All of the products in this post we have tried, reviewed or already owned. Some of these products I was given in order to conduct my review. As always, all thoughts & opinions are 100% my own.
2021 Babies, Youth and Teens Gift Guide
The mini cruiser skateboard was created with the everyday skater in mind. Designed to be fun to ride and portable to carry around, this is our go-to board for anyone who skates everywhere. The double kick tails really take the board to the next level of fun and performance. A Canadian maple deck with high-quality components allows you to throw anything you can at this board! If you’re looking to have fun everywhere you go the mini cruiser is a must. This board includes a free skate tool.Learn More
This YWOW puzzle features a giant Kool-Aid picture that 20 inches by 27 inches. The puzzle pieces have a precision cut that ensures a tight, interlocking heirloom-quality puzzle. YWOW Puzzles utilises 100% recycled puzzle board materials. This puzzle will have you ending up with a fun and unique picture, and the best part, they look like your favorite food!Learn More
The OtterBox Xbox X|S Easy Grip Controller Shell will make sure your game playing is protected and turn your Xbox controller into an expert device with the Xbox controller shell. The Xbox controller skin augments your controller’s durability and makes it your own with a sweat-reducing, no-slip grip for peak performance.Learn More
Cluckle is the dice-popping, word-making, chicken-grabbing game! Squeeze the chicken to pop out the die and race to flip your egg tiles. Scramble to see who can make a word the fastest, then quickly grab the chicken to win the round. It’s the free range word game that’s fun for the whole coopLearn More
You’ve come to an untimely end, been offed, put to rest, kicked the bucket, fatally finished. You’ve been GHOSTED! Your restless spirit won’t be calm until you solve your own demise from the great beyond. Identify which suspect had it in for you, what wacky weapon they used, and why they wanted you out of the picture. Be the first to figure it out in this spirited game of Boo-Dunnit!Learn More
Specially designed so anyone can play. Even if you know nothing about the National Parks, you can play, learn and win! Parents who had traveled to every single National Park worked together with their board game designer son to create a game to inspire others and help families share their love of the National Parks with each other. It’s the perfect recipe for family game night.Learn More
This Nutcracker Ballerina Wood Craft & Paint Kit is made of real wood, and includes everything you need to create a beautiful work of art! The Nutcracker Calendar Wood Craft & Paint Kit is the perfect gift for every art loving kid! It includes 1 wood nutcracker, 2 blocks, 12 gem stones, 1 fabric tutu, Lace trim, 1 sticker sheet, 1 non-toxic glitter glaze, 5 non-toxic acrylic paint tubs, 2 artist-quality paintbrushes, and 1 instruction sheet with painting guide.Learn More
This Nutcracker Santa Wood Craft & Paint Kit is made of real wood, and includes everything you need to create a beautiful work of art! The Nutcracker Santa Wood Craft & Paint Kit is the perfect gift for every art loving kid! It includes 1 wood Santa Claus, 12 gem stones, White fur, 1 white pom pom, 1 sticker sheet, 1 non-toxic glitter glaze, 5 non-toxic acrylic paint tubs, 2 artist-quality paintbrushes, and 1 instruction sheet with painting guide.Learn More
This Bklyn Bento Stainless Steel Bento Lunch Box checks all the boxes for anyone on your gift list–especially those who are “brown-bagging it.” Bklyn Bento is a 3-tier, 100% stainless steel lunch box that is 20% larger than most bento boxes out there. But don’t worry, it isn’t huge (it is the perfect size for your lunch)! These lunch boxes are made from FDA food-grade material. But don’t let its good looks fool you. This bento box is tough–it’s from Brooklyn after all! And Bklyn Bento contains zero BPA, PVC, BPS, Phthalates, and any other yucky stuff in the making of this premium food container. These lunch boxes are dishwasher friendly or cleans easily with soap and water.Learn More
Bleum Active bras are designed for you, the active girl. The oh-so soft, moisture-wicking performance fabric fits seamlessly under your favorite shirt, jersey or tank! We are absolutely loving the bright pops of color too. The brand’s vision is to equip all girls with confidence and knowledge about themselves and inspire them to power our future world.Learn More
Bluey and family are heading on a road trip to the great outdoors in the Bluey Caravan, the coolest RV on the road. This large playset includes everything the Heeler family needs for camping adventures. The side of the Caravan opens to reveal a kitchen complete with a table and benches that are perfect for indoor or outdoor play and feature cabinets and an oven door that opens and closes, and a second-story bunk room with beds for Bluey and Bingo. Inspired by the “Camping” episode of the mega-hit children’s animated TV series Bluey, where Bluey meets a new friend Jean Luc, the playset includes an exclusive Jean Luc figure, firepit and food accessories.Learn More
