I've been wanting to make this list for some time. I'm sure I'll return to it when I need a birthday gift idea or next year for Christmas.
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Gifts for Kids, for 5, 6, 7, and 8-Year-Olds
NERF - Our whole family (ages 3-38) will get a NERF guns or bows this year.
Gears, Gears, Gears Motorized- The remote control will make this a big hit. (See photo above.)
Boogie Board - I'd like one, but I know the kids would borrow it all thetime.
Lottie dolls- Big Sister enjoys hers (and the accessories). Little Sister is getting her first one.
CD player- Both of our big kids have their own CD player.
Stomp Rockets- I think the whole family will enjoy this one!
Design and Drill Activity Center- Designs with power tools. Cool!
Office supplies- Great for your creative child.
Razor scooter- Makes the big kids feel grown-up.
Elephant and Piggie books- Great for ages 2-8 for giggles.
Joke books- Needed if their own jokes aren't exactly funny.
American Girl mini dolls- Perfect for the Am. Girl fan on a budget. Big Sister will get her second.
Weaving loom- For the creative child. The Harrisville loom was highly recommended.
Origami kit- For those who like to create and have good fine motor skills.
LEGOs- For boys and girls alike. LEGO City and Friends are a great way to begin.
Pop-Up Star Wars Book- May be best for older children.
Quirkle- Fun family game. No reading.
Sequence for Kids- More fun without reading.
Uno (or Uno Attack)- The kids giggle over Uno Attack!
Boggle (or Boggle, Jr.)- For readers and spellers.
Hungry Hungry Hippo- Good for families with younger and older kids.
Introducing Chapter Books
CLASSIC Chapter BooksBooks for Advanced Readers
Books for Middle Grade BOYS (or Girls)
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