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5 Timeless Gifts for Boys and Girls


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Art Supplies

Not every kid grows up to be Picasso, but arts and crafts are a beloved childhood pastime. Drawing and coloring are the ultimate boredom solutions, and parents treasure their resident artist's handiwork as well. For that reason, if you're stumped on a present, art supplies are a solid choice. Younger children will be satisfied with a pack of jumbo crayons and a coloring book. Tweens might like a more elaborate marker set or watercolor kit. Or you can make your own gift grab bag filled with various artsy items. Some potential additions include: sketchbooks, stickers, glitter pens, construction paper, colored pencils, sidewalk chalk, glue sticks, modeling clay and paint-by-numbers sets.