Gifts kids will open again and again: Books to entertain and educate (7 brief book reviews)

On the lookout for holiday gifts for youngsters? You can't go wrong with these interesting, informative, colorful, and downright delightful options for kids of various ages!

my little book of animals


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Pick and Draw game: Artistic fun for all ages, with a group or on one's own

A deck of cards plus a pencil (with an eraser) and paper are all that's needed for hours of fun — as long as the cards are from the Pick and Draw game.

The Pick and Draw game, created by picture book illustrator Rich Davis, makes me think of those painting places where a group of soon-to-be artists receive the very same instruction yet create fabulously unique paintings, each masterpiece just like the others... but different.

pick and draw game

That's the idea behind Pick and Draw, only, the creative result is a comical cartoon. Funky...

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Strider No-Pedal Balance Bike a super holiday gift for beginning riders

What kid doesn't want a new bike from Santa? Even the kiddos who can't yet ride a bike want one.

For those youngest wanna-be bike riders, the Strider 12 No-Pedal Balance Bike makes a great gift — while providing a revolutionized way to teach a child to ride a bike.

strider no-pedal bikeMac tries out the Strider No-Pedal Balance Bike

See, the Strider No-Pedal Balance Bike has — you got it! — no pedals. The idea is...

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