Top 10 Gifts for Kids – 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holiday season is upon us. It has begun and there are less than 60 days to Christmas. That kind of makes me panic a bit. However, I have done a little work, scanned a few sites, read several magazines, and asked a few kids to discover what are the top toys on the Christmas Wish Lists. I also have put n a couple gift ideas that I find absolutely amazing. If a toy can encourage learning through fun, it impressed me and made it on the list.



Below, are the top 10 toys (plus a bonus toy) I found to be some of the most popular items for Christmas. Many are based on popular movies and shows, popular advertisements, and brand new merchandise kids will love. The bonus gift idea leaves me saying…what?

1. Little Passports

To encourage learning through fun with experiments and crafts, I found Little Passports a great idea for any kid. Little Passports has different boxes for different age levels (3-5, 6-8, 9+), different themes (i.e. Science, Explorer, USA), and more. We can buy one box or have them shipped throughout the year making it the gift that keeps on giving.

As an added bonus, Little Passports is featuring a fantastic sale where if you buy a multiple month subscription, your first box is free. Simply use code: FIRSTMONTH. Let the exploration begin!

2. Disney’s Frozen 2 Shape Shifter Olaf Plush

This Olaf toy is probably one of the most adorable creations I have seen. Being a Frozen fan myself, I can say Olaf is simply the cutest. This plush doll actually has a surprise; he comes apart and can be placed back together in the weirdest ways. He also talks. Olaf is a build and play but also a snuggle toy to love. He can be found on (affiliate link).

3. Pomsies Lumies

The Pomsies cats were a huge gift for 2019. They were hard to find as almost every kid wanted one. They are interactive, they light up, and they are adorable. For 2020, Pomsies has created a new must-have toy called Lumies. Lumies are little interactive unicorns that come in multiple colors. These use lights to glow in several different colors, they turn colors into beats to create fun music, they have over 100 sounds and phrases, and have 4 game modes. To find these cute little Lumies check out The Pomsies Store on, which has several different kinds and colors of Pomsies and Lumies.

4. Super Colossal Indominus Rex

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous is a highly popular show made by Dreamworks. It features kids going on a camping trip to the isle of Isla Nublar. Unfortunately, for the kids, they are there when Jurassic World accidently releases the Indominus Rex. Get more information about Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous by clicking the image below.

This highly sought after toy features an extra large version of the Indominus Rex. She is 18 inches high and over three feet long! She can swallow up to 20 mini action figures (say goodbye to all those Lego Minifigs mwahahahaha). The Indominus Rex also comes battle-ready with articulated arms and legs and extra-wide jaws that can open and close. This is a great toy for kids that love dinosaurs and /or action play! It can be found on (affiliate link).

5. Squeakee The Balloon Dog

Say hello to the cutest robotic dog ever! Squeakee is a fully interactive balloon dog that can perform tricks, listen to commands, and more. (affiliate link) highlights several different abilities including

  • Use the pin to make the dog sound like he is popped and being deflated
  • Train Squeakee with his squeaker toy
  • Feed Squeakee with his pump to make him sound like he pees and farts (always a crowd pleaser
  • Tickle Squeakee and he will roll on his back and ask for more
  • Squeakee responds to your voice.

With over 60 sounds and movements, I will admit, I want one of these as well.

6. L.O.L. Surprise! OMG Remix

L.O.L. is probably on every girls wish list. This brand has made waves with its fashion sense, dolls, and accessories. Combine these poplar dolls with the unboxing craze, and you have a giant recipe for success. This L.O.L. Surprise! OMG Remix comes with over 70 items in a wonderful box featuring 2 rock bands. That includes 8 dolls and 4 instrument! Get the boom box set at (Affiliate link).

