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49 Gifts To Cover Every Child On Your List From Tots To Teens

A one-and-done list so you can shop now and spend the rest of your time on more important things, like your holiday film watchlist.

What a year! The holidays are finally here! And while we’re doing our best to make sure the products we feature will arrive in time, shipping times are especially tricky this year, so we suggest shopping as early as you can.

Stock and shipping times can vary depending on where you live, which product you purchase, and more. So order earlier than you think you need to and be sure to double-check the retailers’ websites for shipping information to ensure that your gift will arrive in time for when you need it.

1. A Tobi 2 smart watch for kid-friendly tech that shares similarities with other smart watch devices. They can take selfies, play games solo or with friends, and even track their steps.

2. A Digimon X virtual pet monster that'll let you raise and train your own pet monster and battle them against friends. It's the same nostalgic toy of the '90s with a few upgrades, ready to entertain a new generation.

3. A bedtime soother complete with a night-light and sound machine that'll be their favorite part of bedtime.

4. A bouncy pal they can ride indoor or outdoor all over the house. If you think you can't catch them now, wait until they take off on their noble ~magical~ steed.

5. A Miko 3 — a splurge-worthy robot that might look like a fancy toy to the untrained eye but is so much more. This robot is packed with games and educational content and can play, help with homework, and act as a video chat device when you want to check in on the kid. It's...pretty amazing.

6. A Got2Glow Fairy Finder in case the child you're shopping for is enamored by the magic of fairies. Carry the jar around and find fairies to collect. Once they catch the fairy, they can feed, play, and care for it. Each jar can collect more than 30 fairies, with 100+ fairies to collect in total. Friends can trade fairies they collect, too.

7. Pixicade mobile game maker in case the child you're gifting is not only into video games but also interested in making their own. They can draw a photo, take a picture of it, play, and share their game. They can build 1,200 video games! 🤯

8. An innovative smart teddy that's just as much a gift to the child as it is to the parent. This teddy comes with 28 bedtime stories and more than 30 daily routines that help the child to develop good habits.

the smart teddy

9. Jurassic World Evolution 2 for PS4 because the Jurassic fandom spans generations. Who doesn't like dinosaurs? This game centers on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

10. Crossed Signals, a game where following instructions is the only way to win. Move or shake the wands up or down depending on the instructions. It has four game modes that you can play solo, in a group, with teams, or head-to-head. But remember, don't get your signals crossed!

a family playing the game

11. A Plugo Farm for a gift that'll keep them busy for the entire winter break. It's hard work maintaining a farm, and this one comes with more than 100 story-based challenges that your little farmer will have to tackle to manage their farm.

a child playing the plugo farm

12. Or, Orboot Dinos because they've been in love with the prehistoric world since they saw their first brontosaurus. Now, they can travel back in time to explore and dig up more than 500 facts about dinosaurs. Sounds like a ~dino-mite~ gift to me.

13. What Do You Meme? Family Edition — the same viral game without the R-rated content so you can feel comfortable gifting it and playing it with the youth on your list.

14. A mini pet pig that's so ridiculously adorable, I'm fighting the urge to buy it for myself. I mean, it's a mini pet pig!

15. An Oculus Quest 2 they'll go absolutely bonkers for after they unwrap it, especially after watching 100 TikTok videos of people playing games on this virtual reality system.

the oculus quest 2

16. Beat That! — a fun game for kids and adults with more than 160 challenges that test how much confidence they have in their own abilities.

the game contents

17. A funny sweatshirt they can wear during finals week that's sure to get a laugh from their friends and teachers.

a sweatshirt of a cupcake on a laptop surrounded by fire that reads I have no idea what I'm doing

18. Or, an enamel pin to stick on their favorite denim jacket.

an enamel pin of a salt shaker with a sad face that reads salty

19. A Rainbow High house because their Rainbow High dolls have always wanted a home of their own, instead of a tiny spot at the bottom of the toy box. This pad is so nice, you'll wish you could shrink down and live in it yourself.

20. Daughter of the Deep — a title from author Rick Riordan, of the beloved Percy Jackson book series — which is a reimagined, modern take on 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea.

the book

21. A tiny desktop TV that actually works and comes with a tiny remote. They can stream some of the funniest moments from Friends. I mean, can it BE any cuter?!

22. A Little Tikes video camera so your future filmmaker can get started on creating their own short films. They may even host a holiday screen of their latest ~grandma acclaimed~ film.

23. An Osmo Genius starter kit that can connect to your iPad or Fire Tablet to help your child learn through exploration and interactive games. They'll be too busy having fun to realize that they're actually learning.

the kit

24. A Tamagotchi Pix that comes with all the things we love about Tamagotchis with an added bonus — a camera. Now they can take pictures with the character they've nurtured and raised. They can also connect to other Tamagotchi devices, exchange gifts with characters, and explore.

a review photo of the tamagotchi pix in pink

25. A mosasaurus from the Netflix series Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous to add to their growing collection of prehistoric creatures. If they love dinos, they'll be over the moon when they unwrap this massive ocean protector.

the mosasaurus

26. A smart tracking pod that can film them while they're recording their TikTok dances and challenges. It's like having their own personal videographer. You can sit it on a tripod, or just place it on a surface.

27. A VTech KidiGo basketball hoop so your all-star can take it to the hole. The hoop comes with five game modes: free play, score challenge, time challenge, color challenge, and hot potato. The interactive headboard makes the games even more fun, and it's ideal for hours of solo or group indoor activity.

28. A For the Love of Pixie Dust gift card they'll adore because that means they get to browse all the magical tumblr designs or have one customized. Imagine how they'll feel rolling up to the next coffee shop meetup with their new high quality tumblr to hold their afternoon strawberry refresher.

someone holding the tumbler

29. Hope The Healing Husky if you know just the future veterinarian to care for them. After the pup lets them know how they're feeling with different sounds and reactions, they can heal it with the included medical accessories.

a child playing with the healing husky holding a stethoscope to the husky's heart

30. A Nightmare Before Christmas puzzle that gives them everything they love — Sally, Jack and puzzles.

the puzzle

31. A Baby Shark play set complete with more than 25 pieces including four characters: Baby Shark, William and two bonus fan-favorite characters, Hank and Goldie. They'll be able to use their imagination for their own underwater adventures.

two kids playing with the baby shark play set

32. A Hatchimals Crystal Flyer Pixie they can make fly round the room with the wave of their hand. Fair warning, they just might believe they actually have magical powers.