A Mighty Girl's top picks of deals on girl-empowering toys!
The holiday season is in full swing — which means you may be on the lookout for great deals on gifts for the Mighty Girls in your life! To help you take advantage of today's Cyber Monday sales, we're featuring a selection of our favorite toys, games, and other gifts for all ages. These toys are on sale today for up to 70% and they're all high quality toys and kits that we can recommend with confidence. We know that parents, grandparents, and other gift givers will love being able to support the diverse interests of their Mighty Girls with these empowering toys!
Cyber Monday Toy Deals
She'll love these inviting blocks from Small World Toys! Sixteen soft building blocks feature lots of peek-a-boo windows and doors to build with. Eight colored blocks, eight black and white. All of the blocks have textures for little fingers and mouths to explore. Some blocks rattle and others make a crinkle sound as they are squeezed. Light to the touch and full of discovery, these will prompt hours of play!
You can get three unique — and eco-friendly — gifts for the littlest Mighty Girls with this set from Green Toys! My First Keys are colorful and easy to grasp, with interesting textures to explore (or teethe on.) The Stacking Cups are fun to stack and nest, on land or in the bath! And the Elephant on Wheels is the perfect, easy-to-control first push toy. Best of all, all three are made from 100% recycled plastic, so you can feel good about adding them to your toybox.
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.
Dance, move, and learn with the Linkimals Smooth Moves Sloth from Fisher-Price! When you touch different buttons on this cheerful sloth, you trigger playful songs and phrases that teach counting, colors, opposites, and more. As the sloth claps its hands and bobs its head, kids will dance along, building gross motor skills and having a great time. Plus, this toy will recognize other friends from the Linkimals line, creating a synchronized music and light show! To add to your Linkimals collection, check out the Musical Moose, Happy Shapes Hedgehog, A to Z Otter, and Lights & Colors Llama.
The Skwish wood toy is sophisticated and fascinating to babies: squish and squash it, but it returns to its original shape, and beads rattle and slide as you turn it. Easy to hold and with lots of play potential, it's sure to be a favorite.
Sort bottles, cans, and paper or just have a blast. Your little one will learn recycling basics while playing with this super cool recycling truck that has a movable recycling bed and open/shut rear door. The awesome design has no metal axles. And follow up on the environmental message: all Green Toys products are packaged in recycled corrugated boxes with no plastics, cellophane or twist-ties, and are 100% recyclable.
Enjoy cuddles and smiles with this plush doll featuring Vee, the adorable star of the Disney Junior show Vampirina! This 13.5 inch plush featured detailed plush sculpting, including Vee's 3D batwing ponytails, and embroidered features, making it safe even for little fans. She comes dressed in an attached signature spider web dress, shoes, and gloves. This super soft plush is the perfect companion for anyone who knows what it's like to feel a little batty.
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.
When toddlers are dying for their older siblings' LEGO, give them DUPLO! These chunky-sized blocks are safe and easy to manipulate for toddlers and preschoolers, but come in the same bright colors and size ratios as regular LEGO blocks. This 80-piece set of basic rectangular and square bricks is the perfect starting point for your DUPLO collection — or, use it to expand the sets you already have.
There's a little scientist in every kid! Ignite their natural curiosity with the Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder lab, the only STEM lab designed for preschoolers. As they test out the 20 different hands-on experiments that this set has to offer, they'll explore math, engineering, and science in a playful way, complete with fun sounds and phrases. Twenty lab accessories are included, and the lab tray is removable for easy clean-up. It's a terrific way to introduce STEM to your playroom!
Let's have a fun day on the DUPLO playground! This set of 71 colorful bricks lets kids build a windmill, a working swing, slides, a bouncy car ride, and more. Two DUPLO figures, a girl and a boy, can have loads of fun, however she sets up her playground! Then, when play time is done, the packaging doubles as a handy storage box.
Stack lilies, petunias, and daisies to create your own colorful floral arrangement with this inventive building toy from Green Toys! With 44 brightly colored pieces to play with, there are a vast number of combinations to create. Sort by size, color, and shape, or just have fun creating a nice display. Parents will love Green Toys' commitment to the environment: all Green Toy products are made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.
Have some colorful counting fun with this caterpillar from Melissa and Doug! This cheerful character encourages number and color recognition as kids put the caterpillar together in number order. Then, as they get more confident, kids can also experiment with simple math -- and, of course, let their imagination soar as they incorporate the caterpillar into their pretend play games. This simple toy is sure to become a favorite.
It's a busy day on the Green Toys farm! With a barn, a pickup truck, two farmer cows, sheep, pigs, and fences to work with, there's plenty of opportunity for pretend play. All the pieces fit inside the barn, making it perfect for easy storage or on-the-go fun. And, like all Green Toys, this set is made from 100% recycled plastic -- no BPA, phthalates, or PVC -- and comes packaged in recycled and recyclable materials.
My Giant Busy Box from Alex Toys is 6 great projects in one giant box of fun! Make dough animals, a farm collage, and sticker art. Create paper bag puppets and tissue art pictures. The set includes two plastic frames, four animal punch outs, and ten colors of dough, two peel and stick tissue art pictures, tons of tissue paper, glue, and easy instructions.
