Gifts for 6, 7 and 8 year-olds (All Recommended by Moms of Multiples!)
As the saying goes, "'Tis the season to be jolly," but for any mom, 'tis also the season to stress over what to gift your kids. Well, I have great news ... the goMOMS have done the hard work for you! These recommendations are all Moms of Multiples approved! Their kids love 'em and so will yours.
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For Active Kids
Sling Shot Rocket | These are a great way for the whole family to get in on the fun. From seeing who can shoot theirs the furthest, to playing tag with the rockets, the possibilities are endless!
Stomp Rockets | These are SO fun, and such an awesome gift for the kids who love space.
Remote Control Car | This is an awesome beginners remote control car, with an easy-to-learn controller. And, bonus!, if you get a couple you can race them without concerns of remote control signals being crossed.
Easy to Fill Water Balloons | All the fun, with none of the lag time. These easy fill water balloons will have the whole family playing in no time. And don't forget a fun water balloon launcher for more action.
Laser Tag Set | This one is is admittedly a little pricey, but SO fun for parents and kids.
Walkie Talkies | These are great for hiking and camping, but your kids will have a blast using them just running around outside too.
Skate Board | Your kid will be zooming circles around you in no time.
Roller Blades | Leave the video games and phone inside. They'll enjoy hours of outdoor fun scooting around on their new roller blades.
Hoverboard | Welcome to Back to the Future! Your kids will have a blast zooming around on a futuristic hoverboard, and you can try it too (if you dare)!
Saucer Swing | If your kids love to swing, up the ante with a saucer swing. One mom said all four of her kids, ages 3-7, LOVE it.
For Kids Who Love to be Creative
Shrinky Dinks | The limits of Shrinky Dinks are the limits of your child's imagination ... basically non-existent!
Selfie Camera with MP3 Player | This fun gift does triple duty. For the budding photographer, this camera also serves as an MP3 player, and comes with a few games so they can jam to tunes while playing and capturing their photography subject.
Bath Bomb Craft Kit | This is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) gift hiding in fun packaging. Kids will have a blast experimenting with all the fun combinations, and BONUS! They just might gift you one of their creations.
Sun Catcher Craft Kit | Here's another fun craft kit where your kids can express their creativity! And you can display their creation somewhere other than the fridge (that's likely already overflowing).
Easel, Paint & Canvases | Do your kids love to paint? Let them really make their mark with some blank canvases, good paints and brushes and a small easel.
Bracelet Making Kit | This is the gift that keeps on giving! And what I mean by that is, you gift it to your child, who can then make gifts for their friends & family. And the gift for you? The hours of entertainment it'll provide your child.
Snap Circuts | With this building toy, young engineers can assemble over 100 different electronic circuit projects with just 30+ electronic parts.
Dinosaur Egg Excavation Kit | The kids can really have some fun with these ... each egg has a unique dinosaur so it's a new adventure every time. Also try Dinosaur Skeletons, Sea Creatures or Fairies.
Gemstone Excavation Kit | It's not often that a science project can be fun and engaging, but this kit achieves both! One mom's boys really got into these, and she recommended getting a couple so everyone can play & trade gems after the mining is complete. Also check out these geode & pearl dig kits.
Choose Your Own Adventure Books | Now here are books they'll love to read again and again ... because the story changes every time! Our moms recommended What Should Danny Do? & The Princess and the Pepperoni Pizza.
Solve the Mystery Books | These aren't your typical story books ... your kids will have to put on their detective hat to solve these mysteries! Our moms recommend Legend of the Star Runner, and Sleuth & Solve.
A Zoo Membership | At this age, your little ones will LOVE exploring all the zoo has to offer.
For Kids Who Like to Build Things
Magna-tiles or Picasso Tiles | These were recommended by multiple moms! It's a gift that can grow with them, and they'll use for years. And, if you've got multiple little ones running around, you'll need a lot of them, so no worries if this is a repeat gift!
Legos, Legos & more Legos | Seriously, did I mention Legos? At this age, it doesn't get much better than building and creating with Lego blocks. Our moms said their kids loved the Police Command Center & Truck, Mars Shuttle, and Fire Station. And to countdown to Christmas, this Lego Advent Calendar would be perfect to build excitement for the big day.
Tubelox | These awesome "blocks" let kids truly test the limits of their creativity by designing and building their own play. Another awesome STEM toy (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) perfect for active and imaginative play
Other Gift Ideas
American Girl Doll & Accessories | This is the gift that keeps giving gift ideas. Seriously, once they have the doll, there is no limit to the accessories & clothes you can give them for future holidays & birthdays.