Holiday Gift Guide

Melissa & Doug’s Geometric Stacker

Match and sort these 21 colourful wooden pieces, and skill-building is just part of the fun. Rings, octagons and rectangles can be slotted onto the three rods, stacked on top of each other or lined up to compare shapes, sizes and colours. This first-concepts set is a manipulatives all-star!

Hape Pound & Tap Bench

Pounding sends the balls tinkling over the xylophone. Pull out the keyboard and the xylophone can be played solo. Promotes dexterity, hand-eye coordination and manipulation. It also introduces logic, matching, spatial relationships, critical thinking and an understanding of cause-and-effect. For ages 12 months +.

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Folkmanis Animal Puppets

Imagination is the key to a healthy childhood, encouraging play and discovery to develop the skills necessary in life. Folkmanis has been making the most innovative and engaging specialty puppets in the world since 1976, delighting imaginations and winning nearly every industry, child development,and kid-tested award—many repeatedly.


These original 3-D clear magnetic tiles inspire creative, open-ended play and are an educational toy for children of all ages. Engage young minds by fusing together math, science and creativity and spark hours of imaginative free play. Anything kids can dream, they can create!

Loog Mini Guitar

More sophisticated, but still kid-worthy, a Loog mini guitar will help develop a lifelong love of—and maybe talent for—music! The ideal first guitar, the real-wood Loog mini has perfect intonation and three-string award-winning design. Includes flashcards with chord diagrams and full access to the Loog guitar app.

Nat Geo’s Break-Open Geodes

Explore the crystal caves inside these naturally forming volcanic rocks. Crack them open and discover the beautiful minerals inside. Nat Geo selects only the best geodes collected from multiple mines around the world so you’re guaranteed to find fascinating crystals. Inspire an appreciation and love of nature with this extraordinary science kit.

Slothside Rock Climbing Holds

This set includes high-quality polyester resin bolt on rock climbing holds with a variety of shapes like jugs, crimps, pockets, pinch and slopers for a better climbing experience. Designed for easy gripping, these holds have a texture like real rock and are durable and weather resistant.

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