Saturday, November 14, 2015

Great Gifts for Elementary School Age Kids

This is part of a series on kids toys from someone who knows: Writer and Mother Lynne M Favreau. Since she also cares for infants and toddlers in her home, because she is so good at it and has a wealth of experience, when she offered to blog during this busy month, I not only knew I would be providing you with top notch gift ideas with both practical and relevant.  There are 5 in this series, up through high school age, so subscribe, bookmark, follow so you won't miss one!

Elementary School (6-10 yrs-old)

Bigger, faster, and able to make great leaps of logic, school age children need to be kept busy physically and mentally... Lynne

Mini Drifter by Madd Gear
Getting them outside and exercising is easy with this fun Mini Drifter by Madd Gear! The steal frame and bars provide a solid construction while the 16" durable front tire and blow molded fat rear treads allow for maximum drift. $99.99 at Toys R Us.

Kid’s Snow Shoes
Super sturdy, ultra-lightweight ABS. The single ratchet fastener means easy on and off, and snow passes right through the rear deck with no chance of impeding forward progress. Choose Blue or Orange. Designed to fit young snowshoers (with gear) up to 100 lbs. Measures 16" x 7"; shoe-size setting measures 7"L to 9"L. $59.98 at Hearthsong.

Dragonfly Kite
If you think zipping, whizzing, darting dragonflies are magical, wait till you see one as large as this kite in action! Featuring all the bright colors, bold design, and flying finesse of an ace Anisoptera, it's dragonfly-tough, too Ripstop nylon; approx. 60" x 67" with 165' of polyester string. 14.99 at Hearthsong

Ravensburger Labyrinth
Labyrinth uses a clever board design to create a series of ever-changing mazes that one to four players must move through. The object of the game is for each player to collect as quickly as possible all seven treasures depicted on their individual treasure cards. 17.99 at amazon

Looking for more? See ALL the prior posts for Kids gifts by clicking HERE! Since I've been doing this for 6 years, some links may have changed. Simply give the item a quick Google and you should find it easily

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