2021 Holiday Gift Guide / Christmas · December 19, 2021 0

Kids Gift Guide for 2021

Kids gift guide shows you why Christmas time is my favorite time of the year. I love shopping for my kids. I love finding the perfect gift for them. I have put together a huge list that I am sure will be a hit this year! The below was provided to me to help facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines.

Stick-O Forest Friends

Explore the great outdoors with The Stick-O Forest Friends 16Pc Set. Kids can use their imagination to build adorable animal friends including an elephant, duck, caterpillar, bunny and more. The Forest Friends 16Pc Set includes 3 Spheres, 3 Sticks, 2 Discs and other magnetic accessories including bunny ears, flowers, cones, flower pots, and elephant ears. MSRP $24.99; ages 18m+.

Here are a few reasons why coding is a great skill for your kids to learn:

  • Promotes logical and computational thinking
  • Kids coding develops problem-solving abilities
  • Kids learn to anticipate and avoid problems
  • Promotes structural and algorithmic thinking
  • Coding preps kids for technology-driven future

Using the Science4you Coding Lab kit (for Ages 6+), discover the fundamentals of coding through play and creative activities

Click! Connect Create! With Magformers Backyard Adventure 61Pc Set. Build magnetic houses and invite all your friends to the party! Create houses and build a playground! Add your favorite characters including Max, Maggie, and Minibot. Where will your imagination take you!? Includes Idea Booklet. MSRP: $74.99; ages 3+.

Just Dance 2021
Available on Nintendo Switch™ system, PlayStation®4, and Xbox One. Just Dance 2021 will also launch on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X|S on November 24, 2020.

Rated E
Players can “Get Get Down” to 40 hot new songs with access to more than 600 songs with a free one-month trial of Just Dance Unlimited, the dance-on-demand streaming service, included with every copy. Offering players even more ways to dance, the game features a new Quickplay mode and an improved World Dance Floor. Players will also enjoy the return of classic Just Dance game modes, including Kids mode, Sweat mode and Co-op mode.

  • Wield the powers of the gods like Achilles’ sword and Daidalos’ wings to battle powerful enemies and solve ancient puzzles.
  • Fight iconic mythological beasts like Cyclops and Medusa in dynamic combat in the air and on the ground.
  • Use your skills and diverse weapons, including self-guided arrows, telekinesis, and more, for devastating damage.
  • Discover a stylized open world across seven unique regions, each inspired by the gods.

After last season’s cliffhanger which saw the Mirror Master victorious and still-at-large in Central City, Barry Allen/The Flash must regroup in order to stop her and find his missing wife. With help from the rest of Team Flash, Barry will ultimately defeat Mirror Master. But in doing so, he’ll unleash an even more devastating threat: one that threatens to tear his team – and his marriage – apart.

Nick Saint never really put a lot of thought into his name until one snowy day in December when he accidentally receives a letter meant for Saint Nick. Realizing there is not much time left until Christmas, Nick opens the letter. The unexpected message inside ultimately leads him on a journey of understanding poverty, gratitude, and service to others while discovering the real meaning of the holiday spirit. Nick’s actions and kindness are filled with heartwarming results that even please Santa Claus himself! An endearing story of a little brown boy who helps Santa save Christmas. Children of all ages and backgrounds who read In the Nick of Time will understand that sometimes the smallest act of kindness can take up the biggest space in someone else’s heart.

A GREAT WAY TO LEARN GEOLOGY! Kids will have a blast with this game set! They’ll play rock bingo, mineral memory, gem-tac-toe, trivia, and have a full deck of playing cards that can also be used as flashcards. STEM has never been so much fun!


A HUGE ROCK COLLECTION! In addition to all the fun games, kids will also receive 25 rock specimens and over 150 rock, mineral, and gemstone specimens! The rocks and gems serve as game pieces, but also make a fun addition to any rock collection!


EVERYTHING YOU NEED! This kit has game boards, instructions, a specimen bag, and 52 playing cards with fascinating facts about the rocks and gems in the kit. The cards can be used in trivia, as flashcards, or as part of any traditional card game!


A GREAT WAY TO PLAY TOGETHER! Younger kids love memory games and older kids will be excited to play rock bingo and gemstone trivia games! This is a great way for kids to learn and play together, and parents are certainly welcome in on the fun too!

