Cool Christmas Gifts for Kids
If there’s a girl or boy on your Christmas list who has been very, very good this year, we’ve got the shopping list for you. These cool gifts for kids will win rave reviews. If your child is an outdoorsy type, how about some yard dice, a flamingo-shaped inflatable pool, or a new trike? “Indoor” kids will love a cozy teepee to hide away in, or a fun puzzle for hours of entertainment. If you have a budding chef on your hands, we found the very best play kitchen. Shopping for a fashion plate? Check out our adorable winter clothing finds sure to please the most discriminating recipient. Some gifts are trendy (Pokémon Go plushie, anyone?) and others will be loved for years to come and even handed down, like a beautiful mini rocking chair and Christmas train set. Whatever you choose, these Christmas gifts for kids will earn rave reviews.
Football Goal Post Set
BUY IT: $37.99; amazon.com
This adjustable goal post set lets the littlest football fans get in the game.
Amusement Park Building Set
BUY IT: $49.99; amazon.com
Bigger kids will love figuring out this three-in-one K’NEX set, which allows them to build a ferris wheel, a swing ride, and a boom ride.
Enchantails 5-Piece Sleeping Bag
BUY IT: $149.99; bedbathandbeyond.com
Every girl needs this sleeping bag for her next sleepover.
Melissa & Doug Chef’s Kitchen
BUY IT: $128; amazon.com
This sleek and roomy kitchen will appeal to budding chefs with its microwave, oven, and refrigerator complete with an ice maker.
John Deere Monster Treads Flippers Alligator Gator Vehicle
BUY IT: $31; amazon.com
What happens when a John Deere tractor meets a Monster Treads truck? Hours of flippable fun. This cool car flips over with the push of a button and converts into an alligator with lights and sounds.
Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Set
BUY IT: $99.95; amazon.com
Get the whole family in the Christmas spirit with a magical train set straight out of the Polar Express book and movie, complete with a working headline, bell and whistle sounds, and a remote control.
Pokemon Small Pikachu
BUY IT: $15; amazon.com
If your kids are still obsessed with Pokémon Go, they’ll love finding their favorite character in their Christmas stockings—take your pick from Pikachu to Snorlax.
Candy Wrappers Puzzle
BUY IT: $16; amazon.com
Know a puzzle-loving family? This cool collage of vintage candy wrappers will be a hit on game night.
Print Puffer Vest
BUY IT: $49.50; gap.com
She’ll stay warm and look cool in a playful polka dot vest filled with soft, lightweight insulation.
Doodle a Poodle
BUY IT: $8; amazon.com
Kids of all ages will love coloring in Hannah Rollings’ charming illustrations of cats and dogs.
Cozy Bear Mittens
BUY IT: $16.95; gap.com
Keep little paws toasty this winter with these fuzzy, fleecy mittens.
Hot Air Popcorn Maker
BUY IT: $39.99; surlartable.com
This fun gadget makes piles of light, fluffy popcorn in minutes—no oil required! Kids will love experimenting with their own flavor combinations.
Red with White Trim Teepee
BUY IT: $259; potterybarn.com
Give the gift of a cozy hideaway this Christmas. This crisp cotton canvas teepee has plenty of space for playtime adventures or quiet time with a book.
Personalized Kids’ Keepsake Rocker
BUY IT: $139; llbean.com
Made from solid hardwood and available in five colors, this personalized rocking chair will be treasured for years and years to come.
Festive Gap Dress
BUY IT: from $29.95; gap.com
A festive holiday dress is the perfect Christmas gift.