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Have you started your shopping yet? I have been working on checking items off of our list, and assembling our gift guide since summertime. We’ve gathered gift ideas for boys and girls of all ages as well as the gifts for everyone else on your list whether it be grandparents, teachers, friends, the list goes on and on. Our hope is that you find this guide helpful in with your holiday gift list. And if you have more ideas, we’d love to hear them!
Gifts for Boys
A robot that defies gravity?! That’s what you get with Air-Walker, a four-legged bot that uses an ingenious system of suction cups and pumps to crawl along smooth, vertical surfaces like windows. This hands-on construction kit brings engineering and physics to life as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at work. $30 Get it here
This new and exciting handheld electronic video game controlled by motion. This innovative, handheld electronic plays an electronic screen version of Rubik’s but is controlled by movement! Tilt in the direction you want to turn the cube - tilt left, right, forward and backward to control rows and full sides. Features include sound, various skill levels, and a timer for speed-cubing! $24 | Get it here
Last winter Mommy received a comfy and the kids have been jealous ever since. Well now there is a kids-sized version. My son absolutely loves it, especially first thing in the morning when he's not quite ready to get out of the covers. After he gets dressed, he throws his comfy on and comes downstairs for breakfast. $25 | Get it here
Alien Slime Lab
As a lead chemist in your own out-of-this-world laboratory, it’s your job to identify UFOs — Unidentified Funky Oozes! Mix up batches of “alien” slime and conduct tests to analyze and investigate their special properties. The kit comes with all the tools needed on your alien slime research mission. Use the syringe to conduct viscosity tests, roll the slime with a roller, and dissect it with tweezers and a plastic scalpel. $30 | Get it here
POKEMON Trading Card Game
A powerful partnership makes for a great TAG TEAM - and good partners fight a little harder to win together! Choose the deep history and psychic power of Mewtwo & Mew-GX, the steely nerves and focus of Lucario & Melmetal-GX, or the game-changing attacks of Garchomp & Giratina-GX in the Pokemon Trading Card Game: Power Partnership Tin. Each of these fantastic tins contains a standout TAG TEAM Pokemon-GX, their bond tried and tested in battle! $25 | Get it here
Magic: The Gathering Commander
Commander is a multi-player Magic: The Gathering experience that requires new strategies and sharp critical thinking to win. Each Commander 2019 deck comes with 100 cards, including three legendary creatures that are fit to command your deck. Commander is the perfect format to play some of your favorite cards with unique abilities that don’t quite fit in your usual Standard deck. Grab your friends and your favorite decks for a ready-made game night and fresh MTG experience. $30 | Get it here
Ryan's Toy Review Chest
My son is Ryan obsessed and he has been asking for this treasure chest for ages. I snapped one up for Christmas because I know this is going to be a hot holiday toy. It's on sale right now at Target. Look out for 25-30% off coupons! $72 | Get it here
Let It Fly Game
Let It Fly is the game of fast flyin' fun! Dare your friends and family to this wacky splat-tastic game! It's the head-to-head challenge to beat the fly! Choose your side, will you be the blocker or the launcher? If you're the launcher, get ready to pull back and let it fly! Splat the fly on the windshield without getting stopped by the blocker to score your point. Get 5 points to win! If you're the blocker, you'll have to act fast and don't let that fly pass! Block the fly before it hits the windshield to score. Score 3 points before the launcher to win! $20 | Get it here
How Winston Delivered Christmas
When a mouse named Winston finds a lost letter addressed to Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, he sets off an unforgettable journey to personally deliver the letter to Santa! How Winston Delivered Christmas is a heart-warming story, organized in twenty-four-and-a-half chapters, to share during the countdown to Christmas. Starting on December 1st, children can read a chapter a day, and each chapter is followed by a fun and festive holiday activity to complete - and they are good ones! Kids will have a great time hearing the story and working through the tutorials.