7. FAO Schwarz Giant 69″ Dance-On Piano Mat

This Dance Piano Mat is over five feet long with large keys to dance on. Play your favorite music or become a composer with your feet. It gets the whole family up and active! By following a few instructions, the dancer can learn, play, record, and create! This is a gift that works for girls and boys…and adults! Get it from

8. Present Pets Glitter Puppy

Everything has gone cutesy this year and these Present Pets are probably one of the cutest gifts so far. These interactive glitter puppies feature over 100 actions and sounds And to make it even more adorable, the puppy will unbox itself! Each box contains only one puppy. It is a surprise which color and character you will receive! This is a perfect gift with tons of cuteness and fun! Get it from )affiliate link)

9. Hilarious Battling Robots

I have to say, this is one awesome gift! With two ninja battle bots, this is probably one of the most hilarious toys out there. The box contains the Red Dragon ninja and the Black Tiger ninja with 6 weapons to choose from. Basically, give the ninjas their weapons and watch them battle. They have over 100 sounds and movements making each battle a unique fight. The awesome thing is you can train and level up your bots to make them even better fighters. After all, learning the skill of spatula fighting or how to use a boot on a rope is a must needed skill for any ninja fighter. (affiliate link) has a fun video to show an example of an epic duel.

10. Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition

You have seen The Child on my Geeky Holiday Gift Guide, and I am placing it in the toy guide as well. The Child “Baby Yoda” is very popular right now with The Mandalorian season 2 being release for the next couple of months. Everywhere I have looked, The Child was at the top of almost every holiday gift guide list. There is no denying it, this little guy will be under almost every tree.

Last year The Child was hard to find, and this year is no different. Disney has released a brand new Animatronic Edition that features 25 sounds of cooing, giggling and more. His head moves, his ears move, and his eyes open and close. It is like having your very own Baby Yoda! I do suggest ordering The Child when you can because this toy will be flying off the shelves. You can grab it from (Affiliate link)..

Bonus Top Gift of 2020: The Pooping Pink Flamingo

I normally limit my gift guide to the top 10 gifts, BUT I had to share a toy that seems to be taking over the world by pooping. Yes…pooping. This Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo has somehow crashed 2020 by sitting on a toilet. Most stores are out of stock, and those that sell it have doubled it’s price. I did find two in stock at, zero in stock at Target, and (affiliate link) has them for sale from other sellers.

The Little Live Pets Gotta Go Flamingo loves to sing, wiggle, chat back, eat, and poop – on the toilet What’s even better is that you don’t have to keep buying flamingo food, he will eat his poop! Well, technically, the poop “magically” turns back into flamingo food when removed from water. It’s recyclable!

The contents of the box include: 1 x Flamingo, 1 x Reusable Flamingo Food, 1 x Scoop (color may vary), 1 x Toilet, 3 x AA Batteries, and 1 x Instruction Manual. That is everything you need to have a pooping good time.

Get Ready for the Holidays with WizKids from LootCrate

It is getting cold outside. Do you know what that means? It means warm fireplaces, hot chocolate, and board games! If you are like my family, the board games have been played several (thousand) times and the game closet is in need of an upgrade. I mean we all love Shoots and Ladders, but maybe it is time for something more exciting.



LootCrate has heard our cries for new games! They have partnered with Wizkids to provide a LootCrate box of games they will send out every other month! Each box will contain THREE games with a combined value of $50 or more! For those with friends or family members who love to game, this makes an amazing gift that keeps on giving! Learn more at

I received a LootGaming box featuring games from WizKids and it is amazing! It contained nearly $70.00 worth of games! Check out my unbox video below.

Inside this LootCrate box, which costs $19.99, came three new epic games: Sovereign’s Chain, Thrown, and Fungeon Party. Each of these games have a suggested retail value at or above the cost of the LootCrate WizKids box! I am not sure if this will be normal, but it has me extremely happy with my gaming box! I can’t wait to learn and play the games with my family and friends! This easily gets 5 stars!

Get more details about the WizKids gaming box from my blog here.

To get the WizKids Gaming box, head over to LootCrate and subscribe! The site also has many other themed boxes that will make amazing Christmas Gifts. It is easy to find a box that will match the person you are shopping for. They have Harry Potter, Disney, Superheroes, and more! Because LootCrate makes it easy to shop for Christmas Gifts and the amazing value of each box, LootCRate is a must on the Holiday Gift Giving Guide!

As promised, here are some details about each game.

