We know the story. You promised yourself that this year would be different. That you’d start your holiday shopping early this year, even before December hits. You may have even gotten ahead of the game, jotting down gift ideas in early November. And then, suddenly, inexplicably, it was mid-December. Hey, it happens. But fret not: with one-day and two-day delivery options and our list of the best last-minute Christmas gifts, the holiday can still be a success. We’ve found 11 great gifts that they’ll love — from fun toys for the kids to tech gadgets for the spouse or grands — and that will still arrive in time.
The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Kids
This classic rattle, which also comes with a colorful teether and clutching toy, is a great way for your toddler to practice their motor skills. Its lightweight structure also allows young ones to easily slide the beads back and forth on the dowel while producing fun sounds.
There might not be anything more exciting to any kid aged five to 12 than slime. Despite the mess, this putty lab is mighty impressive, including premade magnetic putty, fluffy slime, glow in the dark putty, liquid slime, color-changing putty, snotty slime, bouncing putty, and 1 DIY glow in the dark slime lab.
The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Her and Him
This tool does it all for any outdoorsy family member planning a campig trip while remote working is still a thing. The compact tool features a carabiner, box cutter, Philips driver, flathead driver, keychain, hex wrench, wire cutter, ruler, bottle opener and bicycle tools.
Generally speaking, e-readers are hard on the eyes. Which is just one reason we love the Kindle Oasis. It has ad adjustable warm light display that changes the screen from white to amber; it's waterproof so you can use it the tub. And the pages turn without that annoying glitch that's present in just about every reader on the market.
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