I did a lot of research on gifts for kids for my holiday gift guide and found some cool fun ideas that your kids will love.
Hope you love them, too!
Stocking Stuffers for Kids and Teens (Ages 3 – 18)
Hot Wheels Mario Kart
Get your favorite characters from Mario Kart and race them around your house!
Open the mystery bag to find a surprise 7.5 inch stuffed animal wrapped in a soft, plush pizza blanket. Featuring 12 collectible animals including a Hedgehogito, a Cowito, a Catito, and more!
Paper Airplane Squadron
Create and customize 20 paper airplanes with this complete craft kit! This kit includes enough paper for a small group to create multiple paper planes to race, fly, and trade.
Playfoam Snowy Friends
Mystery globes are packed with Playfoam plus 12 snowy friends and 1 rare Pal.
Frozen Funko Mini Pops
Celebrate your favorite movie with these three mini-figures — Anna, Olaf, and Elsa.]
Crayola Scrubbie Pets
Color 2 washable animal figures to make your own collectible jungle animals. Scrub clean and design again!
Yum! Apparently, unicorn poop tastes like jelly beans.
LEGO DC Superheroes Minifigures Surprise Bag
What will you get in this new collection for 2019? My kids LOVE these — how about yours?
Get creative with these bendy, sticky fun neon sticks. Great for car trips and restaurants.
Kid O Go Car
Perfect first car for the youngest drivers, the right size to grasp, push and roll; the round shape, and adorable headlights.
The Taking Child (Baby Yoda) with Sounds & Accessories
Kids can squeeze The Child’s soft body to hear adorable vocal sounds from the character featured in the Disney Plus series The Mandalorian!
Hold your egg, rub the heart, it will hatch when the heart changes colors, and out will come a small toy!
Kids love writing with these smelly pencils in the following flavors: Hot Cinnamon, Candy Cane, Holiday Cheer, Sugar Plum, and Gingerbread.
Kanoodle 3D Puzzle Game for Kids
Kanoodle includes 200 logical thinking puzzles from basic to deviously difficult, there are hundreds of possible combinations, but only one correct answer. Perfect for enhancing problem-solving, critical thinking, and strategic thinking skills
Roblox Celebrity Collection Salon
Build your own Roblox character with four figures with interchangeable parts plus lots of accessories.
Melissa and Doug Colorblast No Mess
So fun! Use the magic pens to color in the pictures and do the activities.
Lost Kitties Mice Mania
Who’s hiding inside?! Surprise! Dig into the shaping compound to find either a sweet Lil’ Kitty or a sneaky Mouse invader.
Mini Squigz Suckers
Stick these to any smooth, flat surface. Build them up, out, sideways, anyways.
Isn’t this an adorable first purse?
Squeeze and watch as the toys slowly go from squished to full size. Kids love the tactile fun of these. (These also make great gifts to give to friends and classmates.)
6 mini trucks for pretend play.
We highly recommend this fast-paced, fun and easy dice game.
Scented Glitter Gel Pens
Make writing and art fun and sparkly!
UNO Minecraft ages 7+
Are your kids Minecraft fans? Now they can play this special version of UNO that features Minecraft characters. This game is always a family favorite.
Bubble Motion Tumbler
Whoa, dude! This fun gift is a great visualization aid to show how water and oil don’t mix.
Headlamps beat book lamps for reading in bed. Why? Because they’re hands-free AND have much better light! (All over the page light, not just in one spot.) Plus, how cool are you when you sit in bed with a headlamp?! These really motivate young readers.
TOOB: Arctic Animals
My older kids still have their TOOBS with plastic animals that gave them hours of play. We love these! (And, they’re the perfect fit for a stocking.)
Specks Magnetic Balls
Build, mash, smash, mold, sculpt, and engineer with 512 miniature magnets! Kids love these! (And, it’s a nice anxiety, fidget toy for distance learning!)
Cubebot Micro White Ninja
A multi-function gift idea for your kids — this is a wooden puzzle and an action figure that can hold dozens of poses.
Playfoam Pals Wild Friends
Which of 12 wild friends will be inside the squishy Playfoam?
Foldable Hi-Fi Wireless Headphones
These aren’t just highly-rated, they’re really a good price, too! We also love that they fold up and come in 7 colors! Other features: stereo sound, ear cushion, wireless mode or wired, and a built-in mic.
12-Hour battery life, waterproof, bluetooth speaker you can take anywhere! Cool LEDs react and phase in time with the beat in five color themes and patterns.
Bluetooth Tracker Key Finder
Easy-to-use with an app to find a variety of items like keys and bags.
My daughter LOVES her Fitbit! Get one for your kids that will tell time and help you calculate steps, calories, distance, and sleep. It’s a great way to motivate healthy living.
Play and keep calm with this metal spinner that creates a rainbow effect.
Koi Water Colors
Portable field sketch kit for use on the go or at home. Includes brush, sponge, built-in palette, 24 mini watercolor cakes, plastic case. I use this exact kit for my own art journaling.
Adorable fingerlings respond to sound, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and silly monkey babble.
EOS Lip Balm
The perfect size for a stocking and great for dry winter days…
Kids will be mesmerized with this engaging little book that packs a BIG punch. Flip through and read wacky facts, interesting statistics, tidbits, and traditions all to do with Christmas. Mine can’t stop reading it!! (Usually out loud to the whole family. It’s a dynamo book.)
Beanie Boo Flamingo
I always like to include a small plush toy in my kids’ Christmas stockings. This one is adorable.
Hat/Scarf/Glove Set for Girls
ages 4 – teen
“That’s What Friends are Thor” Nail Polish
O.P.I.’s new Island nail polish collection comes in many cool colors.
Use to pop, tilt, wrap, prop, collapse, and grip your electronic devices. (These do need replacing as they get pretty dirty over time!)
Screaming Goat Book & Figure
Give him a gentle press and make your goat scream!
Swiss Army Knife
15 functions for your everyday adventures: blade, Phillips screwdriver, scissors, and more.
Lokai Classic Bracelet (other colors available)
My teen wants this bracelet for Christmas! The white bead with water from Mount Everest represents life’s highest moments. The black bead with mud from the Dead Sea signifies difficult moments.
Spot It On the Road
If you already own Spot It, try this different version with things from a road trip. It’s a fun, fast-paced visual recognition game that kids totally love and fits easily into a Christmas stocking.
Oversized Knit Beanie
My daughter loved this so much she got me my own– and I love it, too! Warm and cute!
MONEY or Gift Cards
Don’t forget this! At the end of the day, they’re sometimes the best gift for your picky tweens.
Gift Guides by Age
STEM (SCIENCE / MATH / TECH / ENGINEERING) TOYS & GIFTS
Giving STEM gifts for Christmas or any other holiday serves two purposes — first, these are fun gifts kids want and second, these are learning gifts, too.
BEST GAMES FOR KIDS TO GIVE AS GIFTS
Games are great gifts for the entire family!
PRETEND PLAY GIFT GUIDE
Pretend and imaginative play gifts help kids develop creativity and vocabulary. See what you think about these gift ideas for 2019!
DIY / CRAFTS GIFT GUIDE
Give your creative kids something to craft, create, or design!
GIFTS FOR YOUNG READERS AND WRITERS
Give gifts that will encourage reading and writing, building literacy skills and passion.