As it turns out the cool LA aunt is actually not that cool when it comes to knowing the season’s must-have items for the Christmas lists of post-millennials and their adorably chubby toddler understudies. So, desperate times call for desperate measures—I called in reinforcements.
My nieces and nephew (via my dutiful sister) came to the rescue, helping to curate a gift guide for tikes and teenagers alike. Full of gifts that the little ones in your life will actually want, you can now rest assured, shop with a few clicks and gift with confidence (and ease!) this year!
1. KiiPix Smartphone Picture Printer | $39.99
Let the photo fun last forever with this perfectly designed smartphone portable picture printer.
2. Polaroid Camera | $99.99 (ON SALE!)
Timeless, snappy, fun—Polaroid, well done on these chic new color choices. I only ever had boring black to decide between growing-up.
3. Bob Goff's 'Love Does for Kids' | $11.72
The modern-day Apostle of love himself, Bob Goff, just expanded his renowned best-selling book, “Love Does,” into kiddy size portions. And the world said, amen!
4. Fidget Cube | $9.99
Movement is healthy, but not always possible. Help your high-energy little counterpart out, give them a fidget cube this Christmas to help them harness that energy in new fun ways.
5. Hydro Flasks—Limited Edition | $29.95
We have wrinkles, from years of H2O underconsumption paired with soda gluttony, but mainly because Hydro Flasks didn’t exist growing up. Give your little person a reason to right our wrongs, buy them a Hydro Flask—and sunscreen.
6. RazorX DLX Electric Skateboard | $229.99
Finally, a skateboard I might actually be able to master! Not to mention, a freakishly coveted mode of transport for those budding teenagers in your life.
7. Alexa 'Echo Dot' | $49.99
I haven’t even met Alexa yet, but apparently, she’s taking over the world and her most popular design is here—The Echo Dot.
8. Twisti Turtle | $44.99
Help the toddler in your life keep up with the dare-devil antics of their older siblings with Twisti the Turtle. He’s cute, comes in a variety of colors and is making a come-back after his initial 80s renaissance.
9. GoGo Pogo | $34.99
Show ’em how its really done by hopping this 80s inspired pogo stick from GoGo right into their wrapping paper ripping hands.
10. ArmoGear Laser Tag | Starting at $74.99
Get this set of laser-tag guns for yourself. Er—I mean, for your little friends. And as they run around the house in an epic battle of laser focus showdown they won’t even realize they are getting exercise—win-win.
11. Crayola Ultimate Light Board | $24.99
Draw-out the inner-artist with Crayola’s Ultimate Light Board. Endless hours of creative creation awaits them!
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