Are you doing your Christmas shopping? If you are someone who doesn’t like to ask kids what they want but wants to surprise them with a wonderful gift, that’s wonderful! Children deserve to get new toys as school lessons have added to their screen time with all the virtual classes. Gifts which will fuel their imagination and creativity will be appreciated by parents too. Some of these gifts are classic and some new but they cater to all age groups and all price points.
20 best gifts to give this Christmas to the kids
Christmas is a great occasion to show love to your special one and you will love doing Christmas shopping. Here we have made a list of Christmas gifts for the kids that they will enjoy for sure.
This is a pretend-play toy for toddlers aged 3 to 7. It will provide a much-desired screen-free playtime. There is a thick wooden dashboard with a steering wheel mounted on it. A kid will thoroughly enjoy pretending to learn to drive with this toy which has realistic sounds, lights and moving parts. Not only that, there is a scrolling GPS to add to the RPG fun. To keep the car on the right track as shown in the GPS, one has to turn the wheel. The GPS has an auto shut-off feature which switches off after 5 minutes. Any kid who receives this will not stop their indoor driving lesson, that’s for sure! It will help them to be imaginative, learn about cause and effect and will also develop their hand-eye coordination.
This 77-piece activity set is a great toy to get them to start learning about coding from an early age. The recommended age for this set is 5+. There is a remote controller for Botley, coding cards, obstacle-building pieces, detachable robot arms, double-sided tiles and a guide with coding challenges to help get started. This is another toy which requires no screen time though it’s about coding and is an award-winning toy. What makes this one of the most creative Christmas gifts for kids is that it teaches the basics of coding and also makes use of STEM skills. It is one of the best STEM toys of 2022 that you can find for kids. The next-gen gaming kit has enhanced coding styles like music, lights and movement.
This is a mini vehicle for toddlers above 18 months but big enough that the toddler can use it till turn 5. It can hold a weight of up to 23 kg. They can have fun anywhere in their car – both indoors and outdoors. The Cozy Coupe has been popular for nearly 30 years now and helped children be in different adventures that they imagined. So the ride-on toy also helps one to imagine more. The vehicle allows a parent to safely control the car with the help of the handle that is provided on the roof of the car. The floorboard of the vehicle can be removed. Though the board protects the feet of the little one, if it is removed, the child will enjoy foot-to-floor action by pushing the car using their legs. What can be more fun Christmas gifts for kids of this age group?
This is a board game for kids above 10 but we recommend this game for teenagers who are at least 14. As a minimum of 4 players are needed to play this game, it is great for family nights. A group of 8 teenagers can also play this game and have an exciting time as the game has rival spymasters, assassins and involvement of secret identities. This is an RPG board game which is not very difficult but still challenging and fast-paced. It is a word game which is not only known as one of the best board games of all time but is also considered to be one of the top party games, especially for teens. The teams race against each other in contacting all their agents faster than other teams.
This is one of the DIY Christmas gifts for kids, especially for the age group of 3-8 for keeping them busy when they cannot go out much. It is going to keep them busy for hours. This is an educational STEM toy and includes 310 pcs. All the parts have been made using ABS plastic which is safe and non-toxic. It is a DIY puzzle where one can assemble and make over 30 combinations which can either be 2D or 3D. The kit lets a child show their creativity and imagination. Apart from the given available patterns, they can also make their designs. With the help of the screwdriver and electric drill, they will be able to attach the screws and mosaic boards to the holes which are present in the box. They will be delighted to make their interesting models.
A musical toy like a wooden guitar is a gift which enhances creativity. This guitar is sized rightly for small hands. A child will also learn how to hold a guitar and develop an interest in music. This is not a regular toy guitar which requires batteries for playing. It is like a music-learning tool which can be the first addition to his musical instruments. This guitar is a suitable gift for kids aged above 3 and will help them learn new musical skills. It is a very realistic-looking guitar with 6 metal strings. The red colour with musical notes printed on it makes it look attractive for toddlers. Imaginative skills, finger coordination skills and role-play skills will get a boost with this toy guitar.
