Picking out the perfect birthday gift requires considering not only the child’s interests, but the parents preferences. When you’re shopping, stick to toys with proven track records that will encourage kids in developing their interests. Of course, you want them to have some fun with these gifts, too!
1. Nintendo DSi: By the time they reach elementary school, many kids start requesting their first video game console. This system is the perfect one for handheld gaming, and it also doubles as a camera, which is an added perk. They can play all sorts of games on the console, including those in the LEGO series, Let’s Draw, and classics like Super Mario Brothers. If you would rather the child not have a personal game console, another option is the family-friendly Nintendo Wii. [Read more…]