Gift Guide for Siblings

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Parents know that shopping for one gift to share between siblings only makes sense, since they’ll probably end up trying to steal one another’s presents, anyway. This holiday gift guide will help you choose just the right thing for kids of a variety of ages and interests, from classic favourites with a twist to new treats that will be greatly appreciated by the crowd.

 

Anything Poop-Themed

Nothing bonds siblings like laughing over the word “poop,” so all parents are obligated to get at least one turdy toy for them during the holidays. This game requires kids to hold a plastic potato between their legs and poo it into the bucket to win. I can already hear mine laughing!

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Poo the Potato Party Game, $15.99

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Snow Fort Building Kit

In between snowball fights, siblings love to build things together. Help them spend a long winter’s day building an amazing igloo with these block forms in three sizes.

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Flexible Flyer Snow Fort Building Kit, $23.49

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A Classic Card Game (with a Twist)

Regular UNO has been a staple in my bag for travel, waiting in restaurants, and downtime for the kids at places they didn’t ask to get dragged to. But this oversized set of UNO cards has been a hilarious addition to our home entertainment, for the novelty of playing with cards bigger than their heads is almost as fun as the game, itself. (Ages 7+.)

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Giant UNO, $19.99

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Video Game for On-the-Go Families

Nintendo’s latest is great for siblings who want to challenge one another, whether at home or on the road. With add-on remotes, you can have more than two kids playing at the same time.

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Nintendo Switch, $299.00

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LEGO Book

They likely already have bins and bins of loose blocks, so this book will give your kids an entire year of projects to do together with them, including new creations, challenges, and games.

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365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks, $17.33

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Basement Bball

Cold weather often means kids are stuck indoors together, driving each other up the wall. Channel that energy by hooking a basketball hoop over a closet door and encouraging the kids to play—but not just any game. Turn off the lights so they can play glow-in-the-dark basketball together, adding an extra layer of fun.

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SKLZ Basketball Hooop, $24.99

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Roger That!

I have never met a kid who didn’t love walkie talkies. From secret missions in the house to adventures outside, these are always a big hit.

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Retevis RT628 Walkie Talkies
, $20.99

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An Abundance of Colour

Sure, the themed sets are a good time, but how about handing over an endless amount of modeling clay in towers of colourful buckets, instead, allowing their imaginations to kick into high gear? Working together or side-by-side on their own projects, this collection will keep them happily busy for hours.

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Play-Doh 36-Pack, $24.99

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Something STEM

Trick them into learning together as they build from this kit, going higher and twistier and more complicated as they go.

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IQ Builder Creative Construction Engineering Kit, $24.97

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The Most Popular Sport in the World

Set up a mini soccer field in your yard, basement, or local park with this kit, and let them burn off some steam together. Comes with everything from ball, pump, cones, and even a carry bag.

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GOLIT Pop Up Soccer Goals Set, $41.99


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Magic

Once they’re old enough to have read—or heard you read—the books, they’re ready to drink in the movies. Siblings who binge on the Harry Potter film franchise together, stick together. It’s practically a right of passage!

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Harry Potter Complete 8-Film DVD Collection, $39.96

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A Box

Yep. A box. You know it. I know it. The kids have more fun with an empty cardboard box sometimes than they do with whatever came inside it. So why not cut to the chase?

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36” x 36” x 36” EcoBox, $41.58

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