Last minute Gift Ideas for Children

Are you scrambling for last minute gift ideas for nieces or nephews? Do you have a child on your list and not sure what is age appropriate? Sometimes we have children in our life that we want to do something special for, but since we aren’t around them all the time, we just don’t know what to give them for the Christmas season. If you are scrounging around for last minute gift ideas for children, I’ve got some great options for you!

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Last minute gift ideas for Children

Here are a few gift ideas that are guaranteed to deliver fun and that look of excitement when they open their presents!


Most boys love things that shoot. So go ahead and give them things that are going to open their imagination in something just a little different like the Zing Air Zyclone The launcher places spin on the foam ring which maintains its li’ and keeps on go’in. It is super accurate and provides non-stop fun. Comes with 1 Zyclone Blaster and 1 Zing Ring Flyer.

Another fun option is the Zing Air Z Curve Bow The set includes the bow, 2 RedX arrows, one suction cup arrows. The long range RedX foam tip arrow will bounce back off of targets and walls; The foam suction cup tip arrow that will stick to almost anything.


It doesn’t matter what age a girl is, you can’t go wrong with fuzzy socks this year! You can find fuzzy socks at just about every store. The fun thing about fuzzy socks is that they are made pretty much equal. Just take a look at your typical supermarkets, dollar stores, or even online when you are ordering your last minute gifts. These are great for mailing and even better for sticking in a stocking or gift bag.

Natalie even picked up a bunch of fuzzy socks for her friends this year, wrapped them in a ribbon and attached a candy cane and voila – her gifts were complete!

Boys and Girls

Most kids love goody bags. So if you are stuck on a gift idea and need something affordable and fun, think about filling a bag with lots of fun things.

  • games
  • puzzles
  • headbands, hair things, pony tail holders etc
  • erasers, pencils, specialty pencils/pens
  • bouncy balls
  • washi tape of all different colors and designs
  • silly putty
  • gag gift novelties like fake poop, spilled milk etc

What do you have planned for the last minute gifts that come up? Do you have a special go-to present that you rely on for the holiday season? I’d love to hear!

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