NAPPA Awards for Best Toys: Holiday Gift Guide 2023

The Mischievous Matching Mushrooms

The Mischievous Matching Mushrooms

Help Baby learn colors and develop fine motor skills as they sort each mushroom into the board, and help identify emotions associated with colors. $14.99, ages 12 months+, sassybaby.net

LeapFrog ABC’s & Activities Wooden Table

Sitting or standing, kids can enjoy a variety of activities while they learn about letters, words, animals, colors and music. $69.99, ages 6-36 months, target.com

Mess-Free Touch-Lights

Give your little one the power of creative play with this self-contained toddler tablet with exciting lights and sounds. The sealed gel surface is safe for doodling with fingers. $24.99, ages 2+, crayola.com

VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Spiral Construction Tower

Build first words and motor skills with a talking dump truck and track set that drives development and imagination. $59, ages 1-5, walmart.com

Design Your Own Hoodie

Create your own unique, boutique-quality piece with this innovative, video game-meets-fashion design platform. Features 500+ premium patches. $49.00, sizes 2-14, supermixstudio.com

Curling Zone Indoor

No ice, no problem. Choose a curling stone — red or yellow — and hover it on the slick mat. The challenging curling game is great for family game night. $129.99, ages 3+, hearthsong.com

Laser X Ultra Double Blasters

It’s like having a laser tag arena in your own backyard. Play inside or out, in darkness or bright sunlight. Select from 20+ team color combinations. $39.99, ages 6+, getlaserx.com

Cool Maker PopStyle Bracelet Maker

No knots, clasps or cuts. Choose from 170 beads, place them on the elastics and pop the top to reveal your custom bracelet. Make and remake up to 10 bracelets. $24.99, ages 7+, coolmaker.com

Time Jumpers

Go back in time to witness some of the greatest achievements, discoveries and events of the 20th century with this family game. $38, ages 8+, simplyfun.com

Castle Panic Second Edition

Cooperate with friends and family to defend your castle against monsters streaming in from the forest. Slay all the monsters and have at least one tower standing to win. $34.95, ages 8+, firesidegames.com

Do You Really Know Your Family?

Get ready to compete against your family to see who really knows each other best. Build fun family memories as you learn new things about each other and perform silly challenges together. $24.99, ages 8+, amazon.com

Wild Chakra Kids Mindful Coloring & Activity Book

Features unique, hand-drawn images to help raise empowered, vibrant kids with colorful inner worlds. $24.44, ages 10+, wildchakrakids.com

Sky Viper Vector Performance Stunt Plane

Advanced auto flight stabilization makes flying a breeze by automatically compensating for environmental changes like shifting winds. Perform amazing loop and barrel roll stunts with a press of a button. $79.99, ages 12+, sky-viper.com

Tinkering Labs Electric Motors Catalyst STEM Kit

Ignite curiosity and innovation in your young inventor. With 50+ components and 10 engaging challenges, kids can invent their own unique creations. $65, ages 8-13, tinkeringlabs.com

The Imagine and Draw Activity Book

This engaging book is packed with 80 pages of activities and drawing prompts to spark creative thinking and encourage imagination. $16.99, ages 6-9, shop.highlights.com

Planet Zoo

Build a world for wildlife. Construct detailed habitats, manage your zoo and meet authentic living animals who think, feel and explore the world you create around them. $49.99, ages 10+, planetzoogames.com

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