What to buy for kids for the holidays & what they can make for you

NOW: What to buy for kids for the holidays & what they can make for you

WAUWATOSA (CBS 58)-- Not that we're counting or anything, but Christmas is just over two weeks away.

That means you only have a little bit of time to "get the goods" for the holidays.

And if you're buying for the kids, consider local toy shops, like "Ruckus & Glee" in Wauwatosa!

The experts say don't be discouraged that supply-chain issues could ruin your child's Christmas, you may be fairly surprised at what you find at your local toy stores. 

When shopping, keep in mind "evergreen" toys, like board games, tend to be well stocked because of popularity, and many are made here in the United States.

"Ruckus & Glee" has an online holiday catalog.  Click here to view it. 

"Ruckus & Glee" Gift Ideas...

Also, if you're interested in having your child make his or her own holiday gifts, Otto's Fine Art Academy in Waukesha is having a holiday gift-making workshop this Saturday, Dec. 11 between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., but you must pre-register. The event is for children 6-years-old and up.

The store location is at 312 W. Broadway in Milwaukee.

Also, CBS News recently did a story on the top 10 gifts of the season for kids.  Go here to see it.

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