Charleston Gift Guide: For the Kids


Make Christmas morning extra special with one of these gifts from a Charleston retailer.

Children's Museum of the Lowcountry

Give the littlest people on your gift list something that keeps giving all year. A membership to the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry includes unlimited admission, discounts on birthday parties, members-only events and more. Price: $80 a year for a family membership | purchase online, at the museum (25 Ann St.) or by phone at 843-853-8962. (Black Friday Deal: save $10)

Looking for old-fashioned and unique toys you can’t find just anywhere? Stop by Magnifilous in downtown Charleston for wooden Lincoln Logs, puzzles, games like Tiddly Winks and classic pedal cars. Store is at 525 King St.

toms toysSpark creativity and imaginative play with Kapla, a unique wooden building toy that’s a series of identical blocks. Put one block on top the other to create, well, anything from animals and buildings to vehicles and bridges. Price: $20 and up | Available at Tom’s Toys LLC, 125 Market St., or online at kaplaus.com.

Jonathan Miller’s series of books about Sammy, a dachsund who spends time in Charleston, in space and on safari, will delight all ages. Each picture is made from layers and layers of construction paper and can take up to 60 hours to complete. Price: $18.50 | Available at Wonder Works with four locations in the Charleston area and online at wonderworkstoys.com.

the swurferCombine surfing and swinging with the Swurfer, a great way to build your core and perfect your balance while swinging in a tree. Price: $129 | Available at Wonder Works with four locations in the Charleston area and online at wonderworkstoys.com.