LeapFrog LeapBand – Low Price at $19.99

Such a cute idea for making physical fitness fun.

LeapFrog LeapBand

  • Experience the first activity tracker made for kids – LeapBand is fit made fun!
  • Preload LeapBand with 50 active challenges that get kids moving, like “Pounce like a lion!”
  • Parent controls on LeapFrog Connect make it easy to set play times, challenges and more.
  • Encourages active play, nurturing and healthy choices.
  • Ages 4-7 years
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Walkers Mini-Festive Stars

starshortbread[1]Recently, I received a sample of Walkers Mini-Festive Stars shortbread cookies. Walkers cookies are certified kosher, dairy. My kids had a play date last week and I put the cookies out for a snack and they devoured them instantly. They kept asking for more of the star cookies. The nice thing about them is that they are really small, so I didn’t feel like they would ruin their appetite.  You could use them to decorate or dip them in jam. You could also use them to for Purim Mishloah Manot. They also offer Gluten Free Options.

Birthday Gift Ideas

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I find that some parts of the year there is a birthday party every weekend. So I have been looking at a variety of options for birthday gifts. Here are some I have found.

Stomp Rocket (8+)



  • Kid-powered: You stomp on the launch pad to send these Ultra Stomp Rockets up to 20 stories high — that’s 200 feet in the air!
  • Winner of the Dr. Toy Award, iParenting Media’s Hot Toy Award, Preferred Choice Award, and iParenting Media’s Excellent Product Award
  • Includes a Stomp Launch Pad and 4 foam-tipped Ultra Stomp Rockets
  • No batteries required
  • Super easy, fast assembly
  • Ages 8 and Up
 
Lego Vehicle Transporter



  • Features a tilting cab that reveals a detailed engine, folding trailer ramp for vehicle access, large exhaust stacks, warning beacons roof spotlights
  • 3-in-1 model: rebuilds into a tow truck towing a yellow car, or a mobile crane
  • Vehicle Transporter measures over 2″ (6cm) high, 9″ (25cm) long and 1″ (5cm) wide
  • Tow truck measures over 2″ (6cm) high, 6″ (16cm) long and 2″ (7cm) wide
  • Mobile crane measures over 1″ (5cm) high, 7″ (18cm) long and 2″ (6cm) wide
Soda Can Robot (8+)

  • The 4M Soda Can Robug teaches the value of recycling by repurposing a used can into a fun and functional robot.
  • No special tools or knowledge required; the kit contains detailed instructions and all the necessary parts. Just add a used soda pop can and let the fun begin.
  • Perfect for young science enthusiasts, especially those with an interest in robotics and green science.
  • Requires two AAA batteries (not included).
  • Recommended for ages 8 years and up.
  • Challenge your child’s imagination with 4M toys and kits.
  • 4M educational toys cover a wide range of educational subjects and include science kits, arts and crafts kits, robotics kits, and more.
  • 4M offers a wide range of toys and kits to let you build a clock, crochet a placemat, or turn your room into a planetarium–all in the name of making learning fun.
 
Snapcircuits (7+)


  • Electrical parts provide students grades 2 and up (age 7+) with hands-on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits
  • Snap-together parts require no tools and ensure correct connections
  • Includes 30 parts, and instructions for over 100 projects, including working models of a photo sensor, a flashing light, and an adjustable-volume siren
  • Requires 2 AA batteries (sold separately)
  • Awards: The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children’s Products, Dr Toy Best Educational Products
  • Valuable component to a rounded STEM curriculum
  • Build working models of a photo sensor, a flashing light, and an adjustable-volume siren. More than 100 exciting projects in all with included 30+ snap together parts
  • Electrical components provide students ages 8+ with hands-on experience designing and building models of working electrical circuits
  • Clear and concise illustrated manual included and available online
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Ideas for Mishloah Manot Containers

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Purim is less than a month a way and I have been searching for different kinds of containers and ideas for Mishloah Manot. Here are some of the ideas I have come across for containers on Amazon. There are tons of deals. And Amazon can change their prices at any time, so the widget will provide the current pricing available.

Containers

  • 100 16 oz. Clear PET Plastic Cold Cups & 100 Straw Slot Flat Lids.
  • Great for Iced Coffee, Smoothies, Bubble/Boba Tea, Milkshakes & Frozen Cocktails.
  • Approximate Dimensions : Top Diameter : 3 7/8″ , Bottom Diameter : 2 1/4″ , Height : 4 5/8″
  • Proudly made in the USA with a BPA free plastic.
Total Price: $17.40 for 100, 17 cents a cup set



  • 24 Gift Boxes
  • Measures: 2″
  • Cardboard
  • Hot Pink

Total Price: $5.79 for 24,  24 cents a box.
You could have your kids decorate it with stickers.


  • Package of 50 – 5oz. Plastic dessert cups with lids
  • Great for all occasions
  • Perfect for parties and everyday use
  • Disposable – reusable – easy clean up quality plastic cups with lids
  • Polar ice brand quality
Total Price: $13.35 for 50, 27 cents a cup


  • Paper Black And White Gift Boxes
  • Package contains 24 2″ square boxes
  • Simple assembly required


Total Price: $8.95 for 24, 37 cents a box
 

  • Paper gable boxes in stripe, chevron and polka dot patterns
  • Measure 4 x 2.5 x 4.75 inches
  • Ship flat for easy assembly
  • 36 per package; 12 of each pattern
  • Perfect touch for birthdays, weddings, baby or bridal showers, candy buffets and gift wrap
Total Price: $19.98 for 36, 56 cents a box

  • Cardstock favor box decorated with light blue watercolor and white stripes with rope pull
  • Personalization available at additional cost
  • Measures 3.25 h x 2.25 w
Total Price: $14.99 for 24, 62 cents a box




  • 1 Dozen Oriental Clear Frosted Takeout Boxes.
  • Boxes Measure 2 1/4 Inches x 2 1/2 Inches x 2 1/4 Inches.
  • Metal Handles Measure 2 1/4 Inches.
  • Plastic.
  • Simple Assembly Required.
Total Price: $9.07 for 12, 76 cents a container

Make Your Own Mishloah Manot


Check out Tori Avery’s Woven Baskets.

Check out these cute Cookie Baskets or this Paper Plate Crown.