I don’t know about yours, but my kids don’t need any more toys. One, they are getting older. Two, they have WAY too much stuff. I’m at a loss as to what to get them for Christmas. I’m leaning towards experiences over more junk that will just be played with for five minutes and never see the light of day again. I put together this list of non-toy gifts for New Orleans kids to help me out!
Season Passes to the Carousel Gardens and Storyland at City Park.
Tickets to City Putt in City Park
Trip to NOMA for the art lovers in your life.
Subscription to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Tickets to the National World War 2 Museum
Tickets to Celebration in the Oaks with an unlimited ride band
Gift Certificate to BSI Comics
Play Passes to Palm Tree Playground, The Monkey Room, Luv 2 Play, or We Rock the Spectrum.
Passes to jump at Sky Zone Metairie or Defy New Orleans.
Gift Certificate to Laser Tag of Metairie, Adventure Quest Laser Tag, or Area 51 Laser Tag.
Gift Certificate to The Grand in Kenner or the AMC theaters in Clearview and Elmwood
Membership to Bookoo Bounce
Gift certificate to one of the pottery or local painting places.
A week at one at one of these awesome Holiday Camps.
Horseback riding lessons at the stables in City Park or Audubon Park
Tickets for NOLA Christmas Fest.
Trip down the river on the Steamboat Natchez or Creole Queen
Bowling at AMF Lanes In Kenner
Tickets to special events such as Disney Junior Holiday Party
Take a tour with Jean Lafitte Swamp Tours or Honey Island Swamp Tours
Tickets to the Nutcracker
Gift certificate to Cafe Du Monde or Morning Call
Gift Certificate to your favorite snowball stand
Backstage Penguin Pass/Sea Otter Experience at the Aquarium of the Americans
32. A subscription to one of the many monthly subscription services such as:
- Think Outside Boxes
- Hoot for Kids
- Mickey Monthly
- Sensory Therapy Box
- Green Kid Crafts
- Reading Eggs
- Zoo Books
A trip to Walt Disney World
Take one of these Road Trips
A camping trip at one of these Southeast Louisiana Campgrounds.
A gift certificate for a ThinkerKids Workshop.
A trip to Great Wolf Lodge
Ice skating at Penguin Ice Skating at the Esplanade in Kenner
Roller Skating at Airline Skate Center
Tickets to BrickUniverse LEGO Expo