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    31 Gifts From Target That Just About Any Kid Will Love

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    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. You can see Target's full shipping information here.

    1. A Lovevery hide & find drop box baby toy that every parent loves. This toy will help your little one practice hand-eye coordination and fine motor precision. They can also explore object permanence with the ball and other objects.

    Baby playing with the hide-and-seek toy box

    Promising review: "You need this for your little one! My 3-year-old loves it as does my 15-month-old. Hours of play! Even my two older kids play with it: 8-years-old and 5-years-old. Also, aesthetically pleasing! So happy I was able to get my hands on this. This is the only one I’ve been able to get so far since they are all sold out! This is a must-have for every playroom!" –Tink

    Price: $24.99

    2. A bowling set to help your little one brush up on their bowling skills! This set is great for learning colors and numbers, it is also durable and made to last. This is definitely a *strike* out in the gift game!


    Promising reviews: "There were a few different bowling options but I opted for this one. It is made well. I love the convenient carrying case. The balls are hard enough to knock the pins, but not hard enough to cause any damage if they’re thrown at someone or something (as they’re bound to be with children playing). It’s simple to understand for youngsters and clean up is a breeze thanks to the handy case. The price is fair and all in all I’m glad I decided on this one." –Short

    Price: $19.99

    3. A five-piece toy instrument set that'll help your blossoming musician jam out. The set includes a ukulele, tambourine, castanet, rain stick, and maraca — it is sure to be a ~hit~ during music time!

    Two kids playing colorful musical instruments

    Promising review: "My 3-year-old loved her band set and has a lot of fun with the set! The instruments are made of wood, they are well made and nice." —wilhelmina

    Price: $44.99 (originally $53.99)

    4. And a small piano to accompany the above instrument set for your budding Mozart. This colorful piano features 25 keys and a music button that plays classical compositions. It also comes with an illustrated songbook featuring six songs. Your little will be on their way to playing a sold-out concert hall!

    Two kids playing the piano

    Promising review: "We absolutely love this piano! Our 1-year-old is obsessed with music and she really enjoys exploring the keys and the pre- recorded songs. Love that it’s got a real piano sound!" –Julie 

    Price: $24.99 

    5. An electric guitar that is perfect for your up-and-coming rockstar! Sync up with any Bluetooth-enabled device to play along to your kiddo's favorite music through the guitar's speaker. It's a totally *rockin'* time!

    Kid playing with guitar

    Promising review: "My daughter loves it! Makes her feel like a little rockstar" –Primo84

    Price: $33.99 (originally $39.99)

    6. And a kids' drum kit so you can start a garage band with the above guitar! My sister has this kit and her kid loves it. This kit is the perfect size for children ages three and up and comes with all the essential sounds beginner musicians need to start learning!


    Promising review: "I thought this would be plastic and more toy like but it feels and sounds like a real drum. My son loves it." –Ashley

    Price: $99.99 (available in three colors)

    7. And a Trolls 2 DJ Party Mixer for your dance party-loving kiddo. It has interactive lights that glow as you spin, scratch, and drop the beat! This mixer is sure to bring good vibes to the dance floor.


    Promising review: "This toy gives my kids tons of enjoyment pretending they’re their own DJ. And singing along with the mic." –Andy

    Price: $36.99

    8. A karaoke machine so your whole family can join in on the music fun. This machine works with all karaoke apps, has multi-colored LED lights, Bluetooth for wireless digital audio streaming, and a built-in long-lasting rechargeable battery.


    Promising review: "Love, love this product. My kids are entertained for hours. The iPad blue tooth allows you endless choices for songs without having to buy the CD's. Great family fun for all!!" –Lala

    Price: $69.99

    9. An adorable hiking play set to help facilitate imaginary playtime while teaching the importance of outdoor safety! This set is a great gift for ages 3- to 6-year-olds and for hands-on, screen-free play.


    Promising review: "I had gotten one of these for one of my grandsons. I have two grandsons who are eight months apart, so they are like twins, but cousins. So, there is a 'dispute' every time about this — they both love the canteen, the binoculars and the backpack and, of course, the whistle. So, problem solved. I bought another. They both call the binoculars their 'camera.' Great package." –Melanie

    Price: $24.99

    10. And a large crane truck that will blow any toddler's mind! My 2-year-old is obsessed with this toy's ability to lift objects (I have no idea why?!) and will play with it for hours.

    Kid playing with crane truck and car

    Promising review: "If you have a toddler or kid really almost any age this is a must-buy! The quality is great, the buttons make noise, the doors open, and the lights turn on. You can tow a car by using the tow truck or hanging it by the wires. So cool; my toddler loves this and plays with it for hours." —Smalls

    Price: $39.99

    11. An orange recycling truck to get your kid stoked about sustainability! This battery-operated truck comes fully equipped with miniature bins and broomsticks — it also lights up and beeps!

