Catholic Schoolhouse Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Catholic Schoolhouse Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Christmas is a time of joy and family togetherness. We’ve collected a shareable gift guide packed with items to help children enjoy and explore topics in the Catholic Schoolhouse Program. Check out the music, toys, costumes, games and so much more for Tour 2.

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The Useborne Geography Encyclopedia: with complete World Atlas (Ages 9 – 12)
A comprehensive geography encyclopedia includes a complete world atlas and is an ideal reference guide to the topography of the world.

The World Game – Geography Card Game (Ages 8 – 12)
Learn about flags, capitals and locations of all world countries. The basic game is to compete with facts between world countries. Easy to learn, simple to play. A fun trivia board game for all ages.

The World In My Kitchen: Global recipes for kids to discover and cook
This book leads children to explore countries and cuisines to try themselves. Simple recipes, using fresh, healthy and easy-to-source ingredients, with suggested substitutions, will open up different tastes, aromas and cuisines.

World Map Tapestry
Printed with details including countries, cities, longitude and latitude. Made of polyester. 60 x 40 inches.


Funglish Game (Family / Ages 12+)
The word-guessing game that lets you express it and guess it with piles of tiles. 120 descriptive tiles, 50 cards, easel with 2 leg supports, 3 rails and timer clip, timer and instructions.

Bananagrams Game (Family / Ages 7+, 1-8 players)
This anagram game will drive you bananas. Gather your family and friends and race against each other to build crossword grids. This word game needs no pencil, paper, or board. Players race against each other to build crossword grids and use all their letter tiles first. Comes in a small portable banana-shaped pouch.

Upwords Game (Ages 8+)
Play words across or down to make new words or stack on top of tiles to change a word! Earn points for every tile put down. Includes 1 Upwords Game Board, 100 Letter Tiles, 4 Tile Racks, 4 Rubber Feet, 1 Tile Bag, 1 Instruction Sheet.


Melissa & Doug Reusable Sticker Pads Set: Bible Stories (Ages 3+)
Fill the five reusable scenes with more than 160 cling-style stickers, and create your own Bible Story adventures! Scenes include Daniel and the lion’s den, David and Goliath, Jonah and the whale, Joseph parting the red sea, and Noah’s Ark. Includes 5 colorful backgrounds and 160+ cling-style, repositionable stickers.

BibleToys Noah’s Ark Playset (Ages 3+)
Make this story Noah’s Ark come to life with this17 piece set. Includes Noah, 14 animals and Ark.

Knight Costume 4T
Gallant Knight costume comes with a tunic with attached cape and belt, helmet with adjustable foam face guard, and foam sword. Shoes and pants are not included. Tunic is blue w/ sleeves of silver metallic mesh to look like chain mail.

72 Piece Natural Wood Stacking Block Toy (Ages 2 – 14)
Classic wooden block set and carry case includes 13 different shapes (square, rectangle, circle, half-circle, triangle, cylinder, arch and more!) 72 naturally finished and smooth-sanded hardwood blocks.

Melissa & Doug Fold & Go Wooden Castle (Ages 3 – 7)
Make imaginative play easy with a working drawbridge, a dungeon, and a handle for portable adventures. Includes a king and queen with thrones and a royal bed, and two knights with horses to defend them and their treasure chest.


The Adventures of Penrose the Mathematical Cat by Theoni Pappas (Ages 7 – 10)
Penrose, a cat with a knack for math, takes children on an adventurous tour of mathematical concepts from fractals to infinity.

SMATH (Ages 6+, 2-4 players)
The game that makes math fun! Players take turns using the tiles in their racks to build their own crossword-style equations.

TRI-OMINOS (Ages 8+, 2-6 players)
The classic triangular domino game! Score points by matching numbers on the three-sided pieces. Packaged in full-color travel tin.

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander (Grade level 2 – 7)
Wrap your heads around pi!! Shake the popular idea that math is boring with an engaging adventure narrative. Enjoy the fun of puns and wordplay. 32 pages.

Qwixx Deluxe – Fast Family Dice Game by Gamewright (Age 6 +)
This quick-playing dice game will have you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end! Qwixx is simple to play but each decision is crucial – the more numbers you cross off, the more points you score. Includes 8 dry erase markers and boards, plus bonus Qwixx Mixx game for alternate play.

Consecutive Wooden Hundred Board 1 – 100 Educational Game (Ages 3+)
Perfect for learning numbers and math. Use to visually learn skip counting patterns. Portable size appropriate for outdoors, classroom and home use. Drawstring bag for wooden number tiles.

