Holiday Gift Guide 2020

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2020-holiday-gift-guide

Infants | Kids | Teens | Women | Men | Socking Stuffers

Infants

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Baby Montessori Boxed Set – This beautiful set of four board books is designed to teach and engage babies from birth to 12 months. Books include Big or Small, The Garden, Animals and Follow Me! The high-contrast pictures allow babies to learn about size, recognize plants and animals, and practice tracing. Designed by an expert in neuropsychology, they’re sure to captivate little ones. Find the set online at select retailers including amazon.comARV: $35.99

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Magic Bag Warmy Animals – For little ones in need of comfort, the adorable and versatile Warmy animals are here! These PTPA Award-winning animals contain a pouch that can be heated to provide warming comfort or chilled to sooth bumps and bruises. Soft, adorable and available in a wide variety of different animals, a Warmy is the kind of versatile friend that’s sure to become a favourite. Available at stores across Canada or online at masdelinc.comARV: $14.99-$21.99

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LilGoo Silicone Baby Bowls – When a baby first starts eating solid food, there’s bound to be some mess involved. Luckily, LilGoo’s premium silicone baby bowls can help keep mess to a minimum! The bowls feature a soft silicone design, and an innovative suction cup bottom that helps keep the bowl in place at your little one’s high chair…no matter how excited he gets! Each set includes two bowls and a soft baby spoon, to make feeding your little one as easy as possible. Find the bowls online at amazon.caARV: $19.95

Kids

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Holly & Beau Raincoats – In the fun and colourful world of children’s raingear, Holly & Beau is in a class by itself! What makes them different? Colour-changing raincoats and umbrellas that will have kids eager to get out into the rain! Choose from kid-friendly patterns that include dinosaurs, unicorns and monsters, then watch the magic happen when the rain starts to fall! Get them online at hollyandbeau.comARV: $49.95

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Maxx Action Long Haul Vehicle Transport – For kids that love all things that go, Maxx Action vehicles are always a great choice. And the new Long Haul Vehicle Transport truck will keep kids rolling for hours. The 1:16 scale semi truck features lights, sounds, and a flatbed loaded with four little trucks to play with! Find it at select stores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $19.99

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Ravel Tales – If you have a child that loves surprise collectibles, Ravel Tales will be an instant hit! The adorable animal dolls are hidden inside a ball of colourful yarn, along with 11 other surprises! The best part? The surprises include crafts to sew with the unraveled yarn! Collect them all from stores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $12.97

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Playmobil DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free Christmas Sets – New this year for Christmas, Playmobil has introduced two fun-filled holiday sets based on the hit DreamWorks Spirit Riding Free series! Kids will love making up their own adventures with the A Miradero Christmas set featuring the hit characters at a holiday carnival. And they’ll host amazing concerts on the Christmas Concert stage! Find the sets at toy stores across North America or online at playmobil.caARV: $39.99-$67.99

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Stacktopus Game – Kids and adults alike will love getting silly and putting their dexterity to the test with Stacktopus! Slip the octopus tentacles onto your fingers, then try to stack up the cups to match your card. The best thing about the game? It’s easy enough for young children, but still challenging for adults thanks to the wacky octopus fingers! Find it at toy stores across North America or online at playmonster.comARV: $17.99

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Face Paintoos – There’s nothing more fun for a child than getting their face painted. And new Face Paintoos let kids enjoy the experience any time they like, with expert results every time! The set of unique temporary tattoos are designed to fit a child’s face with designs including pets, wild animals, unicorns, and more. Find them at Walmart and Target stores, or online at playmonster.comARV: $11.99

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We Craft Box – Provide a full year of fun for your crafty kid with a We Craft Box subscription! These boxes are packed with at least four fun themed crafts and step-by-step instructions to let kids explore their creative side. The Glow Bots craft box, for example, features five different crafts ranging from robot masks to Glow Bot charms! Choose from month-to-month boxes or buy a whole year of crafty fun! Subscribe online at wecraftbox.comARV: $29.99 per month

