Our top toy recommendations from A Mighty Girl's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! In our gift guide, you can view all of our gift recommendations by both category and age. These recommendations are just a small sample of the more than 2,500 girl-empowering toys featured on A Mighty Girl -- to browse the full selection, visit our Toy Collection.
Imagine your child's face when she or he sees their own story and drawings made into a full-color, professionally typeset, 7 x 9 hardbound book! Your child writes and illustrates their story using the materials supplied in the kit, which are then mailed in (in the pre-paid envelope provided) for publication. You'll soon receive a beautiful hardcover book, complete with an about the author page for your proud storyteller! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
This set of 20 solid wood building blocks features the elements of the periodic table painted in non-toxic, child-safe inks. And even though they're building blocks, don't think they're just for babies! Chemistry geeks will love these colorful blocks as much at 36 years as 36 months!
Real science tools are perfectly sized for little hands in this Learning Resources Primary Science Set. The colorful, durable set Includes a beaker, a magnifying glass, a funnel, an eyedropper, a flask, tweezers, goggles, a large 6” test tube and stand, and 2 small test tubes and stand. An activity guide includes lots of experiments that will keep your little scientist busy for hours!
GUND is ready to save the world with help from some of the DC Universe's most powerful superheroes -- like Wonder Woman! This 12" plush version of Anya the rabbit is dressed up as Wonder Woman; her accurate costume is sure to please comic book enthusiasts of all ages. As always, soft and high-quality plush ensures that this product will remain a favorite for years to come.
Science and art can go hand in hand, like they do in this set from Faber and Castell. Paint the growing dish and the toadstool accessories, then plant the seeds and beans and watch what happens as they germinate! Fun accessories, like the fairy and her house, purple gravel, and small gems make this a fun project to put together, and inquisitive little botanists will enjoy watching their fairy garden grow.
Keep little brains busy with this innovative building toy from Viahart. Brain Flakes discs snap together and apart quickly and easily, and they can be assembled in so many configurations that nothing limits the imagination of little builders! This set comes with 500 discs in a variety of bright, fun colors that are sure to prompt creativity, and includes a reusable jar for easy storage when building time is done.
Snap Circuits climb the walls with this new 3D kit! With the new Snap Modules, you can set your Snap Boards up vertically, opening up a whole new dimension of electronic exploration. This set includes over 50 parts that let kids try over 150 projects that introduce concepts around electricity and light, but it's also compatible with all other Snap Circuits sets, so the only limit is your imagination.
HearthSong's popular Connectagons have been updated with colorful patterns that are sure to inspire terrific structures! This deluxe set includes 240 of the patterned, circular Connectagons, plus 240 solid-colored Geometric Connectagons in a variety of shapes. All of the pieces fit together in a myriad of ways -- and they're also compatible with previous Connectagons sets, so you can continue building your collection!
Learn the basics of sewing as you create some colorful, funny, friendly monsters! This set comes with everything you need to create five monster crafts, including a phone case/wallet. Pre-cut and pre-perforated pieces make it simple for kids to assemble the pieces and build sewing skills. It's a monstrously fun way to start fabric crafting!
Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Kit makes learning about electricity and alternate energy fun! This kit contains over 40 parts which allows budding engineers to build over 125 projects. The kit includes an instruction manual that provides step-by-step instructions for all the cool stuff you can do. Youngsters will have endless hours of fun while learning about circuits, electricity, geothermal power and lots more!
Make your own kaleidoscope using elements found in nature! This great kit includes parts to make an 8 1/2" kaleidoscope, as well as dried flowers, polished gemstones, glass marbles, and minerals to create the patterns inside. Two nature drawings and colored pencils are included to make the outside of your kaleidoscope as beautiful as the inside.
The Memorex SingStand 2 microphone speaker system allows you to sing along with music from iPod or any MP3 device with a headphone jack. Impress your friends and family with voice control and echo effects, giving them a stellar vocal performance, then connect your own musical instruments for a truly amazing show.