TECHNOLOGY

  • UA Storm technology delivers an element-battling, highly water-resistant finish
  • HeatGear® adjustable, padded shoulder strap wicks away sweat for total comfort
  • Tough, abrasion-resistant bottom panel

DESIGN

  • Laptop sleeve has a soft lining and holds up to a 15’’ laptop
  • Water-repellent front valuables pockets to keep your belongings dry and secure
  • Large, gusseted front laundry or shoe pocket at the bottom of bag
  • Two side water bottle pockets
  • Two D-rings and molle webbing on shoulder straps for additional attachment point
  • Top grab handle
  • UA branding on front and shoulder strap

FIT AND DESIGN:

  • Regular fit full zip jacket
  • collared for chic style
  • Hand pockets to help keep warm
  • Elastic around hem and cuffs for enhanced comfort

High-flying adventure awaits with the National Geographic Motorized Rocket! You’ll launch this rocket up to 100 feet into the air and marvel as it’s landing wings deploy, bringing it safely back to the ground for another launch. The rocket includes a rechargeable battery and can launch up to 40 times on a single charge. Three flight-time modes allow you to choose how high the rocket flies. Stickers and decals in the kit give you the chance to personalize the rocket too. This is the thrilling rocket set you’ve been looking for! And with our full-color learning guide, you’ll also learn tons about real rockets.

Beginner microscope kit designed for kids, featuring soft-touch knobs and fixed eyepiece. Displays slide up to 400x magnification and are equipped with an internal mirror system that provides a true view of your samples.

VertiPlay Marble Run blurs the line between playing and learning.

Create a Marble Run on the wall with a few simple ramps.

Easily extendable and completely modular; there is no limit to the length or complexity of the VertiPlay Marble Run!

The most effective way to reach simple concepts of STEM to children

Promotes critical thinking and problem solving

Take on a series of brain-bending activities that test your mental mettle in Big Brain Academy™: Brain vs. Brain for the Nintendo Switch™ system! Play a wide variety of activities, like memorizing a series of numbers, identifying an animal as it slowly comes into focus, or helping guide a train to its goal in fun, fast activities. Go brain-to-brain with friends and family in 4-player* matches to see who gets the highest score. Everyone can play together at varying difficulties, so a kid can hold their own against an adult in this battle of the brains!

Treat your brain to some quick mental fun

Get your own Big Brain Brawn score with a fun test. Boost your skill and speed by practicing certain activities. Of course, you can also prep for your next multiplayer brain battle or compare scores with friends and family. Unlock dozens of outfit options for your in-game avatar—from a cat outfit to a corn costume!

Go brain vs. brain against mind-masters near and far.

-A NEW TAKE ON A FAVORITE FAMILY GAME: Screwball Scramble 2 dishes up all kinds of new challenges and is an add-on to the most popular game where players try to guide the marble through a brand-new maze.
-SOLO PLAY AND FAMILY FUN: Play on your own or take on family and friends – Fastest player wins!
-DEVELOP HAND-EYE COORDINATION: Use skill and patience to control the sliders, wheels and buttons that operate each obstacle, honing motor skills as kids master each task.

Introducing Maché Magic! Create unique paper maché gifts with toilet paper and water. No messy paste and no batteries needed- just kid-powered creativity! Kit includes everything you need to create and decorate, plus you can use your own decorations too! Make a gift for family and friends to unbox or make something unique for yourself! Creating paper maché is magical with Maché Magic- just Twist, Press and Gift!

This trendy rainbow pop it fidgets backpack makes an excellent gift for any kid. Playing, squeezing, stretching, and flipping with these colourful fidget toys can relieve stress and anxiety. The perfect size for daycare, preschool and school.

Made with bright colors and cute monsters, Blobby’s Pizza is a strategic pizza-eating contest that teaches fractions, decimals, and percentages for kids 8 and up. With their monsters, players can eat their way to the highest bill, while sharpening those math skills! However, in the game, you’ll also need to keep your eyes on your pies, ’cause you can never know when another player’s monster will try to steal your pizza! This game introduces children to the fundamentals of playing board games, all while teaching them strategy and instrumental math skills – plus it’s adorable to boot!

I Speak Peace is a children’s book that teaches readers how to speak peace with their words, actions, and feelings. It is about respecting everyone’s differences and living together peacefully. Readers will see that even though we may be different, there is one language we can all speak…peace!

I Speak Peace brings a powerful message of respect, kindness, tolerance, mindfulness, empathy, finding common ground, working together, and peace that all children should hear.

A peacemaker’s pledge and a song are also included in the book!

