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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

 The magic of the holiday season is all around, with beautiful lights, the soft glow of candles, favorite songs and of course the wonderful aroma of traditional treats wafting from the kitchen. While you may be busy with all that goes into making the holiday special for your family, kids have their own agendas. 

Children are all on their best behavior — a bonus for you — and very, very busy making their own set of lists. They are being bombarded with ads on TV, catalogues are coming fast and furious in the mail, and everywhere you go gift ideas are popping up. 

There is nothing more rewarding than watching your child open a present and seeing the look of sheer joy and happiness on his face. That moment makes all the hustle and bustle of the season worthwhile. Your child is over the moon with holiday glee. 

But how do you know which toys will be the right fit. What ones will be the keepers that they will cherish and play with all year long? Which ones will be discarded after day one? This holiday gift guide is filled with pages of suggestions that are proven winners. There is something for everyone — boys, girls, newborn to teens. No matter what your child’s interest you will have some terrific choices. 

Check out the gifts from the Toy Insider. They have Top Tech toys, STEM choices and this year’s hot trends. Girls can put on their lab coat with the Barbie Fundamental Chemistry Set, LeapFrog has a new Academy Edition and who wouldn’t love virtual reality with VRSE? Kids can even learn to code and make their toys dance and move.

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There are choices for the artist in your life, the builder, with lots of LEGO® sets, and cuddlers to help your child go to sleep. There are even ideas for museum memberships — that’s a gift the whole family will love for the entire year. How about the chance to meet some Boston Red Sox players in person at Foxwoods in January? 

Experiencing the holidays through a child’s eyes is the most magical of all. When their faces light up brighter than the tree — you have a winner. Happy holidays.



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