2018 Top Toys for “Kidults”

By Aric Klar | Toy Guides

Nov 01

Check out our favorite products for “kidults”!

Who says teenagers and adults don’t need toys? At Toyology Toys, we encourage play at any and all ages! Ask any Toyologist and they’ll tell you, we carry toys for ages up to 108! From games like Trivial Pursuit and Itzi for game night to desk toys like SPEKS or Stressed by Design Stress Balls to increase concentration and productivity, we have the product for that “hard to buy for” teenager or adult. Here’s our list of top toys for teens, adults and what we like to call, “kidults”!

 

STAX

Insane, magnetic, building blocks – STAX!

Ages: 8+

STAX are insane magnetic building blocks designed for kids and “kidults” ages 8-108. Each set comes with 28 pieces and 1 magnetic tray. Each set of STAX contains an array of colors. Collect all 6 colorways or collect all of your favorite colors. STAX will entertain kids and “kidults” for hours, inspiring creativity and imagination is what STAX are all about.

  • 12 x Squares (1″ x 1″)
  • 8 x Equilateral Triangles (1″ x 1″)
  • 4 x Right Triangles (1.35″ x 1″)
  • 4 x Acute Triangles (2.35″ x 1″)
  • 1 x Magnetic Tray

Trivial Pursuit:
World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition

Harry Potter fans test their knowledge of all 8 Harry Potter movies with TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Ages: 8+

World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition. Move around the board with House Mascot movers as you answer questions and collect “wedges”. Includes 1800 questions to challenge the ultimate Harry Potter fan. Categories include Slytherin House, Death Eaters and The Dark Arts; Objects & Artifacts;  Animals, Magical Creatures and Magical Beings; Witches, Wizards, Ghosts and Muggles; Hogwarts, Other Locations and Transportation; and Spells, Potions and Other Magic.

– courtesy of TRIVIAL PURSUIT

Boom Brick

Boom Brick by On Trend Goods is a one of a kind way to play your favorite music!

Play music anytime, anywhere with this speaker system. All you have to do is play music from your device, set it on top of the speaker and watch the magic happen. Charge via USB for a 6-8 hour battery life or keep plugged in to keep the party going.

  • No Bluetooth Required
  • No Cables or Wires
  • Compatible with any device
  • No Batteries Needed
  • Stereo Quality
  • Touch Release

 

Speks: Original

Speks: Denim Edition

The original in mashable, smashable fun.

Ages: 18+

512 Mashable, Smashable, Rollable, Buildable, Puzzling, World-Famous, Fun for Adults, All-You-Can-Build With, Rare Earth, Neodymium Magnetic Balls

– courtesy of SPEKS

Build A Drone

Engaging STEM learning in an innovative and entertaining way, the builder is responsible for using each toy block piece to assemble the entire aircraft, even inserting the motors.

Ages: 12+
  • Build in 3 configurations: Nano, Mid, Mega
  • 4-speed settings
  • 360° flips
  • Indoor and outdoor use
  • Trim adjustments
  • Spare bricks included
  • Velcro straps included
  • Superbright directional LEDs
  • SmartFly Tech
– courtesy of Odyssey Toys 

Jolly Bombs
Bath Bombs

‘Tis the season to escape the holiday rush and take a long, relaxing bath.

Ages: 6+

And, how fitting, each fragrant mini bomb has a fun holiday surprise inside! These include small toys such as polar bear/Christmas tree/star/snowflake/stocking-shaped erasers, jingle bells, a metal charm and up to 2 “secret” holiday messages printed on waterproof paper! The surprises are suitable for both genders. Use 1 to 3 bombs per bath.  

Approximate weight: Each jar contains 8, 1.5 oz fizzers (Each fizzer is 1.75 inches in diameter and is about the size of a golf ball.)

WARNING: Small parts. Not for people under 3.

– courtesy of Da Bomb

Itzi

Quick, name a drink with bubbles that starts with “C.” If you said, “Coke”, “Champagne”, or “CoIa,” you pretty much know how to play.

Ages: 8+

ITZI is super-simple to learn and super-fast to play!  Be the first to match the right letter cards to the right clue cards.  Plus, there are lots of ways to play with fun, colorful twists.  ITZI… It’z simple!  It’z fast!  It’z letters!  It’z laughs!

– courtesy of Carma Games

The Amazing StarCube Cosmos

Planets, Solar System, Deep Space & Sun! Transforms into cubes and stars!

Ages: 8+
  • Cube Transforms Into A Number Of Shapes – 12-Pointed Stars, Rectangles, Squares – All With A Different picture of Space. Solve the Puzzle Cube To Reveal 12 Different Ares Of The Universe
  • Size: 2in. x 2in. x 2in. cube form perpetually transforms from one shape into another by folding the segments into new arrangments enhanced by easy turning and smooth play. Spits into two cubes, for twice the fun and entertainment in one game!
  • Smooth Rotation In Any Direction Or Angle Without Restrictions. Just think of the combinations and possibilities of what you can create!
  • Stress Reliever Fidget And Desk Toy That Stimulates Imagination And Creativity.
  • Great For Anxiety Release And Concentration – In The Same Toy Family Of the Winner Of 2016 ASTRA Best Toys For Kids Finalist Award.
– courtesy of California Creations

Stressed by Design - Purple Wave

Stressed by Design - Turquoise Tint

Stressed by Design - Salmon

Squeeze and stretch for peace of mind.

Ages: 8+
 

This “can’t put it down”, manipulative, tactile, soothing and stretchy ball helps ease your stress and give you peace of mind.

  • Clean
  • Stretchy
  • Soothing
  • Washable
  • Collect all designer colors

About the Author

Aric Klar is owner, co-founder and CEO of Toyology Toys