The Birthday Presents You Can Get Your Kids For Free

Kids love birthdays. And kids can also be pretty easy to impress. That’s why, as tempting as it can be to load on with amazing toys to celebrate, there’s really no need. There are lots of low-cost ways to make another year around the sun (and another candle on the cake!) feel really special. Many retailers offer freebies and discounts on birthdays that make what would have otherwise been a $2 pretzel or $3 scoop of ice cream feel celebratory. Taking advantage of birthday freebies is also a great way to have fun while de-emphasizing gifts during a birthday. We found the best kid-friendly freebies and discounts: Sign up for one or two things your kids will like, or make it a fun family challenge to hit up as many as possible during your child’s birth month.

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