31 Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids (Boys and Girls) in 2017

….because let’s face it, buying gifts for kids isn’t the easiest thing ever, especially when your kids have absolutely everything already (read: last Christmas).  So let’s tackle this together and make this the best Valentine’s Day ever!

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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.  We’ve rounded up our  Valentine’s Day gift ideas for boys and girls in 2017 (or any time of year, really).

1. Emoji Pillow – Buy It Here For $13

Emoji Pillow

Because #Goals.

Buy Now: $13

2.  The Best Selling Game of the Year:  The Pie Face Game  – Buy It Here For $15

Pie Face Game 2015 - 2016

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.

Buy Now: $15

3.  Emoji Gumball Machine with Starter Gumballs – Buy It Here For $20

Emoji Gumball Machine for Kids 2016 - 2017 Gifts

So many emoji faces, so little time.  😍  😜  😂

Buy Now: $20

4.  Baghera Metal Push-Car Airplane for Kids  – Buy It Here For $200

Push Car Plane: Gifts for Boys or Girls 2016 - 2017


Because, this really is one of the coolest gifts ever.  Retro FTW!

Buy Now: $200

5.  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II – Buy It Here For $18

Popular Gifts for Kids: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Buy Now On Sale: $18

6.  The Most Unique Lego People/Figures EVER – Buy It Here For $10


…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.

Buy Now On Sale: $10

7.  iPhone Charger Sticker Faces Set – Buy It Here For $13


Because plain chargers are just so, ugh!

Buy Now: $13

8.  In case you missed the Christmas boat, The Toy Everyone is Talking About This Year:   Hatchimals Egg (Interactive) – Buy It Here For $80

2016 Hatchimals Eggs Draggles, Penguala and Owlicorn for Christmas Toy Gifts 2017

For real this has been one of the biggest secret toys all year after everyone went nuts for it at the 2016 Toy Fair.  There are a bunch of different ‘eggs’ you can buy that are all interactive, your kids can care for them, and then suddenly they hatch with a surprise animal inside.  How cool!  With Hatchimal names like owlicorn, penguala, and draggles we can only assume these guys are a mix of owl-unicorns, penguin-koalas, and…uh…dog fraggles?

Buy Now: $80

9.  DIY Kaleidoscope Set for Kids – Buy It Here For $40

DIY Kaleidoscope for Kids Gift 2016

Keep ’em busy for an hour or two as they put together their very own kaleidoscope.  Learning + toys = fun.

Buy Now On Sale: $40

10.  View-Master Virtual Reality Viewers for Kids – Buy It Here For $18

View Master Virtual Reality Viewer for Kids 2016

Because your kids won’t believe their eyes!  This hi-tech View-Master has come a long way since when we were kids.  #Lucky

Buy Now On Sale: $18

11.  Hysterical ‘Speak Out’ Board Game from Hasbro – Buy It Here For $18

Speak Out Board Game 2016 - 2017

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.

Buy Now: $18

12.  The Mega Prank Kit – Buy It Here For $35

The Mega Prank Kit

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.

Buy Now: $35

13.  Lite-Brite New-and-Improved – Buy It Here For $25

Lite Brite Kids Gifts 2016 - 2017

…because you’ll have just as much fun reliving your youth as they’ll have playing and creating all over again.

Buy Now: $25

14.  Waring Professional Snow Cone Maker – Buy It Here For $70

Professional Personal Snow Cone Make for Kids Gift 2016

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.

Buy Now: $70

15.  ‘Here To Steal Hearts’ for Kids – Buy It Here For $28

Here To Steal Hearts

Buy Now: $28

16. SELFIE Mic Music-Set in Black & Gold – Buy It Here For $13


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.

Buy Now: $13

17.  Surprise Ride Monthly Activity Delivery – Buy It Here For $24.99/month


We’ve bought this one for 3 years in a row.  Each month your child will receive a new activity delivered right to your door where they can learn about a new topic, build something, read something, eat something and just plain-old create.

Buy Now On Sale: $24.99/month

18.  Micro Kickboard Mini2Go 3-in-1 Scooter  – Buy It Here For $130

Micro Kickboard Mini2Go 3-in-1 Scooter, Blue 2016 2017

This three-in-one scooter also comes in pink for girls (or boys, really)

Buy Now: $130

19.  Electric Light Blocks – Buy It Here For $30

Electric Light Blocks

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.

Buy Now: $30

20.  IDO-3D Vertical Five Pen 3D Art Set – Buy It Here For $28

IDO3D Art Pen 2016 - 2017

3D-draw super cool 3D creations on the fly or follow the guidebook to learn how to make the coolest art pieces ever.

Buy Now On Sale: $28

21.  Best “Spring it Forward” Gift for Kids:  Collapsable Pale & Shovel – Buy It Here For $15
best gifts for kids 205 collapsable pale and shovel

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).

Buy Now On Sale: $15

22.  Star Wars Furbacca Furby – Buy It Here For $59

Star Wars Furbacca Furby for Kids 2016

Because, let’s face it, the kids (and adults) are obsessed with all things Star Wars this year…and every year.  For always.

Buy Now: $59

23.  Pacific Play Tents ‘Wildflower’ Cotton Teepee for Kids – Buy It Here For $226


Let them play and imagine all day in their very own teepee!  Check out this one that’s more boy-friendly too!

Buy Now On Sale: $226

24.  Create Your Very Own Comic Book – Buy It Here For $30

Create Your Own Comic Book for Kids 2016

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!

Buy Now On Sale: $30

25.  Cozmo the Toy Robot by Anki – Buy It Here For $180

Cozmo Toy Robot 2016 - 2017

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.

Buy Now On Sale: $180

26.  Googly Eyes Drawing Game for the Whole Family – Buy It Here For $18

Googly Eyes Drawing Game 2016 - 2017 Toy Gift Ideas

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.

Buy Now On Sale: $18

27.  Portable Tabletop Tennis Game for Kids – Buy It Here For $40

Kids Portable Table Tennis 2016 Gift

Play it at home or take it on the road and keep the kiddos entertained for hours at a time.

Buy Now On Sale: $40

28.  Giant Stuffed Animal Giraffe – Buy It Here For $395

Giant Stuffed Animal Giraffe for Kids 2016

Because it’s the enormous life-like stuffed animal we always wanted as a kid.

Buy Now On Sale: $395

29.  The Exploding Kittens Card Game (that everyone is talking about) – Buy It Here For $20

Exploding Kittens Card Game 2016

Because, literally, everyone in the country is obsessed with this game.  And so are we!

Buy Now On Sale: $20

30.  Super Cute Pokemon Plushie Stuffed Animals – Buy It Here Starting at $20


So many Pokemon options, so little time!

Buy Now On Sale: Starting at $20

31.  When you need to ship long distance: Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops – Buy It Here For $35

Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops

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.

Buy Now: $35

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