Brushalot Tooth Fairy Kit’s is a “shiny” new way for kids to develop healthy oral hygiene habits and for families to create meaningful new Tooth Fairy traditions. Created by parents for parents and caregivers facing the “battle of the brush,” the kit motivates kids to want to brush and makes losing a tooth more magical. It features: “Adventures of Brushalot” hardcover storybook; plush toy horse, Incisor, with a saddle that keeps lost teeth safe; and a tooth-shaped nightlight that kids push to change color each time they brush. When a child loses a tooth, the nightlight glows “Brushalot blue” to signal the Tooth Fairy that a tooth is ready for pick up. The book follows General Floss, who leads her trusty teeth-saving team, including Sir Brushalot, to fight off Prince Plaque and his Tartar Troopers. It also includes activities and coloring pages and a tooth chart and dental visit log.Learn More
This classic edition of Candy Land features the charming graphics and components from the game’s early days! Celebrating over 65 years of great family fun!Buy Now
This piano will be an excellent gift for anyone looking to learn how to play the piano or for accomplished pianists wanting a fun piano to play! The Casio LK-S450 includes Casio’s innovative Key Lighting system. Choose a song from the easy-to-read onboard LCD, and the touch-responsive keys will light up with the correct notes. The keyboard also comes with Step-Up lessons to help you sharpen your skills. Use the free Chordana app for iOS and Android to play any MIDI file in a “piano hero”-style MIDI display format. If you’re ready to learn piano with the aid of modern technology, make sure to use the LK-S450’s Key Lighting system. This piano has 600 tones and 200 rhythms to provide plenty of sounds to experiment with. The piano’s USB-MIDI connectivity connects to Chordana Play music app.Learn More
This Casio Digital Vintage Collection A700WMG-9AVT Watch in Gold by Casio features mineral glass and a milanese band. It has a LED light and daily alarm. The band is made of Stainless Steel band. This watch has a programable daily alarm, 1/100 stopwatch (60min) and auto calendar. This watch is the perfect stocking stuffer gift idea for children and teens wanting a high quality watch!Learn More
Ring in the holidays this year with Chalk of the Town’s new Christmas Tree T-Shirt Kit. This shirt features a “chalkboard” Christmas tree on the front to decorate with the included chalk markers — and thanks to the patent-pending design, when you proudly wear your Christmas masterpiece, it won’t smudge or bleed. Christmas Tree T-Shirt Kits come with a 100% cotton, Kelly Green long-sleeve shirt; pink, green, & blue water-based chalk markers; & an erasing cloth. Available in youth sizes XS (2-4), S (6-8), M (10-12), L (14-16), & XL (18-20) and adult sizes S, M, L & XLearn More
This classic edition Classic Chutes And Ladders features the delightful artwork from the 70’s. It will bring back fond memories and help create new ones!Buy Now
The Epic Water Bottles OG Bottle features a 32oz Nalgene bottle with Epic’s Everyday filter so you don’t have to be home for the cleanest, filtered water. If you’re committed to health and well-being it’s nice to feel confident in the quality of what goes into your bodies. These American-made Everyday Water Bottle Filters are tested against NSF/ANSI Standards 42, 53, 401, & P473 for contaminant reductionLearn More
With pristine, High-Definition picture quality, Hubble Nursery Pal Cloud makes it crystal clear that our baby monitors are no longer just for parents. Routinely pan, tilt, and zoom from the 5” smart parent unit to maintain the perfect view of your little one. Track climate conditions with the room temperature monitor and soothe your baby with the sweet sound of your voice using two-way talk communication. Preloaded nature sounds, lullabies, and bedside stories gently lull your baby to sleep, while the 7-color night light and sleep trainer ensure that sleep brings them peaceful, pleasant dreams. Give yourself the peace of mind you deserve with Hubble’s Nursery Pal Cloud.Learn More
The new Jooki 2 screen-free speaker is the first kids’ music/story player with Spotify music and audio book streaming featuring Jooki’s patented NFC-enabled ToyTouch® Technology that lets kids use figurines or tokens to operate Jooki with no screens or parent supervision needed. Guided by Montessori education principles, the award-winning Jooki connects through WiFi and Bluetooth, helping parents empower their children to develop creativity and emotional awareness through their own access to a wide range of pre-selected songs, music, and stories. This speaker is now at a lower cost and is faster and lighter! Jooki is magic at a kid’s fingertips!Learn More
Just Add Soap makes science and art at home easy by using supplies you already have. This kit comes loaded with everything you need for at-home science and art experiments, all you need to do is add the missing ingredient. Discover fun clean science, viscosity, and surface tension. Learn about the geometry of bubbles, make your own soap and soap crayons. There are more than 20 different activities in this kit that time will just slip away! This kit features instructions in English, Spanish and French. Designed for kids ages 8 and up.Learn More
Just Add Sun makes science and art at home easy by using supplies you already have. This kit comes loaded with everything you need for at-home science and art experiments, all you need to do is add the missing ingredient. Use the sun‘s energy to heat up a tasty treat in this STEAM solar oven kit! More than 8 science and art activities including Balloon Blow, Wax Paper Sun Catcher and so much more!Learn More
Discover Solar Energy, Freezing and Melting Points, Light Absorption, Reflections, and Heat Transfer.
