It’s the holiday season, and we know how hard it can be to shop – especially for kids. So we have compiled a list of gift ideas that will make great presents for the kiddos in your life this year!
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs are becoming increasingly popular, as they encourage children to practice critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration, among other skills. STEM toys, like coding robots, help develop such skills through play.
Lego Boost Creative Toolbox Robot-Building Set ($159.99, shop here)
Kids First Andy The Code & Play Robot ($44.95, shop here)
If your kids love to sing and dance or perform, a karaoke machine is a great gift. There are three types of devices: pre-loaded, Bluetooth-enabled, and microphone-only, which work best for different age ranges.
Singing Machine Kids Sing-Along Speaker ($46.99, shop here)
Croove Karaoke Machine for Kids ($69.82, shop here)
KaraoKing Wireless Karaoke Machine ($299.99, shop here)
A great way to get children comfortable in the kitchen is by involving them in the cooking process. And gifting them a cookbook allows them to be even more hands-on. Cookbooks are also excellent gifts for older kids and teens, as cooking helps them implement math skills and opens their world to new foods and cultures.
Kid in the Kitchen: 100 Recipes and Tips for Young Home Cooks ($24, shop here)
MasterChef Junior Cookbook ($19.99, shop here)
My Very First Cookbook: Joyful Recipes to Make Together! ($17.99, shop here)
Arts and Crafts Supplies
Crafting supplies make great gifts for people of all ages, especially kids, who can express their creativity, work on fine motor skills, and learn patience, foresight, and concentration.
Mondo Llama Rad Rainbow Craft Case ($25, shop here)
Kid Made Modern Arts and Crafts Supply Library ($42, shop here)
Crayola 115-Piece Super Art & Craft Kit ($29.99, shop here)
Meditation Machines and Toys
Meditation toys and machines are not only useful for adults but also for toddlers, kids, and teens. For example, meditation can help children learn how to manage their emotions, calm themselves before tests, and self-soothe when they feel overwhelmed.
Fisher-Price Meditation Mouse ($32.99, shop here)
Hatch Rest Smart Sound Machine ($69.99, shop here)
Zenimal + Teens/Adults ($69.99, shop here)