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SPORTS-RELATED GIFT IDEAS FOR KIDS

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by NYMetroParents Staff

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We've rounded up some great gift ideas for the sports-loving kid on your list this year.

 

Girl Power

 

RC Pretty and Pink helicopter; remote controlled helicopter, pinkThis new remote control Pretty & Pink Helicopter from Discovery is cool enough for your high-tech boy and stylish enough for your little princess. A breeze to fly, this bubblegum-colored beauty has an air-flow tail for greater lift and LED lights for night flying. (Ages 12 and up; $49.95; www.discoverystore.com)

 

 

 

 

Hot Wheels Danicar; Danica Patrick Hot Wheels carDanica Patrick has been at the helm of her own race cars for some time - and now your aspiring racer can play with the first celebrity-designed offering from Hot Wheels, the Danicar. The car, with unique design elements from both NASCAR and IRL, has six wheels and adjustable wings. ($1.99; available at most major toy stores)

 

 

 

Chamilla bracelet with football charmDainty - pretty - football jewelry? Who knew. But just because your little girl loves the gridiron (or lacrosse, or hockey, or...) doesn't mean she doesn't have taste. With Chamilia, a global line of handcrafted beads made with 14k gold, sterling silver, Swarovski® Elements, Italian Murano glass, and colored stones that pair with companion bracelets, bangles, and necklaces, you can give her a very special something she can wear off the field. ($205 as shown; myriad combinations available for customization; available at chain and independent jewelry retailers and boutiques and at www.chamilia.com)

 

 

No Sweat

 

Klutz thumb wars; sleeve of doomOkay, okay, so it's not a "real" sport. Thumb wrestling, though, is a time-tested schoolyard endeavor, and with "Thumb Wars: The Ultimate Guide" from Klutz, your battlers can take it to new heights. The "sleeve of doom" locks hands in place to prevent cheating, and the book covers everything from classic challenges to training exercises and fake-outs. (Scholastic; ages 8 and up; $12.99; available at major booksellers)

 

 

Sports Illustrated Kids All Access

 

 

 

"Sports Illustrated Kids: All Access" includes more than 50 photos that get up-close and personal with your favorite athletes, gives an all-access tour of the best places in sports, and offers an inside look into the cool gear that helps athletes do their jobs. ($19.95; available at major booksellers)

 

 

 

E-Z Bat for kids

 

 

 

 

E-Z Bat, the brainchild of an innovative grandfather, teaches kids as young as three how to properly swing for the fences. E-Z Bat balls can be either flung right off the bat or pitched and hit, so the toy accommodates your child's changes in skill level. (Ages 3-7; $15.99; www.monkeybusinesssports.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also see: When Children Choose an Opposite-Sex Dominated Sport: Advice for Parents

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

 

 


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