Your forest friends are hungry and they need your help! In this game from Educational Insights, you spin the spinner, squeeze the matching colored acorn with your Squirrel Squeezers, and place it into your stump. Be the first to your stump with delicious acorns and you win! You could also spin "pick an acorn," "steal an acorn," or "lose an acorn," so be strategic, little squirrel! While kids enjoy the fun gameplay, they'll also develop matching skills, strategic thinking, and pre-writing skills.
Even little kids can play with Osmo with this Little Genius Kit! This starter kit for preschoolers includes everything you need to play: the Osmo base, four learning apps, and a variety of accessories that let kids practice letter formation, create pictures, take care of a character, or tell a story, including silicone sticks and rings and cardboard costume pieces. It's sure to offer hours of learning fun!
This set includes everything you need to make fun paper bag puppet characters! Alex Toys' Early Learning sets are designed for preschooler crafters. This set includes colorful paper bags, punch-outs and stickers, plus a glue stick to get it all together. As kids work, they'll experiment with color, name different animals, and develop their fine motor skills. When you're done, you'll have a lineup for a great puppet show!
This set from Learning Resources is a delicious way to explore the alphabet! Six pretend cupcakes come with 52 letter and picture toppers. Kids can learn the alphabet, explore letter sounds, practice spelling, and more! The flexible pieces, with both upper and lower case letters included, support open-ended play. Best of all, when playtime is done, you can stash all the toppers inside the cupcake bases for easy storage.
Get ready to rock and learn with this musical octopus from Fisher Price! The Rocktopus comes with 15 different musical instruments that kids can add or remove, changing the sound quality until it's just right for their creation. Kids can experiment with patterning in the Math play mode, play a musical game in Game mode, or compose their own masterpiece in Music mode. Then, download the free Rocktopus app so your little maestro can create their own music video!
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.
For a more expansive kit, this Deluxe Lab Set has everything to keep budding scientists busy experimenting! This fun kit from Learning Resources' Primary Science line line provides kids with step-by-step instructions on 20 double-sided activity cards. Young scientists can then record their results in the write-and-wipe journal. With 45 pieces in all, including funnels, test tubes, twisty connector tubes, a sensory tube, a ViewScope, and more, there's plenty to spark her scientific curiosity!
This doctor kit features enough medical tools for a whole team of young doctors to play at the same time. The sturdy plastic 19-piece set includes stethoscope and pager with realistic sounds, battery operated cell phone, forceps, bandages, thermometer and more. Everything fits into a handy 12" x 14" x 3 ½ " plastic clamp-tight case.
Join Doc McStuffins in learning all about baby care with this all-in-one nursery set! Use the laptop, which has a light-up screen and plays sounds and music, to diagnose the patient if she's not feeling well. Check her heartbeat with the stethoscope, and measure her height and weight. Then, help the baby get to sleep by rocking her in the cradle. It's a terrific multi-purpose roleplay center that budding doctors will love.
Vampirina's band the Ghoul Girls is a top act, and now kids can play out all their touring adventures. The van transforms into a spook-tacular stage, complete with a rising light-up platform; press the bat button to hear Vampirina play her starring number, "Living the Scream." Or, when the show is done, transform it into a rock star lounge so the ghouls can relax. The set comes with Vampirina and Poppy figures, as well as a drum kit and drumsticks, a record player, a standing microphone, a speaker, headphones, Vampirina's spookylele, and more.
If she's ever dreamed of discoveries deep in outer space, this doll from the Barbie Careers line — made in a partnership with National Geographic — is the perfect choice! This astrophysicist doll is ready to untangle the mysteries of the universe with her swiveling telescope and miniature star chart. For another doll for astronomy-loving girls, check out the Stargazer Lottie Doll for ages 3 to 8.
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!
Enjoy an expertly crafted, beautifully painted dollhouse that your kids can change with the seasons! The All-Season Dollhouse allows you to rearrange not just the furniture, but also the stairs and even the roof, for hours of novel dollhouse play. And, like all Hape toys, parents will feel good knowing that the wood comes from FSC managed forests and is finished with non-toxic inks and paints.
With her special rock hammer and backpack full of useful gear, Lottie is ready for an adventure at the cliffs by the sea. It is so exciting to think that she might make her own scientific discovery! Like all Lottie Dolls, this 7.5" doll is based on the real body proportions of a 9-year-old girl, and features a variety of accessories that encourage an adventurous, active life, including a backpack, fossil hunting tools, four ammonite fossils, and collector cards about the famous paleontologist Mary Anning.
Kids love crawling through tunnels, especially a bright colorful one like this one from Pacific Play Tents. This six-foot play tunnel is suitable for indoor or outdoor use, and collapses flat for easy storage when playtime is done. Padding for the sturdy spring frame and tough, flame-retardant nylon fabric ensure this tunnel will hold up!
Your budding gardener will love this garden tote with real garden hand tools, properly sized for a child! The set comes with a trowel, rake, and shovel, all with metal blades and wooden handles, as well as a colorful canvas tote with plenty of extra room for other things she needs. They're perfect for working alongside an adult or for cultivating her own little patch.
