Inventing can be fun and exciting, and gets even better when it is done through playing. It allows kids to imagine a limitless world and take on possibilities for solving simple and complex problems. That is why getting the best tech gifts for kids is key to giving them an exciting learning experience they can apply in real life. Whether you are looking to gift a techy gadget or get one for yourself, you will find our list of the best tech gifts for kids extremely useful, and help you make an easier, informed choice.
Tech Gifts For Kids
Unleash the creativity and curiosity of your kids with this exciting techy device loved by many.
The Jiusion Magnification Endoscope is or top pick and the ideal choice for the best tech gift for one reason: it is multifunctional and educative. With this portable microscope for kids, they would be able to view the tiniest microorganisms on any surface, zoom in to take pictures and even record videos of these organisms. Specially designed for nurturing curious minds, the Jiusion Magnification Endoscope is compatible with android, windows and Mac, and comes with driver software to make operating it very easy. The device comes with an adjustable knob to increase or decrease brightness and for focusing. For a device packed with so many features, it comes at a really cool price and is a tech gift your kid(s) would definitely adore.
Digital magnification device with capture and video ability
Features Led lights for better and brighter pictures
Adjustable focusing knob to control brightness
Compatible with Windows, Linux, Mac and android
- Weight7 ounces
When it comes to child creativity and curiosity, there is no end to the endless possibilities their minds can imagine, and you can make that process even better with this 25-In-1 Construction and Motorized Building Set by Meccano. With tools and real metal parts, your future inventors and engineers can experiment, create and produce various design models, from helicopters to cranes and so much more. It comes packed with hundreds of bolts and nuts to give your child a plethora of resources and parts to bring their creative ideas to life, and with a 6V real to keep the inventions moving, your child’s engineering and invention journey would be exciting, innovative and rewarding. It comes with easy to follow instructions guide and packed with the latest technology to make learning fun and relevant.
Built for kids aged 10 and above, comes with loads of real metal parts for building almost anything
Comes with a 6V real motor
Includes over 600 metal and bolt and nut pieces
Easy to use, comes with an instruction manual
- Weight7.17 pounds
Just like inventions, possibilities for kids tech gifts are endless, and the easier it is for your child to learn and play with technology-based toys, the better for their development. One of such toys you child would absolutely love is the Orboot Augmented Reality Interactive Globe for Kids. It takes imagination and learning to a whole new level with an app based augmented reality globe that helps kids to learn more about other countries on the globe. The free Orboot app works on Android and iOS, and is really easy to use. Once the app is installed and pointed at any point on the globe, it reveals information on a particular country, weather, animals, and more. The interactive nature of this educational toy is one feature you would love. It helps to develop the cognitive skills of your child and build their curiosity extensively.
Fun and interactive learning material comes loaded with over 400 highlights and over 1000 facts about various countries and cultures
Comes with an easy to use application which is compatible with Android and iOS
Application is interactive and learner friendly
Easy to unpack and assemble
- Weight2.65 pounds
Your child’s playtime would become more fun and exciting with this Educational Toy Robot from Anki Cozmo. If you are looking for the best educational sidekick for your child, this is definitely for you. The smart robot for kids is built to be a great playing and learning companion for kids, with its inbuilt Artificial Intelligence making it possible to express emotions and in some cases even remember your child’s name and recognize him/her. How cool is that? It also comes with interactive and educative stem-based games to help build your child’s creativity. It has an explorer mode that enables your child to see follow what the robot sees as it explores the home. The interactive application allows your child to learn basic and intermediate coding as well. The Anki Cozmo Robot is an all-in-one tech toy your child would absolutely love.
Packed with exciting and educative games for kids
Comes with a free software compatible with Android and iOS
Able to express emotions and even recognize your child’s face
Explorer mode for more adventure for your child
- Weight2.34 pounds
Unleash the music genius in your child with a tech gift that combines various music genres creatively to produce sweet harmony. The DropMix Music Gaming System does that and much more. Collecting and combining tracks is easier and more exciting using the DropMix, as it gives the user several music options to explore. It has a multiplayer mode for competing with friends, as well as three music player modes. With a playlist featuring music from several artistes including Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Jason Derulo and many more, this music gaming system is a mobile DJ ideal for casual parties and smaller gatherings. It comes with 60 music cards for selecting the preferred track, and a free Android and iOS compatible application for controlling the game. An ideal gift for music lovers in your family.