Everything you need to organize and decorate your remote learning station! Set yourself up for success and turn any boring study space into a creative paradise! Make 4 fantastical pen/pencil toppers, (pens not included,) including a furry fox friend, fuzzy paw, sloth and pineapple, and extra fancy magic wand glitter pen. Store your pens in a DIY rainbow pen holder and decorate with stickers. Keep track of your best ideas on a 40-sheet notepad with cute designs and save your place with a bookmark you made yourself. Make your space your own by assembling a custom name plate to remind everyone the #KidBoss is in the house!Learn More
Let your imagination fly free with this playable fairy kit. Make a little mini magic! Bring three whimsical fairy dolls to life. Mix and match colorful glitter skirts, wooden beads, flowing yarn hair, and faux flowers to design and dress the fairies with twisted wire and glue. Build their home and decorate it with teeny furniture, enchanted flowers, and faux moss. Finally, cut and bind an illustrated, fairy-sized storybook featuring your three fairies on a rhyming adventure.Learn More
Experiment with colorful reactions while learning simple chemistry concepts. Junior scientists can explore fizzing, color-changing, gelatinous experiments, all while learning about color. Drop color tablets into water and create a magical, walking color. Create a magic wand using colorful jellies. Stack a petri dish to make a lava lamp. And even discover chromatography by making your own tie-dye chalk!Learn More
Get the stone-cold facts on rocks! Packed with 29 unique rocks, gems, and minerals, this is the perfect kit to start or expand a rock collection. Build a color-changing light-up display with an agate slice: use it as a lamp, or study the stones up close with the included magnifying glass. Learn fun facts about each rock in the fully colored 32-page book including 6 experiments and activities with easy-to-find ingredients from home.Learn More
The Lulla doll imitates closeness to a caregiver at rest by playing soothing sounds of a real-life heartbeat and breathing for 12 hours, giving the feeling that someone is sleeping nearby when their caregiver can’t. The doll has 3 different volume settings, with the highest sound set on a safe volume of 65dB and has a Velcro strap for safe attachment. The doll is machine washable at warm temperatures, making it safer for small babies with underdeveloped immune and respiratory systems. The fabric of the doll can absorb scent from caregivers if they keep it close to their skin before giving it to their child for added feeling of comfort and security. Lulla’s soft feel, facial features and colors are also designed with purpose and care.Learn More
Kick-start creativity and problem solving with this inspiring mix of art tools and cutting-edge technology in the Osmo Creative Starter Kit. The included creative board and dry-erase markers are specially designed to best utilize the Osmo technology. All three games are an irresistible invitation to imagine, invent, explore, and play.
Monster: Bring drawings to life! When kids draw something on the board — for example, a magic wand — animated Mo will pull that very wand onto the screen and use it himself. Now that’s magic.
Newton: Physics meets doodles: Make onscreen falling balls land on target by drawing obstacles on the board. The balls bounce, roll, and ricochet, challenging kids to think in creative new ways.
Masterpiece: Transforming any image into simple-to-trace lines, makes it easy to create amazing artwork. Kids can even make cool time-lapse videos of the drawing process to share with their biggest fans.Learn More
Includes everything you need to create ten sticker paintings on sturdy card stock. Kids will love stickering a Mars rover, a space shuttle, an astronaut, iconic celestial bodies like Saturn, Jupiter, and the Sun, and more! Plus, the back of each image includes a fascinating scientific fact about each galactic subject. Includes glow-in-the-dark stickers!
Step 1: Find the sticker.
Step 2: Peel the sticker.
Step 3: Place the sticker.
Add the next, and the next, and watch your enchanting paintings come to life!
