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Surprises is released first in print, but you can get the same great info online by reading the digital editions of each issue. Plus, with the digital editions, all the great products in Surprises are just a click away: click on any product to buy it on our website! Whether you're expecting, or attending a baby shower, or just need a special surprise for a special kid, it's easy with Surprises.
We hope this Holiday Gift Guide will make your holiday toy shopping journey short and sweet! It’s full of great toy recommendations to shorten the process of gift selection, with fantastic choices for every kid conveniently divided up by category so it’s easy to find what you need. Explore the magic of playtime with us, and bring it all home to the kids that you love!
What Surprises does this holiday magalog have in store? This year's magazine/catalog/gift-giving guide is brimming with toys your kids will love, and some great info for you, too. In this issue, you can read about toys that teach science and engineering skills, toys that glow in the dark, toys that are made in the USA, gifts for baby's first holiday, and more. Plus, learn about why kids love animals, and why kids love to start collections!
Every baby is full of surprises – and so is our magalog! This magazine/catalog is packed with baby advice you can use, plus recommendations for products that will make parenting your new arrival easier and more fun. In this issue, learn about how babies learn to walk, how to get your older child ready for a new baby, how to introduce kids to music, how to choose a baby carrier, and lots more!
Time for another issue of Surprises! Our yearly holiday gift-giving guide is packed with useful advice for parents, along with gift suggestions for every kind of kid. Witness the step-by-step invention of a Skip Hop toy, learn why magnetic toys are the main attraction in 2012, explore how toys help your child investigate her future career, discover the delights of cooperative play, go on the world's cutest shopping spree with a family of Squishables, and so much more!
Ready for even more Surprises? Our "magalog" is a magazine/catalog hybrid that combines terrific parenting advice with recommendations for fun, stylish, practical, and useful products for your family. The Spring 2012 Gear Issue helps you hire the perfect nanny, gives you the skinny on car seat safety, explains what to pack for the hospital (and what to leave behind), and much, much more.
The Winter 2011 issue of Surprises is all about fun! This holiday gift-giving guide introduces you to fashionable crafts for girls, toys that pair perfectly with touch-screen apps, toys that babies can't resist, and more. Also, our own Sheri Gurock goes head-to-head with one of our favorite games manufacturers on a question that's on every parent's mind: when you're playing family games, do you let the kids win?
The Spring 2011 issue of Surprises is all babies, all the time. This fabulous guide to gear and toys is loaded with great parenting advice, too: learn how to play with babies, how your stroller works, how to save money with yummy homemade baby food, how to choose a soft baby carrier, and more. And, learn all about indispensable baby gear, from strollers to car seats to diaper bags, and beyond.
The Winter 2010 issue of Surprises is a toy-buying guide that can't be beat! Our holiday shopping issue explains how play is necessary for child development, introduces you to greener toy choices, explains the art of crafts, and more. Plus, we've got features on construction toys, dolls, bath toys, and other products that will delight every kid from baby to teen.