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Christmas is for the Children: Toy Lenses from our Holiday Gift Monster Quest

Here’s 31 toy lenses featuring all kinds of play things they’re sure to love. If you’re looking for a fun gift for a little one, I think you’ll find something just right, right here. Have a look!

Then, tell us about your favorite in the comments section.

Cootie Game - Gotta Love It!

1. Cootie Game – Gotta Love It!

Cootie is a Classic You could say I’m a little Crazy about Cootie! As I remember it. My first memory of this timeless game goes way back to circa early 1960s. I don’t recall which grade in school I was in exactly, but I do remember first playing…

Rainbow Loom Christmas Santa Advent Calendar

2. Rainbow Loom Christmas Santa Advent Calendar

A Very Merry countdown to a Rainbow Loom Christmas! Rubber band bracelets (Rainbow Loom, Cra- Z- Loom, FunLoom, etc. ) are the hottest kid craft this year. If your children are in to this crafting craze, then they will just adore this 2000 piece Advent Cal…

Alabama Crimson Tide "Elf on the Shelf"

3. Alabama Crimson Tide “Elf on the Shelf”

The Elf on the Shelf is a holiday tradition all over the world! I recently walked in to a ‘Bama Fever’ (a football fan’s dream) store and was astonished to see an Elf on the Shelf dressed in a Bear Bryant houndstooth trimmed outfit . ‘W…

Ms. Frizzle's Bus Stops at Your House: Magic School Bus Science Kit -Human Body

4. Ms. Frizzle’s Bus Stops at Your House: Magic School Bus Science Kit -Human Body

Wait! Wait! I need to go get my book! My daughter peels out of the room. Crash! A whole pile of Magic School Bus books fall from the case. She spreads them out on the floor, searching frantically until she finds the one about the human body . After running…

Princess Twilight Sparkle Toy

5. Princess Twilight Sparkle Toy

If you have a young one who is in love with My Little Pony, then this is the toy for you! This huge Princess Twilight Sparkle toy is sure to delight any young pony fan. Let’s go over the pros and (a few) cons! We got this toy for my daughter for her b…

I Want a Cute Hello Kitty Bicycle for Christmas!

6. I Want a Cute Hello Kitty Bicycle for Christmas!

I Love Hello Kitty Bikes! Last year I had the pleasure of riding this cute and very girly 26′ pink Hello Kitty retro cruiser bicycle! It was a dream come true! First of all, I am a very girly woman! I love pink stuff and cute stuff! I have always love…

Titanic Jigsaw Puzzles

7. Titanic Jigsaw Puzzles

The Titanic Sinks Jigsaw Puzzle The history of the RMS Titanic is one that most of us are familiar with and is one that the world will never forget. On April 15, 1912, the cruise ship or passenger liner as they were called then, The Titanic sunk in the Nor…

Zoomer the Robot Dog

8. Zoomer the Robot Dog

Doggy Devotion Can you think of a better gift than a dog? How about a robot dog? Imagine getting all the benefits of a dog without the responsibilities. Forget about having to clean- up after the mechanical little mutt because there is no mess. A cyborg ca…

Lego Star Wars Ships

9. Lego Star Wars Ships

Lego star wars is my favorite genre of legos. As you can tell by the background on this page, my son and I have many lego ships, both republic and sith ships. Recently, I have been getting into the large lego sets that are over 1,000 pieces. Every year, le…

Nano Baby Virtual Pets | My Favorite 90s Toy!

10. Nano Baby Virtual Pets | My Favorite 90s Toy!

Born in 1987, one of the many crazes I partook in was the ‘virtual pet’ fad. And I have to admit it was my favorite of all the 90s fads (even better than Pogs! ) The Tamogotchi was the original and the most widespread of the toys, and was the fir…

Klutz Potholder Kit and Other Loopy Projects

11. Klutz Potholder Kit and Other Loopy Projects

The Klutz Company makes colorful, educational instructional books with crafts that engage and excite. I’ve been a long time buyer of Klutz products like their Cats Cradle Kit and Lanyard Kit and as my daughters grew, we found lots of Klutz book/craft…

Tagamoto Road Race Set with Vehicles

12. Tagamoto Road Race Set with Vehicles

I am so happy this year to find so many things that bring back my own childhood memories, you’ll see them plastered all over my pages this Christmas and holiday season (so do come and check them out! ). Race cars and tracks have come a long way since…

From Hair To There: Meet Phoebe the Doll With Growing Hair!

13. From Hair To There: Meet Phoebe the Doll With Growing Hair!

I know these dolls have been around for decades, because I had one when I was a kid! (and I won’t tell you when that was exactly! ). I loved my doll so much and even though I was pretty much a tom boy, I had a love of ‘doing hair’ because I…

Pokemon Pikachu Plush Stuffed Toy

14. Pokemon Pikachu Plush Stuffed Toy

I love Pikachu, and I’m particularly fond of my Pikachu Plush Stuffed Toy, which you can see sitting to the right. Yes, I’m way outside of the target demographic for stuffed toys, but this one I just had to have when I found it in a toy store a f…

Relive your Childhood with a Cabbage Patch Doll

15. Relive your Childhood with a Cabbage Patch Doll

In 1984, I adopted my very first Cabbage Patch doll. It was Christmas time, and I was nearly five years old. I remember being so excited as I ripped the wrapping paper and bow away from my red- haired, blue- eyed baby girl. I quickly tore into the box to p…