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Laser Pegs – What’s more fun than a building set? A building set that lights up, of course! And the newest Laser Pegs sets are brighter and more creative than ever. From the adorable Creatures sets, featuring different animals, to innovative Multi-Models that allow kids to build four different models with one set of pegs, Laser Pegs will provide hours of creative fun. And when the model is complete, kids will love lighting it up and showing it off! Find Laser Pegs sets at select stores across North America or online at laserpegs.comARV: $7.99-$32.99

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Wild|Life Subscription Box – Encourage your child to get outdoors and explore with the Wild|Life subscription box! Each of these innovative kits feature high-quality outdoor gear, a set of three activity cards, a nature-inspired craft and a collectible pin. The best part? Each kit build on the one before, so kids can create a complete journal of their explorations and a set of gear to let them explore outdoors any time! Learn more and subscribe online at jointhewildlife.caARV: $39.00 per month

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Griddly Games Just Add Baking Soda Kit – Has your child ever wanted to build a volcano? Make their own bath bombs? Create handmade ornaments for the Christmas tree? Now they can do it all…just by adding baking soda! This fun-filled craft and science kit has more than 20 different activities to try, all using baking soda as a component. For even more fun, check out more of the Griddly Games kits, including Just Add Sugar, Just Add Milk, Just Add Glue and more! Available online at griddlygames.comARV: $25.95

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Quarto Kids Books – For kids that love to learn, these three titles from Quarto Kids are sure to be a hit. Toddlers will love learning about different professions, from astronomer to zoo keeper, in ABC What Can I Be? Science fans can learn more about the world’s greatest scientists and even follow in their footsteps by trying experiments in Copycat Science. And young explorers will be enthralled by the beautiful maps and rich information in 50 Maps of the World! Find them at bookstores across North America; learn more at quartoknows.comARV: $15.95-$30.00

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Goodtimer – Reward your child’s successes and encourage better behaviour with Goodtimer, an innovative tracker that rewards kids for their “good time!” Start the timer and let kids collect tokens to redeem for agreed-upon rewards. When kids aren’t following the rules, flip over Goodtimer to stop the tracker. Kids will love collecting their tokens, and you’ll love the positive encouragement for good behaviour! Get it online at gogoodtimer.comARV: $99.00

Teens

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Monster Truck Championship Game – For teens that can’t get enough monster truck action, Monster Truck Championship is sure to be a hit game choice! Available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Steam, the game provides the most realistic monster truck simulation imaginable. Players can choose from 16 customizable trucks, 25 different arenas and even 3 different leagues as they battle their way to fame. Best of all, online multiplayer mode lets teens face off against up to seven of their friends! Find the game at stores across North America or online at amazon.caARV: $49.96

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Snap Ships – For building set fans that are looking for new challenges, Snap Ships are a great unique new building choice. Each Snap Ships kit features two builds in one package, for double the entertainment. And once the sets are built, the ships feature real shooting launchers to add to the realism. All sets are interchangeable with one another, so builds can be as big as your teen’s imagination. Find Snap Ships at stores across North America; learn more at snapships.comARV: $11.99-$44.99

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Pressman and Goliath Board Games – For teens that love a competition, Sequence, Mastermind and Rummikub will provide hours of engaged fun with friends. In Sequence, players work alone or in teams to create a line of five cards using ones they’re dealt. Easy to learn, but challenging to play, it’s great for larger groups of up to 12. Mastermind is a great choice for a one-on-one challenge, with one player setting a code and the other trying to solve it. And Rummikub, one of the oldest and best-selling board games of all time, lets players face off to get rid of tiles by creating runs or sets of numbers. Find them at stores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $15.99-$19.99

