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29 Gifts For Kids You Don't Have To Worry About Them Getting From Someone Else

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1. A kids' origami kit that inlcudes 54 different paper projects (and luckily 55 pieces of paper) for nimble little fingers to learn the fine art of paper folding. Just be prepared for the migration of cranes that will soon be landing all over your home.

Amazon

For ages 5+

Promising review: "I gave this to my 7-year-old nephew for his birthday. He wanted to open shortly after and we worked together on the spaceship. Turned out great! (even though we had to go back and refold a couple of times 😉) Durable paper plus it was pretty easy to follow once you got the hang of it. It's nice that because of the printed paper it feels like you've got something before you even start, which is encouraging. The end product is really cute!" —Jodie Jurgens

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

2. A three-chord Loog Mini acoustic guitar so you can start teaching your little punk kid the entire Ramones catalog. Comes with flashcards of chord diagrams and full access to the Loog Guitar app. Hey! Ho! Let's go!

Child model playing a red, three-string guitar with note codes scattered about
Loog

For ages 3+

Promising review: "My daughter and I learning how to play the guitar together. Even if we don't become rock stars the quality time we are spending together is all the justification I needed to make the purchase. The strings are perfect for her little fingers." —JSpriggins

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $79 (available in six colors).

3. A water-proof, easy-to-clean, 27-piece jigsaw puzzle popper fidget game for solo or team play. Pop those bubbles and arrange that Tetris-like puzzle all while relieving some stress and employing some serious STEM skills!

Reviewer's photo of children playing with colorful puzzle popper game pieces
amazon.com

For ages 3+

Promising review: "I’ve seen those bubble-popper toys everywhere but hesitated to get them because they seemed like the kind of thing your kid might play with for five minutes and then forget about. But this “Tetris” style puzzle I was drawn to right away — the nostalgia of the classic game morphed into a sensory experience sounded awesome to me. And it is! I love this thing. It’s so satisfying to put together and pop the little bubbles. My six- and three-year-old and I played with it for like a solid hour right away!" —Emily 

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $15.95+ (available in three colors). 

4. A Fat Brain door pong game that's basically Ping-Pong without the need for a table. Attach it to a doorway, adjust the tether length, and then start batting that ball back and forth. Another prezzie "for the whole family!"

Child model playing ping pong with toy hanging from doorway
Amazon

For ages 6+

Promising review: "I was looking for something fun that my son and I could do together. It's getting too cold to go outside, and I want to have plenty of options besides video games. My son was skeptical at first (cue the eye rolls) so I set it up (super-duper simple), and began practicing myself. Within minutes my hubby and son wanted to join in! It's in a wider than standard doorway in our house, which I'd suggest if you have one, it is easier to practice shots that swing wild. You can play together or as a single. Comes with an additional ball and string, which we haven't needed yet. Very happy with my purchase!" —Shawn A Lodico

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

5. A Kid Trax 12V Ford Bronco powered ride-on with a working horn, engine sound effects, FM radio tuner, and MP3 player plug-in, and running lights, because you never had one as a kid and that streak needs to end. John Bronco approved!

Target

For ages 3+

Holds up to 130-pounds of children and can reach speeds up to 5 miles per hour. Doors and bedcover can be removed for four different looks. Comes with a one-year bumper-to-bumper limited warranty on the truck and a six-month limited warranty on the battery.

Promising review: "My kids love playing in this little Ford Bronco! Finally, a kid car that my youngest can drive by himself. It has two speeds, 2.5 and 5 miles per hour. The 2.5 is perfect for a kid who is just starting to learn how to operate a car like this. My seven-year-old loves the faster speed and is a pro using the reverse option. We have another car that has doors, but this Bronco is perfect because you can take the doors off for easier in and out access. The storage compartment in the back is a lifesaver for hauling toys and snacks to the park. With days getting shorter, it’s getting darker earlier - no problem for this car, the headlights look so cool on twilight walks!! And don’t get me started with the built-in FM radio and cable for connecting a phone, we love listening to our favorite jams as we cruise along!" —Raidsker

Shipping info: 2-day shipping available for select products.

Get it from Target for $399.

6. A Fisher-Price "Sit-to-Stand" giant activity book that transforms from a sit-down storybook to an upright activity center with 120+ songs, sounds, and phrases for all the important early learning.

