Playing Santa Claus for a kid is a heartwarming holiday thrill. And boy, have we got the perfect gift guide if that’s on your holiday to-do list!
Read on for the scoop on great gift ideas — from classic toys to cutting-edge technology to help kids enjoy their playtime.
Prices and availability of the items below can change at any time. Remember to comparison shop to ensure you’re getting the very best price.
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Celebrate the season with these hot gifts for kids!
Gifts for 3-5 years old
The King of Dinosaurs is back! Expect to pay around $41 for this beauty.
Includes Rainbocorns egg, Rainbocorns Fairycorn, fairy glitter heart, fairy wings and string & more. This item is typically priced between $20 and $25.
This Mattel classic is still a beloved holiday favorite. Expect to pay around $50 for this set.
If you want to get a kid in your life involved in STEM, this could be the perfect entry point. You’ll typically pay between $70 and $80 for this starter kit.
What kid doesn’t love a ride-on toy?! You’ll pay around $100 for these hot wheels.
Gifts for 6-8 years old
This is great for a crafty kid! This item is priced at around $30.
Got a crafter in your crew? This kit will let them make stuffed animal unicorns, stars and more! Look to pay between $20 and $30 for this kit.
For a mid $30 price point, this is a great gift for a kid who loves Harry Potter!
STEM is all the rage for kids these days. This is a great gift if you’ve got a burgeoning engineering student on your hands! Expect to pay around $20 for this toy.
For around $35, a kid can have a hopping good time!
Gifts for 9-13 years old
This is great for a budding brainiac! Prices tend to start around $45.
Looking for a really different and maybe more meaningful gift? Consider Stockpile, which offers gifts cards redeemable for the stock of publicly traded companies in denominations of $25, $50 or $100.
The classic strategy game meets modern technology! Works with iPads, Samsung tabs and the Kindle Fire (tablet not included). You’ll pay around $50 for this game set.
Includes keyboard, mouse, gaming speakers and much more. Look to pay less than $100 for this bundle.
Know a preteen who wants to be a social media influencer? This kit might prove indispensable for right around $10!
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