Every year, most of us wait for the big annual Toy Fair in London to find out what is hot and new for kids. This is usually where we get a peek at the toys that companies hope will be bestsellers this Christmas.
However, with many adults now buying games consoles and gadgets for themselves, it’s not always easy to know what to buy for the youngsters in your life. So, we’ve put together a list of some of the best gadgets for kids this year.
Best Gadgets for Kids for Christmas at a glance
1. Nintendo Switch
One of the hottest items on the market for kids at the moment is undoubtedly the Nintendo Switch. This handheld console can be used as a tablet or switched into a traditional gaming console, making it perfect for both on-the-go and at-home gaming. It’s also been a big hit with parents thanks to its reasonable price point and parental controls.
2. Sphero BB-8 droid
This small robot can be controlled using an app on your smartphone, making it perfect for kids who love technology. And, of course, it can’t be ignored that BB-8 is one of the most popular Star Wars characters around right now!
If your child loves Minecraft, then this Lego set will certainly go down well. It’s huge and comprehensive, making it perfect for concentrating on building houses or creating landscapes. Best of all, there are lots of different sets to choose from so they can switch up their gameplay throughout the day. However, if you want to get them started quickly with this game, make sure you also grab them a set of Joy-Con Controllers which makes playing all the more fun.
4. Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
For children who enjoy Nintendo games, you’ll find a few better gifts than the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller. This controller is designed for use with the Nintendo Switch and is a great way to up your gameplay, whether you’re at home or on the go. Plus, it looks pretty cool too.
5. Fitbit Flex 2
If your child loves nothing more than being active, then the Fitbit Flex 2 may be the perfect gift. This fitness tracker is slim and lightweight so it’s perfect for wearing all day, plus it has a host of features to help kids stay healthy and active including step tracking, sleep monitoring, and food logging.
So there you have it – our list of some of the best gadgets for kids this year. Whether they love gaming, technology, or just being active, we’re sure there’s something here that will make their Christmas wish list. Merry Christmas!
This post was originally published on 8, December 2021, but according to new information stuff, this post is updated frequently.