When the boys were really small, I had Christmas down. We did holiday-themed art projects, advent calendars, Christmas stories, and went to see Santa right after Thanksgiving. Their stockings were filled with carefully curated items, and Christmas cookies were baked.
For the last few years, Christmas seems to take us by surprise. Now it’s as much of a Christmas tradition to have Mike and I on Amazon at 1AM three days before Christmas chanting, ‘Prime shipping!! Filter on prime shipping!!”
So. If you are riding the crazytown train right into Christmas, turnaround and say hi. We’re sitting one row behind you.
Happily, Amazon does have some seriously amazing options. We’re talking really and truly special gifts with high levels of Morning-of-Excitement, and even some toy options that were included in this year’s STEM guide (available to newsletter subscribers), but are worth talking about again. (Also check last year’s STEM guide – most of the products featured come with prime shipping options.) Additionally, I found a few subscription-based gifts perfect for little (or teenage) engineers and artists.
Without further ado….here are a few last-minute gift options that will make it look like you’ve been planning this all along…