The Christmas countdown is on! Six days to go and counting. Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein of The Moms are here with last minute gift options for the procrastinators…including some gifts that give back!
Care Bears UNDER $15 – TARGET / WALMART / AMAZON
First introduced by American Greetings in 1982 through consumer products, greeting cards, and later an animated CGI television show, Care Bears has become one of the world’s most popular and endearing children’s properties. Today, fans of all ages around the world are falling in love with these huggable bears who help kids have fun while sharing and caring, and they enjoy a robust portfolio of thousands of Care Bears licensed products at retailers globally. Their wholesome messages of caring and sharing resonate with parents who are familiar with the brand and feel comfortable introducing Care Bears to their own children.
Retro Trouble Board Game: Target $19.99
For the Girlie Girl from H& M – Sparkle wallets and purses $6 up to $15
Justice – Emoji Fashion Watches $16.99
Beados B Sweet Scoop ‘n Mix
1-2 Lines About: With the Beados Scoop 'n' Mix play set, kids can fill up the Scoop 'n' Mix set with their favorite colors to create cute candy creations. Kids can pop them on the Lollipop stand or choose a sweet spot on the shelf to create a tasty display.
Where to get: Major Retailers
State Bags (Gifts That Give Back)
1-2 Lines About: STATE Bags is a one-for-one, Brooklyn-born benefit corporation whose mission goes beyond selling cool and classic bags. STATE was created to address the immediate needs of American children living with challenging - and in some cases critical - circumstances. For each bag sold, STATE donates a fully-stocked backpack to an American child in need at its motivational bag drop donation events
Price: STATE Bags range from $45 and up. Their accessories (pencil cases/lunch boxes/key chains) range from $22 and up.
Where to get:
Social info: @statebags #givebackpack
KIDBOX – (Gifts That Give Back)
For busy parents looking for a fun way to have a special moment with their kids, there’s KIDBOX.com! It’s a kid’s clothing service that delivers amazing brands at factory prices. You get 6-7 personally styled pieces for just $98. There are no styling or shipping fees. The best part is that for every box you keep, KIDBOX donates an outfit to a child in need! You and your child get to pick a charity together which gives parents the opportunity to talk about the importance of giving back.
With dental decay topping the charts as the number one chronic childhood condition in the world today, two doctor moms have taken it upon themselves to drill a dent in this unhealthy epidemic and make brushing fun for all.
Introducing The Brushies, the world’s first finger puppet toothbrush for infants and toddlers. This book and puppet system makes a once challenging daily routine fun, setting kids up with a healthy habit for life and turning what’s often a battle of wills into a beautiful bonding routine.
Mega Bloks® American Girl® Grace’s 2-in-1 Buildable Home (DPK87)
SRP: $69.99 | 8+ years | Where to Buy: Retailers nationwide
• Everybody loves visiting American Girl’s Girl of the Year. This large, buildable house includes multiple rooms, each with their own exciting features.
TECH AND ON SALE
PUNCHCASE – UNDER $100
Dalia Charging Wallet
A wallet that holds your phone and your essentials and can recharge your phone in a pinch. Convenient and Easy for the Girl on The Go!
A WALLET THAT HOLDS your PHONE AND YOUR ESSENTIALS AND CAN RECHARGE YOUR PHONE IN A PINCH! THIS ACCESSORY WILL CHANGE
Reg. Price: $149 –
Sale Price: $74 - 20% = $59.20
Portfolio Style Bag
A chic tote that holds all your day’s essentials, including a laptop. Can charge your phone with a built in Lithion-Ion Battery Pack.
Reg. Price: $189 –
Sale Price: $94 - 20% = $75.20
Where to get: http://www.PUNCHCASE.com
Social info: INSTAGRAM: @PUNCHCASE