Practice your vet skills with this cute clinic from B. Toys. Six latching kennels with color-coded keys house a cat and dog patient, and the five vet's tools are handy for performing checkups. The clinic also acts as a storage and carrying case for easy cleanup or for play on the go. And parents will love that it's BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free.
The littlest builders don't just stack blocks: they also toss, squeeze, and even chew them! These squishy plastic blocks are soft enough to be safe even in the hands of overenthusiastic kids, and the BPA-, lead-, and phthalate-free material means you don't have to worry if they end up in someone's mouth. Each block also features a different animal and a number from 1 to 10, all hand-sculpted. This set comes in a recycled plastic bag for easy storage.
Practice your balance with this wobbly balance board, featuring a friendly monkey paint job! Your little monkey will have lots of fun trying to balance this board. It's perfectly sized for little feet, but can accommodate larger ones, too, so kids up to age 7 can wiggle some energy out of their systems.
Spark an interest in geology with this fun science game! An 18-specimen rock collection provides the foundation for a game for up to 6 players that helps teach names, appearances, and properties of different minerals. Even the game chips are made of polished stones! It all comes in a carrying case with a handle for easy geology fun on the go.
There's so much to do on Maxim's EverEarth Garden Activity Cube! This activity box features six sides of activities to play with, including counting beads, spinning gears, a magnetic shape sorter, a peg maze, sliding pegs, and spinning shapes. And don’t forget the fun wire maze on top! The rubberwood construction and water-based paints make it a durable and eco-friendly toy, perfect for becoming a family favorite.
Anyone can learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide using the simple coding in this unique and beautiful board game! Roll the dice, then use mathematical operations to make your way towards the center of the board. Pick up prime cards to bump your opponents back to the start. The first person to get both pawns to space 101 wins! This game for 2 to 4 players is great for both the classroom and the family game room.
With littleBits, budding inventors, designers, and tinkerers can let their imaginations loose -- and with the Gizmos and Gadgets set, you can really get their creative juices flowing! Modular pieces include a light sensor, a fan, a wireless transmitter and receiver, and a servo. Because pieces snap together quickly and easily, without soldering or glue, kids can easily swap parts around when something doesn't work as planned. Use it alone or in combination with other littleBits kits.
This is the ultimate grow-with-me tricycle! Convert it from a stroller to a steering trike, learn-to-ride trike, and then a classic trike. Quiet-ride tires provide a peaceful ride, even over bumpy sidewalks. Because it's so adjustable, kids can start using it as young as 9 months of age, and use it until they're ready for a two-wheeled bike. Plus, Radio Flyer's sturdy construction means it will really last all those years.
Every household needs a globe, especially one as detailed and versatile as this light-up globe from HearthSong. With a little extra light, every feature is easy to see, including national boundaries and the geographical features that are carved in relief, depicting mountain ranges, rivers, and even undersea geography. Use it as a teaching tool, for decor, and even as a nightlight for the whole family.
Turn ordinary stones into beautiful polished gems! This high quality rock tumbler features a rubber barrel that's quieter than many other tumblers, so nothing has to interrupt your polishing. An automatic shutoff timer let you get just the right finish for beautiful results. Plus, it's sturdy enough to last for years! Get started with the 0.5 lb of mixed rough gemstones included in the set, then go rockhounding and polish your own finds.
This beautiful hand-painted castle set from Schleich comes with figurines and accessories so it's ready for play right out of the box. The walls can be assembled in a variety of ways, so your castle can be a little different every day! The flower hiding place detaches for separate play, and the little bell really chimes. Kids -- and adults -- will be thrilled with the detail in this set.
Enjoy modular fort building with this amazing 354 piece kit from Fort Magic! With 3 different sizes of curved sticks, 4 different sizes of straight sticks, 5 different connector shapes, and 100 fabric clips, they'll be able to build spectacular shelters. The 24-page full-color manual provides directions for building several sizes and shapes of forts, as well as tunnels, a castle, a playhouse, a car, a plane, a ship, a submarine, and more.
