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There is no better time to show the kids some love. It’s our first (and hopefully last) pandemic Valentine’s Day and I feel it’s more important than ever to go above and beyond. These kids have missed out on so much so I plan on making this holiday extra special, but we’re still detoxing from the Christmas season and I don’t want to give a whole lot of candy.
The most important things you can give your kids are free: love, time, attention. But if you need a few non-candy gift ideas in addition to all of that, keep reading. <3
Fink3D Reading Cutout
These custom reading cutouts are perfect for young readers. They help eliminate distracting text and prevent line skipping and can even be used as a bookmark. ($11)
Thames & Cosmos Solar Bots
SolarBots: 8-in-1 Solar Robot Kit
What kid doesn't love a robot, and especially one they can build themselves? Parents will love helping kids with this STEM activity with no batteries required. Using a compact solar panel, these cool little bots harness energy from the sun to power an electric motor to get moving. Build a drummer robot that marches along, beating a drum; an armadillo robot that does somersaults; a solar bug that crawls on six legs, and more! The 48-page, full-color manual guides solar power pioneers through model assembly and offers fun scientific facts about the real-life applications of solar technology. ($24.95)
MindWare Bath Bomb Lab
MindWare Bath Bomb Lab
This make your own bath bomb kit makes understanding chemistry basics fun, easy and safe. Learn about unique chemical reactions that occur when making and using bath bombs.
Luxury Learning: Experiment with multiple bath bomb maker recipe options, with different sizes, colors and scents. Record your findings and practice the scientific method! ($25.95)
How to Draw All The Things for Kids
How to Draw All The Things For Kids
This book is full of fun 5-minute drawing lessons for kids. Perfect for budding artists and kids who have never drawn before, this beginner drawing book will teach your kid how to draw cool things in no time! Author and professional artist Alli Koch's kid friendly, mini drawing lessons will help your child practice their basic art skills and teach them how to draw with confidence. ($12.99)