Your stuffed animals and toys have never been more excited to get their check ups. Now your little Doc McStuffins can "practice" her skills and nurture her favorite toys back to health. Features a bag, play syringe, blood pressure cuff, otoscope, bandage cuff, sticker sheet and Doc's magical stethoscope.
Gear up for hours of colorful action with this 150-piece set that enables children to create hundreds of three-dimensional construction possibilities. This set features plastic gears, connectors and interlocking bases packaged in a giant storage tub with an Activity Guide. This award-winning kit will keep her building! It's also compatible with additional Gears! Gears! Gears! sets, like this Build and Bloom set, for even more elaborate building fun.
Learn about dinosaurs and fossils while enjoying sandbox play with this fun kit! In addition to two pounds of polymer sand that "flows" in your hand and is easy to mold, this kit includes six dinosaur models, six molds, a sand tray, and a real piece of fossilized dinosaur poop. An included full-color instructional booklet teaches kids plenty of fascinating paleontology facts. Plus, the sand is easy to clean up, so kids can play any time!
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.
What's inside these rocks from Learning Resources? Gorgeous "gems" to count, match, and study! Each of the 8 reusable plastic rocks in this set cracks open to reveal a gem in one of 8 colors and 4 shapes. Use your play hammer and chisel to open them up, then see how you can mix and match the gems. Which gem goes in each rock? Which shapes match up? When you're done, everything stores inside a convenient carry bag.
Develop your memory skills and learn more about inspiring women with this game featuring artwork from the internationally best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series! This game features 20 women, including famous scientists, writers, activists, artists, and adventurers; kids will match their faces to win! The game also includes a 9X9 inch biography card with a synopsis of each woman's life, and rules to play the game as a traditional concentration game, a storytelling memory game, or a solitaire game.
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.
Have hours of big musical fun with this giant vinyl keyboard from Alex Toys! This toy features 8 instrument sounds and 4 different play modes including a demo mode. Choose from piano, saxophone, violin, accordion, trumpet, harp, xylophone, and guitar sounds to create your musical masterpiece. Test the sounds in play mode then record your tune and use the playback feature to share it with family and friends.
Help Shelby the dog find all her missing bones! Your kids will practice fine motor control and counting skills as they use the Shelby squeezers to pick up bones to drop in their bowls. And be careful -- you could spin a seagull and lose some bones, or even get distracted chewing on a shoe! This fun game will have kids laughing while also learning math and social skills. For more math fun, there's also a Shelby's Snack Shack counting board book for ages 1 to 4.
Explore the details of the natural world hands-free with this set of magnification glasses from Educational Insights! The Mighty Magnifiers quickly flip from 2X to 8X lenses so that kids can examine their discoveries up close. The soft double eye cup is comfortable to wear, and the adjustable head strap ensures it stays put! It's even got built-in LED lights for night-time investigations. Inquisitive kids are sure to love this set.
This alphabet-themed version of the game Sequence is a great way to help kids build letter recognition skills. Players identify the letter on their card and match it to an image on the board that starts with that letter's sound. Succeed and put a chip on the board -- but choose carefully! Your ultimate goal is to get a sequence of five cards in a row, so you'll have to be strategic to win.
These sweet treats also teach some sweet science! With the Yumology! Sweets Lab from Learning Resources, kids will use common pantry ingredients to make ice pops, juices, and no-bake treats, while learning the scientific principles that hide in plain sight in our kitchens. Kids will mix colors, learn about changing states from liquid to solid, and more as they follow the seven easy experiments in the guide! Best of all, all the equipment in the set is reusable so kids can make more sweets whenever they please. For two more fun kits from this series, check out the Yuckology Slime Lab and the Splashology Water Lab.
In this kit from Thames & Kosmos, kids as young as four can learn coding principles and skills — no computer required! Kids will build a selection of different model robots, from a fire truck to a mouse to a peanut butter sandwich. Then, they'll lay down physical code cards, drive the robot over them to load the program with the bot's optical scanner, and put the robot on a map grid so it can execute their commands! 30 lessons in six clever stories progress in complexity, covering sequencing, loops, events, conditions, functions, and variables; when they're done, they can create their own robotics adventure!
Get her excited about engineering as she plans the perfect amusement park! This 97 piece hands-on science kit includes an illustrated storybook that guides kids through building 20 models, including a roller coaster, a Ferris wheel, a seesaw, and much more. It's an engaging way to introduce preschool and early school-aged kids to the engineering concepts behind their favorite rides.
In this suspenseful game from PlayMonster, you'll figure out how much your orangutan can carry before he goes TWAAANG! Set up your game base and string the "vine" between the two palm trees. Each turn, a player rolls a die to find out what they have to add to the orangutan's load. Decide where to put each new item and be gentle when you do, or the orangutan might spring up and send his fruit and friends flying! This hilarious dexterity game is suitable for two or more players, and comes with fourteen colorful hanging game pieces, a game base, the orangutan, and a specialty die.
