Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

Gift ideas for your favorite 4 and 5 year olds

As a preschooler, my son loves many of the same types of toys as he did as a toddler, including building toys, puzzles, and play pretend toys. But these toys are a bit more advanced and have more pieces – and are honestly a bit more fun to play with.

The toys on this list are best for ages 4 to 5 years old. Everything on this list are toys that we own or have asked for this holiday season for our 5 year old.

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Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids

Gift ideas for stocking stuffers for ages 1 to 5

Stocking stuffers for little kids don’t have to be extravagant or expensive. In my son’s stocking, I like to include items like bath toys, travel toys, every day items that are a little more special, and something with his name or initials.

In this gift guide, you’ll find stocking stuffer ideas that are perfect for little kids ages 1 to 5 that they’re sure to love.

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Cincinnati Holiday Lights

The best spots to be dazzled by holiday lights in 2022

Nothing captures the magic of the holiday season quite like being surrounded by thousands of dazzling holiday lights. I’ve pulled together a list of the best spots to see holiday lights around Cincinnati in 2022. Here you’ll find both drive thru and walkable light displays.

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Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Our favorite toys for two and three year olds

Toddlers are the perfect combination of fun and crazy. At this age, my son really loved puzzles, building toys, play pretend toys, and toys that helped him get out all that energy.

In this gift guide, you’ll find our favorite toys for two and three year olds. And most of these toys are still played with today. I’m sure you’ll find something on this list that your toddler will love for many years to come.

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Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds

One year olds can be hard to shop for – especially if you’re a first time mom and you’re not sure what they would like or be appropriate for their age.

In this gift guide you’ll find some of our favorite toys for little ones ages 12 to 24 months that our son loved for many years. In fact, he still plays with many of these toys today.

You’re sure to find something perfect for your little one this Christmas!

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Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids

Hanukkah-themed gifts for your little ones

Every year during Hanukkah, we love to include a Jewish or holiday-themed gift for one of the eight nights. This gift guide includes our favorites from the Mensch on the Bench collection, awesome Hanukkah Magna-Tiles, a play pretend Hanukkah set, Hanukkah craft items, and our favorite Hanukkah books. These gifts are perfect for children ages 1-5.

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Hospital Bag Packing List

What you need to bring to the hospital when you have baby? Truthfully, you really only need an infant car seat, your ID and insurance information, phone chargers, and coming home outfits for you and baby.

But in case you want to bring a few more things, I’ve put together a hospital bag packing list with everything I am bringing to the hospital (and a few optional upgrade ideas) for baby girl’s arrival.

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10 Best: Cincinnati Spring Bucket List 2022

Springtime in Cincinnati is here (and hopefully to stay!). What I love most about spring in the Queen City is all the beautiful blooms and baby animals to enjoy. And with that theme in mind, enjoy my Cincinnati Spring Bucket List for 2022.

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Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati

The splash pads may not be open yet, but there are still plenty of creeks to splash in and explore around the Queen City. So strap on your rain boots or water shoes and check out the best creeking spots around Cincinnati – as recommended by you!

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