    Kid playing with orange trash truck toy

    Promising review: "Bought this for a friend's kid who was turning 3. It was the first gift he opened, and he wouldn't touch any of the other presents. Completely stole the show. Sorry, not sorry." —merickson08

    Price: $39.99

    12. A Monster Truck two-pack your 'lil monsters will have great fun with. Race Grave Digger and Megalodon against each other and see who will come out on top!


    Promising review: "love this gift for my kids! it's nice to give them something that they can do together! they have enjoyed every minute of it. very durable and runs great!" –JML

    Price: $34.99

    13. A large T-Rex from Jurassic World for your dinosaur-obsessed child. ​The T-Rex is a fan favorite dinosaur and this oversize action figure provides ferocious levels of excitement. It breaks out of restraints, has a realistic stomping action, and attack sounds!


    Promising review: "What can I say? It’s a T-rex and he’s Jurassic-obsessed. It’s a huge hit over here" –TwoBearsShop

    Price: $39.99

    14. A Lego classic creating kit so you can help your little builder expand their skills. This kit is perfect for children 4 years old and up, and it comes with 484 pieces! The possible creations are endless!

    Kids playing with legos

    Promising review: "Great value for the price! The storage container it comes in is sturdy." –Momma3

    Price: $23.99 (originally $26.49)

    15. And for your Lego fanatic, a Lego table so they can build a whole Lego metropolis! This 2-in-1 activity table is great for keeping your kids entertained. The removable top reveals a board for building blocks; it is also lightweight making it easy to move around the playroom as needed.

    Lego table and chairs

    Promising review: "Perfect for my 2-year-old grandson with room to grow. I love the two table tops. He’s too young for regular legos but it will be a great space for him to build with them when he is older. Nice that it is plastic so it can be used in the backyard in the summer and be hosed off." –Brs

    Price: $74.99

    16. A Lego version of Boba Fett's starship for your Star Wars-lovin' kid. This kit is great for kid's nine years old and up and includes 593 pieces. It comes with a Boba Fett with a blaster and The Mandalorian with his blaster rifle and a beskar spear, plus a Carbonite brick to add to the creative play possibilities. This is the way to your kid's heart.


    Promising review: "Such a awesome set! Great too for the price." –E

    Price: $39.99 (originally $49.99)

    17. A beautiful linen doll to celebrate diversity. HarperIman is a Black-owned business that creates linen dolls in various skin tone shades. Yumi was created to promote a positive self-image in children — and is a bookworm who loves to learn new things!

    Yumi doll

    Check out more Harperlman dolls here.

    Promising review: "I love her dark skin tone and the simple white outfit. But let me tell you I nearly cried when I read the doll description attached to her hand! She loves books and wants to travel! She also wants to be a doctor (not me, can't handle blood lol). Yumi is everything I wanted in a doll when I was younger. I thought something was wrong with me because I hated wearing dresses as a child. My mom would put me in various shades of pink frilly, big sleeve dresses, with two petticoats underneath. So I LOVE YUMI because she is NOT wearing any girly colors. She's wearing a romper but it IS pants so that makes me so happy. AND she's wearing sneakers! I would have definitely been more confident and secure as a child if I had any Harper Iman doll back in the '90s. This was supposed to be a gift for my niece but I'm going to have to keep this one, lol!" –Audrey 

    Price: $34.99

    18. A Polly Pocket pineapple purse that's a blast from the past. These were all the rage when I was growing up and parents are stoked these are making a comeback, especially in this new version — a Polly Pocket pineapple purse (say that five times fast)!

    Girl playing with Polly Pocket purse

    Promising review: "Polly Pocket is such a classic and so great for imaginative play. This is a play set that changes to a purse — what a great idea!" —Kieran Renee

    Price: $14.59

    19. A four-pack of puzzles to help foster problem-solving skills! This puzzle combo contains three different piece counts to gradually build puzzle skills. It also includes four storage bags for easy cleanup (hooray for that!). Sorting is made simple with color-coded backs — explore and learn together while you piece together scenes of space, underwater, safari, and a map of the world!


    Promising review: "My little son loves it. He could do all the puzzle before he turned four ❤️." –Mommy

    Price: $9.99

    20. A Don't Break the Ice game to enjoy with your kids. Tap out ice blocks one by one, but don't break them! The object of this classic game is to keep Phillip the Penguin on top of the ice, but as the game goes on, the ice blocks start falling. One wrong block, and he'll go ker-plop!

    Kids playing Don't Break the Ice

    Promising review: "I loved this game as a kid and would always play it at parties with My 5-year-old daughter absolutely loves this game, my 2-1/2-year-old just smashes everything. Good for a one-on-one game or even teams. Games go by fast and everyone has a great time. Build quality is great so I know the game will last through years of hammering." –EricB

    Price: $14.99

    21. An Uno Attack card game because this is sure to be a hit on family game night. This hilariously fun take on Uno will definitely score some points with the kids!