Features music from over 50 artistes and for several music genres
Android and iOS compatible application for controlling the game
Multiplayer mode for playing with friends
Recommended for age 16 and above
- BrandHasbro Gaming
- Weight3 pounds
Meet CUE, a robot that is built to help you and your child code easily, and operates on your terms, and your rules. That’s right! This robot takes learn while you play to a whole new level with interactive features and sophisticated learning that will stimulate problem solving and deep thinking in you and your child. Built with advanced AI, the Wonder Workshop Kids STEM Learning and CUE Coding Robot is able to joke, feedback info on books and do so much more, with a word power and vocabulary bank of over 150,000 words to keep you and your child engaged. Add that to its tasks and solvable challenges for your child and you have a complete learning robot at your beck and call.
Interactive learning system for new, intermediate and advanced coders
Bluetooth supported application compatible with Android, iOS, Chrome and Windows OS
30 plus hours of playtime after single charge
Features 4 avatar modes and 40 challenges to keep your child engaged
- BrandWonder Workshop
- Weight2 pounds
Help your child learn physics and engineering easily with this gamified laboratory, an application based game which works by using state of the art sensors to measure and collect data from the environment, be it sound, light, temperature and much more. The Thames & Kosmos Science Experiment Kit also features 3D hatching and creation mode, which enables your child to create and raise various creatures and in their own world. It also comes with a 3D printing feature which enables you to print out pictures of the creatures. The Android and iOS compatible app is very interactive and will help your child demystify physics and science in a whole new learning experience geared towards giving a better understanding to your child and you. For more amazing products for young scientists, check out our guide to the best telescopes for kids.
Real life sensors for measuring sound, temperature and light data
3D printing feature for better interaction and to bring your child’s creative ideas to life
Interactive and user friendly application, compatible with Android and iOS
Suitable for kids aged 8 years and up
- BrandThames & Kosmos
- Weight1.6 pounds
Tech toys are not all about science; technology has helped produce some really cool techy gadgets for the artistic genius in your child. Now with the 2019 3Doodler Create+ 3D Printing Pen Set, you are your child can have fun whilst practicing and bringing those artistic ideas to life. The Doodler creation set is designed to give you a smooth doodling experience, so you and your child can create and personalize beautiful doodles for everyone. There is no limit to what your child can create with this 3Doodler, from masks to jewelry. With this 3Doodler + 3D pen set, you can also fix broken plastics and do so much more. It comes with 15 colors for doodling fun, and can be used on ABS plastics and wood.
Durable and powerfully built to give make your doodling experience exciting
Comes with 15 free colors, a stencil book and refills
Made with certified safe material for use
Easy to use, just plug in, heat up and doodle away!
- Weight1 pounds
3Doodler’s range of doodle pens are just the perfect gift for your child, and with the Hexbug creature set, they have made kids playtime even more exciting and rewarding. With the 3Doodler HEXBUG Creature 3D Pen Set, your kids can create exciting insectoids whilst experimenting on various miniature robots. The package comes with a 3Doodler in eight colors, a set of 3 robotic motors, and simple-to-follow manual and other items to make STEM learning really fun and exciting. You and your child can create insect body parts onto the hexbugs and be able to personalize them to their taste and watch these exciting robotic creatures do their own exploration around the house. Your kids should always have this set in their toy box.
