What are the best Christmas gifts for boys? If you are stumped what to get him, we’ve put together a list of over 500 of the best Christmas gifts and toys for boys.
There is nothing more magical than Christmas! Santa is almost coming down the chimney and you are probably looking for the perfect Christmas gift to put under the Christmas tree. There are many different types of boys in the world, but there is one thing that they all want: something cool. Stumped on what to get him? We have spent all year scourging through all the aisles in the store to come up with gifts that will leave him with a smile on Christmas day. Broken into categories and by age groups, here are over 500 Christmas gift ideas for boys.
Babies and toddlers need to learn, play, and discover with suitable age-appropriate toys to build their skills in various areas. Our editors have made your task of finding the perfect toy for your baby and toddler that much simpler with this collection.
Dolce Safari Play And LearnAges 0+
Last year, Dolce decided to launch something brand new and fresh. Dolce stands for Develop, Observe, Learn, Create, and Educate. In just its first year, Dolce received a nomination for a TOTY award. We’re excited about its latest product. Based on the Russian Doll, Safari Play And Learn starts out as an elephant and when you open it, out comes a hippo. Inside the hippo, there is a lion. When you open the lion, out comes a little monkey ball. For a young child, there is so much to learn from nesting to shape sorting.
My First Pillow PetAges 0-4
Designed specifically for babies, the new My First Pillow Pet line offers a range of plush pillow buddies in 5-inch, 11-inch, or 18-inch varieties. Their pastel colors perfectly coordinate with nursery décor. Like the originals, they offer a cute plush toy and soft, comfy pillow in one.
VTech On-The-Go Baby DriverAges 3m+
Step into the driver’s seat with the On-The-Go Baby Driver set. Get into the fast lane of fun with a toy that promotes learning and development. Develop you child’s motor skills by having them turn the ignition key, steer the soft fabric wheel, or shift gears. It introduces baby to letters, colors, and more with twinkling traffic lights and more than 30 upbeat sing-along songs, melodies, sounds effect, and fun phrases to capture your baby’s attention. The horn and mirror are really fun features. This toy is sure to keep your baby busy with endless fun learning and stimulation. It can be used on the floor or even attached to a stroller.
Fisher-Price Smart Moves RockitAges 6m-3
The Fisher-Price Smart Moves Rockit is designed to grow with your child. In addition to dancing along with kids, it teaches everything from shapes and language to numbers, gross motor skills and more. Are you ready to Rockit?!
LeapFrog Safari Learning StationAges 6m+
The Safari Learning Station is designed to grow with your child. Young kids can sit, play and learn first words, numbers, shapes, colors, animals, Spanish, music and more. When your child grows the arch can be raised so kids can crawl under or stand and play with the animals. There’s also fun drop-through ball play with the monkey’s tail and a light-up piano to keep kids engaged.
Little kids can get a smart home of their own. Like other Laugh & Learn products, it is designed to grow with your child. As babies crawl though the door, they enter a world of learning. There are so many different activities for baby to explore. Not only can they play pretend kitchen, but babies will learn numbers, shapes, weather, and more. The pretend fridge is actually a cleverly designed shape sorter. It’s just like Mommy and Daddy’s smart home.
Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bag, ClassicAges 1-5
Young boys ages 1 to 5 can get into the building fun with Mega Bloks. These larger sized colorful blocks are perfect for small kids to build with. The bright colors help with identification and the pieces snap together easily. With 80 pieces included in this bag, the creative possibilities are virtually endless.
Lamaze 4-in-1 Play GymAges 1+
Designed to grow with your infant, the Lamaze 4-in-1 Play Gym transforms from an infant gym to a fun pretend play tent. It features a soft, colorful mat with detachable hanging toys and large mirror to engage babies. To encourage tummy time fun, the toys may be removed and attached to the poles. A mesh side panel provides a clear view of baby. As babies grow, the bright colors and friendly faces encourage them to push and crawl.
LeapFrog My First Learning TabletAges 1+
Babies and toddlers can have their very own tablet with My First Learning Tablet. Through 25 pretend apps and activities and over 20 songs and melodies, this toy introduces little kids to numbers, shapes, colors, and more. It features a touch-sensitive light-up screen and kids can even swipe on-screen. Touch an activity icon to choose an activity to play or hear phrases, music, and sound effects, depending on the mode. There are 3 modes of play: Explore, Learn and Music. The 5 dock icons introduce kids to more phrases and sounds about greetings, time concepts, pretend play, and music. This is a cute toy that helps little ones feel big with a tablet all their own. They’ll love swiping on the screen and tapping the icons just like Mom and Dad. The lights and fun sounds make the learning play fun and engaging.
Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set, 3 BallsAges 18m-5
Your future basketball star needs to start somewhere. This Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball set grows with your child. Its height can be adjusted from 2 to 4 feet. Boys will develop motor as well as coordination skills. This is sure to be a slam dunk hit for Christmas!
Sesame Street Tickle Me ElmoAges 18m-4
After more than a decade, Tickle Me Elmo is back! This little cuddly friend created quite a toy craze back in the day. Elmo is softer than ever, features four levels of laughter, and more activation areas than ever. When kids tickle Elmo’s tummy or foot, he’s full of giggles and fun. He loves nothing more than to laugh! Haha! Hee! Hee! Keep tickling him for endless laughs and fun!
Sesame Street Feed Me Cookie MonsterAges 18m-4
Who loves Cookie Monster? Kids who love him will love Feed Me Cookie Monster. What does he want more than anything else? Cookies, of course! He gets the tummy rumbles when he gets hungry. Whenever you put the cookie in his mouth, he will respond to it. What’s cool? He even does the Cookie song after eating a satisfying cookie to get kids moving and dancing. What’s not to love about a soft, loveable, and huggable companion?
LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words BookAges 18m-4
The Learning Friends 100 Words Book is a valuable and interactive tool for your toddler. Simply touch any of the word and image pairs and it sounds it out for your child. Kids will have fun while building their vocabulary. There’s even an option to toggle between English and Spanish. Now that’s a brilliant idea!
Little People Take Turns Spiral SkywayAges 18m-5
Start your engines and get ready for thrilling racing action with the Little People Take Turns Spiral Skyway! The Spiral Skyway delivers 3-feet of fun with an exciting winding race track and interactive sounds. It’s the tallest Spiral Skyway track ever.
The Magical Wonderland comes with a Mickey car. The Mickey car knows he’s with this castle and he loves to talk about it. As he comes up to the top structure and passes a smart point, it triggers different phrases. As Mickey races down the slide, he triggers Donald’s boat, making it wobble back and forth. At the turnabout, you can spin it around for a fun, wacky ride just like in the cartoons. Mickey can even go for a leisurely drive and ride the ferris wheel. The set comes with a smart point vehicle, 5 smart point locations, and several nice added features.
Sesame Street Let’s Dance ElmoAges 18m+
Let’s Dance Elmo loves nothing more than to get your child movin’ and groovin’ to different songs. There’s three different remixes. Press the rainbow to learn about colors and Elmo’s heart lights up different colors to reinforce learning. The paw print teaches kids about different animals. So, for instance, he’ll say ‘Let’s hop like a kangaroo’ to get kids moving around. Since the headset doubles as a handle, kids can take their buddy with them.
LeapFrog LeapStart 3DAges 2+
The original LeapStart was a great learning tool but LeapFrog has now improved it with a unique display that helps reinforce the learning. Using a stylus, kids can interact with every page of the specially designed books as they learn to count, read, and problem-solve. The display brings the learning to life with animation and sound. The system will work with the current Leapstart library and will support the new 3D feature of newly designed 3D books.
LEGO DUPLO Steam Train 10874Ages 2-5
Choo-choo! All aboard the LEGO DUPLO Steam Train. Designed for ages 2 through 5, the Steam Train set now allows younger kids to build a moving train out of DUPLO blocks. What’s cool? It’s interactive and even teaches some basic programming concepts with special blocks that serve as pieces of code. An interactive app allows you to take control of the train – sending it in motion either forward or backward. Kids are encouraged to explore with cause-and-effect play.
Little People Share & Care Safari PlaysetAges 2-5
Welcome to the Little People Happy Animals Habitat. It’s an interactive playset featuring voices and sounds that bring the set to life. Kids can zip over and pay your animal friends a visit. You can check out the rainforest where the weather changes really quickly. It turns purple and a storm begins. The animals can take shelter and you can take the hippo on an adventure through the lagoon. Other cool surprises include drop-through play and peek-a-boo play. The panda plays a really cute song when he’s discovered. The parrot is looking out from above. And there’s 360-degrees of play with decks, beds and places to eat. There’s even a bridge for the parrot to take a peek down below. So lots of exciting ways for kids to learn and play.
Playskool Friends Mr. Potato Head Mash MobilesAges 2+
Mr. Potato Head is one of the all-time classics. Now with Mr. Potato Head Mash Mobiles there’s a new genius twist! By turning him on his side, you can transform him into a truck, plane, or train. What’s cool? He can also be Mr. Potato Head while standing up. Get ready to explore a whole new exiciting and creative side of Mr. Potato Head like never before!
Hug N’ Sing Teddy Ruxpin and the Grubby CollectionAges 2+
Choose from four huggable friends in this Hug N’ Sing collection: Adventure Teddy Ruxpin, Friendship Teddy Ruxpin, Lullaby Teddy Ruxpin, or Grubby. These huggable friends sing three 30-second songs when you hug them.
Little Tikes Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports ZoneAges 2-3
This 3-in-1 Sports Zone is a fun little sports play center for babies and toddlers. There’s a soccer goal, bowling, and basketball in one amazing set. It’s great for promoting active play and building your child’s motor and coordination skills. Sounds and phrases help to stimulate your child’s growth. Kids will even learn colors, numbers, and shapes.
Top Toys For Preschoolers 2018
From PAW Patrol and PJ Masks to Rusty Rivets and more, we’ve selected toys from his favorite TV shows that will spark his imagination and make playtime much more exciting for preschoolers.
PAW Patrol Ultimate Rescue Mini VehiclesAges 3+
Paw Patrol fans can spark their imaginations and go on exciting, fun-filled adventures in Adventure Bay with these Paw Patrol mini vehicles. The vehicles are TV show-accurate, heightening your child’s play experience. What’s cool? These mini vehicles can connect to your Ultimate Rescue Themed Vehicles. Collect all your favorites to recreate fantastic rescue missions just like in the show.
PAW Patrol Sub PatrollerAges 3+
The new Sub Patroller allows you to fly it and then transform it into a submarine. How cool is that?! It features real lights, sounds, and life saver launchers for awesome rescue missions. Get ready for exciting airborn and underwater adventures!
PAW Patrol Sea PatrollerAges 3+
Paw Patrol fans gear up for exciting new missions traversing land and sea with this transforming Sea Patroller. Other cool features include a moving crane and cage. The set includes Ryder and an octopus figure plus his Rescue ATV to enhance your play. This is going to be a must-have for Paw Patrol fans!
PAW Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck PlaysetAges 3+
Paw Patrol fans will be able to put out fires this fall with the Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck. It’s the largest Paw Patrol Vehicle to date, and it features interactive flashing lights and sounds, functional water launchers, and 2-foot tall extendable ladder. Rescue missions in Adventure Bay will never be the same.
PJ Masks Romeo’s Lab PlaysetAges 3+
Ever dreamt of playing in Romeo’s Lab? Well now you can with Romeo’s Lab Playset. The set features a light and sound panel, working crane, laser launcher and rolling lab charger to bring your adventures to life. The set includes a Romeo figure, Romeo’s robot figure, lab charger, and three tools. What’s cool? It can also be transformed into a mobile lab by attaching the wheels.
PJ Masks Super Learning HeadquartersAges 3-6
The Super Learning Headquarters offers a dozen different activities and teaches everything from science and letters to counting and problem-solving. A retro 90s-inspired Gameboy dot matrix screen allows kids to engage with several fun games ranging from games reminiscent of OutRun and Pipe Dreams. By placing your Owl Glider, Gekko Mobile, or Cat Car over the controls, players activate different variations of the game. Kids can chase down villains, learn about famous locations, solve mysteries, perform letter matching and more.
Rusty Rivets TigerbotAges 3+
Bring your Rusty Rivets adventures to life with this authentic replica of Tigerbot from the TV show. With the Build Me Rivet System, kids can easily build their very own Tigerbot. Pull back on its silver fur and watch in amazement as his eyes light up, jaws open, and he lets out a roar to bring your storytelling to life. What’s cool? The pieces are compatible with other sets in the line for whole new creative building possibilities.
Fisher-Price Batbot XtremeAges 3-8
The Batbot Xtreme is an awesome new interactive action figure playset standing 2-feet tall! Cool features include a voice-changer, wings that fling out, a functional elevator concealed behind Batbot’s chest armor, and a hidden area in the foot that houses the Batmobile.
Wonder Crew BuddiesAges 3+
The Wonder Crew Buddies are fantastic new action dolls. They merge action figures with the doll and stuffed animal play. Now kids get the best of both worlds – action, empathy, and nurturing play. Best of all, boys or girls can enjoy them and take them on fascinating adventures. They inspire endless creativity and spark the imagination. And your little kiddo can join in the fun with their own matching superhero mask and costume!
Fisher-Price Think & Learn RocktopusAges 3-6
Who said little ones can’t be the next Mozart? Rocktopus turns even preschoolers into musicians. The toy includes 15 instrument pods, which can be inserted into Rocktopus. By mixing and matching the different instruments, kids can compose their own music tracks.
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘N Tag MoviAges 3-6
Preschoolers will love interacting with Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi, an interactive learning robot. Movi moves all around and your preschooler can follow its lead. Kids will learn important skills, such as following instructions and developing critical thinking skills. Your child will learn and can enjoy six games and three different modes. He’ll have fun learning while getting in some active play chasing Movi around.
Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-PillarAges 3-8
The Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar is not only an adorable character that comes to life with lights, sounds, and actions, but he also helps little learners be big thinkers by enhancing their problem-solving and critical thinking skills. It comes with 8 individual segments as well as a motorized head. At an early stage, kids can explore and discover different possibilities of putting these different segments together. This creates a code or sequence to take him on his journey. Each segment represents motion or a reaction. Now as your child gets more advanced with their coding, they can challenge themselves with the two target discs. So you would have to generate the code to go from start to finish. And if that wasn’t fun enough, a companion app adds more fun games, more learning content, and it brings the Code-A-Pillar to life with new animation.
Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic RexAges 3-8
Get ready to take a T-Rex-sized bite out of your next adventure! Designed with preschoolers in mind, the Imaginext Jurassic World Jurassic Rex stands over 2-feet tall. It features plenty of articulation points. This dino toy allows kids to play out the role of Owen with the included figure and this massive T-Rex toy. Set Owen atop the Power Pad and turn him to make the T-Rex respond. Her eyes will change from green to red, indicating it’s in predator mode. Take control of the dino by the handle to make it roar and lunge forward and take a bite into the included playset or jeep. Kids are going to love the ability to grab the jeep with its teeth. Overall, it’s jam-packed with fun, interactive lights and sound effects as well as chomping action for thrilling dino adventures.
LEGO DUPLO Steam Train 10874Ages 2-5
Choo-choo! All aboard the LEGO DUPLO Steam Train. Designed for ages 2 through 5, the Steam Train set now allows younger kids to build a moving train out of DUPLO blocks. What’s cool? It’s interactive and even teaches some basic programming concepts with special blocks that serve as pieces of code. An interactive app allows you to take control of the train – sending it in motion either forward or backward. Kids are encouraged to explore with cause-and-effect play.
Mega Bloks 80-Piece Big Building Bag, ClassicAges 1-5
Young boys ages 1 to 5 can get into the building fun with Mega Bloks. These larger sized colorful blocks are perfect for small kids to build with. The bright colors help with identification and the pieces snap together easily. With 80 pieces included in this bag, the creative possibilities are virtually endless.
Teddy RuxpinAges 3+
Teddy Ruxpin, the iconic story-telling teddy bear from the 80’s, is back with a tech makeover. He now features cool emotive LCD animated eyes and he’s lighter, softer, and more huggable than ever now that he’s gone all digital. And he even comes to life with a motorized mouth synched to the story. He has built-in storage with 10 stories – with three of them unlocked. Additional stories can be unlocked with a smart device. Kids can even sing along with Teddy. He’s the perfect bedtime companion. Kids can play with Teddy alone or interact with the stories via the app. It’s the perfect educational toy that combines story-telling, friendship, and reading into a fun kid-friendly package. You thought Teddy was cool before … now he’s even cooler than ever!
Disney Pixar Incredibles 2 Jack-Jack AttacksAges 4+
He may be cute but beware when Jack-Jack attacks! This poseable baby doll lights up to signify the character’s polymorph abilities. This interactive doll laughs, giggles, babbles, cries, shouts, and makes electric sparking sounds when you press its tummy. Kids can explore his different abilities ranging from laser eyes to electric sparks and more. The doll also comes with a cute raccoon figure so kids can recreate their favorite scenes from the movie. But the coolest part? Play with him long enough and his face really turns to a fiery red. Better not mess with Jack-Jack when he’s in that state.
Baby Alive Snackin’ Luke BabyAges 3+
Toddler boys who want a companion have Baby Alive Super Snackin’ Luke. There are three different versions of Luke. He comes with an adorable outfit and several play accessories. Kids can care for him and nurture him like a real baby. Boys can feed him and even change his diaper when he ‘poops’.
Baby Alive Potty Dance Baby DollAges 3+
Instead of drinking from her bottle and wetting herself, the new Baby Alive Potty Dance Baby doll tinkles in her potty because she is potty trained. She’ll do her little potty dance when she has to go, so there are no accidents and no mess. She even farts while sitting on the potty. What’s cool? You can make her interact with Mommy or Daddy. She features over 50 sounds, phrases, dances, and interactions to take the Baby Alive experience to the next level.
LeapFrog Go-With-Me ABC BackpackAges 3+
The Go-With-Me ABC Backpack is a backpack, writing and drawing board, and puzzle in one. Kids can position the 26 letters into puzzle spots to see the letters on the LCD screen, hear the letter name, and hear an animal beginning with that letter. It also teaches step-by-step writing and features 7 different activities to keep young kids engaged.
Moonlite Starter PackAges 3+
Moonlite is the first bedtime story projector for your mobile phone. It instantly adds magic to storytime by projecting images in your room, making story time more engaging and something kids will actually look forward to. Two stories are included in the Starter Pack: Goodnight Moon and Illustrations. Bedtime stories will never be the same!
My Loopy is a social AI robot sent from planet Loopitron to befriend kids. He builds friendship with 8 sensors: light, sound, temperature, gesture, sound, proximity, tilt, and even touch. Kids can play a variety of games with this bot. There are different dance and game modes. As you start dancing, MyLoopy shuffles the song as kids get into the rhythm of the song. The idea is kids can have a lot of fun while being active without the need for an app. Loopy starts speaking gibberish, but as you play with him more, he learns English. MyLoopy expresses how he’s feeling through his various responses and he even tells jokes. With over 250 responses, over 24 expressive eye animations, and RGB-enabled head, there are close to ten thousand different responses to bring him to life. It’s an interactive toy that engages young kids with meaningful play experiences and it even teaches basic coding concepts.
Top Videogames for Kids 2018
2018 is another epic year in gaming filled with hordes of games worth playing. From Super Smash Bros. and Pokemon to all the latest sports games from Madden 19 and FIFA 19 to NBA 2K19 and so much more, there are so many great games to choose from. Plus, the NES Classic Edition makes its triumphant return. Pinch me, I must be in gaming heaven. The most difficult part? Choosing which awesome games to play and making time to play them all. There’s enough gaming greatness here to keep you gaming on in 2018 and beyond!
Nintendo SwitchRated 6+
The Nintendo Switch is the ultimate hybrid console in the world of gaming that totally lives up to the hype! It truly is a beautiful piece of hardware. Play all your favorite Nintendo games at home or on the go. There’s amazing content for every gamer and for all ages and its library continues to expand. Plus, eventually you’ll be able to play classics! The Switch literally switches up conventions and lets you play anywhere. The Switch is in extremely high demand with stores unable to keep shelves stocked since launch day. With Nintendo ramping up production for the holidays, this should make it a tad easier to get your hands on what is expected to be the hottest gift this holiday season. Consider yourself lucky if you can score one!
SNES Classic EditionRated 6+
The SNES Classic was long rumored after the discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition. It’s official the SNES Classic Edition will feature 21 built-in games including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2. The console will feature two SNES controllers. The stellar lineup includes favorites like Super Mario World, Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Metroid, Super Punch-Out!!, F-Zero, Donkey Kong Country, Star Fox, Street Fighter II Turbo, Super Mario Kart, Contra III and more! Now this is classic gaming heaven!
NES Classic Edition
Now you’re playing with power! The NES Classic is heading back to stores this summer in miniature form! Classic retro Nintendo games are what gamers demand. So now fans will be able to experience 30 of the greatest NES classics of all-time from Super Mario Bros. to Zelda to Donkey Kong and more! It;s the perfect gift for gamers or collectors.
PS4 Slim / PS4 Pro
The PS4 is the best-selling videogame console this generation. It features a strong library bolstered by exclusive first and third-party content. Play your favorite PlayStation games from Uncharted 4, GTA V, Destiny, Horizon Zero Dawn and a whole lot more! The PS4 offers a robust online experience as well as support for PSVR. With a whole slew of amazing content down the pipeline, greatness awaits!
Xbox One S
The Xbox One is home to solid first-party exclusives like Halo, Forza, Gears of War and more! It’s also home to one of the best online multiplayer experiences with Xbox Live. The console is a powerhouse delivering amazing HD graphics and immersive gameplay experiences. A new Netflix-like platform will allow you to play at least 100 titles from spanning many of Xbox’s top titles.
Xbox One X
Microsoft’s Xbox Project Scorpio is the world’s most powerful gaming console ever. It’s the hotly anticipated successor to the Xbox One. It features 6 teraflops of graphical processing power, true high-fidelity 4K gaming, and best of all, it’s fully compatible with Xbox One games and accessories. Microsoft’s next console also marks the beginning of a generationless era of gaming. Play all your favorite Xbox games optimized for 4K HDTVs. Experience silky smooth frame rates and awesome online multiplayer experiences. Are you ready to experience the best in gaming with Project Scorpio? Coming Holiday 2017. Reserve yours today!
New Nintendo 3DS XLRated 7+
The New Nintendo 3DS XL plays all 3DS games. It delivers better performance, 3D face tracking, and a new C-stick. It also features amiibo compatibility and NFC support. Play all of your favorite Nintendo games on the go from Mario to Pokémon to Super Smash Brothers and Zelda. The system offers an e-shop for playing classic games. Best of all, it offers a unique 3D experience to experience a new dimension in gaming. The 3DS is the leading portable console with no real competition in sight. Get the best portable gaming experience this holiday.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
The New Nintendo 2DS XL now features a clamshell design and screen similar to the one featured on the New Nintendo 3DS XL. The cool thing is the 2DS XL will support all Nintendo 3DS family games, albeit without the 3D effect. Fans can play all their favorite Nintendo games on the go and get great performance and portability. The 2DS XL will also feature a new C-stick for enhanced controls. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for portable gamers. A new Pikachu edition is available for Pokemon fans.
The PSVR is the best value of the premium VR headsets. If you already have a PS4, all you need is the headset with camera. The Move controllers are optional but add to the overall immersiveness. The PSVR is home to some stellar virtual reality experiences that immerse you in living, breathing worlds. You’ll be blown away when you step into these worlds for the first time. With a new lower price point, there’s never been a better time to jump into VR.
Super Mario OdysseyRated E10+
Super Mario Odyssey is the big holiday title for the Nintendo Switch. It’s a hotly anticipated title that will allow gamers to play Mario on the big screen as well as on the go for the very first time. The game will return to the sandbox-style gameplay made popular by Super Mario 64. Fans are eagerly awaiting to get their hands on what could the best Mario since Mario 64 and the Galaxy series. Expect one incredible adventure traversing through new worlds and expect a few new moves and surprises along the way.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has garnered critical and commercial success. It’s the first must-own title for the Switch. The game has been reinvented from the ground up, making it accessible to more gamers. As Link you embark on an epic adventure to save Princess Zelda in a massive sprawling open-world environment that is simply breathtaking in scale and design and a sheer pleasure to explore. You’ll have to overcome enemies, bosses, puzzles, and so much more as you unravel the engaging narrative. Hands-down, this is the best Zelda experience ever! A can’t-miss if you’re a gamer.
