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Mom’s Best 10 Target Christmas Toy Gift Guide for 2018

Christmas season is right around the corner and here at Mom’s Best 10, we’re checking our Christmas lists nice and early. Target’s 2018 Toy Gift Guide is here and we have rounded up our favorite picks for the best Target exclusive Christmas toys that are sure to be a huge hit for your kids. Snag one of these popular Christmas presents for kids early before they sell out. These top Christmas gifts for boys and girls are the best new toys for kids and toddlers.

1// Pikmi Pops Giant Pikmi Flips

2// Hatchimals HatchiBabies 

3// L.O.L. Surprise! Folding Kick Scooter

4// Disney 32″ Moana Exclusive Doll

5// Melissa & Doug Deluxe One Stop Shop Play Store Set

6// SkeeBall The Classic Arcade Game

7// Star Wars Force Link BB-8 2-in-1 Mega Playset

8// Tic Tac Tongue Game 

9// Star Wars The Black Series 6″ Princess Leia

10// Jetson Rogue Hoverboard with Galaxy Light-Up Wheels

Check out our post with a Target 25% off coupon for any toy here

Best for Kids · Best for Toddlers · Preschoolers · School · Toddlers

Mom’s Best 10 Back to School: Best Backpacks of 2018

Mom’s Best 10 Back to School: Best Backpacks of 2018!

Whether your child is ready for big kid school, headed to daycare or just needs a stylish bag for their essentials, we’ve got you covered! We’ve searched high and low and found the sturdiest, trendiest and most loved picks for back to school. These bags all come in a variety of sizes, styles and prices so you can pick the very best option for you and your little ones. We’ve got kids of all ages covered, from daycare, elementary and beyond. We’ve got your back!

Here are Mom’s Best 10 Backpacks of 2018!

Herschel Supply Co. Heritage Kids Backpack

Herschel Supply Co. Heritage Kids Backpack

Herschel has become a popular brand in the last few years for their simple, stylish and timeless backpacks. Available in an abundance of sizes and styles, this mini version is geared towards kids and is sized for children ages 3 to 6.

Perfect for daycare all the way up to early elementary, this backpack will last for years. Available in a wide array of stylish colors and designs, they are sure to please you and your child. This well-made pack is essential for the stylish kid who loves a classic style with great details. Made with your child in mind, this backpack fits little ones comfortably and ergonomically!

Fjallraven Kanken Backpack

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This popular backpack made in Sweden is beloved for its classic design as well as its durable, innovative material available in an abundance of bright colors. The Fjallraven Kanken makes mini and standard sizes, both which are great for kids or adults! Whether you need an everyday pack with ample storage to hold your children’s belongings or your child needs a sturdy backpack for school, this dirt and water-resistant pack can handle it all. Easily wiped clean.

This pack comes with a front pocket as well as two side pockets to easily keep organized. This backpack for kids is woven with adjustable straps ensure comfort when wearing on the back and a top handle is convenient when you quickly need to grab and go. This dependable pack is sturdy enough to endure school life and lightweight enough to be used for quick daily outings. The Kanken backpack is a stylish investment worth every penny!

SoYoung Grade School Backpack

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No loud, ostentatious backpacks here! The adorable, but classy design of the SoYoung Grade School backpack will definitely be a hit for your trendy toddler. With several simple, classic designs to choose from, you will absolutely find one that your child loves. These linen backpacks feature simple, colorful animal prints and come in a toddler size as well as a larger grade school size.

This machine washable backpack is easy to clean and keep clean! This backpack for kids will have plenty of space with a roomy interior, zippered mesh pockets and two side pockets. SoYoung has a complete line of backpacks, lunch boxes, diaper bags and much more! Each bag features comfortable straps with a chest clip ensuring it stays put no matter what your little is up to! This well made backpack will become a favorite and will last years!

