Gift guide: The season’s best toys
Your little artist now can draw in three dimensions. With the children’s version of the first 3-D pen, which safely melts biodegradable plastic, even a routine butterfly drawing becomes stand-alone sculpture.
Radio Flyer Cyclone
Treat the family’s thrill seeker to this armpowered two-wheeler, which can go forward or back, and spin in circles. “Just be prepared for a lot of ‘Hey, watch this!’”
No more need for bedsheet forts. This miniature teepee is easy to fold up and store, and its Velcro-backed decorative patches encourage individual expression.
Source: The New York Times
Worry Eating Plush Pals
The only thing better than a soft friend to cuddle with is a soft friend who eats phobias for breakfast. Whatever your child’s biggest worry—ghosts, the dark, gym class—write it down and Schnulli or Saggo will swallow it.
$23 each, uncommongoods.com
Lovelane Superhero Costume
This handmade hat and reversible cape can send imaginations soaring. Created by a company that also outfits princesses, dragons, and wizards, the set is made of durable cotton canvas.
Source: USA Today
Tegu Magnetic Blocks
Because of their built-in magnets, these colorful hardwood blocks open new possibilities for a budding young engineer. The 42-piece set includes eight different block shapes, plus four_wheels.