For all the kids on your list, find unique and fun gifts right here on Myrtle Avenue!
ARTS & CRAFTS at Blick
Arts, crafts, paint, brushes & maker supplies can all be found at Blick. The art store carries a variety of Crayola, Alex, Faber Castell, Elmer’s and Klutz Gift Items for kids, and their gift sets inspire creativity as well as a love of art. Art supplies in the Kid’s Aisle start at $5 and up and are for children ages 3 years old and up. You can also find cool tubes like this Plus Plus Neon mix, essential for traveling parents and hours of fun for young kids and tweens. Plus-Plus bricks are precision crafted and BPA-free. Check out their holiday sale going on until December 24th.
Blick, 536 Myrtle Avenue between Grand & Steuben, (718) 789-0308
BOOKS at Jill Lindsey
Jill Lindsey has a variety of fully illustrated books for young readers from Moppet Books. Find the award-winning series KinderGuides which introduces iconic works of classic literature to children ages 6-12 through illustrated stories. JL also carries the Oprah Winfrey & Steve Jobs stories from the What Can I Learn from the Incredible and Fantastic Life series. Books sell for $14.95.
Jill Lindsey, 370 Myrtle Ave between Adelphi & Clermont, (347)987-4538
EVERYTHING at Pipsqueak Shoppe
You’ll appreciate that Pipsqueak Shoppe offers a wide price range for the budget shopper. The book selection really stands out and book curator Jon Vasquez takes pride in it. Find books about overcoming obstacles or being uniquely different, celebrating human accomplishments, and diversity. Check out “Tough Guys Have Feelings Too” or Color Me Kanye or the Prince Coloring Book. Find great playdoh sets, sticker books, action figures, hot wheels for $5-10, or gift that last a lifetime like Magnatiles or Tegu simple wooden magnets.
Pipsqueak Shoppe & Salon, 470 Myrtle Avenue between Washington & Hall
SCOOTERS & BIKES at Urban Cycles
Any city kid will tell you that a scooter is a must-have. The Ride-On (ages 1-2), the Toddler Scooter (ages 2-3), and the Micro Mini-Scooter (3-5) all give a smooth and quiet ride with non-marking wheels. For kids that are Ages 8+ ask for the easy to carry Kickboard Monster in a variety of colors. Scooter prices range from $45-$300.
Urban Cycles, 478 Myrtle Avenue between Washington & Hall Street, (347) 685-4478
BOOKS & TOYS at Green in BKLYN
Green in BKLYN carries a variety of eco-friendly items for both little ones & and parents. Find wooden NYC subway trains, taxi cars from CandyLab Toys, alphabet blocks from Uncle Goose, collectible Kamibashi fair trade string dolls, Ecokid art supplies, and more. All toys are made with the planet in mind. This is a great place to find gifts from $10 & up!
Green in Bklyn, 432 Myrtle Avenue between Clinton & Waverly, (718) 855-4383
Find more gift ideas in the 2017 Myrtle Avenue Holiday Gift Guide.