Sovereign’s Chain – SRP $19.99

Sovereign’s Chain is a strategic game where doing damage to your opponent is just as important as boosting the difference in points in your chain. In this game, the goal is to form a chain of stars and planet cards. Once the game is over the winner of the game is the one with the greatest difference between those two cards. How do you damage your opponent? You can play Class Cards in your opponent’s chain. calls it a “cutthroat card game”

Image from WizKids


  • 1 x Rulebook
  • 12 x Shield Tokens
  • 20 x Modifier Tokens
  • 20 x Suit Tokens
  • 4 x Reference Cards
  • 15 x Event Cards
  • 70 x Class Cards

Thrown – SRP $19.99

Thrown is a dice game where tricks are to be won. Unlike a normal trick-taking game, Thrown uses dice. This make your tricks random! For each trick won, the winner receives gold. Have the most gold at the end of the game and win. BUT there is a snag, this game also has special ability cards that will allow flipping your or your opponent’s dice to their opposite sides, removing dice, rerolling dice, automatically winning with a particular roll, etc.

image from WizKids


  • 40 Dice
  • Gold Tokens
  • 26 Cards
  • 4 Cubes
  • Rules
  • Box: 168 x 126 x 35mm

Fungeon Party – SRP $29.99

Fungeon Party puts the fun in dungeon. Each person is given a quest and is given 30 seconds to complete that quests. Quests might be stack dice on your forehead, bounce dice into the box, knock down a meeple surrounded by dice, balance a meeple on a stick, and more.

image from WizKids


  • 66 Challenge Cards
  • 7 Role Cards
  • 40 Dice
  • 1 Meeple
  • 6 Sticks
  • Rule Book

PAW Patrol: PUP-tastic! 8-DVD Collection Is the Perfect Holiday Gift Set

On November 10, PAW Patrol is releasing their biggest collection of rescues in a limited edition gift set, PAW Patrol: PUP-tastic! 8-DVD Collection (affiliate link). In the shape of Marshall’s fire truck, this gift set invites viewers to join Marshall and the PAW Patrol for over 12 hours of heroic rescues. To add even more fun and action-packed adventures to the collection, Robo Dog will have his very own DVD, PAW Patrol: Robo Dog Rescues!, which is only available in this PUP-tastic Collection!



I got the opportunity to review this collection, and let me just say…SO MUCH FUN!

PAW Patrol is a wonderful show encouraging friendship, teamwork, helping others, problem solving, understanding what others might be going through, and so much more. Ryder, with the help of the PAW Patrol pups Marshall, Rubble, Chase, Rocky, Zuma, and Skye, help and save the community members of Adventure Bay with their awesome skills and fun vehicles. My family absolutely loves this show, so when I got the chance to review this fire truck limited edition of awesomeness, I couldn’t say no.

When I received the collection, the first thing I saw was an adorable fire truck box featuring our lovable puppies from the show all with smiling faces and ready for their next adventure. The fire truck box was heavier then I expected and I figured the collection was going to contain eight DVD cases with a DVD in each. In my mind it was the only thing that would account for the weight…I was wrong

Upon peeling off the plastic and pulling the handle of the box, I found one case….one wide DVD case with all eight DVDs inside. The weight of the box was actually the box itself. The walls of the fire truck are made of thick cardboard wrapped in gloss decals. The drawer is red and made of the same material. When the DVD case and cardboard insert are removed, the whole thing quickly shifts from being a DVD case to a fun fire truck toy that can hold all kinds of rescue-loving stuffed animals or action figures. In fact, it will never again hold the DVDs. How cool is it to get two gifts in one?! Let the imagination and play begin.

The DVDs included in the collection all have several episodes of Pup-tacular adventures. In fact, if my math is correct, these eight DVDs contain 53 episodes of PAW Patrol! Now that is a lot of rescuing fun! The DVDs and there episodes are:

