The MOMS’ favorite toys under $40

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BABY

Skip Hop Hedgehog Accordion

This whimsical woodland creature is sure to engage your little one’s imaginations with hours of musical play. Designed with easy-to-grab handles, it’s perfect for little hands. Your baby will delight in discovering a range of unique tunes as they push and pull the soft rubber accordion. This adorable character features vibrant, colors, movable beads and rubberized details for teething.

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http://www.skiphop.com/product/hedgehogaccordion.html

$15.00

IKEA Soft Toys for Education

1-2 Lines about the product: The global “Soft Toys for Education” campaign has supported UNICEF for over a decade and has raised more than $90 million to help provide a quality education to 11 million children in 46 countries. From November 9 to January 3, for every soft toy or children’s book sold in IKEA stores, the IKEA Foundation will donate approximately $1.30 to support UNICEF and Save the Children’s global education programs, including UNICEF’s “Schools for Africa” initiative.

twitter handle: @IKEAUSA

Link: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/childrens_ikea/18740/

Price: $.99-$19.99

18MONTHS +

Balance Bike

Kent International has a balance bike that’s available for $29.99 at Walmart and other retailers. See the attached doc with the product images. The bikes offer children an easy way to practice balance without pedals

3+

PB Kids

Sleeping bag

Tea Set 24.00

Figurines 24.00

Mindware Marble Run, $34.99 (TARGET) – 4+

Paw Patrol Look-out Playset, $39.99

Our Generation Regular Non-Poseable Doll - Riley, $24.99

brackitz

sparks the idea of innovation and the opportunity to engage in creativity with trial and error. The connecting system allows anyone (3+) to instantly build strong and durable masterpieces. brackitz has proudly won Brain Toy from Academics Choice, Toy Man eChoice, STEM Toy Award, and Creative Child Toy of the Year. Retails at $29.99 - $99.99.

Travel Buddy – 29.99

http://www.trendykid.com/Travel-Buddies/

Discovery Kids Talking USA Puzzle – 4+

1-2 Lines about: The Discovery Kids Talking USA Puzzle identifies the state name, capital city and nickname for each of the 50 states. The 44 emovable puzzle pieces help children learn geography and conveniently fit in the storage drawer. The Talking USA Puzzle also includes fun facts

for the American Flag and the Statue of Liberty. The large 18”x13” format is easy to read and the easy grip handle fits different sized hands. Includes a bonus poster with a fun fact matching game. Ages 4+

Twitter handle: @DiscoveryKids

Link: http://www.toysrus.com/buy/games-puzzles/discovery-kids-talking-usa-puzzle-1-81224m1-46574226

Price: $29.99

is the newest interactive fitness product to enter the LeapFrog family. Available in three colors, this is the only activity tracker made for kids that encourages active play and healthy habits with pet pals and fun challenges. Each set includes a LeapBand, parent guide, USB cable, quick start guide and Petathlon App. Retails at $39.99.
 - 4-7

InRoad Toys PlayTape – 3+

Take vehicle play to a whole new level with award-winning PlayTape from InRoad Toys! Simply peel, tear, and stick to any flat surface to create roads for toy cars or tracks for toy trains. Instantly lay a road or track anywhere for creative play with any wheeled toy!. Make a mistake? Just adjust, and re-stick ‘til it’s right. When you’re done playing, PlayTape peels up easily and leaves no residue behind – even days later. Design your own drag strip or lay down a network of roads and rails in a toy town you’ve created with your own blocks and bricks. The possibilities are endless! Choose from a variety of colors, sizes, and designs. Made in the USA.

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http://www.InRoadToys.com

$7.99 – 12.99

6+

Wubble Bubble Ball, $19.99

NABI DREAM TAB

SPLURGE – THE FIRST TABLE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF CREATIVE HEROES

8+

Discovery Kids Interchangeable Kinetic Space Lab – 8+

1-2 Lines about: With interchangeable pieces that add up to endless arrangements, this hands-on toy keeps children engaged as their imaginations explore the solar system. Mount planets, space shuttles, and black holes on the night sky board, then connect them with a variety of tracks and let a game ball loose to navigate the route created. When the ball reaches the bottom, it lands on the launch button, sending a space rocket careening toward the heavens - or the bedroom ceiling - whichever is closer. Ages 8+ (Parents’ Choice Award Winner, Scholastic Parent & Child Gold Star Award Winner)

Twitter handle: @DiscoveryKids

Link: http://www.amazon.com/Discovery-Kids-Interchangeable-Kinetic-Space/dp/B00GXGGI24

Price: $29.99

MY MONOPOLY Game - For the Family!

(HASBRO/Ages 8 years & up/Players: 2-4/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Fall 14)
The world’s favorite property trading game is getting personal in 2014! Now you can personalize your own MONOPOLY game in minutes! With the MY MONOPOLY App or Website, you can easily create your own personalized MONOPOLY game by customizing property spaces, game tokens, Chance Cards and Community Chest Cards to include your favorite people, places and things! Gather your images from Facebook, Instagram, Shutterfly, Flickr or your personal devices, print them out on your personalized MY MONOPOLY game stickers, stick them onto the game pieces and position them as you choose around the MY MONOPOLY game board and you’re ready to play! Bring your favorite and funniest memories to life as you create your own MY MONOPOLY game experience. The My MONOPOLY app will be available on both iOS and Android platforms.

13+

Fuhu’s newest product is the nabi Karaoke Box  (SPLURGE)

(retails for $149.99). The nabi Karaoke Box takes kids love of singing and performing to a new level with amazing hi-fi sound quality, Bluetooth connectivity for easy sync, and top kid-friendly hits. Through the holiday season the nabi Karaoke Box will come bundled with a special Disney Frozen app and themed decorative accessories so kids can sing "Let It Go" just like Queen Elsa.

The perfect update to a classic from our childhood.  We - along with our kids are now singing together the oldies...it's a hard knock life along with opportunity.  The perfect film for both moms and kids!