I decided to do most of my kids Christmas shopping early this year and by early I mean before Thanksgiving! I went to J.CPenney first this year because I always find the best deals on my kids favorite toy brands no matter what time of year it is. For my girls, I’m really loving wood toys right now, like Melissa & Doug brand because they last and promote open and imaginative play.
As far as what my girls are really into, it really comes down to a few things this year. My Little Pony, Barbies, and Hatchimals. My oldest is at that age (5) where she is also really interested in learning to play games, anything from card games like Go Fish to building type games, which is why I picked up Jenga for us for our family game nights. For my son, he’s really into Spiderman, cars, and Mickey Mouse. I personally also love getting him wooden toys from Melissa & Doug.
This year the #JCPchallenge is all about challenging yourself to beat your budget and spend less on holiday gifts by shopping at JCPenney. I am taking the #JCPchallenge, and you should too!
Take a look below at my list for top finds at JCPenney’s for kids ages 2-5.
Girls 4-5 years old
- Wooden Pancake Set by Melissa & Doug
- Kinetic Sand
- Magnetic Dress Dolls up by Melissa & Doug
- My Little Pony Glitter Designs
- Puppy Surprise
- Baby Alive
- Ice Cream Counter by Melissa & Doug
- Let’s Go Fishin’ game
- Princess Dress-up costumes
Boy 2 years old
- 100 Wooden Blocks by Melissa & Doug
- Swing & Sling Spidey
- Black & Decker Toy Tools
- Dirt Diggers Dump Truck by little tikes
- Car Carrier by Melissa & Doug
- Sea Patroller – Paw Patrol
- Talking Woody & Buzz Lightyear
- Remote Control RC with Buzz & Woody
- Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Talking Mickey
In total, I spent $50.04 on my kid’s gifts today, which is about $15 under budget than I was expecting! This gifting season, take the holiday challenge at JCPenney and beat your holiday budget. Get all you want for less than you think, from hot trending items and holiday must-haves to unexpected finds all available in-store or online at a great value.
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