STATE Mini Kane Backpack

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These stylish, colorful backpacks are meant for school age children but can easily be rocked by a mom on-the-go! These backpacks come in many fashionable color combinations as well as a few trendy, simple, attractive designs. STATE even has a limited edition Star Wars collection! The perfect size for you or your little one, these backpacks have a myriad of pockets to fit and organize everything you need! STATE has several size options, with the mini Kane and the Kane meant for elementary school and several other options for older children.

This fantastic company has an array of special projects funding underprivileged children and targeting the disadvantaged youth in America. Feel good about your purchase- for every bag purchased, STATE donates one fully packed with supplies to an American child in need!

Jansport Superbreak Backpack

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This classic backpack has been our go-to for years to come! Jansport is a dependable brand many families rely on year after year. With a wide variety of basic and more intricate designs to choose from, they’ve got your picky kids covered. This American made backpack is roomy, durable and comfortable backpack is a great option for kids of all ages. This quality backpack is made with back and strap padding to ensure lots of great support. A myriad of pockets guarantees that you have plenty of space to stay organized. For kids that need lots of space for schoolbooks and homework, this backpack is for you!

Skip Hop Zoo Little Kid and Toddler Backpack

With a plethora of designs to choose from and more added frequently, the Skip Hop Zoo collection will surely have a design to please your little one. With matching characters for backpacks, lunch bags, utensils and much more, you can mix and match as you please. This backpack is not only fun and adorable; it is a fully functional, sturdy and durable backpack that will meet all of your needs. Perfect for daycare, preschool or even a playdate at the park!

This small but roomy backpack is perfect for those days you need a few essentials for your little and even a few for you. Whether you need space for your daily essentials or your child needs a little help carrying all their little treasures, this backpack is for you! Includes a roomy insulated front pouch and a mesh side pocket for drinks and more. Easy to clean. Adorable little features and a great design! Comfortable for your little or you to hold on to. Sure to be loved by all!

Olive Kids Sidekick Backpack

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This durable backpack comes in a variety of adorable design, all that come with coordinating lunch boxes, napmats and bedding to mix or match with! Several sizes and styles also available so you and your little can pick exactly what meets your needs. Wildkin offers a one-year warranty ensuring that you’re set, all year long.

This roomy backpack also has plenty of space with a plethora of pockets to keep your little student organized! Its padded back and adjustable, padded straps also make sure that your child is comfortable. Sturdy enough to last everyday at school and stylish enough to go to the park and beyond. This backpack will last through whatever you need it for!

Sugarbooger Kiddie Play Pack

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The Sugarbooger Kiddie Play Pack is an adorable backpack perfect for kids. Designed to easily be used by children, this attractive pack is available in many whimsical prints that your child will love! Its unique design and durable, waterproof material means it will stick around for years to come. The perfect size to hold your child’s essentials, it can be used for everyday, for preschool and beyond. This colorful brand has all of its great designs available in lunch boxes and plenty of lunch essentials to mix and match. Machine washable to tackle even the worst messes. Comfortable straps and a convenient carrying handle.

Loungefly Disney Backpack


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Got a Disney loving guy or gal? Loungefly has an entire line of Disney backpacks suited for all ages! From Beauty and the Beast to Disney princesses to Star Wars, you are sure to find the character your child will love from this collection! Whether your child is using this backpack for school, for a trip to Disney or for you to use daily to hold all of their gear, this multi-purpose backpack will suite all of your needs. Easily wiped clean, the durable nylon material is made to last.

The padded, adjustable straps means you or your little will have the perfect fit while remaining comfortable. The roomy main compartment has space for all your essentials while the smaller front pocket helps keep you organized. The beautiful, vibrant artwork on this great quality bag will definitely be a favorite for years to come. Loungefly even has matching pencil cases and wallets, as well as a variety of backpack sizes and styles to mix and match!

Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Youth

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This trendy bag comes in a variety of basic colors and prints. Best for children 7 and up, this stylish bag has an inner drawstring as well as a top flap with magnetic closures. This spacious bag has several interior pockets, including a padded laptop sleeve, and an outside pocket. The interior comes lined with a sturdy, colorfully striped material that your child will love.