  • PAW Patrol: Robo Dog Rescues! *Only available in this PUP-tastic Collection!
    • Pups save Ryder’s robot
    • Pups in a Fix
    • Pups Save the Paw Patroller
    • Pups Save a Robo-saurus
    • Pups Save a Cloud Surfer
    • Pups Save a Pony
    • Pups Save the Movie Monster
  • PAW Patrol: Ultimate Rescue
    • Pups Save the Royal Kitties
    • Pups Save the Tigers
    • Pups Save the Movie Monster
    • Pups Save a Swamp Monster
    • Pups and the Hidden Golden Bones
    • Bonus Episode: Top Wing Dream Team
  • PAW Patrol: Jungle Rescues
    • Tracker Joins the Pups
    • Pups Save Baby Humdinger
    • Pups Save an upset Elephant
    • Pups Save Big Hairy
    • Pups Save Big Paw
    • Pups Save Monkey-Dinger
    • Pups Jungle Trouble
  • PAW Patrol: Pups Chase a Mystery
    • Pups Save a Runaway Stargazer
    • Pups and the Mystery of the Missing Cell Phones
    • Pups Save a Cat Burglar
    • Pups Save the Mountain Climbers
    • Pups Save Captain Gordy
    • Pups Stop a Meltdown
    • Pups Turn on the Lights
  • PAW Patrol: Pups Save Puplantis
    • Pups Save Puplantis
    • Pups Save a Sunken Sloop
    • Pups Save a Wiggly Whale
    • Pups Save the Flying Diving Bell
    • Pups Save a Soggy Farm
    • Pups Save Their Pirated Sea Patroller
  • PAW Patrol: Sea Patrol
    • Pups Save a Baby Octopus
    • Pups Save a Shark
    • Pups Save the Pier
    • Pirate Pups to the Rescue
    • Pups Save A Frozen Flounder
    • Pups Save a Narwhal
  • PAW Patrol: Summer Rescues
    • Pups Save The Fireworks
    • Pups Save the Carnival
    • Pups Save a Ferris Wheel
    • Pups Save the camping Trip
    • Pups Save Dude Ranch Danny
    • Pups Save the Chli Cook-off
    • Pups Save a Sleepover
    • Pups Save a Windsurfing Pig
  • PAW Patrol: The Great Pirate Rescue!
    • Pups and the Pirate Treasure
    • Pups and the Ghost Pirate
    • Pups save the Day
    • Pups save a Goodway
    • Pups Save a Pool Day
    • Circus Pup-formers

Out of all the DVDs included in the PUP-tastic Collection, PAW Patrol: Robo Dog Rescues! is probably the most anticipated. This DVD can only be found in the PUP-tastic Collection and features the high flying Robo Dog in seven fun episodes..

There is a ton of fun, adventures, and excitement in this PAW Patrol: PUP-tastic! 8-DVD Collection that the whole family can enjoy. From the cool fire truck case to the eight fantastic DVD, this is a top 2020 Christmas gift and is certainly going on my 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. I give it FIVE Stars!

If you wish to purchase a copy of this amazing PAW Patrol: PUP-tastic! 8-DVD Collection, click the link below. It is an affiliate link and will take you directly to the pre-order page since this DVD collection is not released until November 10, 2020.

Celebrate Halloween with Love and Monsters Printable Activities

It’s time to get ready for the spooky season and the Monsterpocalypse! In celebration of the release of Love and Monsters, now available On Demand and Digital, we’re excited to share this monstrously fun activity packet, complete with coloring pages and pumpkin stencils inspired by the monsters from the film.



Starring Dylan O’Brien, Jessica Henwick, Michael Rooker and Ariana Greenblatt, Love and Monsters (amazon affiliate link) takes place seven years after the Monsterpocalypse. Joel Dawson (Dylan O’Brien), along with the rest of humanity, has been living underground ever since giant creatures took control of the land. After reconnecting over radio with his high school girlfriend Aimee (Jessica Henwick), who is now 80 miles away at a coastal colony, Joel begins to fall for her again. As Joel realizes that there’s nothing left for him underground, he decides against all logic to venture out to Aimee, despite all the dangerous monsters that stand in his way.

Grab a copy of Love and Monsters from, then download the awesome printables to have monstrous fun just in time for Halloween! The printable pack includes:

  • Pool Frog coloring page
  • Queen Gobbler coloring page
  • Love and Monsters poster coloring page
  • Pool Frog pumpkin template
  • Queen Gobbler pumpkin template

To get the printable pack click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. Then print and create!

