The Best Holiday Gifts For The Kids This Year

Gifts For The Kids: Hottest Holiday Toys

My kids are growing up SO fast. 🙁 I wish I could freeze time or S-L-O-W it down. They are getting to the ages where there really aren’t any toys on their Christmas lists and we are entering the land of electronics, video games, and gift cards. Yikes! Well, to savor this moment a little more and also help you all with your holiday shopping, I wanted to share some gift ideas for the little ones on your lists, whether they are your kiddos, grandkids, nieces, or nephews. These are some of the most popular toys for the 2023 holiday season! And, there’s something for kids of ALL ages.

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Gifts For The Kids: Hottest Holiday Toys

Most Popular Gifts for Kids

All of these gifts are from Amazon so you know you’ll get quick shipping. Many of them were found on multiple gifting lists and are expected to be VERY popular this gift-giving season. Sooo… you might want to get a jump start on your shopping! Does anyone else remember the Cabbage Patch craze or how about Tickle Me Elmo?? The tiny humans don’t tend to love the words “sold out”. Well let’s face it, none of us do!

If you’re looking for more toys, you’ll find a huge selection here.

And don’t forget to check and see which toys need batteries so you can stock up. Anyone else ever make that rookie mistake?! Keep scrolling for all of my favorites below…

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What gifts are you getting the kids on their list this year? Please share in the comments so we can all get ideas!

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Barbie Dreamhouse

The Barbie craze continues! We all know how big of a deal Barbie was this year and if you want to get your kiddo something they’ll really love, you can’t go wrong with a Barbie Dreamhouse that has a pool, slide, pet elevator, and 75+ pieces. For ages 3+.

Light-Up Scooter

How cool is this light-up Jetson scooter?! The LED lights are so fun and it’s collapsible for easy storage. For ages 5+.

National Geographic Kits

Nat-Geo has some really cool kits that are perfect for the kid that loves to try new things. This microscope set includes 10 prepared slides, 10 DIY slides, and more. We also linked two other cool kits…one is a beginners pottery wheel kit and the other is all about breaking open geodes!

Light-Up Tracing Pad

This Crayola tracing pad lights up to make creating that beautiful piece of art fun and easy. It comes with 10 tracing sheets and 12 colored pencils but we linked some more tracing paper and an awesome art set with colored pencils, crayons, and markers too! For ages 6+.

Lego Sets

LEGO sets never disappoint and if your kid is a big fan of Star Wars, this set will make them super happy. We also linked one of the Lego classic creative brick boxes in case they want a little more creative freedom!

Light-Up Roller Skates

Are you noticing a pattern here…all the cool toys light up! These roller skates are so cute and come in a bunch of colors too. For ages 4+…just make sure to check the sizing info.

Laser Tag

This laser tag set includes rechargeable parts, so the fun never ends and you don’t have to go to an arcade to let them partake in a game of laser tag! For ages 8+.

Fitbit Ace 3

For the kid who is full of energy, this Fitbit helps track their activity and has some pretty cool features to go along with it! The animated clock faces change as your kid moves more throughout the day, you can set bedtime reminders, track sleep, and it can all be easily managed by you! For ages 6+.

Red Rider Trike

You can’t go wrong with a classic like this tricycle! It comes in red or a pink and red combo, the foot petals are easy to reach, and it has a hand grip on the seat back for parents control. For ages 2.5-5.

Mini Portable Projector

Create the ultimate movie night with this projector! It can be used indoors, in your backyard, when you’re camping, or wherever you want to set up a fun environment to watch a movie. You’ll need a USB or HDMI cord but we also linked a larger, Bluetooth capable projector if you want something with easier setup.

Karaoke Microphone

This wireless karaoke microphone…you guessed it…lights up! You can pair it with your phone so they can sing their favorite songs, it has some fun sound settings, and it comes in a bunch of colors.

Soccer Ball Night Light

This optical illusion night light is perfect for the soccer-loving kid in your life. The light creates a 3D soccer ball, has adjustable brightness, and the ability to change the color (16 options).

Friendship Bracelet Kit

For a fun, screen-free activity…this bead kit is perfect! Make friendship bracelets, other jewelry, or whatever crafts they want with this comprehensive bead kit! For ages 8+.

Mini Guitar

This mini 3-string acoustic guitar is SO cute and makes the perfect first guitar for kids ages 3+. And if your child is serious about learning to play, there’s a Loog Guitar app with lessons too! It comes in a few colors too.

Nintendo Switch Lite

For the kids that are a bit older and just starting to get into gaming, the Nintendo Switch Lite is a great option and comes in a few colors!
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