Share some love and give a hug with Teddy Bear Tim. Teddy Bear Tim LOVES hugs! He loves hugs so much that he wants to share all of his favorite kinds of hugs with you. Whether it’s a happy hug, a sad hug, a fast hug, or a bear hug, Tim has three simple steps to follow to make sure you’re giving the very best hug you can give. Inspired by Tim Harris’s love for giving big bear hugs and his restaurant that offered up hugs on the menu, this charming how-to guide gives readers so many reasons to give someone a big hug!

Lions are the kings and queens of the jungle but how did they come to be as fabulous as they are? They SPARKLE! The best way to sparkle is to live your dreams and share them with the world. The inspiring message behind this adorable book comes from author Megan Bomgaars’s viral video “Don’t Limit Me,” and encourages readers to follow whatever dreams they may have in order to find the sparkle inside of them.  

 A beautiful and sweet celebration of a barn at night will help children fall asleep and also learn more about life on a farm. This after-dark journey out to the barn, even on the coldest winter evening, can be a warm and welcoming scene. The young narrator gently details what actually goes on in a barn at night. Who is awake, who is asleep, and who is just making their first appearance in the barn? Smells, sounds and sights are quietly revealed to young readers

The KIDXAI Kidx Classbox is an innovative device that combines hands-on learning with online learning, using real actors and an interactive interface, based on Montessori that can make online teaching lessons more effective, easy to understand and engaging for kids between 3-8 years old.
Smart AI Functions: The Kidx Classbox uses AI technology and educational STEM toys to create a user-friendly device for kids that blends both only and offline teaching. The penguin board features a sensitive surface that detects the number of rods via NFC connection, for a real-time, virtually and physically educational experience.

Everything you need for aspiring bakers to let their creativity flow with this Rainbow Cake Surprise compound set. For ages 4+ our stretchy slime lets children poke, stretch, mold, pull, and squish the putty as they wish. This therapeutic slime is non-sticky and easy to clean. Our moldable, soft compound formula is not only super fun but also ideal for relaxation & multiple sensory stimulations. Great for fidgeting. Our soft, colorful slime is stretchy, non-drying, non-sticky, and helps boost your child’s imagination by encouraging manual play over screen time. This kit and includes everything needed to create beautiful, custom compound cake creations.

The Rainbow Jelly Cubez Tube is filled with the classic Clearz compound base that kids know and love! The Clearz compound is premade and oddly satisfying to poke, squish, squeeze, and is never sticky! For a fun ASMR feel, this item comes with a rainbow of colorful jelly cubes scented with a delightful grape flavor. Kids can mix, mash, and repeat play over and over for hours of squishy fun! The only limit is their imagination! Makes for the perfect gift!

CRAZY CLEANZ Hand Sanitizers 30ml 10 Pack, Antibacterial Gel, Berry Swirl, Frosted Strawberry, Vanilla Swirl, Strawberry, and Blue Raspberry Scents, 62% Alcohol Hand Sanitizer, Helps Reduce Bacteria, Perfect for Little Hands, Easy to Use.

CRAZY CLEANZ 20 Second Soap, 6 Pcs, Safe Hand Washing, Soap Kills Germs, Perfect for Girls & Boys, Ideal for All Skin Types.

 Blockaroo blocks are a new way to build. The soft foam magnetic blocks click together like magic, rotate 360-degrees, and always attract to each other, creating a multi-sensory experience that kids love!

The chemistry set itself comes with more than 15 experiments, but there’s also a bonus guide with 30 additional activities using common household items! This science kit for kids is a great STEM resource!

Science kits are way more fun when the experiments include boiling boogers, creating glowing worms, and making a test tube vomit! This kids science kit has everything needed for 15 super gross experiments.

Jabuka is a word game with a rotating letter alphabet where players race to make and take words simultaneously!

Based on The Beginner’s Bible, this collection of activities in The Beginner’s Bible Preschool Workbook will encourage young children ages 3 to 5 to grow in their faith and have fun while learning their letters and numbers and practicing their fine motor skills. Children will enjoy over 200 pages of activities, including handwriting exercises, letter and number activities, mazes, connect-the-dots, matching games, and more.

Arr me mateys! It’s time to find the treasure that’s hiding right under your nose! Your house becomes a treasure trove as you take turns giving clues and searching for treasure in your own room. Is it red? A circle? Does it start with the letter A? Be the first pirate to follow the clues on the treasure map and collect the most gold coins for your treasure chest to win!
Take turns giving clues and searching for treasure in your own room!
Perfect for little pirates – practice your directions, letters, and colors!
Familiar gameplay with a unique twist!
Wipe-away treasure map makes for unlimited gameplay.

