? Just ask Chef Alfredo Al Dente for the special of the day! Use one hand to manipula...te the puppet's mouth and facial expressions while gesturing with the removable wooden rod with the other. Detachable rod is suitable for lefties or righties. read more
Childcraft Multi Ethnic Family Puppets, 9", Set of 16:Sold as a set of 16Children love to play with puppetsWith this collection, c...hildren will gain an appreciation of different ethnicities from around the worldThey will learn about different cultures, fashion, geography and moreIdeal for pretend play and encourages cooperation with other children and adults read more