Great Gifts for 5 Year Olds

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It’s BIRTHDAY MONTH around here with all our January 2009 babies are turning FIVE! Here’s what we got them…

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UNDER $15

1. Costumes, $14 and up
Playing dress up is a timeless game and there’s now so many favorite characters to choose from. Fun and supports interactive, pretend play.

2. Legos, $15
These 3-in-1 kits allow for more play with a single kit, more bang for your 15 bucks!

3. Play Doh set, $10 and up

4. Melissa and Doug stamp set, $15
Stevie says, “C loves hers and I have been trying to find gifts other than toys. I also enclose an inexpensive notepad or pack of paper.”

5. Watch, $14
They are just learning time and an inexpensive watch with their favorite character or fun design on it makes it a little more fun.

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UNDER $30

1. Science kit, $17
A fun way to get introduced to science and the wonders of the world!

2. Legos, $30
This basic blocks set allows for ultimate creativity. Make a space ship or a princess castle.

3. Uncle Milton moon in my room, $23
Jen K said, “Alexis is on a big science kick and we got her a cheap telescope for Christmas so this was a huge hit!”

4. Fisher-Price Imaginext toys, $20 and up
Featuring favorite characters, dinosaurs, and more (truly, mostly boy stuff) where kids can act out stories they’ve seen in the movies or invent new ones.

5. Scooter, $30
A scooter is something most 5 year olds can manage and it lets them be active and go fast…and what 5 year old wouldn’t love that! (Don’t forget the helmet!)

Jen Conlon

I am a Connecticut-living, 41-year-old stay-at-home mom to two boys, F (’09) and M (’10). They are the cutest, funniest, smartest kids I know. Good thing too since they have also propelled me into the most difficult thing I know, parenting…read more

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I am a Connecticut-living, 41-year-old stay-at-home mom to two boys, F (’09) and M (’10). They are the cutest, funniest, smartest kids I know. Good thing too since they have also propelled me into the most difficult thing I know, parenting...read more More Posts

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