The perfect companion to Baby Magic Calming Baby Bath is Baby Magic Calming Baby Lotion. Use this baby lotion after a warm bath or right before bedtime to help soothe and calm senses and skin. This vitamin-enriched lotion helps ease a fussy baby to turn the dreaded bedtime routine into a joyful bonding experience. Our breathable formula is specially created with real, soothing Lavender and gentle Chamomile to ease baby’s senses and naturally help calm them into a peaceful sleep. Our hydrating baby lotion also features softening Shea Butter, Aloe, and vitamins to help nourish and replenish the baby’s delicate moisture barrier while keeping it kissably soft for a magical morning. Sleep tight! Our products are dermatologist recommended, vitamin-enhanced, hypoallergenic and free of Parabens, Phthalates, Sulfates, and Dyes. Baby Magic has been trusted by generations for more than 65 years for its quality, value, and memorable scents. Baby Magic products!

Bedtime routines can be a challenge, so let Calming Baby Bath help make it a magical experience. The hydrating and tear-free formula contains Lavender & Chamomile to help whisk the baby away into a sweet slumber and keep skin kissably soft. Nighty-night!

Discover our new Sesame Street collection today! Your kids will have so much fun interacting with their very own Wall Stories adventure, as well as searching for their favorite zoo animals in the ‘Seek & Find’ game. And, they’ll also be able to play virtual dress up with the Wall Stories app! How cool is that?
Requires a free app.

A sister is . . . A sidekick. An accomplice. A sometime nemesis. And your teammate for life, there to give you peace of mind and believe in you unconditionally (even when you don’t). Sisters: Better Together is the perfect tribute one sister can give to another to say how much she appreciates her. A gift of humor, camaraderie, and love, Sisters is written (of course!) by a sister duo, Alice Lieu and Doris Lieu, who bring all of the bright, bold artwork, funny and engaging text, and attitude of their ILOOTPAPERIE paper products to the idea of sisterhood.

Go batty with this FANG-tastic Vampire Dough. Make fangs, bats, a cape, or coffin, but always, creep it real. Land of Dough is the most eco-friendly dough on the planet. From plant-based colors and compostable glitters to our paper packaging, we strive to minimize the environmental impact of our product. All of our Luxe Dough Cups feature multi-layered designs for amazing play value. Each cup is an experience all its own. Land of Dough is made in the USA right here in our own wind-powered facility using reclaimed landfill gas as a heat source. Each batch is carefully handcrafted with the finest natural ingredients and our signature wood play tools are sourced using sustainable forestry practices

SNAPSIES™ are Funko’s exciting new blind capsule collectibles with a whole world of fun inside! Collect animal characters like unicorns, llamas, goats, and dragons — each with their own distinct personalities, looks, and accessories that you can customize for endless combinations. Funko’s snap technology lets you play your way – Mix and match, create in a snap! Which Snapsies surprise will you get?

Step right up and try your luck! Do you have what it takes to grab a claw-full of candy with the Candy Claw Machine? Experiment to develop your motor skills and engineering chops to conquer this awesome STEM challenge. Build a working model of the classic claw machine — that enticing, sometimes frustrating, and always fun arcade game in which you try to grab prizes from inside the machine with a remote-controlled claw in a limited amount of time. Cranks, gears, and belts move the claw arm left and right, and forward and back. Hydraulic levers move the arm up and down, and open and close the claw. A spring-loaded trap door shoots the collected candy out at you if you manage to succeed.

