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    29 Toys That Just About Any Kid Would Love To Get

    These toys take "fun" to another level.

    1. A mini digital camera perfect for exploring all kinds of portraits since it can also take selfies. You might just have a young Annie Leibovitz on your hands!

    Promising review: "Love everything about it! It’s cute, easy to use (baby picked up how to used it right away), and both front and back cameras work. There are even games on there. Love it. Definitely recommend." —Mc & Fong

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in four colors).

    2. A pack of six squishy Crayola fidget balls that they can stack, stick, or sling! The best part is the balls won't leave behind any residue. Whether they're being used as stress balls or as a wall ornament, these fidget balls are a ton of fun!

    reviewer image of a pack of the globbles
    image of six globbles in reviewer's hand

    And when the balls lose their stickiness, just clean them up with soap and water for them to feel like new again!

    Promising review: "They are beyond great! My son likes to throw them on the ceiling and wait for them to fall and then catch them. My nephew who is a toddler loved them so much I had to buy him some too! He liked watching them roll down the wall. I have never had one break and they are easy to clean." —Yvonne1011

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. A mini sports center if you have a little athlete on your hands! They can play basketball and soccer with this interactive toy whose functional LED scoreboard will make their games feel even more real.

    Promising reviews: “Got this for my 9-month-old grandson and he loved it. He is now 15-months-old and still loves it. He has learned how to slam dunk the basketball.” —K. Love

    "Purchased this for my grandson’s first birthday and of course he loved it. His 5-year-old brother loved it more and wouldn’t stop playing with it." —Priscilla Hope

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in two colors).

    4. toy construction site with 2 pounds of kinetic sand they can play with and mold into bricks. They'll even have the help of a dump truck and a working crane! And its contained play space means less cleanup for you.

    two kids playing with the kinetic sand construction site kit
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    Promising review: “This set is so cool. I bought it for a 3-year-old, and he absolutely LOVES it. It comes with some sand but I wanted to fill both ends up so I bought another bag. Now two people can play at the same time. The crane works very well and the scooper is very cool. The dump truck makes three blocks at a time which is fun. I 10,000% recommend this. It’s not messy if you keep everything in the container and when you are done you just close it up.” —Kyle Smile 

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    5. A 36-pack of Play-Doh so they can create models of the creatures and shapes living in their imagination.

    Promising review: “I have to stock up on Play-Doh because my kids can go through it. I loved how these had multiples of the same color but also a large variety. My son always wants the color his big sister has so it’s nice to not have to worry about that issue with these.” —Carrie 

    Get the 36-pack from Amazon for $24.99.

    6. A super cool Jeep Wrangler because they've got places to go and people to see. You can control how fast your little one goes so you don't have to worry about them getting involved in any high-speed crashes.

    reviewer image of the disney princess jeep wrangler
    reviewer image of a small dog sitting in the jurassic park jeep wrangler

    Promising review: “Got this for my 4-year-old son for his birthday and he is OBSESSED with it! The first thing he does in the morning is ask me if we can go outside to ride his Jeep. If you have a toddler who loves Jeeps/cars, you cannot go wrong with this!” —Danielle Comins

    Get it from Amazon for $286.05+ (available in seven styles).

    7. Kid-sized binoculars if your little one is a burgeoning bird watcher. Support their self-propelled learning and curiosity with these!  

    a kid looking at an apple on a tree through the kid binoculars
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought these for my 4-year-old. My kid loves nature walks and looking for bugs, birds, etc. These feel sturdy and are perfect for him! He has been using them every day since we got them." —BigMamaD

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    8. A talking kids' microscope for learning about biology and botany. It comes with 60 full color images on slides that can be observed under the microscope with shares facts about what your little one is seeing.

    reviewer image of a child looking at a slide through the microscope
    reviewer image of the slides compartment of the microscope

    Promising review: “My 4-year-old granddaughter loves this! She can look at the slides and listen to the explanations by herself.” —Perry Moseley 

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    9. A stop-motion animation Lego activity kit that'll keep your mini Spielberg occupied for hours upon hours making their very own movies!

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    The set includes: a 78-page book of ideas and inspiration, 36 official Lego mini figures and props, foldout paper backgrounds, and punch-out animation frames.

    Promising review: "My son saw this book in his school book order sheet and HAD TO HAVE IT. So I bought it off Amazon for his 6th birthday. He built his own mount for his iPad Mini and was making stop-motion videos in no time! I was worried it would be too advanced for him, but once his dad showed him how to use the program and how to move the pieces just right, he was all set! It keeps him occupied for HOURS and I love that it’s an interactive way to channel his creativity and do something else fun with the millions of Lego sets he has. Definitely pleased with this purchase!" —justcruzn

    Get it from Amazon for $24.18.

    10. A reusable LCD writing tablet if your little artist loves to draw but you don't want to use countless pieces of paper to support their hobby. To get different colors, all they have to do is adjust the amount of pressure they're using!

    Reviewer's child using the stylus on the blue writing tablet
    Reviewer's video showing them scribbling on the pink writing tablet with a stylus

    Promising review: "This has been the best product and my son loves it. He is in preschool and with all the schools being shut down because of the pandemic getting him to sit down and practice writing his name and alphabet has been a challenge. Since this came he will not put it down; he thinks it’s the coolest thing." —Justin

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in four colors).

    11. A funny hide-and-seek game — just place this little poo somewhere in your home and watch as your kids have fun trying to find it! This Silly Poop will even give them clues, and it plays a song that'll have them dancing once it's been found.

    A GIF of the multi-colored plastic Silly Poopy lighting up
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    What Do You Meme? is a small business making fun, and funny card games/toys, plush friends, and pool floats!

    Promising review: "This game is HILARIOUS. My kids love playing with it and taking turns hiding it (8, 6, and 3 years). They all think poop is funny and run around yelling 'Silly Poopy, where are you?' It keeps them busy for at least half an hour at a time and they leave me alone. Also? It's pretty durable. I found it outside in my garden in the 20-degree winter weather. I guess my 8-year-old left it out there for a few days. It also gets thrown down the stairs and Silly Poopy just keeps on giggling and having fun." —Adele

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    12. A foam pogo jumper so they can not only develop their hand-eye coordination and balancing skills, but also have jump-tastic fun while they do so. And because the jumper is made of foam, it's a safer alternative to your more classic pogo stick. Oh, and it makes a squeaky sound with each bounce!

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    Reviewer's child jumping on the pink pogo stick

    Promising review: "Our 4-year-old loves this toy! It's really fun for her and great for developing balance and large motor skills. The fact that it burns off some of her boundless energy is an extra plus. There's a built-in squeaker (which kids enjoy and adults learn to block out). Nice that it's an indoor/outdoor toy! Definitely a good value for the money." —L J Wessling

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 13 colors).

    13. A colorful DIY rock climbing wall set because your future mountain climber needs all the practice they can get. Not only can these mountable rock climbing grips hold up to 225 pounds each, but they can also be used indoors or outdoors.

    Reviewer's photo showing their child on the rock climbing wall
    Reviewer's photo of the rock climbing wall

    The set includes 25 hand and foot grips, two climbing handles, and a knotted climbing rope.

    Promising review: "My girls absolutely love this! We’ve been wanting to give them some things inside the house to climb and jump on since it’s cold here and we’re stuck in the house most days. We haven’t installed the rope yet but plan to do so soon. The climbing holds are very durable and seem pretty sturdy. They are also a good size, making it easy for my girls to hold on to. I would definitely recommend this to as it’s a lot of fun!" —KKL—L&L’s Little Shop of Goodies- Living Life RV Rentals

    Get a set from Amazon for $29.99.