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29561_551838984841536_1461596753_nThe Tree is up, The outdoor lights are up and my shopping finally complete online this week. First day of December and I can sit back and listen to the christmas music and enjoy watching Holiday movies. Last Year we had all our christmas things in boxes out in storage; while we rented out a small apartment. This Year, Everything came out early and I am in full holiday spirits. All I have to do now is collect my holiday baking recipes and bake up a storm for my annual cookie exchange. Even the girls were quick to write-up their lists this year. After much thought and endless hours of browsing through toy flyers, they managed to circle what they wanted and finally composed a wish list for Santa. I then Conveniently went online and ordered everything from the comfort of my living room. (Most will arrive wrapped and labeled) I took advantage of Cyber black friday; free shipping, gift wrapping and even some great deals. For those still out shopping for the perfect gifts, Here are some of the item on Santa’s list for 2012 and a few other suggestions. Happy Shopping everyone!


Usborn Books for kids – these are fantastic Kids encyclopedias full of illustrations and flaps that lift to reveal in-depth detail and facts on various subjects. My kids spend hours going through the cool facts and lifting the flaps to see whats hiding inside. There were several that they wanted.. Look Inside Sports, Look inside the human body, look inside inventions and how they work, Look inside Science, The Big book of Big Dinosaurs and small ones too, The Big Book on Bugs, Look inside How things work.

The magic School bus Chapter books and full episode collection dvd – A school bus that takes the class on scientific adventures. Subjects include; Undersea creatures and marine life, Space, bugs, Human body, Germs, the earth etc..

Meet the Phonics DVD set – Includes: Meet the Blends, Meet the Digraphs & Meet the Letter Sounds. (prep-school company)  51mYCSI1CSL._SL500_AA300_

Meet the Sight words set – book levels 1,2,3. (prep-school company)


Barbie Camper – Camper has everything Barbie needs for her camping trips in one foldable and portable camper. Complete with kitchen accessories, such as food pieces and dishes, are included to enhance imaginative play, along with a bathroom complete with a toilet and shower. This totally foldable and portable design makes it easy to carry anywhere, so Barbie’s adventures can continue no matter where you are.

A guitar

A drum set – Snare, Tom and Bass drums have adjustable height, angle and tilt to allow this set to grow along with your child. Made of hardwood shells and chrome-plated steel hardware

Duet Stage Microphone (see a theme here lol)- features a handheld microphone with height-adjustable stand as well as a headset microphone so two can share the spotlight. You can connect this microphone right to your iPod, MP3 or CD player.

A telescope

A science lab set- complete kids science kit for experiments complete with a book full of experiments, flask, test tubes, goggles, various ingredients, dropper etc.

A trampoline – mini trampoline features : bounce counting, silly sounds, musical statues, animal sounds and memory matches.


Thinkright Pathwords game – Tetris meets word search. Builds vocabulary skills with clever graphic hints and funny word play.


Cool circuits – light up puzzle game emphasizes spatial reasoning and abstract thinking with over 40 different challenges ranging from student to expert      29-23853-PrimaryImage.image

Lego Sort and Store Head – Your shaking action causes small, medium, and large LEGO bricks to sort into their separate storage compartments. Holds approximately 2lbs of LEGO or 1000 LEGO pieces 29-21449-PrimaryImage.image

Knex ultimate Mario circuit building set- circuit track with twists complete with motors and multi moving obstacles

Hape Quadrilla Twist and rail set – This is a complete wooden marble run set with some bright colours, straight rails, fun curves and a unique see-saw piece.


Fun Stocking Stuffers

Silly Straws                      images

eeboo Tell Me a story cards –  set of cards designed to be an imaginative pre-reading activity for young children and adults. Each collection features beautifully illustrated and intriguing images providing the components for children to make up their own stories, or help in creating stories. Perfect for travel, waiting, bedtime and even dinnertime.  eeboo tell me a story circus1_01

Vilac Balloon-powered boat – These French-made wooden boats combine the wow factor of Transformers with all the retro charm you’d expect from Vilac, a company that’s been been turning out toys since 1911.   2906baloonpoweredboat

Kids wooden jewellery – Orange tree toys created a wooden watch bracelet perfect for little ones who can’t tell time but enjoy the idea of wearing one.

Mini walkie talkies – Kids can transmit important messages and secrets to each other from up to 200 feet away with these working walkie talkies. They include a code key so kids can also transmit Morse code and other beeps when they want to keep their conversations

439496Self-adhesive mustache stickers – A mustache for every day of the week!

Fingerstach tattoos a set of mustache-shaped temporary tattoos for your fingers     fingerstachegama_01

Hatch Em Jumbo Dinosaur eggs – Just add water and watch it grow. After 12 – 24 hours the egg will break. After 72 hours, the pet is fully grown. Egg size 4” x 5.5”.

Melissa and Doug Jumbo Crayons – These are fun crayons available in all sorts of shapes from Dinosaurs to trucks  constructioncrayons1

A Kaleidoscope

Flingshot flying monkey – Slip your fingertips into its little mitts, pull back like a slingshot, let fly, and join in the laughter when the furry projectile screeches through the air.    cbe9caa5_0ea25579_fc94_4904_89cc_be22b8e6092b