  • Collection: GHOSTWRITERS| Color: Black with Multi-Colored Glitter | Glow: Red/Blue/Green Cosmic Glow | Includes Glow Charger | Texture: Soft
  • Made in the USA from nontoxic silicone and never dries out
  • Stretch it, bounce it, pop it, tear it, and sculpt it! Fun for ages 8+
  • Includes 1/5 lb. (3.2 oz) of Genuine Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty
  • Thinking Putty is manufactured with the help of exceptional individuals challenged with disabilities
  • FAMILY FUN FROM BANANAGRAMS: Coutaloupe is dice game of risk and reward by the makers of Bananagrams
  • USE YOUR CANTALOUPE MELON: In this family game, use quick thinking to calculate your chances to ripen your chances to get rid of your melon slices before everyone else
  • GREAT FOR STEM LEARNERS: Countaloupe is a fun way to learn about probability and numbers, without the boring work sheets
  • BEWARE OF ROTTEN ROLLS: One rotten roll of the dice can ripen or squash your chances of winning this kids board game
  • FUN FOR EVERYONE: The whole family can get involved with is board game for kids. Countaloupe is for ages 7+, 2-4 players and games last 15 mins. Named after the tasty cantaloupe melon!
  • OFFICIAL SUPERCROSS MOTORCYCLE: Feel the adrenaline of Supercross with the all-new, Race and Wheelie Competition Set – includes Ricky Carmichael and Ken Roczen bikes and deluxe ramp to recreate jumps like you see at the live events!
  • REV-UP PERFORMANCE: Show off with rev-up performance, tilt the rider’s helmet forward for straight line speed or backward to pop into an epic wheelie! Race head-to-head for some serious Supercross action!
  • AUTHENTIC SUPERCROSS STLYE: The Race and Wheelie bike features break-frame styling and statement-worthy details!
  • COLLECT THEM ALL: Add Ricky Carmichael, Ken Roczen and Kevin Windham’s bikes (sold separately) and more to your collection and bring the excitement of Supercross home!
  • GREAT GIFTS FOR KIDS: Supercross mini dirt bike toys are hot birthday, holiday, and Christmas gift idea toys for boys! Toy dirt bikes and motorcycle toys for kids aged 3 and up.
  • Includes: 2 Race & Wheelie Feature Bikes, 1 Deluxe Ramp, 1 Instruction Sheet
  • Covered by the Spin Master Care Commitment. See below for full details
  • CAN YOU RESIST THE SQUISH?! Squeeze Dip’s cheeks, watch his body pop out and bring his personality to life! Designed with little ones’ hands in mind, he’s small enough to fit in your palms so you can squeeze for days on end!
  • DIP, YOUR NEW BFF. Squeeze, shake, toss, hold him upside down…he reacts differently depending how you play with him! The more you interact the better you’ll get to know your new best friend and his fun-loving personality.
  • ROCK OUT WITH ACCESSORIES. Each Squishy Little has its own endearing attitude and comes with 2 accessories to match! Dip comes decked out with two accessories – a pair of star-shaped glasses and the matching headband to go with it.
  • LIGHT UP THE FUN! Loaded with 50 reactions and emotions, the characters make their own cute sounds and unique animations when you interact with them. Watch the top of their heads light up and their cheeks turn bright red with every squeeze!
  • COLLECT EM’ ALL. Which one will you pop: Dee, Dip, Doe, or Dot? Collect them all and master their language with the “Squishionary” dictionary! Great fun to play with friends! For boys and girls 5 years and up. Clean with a damp cloth.
  • Crayola Scribble Scrubbie Safari Animal Toy Set Expansion includes 2 washable animal figures, 1 scrub brush, 3 washable colored markers, and an instruction sheet
  • Color and customize these collectible jungle animals with fuzzy white coats that can be decorated again and again
  • For more miniature animal figures to enhance arts and crafts for girls and boys, collect all of the expansion packs sold separately
  • Appropriate for kids ages 3 and up, This set makes a great gift for girls and boys
  • Crayola Ultra clean washable markers Wash from skin, most washable clothing and most painted walls
  • Featured non-toxic colors include orange, green, and purple markers
  • General Note: We suggest using only Crayola Ultra-Clean Markers for your Scribble Scrubbie Pets.
  • Cats vs Pickles – Mystery Bags – Chonk – 6″ Bean Filled Plushies
  • This 1pc Bag has a 6″ Chonk – Mystery Cat or Pickle – Which one will you get???
  • Cats are scared of pickles, but pickles just want love. Welcome to the world of Cats vs Pickles where lovable but misunderstood pickles are in hopeless pursuit of colorful cats. Cats vs Pickles are silly and soft and so fun to collect! Which are you? Team Cat or Team Pickle?
  • Great for Kids of all ages! Super-soft tactile feel is great for sensory and stress reduction. Perfect study buddies, travel companions, comfort pets and just for fun! Cats vs Pickles are super-soft, bean-filled plushies that feel so great to hold, you won’t want to put them down!
  • Each Cats vs Pickles plushie is made in an adorable print design that reflects its ‘paw-sonality’. Look for the ‘heart hug mark’ printed on the bag so you know it’s an authentic CvP plushie! 100’s to Collect! Foodie cats, sweet cats, scary cats, fishy cats, cats with glasses, and cats with class, and cats for school!

This kid’s gift guide is full of toys that will please all ages. No matter the interest or activity your little one loves one of these items! Be sure to check out my other gift guides such as this Adult Gift Guide