Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

22Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to the 2020 Holiday Gift Guide at OneSmileyMonkey.com

Our 9th annual holiday gift guide highlighting the best gift ideas for the entire family!

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The Lotus Squalane Healing Facial Oil from BAO Laboratory is the perfect gift for her. This lightweight facial oil contains a special blend of pure botanical oil that actively heals and protects chapped and irritated skin due to dehydration. The lightweight formulation offers rapid skin penetration that nourishes and moisturizes the skin without blocking pores. A powerful product that customers have taken to calling “nature in bottles”.

Buy it:  $62-$83  BAO Laboratory

 

 

The CUCINA Delux Gift Set from Fruits & Passion features a selection of soaps, hand care, detergents, and kitchen mists, formulated for hand care in the kitchen and to fill your kitchen with delightful scents. This gift set contains CUCINA Hand Soap, Nourishing Hand Butter, Fragrant Kitchen Mist, and Dish Detergent. Available Fragrances: Coriander and Olive Tree, Lime Zest and Cypress, Sea Salt and Amalfi Lemo. 

Buy it: $45 Fruit & Passion

 

 

These beautiful personalized earrings from Merci Maman’s brand new Kindred collection will be a hit with mom. The Kindred Small Hoop/Plain Disc earrings are stunning and they can be engraved with two initials of your choice. They come in different sizes as well and would make a thoughtful holiday gift.

Buy it: Starting at $59 Merci Maman

 

 

 

Does a special lady in your life suffer from cracked, delicate skin? A gift basket featuring the AVEENO® RESTORATIVE SKIN THERAPY® line of products, AVEENO® Ultra-Light Mineral Sunscreen, and AVEENO® Oat Masks would make the perfect gift They are hypoallergenic, gentle enough for dry, sensitive skin, fragrance-free, paraben-free & steroid-free. A must-have for this winter.

Buy it: $15+ Your local retailer, Shoppersdrugmart.ca

 

 

The AeroGarden Harvest is a simple, beautifully designed garden, versatile enough to fit almost anywhere. A beautiful gift idea. It’s no secret homegrown veggies just taste better, and the Harvest will inspire them to discover the flavour of fresh no matter the season. Perfect for beginners and experienced growers alike, the Harvest has room for six different plants. Grow an endless variety of herbs, vegetables, salad greens, or flowers.

Buy it: Amazon

 

 

If you have a craft enthusiast and DIYer person in your gift-giving list this year, and they don’t own a Cricut machine yet, consider a Cricut Joy as a fun gift idea. Ridiculously easy to set up and use, this smart little cutting and writing machine helps you make more in less time, so you’ll find yourself personalizing, organizing, and customizing every single day. Cut vinyl decals for custom water bottles or wall décor. Quickly make kitchen or office labels. Bust out a birthday banner or a just-because card. 

Buy it: $179.99 Cricut

 

 

The Balanced Company offers a variety of subscription box options, from healthy snacks in the Balanced Snack Box to pantry essentials in the Balanced Pantry Box, to products dedicated to self-care in the Balanced Lifestyle Box. They carefully curate high-quality products for every box to nurture the mind, body and soul. You can save 10% off your order today with code ANGELA10.

Buy it: The Balanced Company

 

 

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Give the gift of a smart lock! Alfred, a smart lock company, has created an innovative smart deadbolt that will instantly transform the look of your front door. Alfred’s mandate is to create smart locks that reflect the perfect balance between sleek design, security and usability. Their products are unmatched in form and function. Eliminate the need for a “key under the mat” by creating time-sensitive pin codes for dog walkers, baby sitters and guests

Buy it: $199.99 Alfred

 

 

Do you have a gamer in your life? The Razer Kraken X Gaming Headset is a must-give this holiday season. Perfect to game with or use in everyday life. Now that many people are working remotely or learning remotely – Razer tech transitions seamlessly from work to play. This ultra-light design won’t weigh you down and immerses you in gameplay with 7.1 Surround Sound delivered by custom-tuned 40mm drivers. Stay focused on the action at hand with this headset that also suppresses noise from the back and sides.

