Highlights for the Holidays! #MMHolidayGiftGuide

Highlights for the Holidays! #MMHolidayGiftGuide

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G likes to hide-and-find.  You know, hide something from us, then ask us where it is as if she doesn’t know where it is, only then to show us where she hid it.  She’s primed for Highlights Hidden Pictures series.

Exclusively at Barnes and Noble, you can buy 15 new Hidden Picture books at Barnes & Noble for children in the age groups 4 and up, 6 and up, and 8 and up. The books are just $9.95 and each contains over 80 pages of find-it fun. While we do the two-hour drive to Grandma and Papa’s house around the holidays, we’ll give a few of these to G to keep her occupied.  What’s really cool about these Hidden Pictures books is the stickers.  G loves stickers, and these books have them so that she can stick them where she finds the corresponding picture.  I can imagine the car talk: “You found the piece of pizza on the page?  Great, now find the pizza sticker.  Found it?  Now you can put it on the pizza on the page.  No, not on your eye.  No, pirates don’t wear pizza on their eyes.  That’s patches.  No…oh well, it’s cool you found the pizza.”

HIghlights Hidden Pictures Club

Some of the pages of the books can also be great for coloring, so she’ll have something to do as soon as she gets to Grandma and Papa’s.  If she’s “not in the mood” for coloring, she can work on a Hidden Pictures jigsaw puzzle with Grandma, then find the hidden objects on the puzzle like she did in the book during our car ride.  She really loves puzzles–it’s really the only thing that she’ll do by herself for a few minutes–so maybe we should hold off on the puzzle until parents and grandparents need a quick breather from this threenager’s nonstop playtime.

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HOLIDAY DEAL –> The 2013 HIghlights Holiday Catalog, showcasing a wide range of Highlights magazines, puzzle clubs, books and toys for children of all ages, was recently released and can be found on Highlights.com {clickable link}. From now until Dec. 20, we’ll be offering free shipping on all catalog items with no minimum!

I know a certain little toddler who is going to be excited about her Highlights subscription! There is even a subscription for Val, my 5 month old, called Highlights Hello! Its super cute, super durable and a great way to inspire a life long love of reading!

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About Candice

Candice is a mom of two girls under four, originally from the smallest state of Rhode Island, now living in Connecticut with her husband and dog. From working gal to stay-at-home mom, she is walking the path of the Modern Mom.

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  1. we love highlights books too- and we have an app for the ipad my littlest one loves to play with!

  2. I used to read Highlights as a child. It was one of my favorites. I made sure to get subscriptions when my kids were younger too.

  3. It’s crazy but would you believe my kids are yet to read these. I so have to get my hands on a few and introduce them to it!
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  4. My kids loved Highlights when they were younger and I loved that they are educational and fun.
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  5. I LOVED highlights growing up! I need to check this out for my kids, they’d dig the picture finding game.
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  6. I was a huge fan of these when I was little! We have subscriptions for my girls now!
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  7. Aw, this brings back so many memories of my daughter reading the Highlights magazines as a kid! I should order them for my nieces and nephew!
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  8. I grew up loving Highlights. Whenever we would go to a doctor’s office that is the first thing I would grab!
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  9. I loved Highlights as a kid and I just recently subscribed for my kids. I like the hidden pictures sets!
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  10. I loved Highlights magazine as a kid! I still remember sitting in the Dr. offices not wanting to go into my appt because I was too busy with Highlights.
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  11. Highlights was always my absolute favorite when I was a child. I would still love to find the hidden items in the picture. Too much fun! :)
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  12. My son loved Highlights when he was younger! He was always excited when we got them in the mail.
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  13. I used to love the Highlights magazines as a kid. They were so fun. Now my daughter loves them.
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  14. Love these books! I have just the little guy on my list who would love them, too!
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  15. I completely adore Highlights, I LOVED getting these in the mail as a kid! I loved doing the activities! Would make a wonderful gift!
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  16. I gave my daughter a Highlights magazine in her stocking last year and a subscription for the year. She loved it!!
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  17. My kids love Highlights and I remember having them as a child and loving them!
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  18. I used to subscribe to that for the kids, and I always loved the hidden picture puzzles. Actually I’ve always loved puzzles in general!
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  19. When I was a little girl I looked forward to my Highlights magazine coming in the mail. Now my own daughter loves the Highlights Hidden Pictures books, especially the ones that have the stickers!
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