Turn chemistry into a game with this fascinating game that lets kids tinker with chemicals without setting foot in a lab! Weave together elements to create molecules and cause different reactions. The more you create, the more points you win, but be careful! Some combinations can have unexpected -- and dramatic -- results. Best of all, everything that happens in the game is something that happens in real-life science.
Kids who love Minecraft will love this kit that teaches them how to build their very own real computer! This kit includes a wooden computer case and a Raspberry Pi 3 computer, plus gadgets like buttons, switches, LED lights, motion sensors, and more. Plus, the included Minecraft Pi adventure will get kids building and programming more electronic modules. It's a great way to get kids crafting with technology in real life rather than on a screen.
A troublesome yellow Kryptomite has stolen Batgirl's ePad! With the 206 pieces in this set, you'll build the Kryptomite's escape buggy, plus a Batjet with an opening cockpit, stud shooters on the wings, and a net shooter on the nose. Then, play out the adventure with the Batgirl figure as she chases down the troublesome thief. For more products featuring this popular DC superhero, make sure to check out our Batgirl Collection.
Celebrate everything that makes you special with this empowering poster kit! Kids will layer tissue paper on the 9.75"X 14.75" poster base, then choose words that describe them from a wide selection included in the kit. From brave to silly to adventurous to kind, you can choose the empowering words that describe you. It's a wonderful way to encourage tweens and teens to see their value and power.
Get creative any time with this inspiring art desk for kids! The kid-safe tilting desk surface makes it more comfortable to draw, and since the surface is made of chalkboard material, you can draw even when you're all out of paper. Four recessed cups hold supplies close to hand, and it even comes with a paper holder - and a 75 foot roll of paper to get you started. The included seat offers even more storage, too!
Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game is a cooperative board game that teaches edible and medicinal plants. Players learn about plants by connecting the icon on the challenge or "trouble" cards with the icons on the plant cards. Wildcraft! is a beautifully illustrated, nature based, educational, cooperative game created in the tradition of the classic board games.
Even little kids can learn basic money skills with the Moonjar Moneybox! Moonjar moneyboxes are divided into three separate compartments: Spend, Save, and Share. This division is a great way to teach children about the benefits of saving money for a special purpose versus spending it immediately. It also provides an easy way to make charitable giving a part of your child's life.
To the rescue! Playmobil's rescue ambulance features lights and sirens just like a real ambulance. The two female paramedics are all set to transport their patient safely to the hospital for treatment. Your future EMT will love getting to play with this set, or adding it to their existing Playmobil collection to make a world of play!
American Educational's River Stone set provides great opportunities for creative active play. Inspired by stepping stones in a river, each side of the triangle varies in steepness and difficulty. Jump from stone to stone without touching the floor. Alter the position of the stones to create more challenging paths. Each stone has rubber studs on the base, which prevents slippage, and protects indoor floors.
Q-Ba-Maze 2.0 is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are unlimited, allowing for unpredictable action when steel balls travel the various routes. It's a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one!
Fun, creative, and inspiring, the Mozart Magic Cube from Munchkin teaches how sounds combine to create eight Mozart masterpieces. With a touch of a button, this interactive cube lets your child add or subtract from any combination of five different instruments, including harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin. Made with soft, rounded corners, it's easy and safe for baby to hold.
Rory's Story Cubes are a pocket-sized story generator, perfect for a creativity prompt or for a variety of fun games. The cubes feature images that you combine into a story -- just let your imagination run wild. Now, you can get the original cubes, plus Actions and Voyages, in one complete set. These sets can be used separately or combined for a truly epic tale!
A 3D, gravity-powered logic puzzle in a box! With Gravity Maze, you stack the translucent towers to create a path for your marble from the starting point to the target. Each challenge card increases in difficulty, forcing you to think creatively about how to get the marble where you want it. With 60 challenge cards and 9 towers, these clever puzzles will provide hours of play!
Unleash her inner artist with this case full of inspiring tools! With colored pencils, oil pastels, and watercolor cakes, this set provides plenty of different ways to get just the effect she's looking for in her next masterpiece. The set comes in a wooden carrying case that's sturdy enough to tote your supplies anywhere you need to go. Quality media are guaranteed, so you know she'll get the best possible result.
