Buying the perfect Christmas gifts for your tech-savvy kid or teen is not an easy task. What can be something they would love to play with, which can also enhance their skill-set? Don’t worry; my team and I are here to help you out. Here’s an especially curated list of the best tech Christmas gift ideas for kids that are equal parts fun, educational and entertaining.
- Apple iPad
- Apple Watch SE
- LilGadgets Wireless Headphones
- Sphero SPRK+
- Holy Stone HS200 Drone
- Tiktecklab A4 Portable Tracer
- Makey Makey Invention Kit
- Jiusion Magnification Endoscope
- Piper Computer Kit
- Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
1. Apple iPad – For The All-Rounder Kid
With a super-fast processor, keyboard & mouse compatibility, Apple pencil support, and tons of amazing apps and games, an iPad can open unending avenues for your children.
Whether in terms of knowledge, skill development, or entertainment, it will encourage and support them in achieving their every big or small dream.
A good thing is that you can choose between four models, depending on your child’s age & budget.
- iPad Mini – Starts from $399, For kids between 5 – 10 years of age.
- 2o2o iPad – Starts from $329, For kids between 7 – 15 years of age.
- iPad Air – Starts from $599, For teens, 12 – 19 years of age.
- iPad Pro – Starts from $799, For teens & young adults, 15- 22 years of age.
2. Apple Watch SE – For the Active Kids
If you have a sporty child, who likes to stay outdoors mostly, SE might be the most perfect and useful gift for them this season. For one, both the kid and you can track & monitor their daily activities and health.
And thanks to the family setup feature, you can sync your kids’ watch with your iPhone and keep an eye on them. Besides Apple Watch is multi-talented; it supports audio calls, messages, email, music, games, and more.
Age: 6+ Kids
3. LilGadgets Wireless Headphones – For The Young Audiophiles
Whether your child loves music, books, podcasts, or gaming, a good pair of child-friendly headphones can make for a great surprise. The LilGadgets Untangled PRO headphones are specially designed for kids & young adults.
It boasts comfortable, soft, and breathable mesh on both the ear pads & headbands. There’s also a child-safe decibel limit and audio sharing features that make them safe and fun for the kid.
Age: 5+ Kids
4. Sphero SPRK+: For Kids with Coding Aptitude
Do you think your kids have what it takes to be an app developer or coder? Then help them learn and enhance their coding skills with a thoughtful and enjoyable gift. Sphero SPRK+ is a baseball-sized programmable robot ball.
Equipped with sensors such as a gyroscope, accelerometer, motor encoders, and colorful LED lights, the kids can program it to move however they want. The Sphero Edu app further fosters their creativity through discovery and play.
Age: 8+ Kids
5. Holy Stone HS200 Drone – For Future Cinematographers
Creativity starts young; give wings to your child’s dream of capturing moments with this amazing, kid-friendly drone. It will enable them to take aerial videos and photos via their iPhone or Android devices.
Packed with amazing features like FPV real-time transmission, headless mode, one-key takeoff/landing, & return home function, Holy Stone will keep your child intrigued and occupied for days & months at end.
Age: 10+ Kids
6. Tiktecklab A4 Portable Tracer – For Picasso’s in Training
Hone the artistic mind of your child in the right direction. The light-weight and compact tracer will help them in Sketching & Drawing, 2D Animation, Calligraphy, Scrapbooking, and more.
It comes with adjustable brightness controls and touch-sensor Switch Design, which makes tracing a piece of cake. Plus, the lightbox can be easily powered using the included USB cable.
Age: 5+ Kids
7. Makey Makey Invention Kit – For Budding Engineers
Designed by MITians, Makey Makey is an open-ended, exploratory, and learning platform. This hands-on gift enhances the computer and engineering skills by allowing the kids to build amazing yet simple inventions.
And you don’t need complex apps or expensive products to develop something new and innovative. Use the kit to convert your stairs into a live piano or make a game controller out of clay; the possibilities are endless.
Age: 8+ Kids
8. Jiusion Magnification Endoscope – For the Curious Minds
Curiosity might kill the cat, but it encourages kids to explore and learn new things. Jiusion’s endoscope can magnify any object between 40 – 1000x. It helps students, engineers & inventors to explore the micro things.
With 8 built-in LED lights, the brightness can also be adjusted according to preference. What’s more, when connected to a Mac, Windows, or Android device, kids can even record or screenshot the micro world to share it with their friends.
Age: 7+ Kids
9. Piper Computer Kit – For a Hands-on Kid
An award-winning build a computer kit intended to teach kids STEAM & coding skills. The pack includes all components to build a fully-functioning computer complete with a DIY speaker and even a rechargeable battery.
Once built, the kit presents the kids with more challenging projects with Piper’s StoryMode, Google Blockly, Python, and dozen other playable projects.
Age: 8+ Kids
10. Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit – For Nintendo Lovers
If your kid already has a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite, here’s the next best thing for them. Bring home a real-life Mario Kart that can be controlled with the Switch.
Convert any place into a course with 4 x Track Gates & 2 Arrow Signboards and watch the race come to life on screen in augmented reality. Can there be any better Christmas gift for your gamer kid?
Age: 10+ Kids
Cool Tech Christmas Gifts for Your Kids
The relation between kids and Christmas is extraordinary. They wait all year, try to be nice, and plan an extensive wish list for Santa. So, don’t disappoint your kids this year and fill their stocking with some cutting-edge tech gifts this Christmas.
I hope this list helped you out. If you have any queries or some worthy suggestions for our readers, share them in the comments section below.
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