The strong, well-padded straps distribute weight evenly so your little one remains comfortable while ensuring this backpack lasts even when stuffed to the brim. Even the heaviest school books will be carried effortlessly in this lightweight bag. The great design, quality and durability of this sleek bag will make this your go-to backpack for years!

Beatrix New York Little Kid Backpack

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This adorable line of backpacks comes in a variety of kid-friendly designs and styles. From robots, dinosaurs and an array of underwater animals, your child will fall in love with these whimsical backpacks! Luckily, Beatrix New York has all of their prints available in lunch boxes, bento boxes, pouches and more! Mix and match all of their adorable styles to suit your little one. In addition to the Little Kid Backpack, which is designed for toddlers, Beatrix New York also has a line of Big Kid Backpacks with more space and storage for your growing kids!

Sure to last you years to come, the sturdy nylon/canvas material is easy to wipe clean, is stain-resistant and even machine washable! An interior zippered pocket will help keep your little organized while the exterior side pockets hold your essentials. Padded straps and a padded back make sure your little one stays comfortable all day long. Your child will love these stylish designs while you will adore this easy to clean, comfortable backpack!

Vans Schooling Backpack

Vans Schooling Kids Backpack

This well-made backpack from Vans is the perfect backpack regardless of your needs! With lots of fun, funky designs to choose from, you will fall in love with this amazing bag. The sturdy material will withstand it all! The interior has a multitude of pockets and even has a padded laptop sleeve.

The comfortable, adjustable straps are padded to ensure your child is comfortable no matter how much homework the teacher sends home! This lightweight bag will fit your little one perfectly, without creating any extra bulk. You and your child will fall in love with this amazing backpack!

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Best for Toddlers · Feeding · kitchen · Lunch Supplies · Preschoolers · Toddlers

Mom’s Best 10 Kids Meal Essentials of 2018

Tired of chasing down your toddler come mealtime? Eating doesn’t have to be a constant battle with these fun additions to your kitchen! Toddlerhood is a time of constant movement- they have finally learned to walk and talk and they won’t let anything stop them. Keeping your toddler interested is an essential way to avoid meltdowns during mealtimes. It IS possible to get your toddler excited about eating. Food fights can be a thing of the past. Toddler mealtime can be easy, relaxed and happy when you have the right tools at your disposal. No tricks necessary! Here are Mom’s Best 10 Feeding of 2018.


ezpz Happy Mat – One-piece silicone placemat + plate

Some kids just can’t handle the responsibility of a full plate of food in front of them! For those “accident” prone kids, the ezpz happy mat is the answer. New moms and veterans alike swear by this one-piece placemat/plate combo. This toddler and baby suction plate is made of food grade silicone material and adheres to tables to prevent kids from knocking over their plates. Works against even the toughest of tantrums! Three separate compartments guarantee plenty of options for your little to choose from. Molded plates can handle soup, cereal and much more.

No more fussy mealtimes- the fun, happy design will bring a smile your child’s face! Challenging for your child to remove but EZPZ for you! 
Several sizes and styles ensure that you buy the one perfect for your kiddo. The mini works great for highchairs, traveling and restaurants. They even have an arts and crafts version. This suction plate for toddlers and babies will be a huge hit for you and for you child. Durably constructed, easy to clean and dishwasher safe. 100% food grade silicone and BPA, BPS, PVC, lead and phthalate free ensures peace of mind. No more nutritious meals down the drain (or all over the floor)- these popular mats will keep your child’s plate in place for all of dinner time.


BabyBjorn Baby Plate, Spoon and Fork Set



This adorable set from BabyBjorn is the perfect starter plate for your child. Whether you are introducing foods for the first time or you have a toddler learning independent eating. This brilliantly designed product keeps your growing child in mind!

The clever, clover shape with curved edges encourages independent eating by helping your child scoop food into their utensils. The colorful, matching spoon and fork have short, rubbery handles perfect for your little ones small hands. The sturdy design of the plate ensures it stays firmly on the table- and out of your child’s lap. This dishwasher-safe set is also BPA-free for your peace of mind!


