Mazes don't get much more fun than the Perplexus Maze Game ($20), where tots have to guide a marble ball through a see-through globe. How many turtles can you stack? With Reptangles ($29), builders can create more than 1000 items by snapping and sliding the colorful turtles together. The entire family knows the tunes, so bring everyone together around the Wii for a family sing-along courtesy of Disney Sing It: Family Hits ($39). You won't believe the power of the music that comes out of the Paper Jamz Series 2 Guitar ($20), simply by pushing the paper buttons. Let loose on the streets with the Razor Rip-Rider 360 Drifting Ride-On ($79). The two back wheels have been replaced with casters, creating a load of spinning action when lil ones take off.
Kindergartners are an inquisitive bunch, wanting to know the "why" behind everything they see and do. Give the 5 year old on your list gifts that will help them continue to explore, while helping them build essential skills at the same time.