If you're looking for out-of-the-toy-section gift ideas, you've come to the right place! I've got a list of experiences; in-person and virtual that children will love and will learn from; swim lessons, learning games, and more!
2021 Non Toy Gift Guide | Experiences and Virtual Learning
Kids getting toys at Christmastime is inevitable. You can't cut out toys completely, try as you might but what you can do is steer family members into the idea of purchasing experiences, tickets to attractions or subscriptions to learning activities.
Gift Guide: Experience & Virtual Learning | Swim Lessons from Goldfish Swim School
Give the gift of a life saving lesson. Swim lessons! Goldfish Swim School offers year-round swim lessons for children 4 months to 12 years old and follows the "Science of SwimPlay Curriculum" which focuses on teaching swim and safety skills while building character through guided play.
This holiday season Goldfish Swim School is offering a Holiday Gift Package that includes swim lessons and fun goodies! *Package contents may vary per location.*
GIVEAWAY ALERT: Enter to win a holiday gift package from either Goldfish Anderson, OH or Goldfis Westchester, OH. Each package includes 3 months of swim lessons, a blanket, pop-it toy, puzzle and 2 family swim passes. Contest ends 12/20/21.
Complete this form to enter to win: https://forms.gle/VRzxt3zNtdrLvKTcA.
Swim lessons are essential and would certainly make a fun gift that lasts a lot longer than any toy!
Related: Goldfish Swim School W.A.T.E.R Safety
Gift Guide: Experience & Virtual Learning | Happy Camper Live
Happy Camper Live offers "365 Days of Summer Camp"! Happy Camper Live is subscription based and offers a wide variety of activities for ages K through Grade 5, hosted by camp counselors.
A membership to Happy Camper Live includes:
Memberships can be purchased as a 1 month membership, a 3 month membership or a 1 year membership.
Happy Camper Live includes brands and characters your kids love!
Currently listed activities include "Camp Wimpy" featuring activities and printables based on the book series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and GoGoSqueez is offering easy to follow recipes featuring their products.
Kids can get active with Happy Campe Live right in their own home! Happy Camper Live offers ballet lessons, Taekwondo tips, sewing tutorials and so much more.
To learn more and to purchase a membership visit: https://www.happycamperlive.com
Related: 2021 Gift Guide for Children 0-6
Gift Guide: Experience & Virtual Learning | JumpStart Academy
Learning doesn't have to (and shouldn't) end when the school day ends. Give the gift of learning with JumpStart Academy. A Forever Membership is currently listed at a price of $29.99 and gives children access to over 800 learning activities!
A Forever Membership includes the following bundle of programs:
What I like about JumpStart Academy is that they aren't just games. There are also over 200 storybooks and videos!
Learn more and purchase your Forever Membership here: https://www.jumpstart.com/Ecommerce/NewMemberIntroduction.aspx
Gift Guide: Experience & Virtual Learning | Local Attractions & Events
Giving tickets to local attractions and events will create memories that last a lifetime!
Places to buy day passes for that make great gifts for kids:
Check local arenas to see which children's entertainment show is coming to your town soon. Some currently traveling shows include:
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