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the Nintendo Switch is an insanely fun and entertaining experience. Hands-down, this is the best Mario Kart game in the storied franchise. The game runs super silky, features incredible course designs and gameplay mechanics, oodles of characters and tracks, a thrilling online experience, and an all-new battle mode to create the definitive version of Mario Kart. The game is accessible to all gamers – even beginners with a new mode. A must-own if you own a Switch!
Pokémon Ultra Sun & MoonRated E
Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon will be the latest Pokémon adventure hitting the 3DS in time for the holidays. Ultra Sun and Moon will be the follow-up to Pokémon Sun & Moon. Fans can expect new stories, characters, and Pokémon to catch, battle, and trade. This is sure to be a must-have for Pokémon fans. The game features mild animated violence. Gotta catch ’em all!
Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / EeveeRated E
Designed for newcomers, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are new mainline Pokemon RPGs for Nintendo Switch. Although the mobile game is not required to play, you can connect the Let’s Go games with Pokemon Go on your smartdevice. The game will feature the familiar turn-based battles of prior Pokemon games and will be set in the Kanto region. Start collecting, trading, and battling this Holiday season.
Super Smash Bros. UltimateRated E10+
Featuring over 60 characters, 8-player battles, online battles and more, get ready to battle with Mario, Link and your other favorite Smash Bros. characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Its robust character roster includes everyone from past games plus Daisy, Ridley, and Inklings plus a variety of stages and graphical improvements to make this the best Smash Bros. to date. This is likely to be the biggest hit title for Switch this year. The game features mild animated violence, but it’s tame compared to other similar games. It makes the perfect gift for any Smash fan.
Minecraft is one of the most popular games of our generation. What makes it so fun? It’s the closest thing to a digital box of Lego where the only limit is your child’s imagination. What will they build?
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Splatoon 2 is the sequel to the original game on the Wii U. Don’t let the bright, colorful colors fool you! It’s a fun game for all ages 10 and older. Yeah, it features some of the same paint-splatting fun of the original – but it’s addictively fun! It’s somewhat like paintball but a lot more fun. In the 4-on-4 matches you’ll need to cover the majority of the turf with your team’s paint color. You constantly want that ‘one more game’ which is a mark of a great game. In addition to a solid multiplayer online mode, the game will also feature a solo campaign and a handful of new weapons. Let the turf wars begin!
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleRated E10+
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is the game that caught everyone by surprise at E3, earning critical-acclaim and praise from industry experts. The game has been described as Mario meets XCOM. A comment like that shouldn’t be taken lightly because that’s a big deal. Even Nintendo’s legendary game designer endorsed this game, which takes Mario on an all-new adventure unlike any before. The graphics and unique gameplay make this a must-play turn-based combat game starring your favorite Nintendo characters and those hilarious rabbids for an all-out fun time! And there will be new DLC featuring a Donkey Kong adventure.
Become the embodiment of Spider-Man and experience an original story with state-of-the-art visuals. Players will be equipped with his Spider-Sense, acrobatic abilities, and, more to make your superhero adventure more satisfying and thrilling. It’s literally like playing out a blockbuster action flick. Spidey fans can’t wait to play this game!
Madden NFL 19Rated E
Launching this summer, Madden NFL 19 will feature Terryl Owens as the cover star for the Hall of Fame edition. The game will feature enhanced player animations as well as Connected Franchises updates. The game will be available for both the PS4 and Xbox One consoles.
NBA 2K19Rated E10+
LeBron James returns as the cover star of NBA 2K19. The king of the videogame basketball world returns this September with the latest installment for PS4, Xbox One and Switch. Celebrating its 20th year, NBA 2K19 will redefine what a sports game can be with best-in-class graphics, gameplay, and presentation. Who’s ready to play some ball?
FIFA 19Rated E
FIFA 19 takes the game of soccer to a whole new unprecedented level of realism. It redefines what a soccer videogame can be. Expect The Journey to continue the narrative. The graphics, animation, and presentation have never looked better. The big question: Can EA deliver a more realistic sim that more accurately captures the essence of the game?
MLB The Show 18Rated E
MLB The Show 18 has a familiarity to the gameplay that doesn’t quite excite as much as it used to. The list of improvements lack the punch, we’ve come to expect from a top-tier game. It was surprising to see mainstays like Season and Online Franchise mode disappear. However, fans are still getting a reliable and high-quality product. The Show’s gameplay and atmosphere have never felt better. Hitting, fielding, and the overall physics feel tighter, acting more like their real-life counterparts. It’s the most authentic on-field baseball game ever produced with its TV-style presentation.
LEGO Disney Pixar The IncrediblesRated E10+
Collaborate and use the family’s abilities and powers to construct massive LEGO structures in LEGO Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles. The game offers an open-world experience and you’ll tackle iconic villains and action-packed side missions along your adventure. What’s cool? Players can even customize their look and abilities in the game. The game will be available on Switch, PS4, and Xbox One.
LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2Rated E10+
Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 is a faithful recreation of the Marvel comic brand. The graphics, gameplay, presentation, and characters all look awesome. TT really nailed the character mini-figs and they have new abilities. It really delivers a great roster and the story is genuinely thrilling. It will also feature fun battle arenas. The cool thing is not only can you play with any character you’ve unlocked, but you can also use custom characters. It’s a kid-friendly package that’s almost hard to resist.
LEGO DC Super VillainsRated E10+
LEGO DC Super Villains now allows players to play as the villians. How cool is that?! There are over 100 villains included in this game, and you’ll even be able to create your own villain to play with and level-up in the game. Players can expect a first-rate story written with DC that’s funny and engaging. The story revolves around the bad guys trying to be the good guys. Kids will have a blast reprising the role of the villain.
Just Dance 2019Rated E10+
Love dancing games? Then get up off the couch and play Just Dance 2019! The best part? Players will be dancing to all the latest smash hits that make you want to get up and dance. Kids will have fun while getting a good physical workout. It’s the perfect party game to get the party started.
Super Mario PartyRated E
Looking for a fun new party game for Switch? Look no further than Super Mario Party. Explore new boards and discover oodles of fun with over 80 minigames and mechanics sure to jump-start your next party. What’s cool? You can even pair up two Switches for unexpected fun. Do you have what it takes to be the Champ?!
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical FreezeRated E
DKC: Tropical Freeze is a great platformer with tense sequences and tough levels. Boss battles are a huge highlight. It’s packed with hard to find secrets and collectibles. The new Funky Mode is a welcome addition for Switch. You feel a rewarding sense of accomplishment as you overcome each new challenge, which will drive you to the very end.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyRated E10+
Crash is back for a new generation of fans! Crash Bandicoot has returned with glorious HD visuals in this remake of the original games in the series. This 3-game bundle is a fantastic value and will take you on an exciting adventure with Crash Bandicoot. Be prepared for classic thrilling platforming gameplay with amped up challenge to put your platforming skills to the ultimate test. Now this is how to remaster a classic.
Spyro Reignited TrilogyRated E
Spyro is being remastered in full high-definition for the PS4 and Xbox One so a whole new generation of players can discover the wonderful worlds of Spyro. The first three original Spyro games will be included on one disc packed with over 100 levels. In addition to graphical enhancements, the game will also feature improved game controls for a better experience.
Mega Man 11Rated E10+
Blending classic 2.5D platforming with a fresh new style, Mega Man makes his triumphant return in Mega Man 11! The new double Gear system gives you a speed and power advantage for this latest challenge. Tackle eight bosses to save the day! Can Mega Man restore peace to the universe?
Forza Horizon 4Rated E
Set in beautiful Britain, Forza Horizon 4 amps up the fun with dynamic seasons in a shared open-world experience. Seasons change everything and actually impact gameplay. Paths previously blocked off can be opened during different seasons. The game allows you to play with other people in the community. The visuals and gameplay couldn’t be different. It’s a completely new take on Horizon. Fans have been asking for 60 FPS mode, and the developer has delivered. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass.
The Crew 2Rated T
Available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, the Crew 2 excites players with a motorsports racing experience across land, air, and sea unlike anything before. Feel the adrenaline rush through your veins as you strive to win the race. What’s cool? Players are encouraged to explore a vast open-world environment with no boundaries. Are you ready to win?!
Team Sonic RacingRated E
Team Sonic Racing changes up the racing scene by placing an emphasis on racing as a team. In addition to a single player adventure mode, there’s local co-op and online multiplayer with up to 12 racers in each event. At the end of each race your team’s points will be tallied up to determine your overall rank. The team with the most points wins. What’s cool? The game will include power-ups that can be collected and shared with teammates, changing the racing dynamics with new strategy. Grab some friends and get ready for exciting racing action.
Cuphead is one of the must-play experiences for the Xbox One and PC. Developed by an indie studio in collaboration with Microsoft, Studio MDHR shows the great potential of a smaller indie game studio. The game is a 2D action shooting game clearly inspired by hits like Contra for the NES and arcade. The game supports 2-player co-op which is tremendous fun. You’ll battle against a variety of bosses each requiring different tactics to defeat. Although the game is on the shorter side, be prepared for a real challenge.
Ori And The Will of the WispsRated E
Exclusive to the Xbox One console, Ori and the Will of the Wips delivers an emotionally engaging adventure. Featuring beautiful graphics, tight controls, and a strong narrative, the game is an absolute joy to play. What’s new? The game features a brand new combat system and players will encounter epic bosses. From the escape sequences to the puzzles, you’ll be engrossed in this beautiful world.
Overcooked 2Rated E
Overcooked 2 ups the ante with new recipes, chefs, kitchens, and levels. The game will now feature an online multiplayer mode. In addition to the original cast, there will be a handful of new characters to choose from. Cook everything from pasta and sushi to cake, pancakes, and more. A new fun twist is that you can throw raw ingredients while plates can’t be throw, adding new strategy to the game as you quickly scramble to ready orders. Even the order in which you complete orders matters for scoring combos. The game supports 1 to 4 players. Grab a couple friends and get ready for some insane cooking fun!
Overwatch – Game of the Year BundleRated T
Overwatch was a Game of the Year in a previous year because it raised the bar on shooters with a fresh new idea. It still remains relevant today with new updates – maps, skins, and more. What gamers will appreciate is that the game allows anyone to jump right in and have fun. It’s an addictively fun team based combat game where each player has a special move.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4Rated M
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 is one of the biggest FPS games this year and many older boys will want to play it. The game carries an M-rating for intense violence and strong dialogue, so you decide if he should play it. Boys will love playing battle royale with their friends in multiplayer mode.
Grand Theft Auto VRated M
GTA V is one of the best open world games. The game is intended for mature audiences with mature content – violence, strong language, sexual situations and more. Older gamers will want to play it even though it’s intended for 17+, but it’s your call. Players play as three main characters in what has been hailed as the best GTA to date. There are a ton of missions and side quests to keep him busy. Plus, there’s the whole online element which is constantly being updated by Rockstar.
Destiny 2: ForsakenRated T
Destiny 2: Forsaken features new stories, adventures, activites, and more. Players will explore The Tangled Shore and The Dreaming City. The game offers 9 new super powers to unleash and there’s a new 4 x 4 competitive PVE Mode called Gambit. It’s rated for Teens so this is clearly for older boys with standard FPS-style shooting.
Tiny Arcade Pac-Man Miniature Arcade Game Rated 8+
Love arcade classics like Pac-Man? Now you can bring home the classic Pac-Man arcade experience to your tabletop with this mini arcade Pac-Man cabinet. What’s cool? They feature authentic retro-styled arcade cabinets complete with working joysticks, buttons, and full color-screens to bring the classics to life. Choose from Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Galaxian.
Arcade 1Up Street Fighter II ArcadeRated 13+
If you’re in the market for a retro arcade experience that doesn’t break the bank, Arcade1Up’s new arcade cabinet fits the bill. You’ll save hundreds to thousands compared to the original arcade machines. Standing 4-feet tall, the company offers 5 custom cabinets with 3 to 5 games. The game library ranges from Street Fighter II, Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile Command, among others. This Street Fighter arcade includes Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Super Street Fighter II, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
1-Year PlayStation Plus Membership
Play with your friends online with a 12-month subscription to PlayStation Plus. Other benefits of this subscription service are that you get access to free games every month, exclusive discounts for members on the PlayStation Store, and the ability to play your favorite online games with friends. This is compatible with the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita.
Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Membership
If he plays Xbox games online, getting him an Xbox Live yearly pass is a great gift idea. In addition to being able to play online with friends for an entire year, he also benefits from free games every month. This can be used for the Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and Xbox 360.
Xbox Game Pass, 6 Months
Featuring over 100 games, one low monthly price, and fast launches, Xbox Game Pass makes a great Christmas gift. Microsoft will be adding top-tier first-party titles like Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more, making it an excellent value for Xbox gamers. Think of it as a Netflix-like buffet of games.
Nyko PixelQuest Arcade Kit
Nyko has a cool Labo-inspired PixelQuest Arcade Kit coming this fall. It builds a cardboard mini arcade cabinet using your Switch. You can play supported games like Mario Kart 8, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, Metal Slug 3, and more. The pixel art looks fantastic. What’s cool? There’s a joystick and two buttons to create a six button layout.
Top Building Toys for 2018
Looking for the best kids toys for 2018? You can’t go wrong with building toys. Children love building things. Fuel your child’s imagination and creativity with these hot items for Christmas.
Mayka Glowing Toy Block TapeAges 3+
Zuru adds a new addition to its popular Mayka block tape line with a new glowing version. It’s versatile because you can build around corners, up windows, and on objects. Now you can build your structures anywhere and take your creativity to new heights while seeing the tape glow in the dark. How cool is that?!
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213Ages 6-14
The Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213 will feature 24 cool new Star Wars surprises to unveil each day leading up to Christmas. Fans can expect surprises ranging from Star Wars mini figures to vehicles based on the Star Wars universe. Fans will love creating their favorite scenes from the movies.
LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon 75212Ages 9+
How many Lego Millennium Falcons do we have to buy? Inspired by the upcoming Star Wars flick, Solo: A Star Wars Story, hitting theaters this May, the LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set faithfully recreates the starship with incredible attention to detail. This 1,414-piece set features a detailed cockpit, laser turret, and the Falcon even opens to reveal cool inner details.
LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter 75211Ages 9-14
Get ready for epic battles with the Imperial TIE Fighter. This 519-piece set is highly detailed with sturdy wings, opening cockpit and hatch, and spring-loaded blasters. Four LEGO Minifigures are included: Han Solo, Imperial Pilot, Tobias Beckett, and Mimban Stormtrooper to recreate your favorite moments from the films. May the Force be with you!
LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75192Ages 16+
Experience the most incredible recreation of the most famous starship in the galaxy with the LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon 75192. This 7,500-piece set from the Ultimate Collector Series is packed with amazing details to satisfy the most die-hard Star Wars fans. It’s designed for experienced builders and comes complete with an extensive user’s guide. Crew members include Han Solo, TFA Han Solo, Rey, Finn, BB-8, Chewbacca, Princess Leia, C-3PO, 2 Porgs, and Mynock. Prepare to defeat the First Order. The perfect gift for any Star Wars lover.
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall 75954Ages 9+
Lego is bringing back Harry Potter in a big way and everybody is excited. There are going to be additional Harry Potter sets later this year, but the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall was the real showstopper of the show that had practically everyone drooling to get their hands on it. It comes with 11 minifigures so you get a ton of cool characters. The coolest part? It has a moving staircase.
Mega Construx Pokemon Jumbo PikachuAges 8+
How would you like to build your own life-size Pikachu? With 600 pieces, this building set from Mega Construx allows you to build a 12-inch version of Pikachu with his signature bolt shaped tail and red cheeks. The coolest part? It’s articulated which allows you to pose the buildable figure.
LEGO Creator Roller Coaster 10261Ages 16+
Capture the speed, thrills, and excitement of a roller coaster with this awesome Creator Expert set from LEGO. This 4,124-piece set features incredible details, such as a working rollercoaster, ticket booth, cotton candy cart, concession stand, and more to bring the experience to life. Fans will love watching these gravity-driven cars hurtle through the twists and turns. What’s cool? You can even upgrade to a manual or automated chain lift with LEGO Power Functions or LEGO Boost, respectively. Get ready for thrilling, high speed fun ahead!
LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate 75930Ages 8-12
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a major theme across Toy Fair. Lego is releasing a whole line of sets ahead of the movie’s launch this summer. Some of the sets were first revealed at Toy Fair. One of the standout new sets was the Indoraptor. This 1,019-piece set features cool details on the front and back and includes a Lego Indoraptor dino.
LEGO Star Wars BB-8 75187Ages 10-16
The LEGO Star Wars BB-8 is an impressive and special new set inspired by The Last Jedi. This is an exciting set to build and it looks incredible. The set includes a cool display stand. The coolest part? When you turn a control it makes the head turn and bobble which is spectacular. Spin the other control to reveal the lighter to give the thumbs up like the scene from the movie.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 31313Ages 10+
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 allows you to build 5 different robots. LEGO’s made this set fun, easy to get into, and brought a lot of functionality to its bricks. The faster processor and added memory translate into a better play experience for kids. The models are full of personality and it’s amazing to see your LEGO creations come to life. There’s even a basic programming component to code behaviors. Even after all of these years, it’s still one of the best robotics sets.
Lego Boost Creative Toolbox 17101Ages 7-12
LEGO Boost is a top contender for Toy of the Year honors thanks to its brilliant innovation and design. Build five different models from a robot to a working guitar and a cat. Lego Boost allows kids to bring their Legos to life with simple programming – adding personality, sound, and even motion. The set includes over 840 pieces. And the best part is you can combine with your own pieces to create your own designs.
The K’NECTED Bionic Blast Roller Coaster is one of the coolest new construction STEM sets. Not only can you build a full rollercoaster, but you can actually ride it in virtual reality via the included VR viewer. Be prepared to be blown away! The set features over 800 parts, including tracks, a coaster car, chain lift, cardboard VR viewer and a companion app. This is fantastic for developing STEM skills while rewarding builders with a thrilling ride on their very own creation.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes The Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition 76105Ages 14+
The epic Hulkbuster: Ultron Edition is like an Ultimate Collector’s Series set but for Marvel. It’s massive and dwarfs even the last Hulkbuster figure. The build quality is amazing and seriously it looks spectacular from any angle. The figure has good stability and can be posed in a number of different ways, although you can’t make it walk. The set also includes a display stand for The Hulkbuster and an exclusive Iron Man minifigure.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown 76108Ages 8-14
Inspired by Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters on April 27th, the Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown, a 3-level New York City building, is a real blast to assemble. Fans will love creating their own thrilling battle scenes based on the movie with this 1,004-piece set. The coolest part? Without revealing any spoilers, the set features a ton of Easter eggs, surprises, and even allows for customization. The set comes packed with a great assortment of minifigures from members of Black Order Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, and Dr. Strange to Iron Man and Iron Spider-Man.
LEGO Avengers Infinity War Thanos Ultimate Battle 76107Ages 8-14
The Ultimate Battle ship is a fun and exciting set to build and features openings in both the front and rear. It is really nicely designed and perfect for inspiring kids’ imaginations. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. It’s also an excellent set to display for your friends and it comes with several cool minifigures, including Thanos, Iron Man, Star-Lord, and Gamora. A total of three minifigures along with weapons, the Infinity Gauntlet, and ten Power Burst elements are included.
LEGO Batman Movie The Bat-Space Shuttle 70923Ages 8+
3-2-1 we have lift off! The Bat-Space Shuttle set coordinates well with the Batcave Break-In set. The set includes 6 minifigures. The space shuttle looks incredibly detailed and comes along with fuel tanks. The set also comes with a simple Bat Moon Buggie, a basic rover vehicle. The set offers great play and display value.
LEGO Batman App-Controlled Batmobile 76112Ages 8+
Ever wish you could take control of your LEGOs? This first Powered Up kit from LEGO allows kids to build Batman’s Batmobile and control it with their smart device using a companion app. Later the kit will be updated to support coding and allow users to alter the vehicle’s performance and sound. It’s great for teaching kids the basics of coding and making your LEGOs more interactive and fun.
LEGO Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0Ages 8+
The Crafting Box 2.0 is the perfect gift for any Minecraft fan. The set lets you build modular sections that can be reconfigured in a number of ways. If you only get him one set, this is the set to get because he can use pieces from his other Minecraft sets. He’ll have so much fun using his creativity to build whatever he can imagine.
LEGO Juniors Incredibles 2 The Great Home Escape 10761Ages 4-7
Bring the Incredibles 2 action home for your little builder with The Great Home Escape. This 178-piece set builds a house, car, and more. Violet, Dash, Brick, and Jack-Jack figures are included to bring the action to life. Interactive play features like the lounge chair with catapult function inspire creative play.
LEGO Ninjago Stormbringer 70652Ages 8-14
If you already own the LEGO Boost set, the Stormbringer is a super cool add-on set for LEGO Boost. It requires the original LEGO Boost base kit for cool lizard-like motion. The feet and tail will move and it will feature a sensor in the seat as well as missile launchers in the mouth. This set includes three minifigures as well as two Boost figures.
LEGO Ninjago Temple of Resurrection 70643Ages 8+
Based on events in Sons of Garmadon series, Temple of Resurrection features architecture and styling that will be familiar to long-time fans. A cool feature is that this set features a couple of trap doors for creative play. The windows can even be spun around for cool effect. The best part? The Temple features a cool transformation that will reveal Garmadon. This set includes eight Lego minifigures.
LEGO Ninjago Ninja Nightcrawler 70641Ages 9+
The Ninja Nightcrawler is based on the TV series. It is actually a lot larger than you would expect based on the pictures. It features a muscular racing-type look. Overall, the build quality is very good and it feels sturdy. The wheels are made of rubber and as you roll them and push down on the top of the vehicle, you can fire the studs. It features a spacious cockpit, seating one driver. The set is not particularly difficult to assemble. Set comes with three minifigures and a small motorbike. Kids will really enjoy having this set.
LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters 60174Ages 6+
The LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters is the main core set for this series for 2018. It’s a police station built atop a mountain. There’s even a large garage paved under the police station. There’s also the main police station and holding cell. There’s a functional turret that helps with imaginative play. A really cool feature is that the jail bars can be broken off so the prisoner can escape. The police station has a nice lookout area. There’s a good amount of detail inside the police station and a cave beneath the holding cell featuring fun action for the cougar. The set comes with 7 minifigures, a police vehicle, motorbike, and two helicopters.
LEGO Classic 60th Anniversary Set: Mission To Mars 10405Ages 5+
This year LEGO is celebrating 60 amazing years of the LEGO brand with several new 60th Anniversary sets. One of the standout new sets from this special anniversary line is the Mission To Mars set. This colorful set allows you to engage in the creative building process, building everything from a space ship to friendly animal to a tractor and more. The creative possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
LEGO Technic Rally Car 42077Ages 10+
The LEGO Technic Rally Car is the largest rally car LEGO has ever made. It’s a 1:10 scale rally car and looks really impressive with nice contrasting colors. Aside from its amazing looks, it also features a double wishbone suspension and cool engine details in the rear. The doors, hood, and rear all open to reveal inner details. What’s cool? This is a 2-in-1 set so in addition to the rally car, you can also build a dune buggy. The price to part ratio is unheard of and makes this a great value.
LEGO Technic Racing Yacht 42074Ages 8+
The LEGO Technic Racing Yacht is an impressive 2-in-1 set that many fans have been looking forward to for a while. It features a bright color scheme and looks very interesting indeed. It has a rather interesting pivoting action steering wheel. What’s cool? You can even steer the steering wheel and it all feel very smooth. The two winches actually are functional. Overall, the lines, colors, and mechanisms all look and feel great. There’s a great amount of detail, given that the set only uses 330 pieces in the build.
LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron 42083Ages 16+
You thought the Porsche model was the most detailed, but you’ve seen nothing yet! The new Bugatti Chiron is the most detailed Technic car to date with 3,599 pieces. It features an aerodynamic body with functional engine, suspension, working steering, and a rear spoiler. The final build looks incredible with meticuous attention to detail. You’ll definitely want to show this beauty off to your friends. Fantastic gift for your Lego enthusiast.
