Taking on the role of Santa can be daunting, but fear not. We have dozens and dozens of the sort of gifts that will provide that “kid on Christmas morning” emotion that you’re striving for.
When the apocalypse comes be ready with this survival seed vault. It comes well-packaged with seeds that are non-GMO so you can harvest the seeds and replant them again and again, sustaining life and eating pretty darn good.
Keep your furry friend’s eyes protected with these doggy goggles. It’s a vet-recommended way to make sure that their eyes are safe from UV rays, wind, rain, snow, and more. If they could, they would definitely thank you.
The latest release from the folks at FitBit is the Charge model. It’s come a long way from being a pedometer, it now tracks all of your different activities throughout the day, and helps you get better sleep at night as well.
Let off a Wishlantern as you make a special wish and you’ll love to track its progress across the sky as it floats up and up. It’s totally biodegradable and has flame-proof paper so it will not burn up too early and doesn’t pollute.
The most recent release from Amazon is the Kindle Voyage, and features the crispest text they’ve ever come up with, as well as its own light source so you don’t need an additional lamp. Read longer and more comfortably than ever before.
There’s no need to have hills when you have this gas-powered snowboard. It easily traverses over snow-covered ground, while keeping you in control the whole time. It can give you the thrill of snowboarding, even over relatively flat terrain.
Drop this LED light anywhere in your home and you’ll not only get the light it produces, but also music from its Bluetooth connected speaker. It’s the sort of multitasking light bulb that makes any room brighter and better sounding.
Hold hands and generate your own warmth with your sweetie this winter and you won’t mind so much all the cold and snow. Better than gloves or mittens, The Smitten allows skin to skin contact but keeps you both protected for winter walks.
Don’t let hamsters have all the fun! Cats can now get in on the act and stretch their feline muscles with this exercise wheel. It’s perfect for indoor cats that don’t usually get a chance to stretch their legs to their full potential.
Now that a year has passed since the release of the Xbox One there are far more games available for it, and as a bonus they’ve lowered the price for the holiday season so you can get it for less than you could all year long.
Blow their taste buds away with this super spicy salsa basket. This is not for the faint of heart, this is salsa that is going to leave its mark on them and at the same time make them crave for more.
Play a game of Scrabble without having to be in the same room at the same time. Great for families that have differing schedules and don’t have a lot of together time. It makes it possible to play when only one player is at home at any one time.
This basketball can do a lot more than your typical ball can because it has a sensor in it that is tracking all of your shots. Get detailed feedback on the shots you’re taking, including the trajectory the ball is taking on its way to the rim.
Here’s a coffee machine that can really make your mornings better without a lot of extra hassle on your part. It may not be a large and bulky machine like in the coffee shops, but it puts out coffee that rivals the best you can buy.
Stumped on what to get the guy in your life this Christmas? How about a sense of style! With Trunk Club his fashion sense is put on autopilot as fashion experts pick out the best stuff for him and send it over monthly.
Take your bartending skills on the road with you and you’ll have a party in a box. It contains the bottles of liquor that you prefer, as well as glasses to drink your concoctions from, and bar tools that will help the process along.
With the Guppie multi-tool you’ll be able to get a ton of stuff done without the need of a big tool box. Unlike some multi-tools out there this one can actually do the jobs you require of it without breaking and like a full-sized tool would.
When you’re working out you don’t want that annoying cord bouncing all around and getting in the way. With these wireless headphones you get to have your music right where you need it without having anything distracting your attention.
The bacon lover in your life will love opening this microwave bacon cooker, and you’ll be helping them out by giving them a healthier piece of bacon. The fat drips down as it cooks so it doesn’t get trapped in the slice.
Each time you buy one of these One World Futbols you give one to the less fortunate out there so they have a ball to play with too. It never needs inflating, never goes flat, and will last for years and years even with regular play.
Want to listen to music or books on tape while you sleep, but can’t get to sleep with bulky headphones on your ears. If you’ve tried ear buds and over the ear headphones you’ll understand why these SleepPhones make so much sense.
With this rotating oven you’ll be able to cook a pizza, or make wings, fries, and other finger foods without a fryer. This is a great little tool for at-home pizza nights, or getting things ready for watching the big game.
Stalking has taken on a whole new level of creepiness with this live video drone. It gives you a bird’s eye view of what’s going on around the neighborhood. With the live video feed you get to see what’s happening in real time.
