Best Kid Friendly Gifts for this Holiday Season

Black Friday is here, and the holidays are right around the corner. Our kid friendly curated gift guide offers toys that engage children across age ranges in play that fosters creativity and learning. Many of these toys are here at the museum—here’s your opportunity to enjoy them at home! 

These are not affiliate links. Sale prices listed below may only be available on Black Friday.

Chew Cube

An interactive toy for babies to learn spacial relationships!

Wood Stackers River Stones 

A tool for little hands to master fine motor skills and practice stacking. 


A fun, developmentally appropriate introduction to music making.  

Go Go Gears  

A favorite puzzle here in our museum that invites children to problem solve! 

Wool Felted Bumble Bees 

A sensory toy used in our Explor-A-Tour Field Trip focused on exploring our five senses. 


Popular among a range of ages and abilities, these fun manipulatives get small hands and brains working to stick and unstick the suction cups to a variety of surfaces. 

  • Age Range: 3 to 6 years 
  • Price: $29.95 (24 piece set) or $54.95 (50 piece set)
  • Purchase Scuigz

An interactive board game that doubles as a memory building exercise. 

  • Age Range: 4 years and up 
  • Price: $31.62
  • Amazon Sale Price: $22.96
  • Purchase Pengaloo
H5 Dominoes 

Stack them, line them up, knock them down…a favorite here in the museum!

Boing Pro-Lighted Sensory Balls 

Designed to engage children in a sensory friendly exploration of shapes and size. 

Conversation Cubes 

Build literacy and social emotional skills with these fun blocks. 

These toys would be great presents for little ones, families and teachers! Plus, you can always test them out at Port Discovery before deciding to buy.