10 Tech Toy Gift Ideas for this Coming Holiday Season

10 Tech toys gift ideas your kids will surely love this coming holiday season.

1. Nintendo Switch – Neon Blue and Red Joy-Con

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  • Introducing Nintendo Switch, the new home video game system from Nintendo. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system can be taken on the go so players can enjoy a full home console experience anytime, anywhere. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system, with unprecedented new play styles brought to life by the two new Joy-Con controllers.
  • PLAY ANYWHERE
  • Home Gaming System
    • At home the main unit rests in the Nintendo Switch dock, which connects the system to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room.
  • On-the-Go
    • Lift Nintendo Switch from the dock and instantly transition to handheld mode for on-the-go gaming. By sharing Joy-Con, players can go head-to-head while away from home. You can also enjoy the same great games in tabletop mode by using the included stand to prop the system up.
  • New Play Styles
    • Remove the detachable Joy-Con from either side of Nintendo Switch for more play styles:
      • One player can use a Joy-Con in each hand
      • Two players can each take one
      • Multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options (additional Joy-Con sold separately)
      • Slip a set of Joy-Con into a Joy-Con grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
  • Bring together up to 8 Nintendo Switch systems for local face-to-face multiplayer.

 

2. Cozmo  

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  • He’s a real-life robot like you’ve only seen in movies, with a personality that evolves the more you hang out
  • Challenge Cozmo to games, or use Explorer Mode to see things from his perspective
  • Equipped with Code Lab, the perfect platform for new coders to unlock their imaginations
  • Easier than you’d think and tougher than he looks, he’s tested for durability and security
  • Requirements: A compatible iOS or Android device and the free Cozmo app
  • 1 Cozmo robot; 1 Charger; 3 Power Cubes.

 

3. LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit for Kids 

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  •  At the heart of the product is the Intelligent EV3 Brick with powerful ARM9 processor, USB port for WiFi and Internet connectivity, Micro SD card reader, back-lit buttons and 4 motor ports.
  • Includes 3 interactive servo motors, remote control, improved and redesigned color sensor, redesigned touch sensor, infrared sensor and 550+ LEGO® Technic elements.
  • Control your robot via the infrared sensor system; Intuitive software (PC and Mac) with icon-based drag-and-drop programming interface.
  • Build and program your robots on the go with the intuitive EV3 Programmer App available for iOS and Android tablet devices.
  • Building instructions for 5 robots included. Download bonus building instructions developed by real fans and endorsed by LEGO at LEGO.com/MINDSTORMS. Ask your parents’ or guardians’ permission before going online.

 

4. VTech Kidizoom Camera Pix, Blue (Frustration Free Packaging) 

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  • Take real digital photographs with the durable Kidizoom Camera Pix by VTech; real 2.0 mega pixels camera; 4x digital zoom; Frustration Free Packaging means it comes easier to open in a plain brown box
  • The kid-friendly Kidizoom Camera Pix includes all the tools that budding photographers want in a digital camera; durable design protects from drops and tumbles
  • Selfie mode detects your face and automatically takes the perfect picture; four built-in games add to the fun; includes a video recorder and voice recorder for more creative ways to play
  • Fun photo collage templates in addition to static and animated photo effects enhance your pictures; more than 35 fun photo effects and 4 creative apps; connect to your computer to download all of your creations (Micro USB cable sold separately)
  • Built-in memory and micro SD card slot for memory expansion (micro SD card sold separately);4AA batteries required (not included); intended for ages 3 to 8 years

 

5. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot

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  • Dash is a real robot for children ages 6 and up that is responsive to its world; your child can bring it to life with our free apps available on iOS and Android. Dash comes with hundreds of exciting coding adventures and projects available in Wonder and Blockly apps.
  • Use your Apple or Android smart phone or tablet to program Dash to move, dance, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles, and even react to their voice. With the revolutionary free app Wonder, kids can program Dash to be the real robot pet, pal or sidekick of their dreams.
  • No instructions needed! Our Wonder and Blockly apps feature built-in challenge tutorials that teach you how to program Dash from the very beginning of each program! Forget robot camp – you can easily learn Blockly and Wonder right in the app!
  • Comes fully assembled, no batteries required. Comes with USB charging cable and two Building Brick Connectors to extend play with LEGO® and LEGO® Technic compatible bricks.
  • Awards: 2015 National Parenting Gold, Time to Play Magazine 2015 Holiday Most Wanted List, Opening Minds Innovation for Schools, ISTE Best of Show for Schools

