Holiday Shopping with Busy Bee

‘Tis the season once again to find the best toys and books for our kids! The Busy Bee Learning Store at Kidspace is not only a gift shop for daily guests at the museum and its members, but also a great community shopping resource. Our goal in the Busy Bee Learning Store is to inspire play, engage families in learning together, and promote Kidspace's mission of nurturing the potential of all children. You will find our store jam-packed with books, toys, and plush for infants to age 10. Some of our most popular items include puppets, builder toys, dinosaurs, and early learner developmental toys. 

After tracking our best sellers throughout the year, we expect some of these to be our biggest holiday hits. We are continuously receiving shipments of our bestsellers, but other products are while supplies last!

SmartMax Tool Boxes  Squigz
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Everything Unicorn Small-Sized Toys for Stocking Stuffers





You may already participate in Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but on November 26 proceeds from your purchases could help support the missions and programming of your favorite local museums. Museum stores across the country, and ten other participating countries, will welcome guests to the first-ever Museum Store Sunday. To celebrate this exciting new initiative during the most famous shopping weekend of the year, Kidspace’s Busy Bee Learning Store is offering a free item with purchase, a self-serve gift-wrap station, and Kidspace Members will receive 20% off!  

Shopping at museum stores is a tangible way to continue the experience at home and keep learning. During the holiday season, you have the added benefit of buying unique gifts for your loved ones. See all participating museum stores: HERE

And are you a Kidspace Member? There are M.A.D.ness opportunities all Thanksgiving Weekend long! Participating SoCal Museums have member appreciation days where we offer reciprocal admission, merchandise discounts, and other specials at each other’s institutions. Check out your member benefits and participating institutions: HERE

Happy holidays and happy shopping!


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Susan Cardosi-Albert, Assistant Director of Operations, has been with Kidspace Children's Museum since 2005 working in programs, events, retail, and communications.  Previous work includes the Los Angeles Zoo and COSI Science Center after gaining a BA in Broadcast Communications and Children’s Literature.