Our top toys and gifts for kidults, aged 11 to 18 years and older.
Everything from outdoor toys and games, desk gadgets and figets to books that are fun and educational.
PBLZ Ages: 12+ $17.99 Key Feature: Includes ten, silicone-wrapped magnets. Educational Benefit: Great for anxious or fidget-y individuals that need help self-soothing.
Micro Kickboard Maxi Deluxe LED Ages: 5-12 $149.99 Key Feature: Same, great adjustable scooter, now with LED lights in the wheels. Educational Benefit: Encourages older kids to get outside and be active. The LED lights make it extra fun for night rides!
Stressed by Design: Designer Stress Balls Ages: 3+ $8.99 Key Feature: Premium stress ball that won't rip or tear! Educational Benefit: Another great option for anxious or fidget-y older children.
Shashibo Ages: 8+ $12.99 Key Feature: Shashibo is fun to play with and also looks great on a shelf or on a desk. Educational Benefit: Promotes creative thinking, problem solving and fine motor development.
Boom Brick Ages: 3+ $29.99 Key Feature: Amplify music, podcasts, audiobooks or calls without syncing or Bluetooth.
Boom Brick 2.0 Ages: 3+ $39.99 Key Feature: Upgrade on the original Boom Brick. Watch movies and videos with ease.
Ezy Roller Ages: 4-14 $109.99 Key Feature: "EzyRoller combines the control of a bike and the fun of a scooter, yet it's very unique, like no other ride you've ever had." Educational Benefit: Work on coordination and gross motor skills
Electric Jellyfish Mood Light Ages: 3+ Key Feature: Create a tranquil, relaxing space in any room.
Axe Throwing Game Ages: 6+ $26.99 Key Feature: Can be used indoor or outdoor. Educational Benefit: Work on gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Throwing Stars Game Ages: 6+ $19.99 Key Feature: Can be used indoor or outdoor. Educational Benefit: Work on gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Spinballs LED Ages: 6+ $24.99 Key Feature: Great for beginner and advanced poi enthusiast. Educational Benefit: Work on gross motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
Can You Roll Doubles Ages: 12+ $24.99 Key Feature: "Doubles! is the rapid-fire, high-pressure game where players compete to fill out the category sheet before their opponents can roll doubles and steal the board!" Educational Benefit: Practice quick, creative thinking.
AKA (Also Known As) Ages: 12+ $19.99 Key Feature: "AKA is the great new party game where you try to guess people, places and things from words that mean the same thing!" Educational Benefit: Practice quick, creative thinking.
Dude Ages: 13+ $12.99 Key Feature: "The goal is to quickly find matches for as many of your cards as you can."
More Dude Ages: 13+ $12.99 Key Feature: An expansion on Dude
The Game of Space Ages: 14+ $24.99 Key Feature: This game will become an instant hit with any game board enthusiast. Educational Benefit: Practices critical thinking and cause and effect.
Space Cadet UFO Flyer Ages: 14+ $29.99 Key Feature: No remote control required, control this drone with only your hand. Educational Benefit: Practice hand-eye coordination while controlling the drone.
Bounce Car Ages: 17+ $39.99 Key Feature: "Quick, sturdy, and agile, the Bounce Car transforms your environment into a giant playground."
Spy Rover FPV Ages: 14+ $79.99 Key Feature: FPV stands for First Person View. This remote control ATV has a camera that can record video that you can watch on your smartphone!
Groundbreaking Guys $16.99 Key Feature: "This book pays tribute to Mr. Rogers, Barack Obama, Hayao Miyazaki, and more: men whose masculinity is grounded in compassion and care."
Strong Is The New Pretty $17.95 Key Feature: Collection of wonderful stories about girls being strong, fearless and proud to be girls.
Detroit: Then and Now $19.95 Key Feature: Written by a Detroit native and photo archivist at the Detroit Public Library.
Lost Detroit $19.95 Key Feature: "Lost Detroit is the latest in the series from Anova Books that traces the cherished places in a city that time, progress and fashion have swept aside before concerned citizens or the National Register of Historic Places could save them from the wrecker's ball."
About the Author
Leah is the Cheif Marketing Officer at Toyology Toys since 2017. You can find her at the Toyology Toys offices in Royal Oak. She likes The Office, coffee in all forms and her cat, Poppy.