15 of the Best Experience Gifts for Kids and Families
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I think we speak for every parent out there when we say that another holiday season teeming with toys isn’t exactly what we want or need. More LEGOs, more baby dolls, more magnetic tiles, and more Paw Patrol “things” might be the mentality of our minis, but it’s never too early to start fostering ‘experiences over gifts’ best practices at home. Beyond that, retailers haven’t been shy about the potential for a major toy shortage come winter time — so in order to save ourselves the stress and struggle of last-minute shopping and disappointment when our littles’ must-haves are sold out and missing in action, we’re jumping on the experiences bandwagon.
From subscription boxes and hands-on STEM sets (that sneakily work brain-building into the picture in the midst of all their fun) to creative class sessions and interactive+immersive play romps for the whole family, the experiences might not be first on their wishlists when video games and traditional playthings are concerned, but they’ll be mighty happy that Santa (or whoever does the gift-giving in your house) made some changes to the shopping script this year 😉.