What's more fun than sharing holidays with your family? Gifts you can share after the holiday ends.
Looking to shower everyone on your list with unique gifts they'll love? When you factor in mondo families, the holiday shopping adds up. Even if you keep it small, buying for your own brood—plus sisters, brothers, and all the kids that go with them—adds up in a hurry.
These unique Christmas and Hanukkah gifts should ease things a bit. Whether you're looking to make a splash at home or looking for something that will suit the family down the street, these gift ideas are, well, fun for the whole family.
TiVo's Roamio DVRs, super systems that let you record up to six shows at once. With up to 450 HD hours of storage, your fam will be able to fit everything from SpongeBob to Parks and Recreation, and you all can watch your shows anywhere, anytime. And we mean anywhere. With its livestream capability, you can watch on your iPad, iPhone, at home or on the go (Moms, read: roadtrip sanity saver). And when your pre-teen asks you to watch that episode of iCarly when Andre throws a party (oh yes...that one...), you'll be able to find it faster than you can say "Nickelodeon" with Roamio's one-remote, one-box access to NetFlix and Hulu. Now if it could only cook dinner, too... (Starting at $199 plus service, TiVo, for a list of specifications by model, click here.)1. Roamio DVRs: End tears and heated family debates over who gets to watch or record their shows with
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Oxford Children’s Classics Box Set (featuring favorites for a range of ages, including The Secret Garden, The Jungle Book, and Black Beauty), or go for something they’ll pass down, like a vintage copy of Richard Scarry’s Look & Learn Library or a refreshed version of the classic 1920s My Book House collection (starting at $248).7. Boxed Set Of Classic Books: Reading to children not only promotes literacy but helps them feel loved, cared for, and confident. A boxed set of classic books is a great way to bring the whole family together. Start ‘em off right with the
yoyo.com).8. Qwirkie: Whatever happened to family game night? Pop some popcorn and bring it back. Qwirkle is a simple yet oddly addictive game the whole family will enjoy. Its bright colors and shapes appeal to the little ones, while older kids (and adults) will love strategizing for the win ($24.95,