Fred SNACK & STACK Kids’ Interlocking Brick Utensils


This set of stainless steel utensils is sure to be a hit for your lego-loving lads. An easy to grip, silicone base is comfortable for little hands while the fun shapes are entertaining and attractive. Fred & Friends offers several whimsical shapes such as dinosaurs, rocket ships, airplane, legos and more! The lego fork, spoon and knife set can be interlocked for storage or on-the-go. This set will fit perfectly in your little’s lunch bag! Children will surely have more adventurous palates with their new favorite food utensils. No more frustration for kids  unable to pierce away with their plastic forks!

Snack & Stack Utensils are dishwasher safe. Durable and easy to clean, these well-designed utensils will be your go-to set. Fred has a variety of home products meant to amuse while making your life easier!


Bumkins Waterproof Junior Bib


Think that your kids messy mealtimes is no match for a bib? Think again with Bumkins Waterproof Bibs! With several options starting with standard starter bibs all the way to their super-sized Super Bib, Bumkins is intent on keeping your child clean! Their large Junior Bib is the perfect match for the messiest of toddler mealtimes. With lightweight, wipe clean, waterproof fabric and a crumb catching pocket, your child is completely covered. Stain and odor resistant and machine washable- meaning you won’t waste any precious time scrubbing away.

Bumkins make a great variety of full coverage bibs and smocks for every age and stage ensuring your child is comfortable! These durable bibs have strong Velcro closures, making sure your child’s cute outfit stays protected. Your child will enjoy picking out which bib to wear with the large variety of patterns to choose from! Easily folds to fit into your diaper bag or car for on-the-go use. These high coverage bibs will keep your child fresh and looking his best while keeping you out of the laundry room! BPA, PVC, phthalate and lead free.


phil&teds Poppy High Chair 


Nothing is a bigger deterrent to a healthy and happy mealtime than a squirmy kid! Here at Mom’s Best 10, we firmly believe that kids should be strapped into a high chair for as long as possible- for our sake as much as theirs! The phil&teds Poppy High Chair makes that dream a reality with this modern, sturdy and easy-to-clean high chair that is perfect for your growing child! This folding high chair keeps your child securely in place with the 5-point harness and non-skid feet. They are sure to be comfortable with the cushioned seat pad and footrest. The large, removable tray is perfect for trying a large array of food. Easily converts into a comfortable, stylish toddler chair when your child is ready!

Beautiful color options makes this sleek, modern chair perfect match for your home. The simple design makes it easy to keep clean with a quick wipe down. The removable tray is even dishwasher safe! This budget-friendly high chair will be  great addition to your home. phil&teds is known for their quality kids products and this new 2-in-1 chair is functional, stylish and sure to make mealtime easy.


Bumkins Melamine Divided Plate

Is your child tired of the same, boring plates? Bumkins Melamine Divided Plates are sure to please all with the variety of designs and styles! Mealtime suddenly became a whole lot simpler with these stackable plates. Picky eater? Give that kid some options! Offer your child a myriad of separate options with the divided sections. No more tantrums over touching foods! This will surely be your child’s special plate.

With these plates there are no worries with chipping, staining, discolored or cracked plates! Bumkins is a trusted brand in the feeding arena and these high quality melamine plates will stand the test of time, without losing any of its original glory. They even provide matching designs for all of their products! Top rack dishwasher safe to make your life a little bit easier!


Lunch Punch Sandwich Cutter Set 


No more boring sandwich lunches with this set of high quality sandwich cutters! With 5 fun styles to choose from, these sandwich cutter sets are sure to intrigue even the most picky of eaters. Get your child excited for their lunch by choosing one of these fun shapes to use. Your child will look forward to seeing which shape they have each day.