SpongeBob’s Delicious Undersea Volcano Cakes – Recipe

Dive deep into Bikini Bottom for SpongeBob’s latest sweet treat: delicious undersea Volcano Cakes! In celebration of the upcoming release of The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! arriving on DVD November 3, 2020, we’re excited to share instructions on how to make your own Volcano Cakes with Pineapple Lava for the whole family!



These reddish-pink volcano lava cakes are made with mini chocolate cakes and a lava pudding-pineapple mixture inspired by Spongebob’s pineapple house. Don’t worry, no Spongebob home was destroyed to make this recipe. The ingredients needed to make the volcano cakes are:

  • Mini chocolate cakes
  • 3.4 oz box of instant vanilla pudding
  • 1.5 cups of cold milk
  • can of crushed pineapple in juice
  • red food coloring
  • icing bag
  • serrated knife
  • Sparkler candles

To get the instructions and begin your adventure under the sea, click the image below and save the recipe to your computer. Then print and create. Since the cakes are already precooked, the whole family can enjoy making these.

Be sure to also enter for a chance to win The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! on my blog here. or you can get it from (affiliate link).

NASA Creates Cosmic Fright Posters Based on Classic Horror Movie Advertisements

NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration Program Office, with help from astrophysicists, created several posters for the Halloween season. These posters feature real events in the cosmos with a touch of fun fanciful fright from classic horror films. With many of the posters, there is also an interactive site to explore the system. It is Halloween fun for the whole family where everyone is secretly learning about space! That is quite a trick!



On the NASA’s Galaxy of Horrors website we will find six frightful posters made to look like classic horror advertisements. Each poster was meticulously create by scientists to contain facts in the fiction. For example, In the Dark Matter poster, while the spider is fiction the web alludes to the cosmic web. The cosmic web a bunch of invisible threads of matter and dark matter that connects galaxies like the silk of a spider’s web…well that’s what it is in a nut shell. \Read more about the facts and fictions of each poster here.

These posters will make excellent Halloween decorations. We are given high resolution photos that we can have printed and framed to make them last through the years. The posters that are available to download from the Galaxy of Horror Website are:

  • Galactic Graveyard
  • Dark Matter
  • Gamma Ray Ghouls
  • Flares of Fury with an interactive exploration of the system
  • Zombie Worlds with an interactive exploration of the system
  • Rains of Terror with an interactive exploration of the system

There are three other systems we can explore, but there are no posters to download. They are:

  • Kepler’s Inferno
  • Monster Mash
  • Eternal Darkness

I have to admit, my favorite part is the interaction and exploration of the systems. I took a screen shot of what the interactive exploration sites look like. You can click and move the planet around, zoom in and out to get a closer look, check out the system or the star, compare it to other known bodies of mass like Earth or Jupiter, and so much more. It is actually a lot of fun

Kepler’s Inferno

To get the posters and begin your journey of exploration click the image below. Once the website loads hover over each image and select the task you wish to complete, i.e. download, explore, or read more. Get the whole family involved for a night of frightful fun.

2020 Holiday Gift Guide For the Geeks in Our Life

With two months to Christmas, it may be time to start thinking of gifts, especially with most people shopping online. I can almost say with certainty that shipping companies are gonna be more than a little busy this holiday season. To avoid the stress of whether your package will arrive on time, I suggest early shopping at your favorite online stores.



To help with all the choices, I have created a list of the top 2020 Holiday gifts for the geeks in our lives. Being a geek myself, I feel like these will be at the top of many people’s lists. And for those who don’t create a list (they know who they are), there is always a Loot Crate or Space and Beyond box that will be a nice surprise. Each comes with 5 to 7 items making them a gift that keeps on giving.

The items listed below all contain links to make finding them a breeze. Disclosure: The Amazon links are all affiliate links. This means I get a little something when you purchase through my links. Thank you in advance. Every little bit helps keep this blog alive and kicking with awesome printables, gift ideas, and more.

Now on to the Gifts!

