2020 has been a tough year for a lot of reasons, but luckily, we’ve reached the best time of any year: the holiday season. It’s the time when we get to express how thankful we are for the good things in our lives, and how much we appreciate the good people in our lives. One of the best ways to show our appreciation is through a good, thoughtful gift. That’s why we’ve put together our annual holiday gift guide and included a variety of gifts for young children, teens, and even the young-at-heart. These gifts will awaken the joy of the holiday spirit in even the grinchiest of your family and friends. Among this astounding assortment of toys, puzzles, and projects is the perfect gift for any child or grandchild of any age.
Parents across America are all asking the same question: “How do I keep my kids off these darn screens? I’ve tried everything!” Well, with Allessimo Create & Paint Kits, the question answers itself! Create & Paint is a hands-on wooden puzzle that kids build and then paint themselves. Designed for children aged 6-12, each Create & Paint Kit comes with puzzle pieces, a paintbrush, 6 colors of kid-safe paint, and the simple instructions necessary to make their masterpiece. With more than 12 models to choose from — including a Unicorn, a T-Rex, a Jumbo Jet, and more — kids love the hands-on fun of putting together the puzzle, which also encourages critical thinking skills. The thousands of great reviews for these toys mention how much fun kids have expressing their creativity when painting their creations however they want! Create & Paint kits are awesome gifts for kids or grandkids that love expressing themselves creatively. They help keep kids away from digital screens for hours at a time, teaching them valuable patience and stoking their inner artist! Imagine what Picasso could do if he had Create & Paint as a kid!
You can only do one thing with most toys: play. What kind of bang for your buck is that? Allessimo Wunderclay Kits, on the other hand, offer 3 toys in each box — with 12 different models to choose from, including a ferocious T-Rex, a courageous Lion, a glamorous Unicorn, and more! First, kids assemble the “skeleton” out of wooden puzzle pieces. Then, they sculpt the body with clay. And finally, they play with their new toy they built all by themselves! Designed for children aged 5-13, each Wunderclay Box comes with “EZ-Pop” wooden pieces, kid-safe clay, and simple instructions. Kids engage the left side of their brain while they put together the puzzle pieces, and the right side of their brain as they sculpt the clay... bringing the toy to life. Wunderclay Puzzle Kits are the perfect gift for the child or grandchild who loves hands-on activities. Plus, it’s a good way to “trick” them into thinking critically and creatively. These toys give kids multiple activities to do, as well as a toy that they can play with forever. Talk about bang for your buck!
Few toys can provide an experience that’s consistent from model to model, yet every model is entirely unique. Allessimo Artisolve provides that experience. A series of 3D puzzle toys that give you and your kids a consistently great experience, putting together a complicated yet satisfying puzzle – with each model offering a different shape, category, and functionality. Made for children aged 10 and up, each Artisolve box comes with pre-decorated wooden pieces and easy-to-follow instructions. With 14 different models to choose from — ranging from pianos to pterodactyls — there’s definitely something for everyone. Parents and kids can bond as they build these fun creations together, but the fun doesn’t stop there. The completed puzzles become durable toys that can be played with for years to come. Take the battleship into the bath... take the SuperCar on the road! Artisolve Puzzles are perfect for families to do together, but kids can also complete them on their own. Artisolve offers high-quality puzzle kits that keep children and parents entertained for hours while encouraging vital critical thinking skills for kids.
There’s nothing quite like the innocent joy that a music box brings. It’s a lovely, personal gift for almost any child or adult. Mystical Music Boxes add a unique layer to this timeless gift: kids actually build the music boxes by themselves! Designed for kids 10 and up, Mystical Music Boxes come with everything you need to construct the music box in a few hours — wooden pieces, a musical cylinder, a crank, and easy-to-follow instructions. With over 20 different music boxes to choose from, it’s easy to find the perfect model for the creative child or grandchild in your life. Once constructed, each Mystical Music Box can be cherished for years to come as a charming display-piece that brightens any room. Mystical Music Boxes make a magnificent gift for thoughtful children or grandchildren, the young at heart, or even artsy adults. These charming, hand-made music boxes keep you engaged for hours... providing a fun, challenging activity and a life-long keepsake.
