If you’re looking for an educational STEM kit that leads to an amazing end result, check out these build-it-yourself headphones with Bose quality sound that you’ll totally be wanting to steal back later.
Snap Circuits Bric Structures ($36.99)
We’re so impressed with this brick building kit that lets kids take their existing blocks or LEGOs to the next level. Consider this for the engineer-to-be in your family.
It’s the gift that keeps on mowing! Think of all the time you’ll save the lucky recipient of this cool robotic lawn mower.
HP Sprocket portable photo printer ($99.95)
This portable photo printer delivers instant gratification by delivering ready-to-stick pictures. We know there’s a selfie queen in your life who’d appreciate that.
This awesome robot teaches kids to code and has plenty of personality to keep them entertained, too. It adapts to the user’s skill level, so it’s a good gift for beginners and seasoned coders alike.
Samsung Wifi Robotic Vacuum ($399.99)
This robotic vacuum works with Alexa and will be deeply appreciated by anyone with a shedding dog — or a toddler.
Makeblock mBot Robot Kit ($81.10)
Kids can program this robot to follow their instructions and avoid obstacles, all while learning valuable coding skills.
Xbox One X ($514.99)
If there’s a teen in your life who’s been very, very good this year, consider the sleek and powerful Xbox One X. Ooh, ahh.
Tech Will Save Us Creative Coder Kit ($44.38)
If you’re buying for a younger kid who just wants to dip their toes into coding, this Tech Will Save Us Mover kit is a great place to start.
Sometimes bigger is better. Consider this 55-inch Smart TV for whoever hosts the Superbowl or Mrs. Maisel viewing parties in your circle–even if that’s you.
Polariod POP Instant Digital Camera ($199.99)
We love this camera-and-printer-in-one as a fun gift for teens, so they can shake it like a polaroid picture (figuratively, that is; these don’t require shaking!) just like their parents did back in the day.
If you’re on a budget but want to give a gift that will make make a big impact, the Echo Dot is totally the way to go. For $30, you can make it easier for someone on your list to listen to music, get a traffic update, turn on and off other devices, along with a bazillion other things.
EVO Coding Robot by Ozobot ($79.99)
Sensing a theme as to our favorite educational gifts? The EVO robot also helps learn to code, and since it’s one of the more affordable options on the market, it lets your kids experiment without making a big investment.
GoPro Karma drone with Hero6 camera ($699.99)
It’s pricey, but we think this GoPro drone would be a huge hit with the aspiring filmmaker in your life, or anyone who’s never outgrown their love of flying remote-controlled helicopters.