2023 Last-Minute Gifting SMT #1 with Elizabeth Werner - December 5, 2023
Botanical Garden

Educational Experience: The LEGO Friends Botanical Garden set offers a hands-on educational experience, allowing kids aged 12 and up to explore and learn about real plant species while assembling detailed models.

Interactive Features: With its transparent dome and rotating butterflies, this LEGO set goes beyond static models, providing an interactive and lifelike representation of a botanical garden to engage and entertain young builders.

Made for display - Kids can enjoy an immersive challenge as they assemble all the details of this striking model before placing it on display in celebration of their love for the natural world.

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Age: 12+ years
Suggested Retail Price: $79.99

Availability: LEGO.com, LEGO Stores and all other retailers, available now

Company: LEGO
Website: www.lego.com/en-us/product/botanical-garden-41757

Jurassic World Transforming Toy, Tyrannosaurus T Rex Dinosaur To Truck, Chase N Roar

The Fierce Changers Chase 'N Roar T. Rex toy offers a dinosaur-to-vehicle transformation with sound!

With 28 steps, a roaring Tyrannosaurus rex changes into a rumbling vehicle inspired by the movies' off-road vehicles!

Going from carnivore to car and back again.

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Age: 8+ years
Suggested Retail Price: $49.99

Availability: Now at all major retailers

Company: Mattel
Website: shop.mattel.com/products/jurassic-world-fierce-changers-chase-n-roar-tyrannosaurus-rex-hpd38

Bakugan Battle Arena

CUSTOMIZABLE BATTLE ARENA: Slide, spin, and strike your Bakugan on this ultimate playset. Film and store your Bakugan during the action with the built-in phone holder.

EXCLUSIVE SPIN ATTACK DRAGONOID: Playset includes Special Attack Dragonoid to spin into the Battle Arena.

Use the XL rip cord to spin your exclusive Bakugan or roll your assembled Bakugan on the Gate Cards to watch them transform with the iconic pop open transformations.

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Age: 6+ years
Suggested Retail Price: $39.99

Availability: Fall 2023 at all major retailers

Company: Spin Master
Website: www.spinmaster.com/en-US/brands/bakugan/bakugan-battle-arena-with-special-attack-dragonoid/

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie Aircraft Carrier HQ

Measuring over 2 feet long, this exciting PAW Patrol aircraft carrier toy, with dual vehicle launchers, features a collectible Chase figure and his Mighty Pups vehicle.

LIGHTS, SOUNDS & TRANSFORMATION: Push down on the command center, to transform into rescue mode, then push down on the meteor to activate lights & sounds from the movie.

MIGHTY PUPS FIGURE &VEHICLE: Designed with authentic PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie details and styling, Chase and his rescue race car look just like they do in the new PAW Patrol movie.

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Age: 3+ years
Suggested Retail Price: $129.99

Availability: Fall 2023 at all major retailers.

Company: Spin Master
Website: www.spinmaster.com/en-US/brands/paw-patrol/paw-patrol-the-mighty-movie-aircraft-carrier-hq-playset/

Cook & Care Corner Kitchen and Nursery

Up & Down Roller Coaster

This Cook & Care Corner Kitchen & Nursery is just one of the many exciting new toys available now

Packed with play value – a 2-in-1 pretend kitchen and pretend nursery playset with so many stations and fun accessories.

Perfect mix of vintage and modern styling.

And we can't mention Step2 at the holidays without talking about their iconic roller coasters!

Kids have hours and hours of fun riding.

They're available in many colors and styles.

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Age: Kitchen: 2+ years, Roller Coaster: 2-5 years
Suggested Retail Price: Kitchen: $299.99, Roller Coaster:$159.99

Availability: Both available at step2.com and Amazon

Company: Step2
Website: www.step2.com/cook-care-corner-kitchen-and-nursery

This SMT is sponsored by LEGO, Mattel, Spin Master and Step2.