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5 ideas for getting your kids non-tech gifts for holidays

December 16, 2016
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Slave I, the ship piloted by bounty hunter Boba Fett in the “Star Wars” universe, comes as a nearly 2,000-piece Lego set. CONTRIBUTED BY LEGO For the AJC Some parents know the digitally fueled scenario. Many kids often detach from real interaction in favor of texting, while others remain in a zombified state staring at their tablet, computer or TV. Sometimes it takes unplugging from the electronic age to enjoy the tactile world instead of being stuck in the virtual. And this holiday season, the next step could be wrapped beneath the tree. Instead of online shopping for an electronic gift for that kid in your life, an in-person visit to a metro Atlanta retailer might just uncover that perfect unplugged child-friendly present. The soft-knit dolls found at Blabla Kids in Virginia-Highland are designed by Atlanta creatives and hand-knitted by Peruvian artisans. CONTRIBUTED BY BLABLA KIDS For the AJC Blabla dolls These days, it’s not uncommon to see toddlers gazing at videos on tablets or smartphones. Those young enough can still find joy cuddling up with one of these timeless, ultra-soft dolls. Designed in Virginia-Highland and hand-sewn by artisans in Peru, they manifest in a near-endless array of characters. Reindeer, cats, mermaids and more make up just a small portion...

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