Prime Club Game (Ages 10+)
Prime climb is a beautiful, colorful, mathematical board game designed for 2 to 4 players. Roll the dice and add, subtract, multiply and divide your way to the center of the board.


Astronomy Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Activities (Ages 8 – 12)
Lessons start by creating a science journal. The lessons expand with explorations of size and scale; light, motion, and gravity; and then on to investigations of our Solar System and finding constellations in the night sky. Each lab includes a materials list, time requirements, and step-by-step instructions. 144 pages.

PLAYMOBIL Mission Rocket with Launch Site (Ages 6+)
Get the rocket space-ready with this playset! The rocket’s functioning lights and sound effects, including a Countdown, thrusters, and space communication, bring the space action to life.

Solar System Planetarium (Ages 8+)
This set teaches children about the wonders of the solar system. Assemble the sun and planets and set them into motion with this fascinating, glow-in-the-dark mini-planetarium. Includes planets, stencils, squeeze glow paint pen, rods, string, a fact-filled wall chart, and 10 sets of Kidz Quiz questions.

Space Themed Pretend Playhouse (Ages 3+)
Start your child’s space adventure and explore outer space. Get their imaginations fired up with a peek into deep space. Playhouse sets up easily and folds flat. Includes carrying case.

LIGHT Electronics Exploration Kit (Ages 8+)
Hands-on introduction to electronics. Learn how to construct real working circuits, devices, and fiber optics. Build over 175 amazing projects with over 55 color-coded circuit components by Snap Circuits. Includes full-color instruction manual with over 100 pages of educational fun.

Chemistry Experiments Kit – Solids, Liquids & Gases (Ages 6 – 10)
From Science Wiz, here are 29 Activities that will enhance your child’s knowledge of Chemistry. A classic set of all-time favorite children’s experiments are combined to explore the matter of matter: make candles, squirt with water pressure, sink and float an egg, dye a flower from the inside out, squeeze an egg into a bottle, capture a CO2 explosion and growing crystals. 40 page, full-color step-by-step instruction book. All materials included.

LEGO Flower Bouquet Building Kit (Family / Ages 6+)
Let your imagination bloom. This flower bouquet LEGO kit delivers a vibrant display of colors and interesting shapes, inspired by real flowers such as roses, snapdragons, poppies, asters, daisies, and grasses. 756 pieces.


The Story Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals (Ages 4 – 7 )
The Story Orchestra series brings classical music to life for children through gorgeously illustrated retellings of classic ballet, opera, and program music stories paired with 10-second sound clips of orchestras playing from their musical scores.

Recorder Instrument
Great for beginners. Natural maple wood 3-piece Baroque style recorder has melodious sound, high/low tone performance are very bright, sound quality without impurity, excellent tone. Comes with a hard case to provide delicacy and protection. Fingering chart, joint grease and cleaning kit included. Wipe after each use.

Easy Duets for Catholics: A Nine-Note Recorder Book by Penny Gardner
Nearly 50 traditional Catholic hymns are arranged as duets. Large print; easy-to-read music; lyrics included. Designed especially for children and beginners. 48 pages.

Instruments of the Orchestra 1000-Piece Puzzle (Family. Ages 13+)
A complete guide to the various musical instruments found in the modern-day orchestra.

Musical Instrument Toys (Ages 3+)
This natural wooden musical toy set includes shaking, tapping, beating, and blowing instruments. Comes with a storage bag, which can store all 15 instruments for easy carrying.


Christian Cathedrals Stained Glass Coloring Book
Have fun coloring inspirational pictures and designs while becoming acquainted with exquisite stained-glass windows from around the world. 32 pages of illustrations include rose patterns, Gothic and floral designs, and Bible themes.

Qin Dynasty – Terra Cotta Warrior
Art In History’s replica is an example of a Terra Cotta Warrior, specifically the general located in pit #2 of the archaeological dig. Kit includes: 2.75″ x 8.25″ ceramic Terra Cotta Warrior replica, paintbrush, sponge, disposable plates, craft paper, paint, and FREE lesson download.

Weaving Loom (Ages 3+)
Create awesome, colorful potholders with this fantastic weaving loom set. Comes with everything you need: 120 fabric loops, weaving loom, weaving hook, and project ideas. Nylon fabric loops have notches and do not shed which is great for making functional potholders.

Architecture for Kids: Skill-Building Activities for Future Architects (Ages 8 – 12)
Explore how ideas and drawings become real buildings and learn how architects see the world from new perspectives, including with a bird’s eye view, from the inside, and three-dimensionally.