Looking for great Christmas gifts for kids? Keep a kid above 4 busy with this art set. The kit has a total of 65 pages. Everything is neatly organized in a red storage case which is sturdy and easily portable as there is a handle. The kit can be taken along and whenever a toddler is feeling bored and needs to be kept distracted and engaged, they can be given the art set. The coloured pencils will be very useful for all the school projects. The chart given at the back of the shell box will also help a toddler learn the names of different colors.
This 31-piece kitchen utensil set is perfect for kids aged 3 and up and is one of the cool Christmas gifts for kids. They will happily play with this cooking suitcase set till they turn 8 or 10. This kind of set gives kids an opportunity to enjoy hours of creative pretend-play time. Kids love imagining themselves as a chef or like elders who cook at home. The kitchen set is one of the toys which get etched in every kid’s memory. Many of us still have at least some memory of a kitchen set we owned as a child. This colourful set has pretend food, a stovetop, utensils, and chopping knives which will get a little one very busy with slicing, chopping and cooking.
This is a 3-in-1 activity tool bench for the junior handyman in your life. If a kid sees their parents being handy around their house, they also dream of doing the same. This tools bench is packed with all the basic tools they are going to need to start on their home-improvement ideas. Little builders will love pretending they are constructing, building or repairing things. The workbench is compact and foldable to some extent so that it can be carried easily for picnics and to beaches. It also helps to keep all the tools organized. Again this set is one which you can give to any kid who is 3+ and it will keep them busy till they are 10.
Yes, the catchy tune has already started playing in your mind, hasn’t it? No wonder a shark has gone from being scary to cute with the help of a baby shark. Babies and toddlers are huge fans of the baby shark. This singing baby shark will be a delightful gift for any toddler. This baby shark is not like a regular singing plush toy but it is shaped like a cube. The cub fits perfectly in small hands and kids will have no difficulty grabbing their very own baby shark. It is a stackable plush toy which is so soft, they will love rubbing the cute shark on their cheeks. The whole shark family is available online but it’s great to start having the collection with everyone’s favourite baby shark. It has a huge fan base among kids aged 3 to 12 and is one of the best Christmas gifts for kids.
Thinking about what the best Christmas gifts are for kids aged between 6 and 15? Well, this jump rocket launcher is certainly one. These skyrockets light up and they are manufactured by none other than ‘National Geographic’. They have made these stomp rockets a wonderful STEM toy that helps kids understand the Law of Force. This type of toy encourages outdoor play and being active. It will be best enjoyed when played in a park, front garden, backyard or terrace.
Kids will love staying active for a long time and they will want to keep on playing. They will love running, jumping or stomping to see their LED-fitted rockets go high up in the air. This is one gift which they will use for years if you give it to a younger kid. A kid can play with it alone when they can’t meet friends or challenge other kids in a competition when they can!
Need good Christmas gifts for kids above 8 who are passionate and creative? Give them this ultimate loom kit with which they can make fabulous rubber band bracelets for themself and their friends. A kid can have fun sharing the kit with a sibling or friend while making bracelets. If you wanted a gift which gave a boost to a child’s creative skill which is not a battery-operated toy, this is great. It will make a kid experience the joy of creating new things on their own. Any kid who is a fan of art and crafts will appreciate the kit. The bracelets are easy to make and will look bright and colourful. Such a kit makes a kid proud of their creation and builds up their confidence.
This is a gift for the baby on your Christmas shopping list. The jumperoo with music and lights can keep a baby busy and entertained for hours. There are sensory toys all around which will keep them active and enthusiastic. This is a gift which will help in the overall development of the baby. It is designed to encourage them to jump which will help to make their legs stronger. The height of this set can be adjustable to three levels so that a baby can keep using it for months. The activities of the baby will make the rainforest come alive and the baby will be tempted to reach out and check all the toys. They will subtly learn about cause and effect as they try to make the music, sounds and lights going.
Who isn’t aware of the classic video game Super Mario? Well, LEGO has brilliantly turned this into an interactive construction kit. Kids can let their imagination run wild as they build up obstacle courses just as seen in the video game using the bricks and characters given. The companion app breathes life into the whole playing set. The interactive figure gives a child a very exciting playing experience. Mario is equipped to provide instant reactions which can be seen and heard on the LCD screen. The Super Mario app is very helpful in inspiring and building obstacle paths. There is an opportunity to win virtual coins and new levels can be created which keeps the excitement level high.