1. Loot Crate Box

Loot Crate is an amazing box that all geeks will enjoy. With each unboxing comes exclusive collectibles and surprises geeks, like myself, will love! I did an unboxing of a Loot Crate and let me just say…AMAZING. What is most impressive about Loot Crate is that they have different themes one can purchase. This allows the gifter to match the needs of the giftee perfectly. At this moment there are Loot Crates for:

  • Breakfast Club
  • Star Trek
  • Harry Potter
  • Hello Kitty
  • Anime
  • Marvel
  • Loot Wear
For a limited time, the Loot Wearable line includes an exclusive E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Jacket:
  • Deadpool
  • WWE
  • Fallout
  • Elder Scrolls
  • Disney
  • and more!

Check out Loot Crate’s website for more details, lists, and other geeky items. I think this site may just check off everyone’s Christmas List.

2. The Child… or anything Mandalorian

The Mandalorian’s new season is starting Oct 30 and will continue through December. This makes anything Mandalorian a must have for Christmas. The Child, or better known as Baby Yoda, is extremely popular. It is almost a guarantee that getting a Baby Yoda gift will bring a huge smile. My favorite Baby Yoda item is the 11-inch plush/beanbag Baby Yoda figure from Mattel.

The Other Popular Baby Yoda Toy is the “Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition “AKA Baby Yoda” with Over 25 Sound and Motion Combinations, ” Almost always sold out, you will be lucky to get your hands on this little gem. You may also be able to find him on

About the Animatronic Edition:
He may look like “Baby Yoda,” but this lovable creature is called The Child – and now you can become his protector with this animatronic toy from Star Wars. Touching the top of The Child Animatronic Edition’s head activates over 25 sound and motion combinations, including happy and excited sounds, giggles, babbles, and more, all while the figure’s head moves up and down, ears move back and forth, and eyes open and close. Boys and girls ages 4 and up can pretend to harness the power of the Force as The Child toy closes its eyes, raises its arm, and sighs as if exerting a great amount of energy. Click the image below to head to (affiliate link) and see if one is available.

For more Mandalorian gifts check out by clicking my affiliate link here: The Mandalorian Gifts

3. Space and Beyond Box

This box is another one of those surprise boxes that makes a perfect gift to all the space and science geeks. However, unlike other surprise boxes, Space and Beyond Box will tell you what you are getting as the shipping day gets closer. I gave this as a gift to my mom and her first box contained a piece of a meteorite in a cool frame, a t-shirt, a comet pen, a couple of awesome photos, and a magazine. It certainly was $80 worth of items for only $50.

The Campo del Cielo meteorite sample and certificate

The Next big box will feature Black Holes. I have no idea how they will incorporate that awesomeness, but I do know there will be a magazine all about black holes, probably a photo of the first picture of a black hole, and maybe a poster. The rest is still a surprise.

4. Star Light Galaxy Projector for Bedroom

While the Star Light Galaxy Projector is geared towards kids, I think this is also a great toy for all ages. It provides an epic light show on the ceiling and is Alexa and Google Assistant activated. The best part about this item is that it has a soothing galaxy light that calms the senses for kids and adults. The stress of the day dissipates into outer space. This item features:

  • A STAR FILLED GALAXY IN YOUR ROOM. Get the most relaxing visuals from this galaxy projector that’s like a portable planetarium. It feels like you’re drifting calmly into space at night.
  • VAST NEBULA CLOUD BACKGROUNDS TO CHOOSE FROM. With 16.7million Colors behind green stars that float across your ceiling and walls & Multiple Brightness Settings, you’ll never run out of options with this multiple starlight projector.
  • HELPS KIDS SLEEP AT NIGHT. These night lights are perfect for children with fear of the dark or trouble sleeping. With a soothing galaxy light that calms the senses, it’s the perfect gift that kids love. Adults love it too!
  • ALEXA AND GOOGLE ASSISTANT ACTIVATED. Get creative with your bedtime stories! This laser projector is voice command-activated for a handsfree experience.
  • SMART SLEEP SHUTDOWN TIMER. You can set this galaxy night light to turn on and off automatically anytime you want. PLUS this comes with a mobile app so you can control it from anywhere. AND in the beautiful gift box, comes a couple of cool gifts

Say goodbye to sleepless nights and hello to relaxing nights under the stars. Find the item on by clicking the image below. The link is an affiliate link.

5. Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite is a new version of the Nintendo Switch system that’s optimized for personal, handheld play. It is a small and light Nintendo Switch system with a built-in +Control Pad, and a sleek, unibody design. I highly suggest this system for all the Geeky Gamers out there. It makes a perfect gift. Be sure to add games.