This is likely the last Christmas you have where you can be an early adopter of 4K technology. It’s been rising in popularity and once you see the amazing clarity it has over regular HDTVs you’ll be hooked on it.
Never write a shopping list again, and never forget anything you need when you have this latest piece of technology. You can scan items or just speak them and it will record them so you can be on your way more quickly than ever at the grocery store.
Using a food scale helps you make recipes with more accuracy and have your dishes come out better. With a smart food scale you’re getting even more features which results in even more accurate cooking and even more precise results.
With this key holder you won’t have to worry about keys poking you in the leg anymore. The keys fold into the holder so you can hold more keys with less bulk and easier finding when it’s time to unlock the door.
For those with hardwood floors instead of carpeting it’s time to get in on the automatic vacuum technology but for hard floors instead. This hard floor cleaner goes about its business without much work needed on your part to keep a clean floor.
This mini fridge does the job you’d expect from it, but does it with a bit of flare and style. Fans of the Rubiks Cube will enjoy having this in their man cave, room, or office. It’s bright and colorful and will remain forever unsolved.
Take this waterproof backpack wherever you go and never worry that the contents on the inside will get wet. It’s so waterproof that it floats, so you can feel comfortable putting high tech devices in it and they’ll stay dry.
Take another step towards being a professional bartender when you rack up your liquor bottles and have them ready to pour at a moment’s notice. Watch how much easier and faster you can put a drink together when all your bottles are lined up.
Feel the heat that this infrared heater puts out and you’ll be convinced that it’s something that needs to be in your home. The infrared heat it generates feels great and cuts out that cold draft that seems to chill a room in no time.
Here’s the backback for the retro gamer in your life. It resembles a Game Boy system from back in the day. They’ll be able to lug around whatever they’re now into with this pretty sizable backpack with lots of space for cool stuff.
Here’s a timely gift that you just can’t miss with for the baseball fan. Derek Jeter just finished his last season with the New York Yankees and had a great farewell year. Even those that aren’t Yankees fans have an appreciation for Captain Clutch.
With the coffee explorer set a coffee lover will be able to sample the different coffees that are available around the world from different regions and notice the difference in flavors and qualities of each.
With this turntable your cat will scratch and have a good time, and the whole time they’re doing so you’ll be cracking up because they look like DJ Kitty. It has an inviting surface on the record so cats will be drawn to it and will mix a track.
A wrist wallet makes a great way to carry those small items that always seem to get in your way. Put your ID, a key, or some cash in this wrist wallet and you won’t have to worry about it falling out of your pocket.
Take this propane grill with you wherever the fun is happening and you’ll be able to enjoy classic grilled food flavor no matter where you are. From tailgating to camping to picnics on the beach, you’ll have a more delicious time.
These shelves are more than meets the eye. They transform quickly and reveal their hidden stash of weapons so you can be ready in a moment’s notice when the stuff hits the fan. Stores weapons safely with a key when all is well.
It’s sleepy at the top! Kick back and relax with this executive chair that can fully recline, putting you in the best position to rest your mind and come up with your next big strategy for world domination.
With this heated hat you’ll be all set no matter what winter throws at you. After last year’s long and drawn out winter, they’re predicting another one just like it. Don’t get left out in the cold with a hat that doesn’t generate its own heat.
Only your pooch will be able to make it through this smart pet door. That’s because there’s a sensor on their color that links up with a sensor on the door and it only opens up when the collar is close enough to connect.
With these rechargeable heated insoles you’ll feel all warm and snuggly in your shoes, even if you happen to be walking over snow covered sidewalks. Happy feet, happy day, happy life. Don’t let your tootsies go cold for another winter.
Make a fire even when conditions are horrible for firemaking with this Wetfire Tinder kit. Even if you have to start a fire on puddle you could, but that’s just for demonstration. Find a decent but damp spot and in no time you’ll have a fire going.
With the Amazon Fire TV hooked up to your TV you’re instantly connected to the always expanding library of Amazon movies and TV shows. If you’re a Prime member you get tons of content for free, and you can always buy or rent the newest releases instantly.
Check out what the rest of the family is up to without leaving your room. This wireless spy tank is akin to the types of robots they use to check out a bomb threat, and you’ll be able to pilot it through the house while you stay in a safe place.
