Holiday Gift Guide
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(Best for ages 8 and up) Do you have a budding architect in your midst? Or just a huge Harry Potter fan? Take their love of both to new heights with this book and gift combination. Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts is an immersive, 3D guide to the iconic school. Your children can explore their favorite places from the book: Hogwarts castle, the Forbidden Forest, Hogsmeade and the Quidditch Pitch. Then, your children can bring their favorite places to life by building them with the Lego Harry Potter set.
(Best for ages 6-9) Rosie Revere and her classmates are back with more fun for your young engineers. This new chapter book focuses on Rosie and her Aunt Rose working together to invent something new. There are lots of flops along the way, but Rosie learns to persevere. This book is excellent paired with a subscription box like Kiwi Crate to give your little engineer a new problem to solve each month.
(Best for ages 9-12) Here is a great pairing if you're looking to add a little magic to your holiday gifting. In The Magic Misfits, a young boy struggles to find his place. In the process, he finds both friends and adventure as they use magic and teamwork to save their town. As an added twist, readers will solve puzzles and learn magic tricks within each chapter. Extend the fun of this book with a complete magic set.
(Best for ages 8-12) Are there any Star Wars fans in your family? Here's a perfect gift for them, and maybe for you, too. The Origami Yoda Files is a charming, eight-book series that follows a group of friends through the trials and tribulations of their middle school years. However, these kids have the Force on their side as they try to solve the mystery of their friend Dwight's origami Yoda finger puppet. This book is likely to spark your child's interest in learning more origami, and the Star Wars Origami set is the perfect match.
(Best for ages 5-9) With this book and gift combo, your child can learn all about airplanes-military planes, passenger jets and even space shuttles-then take their paper airplanes to the next level with a PowerUp motor. Younger readers will love the immersive, two-page picture spreads. Older readers will enjoy learning all sorts of interesting facts about their favorite flying crafts. And, you'll all love powering your epic paper airplanes with this fun little motor.
(Best for ages 6-9) What aspiring paleontologist wouldn't love a fantastic dinosaur book paired with their very own dinosaur dig? The Dinosaur Museum is an immersive journey through the history and science of dinosaurs. Your child will enjoy the unique pop-ups and lift-the-flaps to discover more about their favorite dinosaurs. Then, they can get out the hammer, chisel and brush to uncover their very own dinosaur fossil.