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Instead of reinventing the wheel, I’ve dusted off last year’s gift ideas list and updated it for 2013 with new recommendations according to the currents ages and stages of my own kids.
I hope to present you with a few thoughtful choices rather than an over-abundance of things that will be turn into next Summer”s “junk.” At my house we follow the Want, Need, Wear, Read philosophy and we try to stick with quality over quantity. You know I love toys that encourage creativity and the fewer batteries required, the better.
While you are making your lists, and checking them twice, here are a few great gift ideas for kids that are under $25: