Whiplash Scooter – The Whiplash Scooter is part scooter, part wave board, and can either self-propel or ride like a traditional scooter. It’s a little bit like a more agile skateboard with a handlebar. And totally cool anyway you ride it.
Wall Candy – Re-do a room in minutes with Wall Candy, reusable wall decals that can add just the right touch to a room. Even better, you just peel, stick, and decorate – which is great when the mood suddenly strikes your eight-year-old to go from flowers to pirates.
Baking Kids Love – Chef Cindy Mushet and her daughter Bella give kids (and parents) some great cooking lessons in this spiral-bound cookbook, great for bringing kids and parents together in the kitchen. You’ll bake some kid-favorites like breads and desserts.
Eebee’s Adventures: Mix & Mash – For younger culinary kids, there’s Mix & Mash, which features baby-friendly recipes little ones can help prepare. This is the first book that makes snack time another opportunity for you to teach and interact with your child. Lots of squishing, mushing, and stirring written in playful rhymes.
myWallaby Doll Carrier – The myWallaby Doll Carrier converts in seconds, into a carrier from a purse. The pouch in the front allows for the little girl to carry her belongings and doll at the same time! The myWallaby Agile Doll Carrier fits a variety of dolls, ranging in size from 12-18″ including American Girl Dolls and stuffed animals.
Iceing on Top – When it comes to children, there is just no limit. But if you had one wish, it would be to find the perfect gift that lasts a lifetime. Iceing on Top makes fine jewelry just for children to cherish through the years. Made with ethically mined minerals and eco-friendly golds, these are fine pieces a child will treasure.
CustomMade for Kids – Customize a book for a child in your life with CustomMade for Kids. The book uses their name, birthday, pet’s name, favorite places and more for a fun story and special keepsake.
Money Savvy Pig – The Money Savvy Pig is a new kind of piggy bank – one that teaches more than saving and spending. With compartments for Save, Spend, Donate, and Invest, you can introduce more long-term fiscal concepts to your child. It even includes a guidebook to help you talk to your kids about their money choices.
CloudB: Gentle Giraffe – Cloud B is a children’s toy company specializing in helping children sleep better. Gentle Giraffe is a cute stuffed animal soother that plays music and calming sounds to help kids drift off to sleep. It even features a sleep timer to prevent those wasted batteries.
Name Your Tune – Another personalized gift for a child, but Name Your Tune features songs personalized with your child’s name. This is a great way to foster self-awareness and establish positive self-esteem at a young age.
Napster Gift Cards – You can’t go wrong with the gift of music – any music the recipient wants it to be, that is. Napster gift cards allow the recipient to download the music of their choice.
Little Piggy House – Have you ever bought your child an expensive toy, only to find they spend most of their time playing in the box it came in? The Little Piggy House is an eco-friendly cardboard house that lets you cut to the chase…but with a lot more style. This is something you’ll want to keep around and not be itching to throw out as soon as the kids get their attention on something else.
Cherished Voices – For the child in your life who may live far away, or perhaps for long business trips away from home, you can record your own voice reading a bedtime story. A very cute gift idea and definitely a one of a kind gift that will be cherished through the years.
Rabbi’s Daughter’s Clothing – Rabbi’s Daughters clothing and accessory line is infused with a sense of expressiveness and humor. They make for snappy Hanukkah gifts. Some of their kitschy offerings: YOU HAD ME AT PEEK-A-BOO infant tee, TUSH sweatpants (infant and toddler) and OY VEY womans tee.
Journal Buddies – Improving self esteem, encouraging creativity and building healthy relationships are core elements of the award-winning Journal Buddies books for kids. An interactive and creative journal for pre-teens would be a great gift for young boys and girls.
Tooks Hats – Never be at a loss for your earbuds – Tooks builds them right into a beanie. This is the perfect companion to your Ipod, cell phone, or other favorite MP3 player and can be used for just about any activity where you listen to music. Perfect for that winter sports, music loving teen that is always found glued to their MP3 player.
Kajeet cell phone – Kajeet is a pay-as-you-go cell phone service for kids created from a kid’s point of view. Kajeet offers services that do not have long term contracts or activation fees and free parental controls. t lets parents manage the child’s cell and texting usage but still allows them to let go a little because of its GPS locator capability.
Scholastic Treasury of 100 Storybook Classics (Scholastic Video Collection – DVD adaptations of 100 beloved children’s stories targeted at pre-schoolers aged 2-5. There are Caldecott Medal winners here, books that you read when you were a kid, including Curious George and Where the Wild Things Are. These videos are faithful adaptations and are pretty much books on DVD and in many cases the original illustrations are used.
Bella Sara Trading Cards – Bella Sara is much more than just a toy, Bella Sara inspires pro-social dialogue & inspirational thought with positive messages. This year, Bella Sara Adventures has received a NAPPA Honors Award for its enchanting online world of North of North – a place where kids can be a part of the magic while discovering new realms and befriending new characters and horses.
Count Your Blessings Game – “The Game with an Attitude of Gratitude” – a family game from the makers of Chicken Soup for the Soul. The game uses clever copy and engaging logic to get players to go from “tired to inspired, frazzled to dazzled and stressed to blessed” by navigating challenging (and often funny) real life scenarios about health, home life, work, school, and finances. Players can head to the Thank Tank and hear why losing their phone could be a reason to “cell-abrate,” or try on the Bright Side Glasses and “see” a ripped pair of pants in a “hole” new light! A great holiday gift to inspire the whole family to count their blessings. Bring everyone together and remind yourself of all you have to be thankful for.
PixOs – PixOs is a next-generation, multi-surface Lite-Brite. Use the applicator and water to adhere PixOs to almost any surface – use mixed colors to dot out pictures of your own or use the PixOs templates.
Brainy Baby DVDs - Created by a team of early childhood educators and using a time tested and proven method of introducing and reinforcing preschool concepts, Brainy Baby DVDs have won more than 60 awards and offer a highly effective supplemental tutorial for parents who have children entering kindergarten. The DVDs depict fun, live action scenes of real kids and objects from everyday life exposing children to basic preschool concepts like the alphabet, numbers, shapes and colors. The DVDs offer lessons in everything from right brain and left brain exercises to ABCs to foreign languages.
HEXBUGS – HEXBUGS are small robotic creatures with endless potential for fun and mischief. These creepy crawlies can react to touch, light, sound, and even skitter around like a real bug. HEXBUGS are designed to engage and inspire kids at a young age by giving them a positive experience with robotics, ideally furthering their educational interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. We’ve been told first hand that they’re fun for all ages, from 6 to 86 (and yes, they feel like a real bug when on your person).
Dandelion Earth-Friendly Goods – Cute and earth-friendly (down to the packaging), Dandelion baby toys make great gifts you can feel great about giving. Parents can be reassured that the developmental toys, ReUsables (plates, bowls, utensils), diaper bags, rattles and teethers will not be detrimental their children or to the planet. Inspire exploration, cultivate imagination, and promote playful recreation with Dandelion’s Organic Developmental toys. Their shape-sorter is a particular favorite here at ConstantChatter.
Alphabetplates – Paul loves hotdogs, Mia loves soccer, and Eli likes to clean his plate and see his cartoon self smiling back at him! Alphabet Plates are personalized by you with cute sayings and can feature your child’s favorite food, sport, or even their own cartoon likeness. And they’re BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher safe.