Monday, December 19, 2011

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Need a few more ideas than those highlighted in the 2011 Atlanta Social Season holiday gift guide (“Oh Happy Play!” featured on pages 122 to 123)? Check out the popular picks here.
—Shandra Hill Smith


B. toys Hellophone
Little ones from 18 months to five years old will get a kick out of the B. toys Hellophone — the play cell phone that calls you back. Parents can record messages for kids to listen to on this BPA- , lead- and phthalate-free phone. All B. toys items featured here are available at and

Dr. Doctor Kit

B. toys Dr. Doctor Kit
Young doctors — 18 months to five years — will have all the tools they need (nine in all) with the B. toys Dr. Doctor Kit. It includes a stethoscope with heartbeat sound, beeper with light and sound, blood pressure cuff and more, all within a carrying case.

Wheee-mote Control
B. toys Wheeee-mote Control
This remote control car beeps, flashes and spins and features a powerful radio signal that works across rooms. One to four year olds can get in on the action!

Melissa & Doug Wooden Farm Train
Your child can spend hours at a time unloading train cars and pretending to steer with this colorful engine with three interchangeable cars. Children three and older can transport a cow or take cans of milk, fruit and vegetable crates to market.

Melissa & Doug Folding Medieval Castle
Medieval Castle
Kids can create their own “Once Upon a Time” stories with help from a King, Queen, knight and horse with the Melissa & Doug Folding Medieval Castle. The castle includes turrets, staircases and a large courtyard, and when the play is over, children (three and older) can easily store all the pieces inside before folding the castle closed.