Probably one of the most nerve-wracking experiences any parent will experience is looking for the perfect gift to buy for a child’s upcoming birthday or baptism. So many stores to check out, so many products out in the market, and there might not even be enough time to browse through shops in the mall.
Worry not, as we’ve come up with 10 fun gifts for birthdays and baptisms from Hobbes and Landes that can give a kid’s learning and playtime experience just what it needs.
This book has loads of activities meant to stimulate your child’s creative thinking and musical abilities. Learn how to create water tones, a chime box, wind chimes and more.
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2. Barbie Bical shoes in rose and pink, 6 to 24 months
They look just like socks, but they’re not! These fancy footwear for your babies aren’t just socks, though. They come with a unique “toe cap” that provides a steady grip to help your little one learn how to walk and strengthen his balance. The non-slip material also helps prevent accidents while keeping your baby’s feet comfy.
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3. Barbie Bical shoes in white and baby blue, 6 to 24 months
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4. Midori Flash Cards
Who says flash cards are boring? These sets by Midori lets you practice your child’s vocabulary anytime, anywhere. Conveniently gathered together via hinge rings, you can rearrange these cards while not losing any of them at the same time.
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5. Midori Flash Cards, cat design
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6. Midori Flash Cards, dog design
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7. Midori Flash Cards, mushroom design
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9. Paper Factory Kit by Alex
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8. Paper Factory Kit by Alex (inside)
Paper can be a glorious thing, especially when you use it to create personalized crafts that express your style and artistic sensibilities. The Paper Factory by Alex lets your kid make his own greeting cards, photo frames, gift tags, and more as it comes complete with paper making supplies, an instruction booklet, plastic basin, paper making tray, 2 screens, 2 boards, construction paper, 6 poster paints, wooden beads, ribbons and other accessories.
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You have to hand it to the brilliant people who keep coming up with eco-friendly versions of products. Smencils, for instance (short for scented pencils), are biodegradable, made by soaking newspapers into a fragrance, wrapped around the graphite core. These babies last up to two years long, in or out of its tube.
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Teachable Touchable Texture Squares
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Teachable Touchable Texture Squares (inside)
Teachable Touchables are texture squares that provide a fun, hands-on way of learning. Great for sensory exploration feel scratchy, slippery, silky, or soft? Twenty squares (ten different pairs) with a variety of textures from slippery to scratchy, enable children to build sensory awareness and to learn to match squares. They also develop their vocabulary and communication skills. An activity sheet provides many sensory games and activities. These squares make it easy for children to learn the differences in textures.