Unique Kids Christmas Gifts
Finally you can stop searching for unique kids Christmas gifts! We have done all the research for you and compiled this extensive list of 16 of the best innovative and unique kids Christmas gifts. From educational and creative gifts to practical presents and those must-haves, you will be sure to find gifts suitable for children of all ages!
1. Pop-Out & Build
We start our unique kids Christmas gifts list with an innovative collage pop-out and build set. The Petit Collage Pop-Out building sets are a fun and affordable gift idea that kids will love! This set comes in a choice of 5 beautifully illustrated cities; Paris, San Francisco, New York, London, and an imaginary Creative City. The Pop-Out cities come with easy to assemble shapes and notches which are punched out of 4 sturdy sheets. The set itself is made from recycled materials using non-toxic vegetable inks and meets all safety standards. The Petit Collage Pop-Out set doesn’t require any tools to assemble and is durable enough for kids to use for daily play. This Paris playset set features the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Louvre Museum, Sacré-Cœur, Notre Dame and a set of buildings with the Moulin Rouge windmill.
2. STEM Toy
If you’re searching for unique kids Christmas gifts for children over the age of 6, this STEM Toy is a great choice. The Think Fun roller coaster challenge is a building game to construct a roller coaster track that will carry your car from start to finish. The set comes with a game board, roller coaster car, 39 tracks, 36 posts and 40 exhilarating challenge cards that gradually increase in difficulty. Perfect for both boys and girls to assist with the development of critical skills such as engineering, reasoning, and planning.
3. Gravity Maze
If you’re after a Christmas gift that’s a little more challenging than the roller coaster challenge, this gravity maze is it! Also developed by Think Fun, the Gravity Maze marble run is a logic game with the goal to create a maze that will carry a marble from the start position to the target tower. While it may sound easy, this game is far from simple and aids the development of planning and spatial reasoning skills. Suitable for children over 8, it features a clear instruction manual so kids can start playing immediately. The gravity maze marble run set comes with a game grid, 3 marbles, 1 target, 9 towers, and 60 challenges from expert to beginner.
4. Lego City
One of the unique kids Christmas gifts the little builder in us all wishes they had, is this astonishingly realistic modern LEGO city. The beautifully crafted LEGO Architecture New York skyline is just one of many LEGO cities that include; San Francisco, London, Paris, Las Vegas, Shanghai and more. This model kit features iconic New York architecture including the Statue of Liberty, Chrysler Building, One World Trade Centre Building, Empire State Building, and the Flatiron Building. The LEGO Architecture set comes with a collectible booklet and is compatible with all LEGO construction sets. Suitable for boys and girls over 12, this kit will bring countless hours of creative building and years of display as stunning decor.
5. Sleeping Bag & Backpack
If you’re after a gift that is portable, useful and that kids will love, then a 2-in-1 sleeping bag backpack is the perfect gift. The Mimish Sleep N’ Pack Sleeping bag backpack features a unique 2-in-1 design that easily folds into a backpack and unfolds into a sleeping bag. Designed for comfort and built to last, this portable pack features 3 useful storage pockets for overnight essentials, and is only an incredibly light 3.5 pounds! The perfect gift for sleepovers, this sleeping bag is a popular unique kids Christmas gift.
6. Pop Molds
The sixth idea on our unique kids Christmas gifts list is a novel pop mold. The Zoku sea creatures silicone molds each feature a different underwater design including a clownfish, scuba diver, octopus, shark, pufferfish, and whale. 6 different tails allow you to mix and match with each freeze! In addition to ice, these molds are perfect for melted chocolate or even candy. BPA and phthalate-free, the molds are easy to clean and designed with a drip guard for mess-free enjoyment. The Zoku range of pop molds are not only limited to underwater creatures, and also include space, dinosaur, and polar themed pops.
7. Interactive Toy
A gift that doesn’t require endless instructions and assembly is a versatile multi-purpose toy. The Fisher-Price Imaginext pirate ship is a great option if you’re looking for something children can get creative with straight out of the box. This toy leaves play all up to the imagination of the child, with endless adventures to be had! This unique kids Christmas gift boasts multiple features including a shark bite bow, prisoner lift hatch, and moving fins, as well as push power pads that open the shark’s jaws, fire cannonballs and reveal hidden treasures. In addition to the pirate ship, the package also includes 2 pirate figures, 2 swords, 1 cannonball, 2 helmets, 4 projectiles, treasure, and a spyglass!
8. Kids Drone
One of the best unique kids Christmas gifts on the list, a beginner drone is a gift any teen will love. The Snaptain S5C is a WiFi drone with a 720P HD camera, gesture control, and voice control capability. The drone provides video transmission from up to 260 feet and users can instantly edit and upload videos to social profiles via iPhone and iPad. Videos are saved to a Micro SD Card and a built-in G-sensor allows smartphones to control vertical and horizontal positions of the craft. Protective guards ensure flight safety and ABS material relieves the worry of sudden drops. The Snaptain Era app is available on both iOS and Android, meaning anyone with a phone can use its entire range of functions. The drone features an altitude hold function and a trajectory flight function that allows users to draw a flight path on their smartphone screen. The Snaptain is compatible with VR Glasses (not included) which can also provide an amazing 3D first-person view experience.
