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    Holiday Gift Guide

    What's on your child's "wish list"? This board highlights our top recommendations for the 2013 holiday season, for children of every age!


    Holiday Gift Guide

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    Color-N-Carry: ON the GO Travel Activity for Kids ... Color-N-Carry travel coloring books are a travel toy and art activity in one! This animal-themed set has a built-in set of eight crayons that stores neatly at the back of the book. When it is time to color, the entire marker box hinges out to the side--so both the markers and book are easily accessible but still contained and organized. Bonus: The wide, rigid back makes the perfect lap desk for coloring on the go!

    Color-N-Carry: Animals - ON the GO Travel Activity

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    Snap! goes the crocodile. Pop! go these knobbed soft blocks as they connect to build a colorful block chain . . . and one cute croc!

    Crocodile Pop Blocs Learning Toy

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    Flip & Serve Pancake Set - Wooden Play Food: Who's ready for breakfast? With this wooden set, a young chef can prepare two golden-brown pancakes with all the fixings: chocolate chips, blueberries, bananas, and pats of butter. Plus the skillet, knife, spatula, and removable place setting mean hours of pretend-play fun.

    Flip & Serve Pancake Set - Wooden Play Food

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    DELIVERY!!! {Felt Play Food Pizza Set + Box} Make a 10-inch felt pizza to please any palate with this 42-piece create-a-pizza set. Your little chef can choose from an array of colorful toppings, and even customize each slice. Then slide the pizza into the box--time to deliver!

    Felt Play Food - Pizza Set

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    {Teddy Wear Toddler Learning Toy} Toddlers and preschoolers learning the basics of self care and refining grasp and hand-eye coordination have met a cuddly match for their emerging skills.

    Teddy Wear Toddler Learning Toy

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    Gift guide for future foodies: great kitchen gifts for kids

    The yummiest treats are made on these play food sets

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    On-the-Go Crafts - Sequin Art - Animals: Press sequins and gems onto scenes to create sparkling art! This kit contains everything you need to create 4 adorable and shimmering sequin animal scenes. No glue is needed and everything is right inside -- step-by-step instructions, 4 scenes, 500 multicolored sequins, 8 gems and 9 shaped sequins.

    On-the-Go Crafts - Sequin Art - Animals

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    On-the-Go Crafts - Foil Art Princesses: This activity set lets children make princess scenes that truly sparkle! Beautiful shimmering foil-leaf artwork is easier to create than you'd think with this peel-and-stick craft. Simply pick a scene, peel away a die-cut section of paper, and press the foil sheet over the sticky surface. When the sheet is lifted away, the shining foil remains just where you want it! The amazing results and creative possibilities appeal to all ages.

    On-the-Go Crafts - Foil Art Princesses

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    {Gifts for future foodies} Great list of suggestions from Tiffany Dahle of Peanut Blossom.

    Favorite gifts for future foodies

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    With cheerful artwork and easy-to-grasp handles, this set of 10 rubber stamps is perfect for preschoolers!

    Deluxe Happy Handle Stamp Set

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    Customized food play; now part of our new Personalization line on Melissa & Doug!

    Cutting Food - Wooden Play Food

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    On-the-Go Crafts - Foil Art Animals: This activity set lets children make crafts that truly sparkle! Beautiful shimmering foil-leaf artwork is easier to create than you'd think with this peel-and-stick craft. Simply pick a scene, peel away a die-cut section of paper, and press the foil sheet over the sticky surface. When the sheet is lifted away, the shining foil remains just where you want it! The amazing results and creative possibilities appeal to all ages.

    On-the-Go Crafts - Foil Art Animals

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    Princess Colorblast Book - ON the GO Travel Activity: Use the "Magic" pen to color in the picture, and see vibrant colors, details, and patterns appear! Each page of the kids' activity book features a lively princess-themed artwork to complete and a seek-and-find activity, too. Makes a great travel toy.