Buy it: $69.99 Best Buy

 

 

For the gadget lover in your home! The brand new Fujifilm INSTAX® SQUARE SQ1 Instant Camera comes equipped with Automatic Exposure, making it easy to take bright photos everywhere you go, regardless of lighting conditions! Also included is Selfie Mode, with a built-in close-up lens and mirror that allows you to get up-close-and-personal for the perfect selfies every time! The SQ1 features a minimal and fresh design available in 3 trendy colours: Glacier Blue, Terracotta Orange, and Chalk White. A must-have for photography lovers in your list.

Buy it: $159 Fujifilm

 

 

The brand new Apple HomePod will be a hot item this year. Whether you need the latest traffic, news and sports, or want to set multiple timers for different tasks, Siri is ready to help. You can also make and receive calls right on HomePod — just ask Siri to call a friend or dial a phone number, or answer an incoming call by saying “Hey Siri, answer my iPhone.” HomePod can even help you schedule and stay up to date with your Calendar appointments. HomePod can learn and recognize up to six different voices and create a personalized listening experience for everybody at home.

Buy it: $399.99 Apple.ca

 

 

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If you have a gamer in your life they are going to love the Nintendo Switch. They can easily go from single to multi-player by attaching the Joy-Con controllers to the bright, hi-def display and they are all set. Or detach the controllers and give one to a friend for some on-the-go, local multiplayer action. Get the gaming system that lets them play the games they want, wherever they are, however they like.

Buy it:  Amazon.ca

 

If you’re struggling to check off your gift list, considering giving your friends and family the gift of fitness, courtesy of Fitness World — a B.C gym offering high-value fitness at a low cost. This year, Fitness World is offering its ‘Merry Fitmas’ Gift Card which allows you to choose 5 or 10 gym sessions, starting at $299 — helping everyone achieve their fitness goals, whatever they may be. When purchasing a 10 session pack, you will also receive a bonus session!

Fitness World is a gym for everyone — with offerings such as personal training, state-of-the-art gym equipment, child minding services and a wide selection of classes (once those can safely resume). The safety of the community is top priority and Fitness World is committed to providing a clean, safe workout environment.

Buy it: Fitness World

 

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Baby and Toddler

Perfect holiday gift for children 2 and up. Kids can pretend to cook and prepare food just like their parents with the super-realistic Little Tikes First Fridge. This sleek, modern pretend play fridge is packed with interactive features: a working ‘ice’ dispenser, dual French doors, a separate freezer drawer, and working fridge lights. Plus, it makes realistic sounds like crushed ice, water dispensing, beeps, and more to really extend the pretend play for hours. 
 
Buy it: $69.99 ToysRUs
 
 
 
 
Your toddler will love the VTech Go! Go! Cory Carson DJ Train Trax and the Roll Train playset. From the original animated series, Go! Go! Cory Carson. Get ready to groove as DJ Train Trax plays music in the DJ booth. Kids can turn the knob to help mini characters Cory and Chrissy Carson dance on the PlayZone and watch them change colours. Roll DJ Train Trax to light up his rainbow chimney and press his hat to hear songs and phrases from the show. So much fun!
 
Buy it: Amazon.ca
 
 
 

An AVEENO® BABY® baby basket with some must-haves is the perfect gift for baby and mommy. With products like the AVEENO® BABY Hand & Face Wipes, AVEENO® BABY CALMING COMFORT® Bath and the AVEENO® BABY CALMING COMFORT® Lotion, to help keep baby’s skin soft and moisturized during and after bathtime. 
 
Buy it: $30.00  Available at your local retailer, Shoppersdrugmart.ca

 

 

Ages 3+

Looking for an innovative toy to gift this holiday season? The BRIO Smart Teach Sound Action Tunnel Travel Set is a 37-piece interactive toy train set that uses Smart Tech Sound technology that allows the battery-powered Record & Play Engine to communicate with its surroundings. You can program the train track layout the way you want. The engine responds to actions with lights, sounds, and motions to encourage STEM learning and enhance imaginative play. Great gift idea!

Buy it: $239.99 BRIO

 

 

Race and roar into a supercool world where ferocious dinosaurs change into tough vehicles with the Switch & Go™ Velociraptor Helicopter! The swift, smart raptor inspires imaginative play with animated LCD eyes and dinosaur sound effects and phrases. Switch up playtime by transforming the dino into a heroic helicopter with a few simple moves. Watch how the dino eyes on the LCD screen turn into a helicopter pilot and hear how the voice changes, too! A super fun holiday gift idea this year.