LEGO Ideas Ship In A Bottle 21313Ages 12+
The LEGO Ideas Ship In A Bottle is a very classy looking set. Although it seems a bit smaller than expected, it’s actually 1:1 scale to many ships in a bottle. From a distance it looks quite realistic and what’s great is that it doesn’t occupy too much space. The cap and cork is exquisitely designed and great to look at. As for the ship, it features a nice build. It’s surprisingly sturdy and dense considering its size. Decide whether you want the boat inside or outside of the bottle beforehand, as it’s not so easy to remove once it’s inside the bottle.
LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit 75928Ages 7+
Gear up for high-flying adventures with Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit. Launching this April, this 397-piece set builds Blue’s helicopter, vehicle, and base station and comes with 3 minifigures and one raptor to bring your adventures to life. The blades actually can be spun and the detailing on the Helicopter is very nice. The new raptor design has been improved over the original raptor design. Who’s ready for a pursuit?
LEGO Juniors Jurassic World T. Rex Breakout 10758Ages 4+
This 150-piece set offers young builders ages 4 and older an easy build. For younger kids this is most likely going to be the big hit for many fans, as it is an incredibly detailed Juniors set based on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom for larger than life fun. Who said only big kids can have all the fun? Kids will enjoy bringing their imaginations and stories to life with this amazing new set slated for release this April. Recreating the T-Rex breakout scene will be really exciting for fans. The set includes nice set pieces based on the Jurassic World universe, a large raptor, vehicle, 3 minifigures, baby dino, and more accessories.
LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick BoxAges 4+
With nearly 500 Lego bricks and several different colors, the LEGO Classic Medium Creative Brick Box is the perfect set to inspire a world of creativity! It’s time to get his creative juices flowing. Some ideas are included to jump-start your imagination. He can build anything he can dream up. What amazing creations will he build?
Playmobil Hidden Temple with T-RexAges 4+
Get ready for exciting adventures with the Hidden Temple with T-Rex. Use the ancient structure as a research base in search of the hidden treasure. Rub the map to reveal the hidden path – where X marks the spot. At the base, protect the team from the ferocious T-Rex or enemies with the functional laser blaster. The working temple gate keeps unwanted visitors away. The T-Rex features movable arms, legs, and jaw to bring the action to life. What’s cool? Kids can use the UV flashlight to reveal glow-in-the-dark features, such as the ruin’s crystal eyes, jungle plant, and more. There’s even a pulley to transport equipment to the top floor. The set includes the Explorers team (Nick, Emma, Will), their dog Sammy, T-Rex, and several accessories to enhance your play experience.
Erector by Meccano Ferrari F1 RacerAges 10+
Rrooom, rrooom! Do you have the need for speed?! Kids will love constructing the Ferrari F1 Racer, an iconic sports car. This set features metal nuts and bolts to assemble the car, decals, functional wheels and poseable steering for a fun building experience. The set is as fun to build as it is to look at and share with your friends.
Magformers Sky Track Adventure SetAges 3+
One of the more interesting and creative sets for younger kids is the Magformers Sky Track Adventure Set. Magformers is the leader in magnetic construction toys, which are perfect for introducing children to STEM concepts like math and engineering as well as developing spatial reasoning, critical thinking and creativity skills. What’s cool is that the Sky Track Adventure set allows kids to build several cool configurations and race a battery-powered rocket along the track.
Clicformers Speed Wheel SetAges 4-12
This year Magformers introduces a new line called Clicformers. This 34-piece Speed Wheel set allows little builders to construct different vehicles with these magnetically attaching pieces. You can create a buggy, nitro vehicle, cruiser, hot rod, desert truck, turbo vehicle and more. Wheels are included so that you can race your car into action. It’s a real game-changer in the world of Magformers.
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Hut 75208Ages 7-12
Everybody’s is excited about Yoga’s Hut because it includes a Luke Skywalker figure with a special outfit. Lego hasn’t had a Luke minifigure with this outfit since the very beginning of the line.
LEGO BrickHeadz Iron Man MK50 41604Ages 10+
New for 2018, fans can now build their own cool Iron Man MK50 BrickHeadz buildable figure based on Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. The Iron Man MK50 figure dons his electromechanic armor suit from the movie and also features cool thrusters in the back. The figure will include a display stand and will be hard to pass up for die-hard Iron Man fans. Look for this new Iron Man BrickHeadz to hit store shelves this April.
LEGO BrickHeadz Go Brick Me 41597Ages 10+
New for 2018, fans can now build their own Brick Headz with this 708-piece Go Brick Me set. Go Brick Me is a blank Brick Headz that you can turn into any character that you want. You could make yourself or your favorite character from a movie or TV show. It has a variety of parts in a full range of colors and allows you to get creative by allowing you to customize your very own BrickHeadz buildable figure to show off to all your friends. Look for Go Brick Me to hit store shelves this April.
LEGO BrickHeadz Wonder Woman 41599Ages 10+
Wonder Woman was one of the biggest superheroes of 2017 and now fans can celebrate her appearance in Wonder Woman and Justice League with these new BrickHeadz Wonder Woman buildable figures. Composed of 143 pieces, this will be a very popular BrickHeadz set this year.
Lego Star Wars Darth Vader 75534Ages 9+
Darth Vader is now a buildable figure in the LEGO Star Wars universe. Built from 168 pieces, Darth Vader looks movie-accurate with incredible detailing. In fact, it features the most accurate head detailing yet and is not just another re-release. The coolest part? You can actually remove Darth Vader’s helmet to reveal the face behind the mask. It has an action feature and full articulation along with a cape and lightsaber.
Lego Star Wars Darth Maul 75537Ages 8+
A new detailed Star Wars Darth Maul figure is set to debut on store shelves this April. The set will be comprised of just over one hundred pieces. Darth Maul will be an excellent addition to your Star Wars universe.
Top Board Games for 2018
Make family game night more interesting with the hottest new board games of 2018. Enjoy the very best card, board, and trivia games with these popular toys for Christmas 2018.
Hot Wheels Rocket League RC RivalsAges 8+
Ever dreamt of playing Rocket League in real life? Now you can. Featuring an immaculately detailed Rocket League Arena, this Hot Wheels set allows players to wrestle with each other to knock the soccer ball through their opponent’s goal. The set features app-controlled vehicles and comes with a car charging station. Each car lasts about 15 minutes on a charge. What’s amazing? Mattel has somehow managed to capture the wacky, addictive fun of the video game.
HEXBUG Robotic SoccerAges 8-16
Get ready for exciting robot soccer action! Battle your friends on the pitch to see who’s the real champion. Just like in a soccer match, you have to outscore your opponent by scoring through the goals. What’s cool? These lil’ bots actually kick the ball. It’s where technology and sports collide and it’s a super fun experience you won’t want to miss!
Ready to take your battles to the next level? With the Switchstrike Battle Tower launching this fall, players can choose two or even four-player epic battles with multi-tiered battling action. One side is designed for two players, while the flip side supports up to 4 players! This set is compatible with the companion Beyblade Burst app. This set comes with one Beyblade Burst Switchstrike Battletower, 2 Beyblade Burst Switchstrike right-spin launchers, and 2 Beyblade Burst Switchstrike right-spin tops.
Beyblade Burst Digital Control KitAges 8+
With Beyblade, you switch up different components to battle against opponents. Now Beyblade has come out with an RC-controlled Beyblades top. You can launch it just like a normal top, but you can control the spin direction and speed through an app.
Monopoly Cheaters EditionAges 8+
Who doesn’t love to cheat in Monopoly? Now Hasbro is making cheating official with the Monopoly Cheaters Edition. The core gameplay remains unchanged. So what’s changed? There are 15 special cards tailored to the sneakiest family members. If you can get away with evil deeds, you’ll be rewarded; however, if you’re caught you’ll end up in handcuffs. Now there’s no banker so you can rob the bank if you’re daring enough.
Monopoly Gamer: Mario Kart EditionAges 8+
Start your engines, collect your coins, and prepare for fun! The game board looks like Monopoly but is inspired by worlds straight out of the Mario Kart videogames. Each character has its own strategic abilities. Just like in the game, you can lay a banana to stop rivals in their tracks. Everytime you pass go, you’ll have an opportunity to race in the Grand Prix. The game includes a game board, 4 character kart tokens, 32 cards, banana tokens, 90 coins and 2 dice. The game is designed for 2-4 players. It’s the perfect gift for any Nintendo or Mario Kart fan!
Pie Face Cannon GameAges 5+
Get ready for some serious laughs! The Pie Face Cannon game ups the ante on this wild and wacky game. Two players compete against each other. One player has the cannon full of whipped cream while the other has a pair of buttons. This is war! The catch? Now kids can block the pie attack. When you press the buttons at the right time, it will activate a large red hand in front of your face. It’s a fun twist on the popular game that people will love sharing on social.
Speak Out ShowdownAges 8+
Speak Out Showdown is the electronic head-to-head mouthpiece challenge game. Guess what your teammate is saying before they get shushed by the motorized hands. It’s a fun new twist on the game of Speak Out and it’s sure to generate tons of laughs and be loads of fun.
Mecard MecardimalsAges 6+
This spring be on the lookout for an exciting and innovative next big battle-action card game involving transforming figures a la Transformers. With Mecardimals, there’s no need for a physical transformation and it combines vehicles, action figures, and cards. Simply launch your Mecardimal vehicle over the cards and watch them magically transform right before your very eyes.
Mecard Mega DrachaAges 6+
Launching this fall is Mecard Mega Dracha. This large-scale Mecardimal fighting dragon comes with an extra powerful game card. Roll a Deluxe Mecardimal down its back to watch it transform into its awesome dragon form. What’s cool? If you can roll your Deluxe Mecardimal far enough to reach a card, you can experience a double treat — a transforming Dracha and Deluxe Mecardimal that transforms into a powerful warrior.
UNO Emoji Card GameAges 7+
What kid doesn’t love emojis? Uno Emoji is a fantastic new take on the original game. Kids love emojis and this game taps into that love with cards featuring cool emojis. It’s not only the emojis that have changed. There’s a special rule involving playing a special card and face card. The following player has to attempt to make and maintain that expression over the next two turns. If this player fails, they need to pick up four cards. This will be a top game your family turns to for family game night since it’s incredibly fun to play.
Mattel’s successor to the popular game of UNO, DOS launches this year. Designed for 2 to 4 players, this new card game adds a new twist on the family friendly game of UNO with a few new surprises up its sleeve. Like UNO, players have to match numbers and now you can even match colors. When you’re down to the last two cards, shout out ‘DOS’ to win! It’s sure to be great fun for family game night!
Connect 4Ages 6+
Connect 4 is a classic game played and enjoyed by generations. Experience the disc-droppin’ fun and excitement of Connect 4. It’s a game similar in nature to Tic Tac Toe. You have to try to get four of the same colored coins in a row to win. They can be horizontal, vertical or diagonal. The game is easy to learn and play but challenging to win. It will require a bit of strategy and observing your opponent’s moves to win. Endless classic fun for the whole family!
Exploding KittensAges 7+
With great artwork, Exploding Kittens features the artwork of Matthew Inman, who is behind the Oatmeal. It’s a card game where the idea is to avoid the exploding kitten card in the deck. It’s sort of like Uno with kittens. All of the illustrations on the cards are hysterical, which adds to the charm of the game.
Yeti in My SpaghettiAges 4+
Yeti In My Spaghetti is a Game of the Year winner. It’s a game for two or more players. While eating your bowl of spaghetti, you notice something peculiar in your spaghetti! You scream, ‘Hey, get out of my bowl!’ Now everyone takes turns pulling noodles from the bowl. The catch? You can’t let Yeti fall into the soup. Will you be successful?
Scrabble Crossword GameAges 8+
Scrabble is one of our family favorites because it’s easy to play and learn. It’s like a crossword puzzle and you are in control of how many points you score. It’s a game of strategy where every letter counts. Everyone should have this in their game collection for exciting times during family game night!
Ticket To RideAges 8-12
Ticket To Ride is a game that challenges players to see who can make it to the most cities in America with only 7 days. It’s a game for anywhere from two to five players. Because it is different every time, it add huge replayability factor to the game. There’s a slight learning curve, but it really gets addictive once you master the rules. It’s a fun game for the whole family.
What Do You Meme?Ages 17+
What Do You Meme? is a game for adults who just want to laugh uncontrollably. The game has two different types of cards: meme and caption cards. First, a meme card with a picture on it is drawn. Everybody must play a caption card from their set of cards that best describes the picture. A rotating judge then picks the best caption card. Similar to Cards Against Humanity, the game is very naughty with over-the-top sexual content.
Cards Against HumanityAges 17+
Cards Against Humanity is an adult party game that is weird but kind of fun. It has become an Internet sensation. The sly humor is what makes this game stand out. It covers a range of topics. The game is super simple to play. For each round, one player asks a question from a Black Card while the other players answer the question with their funniest White Card. Games last about half an hour to an hour and a half and 4 – 20 players can play. Get ready for uncontrollable laughter!
Jenga Pass ChallengeAges 8+
What’s harder than playing Jenga? Playing Jenga without a table. Jenga Pass Challenge moves Jenga off the table for a new twist. Players stack the blocks on the platform to build their tower while holding onto the platform handles and passing to their opponents after each turn. The last player to successfully stack a block and pass the platform without crashing the tower wins. Do you have what it takes to become the Jenga Pass Challenge Champion?!
Build Or BoomAges 4+
Building something is a lot of fun, but tearing it down is even more fun. In Build Or Boom, two players race to complete a structure on a blueprint card. The twist? When somebody completes the structure, they press the dynamite to blow up their opponent’s structure. KABOOM! It’s a “Blast!”
Relative InsanityAges 14+
Created by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Relative Insanity is like Apples to Apples and Cards Against Humanity, but you can play it in front of the family. It’s a game that you’ll love playing because you’re sure to get lots of laughs. There are punch line cards and setup cards. Someone reads the setup, for example: “When my cousin walked in with my new baby, my grandma blurted out _______.” Then players look at their punch lines and submit the one that’s going to get the biggest laugh. The setup person picks the best answer and that player scores points.
What do you get when art collides with family game night? You get Scultapalooza, a game where players have to sculpt what’s on their card before time runs out. You scult your creations out of play foam that never dries out. The catch? You may be required to sculpt with your eyes closed or tag team with another member. Players must correctly guess what their team sculpted before time runs out to score a point. The first team to score 20 points wins.
Shadows In The ForestAges 8+
Shadows In The Forest is a surprisingly refreshing and clever game. You play the game in the dark and light and shadows are a core part of the game. One player is the lantern, a pursuer represented by a small LED lantern. Other players are the Shadowlings, who crave darkness. The Shadowlings have to gather under the tree, while the lantern has to freeze Shadowlings in its light. The catch? Shadowlings can’t cross light beams projected by the Lantern. It’s the perfect game for sleepovers and requires chess-like strategy and cooperative play.
When In RomeAges 5+
When In Rome is a board game for your Alexa smart home speaker. It’s a great trivia game where you can learn about different countries like Rome, play with the family, and have a blast as you’re learning and playing. Alexa teaches the rules, tracks progress, and helps out when needed.
5 Second RuleAges 10+
5 Second Rule is a very simple but fun game. You have only 5 seconds to quickly name 3 things related to the topic on hand. Yeah, it may sound really simple, but when you’re actually in the hot seat, you’ll blurt out the weirdest answers under pressure. It’s hugely entertaining and everyone will be laughing at the goofiest answers.
HedBanz Game Ages 7-9
HedBanz is a fast-paced game of ‘What Am I?’ Players wear the answer on their head and have to ask other players simple yes or no questions to ultimately determine what’s strapped to their head. The timer speeds up the pacing of the game. It’s a fun game for two to six players.
Sushi Go!Ages 8-15
Sushi Go! is a delectable game all about sushi. It’s very easy to learn and very addictive fun! Your mission is to make the greatest sushi dishes. Certain combinations are worth more points. The player racking up the highest score at the end is declared the winner of the game. Are you ready to become a sushi master?!
Bop It! GameAges 8-15
Bop It! is a fun game for all ages that has you performing ten different moves from bopping it to singing it, flipping it, and more! You have to correctly perform the hilarious actions to win. The game features three entertaining modes of play. Do you have what it takes to win?
Reverse CharadesAges 6+
Reverse Charades is a fun party game everyone can enjoy. It puts a cool spin on the classic game of Charades. In this game, everyone gets in on the act while a single player does all of the guessing. It truly is more fun when everyone gets in on the acting! Your family will have oodles of fun and laughter with this game.
King of Tokyo: New Edition Board Game Ages 8-15
Boys will love King of Tokyo because it’s a cool game with monsters, aliens, and more. The game is all about strategy and luck. Choices include a full-on attack, healing, boosting, or smashing anything that gets in your way. What will it be? The new artwork looks amazing and the game is very addictive.
Not Parent ApprovedAges 8+
Not Parent Approved is a boys ages 8 and older will enjoy. It’s won multiple awards and is a hilarious game where you get to be creative by filling in the blanks. The game includes over 450 game cards and it’s like a mix of Mad Libs, Apples to Apples and Cards Against Humanity. The main difference is it is family friendly and boys will love it!
Jim Stott’s Ultimate Magic KitAges 10+
Discover the fascinating hobby of magic with Jim Scott’s outstanding Ultimate Magic Kit. In this set, Scott shows kids over 350 tricks that he can actually do! The kit allows you to view online videos on how to perform the various tricks. There are some really cool tricks in this set that will amaze audiences. Once you master the tricks, you’ll be the star putting on your own magic show!
Watermelon SmashAges 6+
Get ready for laughs and incredible fun with Watermelon Smash. Fill the watermelon with water, spin the spinner, follow the instructions and hold watermelon against your head. The spinner tells players how many times they have to crack the watermelon on their head. If the watermelon cracks, the water comes pouring out and the player loses. Alternatively, for indoor play, the game can be played with the included seeds. Can you survive the Smash?!
Nerf Sports Dude Perfect Hoverkup GameAges 6+
The Nerf Dude Perfect Hoverkup Game is all about those trick shots! The game features cups that hover and glide across smooth, flat surfaces. The object is to get the ball into the moving cups and score the most points. There are many ways to play and you can play solo or with friends.
Chow CrownAges 8+
Who knew it could be so hard to chow down? Chow Crown from Hasbro Games is a new game that puts a twist on viral food eating challenges. You start by loading the six hanging forks with various food items, like candy and such, and place the crown on your head. Your challenge is to eat as many snacks before the music stops to keep the crown. It’s simple and wacky fun! Who will be the Chow Crown Champ?
Don’t Step In It!Ages 4+
Don’t Step In It! from Hasbro Games is a pooped-themed game involving clay-like poop substance. The poop is scattered around the play area. Kids take turns spinning the spinner to determine how many steps to take. The catch? Kids are blindfolded and – you guessed it – they have to avoid stepping in the poop!
Flushin’ FrenzyAges 5+
Even the squeaky-clean Mattel is getting into the poop action with Flushin’ Frenzy. The new game has a toilet bowl, plunger, and poop character. You can probably guess what you have to do, right? Kids have to use plunging action without having the poo fly through the air. Players take turns to determine how many plunges they get. Eww … gross! It’s just like in the real world!
Plunge It!Ages 4+
Plunge It! from Alex Brands is a hilarious, fast-paced, and action-packed challenge game involving plungers, poo, and even farting sounds. The object is to quickly pass around the plunge. When it’s time to plunge the poo, the first player to plunge it wins the round. Now kids can prove to their friends once and for all that they’ve got the best toilet plunging skills.
Dr. Pimple Popper Pimple PeteAges 5+
Toilet humor and gross-out fun were huge trends at this year’s Toy Fair. Eww … is the first thing kids will say when they see Spin Master’s wild, wacky, and fun Dr. Pimple Popper Pimple Pete game. It’s all about carefully extracting those pimples without activating the mega zit. If you’re not careful, you’ll activate the mega zit and lose the game. This bears a striking resemblance to Operation and will put your pimple popping skills to the test.
Let’s face it most of us take our hands for granted. Handimonium is a tiny hands challenge game from Mattel. There are 112 challenges featured in this game and two different ways to play. Simple things become outrageously difficult with the tiny hands. Players have to act out various things with the tiny plastic hands for comedic effect. You’ll have loads of fun. And, yes, the tiny hands are included!
Speech BreakerAges 14+
Speech Breaker is an interesting new game that casts you into the role of a live broadcaster. You have a microphone, headset, and cue cards to help you improvise. The catch? You can’t use any of the words on the cards and there’s a speech delay that plays with your senses and makes it tricky to speak clearly. Your team will have to try and make sense of it all. Be prepared for lots of laughs and fun!
Escape Room In A Box: The Werewolf ExperimentAges 13+
Love escape room challenges? Then you’ll love Escape Room In A Box: The Werewolf Experiment. Players will be challenged to solve puzzles and find codes to escape the room. There’s an interesting backstory: Your party of players have to figure out a way to access the antidote within an hour or you’ll all turn into werewolves. What’s cool? It’s even compatible with your Alexa-enabled speaker. You can ask Alexa for hints and time updates as you try to escape the virtual room. Will you make it out alive?!
Basic Fun Arcade Classics Skee BallAges 8+
Wish you could play skee ball at home? Now you can! Bring home the skee ball action to your desk with this mini Arcade Classics Skee Ball set. This set is perfectly sized for your kids’ desk so they can play anytime. Great for developing eye-hand coordination while having a ball!
What’s That Smell? Ages 13+
WowWee’s first game is a real stinker. What’s that Smell? is a scratch-and-sniff game. Everybody scratches the card and has to try and guess the smell. The winner has to pick one person to smell one of four stank cards. Trust us, you don’t want to lose unless you like the smell of hot chunky vomit.
Slime Burst HatAges 6+
Looking for new wacky fun with slime? Consider the Slime Burst Hat from Jakks Pacific. Load up the Slime Burst Hat with the included slime packet and place it on your head. Spin the dial to determine how many times to squeeze the bulb. Squeezing pumps up the balloon filled with slime. Then players pass the hat around and repeat. The first player to get slimed wins. The game comes with one hat, 4 slime packets, a spinner, 48 balloons and more.
Chroma Cube is a new single-player puzzle game that uses the same logic as Soduku. The cards give you a starting point with the placement for a few blocks, and you have to determine the order of the rest. The puzzles get more challenging as you progress through the game keeping it fun.
Top Puzzles for Kids 2018
Puzzles help develop problem-solving skills and more. Challenge your boy with these top puzzle picks.
Rubik’s CubeAges 8+
The Rubik’s Cube is a classic puzzle game. You have to rotate a cube with multiple sections until you have all of the same color on a side. It can be quite challenging but there are strategies that can be developed to win the game. It’s a super fun brain-teaser.
D-FantiX Speed CubeAges 3+
Looking for a fun and challenging puzzle for your boy? The D-FantiX Cyclone 3×3 Speed Cube makes an awesome gift for puzzle lovers. It’s just like a Rubik’s Cube but it’s been improved in several ways. This new design is stickerless, doesn’t lock up as easily, and moves quickly and smoothly. The object is to have each face of the cube be a different color. If he can solve it, he’ll have a real sense of accomplishment.
Mattel Blokus GameAges 5-15
Mattel’s Blokus is one of our favorite family friendly strategy games. It’s all about staking your claim and protecting your territory. Pieces must be placed adjacent to one another touching at the corners. The strategy comes into play by thinking about how to block your opponent from maximizing their stake. The player staking the most space, wins the game! It’s a fun game for family game night!
Perplexus Star Wars Death StarAges 8+
Perplexus Star Wars Death Star looks incredibly well designed. This special edition features lights and sounds to make it more exciting. Your mission is to fly the X-Wing through the Death Star tunnels and paths. Will you make it out alive of the Dark Side?! May the Force be with you!
Top Blasters for 2018
Nerf is the #1 toy brand so there are a ton of blaster fans. Our editor’s have choosen the best Nerf blasters of 2018 to make it easier to gift. Nerf Wars will be exciting this year with this slate of blasters.
Nerf N-Strike Elite InfinusAges 8+
Featuring Quick-Load Technology, the Infinus auto-loads the drum by feeding darts directly into the blaster. Motorized, rapid-fire means you can unleash a fury of ammo at your foes, so they had better keep their distance. The blaster includes 30 Elite darts.
Nerf Rival Prometheus MXVIII-20KAges 14+
The Nerf Prometheus is Nerf’s flagship blaster this year and it’s a BEAST! This mammoth blaster has a hopper that can hold up to 200 rounds of foam Nerf Rival ammo. It blasts with an advanced acceleration system – 8 rounds per second. Its rechargeable battery is perfect for all-day play. Simply hold down the accelerator and press the trigger to empty it in just 25 seconds flat. The only problem? Picking up all the ammo.
