9 Kids’ Birthday Gifts That Real Simple Editors Swear By
Can’t stand the last-minute hunt for a party present? Stock up on these no-fail picks, and you’ll never have to scramble again.
2015’s Hottest Holiday Toys for Kids Under 5
Just like Santa, the folks at The Toy Insider have been hard at work all year long, prepping for the holiday season. They’ve been reviewing thousands of toys to find the most clever, the most creative, and ultimately the most fun picks sure to make kids' eyes light up. Here, co-publisher Laurie Schacht lists their top 10 toys for young ones, based on market trends and their own evaluations. Caution: These products will sell out—so get shopping ASAP.
A Super-opinionated Guide to the Best Gift Books for Kids
From the vault of the ancients (those print-worshippers, who roamed the earth a couple of decades ago) comes not-new books that will make it through every seasonal cleaning, every annual purge, every book-drive pull, and even the pre-college clean-out. These are keepers because kids love ’em (based on my own very unscientific personal research).