$13 | Get it here
Stomp Rocket Dueling Rockets
Battle for the title of strongest stomper with Stomp Rocket® Dueling Rockets! This set comes with two launch pads so friends can face off simultaneously, sending their rockets up to 200 feet. For ages 5 and up. $20 | Get it here
The Adventures of Moose & Brown
This is the renowned international fashion superstar Sir Paul Smith's very first children's picture book - and the first book in a new and exciting series. Written by Sir Paul and illustrated by the brilliant Sam Usher it is a stunning, beautiful, laugh-out-loud story of animals, travel, design and finding inspiration in the most unlikely of places. $18 | Get it here
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
If you don't already have a Nintendo Switch system, put that on the list because really it is so much fun for the entire family! With this new game you can pit all of Mario's and Sonic's iconic characters against each other. Take rivalries to the skate park, diving board, archery range, and more with an incredible suite of 3D and 2D events, imaginative dream events and an expansive Story Mode! $50 | Get it here
Robbie Bot – Xtrem Bots
Play Visions exclusive tech toy line includes the all-new Robbie Bot. Robbie features 50 programmable mode actions, robotic sounds and can be controlled with hand signals. New to the Play Visions robot line, Robbie now shows his emotions through 20 different facial expressions. Easily chargeable through USB connection. $40 | Get it here
Giant Color Morph Bubble Ball
Kids will love the Giant Color Morph Bubble Ball. Squeeze this giant ball and watch the bubbles and watch the bubbles burst through the netting to reveal the bright green color inside. $20 | Get it here
Hidden Pictures Puzzles
Liz Ball's puzzles are adored by children and also recommended by doctors, teachers, and parents to help improve eye coordination, spatial skills, memory retention and concentration. In Hidden Picture Puzzles at the Zoo children will learn as they play, with 50 black and white hidden puzzle pictures, all from inside the zoo. $10 | Get it here
Gifts for Girls
Ooze Labs Soap & Bath Bomb Lab
It’s time to start mixing things up! In this pretend STEM scenario, you are a chemist for a bath and body products company and it’s your job to make and test different cosmetic products. Use the tools in your laboratory to employ different scientific techniques and essential chemistry principles to make soaps and bath bombs. Try out different additives to affect the color, smell, and other qualities of the products you make. All materials and chemicals are non-toxic. $30 | Get it here
I Love Hand Lettering
Grab your stylus and dive into the awesome world of scratch art! Each art page in Scratch & Create: I Love Hand Lettering is covered in a layer of silver, metallic coating. With the provided tool, you will etch, scrape, and scratch it away to reveal beautiful scenes beneath. $6 | Get it here
My daughter spotted these huge squishies in a claw machine and she has not forgotten! She's difficult to buy for and has her birthday just days before Christmas so this mama picked her up this watermelon one and a few others and I think she will be pleased! $22 | Get it here
Banded hair accessories
Scrunchies are all the rage right now and we love the updated twist from Banded, especially their 3-in-1 styling. Wear this scrunchie & bandana separately or together. This 100% polyester set feels so luxurious! $16 | Get it here
7th Heaven Face Masks
Girls love these peel-off masks from 7th Heaven and parents will love the fact that they are cruelty-free, vegan and inexpensive. They make a wonderful stocking stuffer or addition to a pampering gift basket. $2 | Get them here
Foam Alive Double Flip Play Pack
This fun play pack contains two Foam Alive colors - Purple Pulse and Go Go Green in a cool hour-glass shaped reusable storage container. Foam Alive is soft, squishy, fluffy foam that mysteriously moves in "Flow Motion". Place Foam Alive in your hands and let it flow through your fingers; It looks like it is actually melting! $10 | Get it heree
Orbeez Polar Surprise
In a land where it snows all year long and the stars dance in the sky, there's a place full of magic, not just any magic but Polar Magic! There's lots of magical surprises to be had with Wowser Surprise Pets! Unwrap, then just add water to reveal you surprise pet! Twist the handle, to make your pet spin. You can reveal again and again, by pouring the water out & refilling and wow your friends too! There's lots to collect: Sleet, Slush, Flurry, plus more! Will you find the super rare surprise pet? Buy it here for $10
Wine condoms are the easiest, most fun wine stopper you'll ever use. Simply open the package and roll it over the top of the bottle. Once applied, it will help preserve the wine, prevent spills and best of all it’s reusable! Don't laugh, and yes this is a novelty gift but it's actually practical! I don't love finding pieces of cork in my wine, so I think these are great! Buy it here for $14
We love practical gifts because you know that they will be used. These bags absorb all kinds of stinky odors and dehumidifies in the process. Perfect for sneakers, lockers, cars or your closet. The activated charcoal inside effectively removes those nasty smells. Buy it here for $10