WowWee Roboquad For Kids Who Love Robot Toys

16. WowWee Roboquad For Kids Who Love Robot Toys

Now that my son is 13 his Roboquad has come certainly come into its own. We bought it for him when he was 8, which was a mistake and it sat in his bedroom for quite a while, motionless. Here’s what my son thinks of his Roboquad now: ‘I couldn…

Don't Blink, The Weeping Angels Have Your Lego

17. Don’t Blink, The Weeping Angels Have Your Lego

Don’t blink. Whatever you do, don’t look away and don’t blink. If your idea of a fun trip around any church is looking for statues, poking a small child of your acquaintance and whispering ‘Don’t Blink’ in a voice filled with…

Fantastic Hand Puppets and Great Kids Party Ideas

18. Fantastic Hand Puppets and Great Kids Party Ideas

I have planned quite a few birthday parties for my son and hand puppets are a great idea. I first used one with a Knights and Princess themed party. The special guest was Fiamma (Flame in Italian) the red dragon! I needed a special dragon for this very spe…

LEGO Friends Dolphin Cruiser is a Great Learning Toy

19. LEGO Friends Dolphin Cruiser is a Great Learning Toy

My youngest granddaughter is only 8 years old and has twin brothers that love LEGO sets. When her birthday rolled around of course she wanted a LEGO set of her very own. I shopped and asked questions as to which LEGO set would be the right level and fun fo…

Squigz for all Squidooers!

20. Squigz for all Squidooers!

I love toys that challenge kids and parents alike! What’s not to love with a toy that will keep everyone on their collective toes, with laughter and giggles galore. Not to mention the ability to build and expand whatever your mind can come up with! Th…

Rainbow Loom: A Gift Your Girl Will Love

21. Rainbow Loom: A Gift Your Girl Will Love

Forget dolls or video games – the Rainbow Loom is the perfect gift for your girl, no matter how old she is! The Rainbow Loom is all the rage right now. If you have or know a school- aged kid (girl or boy! ) you have probably seen the rubber band bracelets….

Play-Doh Trash Tossin' Rowdy the Garbage Truck

22. Play-Doh Trash Tossin’ Rowdy the Garbage Truck

My son is obsessed with all things Garbage Truck. Tuesday is trash day in our neighborhood, and he likes to go out onto the front porch and watch the large garbage truck as it comes down our street. It stops at our house, then our neighbors, then it backs…

Inspire Learning in Your Home with an Insect Lore Butterfly Garden

23. Inspire Learning in Your Home with an Insect Lore Butterfly Garden

If you are looking for a great gift that will inspire learning in your home; consider the Insect Lore Butterfly Garden. I purchased this butterfly garden for my daughter when she was in Kindergarten, and she immediately feel in love with it. When she opene…

Minion Dave Talking Action Figure

24. Minion Dave Talking Action Figure

If you and your family have seen Despicable Me 2, then you will know the beloved character Minion Dave. If you haven’t seen the movie, you should know that the Minion Dave Talking Figure is one of the hottest toys out this holiday season. This is the…

Four Toys from One Generation to Another

25. Four Toys from One Generation to Another

The question of the day – Do you have any toys that you enjoyed so much as a kid that you saved them or bought newer versions for your kids? For me the answer is yes. And you will find four of them shared with you on this page. To be honest, it was not alw…

Meet Cruncher: the Prehistoric Pet Interactive Toy Dinosaur

26. Meet Cruncher: the Prehistoric Pet Interactive Toy Dinosaur

Best Electronic Pet Dinosaur for Little Boys! It was around 3 am when little Johnny woke up on Christmas morning. He heard noises coming from downstairs and he wondered who that could be. Santa Claus! Who else? He stepped out of his bed very slowly, slippe…

Cuddlekins Bears for Loving

27. Cuddlekins Bears for Loving

A huge bear like this cuddly one will make a memory for the whole family. My son had a huge stuffed chimp and i’m here to tell you about the effect this critter had on us all. He suffered from severe asthma attacks that came on as suddenly as a thunde…

Why I Love Our Playmobil Pirate Ship

28. Why I Love Our Playmobil Pirate Ship

I bought a playmobil pirate ship over 20 years ago for my sister’s son. She then gave it to her second son and in the end passed it back to me when my son was 4. It was still in great condition, which is testimony to how well playmobil toys are made a…

Little ones LOVE the Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel

29. Little ones LOVE the Melissa & Doug Deluxe Standing Easel

When Robin, our Community Organizer, posted Melissa and Doug Toys To Fuel Their Imagination on Squidoo’s Quest of the Day, I was thrilled. I’ve always been impressed with the quality of this product line. Previously, I reviewed Melissa &…

Play-Doh Mega Pack 36 Cans is a Great Way to Entertain Kids of any Age

30. Play-Doh Mega Pack 36 Cans is a Great Way to Entertain Kids of any Age

Play- doh was released to the market in the 1950s and has entertained kids of all ages for over half a century. This 36 can pack of Play- doh is great for classrooms, parties, multiple children in a family, or a simple way to stock up on Play- doh. Play- D…

My Pet Firefly

31. My Pet Firefly

During this past year’s travels, I visited West Virgina. There, deep in the twist’s and turn’s of the mountains, I saw my very first firefly. It was late at night, I was sitting out on the porch with my cousin, when all of a sudden I saw fli…

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Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    A great bunch of toys for sure….something for every child or child want to be!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/veryirie veryirie

    Thanks so much for including my beloved Cootie Game. :)

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

      Thanks for creating the lens!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/getmoreinfo getmoreinfo

    Great toys I like the Spirograph, I remember having one of those.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/aredey aredey

    Pikachu,Pikachu,Pikachu

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