With the holidays just around the corner, there are not many days left to find the perfect gift. Each parent wants to find that gift that will make their child squeal with delight and joy. We are inundated with advertisements for flashing, singing, or electronic toys. But what if you are looking for something else? What about toys that foster creativity, thinking, and imagination? What about toys that help your child be more active and explore the world around them? I’ve compiled a list of 17 fantastic toys that require no batteries and have no screens. They are great for fostering imagination and creative play. They have been tried and tested. Our children loved them, and I bet yours will too.
The Kinderfeets Tiny Tot and Balance Bike are the perfect way to prepare your children for riding a big-kid bike and encourage your young children to play outside and explore.
The GuideCraft doll buggy is the perfect gift for the child that loves dolls. Now they can easily take their “babies” on a walk, just like mommy and daddy.
If your child loves to build and design the SmartMax Home Sweet Home building set would be a great gift. It utilizes magnets to hold the pieces together, and children love to play and experiment with magnets.
There are a variety of Crayola products for all ages groups. Whether your little artist is just learning to color and draw or is creating intricate masterpieces. Crayola has just the products they need to bring their artwork to life.
Your child will be the envy of the neighborhood water fights with the Nerf Super Soaker Tri Strike Crossbow.
The Doodle Bear is a fun, unique way to encourage your children to design, draw, and use their imagination.
Madame Alexander’s Legends of Oz dolls would be a beautiful and fantastic holiday gift, especially if your child loved the new Legends of Oz movie.
Hape Dynamo Dominoes are so much fun! With 7 special tricks and over 100 dominoes, your child can create hundreds of different patterns and games.
BabyLit board books are beautifully illustrated, clever books that will delight your toddlers and young children.
Surprise Ride is a subscription box created especially for curious children ages 6-11. Bring the world to your doorstep, with each Surprise Ride box.
With so many accessories and cute features, the KidKraft Dollhouse would make an amazing holiday gift. Your child can use their imagination and play with their dolls for hours.
Pound Puppies are a favorite, classic toy that is your child will love to adopt and play with.
The Hape Loop de Loop marble run is an amazing toy. My family played with it for hours! It is so much fun and made of responsibly sourced materials. It is the perfect holiday toy to foster creativity, design, building and imagination.
The Boodle Box is a great holiday gift for your budding fashionista. It is full of beauty products and accessories that girls ages 6-11 will love.
Your little web-slinger will be so excited to get the Spider-Man Adventures Web Wing Car. The Web Wing Car easily converts to a hovercraft, shoots web rockets, and has a removable Spider-Man figure.
With four different styled dolls and webisodes, the Beatrix Girls are much cooler than typical dolls. Each doll is part of a band and even has a back story. Your daughter will have a great time imagining concerts and adventures for each of the dolls.
If your toddler loves music, they will love the Mirari Pop! Pop! Piano. With 7 keys, 6 pipes, and popping shapes, this is a great toy for your little Mozart.
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