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Fun fact: Lots of babies are born in September, and it’s been that way for quite a while. According to Reader’s Digest, “September is the most popular month for birthdays.” That means if you’re not currently shopping for a child’s birthday gift, chances are you will be in the next week or two.
Kids these days definitely have lots of amazing toys and activities available to them, which actually makes birthday gift shopping much harder. Not only do you have to find something the child doesn’t already own, but you also want them to love (and yes, play with!) their present, too.
If you’re stuck on what to buy the birthday kid this year, I have two words for you: Kinetic Sand. It’s kind of magical, can keep kids occupied for hours on end and is perfect for children of all ages.
New to Kinetic Sand? Prepare to be mesmerized. This colorful sand is fluffy, squishy and can be molded into different shapes with fun patterns and designs. It’s a super satisfying sensory experience, plus it’s a great way for kids to get creative, especially on rainy or cold days when playing outside isn’t an option.
You can shop lots of cool Kinetic Sand products right on Amazon. Some are even eligible for Prime shipping, so they’ll arrive in about two days. Perfect if you’re shopping at the last minute, right? If you want a present that’s sure to please, check out three Kinetic Sand must-haves below.
1. Kinetic Sand Sandisfactory Set, $29.99
The Kinetic Sand Sandisfactory Set is a bonafide crowd-pleaser. It currently has a 4.8 out of 5-star rating on Amazon and more than 14,000 reviews. If you only buy one Kinetic Sand product, this is the one to go with. It comes complete with 10 tools and molds to play with, plus five sand colors, including super rare black sand and Amazon exclusive white sand.
2. Kinetic Sand Castle Containers 10-Color Pack, $17.37 (Orig. $19.99)
Who says you have to be at the beach to build sandcastles? Bring the beach to the birthday boy or girl with this clever Kinetic Sand Castle Set. It includes 10 castle molds and 10 different colors of Kinetic Sand. This could also double as a great loot bag option if you are hosting the birthday celebrations.
3. Kinetic Sand: The Original Moldable Sensory Play Sand – 2 Pounds, $9.97 (Orig. $10.99)
You can never really have too much Kinetic Sand. Include this 2-pound bag of Play Sand in a gift bag with the sets above, or gift it to a kid that’s already a Kinetic Sand lover. In addition to blue, you can buy the sand in pink, green, purple and more!
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