Updated: Apr 2, 2019
Choosing a gift for a child is not easy. A real challenge in selecting the present is combining toys and games with learning and developing. I love gifts with Value. There are millions of toys on the market, but this doesn't make the selection easier. That's why I fought of creating an article about some good options as Kid's Gift. See them below, and comment with some other ideas:
Simple, classic, attractive and still developing constructor game. There are tons of Legos for girls and boys, and even for adults. Also, there are Legos for small kids, and older teenagers. I like that Lego always comes up with something new and attractive, like this 2019 "POP-up Book":
Build the first-ever pop-up book made from LEGO bricks for boys and girls aged 12+ and for fans and big kids of all ages; This Lego Book building toy can be built together with all other original LEGO sets and LEGO bricksBuild and display. You can even build your own scene and mount it in the book. Price starting at 55.99 on Amazon.
If you want to give your kid the trendiest toy of the year, buy them a Pomsie: Kids love that they can wrap these pets around their wrists and bring them with them everywhere they go.. Pomsies will tell you when they feel tired, cold or Hungry with adorable light up eyes, purring and cute sounds…only you can give them what they need! Take it to a new level with a special freeze dance mode you can play with you and your friends! Reacts to touch! Light up eyes communicate how they feel! Touch sensors – pet them, hug them, love them. Over 50 cute sounds! Twist and lock tail - a great accessory for your backpack, wrist, hair and more! From $10.45 on Amazon
A screen-free, water-resistant, one-touch communication cell phone alternative makes it easy to talk to your kids from the free app on your smartphone. This device uses a secure, nationwide 4G LTE network and WiFi to allow you to communicate with your child while having built-in parental controls and GPS tracking. $9.99 per Relay/ monthly service + no contracts. Your child simply pushes the button and speaks into their device as they would a walkie-talkie - the message is sent to your cell phone or another Relay. Customize Relays with free extra features through the app. Make new chat channels, enable kids to talk to friends, and get fun music playlists, a funny voice-changer, and language translation. Cost $49.99 on Amazon.
4. Fujifilm Polaroid Camera
Small, easy to carry, instantly capture memories with this colorful camera. The kids will love how quickly their escapades print out! Easy to use, would be a great gift not only for a child, but, for an adult as well. Especially teenagers, women and moms. On Amazon from $54.99. Other options with accessories available in bundles, that include 40 sheets film, Case, Filter, Album, Lens and more for $118.95.
5. Wall Climbing Car
Wall Climbing 360° Remote Control Car - an amazing gift for boys and girls. I think adults would love trying it as well ) The remote control car accesses 2 modes with a real switch-WALL and FLOOR. The principle of the vacuum system allows it to climb and run steadily on the any flat surfaces in WALL mode: including walls, ceilings, window, floors, mirrors and closets. And in FLOOR mode, the wall climber can move faster than all ordinary race cars360°
Comes with an infrared remote controller, you can full control the speeds and direction, it moves in all directions-left, right, forward, and reverse. Performs tricks 360 degrees spinning at clockwise or counterclockwise when moving forward and backwards. Featured with intelligent LED lights. Cost about $24.99 on Amazon.
6. Charades for Kids
One of the most inexpensive gifts, but with so much value. The kids will love playing their own version of charades at your next holiday party. A Classic Party Game Remastered For Young Children! Kids Can Use Their Own Judgement to Interpret Answers. No Reading Required! Develops Critical Thinking Skills and Encourages Creativity. 192 Original Illustrations, Four Decks: People, Animals, Indoor and Outdoor Themes. Ages: 4+, Players: 2+. Adults will love to play the game too, so Charades are connecting people and generations. Cost from $9.98 to $17.49.
7. Magnetic Blocks
Kind of modern Legos, or origami constructor - Magnetic Blocks and Tiles. This gifts for kids also sneak in a STEM lesson, as they learn to create different shapes, animals, houses and more. I personally consider this a great present for kids' development. Prices form $17.99 on Amazon.
8. Fingerlings Baby Monkeys
This is a must have for travelers with kids! In the car, but, airplane, restaurant, - Fingerlings can be easy carried anywhere. Fingerlings baby monkeys respond to sound, motion and touch with blinking eyes, head turns and silly Babble. Blow them kisses and they'll kiss you back! Hold them upside down, rock them to sleep or make loud noises to see how they react! Some of them are sold with a bonus - mini baby-monkey. There are many styles and colors. Collect them all!. Prices from $9.84 on Amazon.
9. Echo Dot Kids Edition
Echo Dot Kids Edition is a smart speaker with Alexa for kids. I like it because it has no screen. It can be great for a single child, and serve as a friend/sibling, as well as for more kids, and make the party more enjoyable. This Echo Dot, is a kid-friendly DJ, comedian, and storyteller — and she’s always getting smarter. Just ask and Alexa will play music, answer questions, read stories, tell jokes, and even help you with the Homework. Fun and educational content, including ad-free radio stations and playlists, Audible books, and a growing list of premium kids skills. Alexa has over 1000 Audible books for kids, like Beauty & the Beast and Peter Pan, thousands of songs, and kid-favorite games and skills from Disney, National Geographic, Nickelodeon, and more. Easy-to-use parental controls in the online Amazon Parent Dashboard let you set daily time limits, review activity, or pause Alexa on the device. Also, with Alexa, kids can control lights, plugs, switches, and more with compatible connected devices. Parents may call kids to dinner or tell them "it’s bedtime" from compatible Echo devices in the house. Plus, add approved friends and family for calling and messaging outside the house. Price from $34.99 on Amazon.
10. Bit Coding Robot
Sounds like something super difficult, that requires special computer knowledge and skills? It is absolutely not! Ozobot - Bit Coding Robot- is a mini robot that read through lines and colors. You child simply trace different lines with markers on paper, and Ozobot is following those lines. Depending on color, Ozobot stops, turns left and right, or rotates. This way, you child is learning to code, from an early age of five, six, ten, or even earlier (3+). Ozobot robots bring out the creative side of coding. Personalize your pocket-sized bot with stickers and pop-outs, with thousands of possible combinations. Then, use your new bot buddy to build early Steam skills (Stem plus Art)! It offers Two Ways to Code: Start coding Bit screen-free with Color Code markers and stickers. Advance with OzoBlockly visual programming on a computer or tablet. These tools introduce ages 6 and up to basic coding concepts. Fun, cool and modern. Prices from $55.00 on Amazon.
In conclusion, I would like to say that a present doesn't necessary has to be expensive. It can be handmade and have more value that a super-expensive toy. More than any presents, kids need our attention. Enjoy every possible moment with you child, because this is what he/she will remember for the entire life. Hope you found some interesting gifts ideas in this article, and thank you for your time. Please feel free to share any ideas or suggestions in the comments below, or DM on Instagram (@KarinaGrati).