We all want the best for our kids, but sometimes pleasing them can be…less than pleasing. When it comes to gifts, we rack our brain to try and think of something different, find something that’s not over-the-top, keep it fun and sneak in something practical. It’s no easy feat. So let’s tackle this together and make this the best Holiday season ever! We’ve rounded up our favorite Christmas gift ideas for boys and girls in 2018 (or any time of year, really!).
New Hatchimals Hatchibabies For 2018 – Check The Price Here
You know the drill – love, hatch, nurture, enjoy. Hatch a boy or a girl. Hooray!
Teddy Ruxpin – Check The Price Here
He’s baaaack! So this is the toy people are already losing their mind over. This is the Teddy Ruxpin of the Digital Age. Read the full review of the new Teddy Ruxpin here.
Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty – Check The Price Here
Thinking Putty comes in different colors, illusions, glow-in-the-dark, heat-sensitive, (remember Hyper-Color shirts?!) and more. Stretch it, roll it, and bounce it. Sure, it’s sort of a toy, but the satisfying addictiveness and stress relief is a total win.
Fingerlings Untamed T-Rex – Check The Price Here
Well here they are folks, another hot toy this year! These cute little tiny interactive dinos latch on to your finger, respond to sound, motion and touch.
The Giving Tree Hardcover Book for Kids – Check The Price Here
Shel Silverstein’s classic picture book that shines a light on the gift of giving and acceptance.
The Anti-Bullying ‘Choose Kindness’ T-Shirt – Check The Price Here
A super cute way to send a positive message during the school year and outside of school too! Check out the variety of color options as well.
MyBookmark Handmade Bookmark – Check The Price Here
These cute, handmade bookmarks come in some of their favorite literary characters. Because who doesn’t want a Harry Potter, or Dorothy’s ruby slippers or peeking out of their book?
The Cutest Emoji Pillow – Check The Price Here
Janod Balance Scooter-Bike in Mint Green – Check The Price Here
How cool is this?! Perfect for kids aged 3-5 years old to help them get ready to learn how to ride a bike.
For Those Who Love To Take Pics: Fujifilm Instax Mini – Check The Price Here
What’s better than taking pictures? Getting them developed immediately! Grab some extra film, here.
The Pie Face Game – Check The Price Here
Family fun for everyone when mom or dad get a whipped cream pie to the face! Plus, if you’re noticed everyone on Facebook is uploading videos of this. Go viral.
All-New Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet – Check The Price Here
A 10.1” 1080p Full HD display, 32 GB internal storage tablet, with up to 10 hours of mixed-use battery life.
Emoji Gumball Machine with Starter Gumballs – Check The Price Here
So many emoji faces, so little time.
LuvaBella Baby Doll (Interactive) – Check The Price Here
An interactive baby doll that laughs, learns words, eats, drinks, sleeps, plays, and gives super-real facial and eye expressions. Read the full LuvaBella doll review here.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – Check The Price Here
Get them hooked on book one of a best selling book series.
The ‘Be Yourself’ Unicorn T-Shirt for Kids – Check The Price Here
This is the cutest unicorn t-shirt we’ve seen in a while and with such a positive message!
The Most Unique Lego People/Figures EVER – Check The Price Here
…because who doesn’t want an Abe Lincoln Lego person? Or a guy dressed up as a hot dog?! Shark? Robot? The choices are endless.
iPhone Charger Sticker Faces Set – Check The Price Here
Because plain chargers are just so, ugh!
DIY Kaleidoscope Set for Kids – Check The Price Here
Keep ’em busy for an hour or two as they put together their very own kaleidoscope. Learning + toys = fun.
View-Master Virtual Reality Viewers for Kids – Check The Price Here
Because your kids won’t believe their eyes! This hi-tech View-Master has come a long way since when we were kids. #Lucky
Hysterical ‘Speak Out’ Board Game from Hasbro – Check The Price Here
Lolz for days. Players simply put in a game mouthpiece, pick a card, and try to say the phrase on the card until someone guesses it. You look funny while being funny. It’s a win-win.
The Mega Prank Kit – Check The Price Here
Bring it back to easy basics with this classic joke set your kids will love to play on you and their unsuspecting friends. Frankly we’re just happy it’s not somehow connected to Wi-Fi or part of an app.
Lite-Brite New-and-Improved – Check The Price Here
…because you’ll have just as much fun reliving your youth as they’ll have playing and creating all over again.
Waring Professional Snow Cone Maker – Check The Price Here
The kids will enjoy snow cones as much as they like all year round. This one is pretty much a top of the line pro (for personal use) and puts the Snoopy Snow Cone Maker you had as a child to shame.
SELFIE Mic Music-Set in Black & Gold – Check The Price Here
Lucky for you, new songs are added every day! Let your little ones become the stars they know they are. What’s better than combining a selfie-stick with a microphone? You’re welcome.
My Geek Box Monthly Kids Subscription Box – Check The Price Here
A mystery subscription box filled with fun and educational goodies for girls & boys ages 5-11!
Electric Light Blocks – Check The Price Here
Add the blocks to the (battery or usb powered) base and each one lights up when connected! Comes in a set of 36 or 102.
Mini Basketball Hoop – Check The Price Here
Includes door mounts, and all tools necessary for set up. Comes with a ball and shatterproof backboard.
Best “Spring it Forward” Gift for Kids: Collapsable Pale & Shovel – Check The Price Here
Because they’re over sweaters and puffy jackets already, so get them something to look forward to this spring and summer. Plus, this totally comes in handy if you’re taking the kids away during school vacation (super easy to pack).
Star Wars Furbacca Furby – Check The Price Here
Because, let’s face it, the kids (and adults) are obsessed with all things Star Wars this year…and every year. For always.
Pacific Play Tents ‘Wildflower’ Cotton Teepee for Kids – Check The Price Here
Let them play and imagine all day in their very own teepee! Check out this one that’s more boy-friendly too!
Create Your Very Own Comic Book – Check The Price Here
The perfect DIY gift for kids to draw, illustrate and create their very own comic book. Once completed, send it in and you’ll get it back looking professional!
Cozmo the Toy Robot by Anki – Check The Price Here
The insanely cool and super cute toy robot that’s as close to a real-life friend you can get. Cozmo learns more about you the more you hang out with it, like facial recognition, your name, and has hundreds of emotions.
Googly Eyes Drawing Game for the Whole Family – Check The Price Here
Simply put on some vision-altering goggles, start drawing, and have your team try to guess what exactly it is that you’re drawing. We used to play this in college with beer goggles, but this is the kid-friendly version and really fun for the whole fam.
Portable Tabletop Tennis Game for Kids – Buy It Here For $40
Play it at home or take it on the road and keep the kiddos entertained for hours at a time.
The Exploding Kittens Card Game (that everyone is talking about) – Check The Price Here
Because, literally, everyone in the country is obsessed with this game. And so are we!
Super Cute Pokemon Plushie Stuffed Animals – Check The Price Here
So many Pokemon options, so little time!
When you need to ship long distance: Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops – Check The Price Here
Eight cake pops are are hand-dipped in white, milk or dark Belgian chocolate and decorated with a variety of colorful candies and confection drizzle.
Mr Potato Head as Captain America – Check The Price Here