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Hi — I'm Asia, I'm a mom of 7-year-old twin daughters, and I know how stressful holiday shopping can be for parents — trying to narrow down what fits in your budget, and trying to meet things your kids love with things that won't drive you wild, LOL.
Well, my girls and I did a little research on what gifts are really worth it, and here are some of the gifts we've all loved this year, in hopes to make your shopping a little bit easier:
1. A Power Your Fun Robo Pets Robot Unicorn (or puppy!) for the kid who's been asking for a pet all year.
2. A Ryan's World Giant Mystery Egg for fans of the uber-successful YouTuber.
3. A Gummy Candy Lab for the kid who loves a sweet chemistry experiment!
4. A Lunii Storyteller for screen-free storytime.
5. A three-string Loog Mini Guitar for your budding rockstar!
6. A WeCool Social Studio for the aspiring content creator.
7. If your kid's into slime, this Mega Slime Kit & Putty Lab will keep them busy for a while.
8. A KidKraft Ultimate Elite Play Kitchen for your aspiring chef, or just any kiddo who loves a good game of pretend!
9. A Hands Free Hover Drone Set, perfect if you're looking for a great gift siblings can play with together.
10. A Britannica Kids' Encyclopedia for tech-free educational fun.
11. If you have LOL Surprise doll lovers in your home, you can't go wrong with an LOL Surprise OMG House.
12. And if your kids, like mine, are missing the Disney Parks like crazy, get them the Jungle Cruise Adventure Game to bring some of that magic home.
13. Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Vet Play Pet Set for the future veterinarian in the family.
14. Osmo Creative Kit for iPad for your artistic kiddo.
15. A hover board electric scooter with a built-in Bluetooth speaker.
16. Bill Nye's VR Science Kit for a virtual trip to the coolest — and most nostalgic — science lab!
17. A Baby Yoda plush toy from The Mandalorian because, Baby Yoda.
18. A Tobi Smartwatch to help kiddos learn to tell time.
19. A shirt from Piccolina to celebrate trailblazing women.
20. A Itty Bitty Pretty's Tea Party playset for super-cute tea party fun.
21. An avid reader will love What Should Darla Do? and/or What Should Danny Do? books, which teach kiddos the power to choose.
22. A Smarty PAD for a cool educational experience for your preschooler.
23. A super-cute pair of faux fur sneakers for the winter from Blowfish Malibu Shoes for your fashionista-in-training.
24. A Cara & Co Kids Bead Kit for your crafty kiddo.
25. Dogman Cubles — they'll adore these if they love the Dogman comic books.
26. A Colgate MAGIK Smart Toothbrush to make dental hygiene fun.
27. A pack of stretch-and-sniff hair ties for your '80s-loving kiddo.
28. An outdoor baseball and tennis ball pitching machine with remote control bat for your junior athlete.
29. BFF Bright Fairy Friends your kid will love if they like all things fairies and light up toys.
30. And if your kid is into getting fancy, get some non-toxic scented nail polish for your little future glamazon.
31. A Room of Requirement Lego set, for the Harry Potter-obsessed kiddo.
32. The game Hasty Baker for at-home family fun trying to complete recipes before anyone else does!
33. A Slackers Ninjaline Intro Ninja Warrior Kit for fans of American Ninja Warrior Junior.
34. A Smart Buddies coding toy, which teaches kids basic programming skills in a totally fun way.
35. A set of sticky tabs from Ooly for easy — and super cute! — schoolwork organization.
36. A Constellation Map Night Light for the kiddo who likes constellation gazing.
37. A stainless steel Rainbow Child's Dinner Set to make dinner colorful and fun!
38. A few Be Amazing! Snow Pets for the kid who can't do without an unboxing surprise.
39. 5 Minute Really True Stories for Bedtime for the kid who loves reading nonfiction.
40. A gorgeous African wax print dress from Elisamama, perfect if your kiddo loves to twirl.
41. A cute pair of kids' headphones for kids who are doing remote learning — or just having some screen time!
42. A set of Carrera Slot Cars for the kiddo who loves racing cars.
43. A Blankie Tails blanket, great if you have a kid who likes to cozy up.
44. A Cityspots Museum Tour Playset to foster a lifelong love of art.
45. A glow-in-the-dark fort building kit for a little engineering fun.