Everybody loves the holiday season right? It is, after all, the most wonderful time of the year! Amidst all the excitement of the weather getting cooler, the leaves changing color, and the pumpkin spice lattes getting brewed at the local coffee shop, it can be tough to adequately prepare yourself for the holiday shopping season. This year, don’t wait until the last minute, or you may find yourself waiting in long lines with thousands of other last minute shoppers. Check out the CP Toys 2013 Holiday Gift Guide for great gift ideas for your favorite people on the planet; your children!
This holiday season, don’t just get your child a toy that they will play with a few times and then move on to the next thing. Get them something that will last, and will have lasting benefits. Look for items that encourage open-ended play, so they don’t have to be restricted by rules and guidelines.
Double Octagon Builders - These sturdy, hand-sized, linked octagon-shaped builders are perfect for children to stack and create structures. Watch as your young child builds structures that stack as tall as they are!
Super Soft Building Blocks - Safe and soft, these 24 velour-covered foam blocks are perfect for beginning builders. Easy to stack, their bright colors and assorted shapes help develop shape and color recognition.
Animal Stack & Count - Hands-on wooden animals for stacking and sorting from 1 to 5. Your child will have a blast learning to count with these stackers!
CrocoBloco™ - This super soft, stuffed crocodile comes apart for individual block play, and then strings back together for cuddling and added motor skill development. Each soft block has numbers, letters and infant/toddler activities for sensory learning.
Stackers Mini Blocks - This block set includes creative shapes and colorful designs for hours of building and constructing. The smaller-sized blocks are perfect for little hands. Complete with a sturdy case and shape sorter lid, this imaginative wooden block set is sure to be a favorite.
Skwish Mobile – This mobile consists of moving and rotating brightly-colored wooden shapes for babies to gaze upon. This mobile will turn your baby’s crib into a visual spectacle!
Preschool is an exciting time for a young kid; it is usually the first time in their life they are away from mom and dad for long periods of time. Help their time away from home be enjoyable by getting something that they will love and that they can take with them when they are feeling a little homesick.
As Cozy As Home Play Kitchen - Little chefs can cook in their very own kitchen! This set comes with everything your kid needs to make all their favorite foods!
Wooden Shopping Cart - Sized just right for little shoppers, this solid wood cart includes a heavy duty attached canvas bag, non-marring wheels and play calculator with pushable buttons. Time to fill your cart with your favorite groceries from the store!
Giant Constructive Blocks - Made in the USA, these amazingly sturdy and durable indoor hollow blocks are made of heavy carton stock that will support 200 lbs., yet are light enough for a pre-school child to handle. Have a blast creating new and exciting structures!
My Name Puzzle - It's all in a name and learning to spell it is fun when it's in puzzle form! Painted block letters are raised for easy removal.
Personalized Music CD - This motivating CD features eight high-energy, fun party songs to get your little ones up and moving! Hearing their name 40 times within the lyrics of the songs creates 20 minutes of tuned-in fun.
Alphabet Alligator - This puzzle is a fun way for kids to learn their alphabet and increase their cognitive skills! Kids will have fun matching up the pieces to the right spaces!
Deluxe Dream House with Furniture - This fabulous, 3-story house with its easy-access and open floor plan comes complete with fully furnished rooms of wooden furniture detailed with opening doors and drawers, fabric cushions, bedding, rugs, unbreakable mirrors and even a lift-up toilet lid and curtained shower stall.
Train Table with Percy and Talking Thomas - All aboard for playtime fun! Bring the Island of Sodor home with this colorful train table with Percy & Talking Thomas. With durable wood construction and 100 pieces of wooden track and accessories, young engineers will delight in hours and hours of fun around this train table.
Elementary School Aged
Your kids aren’t the little toddlers they used to be anymore. They are growing up and their interests are evolving. Talk with your young ones and have them tell you what new things they are into this year. Trends are always changing, so don’t get them “last year’s model”; get them something they can be excited about!
On-tour Musical Ballerina - This exquisite ballerina doll comes complete with 3 gorgeous costumes. Dress her up in multiple outfits to fit any occasion. With this set your dancing ballerina doll will be ready to hit the dance floor. She also travels safely secured in a sturdy trunk that has a music box.
Little Carpenter Workbench - This child-size workbench gives kids a place to do creative wood-working. It has a sturdy, hardwood frame and top, hardwood side panels, a working wooden vise, and a pegboard back to hang tools. Perfect for your little craftsmen!
Today’s Girl Sophie with 15 Piece Wardrobe - Sophie, our 18" doll with medium skin and black hair, offers high-style play at an affordable price. She has a soft, huggable body with moveable vinyl arms and legs, beautiful brown eyes with realistic eyelashes and rooted hair. Come with a wardrobe of several different outfits and accessories!
Deluxe Wooden Builder - Colorfully painted and natural wood pieces are easily assembled with the easy turn nut and bolt design to allow for hundreds of building designs. Use the included idea booklet or let them create new designs using their imagination.
Rocket Ship Adventure - Orbit into new galaxies of imaginative play! This toy rocket ship has all your kid’s need to start a space adventure. With 4 stories of fun and meticulously crafted of wood, this set includes astronauts, aliens, space vehicles and even a working elevator. Engage their imaginations with knobs and levers that turn and lift, perfect for enacting each mission.
High Seas Adventure - Sail the high seas with the graphically-detailed, 3 mast wooden pirate ship complete with 2 additional hanging sails, moving oars, and 4 cannons inserted in the side cutouts. There are back openings to rooms in the ship and wooden furniture for sleeping (bunk beds & desk), dining (table and chairs), and loot room (with treasure chest). Six happy and playful pirates, a monkey, and parrot hang in various cutouts on the front of the ship or free stand in the rooms or on deck.
Dog Academy Play Set - Sit, stay, play! Your little dog lover will have a blast creating their very-own dog training academy. This set features 15 realistically detailed dog breed toys including German Shepherds, Collies, Dalmatians and Corgis. Kids can run agility exercises, train, groom, and board all their doggie friends.
Construction Site with Remote Control Crane - This construction site is open and ready for constructive imaginative play. The crane and base also move up and down, forward and reverse to go where the action is. A dump truck, cement truck and accessories add to the realistic play.