Get ready to seriously be The Greatest Aunt or Uncle Ever: the Fondoodler is a cheese "hot glue gun". Stuff cheese chamber with a favorite cheese. Switch on. Melt cheese. Squirt on food. BOOM. Pure genius to all 10-year olds everywhere. Best part, tho? MELTING OTHER FOOD STUFF LIKE CANDY CORN ETC.
Raspberry Pi Zero is a $5 computer that is expandable, modifiable, and infinitely hackable. THIS IS GENUINELY THE BEST KIDS GIFT ON THE PLANET. It literally opens doors to careers in computers, technology, and hardware/software hacking. Want to go big? Get the $30 HDMI model and empower the future.
The Astronaut Instruction Manual is an working primer for preparing today's kids for tomorrow's jobs in space. Space veterinarians, space plumbers, even space athletes. Down-to-earth instruction opens young students to imagining humankind's space future–with themselves in it. Author co-founded OBEY.
Ghostbusters Ecto 1 & 2 is indispensable LEGO. FIVE mini-figures–Erin, Jillian, Abby, Patty…and Kevin! PLUS a mayhem figure! You get Ecto-1 Car AND Ecto-2 Cycle. There are 550+ pieces. Say grown-ups missed on Ghostbuster reboot? Don’t worry. Nearly every wise kid in the world recognizes the awesomeness.
Pretty much every kid in world still occasionally plays Pokémon Go. The Pokémon Poké Ball LED Watch is touch activated and semi-faux superhero boss. It’s a silicone band watch smart enough for a design professional yet credible enough for a pre-teen to ironically or non-ironically confidently wield.
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