I’ve got some HUGE news today friends! Drum roll please… the 2015 Toy Gift Guides are here!
How great would it be to get all of your Christmas shopping done ahead of time this year AND to feel confident your kids are going to love their gifts and keep returning to play with them again and again?
In case you’re unfamiliar with our infamous gift guide collection, this is not your average roundup of a few of our favorite things – Oh no. This is an incredibly extensive library of the most engaging, brain-growing, and yet still super-fun toys available, over 300 in all this year!
And here’s the best part, all of those awesome toys are arranged into specially themed guides with detailed descriptions of each and every toy and categorized by our recommended age ranges for the utmost enjoyment.
This is the only resource you’re going to need this year to nab the perfect gift for every child on your list – pin it to your favorite gift or toy board or bookmark it now (and share it with your mom friends – they’ll thank you!).
As I said, this is not your run of the mill gift guide. I work on these babies all year long researching, cultivating, and fine tuning the gift guides until they’re just right. Where do I research? Everywhere.
I’ve spent hours upon hours talking to friends, school teachers and even toy store owners as well as reading reviews, polling our readers, and scouring toy award lists to come up with these finds.
“Which toys should I spend my money on?,” is probably the question I get asked most often by you guys, especially right around now.
When I first started these annual guides, I considered grouping our picks by age, or gender, or even benefit – but then I got to thinking about how I shop for my own kids. Ultimately, it’s what my littles are into that most motivates my purchases.
If they’re going through a constructing stage, then I want the goods on the most stimulating building toys out there. If their creativity is blooming, I’m looking for info. on the highest quality and longest lasting art supplies. And if they can’t get enough of role playing, that means I’m on the search for toys that do a superb job in supporting dramatic play.
In addition, I’ve got a few goals of my own when it comes to toy shopping – getting in some solid independent play during quiet time, burning off steam when stuck indoors, and feeding their little brains in a fun way to name a few.
I’ve organized this year’s picks with all of these things in mind. Over the next few weeks I’ll be highlighting all 10 of our gift guides but you don’t have to wait. You can see them all right now.
Just click on the photos below for the complete guide… Happy shopping!