Here are some gift ideas for creative kids; toys, games, and gadgets that will allow them to learn and explore their world in creative ways. Let their imaginations run wild. Check out the rest of our holiday gift guides too for more great gift suggestions.
Send your child on a safari full of fun and adventure with these six large Chalkboard Animal Wall Stickers. Simply peel, stick, and decorate with the included chalk. Each large wall sticker can be cleanly removed from the wall simply by peeling it off and placing it in a different location. Store them between uses on the original backing. Includes two elephants, two giraffes, and two rhinoceros. Each animal is over 21″ on its longest side. Non-toxic and made in the USA.
Buy Chalkboard Animal Wall Stickers at Amazon
Based upon a popular property trading game, this is the kit that allows you to create your own Monopoly game with any financial hardship, stroke of good luck, or twist of fate your mind can conjure. The kit comes with a folding fiberboard gameboard with 22 spaces for properties, two utility spaces, and four corner spaces. The kit includes a CD that contains software for designing your playing spaces, as well as a stack of card stock and peel and stick labels for printing out your customized property spaces, cards, and playing pieces.
Buy the Design Your Own Opoly Game at Amazon for $24.95
The invisible ink contains special high brightness ultraviolet viewable compounds. The ink is completely invisible in normal light. The secret messages can only be revealed by the beam of the UV “Blacklight”. This beam consists of ultraviolet energy close to the visible spectrum of light which causes particles within the ink to “fluoresce” illuminating the message. Batteries included.
Pick up the Secret Message Writing Set at Perpetual Kid for $7.99
This is the puppet theater that sets up in a doorway in seconds, unlike bulky wooden stages that require larger permanent spaces and time-consuming assembly. Made from heavy, hypoallergenic cotton and polyester, the theater includes a fold-down stage, working front and side curtains, and four back-stage storage pockets. Curved backdrop rod and black curtain provide a sense of stage depth. The theater mounts on an adjustable rod and can span a 28″ to 40″ doorway. Drawstring storage bag.
You can buy the Instant Doorway Puppet Theater at Amazon for $49.95
The largest LEGO set made- almost 6000 pieces! Build the breathtaking Taj Mahal! The famous Taj Mahal jewel of India is known all over the globe for its incredible beauty and elegance. Now you can recreate this modern wonder of the world for yourself! Designed for experienced builders, the LEGO Taj Mahal model features advanced building techniques, rare elements and colors, and realistic details of architecture. With over 5,900 pieces, the Taj Mahal makes an awesome addition to any LEGO collection!
Buy the LEGO® Taj Mahal set at Amazon for $300
Ready for take off! This educational and entertaining kit teaches how spinning motors and plastic discs can be used to launch a paper airplane up to 30 mph. Includes components for assembling the launcher and detailed instructions.
Get the Electric Paper Plane Launcher Kit at Amazon for $13.67
The Lite-Brite Cubed has four faces instead of just one, and four faces means four pictures. Think of all the fun you can have now! You can make four different lite drawings all at once. Or, and this is the crazy cool part, you and three other friends or coworkers can make lite drawings all at the same time. This really is the next generation of Lite-Brite. The Lite-Brite Cubed brings all the joy of Lite-Brite, but without all the despair of having to destroy a picture as soon as you are done when you want to build a new one. Two integrated storage trays keep your pegs handy.
Buy the Lite Brite Cubed at Amazon for $32.99
UCreate Music is an easy-to-use digital music-making system that allows kids to become a professional music producer! Kids and tweens can express themselves though creating their own songs, performances and re-mixes with the fun and innovative interface.They can record samples, mix and match loops, share creations with friends and update and explore new content on the music website at myucreate.com. Build from a collection of tracks, special effects and filters from the huge online library.
Buy the Ucreate Music at Amazon for $33.03
This kit has everything your geekling needs to do 24 experiments in the sciences of light, optics, and visual perception. Build a color wheel, a fiber optic peacock, diffraction glasses, pinhole glasses, a camera obscura… Experiment with lenses and light refraction. Check out the world through 3D glasses and learn about spatial vision and depth perception. Everything is included in the kit, including a 48 page, full color manual that walks you through every experiment step by step.
Buy the Optical Science and Art Kit at Amazon for $34.95
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