5 Last-Minute Educational Holiday Gifts
December 23, 2016
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Even if you’re looking for last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers this year, you’ll want to make sure your children will get the most out of them.
You can also look at what educational toys Kiddie Academy students really want for the holidays based on what we see them playing with inside local Academies!
We also have five, last-minute educational gift ideas you can pick up in between shopping for Apple Pie ingredients and getting supplies for the gingerbread house decorating contest at school (hint: gift idea #5 below might help you win!).
Where to get it: Wal-Mart, Target, Toys “R” Us
Great for: working on fine motor skills and steadiness of hand, along with hand-eye coordination
Where to get it: Target One Spot, Wal-Mart, Toys “R” Us
Great for: learning to count, recognition of matching tiles, taking turns, cause and effect
Chalk Markers ($12.00)
Where to get it: Local office supply store, CVS, Target, Wal-Mart
Great for: mess-free creativity
Coleman Kids LED Head Lamp ($6.29)
Where to get it: Any local sporting goods store, Target, Wal-Mart, Sears
Great for: bedtime reading, hands-free exploring for indoor and outdoor learning activities
Frozen Sugar Cookie Castle Kit ($19.00)
Where to get it: Bed, Bath & Beyond (not available for sale online), Big Lots
Great for: hand-eye coordination and motor skill development; creativity with decorating
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