Nerf Zombie Strike Survival System Scravenger BlasterAges 8+
The Scravenger is the first accessory based Zombie Strike blaster. Nerf is introducing the Zombie Strike Survival system. Similar to the Modulus line, it is all about customization. With a cobbled together look, it comes with a flashlight and spray paint can barrel, which can be swapped out with other accessories in the line. This spring-powered magazine fed blaster has a switch on the side that enables slam fire. In case you run out of ammo, the included stock contains a backup 2 shot blaster.
Nerf Rival Stormtrooper BlasterAges 14+
Designed to be a replica of the First Order Stormtrooper blaster, the Stormtrooper Blaster comes with 7 red rounds so it looks like you are firing a laser. This spring powered blaster has a bolt handle on the side. Simply prime it back and forth and pull the trigger.
Nerf Rival Phantom Corps Hades XVIII-6000 BlasterAges 14+
What happens when you smash 2 Artmesises together? You get the Hades! It comes with 3 chambers with 20 of the round foam balls for a total capacity of 60 foam balls. This spring powered, pump action blaster with slam fire has a very smooth blasting action. Once you unload one chamber, it automatically switches to the next chamber.
Nerf AccuStrike MEGA Thunderhawk BlasterAges 8+
Meet the Big Boy! The Thunderhawk looks pretty long out of the box. Extend the barrel and it stretches out to 41 inches. What?! It’s the largest Nerf blaster ever! It’s spring powered and primed with a bolt handle on the side. Nerf is taking the power of the line and blending it with precision. It features the new Mega Accustrike darts, which has the Accustrike tip that makes them more accurate. It comes with an integrated 10 dart indexing clip and 10 new Mega Accustrike darts.
Nerf Zombie Strike Ripchain BlasterAges 8+
The Ripchain is bringing back the dart chain, which was really popular. It’s a spring powered, chain fed blaster with a 25 dart capacity. Simply prime it back and forth to load the next dart up. When firing it, the chain looks really cool.
Nerf Modulus Ghost Ops Evader BlasterAges 8+
Kids have always wanted to see the inner workings of their blasters. Nerf has created a completed clear housing on the GHOST OPS EVADER Blaster. The coolest part? It’s got built in LEDs so you can be in stealth mode or light it up for some cool night time battles. Similar to a Stryfe, it’s a semi automatic flywheel blaster.
Nerf Modulus Ghost Ops ChronobarrelAges 8+
Designed for the tech savvy Nerf fan, the attachable chronobarrel can be use to not only count your darts, but also measure the velocity of your blaster in feet per second or meters per second. It can count up to see how many darts you have blasted already or count down to see when you run out of ammo.
Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite StryfeAges 8+
The Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite Stryfe is a mini version of its bigger brother. Not only are these great collector items, but they also are functional. They fire a single dart at a time and include the blaster and 2 Elite darts. Collect all your favorites!
Nerf N-Strike Elite DeltatrooperAges 8+
Using spring power, the DeltaTrooper is essentially the Retaliator 2.0. There are 3 ways to configure it. It comes with a core blaster that you can attach the barrel and stock to. It has a 12-dart indexing clip. To fire it, you just prime it back and forth on the top before pulling the trigger. It also features slam fire tech.
Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFireAges 8+
With a barrel that holds up to 15 darts, the Nerf Surgefire holds the most darts in its price range. It features single shot blasting or slam fire. With slam fire, it fires as quickly as you can go and blasts up to 90 feet away.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
Laser tag is great because you don’t have to worry about ammo, breaking anything, or somebody getting hurt. You can run around outside or even inside on Christmas day. It’s definitely more fun with more people. With a range of up to 300 feet, the blasters feature cool lights, sounds, and even immersive sensations to make you feel the action. Let the fun and games begin!
Laser X 2-Player PackAges 6-15
Introducing Laser X – it’s the ultimate high-tech game of tag! Select team Red, Blue or go rogue and blast anyone. Supporting an unlimited number of players, you can play one-on-one or take on the entire neighborhood. Experience pin-point laser accuracy up to 200 feet! The vests count your hits and the blaster’s power indicator shows you when to reload. An interactive voice coach keeps you focused on the game. Laser X inside or out, day or night – it’s like a laser arena right in your own backyard! It’s the real-life laser gaming experience.
Toilet Paper Blaster Skid Shot 30Ages 8+
New from Jakks Pacific is the Skid Shot 30, a toilet paper blaster. It’s like a Nerf gun but it shoots fresh toilet paper spit wads. Just load it up with water and let ‘er rip. This blaster is capable of delivering blasting action up to 30-feet. Bring on the fun!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target SetAges 8+
This light beam targeting set from Nerf is perfect for boys who love action! It’s perfect for improving his coordination skills and developing his accuracy with target practice. He can even compete with his friends to see who can claim the highest score. The included target can be either be mounted on the door or stand on its own. Who’s ready for some target practice?!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Tactical Vest KitAges 8+
Gear up for your missions with this tactical vest kit. It’s just what he needs for his Nerf missions. The best part? You don’t need to carry your ammo in your pockets. Everything is easily accessible. The vest holds both darts and clips.
Nerf Rival MaskAges 14+
The Nerf Rival Mask is the gear you need to protect your face and eyes from injury while playing with Nerf Rival blasters. The eyepiece is transparent so you can clearly see where you are aiming. The portion that covers your mouth features a breathable mesh design to keep you cool and allow you to breath. These sturdy masks are well worth the price of admission.
Bear Archery Wizard Bow SetAges 5-10
The Bear Archery Wizard Bow is perfect for those who want to experience the thrills and excitement of archery. Who knows he could be the next big archer! In any case, this is a fantastic set for beginners getting into the world of archery. It shoots straight, is not dangerous, and is a very cool gift idea.
Nerf Sports Dude Perfect Signature BowAges 10+
The Dude Perfect Signature Bow is Nerf’s biggest bow to date! This bad boy can shoot over 100 feet away for thrilling adrenaline-fueled action. You can literally hear the arrows whistle as they soar through the air. The coolest part is how they designed this like a real bow and arrow. Bombs away fun!
Stream Machine Water Launcher GunAges 8-15
Ready to have some intense fun with a water blaster? Meet the Stream Machine QF-2000. This bad boy is the ultimate water gun capable of blasting a stream of water as far as 70 feet away! It’s very easy to reload and a total BLAST! Water fights will never be the same!
The Original Stomp Rocket: Dueling 4-RocketAges 6+
Does he love competition? Bring it ON! Compete with your friends with the Dueling Stomp Rocket. This awesome kit features four air-powered rockets and pure blasting fun! They’re powered by your run, jump, and stomping power. He’ll be having so much fun while staying physically active. Hey, that’s not such a bad thing!
Top Active and Outdoor Toys for 2018
Kids love moving around. Get your kids off the couch and up and active outdoors with these top holiday toys for 2018.
Super SpinnerAges 3+
The Super Spinner features a curved seat, adjustable double-braided ropes, and weather-resistant clips. Its innovative design lets riders swing from tree, a playset or secure beam. It fits 1 to 2 kids up to 200 lbs. and is available in a variety of colors: green, blue, red, purple, pink, and yellow.
Web Riderz Outdoor Swing N’ SpinAges 3-15
Web Riderz spells fun! It’s an outdoor swing accommodating 600 pounds of weight. You can hang it on a swing set or even your tree. Did we mention how fun they are to ride?! Boys can swing on these for hours at a time and the fun never wears out.
Capture the Flag REDUXAges 12+
Want to get your boys active outdoors with a fun outdoor game? Try Capture the Flag REDUX. This game is best played when it’s dark as it has glowing orbs. The game has kids running, hiding, and chasing each other and there are a variety of different ways to play the game, keeping it interesting and exciting. And, yes, there is a world beyond the computer screen and iPads.
The Discraft Ultra Star Sport Disc is something that every boy needs. It’s very easy to take to picnics and other events and play outdoors with friends and family. It comes with a cool design and is available in an assortment of stylish colors. The weight of the frisbee feels just right and it flies well. I think we have ourselves a winner!
Helix Power SwingAges 6+
Are you ready for an unbelievable swing? Swing it and launch the Helix Power Swing up to 100 feet away! There are different ways to play: pull it, swing it, and fling it. Create new tricks like Ninja Swing, Apollo Shot, Power Catch Challenge, Helix Shot, Ring Shot, and more. It’s perfect for the park, beach, or city. Unleash a new power with the Helix Power Swing.
Glove-A-Bubbles, 10-PKAges 3+
Bubbling fun doesn’t need to be difficult! Glove-A-Bubbles are new gloves that make blowing bubbles a whole lot easier for little ones. Simply dip Glove-A-Bubbles into the bubble pouch and wave for bubbling fun! It doesn’t get any simpler than this.
Alex Active Yoga Activity MatAges 3+
Promote some zen time in your home with these awesome Alex yoga mats and blocks that teach your little ones poses and set time challenges.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
Does he love thrills and adventure? Gear up for adrenaline-rushing thrills with the Slackers 90-foot Eagle Series Zipline Kit. Give him the Christmas gift that keeps on giving long after the holidays are over. He will have fun all year round and will want to invite his friends over to try it out for themselves. Whee! It’s sooo much fun!
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
If he is fascinated with discovering cool treasures, the Bounty Hunter TK4 Metal Detector is a great gift. It knows the difference between real treasures and non-treasures. Adventuring could never be more fun. You can even adjust the sensitivity. Are you ready to find a handful of lost treasures?
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance StiltsAges 6+
Boys will love taking a walk on the Xtreme side with the Walkaroo Xtreme Stilts. You’ll be elevated up to 17 inches high and it’s quite an adventure soaring up above over everything. The stilts are actually designed ergonomically for comfort for hours of use. You wouldn’t believe how incredibly fun this really is!
Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
Bring on the adventure with these Bushnell Falcon Binoculars! You get fantastic optical quality and magnification for the price on these binoculars. The detail is quite amazing. Boys will love scoping about birds, bugs, and more on their amazing adventures with this pair of binoculars.
If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity, the Slackline Baseline is a fun activity for boys. It’s a complete kit, including protection for the trees. Best of all, it’s easy to setup and use. For new users, there is a bit of a learning curve, but once you get the hang of it, it’s really fun and exciting and gets them physically active.
Monkey Bike Wheel Light
The Monkey Light is a cool gift for your boy’s bike. It creates a dazzling display with full color. What’s cool about these lights is that there are over 40 different patterns that can be displayed with this LED lighting system. Since they’re waterproof you don’t need to worry about taking them off in the rain. They run for about 20 hours on 3 AA batteries.
Top Sports Gifts for Kids 2018
From trampolines to sports equipment and more, we’ve created a list of the best sports gifts for Christmas 2018. There’s literally something interesting for every sports-lover.
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12 Foot Trampoline
If your boy loves trampolines and basketball, Jump N’ Dunk seems like it was made for him. It truly is a match made in heaven and is super duper fun. It’s really well-built with safety in mind and allows boys to have endless fun jumping and dunking away until their heart’s content. He’ll be soooo excited to try it out!
Little Tikes 3′ TrampolineAges 3-6
Want to give your toddler a Christmas gift he’ll love? This 3-foot trampoline from Little Tikes will have him jumping for joy non-stop. It’s designed with safety in mind with a convenient handle to hold him in place while he jumps around. Assembly is pretty easy and it provides endless entertainment. Parents will love that not only is he having fun, but also he’s getting in a good amount of physical activity.
Fitbit Alta HR
The Fitbit Alta HR is a great fitness tracker for tween boys. It tracks how many steps you’ve taken, distance traveled, calories burned, and even your heart rate. It’s a great Christmas present because he can pay closer attention to his health and well being.
The Tanner Tee is the perfect gift for anyone who wants to improve their swing in baseball or softball. Some professional players even use the Tanner Tee. We love that it holds up even after much practice. The quality is unrivaled, it really works well, and helps you develop your skills.
Louisville Slugger Omaha 518(-10) 2018 USA 2 5/8 Barrel Bat
The Easton S550 is a new baseball bat for boys. It’s solidly constructed of military grade aluminum. It lets you generate maximum power with controlled bat speed. The bat also is good at minimizing vibrations you see in other bats and offers a good all-sports grip. You get good bang for the buck. Knock it out of the park!
Rawlings Renegade Softball Glove
He’ll love playing the game of baseball even more with the Rawlings Renegade Softball Glove. This gloves breaks-in quick and is ideal for pitchers and infielders. The glove is comfortable to wear and well crafted of high quality materials. Choose from right or left handed gloves and various sizes for the basket web.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
If you’re looking for an optimal combination of performance, durability and value in a soccer ball, look no further than the Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball. Available in three sizes, this synthetic leather ball looks like a traditional soccer ball with black and white print. The ball performs well on the pitch and retains its shape and weight quite well. It’s a very rugged ball able to withstand regular kicking, passing, and even headshots.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
If your boy loves the game of soccer, why not get him a quality soccer goal to practice anytime? Franklin Sports’ Competition Soccer Goal is well built and perfect for backyard practice. He can practice his skills so he can be the next Pele. You know it’s a Gooooooaaaallll!!
Nerf Sports Weather Blitz FootballAges 5+
Looking for a fun Nerf football? These Nerf Sports Weather Blitz Footballs look ultra cool and allow you to throw like a pro. It’s shaped like an NFL football and lets you throw great passes. The soft foam makes it easier for younger boys to catch. And the ball holds up quite nicely. Perfect for some good ol’ catch in the backyard.
Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler ToyAges 6+
Want to feel like a real NFL quaterback with the ability to throw long bombs? Meet the Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler! The tail is its secret weapon to achieiving those super long distances. Throwing it is so effortless and it makes a howling sound as it makes its way to your receiever. Boys will absolutely have a blast with these!
Wilson NFL Official FootballAges 9+
If you’re looking for an authentic NFL experience, you can’t really go wrong with this officially licensed Wilson NFL Super Grip Football. The ball is designed for to withstand the roughest of play – maintaining its shape and size well. The main appeal of this ball is that you get a firm grip on the ball to throw it more easily. Available in Junior or Official sizes.
Spalding NBA Player Basketball
These game balls featuring top basketball athletes make a great Christmas gift for bball lovers. The ball is designed for outdoor play with a rubber surface. These are official NBA size and weight balls so they deliver great performance on the court. Choose from Curry, James, Durant and more.
Glow City Ball
These GlowCity balls make a really cool Christmas gift. Since they glow in the dark with impact, they are perfect for playing at night. It looks really cool at night lighting up like hot fire. The ball performs well on the court and is designed with durability in mind.
ESPN Future ProAges 5+
Little athletes can learn to play basketball, soccer, football, and baseball with ESPN Future Pro balls. These balls were designed by athletes, and they are marked to show kids where to grip them and kick them, so they can play like the pros. It’s the perfect teaching tool for young athletes.
Franklin Sports NFL Deluxe Youth Uniform Set
If he’s a football fan, these official NFL youth uniforms with helmet make a wonderful gift idea. The quality is very nice with an authentic look and you can choose his favorite team. He can wear it during the games on TV or at the game to cheer on his favorite team.
Lifetime 1221 Pro Portable Basketball System
Lifetime makes some excellent mobile basketball hoops. The 44-inch backboard is built to resist breaking. The hoop height can be telescoped from 7 1/2 to 10 feet tall. For added support, we recommend using sand bags or filling the base with either water or sand. It’s a slam dunk Christmas gift!
Lifetime Double Shot Arcade Basketball System
The Double Shot Arcade Basketball System is perfect for competing against friends and family. You can put your skills to the test and compete to see who can sink the most shots. Super fun gift for the game room or outdoors. Think you have what it takes to win?!
Spikeball is an interesting game that originally made its debut on Shark Tank. It’s a fun outdoor game that is somewhat similar to volleyball but with a twist. It’s a game with two teams of two players apiece. It’s a very competitive game and you can play it almost anywhere and it’s a real blast!
Winmau Blade 5 Bristle Dartboard
Looking for a fun Christmas gift for your boy? The Winmau Blade 4 Bristle Dartboard makes an excellent gift idea. The board is designed to reduce bounce outs. He’ll love playing with friends to see who has the best targeting skills and for bragging rights.
Franklin Sports Table Tennis To GoAges 6+
Don’t have the space for table tennis? Consider Table Tennis To Go from Franklin. This kit allows you to take just about any table and convert it into a table for table tennis. It’s a real blast to play with friends and family! Just don’t destroy mom’s beautiful dining table!
adidas Burst Sackpack
The Burst Sackpack from adidas is a stylish and simple bag for guys to carry their belongings with them wherever they go. It’s available in a great assortment of styles synched with adidas’ other gear for a coordinated look. It’s a well made drawstring bag that’s durable and attractive.
adidas Team Issue Duffel Bag
The adidas Team Issue Duffle Bag is a well designed, durable bag that gets the job done. It’s very spacious with ample room to fit a variety of personal belongings from clothes and shoes to hygene products, has zippered pockets for additional storage, and has a comfortable padded shoulder strap for lugging it around. It’s a perfect bag for the gym.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle
These Hydro Flash Water Bottles are great for taking your favorite beverage to your games. It’s not just an ordinary bottle – it delivers insulation so cold drinks stay cold for a complete day and hot drinks stay warm for roughly 6 hours. So no matter where his adventures take him, he’ll be able to stay hydrated.
Top Ride-On Toys for 2018
Ride-on vehicles help kids get to where they want to go. Some can even spark your child’s imagination with adventures. Most importantly, they’re great for getting kids outdoors and enjoying nature. From scooters to electrics and more, there’s plenty to get excited over.
Razor V-17 Youth Multi-Sport Helmet
If he’s going to be riding a bicycle, skateboard, or rollerskates, he’ll need a helmet to keep his head protected from injury due to falling over. The adjustable strap makes it fit comfortably. The helmet looks great and is very durably constructed. Select from a variety of stylish colors.
Razor Turbo JettsAges 9+
The original Razor Jetts were cool, but now Razor has stuck a motor in one of the skates and made them even cooler. While they take a while to learn to balance on, they might be the coolest way to get around. With a top speed of 10 MPH and roughly 30 minutes of battery life, kids will love riding them wherever their adventures lead them.
Power Wheels Jurassic World Dino RacerAges 3-7
Ever wish you could ride a Jurassic World raptor? Featuring a cool Velociraptor Blue design inspired by the movie, kids ages 3-7 can race and roar into action with this exciting Power Wheels Jurassic World Dino Racer. Supporting riders up to 65 pounds, it is designed for both on road or off-road terrain so you can recreate the action from the film. It features cool movie-accurate details and sculpting, including sharp-looking teeth. It cruises at thrilling speeds up to 6 miles per hour and includes a 12-volt battery and charger.
Power Wheels Jurassic World Jeep WranglerAges 3-7
Go on your own thrilling Jurassic World adventures with the Power Wheels Jurassic World Jeep Wrangler. Featuring authentic Jurassic World decals and styling, kids will love recreating their favorite Jurassic World moments. The vehicle features cool dino and Jeep sound effects to heighten overall the experience. A working light bar allows kids to see the terrain day or night. It’s capable of traversing hard terrain to grass and more and cruises along at 2.5-5 MPH.
Power Wheels Disney Pixar Cars 3 Lightning McQueenAges 3-7
Your Cars 3 fan will feel like a superstar riding his very own Lightning McQueen in the Championship Race. The car features authetic details and looks great just like McQueen from the Pixar animated movie. To enhance the experience it even has cool sounds and phrases from the movie. It reaches a top speed of 3 1/2 MPH.
Razor FlashRider 360Ages 5+
The tricycle is a classic ride-on but Razor puts its twist on a classic with the FlashRider 360. This trike is not your dad’s trike. It spins and drifts and even creates cool sparking action! Riding it is a real blast! The FlashRider supports a max weight of 160 pounds. Now that’s one cool ride!
Razor Power A Electric ScooterAges 8+
Following the traditional design of the Razer A, the Power A Electric Scooter has taken that beloved product and now made it electric. It’s powered by a silent brushless motor which delivers a smooth ride and reaches thrilling speeds up to 12 MPH. At 12 pounds, you won’t believe it’s electric. The Power A is easy to fold and transport. What’s cool? Even if you run out of power, it will still continue to function as a kick drive. In addition to the quick-fold technology, the scooter features anti-rattle technology to deliver a smooth riding experience.
Razor E100 Electric ScooterAges 8+
The Razor E100 is a great electric scooter for beginners. It’s well built and easy to assemble. It reaches exhilarating speeds of 10 MPH and you throttle it by twisting the handle. He can get about 40 minutes of operation on a full charge and it supports a max rider weight of about 120 pounds.
Razor E Prime Electric ScooterAges 14+
Featuring a big wheel scooter design, the Razor E Prime Electric Scooter brings a lightweight, compact product to the market. The E Prime gives you about 30 minutes of ride time and reaches speeds of 15 MPH. It’s easy to fold and transport. And it’s fantastic for your last mile commutes.
Razor Drift RiderAges 9+
What happens when you combine a bicycle and motorcycle? You get the Razor Drift Rider! With colors straight out of Star Wars, the Razor Drift rider is for anybody who can’t learn to balance on the Razor Turbo Jetts. This 3-wheeled electric scooter has 360-degrees of steering. You can steer it left and right like a normal scooter but what makes it unique is that you can even tilt the steering wheel for some crazy cornering and drifting action.
EzyRoller Classic Ride OnAges 4-14
The EzyRoller make an awesome Christmas gift for boys. It’s easy to ride without any pedals. It supports riders up to 150 pounds and rides like a charm. The quality is very good and they are easy to assemble. Best of all, they’re sure to get a ton of use beyond Christmas, making them a great value.
Razor Dirt Rocket SX500 McGrath Electric Motocross BikeAges 14+
Inspired by Jeremy McGrath, the Razor SX500 Dirt Rocket McGrath features authentic graphics and design. It delivers a thrilling, super-charged experience with speeds up to 15 MPH with 40 minutes of continuous use. It’s designed to support riders up to 175 pounds. It’s a gift that’s sure to make him smile from ear to ear.
Penny Classic Complete Skateboard
The Penny Classic Complete Skateboard is a great gift idea for adventurous boys. Penny offers a wide array of colors and styles. The boards truly look attractive and feature great quality. The board is also quite sturdy and rides smoothly. Boys will love riding these on their adventures.
Razor Ripstik Caster Board
The Ripstik is a cross between a skateboard and a snowboard. It moves like a skateboard but carves like a snowboard. It’s a great gift boys will love riding everyday. It’s a breeze to ride and incredibly fun. Best of all, there’s not much of a learning curve.
Razor Hovertrax 2.0Ages 13+
The Hovertrax 2.0 is a self-balancing hoverboard with a stylish design and great battery life. It’s new and better that before! It provides great stability and a super smooth ride. It achieves speeds up to 8 miles per hour and operates for up to 2 hours. It features a stylish new design and emits a cool futuristic blue LED light. The Hovertrax 2.0 is UL certified, meaning it’s safe for riders and has passed rigorous testing. It supports riders up to 220 pounds.
Flybar Foam Master Pogo StickAges 9+
The Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick is a high quality pogo stick. This pogo stick is ideal for riders weighing between 80 to 160 pounds. He can really catch some air with this pogo stick and it’s a real blast to ride. If your boy weighs under 80 pounds, you may want to consider the Maverick Pogo Stick instead.
Giddy up! Who’s ready for some horse riding adventures? This is one of the coolest ride-ons ever that lets kids ride their own realistic looking horse. It actually gallops along making it feel like your riding a real horse. I wish I had this much fun growing up!
Top Vehicle Toys for 2018
Start your engines! There is nothing more fun than zooming around the race track with the hottest new RCs & vehicles. Bring excitement to the racetrack with the hottest toys of 2018.
Hot Wheels Basic Car 50-PackAges 3+
Celebrating 50 years of Hot Wheels fun, Mattel will launch The Hot Wheels Original Sweet 16 – based on the original 16 toy cars in the line. While the Hot Wheels line has sold more than 6 billion toy cars and garnered the title of #1 Selling Toy in the World, each car still costs $1. Still an unbeatable value! Build your Hot Wheels collection with this awesome 50-pack set.
Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track SetAges 5+
For those of us who just want the traditional fun of a Hot Wheels set, there is the Corkscrew Crash Track set. With stunts, loops, and crashing action, it’s all powered by gravity. Throw a bunch of cars on the track and get ready for some crashing and smashing action.