Amazon

For ages 6+ months

This is already wrapped and ready to go for my baby girl's first Christmas, who will probably be using it to help her stand (and learn, of course). Also gifting this to friends with similarly aged kids! It's got your ABCs, 123s, and so many shapes for 360-degrees of play. What more could a kid ask for? (Well, plenty but if they're not talking yet you're in luck).

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

7. A remote-controlled Discovery Kids smoke-breathing pet dragon toy named Smolder who moves (via remote control), roars, and breathes menacing smoke (actually water mist, so no real menace here). Maybe it's finally time the kids got to see Reign of Fire!

Red dragon toy with eyes lit up
Amazon

For ages 6+

Promising review: "This toy is great. It breathes smoke (aka mist), growls, plays music, and has a remote. I bought it for my six-year-old (who loved it) and my nine-year-old keeps sneaking off with it." —Jeanne

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $46.99 (available in three colors). 

8. A huge (2.5 feet tall) 240+ piece Gujo Adventure Mars mission rocket building set to help develop problem-solving skills (left brain) and imaginative storytelling (right brain). Bonus: all the pieces are waterproof and washable. But is there any water on Mars?

Amazon

For ages 7+

Promising review: "It's really big, and it's still light enough for my five-year-old to lift and blast it off. The instructions were clear with images so he was able to do a lot of the building himself with some occasional help from me. It comes with a dozen or so accessories that clip into the astronaut's hands...My kids are into space so...actually, looking at this rocket, it would make a good display case for some of my figures (Yes, I'm a grown-up with action figures of my own). I may get another one for the game room." —Paul

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $59.99.

9. A machine-washable Chalk of the Town chalkboard T-Shirt kit to encourage some artistry and a DIY ethic in your kid's wardrobe. Draw, wear, erase, repeat. It's that easy and fun!

Triptych image of the same pink T-shirt with black heart being decorated in three different ways
Amazon

For ages 4+

Includes T-shirt, emoji stencil, three water-based, non-toxic, chalk markers (blue, green, and pink), and a washcloth. 

Promising review: "My eight-year-old daughter loves the chalk shirt. She customizes the message with every wear. Her latest message was about her teacher being the best. Also great for school spirit weeks. Her message can match any theme of the day. Wipes off easily and washes great." —jlk

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

10. An indoor or outdoor Wiwiurka wooden trapeze bar that will give acrobatic kids the gift of strength and balance while they spin themselves round in circles (and hopefully don't puke).

Child swinging upside down from wooden trapeze
Wiwiurka

For ages 3+

Note: Mounting hardware not included.

Wiwiurka is a Mexican woman-owned business located in Tepoztlan, Mexico that creates sustainable children's toys using water-based paints and non-toxic materials that are inspired by Pikler, Montessori, and Waldorf’s educational standards.

Promising review: "My kid won’t get off this trapeze! He loves it and he is getting so much better at his “tricks” everyday. When we ordered it we hopped it would keep him busy but we never imagined how much time he would spend on it. It’s beautiful, high quality and so much fun. I wished I would have had one as a kid." —Montserrat K. 

Shipping note: Processing time is 2-3 weeks, plus shipping time.

Get it from Wiwiurka for $70 (available in five colors). 

11. A colorful, 33-piece wooden Haba "Kullerbü Kringel" domino play set to make setting them up and knocking them down as easy as possible for little hands. Also works with other sets from the brand so as the kids get bigger, so do the courses they can build!

Child model playing with colorful domino playset
Amazon

For ages 2+

Was able to test this out with my very keen two-and-a-half-year-old son who's taken a big-time interest in marbles and dominos but who doesn't quite have the dexterity or patience for building something too elaborate. After showing him how it works the first few times, he was ready to take over (which allowed me to take a well-earned five-minute break to sit down and stare into the unknown). The bright colors, easy-to-handle pieces, and even easier build-up/break-down playability made this a hit in our home! 

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $69.99

12. An easy-to-install two-tire pack of LED bike wheel lights so cyclists can add some style and some safety to their rides. Keep the lights static or use the flashing mode for up to 40+ hours of bike-riding that's totally lit (just like the kids used to say).

Bicycle with lights around the wheels
amazon.com

For all ages, batteries included. 

Promising review: "I love this product! My son also has these same lights on his bike. They are very bright, and they can blink or stay still. They are very easy to install--a bit time-consuming--but very easy. The battery life on these is amazing as well. I have had them for six months now, used them regularly, and haven't needed to change out the batteries yet. We love them! Definitely recommend." —Sarah 

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in ten colors). 