6. Funko Pop! Amazon Exclusive 6 Inch Wampa Vinyl Figure

Throughout 2020, 6 exclusive figures will be available for purchase, starting with The Wampa to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Empire Strikes Back. All 6 figures will nest into the next to form one larger set piece recreating the opening scene from Empire Strikes Back. The Wampa is an Amazon exclusive.

The Wampa is one of my favorite creatures from Star Wars and I think it would make a wonderful gift for any Star Wars fan. It had to make the Christmas Geek Gift List.

7. Smash Up Card Game

Smash up is a collectible card game where you select two different factions to battle your friends \. The goal of the game is to collect victory points, be the first to reach a certain amount and win. Each faction has different capabilities. Alderac Entertainment Group, the creators of Smash Up, are releasing a new set of Smash Up factions. This time they have partnered with Disney Marvel to bring out some amazing Super Heroes and Villains.

Smash Up: Marvel will allow seasoned players and newcomers of all ages to join the limitless clashing with comic mainstays, such as the vigilant members of The Ultimates and criminal masterminds HYDRA as two of eight factions leading the charge! In the ultimate shuffling building card game, players smash up two groups of Marvel characters to take over bases and score the most victory points. Mix and match the different decks of heroes and villains to see which combinations can best defeat the others! This game allows for fans to create stories that have never existed in the Marvel universe. What combo will you choose?

The Marvel set is not released until January, but any fan will love to see that this game is coming. Simply wrap a picture of the item and say coming soon and place it under the tree. I have received gifts like this and it made my Christmas last even longer. EPIC Amazon affiliate link

8. The Elder Scrolls: The Official Cookbook

Elder Scrolls fans are gonna love bringing the recipes from the games into their kitchen. With this cookbook we can feast our way through Skyrim, Morrowind, and Tamriel! There are over 60 recipes to help fans immerse themselves into the diverse cuisines of the Nords, Bosmer, Khajit, and beyond! This cookbook is a great gift for those who love to cook, those who love Elder Scrolls, or both!

Some of the recipes included are

  • Imperial Mushroom Sauce
  • Apple Cabbage Stew
  • Water of Life
  • Saltrice Porridge
  • Sunlight Souffle
  • Orsimer Venison
  • Snowberry Cordial
  • Sweetrolls
  • and more!

Click the image below to fly over to and buy the book. It is hardcover and illustrated.

9. FreezerBoy

Every geeky gamer is going to love to relive the classics and show off their love for the classics with the Freezerboy magnets that can turn most refrigerators into a Gameboy look-alike. The screen even doubles as a white board! It turns tasks into epic achievements! The set includes six magnets to form the Dpad, A, B, start, select, and the screen. The screen measures 16″w x 12″h

10. Star Trek: Picard – Season One

Star Trek has a new series featuring Picard, the used to be captain of the Enterprise. Star Trek: Picard has Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation. The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Starring Patrick Stewart as Jean-Luc Picard, Santiago Cabrera as Cristobal Rios, Alison Pill as Dr. Agnes Jurati, Michelle Hurd as Raffi Musiker, Isa Briones as Soji, Jonathan Frakes as Will Riker, Harry Treadaway as Narek, Jeri Ryan as Seven of Nine, Evan Evagora as Elnor, and Brent Spiner as Data.

For any Star Trek Geek, this is a must. It brings back many of the characters fans have come to love, including those from different series. It comes on Blu-ray or DVD

Monster University Printable Halloween Window Decorations Activity Pack

Get the family together this Halloween and decorate the doors and windows with magnificent monster silhouettes, but not with just any monsters, these are the monsters from Monster U. The monster silhouettes feature James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, Randall Boggs, and Mike Wazowski. Each of them sport their very own spooky and scary stance.



The silhouette templates also include multiple eyes to choose from to make your monster scary or funny. For example the silhouette of Randall features many different eyes to make him spooky. After all, he was Boo’s monster, he has to be scary.. Of course, you could just display the eyes all over the window to make the scene even more spooky.

