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.
Have an L.O.L. Surprise! superfan in your life? We bet you do! The tiny big-eyed dolls have become one of the hottest toys of the holiday season. In fact, the range of merchandise featuring the mini figures goes far beyond the basic ball. From the new L.O.L. Surprise! Big Surprise set to L.O.L. Surprise! Pets to sparkly accessories and trendy fashions, we've uncovered the coolest items any L.O.L.-loving kid will totally flip for. Many of our picks are available from favorite retailers like Amazon, Walmart and Target — but you better act quick because these toys are flying off the shelves. It's no mystery who will win Christmas this year by wrapping up these fun surprises for the kiddos!
Stuck scrambling for a last minute Christmas gift for a kid on your list? Check out these awesome Amazon finds under $25—and if you're a Prime member, they'll ship for free in two days. Avoid the rush and long lines at stores and order these toys online instead! Make all of their holiday dreams come true on a tight schedule with a range of awesome, affordable gifts kids will love, including educational LEGO sets, collectible Hatchimal figurines, creative Pokemon toys and more.
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.
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.
Holiday toy trends for kids come and go, but there are a bunch of products on Amazon this year that we predict will remain popular for years to come. And with Black Friday deals around the corner and Cyber Monday sales hot on their heels, we expect shopping to reach peak levels earlier than ever. So get ready to stock up on the best Christmas toys now! Iconic brands like Nerf and LEGO were at the top of the list last year, but save room in your shopping cart for the latest and best new kids toys, from Fingerlings to Hatchimals to L.O.L. Surprise and more. Check out our favorite toys to buy from Amazon below.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
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!
Introducing the Swagger Pro 3 electric scooter. With a lightweight, folding design, smooth, powerful motor and intelligent feature...s like cruise control, rear suspension and built-in USB charging, getting around just got better. Thanks to a 250-watt... read more
Get to work all around the construction zone with this sturdy, colorful construction site rug! Durably made to look great for coun...tless playtimes to come, the woven rug with a skid-proof backing comes with three wooden construction vehicles and features details like a crane, wheelbarrows, barriers, cones, and roads to accommodate all kinds of vehicles, play people, and more! With this rug, there are lots of ways to learn and play. Ages: 3+ Years read more
Activity rug and with both town and country scenes and 49 wooden play piecesIncludes 15 vehicles, 8 town buildings, 8 farm structu...res, 6 animals, 7 people, 4 traffic signs, bridgePlay figures match buildings and vehicles (for instance, police officer, police car, and police station)Soft rug is machine washable and features skid-proof backing and reinforced border bindingAges 3+; rug: 39” x 36” (100 cm x 91 cm)About Melissa & Doug Melissa & Doug toys are designed to nurture childhood wonder. From classic wooden toys to inventive crafts, pretend play, and games, Melissa & Doug products inspire creativity and imagination in children throughout the world. The thoughtfully designed toys spark free play that’s full of joy and rich with learning. Since the company’s founding more than 25 years ago, Melissa & Doug has consistently delivered innovative products with a commitment to uncompromising quality, safety, service, and value. Because high-quality playthings should be accessible to all, Melissa & Doug strives to share its passion for play with kids everywhere.Countless Ways to Play We make toys and other products that offer #CountlessWaysToPlay. We believe the best playthings are often simple concepts that inspire children to come up with their own twists. With everything we create, we hope to encourage: • FREE PLAY • CREATIVITY • IMAGINATION • LEARNING • DISCOVERY read more
It comes to you in New and Fresh state The Night Zone light-up jump rope will provide hours of fun either lit or unlit. Now you ca...n jump rope day or night with the seven-foot Night Zone light-up jump rope. Super-bright LED lights illuminate the rope with the flick of a switch on the swivel handles. Illuminate your jump rope game with LED light band technology. The three required AAA batteries come included. This item is recommended for ages six years and up. What you see is what you will get read more
Put your concentration to the test with the Learning Journey Match It! Who Am I? game. This set of three-piece puzzle pairs featur...es familiar characters and professionals. With this kids' learning puzzle, young players can recognize many different people such as a police officer, ballerina and wizard. The set comes with colorful illustrations and self-correcting puzzle pieces. The Learning Journey puzzles are made from durable cardboard construction. read more
Put together a numeral, a counting picture and a written word with the Match It! Numbers Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. T...he box includes 20 puzzle card sets, each containing 3 interlocking pieces. read more
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Pair a picture and a word with the Match It! ABCs Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. The box includes 26 puzzle card sets, ea...ch containing 2 interlocking pieces. read more
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Build a picture and a word at the same time with the Match It! Spelling Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. The box includes 2...0 puzzle card sets, each spelling out a 3-letter or 4-letter word. read more
