Gift Guide: Oh What Fun!

Sleigh the winter blues with jolly toys and games that are a fit for all ages.

1. Dinosaur toy, $13 at Wheat

2. Tait yo-yo, $25 at Magpie Kids

3. Frank Criscione building blocks, $115 for a set of 7 at Society of Arts + Crafts

Founded more than a century ago, the Society of Arts + Crafts promotes more than 400 craft artists annually through various programs, galleries and retail spaces. Visit its Seaport location to check out the work of contemporary artisans, including Frank Criscione of American Handcraft, whose building block designs are made from oriented strand board.

4. Saturn pin, $30 at December Thieves

5. Robot pin, $26 at December Thieves

6. Lightning bolt pin, $45 at December Thieves

7. Xylophone recording device, $275 at ICA Store

8. Cubebot, $9 at Magpie Kids

9. Theory11 playing cards, $12 at December Thieves

10. Indigo checkers board, $59 at Queen of Swords

11. High Roller dice, $7 at ICA Store

12. Snake blocks, $18 at ICA Store

Where to Buy It!

December Thieves 51 and 88 Charles St., Boston (617-982-6802)

ICA Store 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston (617-478-3104)

Magpie Kids 95 Elm St., Somerville (617-764-4110)

Queen of Swords 17 Hawkins St., Somerville (617-718-0373)

Society of Arts + Crafts 100 Pier Four Blvd., Boston (617-266-1810)

Wheat 8 Inn St., Newburyport (978-500-3466)

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