Speed into action on Rey's Speeder! This 193-piece LEGO set lets fans build this cool landspeeder with everything Rey needs for scouting the surface of a desert planet, including dual stud shooters, opening storage hatch and side-mounted bag, blaster, buzzsaw and electrobinoculars. There's also a detachable sled with space for a minifigure when she must make a quick escape down the desert dunes! For more products featuring characters from a galaxy far, far away, visit our Star Wars Characters Collection or our Princess Leia Collection.
Let kids explore the sport of archery with this youth archery set! The compound bow has an 18 pound draw and a new soft-touch grip; the handle is ambidextrous so either left- or right-handed shooters can use it. Two arrows, plus packaging that can be used as a carrying case, complete the package. She'll have her sights set on the target in no time!
This high quality action figure from Hasbro's Black Series line is sure to be a hit with young fans of Rey from The Force Awakens! This 6" scale figure has plenty of articulation and lots of fine detail, perfect for both collectors and pretend play. This set includes Rey in the outfit she wore on Jakku and comes with her staff and a scale version of the droid BB-8.
Rey and her friends are ready to travel the Star Wars galaxy in this massive LEGO vehicle! With 1,329 pieces, you'll build an impressive model of the Millennium Falcon with an opening cockpit, rotating top and bottom turrets, dual spring-loaded shooters, and more. Minifigures of Rey, Finn, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and BB-8 are included, plus a few bad guys for their daring escape.
Explore the amazing, microscopic world of nanotechnology with this science kit! Through a series of experiments, kids learn about size, scale, and order of magnitude, then learn how laser light, electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy can make tiny machines -- some only a few atoms across -- visible. With 41 different experiments to conduct, you can learn all about this giant tiny world in your own home!
As Chief Resident of the Toy Hospital, Doc McStuffins has plenty of patients to see! Check patients in at Reception, then direct them to the Check-Up Center, Veterinary Clinic, or Nursery. The Command Center and Helipad are ready when an emergency comes in! This great playset is sure to provide hours of pretend play fun.
Give your kids a fun place to play with this open-sided dollhouse that lets kids reach in from multiple sides, and even the roof! At 24" tall, it's large enough for two or more kids to play at once. This wooden dollhouse features bright, fun colors that will appeal to kids, while parents will love how easy it is to assemble. It even comes with 20 furniture pieces, four dolls, and the family dog.
Enjoy open-ended building fun with this eco-friendly set of YOXO building toys! YOXO links and tubes connect easily for lots of creative building combinations. This set includes 112 links and 8 tubes, plus a set of playful eye stickers. Plus, parents will love that YOXO toys are made in the USA from 100% recycled and recyclable materials; the factory is even wind-powered!
A wonderful way to develop an appreciation of multiculturalism while enhancing memory skills. The smiling faces of 24 children from countries all over the world are fun and sometimes challenging to match in this memory game. The back cover shows each child and identifies their home country.
Blast Off! Climb into your very own "Space Module" for interplanetary exploration. Pacific Play Tents' Space Module tent comes complete with two roll-up "hatch flaps" for secret access. Exciting graphics make this a real life play experience. This "Space Module" has a roll up entry door for easy passage. Space fans will also appreciate this fun Docking Port Play Tunnel.
Replicate all your favorite board sports, in any location and on any surface -- safely! The Spooner Freestyle Board is a virtually indestructible balance board that spins, flips, slides, wobbles and more. Improves core stability, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills. Kids from 3 to 15 will love practicing their skills with this versatile board!
Your whole family can have hours of creative fun with the amazing Spirograph Deluxe Set. Simply choose from the gears and wheels, put your paper in place, and create whirling, spiraling, mix and match patterns for a totally awesome image. Use the design guide to try out tried and true designs, or get creative and create cool and colorful graphics of your own.
