Summer’s here and school is out (or will be very shortly), so what can we do to keep our kids’ brains developing?
The countdown continues. Christmas Day is now only 16 days away. Something my children won’t let me forget!
Have you completed all your shopping? Have you figured out the Toddlers? I find they’re easier to sort out. The trickier ones are the older ones. What gifts have you bought so far? As always there is one child that you haven’t quite figured out yet. At least that’s my situation. Here are some ideas to consider.
Gifts for 6-10 year-olds in your life
For Curious Minds
Guiness book of World Records 2022
From fantastical adventures like the first expedition to reach the South Pole to out-of-this-world talents, the NEW Guinness World Records 2022 Edition is jam-packed with 12 exciting chapters that transport you to a world through the eyes of explorers, adventurers, innovators and more. And this year, the book focuses on the environment and the record-breaking lengths people are going to make a difference. Discover our world – the good, the bad, and the ugly – and what people are doing to protect it.
Available at guinnessworldrecords.com for 14.99
This first-ever content-creation kit uses LetsGlow technology to light up your TikTok, YouTube, and Instagram videos! Prepare to show off your personality and create custom designs by using these innovative retroreflective materials.
Available at Walmart, Canadian Tire, Mastermind Toys, Toys-R-Us, and Indigo
For the Musician
VTECH Kidi•Star DJ Mixer
Is your child into making jams? Let them scratch and jam to the music on the DJ turntable. Create custom mixes playing along with the 15 included songs or connect to your own music player, via Bluetooth wireless technology or audio cable.
Available at Indigo
For Playful Kids
OMG Movie Magic Studios
Do you have someone who loves their dolls and perhaps wants to become a “YouTuber”? This is the ideal gift. OMG we SISTERS present A DOUBLE FEATURE. Starring: QUEENS OF THE SILVER SCREEN. With: FIERCE STYLE. Unbox SURPRISES and MOVIE SCENES to create UR OWN MOVIE! Unbox 12 dolls and 70+ surprises that add up to over $300 in value! OMG Movie Magic Studios makes sure you are ready to film with packaging that becomes a movie studio with 4 stages and a movie theater green screen!
This toy set would be an amazing addition to the VTech KidiZoom® Creator Cam!
Both available from ToysRUs
OMG Dolls $199.99
VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam $84.99
For the Adventurer
WildPlay Kids Season’s Pass
Unlimited Kids Adventure Course experiences for the 2022 season, at any WildPlay Park.
$129.99 – on sale now for $99.99
Ages 5-12, 114cm or taller
Unlimited Adventure Course experiences (Classic, Extreme, Kids) for the 2022 season, at any WildPlay Park in the country of purchase.
142cm or taller
$199.99 – on sale now for $149.99
Available at WildPlay.com
It wouldn’t be summer without a chance to hike through BC's most beautiful trails. The WILD Outside team hikes throughout the year, whether that’s under Douglas Firs at Lighthouse Park or climbing Mt. Seymour for a breathtaking view of Vancouver.
Easter Sunday is only days away! Have you bought the items for the Easter Baskets? The baskets were traditionally filled with a copious amount of candy, but now people are moving away from all that excess. In the past, I have included a new DVD, this year I have added a few different things to…
It can be tricky to find the right gift to be for your Mom and Dad, from your kids or from each other. Here are some ideas to help.