Just like that, your tiny tot isn’t so tiny anymore. And her toys are growing up too! In fact, her holiday wish list has gone from simple Duplos to 1,000-piece LEGO sets, cuddly stuffed animals to augmented reality toys, and plain old racecars to buildable electronic sets. Navigate your big kid’s winter wishes with our slideshow featuring hot toys for school-age kids below.

Howtoons Subscription Box

What happens when a MacArthur fellow and MIT PhD goes on a mission? He designs the latest STEAM subscription box that all the kids will want this holiday season. Each box is focused on projects that combine creation with creativity, weaved together with a colorful (and instructional) comic book. Parents can choose from individual boxes, like the Ukele, Gambi Bot, or Toolbox String Art kit, to name a few. Or you can take the plunge and order a recurring monthly subscription for you mini maker. Either way, it’s a win!

Find it online, $24.99/month
Ages: 7-12

Which one will you put on your holiday wish list? Share your pick in a comment.

—Allison Sutcliffe

All prices current at the time of publication.

All images courtesy of featured companies.

 

 

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