Magformers are a unique and colorful way to build! They're never frustrating, because they're designed to attract no matter how you line them up, and the plastic-sealed magnets are safe even for young children. Although the shapes are seemingly simple, you can build an amazing variety of 2- and 3-dimensional shapes with ease. The 62-piece set comes with 30 squares, 20 triangles, and 12 pentagons for hours of creative building fun.
A cuddly stuffed doll in its own little pod! These 10" snuggle pod dolls from Manhattan Toy are made of super-soft plush and come with a satin-lined pod to to tuck them into -- your choice of a pea pod, a peanut, a bunny, or a bug. The embroidered features and compact size make them perfect as a first doll for toddlers and young preschoolers.
This tiny robot lets you explore big ideas! The Ozobot Bit is only 1 inch tall, but you'll be amazed at what you can do with its simple, color-based programming language. The scaleable program lets kids start out drawing a "program" path for their Ozobot, then move on to using the OzoBlockly web-based visual editor, starting with an icon-based system and moving on to loops, logic, and equation blocks. With plenty of additional free material to explore online, this robot will provide hours of science- and art-based play.
Get ready for some put-and-take play with this cheerful birdhouse from Manhattan Toy! This fun fill and spill toy features four colorful birds that all have different textures, and the easy-open roof and door on the house are perfect for tiny hands. Plus, parents will appreciate the soft, surface-washable fabrics.
Get them started building early with this 80-piece block set from Mega Bloks! These chunky blocks go together and come apart easily, so even young toddlers can play. The bright primary colors and fun shapes provide plenty of inspiration -- it won't be long before the towers are taller than they are! The included BPA- and PVC-free plastic storage bag has a handle for building fun on the go.
We can do it! Pay tribute to the inspiring Rosie the Riveter, who has been an icon of women's empowerment for over fifty years, with this great action figure. This 5 1/4" tall vinyl action figure has articulated joints and comes in an illustrated window box. She's great for pretend play or for anyone who appreciates the role Rosie the Riveter has played in women's history.
Introduce your little one to classical music with Baby Einstein's Ocean Orchestra. Two play stages grow with your baby: the Symphony mode entertains infants by playing a different instrument sound for each button, while the Composer mode for older babies and toddlers allows them to add and subtract instruments from a tune. Eight different classical melodies provide lots to love in this musical toy.
Turn the whole world into a keyboard! What's MaKey MaKey? Make + Key = MaKey MaKey. MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Use your wildest imagination and turn everyday objects into touch pads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple invention kit for beginners or experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
Bounce, bounce, bounce! This mini trampoline from Little Tikes is the perfect size for young kids, and even includes a handle to hold for balance. It's a great way to work out your whole body and build coordination, balance, and strength. Plus, it's perfect for those bad-weather days when kids are itching to burn off energy!
Fans of Frozen will love this special edition of Spot It! that teaches letter recognition and matching skills! Between any two cards there is always one -- but only one -- matching image. Be the first to spot it to win! This set of 55 cards comes in a handy tin, making it a great travel game.
Put an eco-friendly spin on the classic shape sorter toy with this version from Green Toys! The eight colorful and lightweight shapes are easy to handle, with no rough or sharp edges, and the box has a unique design that allows it to be used closed or opened flat on the floor. Parents will love that it's made of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic -- and it's even dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.
Your budding author will love creating their very own book with the supplies in this kit -- and then getting to see it as a full-color, 8 1/2 x 11, professionally typeset hardcover book! The set includes a "Quick Start" guide with tips and tricks for writing a great story from author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds. She'll even get to write an "About the Author" feature to celebrate her first published story! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
Everyone's favorite forgetful -- and lovable -- fish is now available as this cuddly 17" plush! This plush Dory is made of super soft material in vibrant colors that are true to the movie. With her cheerful smile, she'll remind any fan that all you have to do is "just keep swimming!" You can also check out this 10" talking Dory plush which says 8 phrases from the movie.
High in the trees, Alex has build a sturdy treehouse, the perfect place to rest up for her Minecraft adventures! Along with Steve and her tame ocelot, she prepares her resources and crafts new tools. But Creepers and skeletons still threaten their treehouse home; they'll have to make use of some clever trap-building to stay safe! This 706-piece set can be assembled in a variety of different ways for plenty of Minecraft fun.
