1. Make A Face Mix & Match Block Puzzle

The possibilities are endless with this Make a Face block puzzle. Kids will giggle as they use the blocks to create silly faces, and delight when they “solve” the puzzles. These cardboard puzzles are available through Crocodile Creek for $15.99, and can also be purchased at specialty stores. 

2. FurReal Friends Torch, My Blazin’ Dragon

Nurturing kids won’t be able to wait to dote on this adorable baby dragon. In turn, feisty Torch will surprise his caretakers with snorts, giggles and flame-colored mist! This interactive Hasbro toy can be bought at big box stores and toy stores, and retails for between $59 and $79.99.

3. Cecily G And The 9 Monkeys T-shirt

This t-shirt celebrates the cover art from the first book in which Curious George appeared. The charming kelly green hue adds to the shirt’s vintage appeal. Booklovers will appreciate that for each purchase of a Cecily G and the 9 Monkeys shirt, a book will be donated to a community in need. The shirt can be purchased online through Out of Print for $16, and is also available through numerous booksellers. 


4. Hape – Early Explorer – Animals Wooden Memory Game

Inquisitive kids will adore this version of the classic matching game. Decorated with vividly colored animals and safely crafted from eco-friendly, non-toxic materials, this game helps kids develop memory and logic skills. The set comes in a storage bag for easy cleanup. This game can be purchased at Amazon for $13.49, and is also sold at big box stores and toy stores. 

5. Thomas & Friends Turbo Flip Thomas

Playful preschoolers can pretend to cook up a storm in this stunning kitchen set. Complete with a refrigerator, stove, oven and sink brimming with knobs to turn and doors to open and close, this kitchen will keep kids busy for hours. Available in white, pale pink or gray, this set retails for $499 at Pottery Barn and can be purchased online or in stores.  

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