When it comes to giving gifts, it’s always a challenge to figure out what kids really want. Don’t fear, we’ve got you covered with this massive list of gifts for the elementary-age kids on your list. From LEGO sets to STEM projects, from scooters to sloths, it’s all here to make your job easier. Scroll through for what’s hot in 2020!

Primary Zip Hoodie with Rainbow Trim

This hoodie will be their next favorite, we know it. Lined with super-soft fleece, this hoodie comes in red, gray and navy with a rainbow stripe down the arms. 

Get yours here, $32. 

Osmo Coding Starter Kit

Bring coding to life with the OSMO Coding Kit. Insert your iPad into the OSMO docking station, and your little coder can use physical blocks and coding commands to control the character Awbie on a fun-filled adventure.

Get yours here, $99. 

The Little Feminist Book Club

Diversify your child's bookshelf with the help of The Little Feminist Books Club. When you select the 7-9 age group, you will get two paperbacks or one hardcover book each month, along with a hands-on activity that goes along with the book, discussion card and parent letter explaining why the book was chosen. 

Subscriptions start at $23/month. Get yours here

LEGO Adventures with Super Mario Starter Course

Brand new for 2020, this LEGO Super Mario starter set will get you on your way to creating real-life adventures. More than just a set that you build and display, switch on Mario and your game begins! Easily rearrange the set to change up the game for new levels and challenge yourself to beat your top score. A number of expansion packs are available for even more gameplay possibilities. 

Get yours here, $59.99. 

Simon the Sloth Squishmallow

Your new best friend is a squishably-soft sloth named Simon. This eight-inch stuffie is guaranteed to delight any kid this holiday season. 

Buy yours here, $18.99. 

Fat Brain Toys Door Pong

It's ping pong without the table! Attach the clamp to the top of any doorway, turn the dial to adjust the length of the string, and then serve up hours of active fun.

Buy it here, $24.95. 

Hatchimals Crystal Flyers Flying Pixie

For the first time, Hatchimals Pixies can really fly! Launch her from the base or lift her into the air, then use your hands to guide her. Touch her wings mid flight, and she'll stop flying. 

Get one here, $29.99. 

PLAYMOBIL Back to the Future DeLorean Set

Head "back to the future" with this time-traveling DeLorean from PLAYMOBIL. Set includes all the essential characters: Marty McFly, Dr. Emmett Brown, Einstein the dog, skateboard, flux capacitor, plutonium cores and case and lots of other accessories.

Buy yours here, $44.73.

Globber ULTIMUM Scooter

Tired of having to upgrade your kid's scooter as they grow? The ULTIMUM scooter from Globber solves this problem. Designed to be used from age 5 all the way up to adults, the scooter has a 6-height adjustable T-bar and adjustable steering angle control system. 

Buy one here, $149.99. (Pro tip: You can save $50 when you purchase the scooter here between Nov.27-30). 

Spinmaster Ninja Bots

Battle it out with your friends with this set of two hilarious Ninja Bots. Each one has its own personality with over 100 sounds and their own special weapons. 

Get your pair here, $39.97. 

Chi Yoga Mat

Bring a feeling of zen into your home when you give one of these kid-sized yoga mats. With symbols on the mat to guide you, learning traditional yoga poses is a cinch!

Get one here, $34.97 and up. 


36 collectible JUNKBOTS are waiting to be unearthed from their unique trash cans. In this ultimate unboxing experience, dig through junk to reveal hidden treasures and clues to build your own JUNKBOTS! Which JUNKBOT will you unearth? 

But yours here, $7. 

Story Magic Storybook Maker

Create your own magical storybook from this fun set. Spin the story generator to add characters, emotions and settings—then add your own illustrations using the drawing guide, markers and repositionable stickers. 

Get your storybook maker here, $19.99. 

Breyer Horses Mane Beauty Styling Head

Kids will love all the ways they can style their Breyer horse's mane with this fun set. It comes with wearable clips and coils along with step-by-step instructions to learn new ways to braid and style. 

Get yours here, $25.52. 

Passback Training Football

There's no need for expensive rebounder nets or throwing machines when you have the Passback Football. Throw the blunt end against a hard surface, and it comes spiraling back! 

Buy one here, $29.95. 

The ONE Light Smart Piano Keyboard

A piano and an instructor in one! This light-up keyboard teaches you how to play, one note at a time. Download the free app, and you'll get three ways to learn: interactive video lessons, piano games and LED-guided sheet music variations. 

Get yours here, $219. 

Lite Brite

Inspire creativity with this blast-from-the-past toy that is now brighter than ever with a bigger screen and more pegs. This Lite Brite set includes a number of design templates and you can download more online.