Bring a little Joy to her life with this cuddly, high-quality plus from Disney-Pixar's Inside Out! This 14" plush wears a satin dress that matches the one in the movie and has velvet hair. The sculpted plush is super soft, but it's durable enough to join kids on all of their emotional adventures. It's the perfect gift for any Inside Out fan.
Hearts for Hearts Girls are dolls with a difference! Each one tells the story of a girl from a different country -- a story inspired by real children. Rahel is a 10-year-old girl from Ethiopia who dreams of becoming a doctor. At 14", this child doll has a poseable vinyl body and rooted hair. Best of all, $1 of proceeds from the sale of Hearts for Hearts dolls goes to children's causes in the doll's country. To see the rest of the dolls, visit our Hearst for Hearts Girls Collection.
This Woodburning Kit includes everything needed to begin a new hobby: a hot tool with 4 Points, basswood plaques, colored pencils, patterns, transfer paper, and complete instructions. Wood burning is a unique craft that allows the artist to draw with heat on a wood surface, creating interesting, unforgettable etchings. This kit provides an excellent introduction, and after that the only limitation is their imagination!
This fruity pie teaches early number skills and attributes (colors and fruit shapes). Place the sorting cards into the bottom of the pan to provide visual cues that support student success. The top crust becomes a bowl to conveniently hold counters, and jumbo tweezers reinforce fine motor skills. 7 fruits in 5 different colors mean kids can build something delicious, all while learning great skills!
With the Pretend and Play Camp Set by Learning Resources, she'll be ready to pretend she's a Girl Scout one day and a forest ranger the next! Set up your campsite anywhere with this 9-piece set, which includes a battery-powered lantern and stove, water bottle, working compass watch, cup, pan, shovel, first aid kit and utensil set.
The Ocean Wonders Soothe & Glow Seahorse is the perfect companion for your little one. With 8 lullabies, soft music and soothing sounds of the ocean, plus a soft glowing light, you'll create a peaceful environment perfect for bedtime!
Lambie loves to dance, and so will your little lamb when they get this adorable 7" tall plush! And, of course, when it's time to check for boo-boos, she'll have a patient at hand. Add her to your Doc McStuffins plush collection today!
Be a comic artist like you've always dreamed with this kit from Lulu Jr.! Write and illustrate your own comic on the included sheets, then send them off to Lulu Jr. and they'll print an 18-page comic book that looks just like the real thing! It even includes a professionally typeset title page. You can order additional copies online as well, so you can have your own mini comic run! (Please note: completed books can only ship within the US.)
Experiment with crystallization with this great kit from Thames and Kosmos! You'll experiment with four different crystals, each with different properties and shapes, as you conduct fifteen experiments. Grow crystals on plaster shapes, use dyes to form colored crystals, and much more. This tremendously popular kit is sure to provide hours of science fun!
Kids love the Snap Circuits modular electronics kits, and this set is the one to top them all! Over 80 pieces allow you to build an amazing 750 different projects -- and that's just the ones in the guide. Once kids have learned the principles, they can start creating their own circuits with ease, since the snap-together components require no soldering. Any budding electrician or electrical engineer will get hours of fun and experimentation out of this amazing kit.
The Doc is in! Help Doc McStuffins and friends Lambie and Stuffy look after all her toys in the Backyard Clinic! Susie Sunshine is sick and needs Doc to make her feel better. Time for check-up with the medical tools to find out what the problem is. This 39-piece set includes Doc, Lambie, and Stuffie figures. And since DUPLO blocks are safe and easy to assemble for little hands, even toddlers and preschoolers can get in on the brick building fun!
The Dragonwood is a dangerous, ever-changing place...but great rewards are to be found for those daring enough to enter! Collect adventurer cards to give you an edge when you face a foe in the Dragonwood. Choose cautiously: use up too many dice on lesser creatures and you'll be defenseless when you meet the dragon! Since each game plays out different, you can adventure through Dragonwood over and over.