    Promising review: "Really fun addition to the Uno family! As a parent, I was worried about the mess from the cards shooting out, but the cards only go a short distance and very rarely ever fall to the floor. The entire table laughs with delight when cards spit out. The Discard All card speeds up the game, too. I got this as a gift and have already purchased one for my sister’s family, too! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!" –Traveltex12

    Price: $23.99

    22. A DIY crystal terrarium activity kit so your kid can create a hanging garden in any room of your home. Style your terrarium with colorful crystals, stones, sand, and essential oils to bring healing vibes to your space!


    Promising review: "Very fun and cute my 11-year-old enjoyed putting it together! She spent her birthday money on it and is glad she did. Nice decoration for her room." –Flipping Fiasco

    Price: $16.99

    23. And a DIY journaling set to help inspire your teen to write! This is the perfect journal to fill with thoughts, memories, and dreams. It includes a 70-page journal, colorful chipboard pieces, glitter frames, suede tassel, magnetic bookmarks, printed pages, a glue stick, and a gel pen.

    DIY Journaling set

    Promising review: "It was a gift for my niece, she seemed very happy with it and I was impressed with the choices and quality of contents." –Eva

    Price: $24.99

    24. An Inventor's Box Set for the budding engineer in your life. The kit comes with an Inventor's Guide booklet and over 700 pieces to use along with everyday household items to create unique and useful inventions!


    Promising review: "My son is 7 years old and has ADHD, anxiety, and some OCD. He gets bored easily and is a perfectionist. He is very creative and has a mechanically engineering-inclined mind and personality. He loves taking things apart (like my husband's drum set) and figuring out how to put them back together. He is amazing at puzzles as well. We thought this would be a great idea and it truly was! He absolutely loves creating so many different things with it. He gets wrapped up in it for hours. Highly recommend." —Mrs Smiff

    Price: $24.99

    25. ‎A Nickelodeon Super Slime surprise unboxing kit to provide endless slime fun. Open the inner boxes and see what you get, it's one big slime surprise! Have a blast with colorants, glitter, bead add-ins and so much more!


    Promising review: "i needed a last minute gift and this was perfect. great price, its actually a pretty big box and with drive up service it we just drove by on the way to visit the birthday girl. She loved it!" –jessicaanette

    Price: $14.49

    26. A light-up hoverboard that totally has major ~Back to the Future~ vibes! The full-spectrum LED light-up wheels are sure to dazzle while the Bluetooth pairing and onboard speaker will let you bring the beats!


    Promising review: "Easy to use! My 9-year-old LOVES it! The lights are neat as they are within the wheel. The sides of wheels are flat and lights are inside. Using the app, you can change the light and speed settings! Worth the extra $ if you want a sturdy hoverboard to enjoy for a while! Weight limit is 220 pounds so adults and children can use for several years, too." Mandy50

    Price: $249.99 (available in three colors)

    27. A Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition game, because this is the game that has captured Switch users' hearts. It features lovely pastel green and blue Joy-Con controllers and a white Nintendo Switch Dock, adorned with images of recognizable characters such as Tom Nook and Nooklings Timmy and Tommy!

    Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing edition

    Promising review: "The Nintendo switch is fun, mobile and great quality! Even Nintendo online is wayyy cheaper than other consoles. This console is good for all ages :)" –MusicLover808

    Price: $299.99

    28. And a Nintendo Switch Lite because it is a more affordable option than the OG Nintendo Switch. So *switch* over to this gaming device and surprise your kids with the number one quarantine activity of the year.


    Promising review: "The Switch Lite is amazing. My kids have the original switch but by adding this into the mix the OG gets less wear and tear and less fighting over it! Great quality!" —Asunday

    Price: $199.99

    29. A Glow Up mini drone that is perfect for kids who are interested in tech — or especially interested in the drone phenomenon. Flip, drift, and climb through the air while performing exciting stunts and fearless tricks! Plus, it's at a price that won't break the bank.

    A light-up drone flying at night

    Promising review: "My grandson received this for his birthday and it was an instant hit! He loved how it lights up and it has great moves! It has cool landings! Really fun gift!" —SassifrasTea

    Price: $34.99

    30. A Yoda Chia Pet to satisfy your budding botanist. I got this for my daughter and we had a blast plastering the seeds atop Yoda's head and watching it sprout as the days passed.

    Yoda Chia Pet

    Price: $19.99

    31. And an awesome Baby Yoda hoodie (aka Grogu aka The Child) to keep your child warm this holiday season.

    Baby Yoda hoodie

    Promising review: "Love this sweatshirt. My son got it as a bday gift last year. We love it so much I just bought him the next size up." –JenJC

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes XS-XL)

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