Holiday Gifts for Country Kids

GRIT Magazine shares a list of holiday gifts for country kids so special they just might end up on our wish list.

| November/December 2006

GRIT Magazine's list of holiday gifts for country kids. Learn about the best holiday gifts for country kids. 


Electronic Building Blocks That Make Stuff Happen
Ages: 7 and up
Cost: $20-$80 (cost varies with collection size)
Description: High-tech, interactive building blocks plug together to make burglar alarms for bedrooms, lie detectors, light-tag games, complete with sounds, flashing lights and automated sequences. Each kit includes an Inventor's Manual and bright transparent electronic blocks that connect into circuit systems.

Where to Buy: 

WonderBrains LLC 

The Toy Hunt 

Real Tools for Young Gardeners

Cultivating Gardeners
Ages: 4-10
Cost: Six-piece tool set $45
Description: These are real tools for real gardeners. They are downsized for young hands and arms, and built well for years of use. Long tools are made from forged steel with hardwood handles (the leaf rake has a plastic head). The six-piece tool collection includes one shovel, one hoe, one steel rake, one leaf rake, one hand trowel and one hand cultivator.

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