Pair a word and a picture with the Match It! First Words Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. The box includes 30 puzzle card s...ets, each containing 2 interlocking pieces. read more
Put things in the right order or life cycle with the Match It! Sequencing Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. The box includes... 30 puzzle card sets, each containing 3 interlocking pieces. read more
Pair an adult animal and its baby with the Match It! Animal Families Puzzle Cards from The Learning Journey. The box includes 30 p...uzzle card sets, each containing 2 interlocking pieces. read more
This colorful set of 20 animal puzzle cards provides children with an excellent introduction to the animals. Each card features a ...picture of an animal’s head, mid section, and the animal’s tail. Simply match the heads, mid section and tails to complete the puzzle. The puzzles are self-correcting as no two puzzle cuts are the same. Ages 3+ read more
Product Description This set of three-piece puzzle pairs features familiar characters and professionals. Children will learn to re...cognize many different people, such as a police officer, ballerina, and wizard. The colorful puzzle sets are self-correcting-only cards that belong together will fit together. From the Manufacturer The Match It series features a wide range of award-winning educational titles. Each product in the series features a set of self-correcting puzzle pairs that introduce children to a specific educational topic or skill. The brightly illustrated puzzle cards engage children in the learning process in an entertaining way. Match It games are a terrific learning tool for everyone. This set of three-piece puzzle pairs features familiar characters and professionals. Children will learn to recognize many different people, such as a police officer, ballerina, and wizard. The colorful puzzle sets are self-correcting—only cards that belong together will fit together. Recommended for ages three and up. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to serving you in the future. read more
Product Description This set of three-piece puzzle pairs features familiar characters and professionals. Children will learn to re...cognize many different people, such as a police officer, ballerina, and wizard. The colorful puzzle sets are... read more
The Learning Journey Match It! ABCs Two-Piece Puzzle provides plenty of interactive learning fun. This colorful set of 26 ABC card...s offers children an excellent introduction to the alphabet. Each card features a picture, the beginning letter (upper and lower case) and the name of the picture. The two parts of the card fit together with ease. The cute card puzzle encourages language skills and builds a child's budding vocabulary. It also helps develop problem-solving skills and build confidence in choices. This is a wonderful activity for home or on the go. read more
Help young individuals develop their associational and fine motor skills with The Learning Journey Match It! First Words. This col...orful set of 15 word and picture-puzzle cards provides toddlers with an excellent introduction to their first words. This is a two-piece self-correcting puzzle set that has large, easy-to-grip pieces, to make puzzle-solving easy for little hands. It encourages youngsters to learn and recognize words by simply matching the correct pieces to complete the puzzle. The colorful puzzle pieces have only one interlocking section, and no two puzzle cuts are the same. They are constructed from a durable cardboard for plenty of interactive educational fun. Toddlers can develop problem-solving skills and build self-confidence while learning word association with The Learning Journey Puzzle Set. read more
The Learning Journey Match It! Opposites:30 2-piece puzzle cardsColorful illustrationsSelf-correcting puzzle piecesDurable cardboa...rd constructionIntroduces the concept of oppositesEncourages critical reasoningDevelops problem solving skillsBuilds self-confidenceProvides hours of interactive learning funOpposite puzzles are suitable for school or home use read more
The Learning Journey Match it! Colors teaches colors using real photos in a fun and interactive way. Each card has two pieces pict...ure of a colored object with a matching card that spells the name of the object using the same color combination. By simply matching the pieces together, children will learn to recognize the spelling of simple color words. The puzzle pairs are self-correcting correct object and name combinations will fit together. read more
Make playtime both a fun and educational experience for your child with The Learning Journey Match It Sequencing Set. This colorfu...l box of 20 sets of puzzle cards provides kids with an introduction to the ordering of life cycles and events. Each card puzzle introduces a cycle or event that needs to be arranged from left to right. The cards are self-correcting as no two puzzle cuts are the same. This three-piece puzzle features colorful illustrations your little one will surely appreciate. The activity helps develop problem-solving skills, as well as building confidence as children master certain skills. In addition, it creates an opportunity for parents to interact and discuss things with their kids. The durable cardboard construction is also suited for repeated use. read more
The Learning Journey Match It! Bingo, Farm:Four colorful game boards36 picture word cardsFarm ThemedBright, vivid illustrationsDur...able cardboard construction2 to 4 playersExpands vocabularyDevelops attention span and cooperation skillsImproves concentrationProvides hours of interactive learning funBuilds self-confidence read more