Catholic Schoolhouse Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Catholic Schoolhouse Christmas Gift Guide 2020

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 1.

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GEOGRAPHY

The Scrambled States of America (Age 8+)
Have fun learning about the United States in this madcap game of observation and quick reflexes. Collect state cards by matching them to a Scramble challenge. 

State Quarter 1999-2009
This beautiful three-panel coin folder for State Quarters comes with 60 slots and intriguing anecdotes about these history-making coins.

GEO Puzzle USA & Canada
A puzzle for all ages. Kids will learn geography in a fun and engaging way while discussing the different states and provinces and how they are related.


LANGUAGE ARTS

Presidential Mad Libs
A Mad Libs with 21 stories and plenty of blanks to fill in all about our country’s most famous–and infamous–presidents! With stories about Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and more. A fun way to review parts of speech whilst exploring the Presidents. 


HISTORY

Paul Revere Costume
Your child can wear this Patriotic Paul Revere costume fun for the 4th of July, a book report, storybook parade, or Halloween.

Colonial Pioneer Girls Costume
1800s Historical Pioneer Girl Costume for Kids, includes One Dress w/ Flower Print and Attached Pinafore and One Matching Ruffled Bonnet.

Molly Mini Doll and Book by American Girl
The 6.5″ Molly mini doll arrives in a tiny version of Molly’s authentic 1940s outfit: a blue cardigan, a pleated plaid skirt, and red-and-white saddle shoes. Includes a mini abridged version of the book A Winning Spirit: A Molly Classic 1.

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women: A Paper Doll Collectible
Six dolls depict the March sisters — Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy — plus their mother, Marmee, and their neighbor, Theodore “Laurie” Lawrence. The dolls’ wardrobes not only reflect their unique personalities but also the styles of 1860s New England.


MATH

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

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.


SCIENCE

Book – The Little Book of Woodland Bird Songs
Hear the songs and learn about 12 of North America’s woodland birds. Being able to identify a bird’s song is a skill that brings joy and fosters an appreciation of nature.

Book – An Anthology of Intriguing Animals
With stunning photography and gorgeous illustrations, this animal encyclopedia explores the wildlife of the world, from the most massive whales to the smallest insects.

You-Track-It Weather Lab
Track weather patterns with real scientific instruments! Kit includes thermometer, rain gauge, weather vane, compass, anemometer, and glow-in-the-dark speed Indicator.

Human Anatomy 100pc Floor Puzzle by Melissa & Doug
This puzzle includes 100 extra-thick cardboard pieces that are easy for children to put together. The finished puzzle displays beautiful original artwork.

Human Body Lab by The Magic School Bus
Young Scientists learn all about the Human body with the inclusion of a 17 inch plastic human skeleton, posters, stickers, and more; making this is a great starter kit.

Snap Circuits Junior by Elenco
With this building toy, young engineers can assemble over 100 different electronic circuit projects with just 30+ electronic parts. Kids can construct working models of a photosensor, a flashing light, an Adjustable-Volume siren, and much more!

Electricity & Magnetism by Thames & Kosmos (Age 8+)
Safely and easily experiment with electric currents and magnetic fields. Explore electricity with easy snap-together blocks. Experiment with a motor and electromagnet.


MUSIC APPRECIATION

Thirty Famous Patriotic Songs for Recorder
This book is comprised of more than thirty patriotic themes that are important for students to know. Chord changes are included for teacher provided accompaniments.

CD – The Stories of Foster & Sousa in Words and Music
The Music Masters Series present the lives and music of the world’s great composers in an easy to follow format. A narrator discusses the composer’s life and selected music follows. Includes 6-page booklet with program notes and additional readind and audio reference material. Great for kids interested in learning about these two famous composers.


ART

Game – The Very Hungry Caterpillar Surprise Slides (Age 3+)
Fun play experience – you can play a game in 15 minutes, and it’s perfect for 2 or more players ages 3 and up, Which makes this a perfect gift for families or friends who love to play games together.

Wood Carving Tools Set
Our wood whittling kit includes everything you need to start your first project.  Take the included wooden spoon blank, put on your cut resistant gloves, and pick up your first knife and start carving.

Color Origami Paper Kit by hapray
Our high-quality square origami sheets come with 10 sheets of practice papers plus 108 double-sided vivid origami folding papers of 54 different beautiful patterns (2 sheets of each design). Includes a 55-Page Guiding book and 6 pages for basic folding skills.

Woodlands Animals Kids Sewing Craft Kit by CraftLab (Age 7 – 12)
Kids adore making these cute & colorful animals. Easy to follow instructions and all the necessary supplies are included to make 5 animal sewing projects.

Watercolor Pencils Set of 48 by Arteza
Artist Grade Watercolor Pencils – 48 highly pigmented water-soluble watercolor pencils to mix, blend, and layer smoothly for professional results. Just add water to make your color look like watercolors.

Mixed Media Paper Pad 9 x 2-inch by Canson
Heavyweight, fine-textured paper with heavy sizing for wet and dry media. Recommended for use with marker, pastel, colored pencil, pencil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, and pen & ink.


GAMES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

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.

Spot it! by Asmode (Ages 7+)
Fast-paced game for 2 to 8 players. 55 different symbols to look for across 55 cards. Multiple mini-games allow endless playability.

Travel Quirkle Board Game by MindWare (Ages 7+)
Qwirkle is playable from early ages up, allowing young children and older individuals alike to develop and hone their spacial recognition, planning, and problem solving skills. Plan, win, and learn simultaneously!


MORE GREAT GIFT IDEAS

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SAINTS

Shining Light Dolls – Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
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.

Tiny Saints – Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini
This tiny saint charm is perfect to clip onto your backpack or bag. Help spread the joy! Mother Frances Cabrini and her companions arrived from Italy into the chaos and poverty of New York and then established schools and orphanages, and served the poor throughout the city. 

Holy Heroes – Glory Stories
St. Kateri Tekakwitha | St. Elizabeth Ann Seton | St. Katharine Drexel
Allow your children to be inspired by these stories of the lives of the saints. Watch as your children’s imaginations are captured as they listen to these professionally produced dramatizations. The Glory Stories tell the true stories of the lives of holy people of God.

American Saints T-shirt
This t-shirt of the U.S. flag features all eleven canonized saints of the United States.

US Map Holy Men and Women Vinyl Sticker (Laptop Sticker)
This sticker design features a die-cut sticker of the US map with hand-lettered names of all the canonized, beatified, venerable, and proto-martyrs in the U.S.


GAMES FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

American Trivia: Family Edition (Ages 9+)
How much do you know about America? This family board game contains 2,520 questions about the land of the free, printed on 360 cards. Each card is double-sided, with easier questions for the younger crowd on one side, and harder questions for the older folks on the other. 


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