A variety of stocking stuffer toys from the gift shop.


Top 10 Stocking Stuffers

November 13, 2022

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Take a look at our top pick stocking stuffers for the 2022 holiday season.

Kidoodle Council members and museum staff spent time toy testing and ranking the top 10 toys of the holiday season.

Look at our top pick stocking stuffers for the 2022 holiday season.

You are never too old for a stocking. There’s something for everyone on this list!

Stocking stuffers do not have to be just filler. They can be unique, fun, and heck, even educational! All of these items can be found in our gift shop, Play Central Toys & Books. Read on for our top 10 stocking stuffer picks!

Don’t forget: Museum members save 10% off gift shop purchases and 20% off on First Thursday Member extended hours. Your purchase in our gift shop helps support the mission of the Children’s Museum of South Dakota.

1. Plush

Jellycat offers the coziest plush in town. These festive new friends are sure to keep your days merry and bright!

2. TENZI dice game

TENZI is the world’s fastest dice game! Fast, fun, and engaging, TENZI is perfect for tabletop beginners and aficionados alike. Already have TENZI? Keep the game rolling by adding 77 Ways to Play TENZI.

3. Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty

Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty comes in a variety of colors, effects, and scents! This putty is safe, non-toxic, and will never dry out. Perfect for children and adults alike!

4. Plus-Plus

Plus-Plus – the construction toy with one shape and endless possibility! Build flat or in 3D. Fun for age 1 to 101!

5. Glo Pals

Put a twinkle in a child’s eye with Glo Pals. These magical cubes engage children’s senses and brighten bath time by lighting up when emerged in water!

6. Magnetic Travel Games

Giving the gift of a trip this year? Add in one of these magnetic games from Toysmith. All the pieces are stored in a compact tin making it perfect for travel. Good old-fashioned games are a fun way to pass the time on long trips.

7. Create a Story

Children love telling stories! These cards from eeBoo have charming illustrations that invite children to make up stories completely on their own! Beautiful scenes and friendly characters lead to endless hours of fun!

8. Animal Toobs

Support children’s love of animals and of course dinosaurs with animal Toobs from Safari. Ltd.. Each Toob has 12 different figurines! We have farm animals, wildlife, birds, pets, dinosaurs and more!

9. Dimpl

The poppin’ never stops when it comes to Dimpl from Fat Brain Toys. Fingers just cannot resist the beautiful buttons on the classic Dimpl, Dimpl Wobbl, Dimpl Clutch, Lil’ Dimpl or Simple Dimpl. There is something for all ages.

10. Give the gift of PLAY!

Gift cards and play passes for the Museum of South Dakota and Cafe Coteau set on colorful lego board.
Give the gift of PLAY! Give the gift of play and make memories that last a lifetime. Kids never get tired of playing, which makes a gift certificate or membership to the Children’s Museum of South Dakota a great gift that lasts all year long!

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