Holiday shopping can often be stressful. A big thanks to Knowledge Tree for this wonderful gift guide!


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Local Guide to Gifts for Kids Under $50

Many families are flipping out over the delayed deliveries and shipping issues they're already experiencing as holiday shopping begins. But if you're local to Memphis, have no fear. Choosing to shop local for your holiday gifts isn't just good for our community's economy; it's also convenient and easy! Knowledge Tree, an independently owned store, has not one, not two but THREE locations in the greater Memphis area! While known for their awesome books and classroom and school supplies, they are so much more. They carry a variety of board games, items that are perfect for stocking stuffers, puzzles, sensory toys, and pretend play things. There's even an entire aisle dedicated to all things Lego, with the largest selection of Lego inventory in the area! Some of their toys you can't even get on Amazon. Yet another reason to shop local!

And this is maybe the best part: If you shop in store or do curbside pickup, you can add FREE gift wrapping during the holidays! Link here for that amazing perk!

Gifts for Kids Under $50 you can find at any Knowledge Tree location:

    1. Candy Claw Machine $39.99
      Perfect for hand-eye coordination, this miniature arcade game provides hours of fun, solo or with friends. Use the robotic arm to try to win big! 6 lollipops included, but you can fill the box with any trinkets or candy you'd like! candy claw machine
    2. HearthSong Color Pops Color-Your-Own Pillow kit $29.99
      Your child can express their individual creativity with this fun paint-your-own pillowcase ket. Comes with 6 markers. Simply color and let dry! Machine wash to color again.                                                 color your own pillowcase gift

    3. Plus Plus Big Make and Go $19.99
      Best for ages 3-6, this set comes with 4 BIG wheels and 25 pieces to create various types of vehicles.                                                                        plus plus give set
    4. The Floor is Lava game $21.99
      Best for kids 5 and up, players must imagine that the floor is molten lava while using the color wheel to jump to safety. If your kids are into the show, this gift is perfect! floor is lava game christmas gift
    5. Leon the Dragon Giant Floor Puzzle $19.99
      58 pieces and over 4 feet long, this fire breathing gift is sure to be a fan favorite! dragon floor puzzle gift
    6. Magna-Tiles Safari Animals $39.99
      Embark on a fun-filled safari with this 25 piece set. Included are several shapes plus 4 safari animals: giraffe, monkey, lion, and elephant!                                    MagnaTiles_SafariAnimals-25pc-Carton_Angle-front
    7. Do-It-Yourself Kaleidoscope Assembler $14.99
      Includes everything you need to build your own amazing, working kaleidoscope and create your own personal outer space themed light show.                                                                        kaleidoscope builder gift
    8. Hide 'N Squeak $14.99
      A fun, new way to play Hide-and-Seek! The players close their eyes and one player hides the squeaky mouse. Once they find a spot, they press the button on the bottom and everyone starts searching. Quietly at first, but gradually getting louder and louder, the squeaky mouse makes noise until it's found!                                            hide n squeak game
    9. Haba Symphony Croc $$39.99
      This playful reptile fosters a child's musical development while promoting fine motor skills.                                                                        symphony croc
    10. Nail Sticker Express $9.99
      With over 3,000 amazing nail sticker to chose from, including gold foil and sparkly glitter sheets, your child will love expressing their individual creativity with their nails!                                                                                nail sticker express gift


Location Information

Stop by any location for socially-distanced shopping 10am-7pm Monday through Thursday and 10am-5pm Friday & Saturday. You can also order any item online and they'll have it ready at the store. 

5000 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38122

8195 Dexter Rd
Cordova, TN 38016

981 Goodman Road W.
Horn Lake, MS 38637

*plus they have a location in Little Rock, AR

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