Hot Wheels Track Builder Starter BoxAges 6+
Love creating your own Hot Wheels tracks? Then the Hot Wheels Track Builder Starter Box set is perfect for you! Featuring a variety of pieces ranging from orange track and curves to launchers, multiple connectors and a Hot Wheels vehicle, this set is perfect for kids to design their own awesome stunts. What’s cool? Even the box can be part of the fun. Each set features a single Hot Wheels vehicle.
Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt BoxAges 6+
Start your engines for intense action, thrills, and excitement. This awesome Track Builder Stunt Box features more than 35 pieces that allow for endless creativity in building. Your creations are only limited by your imagination. After tinkering and experimenting with different designs, kids will have a blast racing their Hot Wheels on their own tracks.
Hot Wheels Augmoto AR Racing Track SetAges 8+
Hot Wheels is known for its physical play, but now it is blending the physical and virtual world with Augmoto. Augmoto adds AR on top of a classic Hot Wheels race track. In order to race your opponent around the track, players have to complete mini games using an app. For example, players can earn missile attacks, which can be used to slow down your opponent. The AR component adds a strategic element to the classic Hot Wheels track, making it feel more like a video game.
Hot Wheels Super Ultimate GarageAges 5+
The Super Ultimate Garage is bigger than ever! The garage features an elevator with a gorilla attempting to knock down cars, car wash, and jet plane parking spot. This garage is about a foot larger than the previous one. Fantastic set for endless creative and imaginative play.
Hot Wheels Ultimate Gator Car Wash PlaysetAges 4+
Spark your child’s imagination and storytelling with the Hot Wheels Ultimate Gator Car Wash playset. This set features a crazy track, Color Shifters car, water tower, dunk tank, color change element, and massive gator attack. Get ready to shift your imagination into overdrive!
Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Super StationAges 3-7
The Thomas & Friends Super Station is the ultimate train track ever! It’s a gigantic beast of a set with 36 feet of track! In fact, it’s the largest homas track ever built The best part? Build the track any way you can imagine and use any Thomas engine on the tracks for endless creative and imaginative fun!
anki Overdrive Starter KitAges 8+
Anki Overdrive is a videogame in real life. Imagine a real-world racing videogame and you get the idea. One of the coolest toys ever is now hitting overdrive. With ten track pieces that can be configured anyway you like, you can now build the track so it is no longer just flat. The starter set comes with two toy cars plus a 10 track pieces. You’ll just need the iOS or Android app to start those engines.
Disney Cars Super Track MackAges 4+
Disney Cars fans will be thrilled with Disney Cars Super Track Mack, a 2-in-1 set that features Mack, who can be transformed into a 5-foot Piston Cup racetrack. Fans will have countless hours of imaginative fun with this amazing set.
Batman Knight Missions Air Power Cannon Attack BatmobileAges 5+
Featuring a highly detailed aerodynamic body, the Batman Knight Missions Air Power Cannon Attack Batmobile is any Batman fan’s dream vehicle. What’s cool? This new Batman vehicle is fully equipped with two air-powered weapons with pump-and-launch technology. The weapons are also detachable and can be held by the action figures or positioned on various ports on the Batmobile. It also fits your 6-inch action figures to bring the action to life.
Ultimate Justice League BatmobileAges 14-18
The Ultimate Justice League Batmobile is the ultimate gift for Batman fans. This bad boy looks incredibly detailed with full armor, rocket launcher and artillery cannon. It features realistic engine sounds, an oil-based exhaust, and it even jacks up about 2-inches like the Batmobile. The wheels and guns can be controlled via remote and come to life with sound effects. It’s equipped with an FPV camera so you can view the action on your phone from Batman’s perspective. With your phone, you can even see augmented effects and bullets. Super cool Christmas gift idea for teens!
KidKraft Adventure Town Railway Train Set & TableAges 3+
Featuring an innovative folding design, the Adventure Town Railway Train Set & Table from KidKraft is a dream come true for kids! It offers a massive playset sure to inspire endless creative, imaginative, open-ended play. With EZ Craft Assembly, the wooden play table can be quickly assembled. This 120-piece set features a wooden train track along with plastic and wooden accessories to enhance your child’s play experience. Get ready for a world of fun!
Nerf Nitro Aerofury Ramp RageAges 5+
Aerofury Ramp Rage is actually motorized and blasts one car at a time. It includes a long jump ramp for insane stunt action.
Nerf Nitro Doubleclutch Inferno BlasterAges 5+
The Double Clutch Inferno actually blasts two cars at once and has storage room for 2 more.
Magic Tracks RacersAges 3+
Are you ready to race?! Put the pedal to the metal and zoom around the track. Bend, flex, and curve it to create any track you can dream up. Then race on it and change up the track while you race! It can only be done with Magic Tracks. Straight tracks are boring! What’s cool? It even glows in the dark for some ultra cool racing action.
Jurassic World Pterano-DroneAges 8+
Mattel has brought to life the flying dinosaur from Jurassic World with its cool new drone. With a ton of safety features, this kid-friendly drone has a patented design that prevents the propellers from spinning if you grab it. The coolest part? The flapping wings bring the dinosaur to life. The drone makes flying easy for little ones with its innovative auto-flight and auto-landing features.
Air Hogs Drone Power RacersAges 8+
How do you tackle an unpredictable race? The Air Hogs Drone Power Racers 2-in-1 RC is exactly what you need. Speed it across land or take to the skies. When you crash your vehicle, the detachable stunt drone pops out so you can finish the race in the air. What’s cool? You can even pull off insane stunts with a stunt button. Get ready for a total blast with the Air Hogs Drone Power Racers!
Holy Stone F181C RC Quadcopter DroneAges 14+
If you’re looking for an inexpensive drone that is easy and fun to fly, the Holy Stone F181C is a great option. It offers great stable flight and flies for roughly 7 – 9 minutes on a single charge. It’s a great basic drone with a 720p built-in camera.
DJI Phantom 3
The DJI Phantom 3 is still one of the top drones on the market. Now that it’s been on the market a few years, you can get it for a reasonable price. The Phantom 3 is really fun to fly reaching great speeds and shoots excellent quality 720P HD video. The Phantom 3 flies almost 25 minutes on a charge.
Sky Viper Scout Video DroneAges 12+
Looking for a fun drone experience? The Sky Viper Scout Video Drone features surface scan technology to increase its stability and allow the drone to remain in one spot. It offers 100-foot range and featues auto launch and land, one-touch stunts, extended flight time as well as the capability to stream and record HD video. What’s not to love?
Jurassic World Gyrosphere RCAges 4+
Recreate the Gyrosphere experience with this Jurassic World Gyrosphere RC from Mattel. Inside you can fit your 3.75-inch Jurassic World figures. It comes with a non-articulated Owen figure. It features a power switch to toggle it on or off, and it automatically powers down if it’s inactive. There are two buttons on the controller. The bottom one controls the motion, while the top one is for direction. You can imagine what this does to cats.
Top Action Figures for 2018
Start a brand new collection of toys with these fun new collectible figures of 2018. From Star Wars and Jurassic World to Incredibles 2, Black Panther, and Transformers, these are the hot movie-based properties boys want. Action figures are as fun to play with as to collect. Put these collectible figures on your 2018 hot toy wish list.
Jurassic World Thrash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus RexAges 4+
Inspired by the movie and featuring movie-accurate details, the Trash ‘N Throw Tyrannosaurus Rex allows fans to bring the action to life with stomping and roaring action. What’s cool? It can thrash and throw by using its tail. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from the movie.
Jurassic World IndoraptorAges 3+
Get ready for thrilling Jurassic World dino adventures with the Indoraptor! This mysterious villain hunts down its prey and will stop at nothing to get what it wants. Featuring a realistic body sculpt and incredible articulation, kids will love reliving their favorite moments from the movie.
Jurassic World Real Feel Skin MosasaurusAges 3+
Making its big return from the first film is the Mosasaurus, a gigantic swimming creature that blew away fans the first time around. This cool and massive action figure features movie-accurate details and realistic sculpting.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action FiguresAges 4+
This year the Turtles are being reimaged and getting a whole new line of toys inspired by the upcoming Nickelodeon series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, set to debut later this year. These new Turtles are uniquely sculpted, fully articulated, and range in height from 3 1/4 to 5-inches.
Spider-Man Titan Hero SeriesAges 4+
This Spider-Man action figure authentically captures the essence of Spider-Man from the comics and movies. Spider-Man has a muscular build and he’s ready to swing into action. The figure stands 12-inches tall and is perfect for recreating your favorite epic moments from the movie.
DC Batman Knight Missions 6-Inch FiguresAges 3+
Love Batman? You can never go wrong with Batman action figures. Dive into missions with these detailed 6-inch Knight Missions Batman action figures. The figures are well-scultped with authentic details and feature 14 points of articulation for bringing the action to life. Choose from Batman, Robin, and more. The 6-inch figures nicely fit in the new Batmobile. Let the epic storytelling begin!
Disney Pixar Incredibles 2 Family Pack Junior Supers, 3-Inch, 5-PKAges 3+
Bring your favorite moments from Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 to life with this 5-Pack family set of the Parr family. The set includes Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, Violet, Dash, and baby Jack-Jack. The figures look movie-accurate and are poseable to bring the action to life.
Marvel Black Panther Legends Series, 12-InchAges 4+
Black Panther was a big hit at the box office and made an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. This 12-inch Legends Series action figure features a premium sculpt and details along with accessories to enhance your play experience. Kids will love reenacting their favorite scenes from the movies and bringing the action to life with more than 30 points of articulation.
Transformers Cyberverse Ultra Class BumblebeeAges 6+
Inspired by the Cyberverse animated series, Ultra Class Bumblebee converts from vehicle to robot in 7 moves. Be prepared for the Hive Swarm Action Attack! Fans will love creating their favorite scenes from the animated series.
Transformers Cyberverse Ultimate Class Optimus PrimeAges 6+
Based on the new cartoon series Transformers: Cyberverse, Ultimate Class Optimus Prime beautifully blends the classic G1 designs with modern, cartoony designs for a fantastic looking figure. Convert from vehicle to robot mode in 11 moves. Nothing will prepare you for his Matrix Mega Shot Action Attack. Fans will love recreating their favorite scenes from the TV show.
ROBLOX Champions of RobloxAges 6+
Boys love Roblox and will love this boxed set of characters inspired by the game. What’s cool about Roblox is you can mix and match the parts to create new figures. Roblox fans will love the Champions of Roblox. Each package also includes a scratch off code for a virtual item.
Stretch ArmstrongAges 5+
70s classic toy Stretch Armstrong is returning to store shelves. Discover what made Stretch Armstrong one of the timeless classic action figures enjoyed by countless generations. Stretch his arms and legs as far as you possibly can and even tie him in twists, and it instantly returns to its original form like magic. In fact, it stretches up to four times its size. The fun never gets old. Kids will enjoy stretching him over and over and coming up with fun, creative adventures.
Voltron Classic Legendary LionAges 4+
Based on the Netflix original series, Voltron: Legendary Defender, the Voltron Classic Legendary Lion assortment will feature lion figures that can be combined and transformed into a 16-inch Voltron figure. Each figure is sold separately and features projectile-launchers for stand-alone play.
Star Wars: The Black Series Han SoloAges 4+
Bring the action of Star Wars home with this 6-inch Star Wars: The Black Series Han Solo action figure. The figure is well-detailed with 20 points of articulation for great poseability and comes along with a blaster accessory to bring the action of the Star Wars flicks to life.
Top Stuffed Toys for 2018
Who loves hugs? Kids will love hugging their new plush friends from Inflate-A-Heroes to Fugglers and more. Choose your favorite companion from our editors’ top picks.
Fugglers Large Plush AssortmentAges 4+
As part of the gross-out trend, Fugglers from Spin Master are a new twist on the ugly doll. What’s different and appealing about these characters is that they feature realistic-looking teeth. Some of these 12-inch plush figures even have claws. Available this fall, there are over 50 of them to collect and adopt.
Everyone loves their superheroes. But not everyone can have a giant inflatable plush of their favorite superheroes. These inflatable plush figures stand 30-inches tall and they actually stand on their own. Collect all your favorite Inflate-A-Heroes from Spider-Man to The Hulk to Black Panther and more. They make a great gift for decorating your room with your favorite character while adding a sense of personality.
Fiesty Pets Expressions Sly Princess Pottymouth the CatAges 3+
The newest Fiesty Pets are introduced in the new Expressions Collection. These 8-inch stuffed pets make crazy exaggerated expressions. The cat gives you the biggest smile from ear to ear. It brings the fun and surprise element of Fiesty Pets to a new level and inspires creative storytelling. Collect all your favorites!
Gund Snuffles Teddy Bear, 10-InchAges 1+
Meet Snuffles the teddy bear. It’s one of the most beloved Gund bears and it’s also a best-selling toy in its 30-year history. Now you can get it in trending rose pink or three other colors. Made with the high-quality Gund is known for, this teddy bear is ultra soft and just begs for a hug from your child.
Hatchimals HatchibuddiesAges 3+
The Hatchimals are getting a soft and cuddly plush makeover with Hatchibuddies. You pull the egg apart to reveal a super cute plush figure inside. They have sparkly eyes, glittery wings, and there are over 20 to collect.
Fingerlings HugsAges 5+
If the Fingerlings were not enough, the Fingerlings have been given a giant size plush makeover. This sensor stuffed monkey has all of the fun of the original but now he is soft and huggable. They’ll be available in two colors: hot pink and purple. Like the originals, they love giving out kisses and react to motion and touch. Who doesn’t need a hug?
Fur Babies World Dreamstar Fur BabyAges 4+
The Fur Babies are a new line of cute collectible plush animals. You can have some fun with them because they are like puppets. Wiggle your finger around to make its eyes and ears move. Bedtime stories will never be the same.
Capitalizing on the rescue pets phenomenon sweeping social media, Moose Toys introduces Scruff-A-Luvs. When you unbox this little creature, he looks so helpless and starts out all scruffed up in a ball. Add a little water and brush him out to take him from scruffy to fluffy. The cool part? You won’t know what pet you have until you rescue him. You could have a bunny, dog, or cat. Who will you rescue?
Top Collectible Toys for 2018
Collectibles continue to trend high with no signs of slowing down. From Funko and Fingerlings to Hatchimals and more, we’ve curated a list of all the hottest collectibles for boys of 2018. Start building your collection today or add to your favorite collection!
Funko POP TV Mr Rogers Collectible FigureAges 3+
Who is your favorite neighbor? Funko has turned everybody’s favorite neighbor, Mr. Rodgers, into a Funko POP vinyl figure. It wouldn’t be Mr. Rodgers without his trademark sweater and tie. He’s even holding a little trolley in his hands. How cute!
Funko Disney Afternoon – Chip / DaleAges 5+
Funko has a line called Disney Afternoon inspired by some of your favorite classic Disney cartoons. The stylized action figures stand 3.75-inches tall and will inspire open-ended, creative play. Choose from Chip, Dale, Scrooge, and more. This 2-pack includes both Chip and Dale.
Funko POP Jurassic Park – VelociraptorAges 5+
Love the Jurassic Park movies? Then you’ll probably love these long-awaited POPs inspired by the Jurassic Park films. This 3.75-inch vinyl figure is a great addition to your POP collection. Collect all your favorites!
Funko POP Disney Incredibles 2 ElastigirlAges 3+
Got an Incredibles 2 fan? Show your fandom with this authentic POP inspired by Elastigirl from the animated summer blockbuster Incredibles 2. This 3.75-inch stylized vinyl pop is perfect for displaying in your room and showing off to your friends.
The Grossery Gang Time Wars, 16-PKAges 5+
The Grossery Gang Series 5 Time Wars introduces a completely new theme to the line. The new collectible figures are from the future so the gross is gone. They come back in time and are sucked up from The Grossery Gang. The only way the guys can fight back is if they call all their brothers throughout time to galvanize together to do battle against Cyber Slaught Pizza. Who’s ready for war?!
Flush Force Bizarre BathroomAges 4+
Toilet humor and gross-out fun were huge trends at this year’s Toy Fair. Flush Force is a new collectible that targets boys. Each collectible figure comes in a toilet bowl. Using “flush technology,” you pour some water into the toilet and pull out the collectible from the toilet. Gross! There are over 150 mutant critters to collect.
LEGO Minifigures THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Series 2 71020Ages 5+
The LEGO Minifigures THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE Series 2 come in individually packed blind bags. There are about twenty different figures to collect in all. Minifigures in this series include Harley Quinn, Alfred, Clock King, Professor Hugo, Merman Batman, Swimming Pool Batman, Tropical Joker, Vacation Robin, Vacation Batgirl, Vacation Alfred, Soccer Mom Batgirl, Killer Moth, Wonder Twins, Apache Chief, Jorell, General Zod, Doctor Phosphorus, Black Canary, and Black Vulcan. Collect all your favorites!
LEGO Minifigures Series 18 Party — 40th Birthday 71021Ages 5+
Collectible Minifigures Series 18 – the Party Minifigure line – features party figures celebrating Minifigures’ 40th anniversary. In this Special Limited Edition series, there are seventeen figures to collect in all. Like previous series, each collectible Minifigure will retail for $3.99 when it launches this April. Every character is dressed up for a costume party and has its own unique personality. Collect all your favorites from this limited edition series.
Pokemon TCG: Lycanroc-GX Box Card GameAges 6+
Pokemon Trading Card Game fans will love receiving this Lycanroc GX Box Card game as a Christmas gift! The foil Lycanroc GX card alone makes this well worth the price of admission. This card will give him the upper hand he needs to gain a competitive edge over the opposition. Bring it on! It’s no wonder Pokemon TCG fans love these GX card boxes!
Poke Ball Full-View PRO Binder for Pokémon 9 Pocket CardAges 8+
If he is a Pokemon Trading Card fantatic with heaps of cards, it’s time to get organized and keep his prized collection protected. This Poke Ball inspired binder is perfect for doing just that. Each protector sleeve holds 9 trading cards while the entire binder houses 360 cards in all. Now you don’t have to worry about lost cards and you can conveniently browse through your collection.
If he’s a huge baseball card collector, this 700 plus card factory set from Topps will blow his mind. This set also includes a 5-pack of Rookie player cards. It’s a complete 2018 collection that is a must-have for any collector! A fantastic Christmas gift that doesn’t disappoint!
Smashers, 12-PKAges 4+
Looking for a fun new way to reveal your collectibles? Smashers are all about destruction. You smash the Smash Ball to open it and reveal your sports-themed collectible. There are over 100 figures to collect in all. What’s cool? You can reconstruct the Smash Ball for all-day smashing fun!
PooPeez Series 1, 4-PKAges 7+
What do you get when you combine the hot trend of squishy toys with the exploding success of collectibles? Poopeez, of course! Poopeez from Basic Fun! are a collectible line of squishy poo collectible characters based on entertainment. They have names like Pooji, Skid Mark, Dumpling, T.P., The Toot Fairy, and Lil’ Squirt to name a few to amuse kids. From the world of Kerplopolis, the toilet-themed world that Poopeez call home, there are about 36 Poopeez characters to collect in all. Who’s ready to get this potty started?!
Mighty MuggsAges 6+
Mighty Muggs are fun collectibles of all your favorite characters from the Star Wars and Marvel universes. They’re little figures featuring three expressions when you press down on their heads. They’re super cute and super fun to collect. Don’t be surprised if they turn heads.
Jurassic World Hatch ‘N Play DinosAges 8+
Love hatch and play surprises? Launching this fall the Jurassic World Hatch ‘N Play Dinos Assortment brings the hatching fun to life with cute Jurassic World baby dinos that hatch from eggs. Who will you hatch? Each egg will feature a unique dinosaur species and each figure will have a special feature unique to its species. What’s cool? Kids can have endless hatching fun and the eggs can also be used to store your baby dinos.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 – 4-Pack + BonusAges 5+
The newest additions to Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 3 are called Hatchy Friends Forever. In all, there will be over 100 Hatchimals friends to collect from best friends to squads and twins.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4Ages 5+
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Season 4 is known as Hatch Bright. These new Hatchimals shine bright when placed on a light source. There are over 80 characters to hatch and collect in this collection.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles 12-Pack Egg Carton Season 3Ages 5+
The hatching fun gets even better with this new dozen egg carton of Hatchimals CollEGGtibles. It’s the perfect way to build up your collection and get in on the collecting fun! Which ones will you hatch? The set includes an exclusive character and a collector’s map. The carton is stackable and houses your favorite CollEGGtibles.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles CollEGGtor’s CaseAges 5+
The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles CollEGGtor’s Case represents the first time Spin Master will be launching a collector’s case into the line. The CollEGGtor’s Case holds over 30 Hatchimals CollEGGtibles figures so you can store and display your favorite figures from your collection. It will also come packed with exclusive characters.
Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Illuma Island PlaysetAges 5+
The Hatchimals CollEGGtibles Illuma Island is where the tropical party is held for all the Hatchimals. In Party Mode it features cool interactive lights and sounds for you to play with your Hatchimals and it comes with two exclusive characters. All the paper craft accessories help to build out that world and inspire creative play.
Fingerlings 2-Tone MonkeyAges 5+
Fingerlings are new baby monkey collectibles that you wear on your finger. They are interactive – reacting to motion and even touch! Your monkey friend even greets you with cute monkey babble. It can even sense its position whether its right-side-up or upside down. Hold it upside down by its tail … it loves monkeying around. It interacts with you in different ways. You can pet it and it reacts. You can blow a kiss and they even respond to sounds. You can even use it on your pen, mug, backpack and more! Your monkey can even sing and with more than one they sing together. Fingerlings are friendship at your fingers! The two-tone Fingerlings Baby Monkey is new this year.
Fingerlings Glitter MonkeyAges 5+
Fingerlings, the Toy of the Year, is getting a fun glittery makeover. Add some sparkle to your life with these new companions at your fingertips. They’re interactive pet monkeys that respond to sound, motion, and touch and they love monkeying around.
Fingerlings MinisAges 5+
Remember Fingerlings- last year’s hottest toy? These adorable monkeys are getting an extended family. First, there are bite-sized Fingerlings Minis. These bite-sized figures come in a blind bag. These little figures can hook onto anything with their tails and can even be used as pencil toppers.
Ty Mini Boos Series 2 CollectiblesAges 3+
The Ty Mini Boos Series 2 are here! Take a look at these cuties! There are 12 hand-painted vinyl figures to collect in this series from monkeys, pandas, unicorns and more. Which will you find?
SeeMeez Virtual Friends
Step into the future! Discover a world of virtual friends and experiences. SeeMeez Virtual Friends introduces holograms of all different types of characters that you can collect, share, and play with. But the coolest part? You can even create a hologram of yourself, look at it, and share it with friends! This is innovative on so many different levels and a lot of fun.
Top STEM Toys for 2018
STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is still a popular and growing category for parents and their kids. Here’s a diverse selection of the best STEM toys for 2018 hand-picked by our editors to build his knowledge in these critical areas.
Say hello to Cozmo. He’s a robot with personality running AI that learns and evolves the more you play with him. He uses computer vision to know who is in the room. He maps out the world around him to avoid obstacles. Powered by an emotion engine, he sulks if you don’t play with him for a while or gets excited when he recognizes a face and wins a game. All these emotions vary depending on various inputs. He plays games with power cubes, counts numbers, stacks blocks and more. The coolest part? You can even program him without needing a background in robotics.
LEGO Mindstorms EV3Ages 10+
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 allows you to build 5 different robots. LEGO’s made this set fun, easy to get into, and brought a lot of functionality to its bricks. The faster processor and added memory translate into a better play experience for kids. The models are full of personality and it’s amazing to see your LEGO creations come to life. There’s even a basic programming component to code behaviors. Even after all of these years, it’s still one of the best robotics sets.
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor KitAges 8+
Imagine being able to build your very own R2-D2. This Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits gives you everything you need to build your very own droid. It even includes servos and motors to control it via your smartphone. The droid features cool lights and sound effects to make it feel right out of the Star Wars movies. You can have all sorts of fun and exciting droid adventures. Best of all, you can make anything you want beyond just R2-D2. It’s all up to your imagination! The major coding update will give you much more variety in your droid actions and teach kids how to code.
