We all love the holiday season but when it comes to Christmas, no one is more excited than children are. If you have a child in your family, Christmas can be a great time to make them feel special. Most adults find it hard to find an age-appropriate, fun Christmas present for kids. Lucky for you we’ve searched up some of the best Christmas gifts for kids that you can get.
Read on, get inspired and pick the one you love best!
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- Best Christmas Gifts for Kids
- 1. Exploding Kittens
- 2. Knock Knock Jokes
- 3. Sphero BB-8 Droid
- 4. Kiwi Crate
- 5. LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit
- 6. Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer
- 7. Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set
- 8. Power Wheels Lightning McQueen
- 9. Throw ‘N’ Pop Pikachu and Poké Ball
- 10. FurReal Friends Walking Pup Pet
- 11. 3Doodler 3D Pen
- 12. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
- 13. Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
- 14. L.O.L. Surprise! Big
- 15. Think & Learn Smart Cycle
- 16. Mario Amiibo
- 17. Nerf Rival Nemesis Blaster
- 18. Blue Stars Guitar
- 19. Hasbro Jenga
- 20. Grow n’ Glow Terrarium
- 21. Hair Chalk Salon
- 22. Giant Stuffed Unicorn
- 23. Teddy Ruxpin
- 24. Anki Cozmo
- 25. Mermaid Tail Blanket
- 26. Kids Binoculars Set
- 27. LEGO The Batmobile Building Kit
- 28. Barbie Hello Dreamhouse
- 29. WowWee Baby Monkey Fingerlings
- 30. Sphero R2-D2 Droid
- 31. JJRC H36 Mini Drone
- 32. Perplexus
- 33. Hatchimals Surprise
- 34. Zipfy Snow Sled
- 35. Razor Power Rider Electric Tricycle
- 36. Deluxe Standing Easel
- 37. Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls
- 38. LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox
- 39. Pound & Tap Bench
- 40. Spirograph Design Tin Set
- 41. Soggy Doggy Board Game
- 42. Air Hogs All Terrain Tank
- 43. Build-a-Bear Workshop
- 44. Power Wheels Wild Thing
- 45. Mega Bloks Block Scooping Wagon
- 46. RC Abrams Tank
- 47. Snowball Blaster
- 48. Multi Voice Changer
- 49. Darice Deluxe Art Set
- 50. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
- 51. Air Wars Battle Drones
- 52. Sphero Lightning McQueen
- 53. The Carrera Slot Car Race Set
- 54. Razor Electric Motocross Bike
- 55. Actev Arrow Smart-Kart
Best Christmas Gifts for Kids
1. Exploding Kittens
Every kid loves pets and if their favorite happens to be a cat, the Exploding Kittens card game can be the perfect Christmas present. This fun little card game includes 56 cards for two to five players. If your kid is a boy, that’s even better because boys love a little bit of destruction!
2. Knock Knock Jokes
Has your child constantly been trying to form new jokes to tell you but they’re more or less… lame? Well, then this Knock Knock Jokes book by Rob Elliot can help them out so they can genuinely make you and your kid laugh!
3. Sphero BB-8 Droid
If your child is a sci-fi geek, what better Christmas present is there than a robot? The Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid can listen and respond to your voice, play holographic video messages and move around with your smartphone and tablet.
4. Kiwi Crate
Are you looking for an educational Christmas present with a touch of fun and creativity? Then try the Kiwi Crate! The crate includes age-appropriate projects for ages 0-16 and they encourage a hands-on learning experience. It’s a great alternative to those dry textbooks and your kid will definitely appreciate it!
5. LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit
Every kid wants to own LEGO blocks but not everyone does. Surprise your kid with the Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit this Christmas to make his dream come true. These blocks can build up to 10 amazing machines that actually move! Warning: try not to step on them!
6. Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer
The winter season can limit the time your child spends in the playground. But if you get the Little Tikes Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer, playtime in Winters doesn’t have to shorten. The bouncer is surrounded by mesh to protect the child from falling and it has an open design so parents can watch their kids play.
7. Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set
The Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity set will stir the inner Sherlock Holmes in your child. This intelligent board game is a treat for the brain with mazes your child can create and guide an electronic mouse to find a piece of cheese at the end. This could be a great Christmas gift for kids to stimulate their brainpower!
8. Power Wheels Lightning McQueen
If you have a young boy you want to buy a Christmas present for, consider the Power Wheel Lightning McQueen. This life-sized toy car will be a cute little addition to your kid’s automobile collection. And if he’s a fan of the Disney Pixar movie, he’ll definitely be obsessed with it!
