The 2016 Smarty Holiday Toy Gift Guide is sponsored by our favorite local toy store, Toys & Co in Cotswold. Find everything on your child’s wish list and then some at Toys & Co! And guess what? They will wrap every gift BEAUTIFULLY and oh-so-expertly – so you don’t have to pull an all-nighter on Christmas Eve! Check out Toys & Co’s 2016 100 Best Toys List – you’ll have everyone covered on your list!
Our holiday gift guide continues this week with ages 3-5. Jen V and Jordan spear-headed this one! If you have more gift ideas for ages 3-5, share ’em in the Comments section! We’d love to hear!
For the girls:
Calico Critters: A timeless favorite with this group, so start building your collection now. This precious set is one that will grow with your little one. The Manor House has everything you can think of and it is a great introduction to the “Critter” collection. Add the animal characters and furniture for a perfect stocking stuffer!
Doll House: Every little girl loves to play with dolls. Build out this All Season House with furniture and accessories and you’ll get YEARS of pretend play ahead!
Bitty Baby: Bitty Baby is the first introduction to the American Girl line and your little girl will bask in the glory for years to come. Love, love, love the Bitty Twins! Relatives can buy clothes or accessories at a perfect price point.
For the boys:
Magnetic Mix or Match Vehicle Sets: A perfect way to build creativity and ingenuity.
Train Set: A new train set will entertain your next play group for hours on end, boys and girls alike!
Buoy Bats by the Buoy Guy: Buoy Bats are the CUTEST outdoor toy of 2016. Choose your fave pattern and personalize. Play it like baseball on the beach, in the park, or in the backyard. The PERFECT way to get the little ones outside. (And here’s a fun hint – YOU could win one in our Smarty Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway!)
Smart Max Magnet Building Blocks: Colorful and safe magnetic construction toys for young children.
Melissa & Doug Shopping Cart: Trust us. Every kid loves a grocery cart regardless of gender. This will stick with you for years.
Melissa & Doug Scoop and Serve Ice Cream Counter: Work on colors, socializing, and patterns in this cute ice cream set.
Play Zone Fit: A great way to get exercise, work on gross motor skills, and burn energy. Even if it’s freezing outside.
Bluetooth Animal Speaker: This cute animal-shaped Bluetooth speaker is pocket sized and ultra-portable. What this little guy lacks in size he makes up for in a powerful 2W sound. Just connect him to your Bluetooth device and play your favorite tracks for up to 4 hours before needing to re-charge.
Micro Mini Deluxe Scooter: This Swiss-designed-and-engineered scooter is super safe and the perfect way for the littles to learn to scoot. This mini is meant for ages 2-5, but they also have a bigger size for ages 5-12.
For all of your gift needs, head over to Toys & Co!
You can find Toys & Co at:
Cotswold Village Shops
Charlotte, NC – 704-365-7980
Mon-Sat 9a-9p, Sun 12p-6p