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 gift ideas for boys and girls in 2020 (or any time of year, really!).
New: Hatchimals WOW Llalacorn – Check It Out Here
These little critters don’t stay so little! A little love, and they’ll grow to 32″.
Casio Keyboard – Check The Price Here
61 key touch sensitive keys, with 400 tones, 100 rhythms and auto power off.
Sit n Spin – Check The Price Here
Ages 18 months and up, can spin their way to Fun Town.
Kids Magic Bath Fizzies – Check The Price Here
A set of 5 bath fizzies, with a surprise inside. Bath time just got real.
3D Night Light – Check The Price Here
The remote control allows 7 colors to cycle through (red, green, blue, yellow, cyan, purple and white), or set it to one fixed color.
Pretend Campfire – Check The Price Here
The cutest campfire set for kids who love to use their imagination and make believe. Includes logs, fire and s’mores.
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.
Clue (Retro) – Check The Price Here
Old school family fun for everyone with this retro, 1986 version. Let’s hear it for Professor Plum, in the Billiard Room, with the wrench!
Melissa & Doug Mine to Love Jenna 12-Inch Soft Body Baby Doll – Check The Price Here
This 12 inch soft body doll features eyes that open and close, wipe clean arms and legs, and can suck her thumb or pacifier.
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.
Cursive Alphabet Tracing Board – Check The Price Here
It really is a lost art!
Crayola 140 Count Art Set – Check The Price Here
Because it’s probably time to replace the broken crayons, uncapped markers, and used-within-an-inch-of-its-life scrap paper. This storage case includes crayons, washable markers, short colored pencils, and paper.
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 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.
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.
Carousel Classic Jr. Gum Ball Machine Bank – Check The Price Here
Fill ‘er up with candy, gum balls, nuts. Accepts quarter, nickel, pennies or dimes.
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!
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 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.
Wireless Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone – Check The Price Here
Let your little ones become the stars they know they are. Lucky for you, they’re amplified! 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!
Sound Activated Light Blocks – Check The Price Here
Add the blocks to the (battery or usb powered) base and each one lights up when connected! Also features a sound activated mode. You can all sit around and laugh, while reminiscing about a time when blocks were made of wood, and actually did nothing! Comes in a set of 50 or 240.
Mini Basketball Hoop – Check The Price Here
Includes door mounts, and all tools necessary for set up. Comes with a ball and shatterproof backboard. It’s a slam dunk.
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).
Rose Fairy Play Tent – Check The Price Here
Let them play and imagine all day in their very own fairy tent! 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.
Tabletop Tennis To Go – Check The Price Here
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!
Ice Cream Cone Cake Pops – Check The Price Here
When you need to ship long distance! 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 Tater Tub Set – Check The Price Here
Contains 15 pieces, all easily stored in a container. And yes, it’s still funny to put the ears in the eye and hat holes.
Hatchimals Hatchibabies For 2020 – 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.