For the budding equestrian in the family, trot on over to the Guilford Riding School to purchase a gift certificate and make your child’s dream come true! The traditional English-style riding stable has a modern philosophy — anyone can learn to ride the quality school horses and enjoy all of the activities offered without hidden additional costs. Group lessons for adults, young adults, children and a special program for kids age 5-8 are available. Ride in indoor and outdoor arenas. Located at 575 Clapboard Hill Road in Guilford. Call 203-453-8768 or visit www.grsriding.com.
The new JoJo Siwa Bow Fashion Headphones offer kids a colorful style and design, perfect for being you and rocking out to favorite tunes. The built-in microphone is compatible with most mobile phones. Headphones work with smartphones, tablets, mp3 players and computers. These Jojo Siwa headphones come with a detachable bow and are compatible with other JoJo Bows. For ages 4 and up. Available for $24.99. Find them at Walmart, Target and Amazon. Visit www.amazon.com for more information.
Team Sonic Racing lets fans speed through
vibrant circuits from the Sonic Universe as Sonic,
Shadow, Tails and more, while taking part in an
electrifying multiplayer racing competition.
Compete solo or play with up to 12 drivers online
in various exhilarating single and multiplayer
game modes, including Grand Prix, Time Trial,
Team Adventure and more. The game is now
available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and
Nintendo Switch, with a digital-only release on
PC. Rated E. Available for approximately $39.99. For more information, visit sonicthehedgehog.com.
Let the challenges begin! Kids develop STEM skills fit for kings and queens every time they build with the Engineering & Design: Castle Set from Learning Resources. This 123-piece STEM building set’s easy-to-handle pieces support multiple build-it-yourself castle designs. Kids can add a bridge, stack up a tall turret, or design an open courtyard as they bring their creations to life! Includes two knight figures, one horse figure and a set of 10 double-sided Activity Cards filled with interactive challenges designed to boost critical thinking, problem-solving, and early engineering skills. For ages 5 and up. Available for $29.99. For more information, visit learningresources.com.
With Invasion of the Cow Snatchers, you mooooooove the magnets to maneuver your flying saucer around various farm obstacles to magnetically beam up all the cows in the correct order. Use your best problem-solving skills to move around hay bales, barns and fences to beam up cows and fly off into space. While a single-player game, Cow
Snatchers offers kids the option to collaborate and solve the puzzles
together. For ages 6 and up. Suggested retail price is $29.99.
Available at Amazon. For more information, visit thinkfun.com.
Light up every day with Myla the Magical Unicorn™!
This colorful robotic toy glitters with lights as she
talks and sings. Touch Myla’s magic brush to the
butterfly palette to choose a color. Then touch the
brush to her eyes, wings and horn to decorate Myla in a variety of colors. Braid Myla’s mane, brush her tail and complete her look by adding her crown and hair clips.
Then, sing a rocking duet with Myla and her microphone. When it’s time to go solo, take the microphone away and Myla will stop singing while continuing to play music. Every day, Myla will give your child a positive message, and when she pats her back, she’ll say the lucky color. For ages 4 and up. Available for $58.82. Visit vtechkids.com for more information.
At more than two feet long, the Monster Jam MEGA GRAVE DIGGER RC Truck is the biggest RC Grave Digger ever! All-terrain wheels will have you bouncing and rolling over almost any obstacle. The powerful 2.4GHz dual joystick controller lets you control Grave Digger from up to 250 feet. Authentic graphics and working lights add to the fun. Features a built-in USB charging cable to keep the good times rolling. For ages 4 and up. Available for $99.99. For more information, visit spinmaster.com.
It’s Morphin Time! When a villian is too powerful for the Power Rangers to handle separately, they summon their Zords and join together to form the Power Rangers Beast Morphers Beast-X Ultrazord, the ultimate in Morphin power! This action figure can detect certain positions and features more than 30 sounds and phrases, such as “Beast-X Ultrazord attack!,” “Wow! We’re going fast now!” and “Woah! Everything’s upside down!” For ages 4 and up. Available for $34.99. For more information, visit hasbro.com.
furReal Cubby, the Curious Bear Interactive Plush Toy is a dream companion who’ll excitedly take part in all your kids’ adventures, and snuggle next to them at the end of the day. Cubby is a curious young cub, and is eager to be picked up and held (he hugs you back!), play peek-a-boo, and even dance from time to time. Feed him his bottle and he’ll make eating sounds. His face is delightfully expressive, with moving eyes and mouth. For ages 4 and up. Available for $99.99. For more information, visit hasbro.com.
The future looks sweet with these new Lucky
Fortune collectible bracelets. Every plastic
fortune cookie includes a surprise bracelet with
a charm and a paper fortune for good luck.
Crack it open to see what the future has in store.
Four levels of rarity — Lucky, Very Lucky, Very Very
Lucky, and Ultra Lucky — add to the collectible fun! Collect from five categories: happiness, friendship, love, success and adventure. For ages 6 and up. Available for $3.99 each, or $11.99 for a 4-pack Takeout Box. Visit luckyfortune.wowwee.com for more information.
Transform your world with Morphimals, the ever-changing, bendable toys that completely express themselves. Each one starts as a cool, collectible character, how it takes shape is completely up to you! Twist, mold, pull or squish, the possibilities are endless. For ages 5 and up. Available for $9.99. For more information, visit orbtoys.com.
Foodie Surprise brings to life a magical world of food
creations that you can discover, display — and even
eat! Each mystery food cart has multiple sweet reveals and all the supplies needed to make the cutest treats imaginable, including mixing trays, spoons, display cases and more. Will you open a sushi cart? Pizza? Ice cream? Food-themed collectible characters mean that the fun continues long after the sweets are enjoyed. For ages 6 and up. Available for $9.99. Visit target.com for more information.
Turn tiny pixel puzzle pieces into vibrant designs
with Jixelz 700- and 1,500-piece Sets. Precision-
cut micro jigsaw pieces fit together easily, and
hold together without any ironing. Build a cat and
a dog, a mermaid and a unicorn, or sea creatures.
Use your imagination to create your own designs.
For ages 6 and up. Price ranges from $9.95 to $16.96. Visit fatbraintoys.com for more information.