Women

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Attitude Hand Soap and Refill Box – The perfect hostess gift, the sweet-smelling Super Leaves Science hand soaps from Attitude are EWG Verified, hypoallergenic and dermatologically-tested. But, even better, they help minimize plastic waste thanks to the innovative cardboard box refill packages available. One box refills a hand soap bottle over four times! Choose from Orange Leaves or Olive Leaves varieties and treat the hostess in your life to clean, soft and nourished hands for months to come. Find products in stores across Canada or online at attitudeliving.comARV: $6.95-$19.95

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Adagio Tea – Almost every woman loves sitting down with a steaming cup of high-quality tea. And with an Adagio Tea sample pack, she’ll be able to enjoy days of different teas in her favourite varieties! From the spicy warmth of Roobis Nutcracker to the fresh fruitiness of Cranberry, there’s no reason to limit these teas to December! Grab a few of the holiday-themed sample packs and give the tea-loving women in your life days and days of different teas. Find the holiday favourites online at adagio.comARV: $12.00

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Neon Earth Home Decor – Home decor gets personalized thanks to Neon Earth! The company specializes in printing custom designs on everything from pillows to rugs to shower curtains. But, if you’re not feeling creative, never fear! You can also choose from top designs from a variety of artists to find the perfect home decor for your household. For the perfect Christmas gift, consider personalizing something for Mom or Grandma with a picture of all her kids! Create your own customized items online at neonearth.comARV: $11.99 and up

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Magic Bag Neck-to-Back – Mom carries the weight of the world on her shoulders at times, so help her de-stress with the Magic Bag Neck-to-Back wrap! Like all Magic Bag products, it can either be heated in the microwave to soothe stiff muscles or frozen to help reduce inflammation. The Canadian-sourced oats inside provide the perfect soothing weight to help encourage relaxation. Get it online at masdelinc.comARV: $29.99

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Kayo Body Care – For the ultimate luxurious experience for a hardworking woman in your life, look no further than Kayo Body Care! With products that include scrubs, washes, serums and more, every product is natural, plant-based, and formulated to combat the stressors that speed up the aging process. Treat her to a bit of everything with one of Kayo’s money-saving gift sets! Get the products online at kayobodycare.comARV: $28.00-$58.00

Men

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Umami Bomb Shiitake Chili Oil – Any foodie-loving father is sure to fall in love with the unique flavour of Umami Bomb Shiitake Chili Oil! Rich, salty and spicy all at once, there’s no way to accurately describe the delicious flavour of Umami Bomb…so let Dad try it for himself! From using it as a dip for chicken fingers to stirring a spoonful into a bowl of noodles, it’s an addictive way to add an extra punch to any savoury dish. Find it at select stores in B.C. or shop online at vumamifoods.comARV: $8.99

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MANSCAPED Crop Care Kit – Looking for a gift for the man that understands the importance of taking care “down there?” MANSCAPED is here with the perfect gift! A well-groomed guy deserves the best for his boys, and this bundle delivers, providing him with Crop Preserver, Crop Cleanser, Crop Reviver, Crop Mop wipes and Foot Duster, to keep his nethers feeling fresh after a trim, and throughout the day! Get the bundle at manscaped.comARV: $44.99

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QuietOn Sleep Earbuds – Nobody works harder than Dad, and nobody’s more deserving of a good night’s sleep at the end of a long day. Help ensure he’s sleeping through the night with the world’s smallest noise-cancelling earbuds. Especially designed to cancel out ambient noise, these earbuds ensure that when Dad closes his eyes, the noise of traffic, kids playing downstairs, or even his own snoring won’t wake him up! Get them online at quieton.comARV: $279.00

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Mixtiles – Give the man in your life the one gift he’s sure to love…a picture of you! Mixtiles are the fast and easy way to turn your favourite photos into stunning wall art, and the more you buy, the cheaper they get! Each tile has a customizable frame and comes in the perfect 8″ by 8″ size. Best of all, the tiles come with a sticky back for mounting that makes them removeable and reusable with no damage to walls. Hello, stylish office cubicle! Order Mixtiles online at mixtiles.comARV: $59.00 for 3

