With Easter this weekend, and the endless other weekends of either birthday parties or showers we are busy little bunnies in springtime! If you are fumbling with some ideas on what to get those kiddos that might have everything, fear no more, we’ve got a lot of great spring gifts to share with you. Full reviews of all products mentioned will be in the weeks ahead.
Spring Gifts for Your Pet Friends: Let’s start with those guys, since we cannot forget them. We love the site Chewy.com because of their extensive variety and fun items for our furry friends. For Lexi and Reagan, they are currently trying out some Canidae Grain-Free Pure Heaven Biscuits that they love, along with some new tennis balls so we can have a good old fashioned fetch! Double win there, exercise for both of us and gets out all of their energy.
Spring Gifts for Babies and Tots: Our faves are the items pictured above. The best part is, instead of a traditional basket – why not make it fun and get a cute little wagon, or wheel barrow (you’ll see that below) from American Plastic Toys. They are super affordable, about the cost of a basket (if not less) and can be found at major mass retailers.
Why not celebrate spring with actual bunnies (well not actual live ones, but cuddley ones) Cloud b has the best bunnies that we absolutely adore. Glow Cuddles Bunny has a little heart light in it’s belly that lights up when hugged. It also can play a heartbeat sound, as well as vibrate. Twilight Buddy Bunny which we love for the 45-minute projected light show with actual constellations.
Also pictured is Pep Shine Force from Brobo, she has this little lighted tummy that is controlled by rubbing a sensor on her hand across the face of the light. With one swipe it’s a bright light, with another it’s dim, and or a third time you can turn it off. It has an auto-off function that activates after 5 minutes. She’s the perfect toy to play with during the day and also transition to sleep time. Seriously adorable. Truth be told, Pep helped to pep Abby’s spirits this week while she was sick.
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Spring Gifts for Tots & Bigger Kiddos – We love Easel Does It from B Toys. Not only is it perfect for my little one to grow with, but it’s a great way to let kids show their creativity. We also love that not only is it made from recycled material, is in adorable colors, but that it’s not big and bulky.
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Spring Gifts for Grade School Kiddos – These are featured in a fun American Plastic Toys Wheel Barrow (as mentioned above) which is more for the younger kids. Inside you’ll find fun robots from Zuru. There’s Magical Mermaid and Robo Turtle (which is new)! Stay tuned for fun videos of these guys in the coming weeks. They are so much fun on their own, in the bathtub, and we can’t wait for the pool this summer.
Also inside is the Buncho Balloons. Which is one of those genius products that you are like, how come I didn’t think of that! We can’t wait to have a water balloon fight, not only do these balloons fill up in a matter of seconds, but they also tie themselves!
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Spring Gifts for Big Kids & Even Bigger Kids – We love games that challenge thinking, and help our kids learn ways to adapt as that’s a part of life. Laser Maze by Think Fun is such a great and fun way to do that, you have to use lights and mirrors to make the rocket light up. Stay tuned for our review on this!
You may remember from Toy Fair I was raving about one of my most favorite toys to try, Firetek by Zing! This Firetek Bow and arrow set is incredible, as is the Firetek Rocket launcher. For starters, the bow and arrow set will launch the arrows up to 145 feet, and the Rocket Launcher will launch up to 250 feet. While these are awesome for the big kids, they are even better for the bigger kids, and by bigger kids, I mean myself!! We need to figure out how to organize a neighborhood capture the flag and you can expect some great video reviews on that, kinda like this one:
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Hopefully these help to give you some “out-of-the-box” ideas on some different twists on great gifts! We look forward to sharing all of our reviews with you.
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