If you want to buy a tech or geek present for the kid in your life, here are our top 5 websites specializing in tech gifts.
These kits of “electronic building blocks” let kids create their own robots, musical instruments, and remote controllers.
Toys with sophisticated tech inside. Artificial intelligence cars, a Miposaur dinosaur that responds to hand signals, or a Karma Kitty that’s the modern version of a Magic 8 Ball.
Lots of weird toys, many of which are promo tie-ins to big franchises (Star Wars, Dr Who, Minions, and so on). Like this Darth Vader Lightsaber…
More educational, lots of kits (robot kits, soldering kits, build your own Tesla coil…). From the folks who do Make magazine, which would also be an excellent present.
5. TinkerCrate (ages 9-16) and KiwiCrate (ages 5-8)
It’s a subscription, so your child will receive a different package each month, each one providing a learning experience.