Take a break with this head and eye massager. It knows right where you’re holding a lot of tension, and is designed to use proven techniques to make you feel better. Great for those that spend a lot of time hunched at a computer screen.
With this pet throw pillow you’ll have all of your pet’s best and funniest attributes on display. You can pick their breed from a large list of options so their silhouette is on the pillow, and you can also upload a picture.
Try a new way of cooking with this Sous Vide Supreme system. It uses water to cook, and you simply place what you want made into a plastic bag. The results it produces are nothing short of amazing, just look at what people say about it.
Now you can finally sing in the shower and have some back up singers helping you out. With this speaker showerhead the music is right where you need it, and it links up with your phone so you can play your favorite music.
Don’t get caught with clothes that are less than their best with this express clothing care system. In just a few minutes you will go from a drab and already worn look to something that looks like it came right from the cleaners.
With this aquatic ecosystem you can watch the magic of life right in the palm of your hand. You don’t have to do anything to keep it clean or keep things going, you just get to enjoy the show and watch the marine shrimp do their thing.
Swimmers will love these waterproof headphones because they’ll be able to have their music in their ears just like runners have had for years. Swimming is a lot more fun when you have your favorite jam plugging away in your ear.
Put your laptop right where you need it and right where you can see the screen perfectly with this holder. It folds up and moves with you so you can use it on the go and always have a great workstation rather than contorting your body to fit your computer.
Take your tunes into the pool and relax or party for hours on end with your favorite music right next to you. It’s a great way to make sure that you always have just the right song playing at just the right moment.
Scratch off different parts of the world that you’ve been to and you’ll uncover colorful scenes from each of these places. It will stir up a desire to see more of the world and cross things off your bucket list one by one.
Never lose another great idea when you have this waterproof spiral notebook. You can write in it in all types of weather and the pages will not smear or get wet and soppy from the rain, snow, or mud that surrounds you.
Take wine and cheese with you to that special spot that you love and you’ll have even more fun there with that special someone. This is a tote bag that makes sure you’re going to have a delicious experience no matter where you go.
Light a fire in record time with the Airlighter. It not only produces its own flame, but adds air to it so it expands the flame and keeps it coming long enough to start the grill or the fireplace.
Fido can keep himself entertained as long as he wants with the iFetch ball launcher. They put the ball in the catcher and it spits it out for them again and again. You can adjust the tossing to the size of the room or outdoor area.
With Google Glass you can have the information you need in a spot that’s very convenient and timely. Start recording first person video, or ask Google a question and get the answer in no time with a projected screen only you can see.
Stop guessing how much water you need each day and let this intelligent water bottle tell you. It not only calculates your water needs, it tracks how much water you’ve had today and how much you still need to drink.
With this Piggyback Rider you’ll be able to carry your little one around without worrying if they’ll fall off, and with their weight evenly distributed on your back. They’ll get a sturdy platform to stand on and feel much more secure back there.
Make your own fun with this cotton candy maker and you’ll be able to feel like you’re at the fair even when you’re at home. The results speak for themselves, fluffy cotton candy and you can make as much as you want.
Torn between playing pool or air hockey? Play them both with this rotating pool table and air hockey table. It takes up the same amount of space as one table, but gives you the fun of both so you don’t have to choose when there’s limited space.
With this inflatable fishing boat you’ll have an easy way to get into the water without taking up a ton of space. If you’ve always wanted a fishing boat but didn’t want to spend a ton or have a huge boat to lug around, here’s the answer.
Frost a beer glass in a mere 10 seconds with this beer glass froster. It’s perfect for parties when you just don’t have the time to frost glasses for everyone. Now you’ll be able to put an instant frost on a glass for the perfect beer drinking experience.
Like puzzles? You might change your mind after you delve into this 32,000 piece puzzle. That’s 37 times bigger than your average 1000 piece puzzle and will take up a lot of room and a lot of time to put together.
You’ll spend more time doing cardio when you have your mind actively engaged on something other than the fact that you’re doing cardio. With this video game system you simply play some games and before you know if you’ve done your cardio for the day.
Give your man this men’s military field grooming set and he’ll be a happy camper. It’s filled with high-end men’s grooming items, so he’ll get cleaner and feel more refreshed, all while feeling manly due to the Army supply can it’s packed in.