13. A three-pack of part puzzle, part origami Cubles Dog Man paperboard action figures for fans of these characters (and others) to "pop it, fold it, build it, play it" and then even display it too! No glue or scissors needed either!

Amazon

For ages 6+

Promising review: "I gave this gift as a present for an eight-year-old. He loved it! Then, my son requested it for himself too. It gives kids a chance to make the characters from. their favorite books leap off the page and come to life. Putting them together is a great fine-motor-skills project. Once completed, it’s a wonderful way to encourage kids’ imaginations." —A.M.

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

14. A 2-in-1 baseball and tennis pitching machine with an auto mode that tosses every five seconds or a remote control mode (via the bat, but not the racket). Just the thing for solo practice sessions or when a parent's arm is just too tired to throw any more.

Amazon

For ages 5+

Promising review: "We have had this toy for more than three months, which has brought us a lot of fun, this machine is attractive for every child even adults, but needs a lot of batteries. I will recommend buying a battery that can be charged, it is more economical for you...I was very satisfied and bought it again as a birthday gift for my nephew's sixth birthday party." —scot k. paulson

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

15. A Red & Olive Mr. Beary + Beanie Set handcrafted to be a "soft, durable, and timeless" best-stuffed-buddy for years to come. The best part? The matching hat that will fit kids ages one through ten!

Stuffed brown bear wearing yellow beanie next to child's yellow beanie
Red & Olive

For ages 1+

Red & Olive is a Peruvian- and American-blended family and a woman-owned business that supports woman artisans through flexible schedules and fair wages for their ethically, handmade dolls and hats. 10% of sales go to Starlight Children's Foundation benefitting seriously ill kids all across the United States.

The quality of this stuffie simply can't be denied! It doesn't feel mass-produced (because it's not) and has some weigh to it. We named ours Teddé (pronounced Teh-day) and we're looking forward to her being dragged everywhere by our daughter and being a part of our family. Plus, we can't wait to see them both in their matching beanies! 

Get it from Red & Olive for $88 (available with and without beanie).  

16. A Kids Against Maturity card game with 600 question and answer cards filled with "age-appropriate toilet humor and funny innuendos" the whole family can enjoy. The player who gives the funniest answer to the fill-in-the-blank questions is the winner. But, really, there are no losers here either.

Amazon

For ages 8+

Promising review: "If you have any sort of humor in your blood, this is the family game for you. We ordered this game before we left for spring break so we could play when we needed a break from the beach/pool. It did not disappoint in the least. My kids, along with my nieces and nephews (ranging from 6-16) were laughing uncontrollably the entire time. The phrase possibilities are as creative and funny as you can make them. I think my eight-year-old had the best time. He literally said the next morning after our first night of playing that his stomach was sore. If you’re one of those parents who get offended easily you should definitely get this game and learn to loosen up a bit. We need to be able to laugh especially nowadays. And if we can’t do that with our kids, then who can you do that with. Great game and will be recommending it to all of my friends." —Chris

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

17. A Craft-tastic "Make a Fox Friend" craft kit for kids to learn the basics of sewing while putting together a full wardrobe of clothes and accessories for this fantastic (and fabulous) little fox stuffie. No special tools or additional supplies to buy makes this a great all-in-one gift!

Amazon

For ages 5+

Promising review: "This craft was a hit! The fox was very easy to put together and it turned out so cute! You have to make the tutu by tying a bunch of knots but other than that all of the clothes are ready to go and do not require sewing! The fox came with a little fabric bag to conveniently store it for travel. The materials in the craft are good quality and hopefully will last a while. My daughter loved this little cute fox!" —Olivia O.

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $17.88+ (also available in bunny and mouse).

18. A Fisher-Price B.B. Hoopster motorized electronic basketball game with four interactive play modes so little ballers can develop their above-the-rim skills. The hoop moves backward and forwards but you know how referees are, no way they're going to call a charging foul on B.B. (call it home-court advantage).

Child model playing with indoor mini basketball against a moving hoop on wheels
Amazon

For ages 3+

Promising review: "This is super cute. My two grandsons, ages 17- and 22- months both love it. Perfect height for their age. When it moves they chase it and laugh. The only thing I could see as an improvement would be to adjust the height as they grow. They will soon be taller than it and only dunking the balls." —Stephanie Brandt

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $39.82

19. A Hape Quadrilla Super Spirals building blocks set for all the marble madness and Rube Goldberg goodness a kid could possibly enjoy.