Botley The Coding RobotAges 5+
STEM is huge right now. Botley is a colorful coding robot that is designed for teaching the youngest coders, as young as 5, how to program. There is no screen or app required. It comes with a variety of pieces. Kids will have to “code” Botley to navigate through a variety of obstacle courses. It teaches basic programming skills, such as loops and simple directional commands.
Meet Boxer, a new interactive artificially intelligent robot companion from Spin Master. Boxer is full of personality and his moods change over time. You can stick your hand in front of him or use his ball and he will chase it around. He can play soccer or even a slingshot game. He even comes with an interactive ball, 10 game feature cards, and a remote control.
LEGO BoostAges 7-12
LEGO Boost is a top contender for Toy of the Year honors thanks to its brilliant innovation and design. Build five different models from a robot to a working guitar and a cat. Lego Boost allows kids to bring their Legos to life with simple programming – adding personality, sound, and even motion. The set includes over 840 pieces. And the best part is you can combine with your own pieces to create your own designs.
Circuit CubesAges 8+
Circuit Cubes are a collection of various components, such as battery blocks, switches, relays, and tools, that allow kids to transform Lego sets and even household items. The components can be used to bring toy cars to life, create flashlights or design a noise-making object. Kids will be exposed to the basics of circuitry while learning STEM concepts. Tenka Labs will also deliver online instructional videos to inspire kids and help them learn to build with Circuit Cubes.
Nintendo Labo Variety KitAges 6+
The Labo Variety Kit allows kids to create 5 creative projects from an RC car, fishing rod, working piano and more. It encourages kids to make, play, and discover. The coolest part? Once you master how it works, you can explore creating your own Labo projects. The Labo kit requires a Nintendo Switch console.
Nintendo Labo Robot KitAges 6+
The Labo Robot Kit allows kids to get creative and make their very own Toy-Con robot suit. What’s cool? After building it, you can wear it and play as the robot in the game. You can demolish anything in your path and tackle various challenges to gain new abilities. Creators can explore new ways to play with their robot and even create their own projects.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kit
This amazing set includes Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kit. It’s a fascinating kit for learning about computers and even coding. It’s really fun to tinker with it. Who would think you could pack so much power into a credit card sized chip? Simply amazing! The best part? Since it can be programmed, the creative possibilities are virtually endless. It’s the perfect gift for budding creators.
Kano Computer KitAges 6+
Piper Computer KitAges 8+
Piper is another computer kit that kids can build. The kit comes with a wooden computer case with an integrated display and all the hardware components necessary to build the computer, including a Raspberry Pi 3 chip. Boys will have fun assembling this computer and learning how the technology works under the hood. The Minecraft adventure makes learning fun.
Makey MakeyAges 8+
Makey Makey is one of the coolest STEM kits with a variety of cool applications. It’s a board with aligator clips that can be used on anything that is conductive. So you can build a game controller or the famous banana piano and so much more. The possibilities are limitless as to what you can create! What fun and fantastic inventions will you dream up?!
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
Looking for a way to create your own security alarm for anyone snooping in your room? This cool Rule Your Room kit from littleBits allows you to do just that and so much more. In all, he can build eight inventions, including a booby trap that sounds off an alarm. We love that there are so many different inventions you can create beyond the original eight. Great STEM kit for those interested in engineering.
Minecraft Mod Design 1Ages 8-14
So he’s obsessively played Minecraft. How would you like to program your own mod for Minecraft? This software package lets you code, design, and create your very own mod for Minecraft. How cool is that?! He’ll learn practical STEM concepts through a specially designed curriculum with interactive videos, quizzes, challenges and more. Who’s ready to start creating?
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Boxing Bots
Step into the ring for epic bot battle action! The Vex Boxing Bots are a cross between Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots and a Segway. These buildable, self-balancing, boxing bots play to win. Your objective is to knock off your opponent’s bot’s head before they knock yours off using jabs and uppercuts. Control your bot with your smartphone and smash and bash your opponent until you’ve knocked their lights out. It’s win or go home with no-holds-barred action. What will it be? When you win, celebrate in style with an epic victory celebration. What’s not to love?
HEXBUG BattleBots Bronco / HypershockAges 8+
Bronco and Hypershock are the two new remote-control Battlebots everyone has been clamoring for. Bronco has the flipper mechanism so you can actually attempt to flip your opponent. Hypershock features the most intimidating weapon – the rake – along with a spinning drum! These exciting bots feature breakaway armor panels so you know how much damage you’ve taken. Let’s get ready to rumble!
HEXBUG BattleBots Build Your Own Bot
Are you ready to create your own BattleBots?! Everybody’s been asking for it, and now you can finally build your own BattleBot. When you buy the kit, it comes with a basic chassis with armor and weapon attachment points. So choose your armor blades, choose your wheels, and choose from 1 of 3 weapons to attach on the top. Every weapon will be able to spin and move like its real-life counterpart.
Snap Circuits SC-300Ages 8+
Aspiring engineers will love Snap Circuits SC-300. It lets him build three hundred circuit-based projects with sixty different parts. The included manual clearly demonstates how to build these projects. What’s really exciting is after you master the basics, you can start experimenting with creating your own exciting projects! He’ll have incredible fun learning about electronics in a fun way!
Snap Circuits Bric: StructuresAges 8+
Snap Circuits Bric: Structures is a culmination of what kids have been asking for for a long time. It takes ordinary bricks and you can mount your Snap Circuits onto them. The Bric-2-Snap adapters enable you to connect your Snap Circuits to the bricks so you can light up any structure you build. You can make your structure light up with a circuit or you can build something that moves like a racecar with ordinary bricks and a Snap Circuits photo transistor and watch it go by adding a light source. The set comes with 140 regular building bricks, 20 Snap Circuit pieces, and 75 Bric to Snap adapters.
Kano Harry Potter Coding KitAges 6+
Want your kids to learn coding in a fun, magical way? The Harry Potter Coding Kit from Kano lets kids build a wand, learn to code, and make magic! There are over 70 creative challenges for kids to engage with. Make feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more. What’s cool? Wave your coding wand to see the magical effects on-screen. Play on tablets and computers. Who’s ready for fun?
Pai Circuit ConductorAges 4+
The Pai Circuit Conductor set is an interesting new STEM set demonstrating simple circuitry. It allows budding engineers to build circuits by snapping pieces together and powering on lights or decorative fiber optics. After building your circuit, you can control the flow of electricity using physical buttons. The companion app allows kids to visually see the flow of electricity. This set teaches electricity, cause-and-effect, and magnetism.
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
The Water Rocket kit from 4M is an awesome STEM kit because it makes learning about science super fun! Boys will experience real science in action by launching this water rocket 30 feet high! The rocket kit comes with everything but the pump. This kit really makes learning science a total blast!
Insect Lore Butterfly Garden Gift SetAges 4+
Experience the miracle of metamorphosis first-hand with the Live Butterfly Garden. This is a wonderful STEM kit for making science real. The set includes 5 caterpillars that transform into butterflies. It’s one thing to learn about science in a textbook but a totally different experience when you see it for yourself in the real-world. It truly is a magical process that is a real eye-opening experience, making it a fantastic Christmas gift for boys.
National Geographic Break Open 10 Premium GeodesAges 8+
What will he discover with the National Geographic Geode kit? This awesome kit allows boys to crack open 10 good sized geodes. Don’t worry – safety goggles are included. These are not ordinary geodes – these are premium geodes that reveal incredible crystals. All of these geodes have been carefully hand-selected for the best possible experience. Who knew Geology could be so exciting?!
Thames & Kosmos The Big Engineering MakerspaceAges 8+
The Big Engineering Makerspace is like a giant engineering adventure. This STEM kit allows you to build and test 22 different mechanical models while learning different physical laws and engineering principles. The idea behind this new line is to combine the creativity of makerspaces with STEM skills and lessons. What’s cool? You can build everything from a dragster to a submarine and more. Who’s ready for an exciting engineering adventure?!
3Doodler Start HEXBUG Make Your Own Micro Robotic CreaturesAges 6+
Designed to be safe for kids, the 3Doodler Start HEXBUG Make Your Own Micro Robotic Creatures allows kids to create their own 3D HEXBUG characters. Everything you need is included. What’s cool is that are motorized and you can make them your own. When a kit is this fun, your kids won’t even know they’re learning.
VEX Robotics Gatling Rapid Fire Motorized Dart ShooterAges 8+
Bet your Nerf gun can’t do this! Unlike traditional Nerf blasters, kids can have fun learning engineering skills with the VEX Robotics Gatling Rapid Fire Motorized Dart Shooter. Not only can you build it, but you can actually blast away. How cool is that?! Assemble it with over 800 pieces and watch in amazement as you see your Gatling blaster come to life. The barrel actually rotates and it fires 8 rubber-tipped darts.
Crayola Color Chemistry Lab SetAges 7+
Explore the wonderful world of color with the Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set. This STEM kit features 50 colorful science activities kids can do at home. Sample activities include a volcano that explodes colored lava and many more. What’s cool is that everything is included to complete 15 experiments right out of the box.
Budding scientists can run their own experiments with the Thames & Kosmos Ooze Labs Chemistry Station. This set lets kids make glowing slime, fizzing reactions, and test cabbage juice pH levels.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing Science KitAges 6+
Mind Blowing Science is a fascinating STEM kit for kids. Kids can learn real science at home with this hands-on kit! These experiments are safe for kids to perform but adult supervision is advised. The best part? The experiments are easy to do and kids will have so much fun while learning the basics of science.
Geek & Co. Science! Gross Gummy Candy LabAges 6+
Want to make your own gummy candy? This summer kids can make and enjoy their own sour worms and spiders. What’s interesting is kids will be having too much fun to know they’ll also be learning about the properties of natural polymers.
Thames & Kosmos I Dig It Dinos T. Rex Excavation KitAges 7+
Looking for a fun excavation kit? Using the included hammer and chisel, kids can uncover the skeleton of a prehistoric T-Rex creature from a giant block of plaster with this cool excavation kit. Little excavators will be fascinated on their journey to excavate a relief of a fossilized dino.
Jurassic World T-Rex Anatomy KitAges 5+
Learn anatomy while having fun with the Jurassic World Tyrannosaurus Rex Anatomy Kit. Kids can explore the internal anatomy of the fiercest dino of them all – the T-Rex. What’s cool? Kids can actually see muscles flex, the heart and lungs pump, and even make the T-Rex chomp.
Experience the power of gravity with GraviTrax. It takes your marble run experience to a whole new level. What’s cool? You can build your own tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism and kinetics. With an optional app, you can test your runs in a digital AR world. It’s endless fun with limitless track building possibilities.
Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Talking GlobeAges 4+
We’ve all seen basic globes before, but now the Geosafari Jr. Talking Globe steps into the 21st century with a smart globe offering an interactive learning experience. This interactive globe features the voice of Bindi Irwin and teaches kids about continents, countries, U.S. states, animals, and nature. Using the smart pen, kids press on a spot to hear fun facts, play quiz games, and more.
EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem
So you’ve learned about ecosystems in school but what if you got to see a real one action? Wouldn’t that be so cool? This EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem makes an excellent STEM gift. Kids will be able to experience real science unfolding right before their very eyes. The ecosystem includes shrimp, algae, and microorganisms. What’s cool is that you need not worry about ever feeding the shrimp. The shrimp feed on the algae and so on. It’s a continuous cycle that is able to sustain life. Isn’t that so incredibly cool?!
AmScope Compound Microscope
Your budding scientist will love exploring his fascination with the sciences with his very own microscope. This is a great introduction to the world of STEM concepts. The microscope features quality optics and various magnifications to see the detail in your specimen. He’ll be so excited to try it out!
Looking for a unique gift for Christmas? Consider the Orion 10015 StarBlast Telescope. This compact telescope allows him to explore the Moon and distant planets. It’s a great entry-level scope that is easy to use and provides awesome views. We love how it’s lightweight and easy to transport from one place to another.
BOSEbuild Speaker CubeAges 8+
Looking for a Christmas gift that will WOW him? Consider the BOSEBuild Speaker Cube. This is a real speaker that he can actually build on his own. Not only can he build it, but it actually functions as a Bluetooth speaker. And you get that superb Bose sound quality its known for. Now how cool is that?!
Top Interactive Toys for 2018
Electronic toys spring to life with the latest technology. Sing, play, and dance with some of the best Christmas gifts for boys of 2018.
FurReal Ricky, The Trick-Lovin PupAges 4+
Kids will love teaching FurReal Ricky some new tricks. With sensors all over his body, he responds realistically to touch. He can even sing a little tune. Feed him a treat when he is good, but be careful — even he needs to use the bathroom.
Zoomer Playful PupAges 5+
With touch and voice sensors, Spin Master’s Zoomer Playful Pup is its most realistic and adorable companion for kids. Tell Zoomer to “roll over”or “play dead”, and he is ready to show off some tricks. With voice recognition technology, you can even name your pup. He is like the AIBO for kids.
Star Wars Ultimate Co-Pilot ChewieAges 4+
Star Wars teamed up with FurReal to bring everybody’s favorite Wookie to life. Chewie has been brought to life with his famous expressions and signature roar. When you talk to him, he will respond to your voice. With a built-in accelerometer, he responds to movement too when you pick him up. You probably didn’t know this, but he is incredibly ticklish. The cutest part? After fighting the Empire all day, he even can be put to sleep.
FurReal Munchin’ RexAges 4+
Muchin’ Rex is a pet baby dinosaur. Now kids can have their own pet dino! Coming this fall, Muchin’ Rex is chock full of excitement. He hops around and demands your attention if he needs to eat or is simply excited to see you. He loves nothing more than broccoli and caveman cookies. Feeding him his favorite food activates various responses like spitting sounds, slurps, and even burps. Rex features 35 sounds and motions that magically bring him to life, and he also responds to sound and touch.
FurReal Friends Roarin’ Tyler, The Playful TigerAges 4+
Isn’t he the cutest baby tiger ever?! Roarin’ Tyler is the newest adorable member of the FurReal Friends family. Tyler looks fantastic and features over 100 motions and sounds that bring him to life. He responds to touch and reacts very realistically. If you roar at Tyler, he’ll roar right back. He even plays tug of war with an included squeaker toy. Adopt what is sure to become your kid’s new favorite pet companion.
Power Action Pikachu
Pokemon fans are going to want to catch Power Action Pikachu, a new plush interactive character. It features over 15 interactive phrases, action sensor technology, and more. Its cheeks light up, its tail lights up, and Pikachu responds with sounds. It’s the first time ever that the tail lights up. If you shake him, he’ll powerup and say “Pikaachuuu”! A simply adorable gift for any Pickachu fan.
Grumblies are the anti-virtual interactive pet. They’re geared towards boys and have fart and burp noises. You have to aggravate them enough to get them into meltdown mode. So you shake and toss them around. It’s something brothers would do to their sister’s virtual pets. At a certain point, he totally melts down and farts! There are four different ones, each with its own personality and each represents a different element.
FurReal Shaggy Shawn PetAges 4+
Shaggy Shawn is a Yorkie pup in need of a shave. With a pretend buzzer, kids can groom him and make him look nice and well-groomed. The buzzer features realistic buzzing sounds and vibrations. Pet him to hear happy puppy sounds and move his poseable legs for a snuggle.
Hatchimals MysteryAges 5+
What’s new and exciting in the wonderful world of Hatchimals? Hatchimals Mystery launches this fall. Now the Hatchimals you hatch will be a surprise. Kids can hatch and discover one of four brand new mystery creatures. Who will you hatch?
Hatchimals Fabula Forest Puffatoo/TigretteAges 5+
A brand new species of Hatchimals has arrived. Meet Tigrette and Puffatoo from Fabula Forest. They feature new games and music to keep you entertained. What’s cool? These Hatchimals can even learn your name and repeat it back to you. And if that wasn’t enough, they can even learn your friend’s names.
FurReal Rock-A-Too, the Show BirdAges 4+
Rock-A-Too, the Show Bird, is a vibrant animatronic parrot. Rock-a-Too sings and dances and repeats phrases just like a real parrot. Kids will also be entertained by his many jokes and imitations. 50 sounds and motions bring Rock-a-too to life, and he moves his head, body, mouth, and wings. Like other FurReal pets, Rock-a-Too responds to sound, light, and touch with different reactions to delight children. He has a fun personality that will likely appeal to kids.
Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing PuppyAges 4+
Meet Rollie My Kissing Puppy — the newest member of the Little Live Pets family. Isn’t he the cutest puppy ever?! He’s super adorable and it will be love at first sight. When he’s happy, he’ll wag his little tail and even he responds to touch. Put out your hand, and he’ll reach out his tongue to kiss you. This is the next best thing to a real pet without all the mess.
Zoomer Hungry BunniesAges 5+
Meety Zoomer Hungry Bunnies — the first Zoomer that actually eats. Like other Zoomers, she has lots of interactivity, such as sensors on her forehead, you can tickle her little belly to laugh and giggle, and push her nose for 85 different sounds and interactions. She also sings songs and plays games. But the most exciting thing is that she is a hungry bunny. To keep her happy, you need to feed her. She eats paper treats and they come out the other end as confetti poop. These are ridiculously cute!
Top Pretend Play Toys for 2018
Everything comes to life with these playsets and pretend toys. It’s okay to make-believe with these top kids toys of 2018.
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas TraditionAges 3-10
Every family that has kids should experience the magic and wonder of Elf on the Shelf. This is a Christmas tradition shared by millions of families. You’ll learn in the story that the boy or girl scout monitors children during the Christmas holidays and reports back to Santa. That explains how he knows whether children have been naughty or nice. Parents and older siblings will have fun moving the figure around for the little one. Make this joyous and fun tradition a part of your family.
Superheroes Cape, Mask, and BraceletAges 3-10
What boy wouldn’t love becoming a superhero?! With this fantastic dress up costume kit he can don his favorite superhero costume and go on incredible adventures to save the universe. Let his imagination soar to new heights! This set includes a matching cape, mask, and bracelet for Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Captain America, and The Flash.
Jurassic World Chomp ‘N Roar Mask Velociraptor BlueAges 6+
Ever wish you could become Blue from Jurassic World? Well now kids can fulfill their wildest fantasies with the Jurassic World Chomp ‘N Roar Mask Velociraptor Blue. Kids will instantly transform into their favorite dinosaur and can recreate the fun of the movie. What’s cool? The mask is well-sculpted with movie-accurate details like skin texture and color as well as moving eyes and teeth. The mask also features three sound modes to bring the dino action to life.
Jurassic World Velociraptor Blue ClawsAges 3+
Want to take your Velociraptor Blue role-play experience to the next level? Consider the Jurassic World Velociraptor Blue Claws. They complete your Velociraptor Blue look when combined with the Chomp ‘N Roar Mask Velociraptor Blue. The movie-accurate details and flexible and bendable claws take your play experience to a whole new level.
Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus RexAges 8+
Inspired by the T-Rex in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Super Colossol Tyrannosaurus Rex stands a whopping 3-feet tall for larger than life fun! This T-Rex is hungry and is ready to devour as many as 20 mini dinos at a time. Featuring authentic detailing and sculpting, fans’ imaginations will soar as they act out their favorite adventures from the motion picture.
Marvel Legends Infinity Gauntlet
The Infinity Gauntlet is one of the most powerful items in the Marvel comics. Now kids can finally don this powerful weapon in real life with this amazing role playing item. With all of the movie detail and sounds, it has full articulation of the fingers. Not only is it fun to display, but it gives anybody who wears it superpowers.
Star Wars Poe Dameron HelmetAges 8+
The Star Wars Poe Dameron Helmet is one of the hottest gifts for Christmas! Star Wars fans are going to go nuts for this interactive helmet featuring sound effects and BB-8’s voice. It’s quite comfortable on your head. You’ll feel like you’re really in the Star Wars movies as an X-Wing pilot leading the fight against the First Order. The level of detailing is quite impressive for this price point.
Marvel Black Panther Vibranium Power FX MaskAges 5+
The Marvel Black Panther Vibranium Power FX Role Play Mask allows kids to become the embodiment of the Black Panther. You’ll feel like you’ve been instantly and magically transported to the kingdom of Wakanda as the king ready to rightfully take your throne. The mask actually looks pretty cool and is well-designed with cool lighting effects. Too bad there are no voice-changing effects on this mask so you could have sounded like the Black Panther. But you can even flip down the lens for another cool way to see the world.
Star Wars The Force Awakens Chewbacca Electronic MaskAges 5+
If he’s a Chewbacca fan, he’ll love role playing with this Chewbacca Electronic Mask. The mask looks incredibly detailed and you’ll resemble one of the most memorable characters from Star Wars! Boys will love making roaring sounds just like Chewbacca! The fun never gets old. Definitely a cool gift for Chewy fans!
Spider-Man: Homecoming Spider Sight MaskAges 5+
Ever wish you could be Spider-Man? Now’s your chance with the Spider-Man Homecoming Spider Sight Mask. The mask is well designed and features cool eye motion! Up close it looks incredibly detailed like Spider-Man in the movies. Boys will have endless entertainment playing out their favorite superhero missions as the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man!
Harry Potter WandAges 3-14
Any Harry Potter fan would love receiving this Harry Potter Wand gift for Christmas. It’s an authentic recreation of the wand seen in the Harry Potter motion pictures, built to precise scale of the original. The wand comes conveniently packaged in a special wand box that many fans will instantly recognize as Ollivander’s. Too bad you can’t cast any magic spells with it … but then again there’s always the magic of make believe!
Harry Potter Wizard Training WandsAges 8+
Ever wish you could cast magic spells like Harry Potter? Experience how it feels to be Harry, Dumbledore, and Voledemort with the Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands. Using gestures and motions, you can ‘cast’ 11 different spells. What’s cool? You can even challenge other aspiring wizards. One mode is like laser tag, but magical. There are 5 modes of play. While you can’t cast any real spells her, it’s the closest experience fans can get their hands on.
LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream CartAges 4+
Who loves ice cream? The Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart is the perfect set to let build his sense of imagination with fun, creative play. He can learn to serve ice cream to customers at his very own stand. There are so many flavors of ice cream to choose from! Which one will you choose? The cart is mobile so you can easily transport it around and there are toppings, a register, scooper and more to heighten his play experience.
TMNT Epic Sewer Lair PlaysetAges 4+
Standing 43-inch tall and featuring four levels of play, kids can explore Donatello’s lab, Raphael’s Weight Training Room, Leo’s Rotating Weapon storage wall, Michaelangelo’s arcade, and more with their Turtles action figures in this Epic Sewer Lair Playset. There are seven rooms of play and each of the Turtles has their own room. There is something interesting going on in each room and lots of cool play features. It’s really cool becuase you can literally go from the top to the bottom of the playset.
Melissa & Doug Fresh Mart Grocery StoreAges 3+
Love playing pretend grocery shopping? You’ll love it even more with the Fresh Mart Grocery Store from Melissa & Doug. This realistic grocery play set has tons of play features to inspire endless creative, open-ended play. Constructed of wood, the set includes a scanner that beeps, conveyor belt, credit card swipe machine, cash drawer, display shelving, refrigerator, and more. Combine with play food or your own food to bring the experience to life. Kids can play the role of the cashier or the shopper and they’ll have loads of fun on their shopping adventures.
KidKraft Farm To Table KitchenAges 3+
The Farm To Table Kitchen set allows kids to pick carrots from their farm and chop and prepare them in the kitchen. The kitchen comes complete with a stove with working knobs and sound effects to make for an immersive play experience. There’s also an oven, refrigerator, sink, storage and more for endless imaginative fun. You can even hang your pots and pans for extra storage.
Play Dirt Construction ZoneAges 3+
Ever wished you could create a construction job site at home? Now you can with the Play Dirt Construction Zone from Play Visions. The Play Dirt comes in a resusable jar and comes complete with construction zone accessories like roadways and warning signs. Your kids will have endless imaginative adventures with this super fun Play Dirt.
Floof Dino BabiesAges 3+
Dino Babies Floof is a soft, moldable dough that can be shaped with your hands. Kids can create a wintery backdrop to play in. There are endless possibilities as to what you can create. Your only real limit is your imagination. What will you dream up?
Indoor Snowball FightAges 3-50
Does he love playing with snow in the winter? Well now with Snowtime Anytime, you can have indoor snow fights any time of the year. There’s no need to wait until winter! It doesn’t have to be winter to have a good snow fight. What’s cool is that this looks and feels just like real snow. Let’s bring on the FUN and games!
