The under $50 toddler Holiday Gift Guide!

Toddlers are known for their excitement, activiteness and their short attention spans.  We love buying toys that inspire the imagination and encourage open ended play.

Here are some of our favorite gifts for the holiday season under $50:

Green Toys Ambulance & Doctor’s Kit:  We love Green Toys for their commitment to environment safe play.  Retailing at $35 this kit comes with everything needed to play Doctor, nurse, EMT – or all of the above! made in the USA from super-safe, 100% recycled plastic, this 10-piece set encourages motor skill development, imaginative play, and pro-social behavior, while also helping to ease anxiety about Doctor visits by making the components of a check-up familiar and fun. The ambulance has the features, size, and durability of a classic Green Toys truck, as well as lights that flip-up into a handle to create a unique carrying case. All the pieces included in the set – a stethoscope, reflex hammer, syringe, forceps, thermometer, and otoscope, as well as a doctor’s notepad and two sheets of assorted stickers – can be stored in the back of the ambulance for quick, transport to the next emergency.

Geomag Magicube Mix & Match–  Retailing around $25 these magnetic blocks are so fun and inspire creativity and imagination. Flip, turn, and connect the cubes to create an astronaut, a monkey, a bicyclist, a tiger, and more – OR – Why not try inventing your own characters? Young imaginations are sure to run wild with this clever mix-and-match adventure! All the Magicube sets connect to create fun, imaginative play!

Mickey Mouse Hot Dog Dance Break Mickey Plush At less than $40, this Mickey will entertain and delight any Mickey loving tot! Kids will love singing and dancing with Disney Junior’s hot dog dance break Mickey. Sing along with Mickey to a new version of the “hot Dog song” and do Mickey’s fun and wacky dance together. Mickey’s ears even light up to the beat! This interactive Mickey plays red light, green Light game and color detective! In the red light, green Light game, Mickey plays music and dances. When the red light flashes, The music stops, and kids freeze in place for silly fun. In the color detective game, kids listen to Mickey’s clues to see if they can guess the color he is thinking of. Mickey comes dressed in a new trendy look, featuring a colorful graphics. Kids will love playing games with Mickey and learning his fun dance moves.

Aquabeads Beginners Studio  Retailing at around $20, Aquabeads beginners studio will offer hours of tactile play for older toddlers. Aquabeads are the original water-activated bead craft product. Made from the highest quality materials, Aquabeads are fun and safe for the entire family. The Beginner’s Studio has everything you need to create more than a dozen bead art creations – the possibilities are endless! Includes over 840 jewel and classic beads in 16 colors, case with bead palette and layout table, bead pen, bead peeler, sprayer, 2 double-sided template sheets and instructions. Creating Aquabeads is easy – it’s as simple as make, spray and they stay!

Miffy Book and Plush  Introduce your toddler to world wide sensation Miffy!  Miffy;s adventures take him all over and your toddler will love following along and playing with Miffy!