Choosing Christmas gifts for nephews doesn’t have to be complicated even if they are little budding Einstiens. You’re probably already his favorite relative, anyway, so you have that going in your favor. In our recent holiday shopping survey, we found out that most Aunts and Uncles spend less than $100 per niece or nephew during the holidays. So, to help you stay within your budget, just think about things he already has and choose something similar with a twist. Here are a few ideas to help you find his favorite new toy, whether he’s a tinkerer, superhero-obsessed or an athlete.
Stop Motion Animation Kit $60.00 3yrs+
For the builder to the film buff, this kit can really unlock his creativity.
Color Your Own Soccer Ball $19.99 All Ages
For the artistic athlete.
Batcave $59.99 36mo – 8yrs
A headquarters for the imagination of your favorite superhero enthusiast.
Bioluminiscent Dino Pet $69.95 3+yrs
Filled with plankton, this dinosaur glows if you shake it.
Remote Control Machines $67.00 8-14yrs
Step it up a notch and help him build his own RC vehicles using the included manual.
Zoomer Dino $99.00 5+yrs
This remote-controlled dinosaur will have kids of all ages shrieking with fun.
Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man $29.00 6-12yrs
Put a smile on his face six times throughout the year with comic strips, activities and games.
Tree Construction Set $25.00 3+yrs
He can mimic things he sees in nature with this colorful set.
Building Game $24.95 3+yrs
A game with wooden bricks and plastic pebbles- Who will knock the stack over?
Fold & Go Trampoline $87.94 36mo-7yrs
Score points with his parents by keeping him off the furniture!
Grow-With-Me 3-in-1 Skateboard $41.37 4-8yrs
Maybe he’s still too young to skateboard, but he wants to be as cool as his favorite uncle.
Makey Makey $49.95 8-10yrs
Now the quirky gamer can turn just about anything into a touchpad controller.
Nightball Football $14.50 5+yrs
Keep him scoring touchdowns even after sundown.
Maisto Street Troopers $39.99 5-15yrs
He’ll be the envy of his friends when his RC car becomes a missile launching robot.
Hot Wheels Flying Car $49.92 5-15yrs
It drives on the ground, but his imagination will soar as this flies up to 200 feet in the air!
RC Bumper Cars $39.11 6-12yrs
Need some healthy competition? See who can eject the other car’s driver first.
Snap Circuits Physics Kit $45.78 8-15yrs
300 included projects will keep him busy tinkering for hours.
Musical Marble Run $89.00 3+yrs
This cellist-engineered marble maze makes beautiful music as the marbles travel through it.
Magformers $71.65 6+yrs
You might find it hard to put these down when he asks you to build with him.
Next Generation Yo-Yo $19.95 5+yrs
Simple to play with, difficult to master, this addictive toy mimics planetary orbits.
SuperSize 3D Kites $31.99 8+yrs
This awesome pirate ship is easy to steer through the sky!
Perplexus Epic $21.92 6+yrs
This small, fully enclosed 3D bead maze challenges hand-eye coordination.
More suggestions from uGiftIdeas:
Pinblock Freestyle $44.99
Help him build unique, flexible structures with these.
Take your little Sudoku fan’s game to the third dimension.
Cool Circuits Puzzle $21.99
Who can complete the most challenging circuit puzzle?
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