With literally millions of toys available these days, it’s hard to find something that stands out. But we’ve found perhaps the most unique gift idea on the market. Puzzle Playhouse DIY Kits are intricate scale models depicting detailed scenes — Greenhouse Dreamhouse, Neighborhood Market, and more — each one filled with lifelike furniture and props. Made for teens 14+ and adults of all ages, each Puzzle Playhouse DIY Kit comes with hundreds of high-quality pieces, props, tools, and everything else you need to bring the elaborate room to life. Offering a dozen different models, each taking 12-24 hours to complete, Puzzle Playhouse DIY Kits are an enchanting activity for hobbyists and newcomers alike. After working on a precisely-crafted Puzzle Playhouse, the result is a gorgeous, fully-realized scene straight out of an imaginary world. Once completed, they make a fascinating display-piece that adds character to any bookshelf, desk, or mantle. Puzzle Playhouse DIY Kits are the ultimate experience for puzzle and model enthusiasts, as well as any crafty teen or adult up for the challenge. If you know someone with an eye for detail and an imaginative mind, this is the gift for them.
Imagine a T-Rex roaming through your living room, roaring over its entire domain, and… you built it with your own two hands? Prehistoric Roamers by Allessimo are wooden models of dinosaurs and other prehistoric beasts that kids can construct themselves. Equipped with electric motors, these Roamers walk, roar, and even bite! Designed for children aged 10-16, each Prehistoric Roamer box comes with all the pieces necessary to construct the beasts, as well as the motor and clear instructions required to bring them to life.
Prehistoric Roamer Kits offer 10 roving and roaring creatures to choose from — including Triceratops, Sabretooth Tigers, Wooly Mammoths, and more. After hours of enjoyment building the ancient beasts, the fun really begins: kids now have a walking, dynamic toy that they can play with for years to come. Prehistoric Roamer Kits are an amazing gift for the child or grandchild who loves dinosaurs or just has an adventurous spirit. These high-quality puzzle kits keep children engaged and focused for hours, offering a one-of-a-kind puzzle experience that expands their minds. Best of all, kids get a self-built toy that delivers endless hours of action-packed fun.
What kid doesn’t love toy cars? Bet you’ve never seen a toy car quite like this. Allessimo Action Track is a durable wooden car that kids can build all by themselves in about an hour. Then, when it’s all put together, they can rev it up and let it fly! (No batteries needed.) Made for kids 10+, Action Track cars come with all the pieces necessary for construction, as well as an easy-to-read instruction booklet. With several colorful models to choose from — including Jungle Jeep, Autobahn Supercar, and lots more — kids can have a fleet of cars racing around their room in no time. Children or grandchildren that love cars, puzzles, or any kind of hands-on fun will go wild for this unique, inventive approach to playtime. Action Track kits give kids an hour of problem-solving and a creative, constructive experience with the reward of a unique, durable toy they’ll enjoy for years.
Gears whirring and ball-bearings whizzing are sounds puzzle-lovers are sure to love with these marvellous, complex machines they build themselves. Mechanical Masterpieces give teens and adults the chance to construct elaborate, functional wooden contraptions of all kinds, providing hours of fun while building them and never-ending amusement afterwards. Designed for teenagers aged 14+ and adults of all ages, each Mechanical Masterpiece comes with the wooden, plastic, and metal pieces necessary to assemble the machine — as well as ball bearings, screws, cranks, and everything else needed to make the gadget go.
Each Masterpiece is a fun puzzle that serves a functional purpose: have the coolest desk at work with the Clockwork Maze, proudly display moving pictures at family events with the Picture Projector, or entertain friends and family of all ages with any of the Marble Run Racetracks. Mechanical Masterpieces are a wonderful gift for the teen or adult in your life with a love for puzzles or an inquisitive mind. These intricate contraptions are sure to deliver hours of enjoyment — not only for the builder, but for those who get to appreciate the Masterpiece after it’s made. Mechanical Masterpieces are certain to satisfy anyone who’s up to the challenge!
Bugs are a fascinating part of our world, but usually we think of creepy, crawly creatures we don’t want anywhere near us. Love Bugs are a fun, colorful way for kids to learn about the interesting and even beautiful world of insects. Love Bugs help kids 5+ develop critical thinking skills as they put together a colorful wood and paper bug puzzle. Each box includes the simple pieces and easy-to-follow instructions — everything you need! With 10 unique models to choose from, Love Bugs engage kids in hands-on thinking as they learn about the insect kingdom. Not only are they fun to assemble, kids can proudly display them when finished. Love Bugs are a cute, fun gift for any child or grandchild who likes bugs, nature, or loves learning about the world around them. While small and simple, these colorful kits encourage creativity and learning in children of all ages. In a time when kids everywhere are buried in their screens, this gift idea is truly something different.