With options like space, mermaid, paws, puzzles and unicorn, your child will never get bored! Kids can even help with these easy to use, safe cutters!  Your child will eagerly scarf down their fun-shaped foods.  The easy to clean, versatile shape cutters are well-designed and they even come with a lifetime replacement guarantee. Fun, creative foods are right around the corner with these sturdy, durable and delightful addition to your kitchen! 


YUMBOX Leakproof Bento Lunch Box Container

Make sure your little is getting their healthy fix at school, daycare or on the go. This bento-style lunchbox is kid-friendly with easy to use clips, perfect for little hands to open and close. No better way to encourage independent eating! Yumbox is leakproof, so no worries packing your child’s favorite lunches! Removable tray means easy to pack and clean. Illustrations of your choice keep kids interested! 5 compartments labeled with each food group is a great reminder to pack plenty of healthy portions! Kids can even help choose foods from each group!

Makes lunch packing easy and fun for you and makes lunch look appetizing so kids dig right in! Durable, keeps food fresh and separate. BPA-free and phthalates-free and top rack dishwasher safe. Invest in this quality set that will last through the years!


Guidecraft Kitchen Helper

Getting kids hands-on in the kitchen is a great way to encourage healthy eating! The Guidecraft Kitchen Helper is the perfect tool to get your kid involved in mealtime preparation and thus encouraging a healthy interest in new foods! You child will be part of all the action while still remaining at a safe distance. Perfect for letting your little mix away with you or even just observe. Whether you have a picky eater on your hands, your child is stuck in a food rut or your child is needy during dinnertime prep, this great item can help solve your mealtime or kitchen issues! Let your child feel that he or she is your special helper during your much needed time in the kitchen.

Being side-by-side at counter height in the kitchen will surely win your child’s attention and make mealtime so much easier! Whether its picking out which new foods to eat, mixing away at an old favorite or watching you assemble dinner, this kitchen helper will assist in so many ways. This lightweight but sturdy product has adjustable heights and comes fully assembled! It can even be folded for storage. Make memories in the kitchen instead of fights! The kitchen helper even has a chalkboard and a dry erase board on each side. Kids can easily climb in and out themselves and will love the fun cut-out shapes on the sides. This new favorite will be in demand daily. Your child (and you!) will look forward to prep and mealtimes!


Sesame Street Let’s Cook! 

What better way to get your child interested in new foods then with a cookbook! Flip through this colorful book filled with your child’s favorite characters and pick from a multitude of healthy recipes together. Whether they’re ready to cook alongside you or complete a few simple steps, this book will help your child broaden their horizons and try new things. With 50 recipes to choose from, you will appreciate the variety while your child will surely find a recipe they love. Enjoy special one-on-one time with your child preparing meals together!

This book will make new foods appealing and interesting to your child. Every page features bright images, photos of the recipe and fun sidebar activities to draw your child in. There is even nutrition information to help teach them about healthful eating! Each simple recipe is designed for kids to help out and to keep prep time quick and painless for mom. No fish sauce here! Only kid-friendly, easy to find ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. A healthy, balanced meal and a willing child are only a few simple steps away!


Camelbak Eddy Kids Water Bottle


Staying hydrated is an essential part of mealtime! Your child will continue to reach for more with this colorful cup. This sporty cup is perfect for soccer practice, an active afternoon at the playground or even everyday. The medical grade silicone valve is very durable and bite-resistant. The slightly wider straw produces a faster flow of liquid, perfect for quick breaks in between the action.Available in over a dozen awesome designs including karate, soccer, biking and snowboarding, kids will surely love this easy-to-use cup. The BPA-free cup features a spill-resistant design, and they carry up to 12 ounces of hydrating goodness. So you’ll spend less time refilling and more time cheering.

Constructive Eating Utensil Set 


The Constructive Eating Plate and Utensil Set is a fun tool to make mealtime fun for your child! The brightly colored plate and utensils encourage less fuss and more healthy eating. Funnel big bites of food into your child’s eager mouth with the exciting construction utensils. This kid and toddler plate set will help encourage nutritious eating as well as openness to try new things. Get your child excited about eating with this constructive plate and utensil set!

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