Learn the basics of coding by teaching this robotic mouse to make its way through a maze and snag the cheese! Kids can build one of the mazes on the included activity cards or come up with their own maze design, then use the coding cards to set a path for their mouse to follow. You can even buy a second mouse (sold separately) and turn it into a race! It's a fun way to turn coding basics into a puzzle game.
Moana of Motonui is ready to find her own way and save her island! This 14" adventure doll has ten articulation points, so you can set her up in all sorts of dynamic poses. She wears a removable outfit based on her outfit from the film. She's the perfect choice for your young Moana fan who wants to imagine even more ocean-going adventure.
Shake, rattle, and ring the bell! This four-piece baby band set from Hohner is suitable even for the youngest musicians. The set includes a mini rainbow shaker, a baby maraca, a baby rattle, and a cage bell. They're all made of BPA- and phthalate-free plastic and come in a handy carrying case for storage or musical fun on the go.
Raspberry Pi is a clever kit that allows you to build your own computer! Assemble a credit-card sized computer, then use an included 8GB SD card loaded with the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS) to get it running right away -- then, connect to a monitor and input device and get experimenting with programming! A vibrant online community will give you lots of ideas of what you can do with your very own Raspberry Pi.
In Cauldron Quest, you work your magic together to break the wizard's spell! Players combine their efforts to find hidden ingredients to create a spell-breaking potion; if they are successful everyone wins! This game teaches strategy, evens and odds, and deduction, and like all cooperative games, fosters communication and cooperation.
Combine building fun with emotional awareness and empathy with this set of DUPLO blocks! With a variety of colorful blocks, kids can build people with faces indicating all kinds of emotions. The clear, distinct expressions make it easier for kids to identify what emotion each figure represents; then, for added pretend play fun, they can play out a story that explains why their characters feel the way they do.
Blast off into outer space with this great rocket ship with two astronauts from Green Toys! This rocket has a detachable top capsule and astronauts with molded-on spacesuits, helmets, and dual-tank backpacks. The rocket's door opens into stairs to the main compartment, and the capsule includes clever details like knobs, gauges, and Green Toys' signature 8-track! Environmentally conscious parents will also love that it's made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic and packaged in recyclable packaging.
Can you make the rabbit peek out of the box? Bunny Peek-A-Boo is a three dimensional puzzle for preschoolers. Arrange the four blocks and the bunny to match the image you see on the progressive challenge cards. And be careful! Two cards may look similar, but it all depends on how far the bunny's ears are peeking out.
Making your own quilt has never been so easy! Kids can quickly and simply knot the fringed squares together -- no cutting or sewing required. The thirty 11" squares come in 6 tranquil coordinating patterns so that kids can lay them out however they'd like. The soft, cozy fleece is sure to keep her -- or the lucky person she gives it to -- warm and snuggly all winter long.
Little fans of Eric Carle will love playing with these stacking and nesting paperboard blocks that feature artwork from all their favorite books! Each block has a unique character, number, color, letter, and shape, and since they're open at the bottom kids can either stack them into a tower or nest them inside one another -- which also makes storing them a breeze.
Get ready to laugh and learn with this interactive globe from Fisher Price! Kids will learn everything from continents to animals to different greetings from around the world. Three levels of play ensure that this toy grows along with your child, from learning cause and effect by pressing buttons to hear sounds and music, to correctly responding to questions. Over 100 songs, sounds, and tunes make this an absorbing and educational toy that's sure to delight your toddler.
There's so much to learn with this activity desk from VTech! An interactive desktop lets kids learn a wide variety of subjects; just insert one of the double-sided learning cards. Or, flip the desktop over and you have a handy easel and chalkboard. The desk comes with cards that teach numbers, letters, animals, and more, but expansions are also available, including several dedicated to getting ready for preschool and kindergarten.
Who says there are no women scientists in history? 22 notable female scientists, including Elizabeth Blackwell, Marie Curie, Mae Jemison, Rosalind Franklin, and Jane Goodall are featured on this 24" by 36" laminate poster that's perfect for home or classroom. Each scientist's picture features a short biography describing their amazing contributions to our scientific knowledge.