9. Sleep & Travel Kit
If the 2-in-1 sleeping bag backpack has utility in mind, this sleeping bag aims to provide the fun! The BuddyBagz travel kit is a unique kids Christmas gift that is available in 8 adorable designs options, making them perfect for boys and girls alike. These sleeping bags are designed featuring a soft plush toy or animal pal including a soccer ball, football, baseball, guitar, monkey, koala, cupcake, and lion. This one-stop traveling solution includes a cuddly stuffed toy, pillow, night light, overnight bag, toiletry bag, and a plush fabric sleeping bag. The entire contents of the bag are easily rolled up for storage and mobility, so camping, sleepovers, and traveling will be as easy, as it is fun!
10. Robot Kit
Another very inspiring STEM toy on our unique kids Christmas gifts list is a DIY mechanical robot. The Robobloq remote control robot coding kit is an advanced learning toy that promotes educational coding in a fun, unique way to help spark a child’s inner innovation. A drag-and-drop based graphical programming environment covers both entry-level and higher-class development needs. The kit is ideal for developing logical thinking, hands-on experience, computational thinking, and problem-solving skills. This mechanical building robot kit is a perfect way to facilitate teamwork, as it enables a level of cooperation with parents, family, and friends. In addition to its technical features, the robot can play music, avoid obstacles and perform line tracking which is controlled via the app. The Robobloq app is available on both iOS and Android, while the advanced Robobloq software is compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome.
11. Programmable Toy
Also made by Robobloq, the unique kids Christmas gifts keep on rolling with this smart snail. The Robobloq Cobo snail is an adorable gift idea that will also spark creativity as it can be customized using building blocks. Suited for children between ages 3 to 8, Cobo comes with 30 programmable puzzle cards that allow kids to put together tracks and actions for the snail to follow. A great fun way to motivate children to start learning programming, the Cobo smart snail robot toy features a simple drag and drop graphical coding system. The desktop app mimics playing puzzle cards and enables children to control the path Cobo follows.
12. Kids Tablet
The last of our unique kids Christmas gifts under $100, a kids tablet can help children keep up with technology, using a secure device. The Amazon Fire 7 kids edition tablet features a 7-inch display, 16GB storage capacity, and a childproof case available in 3 vibrant colors; blue, pink and purple. The tablet provides up to 7 hours of usage time and a micro SD slot to expand capacity up to 512 GB. Key kids’ safety & learning features of the device include education goal-setting, screen time limits, and parental controls for content filtering. The device includes a 1-year subscription to Amazon FreeTime, which grants access to over 20,000 games, audiobooks, educational content, and videos!
13. Giant Game
More than a unique kids Christmas gift, this giant 4-To-Score game can be played by kids and adults alike. The game is an oversized version of the classic Connect Four game and can be enjoyed by two players, or two teams. The game set is available in 2 sizes, large and junior, and is extremely simple to assemble and pack away. The 4-To-Score game is made from lightweight, yet durable material which is easy to clean and maintain. Fun for everyone, this gift will be a hit at every party, BBQ, beach outing and camping trip!
14. Music Player
The fourteenth idea on our unique kids Christmas gifts list is a highly innovative children’s music player. The vibrantly designed Jooki music and story player allows kids to store and stream files that have been approved by parents. The player is highly durable and splash-proof and comes with 5 adorable characters that are placed on top of the device linking to playlists. The Jooki features an 8-hour battery life and a premium quality wireless speaker that can also be used by adults simply by disabling parental controls. The device works perfectly when offline and includes a headset port so kids can listen privately on long road trips.
15. Electric Car
Our favorite idea on this unique kids Christmas gifts list is a luxury vehicle replica ride-on car with a built-in music player. The Uenjoy Maserati GranCabrio is a stunning remote controlled electric car modeled on the actual car! This gift is perfect for kids anywhere from 1 to 5 years of age since it can be operated both by remote or by steering wheel and pedal, allowing children to drive themselves once they are able. The GranCabrio boasts 2 x 12V motors, forward and reverse control levers, and can reach exhilaratingly safe speeds of 3.1 MPH. Available in 5 eye-catching color options, the car features a lifelike engine and horn, while the music player provides built-in music, FM radio, Bluetooth and USB that can connect to a phone. In addition to this Maserati, Uenjoy stock other luxury vehicles including Mercedes-Benz SL500’s, VW Beetle’s, Audi Q5’s, Bentley’s and other unbranded unique RC rides.
16. Build & Code Bot
The final gift on our unique kids Christmas gifts list is another highly innovative robot building set with creative coding. The Robo Wunderkind robotics kit is a versatile building bot that provides children the opportunity to build their own robots and program them in a fun and playful way. Available in 23 and 17 piece sets, the set is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows devices, and even compatible with LEGO blocks for further creativity! This robotics kit is suitable for children 5 to 10 years of age and provides endless possibilities to create custom designs and functions. Through visual and intuitive icon-based apps, Robo Wunderkind allows children to develop their programming skills through play. From learning the basics of coding to programming complex functions such as if-then statements, loops, and decision trees, this robotics kit sparks creativity, boosts intellectual development and guarantees joyful playtime all year round!
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