60+ gifts under $15 for kids — good ones! (The kids and the gifts)
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All discount codes in the 2018 guide expired 2018
All prices accurate at time of publication but subject to change.
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Arsenal, too. If you go that way.
Buy one, get one 50% off for a limited time
Handmade by one of our favorite indie makers
$14.99 on sale for a limited time, Sew Plain Jane
24 experiments for young (and daring!) scientists
Get one for every kid…no more fighting over mugs!
$12.99, White Lilly Gallery
Take me to your leader…or to Grandma’s house for the weekend
$15, Petite Collage
Love this London print, but look around for lots more
$15.30 with discount, Minted
15% off with code CMP15, valid 1 use per person
A coloring book, poster, temporary tattoos, and inspiration
$3.50 on sale, regularly $5, Rebel Girls
Complete the activities for “training” to qualify for your first mission to Mars!
$12.99, Treehouse Kids & Craft
Also in themes like astronauts and travel to London
$12, Petit Collage
Kids can build it, then probably never take it apartt
If you don’t need the latest game releases, there are great deals to be found
$12.74 on sale, Kohl’s
Everyone give it up for America’s favorite fighting Frenchman!
Team Good Guy
$15.50, Justice League on Zazzle
See site for lots of rotating discount codes
…inside and out, of course.
$15, By Keeks With Love
Save 15% off everything site wide, no code needed
$5 extra for personalization…but get the personalization.
$15-20, Smiling Tree Toys
Use code COOLMOM for 10% off orders site wide
Two cookies: One for the kid, one for the reindeer. (Ha, no. Both are for the kid.)
$5.99, Cheryl’s Cookies
Check site for frequent discount codes
For tuth, justice, and the American GO TO BED ALREADY
$13.97 on sale, Nordstrom Rack
Be warned: Rainbow Dash will get more use than the others
$12 for 6-pack, Kohl’s
For dreams and doodling. Maybe not so much for homework.
$13.60 with discount, Minted
Save 15% with code CMP15, valid 1 use per person
From the A’s to the O’s and everything in between
$9.97+ on sale, Old Navy
Also a unicorn, hippo or narwhal. Maybe all four?
If there’s still room on her backpack or jacket, something’s wrong
$14.50, Treehouse Kid & Craft
The award-winning YA novel that gets even reluctant readers reading
$14.33 hardcover, Amazon
Expect a full production of The Nutcracker by New Year’s
$6.99 on sale, Pottery Barn Kids
Stories of Bold, Brave, and Brilliant Young Women (Rad Women) for girls…and boys
One of our favorite baby doll brands. Grab it at this price!
We love the craft kits from Creativity for Kids and this is a great indoor project
$11.69 on sale, Target