Show off some flashy science with this fun and accessible kit from Science Explorer! With this set, both adults and kids can learn about solutions, acids and bases, and more — and how you can use them to create truly impressive results in 11 different activities. The detailed instructions ensure that you don't need an extensive background in science to make the experiment work or to understand why they do. From a color-changing volcano to growing jiggly crystals, these experiments will truly blow your mind!
Meet the Coding Critters, adorable pairs of robotic animals that can teach preschoolers coding concepts — screen-free! You can choose Scamper the cat and Squeaker the mouse, Rumble and Bumble the triceratops, or puppies Ranger and Zip. As you follow along with the storybook in this playset from Learning Resources, you'll code a game of hide and seek, teach them to catch a toy, and more. Kids can also create their own coding adventures — or switch their critters to play mode where they act as interactive pets!
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. They'll get him comfortable on a stretcher and start and IV so they can deliver critical medications. 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!
Jyn Erso starts out hoping to save her father — and ends up providing a key piece of intelligence to the Rebellion! Now kids can play out Erso's adventures with this 11" poseable doll from the Star Wars Forces of Destiny line. This doll comes wearing a vest and scarf like she wears in the film, and carries a blaster and baton; squeeze her legs together to see her take a swing! Fans of this character will also want to check out the Funko POP! Vinyl Jyn Erso figure, which comes on a pedestal Star Wars base.
Stack 'em high in this hilarious relay game from Educational Insights! Your customers have very specific tastes, so you've got to stack their pancakes just right. Race to the grill relay-style to get the elements you need for each order. Be the first team to serve up the right pancakes in the right order (with a pat of butter on top) to win! Kids will love racing to get the pancakes to and from the griddle, and carrying the pancakes on a spatula adds a fun dexterity element that is just difficult enough to keep kids challenged.
She's a rebel princess and a masterful commander, and on Endor, her work was key to the success of the Rebellion! This 11", highly poseable doll of Princess Leia from the Star Wars: Forces of Destiny line comes with two outfits from Leia's adventures on Endor, as well as a Wicket Ewok figure with a spear and bow and arrow. It's sure to be a hit with any Star Wars fan! The same toy series also includes this Leia and R2-D2 Adventure Set. For more products featuring the original rebel princess, visit our Leia Organa Collection.
Budding archers can try their hand with this set from Bear Archery! This high quality 33-inch long beginners bow has a 16- to 24-inch draw length and a 8 to 13-pound draw weight — it's a real bow, not a toy. Two blunt-ended arrows allow her to practice her aim safely, and she can stash them in the included quiver. It's a great way to introduce a traditional sport to younger athletes.
What animal leaves which track? With this game from The Young Scientists Club, you'll become a track-matching master! 80 high quality cards featuring animals and their tracks have to get matched up to win one of three games: Concentration, Bingo, and Guess the Tracks. With vivid photography and both common and scientific animal names, it's the perfect gift for budding biologists!
Turn up the volume on your Kidnoculars with this set of sound-amplifying binoculars that let you both see and hear! Kidnoculars Extreme offer 3x visual magnification and headset-free audio amplification. To make them easy for kids to use, they have a breakaway strap for safety and extra-large eyepieces on the focus-free binoculars. They're sure to encourage kids to explore the world around them in a whole new way!
There's so much to do in the great outdoors — even when it's LEGO! With this People Pack from the LEGO City series, you can add diversity to your brick box with a wide variety of figures, including lots of female options. The set includes accessories to create a variety of outdoor-themed vignettes, including a mountain wall, tent, mountain bike, and dinghy. Fourteen mix-and-match minifigures come with fun accessory pieces, from a camera for the perfect wildlife shot to camping and hiking gear.
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.
You'll be amazed at what you can build with these simple planks! KEVA maple planks are perfectly cut, identical construction blocks that stack with surprising stability. Narrow towers can reach all the way to the ceiling! Incredible stability is achieved by cutting the planks with great precision, but since all the pieces the same, no energy is wasted searching for specific shapes or connectors. Young builders will enjoy simply stacking, while older ones will explore the incredible potential of this kit to create elaborate structures.
Learn to code with a friendly face — and without a screen — with Botley from Learning Resources! Botley is an easy-to-use robot: kid can draw a path for Botley to follow with the black-line follow mode, or code in up to 80 steps, as well as looping commands and if/then logic. As kids work with the 77-piece activity set, they'll learn how coding works and even unlock additional features that they can explore. The set includes coding cards, detachable arms, interactive obstacles, and more to ensure kids get years of fun and learning from this set.
Celebrate the beauty and diversity of birds from around the world with this game from Laurence King Publishing! 64 bird species make their appearances on these bingo cards; mark them off as you see them appear so you can win. An included leaflet also provides some information — including a few interesting facts — about each bird species. If she's more a fan of insects than birds, check out Bug Bingo!
Little board gamers will love this adaptation of the best-selling game Ticket To Ride that's just right for them! Just like in the original Ticket To Ride, kids will collect train cards to claim routes and connect cities, but in this version, routes are shorter and train cards are drawn straight from the deck. The game ends when one player completes six tickets, giving this fast-paced game a 30 minute play time! Fans of Ticket To Ride: Europe can also get the Ticket To Ride: Europe - First Journey game.