Kids and adults alike will get a kick out of this delicious treat packaged as 'Reindeer Farts'. $9 | Get it here
Surprise Mini Brands
These miniature versions of real life products are all the rage right now. There are over 70 miniatures of your favorite brands to collect, including favorites like Skippy, Dove, Warheads, Dum Dums, Pez and Kikoman. $10 | Get it here
Baaa Humbug Cozy Socks
Whether they love the holidays or hate them, they'll feel a little more cheer when you gift them the Sheep Baa Humbug Cozy Socks with Gift Card Holder from Wondershop™. This women's sock gift set includes one pair of purple fuzzy socks that pop with a sweet graphic of a lamb surrounded by snowflakes and wearing a scarf and earmuffs for seasonal flair. The set also comes with a gift card holder so you can easily add a gift card to their favorite shop or salon so they can treat themselves to a little holiday TLC. $3 | Get it here
Gifts for Everyone Else
K9 Adventure Box
K9 Planet Adventure Box just launched with the goal of connecting Pets, Owners and Their Kids Through Adventurous play. With one product, parents can invest in their kids education as well as their energetic, goofy fur balls! With K9 box subscription every month they’ll get a new country-themed box that they’ll get to unpack and play with their furry friends while learning about the country. There’s a passport with stamps for each country covered for them to keep track of and of course it would not be complete without the two durable toys and two healthy treats for the pets! $33 | Get it here
Supernatural Holiday Sprinkles
We love these festive holiday sprinkles. Not only are they super natural (No soy, artificial dyes, palm oil, wax, or animal products) but the designs are super cute - from traditional Christmas colors and shapes to Ugly Christmas Sweater and Winter Woods themes. These would make a wonderful gift for your favorite baker or you can use them to decorate your homemade cookies! $8 | Get them here
Every Daze Diamond Drop Eye Patches
Pamper someone special with a pair of DIAMOND DROP eye patches to light up her eyes’ vitality and radiance. Hydro Gel provides enhanced skin absorption functionality while locking in moisture for longer lasting results. $34 | Get it here
Party Raclette Set
For the person who always throws the fun parties, this raclette set makes a wonderful gift. Melts cheese and keeps it warm for spreading on bread, crackers or bruschetta. It operates using tea lights so you can take it wherever you're entertaining. $22 | Get it here
These are the days mug
This hand lettered ceramic marble mug was designed to remind us that every day is a gift and these are the days worth living! These mugs are the PERFECT gift for your gal pal. This 11 ounce ceramic mug is dishwasher and microwave safe. $20 | Get it here
Teacher off Duty Tumbler
We can't think of anyone more deserving of a drink than the teachers that have our kids every weekday. This 12oz. laser-etched stemless wine tumbler features stainless steel double-wall construction, vacuum insulated to keep drinks hot or cold. $30 | Get it here
OZNaturals Dragon's Blood
Give the gift of a youthful complexion. OZNaturals Dragon’s Blood Facial Serum works overtime as Dragon’s Blood + other powerful antioxidants join forces to protect, heal, and rejuvenate skin back to a more youthful, glowing appearance. In addition, this serum will leave the skin feeling smooth as silk. $25 | Get it here
Leatherman Wave Multitool
Leatherman is an American brand and the world’s largest manufacturer of high quality multi-tools. Most of Leatherman multi-tools are built around a pair of pliers, with additional tools stored in the handles, including knives (straight and serrated blades), screwdrivers (flat, Phillips), saws, wire cutters and strippers, electrical crimper, bottle opener and can opener. We offer custom engraving on many of our tools which makes Leatherman a great gift. $100 | Get it here
Jeffrey's Nuts Assortment
When all else fails, food makes a great gift. Gift this vegan, kosher, halal, cheese and meat-free assorted family box of BBQ corn nuts, salted pistachios, roasted salted peanuts, honey pecans, honey peanuts, roasted salted cashews, and oriental rice crackers. $26 | Get it here
Karen Morse says
Great ideas for gifts this season! Love that you have so much on each guide so it’s easier to choose what to get the kids!
Kita Bryant says
Thanks for the guide! My kids would really like some of the stuff you put on this one.
Great list of gift ideas. We’re still looking for some stocking stuffers so thank you for this.
There are some great gifts for kiddos on this list! Thanks for the roundup!
Chef Dennis says
This gift guide is awesome! I’ve been having trouble of thinking on what to give but luckily I bumped into your blog. Thanks for sharing!
This is such an awesome gift guide. You’ve included so many amazing products. Looking forward to checking out some of these products.
This is a pretty extensive list of ideas for the holiday gift-giving season! I can’t pick just one, bookmarked to come back later.
Amber Killmon says
So many cool and fun products here. Makes me wish I had more people to shop for LOL.
I haven’t started shopping but I do have items on the cart. I am making a list for not to miss anyone. :)