5 Gifts for the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

What to Give Your Kids

gifts for kids!

Whether it’s eight crazy nights or one glorious morning, feel good about the gifts you give the kids this year.

Plan Toys Build-a-Robot, $34
The wooden droid’s four interchangeable heads (each wearing a different facial expression) teach little ones about emotions, while movable arms and legs leave us all smiles.

Garden Treasure Box, $50
A magical souvenir box that turns everyday garden finds into prized possessions. Stash acorns, flowers, and leaves in specially labeled drawers.

my feelings book!A Little Book About Feelings and My Feelings Activity Book, $13
We’re feeling extra good about these books from The Mother Company. In no time at all, your kids will learn to express their emotions with comfort and ease.

Materious Piggy, $54
A piggy bank that teaches two valuable lessons: Save for yourself with the big piggy and for a charitable cause with the smaller swine.

littlemissmatched girls’ fashion dolls!LittleMissMatched Girls’ Fashion Dolls, $40
Nobody likes a brat, and the dream house is in foreclosure. The dolls have style, personality, and character you want your kids to emulate.

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this week in dallas!

Santa Claus the Musical
What: Learn about the jolly guy’s backstory in the adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s book.
Why: Ah, so that’s why he slides down the chimney.
When: Thru Dec. 23.
Where: Casa Manana Theatre, 3101 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. Tickets at 817-332-2272 or online at ticketmaster.com. Adults and children, $16-$22.

Old-Fashioned Christmas

What: Make ornaments, visit the petting zoo, and hear Victorian carolers sing a few tunes.
Why: Get a peek at what the holiday was like way back when.
When: Fri., 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, 1509 N. Perry Rd., Carrollton (972-466-6380). Free.

Yo Gabba Gabba Live: It’s Time to Dance
What: DJ Lance Rock, Muno, and Toodee get everyone on their feet.
Why: Your bambino is begging for a ticket.
When: Sat., 2 & 6 p.m.
Where: Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Performance Pl., Grand Prairie (972-854-5111). Tickets online at yogabbagabbalive.com. Adults and children, $25-$45.

Photo: Courtesy of Amazon.com; Courtesy of The Mother Company; Courtesy of LittleMissMatched

A.W. Perry Homestead Museum
1509 N Perry Rd
Carrollton, TX 75006
1001 Performance Pl
Grand Prairie, TX 75050
3101 W Lancaster Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107