The traditional stacking toy gets a new spin with this toy from Fat Brain Toys! Each of the vibrant, dual-colored discs on this toy can spin down the center corkscrew pole all the way to the base, which can be set to either sit flat or wobble. Stack them and sort them and, for a grand finale, remove the base and watch all of them spin their way off! This unique toy will provide hours of stacking and spinning fun.
Kids (of any age) will love building their own praxinoscope, the successor to the zoetrope in the development of motion pictures. The finished product stands approx 5-1/4" tall with a 5" diameter platform holding one of six included pattern sheets which let her create her own animation. She'll love exploring the history of the moving picture with this great kit!
What hero is coming to the rescue today? You decide! With so many options, and so many of your own super strengths, it may be hard to make a choice. The options are yours when you have the DC Superhero Trio Batgirl, Supergirl, Wonder Woman Costume Set. No matter which she chooses, she'll save the day!
Even kids love to use power tools! With the Take Apart Airplane from Battat, kids can assemble and disassemble a colorful plane with a power drill that comes with three different bits. With practice, they'll learn how to optimize their work, practicing their fine motor skills and concentration. It's the perfect toy for any child who dreams of building a real plane someday!
If she loves great art, she'll love this coloring book! Thirty striking works by noted female artists appear in this collection, which ranges from conventional portraits, such Vanessa Bell's depiction of her sister, Virginia Woolf, to a pioneering abstract painting by Sonia Delaunay. Other landscapes, still lifes, and portraits include works by Frida Kahlo, Mary Cassatt, and Berthe Morisot. Replicate the originals or let your imagination run wild with your own color scheme!
LeapFrog is the maker of the #1 children's tablet, and their new LeapPad Epic tablet builds on all the best of their previous LeapPads! It's a high-performance Wi-Fi tablet that's tough enough for kids and provides access to only kid-suitable websites, games, and apps. Plus, the Epic has the first customizable, interactive homescreen -- kids can set up their own "town" to explore! Over 1,000 apps specifically for kids age 3 - 9 are available for the LeapPad, and they're all educator approved.
Lottie can't wait to get on the beach and start hunting for fossils! Based on the body of a 9-year-old girl and with accessories that encourage a wide range of interests, Lottie Dolls are perfect companions for adventurous kids. This 7.5" doll comes with a backpack, a trowel, a magnifying glass, a rock hammer, and even four scale-model ammonite fossils!
The TreeHaus wood blocks bring the fantasy world to learning and play time. Your child can build exciting castles with bridges, turrets, arches, and towers while learning and adventuring at the same time and enjoy hours of creative fun. The set includes 60 durable blocks of varying shapes and sizes made from solid, all-natural wood.
This 256-piece LEGO set includes enough pieces to build 22 minifigures in a variety of community roles and female characters are well-represented across a variety of professions, including a computer programmer, doctor, and firefighter. This set offers an affordable way to quickly build a sizable minifigure collection -- all while adding more gender diversity to your Lego collection!
Animals are so much fun -- especially when you can mix and match their parts to create your own imaginary creature! This Duplo set features 25 pieces that allow you to build five different animals, each with their own distinctive color scheme. Then, get creative and see what you come up with! Duplo bricks are specially sized for little hands to make them safe and easy to assemble. They're the perfect introduction to the world of building.
Fans eager for the Wonder Woman movie will love this doll featuring Wonder Woman as she appeared in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice! This fully articulated 12" doll is based on Gal Godot's appearance and body shape, and comes in her iconic armor with her Lasso of Truth, sword, and shield. Perfect for collectors or anyone who wants to have super powered adventures, this doll is sure to inspire.
Female engineer character Goldie Blox is ready to build an amazing, gadget-filled house -- with your help! Using real-life principles from modular architecture, kids can build a house in a variety of different configurations, then add cool features like a zipline, a trap door, secret compartments, and more. Then, use the included Goldie Blox and Ruby Rails figures to play out all sorts of adventures...then tear down and start the fun all over again!