Adult and child models playing with block set and marbles
Amazon

For ages 4+

Bonus: Includes a xylophone rail that plays a tune as marbles run over it!  

Promising review: "This is the third set of these we have bought. Our family has so much fun building and exploring together with these. Our five-year-old has started to engineer her own 'mazes.' Wonderful for coordination, logic, imagination, and teaching kids to keep trying until you get the desired outcome." —Julie L.

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $82.89.

20. A 43-piece Melissa & Doug "Fill & Fold" taco and tortilla set that can be played with on Tuesdays or any other day of the week for that matter.

Complete felt and plastic food set with toy ingredients and cooking tools
Amazon

For ages 3+

Set includes a durable hard taco shell and felt tortilla with self-stick tabs, wooden food pieces (chicken, beef, shrimp, tomato, avocado, pepper, onion), a wooden knife, and a wooden hot sauce bottle.

Promising review: "My two-year-old son LOVES this set. The salsa bottle that pours out a piece of felt is an especially big hit! Has lots of pieces that fit into their own little boxes and containers. This will occupy him for quite a while, pretending to cut and cook, but also just opening things and moving them around. If your kid likes the Dragons Love Tacos books, they'll enjoy this, comes with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and the dreaded spicy salsa. Only complaint is that it did not come in a larger box or crate that holds everything together for storage like some of the other Melissa and Doug kits do." —mpat

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $15.54.

21. An interactive, remote-controlled My Little Pony "Sing 'N Skate" Sunny Starscout with over 50 combinations of sounds, lights, and movement, because if they ask for an actual pony this is probably your next best bet!

Amazon

For ages 5+

Got a chance to preview Starscout and I just have to say, you're going to want to make this My Little Pony your Little Pony! Get on the mic to make Starscout spin like it's dancing and move its head and wings as it rollerskates. The faster you shake the microphone the fast this pony giddyups! And of course, that unicorn horn lights right up. As an added bonus, there's a sticker sheet to somehow make a sparkly, roller-skating, pony-corn with pink hair somehow even more glam!

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $52.99.

22. A Pictionary Air Harry Potter drawing game where players pick their Hogwarts house, draw HP-inspired clue cards, and use the "magic" wand to actually draw images in the air (that will appear onscreen) for teammates to guess.

Amazon

For ages 8+

How it works: Download the free Pictionary Air app and the active player will appear, along with their sketch, on the screen of your smart device. Players can cast gameplay onto their TV with compatible streaming devices.

Promising review: "I bought this as a gift for my nine-year-old nephew. We played it immediately. The kids were able to get the app and figure out how to play within a few minutes. We played with ages ranging from 9 to 50 and we all enjoyed trying to guess what was being drawn. We loved the wand. As one other review mentioned, the cards seem to be very easy or very difficult. We all thought it was lots of fun and I may have to get one for myself now!" –JC

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

23. A Clixo "Grip and Stick" pack combining origami, magnets, building blocks, and now suction cups too (!!!) for a completely new and unique way for kids to create and play.

Clixo

Clixo is a small business based in Brooklyn, NY whose founder teaches toy design at UPenn.

When I first discovered Clixo I thought, "Wow, that's something I haven't seen before. I bet these will be different than other building toys." Not only are they different, but they're super fun and satisfying to play with (that click the magnetic parts makes just sounds and feels so good). Maybe when I'm done "testing" them out, I'll actually let my kid take a shot at playing with them. And now that they have suction cups, all those creatures and creations can be put on proper display on any window!

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

24. A LetsGlow Studio DIY arts and crafts kit to create reflective DIY accessories that change colors by using an LED light that clips to a smart device (no app required). Just the thing for the young TikTokker in your life!

Amazon

For ages 8+

Note: check the videos on the product page to get the full feel!

Promising review: "I purchased Sky Castle's LetsGlow Studio as a gift for my nieces, both of whom are obsessed with TikTok. Once they got the hang of using the stencils and stickers, they LOVED it. The neon shapes and hair have become a fixture of their videos, and some of the stuff they've been able to do with glow-in-the-dark dance moves is pretty cool. Since my nieces are very happy with it and I've even gotten bonus points for being a cool uncle, I'm am definitely satisfied with this product." —Miles Pengilly

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

25. A 19-inch tall (!!!) Transformers Kingdom: War for Cybertron Autobot Ark action figure packed with accessories (like another robot that turns into the ship's computer) that'll take all of 26-steps to change from spaceship to giant robot. Truly, more than meets the eye!

