If you’ve been busy with cookie parties, The Nutcracker and hot chocolate runs and still need help in the gift department, don’t worry! We found the coolest, most fun gifts that you can order from Amazon Prime that will be here in two days, flat. It’s not quite as fast as Santa, who can deliver a bajillion gifts in a single night … but it’s close enough!
Osmo Genius Kit
Winner of the Toy of the Year Award, the Osmo Genius Kit ($100) is here to make learning fun. Kids will enhance their spelling, math and art skills with fun activities, including tanagrams! The Osmo comes with kit options for both the iPad and Kindle Fire.
The newest product from Magna Tiles, Magna-Qubix ($30) is here! The 29-piece set is STEM approved and lends itself to hours of imaginative and creative play.
VTech Kidi Star Karaoke Machine
Get your music on with the VTech Kids Star Karaoke Machine ($46)! Coming in two color options, this microphone and karaoke combo connects to MP3 players and phones, includes six interactive games, voice changer, sound effects, disco lights and more!
Kids First Science Laboratory Kit
Science can be fun! This 24-piece lab kit ($31) comes with a parent guide and 10 experiment cards and is great for littler scientists from 3-5 years old.
Step2 Hot Wheels Extreme Thrill Coaster Ride On
Take a ride on the wild side! This 14 foot long Extreme Coaster Ride ($312) may not be the cheapest toy out there, but it's definitely the most fun! This set comes with a Hot Wheels coaster car that has handgrips, footrests and a high seat back for safety.
Gund Pusheen Pizza Snackable Stuffed Toy Plush
Pusheen, a popular web comic, is a chubby gray tabby cat that loves cuddles, dress-up, and snacks (of course!). This lovey is noshing on pizza, but the kitty also comes clutching sushi, chips, a cookie, cupcake, and more.
Available at amazon.com, $22.
3Doodler Start Essentials 3D Printing Pen Set
Kids can get specific about the toys they need. This cool 3D doodle pen—one of the only ones designed for kids sans hot parts—lets them create and customize whatever figurine or mini toy they need.
Available at amazon.com, $40.
Melissa & Doug Giant Giraffe
Their imaginations will run wild with this lifelike (in size and detail) plush giraffe by their side. Handcrafted and washable mean this is an ideal gift for tots and big kids alike.
Available at amazon.com, $73.
VitaJuwel Gemstone-Infused Glass Water Bottle
This just might be the prettiest water bottle you'll ever see. The glass container comes with a gempod filled with rose quartz, amethyst, and clear quartz, which have a host of health and therapeutic benefits. Plus, they look really, really cool.
Available at amazon.com, $90.
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from Around the World
Follow the real lives of seven kids from Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia for a single day! This beautifully illustrated picture book gives readers a peek into the traditions that are different from their own, plus a look at the common experiences that we all share as members of the human race.
Available at amazon.com, $16.
Umbra Prisma Jewelry Stand
When your jewelry storage is just as pretty as the jewelry itself ... enter this stand. Made of brass plated steel, this stand is perfect for stashing necklaces, earrings, rings, and bracelets. If this is for someone on the extra nice list, add a piece of jewelry to the gift.
Available at amazon.com, $24.
BEBE Cookie Teether and Gum Massager
Give them a taste of the good stuff with these "teething cookies" that aren't cookies at all. Made of medical grade silicone that's antimicrobial and free from phthalates, latex, and lead, the various ridges on these treats have a different soothing effect on baby's itchy gums.
Available at amazon.com, $17.
Toysmith Rock On! Retro Amp MP3 Mini Speaker
Don't judge a speaker by its size. Case in point: this mini speaker (designed to look like a retro guitar amp) is small enough to go on your desktop or countertop, but the sound it creates is high quality and crystal clear. Connect the included audio cable to your smartphone, MP3 player or computer, and blast Jingle Bells until your heart's content.
Available at amazon.com, $40.
Finger Point Bookmarks
Keep track of your place in those hardback page turners—down to the line and word—with these cheery, silicone bookmarks. Bonus: They double as a book strap too, in case you like to fill your tomes with loose leaf notes.
Available at amazon.com, $5.99 (for 5 pack).
Wipeout Dry Erase Helmet
They'll ride in style with one of these helmets that comes with five dry erase markers and eight stencils. The best part is that kiddo's helmet designs can be erased and re-done over and over and over.
Available at amazon.com, $36.
YoCosii Inductive Truck
One of the season's hottest toys lets kiddo draw a black line with a marker (included) and then place a construction truck on the line and watch as it follows the drawing to a T. How does it work? Magic! And optical sensors that read any quarter-inch black line on white paper. We know—it still sounds like magic!
Available at amazon.com, $23.99.
Umbra Pongo Portable Table Tennis Set
For competitive types, this table tennis set goes where you go—on the road, to the office, or in your home game room. The convenient game kit includes an adjustable net with weighted posts (key to some serious playtime), two paddles, two balls and a drawstring storage pouch. Even if she loses, the recipient of this gift has already won.
Available at amazon.com, $39.99.
— Ayren Jackson-Cannady & Karly Wood
Editor’s Note: At the time of publication, all items were available for purchase.
All images courtesy retailers.