Conjure your own ice magic with this Kano coding set inspired by Frozen! With this kit, kids will build their own Frozen-themed "ice" sensor, which they can use to control challenges and activities in the app. Make fractals, throw snowballs, conjure your own Ice Palace, and more! As kids play, they'll also learn the basics of programming, first with code blocks, and then with more complicated techniques like loops and variables. It's a fun and tactile way to get kids discovering the powers of coding.
Magical beasts have broken loose at Hogwarts, and it's up to you to recapture them! In this game from Pressman, you can play as Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, or Ginny Weasley. The unique flipping board allows characters to move from inside the Hogwarts Castle to the grounds outside — but be careful! Get caught in the wrong spot when you flip locations and you could get set back. Collect all four clue cards for one creature to catch the creature and win! Gorgeous artwork and simple gameplay make this a perfect choice for young Harry Potter fans.
A case full of everything you need to learn how to sew and create fantastic art and fashions. This sewing set includes pre-cut patterns for quick and easy projects, eight colors of embroidery floss, stuffing fabric, ric-rac, needles, scissors, a measuring tape, straight pins, thimble, pin cushion, buttons, and a pom-pom strip. For another kit that's perfect for beginner sewers, check out the Sew First Sewing Kit for ages 7 to 12.
With this set from ALEX Toys, you'll have all the eco-friendly scrapbook supplies you need to make your own memory book. The set includes a 40 page 10 inch spiral bound hardcover scrapbook, 330 stickers, paper shapes and frames, 8 10 inch square printed papers, 6 eco pencils, 6 wooden buttons, 3 craft sticks, a glue stick, 3 ribbons, 2 twine cords, zig-zag scissors and easy instructions — all of which use as many recycled and earth-friendly materials as possible, including recycled paperboard and soy inks.
Explore the geography, culture, and history of the world with this game from Osmo! In the Detective Agency, you'll use a magnifying glass gamepiece to find clues and landmarks in a variety of different world locations on four double-sided maps. As kids advance, they can unlock new difficulty levels that keep them learning! Please Note: this expansion requires the Osmo Base for your tablet, which is available in several packs, including the Osmo Genius Kit for iPads and the Osmo Genius Kit for Fire tablets.
Put the "night" in game night with this cooperative game from ThinkFun that you play in the dark! In Shadows in the Forest, you're trying to keep your Shadowlings out of the light cast by a mini LED lantern. Strategically move your Shadowlings so that they stay in the real shadows on the game board. If all of your Shadowlings can meet in one shadow before they're frozen by the light, you win! This innovative and award-winning board game will challenge kids to think strategically about where the light could fall, and provides a unique option for lights-out play.
Centripetal force creates beautiful art with this kit from Alex Toys! Squeeze the handle to bring the spinner plate up to speed — no batteries required — then drip your paint to create fascinating art pieces. The set includes four bottles of paint and 20 spin paper cards to get you started. The set also includes precut colored cards so you can make fun cards for your friends.
Get ready for space exploration with this NASA-inspired modular space station kit from LEGO! The 412 pieces in this set build three detachable compartments — a kitchen module, a living module, and a lab module complete with light brick — plus a central airlock compartment, a detachable satellite, and a detachable shuttle. Four minifigures and a robot figure are included. And to help budding builders learn more elaborate building techniques, you can build this set with Instructions PLUS from the LEGO Life app, which lets kids zoom, rotate, and visualize their creation as they go.
Pay tribute to "the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement" Rosa Parks with this doll from Barbie's Inspiring Women line! This articulated doll depicts Parks in period-accurate clothing and accessories that will remind you of pictures of this Civil Rights icon. The set comes with the doll, a doll stand, and a Certificate of Authenticity, perfect for display or as an empowering option for the toybox.
Remember how amazing it is to watch a print develop in the blink of an eye? With the Instax Mini 9 camera from Fujifilm, kids can snap a picture and have credit-card-sized prints in minutes! This easy-to-use point and shoot camera has an automatic exposure control feature that flashes an LED to suggest the best settings for a given picture. Kids will also love the macro lens adaptor for closeups and a high-key mode for a softer look for their pictures. Don't forget the extra film!
Play out endless adventures in the wizarding world with this Hermione Granger doll from the Wizarding World toy series! This 10" doll is modeled after the character's appearance in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. With eleven points of articulation you can pose her in all sorts of dynamic ways! Hermione comes wearing her Hogwarts uniform with a sweater, skirt, socks, shoes, cloak, and, of course, her wand. The Wizarding World series also includes dolls based on Professor McGonagall and Ginny Weasley.
Making your own quilt has never been so easy with this kit from Alex DIY! Kids can quickly and simply knot the fringed squares together — no cutting or sewing required. Forty-eight 9" squares come in bright colors that kids can lay 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.
With these app-enabled music rings from Sphero, you can play music anywhere by turning colors into sounds! Each of these rings includes an accelerometer, a light sensor, and Bluetooth connectivity, which you can use to connect the Specdrum MIX app or to other music software like GarageBand. Tap your clothes, drawings, or the included playing pad to experiment with sounds, beats, and loops! It's a flexible way to explore creativity and music that kids will love.
