Shopping for someone in the under-10 set this holiday season? From a mini-Tesla Model S that you can customize to a little tyke’s exacting standards to a baby monitor that will actually help a crying infant get to sleep, below you’ll find a selection of gifts that will delight their young recipients—and their parents, too.
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Pop Chart Lab Dinosauria Poster
Got a tot that’s nuts for T-Rex? Decorate his room with this 2-foot by 3-foot chart that shows the evolution of dinosaurs.
Augmented reality is a thing, and it’s a thing for little ones, too. A tablet-based app lets your kid diagnose a plush teddy’s tummy ache or sore throat, then she can use glorious wooden tools to fix him up.
This see-through, injection-molded plastic ukulele is cheap but will withstand the abuse an aspiring Jake Shimabukuro is sure to subject it to. It’ll also make for a cool campfire singalong for adults—or a canoe paddle in a pinch.
These interactive monkeys (plus a unicorn and sloth) cling to a child’s finger and react (movements and sounds) to touches and motion. Okay, so the novelty will likely wear off quickly, but it’s cheaper than buying them a puppy.
Inquisitive kids will love physically building their own computer, working off a blueprint to snap together wooden pieces. Then, the game Minecraft will teach them how to make even more electronic controls and switches to continue playing the game.