Buy it: $39.99  Mastermind Toys

 

 

Meet the sweet toddler who does it all. She’s the Baby Born Magic Potty Surprise™ doll. She eats her doll food right up, then drinks water from her sippy cup.  At potty time, she really has to go. And she pees glitter that sparkles so. She also poops a charm so cute, she’ll put it on a bracelet just for you.  The sweetest little doll for the sweetest child on your gift-giving list this year.

Buy it: $69.99 Walmart

 

 

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Playtime is magical with Myla’s Sparkling Friends™ These beautiful toys talk, sing and light up with a kaleidoscope of colours! Touch Mia’s magical necklace, then touch her horn, eyes and wings to change their colour. Mia has more than 100 fun, magical responses; interact with her to explore lucky colours and hear about her mood, feelings and more. Includes a comb for her mane and tail, plus two hair clips. So much fun for ages 4+.

Buy it: $24.99 ToysRUs

 

 

Little ones can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars saga with premium roleplay items from Star Wars The Black Series! The Star Wars Mission Fleet Elite Class Assortment includes vehicles, figures, roleplay items and more. Each sold separately. Perfect for children 4+.

Buy it: $29.99 Hasbro

 

 
 

The Mega Construx Ultimate Story Builders Bulk Set is the largest set of the Ultimate Story Builders line, with a 325-piece construction set. With all of the zany characters, endless storytelling and creative building, this is the perfect set to keep little builders busy. With a resealable package, each of the characters like the dinosaur, bull, octopus, cowgirl and robot can be taken on the go for continuous learning. Great gift idea for ages 4+.

Buy it: $24.99 Toys R Us

 

 

Ages 5+

This lovable Star Wars The Child Animatronic Edition Baby Yoda will make the best gift idea for Star Wars lovers young and old. Touching the top of Yoda activates over 25 sounds and motion combinations, including happy, exciting sounds, giggles, babbles, and more, the head moves up and down, and the ears move back and forth. So much fun!

Buy it: $79.99 Hasbro

 

 

Intended for ages 5–10 years, the KidiZoom® Creator Cam digital camera is perfect for booming little creators, allowing them to film their own high-definition videos. The camera kit includes a green screen and 20+ animated backgrounds. Kids can set up their shot with the tabletop tripod/selfie stick and built-in microphone, then use the easy on-screen editing and creativity tools to create trick shots and time-lapse video. Videos can only be uploaded via included USB cable at parent’s discretion. A great gift idea if your child loves making videos and they are not ready for a cellphone.

Buy it: $79.97 Walmart.ca

 

 

Get ready for a spooky time at the Take Along Haunted House from PLAYMOBIL. A fun gift idea this year for ages 4+.  Looks like the scientist is mixing up a new potion in his lab, while a vampire awakens from a deep slumber inside his coffin.  In a convenient take-along case, this set is perfect for on-the-go fun. Simply open the two sides and fold down the floor plates to reveal a spooktastic haven. Set includes scientist, monster, and vampire figures, desk, potion bottles, quill, spider web, torch, coffin, skull, lantern, and lots other accessories. 

Buy them: $49.99 PLAYMOBIL

 

 

 

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Osmo combines digital fun with hands-on learning with its Osmo Genius Starter Kit. Ideal for 6-10 year-olds, each of the five games included in the Genius Starter Kit promotes problem-solving alongside math and spelling skills. Children learn best by doing, which is why with each game, Osmo’s advanced technology offers a fun, engaging and ​personalized​ experience in their very own real-live Osmo movie on their iPad screen.

Buy it: $139.99 Osmo

 

 

Sold exclusively through Toys R Us Canada, Globber’s ONE K E-Motion 4 is a premium scooter made with quality in mind. With a charging time of two hours and a riding range of up to 7km, riders can maximize their outdoor play time on this scooter.  Perfect for riders 6+, the  ONE K E-Motion 4 is equipped with a three height adjustable T-bar and ergonomic grip handlebars. With maximum speeds of 10km/h, this scooter has a dual-brake system to ensure safety. Equipped with battery-free light up casted wheels that flash red, blue and green, the design is stylish and has an added safety value for nighttime riding.