Never wonder if you’re running low on eggs again. At the grocery store you can simply check in with the Egg Minder app to see what the current status of eggs is in your fridge back home. No more wasted money on eggs you just don’t need.
Here’s an hourglass like one you’ve never seen before. Instead of regular sand it’s made out of magnetic sand so as the sand drops down it hits its magnetic brethren at the bottom and forms all sorts of unique shapes and designs.
Mix the perfect drink the easy way by following the instructions of this perfect drink maker. They tell you what to pour, when to pour it, and when to stop so that it comes out awesome each time. More time left over to enjoy the drink!
This pie pan makes it so you don’t have to bake two pies just to taste two different flavors. Serve up apple and pumpkin pie at the same time this holiday season without having a ton of pie left over.
You’ll never be stuck when you have this inflatable car jack. Get the car off the ground in no time and have that tire changed before it even knows it was flat when you use this powerful and easy inflatable version of a car jack.
With the Solowheel you’ll be able to scoot around town with ease without worrying about falling down or getting hurt. It’s so easy to take with you that you’ll want to take it with you everywhere, and use it as often as you can.
Order pizza less and less when you experience the joy of making super delicious pizza at home with your own chosen ingredients. You can make it just how you like it and have it ready in no time when you use Pizzeria Pronto.
Here are a pair of hi-tops that are sure to get noticed. They are shaped like triceratops and are sure to get noticed. They’re called Tricera Hi-Tops and they are a force to be reckoned with and will surely lead to other dino footwear.
Try your hand at making beer-can chicken with this specially designed rack. You’ll take all of the guesswork out of the process and have the perfect tool to get the job done just right. It infuses the chicken with tons of flavor and produces great results.
This is one shirt that can keep you entertained for a little while at least. It features pads for different drum sounds and lets you tap away on your own chest and play along with the music or make up your own tune.
When you make it the healthy way it’s always a good time for a frozen treat, and that’s just what this gadget does. Using fruits and other ingredients it whips up a yummy delight, and cleans up quickly and easily too so you’ll use it often.
With these balls of steel drink coolers you’ll be able to sip whiskey and other drinks without worrying about them getting watered down. Plus they just look cool in your glass, a couple of balls of steel sends a message.
Play with this ball and you’ll be making ice cream at the same time. Once you’re done playing you open it up to reveal the sweet treat that you’ve just made. Lots more fun than almost any other ice cream maker out there.
Send them on their way this year with the best wishes possible. Each month has a different wish for them to concentrate on, and you’ll be getting them to focus on things like health, love, fun, and balance.
Why bake up a batch of boring old gingerbread men when you can make ninjabread men instead? The batter remains the same, and the magic is in these cookie cutters which cut out ninjas in action so you can have an epic battle.
It’s always a good day for fireworks when you can make your own indoors. Birthdays are made even more special, especially if their birthday is in a month where fireworks just aren’t seen. Put on your own indoor show!
It was only a matter of time before smartphones and slow cookers met, and now the world may never be the same. Start, stop, or adjust the cooking temperature remotely from your iPhone or Android powered device with this smart Crock Pot.
Here’s a great way to chill out super fast. Grab an icy cold beverage from this cooler, and stand in front of its air conditioning hose and it won’t matter what the temperature reads in the middle of summer, you’ll be feeling the breeze.
If they love Nutella they’ll love getting this recipe book for Christmas. It is full of an assortment of different ways to eat more Nutella, which is sure to delight their taste buds and increase the Nutella purchasing over the following weeks and months.
You can’t go wrong with this hamburger bean bag chair, unless of course you’re worried that it will make you think about hamburgers all the time. It’s super comfy to sit in, and goes great in a kids room or family room.
People will love trying to find Waldo when they wear this shirt, so make sure you’re giving it to a people person that won’t mind strangers coming up to them and staring at their shirt for a few minutes.
Have you had a bad deep fryer experience? If that’s the reason why you don’t enjoy more fried foods at home then get this messless deep fryer and you’ll have that classic taste you want without having to fret about making a mess of it.
See if you can build on a structure that is floating in mid air. That’s the challenge presented here, since it’s easy enough to build on a solid structure. You have to be deft and delicately place the pieces on top without making it fall.