Built with quality, kid-safe materials
Comes with a pack containing 3D Printing pen, hexbug robot motors, 3Doodler plastic in 8 colors, doodle molds and so much more
Comes with batteries and a charging cable
Ergonomically designed for easy use and improved durability
- Weight10.2 ounces
We all love superheroes, don’t we? Now with this Avenger’s inventor kit, your child can experiment, learn to code and create personalized superhero gear and much more. Whether it is gears for Iron Man, Black Panther or Ant Man, your kids can use this awesome kit to explore, imagine and create their own gear for these famous superheroes, and begin their own journey into the amazing possibilities of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Control your creations using a compatible Android and iOS application (Android 5.0 upwards, iOS 10.0 upwards). Let your child’s superhero imagination run wild with the Avengers Hero Inventor Kit as he/she creates their own superhero gear and superpowers using this amazing inventor kit, and of course, join the famous Marvel Avengers! If your kids are fans of Marvel, they will sure like some of the best Lego Marvel sets from our list, so be sure to check them out.
Hi Tech wearable devices for easy use and better coding
Customizable creation modes for superheroes
Choose from 10 real Marvel sounds effects or create your own
Step-by-step instructions for giving your child a better learning adventure
- Weight3.52 ounces
Get this LittleBits Hall of Fame Bubble Bot Starter Kit for your child and you will be glad you did. Not only does it help your new inventor to get off to a great start, but it also provides a foundation for him/her to learn how to code easily as well. This innovative and easy to use bubble bot would be an ideal fit for your child whether he/she loves science or art. With pretty easy instructions and many applications, this inventor kit is so cool and many kids totally love it. It’s versatile enough to be used to create other inventions aside the bubble bot. It comes in an attractive pack with color fun components to get you inventor child up and running. Your kids may also like some of the best electric cars for kids for outdoor play, so take a moment to check them out.
Easy to user components for fast, easy inventions
Comes with a 2 in 1 package to inspire creativity in your child
Comes with batteries for easy use
Suitable for kids aged 8 years and above
- Weight14.4 ounces
Here’s another great techy gift your child would surely love to own. With a package including buildable and easily codable robots, Ubtech’s Astrobot Series: Cosmos Kit / App-Enabled Building and Coding STEM Learning Kit is specially designed to give your child an amazing new coding experience, and enhance their interest and prowess in engineering and invention. With exciting coding challenges designed to unleash the creative genius in your child, this gadget is just what your child needs to experiment and create a helpful robot for basic tasks like lifting and navigation. It works with a free Android and iOS compatible application to make the whole system user-friendly and fit for purpose. With over 3oo parts, an inbuilt speaker and LED lights adding to 5 motion robotic motors, this inventor kit is the perfect gift for any child.
Step-by-step user-friendly guide for easy navigation and use
Innovative and engaging games for easy grasping of key coding terminology and knowledge
Recommended for kids aged 8 years and upwards
Comes with more than 300 snap-together parts and other exciting features for easy robotic coding
- Weight3.1 pounds
Here’s a great robotic toy your child would absolutely love. Meet Boxer: an exciting bot that makes more than a great companion for your child. With interactive games and sounds purposely built for playtime and learning, the Boxer, Interactive A.I. Robot Toy with Remote Control is a really cool device for your child and would help to make playtimes exciting and more engaging. From fun sounds to animated expressions, the boxer bot can handle simple tasks like dancing, stunts and wild wheelies. It comes with a remote control, 10 gameplay cards and an interactive app for easy use. For more similar and cool toys like this, check out our reviews of the best remote control cars.
Performs basic tasks like dancing, stunts and wild wheelers
Easy to use, fun and adorable gadget for every kid
Ideal for kids aged 6 years and above
Multiple and interactive game cards for different gaming modes
- Weight12.6 ounces
This innovative gamified learning gadget is definitely a must buy for your child. It’s simple and easy to use functions allows your child to learn basic coding, and code to robot to perform various tasks and. The app enabled ball is built to give your child boundless creativity, using innovation to present him/her with codes and commands to control the bot easily. Programming the Sphero BOLT App-Enabled Robot can be easier for kids, and with this Spero Ball, it’s a whole lot better. With inbuilt infrared sensors, the bot is easily able to communicate with other boots, and has several interactive features to make playing time worth looking forward to. For more cool toys both kids and adults will like, check out our guide to the best magnetic toys and pick your favorite.
