Unique Gift Ideas for Kids
- Rocks and Minerals Collection, 50 specimenstop rated$47.50$31.60save 33.5%
Inspire a child with this high-quality collection of rock and mineral specimens. Each specimen is approximately 1 inch long and is number-labeled for easy reference. The items included may vary, but will contain a range of gemstones, ores, minerals, various types of stone, each with different values on the Mohs scale. A great gift for a budding scientist.
- Rainbow Colors Foam Sheets, 50-Packtop rated$9.95
These high-quality foam sheets provide a great medium for arts and crafts projects. They come in a range of vibrant colors, and cut easily and cleanly. Can be used creatively at parties, summer camp, at grandma's, at home, or in the classroom.
- ThinkFun Adams Cubetop rated$9.99
This puzzle cube is a real brain teaser, featuring six different challenges that get progressively more difficult. Great for applying kids' problem solving skills. Useful as a travel game due to it's easy portability—the puzzle pieces and instructions store inside the cube!
- Monkey Light Bike Wheel Light With 32 Color LEDstop rated$55.39
These wheel lights look amazing. The 32 LEDs create 42 different patterns as the wheel spins. Patterns include rainbows, stars, flowers, flames, comets, and many more. The lights put out 200 lumens for high visibility. Your very own mobile light show. Waterproof design for all weather conditions.
- Dual Dry Food Dispensertop rated$30.46
This food dispenser is amazing for a house with young kids who typically cannot help themselves to snacks. Just set it up with cereal, cheez-its, trail mix, or whatever you like, and the kids can grab an easy snack without bothering an adult. The turning mechanism works well with minimal mess. Easy to clean. This dispenser would also work really well in a college dorm room!
- Dinner Winner Kids Platetop rated$20.00$12.03save 39.8%
This is the perfect dinner plate for the fussy eater! Turn dinnertime into a board game as the child eats his way toward the finish. He or she will uncover words of encouragement along the way, such as "good job" and keep it up". Making it to the end means uncovering a hidden treat, such as a cookie or piece of candy—this provides the motivation! Everyone wins with this unique plate.
- Amaze 'N' Marbles Classic Wood Construction Set, 60-Piecestop rated$38.97$31.97save 18%
This classic wooden block set is made for creating marble runs—ideal for hands-on kids in need of an outlet for their creativity. The boxed set comes with ten marbles and dozens of blocks, some with holes through and others featuring horizontal paths. Construct a maze-like tower, drop the marbles in, and watch them roll though!
- Geyser Tube with Capstop rated$5.49
Recreate the soda + Mentos reaction again and again with this tube, which comes with several different caps to create different geyser effects. Great for demonstration and teaching children. Fun at parties. Packs a lot of "wow factor" in one small and inexpensive package. Geysers can shoot as high as 25 feet in the air. One pack of Mentos is included.
- Rubber Road, Rubber Band Wooden Board Game and Pegboardtop rated$33.48
Rubber Road is a novel, wooden tabletop game in which players attempt to connect two sides of the board using rubber bands, without overlapping. Includes 60 rubber banks in red and black. The concept is simple, but many strategies can be developed to best your opponents. Board can also be used to make rubber band art.
- Iota — The Great Big Game in The Teeny-Weeny Tintop rated$2.47
This fun and inexpensive game works a lot like classic dominos—players try to use their cards by matching color, shape and number with cards already played. Iota is ultra-portable, easily pocketable, and can be enjoyed just about anywhere. Great for building analytical thinking in kids, but fun for grown-ups, too!
- Suspend by Melissa & Dougtop rated$16.99$10.99save 35.3%
A delicate game of balance, where players gradually construct a hanging structure—don't let it fall! There are 24 notched, rubber-tipped bars that will test your coordination and cognitive skill as you try to add them to your midair sculpture. Four levels of play present a fun challenge for both kids and adults.
- Henry The Desktop Vacuum$69.99
This adorable fellow is a miniature reproduction of the classic Henry vacuum cleaner, and he makes a perfect gift for someone's desktop. Yes, the palm-sized Henry is battery powered and functional. Turn Henry on to clean up crumbs and other small messes. A great kid's gift as well!
- Tetris Linktop rated$35.00
This high-rated game puts a new spin on an old favorite. Up to four players compete to link same-colored blocks together to score points, while blocking others from doing the same. The game ends when the tower is completely full. The rules are easy enough to understand, but the gameplay will really challenge your brain! Refine your strategy and defeat your opponents—lots of replay value with this game.
- AntWorks Illuminated Blue Ant Farmtop rated$84.64
This ant farm puts a new twist on an old classic! Instead of sand, AntWorks uses a translucent blue gel illuminated by four LEDs. This allows for better viewing of the ants, as well as making it a pleasing decoration in a child's room or on an office desk. The gel even doubles as ant food! Makes a great coversation piece, as well as a tool for teaching science.
- SUPABOY Portable Pocket SNES Console$95.99$67.88save 29.3%
A Super Nintendo you can carry in your pocket! Play classic games for hours on the go, all displayed in crisp detail, powered by a rechargeable battery. And when you want a big screen experience, hook it up to a TV. Plug two SNES controllers in and go multiplayer. This little unit is seriously versatile and makes a great gift for any retro gamer.
- Monopoly Electronic Bankingtop rated$33.59
Monopoly meets the modern age! This game set includes an electronic banker along with bank cards for players to use instead of money. No more time wasted fumbling with bills—simply swipe your card to move funds. The electronic bank handles all the math. A truly useful upgrade to a classic.