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As our kids get older, buying for them gets harder and harder. Gone are the days of trucks and cars that they can push around on the floors and here are the days of electronic toys that do more. It is hard to think of something that they will love, but that benefits the whole family. We like to find gifts that our whole family will love, so we can play it or spend time doing it together.
Today I want to share a few gift ideas that will work great for growing children (or really any family or friends).
1.- Sharper Image Pizza Box Oven This box requires no pre-heating, it fits a pizza 9″-12″. You can reheat pizza or make a new one. The best part? It turns off automatically when the pizza is done, so you don’t have to worry about burning the pizza.
2. – Sharper Image VR Headset This headset works with your smartphone. Put the smartphone into the tray and you can play hundreds of games, watch videos or use the apps. It has a touchscreen and built-in speakers. This makes for a great gift that you don’t see everywhere, so the kids will be so excited about it.
3- Sharper Image Lava Lamp– I had this same type of lava lamp when I was a child: blue with yellow ‘lava’. It is calming and really great for a child, especially a child having a hard time winding down at night. You can put this in their room and let them just watch it as they fall asleep, forgetting about whatever it is that is keeping them awake as they focus on the lava.
4.-Sharper Image Drones I don’t know any children that aren’t asking for a drone this year. Sharper Image Drones let you explore the skies like never before- they offer the best RC quadcopters, video camera drones and RC helicopters. They even have steady-cam professional HD Video Drones for the best aerial videography Plus, we love that they have drones & choppers that are only one inch tall.
5- Sharper Image Remote Control Car This is awesome. This car is an RC Video Camera Spy Car. It is easy to drive & it sends crystal-clear color photos & video with sound. You just download the free app & pair the car with your device. Then drive it with the virtual joystick on your phone or device. It has digital zoom, night vision and working lights. Compatible with iphone and ipad (iOS 4.3+) and Samsung Galaxy/Android devices (2.2.0+)
Any of these gifts are going to be great for your family, kids or friends. They are unique and fun, plus everyone in your family will get a kick out of them. As our kids get older and we start to think of gifts for them, it is great to get something that everyone in the family will like. These gifts fit the mold.