Super stocking stuffers for kids by wuyunqing


									    9                                                                                                                                                  Nov. 2008

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stuffers for kids      is the season for presents    delicate young gums from irritation and micro-

T           ...under the tree and treats tucked
            into stockings hanging on the man-
            tle. Who benefits more from the
holiday season than youngsters? After all, it
seems the winter months were just tailor made
                                                     scopic cuts, and the toothbrush is ergonomical-
                                                     ly designed for a child’s small hand. Learn more
                                                     by visiting
                                                         Colorful toy bins - Chances are that the
                                                     children you know will receive dozens of new
for them, with snow days, whimsical decora-
                                                     toys this holiday season. And there’s an even
tions, and lots and lots of gifts!
    Today’s kids seemingly have it all, which        greater chance that they’re joining an already
can make holiday shopping a bit of a challenge       mile-high pile of toys collected from birthday
for those looking for something special to slip      parties and doting grandparents. A toy sorter,
into a stocking. Thinking outside of the box is      toy chest, colorful bins, or stackable units can
one way to come up with some clever gift             be the ideal complement to all of these toys.
ideas, especially ones that serve dual purposes.     While it actually won’t fit in a stocking, it’s still
Think about these stocking-stuffers that are         useful nonetheless. Kids will learn the lesson of
both fun and functional.                             keeping their toys in top-notch condition by
    Treat of a toothbrush - Kids tend to tune
                                                     putting them away neatly and an in an organ-
out when Mom or Dad tells them to take care
                                                     ized manner. Parents will bestow on you
of a chore or handle daily grooming. But with
recognizable and enjoyable music as their part-      words of great praise for helping to tidy up the
ner, they’ll want to tune into something that        house.
won’t be a chore at all. Snow White “whistled            Spectacular stationery and more - A
while she worked” and now kids can hum               trip to a stationery or office supply store can
along to “Old MacDonald” while keeping their         open doors to many wonderful stocking stuffer
teeth pearly white. The colorful and quirky          ideas. Additionally, these finds can be put to
FireFly(R) Boppin’ Barnyard Musical Timer            good use by children for homework and in
Toothbrush from Dr. Fresh(R) plays that famil-       school. Stock up on colorful pens, pencils,
iar childhood tune for the length of one minute
                                                     sticky note pads, card stock and coordinating
— the amount of time dentists say each row of
                                                     envelopes (for sending secret notes to friends),
teeth should be brushed for optimal health.
    “Young children love music and animals, so       and stickers. These stores often also sell arts and
we’ve combined them in a toothbrush that is          crafts supplies that will fit right in with the
sure to banish boredom, and to encourage             theme. Kids can spend time expressing their
good oral care from an early age,” says Dr.          creativity in between taking breaks from play-
Fresh. Soft, yet resilient, rounded bristles guard   ing with their new holiday toys. (MS)

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