The Best Sports Gifts for Kids

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Anyone else out there experiencing holiday shopping fatigue? If your kid is absolutely sports-obsessed and you’re looking for the best sports gifts for kids out there, we have done the work for you. Sure you’ve got the basics covered—bikes, soccer balls, and more—but there are some very special sports items that even the most seasoned fan won’t believe.

The benefits of getting kids involved in sports early on are obvious: getting energy in a healthy way, boosting their immune system, developing teamwork, and even fostering a child’s self-esteem. So when you’re considering all of your holiday shopping options, put a sports gift for your little one right on top of the list. Whether it’s summer outdoor season, or heading into winter, sports and activities are always something a kid can cherish and enjoy.

From the traditional scooter for all kids, to the kit that gets the imagination flowing by letting kids build their own obstacle course, and even an indoor golf putt-putt to get your kids in the game, we rounded up fun gift ideas that will have the whole family staying active and having fun together. Keep scrolling for 19 sports gifts for kids this holiday season and beyond.


American Ninja Warrior Deluxe NinjaLine

Even if your kids haven't watched American Ninja Warrior, they'll still fall in love with this awesome obstacle course kit that includes rope knots, monkey bars, and more.

multi sport table

Multi-Game Air Hockey, Ping-Pong, Foosball & Pool Table

This 4-in-1, multi-game table is amazing for families or siblings with a competitive streak. Switch between foosball, ping-pong, air hockey, and billiards for hours of friendly competition.

nutcase little nutty helmet

Nutcase Little Nutty MIPS Helmet

Safety is right at the top of the priority list for sports for your little one, so whether they're roller skating, biking, skateboarding, or scootering, this helmet is a great choice.

Sonic Snow Tube

Sonic Snow Tube

Snow sports are some of the best sports out there. Make your kid's snow days even more fun this year with this snow tube, which has a durable shell and handles on the side.

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Dick's Sporting Goods

GoSports Pure Putt Challenge Game

Got a future golfer in the family? Look no further than this adorable, 10-foot putting course, which is super easy to set up indoors or outdoors.

fitbit ace

Ace 3 Kids Tracker

Fitness should be fun for every member of the family, and this activity tracker for kids comes with exciting and motivating challenges as well as family games.

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Razor A Kick Scooter

Admit it: you loved your own Razor scooter when you were a kid. With an adjustable handlebar and a rear fender brake, this is a classic holiday gift for any kid.

more colors available

heco stil

Hand-Eye Coordination & Reaction Speed Training Tool

Athletics aren't just about speed and strength. Hand-eye coordination and reaction speed are important as well, which is why this specially designed training tool is fun for all ages.

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Dick's Sporting Goods

Goaliath Mini Basketball Hoop

For little ones who are looking to jump to new heights this holiday season, look no further than this mini basketball hoop. Attach it to any door in your home and let the games begin.

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Arcade Basketball Game

For a fun tabletop basketball game, grab this arcade style basketball game.

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Dick's Sporting Goods

Adidas FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Al Rihla League Soccer Ball

World Cup fans would love to play with the official World Cup Qatar soccer ball.

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Etsy | Big Fans Shop

USA Home PULISIC #10 Youth Jersey

If your little one cheered their heart out for the USMNT during this year's World Cup, they'll love to rock star player Christian Pulisic's #10 jersey.

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4-in-1 Hover Soccer Ball Hockey Sports Set

For those not familiar, hover soccer ball is a thing! Grab this set with everything kids need for their own game.


Nightball Football

Sports are more fun when the ball glows. Kids will have fun for hours outside with this LED glowing football. Multiple colors and ball styles available.

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Nintendo Switch Sports

This sports add-on to the Nintendo Switch console allows for real movement through soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, badminton, and Chambara. This tops the list of hottest toys for this holiday, so add it to your cart ASAP before it sells out!

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Roller Skates

Whether your little one is interested in becoming a roller skating star or just needs a fun mode of transportation, these skates are perfect. Maybe even snag a pair for yourself, too.

Multiple colors available.

playzone fit obstacle course stones

Balance Stepping Stones Obstacle Course

These balance stepping stones are for more than just activity, balance, and agility; they also become super convenient when, at least in someone's imagination, the floor becomes lava.

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Lakeshore Learning

Kids Yoga Set

Help your LO practice mindfulness and flexibility with this adorable kids yoga kit that includes a mat and set of pose flashcards.

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Etsy | Bunny Hopkins Toys

Wobble Board for Kids

This open-ended wobble board is amazing for all kinds of play, encouraging creativity while developing motor skills. Plus, this one comes in several different finishes.