There are a ton of puzzle toys on the market, but most fail to deliver true-to-life models. A new project kit, however, provides a high-level puzzling experience while building accurate, to-scale models. Allessimo Planes ‘n’ Trains Kits include detailed models of trains, trucks, and much more — offering an interesting and intricate build every time. Built for children aged 14+ as well as adults of all ages, each Planes ‘n’ Trains Kit comes with durable, wooden pieces along with specific, easy-to-follow instructions — everything you need to guarantee flawless construction. Whether constructing the “Railway Steam Engine,” the “Grand Prix Racer,” or any of the other complex designs, the finished product will look impressive on your desk, dresser, or mantle. Planes ‘n’ Trains Kits are for the creative people in your life who are always up for a challenge. These definitely aren’t for young children, they’re serious projects that provide hours of fun for more experienced puzzlers. Chances are, you have someone like that in your life. Question is, do you think they can handle it?
Working from home while the kids do “virtual learning” can be frustrating to say the least. But now there’s a fun way to keep kids entertained while adding some flair to your home office. Desk Designer kits from Allessimo are fun wooden puzzle kits that kids and parents can construct together. When finished, they’re functional items that give the office space some style. Meant for children aged 6-14, each Desk Designer Kit comes with pre-decorated, “easy-pop” wooden pieces and complete, easy-to-follow instructions for assembly.
As kids put the puzzle pieces together, they form fun shapes with functional designs. Kids can build “Retro Radio” tissue dispensers, british phone booth pen holders, “50s Toaster” desk organizers, and lots more! Not only are Desk Designer kits fun for kids to put together, but they make for great gifts that parents, grandparents, or teachers can proudly display on their desks for years to come. These unique puzzle toys offer hours of fun and the pride of completing a project. Best of all, kids can experience the joy of generosity when they give their completed kits to adults in their life who are sure to treasure it forever.
Want to give a one-of-a-kind gift? Something with a purpose that you can personalize? Build-A-Birdhouse Kits let kids and adults of all ages build and decorate a birdhouse however they’d like. Perfect for anyone 5 and up, each kit comes with the wooden pieces and instructions to construct the birdhouse — no additional tools required! It also includes 6 colors of “easy-mix,” kid-safe paint and a paintbrush to decorate it when it’s finished. With several different shapes, every birdhouse is guaranteed to be unique! After having a blast building and decorating the birdhouse, they can be put in the yard to attract birds. They also make a fun, distinctive gift to give to friends or family. Build-A-Birdhouse Kits are great for kids and adults alike... anyone with a creative mind or who simply enjoys expressing themselves. Imagine standing on the porch and watching baby birds learn to fly, straight out of YOUR unique birdhouse!
What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? Sure, you can find a plastic T-Rex or a stuffed Brontosaurus almost anywhere they sell toys... but this is something completely different. Fossil Adventure Kits give kids the chance to dig up their own fossils, just like a real-life paleontologist. Designed for children aged 6-14, each Adventure Kit comes with kid-safe excavation tools and a block of sediment that holds an exciting mystery for them to discover. As they chisel through the rock and delicately scrape away sediment, the fossil begins to take shape right in front of their eyes. Fossil Adventure Kits offer several treasures to choose from — including dinosaur teeth, “precious” gemstones, a complete glow-in-the-dark T-Rex skeleton, and more.
When kids finish uncovering these “ancient treasures,” they can proudly display them and tell their friends they dug them out with their own two hands – and it’s true! Fossil Adventure Kits are the perfect gift for the child or grandchild who loves dinosaurs or just has an adventurous spirit. It’s also a wonderful way to teach kids that learning can be fun! These science-based, high-quality fossil kits keep children engaged for hours and offer a unique activity that helps expand their minds. Who knows, it could be the first step on the road to a career in archaeology!
Most toys come ready to go in a box... most toys need batteries. 3D Solar Puzzle Kits, however, aren’t most toys — they’re wooden, motorized cars that children can build all by themselves. Plus, there’s no batteries required because they’re Solar-Powered! Designed for kids aged 6-12, every 3D Solar Puzzle Kit comes with puzzle pieces, a solar-powered motor, a solar panel, and simple instructions on how to put it all together. Whether kids build an epic monster truck, a battle tank, a retro race car, or one of several other models, they’ll have hours of fun driving them around in the sun. These kits inspire children to think critically and creatively as they build. 3D Solar Puzzle Kits are the perfect gift for the child or grandchild with a knack for science and technology. These simple, science-based puzzle kits keep kids engaged for hours and provide a unique insight into solar technology that children would otherwise never get at such a young age. Give the kids in your life a one-of-a-kind building project and a leg up on learning today!