It’s the time of year that your kids are hopefully being nice in anticipation of holiday gifts! And if they aren’t then it’s a good time to hold it over their heads! We’ve gathered super cool products for teens, tweens, kids and babies that we think they’ll love!
Gamers of all ages can play in style with the New Nintendo 2DS™ XL system. It gives you the power of the New Nintendo 3DS™ XL system in a streamlined, affordable package—and plays a huge library of games in 2D. With its colorful accents and ergonomic design, it’s lightweight, yet powerful. A fast processor offers short loading times and has a built-in amiibo™ support. This system can play all Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS, and most Nintendo DS games in 2D. Games, amiibo and system sold separately.
The Legend of Zelda™: Ocarina of Time 3D takes the Nintendo 64™ classic – one of the most critically acclaimed games ever made – and returns to the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The graphical upgrades and three-dimensional depth allow for an outstanding adventure in the expansive world of Hyrule. An improved and intuitive interface, coupled with the easier navigation, gives players better control as they solve puzzles, travel through time and explore this immersive world.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds is a daring adventure where two worlds collide in an adventure set in the world of Super NES™ classic The Legend of Zelda : A Link to the Past. In this tale, Link transforms into a living painting to cross into a dark, parallel dimension mirroring Hyrule. Conquer the puzzles, traps, and hidden rooms of deadly dungeons to save both worlds from certain doom!
If your tween/teen loves taking pictures then they will love Lifeprint. It’s the only bluetooth printer that physically attaches to an iPhone transforming it into an Instant Camera (think Polaroid pics!). Now she can instantly print photos from her camera roll and social media with no ink cartridges! Lifeprint’s Augmented Reality Hyperphotos even allow you to embed a video inside their prints with a free iOS App. Seriously cool.
Unicorns are super hip right now and robots are always a huge hit so put them together and you have the perfect gift! UnicornBot is an all-new codable and interactive robot UNICORN that your child can build! This kit has a free, user-friendly app with step-by-step, 3D instructions. Kids can code their unicorn to dance, move and play! They can customize the magical horn with different colors to personalize their Corn. With 440 pieces, putting together this robot is half the fun! This award-winning STEM toy is going to be the coolest holiday gift of 2018 and will provide hours of fun (and learning)!
The Pro-L is a magnetic construction system that will provide hours and hours of creative building. This set includes greater strength of magnets allowing for even more complex models and structures. The visible polarity indicator on the rods helps teach about the true potential of magnetism and enables building of constructions that push to the edge of the laws of physics. This literally is the best thing for rainy (or snowy days)!
Razer BlackWidow EliteKeyboard will enhance your teen’s gaming experience and definitely make you one of the cool parents for giving it as a gift! This keyboard is the most complete mechanical gaming keyboard you could ask for with tournament grade Razer Mechanical Switches. Every key can be turned into a macro key and the speed and responsiveness is unparalleled. It has an ergonomic wrist rest, multi-functional digital dial and up to 80 million keystrokes lifespan. This will be a favorite for sure!
Now this is for any teen who plays sports or works out. The Stealth Plankster Core Trainer is seriously awesome. It is brilliant, they literally gamefied planks! With a free app, you literally play games using your core! Your smart phone sticks to the Plankster and then two simple but engaging games keep you motivated to work your core! Your focus is on the getting points in the games so you can work your abs longer. Planks are one of the best workouts for your core and this features 360 degree full range of motion that really makes you feel the burn!
For your older kids (17+), the most played series in Call of Duty is back and even better with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. This is a game changing experience in that it delivers the deepest and most tactical multiplayer experience ever for the Black Ops community. Triple the number of adventures, and an all-new Blackout mode that brings together characters, locations, weapons and gear from across the series makes this a definite WIN this Christmas.
For kids and teens (and moms too), these FlexiLexi leggings are ridiculously adorable, soft and silky! With colorful designs including pizza slices, chocolate chip cookies, flamingos, pineapples and so much more, these pants are perfect for yoga, working out, running and just everyday fun! Your little one will love if you get the same pants to match hers! (Teenager, not so much lol).
Kabook! is a customized book where your kids are magically part of the storyline AND pictures! You literally personalize this book with text and photos that you upload! Your kids can be part of a festive caper with Santa and his elves, or go on a medieval quest or a pirate adventure! This is a truly unique and fabulous gift that will be enjoyed for years to come!
We are huge fans of PBS KIDS and love their expanded collection of products that are available at Whole Foods! They have Chunky Puzzles perfect for little hands with bright colors and made from wood. Also, for all the train-loving kids out there, their Farm Train Set that uses magnets for the train cars to connect inspires imaginative play and storytelling and is sure to be a hit.