9. Throw ‘N’ Pop Pikachu and Poké Ball
Everyone loves Pokemon; whether it’s a child watching the anime series or an adult playing Pokemon Go on his phone, Pokemon is a worldwide phenomenon that isn’t going to die anytime soon. If your child is a Pokemon fan too, get them an actual Throw ‘N’ Pop Poke Ball. It comes with different Pokemon options so make sure you know which one is your child’s favorite before purchasing it!
10. FurReal Friends Walking Pup Pet
Can’t keep a pet in the house but your kid desperately wants one? Reach a compromise by getting them the FurReal Friends Walking Pup Pet. Sure, it’s not the real deal but it’s realistic enough for a child. The Walking Pup Pet barks, wags its tail and you can control it with its leash.
11. 3Doodler 3D Pen
Does your child love to draw? Ignite their passion with the 3Doodler 3D Pen that can literally draw in 3D! It’s light and slim design is perfect for a child. Let their creativity flow on paper with this world-class 3D pen!
12. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
Little boys (and sometimes girls!) love playing with toy cars. The Anki Overdrive Starter Kit can take their love for cars to a whole new level with its inventive mobile-controlled robotic cars. Featuring up to eight different racecourses or battlefields, this could make a spectacular Christmas present for a child!
13. Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
Your child is probably intrigued by all the potions and concoctions they show in cartoons like Dexter’s Laboratory. Why not show him a blend of science and magic in real life this Christmas with the Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit? The kit includes safe chemicals, a bunch of lab equipment and instructions so your child can see what it’s like to make potions in real life.
14. L.O.L. Surprise! Big
If you have a little girl who loves surprises and dolls then the L.O.L Surprise! Bag is what you’re looking for as a Christmas present this year. This spherical little bag is full of tiny, adorable dolls that your child will definitely enjoy opening and playing with. The price tag might be big but it’s totally worth it!
15. Think & Learn Smart Cycle
There’s nothing more exciting for a child than a toy they can practically get on and play with. The Fisher Price Think and Learn Smart Cycle does all of that and more with its driving, gaming and racing capabilities. It’s made up of tough steel and a comfortable seating so your kid could spend hours on it!
16. Mario Amiibo
Does your child own a Wii U? Add a unique game to his or her collection by getting them the Mario Amiibo. This little toy comes to life in the Super Smash Bros when tapped on Wii U game pad. You can level up your amiibo, play against a bunch of enemies and do much more!
17. Nerf Rival Nemesis Blaster
Toy guns are usually loaded with water and they really aren’t that fun anymore (and quite frankly, annoying). If your child is a gun fanatic, buy him the Nerf Rival Nemesis MXVII-10 K blaster gun this Christmas. This toy gun fires 100 high-impact rounds or balls and they’re easy to load. The gun is completely safe, includes a rechargeable battery and comes in a range of color options.
18. Blue Stars Guitar
Unleash the musician in your child by buying them their very own acoustic guitar this holiday season! The Blue Star Guitar is designed for beginners and is just the right size for your child. If you have a guitar yourself, you can play a duet with your child now – how cool is that?
19. Hasbro Jenga
Jenga is a game that everybody loves to play. But the classic one can even be challenging for adults, let alone children. The Hasbro Jenga game, however, is an easier version of the classic game and could make a great Christmas gift for kids. It includes 54 precision block for up to four players so you can join in the fun too!
20. Grow n’ Glow Terrarium
Your child has probably grown a plant or two in their science class by now and it probably fascinated them. Fascinate him even more this Christmas with the Grow n’ Glow Terrarium which is a comprehensive kit that includes jars, seeds, grass and even little figurines to decorate your pot!
21. Hair Chalk Salon
Your little girl is probably amused by all the time ladies spend in the salon to get their hair dyed and highlighted in a bunch of different colors. Too bad she can’t have them highlighted yet… or can she? With the ALEX Spa Hair Chalk Salon, your child can now highlight her own hair with safely formulated chalks of 5 different colors that can be easily washed away. The box also includes hair accessories to make the salon experience for your child complete.
22. Giant Stuffed Unicorn
Unicorns are probably the only mythical creature your little girl loves. If you want to give your unicorn-obsessed child the ultimate Christmas present, try the Giant Stuffed Unicorn by Melissa Doug – it’s just the right size and it’s ADORABLE!
23. Teddy Ruxpin
Teddy Ruxpin has been the classic toy bear of the century and it’s back with more features and a whole new makeover. This time, Teddy Ruxpin’s eyes glow with its built-in LCD and over 40 animations. It is also designed with touch sensors that recognizes human touch and tells a story or sings a song when held.
24. Anki Cozmo
Remember the Oscar-nominated WALL-E? Well the Anki Cozmo is strikingly similar to that robot, only it’s real and not just behind a screen. Cozmo syncs with iOS or Android devices and can be controlled through your smartphones. You can play games and explore with this little toy robot – one of the best Christmas gifts for kids!