Amazon

The box says 15+ but certainly, younger hands can handle this (if it's meant to be played with like a toy instead of displayed on a shelf).

Editor's note: When I first saw this I felt like I was immediately transported to the year 1985 (perhaps via a space bridge) and all I wanted to do was show this to my six-year-old self. If this thing were around when I was a kid I would have torn the page it appeared on right out of that Sears holiday catalog and mounted it to the refrigerator like some little Martin Luther nailing his 95 Theses to a church door. I could just stare at the box! A truly amazing toy for old and young!

Promising review: "Saw this and I had to add it to my Transformer collection! I thought it was such a cool and intriguing idea to have the Autobot base itself become a Transformer. This guy is huge, detailed, and has very tight ratcheted joints. What’s even better is that there is another robot stored in his chest. This second robot can go from a robot to the Teletran1 console from the TV series. Very cool and innovative! The set comes with an Optimus Prime micro-figure and blast effects. I think it is worth the money I paid for it. A must-have for a classic Transformer fan." —Armored Chihuahua

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $159.97.

26. A portable (and affordable) Crosley Cruiser Plus turntable with built-in speakers and Bluetooth (for streaming to other devices) to spin your kids right round, baby, right round with a more tactile and immersive music listening experience.

John Mihaly / BuzzFeed, Amazon

For ages 8+

Listen, if you're some sort of audiophile, this is clearly not the turntable for you. But, if you want a fun and really cost-effective way to expose your kids to old records (and new ones too) this Crosley Cruiser is it. This isn't even about the "rich sound" of vinyl, it's about listening to music with your children so they can feel it, see it, heck, even smell it too (depending on where you stored some of those albums). The sound is what you'd expect from a portable record player but the ability to stream it through more powerful speakers via Bluetooth really gives it a boost. Just be prepared to answer any number of questions from inquiring young minds like, "Dad, who is Rush and why do you have so many of their albums?"

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $49.96+ (available in 16 colors).

27. A remote-controlled flying butterfly that looks, flutters, and flies just like a real mighty Monarch up to a distance of 100-feet. With a smart take-off function enabled by lifting your hand up and down and an automatic emergency stop in the event of a sudden crash, it's a great option for inexperienced flyers trying to earn their wings.

Split image of model holding remote control butterfly and two models flying said buttefly
Target

For ages 8+

Comes with a rechargeable battery. 

Shipping info: 2-day shipping available for select products.

Get it from Target for $24.99.

28. A set of handcrafted, nontoxic constellation blocks to learn the symbols, names, hemispheres, and scale of magnitude for 16 constellations in the night sky.

Side-by-side views of a set of wooden blocks that show different versions of constellations and their locations in the sky
Amazon

For ages 2+

These are perhaps the most beautifully designed and interesting set of wooden blocks that's I've ever encountered. I liked them so much I bought them way before my son would even be to use them. Having nearly failed my astronomy course in college, I figured this would be a great way for us to learn all about the constellations together as I pretend to know what I'm talking about. So when my kid asks, "Dad, where is Orion's belt?" I won't have to answer, "Around his waist."

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $26

29. A Popdarts suction cup throwing game that encourages players young and old to put down the screens and engage with some good old-fashioned family fun (and competition). There's no more satisfying sound than hearing one of these darts stick to a surface!

Reviewer's image of green, blue, and orange Popdarts stuck to countertop
amazon.com

Ages 8+

Popdarts is a small business owned and operated by two brothers who created this game to "bring friends and family of all ages together, fuel creativity, and challenge their abilities."

Promising review: "I recently came across a video of Popdarts on social media and immediately had to get myself a set. I noticed there are multiple game sets like this on Amazon, but it’s VERY clear these are the REAL Popdarts and any other ones are fake copycats. Throwing them takes some getting used to, just like any throwing game would, so don’t get discouraged if they don’t stick the first several times! I even found that they have tutorial videos on how to throw. The quality is amazing, and they stick VERY well. I was even able to pick up a barstool with one stuck to it! 10/10 I will be buying more as they come out with expansion packs and other colors, and I will be telling all my friends about this game!" —Hannah Marie

Shipping info: Available on Amazon Prime with two-day shipping, non-Prime shipping options will still arrive by Christmas (see Amazon's full shipping information here).

Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

It might not be Turbo Man, but the kids are gonna love it regardless...

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