Generations of women have been inspired Rosie the Riveter, who has been an icon of women's empowerment for over fifty years! This 5 1/4" tall vinyl action figure is based off the famous "We Can Do It!" poster, which was inspired by a photo of Naomi Parker Fraley; it 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.
Combine computers with Star Wars and you've got a project that will keep kids busy for hours! With Kano's The Force coding kit, kids will build a sensor that responds to their hand; then, they'll connect it to their computer or tablet and explore a variety of Star Wars-themed coding adventures, from swinging light sabers to mind tricking Storm Troopers and even piloting a starship! No coding experience is necessary. Harry Potter fans will also love the Kano Wand Coding Kit.
She is an artist, an activist, and a feminist icon — it's no wonder so many girls (and women) look up to Frida Kahlo. Now, kids can celebrate her life with this 12" doll! This doll from Barbie's Inspiring Women line is modeled after images of Kahlo and is dressed in an outfit that combines bold colors with traditional Mexican elements. The package comes with a doll, a stand, and educational information about Kahlo's place in history, perfect for play or display.
Join Lucy and meet the shape-shifting Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi for the first time with this set from The LEGO Movie 2! With the 115 included pieces, you'll build Queen Watevra Wa'Nabi's horse form, standing on a rotating platform, and her assistant Barnarnar. Mayhem and Susan minidolls stand by their queen, while WyldStyle looks on in disbelief. You can also take Queen Watevra apart and rebuild her into the pile-of-bricks form instead. Bricks with different facial expressions let you play out all sorts of adventures. And for even more shape-shifting building, check out Queen Watevra's Build Whatever Box.
When the universe is in need of a skilled and confident leader, there is no better hero to take command than Captain Marvel! Play out Carol Danvers' adventures with this 11-inch scale Captain Marvel doll. Fifteen points of articulation let kids move her however they imagine, while her uniform, jacket, and backpack provide lots of role play potential. Plus, with Goose the cat by her side, she's ready to take on anything — even a pair of warring alien races!
She's a top Quidditch player and tremendously talented with hexes... and now Ginny Weasley can join your playtime adventures with this 10" doll! Modeled after the character's appearance in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Ginny comes in her Hogwarts uniform of sweater, skirt, socks, shoes, and cloak, as well as her wand. With eleven points of articulation, you can pose her in dynamic ways for all sorts of adventures in the Wizarding World.
Turn your windows into works of art with this window art activity set from Made By Me! The set includes 12 sun catcher shapes to paint, plus an acetate sheet that allows you to create personalized window clings. An easy to follow instruction book takes you step by step through creating your projects and mounting them on the window with the suction cups and cording, so you can bring some color to even the greyest day!
If you're going to make it at Hogwarts, you need a good professor! Professor McGonagall looks suitably imposing with this 12" doll wearing her professor's cloak, hat, and broach, just as she appears in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. And, of course, no wizard would be without her wand. Eleven points of articulation allow you to pose this doll in a variety of dynamic ways, perfect for hours of imaginative play in the Wizarding World!
Learn the basics of sewing as you create some colorful, funny, friendly monsters with this set from Craftster's Sewing Kits! 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, and the clear instructions help kids build confidence and sewing skills. It's a monstrously fun way to start fabric crafting, either alone or with a group!
Whet the appetites of budding young scientists of all ages with more than 70 unique, fun, hands-on science activities! This kit guarantees hours and hours of science fun as kids explore the three areas of science (Physical, Earth and Life) as well as activities in Chemistry, Physics, Magnetism, Weather, Biology, Geology and Flight. For a smaller kit from the same line, check out the Lab-In-A-Bag Test Tube Wonders kit.
Get kids into the world of embroidery with this starter kit from Alex Toys! Learn 12 easy stitches and start combining them into patterns right away. The set includes 10 different colors of embroidery thread as well as lots of other embroidery essentials, and the guide also provides step-by-step instructions for a headband project. After that, she can start exploring other patterns or even designing her own.
Klutz and LEGO pair up with this kit that encourages you to build all sorts of wacky gadgets! Inside this set is a 78-page project book that guides you through using the 58 LEGO elements to build 11 machines, including a gravity powered car and a boxing robot. Once you've built the step-by-step projects, you can use the principles you learned and the open-ended prompts in the guide to invent your own gadgets!
Create beautiful mini worlds — and learn a little bit about crystals — with this set from Klutz! To make your mini worlds, you'll shape pipe cleaners, then dye crystal solution in different colors and wait for your crystals to grow! Once they're ready, you can add decorative punch outs, air-dry clay accessories, and the three mini figurines and put them on display. You'll make three worlds: a dragon's cave, a unicorn's forest, and a seahorse's coral reef. Please note: distilled water is required for the best crystal growth.
With this clever Kamigami robotics kit from Mattel, you can fold and build your own Lina the Ladybug Robot! Fold lightweight, flat sheets of plastic into shape, snap them together with the robot frame, and then program Lina to drive, race, dance, or battle using the easy-to-use interface in the free app. No programming experience is necessary, but the flexible system allows your creativity to take the lead as you build your skills.
