Blogged by: Highpoint 20 Dec 2018

Tech Christmas gifts for kids (that their parents will thank you for)

If you have small tech junkies to buy gifts for this Christmas, and you want to:
a) be the cool uncle/aunt/friend etc.
b) get them something that won’t eat their brain cells (mind-numbing games, we are looking at you)
c) give a gift that will have both kids AND their parents loving you...
 
Look no further! We’ve rounded up the best tech gifts for kids that will make playtime so fun, they won’t realise it’s learning time too.
 

Healthy living

With most adults getting into a healthier lifestyle with the help of smart tech, it’s great to see options for littlies popping up. Here are some of our favourites.

 
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Garmin Vivofit jr. 2 Fitness Tracker - $129
• Swim-friendly kids activity tracker
• Kid-tough stretchy band, features a customizable color screen and 1+ year battery life
• Tracks steps, sleep and 60 minutes of daily recommended activity


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Fitbit Ace - $78
• Tracks activity, day & night
• Goal celebrations & badges
• Showerproof

 

Education

Make learning fun, with these awesome gifts that will not only provide a summer’s worth of fun, but will teach kids relevant life skills.


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Sphero BOLT App Enabled Robotic Ball - $259
• Learn to code by drawing, using Scratch blocks, or writing JavaScript text with the Sphero Edu app.
• Sphero BOLT was built to shine with a programmable 8x8 LED Matrix that animates and displays real-time data.
• BOLT to BOLT infrared communication allows for new games and advanced movements.


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Sphero BB-8 Battleworn App Enabled Droid - $149
• Control your BB-8™ App-Enabled Droid™ with just a wave of your hand
• Record and view virtual holographic videos with BB-8
• Your BB-8’s unique attitude and actions evolve as you interact

 

Creativity

Creativity has never been more fun, with these amazing gift ideas to help open young minds to a world of brilliance.


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Tech WIll Save Us Sew & Glow Kit - $44
• Learn about creating electric circuits
• Simple and easy for any skill level
• Develop crafting and technology skills


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Osmo Creative Kit with Mirror & Stand - $129
• Teaches creative confidence, visual thinking, problem solving and drawing detail & speed
• Creative Kit comes with Osmo Base and Mirror (reflector)
• Built-in collaboration, allowing multiple kids to play together
 
We hope these ideas make shopping for your budding coders, photographers, fitness enthusiasts and more, a little easier!
 
A Merry Tech Christmas to you!
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