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Not another video game

November 22nd, 2016

Looking for ways to be a favourite uncle or aunt without visiting Toys “R” Us? Hoping to give your own children gifts that will inspire them? Hitting a holiday party and need a little something for your friend’s kid? There’s nothing wrong with run-of-the-mill, but check out shopAGO for a selection of unique gifts that nurture creativity and bring on the fun. Bonus: you won’t need to worry about the kidlets getting the same thing from everyone else!


CANADA ABC by Paul Covello
Up to 4 years old
$12.99 | AGO Members $11.70

Paul Covello’s gloriously bright and detailed board book for our very youngest friends highlights Canada’s iconic symbols, souvenirs and events, including the Dogsled, Inuksuk, Loonie, Totem Pole and the Zamboni machine. From the author of the beloved Toronto ABC.


Ages 8+
$110 | AGO Members $99

The adventure starts by designing your own marble maze. Place walls onto the grid, create traps, choose start and end points, then drop the marble into your maze to play. With moveable walls, there are endless ways to redesign and play. Download the free maze app to scan your maze and play in virtual reality. Transform your maze into a spaceship, a kingdom, or an ancient ruin. Watch the video at


Ages 5+
$59.95 | AGO Members $53.95

Explore a wide variety of colouring effects with this 45-piece mixed media colouring set. With all of your artistic, coloring needs in one place, it will bring even the most intricate design to colorful life.


Ages 8+
$25 | AGO Members $22.50

Learn to think and see like an artist, and discover how great works of art were made, from prehistoric cave paintings to masterpieces by artists like Van Gogh, Raphael and Degas.

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