Calligraphy Kit: A complete kit for beginners (Ages 14+)
The lettering book first covers the basics—such as pen styles, angles, and hand positions; letter heights and spacing; and practice strokes—before offering advanced techniques. 32-page book, 1 pen, 3 nibs, 12 ink cartridges, guideline sheet.

Virgin Mary 5D Diamond Painting Kit (Family / Ages 6+)
5D Diamond Painting Kit by Abeuty. Follow the paint by numbers guided instructions, create a magnificent piece of art. Kit includes canvas and all materials.


Scattergories Game (Family / Ages 13+)
Scattergories game challenges you to come up with items fast. Includes timer, die, Scattergories cards, score sheets and instructions.

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza Game (Family / Ages 8+)
Card flipping, hand-slapping card game. Easy to play. Perfect for all ages. Gameplay lasts for about 10-15 minutes.

Tenzi Dice Game by Tenzi (Ages 7+)
Playing TENZI helps kids develop rapid and confident number recognition while being extremely fun and simple to play. It’s perfect for early finishers and team-building activities.

Magnetic MightyMind Challenger by Might Mind (Ages 4 – 9)
Teaches kids how to solve and build puzzles with a variety of colorful shaped pieces.


Who Is Coming to Our House?
The Story of Christmas
Christmas in the Manger
The Baker’s Dozen: A Saint Nicholas Tale
Saint Nicholas and the Nine Gold Coins
The Cobweb Curtain: A Christmas Story
The Legend of the Candy Cane
The Legend of the Poinsettia
All for the Newborn Baby
Mortimer’s Christmas Manger
The Nativity
Bambinelli Sunday
Little Star
The Christmas Candle
Mary, Did You Know?
The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey
Jacob’s Gift
The Christmas Horse and the Three Wise Men
The Three Gifts of Christmas
The Crippled Lamb
Bright Christmas: An Angel Remembers
The Donkey’s Dream
Kristoph and the First Christmas Tree
Lucia Saint of Light
Room for a Little One
The Legend of the Christmas Stocking
The Christmas Cookie
The Last Straw
Merry Christmas, Strega Nona
Who Was Born This Special Day?
Christmas from Heaven: The True Story of the Berlin Candy Bomber
Saint Francis and the Nativity
The Miracle of Saint Nicholas
The Tiny Star
Apple Tree Christmas
Stations of the Nativity
Waiting for Christmas
The Gift of the Magi
The Beggar and the Bluebird
The Grumpy Old Ox


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Dolls from Heaven – Mary of Nazareth Doll and Book (Ages 8+)
She comes dressed in a simple blue pleated dress with a white veil and brown sandals and the paperback “She is Mary” book. She has a cloth body, and a movable, vinyl head and limbs. She is an 18-inch doll.

Tiny Saints – St. John the Baptist (and many others)
This tiny saint charm is perfect to clip onto your backpack or bag. Help spread the joy! St. John the Baptist’s exciting message: Repent, for the kingdom of Heaven is at hand! Check out other charms.

Saint Clare of Assisi Runaway Rich Girl (Ages 9 to 12)
Discover how Clare ran away from the only life she knew to start a radical new adventure in holiness for women, following Francis in his love of the poor Christ. The Order she founded is known today as the Poor Clares. Vibrantly illustrated Shoujo-Manga style graphic novel book.

Four Gospels for Young Catholics (Ages 9 – 11)
This beautiful, vividly illustrated edition gives parents and other adults the resources necessary to help kids delve deeper into the Gospels. 532 pages.

Shining Light Doll – St. Dominic (and many others)
This adorable vinyl collectible figure is the perfect gift, and a fantastic way to begin introducing your children (or your friends!) to the fascinating and inspiring world of Christian Saints. Bring the Saints to life in your child’s heart and imagination.

Memory Match Game – Marvelous Men Series 1
Learn the names of 13 different amazing male Saints, while having lots of fun. St. Peter, St. Martin of Tours, St. Benedict, St. Paul Chong Hasang, St. Paul, St. Moses the Strong, St. Juan Diego, St. Nicholas, St. Ignatius, St. Benedict the Moor, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Blaise, St. Patrick

Dolls from Heaven – Joan of Arc Doll and Book (Ages 8+) She comes dressed in her armor ready for battle and the paperback “She is Joan of Arc” book. She has a cloth body, and a movable, vinyl head and limbs. She is an 18-inch doll.

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