As the holidays approaches, buying gifts for the whole family can be a daunting task. Keeping track of everyone is a chore, and figuring out what to buy is even worse. Instead of worrying about last minute gift ideas, do your shopping now and save time and fear.
Whether you have a father who loves to think about his music or a mother who is passionate about gardening and books, you will find a wide variety of gifts here. Check out some of our best tech gifts for mom, gifts for dad, teens, kids, and even your beloved pets to get your vacation shopping done early. You will definitely appreciate receiving these innovative and useful gifts.
Best gifts for dad
Sonos One speakers
This powerful smart speaker is a must have especially for the man who likes to listen to his music with smart voice command features. Sonos One has voice control powered by Alexa from Amazon, so you can ask questions or keep an eye on the weather and time. Whether he wants to watch movies, listen to his favorite tracks or listen to a podcast, this speaker gives him great audio quality. These high quality speakers are also easy to move from one room to another and are sure to enhance your home theater.
Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones
These Sony headphones are some of the best noise canceling headphones out there. The premium Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones offer excellent sound quality. They are also very comfortable to wear (an aspect that some headphones tend to overlook) and are effective at suppressing noise. These wireless headphones have a long battery life of 30 hours. If your dad wants to listen to his music undisturbed, these headphones are the perfect gift.
Williams-Sonoma beer making kit
After a hard day’s work, nothing tastes better than half a liter of homemade brew. And nothing makes it easier to have one than the aptly named Williams-Sonoma Beer Making Kit. The kit contains a 1-gallon fermentation jug, three-part airlock with chamber, four feet of hose, and all the various ingredients needed to make an IPA or spring wheat ale. After 17 days, when the beer is ready to drink, Pops is guaranteed to have a new favorite hobby.
Best gifts for mom
If your mom is an avid reader, the best way is to give her a quality e-reader. If she doesn’t already have one, the Amazon Kindle is a perfect gift. With one device she can store and read hundreds of e-books. If you’re worried about vision problems, the Kindle has a natural e-ink display that won’t strain your eyes even if she reads an entire novel in one sitting. Additionally, the Kindle is a budget-friendly option that doesn’t compromise on quality.
Give your mom the satisfaction of growing her own herbs and using the AeroGarden crop to produce them. Gardening has never been easier. She can grow herbs and vegetables indoors all year round. The LED lights are energy efficient as they turn on and off automatically. There is also a reminder of when to water the plants or feed them with plant food. Your mom will definitely feel fulfilled when she can use fresh ingredients straight from her indoor garden. The AeroGarden Harvest already contains six gourmet herbs and Miracle Gro plant food.
Fujifilm Instax SP-3 mobile printer
Every mom who loves to photograph every moment wants to keep physical copies for the family album. If your mom is a certified Shutterbug, the best you can give her is this Instax mobile printer. Instead of rushing to develop pictures, she can simply print photos directly from her smartphone or social media account. This printer is inexpensive and produces high quality old school photos that look stunning on any album.
Apple Watch SE
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If your mom is a tech freak, then you’ll definitely be doing her a favor by unwrapping this Apple Watch SE. The nifty Apple Watch can help her keep track of her heart rate and fitness progress. It can also sync Apple Music for listening to music and podcasts while exercising. It’s packed with great features that are suitable for everyday use – she won’t ask for anything else.
Best gifts for teen
Holiday Stone HS110D drone
With so many drones on the market, it is difficult to decide which one to buy. While DJI is competitively at the forefront of the drone market, this Holy Stone HS110 drone is a great option if you are looking for a cheaper drone option. It’s under $ 100 and easy to use, so the teen in your life can enjoy flying and recording. This highly rated drone can be controlled with your smartphone and offers live video feeds. Aerial movie hobbyists will love this for the holidays.
Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook
Take part in protecting the environment by giving this hardworking teen in your life this reusable notebook from Rocketbook. Instead of stacking notebooks after they have been filled, you can save paper with this innovative notebook. All you have to do is take notes with a Pilot Frixion pen, scan the pages with the AI technology provided by Rocketbook, and wipe the pages clean with a microfiber cloth. Together with the Rocketbook app, you can easily upload your notes to Google Drive and other file sharing services.
Tenerife Wireless Bluetooth Beanie Hat
Listen to music discreetly and in style on this high-quality hat with integrated Bluetooth headphones. The headphones can be paired with any tablet, smartphone and even smartwatch with Bluetooth. It even has an impressive range of 33 feet. In addition, the headphones have a battery life of up to six hours. The beanie headphones can also be used for hands-free calling.
Anker Soundcore Wakey bluetooth speaker with alarm clock
Gone are the days when an ordinary alarm clock would be enough. Give the teen in your life the best of both worlds with this bluetooth speaker that doubles as an alarm clock. Sure, they’re naturally upset most of the time when the alarm wakes them from their sleep, but the speakers make up for it. This alarm clock also has 10 sleep environment sounds which are great for sleepless nights.
Best gifts for kids
Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
Anyone who is a die-hard Avengers fan will cherish and cherish this gift for a lifetime. In addition to meeting their fandom needs, the child can also channel their inner Tony Stark or Shuri. The Inventor kit contains everything a child needs to build and code their own electronic superhero glove. This toy is not only cool to have, it also stimulates STEAM learning.
VTech Write & Learn Creative Center
Instead of old magic boards that they just have to doodle on all day, give them this educational toy. You can learn how to write and draw with helpful animation. First, they are introduced to the basics of writing and spelling, starting with their own name. The VTech toy can also encourage them to draw basic shapes and objects later.
Kymera wand remote control
Give your favorite Harry Potter fan a portion of magic with the Kymera Magic Wand universal remote control. The wand has its own stylized storage box and instruction manual that looks like an ancient scroll. It can be connected to most televisions and other remote-controlled devices. The device is preprogrammed with 13 gestures such as flicks, swishes and stabs, making changing the channel just as satisfying as conjuring your first Patronum spell.
Best gifts for pets
You may not always be around or in the mood to play fetch with your canine friend. If you want to keep your physical activity constant, this automatic ball thrower is the perfect solution. Even when you’re not around or running errands, iFetch will play fetch with your dog for you. The iFetch is best for small to medium-sized dogs and can shoot balls from 10, 20, or 30 feet away.
Eyenimal Automatic Kitten Toy
Keep your cat or kitten entertained forever with the Eyenimal Automatic Kitten Toy. The secret of the Eyenimal is a moving laser pointer that swirls and sways around the house, causing cats to go mad with fun and chase after excitement. Turn on automatic mode and place the device on a flat surface to give your kitten a good playtime, or pick it up (cordless) to create your own laser game. The bolt even contains a timer so that the device switches off after 15 minutes.
PAW5 Rock ‘N Bowl Puzzle Feeder
Make your dog’s mealtime a fun experience with the PAW5 Rock ‘N Bowl. This dog bowl is no ordinary bowl; It can also be used as a fancy dog toy. The paw puzzle will stimulate your dog’s mind and help improve their alertness. Once your dog has played with the bowl and eaten some good food, the bowl is easy to clean and dishwasher safe.