10 Christmas Gift Ideas
It's this time of the year again! 2020 had every single one of us on a rollercoaster of events, including our little ones. Unfortunately, many 9-1-1 operators will not be able to spend Christmas at home with their families this year, however, it is the perfect opportunity to explain why to our kids with a very well-deserved gift. Sustema made a list of 10 Christmas gift ideas related to the public safety/emergency industry so your little ones can feel just a bit closer to you this Christmas.
1) Learning Resources: 9-1-1 Teaching Telephone
Kids develop early language and social skills with this easy to program telephone. Teach your child how to call home, 911 and other important numbers. Program any number and record a message. When your child dials the number correctly, they will hear your personal message.
Kids love to emulate adults around them--give them the pleasure of learning to use their very own phone with the Pretend & Play Teaching Telephone. The bright red and yellow plastic unit measures 7 inches across and has large buttons for easy use. Program in a number (your home, for example) and record a message for the kids to hear when they get it right. There's also an emergency message associated with 911 to teach them what to do when trouble strikes. Other fun features include a speed dial and an 11-digit display.
This award-winning, programmable telephone helps children learn how to call home, the 911 Emergency Service, and other important telephone numbers. Program in any number (with or without 1 + area code) and record a message. When children dial the number correctly, they hear YOUR message! Program a new number and record a new message again and again! Also plays preprogrammed messages. Learn More
2) Paw Patrol, True Metal Adventure Bay Rescue Way
Experience double the fun with PAW Patrol and the True Metal Adventure Bay Rescue Way Playset! This exciting Lookout Tower track set has two-track paths and can launch up to six 1:55 scale PAW Patrol True Metal vehicles at once! Plus, it comes with exclusive versions of Chase and Marshall’s die-cast vehicles! Featuring authentic details and graphics, real working wheels, and metal die-cast material, the True Metal vehicles look just like the PAW Patrol’s vehicles from the hit show. Load the whole PAW Patrol team in the top of the tower and race to the rescue any way you want. Push the periscope to launch the pups into action and put out the fire at the bottom of the tower! Watch as the vehicles wind around the tower on the corkscrew path, activating dual garage launchers for even more vehicle action, or use the diverter to send them straight down the drop ramp! For even more exciting PAW Patrol True Metal action, add all of the vehicles to your collection. Speed to the rescue with the PAW Patrol True Metal Adventure Bay Rescue Way Playset! Learn More
3) Playmobil Police Station Building Set
Use your resources at the police station to catch the bad guys on land or in the sky. While the police helicopter patrols from above, the police car, with flashing lights and sound, is in pursuit below. Thanks to the pull-back motor, this thief has one quick getaway car, but he's no match for the police. Once the thief is captured, he is brought into the station's booking area to be photographed for his mug shot. The police car has extra storage space and a removable roof to accommodate both passengers and police gear. Equipped with flashing lights and sound, the police car can also be upgraded with a PLAYMOBIL remote control set. When the day's action is over, the helicopter can land on the station helipad. Set includes four figures, police station, police car, helicopter, quad, computers, the camera with tripod, megaphone, roadblocks, and lots of other accessories. Recommended for ages four years and up. Learn More
4) LEGO City Fire Station/Fire Rescue Tower Building Set
Kids can protect the citizens of LEGO city with the action-packed fire rescue building set, featuring a 3-level fire station. This firehouse is equipped with an office, relaxation room, Scout toy tower, and small waterside dock for a water scooter. Plus, this building toy includes a separate toy garage with a large opening front door and a landing pad for the detachable scouting toy drone with spinning rotors and camera. Kids can quickly reach fires with the fire off-road toy vehicle, complete with a stud-shooting fire hose and new working light and sound building bricks. This build and playset come with 4 mini-figures, including a fire chief, firefighters, and fire dog figure. Learn More
5) PJ Masks Headquarters Playset
The PJ masks headquarters playset features three levels of action-packed hero fun! this dynamic playset has interactive lights and sounds and even comes with one 3" Catboy figure and his iconic cat-car vehicle the PJ masks heroes can choose their mission on the lights and sounds control center and zoom down the slide into nighttime adventures use the Super owl-vision on the top level to keep an eye out for intruders. The control center plays fun phrases from the show and lights up when you press the buttons. take the elevator up to the second floor and use the furball shooter to fend off unwanted invaders or swing on the cat rings to train for missions. Capture villains in the moveable tree trap and use the revolving door for quick escapes there is even a pop-out launching pad on the bottom floor to drive vehicles through. The headquarters is compatible with all 3" PJ masks figures (sold separately) so kids can play with all six available characters and recreate favorite scenes from the show. the PJ masks headquarters playset is the ultimate PJ masks adventure toy! full set includes one headquarters playset with loads of features, one 3" poseable Catboy figure, one cat-car vehicle. All other figures and vehicles sold separately. Ages 3+ Learn More
6) Melissa & Doug Emergency Vehicle Carrier
This giant two-level tractor-trailer comes stocked with four wooden emergency vehicles and delivers unlimited play possibilities! Lower the upper deck to extend the truck to nearly two feet long and to allow the vehicles to roll off and race to the rescue. There's a helicopter with a rotating blade, a fire engine, a police car, and an ambulance, so kids can respond to any imaginative emergency. Classic design and sturdy construction is sure to last through years of hands-on play, and smoothly moving parts help kids three and older develop fine motor skills, movement, and hand-eye coordination.
