Big kid gifts can be tough. From ages 7-10, they’re asserting their independence and honing their interests, but they’re not quite teenagers yet. LEGOs and stuffed animals are still cool, but so are the latest gadgets and newest video games. They may even start wanting shoes and clothes for gifts, as long as they’re what’s currently trending at their elementary school or with their favorite YouTube stars. Read on for plenty of picks the big kids in your life are sure to love this year.
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For the family not quite ready for a pet or the tech-obsessed kid, the new robotic Dog-E has over 200 interactions and can be customized for different users.
Kids can learn while they play this beautifully-illustrated bingo game, identifying animals, plants, and iconic places found in the U.S. National Parks.
Eliminate having to choose! Now your kids can access basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and soccer equipment at a moment’s notice. A great option for those still exploring their interests.
Take the magic of what your kids can do with their hands to a whole new level of cool with this entirely hand-operated Star Wars sensor helicopter.
When they’re ready to graduate to a two-wheeled scooter, grab this adorable option that comes with a cute basket!
A cute and simple bag to hold essentials by the Swedish company known for its Earth-loving practices and quality craftsmanship.
A practical yet-still-super-cool gift that little bikers, skateboarders, and scooter-lovers need. Comes in many colors with stickers to personalize!
Have an aspiring artist in the house? Foster their creativity with their own mini pottery wheel, intended for artists aged 8+.
Sports are more fun when the ball glows! Kids will have a ball (see what we did there?) for hours outside with this glowing soccer ball. More colors available.
Know a kid as obsessed with Harry Potter as you are? You can never go wrong with a Hogwarts LEGO set.
If you’re ready to bring home a hot new gaming system, this OLED model is fire! Multiplayer-friendly, can be played on-the-go or connected to the TV, and includes a console, dock, and Joy-Con controllers.
Leap into the wondrous world of Mario and his crew with this freshly-released game that guarantees immersive experiences, captivating graphics, and a new evolution of fun for a nostalgic era of gaming.
A big-ticket gift the whole family can enjoy with a no-spring design for better injury protection.
Present musical inspiration and aloha vibes with this adorable mini guitar-like ukulele. Includes a guide book, so no prior instrument experience is required!
Your kiddo will feel special seeing their name proudly displayed with this personalized felt pennant flag—a perfect touch for bedroom decor.
For those not familiar, hover ball is a thing! Grab this play set with everything kids need for their own game.
Inspire your kiddo to make their own comic book with a set that provides everything they need to tell their epic story—and the company will send them back a published copy.
If you’ve got a passionate soccer player, this sleek and comforting desk lamp is made just for them. Choose from three different styles!
For a winner of a gift, grab an official NFL jersey from your kiddo’s favorite team so that they can represent with pride.
With the chilly temps comes a need for weather-ready Crocs. These are the best fuzzy-lined companions for snug little feet during those cooler months. Multiple colors available.
A dainty and on-trend necklace that pops with color and includes a personalized name pendant in gold or silver.
Why shouldn’t the next-gen experience the joy of housing their most important items in a Caboodle?
A fun and practical gift, kids will feel grown up having their very own notecards. Plus, they can jump right into using them as thank-you notes after the holidays! Multiple designs available.
Little Mermaid fans will love this shimmery nail polish gift set—and parents will love knowing the polishes are “15-Free” products.
For the kid who loves to help in the kitchen, personalize this apron with their name on the pocket. Other colors available.
For aspiring chefs, a Junior Whisks subscription sends recipe ingredients and a new kitchen tool each month. One to 12-month subscriptions available.
Remote-controlled cars that can do flips and climb walls? Sign almost any kid up. Pro tip: grab two for car races at home.
With the new Disney+ series coming out, get your kiddos extra psyched up by reading this epic series sure to captivate their sense of wonder and adventure.
This cookbook includes 100+ recipes for the aspiring chef to try out in the kitchen. From meals to snacks and beverages, all recipes have been kid-tested to make and kid-approved to eat!
Do you have a kiddo who loves Pokémon and creating things in the kitchen? Encourage their love of both with this fun waffle maker.
It’s cozy season! Grab this warm and fun Shark Tank-winning product available in all their favorite colors and patterns.
Bring karaoke home (or on-the-go!) with this wireless Bluetooth microphone that any kid on your list would enjoy rocking out with.
Take their love of Squishmallows into this fun, face-paced game the whole family can play.
Editor-favorite series A Kids Book About explores what it means to be grateful not just for the big things, but for the small things too.
Help them make the most of winter weather with this high-quality and colorful inflatable sled.
Have a flower child? This enchanting set goes beyond simple pages for special floral finds, and includes a variety of happy stationery to complement dried flowers and plants.
While many millennials have their own tragic story of a digital Tamagotchi pet, we sure did have fun while it lasted! Now kids can enjoy caring for their own digital pets.
Challenge accepted. In this engaging board game, parents and kids can go head-to-head and test their knowledge of Disney trivia.
A mystery sensory box bursting with textures, colors, shapes, and delights to fidget with. Several subscription lengths available.
This nostalgic pastime is still a favorite amongst kids and this kit has everything they need to get started.
This illustrated and colorful edition of the bestselling Five Minute Journal is designed to focus young minds on the good things in their lives, fostering gratitude and preserving positive memories for years to come.
A hands-on foray into robotics, with the chance to create a robot lab experience and construct a DIY robot while learning new STEAM knowledge and fun facts.
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