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Amazon Echo Show: Alexa-powered smart screen displays news, answers questions, looks up recipes, broadcasts your calendar and allows video calls and activation of smart house tools like smart switches, lights, thermostat and Ring security cameras. Streams video from your Prime account and music from Prime Music, Spotify, and other applications. https://amzn.to/2UHzpcD
Orbi with Disney Circle Range Extender/Router and Security tool: Eliminate wireless low spots and dead zones and enhance security and parental controls. Very easy to install and use! https://amzn.to/2QVIL5k
The High Performance Planner: Journal/Planner/Notebook https://amzn.to/2QSCSpD
Indoor Herb Garden https://amzn.to/2CcJHuh
Rechargable Flashlight https://amzn.to/2rCxbOt
Wireless Headphones: https://amzn.to/2ryT1Cm
Moody Teen with a sense of humor? The Paper Tantrum could be fun. https://amzn.to/2PG3fuw
Smartphone projector https://amzn.to/2CbOQTe
Beat the clutter with this great charging station for USB-powered devices: https://amzn.to/2CbXktx
Recommended Books for Teens: The Hate You Give—Winner of multiple teen book awards. https://amzn.to/2LfzW11 Brene Brown’s Braving The Wilderness—a powerful book on connectedness and belonging. https://amzn.to/2QRxzH5
Hair Chalk Kit: https://amzn.to/2LmCgUh Fun colorful hairstyles without any messy/permanent color.
Kindle Fire with Freetime: https://amzn.to/2Lf2GH9 This Childproofed version of the Kindle allows for reading, music, games and streaming video through Amazon’s innovative “FreeTime” application which selects age-appropriate content, and ads many levels of safety. Bigger kids can be put on a “must read for XX minutes before streaming content is available” kind of program too!
Lego Hogwarts (from Harry Potter) https://amzn.to/2ryY063
Kids and Tots
GreenToys has landed on the list every year I’ve created this list so far. Our favorites are their boats—fun from babies to pre-schoolers in the tub of pool. Our favorites are the Tugboat https://amzn.to/2QyU8Rp and the Ferry https://amzn.to/2Li4S0w
I Spy: A series of picture riddle books. https://amzn.to/2Eo3sk3
Melissa and Doug Toy Pizza making kit. https://amzn.to/2EhcQFX
Kindle Fire with Freetime: https://amzn.to/2Lf2GH9 This Childproofed version of the Kindle allows for reading, music, games and streaming video through Amazon’s innovative “FreeTime” application which selects age-appropriate content, and ads many levels of safety. Bigger kids can be put on a “must read for XX minutes before streaming content is available” kind of program too! Additionally, Amazon’s service guarantee on these is fabulous. If it stops working in the first two years, it is replaced.
BONUS: White Elephant Gift Exchange Gifts
Shakespearean Insult Bandages https://amzn.to/2LmASkx
Tequila Mockingbird: Book of literary cocktail recipes https://amzn.to/2LfiF8k
World’s Ugliest Christmas Sweater https://amzn.to/2QwYWa6
Bob Ross “Happy Clouds” socks https://amzn.to/2LmCgUh