Do you know a kid who loves to sing or aspires to be a singer? You should be having no problem finding the best gift for them. Give them this Bluetooth wireless karaoke microphone which will fit nicely in their hands. Let them be a rockstar at their own Christmas or birthday party. This karaoke machine is easily portable as it is wireless and also functions as a speaker. It can be used for singing anytime and anywhere, be it at home or while travelling. Any kid will enjoy practising singing using it and the feature that they are going to absolutely love is that there are voice changers. It can change their voice to sound like a baby, male, female or an elder which makes it one of the unique Christmas gifts for kids.
You must be remembering eagerly doing the ‘join the dots’ fun activity when you were a kid. It’s still a fun way to spend time with kids. Joining the dots has its benefits which we don’t understand as a child. It makes one learn the following instructions. The numbering of the dots has to be followed correctly to end up with a meaningful image. And of course, it develops gripping and control of the pencil in young toddlers and also improves hand-eye coordination. Once they finish connecting the dots, they can colour the images which will develop their motor skills. Such activity books are great for having fun while also learning. Toddlers also learn to count the numbers and their problem-solving skills and confidence get a boost.
Kids should be taught to empathise with others. Gauging the feelings of others can be tough, especially at an age when kids struggle with understanding their feelings. Books are wonderful Christmas presents for kids. A book having a meaningful story is the best way to help a kid develop empathy and kindness. These are the two qualities which make one strong and also respectable as they respect others and their positive attributes can be seen. Kids sometimes can forget to be kind when needed and this book will help them understand how easy it is to be kind and also its importance. This book has been recommended by therapists and psychologists to teach children social and emotional life lessons. This book is aimed at readers of ages 4 to 8.
Are you a Star Wars fan? If the answer to that question is yes, you must be aware of the spin-off The Mandalorians too. It is a tribute to the show by Disney+ Hotstar which has become equally popular. Any fan would instantly know that the Razor Crest was the spaceship that belonged to Mandalorians and was used in transporting cargo. This LEGO kit can be given to any kid who’s 10 and above. But not only pre-teens, be assured that a Mandalorian fan will be spending time with this construction kit even when they become an adult. When they finish building up the kit, the end will be magnificent enough to display as a decor piece. It will also help a kid get engrossed in RPG as they relive the scenes with the crest from the show in their mind.
Can you imagine that sand can be a source of hours of endless fun, that too creatively? Sensory and or Kinetic Sand does just that. This bucket has 1 kg of natural kinetic sand which will work as a mould like the clay moulding kits. It is completely safe for younger kids as it is non-toxic and parents will approve of it too as there won’t be any mess. Kinetic sand is self-sticking but it won’t get stuck on a child’s skin or clothes. Children will love playing with the flowing sand and also stretching it and moulding it for hours to make interesting shapes which makes it one of the great Christmas gift ideas for kids.
If you are looking to buy a gift for a kid whose shoe size you are aware of, go ahead and buy this pair of moccasins. It has a basic and sophisticated look and goes well with any kind of attire the little one wears. The rubber sole ensures that it is slip-resistant. It can be easily slipped on or off and a child can do it without the assistance of any adult. The shoes can be worn for all occasions, be it a wedding or a regular day at school.
Easy to clean
Perfect for indoor and outdoor activities
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These are our 20 best Christmas gifts for kids that they are going to love. Every gift included in the list above will be attractive to children. Even if they receive countless gifts, yours are going to stand out.
Bhumika Anupkumar Golani is from Mumbai. She is a student majoring in BscIT. She loves to explore her work options and gain experience in different fields. In the past, She has worked as an assistant teacher for a year. Two or Four years from now, She sees herself as a developer or operational manager of a Software Company. She always loved writing her thoughts down on a paper, but never knew that she could turn it into a profession as a Content Writer. She sets her goals in advance for the future. She believes that practical knowledge and experience are more important than academic scores. Outside of work, She loves to travel, explore cultures, read books and binge watch TV shows.