Gifts to Inspire Creativity in Children

Kids don’t have as many opportunities these days for creative thinking. Even the modern toys seem to be more focused on profit and selling, rather than allowing kids to use their imagination and get creative. It’s so important to encourage them with gifts to inspire creativity.

You can’t really beat the open-ended play that comes from simple gifts. They may be a little old-school, but they inspire children to use their imagination and think outside the box. These gifts teach children how to learn and problem solve.

We’ve put together a list of some of the best gifts to inspire creativity in young children. Let’s help our kids play the way we did when we were younger, with these gifts to get those creative juices flowing.

Gifts to Inspire Creativity in Children - gift ideas to get the creative juices flowing

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Cozy Comfort Food – Blake’s Pot Pies {giveaway}

Comfort foods that make you feel all warm and cozy inside are a must. It’s also important to make sure those comfort food are made with the best ingredients, and from a company that cares as much as you do about the food you eat. Blake’s Pot Pies are the perfect cozy comfort food, and they are made by a company who cares.

Blake’s also has a giveaway for you! Enter to win some awesome Blake’s swag, and I’m going to give you the scoop on other giveaways going on right now, so you can enter to win even more!

Blake's Pot Pies: review and giveaway

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The easiest online store setup when you have no clue what you’re doing. We have a store!

This is a major win for me! I added a store to the site so I could sell my parent’s bows!!! After all the research and confusion, I found the easiest online store setup!

I couldn’t be happier! Now I can spread the word about a great small business and product, and it was WAY easier than I thought! Let me tell you about how, even without knowing what I was doing!

Being frugal and not at all tech-saavy, I felt in over my head until I found Shopify. I started a 14 day free-trial, set it up the same day, and when the trial is over I can keep it going for under $10. Shopify was the easiest online store setup I found!

Easiest Online Store Setup when you have no clue what you're doing

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Scout Elf Wrapping Paper Drive: use up wrapping paper scraps with Elf on the Shelf

Download this flyer for the Scout Elf Wrapping Paper Drive, and your Elf on the Shelf will deliver your wrapping paper scraps to Santa to be used for all those stocking stuffers and small gifts.

Use up all those small wrapping paper scraps without ruining the magic of Christmas. Your kids will be so excited to see that Santa used the paper they donated!

Scout Elf Wrapping Paper Drive

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The Power of Play: promote play for learning

Children have less opportunities for play than ever before. With our busy lifestyles, screen time, organized sports, and homework, kids aren’t getting enough “play time.” That means they are missing out on key learning opportunities. It’s up to us to promote play and give our kids opportunities to explore, learn, and problem solve.

The Minnesota Children’s Museum has made it their mission to promote play and redesign the museum to provide opportunities for play. We were invited to the first exhibit, Forces at Play, and had a great time!

The Power of Play: the importance of play for learning

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Martial Arts Gift Guide {for young children}

It’s always great to support your little ones when they show an interest in an activity. Christmas is also a fantastic time to get them items they can use, or to find something that will be a cherished memory each year. This martial arts gift guide will spark some ideas for your young martial artist.

Martial Arts Gift Guide (for young children)

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Practical Teacher Gift with Adorable and Inexpensive Packaging

It’s always a good idea to give the special teachers in our lives a little bit of recognition for all of their hard work and attention. This is a sweet way to dress up a practical teacher gift for Christmas or anytime.

This practical gift of items teacher’s love to get is dressed up a bit with an adorable presentation in these sweet teacups.

Practical Teacher Gift: Presentation is everything!

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$2 DIY Holiday / Christmas Flower Boxes

Combine a little nature with some reindeer from the dollar store, and take-out utensils, and you have some gorgeous and classy Christmas Flower Boxes.

Metallic paint and sparkle make this project perfect for any holiday decor theme.

DIY $2 Christmas Flower Boxes

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Active Gifts for Healthy Kids

Gifts that let those active kiddos get all that energy out are a gift for the child and the parent.

Give the gifts that help your kids get all that extra energy out! Here is a list of active gifts for healthy kids this Christmas.

Active Gifts for Healthy Kids

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Dr. Mercola’s Complete Probiotic Powder Packets for Kids #momsmeet

This journey to healthy living is a continuous learning process. Probiotics are something you always hear about for optimal health. So, how do you get those awesome probiotics into those little kiddos’ bodies?

Keeping kiddos’ digestive system healthy and working smoothly is easy with Dr. Mercola’s Complete Probiotic Powder Packets for kids. It’s a great, organic raspberry flavor our kids love, and they look forward to drinking their “juice.”

Dr. Mercola’s Complete Probiotic Powder Packets for kids

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