Ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to getting the perfect gift? Toledo Area Parent is here to remove the stress of wondering whether your little ones, parents or friends will love what they unwrap. Our Holiday Gift Guide provides ideas on how to bring smiles to everyone’s face this Christmas.
1 Discovery Way, Toledo
Give the gift of science fun this holiday with a year-long membership to the Imagination Station. Membership offers unlimited access to the science center, reciprocal membership at over 300 science centers across the country, discounted prices for Dinosaurs Unearthed, free Simulator Theater rides, access to special members-only events and discounts for summer camps, the gift shop and the cafe.
5180 Chappel Dr., Perrysburg
Start the ultimate adventure at Build It! Your little learners will create masterpieces at Toledo’s lego destination filled with bricks, colorful walls and plenty of space for their imagination. Their Snow Globe and Ornament classes for the holidays will give the gift of creativity. Also, visitors will enjoy their recently-constructed slide that is waiting for kids to build legos on.
4100 Secor Rd., Toledo
The beautiful and intricate nativity scenes and statues at Reger’s Church Supplies & Religious Gifts bring back the meaning of Christmas. And it doesn’t stop there. Religious ornaments, home decor, stocking stuffers, baptism and christening outfits, books and DVDs adorn the store, leaving you with an overwhelming selection of how to make the holidays meaningful, beautiful and special.
1685 Lance Pointe Rd., Maumee
Serenity Health & Wellness Center in Maumee is offering holiday specials and packages that everyone will love, especially hard-working moms! They offer over 20 different services including prenatal services, detoxification, relaxation treatments, sports enhancement and more to honor the body both physically and mentally. Receive a two-hour Spa Day including a Luxury Facial and Full Body Massage for only $99. Gift certificates may be customized and purchased from their website and printed or emailed directly to your loved one!
954 Phillips Ave., Toledo
The ultimate treat for every sweet tooth is a trip to Boyd’s Retro Candy Store. The family-owned business is a child’s paradise with a Willy Wonka feel and an endless supply of candy. Holiday gift baskets ($19.99) and retro mesh stockings filled with candy ($9.99) will bring more cheer to homes this December. Make your own candy mix by focusing on specific decades. A very retro way to celebrate the holidays!
7565 W. Sylvania Ave.
140 E. South Boundary St.
5644 Monroe St.
Once upon a time, a concept was created that families should share and recycle gently-used baby and children’s products, and parents everywhere rejoiced! Once Upon a Child buys and sells gently used kids’ clothing, shoes, toys and baby gear, giving you the opportunity to purchase products in your neighborhood store that are safe and affordable. You’re sure to find perfect Christmas gifts for the mini fashionistas in your life!
1705 Toll Gate Dr., Maumee,
Dive into Splash Bay Waterpark for year round indoor water activities! Gift a membership of Splash passes for a family on your Christmas list, or treat your clan to a year’s worth of access to 35,000 square feet of water fun. The adjoining Holiday Inn also offers Splash Bay gift cards in $50 denominations, which can be used toward the hotel and/or waterpark.