The Melissa & Doug Emergency Vehicle Carrier includes a two-level tractor-trailer that picks up and delivers four emergency vehicles. The carrier is easy to load, with a second level that lowers to allow kids to roll the vehicles onto 2 different levels. The Melissa & Doug Emergency Vehicle Carrier makes an exceptional gift for kids 3 and older. Add the Melissa & Doug Magnetic Car Loader to round out the screen-free pretend play experience. Learn More
7) LEGO City Police Mobile Command Center Truck
Let your kid part of the action with the LEGO City Police Mobile Command Center as they stop the crooks escape from the toy jail cell in the mobile command center. With 374 pieces, this police station toy features a detachable truck cab, room for two mini action figures, monitoring room with screens, satellite dish, opening roof, side doors and rear ramp, storage area for the motorbike and tools, and a jail cell breakout feature, plus the crooks’ ATV. This cool cop building toy includes four mini-figures and a police dog figure. Police sets and accessories are perfect for boys and girls aged 6 to 12 years old. Learn More
8) Paw Patrol, Chase’s 5-in-1 Ultimate Cruiser
Ultimate rescues call for the ultimate PAW Patrol vehicle! Save the day with Chase’s Ultimate Cruiser! Packed with exciting features to discover, including flashing lights and sounds, this huge cruiser is five awesome vehicles in one. With the cruiser itself, two motorcycles, a boat, and a helicopter, the Ultimate Cruiser is ready for anything!.
From the driver’s seat, Chase has the perfect vantage point to spot trouble and launch projectiles. Take down obstacles, then attach the launcher to another spot on the cruiser or on the helicopter! Send the motorcycles straight into high-speed action by pushing the button on top of the cruiser – the sides pop out, automatically launching both bikes! For aerial back-up, press the button on the back of the cruiser to send two pups to the sky in the helicopter! The top of the cruiser opens up, activating the chopper’s lift-off – as the helicopter rises up from inside the vehicle, the propellers spin into action! Pick the helicopter up out of the cruiser, rotate the propellers by hand, and soar to the rescue! Finally, tackle any water rescue with the boat. With the Ultimate Cruiser, you can play out epic rescues again and again, just like the pups do in the show! The Ultimate Cruiser is a must-have for PAW Patrol fans and makes a great gift. Join the PAW Patrol on action-packed missions with Chase’s Ultimate Cruiser! Learn More
9) Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck
An ultimate rescue needs an ultimate vehicle! Save the day with Marshall’s Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck! This vehicle is equipped with an extendable 2 ft. tall ladder, flashing lights, and sounds – it’s ready for anything! To activate, simply lift and pull! The adventure begins with Marshall (figure included) in the lookout cab. Lift open the top to help Marshall leap into action! Using the water cannon launcher at the bottom of the cab, you can send up to three water cannons (included) flying into the fire! When Marshall needs a helping paw, there’s room for all six pups (not included) aboard this fire truck! With Skye behind the wheel and Zuma operating the water cannon at the back of the truck, Marshall can hop into the Mini Fire Cart! Stored inside the fire truck, the Mini Fire Cart rolls right into action! The Ultimate Fire Truck also features a mini fire hose for small missions. When you and Marshall spot a baby animal in trouble, use the extendable working claw arm to pick them up and lift them to safety. Take the pups on exciting new adventures with the Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck! Learn More
10) VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Emergency Vehicles
Be first on the scene with the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Emergency Vehicles 3-Pack. The set includes an ambulance, a police car, and a fire truck. Press each toy vehicle’s light-up button to hear three sing-along songs and learn the first letter of the vehicle's name. Push the vehicles to hear fun sounds and melodies. While a melody is playing, push them again to add fun sound effects. The vehicles also respond to SmartPoint locations with different phrases and more on Go! Go! Smart Animals and Go! Go! Smart Wheels playsets (each sold separately). Learn More