Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas

We have our final new Gift Guide for 2016, featuring Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas! Some of these are things that we bought for stockings in our home!

Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas

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Some of these are on Amazon, some are only from Marbles the Brain Store. Below you can see the Amazon links {if you are reading in email, jump to the blog to see}. Most of these are a better price on Marbles, and they have free shipping over $19.99, so be sure to compare before buying on Amazon!

 

We played with all of these while in Marbles the Brain Store this past summer, we all loved them! Our kids are getting several of these in stockings this year!

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Below are the ones you can find on the Marbles website. If you do shop there, be sure to sign up for their newsletter to save 10% and also check out their Loyalty program!…


Stay tuned for our final category!  See our  Family Game Night Ideas here, our Brain Games here,  our Gifts to Inspire Creativity here, our Indoor Activity Ideas here, our Subscription Boxes Gift Ideas here, and our New Early Childhood Gift Ideas post here!

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Another gift idea…a BOOK, or 2 or 3…

Amazon has an awesome coupon right now for $5 off of a $15 book purchase!

Valid through Dec. 8, see details here.

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Christmas Sweaters Mini Printable Pack

Christmas Sweaters Mini Printable Pack

 

When I saw these sweaters I just had to make some printables! I hope you enjoy this fun mini printable pack! In this free set you will find the following printables, featuring fun Christmas sweaters!

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Download your free Christmas Sweaters Mini Pack here!

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More Christmas Fun…

Find tons of free Christmas printables here!

Christmas Printables and Ideas

 

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Tot School Gathering Place Week 204

Welcome to Tot School™ Gathering Place! Gather together here, gather ideas from other blogs, share your own ideas on your own blog. Browse around at the other posts linked up, leave a few comments if you have time, and be sure to check back to see if your blog was featured!

Each week we will feature photo{s} and ideas from blogs who link up. Remember, provide a link back to Tot School Gathering Place within your post that you link up, so you can be considered for the feature!

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Today is National Cookie Day! What is your favorite cookie? Mine is one that a friend of mine makes, iced shortbread! YUM! It just melts in your mouth! I will have to get the recipe and have my oldest son make some for me! Though making cookies with Tots can be a handful, it does make for some wonderful memories! Don’t forget to share those special memories with us here at the Gathering Place! We love to see what you’re up to!

Tis the season for all things sparkly and bright! Head on over to Living Montessori Now and check out what GrandMama Deb and Tot Zoey cooked up this past week in their Tot School time! It’s sure to put your Tot in a festive mood! 12042016 Living Montessori Now

Are you looking for a cute craft that will allow your Tot to help decorate for the Christmas holiday? Take a peek at the craft that Mama Alison and her little one put together. It will definitely please your Tot!

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If you aren’t quite ready to delve into the Christmas theme (I know several moms who have Tots with December birthdays and don’t do anything Christmas related until AFTER the birthday!) then head on over to SmartE PartE and see the sports themed Tot trays Mama Kristin put together for Tot E. They are sure to be a homerun with your Tot! 12042016 SmartE PartE


Do you have your FREE

Where to Begin with Tot School eBook?


We love Playmobil and there are some GREAT prices on Amazon right now!

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See the Tot School webpage here! Tot-School-early-learning-through-pl[1]

Follow {1plus1plus1} Carisa’s board Tot School Ideas on Pinterest.


Are you NEW or have never been featured? Read this! Basics: write a specific post about what you did with your tot, link up the permalink from your post, link back to Tot School within that post, put your tot’s age in months in ( ) like this: (43 months).



Outdoor Toys Gift Ideas

We have our next new Gift Guide for 2016, featuring Outdoor Toys Gift Ideas! We own most of these, I will share below! A couple of these are things we want to own!

Outdoor Fun Gift Ideas

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Some of these are on Amazon, some are only from Marbles the Brain Store. Below you can see the Amazon links {if you are reading in email, jump to the blog to see}

 

These are the ones we own personally, and love!

We have had a PlasmaCar, Rip Rider, and RipSticks for years now and they still get TONS of play! If you don’t own one of these yet, I highly recommend!

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I was looking for pictures and found this one that just happens to show my kids with all three of these, at the same time! K is on the PlasmaCar, L is on the Rip Rider, and you can see the blue Rip Stick off to the side!

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We LOVE our Super Spinner swing, and this is our exact trampoline. Our kids got this for Christmas 2 years ago and we still love it!

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Here’s the Super Spinner in action awhile back from my Instagram!

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Here’s a video from Instagram showing our trampoline.

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These are the ones we want to own {and just might after Christmas!}…

We tried out these fun games while in Marbles the Brain Store this past summer, we all loved them!

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The blue swing is to replace the wooden one we had that rotted. For $14.95 I think this will be a good replacement!

Spike Ball      Tree Swing Disk

This next one  – The Swurfer – is way cool and I really want one! The creator is one of my long-time friends and my roommate from college! swurfer 3

Below are the ones you can find on the Marbles website. If you do shop there, be sure to sign up for their newsletter to save 10% and also check out their Loyalty program!…


Stay tuned for our final category!  See our  Family Game Night Ideas here, our Brain Games here,  our Gifts to Inspire Creativity here, our Indoor Activity Ideas here, our Subscription Boxes Gift Ideas here, and our New Early Childhood Gift Ideas post here!

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Follow along with us on Facebook to get some sneak peeks as I share individual products we love from now until Christmas. Be sure to subscribe to daily or weekly email updates to be sure not to miss the full posts for each category!

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More awesome gift ideas and DEALS on Amazon…

Be sure to check my Facebook page daily, I am searching for the best toy deals every day!

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Another last minute addition to outdoor gift ideas, the ever-popular Razor Scooter! We have about 6 different models! Currently you can get the Kick for only $19.99 and the Mixi Kixi for only $22.49 – this one changes from 2 to 3 wheel scooter!

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Take a Look at our November 2016 Sponsors!

Homeschool Blog Sponsors Nov 2016

 

We are so thankful for our blog sponsors and want to share them with you each month!  Read below to see what reviews & giveaways we have coming soon, and about any special discounts our sponsors are offering right now.

Teaching Textbooks has been a favorite in our homeschool for years now. We have used and loved their math curriculum long before they became a sponsor. Working with them now is a perfect fit!

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You can see a post I wrote recently sharing why we love TT so much!

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Spielgaben is a long time blog sponsor and we are still enjoying our Spielgaben set!  Our monthly posts share what we have been up to with our set! See our recent post here!

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Gift Subscriptions and Holiday Mini-Kits on sale through 12/31!

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