To create these monstrous silhouettes you will need :

  • A pack of black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Clear tape

To make:

  1. Print out all of the pages in this window decorating pack.
  2. Lay each page over a piece of black construction paper. Adults should cut along the black edges of the silhouettes.
  3. Follow the numbered instruction grid to align the pieces, then tape them together to make a giant monster silhouette.
  4. Tape each monster silhouette to your window or door. Cut off the edges of the images to fit.

To get the silhouette monster craft click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. This Halloween package also includes several other activities and recipes the whole family will enjoy. Such as:

  • Spooky Smoothies
  • Spot the difference
  • Monster Match
  • Monster Sneaker craft
  • tailgate recipes
  • Extra large puzzle
  • Candy Tote Bags
  • and Monster window silhouettes of James P. “Sulley” Sullivan, Randall Boggs, and Mike Wazowski

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Mandu Pumpkin Craft

It’s almost Halloween! What a perfect way to celebrate by downloading the template needed to make your own adorable Mandu pumpkin! From the animated series Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, Mandu is the six-legged, four-eyed blue-skinned baby pig who is full of personality and gets into everything and everything along-side her human friend Kipo.



To make this pumpkin craft you will need Googly eyes! Note, I love anything that requires googly eyes. I cannot wait to make a Mondu pumpin now! Of course there are other items needed. These items are:

  • Teal Craft Pumpkin (or white pumpkin and teal paint)
  • Teal and Black Craft Foam
  • 1″ Googly Eyes
  • Black Paint Pen
  • Glue Stick
  • Hot Glue
  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun
  • Hairdryer (optional)

To download the instructions click the image below and save the PDF to your computer. Then print and create for epic Halloween fun! You can also download the Kipo mask and Halloween coloring page from my blog here.

More about Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts:

The complete series of DreamWorks Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is now streaming on Netflix.

After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo (Karen Fukuhara) is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable.

After dethroning Scarlemagne, Kipo and the Brunch Bunch face a more daunting foe: Dr. Emilia, who plots to eliminate mutekind to make the surface “safe” for humans. But Kipo has an optimistic vision of a world where mutes and humans get along with each other. To achieve that dream, she must lean on her friends and rise to a role she may not be ready for.

Have Halloween Fun with Dreamworks Printables and Crafts

This Halloween Dreamworks is celebrating with a whole new set of printable and crafting madness just in time for all the fun festivities. Featuring some of their newest shows such as Madagascar A Little Wild, Dragons Rescue Riders, and Camp Cretaceous, these printables contain activities and crafts the whole family can enjoy



The Dreamworks Printable Collection website has also gone Halloween with a new color scheme and background. It is sporting purple background with spiderwebs and different Halloween characters, orange and black writing, and new crafts and printables. What a fun spooky adventure! Click the image below to go to and see the new spooky scenery yourself.

The new printables featured on feature coloring pages, printable masks, a maze, fun Halloween activities, and pumpkin templates for carving the best pumpkin around. These printables include the shows:

  • Camp Cretaceous
  • Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts
  • Madagascar A Little Wild
  • Dragons Rescue Riders
  • Fast and Furious Spy Racers
  • Croods (new movie coming out this Nov)

To get the printables head over to and download them to your computer. Then print and create for Halloween fun! Be sure to also check out the new short Madagascar: A Little Wild: A Fang-tastic Halloween on Hulu or Peacock.

As an added bonus, here is a Dreamworks Halloween DVD movie collection that will add to the over all excitement of Halloween. It contains 6 short movies. The movies are:

  • Scared Shrekless
  • The Ghost of Lord Farquaad
  • Thriller Night
  • The Pig Who Cried Werewolf
  • Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space
  • The Night of the Living Carrots

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Coloring Page Camp Cretaceous
Coloring Page Kipo
Coloring Page Madagascar A little Wild
Coloring Page Madagascar A little Wild
Halloween mask Camp Cretaceous
Halloween mask Dragons Rescue Riders
Halloween mask Fast and Furios spy racers
Halloween Mask Kipo
Halloween mask Madagascar a Little Wild
Croods Masks
Halloween Activities
pumpkin Camp Cretaceous
pumpkin Dragon Rescue Riders
pumpkin Madagascar A Little Wild