10+ Terrific Toys Gifts For Kids in 2017 | #THBGG #ad

I partnered with The Hopping Bloggers for this sponsored Holiday Gifts For Kids Guide.

Shopping gift guides for kids has made shopping this Christmas a lot easier. As a single mom of four kids who range from 13 to 4. I like to go by the 4 gift rule, something to read, something to wear, a toy or gadget & arts and crafts of some sort. I decided to share all types of the top gifts for kids of all ages.

10+ Terrific Toys Gifts For Kids in 2017 | #THBGG #ad

10+ Terrific Toys Gifts For Kids in 2017 | #THBGG #ad

Epic! Book Subscription

Epic! provides an unlimited selection of eBooks that can be instantly discovered, read and shared with friends. Personalized for each individual reader, Epic! is the only place to access thousands of high quality, curated children’s books without the need to purchase or download them one by one. Beautifully designed for mobile and featuring fun, game-like elements, Epic! provides kids with a personal library they can take anywhere. In a world of unlimited screen time, Epic! is a smart alternative to games and videos. Epic! is available on all iOS and Android devices.

Get it on: GetEpic.com



10+ Terrific Toys Gifts For Kids in 2017 | #THBGG #adGreen Kid Crafts Box

At Green Kid Crafts, our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) subscriptions create those opportunities, and certainly spark the imagination! Our products deliver discovery, learning and fun to children ages 2-10+, and we’ve also built a wonderful community of parents, grandparents and educators that share our vision. All together, we have built a business that we are incredibly proud of.

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Get it on: GreenKidsCraft.com


Teach My Kits

What better way to end the year, than some learning fun that will bring lots of cheer? Teach My are makers of award winning learning tools that help your child get a head start! Their products teach babies, toddlers and preschoolers the basic skills, things like; the alphabet, colors, shapes, numbers, reading and even math! Their aim is to encourage early learning, parent child interaction, self-esteem and help children to develop fine motor skills and excellent hand eye coordination. Bond. Teach. Play… 20 minutes a day!

Start shopping now: TeachMy.com


VTech Sit, Stand and Ride Baby Walker

Learn, walk and ride with the interactive Sit, Stand and Ride Baby Walker by VTech. This 3-in-1 toy keeps your little one engaged at every stage by transforming from an activity panel to a walker or ride on. Hop in the driver’s seat and explore the activity panel that includes a steering wheel, gear shifter and light-up buttons that teach letters, sounds and phrases. When transformed into the walker or ride on, the motion sensor activates fun music and sounds to encourage imaginative play. Requires 2 AA batteries. Intended for ages 9 months to 3 years.

Get it on: Amazon.com


Hatchimals Surprise

Hatchimals Surprise are finally here and they have an unEGG-spected treat in store for you! These lovable twins are hidden inside a magical speckled egg. Use your love and care to help them hatch! Once your first Hatchimal has pushed its way out of the egg, lift your second Hatchimal out and let the fun begin! Your twins will talk, dance, sing, tell jokes, play games and more! These Hatchimals love to interact with each other! They’ll say “I love you” and, like any siblings, they’ll even bicker! Inside each Hatchimals Surprise you’ll find magical, adorable creatures! Who will you hatch?

Get it on: Amazon.com


Soggy Doggy Board Game

Soggy Doggy is the showering, shaking, doggy bathing game for kids and the whole family. Players roll the die and move their playing pieces around the game board, taking turns washing Soggy Doggy. But watch out! You never know when he will shake to dry off… and you’ll get a little wet! First one around the board and back to the doggy basket wins.Board game for kids aged 4+. 2-4 players. Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included).

Get it on: Amazon.com




Only the coolest robot ever invented. Say Hello to cozmo, a gifted little guy who’s got a mind of his own and a few tricks up his sleeve. He’s the sweet spot where supercomputer meets loyal sidekick. He’s curiously smart, a little mischievous, and unlike anything ever created. You see, cozmo is a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, with a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves the more you hang out. He’ll nudge you to play and keep you constantly surprised. More than a companion, cozmo’s a collaborator. He’s your accomplice in a crazy amount of fun. Some robots just have it all.

Get it on: Amazon.com

Power Wheels Cars 3 Lightening McQueen

Ka-chow! With this Power Wheels race car featuring Lightning McQueen, kids can bring the high-octane fun and excitement of the Disney/Pixar hit film Cars 3 to life! This sweet ride can drive over pavement or grass and features cool race car sounds and real phrases from the film! Your little driver will love creating all new adventures behind the wheel of this rad ride-on.

Get it on: Amazon.com



Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Pack

The Phoenix LTX Tagger is a Nerf Lazer Tag laser tagger that was released in 2008. It requires six “AA” batteries to operate. It is currently only availablle in a two-player set from Amazon.com. Original Tiger Electronics packages came with a Shot Blast accessory, a removable green laser sight, and a special video game attachment for use with the “Solo” game mode, while later sets only included the tagger itself.

Get it on: Amazon.com




Tsum Tsum Disney Advent Calendar

Enjoy counting down the 24 days until Christmas with the Disney Tsum Tsum Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar. Open a new window each day to reveal a surprise Tsum Tsum figure or accessory and create a fun winter ski slopes themed scene. Collect, stack and display your favorite holiday themed Disney Tsum Tsum characters!