Gamified codes for easy bot navigation and use
Interactive Led lighting and real time animation and data display
Bluetooth and infrared connection available
Built with water resistant material
- Weight1.1 pounds
Your child’s logical thinking and programming ability would be enhanced incredibly using this mBot Robot kit with easily fixable parts and DIY instructions to add more creativity and excitement to your child’s playtime. This entry level gamified coding toy for kids can be taught to perform simple and complex tasks, using an interactive free application that works seamlessly with the device to open up a world of boundless creativity and possibilities for your child. With various gaming challenges and puzzles to unravel, the Makeblock mBot Entry-level Robot Kit will give your child the essential skills needed for a solid programming career.
Comes with interactive games and challenges on the mBot app for easy navigation and learning
Easy to use smart phone and PC application for controlling the bot
Parts can be assembled easily
Ideal for kids 8 years and upwards
- Weight2.23 pounds
Get this lovely case for your little inventor and he/she would be super grateful. With lots of toys serving various purposes yet contributing to your child’s logical reasoning ability, it can be quite frustrating having to step on robotic and toy components at home probably because of storage space. The Aenllosi Hard Case for littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor/Base Inventor Kit will help to store those inventions easily and give you and your child more room and space for other things. Made of quality and durable material, the sturdy case is water, crush and shock-resistant, offering solid protection for your scientific valuables. An amazing gift for boys and girls.
Made of sturdy and durable material
Shock and water-resistant
Lightweight and easy to use
- Weight1.58 pounds
Another cool device you may want to consider for your child is this virtual reality enabled 3D starter pack, with real-life and captivating scenes to add a whole new experience to your child’s playtime. The View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack. With exciting features and an easy to use application (compatible with Android and iOS) there is definitely no limits to breathtaking views your child can explore using this gadget. Compatible with most smartphones and, you can explore various continents and landscapes, escape into a differentiated world of birds, animals and other creatures, right from your home.
Comes with a preview reel for easy use
Kid friendly device with basic DYI instructions for an immersive experience
Works with a smartphone-compatible application
Recommended for kids aged 7 and above
- Weight2.08 ounces
If you are looking for an iPad compatible invention it for your child, a good way to start is the Osmo – Genius Starter Kit for iPad. With several problem solving and simulation modes, your child will enjoy learning and build a solid STEM foundation whilst exploring the amazing possibilities of technology. From drawing shapes and spelling to counting and physics, the Osmo Genius is packed with interactive games and challenges designed to unleash the creative ability of your child.
On the other hand, your child will love some of these screen-free gifts from our list, as well. Check them out and pick your kid’s favorite.
Comes with interactive games for STEM learning (grammar, numbers and drawing)
Easy to use, lightweight and ideal for children aged 8 years and above
Designed for learning and cognitive development
Works with latest iPads
- Weight2.75 pounds
Your child’s invention ability would get a lift with this innovative computer kit by Kano. Trusted by many schools and code clubs, the Kano Computer Kit gadget would give your child endless possibilities to cement his/her knowledge in coding, with games and routine challenges aimed at shaping cognitive ability with STEM based learning.
It comes with an easy to use guide, LED lights, wireless keyboard, HDMI cables and other elements to take coding to a whole new level. Creative challenges and storytelling adds to the many features of the computer kit, and your child would be glad to own this invention pack.
Includes innovative challenges and games for easier coding
Features easy-to-follow instructions and elements for easy coding
Features art, games and music
Ideal for kids aged 6 and above
- Weight1.75 pounds
Get your child his/her own smart headphones for an immersive music and communication experience with this exciting gear. Built specially for kids, the Kidz Gear Wired Headphones For Kids features an easy control and unique sound quality to give your child an experience he would cherish. Whether for DVD’s, gameplay, radio or music, your child would find this stereo headset a great companion, and with a KidsControl volume limit, you can rest assured your child can have the best sound experience all day, every day.
Easily usable device compatible with most smartphones
Designed especially for kids, with great sound quality and super cool ergonomic design
Volume limit cable for regulating sound
Available in blue, pink, green and purple color
- BrandKidz Gear
- Weight6.4 ounces