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Bump Club & Beyond: Gift Guide for Kids

So you're stumped about what to get your granddaughter, your nephew, heck maybe even your own kids for Christmas this year!  Katie Blozis with Bump Club and Beyond rounded up several ideas perfect for girls and boys. She stopped by the TCL studios to share her ideas, plus surprise our audience full of moms with a little Christmas cheer!

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Toddlers:

Selma Dolls-
•    Dolls represent culture, religion and special needs (Mexican-American, Muslim, Down syndrome). Each doll is sold separately with a book, "Selma's First Day of School."
•    Dolls are 12 inches tall and made of soft jersey knit fabric - perfect for young kids (ages 2 and up) or kids with younger siblings
•    Each doll comes with the same magical storybook, "Selma's First Day of School" as well as fun facts so parents can talk to their kids about differences more easily
•    Each doll's dress is special and unique to her as colors and prints reflect important aspects of each doll's background. The olive branch - a symbol of peace and friendship and part of the Selma's Dolls logo - is incorporated into each dress pattern

Driven Trucks -

Make way as your little one comes through with the Recycling Truck from DRIVEN by BATTAT to clean up trash. This recycling truck comes with two trash cans that easily snap to the attached ramp, while the broom helps them sweep up recyclables. Featuring light and music buttons on the steering wheel and roof, this mini recycling toy truck has multiple moving parts such as knobs and pulleys, a tilting cab and six rubber wheels that allow for realistic play. A great playmate, this recycling truck will also teach your kids to keep their surroundings neat and clean. 

Preschool:

Sharlingland Windmill Farm Playhouse-

Children’s Playhouse, ideal for kid’s bedrooms and other indoor spaces. “Farm” theme aimed to stimulate their imagination and creativity.
Includes a collection of accessories to encourage friendly social play:
•    1 x Grand Palace Premium Playhouse (44')
•    3 x Pigs
•    1 x Chicken
•    2 x Farmer Hats
•    2 x Denim Overalls
•    2 x Baskets
•    1 x Rooster Wind Compass
•    1 x Windmill Blades

Melissa and Doug- Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set-

Give young animal lovers everything they need to examine and treat pretend pets! This toy was recognized by toy experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute for how it helps kids develop empathy. The 24-piece collection for aspiring veterinarians three and older comes with two adorable plush pets (a dog and a cat), and accessories galore, including a stethoscope, thermometer, syringe, ear scope, tweezers, and clamp. There are bottles, tubes, and tubs of pretend treatments and ointments, bandages and a cast for boo-boos, and even a neck "cone" to keep pets from licking! Everything, including a reusable examination checklist, stores in a handy tote bag, so little vets can make house calls! 

Woodzeez-
Your little one will love setting up their Li'l Woodzeez in the Honeysuckle Hillside Cottage™. This whimsical play set comes with a variety of accessories to go inside the cottage with working lights — from a sofa and pillows to a crib and toy box, they'll love customizing the cute little cottage to house their magical woodland creatures. 

Ages 5-8

Glitter Girls Donut Cart-
•    “Donut Delivery Scooter” – Your Glitter Girls 14-inch (36.8cm) dolls can satisfy their sweet tooth on the go with this super-fun donut delivery scooter!
•    Features a pretty purple scooter with working lights and music, a compartment for storing trays of delicious donuts, a bunch of balloons to advertise your location, a helmet for extra doll safety, and of course – oodles and oodles of delicious doll-sized donuts! What could be sweeter?!

Chrono Bomb-   
Kids get up- and-moving with Chrono Bomb® Night Vision.
Kids turn off the lights for a thrilling nighttime mission!  Using the clamps and 37-foot string, kids create
a “laser” field to crawl through, wear UV light goggles to illuminate the string, and carefully make their
way through the laser field.
Chrono Bomb Night Vision can still be played during the day with the lights on, just like the original…and
as always, the game can be played over and over again, building new courses each time or trying to beat
your time and master your favorite setup!

Ages 9-14

L.O.L. Surprise! All-in-One Beauty Studio
MSRP: $39.99
Ages: 6+
•    Kids can create color-blocked lip balms, sparkling confetti nail polish & fruity perfumes with the L.O.L. Surprise! All-in-One Beauty Studio.
•    Create a tie-dye lip balms by mixing and matching the colors together, or color-block them by doing one at a time! Design 4 different lip balms to wear or share with friends!
•    Create crazy confetti nail polish filled with sparkling fine glitter and shimmering confetti, or add some cute nail decals to show love for the L.O.L. tots!
•    Top it all off with some sweetly scented perfumes that shimmer and shine with every squirt! Once everything is done, pack it all away in the convenient creativity case!

Availability: Kohl’s

STMT DIY Chain Jewelry
MSRP: $16.99
Ages: 14+
•    Create delicate jewelry pieces with an artistic flair with the STMT D.I.Y. Chain Jewelry kit!
•    Equipped with beads, chains, tassels and more, learn to create personal pieces that express any style and originality.
•    These delicate chains are great for layering and mixing materials. To get started, use the included templates to design a chevron necklace, a teardrop lariat, a charm bracelet and more!
Availability: Target, Barnes & Noble, Hobby Lobby 

Discovery Extreme Chemistry Lab
MSRP: $19.99
Ages: 12+
•    Conduct over 20 fun experiments and simple chemical reactions for a fun, hands-on, interactive learning experience with the Discovery Extreme Chemistry Lab!
•    From fizzing and foaming eruptions, to glowing worms and galactic spheres, kids will love the opportunity to experiment and make their own crazy concoctions!
•    Along with the easy-to-follow instruction booklet is a colorful fun-fact illustrated poster that offers children additional insight into the science behind their creations.

Availability: Walmart, Michaels

Gifts good for the whole family and anyone!

Lego's-  
Lego's come in sets for all ages!  We love these sets that are geared towards older kids!
•    This holiday season The LEGO Group is inviting families to help give 500,000 children the chance to play.
•    From now until December 12 families can visit a local LEGO® retail store, or build at home, a brick ornament.
•    For every LEGO® ornament built and shared, the LEGO Group will donate one LEGO set through local charity partners such as the Ronald McDonald House.
•    To find a store near you, building inspiration or to upload a picture of your ornament you can click here.

Utter Nonsense!®, The Hilarious Accent Game 

The laugh-out-loud game that combines silly accents or voices with even sillier phrases is one of the
most talked about party games.  Players combine silly, crazy or edgy accents with funny phrases to create sayings that are just plain ridiculous! Each round features one accent, and each player must read one of their Phrase Cards in said accent. The Nonsense Judge picks their favorite to win that round!