Get it on: Amazon.com




Melissa & Doug Solid Wood Project Workbench Play Building Set

Wood Project Workbench Play Building Set

This solid pine bench is sturdy enough for kids to use as a real workstation for hobbies and crafts and even comes with instructions for projects that you and your child can build together, such as a robot and vehicles. Practical, fun, and easy to assemble, the Wooden Project Workbench will provide years of utilitarian entertainment for your little carpenter. The workbench looks like a miniature version of the one you might already have in your garage or basement workshop.


Get it on: Amazon.com



Gymboree makes clothes for every kid and every moment of childhood. For crawling babies, preschool graduates and 2nd grade field trippers. For the best days and the not-so-great ones. Our clothes let kids be kids in comfy styles that are easy to wear. We’re big on little details.

Get it at: Gymboree.com


Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

Up to $129 in savings on Fire 7 tablet, 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a Kid-Proof Case, plus a 2-year worry-free guarantee. Not a toy, a full-featured Fire 7 tablet with a 7″ IPS display, 16 GB internal storage, and up to 8 hours of mixed-use battery life. Add a microSD card for up to 256 GB of expandable storage. 2-year worry-free guarantee: if they break it, return it and we’ll replace it for free. No questions asked. One year of FreeTime Unlimited gives your kids access to 15,000 popular apps and games, videos, books, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more

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Crayola Chalk – 64 count

Featuring 64 different bold, bright colors, the Crayola Washable Chalk Collection offers the largest collection of Crayola Chalk available in one big box. Crayola Washable Chalk lets kids turn sidewalks into works of art, with a wide variety of colors for vibrant outdoor designs. This collection includes 56 regular colors and eight special-effects chalk sticks for added flair.

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4M Crystal Growing Experiment

The 4M Crystal Growing Experiment teaches kids and adults about the beauty and complexity of crystal growth with stunning results. Simply follow the directions to conduct seven different crystal growing experiments. Watch as each sparkling crystal forms and grows inside its own unique display dome. Once grown, these crystals will last indefinitely for family and friends to enjoy.

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4M Recycled Paper Beads Kit

The 4M Recycled Paper Beads Kit transforms paper strips into colorful, recycled works of art. The Recycled Paper Beads Kit teaches the value of recycling in a hands-on way. Simply insert strips of paper into the tool and turn the handle to create decorative paper beads. Simply insert strips of paper into the tool and turn the handle to create decorative paper beads. The paper bead tool fits most plastic bottle designs. Detailed instructions for use and care are included. Recommended for ages 5 years and up.

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What’s your favorite gifts for kids from the list above? did we miss something?

About Natalie

Natalie is a North Carolina single mom who enjoys the simple things in life such as live music, great food, travel. When she’s not blogging, you can probably find her making graphics, binging netflix or spending time with friends.


  1. Katie Bellamy says:

    These are all great gift ideas! Half of them are already on our Christmas list!

  2. Lisa Garland says:

    I really like the Soggy Doggy game, that’s a new one to me! I think my granddaughter needs the Fire 7, she always wants to play on my iPad.

  3. Great gift ideas! I love the growing crystals for my nephew. He’d really like it.

  4. Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk looks like fun for budding artists.

  5. The Soggy Doggy game is the cutest and I know my children would enjoy playing with it. Thank you for the Christmas suggestions.

  6. Dorothy Boucher says:

    WOW!! Such a huge selection of goodies here to read about and I love that you took time to talk about each item. Definitely going to be a hard choice when it comes to picking out the best for my grandchildren.

  7. Love the teach my kit! 🙂

  8. Kathy Eyre says:

    Forget the kids, can I get the recycled paper beads for me?

  9. denise low says:

    Thank you for the wonderful tips. I have several grandkids so I needed these tips.

  10. Pat Schwab says:

    This has some great ideas for kids of all ages. Mine are all in college now.

  11. Linda Madden says:

    These are all great gift ideas!! Thanks! ☺☺

  12. Julie Wood says:

    I love the Soggy Dog Board game and have never heard of this game, but I know that my kids would love to play this game. It makes a great holiday gift and the Crystal growing experiment I need to get for a gift for my daughter!

  13. My favorite is the Wood Project Workbench Play Building Set.

  14. Darcy L Koch says:

    My oldest grandson has been asking for laser tag guns. I think they are more of a summer toy.

  15. These are great ideas! I’m always looking for ideas for my kids!

  16. So far I’m hearing lots of talk for hatchimals and fingerlings. You’ve got some great suggestions.

  17. My youngest grandson would love the workbench

  18. The Teach My Kits seem like such a good idea! Fun and educational!

  19. Melissa Storms says:

    The Green Kids Craft box looks like so much fun.

  20. tat2gurlzrock says:

    These are awesome suggestions!

  21. Mary Gardner says:

    You have a huge selection of really great gift ideas. I think my kids would enjoy the Crystal Growing Kit!

  22. Thanks for the great gift ideas! I ordered my 3 year old a kindle fire for christmas.

  23. I always loved growing crystals. So that would make a good gift.
    slehan at juno dot com

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