    Princess Colorblast Book - ON the GO Travel Activity

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    Truck Crayon Set: Children can develop their creative abilities at "top speed" with this truck-shaped travel case full of colorful cargo! The triangular, non-roll design makes the 12 durable crayons easy to organize and a pleasure to use. The flip-top case makes this crayon set ideal for imaginations on the go. Part of Melissa & Doug's Art Essentials for kids--a thoughtful line of art supplies designed by parents and beloved by creative kids. *Perfect stocking stuffer!

    Truck Crayon Set

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    Deluxe Magnetic Standing Art Easel: Help spark creative expression in your budding artist with this generously sized, deluxe wooden easel featuring both a magnetic chalkboard and a dry-erase board. The removable plastic trays mean that kids have loads of easy-reach art supplies (not included) at their fingertips. Plus 39 letter and number magnets that are great for extended play!

    Deluxe Magnetic Standing Art Easel

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    Try the Family Game Suspend & You’ll Be Hooked: The family game comes with twenty-four notched, rubber-tipped wire pieces to hang from a tabletop stand. Sound easy, right? Try adding another piece and then another. Each time a bar is added, the balance shifts, the difficulty changes and the incredible midair sculpture transforms. Until…

    Try the Family Game Suspend & You’ll Be Hooked

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    Gift guide for future foodies: great kitchen gifts for kids

    The yummiest treats are made on these play food sets

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    Folding Princess Castle: Welcome, your Majesty! Decorated with regal accents, this wooden play castle is fully assembled and ready for royal play. Features two removable turrets, balconies and a flying buttress, an arched walkway, towers and a working drawbridge! Castle is hinged to open easily for imaginative play and closes neatly for compact storage.

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    {Bowling Friends Preschool Playset} With bright colors, textures, and adorable facial expressions, these endearing toys are sure to strike big at playtime.

    Bowling Friends Preschool Playset

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    On-the-Go Crafts - Origami Animals: Making fun, foldable crafts has never been easier! Step-by-step instructions and fold marks on the patterned paper sheets guide kids through the steps to make adorable origami animals. The activity set includes everything needed to make 40 different animal faces and shapes--from kittens and puppies to giraffes, penguins, and even a traditional crane.

    On-the-Go Crafts - Origami Animals

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    {Construction Building Set in a Box} With 48 wooden pieces (including nuts, bolts, drilled bars to connect, and a child-size screwdriver), this classic building set gives kids all they need to tinker and build! *Ask your local toy retailer if they have it in stock!

    Construction Building Set in a Box

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    Hi-Rise Wooden Dollhouse and Furniture Set for Kids: Going up? Suitable for all 1:12-scale dolls, our newest play house invites pretend-play families to pull into the garage, ride in the elevator, and feel right at home in this modern home. Fresh, gender-neutral colors and patterns add a lively edge to the natural-wood frame, and open sides make it easy to access every room with ease - so it's easy to share the fun with brothers, sisters, and friends! *Perfect holiday gift...

    Hi-Rise Wooden Dollhouse and Furniture Set

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    Wooden Press & Serve Waffle Set: Little chefs in training will love fixing breakfast with this wooden waffle set! Just close the waffle iron and turn the dial, then top the waffle with butter, syrup, chocolate chips, and strawberries. This engaging set promotes hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, creative expression, and imaginative play.

    Wooden Press & Serve Waffle Set

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    Snacks & Sweets Food Cart: Savory or sweet? This rolling, reversible snack cart offers a choice of play menus! With the "Hot Dogs" menu and awning on display, kids can reach inside the sliding see-through doors to serve up a hot dog with toppings to order, a soft pretzel with mustard or salt, and more. Flip the awning and menu to "Ice Cream" and reverse the storage drawers, and reach in for cones, scoops, and pull-apart pops for dessert!

    Snacks & Sweets Food Cart

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    No-mess painting for kids! This exciting paint-with-water coloring book includes four reusable pages and a refillable water pen. Simply use the pen to color in each scene--details and vibrant color appear with every stroke! Then let the page dry to erase the pictures and fill it in again and again. This animal-themed book includes four scenes to color, and a search-and-find activity for each scene. *Perfect stocking stuffer!

    Water WOW! Animals - ON the GO Travel Activity

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