25. Mermaid Tail Blanket
Winter is almost here so a season-appropriate gift for your child could be a great idea. The hand-made Mermaid Tail Blanket by Amyhomie is not only warm but seriously stylish. The trends of mermaid blankets has been on the rise on Tumblr so you’ll be one chic parent to get your child this.
26. Kids Binoculars Set
We’ll never figure out the obsession of binoculars in children. But at least we can respect it and get them a binoculars set made just for kids! The Kidwinz Shock Proof Binoculars set has rubber eyepieces and a magnification power of 8x. Go hunting and bird watching with your child once you get them this great gift for Christmas!
27. LEGO The Batmobile Building Kit
What’s better than LEGO and Batman for your little boy? A LEGO Batmobile, of course! This LEGO-built Batmobile features a small cockpit, roof pop-up function and wheels for three different modes. It’s every boy’s dream to own something this cool so make his wish a reality this Christmas!
28. Barbie Hello Dreamhouse
Barbie has always been the toy every girl has been playing with since the 20th century and it’s always going to stay that way. But now, with technology so advanced, you need to get something for your girl that is equally tech and girly. The Barbie Hello Dreamhouse has WiFi capabilities, electronic staircases, elevators and more!
29. WowWee Baby Monkey Fingerlings
The WowWee Baby Monkey Fingerlings would make the cutest gift you can give a child this Christmas. Available in a bunch of different colors, these little monkey love to hold on to your finger, blink their eyes and blow kisses. Adopt one for your child on Christmas because they are seriously adorable!
30. Sphero R2-D2 Droid
There’s no better Sci-fi present than a life sized robot. The Sphero R2-D2 Droid has authentic movements, built-in speaker and LED system, holographic stimulation and much more for your tech-obsessed child!
31. JJRC H36 Mini Drone
Drones are the new thing everyone wants to own. Whether it’s for photography or just as a fun toy, drones are pretty cool. As a Christmas present for your child, get the JJRC H36 Mini Drone that features 3D Roll, headless mode, 6-axis gyroscope and LED lights!
If your kid is a fan of puzzles, the Perplexus would make an amusing gift for Christmas. This intriguing little toy is a labyrinth contained within a transparent sphere that you can flip and twist to make it to the finish line. It also features 22 feet worth of track and 100 challenging barriers.
33. Hatchimals Surprise
The anticipation of hatching an egg and finding cute surprise is something every child enjoys. The Hatchimals Surprise contains a magical speckled egg that you can hold and rub. Inside you can hear adorable sounds and even glimpses of the Hatchimals twins your egg will hatch. Once hatched, these toys share a special bond and even tell each other jokes and play games!
34. Zipfy Snow Sled
Do you live in a snowy town where sledding and skiing is a popular outdoor activity? Then buy the Zipfy Snow Sled for your child this Christmas! It’s lightweight, safe and makes sledding down a snowy slope exhilarating. The best part is that it’s designed for both children and adults so you can take a ride on it as well!
35. Razor Power Rider Electric Tricycle
The Razor Power Rider Electric Tricycle is a wonderful Christmas gift for a little boy. The tricycle is made up of rubber, plastic and steel and is battery-powered. You can cut full 360-circles with and ride at high speeds as well!
36. Deluxe Standing Easel
The Deluxe Standing Easel is definitely the Christmas gift you should consider giving to a child that has a hidden Picasso in them somewhere. This standing easel is the perfect platform to practice art like a professional. It includes a dry-erase board, chalkboard and other stationary items in the package.
37. Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls
If your child doesn’t let you switch off the lights at bedtime because he’s afraid of the Boogieman, then these aesthetically designed Glo Nightlight Portable Balls are a great alternative. These LED light balls come in 3 different colors balanced on a lever that your child can choose and sleep with at night.
38. LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox
The LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox is the ultimate LEGO blocks box you can get in the market. With over 840 LEGO pieces, the LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox can construct a life-sized robot that features Bluetooth connectivity, motors, color sensors, lights and much more!
39. Pound & Tap Bench
For toddlers under the age of 3, the Pound and Tap Bench Xylophone is a great option to consider as a Christmas present this year. Not only is the sliding Xylophone design colorful and attractive, its pound and tap musical feature sets it apart from ordinary xylophones.
40. Spirograph Design Tin Set
We all began doodling spirals at a very young age but let’s admit it, we all sucked at it. So how about you make your child a pro at doodling spirals with the Spirograph Design Tin Set this Christmas? The box contains pens and sets of wheels and gears to create the perfect, elegant spiral designs.
