great gifts for kids...under $10!
Holiday shopping is about to get ugly.
If your piggy bank feels a little light this year, you\'re not alone.
The good news is that for all the kids on your list, there are a lot of great gifts under $10.
It took us six months, through thousands of competitors, from kindergarten to high school, to find the best gifts for children in each grade.
If you have more than ten
Spot consumption, check out the full list of the best gifts from cheap to splurge in all price ranges.
But if you\'re looking for something that doesn\'t require a lot of cash, my favorite gift under $10 will peak, a more luxurious cheap discovery than their affordable price tag looks.
All these very sweet loot are available for less than $10!
: Looking for gifts for preschool children?
Focus on promoting imaginative games.
Here are three of our favorite cheap stimuli. year-olds and four-year-
Big puppets can be awkward for small hands.
These little guys are a breeze for preschool children.
From the black sheep to the emperor penguin, all the finger puppets in this line cost 2-$10.
Our favorite Mini Mouse
It looks so real, you do double shots when your preschool is running around her lap.
Imaginative games for hours. (Folkmanis, $2. 50-$10)
My little helper toolbox preschool kids love to tear things down and put them back together.
All of these exercises are good for fine motor skills, which reinforces the hand of writing.
This retro toolbox is to realize the dream of preschool!
When the screw needs to be tightened or the nail needs to be hammered, your child can squat by your side, grab her rubber tool and walk towards it! (Schylling, $6. 49)
When it comes to reading, writing, math and science, the children just open their wings.
The best gift in kindergarten is to slip away in a little bit of learning, and the rest of the hand --on and fun.
Here are two great gifts under $10: Bug Hotel in kindergarten, kids understand the life cycle and what creatures need to be strong.
This swank bug hotel will learn to take home.
\"Your scientists can monitor what her bugs eat, when they sleep, and how they look close and personal.
The wooden frame, the breathing-friendly mesh walls and the gorgeous portholes bring a pleasant introduction to insect life. (Sassafrass, $9. 95)
Learning to read the word may be frightening.
Use this game to reduce stress, this game introduces the rhyming word family in a fun format.
A bit like a spelling game for beginners, each player has to use a set of cardboard tiles to build the word, slap \"fr\" on \"og\" or \"w\" on \"ow\"
An important confidence booster for the near futureto-
Make a reader and buy a cheap boot. (
Innovative children for $9. 99)
First and second grade looking for great gifts for first grade students or for second grade students? For six-year-olds and seven-year-
Old people, looking for things to improve fine motor skills and eyes
Here are two great options: the rocket balloon with pump is simple, cheap and very happy to use, and the toy even brings a smile to the most tired kids on the block.
Use the pump to blow up one of 30 including balloons and then stand back while it zips and weaves like a stunt rocket.
When it lands, everyone will race to chase it and bring it back for another run. A pain-
The free way to get kids off the couch! (Schylling, $8. 00)
The kids at Harvard hockey are staring at that beautiful air hockey table?
Try this simpler version.
This home hover hockey game features a battery slide puck-
From the dining room table to the kitchen floor, sail along any smooth surface.
It\'s a quirky way of working that can coordinate and focus and start working on rainy days. (Geo Space, $9. 95)
The third and fourth grades are the best gifts for the third grade, and the best gifts for the fourth grade increase the level of complexity under the game, the ability to learn in layers and solve problems.
There are a lot of ways to crack nuts from cool board games to inspiring art projects, but here are two cheap gems: grow your own peanut kit and have a peanut butter lover at home
If he is patient, he can grow up on his own!
This simple kit contains everything that children need to grow up: seeds, a planting mix, and a basic plastic \"Sprout House \".
It takes months from germination to eating, but it\'s a cool and beautiful way to talk about the life cycle. (Dunecraft, $9. 75)
If your child is a construction worker but this is probably a ticket except for Lego.
Hit the wood and turn all shapes into beautiful 3-D model.
The quirky structure helps to hone spatial thinking and solve problems. (
Action product, $6. 99)
You have a big kid on your list?
The best gifts and the best gifts for teens from the Electric Paper Airplane launcher to the quirky craft pack, cool gadgets to the iPhone app.
Here are two interesting discoveries that won\'t ruin the bank: rubber horseshoe Hello, retro fun!
These rubber horseshoe are playing like their metal brothers, but they won\'t call your furniture.
This is a bare bone with two pairs of Horseshoe (
One red and one Green)
There are also two rubber pegs.
This toy provides a lot of manual practice.
Eye coordination skills, patience and action skills. Bargain-
A conscious shopper, this is a ring! (Schylling, $8. 24)
Your child can enjoy the classic design and simplicity of this notebook without having to be Picasso, it has 60 pages of Japanese
Zigzag accordion roll.
From quick notes to scrapbooks or paintings, it is perfect for anything and it can be placed neatly in the back pocket. Ideal for spur-of-the-
Creative moment! (Moleskine, $9. 60)
So, there are 10 gifts under $10.
If you don\'t have these options for your boat, you can find 50 gifts below $10 here. Happy shopping. . . and learning!