Get hands-on with movie making with this great kit from Klutz and LEGO! Kids will learn the basics of stop-motion animation as they follow the beginner-friendly guide. The included LEGO pieces provide fun elements to include in your own movies, and six backgrounds give you some variety for your sets. Then, bring your brick collection in, and you can put all the skills you've learned into practice filming your very own stories! Lights, camera, action!
This enchanted unicorn kit has everything you need to create a buildable, codable UnicornBot! The 3D, 360° animated building instructions on the free JIMU app (compatible with devices using iOS 9.0 and up or Android 5.0 and up) will guide you through assembling the 440 parts, including smooth motion servos, a motor, and an RGB light-up horn. Then, you can use the easy-to-learn Blockly coding platform to teach your Unicornbot to move, pick-up objects, recognize colors, and more! It's a fantasy-inspired introduction to the basics of robotics and coding that kids will love.
Practice your shooting, passing, juggling, ball control, and more — all by yourself and without having to chase down the ball! This Star Kick soccer trainer from SKLS is a simple tether system with a patented neoprene ball glove that fits a #3, #4, or #5 ball and holds up to the most aggressive play. The tether stretches to over 18 feet, so kids can practice serious kicks and throws without worrying about damaging their gear. Whether she's new to the game or perfecting her skills, she'll be able to push herself to the limit with this trainer.
Join Captain Marvel on her mission in this game from USApoly! In this social deduction game for 4 to 7 players, your goal depends on the role you secretly take on: Captain Marvel wants to eliminate the Skrulls and her Allies want to protect her, while the Skrulls want to eliminate Captain Marvel — except for the Skrull Defector, who just wants to be the last one standing. Play cards and use your character's abilities to figure out other players' identities and eliminate those who might prevent you from reaching your goal. This fast-paced game is a clever reimagining of the popular game Bang! that superhero fans will love.
This little robot from Anki has a mind of its own! Cozmo can express hundreds of emotions, and evolves with every minute that you play with him. Set Cozmo to Explorer mode and see where its curiosity takes you, or play games like Quick Tap and Keepaway. Then, download the Cozmo app on compatible iOS and Android devices, and use the code lab to learn the basics of programming. It's one little robot with a big personality... and an awful lot to teach kids!
In this game from Blue Orange, the goal is green energy! Cultivate your trees to take best advantage of the sun... without blocking out the littlest seedlings from the much-needed light. As your trees move through their life cycle, you'll earn points when they catch the light — but since the sun shifts in the sky, the tree that was in a clearing a few turns ago could be in darkness now, so you'll have to think ahead. This game from two to four players is a supreme test of logic skills.
Your whole family can have hours of creative fun with the amazing Spirograph Deluxe Set from Kahootz. 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.
Does she dream of being a detective or crime scene investigator? She'll love this science kit from Scientific Explorer! The instruction booklet includes two mysteries that she'll need to solve using some basic forensic science techniques. As she works through the hunt for clues, she'll learn to match fingerprints, test and identify powders and liquids and even decode secret messages. Everything she needs for the activities is included, so she can start sleuthing right away!
Build and customize your own musical instruments with this kit from littleBits! littleBits are modular electronic components that click together without glue or solder, making them perfect for kids to experiment. In this kit, kids will do 12 activities that teach them how to build high-tech instruments like a synth guitar and air drums. Then, play your instruments in a variety of different ways — and take the apart to invent your own. This kit is also compatible with all other littleBits kits, so the only limit is your imagination!
Ubongo is a fast-paced, addictive, and easy-to-learn geometric puzzle game. Players race against the timer and against each other to solve a puzzle of interlocking shapes. The faster you solve the puzzle, the more gems you get! Which pieces you'll use to make your shape depend on the roll of a die, so the gameplay is constantly changing. You can even download a free companion app to help you learn and perfect your game!
Get into some slimy, fizzy, oozy chemistry with this 57-piece set from Thames & Kosmos! Using this lab station, kids will use non-hazardous chemicals to try a twenty experiments, from making a rainbow in a test tube to creating glowing slime to building an underwater volcano. Along the way, they'll learn the scientific principles behind each of the reactions they produce! With a variety of real scientific equipment including beakers, pipettes, test tubes, and more, this set is sure to inspire any budding chemist.
The unique Ripster from RipStik looks like a skateboard, but carves like a snowboard. The inclined caster trucks and pivoting deck allow you to accelerate and turn without pushing. This new, lighter weight version of the RipStik will let you pull of more tricks than ever! It's sure to be a new favorite at the skate park.
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.
Enjoy this squishy, squashy sculpting party game from Educational Insights! In this fast-paced family game, teams race against the clock to guess what one of their teammates is sculpting with the included non-drying Playfoam. You might have to sculpt with your eyes closed, create an accessory you put on your face, or craft a prop to help people guess your word! Perfect for family game night, this innovative game is sure to prompt hilarious antics and creative molding to get your team to win!
Wrap your own beautiful yarn tree with this kit from Craft-Tastic! An 18" tall bendable wire tree and plenty of colorful yarn allow you to create a tree that's uniquely yours. The instruction guide shows you how to properly wrap the yarn for a tight, seamless look. Then, bend the tree's branches into shape and use it to store jewelry or as a decorative accent. For another fun yarn-wrapping kit, check out the Yarn Giraffes Kit.
