The holidays are right around the corner and you may be stumped on which gifts to buy this year. Don’t worry. There are tons of great gadgets on the market that will keep children satisfied long past winter break. This year, whether you’re shopping for a 6 year old or a 16 year old, you’ll find the perfect gift.

Electric Paint Pen With Conductive Ink

Electric Paint Pen With Conductive Ink

The Electric Paint Pen With Conductive Ink is something that will keep children under the age of 8 intrigued for several hours. With the pen, children can draw electrical circuits on just about any surface. The ink is washable, which makes it easy to clean up and will allow children to draw circuits on the walls. Under no circumstances should this ink be used on the skin for obvious reasons. This gift will cost between $12.99 to $19.99.

Laser Twilight Star Projector

Do you have a child that’s fascinated with the solar system? Then forget those cheap plastic glow-in-the-dark stars. The Laser Twilight Star Projector allows you to project a magnificent celestial scene onto your child’s bedroom ceiling and even on the walls. This projector is unlike anything you’ve ever seen and you may want one for your own bedroom. At a cost of $169, this gadget is a bit more expensive, but well worth the money.


According to the manufacturer, “Ubooly is an educational toy with 1,000+ fun activities for ages 4-10. Ubooly tells stories, plays games, teaches lessons and best of all, is your child’s best friend. Just insert your mobile device into Ubooly’s pocket and in seconds your child will have an intelligent friend who talks and listens. You’ll even receive progress reports on what your child learns with Ubooly.” The toy comes in a variety of colors and costs around $30.

Anki Drive

One of the most talked about tech gadgets of the 2013 holiday season is the Anki Drive. The Anki Drive brings video games to life and allows robotic game play like you’ve never seen before. Compete against robots and your friends and work to take them out and gain points. It’s truly racing like you’ve never experienced before. The starter kit which comes with a racing mat, two cars, charging pods, and tire cleaner will set you back $199.

LeapPad Ultra

It wouldn’t be Christmas without the LeapPad. The LeapPad Ultra is the ultimate tablet for kids. With access to over 800+ apps, games, videos, and ebooks, there’s more than enough to keep your child occupied and keep their hands off your own tablet. The tablet even features front and back cameras, a 7 inch screen, 8GB memory, and a 9 hour battery life. For all this fun, you’re looking at a price tag of around $149, plus the cost of any app purchases.

X4 FPV Quadcopter

Do your children love remote control toys? Then they’re going to love this one. With a built-in camera on the toy and a screen on the controller, the X4 FPV Quadcopter allows the user to get a bird’s eye view and spy on their sister at the same time. It’s the ultimate toy of little boys and big boys alike. Expect a price tag of roughly $200 for this bad boy.

Flips Audio Headphones

Last, but not least, kids that love music are going to love these headphones. Flips Audio Headphones are unlike any headphones you’ve ever seen. By flipping the earpieces outward, the headphones turn into speakers, allowing kids to share their favorite tunes. These headphones will set you back around $120. If you’re worried about whether or not your kids will use the headphones, take the company’s 30-day free trial and pay only $14.95 for shipping and handling.

Christmas is coming. Are you ready? Check out some of these tech gadgets and get your kids something they’re sure to love this holiday season.