30 Gifts For the Youngsters Who Are Smart as a Whip and Endlessly Creative
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30 Gifts For the Youngsters Who Are Smart as a Whip and Endlessly Creative

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By Samantha Daly
Encourage your imaginative niece, nephew, neighbor, sibling, or child to grow their creativity and curiosity with these fun-filled gifts.
Areaware Little Food Puzzles
Areaware Little Food Puzzles
Craving connection. Do you have an appetite for problem-solving? Or maybe just an appetite? These tiny brain teasers are almost real enough to eat and feature everything from a bunch of broccoli to a hot dog with the works. Oh, and the best part? Each one can be completed in 20 minutes or less.
This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
Never has humble paper had such radical ambitions.  Defying every expectation of what a book can be, this pop-up extravaganza transforms into six fully functional tools: a real working planetarium projecting the constellations, a musical instrument complete with strings for strumming, a...
Tender Leaf Toys Life on Mars Set
Tender Leaf Toys Life on Mars Set
Reach for the stars with this Life on Mars Set. Mini astronauts will love this realistic space station with its communication towers, astronauts and UFOs. This set can create interest for astrology and science, as well as endless fun and creative role play.
Loog Guitars Mini Amp
Loog Guitars Mini Amp
Meet the Loog Pro Electric Guitar's best friend: the Mini Amp. Designed to sound and look as good on stage as in your mini's bedroom, this amp was built with premium materials.
Petit Collage Kids Puzzle and Coin Bank
Petit Collage Kids Puzzle and Coin Bank
Inspire your child with a playful and educational puzzle - then reuse the canister as a fun coin bank.
Tegu 42-Piece Set
Tegu 42-Piece Set
Brothers Chris and Will Haughey made the decision to plant their company headquarters outside Tegucigalpa, Honduras to positively impact the local community.
Chronicle Books Forest Life Eraser Set by Nathalie Lete
Chronicle Books Forest Life Eraser Set by Nathalie Lete
This set of five erasers feature full-color sleeves with lovely images of birds, flowers, and other forest flora and fauna.
Mudpuppy First Vocabulary Stroller Cards
Mudpuppy First Vocabulary Stroller Cards
These cards provide a new opportunity for your little one to explore the world - they'll spot the illustrations on the cards in real life and match the two, developing their vocabulary.   Photo Courtesy of Anthropologie...
Clover & Birch Balance Board
Clover & Birch Balance Board
Balance boards are popular not only for the developmental benefits, but for the endless opportunities that they provide for imaginative play.
Bright Games Chess & Checkers
Bright Games Chess & Checkers
A fresh, colorful take on the classic games of chess and checkers!  Includes a rainbow game board and wooden reversible game pieces. Comes in a deluxe rainbow tin—perfect for gifting.
Lexon Tykho 3 AM/FM Radio & Bluetooth Speaker
Lexon Tykho 3 AM/FM Radio & Bluetooth Speaker
Sharp, monochromatic style defines a compact AM/FM radio that uses Bluetooth tech to connect to your device for additional utility.
Pehr Rocket Organic Cotton Pillow
Pehr Rocket Organic Cotton Pillow
Add a playful, out-of-this-world touch to your nursery décor with this rocket-ship pillow made from soft and breathable organic cotton.
Great Outdoors Playing Cards
Great Outdoors Playing Cards
These deluxe playing cards bring the beauty of the great outdoors to your fingertips.
Wobbel Board - Mouse Grey
Wobbel Board - Mouse Grey
The wobble can be a rocking balance board, a seat, a safe haven, a bridge, a house, a step, a slide, a yoga aid, a fort, or a dinosaur. It can be anything minis want it to be! Wobbel encourages active imaginative play. It builds strength and balance as well as creativity.
The Big Sticker Book of the Blue
The Big Sticker Book of the Blue
Following the wild success of The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts, The Big Book of the Blue is the third installment in Yuval Zommer’s beloved series.