Top Arts & Crafts Toys for 2018
Color, design, and get creative with the best new arts & crafts toys of 2018. Entertain your boys for countless hours with these top-rated toys of 2018.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue, 1 Gallon
Did you know that Elmer’s Liquid School Glue can also be used to make slime? While many people think of glue for their arts and crafts projects, it actually is a key ingredient when making slime. It makes wonderful slime that is nice and stretchy with fantastic consistency and it’s super satisfying to play with. Now you can make all types of slime until your heart’s content!
Elmer’s Galaxy Slime Starter Pack
Want to make out of this world slime? Try Elmer’s Galaxy Slime Starter Pack which allows kids to make galaxy slime. It makes 3 batches of insanely satisfying slime both in look and feel. The best part? It has great consistency and stretchiness not to mention it is so much fun to play with.
Crazy Aaron’s Mixed By Me Thinking PuttyAges 8+
Crazy Aaron’s Mixed By Me Putty set is a great gift idea for Christmas. This kit lets boys and girls mix up and design their own slime colors. Kids will love the glow in the dark slime. There are other special effects that can be added to your slime like sparkles and shimmer. It’s soooo much fun! Kids will absolutely love this stuff!
Crayola Crayon MelterAges 8+
Wondering what to do with all those broken crayons? With the innovative Crayola Crayon Melter, you can use your old Crayola crayons in creative new ways. Forget melting your crayons the old-fashioned way, because the Crayola Crayon Melter is simpler, easier, and safer. Simply load your crayons into the back of the Crayon Melter and in under a minute you can begin creating artistic wax masterpieces. The coolest part? You can create cool layered effects.
Doh Vinci On The Go Art Studio SetAges 6+
If you love arts and crafts, there’s a good chance you’ll love Doh Vinci from Hasbro. This studio set complete with various art tools encourages creativity and self-expression by allowing budding artists to create wonderful masterpieces in three-dimensions! Best of all, it’s simple to use and comes complete with a workspace, storage, and carrying case. Let your child’s imagination and creativity soar this spring when Doh Vinci launches at major retailers.
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft KitAges 8+
Want to do something new with your LEGOs? The LEGO Chain Reactions kit allows boys to create incredible moving machines. The kit contains more than 30 LEGO bricks. A complete manual is included for teaching you what you can create. The manual demonstrates how to create ten machines with these LEGO pieces. What’s cool? This set will inspire you to create your own inventive machines.
The LEGO Crazy Action Contraptions set is something different for your LEGO lover. You’ve never seen cool projects like these before because these LEGOs are in action! In fact, you can build sixteen diffferent creations from a wall rocket racer to supercharged speedster and more! He’ll have loads of fun with this awesome set from Klutz.
Lulu Jr. My Comic BookAges 8-16
Wouldn’t it be cool if you could make your own comic book? With My Comic Book, you can make your own comic book and have it printed. This is the ultimate in creativity and it would make the perfect gift to make his Christmas merry and bright.
Klutz LEGO Make Your Own Movie KitAges 8+
How would you like to create your own movie? LEGO Make Your Own Movie allows boys to become a director of their very own LEGO stop-motion movie. The set includes minifigure actors, mix and match faces, and even the props and scenery. A guidebook is included for beginners. All you need is a smart device and you’re ready to start make some movie magic! It’s a fantastic gift for encouraging creativity.
Stikbot Pets Zanimation StudioAges 4+
Create, animate, and share your stop-motion creations with Stikbot Pets Zanimation Studio. The set includes 1 StikBot, 1 pet figure, stage, green screen, tripod, accessories, and more. The best part? It’s easy, fun, and accessible for kids. The companion app is compatible with iOS and Android. What will you create? It’s sure to get your creative juices flowing!
Crayola Scribble Scrubbie PetsAges 3+
The Scrubbie pets are colorable and washable pets figures that kids can customize over and over again thanks to the washable Scribble Scrubbie Crayola markers. When you want to change the pattern on them, you just throw them in a tub of water and give them a bath. The set includes 4 pets, 6 washable markers and a tub. Expansion packs, sold separately, offer 12 pets to collect.
Play-Doh 36-Can Mega PackAges 2+
Open a world of fun and creativity with Play-Doh! This exclusive 36-can mega pack will inspire a ton of creativity. Each can contains 3 ounces of Play-Doh modeling clay. This is perfect for play dates and parties.
Play-Doh Buzz ‘n CutAges 3+
Take your little one’s imaginative play to the next level with Play-Doh Buzz ‘n Cut. This set takes the fun of Play-Doh and takes it up several notches with a creative and fun little set. Kids will be delighted to give their buddy the hairstyle of their dreams. What’s cool? The buzz tool features cool buzzing sounds to heighten the play experience.
Play-Doh Cranky The OctopusAges 3+
There’s no shortage of creativity with Play-Doh’s Cranky The Octopus set. There seems to be a problem. This 8-legged creature is missing its legs. Set your Play-Doh compound into its body and watch its legs grow before your eyes. he set includes the Octopus playset, 5 Play-Doh cans, accessories and more. Now maybe Cranky won’t be so cranky.
Perler Beads 22,000 Count Bead Jar Multi-Mix ColorsAges 5-7
Perler Beads are incredibly fun. This 22,000 Bead Jar makes a fantastic Christmas gift. With so many different color beads, there are endless possibilities possible with this kit. You can create so many great works of art. The only real limitation is your creativity. What amazing projects will he craft?
Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Looking for a fun arts and crafts kit for your son? This Tie-Dye kit is a super fun kit that lets you have fun with the magic of tie-dye. You can create all sorts of amazing tie-dye shirts in one easy step and the results are truly amazing.
Spirograph Deluxe Design SetAges 3+
The Spirograph Design Set is a classic craft set allowing boys to create a vast array of fantastic designs. It’s so fun to create all sorts of different colorful designs. The best part? All the parts necessary to create all the designs are included in this package. What we love most is that once you master the basics, you can experiment with new creative ideas to take your designs to a whole new level.
Etch A Sketch RevolutionAges 3+
The Etch A Sketch family grows with Etch A Sketch Revolution. What’s new? Revolution features a spinning screen, making it simple to draw circles and spiral designs. In addition it can mirror and draw the opposite side of your drawing at the same time. Defininitely some interesting new updates to a classic.
Lite-Brite Ultimate ClassicAges 4+
Lite-Brite Ultimate Classic allows kids to create artwork with lights. Many parents may remember this toy from their childhood. It features the retro 80s styling but now features a bigger screen, brighter pegs, and more templates. Insert the pegs into the templates or let your creativity run wild with an original design of your own. Push the button to see it light up 4 different ways. With the included stand, kids can display their masterpiece for all to see.
Crayola Ultimate Light BoardAges 6+
Go BIG with your creations with the Crayola Widescreen Light Designer. This new set offers more surface area for your designs than the original. It comes with 6 gel-effects markers, which are proprietary to Crayola. They glow when you draw on the surface. It uses white LEDs and features 3 modes: on, flashing mode, and a fade-in/fade-out mode. It really brings your images to life. A wet erase cloth is included for erasing. The back panel is removable for tracing your favorite pictures. What’s cool? It even promotes social play where you can draw on one side, and your friend can draw on the other. Kids can also display their artwork with the built-in stand.
Crayola Light-Up Tracing PadAges 6+
Looking for a great tracing set? Crayola’s Light-Up Tracing Pad is an awesome set that makes tracing fun. The light is the secret sauce which makes it easy to see the image and trace it easily. You’ll be surprised at the amazing results. This will help him build his confidence so he can gradually develop his drawing skills.
Kinetic Sand Beach Sand KingdomAges 3+
Love playing with sand at the beach? Now you can bring that experience home with Kinetic Sand Beach Sand Kingdom. The set includes everything you need to create magnificent sand castles. You get 3 pounds of beach sand, 8 molds, and a built-in play space. Get ready for endless, creative fun!
WABA Mad MattrAges 3+
Mad Matter is a new dough that can be used for modeling. You can sculpt, shape, stretch it and so much more. It’s sooo much fun to play with it and it’s available in six fun colors. The best part? It’s safe for kids since it’s non-toxic and never dries out for never-ending fun!
Klutz Star Wars Folded FlyersAges 8-15
If you’re looking for a fun gift for Christmas, consider the Klutz Star Wars Folded Flyers Craft Kit. With this kit, he can make 30 cool Star Wars inspired paper starfighter paper airplanes. What’s really cool is that these crafty creations actually will fly and they resemble starfighters from the Star Wars universe!
Crayola Picture ProjectorAges 5+
Want to have fun in the dark? The Crayola Picture Projector comes with 3 translucent markers that allow kids to draw right on the surface. Because they are translucent, the color is projected onto the surface. Controls are included for resizing the image to make it bigger or smaller. Using a towel or cloth, they wet erase so you begin creating again for hours of endless fun. It’s sleek and portable and even doubles as a flashlight. Kids will love telling ghost stories with this fun projector.
How to Draw PeopleAges 5-10
Want to learn to draw people? In How To Draw People, Levy teaches readers with a step-by-step approach to drawing different types of people. It’s amazing how she teaches you to draw with simple shapes and how it transforms into the final drawing. The secret is to practice, practice, practice and you too can create fantastic artwork!
How to Draw PokemonAges 7-10
Ever wanted to draw your favortie Pokemon? With this book, you’ll learn the process for creating amazing Pokemon figures. Tracy West provides a step-by-step approach in teaching you how to draw various Pokemon. He’ll have so much fun learning to draw his favorite Pokemon. Always remember – practice makes perfect!
Harry Potter Coloring BookAges 8+
If your boy loves Harry Potter, these Harry Potter Coloring Books make a fun gift idea. With fantastic illustrations with incredible detail, he can spend hours on end bringing the illustrations to life with vibrant colors. Pair this with a fresh set of art tools to maximize the fun!
Crayola Inspiration Art CaseAges 5+
Does your child love to draw? What little artist wouldn’t love a case filled with 140 art supplies from crayons to washable markers? There are several different cases to choose from, but we love the look of this cute case. The best part? There are so many fun tools inside for your budding artist to experiment with. Fuel their imagination with this awesome art set from Crayola.
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils
If you’re looking for quality color pencils, you can’t go wrong with Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils. These are among the best pencils for laying down rich color and shading. Since the lead is strong, they don’t break as easily as others. This set includes 24 brilliant and bold colors.
Mr. Sketch Scented Watercolor MarkersAges 4+
Mr. Sketch Markers are a fun gift idea for kids. This pack contains 14 washable scented markers. Boys wil have extra fun coloring with these markers because they smell sooo wonderful. With flavors like watermelon, grape, and more, expect his imagination to soar into the stratosphere!
Scout Elf Express Delivers: Letters To SantaAges 5+
Letters To Santa is a fun gift to give right before the holidays. Boys who’ve been nice all year can write a special letter to Santa. Your letter will be sent directly to Santa via the Scout Elf. The letter can be hung as an ornament on the Christmas tree. It’s a fun way to get into the holiday spirit and make it cheerful and fun for kids.
Top Gadgets for Kids 2018
Get geeked out over some of the coolest gadget Christmas gifts of the year.
Merge 6DoF BlasterAges 10+
Put away the clunky expensive VR headset, Merge is bringing affordable “virtual reality” to the toy market. Blending digital and physical play, the Merge 6DoF blaster immerses you in the game using just your phone and a blaster accessory. It delivers six degrees of freedom, meaning it tracks your position and orientation so when you move, it moves. It’s something you have to experience. The tracking felt surprisingly accurate, and it was a pure blast to play without any heavy headsets or cumbersome wires. There are many AR toys, but hands-down, it’s the best VR/AR toy we have seen and our Toy of the Show.
Sphero BB-9 App-Enabled DroidAges 8+
These app-enabled droids are perfect for the Star Wars enthusiast. Welcome to the Dark Side with BB-9E App-Enabled Droid from Sphero! The droids look spectacular with incredible detailing to make them look life-like. He’s probably not as friendly as BB-8, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun playing with it and taking it on your own adventures. Download the app to bring BB-9E to life. Use it to control him, draw paths to follow, and even interact with a cool augmented reality function that allows you to view different ships from the perspective of BB-9E. You can even watch the Star Wars films with BB-9E.
Air Hogs SupernovaAges 6+
With motion-sensing controls and built-in sensors, the Supernova drone allows you to control the drone with just your hands. As you get better, there are more than 30 moves and 9 super tricks to master. You can do a boomerang or even make it go around your body. IControlling it feels like you have superpowers.
Jurassic World Kamigami RobotsAges 8+
Kami means paper in Japanese. With Kamigami Robots, you build dinosaurs out of plastic Kami paper and use pegs to hold them together. The cool part? Once you build them, you can control them using a smart device. Given that the dinosaurs move around on wheels, the movement is very natural. They are STEM toys too so you can learn some basic coding.
Tamagotchi MiniAges 8+
Tamagotchi was one of the biggest hit toys of the 90s. It’s the original virtual reality pet toy and now it’s back in mini form celebrating its 20th anniversary. A new generation of kids can explore the fascinating world of Tamagotchi. It’s all about nurturing play: feed it, clean up after it, and take care of it.
CozyPhones are lightweight, comfortable, and washable headphones for kids. They feature thin speakers in the fleece headband for a comfortable fit for most head sizes. To protect your child’s hearing, volume control is built-in to limit volume to safe levels. Styles range from Paw Patrol (Chase, Marshall, and Skye), TMNT and JoJo Siwa to a unicorn, fox, frog, and panda.
Amazon Fire TabletsAges 8+
The new Fire 7 Tablet is an awesome portable tablet that gives you great bang for the buck. Yeah, it’s not an iPad, but you get a similar experience for a small fraction of the price. It’s a great entry-level tablet that delivers great entertainment and now Alexa, the personal assistant, is included making it easier to use and better than ever. Choose between 8 and 16 GB storage capacities. Battery life is decent at about 8 hours. What more could you ask for? Choose from four fun colors now – black, canary yellow, marine blue, and punch red.
Fire 7 Kids Edition TabletAges 5+
The Fire 7 Kids Edition is the newest addition to the Fire family of tablets. This is an affordable, fully-featured tablet with a durable kid-proof design and a beautiful 7-inch display. It features the best parental controls of any tablet on the market and it’s the ultimate for learning and entertainment. One year of FreeTime Unlimited provides access to a vast library of apps, games, educational content and more from PBS Kids, Nickeledeon, Disney, and more. The tablet features 16 GB of storage for apps, games, music, and more and it is expandable to 256 GB via microSD media. The best part? Amazon offers a 2-year unconditional replacement guarantee if your child breaks it, they replace it with no questions asked! Choose from three fun color varieties – blue, pink and yellow.
Apple iPadAges 5+
What do most kids really want for Christmas? Ask most kids and they’ll tell you they want an iPad. iPads are still the best tablet around and make the perfect Christmas gift under the tree. Can you imagine how excited they’ll be when they get what they actually want? Although the hardware is powerful and fast, the iPad is only as good as the apps that are available. The App Store has a wealth of wonderful apps and games for kids. The amazing content on the iPad is one of the primary reasons parents choose iPads over any other tablet other than ease of use. Plus, it is more safe and secure than Android for kids. The other benefit? We live in a techno-mobile society so kids will be in parity with other children who are learning to interact with this simple technology so they have the tech skills and technical aptitude for the future. Shhh! One idea is you could give ’em your iPad and get a shiny, new one for yourself this Christmas. After all, you need a gift for yourself, too.
Apple iPad mini 4Ages 5+
The iPad mini 4 is a great alternative to the iPad. First off, it will save you some money. It sports a smaller 7.9-inch Retina display, is lighter, and packs great power and responsiveness as its bigger brother. You also benefit from that amazing 10 hours of battery life so you can use it several days before recharging. Kids will love the smaller size as it better fits in smaller hands. The best part? It has thousands of free and paid apps and games that your kids will love interacting and playing with. Discover the tech they’ll love.
The Kindle Paperwhite is Amazon’s best-selling Kindle. The backlight makes is a smart upgrade to the original Kindle. Now you can read even at night and it doesn’t have that glare that tablets have. The e-ink is easy to read under any lighting conditions and it’s easy on the eyes. If he loves reading, this is the perfect gift for your book worm.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9
Our favorite affordable instant camera now has a selfie mirror for taking selfies. It works with Instax mini film and is available in a variety of fresh and fun colors. Each film pack shoots about 10 shots.
VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 180Ages 4-12
Lights, camera, action! The Kidizoom Action Cam 180 is perfect for capturing life’s adventures as they happen. It features a 180-degree rotating camera allowing kids to shoot photos, selfies, and video. You can even mount the camera on your adventures. The water-resistant case even allows you to go on 6-feet deep underwater adventures so there’s no limit to your adventures.
GoPro HERO Session
If he’s into recording his adventures, the GoPro HERO5 Session is an awesome Christmas gift. It shoots spectacular 4K video and even is capable of shooting 10 MP stills. He can even shoot underwater since it is waterproof up to 33 feet. Let the fun and excitement begin!
TCL 32S305 32-Inch 720p Roku Smart LED TV
Looking for a TV on a budget? This 32-inch HDTV is about as cheap as they come without sacrificing too much quality. You get a 720P display with crisp, clean imagery and nice colors. Plus, this TV has Roku built right in so you can stream TV shows and movies from services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon among others. For the price, it’s really hard to beat.
ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02
The ASUS Chromebook is a great value for an inexpensive laptop that can get the basics done. It’s perfect for Internet, email, word processing, and basic gaming. Just don’t expect anything fancy here. It’s a nice compact size great for taking on the go. And with a 10 hour battery he can work or play all day long.
Fire TV Stick
The Fire TV Stick is perfect for transforming your TV into a smart TV. It streams shows from Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and more. Now you can even speak to Alexa and it will play whatever movie or show you asked for. With endless entertainment options, you never have to worry whether there’s something to watch.
Amazon Echo Dot
The Echo Dot is an amazing piece of technology in the smart home revolution. You can use it to play streaming music, have Alexa play your favorite songs, share headlines, order Domino’s and even control smart lighting. It’s a great inexpensive gift for his room.
Oral-B Pro 1000 Electric Toothbrush
Getting a toothbrush for Christmas may not sound all that exciting. But if you know that it’s an electric toothbrush that is better at cleaning your teeth, you’ll feel much better. Say goodbye to plaque and hello to cleaner teeth! Your teeth will feel so clean you’ll swear you’d been to the dentist.
LuminoLite Rechargeable LED Book Light
Looking for the perfect gift for your bookworm? If he loves reading at night, he can read with the light off and not have to get out of bed to turn off the lights. This dual gooseneck light provides great lighting on the pages of your book for a pleasant reading experience. Now that’s a bright idea!
Apple iPod touch
Is he a music lover? The iPod touch is the perfect gadget to carry all his favorite music in his pocket. The device is intuitive to use with a touchscreen and it sports a gorgeous 4-inch Retina display. He can even play games and download apps on the iPod touch plus use FaceTime.
If you want to splurge on a smartphone for your son for emergency purposes or just because, the iPhone 8 is a great choice. It’s fast, reliable, and delivers good phone clarity. Plus, he can use GPS and download apps and games. If he’s been asking for this for a while, Christmas is the perfect time to WOW him!
Apple MacBook Air
The MacBook Air is a thin and lightweight laptop that is perfect for computing on the go. It features a brilliant 13.3-inch display with great contrast and color that pops. It looks ultra sleek and stylish up close. It’s perfect for every day computing tasks like surfing the web, checking email, social networking, and more. You can choose from 128GB to 512GB of flash storage, depending on your storage needs.
Samsung Gear VR w/ Controller
If your family has a Samsung compatible phone, boys will love experiencing the Samsung Gear VR. It’s a fantastic entry-level VR experience to experience incredible VR worlds. There’s a growing library of VR games and experiences to immerse yourself in. This VR headset is the most popular in the market and comes with the controller.
Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR Headset
Live out your deepest Star Wars fantasies with the Star Wars Jedi Challenges AR Headset. It’s powered by your smartphone and boys can engage in cool augmented reality lightsaber battles like never before. The headset also allows you to play a holographic game of chess or a strategic combat game that feels like you’re in the heat of a Star Wars battle. The complete bundle includes the AR headset, tracking beacon, and lightsaber controller. May the Force be with you!
OtterBox COMMUTER SERIES iPhone Case
If he got an iPhone for Christmas, you want to make sure you protect his phone with a solid case. One of the best cases on the market which offers rugged, complete protection is the OtterBox case. It’s one of the best cases around and gives your phone full protection while giving you full access to all of the controls.
PopSockets are a great gift idea for anyone who has a phone or tablet. Pop them onto the back of your device and watch them work their magic. You’ll never lose your grip again! They’re perfect for texting, reading email, or even viewing content on a tabletop or countertop. The best part? It’s an inexpensive gift. Choose from many fun artistic designs.
Anker PowerCore+ mini
Nowadays everyone has gadgets and needs to charge them at some point. The Anker PowerCore+ mini is a nice compact sized portable charger that fits in your pocket and it can be used to charge everything from phones to tablets. When you’re low on power, you can turn to the PowerCore+ mini.
Top Books for Kids 2018
Wondering what the top book gifts are for 2018? We’ve got your back with our editor’s top picks for 2018.
Wonder is an inspirational book that all boys should read. More than 6 million readers have already fallen in love with Auggie Pullman and now a major motion picture is being made. Auggie was born with a facial difference and you learn of his wonderful story. The book is an essential read with a powerful message in a world full of bullying. Highly recommended!
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12: The GetawayAges 8-12
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway is one of the top selling books for kids. This is a must-read for any fan of the series. You’ll find out that nothing turns out the way you expect it. It’s a funny book that is very enjoyable to read, making it a great Christmas present.
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7)Ages 11-15
This complete seven book paperback collection of the Harry Potter series makes a wonderful Christmas gift for Potter heads. J.K. Rowling is a masterful storyteller that knows how to tell a good story. They’re so gripping and hard to put down once you start. We can’t recommend this set enough for fans.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated EditionAges 8+
These illustrated hardcover editions of Harry Potter books make a wonderful Christmas gift for children. Boys can experience the wonderful stories of Harry Potter like never before with vivid illustrations that bring the words on the page to life. He’ll love reading this jaw-droppingly good book.
The New Captain Underpants Collection (Books 1-5)Ages 7-10
Kids love Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants books. This boxed paperback collection contains five epic novels in the series. It has a good sense of humor and action that make these books so fun for kids to read. Get ready for incredible adventures with Captain Underpants!
The Freddy Files (Five Nights At Freddy’s)Ages 12+
Delve into the mysteries and mythology of Five Nights at Freddy’s. If he’s played the game, chances are he’s going to love reading this book. This book not only shows you how to beat the game, but you’ll learn about Easter eggs, theories and more. It’s a really fascinating read for fans of the game.
The Trials of ApolloAges 10-14
The Trials of Apollo is a great addition to his Rick Riordon collection. Riordon delivers another amazing book that fans are sure to love. It’s really well written and the characters are well developed. This one even surpasses the original book. Boys will find it difficult to put down.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians 5 Book Paperback Boxed SetAges 10-14
If he in the least bit likes Harry Potter books, there’s a strong chance he will also like these Percy Jackson books. This paperback book collection features five books in the blockbuster series. You get really good bang for your buck here. A worthy addition to his book collection.
Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook: The Need-to-Know Stats and Facts on Over 700 PokémonAges 7-10
If he’s obsessed with all things Pokemon, the Pokemon Deluxe Essential Handbook is a no-brainer gift. Think of it as the Holy Grail of all things Pokemon. This publication is loaded with caboodles of information on more than seven hundred different Pokemon! Loaded with tons of stats and facts, he’ll be reading it all day, every day.
Dog Man: The Epic CollectionAges 7+
This boxed set collection contains three epic episodes of the Dog Man adventures. Dog Man is part man and part canine. He’s a hero that boys will love. These are such great books that kids will want to read them over and over again!
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemAges 8+
Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them offers fans the opportunity to read the original screenplay. If you’ve never seen the movie, it’s worth reading the book first. The storytelling is brilliant and it’s a wonderful prequel to the Harry Potter series that J.K. Rowling fans will enjoy.
Magnus Chase: The Hammer of ThorAges 10-13
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor is another fantastic installment in the series. There’s a good balance of adventure, suspense, humor, and mythology. It’s an amazing book that delivers exactly what fans want. Fans won’t be able to wait for the next one.
Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1Ages 6-12
The Diary of a Minecraft Zombie is the best-selling Minecraft fan fiction book. Any Minecraft fan will throughly enjoy reading this book. You’ll see exactly how it is to be a Minecraft zombie by reading its diary. It’s a really funny book that’s very entertaining to read. Expect to be surprised.