41. Soggy Doggy Board Game
There are rarely any toys that your kid can take to the shower. Soggy Doggy Board Game by Spin Master Games is luckily one of them. The Soggy Doggy toy enjoys having a bath but watch out because he shakes himself dry quite a lot as well so you’re in for a splashy time!
42. Air Hogs All Terrain Tank
The Air Hogs All Terrain Tank is the perfect toy vehicle for your child to take out practically anywhere! Whether it’s inside on the carpet or the paved street outside, this incredible RC vehicle is designed to handle all kinds of terrains. The Air Hogs All Terrain Tank is also armed with toy missiles to add to the fun even more!
43. Build-a-Bear Workshop
This unique toy is something your child has probably never seen before and if your child happens to be a girl, she will love this one as a Christmas present for sure! The Build-a-Bear Workshop can be used to create customized stuffed bears of a variety of different appearances. You can give them different outfits, names and even make their birth certificates!
44. Power Wheels Wild Thing
This Christmas, get your child their very own thrilling ride with the Power Wheels Wild Thing. This toy car has a wide seating space for two people, joystick controls and 360 degrees rotational movements. The car is equipped with wheels that can travel 5 miles per hour. That’s pretty fast for a toy car!
45. Mega Bloks Block Scooping Wagon
Does your kid enjoy playing with blocks? Add a twist to their block games by getting the Mega Bloks Builders Scooping Wagon that can scoop up blocks easily when you move it over them. The box also include 20 colorful blocks that the wagon can scoop up.
46. RC Abrams Tank
Make your child connect with history with the RC Abrams Tank as a Christmas present this year. This tank authentically replicates the US military tank M1A2 Abrams and produces realistic sounds, guns and movements. The tank itself is pretty sturdy and life-sized and will make a more ‘mature’ present than other toys.
47. Snowball Blaster
If you want to let your child experience snowball fighting in its true essence, get him the Snowball Blaster by WHAM-O. This toy gun makes snowballs and fires them over long distances (up to 80 meters)! The box comes with a scored game so your child can enjoy snowballing fighting to the fullest this holiday season.
48. Multi Voice Changer
Remember how we used to experiment changing our voices on the 90’s PC app, Talk-it? Or maybe you used to hear yourself in a robotic sound in front of a fan? Well, your child likes to experiment with voice changing as well so why not get them the Multi Voice Changer by Toysmith for Christmas? The toy uses an electronic voice synthesize to produce sounds of all pitches and frequencies.
49. Darice Deluxe Art Set
All child, regardless of whether they’re good at art or not, love to draw. Something about colorful pens and markers attracts them! The Darice Deluxe Art Set is one of the best Christmas gifts for kids that can give them a range of stationary options with over 120 art supplies including pens, crayons, markers and more!
50. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
The Wonder Workshop Dash Robot is a life-sized robot that your child can control with the iOS or Android app of the company. If your child loves robots, Dash could become their best friend – it responds, dances, lights up, and makes a bunch of cool sounds!
51. Air Wars Battle Drones
This 2-pack Air Wars Battle Drones is a great option for a kid who loves a bit of a challenge. You can go head to head in an airborne battle with these quadcopters and attack each other with four different attack modes and ten different weapons, all at an affordable price!
52. Sphero Lightning McQueen
The star of the Disney/Pixar animated film ‘Cars’ can now be driven by your child in the most interactive and authentic way. This life-sized toy car is remote controlled, includes 6 motors, LCD lights, ambient speakers and sensors to enhance the driving experience!
53. The Carrera Slot Car Race Set
If you want to get a toy car as a gift for your kid, why not go a mile further and get him a track set along with it? The Carrera Slot Car Race set includes a variety of curved and straight Formula GT tracks with Ferrari GT2 cars. Control the cars with a handheld controller that includes a turbo boost button to drive at extreme speeds!
54. Razor Electric Motocross Bike
The Razor MX650 Rocket Motocross Bike is an electric bike that runs on a 650 watts motor. For children who are impressed by bikes and two-wheeled vehicles, this could make a wonderful Christmas present. Oh, and it’s pretty darn fast by child standards (17 mph)!
55. Actev Arrow Smart-Kart
Does your child love go-karting? If so, the Actev Arrow Smart-Kart could be the Christmas gift they want from you this year. The Arrow Smart Kart is made for ages 5-9 and has adjustable speed options. It has WiFi compatibility as well so parents can watch their child through the iOS and Android applications. It might be a little pricey but it’s safe, fun and totally worth it!
These are some of the best Christmas gifts for kids that you want to get this year! If you liked these gifts, then don’t forget to share it with your family and friends so that they too know what to get for their boys and girls. Also, check out the really cool Christmas gift ideas for your wife or your husband, if you are still looking for suggestions!