So… we’ve inspired you to shop for the chefs in your life and for the guys and gals in your life. This week we want to give you some gift ideas for the kids in your life. Of course, you always have the practical gifts of clothes and shoes. Or you have the extravagant gifts like video games. This list is going to give you some ideas to spark their creativity and imagination and get them away from the tv screen!
Make meal time a fun time with this construction plate and utensil set (sold seperately) The utensils are bulldozers, forklifts, and front loaders and can be used to push the food around the specially designed plate. This set sells for around $30 and will make cleaning their plate a little more exciting!!
For the older kids!! This book, Stick It, is full of 99 fun projects to complete with duct tape. The projects are in a variety of difficulty levels and range from wallets and purses to jewelry and paper goods. The book sells for around $10 and will provide hours of entertainment and creative thinking!
These chalk placemats are sold in a set of 4 with chalk and an eraser for around $30. They are perfect for drawing and playing before dinner or to leave notes for other members of the family. I have also seen travel chalk placemats. They are the same thing but can be rolled and taken with to a restaurant or any family outing. You can buy the travel versions on Etsy (a website with handmade goods) or make your own by following the directions on this blog.
This one is my personal favorite! These temporary tattoos will transform your little one’s hands into animals or monsters. They are safe and simple to apply and will put a new spin on hand puppets! The animals and the monsters are sold in separate sets and sold at about $12 for two sets of eight.
I found all of these gifts at uncommongoods.com. It is a great website for unique and unusual gifts that I found very entertaining. They have something for the whole family and even have a section of handmade and recycled items.