Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Young boys are merely men in training. So, how do you encourage them to grow up into the curious, creative, and healthy adults you want them to be? Help them spend time on creative, imaginative, and active things. These stocking stuffers for kids should help get them started.

LEGO Movie Super Cycle Chase ($47)

LEGO Movie 70808 Super Cycle Chase

Ever since I was a kid, Lego has been building creative minds. This summer they released what may turn out to be the block buster of the year in The Lego Movie. Follow up this Christmas holiday with this super cycle and let them become their own Master Builder.

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LEGO Bricks & More Creative Bucket ($30)

LEGO Bricks & More 10662 Creative Bucket

Speaking of becoming a Master Builder – according to the movie – a Master Builder can build anything with no instructions! That’s where this bucket comes in. It’s full of tons of blocks from different colors and shapes. Let them get in and go crazy.

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10 Function Camping Survival Tool ($10)

Kikkerland CD09 10 Function Camping Survival Tool - Hand Tool Sets - Amazon.com

For your scout or avid adventurer. This tool has everything you need for a trek in the woods: compass, thermomoter, LED light, whistle, flint starter and more.

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LEGO Minecraft The Village ($34)

LEGO Minecraft The Village

If you don’t know about Minecraft yet, you should probably pay more attention. This game has taken the world by storm as the digital generation’s set of digital Lego blocks. If you want to bring them back into the real world for a bit, this Lego set flips the formula on it’s head. Build your Minecraft village, but using real Lego blocks.

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Star Wars Anakin to Darth Vader Color Change Lightsaber Toy ($35)

Star Wars Anakin to Darth Vader Color Change Lightsaber Toy

Star Wars fever is mounting again as we build up toward the 2017 release of the 7th film of the series. Let your little man get a jump on the intergalactic war with this color change lightsaber.

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Catan: Junior ($27.71)

Catan: Junior

Ever wish you had some more family time? Board games get everyone involved, but so many of today’s games are overly complex. That’s where Catan Junior comes in. Geared for kids as young as 5, your young Pirate will collect bounty with the best of them – just watch out for the Ghost Captain!

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Minecraft Blue Diamond Sword & Pickaxe Set ($37.50)

Minecraft Blue Diamond Sword & Pickaxe Set

Remember that Minecraft game I mentioned earlier? It’s back, and this time in foam. This blue diamond sword and pickaxe combo will let them collect and defend their real-world resources while expanding their imagination.

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Estes 1469 Tandem-X Launch Set ($28)

Estes 1469 Tandem-X Launch Set

Hey, it’s just Rocket Science. Let him explore the power of flight with this tandem launcher. Who knows, maybe he’ll start the next SpaceX. Don’t forget the fuel! The B4–4 is the smallest engine that will work with both rockets or crank it to 11 with the C6–5 rocket engine.

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adidas 2014 MLS Glider Soccer Ball ($20)

adidas 2014 MLS Glider Soccer Ball

Did you enjoy World Cup soccer this summer? Keep the momentum – and up the activity level – with this MLS soccer ball from adidas. Dempsey’s got nothing on him. Let him (im)prove his skills.

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Westminster Hand Boilers ($6)

Westminster Hand Boilers

Thermodynamics for kids! Put the magic of heating and cooling right in their hands. Blue, green red or purple; they come variety of different shapes and colors, so there’s one they’re sure to like.

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Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit ($12)

Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow Kit

So, maybe he’s not ready for real, fire-spitting rockets yet – don’t count him out! These are powered by his foot-stomping ability (and we all know he has plenty of that!). Plus, they glow in the dark and are made of foam so they don’t break anything.

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Syma S107G 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter ($18)

Syma S107G 3.5 Channel RC Helicopter with Gyro, Blue

Think he’s to young to be a chopper pilot? Not after he get’s this. It’s self balancing gyro makes this helicopter much easier to fly, but it’s still fun for adults (seriously). It also works on multiple radio channels just in case you want to get your own and race him.

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