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The Adventure Challenge: Family Edition Book – For the dad that loves spending time with his kids above all else, The Adventure Challenge: Family Edition will provide a whole year of fun and memories! The book features unique scratch-off pages, each with a different family activity. The only rule is, once you scratch a page, you have to give the activity a try! Each activity also has a spot to record notes about the adventure and paste a photo, so when the book is done, it will become a keepsake of all the family fun that was enjoyed! Get The Adventure Challenge: Family Edition online at theadventurechallenge.comARV: $55.00

Stocking Stuffers

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Bani Bands – From sports lovers to fashionistas, Bani Bands has something for everyone! The non-slip adjustable headbands are great for keeping hair neat and tidy, and the new headbands with buttons provide a more comfortable way to wear a mask all day! Choose from a variety of colours and fabrics to find one that’s perfect for your loved ones. Get them online at banibands.comARV: $1.99-$19.99

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Maxx Bubble Blaster – No kid can resist bubbles, and they’re even more fun when they’re shooting out of a light-up bubble blaster! This easy-to-use blaster from Maxx Toys is the perfect way to add some extra fun to Christmas morning, and the days to come. And younger children will love how easy it is to use! Find the Maxx Bubble Blaster at toy stores across North America or online at amazon.comARV: $16.98

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World’s Smallest Toys – They’re the world’s most popular toys…and now, they’re also the world’s smallest! From the original Slinky Dog to actual working mini arcade machines, there’s something for everyone available in an adorable miniature size! Whether your kids love action figures, board games, or retro toys, World’s Smallest has mini versions that are sure to be the tiniest, most adorable stocking stuffer ever. Find them at select stores across North America or online on amazon.comARV: $6.99-$14.99

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Escape Mail – For fans of escape rooms that are missing the excitement of puzzle-solving, comes Escape Mail! An escape room that comes in an envelope, the innovative puzzle from Mobile Escape lets families work together to solve a mystery, one letter at a time! With different difficulty levels to choose from, even the most experienced puzzle-solver may find themselves scratching their head at times. Choose from a single episode, a monthly challenge, or binge the whole mystery all at once! Order online at mobileescape.caARV: $14.99 per puzzle

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Cleanlogic Body and Face Buffers – For the skincare lover, Cleanlogic buffers are sure to be a Christmas morning hit. Try the dual-texture body or face buffers, that gently remove dirt, oil and makeup with one side and exfoliate with the other side. Or give skin in need of extra care some heavy duty cleansing with the Purifying Charcoal Body Scrubber! Get them online at cleanlogicbodycare.comARV: $2.50-$5.00

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Scen-ties Scented Hair Ties – A throwback to the days of scratch-and-sniff stickers, Scen-ties are fun and colourful scented hair ties that will let kids enjoy their favourite scents all day long! With scents including bubblegum, chocolate fudge, sour apple, and strawberry, a simple stretch of the elastic releases the scent any time a child wants a whiff! Get them online at scen-ties.comARV: $6.99-$10.99

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Annmarie Gianni Pure & Proven Skincare Set – This adorable set of three trial-sized skincare must-haves will help ensure any woman’s skin is looking its best, even in the harsh winter weather. The set includes the company’s popular Kaolin Micro Exfoliant, Charcoal Cacao Mask andd Illuminating Pearl Mask in adorable single-use containers. Order it online at annmariegianni.comARV: $19.99

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Hi Mountain Seasonings Dip Mixes – If you have a gourmet foodie with a stocking that needs filling, Hi Mountain Seasonings’ assorted dip mixes are sure to be an instant hit! With mixes for everything from salsa and guacamole to deviled eggs and ranch dressing, whipping up gourmet dips the whole family will love has never been easier. Grab the holiday bundle to surprise someone you know with a little of everything, or so you can share the wealth with all your family and friends! Shop online at himtnjerky.comARV: $2.70-$21.35