With this set from Klutz, kids can quickly sew adorable teeny-weeny felt food with cheerful faces! Inside the box are instructions, patterns, and materials for more than 18 itty-bitty food items, plus suggestions for coming up with your own designs. Because each treat is so little, they sew up quickly, making them a great option for quick craft time — and no prior sewing experience is necessary. It's a recipe for crafting fun that kids will love!
Make your own light show that connects to your personal music collection with this great kit from Snap Circuits! LEDs, strobe lights, fiber optics, and glow-in-the-dark fans can all be connected with your MP3 player in a variety of layouts. As you follow the manual's 182 projects, you'll learn about how lights, circuits, infrared, and more can work together. Then, use your new knowledge to experiment with your own circuits — either with this set alone, or in combination with other Snap Circuits sets! It's a quick and easy way for anyone to explore electrical engineering.
With this kit from Klutz, you can stitch and stuff a furry friend with a touch of personality! This set includes everything you need to make a personalized llama pillow for your bedroom or other cozy space. Set the pillow out of precut faux fur, then add its expression and accessories by cutting designs out of the included felt and decorating them with pom-poms, sequins, and more. It's a fun project that encourages kids to develop their skills and their creative flair!
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!
Throw the ultimate bash with this awesome, all-inclusive kit from Tulip One-Step Tie-Dye! This party-sized kit contains 14 vibrant dye colors which activate with water only — no need to presoak fabrics with soda ash before dyeing. The dyes are also safe to machine-wash, so they'll stay bright and colorful, especially if you use them on 100% natural fabrics. With plenty of dye, gloves, rubber bands, and more to do up to 36 projects, it's a great choice for the classroom, summer camp, a party, and more!
Across the world, four diseases have broken out, threatening the future of humanity! Players take on the role of a team of specialists working together to eradicate these plagues. Each specialist has their own strengths that can help stem the tide of infection as the team works together to slow the diseases' spread, find cures, and save the world. This cooperative game for 2 to 4 players will keep the tension high to the end! Fans of this game can also check out Pandemic Legacy (Season 1 Red), a version where the decisions you make have permanent consequences on the game board.
In the valley of Everdell, the forest animals have created their own civilization — and they're ready to expand. You will lead a group of animal workers to create a new city. You'll have to gather resources, use your workers wisely as you build, and create the most beautiful city.... all before a year goes by. Beautifully illustrated cards, elegant tokens, and a stunning game board that includes a three dimensional tree make this a stand-out strategy game that tweens and teens will play again and again.
Live the life of espionage with this social word game! Two spymasters know the identities of 25 secret agents, and they have to tip off their teammates using one word clues — clues that could apply to multiple words on the table. Players have to guess their team's names while avoiding agents belonging to the opposite team...and the assassin that could put the whole mission in jeopardy. Fast — and creative — thinking is the name of the game!
Fans of Rachel Ignotofsky's gorgeous book Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed The World will love this colorfully illustrated, 500-piece puzzle featuring 15 trailblazing women of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics! The sturdy, colorful, and simply designed pieces will hold up to multiple assemblies of this puzzle, and puzzlers will appreciate the 18 by 24 inch poster that's included for referencing the design — or display later!
With this dual LED microscope from Thames and Kosmos, she'll be amazed what she can see! Precision mechanics, quality optics, and bright lighting make this the perfect option for kids who are ready for their first real microscope. This set includes the microscope itself, which offers up to 400X magnification; a 12-page instruction manual for the scope; a 48-page full-color microscopy book; and a set of over 20 sample collection tools and accessories. Seventy experiments provide plenty of ideas on how kids can find, prepare, and observe natural specimens with their microscope and explore the microscopic world!
Learn to fold — no previous experience required — with Foldology! This series of 100 paper puzzles is based on origami folding techniques. To play, tear a sheet out of your booklet and examine it. Your goal is to get the picture in a square on one side. To do so, you'll fold, flip, and experiment. Each puzzle builds on the last, teaching you new folding skills and building your dexterity while you challenge your brain. Kids and adults alike will love this unique puzzle game.
Now you can make string art in almost any shape you can imagine with this kit from Klutz! From cute critters to elegant script, the instruction manual teaches you how to set up the included pins in just about any shape, then wind the different colored string in a variety to ways to create unique artwork. A unique pi-pushing tool makes it easy for kids to set up their pins at exactly the right height every time. With over 500 pins and 80 yards of string, she'll be amazed at what she can create!
Step into the role of an iconic Disney villain with this card game from Ravensburger! Choose your villain and prepare yourself to use their unique abilities to achieve your evil plans. Don't expect the task to be easy: your Fate Deck includes events, items, and heroes from your villain's movie which other players can use to thwart you! Each villain has a distinct strategy and play style, so when you've mastered one, you can move on to the rest. Plus, two expansions — Wicked to the Core, which introduces Dr. Facilier, the Evil Queen, and Hades, and Evil Comes Prepared, which introduces Scar, Ratigan, and Yzma — can be played as either stand-alone games or additions to this one.
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!