Coffee that’s too hot burns the taste buds off your tongue. Coffee that’s too cold misses the point. With this perfect temp coffee mug you’ll have the perfect sippable temperature that warms your tummy and makes you feel good.
Get them a set of these carbon fiber tools and you won’t have to get them another tool set for a long while. They are super strong, have a lifetime warranty, yet are very light so they are easier to work with than conventional tools.
They’ll be able to take pictures of things very far away when you get them this Ultra Telephoto Lens. This thing is ginormous, and all that extra size translates to extra zoom so nothing is safe from its telescopic abilities.
This tornado machine demonstrates just how a tornado forms, as well as how it disipates. They’ll have an interesting time starting it up and watching it go, and have a better understanding of the powerful forces of nature.
One of the best-selling and highest rated beer making kits is the Mr. Beer Brewing Kit. It is the perfect gift for the newbie when it comes to home brewing, and virtually guarantees that their first foray will not only be potable but delicious too.
With this floating island table you’ll be able to play a game of cards while floating down a river or just hanging out in a lake, ocean, or pool. It’s better than a poolside table, it’s a table that’s inside of the pool!
Homemade yogurt blows away the store bought stuff, and with this digital yogurt maker you won’t have to guess if it’s ready or not. It provides all the help you could want in the making of yogurt, and supplies you with freshly made yogurt you’ll enjoy eating every day.
With this knight hoodie you’ll be ready to take on whatever challenge lies outside of your castle. It’s great for getting you into the mindset that you’re the knight, your home is your castle, and there are metaphorical dragons to fight each day.
Here’s a saw that would make a samurai proud. When you brandish the Silky Saw you have what equates to a manual chain saw in your hands, and can basically make any tree do your bidding. You definitely get style points for using such a tool.
Construct these mini weapons of mass destruction and you can take over a very small part of the world. They are fun to put together, and the detailed instructions have you using items you can find around the house to assemble them.
Learn how to play guitar without the need of guitar lessons when you use this color coded system. It makes sure that your fingers find the right strings for the different chords and you’ll be playing recognizable tunes in no time.
Get the feeling of flying with the Subwing device. Grab onto the board and you’ll be swept underwater where you’ll be able to control and maneuver yourself in any number of ways. It’s the next big thing in water sports.
When you have this creepy coin eating bank eating your loose change you’ll be able to save it more easily. He makes a very awkward eating gesture as your coin disappears into his mouth, never to be seen again until you open up the back to check your savings.
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Give a nod to the jolly fat man with this Santa belt ornament. It doesn’t try to replicate all of Santa, just his big belly in the form of a bulbous ornament. It’s just the sort of thing that will let him know you’ve been waiting.
Countdown the days till Christmas with the Santa Christmas countdown craft. It uses Santa’s beard as the means of counting down the days, and functions much like an Advent calendar in building up the hype as the 25th nears.
Get the whole house ready for Santa’s arrival by decking out your ordinary dining room chairs with these Santa hat chair covers. They’ll make the place look great for Christmas dinner, and will let Santa know he’s in the right house.
Make a batch of these edible Santa suit cups and you’ll have a delicious way of celebrating Christmas this year. Fill them with your favorite Christmas sweets, and don’t forget to eat the cup when you’re done.
Let Santa know where he can park with this reindeer parking sign. They should technically be parked on the roof while Santa descends to tend to the gift-giving, but with a parking spot so clearly identified they may come inside.
These cookies are made to look like little Santa hats, and have delicious slices of fresh strawberries inside them. Perfect for entertaining your friends at the annual Christmas get together, and are sure to get compliments.
You’ll thank yourself later when it’s 2am and you’re wanting a burst of energy as you try to wrap up all those gifts. Putting out a plateful of cookies for Santa is a tradition in many homes, and provides late night, much-needed fuel.
Make up these cheese Santas out of Babybel cheese circles and you’ll have a delicious depiction of Santa that is too cute. Definitely make up enough of these so that you can save some for later.
Here’s a cute little wooden Santa that stands in stark contrast to the larger than life renditions that are so ubiquitous. It’s Santa after he’s lost a few pounds, a slim figure with just his eyes poking out of his beard and hat.
Put up this Santa and reindeer garland for a nice festive look to your home, and it will serve as a reminder that something fun is going to happen on Christmas Eve night. Be sure to tell the tale of the A Visit from St. Nicholas to drive the story home.