Holiday Gift Guide November 22 - Scarsdale Moms

It’s that time of year again. The season of gifting. I always say that there isn’t one right toy for every child but I hope the list below provides you a path for some really fun and imaginative options for your littles. They range from Montessori to battery operated fun. If you need any more info or options, please feel free to DM me @toymachinist and Happy Toy Shopping!

GIFTS FOR KIDS by Lauren Machinist (@toymachinist)

Happy Gifting!

Ages 4-5

Crayola Wonder Mess Free Paint Set. This Kids Paint Set lets them explore the joy of painting without leaving a mess left behind! A great birthday or holiday gift! Ideal for kids, ages 3 & up.

Littlelens Kids Digital Camera. This toy camera will encourage their natural creativity and give them a way to express themselves by taking videos and pictures of the things they love.

HearthSong Inflatable Unicorn Ride On Bouncer. Hippity Hop Toy for Kids Active Play with Handles and Weighted Bottoms, Set of 2, Holds 200 Pounds

Domino Train Set. We bet you played domino rally when you were kids. Atlasonix brings you your KIDS FIRST DOMINO SET-UP GAME. Line them up with the help of your domino train and start the chain reactions. Everyone loves this toy from toddlers to adolescents and, of course, their parents.

Duplo Sets Motivate young minds with this toddler-friendly assortment of LEGO DUPLO bricks and pieces. With endless hands-on creative possibilities, the developmental benefits are enormous.

Kids Karaoke Microphone. Get ready to sing your heart out with the Sing-Along Tie Dye Karaoke Microphone! This 2-in-1 microphone and Bluetooth speaker allows you to take the karaoke fun wherever you go.

PLAYmags 100-Piece Magnetic Tiles Set. This Playmags Classic Set Lets Kids Build, Play & Learn for Hours of Educational Entertainment; Recommended for Ages 3+

Step2 Stop & Go Market.  Your little one will enjoy caring for their market, gas station, and toll booth each day!

My First Foam Pogo Jumper by FlyBar. Boing, boing, squeak! The My First Flybar foam pogo stick is hours of healthy, bouncy fun. Crafted from durable foam, this is an ideal first pogo stick for kids; each jump makes a fun squeaky sound

Gabby & Cooper. Gabby & Cooper offers personalized apparel, gifts, and favors., [email protected]

A Work of Heart.  Large Blankets 50″x60″ are $95.  Pouches are $35.   Shop personalized baby, toddler and kids gifts/items.  Some favorites include super soft minky blankets, lunch totes, pouches, hooded towels, bibs and backpacks!

Patch K!ds Medium Nylon Bag $45.  Flat Clear Bag $41.  Bags are all made to be personalized! Start with your bag, pick your favorite color and choose your letters!

Resin Bar  Trinket Tray $60.  Jamie is a resin artist and instructor who works with acrylic and wood. Jamie specializes in handmade home goods, gifts, and Judaica. Contact Jamie to create a custom holiday gift. 


Babies: 0-18 Months

Shape Sorter  Montessori Learning 6 color shape blocks with different textures, and a cube with elastic bands and space, this combination offers a huge imagination for your little baby.

Fat Brain Toys Sguigz Starter Set Suction cup builders in 8 versatile shapes and colors, they’re fun little suckers.

Activity Cube 6 in 1 activity cube  Includes shape sorter, gears & beads, musical drum, sun & moon, peekaboo animals and interactive vault door. It will attract baby’s attention and accompany them to grow up.

Baby Einstein Glow & Discover Light Bar Activity Station This easy to actiate the toy bar is fun and interactive for little ones

Vtech Sit-To-Stand Learning Walker The activity-packed, detachable panel is perfect for babies who can sit up; it can also re-attach to the walker for on the run fun on both carpet and bare floors.

Stacking Toys

BabyTouch Books

Interactive Pop Up Animals Yeebay Interactive Pop-Up Animals Toy is the perfect beginner toy for children learning about buttons,knobs,pushing and pulling.

Toddler (Age 1-3)

Pound & Tap Bench $13.95. Discover colors, numbers and emotions with 10 fun pegs.

Shape Sorting Toy $16.99.  The Melissa & Doug Shape-Sorting Wooden Dump Truck Toy is a two-in-one entertainment and pretend play experience. It includes 9 colored blocks in different shapes and 2 play figures.

School Bus Toy $39.99.  This school bus toy has many ways to play. Glide a distance with a single push. Turn it on to switch to driving mode, which contains an analog steering wheel, traffic cards, shifters, and more. Also comes with a gear toy, all designed with realistic details, allowing kids to experience more gameplay.

