Kid Gifts That Don't Require Batteries

Fun stuff that runs on imagination and requires more interaction than just pushing buttons
  1. First of all, I'm not being a jerk
  2. Really
  3. It just seems like everyone feels they have to get big, expensive, LOUD toys
  4. And you don't always have to go that route.
    Maybe the parents are running out of room, or batteries, or patience. Maybe the kid could benefit from something that will make him or her think and imagine and create.
  5. Here are some suggestions:
  6. Blocks
  7. Age appropriate art supplies
  8. Train tracks
  9. Hand puppets
  10. A puzzle
  11. Lincoln Logs
    These still exist
  12. Books
    THESE ALSO STILL EXIST
  13. Dress up clothes/costumes/masks/wigs (for girls OR boys)
    Pro Tip: Stock up on dress up supplies during post Halloween sales