All the pages are perforated, making it easy to tear out each finished work to frame and share!Learn More
pediped® footwear is a smart choice for parents concerned with the long-term development of their children’s feet. pediped has been awarded the American Podiatric Medical Association Seal of Acceptance for creating shoes that promote healthy foot development. These Betty Mary Jane shoes are from pediped’s Grip-N-Go collection. The are made of a soft leather upper with a grippy, flexible rubber sole. These darling shoes have a charming bow detail and adjustable hook-and-loop strap.Learn More
What’s a party without the popcorn?!! Use cards and dice to get four matching popcorn toppings to POP the POPCORN! With matches being rolled on just about every turn, you never know who will be popping next in this high-flying, catch-the-kernel food frenzy! Ages 8+Learn More
Introducing a new game for escape room fans and puzzle enthusiasts. Spies of Liberty is Escape Notice Games’ second escape room-style multiplayer game. Players engage in Revolutionary War espionage as members of the Culper Spy Ring, where they help George Washington outwit the British forces and turn the tide of war in favor of the patriots. Historic spycraft tools help players solve puzzles, read ciphers, navigate vintage maps, and uncover hidden codes. No internet is required, so everyone can unplug for a bit. The game works best with two to six players, ages 14 through adult.Learn More
Introducing the swagBOARD T580 Warrior — an exciting new hoverboard for kids and teens from SWAGTRON®. Designed for today’s young sidewalk warriors, the swagBOARD Warrior T580 contains an exclusive LiFePo (Lithium Phosphate) battery. Unlike competitors using lithium-ion, the UL-compliant LiFePo internal battery is noncombustible and nonflammable from punctures, physical damage or charging when used as intended. Safety is SWAG!
The swagBOARD T580 Warrior Hoverboard is a hoverboard up top and a boombox on the bottom. Swagtron added EXCLUSIVE music-syncing technology to the LED ground effects. So you can play your favorite tunes on the Bluetooth® speakers and cruise around with colorful, vibrant ground effects lighting that automatically syncs-up with your music. Dual 250-watt motors let riders up to 220 pounds cruise up to 7.5 MPH. Maintenance-free 6.5-inch tires wrap around colorful LED “Infinity” wheels, delivering extra visibility, especially during low-light conditions. The Warrior T580 also features ultra-bright LED headlights and easy-view battery indicator.Learn More
Everyone has played a version of this game as a child, most likely jumping all over the furniture in their living room trying to stay off the dangerous floor. The Floor is Lava © is a brand-new game where players must imagine the floor is molten hot lava, while spinning for their color and jumping along foam game pieces in order to reach safety. The Floor is Lava is a family game incorporating physical activity, imagination and pure fun! Remember, DON’T TOUCH THE FLOOR!Learn More
The Gift Box Ornament Decorator by Hey Buddy Hey Pal is the perfect DIY craft to embrace the holiday season, allowing both kids and adults to make perfect, hand decorated ornaments for the tree! Place one of the three different ornaments included with the kit on top of the gift box shaped decorator and let the fun begin! The machine holds and spins the ornaments, while the included markers are used to create bright colorful ornaments with stripes lines and other designs! When craft time is over, simply place all of your supplies in the pull out storage drawer until you’re ready to decorate again! Each kit comes with one decorator, three different ornaments, caps, hooks and eight colorful non toxic markers.Learn More
Mermaids have been swimming through the magical sea, collecting colorful jewels along the way. They have an overflowing treasure chest of “pearls” and want you to join in on the fun! Roll the die and collect pearls from the special pearl sorting treasure chest. Can you string together enough of theses treasures from the sea to make your very own necklace?Learn More
Crochet your own kawaii kitty cat! This kit includes everything you need to make a super cute cat from start to finish. Each kit in the Too Cute Crochet series is a crafter’s dream, including everything needed to make an adorable crochet project from start to finish—no need to hunt down materials or stock up on more than you need. The removable, illustrated color instruction book leads you through the pattern, step by step. With a foolproof pattern and matching materials, your perfect amigurumi creation will look just like the image in the book. Whatever your skill level, you will likely be able to complete the project with ease the same day you start.Learn More
This is one of our family’s favorite games to play! The classic game of Trouble as you remember it! Be the first player to move all four of your pegs around the game board into Finish and you win!Learn More
Play the award-winning STEM family trivia game with a hilariously witty twist and find out how much you remember from school! The game features over 1,000 questions in History, Science, and Spelling from the elementary school curriculum.
Wise Alec cards get everyone going with tongue twisters, brainteasers, activities that promote good manners and get your body moving. The game has 2 levels of questions to allow young and old kids to play together. Makes a fun addition to game night with family and friends.Learn More
My daughter loves these skates! Xino Sports Inline Skates with Adjustable Roller Blades are Inline Skates with adjustable roller blades. Xino Sports uses double thick threading to reinforce the seams and industrial-grade plastic for the clasps. They have added thick, soft padding to the roller skates that keep feet happy as a clam while skating around. The inner foam lining and rust-resistant aluminum frame provide support to the foot and ankle that simply can’t be matched. Others use glue to keep the skates together; Xino stitches theirs. The result is a much higher quality, durable skate.Learn More