Get yours here, $12.82. 

VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam

If your kid wants to be a YouTube star, get them started with this set from VTech. Create your own awesome videos on this HD video camera with a built-in microphone and special effects like a time-lapse video. 

Buy it here, $49.99. 

Educational Insights Circuit Explorer Deluxe Base Station

Learn the fundamentals of circuitry with this easy-to-use set. Pieces light up when kids follow the symbols and connect the vehicle's circuits to build a Deluxe Base Station with Towers, Spinning Diner Sign, Planetarium and more.

Buy yours here, $59.99. 

EzyRoller Classic

This ride-on toy is easy to use and adjustable to kids of different sizes. Weave from side to side to propel yourself forward and use the hand brakes to stop. The EzyRoller Classic comes in many fun colors.

Get one here, $130. 

Fat Brain Toys Hey Clay Animals

Download the free Hey Clay app and you'll be on your way to creating tons of different animals out of clay. This set includes 18 cans of high-quality clay along with 3D instructions to make a pig, horse, sheep and more. 

Get yours here, $16.95. 

Fat Brain Toys Spooner Board

Simulate skateboarding, surfing tricks, or snowboarding techniques, all with this amazing balance board. The wide base makes it so easy to keep your balance and develop boarding confidence.

Get yours here, $44.95. 

Guinness Book of World Records 2021

Kids will love learning all the fun facts from the newest edition of this classic book. Be inspired by the latest inductees to the Guinness World Records Hall of Fame, including the real-life Captain Nemo who's traveled to the deepest point in every ocean, the fearless campaigner for human rights who risked her life to make the world a better place, and the teenage millionaire who made his fortune playing Fortnite.

Get yours here, $14.97. 

Make-A-Fort Kit

Build and play inside incredible indoor forts, castles, mazes, tunnels and more. There are endless possibilities of what you can build with this engaging kit. 

Get yours here, from $77. 

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Sharper Image Road Rage Remote Controlled Bumper Cars

Battle your friends in a head-to-head competition with this fun set from Sharper Image. Bump into your opponent and send the driver flying!

Get yours here, $24.99. 

VIP Pets Surprise Hair Reveal Doll

These fabulous pets come with nine surprises to unbox and 12 inches of super long hair to style. Add water to the top of the mousse bottle and discover your character's unique hair.

Get yours here, $12.99. 

SmartLab Outdoor Science Lab

This portable lab is packed with real science tools, hands-on activities and special components that invite kids to identify, classify, measure, test and analyze the natural world. Kids will discover how to measure the height of a tree, test the pH of soil and rainwater, observe insect behavior under UV light, classify plants, and much more. 

Buy one here, $39.99. 

Star Wars Mission Fleet Millennium Falcon

Kids will love imagining daring smuggling missions, exciting chases and bold escapes with this interactive Star Wars vehicle. Take the battle to the ground with the detachable mini-tank accessory that the included Han Solo figure can stand on. 

Get yours here, $39.99. 

Monster Jam Remote Control Megalodon Truck

This all-terrain vehicle is a fun option for any kid who loves remote-controlled cars. Best for the 8+ set, the Megalodon can drive on water, climb rocks and go anywhere you want it to go. 

Get yours here, $14.99. 

My Audio Pet Bluetooth Speaker

We know kids will love these too-cute Bluetooth speakers from My Audio Pet. With fun options like a unicorn named UniCORD and a cow named MOOzart, you'll find an animal that your kids will love. You can even pair two pets for awesome stereo sound! 

Buy one here, $24.99. 

Paint by Pom Pom

This is like a 3D version of paint by numbers without the mess! Kids will love peeling off the sticky board to reveal the numbered board. Then they match the colored pom poms to create a unicorn, kitty, puppy or dinosaur. Fun for all ages!

Get yours here, $19.99. 

Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle

Evel Knievel the man, the myth, the legend is back with this nostalgic gem. The original 1970's version of the super-powerful wind-up gear stunt bike is back. Put your phones down and have some serious fun outside with this vintage stunt cycle and see how far you can get it to roll, jump and flip!

Get yours here, $49.95. 

OOLY Craft Boxes & Activity Kits

Got a creative kid on your list? This gift is perfect as it is full of crafty tools to get your little artist creating. OOLY is offering six holiday bonus boxes this year from $39.99-59.99 with themes like fairy tales, unicorns and dinosaurs. Each comes with at least one free bonus item like air dry clay and free shipping.

Buy yours here

—Kate Loweth

Photos provided by retailers. Prices were accurate at the time of publication. 


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