It seems like your preschooler is in a perpetual state of discovery and motion. Embrace this amazing stage with holiday gifts as unique as she is. From brand-new toys that encourage imagination to the best in STEAM, click through our top picks for amazing things that’ll keep your artist/explorer/superhero busy for months to come. 


Ready to amp up your bedtime routine? The Moonlite Story Projector uses your mobile phone to project pictures onto your sleepy kiddo's ceiling, so you can turn any darkened room into an instant theatre. The Moonlite slide wheel (which looks like one of those old Viewfinder disks) easily attaches to your phone's camera flash. All you have to do is open the included app, choose the story—Moonlite offers many popular faves including Uni the Unicorn and Goodnight Moon—and start the show. 

Available at (and at Target stores nationwide beginning November 4), $24.99 for a two-story starter pack.


What’s your favorite gift on the list? Share with us in a comment below. 

— Gabby Cullen

Editor’s Note: Upon publication, all products were available for purchase. 

All images courtesy retailers.




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