TOYS UNDER $25
You won’t break the bank with these entertaining toys. n Rainbow Jellies Surprise Creation Kit by Spin Master creates little jelly creatures that can clip to your child’s backpack for fun on the go. Make four of your own custom characters by choosing a face and hair, putting them inside a cloud mold and adding the magic goo. Kids can make on their own with very little adult help. For ages 6 and older. At rainbowjellies.com. $19.97.
n Make shapes and geometry into a game with the Shape Factory Geometry Board Game by OjO. One player builds an image, while the other guesses what it is. Work together to fill the factory with correctly guessed creations by placing the cards on the conveyor belt. For ages 4 and older. At learnwithojo.com. $19.99.
n Your toddler will love popping the squishy bubbles on Fat Brain Toys’ Dimpl Digits. Each bubble is embossed with the numerals 1-10, dots to count and the matching words in English and Spanish. For ages 1 and older. At fatbraintoys.com. $19.95.
n Expand your knowledge with Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia by What on Earth Books. Learn about space, animals, science, history and more with this fascinating book filled with facts and illustrations. For ages 8-12. At whatonearthbooks.com. $24.99.
n Create and decorate your child’s handprint with the Made By Me Keepsake Frame from Horizon Group USA. This two-part frame includes a spot for a 4x6 photo and a place to display your handprint. Decorate both the frame and your handprint with paints, and the air-dry clay makes it less messy. For ages 6 and older. At horizongroupusa.com. $12.99.
n Assemble your own nature-inspired lantern with the DIY Lantern Lands Forest Festival from Bright Stripes. Decorate it with punchouts, puffy stickers and gems for a customizable glowing design. For ages 8 and older. At brightstripes.co. $21.99.
n Find lots of baby Blume surprises with Blume Dolls’ Blume Baby Pop Series 2 Pop ‘N Sniff. Each surprise reveals a sweet candy-scented baby or an accessory. Each sprout makes a fun pop when you pull them out and has a color-changing diaper to reveal the baby’s gender. Plus, comes with rainbow bath pearls for swimming. For ages 3 and older. At blumedolls.com. $14.99.
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n Harness energy from the sun to create and power unique robots. The SolarBots: 8-in-1 Solar Robot Kit from Thames & Kosmos includes different solar-powered robots you can build that will drum, crawl, do somersaults and more. For ages 6 and older. At thamesandkosmos.com. $24.95. – Compiled by Laura Powell and Emily Webb