Buy it:  Amazon

 

 

The LeapFrog RockIt Twist has four sides of colorful, light-up controls include buttons, dials, a spinner, slider, switch and D-pad to provide a totally unique way to play exciting video games. During gameplay, one of the eight-game controls will light up to indicate when each control is needed throughout a game. Nurture three adorable virtual RockIt Pets™ that hatch and grow from eggs. 12 preloaded games across five gameplay categories have three levels of difficulty that help kids learn skills including literacy, math, problem-solving, science and creativity all while having fun! A hot item this holiday season for ages 4-8!
 
Buy it: $59.99 LeapFrog
 

Ages 8+

 

Stomp Rocket Magne-Darts – New just in time for the holiday season this classic game of darts offers kids and adults multiple ways to play. Features Safe and strong Magnetic Darts – will stick every time and will not damage the walls. Perfect for year-round, indoor and outdoor play. Great game to encourage screen-free activity and promote logical & strategic thinking. Makes a great gift for the holidays!

Buy it: Stomp Rocket

 

 

Do you have a Nerf lover in your holiday gift guide this year? Both the Nerf Elite 2.0 Echo CS-10 and the Nerf Fortnite BASR-L Baster are right on top of the wish list. 

The Nerf Elite 2.0 includes a  removable stock and removable barrel extension that you can customize to blaster multiple ways.  The Nerf Fortnite BASR-L Blaster features bolt-action, clip-fed blasting and includes a 6-dart clip and 12 Official Nerf Elite darts.

Buy it: $39.99 – $59.99 Hasbro

 

Bill Nye’s VR Science Kit is an immersive activity kit designed to thrill and excite children as they are introduced to STEAM learning exercises in a whole new way! With cutting edge Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies, the virtual Bill Nye The Science Guy literally pops out of the page to guide kids through the fun kit, engaging them with physical projects while fostering learning through immersive experimentation and play. Such a fun gift idea for ages 8+.

Buy it: Amazon

 

 

Your home, your power, know how it works! With the My Home, by Snap Circuits children will learn about circuitry, security systems, dimmer switches, automatic lights, alarms, motion detectors, fan speeds, appliance motors, generators, and much more! Build a house or city tower with real, working, 3-D circuits, just like the ones you use every day. With seven colourful base grids to make your structure your own, learn how electricity travels and powers your home. Great gift idea for ages 8+

Buy it: ELENCO

 

 

 

 

For the entire family!

 

PurdysThe perfect early holiday gift this season! The Candy Cane Truffle from Purdys is a delicious minty dark chocolate ganache in a delicate white chocolate shell – finished with red candy cane striping for a festive flourish, and made with sustainable cocoa. This is a brand new chocolate that has been added to the Purdys Christmas collection this year.  A delicious must-try for all! 

Buy it: $12.00 Purdys.com

 

 

A family must have! The Deer Pong Game promises lots of laughs as Bucky the Stag moves his mouth while he comments on player’s Deer Pong skills, includes fun music and other ridiculous banter. The first team to land its 3  balls in the antler cups wins! A great family game to play this  Holiday Season!

Buy it: $29.99 Hasbro

 

 

 

Get up and get moving with Pictionary Air™, a hilarious twist on the classic drawing game! Draw in the air and see it on screen in this exciting take on the quick-draw classic. Download the Pictionary Air™ app to your smartphone or tablet to get started. Point the in-app camera at the illustrator and they’ll appear, along with their sketch, on the screen of your smart device. Cast to your TV for even bigger laughs! A great gift idea this Holiday Season!

Buy it: $24.99 Walmart

 

 

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Give your family matching Christmas PJs or a matching Christmas outfit. Get a family matching set for everyone, including the dog or the cat! Yes, you can get them for everyone in the family. Love all of the designs available at Shinesty.com. Our favourites are Ninja Bread and 50 Shades of Santa.

 

Buy it: $49.99 Kids PJ sets.  Shinesty to purchase. 

 

 

The brand new Monopoly: Star Wars The Child Edition Board Game is a must-gift this holiday season. Inspired by the Mandalorian live-action TV series on Disney Plus this is one all Star-Wars lovers will love. The last player remaining after everyone else has gone bankrupt wins the game,  a Star Wars-themed classic.

Buy it: $29.99 Hasbro

 

 

 

For the family pet!