The Dangerous Book for BoysAges 8-12
Written for boys 8 and older, The Dangerous Book For Boys is a worthwhile read for any boy. It goes over practical skills that every boy should be equipped with. You’ll even learn some fun stuff along the way like making paper airplanes, slingshots, building a treehousem building a go-kart, and so much more! It’s a fun read that pre-teen boys will love.
Guinness World Records 2019Ages 7-12
Is he infatuated with world records? Guinness World Records 2019 features all the latest and greatest world records set. It’s a fun way for him to pass his time and maybe he can set a few records of his own after reading the ‘Do Try This At Home’ section. When it comes to trivia he’ll be a whiz kid and he can share these tidbits of knowledge with all of his friends to impress them.
Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2019Ages 7-12
Gamers got to know all the latest and greatest records for all the hottest new games. This Gamer’s Edition of Guinness World Records 2019 is the Holy Grail for all the records to beat. Better start practicing if you want to make next year’s edition!
LEGO Awesome IdeasAges 7-10
Feel like you’ve run out of cool ideas for your LEGOs? Read LEGO Awesome Ideas to inspire you to create new things that you’ll want to build right away. After he goes through all these ideas, it will jump-start his creative engine to start creating his own magnificent ideas. Are you ready for awesome?!
Star Wars Character EncyclopediaAges 7-10
Got a Star Wars junkie? Give him this Star Wars Character Encyclopedia and he’ll probably go nuts! This is the perfect gift for any true Star Wars fan. It boasts information on over two hundred characters in the Star Wars universe. Heroes, villains and everything in between are included here. He’ll know more about Star Wars than he ever knew before!
Marvel Year by Year
Experience the complete history of the Marvel Character Universe in visual form with Marvel Year By Year: A Visual History. If he’s into Marvel Comics and characters, this is the perfect Christmas gift that he’ll actually love exploring. It features some of the greatest superheroes of our time from Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, The Flash, The Hulk and so many more. He’ll be sooo eager to check it out!
DC Comics: A Visual History
Like the Marvel book, DC Comics fans also get a Visual History book of their own. This book covers the great history of DC Comics from the humble beginnings to the present day. We see how some of the greatest icons like Superman and Batman changed over the years as well as the plethora of wonderful characters to come out of DC Comics. He won’t be able to wait to read this!
Top Movie Gifts for Kids 2018
Everyone loves a good movie. From the latest superhero flicks to classics, we’ve rounded up our top picks for boys of 2018. You’ll definitely want to add these to your movie collection.
Black PantherRated PG-13
Black Panther was one of the most enjoyable superhero movies this year. It smashed a bunch of box office records. With high production values and packed with action and humor, you really can’t go wrong. Hands-down, it’s one of the best Marvel films this year and you really can’t complain now that it has those Xhosa subtitles so first-time viewers can understand what’s actually going on.
Spider-Man HomecomingRated PG-13
Spider-Man Homecoming is one of the top superhero movies this year. If he’s a huge Spider-Man fan, he’s going to love this new take on Spidey. We get a chance to see more of Peter Parker and learn more about his character than ever before. Finally, we move away from all the origins material with a refreshing story arc. If he loves Marvel movies and especially Spidey, this is a no-brainer purchase.
Justice LeagueRated PG-13
Although Justice League is getting mixed reviews, it’s worth adding to your collection. It’s packed with good action and story and comic book fans will love it. What matters most is that it is entertaining with its fair share of funny moments.
Thor: RagnarokRated PG-13
Thor: Ragnarok is the most fun you’ll have with a Marvel movie. Fans will be pleasantly surprised, as it’s easily the best Thor movie and it’s action-packed with some humorous moments. Thor truly gets the attention it deserves with an engaging storyline, character development, and memorable characters. This Multi-Screen Edition features a Blu-Ray, DVD, and digital copy.
Disney Pixar COCORated PG
If your family hasn’t seen Disney Pixar’s COCO yet, what are you waiting for?! It was one of the best animated features of the year and was honored with an Oscar. It has a fun and interesting storyline. Without revealing any spoilers, there are some good twists and a climactic ending you won’t want to miss.
Wonder WomanRated PG-13
Wonder Woman is a surprisingly good superhero movie. Honestly, it was our favorite superhero movie this year. It was great to see Patty Jenkins create a character with such depth, power, and courage. It has a very empowering message and the movie was well done. Gal Gadot and Chris Pine were the perfect actors for their respective roles, delivering first-rate, believable performances. Although it’s rated PG-13 for violence and battle scenes, it’s a movie that all ages can enjoy.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Rated PG-13
Let’s face it, the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was incredible. With those lofty standards, it was going to be very difficult to top it. While it’s doesn’t live up to the first movie, fans will still enjoy this movie. You’ll see the Guardians go on separate adventures. It’s action-packed, has some good humor, and is very entertaining.
Star Wars: The Force AwakensRated PG-13
The Force Awakens was our favorite movie in the Star Wars saga so we don’t hesitate in recommending owning in for your Star Wars collection. J.J. Abrams did a marvelous job of making a movie that lives up to best Star Wars adventures. That’s not an easy task but he somehow managed to do just that and make it richly entertaining for fans.
Inspired by the best-selling book, Wonder starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay tells an inspiring and uplifting story families will throughly enjoy. Born with facial differences, Auggie learns it’s not really about blending in, but standing out from the crowd. It’s one of the best family movies in a long time worth watching.
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film CollectionRated PG-13
If you’ve got a Harry Potter fanatic in the household, the Harry Potter Complete 8-Film Collection is the perfect Christmas gift. Honestly, this UK-edition is a far better value than the US edition and it works on your Blu-ray player. You get more bang for your buck. In this package you get all eight films with pristine Blu-ray quality video and sound as well as bonus content. In all, this package contains 16 discs whereas the US version only contains 8 discs. It’s definitely worth adding to his movie collection and he’ll be so excited to watch the series.
Star Wars: The Complete SagaRated PG
Star Wars is a huge part of pop culture. If he’s never been introduced to the world of Star Wars, this would make a wonderful gift. It features Episodes I through VI. The video and audio quality are fantastic on Blu-ray.
Cars 3Rated G
Boys who love the Car series will love Cars 3 from Disney/Pixar. The story is much better than the previous movie with suprising twists and turns. You’ll get a good share of laughs and the characters are sooo relatable. It’s an entertaining movie for the whole family.
Lego Batman MovieRated PG
Lego Batman is an animated flick boys who love Batman or The Lego Movie will love. While honestly not as amazing as The Lego Movie, it was still a very satisfying movie worth watching. It’s a very funny movie and has a ton of cool references to past Batmans. It’s one of those movies that all ages can genuinely enjoy – even the adults, making it family friendly entertainment.
The Lion King: The Circle of Life EditionRated G
The Lion King is one of Disney’s most beloved franchises of all-time. If he hasn’t seen The Lion King yet, this is worth adding to his Disney collection. This is part of the Signature Collection and it’s a classic worth watching. The characters and story are wonderful and memorable. It’s pure Disney magic and richly entertaining for the whole family!
Top Music Gifts for Kids 2018
From headphones to instruments to Bluetooth wireless speakers, we’ve rounded up the best music gifts of 2018.
Beats Solo3 Wireless Headphones
Beat Solo3 Wireless Headphones are the headphones tweens and teens love. They’re super stylish and available in a variety of cool colors. The sound is actually very pleasing to the ears and they’re comfortable to wear. And the battery life on these is insane! Can you say 40 hours?!
LilGadgets Untangled Pro Bluetooth HeadphonesAges 4+
If you’re looking for a basic pair of wireless headphones for your boy to listen to his tunes these LilGadgets Untangle Pro Bluetooth Headphones are a great choice. The headphones are volume limited so they’re safe for kids not to mention they’re very comfortable to wear. Delivering up to 12 hours of battery life, these headphones deliver nice sound acoustics at this price tier, making them a great value.
DropMix Music Gaming SystemAges 16+
DropMix is a fun new music game where you get to mix music like a DJ. The game offers three modes of play: Freestyle, Clash, and Party modes. The game works with a free downloadable app and the music spans multiple genres. It’s a really fun party game. Additional expansion card packs are also available. Great Christmas gift for music lovers!
Casio 61-Key Portable Keyboard
This Casio Portable Keyboard is a wonderful gift for beginning piano players. It produces great sound quality and can get quite loud on the highest setting. The keys feel like quality unlike ones you find on other keyboards. Because it is lightweight, you can easily transport it from one room to another. We love that the AC adapter is included with this set, as it is often not included.
Alesis CompactKit 4
Does he have aspirations of becoming a drummer or just wants to learn a new instrument? Boys will love this drum kit because it features built-in learning tools and sounds fantastic. The best part? You can start playing right out of the box. It’s the perfect gift for Christmas! It’s time to rock the house!
UE WONDERBOOM Bluetooth Speaker
The WONDERBOOM may look small on the outside, but boy does this pack huge sound for such a little guy. It’s one of the best portable speakers around with crisp, clean audio quality. The range of 100 feet is quite impressive and you get around 10 hours of battery on a charge. Turn up the music!
JBL Flip 4
The JBL Flip 4 is a popular choice for great sounding portable Bluetooth speakers. The sound quality will impress you coming from this little guy. The sound quality is rich and clear with decent bass. It certainly could use more bass on certain tracks to produce more balanced sound. You can even submerge it in water without damaging it. You can’t go wrong with the JBL Flip 4.
UE BOOM 2 Bluetooth Speaker
If you’re looking for bigger, louder sound, the UE BOOM 2 is an excellent choice. It delivers impressive encompassing sound that fills the room. You get great range of about 100 feet and outstanding battery life of nearly 15 hours. The speaker is also waterproof so you can use it by the pool. This speaker is available in several different color choices.
JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Available in a variety of colors and styles, the JBL Clip 2 lets you clip the Bluetooth speaker to yourself and take your music with you. The sound quality is crisp and sounds surprisingly good. It even sounds great when you crank up the volume. Makes a great gift for Christmas!
VicTsing Shower Speaker
The VicTsing is one of the best values for a portable Bluetooth speaker. The sound is pretty decent for this price point. What sets this speaker apart from other speakers is that it’s waterproof so you can use it in the shower if you’d like. It even has a metal hook so you can attach it to your person if you want to take your music with you.
Shredderz GuitarAges 8+
Channel your inner rockstar with the new Shredderz line from Spin Master. The lineup includes six different styles and shapes of guitars to choose from and even a drum set. Featured modes for the guitar include Karaoke, Solo Play, Freestyle Play, and Plug and Play. Are you ready to rock out?!
VTech Kidi Star Karaoke MachineAges 5+
Got a rising star? Not only does the Kidi Star Karaoke Machine for kids have the ability to reduce the voice of the lead singer, it fills the entire room with a cool disco light effect. The coolest part? The Kidi Star can connect to any MP3 player so you can sing along to any of your favorite tunes.
Singing Machine Groove MiniAges 6+
Does your child love singing? The Groove Mini features six voice changing effects, MP3 compatibility to share the lyrics on the big screen, plus a cool disco light show to get the party started. It also includes a Bluetooth connection for wireless audio streaming, 2 microphone jacks and a single wired microphone for karaoke. Now the hard part is choosing their favorite songs to sing.
Top Playroom Gifts for 2018
Searching for a holiday gift for his playroom? We’ve compiled a list of the best playroom gifts sure to make him smile. Not only that but it will also add a dash of personality.
Blankie Tails Shark BlanketAges 3-12
Looking for a Christmas gift that he’ll love long after Christmas? Consider this cool blanket known as Blankie Tails. He’ll love snuggling up in this blanket especially when it gets chilly. The blanket is well made and his feet can go all the way to the tail. It looks like he’s being devoured by a giant shark! It’s a fun gift boys will love.
Enter At Own Risk Gamer Sign
This 2 x 3 foot gaming poster would make a great gift for your gaming son. It’s a fun way to decorate his room and show a side of his personality that people can relate to. If he’s ‘hard at work’ playing videogames, you’ll know not to disturb him. Everyone will know what he has to overcome in his gaming challenges. Gamers will absolutely love it!
Personalized Gamer Name Decal
With graphic design inspired by the Minecraft font, these customizable gamer decals make a wonderful gift for decorating and personalizing his room. They make quite a statement and look most impactful on plain colored walls. The perfect gift for any boy obsessed with Minecraft!
NFL Plush Raschel Blanket
Choose your favorite NFL team and decorate your room with your favorite team. These NFL Raschel Blankets make a fantastic gift for NFL fans. They keep you super cozy and warm. They’re made of soft polyester and are machine washable.
LEGO Darth Vader Mini-Figure ClockAges 6+
If he’s a Star Wars fan, this Darth Vader Minifigure Light-Up Alarm Clock makes a fantastic gift. The minifgure looks incredibly detailed and looks just like Darth Vader from the movies. The detailing is very impressive and makes a great decorative piece for his room. It features an easy to read digital display, backlight, and alarm so you can wake up with the Force.
iscream Game On! Microbead Accent Pillow
After a long day of gaming, every gamer needs a little down time. That’s where these iscream video game controller microbead accent pillows come in handy. They’re perfect for resting on and they’re sooo comfy. They can be used for watching TV or even reading. It’s a cool decorative piece for his room. Everyone will know he’s a gamer.
YINGGG Poop Emoji Plush Pillow
Made of high quality soft plush materials, this poop emoji pillow is a fun gift for emoji lovers. It’s a relatively cheap gift that they’ll actually love. Choose from a great selection of expressive plush figures. You’re sure to find just the perfect one that aligns with your child’s personality.
Spalding Mini Basketball Hoop
Any boy who loves hoops will love this indoor basketball hoop. It fits right over your door and you can get your game on any time of the day or night. The set comes with a high quality backboard and a 4-inch rubber ball. It’s a slam dunk Christmas gift!
Sport Squad FX40 Foosball Table
Who wants to play foosball? This is a quality foosball table that sits on a tabletop. It will save you quite a bit compared to getting a full sized table which can cost hundreds more. The quality is surprisingly good at this price point and it actually works well. He’ll be sooo excited to play!
Millennium Falcon Star Wars Lamp
The Millennium Falcon Star Wars lamp is a cool Christmas gift idea for boys. It makes for a really cool piece of décor for his room and brings a sense of personality to his room. It’s very easy to operate and looks fantastic in the dark. In fact, there are three color options available. An awesome gift for any true Star Wars fan!
Nickelodeon Paw Patrol SofaAges 18m-4
Your little Paw Patrol fan will go absolutely nuts over this foam sofa. It features bright colors and Paw Patrol character prints. The coolest part is that not only is it a sofa, but it can also be converted into a bed. This is going to be perfect for his room.
Top Food Gifts for 2018
Food is a popular gift for the holidays. From candies, chocolate, and delicious holiday treats, we’ve got you covered. These gifts are guaranteed to satisfy and delight long after Christmas.
Great Northern Candy Gumball Machine
Anyone who loves gumballs will love this gumball dispenser as a gift. The machine sports a vintage styling with high quality and intricate detailing. The best part? The machine actually takes coins and can dispense gumballs anytime. Don’t forget your gumballs. Makes a fun gift for any sweet tooth.
Kracie Popin DIY Japanese Candy Kit
This Japanese candy making kit is fun and easy to make. Although shipping times vary, the wait is worth it. This gourmet candy set contains nine different delicious flavors ranging from donuts to cake and more. It’s yummy fun!
Astronaut Neapolitan Ice Cream
Share the magic of the season with these delicious mouth-watering treats. Since this Astronaut Ice Cream is freeze-dried, you can enjoy it anytime. Packed with a variety of flavors, they make a great holiday gift. How very merry!
World’s Largest Gummy Bear
Imagine the look on your son’s face when he witnesses the World’s Largest Gummy Bear. Weighing in at an impressive 5 pounds, yes, this is the biggest gummy bear in the world and you can choose from a variety of mouth-watering flavors. In case you’re wondering, you get about 50 servings so there’s enough to share. Perfect gift for your gummy bear lover.
Hershey’s 5-Pound Candy Bar
Does he love Hershey’s? Made with the finest milk chocolate that is creamy and delectable, this special 5-pound Hershey bar makes a kosher gift for any chocolate lover.
Lindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate Truffles
Indulge in smooth, rich, creamy milk chocolate-y goodness that is otherworldly. This 60-count gift package of Lindt LINDOR Chocolate Truffles is irresistably good. They melt in your mouth and you feel like you’ve been transported to Chocolate Heaven. Having one is never enough. Thankfully, there’s plenty to share the love.
Ferrero Rocher Gift Cube
Spread good cheer. Filled with 18 milk chocolate hazelnuts, this thoughtful gift makes a statement. Ready to gift for the holidays with a decorative bow for all to enjoy.
Charms Giant Blow Pop
Unfortunately, this is not the biggest Blow Pop in the world. But it does contain 8 variety flavors of Blow Pops inside. It’s the lollipop candy with the bubble gum at its center. Savor them slowly and enjoy the yummy bubblegum.
Popcornopolis Gourmet Popcorn
Spread holiday joy with this mouthwatering gift of Popcornopolis Gourmet Popcorn. Choose from a variety of multi-packs and Gift Packs with an assortment of mouthwatering flavors sure to tantalize your tastebuds. It’s fresh, delicious, and crunchy goodness. It’s a delectable surprise that makes a big impression. Each flavor cone is individually wrapped for freshnessness and can be resealed.
David’s Cookies Holiday Gift Tin
David’s Cookies Assorted Fresh-Baked Happy Holiday cookies are memorable and mouthwatering. An irresistable holiday assortment of five mouth-watering flavors – including cherry and white chocolate chips, chocolate chunk, oatmeal raisin, and peanut butter. Packed in a collectible Holiday keepsake tin. Includes 24 freshly-baked cookies.
Chocolate Candy Gift NomNom Delights
Crafted with a milk chocolate crust and popcorn ‘cheese’, pretzel and chocolate candies and draped with white chocolate, this gourmet candy pizza is such a delicious treat. Surprise your loved ones with a whole lot of holiday cheer.
ICUP DC Comics’ Batman Be The Character Kids Apron
Boys will love these fantastic DC superhero themed cotton aprons. The graphics look just right out of the comics with accurate details. Choose from Batman and several other superheroes to brighten their spirits for the holidays and beyond. Great gift idea!
Holstein Housewares Cupcake Maker
If your son wants to get in on baking some holiday treats, the Holstein Housewares Cupcake Maker is an excellent choice. The non-stick surface means it’s easy to clean. It bakes up to six cupcakes and it’s a lot safer and easier than using the oven. Makes a wonderful Christmas gift for him.
Sterno S’mores Maker
If he loves s’mores, this little machine will allow him to make perfect s’mores for the holidays and anytime he pleases. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, it’s great family fun! Best of all, it’s easy to clean and comes with everything but the ingredients.
Yonanas Frozen Dessert Maker
Want to make your own tasty and healthy desserts? Try the Yonanas Elite Frozen Dessert Maker. It’s a heavy duty fruit soft serve machine that gives you an ice cream like taste experience. The machine is easy to use and clean and the dessert tastes amazing.
Cooluli Mini Fridge
This mini fridge from Cooluli is perfect for storing snacks and refreshments. Its footprint is small so it takes up less space in your room. Holding up to 6 cans, he can grab a refreshment anytime he feels thirsty and doesn’t have to run to the kitchen. What’s great is that it can also be used to keep food warm.
Under Armour Lunch Cooler
These stylish and durable lunch coolers from Under Armour are perfect for storing and toting around your lunch. The tote is spacious and even has a zippered compartment. Under Armour offers a variety of styles and colors. You get what you pay for.
Top Fashion Gifts for 2018
Our fashion collection includes some of the top picks for him that he’ll love showing off to his friends. And don’t worry there’s even stuff to keep you warm and cozy during the holiday season and beyond.
NBA Golden State Warriors Curry S # 30 Boys 8-20 Replica Road Jersey
If your son is a big Curry fan, these replica jerseys from adidas make a fantastic Christmas gift. They look authentic just like the real NBA jerseys with the Golden State logo on the front and Curry’s number on the back. Choose from Home or Road jerseys. It looks awesome – made with quality materials and he’s going to go absolutely nuts when he opens it for Christmas!
TowelSelections Boys Hooded Robe
These boys robes from TowelSelections feature high quality cotton material that feels ultra soft and smooth on your skin. Choose from a wide selection of colors. The robe has a tie belt, two pockets, and a hoodie for additional warmth. Boys will love how super absorbent and comfy they are.
Under Armour Boy’s Storm Armour Hoodie
These Under Armour Storm Armour Fleece Hoodie Sweatshirts make a great Christmas gift. They’re great all year round and protect against the elements – rain, wind, and more. They offer a nice comfortable fit and deliver extra warmth with the included hoodie and kangaroo-style pocket. Choose from a wide assortment of stylish color options.
Minecraft Creeper Hoodie
These Minecraft Creeper Hoodies make a great gift for anyone obsessed with Minecraft. Its design is inspired by a Creeper from the game complete with a Hoodie that looks like a Creeper. The hoodie sweatshirt zips up and keeps you warm and cozy while keeping the elements away.
Acorn Moc Slipper
These moccasin slippers make a wonderful Christmas gift to keep his feet warm and toasty in the winter. Sizes are available for little boys to big kids. They’re great for indoor or outdoor use and feature a non-slip surface for good traction. They’re easy to wear and sooo comfortable.
Happy Feet Animal Slippers
Here’s a unique gift idea that any animal lover with love. Meet the Happy Feet Animal Slippers! Aren’t they the cutest slippers ever? You can choose from over 50 different animal slippers to make his feet happy. They’re well made with quality materials and your toes and feet feel warm and toasty. His feet can’t get any happier than this!
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2Ages 4+
The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 is the newest iteration of the popular kids smartwatch. It looks a whole lot more stylish this time around. The watch is designed for kids ages 4 and older. It tells time, shoots pictures and video, and even takes selfies. Boys will love the integrated Monster Detector augmented reality game, which is a lot like Pokemon Go.
Casio G-Shock Men’s Sport Watch
Tween boys who are looking for a stylish watch will love the G-Shock from Casio. Its rugged and sporty looking with an easy to read digital display. The watch is very intuitive to use with clearly indicated buttons. In addition to displaying the date and time, it also features an alarm, stop watch and more.
Top Gift Cards for Christmas 2018
Stumped on finding the perfect gift for him? Get him a gift card to his favorite place. We’ve rounded up some of guy’s favorite places, so you’re sure to find something he loves.
GameStop Gift Card
If you don’t know what to get your son anymore and he is a video gamer, just get him a Gamestop gift card. That way he can pick out the game he likes.
Amazon Gift Card
One of the easiest gifts to give your boy is an Amazon gift card. Amazon has a gazillion items so boys can spend their gift card on clothing, video games, or toys.
Netflix Gift Card
During the holidays, most of us just want to relax and watch a movie under some warm sheets. The easiest way to do that is with Netflix subscription. This gift card makes it easy for anybody to get a subscription even if they don’t have a credit card.
Movie Gift Card
Who wouldn’t love a free trip to the movies? It’s the perfect gift of entertainiment that you know they’ll love. The best part? These cards may be used for admission and you can even use them at the concession stand. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!
Starbucks Holiday Gift Card
Who doesn’t love a warm cup of coffee when the cold winter weather comes around? A Starbucks gift card is the perfect gift.
iTunes Gift Card
A simple gift for any iDevice owner is an iTunes gift card. If you can’t think of anything else, it’s a gift that he will love. It can be used to buy stuff on iTunes like music, movies, apps, shows, and more.
Spotify Gift Card
Does he love listening to music? Who doesn’t anyway, right? Your boy can enjoy unlimited music streaming for 3 whole months with Spotify’s Premium music streaming service. With full access to millions of songs, he’s sure to find his favorites and more. The best part? Stream the music any way you want – on your phone, tablet, and computer.
Cold Stone Gift Card
On a hot sweltering day or a special occasion, there’s nothing better than a delicious ice cream treat from Cold Stone Creamery. Their ice cream is sooo smooth and creamy … it’s some of the best stuff on Earth. Best of all, you can customize it just the way you like with a wide assortment of ingredients and flavors. The perfect gift for your sweet tooth.
Your Favorite Christmas Gift Ideas for Boys?
These are our favorite Christmas gifts for boys. What are you most excited for? Leave a comment down below.