Pack Me! Puzzles
Pack Me! Puzzles
Don't forget to pack this clever puzzle set for your little ones! Perfect for long trips, it offers four puzzles to keep toddlers busy - and also helps build developmental skills around sorting and categorizing.
Burgon & Ball Kid's Bee Kneeler
Burgon & Ball Kid's Bee Kneeler
Perfectly sized for the smaller green thumbs in your family, this practical kid's kneeler features layers of shock-absorbing EVA foam and cushioning memory foam, plus a waterproof neoprene exterior that dries easily and wipes clean.
Petitfelts DIY Felted Animal & Plant Kits
Petitfelts DIY Felted Animal & Plant Kits
Animal, vegetable, felt.  Make this afternoon a craft-ernoon with a felting kit that makes an adorable creation.
Mudpuppy Little Scientist 500 Piece Puzzle
Mudpuppy Little Scientist 500 Piece Puzzle
Mudpuppy's Little Scientist 500 Piece Puzzle is comprised of colorfully illustrated portraits of real people who have made a historical impact on the world with regard to science, including Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and George Washington Carver.
Tender Leaf Toys Forest Table and Chairs
Tender Leaf Toys Forest Table and Chairs
A stylish plywood table with a hidden compartment under a chalkboard central panel. Includes 2 plywood chairs, a rabbit and a bear. For ages: 3+ years.
Arckit Little Architect
Arckit Little Architect
Little Architect introduces young architects to the wonderful world of modern architectural design and building forms. Explore colourful miniature environments with a selection of pastel coloured components and an array of iconic architectural shapes to truly spark the imagination.
Opinel Le Petit Chef Knife Set
Opinel Le Petit Chef Knife Set
Real kitchen tools, just for kids.  Your kids have mastered stirring the batter—they’re ready for a real set of kid-sized knives to help out in the kitchen. Your little chef will get a 4” kitchen knife, a finger guard, and a peeler.
Sunnylife Giant Jumbling Tower Game
Sunnylife Giant Jumbling Tower Game
One is company, two is a crowd and three is a party so get your friends over and let the games begin. Get on board and become a stealthy stacker with the Malibu Giant Jumbling Tower.
Cactus Grow Kit
Cactus Grow Kit
Cultivate a classic cactus with this clever kit, crafted to evoke nature. Each plantable, handmade ceramic rock container arrives in either gray or dark gray and contains cactus seeds, potting mix, and growing instructions.
Objective Children's Denim Apron
Objective Children's Denim Apron
Chefs come in all sizes.  We’re all for as many helping hands as we can get in the kitchen, even down to the smallest ones! Outfit your littlest sous chef in a durable, 100% cotton denim apron and let them go crazy with that whisk.
Areaware Wooden Crocodile Toy Set
Areaware Wooden Crocodile Toy Set
A pile o’ crocodiles.  Kiddos will get a kick out of these cute crocs that pile and stack like acrobats. Use the notches on their backs to build a tower as high as you can, or watch how their mouths hold their friends up by their tails.
KiwiCo Subscription Crate
KiwiCo Subscription Crate
Developmentally appropriate projects, designed specifically for your child's age & stage. High-quality materials and kid-friendly instructions and ideas for tinkering.
Mr. Boddington's Studio Set of 2 Composition Notebooks, Space/Sharks
Mr. Boddington's Studio Set of 2 Composition Notebooks, Space/Sharks
Master Boddingtons take on the classic composition notebook - a signature tool for school and play! This set of 2 notebooks features perfect binding and wide ruled pages.
Uncle Goose Animal Sound Blocks
Uncle Goose Animal Sound Blocks
Learn about 8 different animal sounds in this 16-piece puzzle block set handcrafted in the USA by Uncle Goose. Use 4 blocks to assemble an animal illustration. Flip the puzzle pieces upside down, and youll see the sound the animal makes. The hedgehog will purr; the goose will honk.
Little People, Big Dreams Learning Cards
Little People, Big Dreams Learning Cards
Little People Big Dreams Learning Cards is the perfect companion to the Little People, Big Dreams series. In the series, young readers were introduced to the lives of inspirational women from designers and artists to scientists.

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