 

The PetSafe® Drinkwell® 3.7 litre Pet Fountain is an automatic water bowl that features a free-falling water stream with adjustable flow, that allows you to tailor the water fountain to meet your pet’s needs, from a nearly silent circulation on the lowest setting to a tranquil stream on the highest. The 3.7 liter water capacity square bowl is easy to clean and easy to refill, and is perfect for big dogs and multiple pet households! Great holiday gift for your pet!

Buy it: $79.99 PetSafe

 

 

 

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The perfect stocking stuffer for her. Zenchies scrunchies are made with eco-friendly and organic fabrics to make a positive impact on the environment and benefit their customers. Zenchies also gives back by donating 10% of the net proceeds towards the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

Their luxe, holiday collection will be a hit to help you feel totally glam this season! 

Buy it: Starting at $20.99 Zenchies

 

 


These fun LOL Remix Hairflip Tots would make fantastic stocking stuffers for the little girls in your life. LOL Surprise REMIX Hair Flip comes with a LOL Surprise tots doll, each doll with a bright hairstyle that is a surprise. This is a fun new music series of LOL Surprise dolls.

Buy it: $22.99 ToysRUs

 

 

 

The WIKi Bluetooth Wireless Karaoke Microphone would make a hilarious stocking stuffer this year. Lots of fun for the entire family to come. A unique gift for your family and friends, you can practice and share your favourite songs on the music app as well! 

Buy it: Amazon.ca

 

 

The perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who loves trying out new products and is looking for great sugar alternatives. LIVA date sugar is pure, organic, all-natural and versatile whole food sugar alternative to traditional sweeteners. Made from just two ingredients, whole dehydrated raw organic dates and love! Made by a Canadian, family-owned business as well. 

Buy it: Under $20 Amazon.ca

 

 

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Having a hard time finding something? Let them decide! Add a $15 or $20 Amazon gift card to their stocking and let them pick something fun!

Buy it: Any value Amazon.ca

 

 

A great stocking stuffer idea, a selection of NEUTROGENA® products for her is always a perfect gift. They are useful and convenient, and she will love them.  You can pick between the NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost Cleansing Wipes and NEUTROGENA® Hydro Boost Gel Cream SPF 25, or the NEUTROGENA® Bright Boost Moisturizer with SPF 30, or any other of her favourite NEUTROGENA® products.

Buy it: $15  Your local retailer, Shoppersdrugmart.ca

 

 

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Win it: One lucky Canadian reader (18+) will win a selection of products from the Holiday Gift Guide (over $1,600 value!), including:

  • ♥ BRIO Smart Teach Sound Action Tunnel Travel Set ($239)
  • ♥ Alfred Smart Lock ($199)
  • ♥ Fujifilm Mini 11 camera + a pack of film ($100)
  • ♥ Neutrogena Gift Basket ($150)
  • Aveeno Baby Basket ($60)
  • ♥ Aveeno Basket($70)
  • ♥ Lotus Squalane Healing Facial Serum – 30ml  – ($83) 
  • ♥ LeapFrog Rock It Twist ($59.99)
  • ♥ Personalized earrings from Merci Maman’s ($59)
  • ♥ Zenchies gift card ($50)
  • ♥ $50 gift card from Shinesty.com ($50)
  • ♥ $50 e-gift card from Purdys ($50)
  • ♥ CUCINA Deluxe set ($45)
  • ♥ L.O.L. Surprise! Remix Hairflip Tots and Remix Pets ($29.99)
  • ♥ Vtech Switch n go Velociraptor Helicopters from Mastermind Toys ($39.99) 
  • ♥ Myla’s Sparkling Friends™ toy ($24.99)
  • ♥ LIVA date sugar ($15.99)
  • ♥ Monopoly: Star Wars The Child Edition Board Game ($29.99)
  • ♥ Nerf Elite 2.0 Echo CS-10 ($39.99)
  • ♥ Star Wars Mission Fleet Stellar Class Assortment ($29.99)
  • ♥ VTech Go! Go! Cory Carson DJ Train Trax and the Roll Train playset ($27.97)
  • ♥ Playmobil Take Along Hunted House Set ($49.99)
  • ♥ Pictionary Air Game ($24.99)
  • ♥ Mega Construx Ultimate Story Builders Bulk Set ($24.99)
  • ♥ Mega Construx Story Builders Saga ($12.99)
  • ♥ Mega Construx Story Builders Character Assortment ($2.99)

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