2013 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers
Great Stocking Stuffers for Kids
Send Santa a few hints on great stocking stuffers for baby to teen, compliments of editors at Charlotte Parent, and sister publications Carolina Parent and Piedmont Parent.
Kidz Bop 24
Tracks include 16 of your favorite hits such as “Thrift Shop,” “Girl on Fire,” “Suit and Tie” and more. Ages 5-12. $13.99.
Poppy Drops Earring Starter Set
No pierced ears? No problem with these temporary tattoo earrings. The starter kit comes with three original earring collections and one Poppy Drops applicator. All of the earrings are made with food-grade vegetable dyes, are long-lasting, waterproof and can be removed with baby oil or rubbing alcohol. $21.95. Ages 8-14.
Right in the middle of a good chapter? Snap a Fred and Friends FingerPrint pointing bookmark around your open book and point it to the last word you read so you can quickly pick up where you left off later. $9.99 for a set of three via Amazon. Ages 8+.
Matching Girl and Doll Woven Headband Set
Perfect for the girl who loves to match her doll, the large headband fits toddlers to adults and the doll headband fits most 18-inch dolls. Custom order colors and patterns. $12. Ages 8+.
Light up the night with these illuminating, battery-powered shoe laces. The 28-inch long laces can be cut and are made to withstand normal daily use. Battery life is 70-80 hours. Choose from blue, green, fuchsia or rainbow. $14.95.
Chill Baby Volume Pacifier
A pacifier that comes with a volume-control dial. We make no promises that it will work. 0-6 months. Part of Fred’s Chill, Baby Pacifier collection. $9.99. fredandfriends.com. Available at Blis uptown.Ages 10+.
Firefly Ready Go Brush
This toothbrush mimics the cycle of a traditional traffic light, flashing green for 30 seconds, then yellow for another 30 seconds before the red stop light to encourage the dentist-recommended 60 seconds per row of teeth. Choose from Barbie, Spider Man and Angry Birds. Ages 3+. $3.99. Available at Target. All Ages.
Davy Andrews and the Flying Fox
The fourth album for children by musician Davy Andrews offers fun lyrics and easy sing-along tunes about everything from turtles to dinosaurs, and manners to fears. His third album “Little Turtles” is also a hit with preschoolers. Ages 2+. $9. Ages 6-12.
My Cup of Tea
Musician and actress Heidi Swedberg presents an album filled with joyful music that will have little ones up and dancing, singing and playing along. Tunes swing from classic family fare like “Coming Around the Mountain” to a Latin lullaby “Duermeté.” 2+. $15. Ages teen-adult.
More Great Gift Ideas for Kids:
Books, DVDs and Music
Toys, Games and Dolls