Soft Blocks $24.99.  Playing building blocks is a great way to stimulate your children’s imagination and creativity.It helps to improve your kids’ intelligence through sorting the pieces by shape and color.

Ramp Toys $29.99.  Get set and go! This toy for 1 year old boy and girl’s need to practice independence and will keep them busy while you are dealing with other chores. Each car flips at the end of a ramp to continue to the next. Learn about cause and effect with this fun Wooden Toddler Race Track from Top Bright! Choose a car, release cars at top of the ramp and let the racing begin! The play set also includes an extra bridge and a parking lot

American Girl Dolls.  Explore their Doll Collections, Including Girl of the Year™, Truly Me™ & WellieWishers™. Bring Her Imagination to Life And Play Out Her Adventures With American Girl®. Shop Now.

Farm House with Animals $36.54.  The Melissa & Doug Wooden Fold & Go Barn is a portable wooden barn that comes with additional play pieces and opens wide for easy play access and closes to take it with you. The wooden handle makes it easy to transport

Nesting and Sorting Melissa and Doug Set $23.99.  Our engaging car and garage toy set helps kids develop hand-eye coordination; concepts of size, color, and numbers; counting and problem-solving abilities; and creative expression.

Classic Sit and Spin $34.99.  The fun goes round and round with this twirling activity toy for toddlers. Push and pull the stationary wheel to make the base spin fast or slow. Kids control the speed


Big Kids Boys & Girls

Sharper Image Remote Controlled Battle Robots $26.93. The Sharper Image Robot Combat boxing ring features two remote-controlled battle robots that can be operated by two players. Kids can duel against their friends through these remote-controlled robot fighters and battle to become King of the Ring!

Legos $28.00.  Kids will spend hours engaging in pretend play with this medium-sized building kit. This build your own play toy allows kids to create toy trains or tiger figurines with this classic collection of LEGO bricks in 35 different colors

Beyblade Burst Quad Drive Battle Set $22.99.  This is a fantastic educational toy, which could improve kids’ motor skills, increase their patience and cultivate their competitive awareness.

Pokemon $39.99.  Special Edition Holiday Box 2022

Magic Mixlings $64.00.  Real Magic Returns when you cast your spell and create a fortune telling pet inside the Magic Mixies Magical Crystal Ball! Who will you magically create?

Mini Drone $29.70.  Easy Remote Control Drone for Kids: Fly this mini RC drone for boys and girls with a push of a button; launch, land, and perform 360° flip drone stunts with the easy-to-use 4-channel remote transmitter that allows you to fly multiple flying toy drones at once

Unicorn Claw w/ Lights $59.99.  Our magical Unicorn claw machine grabber is perfect for kids and adults, promising to deliver endless hours of excitement. Try your luck and see who catches the most prizes before the music stops.

Cool Maker Go Glam U-Nique Nail Salon $29.09.  This all-in-one salon has 5 design pods, nail polish, a dryer, storage and a removable stamper! Easily scroll and stamp designs on up to 250 nails of any size for personalized mani-pedis!

Archery Set $49.99.  Develop aim & coordination while improving posture and muscle development when you practice your shot with this Deluxe Archery Set. This item has safety arrows without sharp tips to keep kids, pets, and walls safe.

Super Smalls $60.00.  Super Smalls is a feel good accessories brand that celebrates the sparkle in everyone. Their inspiration comes from glitzy, grown-up stuff, but everything they make is designed for play! Super Smalls believes in imagination, dressing up and letting all kids shine from the inside out.

Booklight $15.99.  Perfect rechargeable clip-on booklight for kids.  3 brightness settings.  Easy for them to use and recharge!


Big Ticket Items

Yeti in my Spaghetti

Floor is Lava


Guess Who


Hungry Hippos


Sink n’ Sand





Subscriptions: The Gift That Keeps on Giving!

Literati Kids Book Club As your toddler starts looking at books and making discoveries all on their own, your home library provides imaginative new corners to explore.

KiwiCO KiwiCo was founded by a mom AND engineer, with a mission to inspire the next generation of innovators and problem solvers through seriously fun hands-on projects

Lovevery Support your child’s learning during important developmental windows with play essentials that are tailored to their exact stage

Little Passports Little Passports is a great monthly subscription box to spark your child’s curiosity for culture. 

The Dough House A jar that contains beautiful scented playdough or kinetic sand and themed per month with mini toys, you won’t find anything else like it.

National Geographic Magazine For Kids Inspire and empower children to understand complex ideas through stories, games, and more


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