2015 Gift Guide: Gifts for Tweens
You asked for it... here it is. Gifts for when they're not quite teens
AERIUS BY AXIS DRONE COLLECTION
It's the world's smallest quadcopter, measuring a miniscule 3cm x 3cm x 2cm, yet packs an impressive feature-set. The Aerius, Wallet, Turbo-X and Nano Drones are an easy-to-learn way to practice flying drones indoors. A cleverly designed ultra-compact 2.4 gHz controller doubles as a drone storage/transport compartment. It gets 5 to 7 minutes of flight time from each 15-minute charge.
ARCKIT is an award-winning system of reusable, scaled model building kits which will teach increasingly important STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to kids 12+ while they have a blast making their own creations. Designed originally by architects for professional use, ARCKIT is based on modern building techniques
BLUE-BOT BY SILVERLIT
With or without the app, you could still experience awesome interaction from this robot. Pre-programmed steps for moonwalk style movement, built-in I/R sensor for motion detection and even different facial expressions when robot moves. Or pair with the app for gesture control per screen touch and use the spy function for recording and playing messages.
Make friendships bracelets for your bros and buds! In glow and neon, too! 15 bracelets, 2 styles and lots of patterns. Includes foam loom, suction hook, 14 colors of embroidery floss including 3 glow and 3 neon colors, and easy instructions.
IDO3D 5-PEN 3D ART STUDIO
These specially crafted drawing pens contain 3D printing ink that magically transforms liquid into solid in just seconds. Use the pen to draw numerous designs, either from their own imagination or from the 3D Guidebook included with the set.
The EYN cases (which stands for "everything you need") is an all-in-one storage piece for cash, credit cards, keys, and of course, your smart phone. Also included is a mirror inside, which doubles as a stand to rest your case while watching videos or playing applications with ease.
Small in size, big in sound. The Groove Cube goes anywhere to blast your music directly from your Bluetooth enabled device. You can even use it for hands-free with the built-in microphone. Measures about the size of an iPhone charger (26.8x26.8x28.5mm).
Transform your hair from plain to punk in minutes with 5 vibrant chalk mess-free pens which glide smoothly onto hair. Choose from original or metallic. Washes out easily with shampoo!
Holograms are cool - but holograms you can make yourself are even cooler, especially when you learn the science and secrets of how they work. No chemicals or advanced degrees are required as this kit includes easy to use step-by-step instructions, making the hologram process easy, educational and fun.
JEDI FORCE LEVITATOR
Now Star Wars fans can magically suspend and move objects in mid-air just like a real Jedi, using an invisible electrostatic force! Force Push with the Jedi Training Rod. Then, Force Pull using just your hands! Includes 3 different targets and a Jedi Training Rod with real static electricity generator inside.
See your name in lights! Make your own light-up nameplate or sign using decorative transparent shapes and stickers. Beautiful multicolored lights fade in and out, highlighting your name! Measures over 13-inches long. Available for boys too!
PAPER PUNK AND JEWELRY FOLD
With a few simple folds, colorful 2D flat shapes transform into bold 3D geometric pieces to create spectacular looking paper toys and art forms even jewelry! It was founded with a simple ambition - to enable people to exercise their creativity and make things with their hands.
POP STREAM BOARD GAME
Engage in a battle of film knowledge with the Pop Stream Board Game, which features a "Buzz In" board for interactive play. Download the Pop Stream App to your compatible tablet (not included) and listen to the host direct as he asks over 1,000 questions about popular films. You may be challenged to put scenes in the correct order or answer questions about costumes, characters and more!
XTREEM QUAD FORCE VIDEO DRONE
The Xtreem Quadforce Video Drone is perfect for indoor and outdoor use. Perform 4D stunts, tumbles and advanced flight moves such as continuous rolling all while capturing every moment through the on-board HD video camers. Enough memory to record about 30 minutes of 720p resolution video!
REVs (Robot Enhanced Vehicles) can think, drive and fight for themselves, so no player two is required. Each RC car is hardwired to outwit, outplay and outlast their human opponents, with BeaconSense technology, a GPS system that enables R.E.V.s to sense their surroundings and navigate accordingly. Each REV car starter kit comes with two vehicles and two ways to play: battle vs. an AI Opponent, or battle vs. a friend. Play up to 16 cars at a time!
With this two-in-one speed machine, no objective is out of reach. Speed to the destination with the remote-control car, then quickly hit the eject button to release your secret helicopter. Equipped with dual propellers and gyro-stabilization technology, the chopper jumps out of the bay doors with ultimate power and control.
STAR WARS SITH INFILTRATOR
Track down the Jedi in the advanced LEGO® Star Wars™ Sith Infiltrator. Includes retractable landing gear, folding wings, opening cockpit with space for a mini figure and 2 front or rear-loading spring-loaded shooters. With the power of the Sith on your side, you are more than a match for any Jedi Master! Includes 4 mini figures with assorted weapons: Darth Maul, Qui-Gon Jinn, young Anakin Skywalker and Watto, plus R2-D2.
TEXT COOL BRACELET STUDIO
Turn texts into a fashion statement you can wear on your wrists with the Text Cool Bracelet Studio! Text Cool Bracelet Studio is the coolest way to make text message bracelets to wear and share with your friends. Create and stamp your own messages, hash tags or coded texts just for you and your friends.
TIME OUT KIDS SPA PRODUCTS
Mom, dad, girls boys- everyone can take some time out with these awesome kids spa products. Plan a spa party or enjoy products at home! From peel-off pudding and sweet scents to the "Biker Dude" treatment. There's something for everyone!
YogiBo is a whole new generation of bean bags. These super-stuffed seats come designed for everything from sleepovers, movie night, a sofa even a spot to sit outside. What's more? They're really comfortable! Comes in Max, Midi and Mini for a perfect fit!