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Around this time of the year is when we are all – broke.
Those little sticky fingers children.
I’m just joking, but with the holidays rolling around things does get pretty expensive. What do I do around this time of the year – research the web like a nutso! Although, there are times when I just don’t know what to purchase! Then, I turned back towards the basic – ten toys I always progressed towards when I just don’t know what to do.
1. Pokemon TCG Lycanroc-GX Box Card Game:
Take a blast to the past-ish with some Pokemon cards! Ah, I remember the good ole days when I was playing with Pokemon cards – collecting, trading, battling, and crying when my siblings purposely torn a card. Memories.
2. Panda Piggy Bank Toy:
Honestly, I still got mine that filled with quarters. It’s cute and an amazing method for kids to save their money!
3. DIY Slime Kit:
You can never go wrong wi- wait…actually you can…but…well…you’re the gift giver so you don’t have to be there for disaster. Unless you’re the parent. Wow, this explanation is going down the wrong path.
4. Crayola Color Wonder Mess Free Paintbrush Pens & Paper:
I’ve always enjoyed painting with my kids – well not my kids, but I see them as my children. Yes, the use the paint like crazy with their intense digging of brush inside paint, but while it last, the kids will love them.
5. Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster:
Now, this is where the fun starts and the tears began. I’m serious, I got shot in the eye with a Nerf gun before. Yes, it hurt at the time and I wanted to strangle whoever it was that shot me, but the memories are priceless.
Stamps…Stamps…Stamps! Which kid doesn’t enjoy stamping on their siblings…the walls…grandparents…Get them!
7. Sesame Street Feed Me Cookie Monster Plush
To be honest, these are a bit creepy for me particurly in the middle of the night when the kids forget to turn it off. But, they love it!
You can’t go wrong with Jenga, unless….no, you can’t go wrong with Jenga.
I work with kids, and these are a hit and miss. I would purchase a trail run for your kids to see if they enjoy using these – although, I know I sure enjoy them!
I will be direct about this – be cautious with legos around children particurly babies! If you have a newborn in your house – I advise against buying these fun little creative blocks for your older kids! Other then that, allow your child to explore and teach them how to build a variety of things! If you can’t teach them, there is always the internet or the free instruction booklet!
There you go! Ten gifts you can purchase for any occasion – holidays or birthdays that are under $20! These are the basics I stick with then I don’t know what else to purchase.