Discover the Tech & Toys that Are On Every Wish List This Holiday Season
Finding fun gifts that will entertain, educate, and inspire your kids is a challenge that can stress out parents during the holiday season. Fortunately, we have one of the top tech experts on TV to help. Kelly Page is mother-of-three and former TV anchor, just like many of you. Now, Kelly makes regular appearances on everything from local to network morning shows. This time of year, the popular expert is in great demand as she combines her gift-giving expertise with her experience as a mom to help guide people to the hottest and best gifts on the market. Thanks for considering this timely interview.
TOP GIFTS FOR KIDS
For the gamers, I’ve got a great deal, the SEGA Double Packs for Nintendo Switch – which brings together some of SEGA’s best-selling, family-friendly titles for the price of one making this $39.99 value a great gift for anyone on your list this holiday season. With the Team Sonic Racing and Sonic Mania double pack, players can experience adrenaline-pumping races and speedy side-scrolling gameplay from the Sonic universe. And with the other pack, players can step into Sonic's shoes to become a hero in a world ridden with evil in Sonic Forces, or race through stages and challenges with 10 thrilling Party Games in Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. For more information, visit www.SEGA.com
GIFTS TO ENCOURAGE LEARNING
Preschoolers will love diving into the exciting world of Netflix's StoryBots with fun figures, vehicles, plush and musical learning toys from Fisher-Price®. The curious Storybots help answer kids' biggest questions, from how the human body works to what makes airplanes fly. The Fisher-Price StoryBots Songbook is one of my personal favs – it gets kids rocking out to fun songs, sounds and fun facts as they ‘read’ along with their StoryBots friends. Go to fisher-price.com to check out the full StoryBots toy line, including the StoryBots Slide Writer and the A to Z Rock Star Guitar, all available for $25 or less.
SUGGESTIONS FOR YOUNGER KIDS
If you appreciate classic interactive toys, you’ll love The Thomas & Friends™ Talking Thomas & Percy Train Set that transports your little one to the Island of Sodor. The motorized Thomas and Percy engines stop to talk with each other when they meet on the track, and the technology used on has sensors that know when they’re near one another, so it’s really cool. My twin boys were huge fans of the Thomas when they were little. Kids can pretend they’re in the Island of Sodor and playout stories from the show or create their own adventures Thomas & Friends Talking Thomas & Percy Train Set is the perfect gift to keep young conductors busy this holiday season for under $50. Go to fisher-price.com
EXPERIENTIAL GIFT SUGGESTIONS
ANSWER: Going to the movies is a cherished tradition, especially during the holidays, and Cinemark is giving friends and families the chance to safely continue that tradition with a celebrity experience in their own private auditorium. A Cinemark Private Watch Party offers the opportunity to rent an entire auditorium and escape into the joy of the immersive, cinematic experience together this holiday season starting at $99. Cinemark has brought back more than 25 classic films this holiday season, including Elf, Polar Express, Frozen, A Christmas Story, How the Grinch Stole Christmas and so many more. With an entire auditorium to just you and your loved ones, plus everyone’s favorite holiday films and deeply discounted concessions, this will be a gift your kids never forget. You can also purchase a Private Watch Party Gift Card, which makes giving the gift of movies even easier at Cinemark.com or on the Cinemark app.