 

6. Osmo Creative Kit with Monster Game (iPad Base included) 

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  • Three smart games that transform your iPad into a hands-on tool for creativity and laughter
  • Features an animated friend who brings drawings to life (Monster), an amazing interactive art tool (Masterpiece), and a fun-filled collision of doodles and physics (Newton)
  • Best Toy, 2016 Oppenheim Platinum Award | “One of the coolest toys we’ve ever tested” – Today Show
  • Designed for kids 4-12 and best results with Osmo technology, contains 6 dry-erase markers, fuzzy eraser pouch, and the Creative Board
  • Includes the Osmo Base (stand & reflector), which works with all Osmo games, plus the art supplies. Requires iPad to play

 

7. LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Building and Coding Kit (847 Pieces) 

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  • Build one of five multi-functional robots and control them with our easy-to-use coding blocks on your tablet!
  • Includes a LEGO Move Hub with Bluetooth connectivity, interactive motor and Color & Distance Sensor
  • LEGO BOOST building toys are compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative building
  • Vernie the robot is over 10” high. Frankie the cat is over 6” tall. M.T.R.4 is over 4” high, 9” long and 5” wide. Guitar4000 is over 1” high, 16” long and 5” wide. The Autobuilder is 10” high, 7” long and 6” wide
  • 847 pieces – For boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 12 years old

 

8. VR Real Feel Virtual Reality Car Racing Gaming System with Bluetooth Steering Wheel and Headset Goggles Viewer Glasses for iOS iPhone and Android 

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  • Experience stunning 3D high definition graphics with your iPhone or Android smartphone with our VR headset
  • With our patented Bluetooth steering wheel, you can steer, accelerate and brake for ultimate control! Unlike other VR headsets, no more tilting your head to turn – this is the way virtual reality racing was meant to be!
  • Our VR headset has a comfortable foam face, adjustable straps, and an adjustable phone cradle that will hold up to an iPhone 7 Plus. Plus, with our headset you can use your iPhone or Android smartphone with hundreds of other free VR apps available in the App Store or Google Play
  • 4 different cars to choose from, each with different performance characteristics! Eight different track, each with different variations.
  • Easy setup – download the free app from the App Store or Google play, put 3 AAA batteries (not included) into the steering wheel. Place your iPhone or Android phone in the headset & get ready to race!

 

9. Anki OVERDRIVE Supertruck Freewheel Vehicle 

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  • Supertrucks use their size, weapons and new control system to dominate the track in Anki OVERDRIVE.
  • More than just an oversized vehicle, Supertrucks come with an exclusive game, new Commanders and a new way to battle: Rage Mode.
  • Don’t let Freewheels smooth exterior fool you; he’s packing a world of hurt. Get too close and you’ll be torn apart by his Gravity Trap.
  • An Anki OVERDRIVE Starter Kit and a compatible mobile device are required to play.
  • Expand the battle with expansion tracks, Supercars and the all-new Supertrucks.

 

10. Anki OVERDRIVE Supertruck Freewheel Vehicle

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  • Gear up to race the Fast & Furious: Use your mobile device to battle the Toretto crew, race high-tech robotic Supercars like Dom’s Ice Charger and Hobbs’ MXT, and upgrade with weapons inspired by the movies
  • Disable opponents with the exclusive Power Zone track piece
  • Build up to eight battlefields in seconds with durable magnetic track pieces
  • Keep the battle going with expansion tracks, Supercars, and Supertrucks
  • Compatible with all accessories from the Anki OVERDRIVE universe
  • Required for play: Anki OVERDRIVE Fast & Furious Edition and a compatible iOS or Android mobile device

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