Give the gift of personalized music featuring family-favorite Disney, Sesame Street and Veggie Tales characters! The characters actually sing and speak your child’s name! They’ll be so excited to hear their name as they sing and dance their little heart’s out to SongsWithMyName! Digital only and physical CD albums are available, with the CD featuring the child’s name printed on a full color label in a keepsake case. Such a great gift!
Tiki Toss brings an essence of island life to the mainland. This simple but fun game is a hook and ring game that’s addicting for all! The beautiful craftsmanship is made from 100% Bamboo and is an awesome addition to your child’s room but also can be set up outside! The classic design is a surfboard but we also love the basketball and football designs! Everyone will love this!
These aren’t the same cubes I grew up playing with! This new agreatlife speed cube incorporates old and new ideas to help you solve the cubes you may have tried in the past. With this new, magic 3-D puzzle and the included online solution guide you can actually succeed (and do it in half the time!). It is a fun, inexpensive and unique gift for everyone.
Pix Perfect is like Lite Brite but even better! This is for the kids, but adults will also love inserting the pegs into the panel to create masterpieces! Kids can create characters, logos, 8-bit designs and more. And, of course can reuse the pixels to create never ending designs. The kit comes complete with more than 8,500 pieces in 20 colors (you only need about 575 to create a single piece), a 1’ x 1’ panel, a black mounting canvas with mounting screws to hang on the wall and a design booklet with more than 50 design ideas and patterns. FUN.
For cuddles with a twist, check out the Noodley’s LED Light Up Teddy Bear! Not only is it a fuzzy friend, but it also can be used as a nightlight or even a reading light! With the easy on button located in the bear’s paw, kids can quickly turn it on if they get scared of the dark. The LEDlights change colors in a soft & soothing pattern and automatically turn off after 10 minutes to conserve battery life.
This book is perfect for little ones! While there are many choices from Wonderbly (The Elf Who Saved Christmas is a great choice), our favorite is The Little Boy or Girl Who Lost Their Name. It’s a totally unique and personalize gift based on the letter’s of the child’s name. Each name tells a different story as they meet animals corresponding to the letters in their name! It’s adorable and your child will want to read it over and over. This one will be treasured forever.
Nail polish is a great stocking stuffer and we love Piggy Paint! It’s non-toxic, virtually odorless, and made in the USA. It’s eco-friendly, vegan, safe for all ages with no harsh chemicals. and a great alternative to solvent-based nail polishes! So many fun colors including Jingle Nail Rock & Mistle Toes for the holidays.
These Pals Socks are so darn cute! They are mismatched cozy socks that come in a variety of colorful designs, such as Dragon & Unicorn Pals, Ladybug & Caterpillar, Werewolf & Zombie, Fox & Bunny or Wolf & Sheep. Each pair of socks features No-Skid Grips for safety. We love that for every pair of Pals that is sold, they donate a pair to Cradles to Crayons of Philadelphia.
For your teething babe, the Itzy Ritzy silicone teething mitt is the gift to get! These adorable teething mitts are made of silicone and safe on the gums. Ideal for babies who can’t yet hold a teether and also include a crinkle sound to keep baby occupied! The designs are adorable – Cactus, Pineapple and Fox. Which one to choose is your toughest choice!
If you want to make a splash with your gift giving, then you can’t go wrong with any of these super fun and slimy crafts. Make your own FIZZYGLOOP by combining chemicals to create a fizzing reaction that turns into SLIMYGLOOP! Combine ingredients to make SQUOOSH-O’s with water crystals, glitter and paints. These stress balls are so fun to squish and squeeze.
Make your own putty creations with sparkle and shine using confetti, glitter or even glowing powder! Making in The Moment Magic Mixing Putty Creations is a fun activity that will keep your kids entertained during the long break!
Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World celebrates the world’s myths and legends in an A–Z book that draws not only from Greek and Roman traditions, but also Norse sagas, Egyptian history, Shinto pantheons, and more. Modern with fun illustrations and a humorous narrative voice revive the enduring appeal these great myths.
Frisbee Sonic is the ‘square’ Frisbee that is easier to throw, catch and is just play ‘ol fashioned fun! When it’s thrown it twists and turns and is pretty cool to just watch! This unique twist on an old favorite will be a hit for sure!
Looking for gifts for moms and dads? Look no further than here!
The Nintendo products were part of a paid partnership but all opinions are my own.