Can you believe Christmas is next weekend? If you’re stressing because you haven’t gone shopping yet, or don’t know what to get the older children in your life, stress no more. Many of these items are available at local stores and Amazon Prime, so thankfully you can have them before the holiday starts!

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1.  Nintedo 3DS XL

The faster processing power of the New Nintendo 3DS XL gives your kids more fun and more options. The C Stick opens a new world to games, and with certain games, you can freely control the in-game camera to get a new point of view. Face tracking 3D provides an improved 3D gaming experience from a wider range of viewing angles compared to Nintendo 3DS. New ZL and ZR buttons give kids more options than ever. They’ll now have faster processing power than Nintendo 3DS and it
plays all of their Nintendo 3DS games.

2. Skylanders Imaginators

Skylanders is a favorite game for many kids. In the newest series, Kaos has discovered the ancient power of Mind Magic and is using it to create an unstoppable army of Doomlanders! Eon is calling upon all Portal Masters and Skylands’ greatest mystic warriors, the Senseis, to stop Kaos and his minions. Now, you must use the power of your imagination to create your own Skylanders to battle in the ultimate adventure alongside the almighty Senseis to save Skylands.

3. Meccano Meccasaur

It’s up to you to build it, program it, and interact with it however you wish. This programmable robotic dinosaur is an impressive 3 feet long! Built from both metal and space age plastics, the Meccano Meccasaur is a real-life walking T-Rex with realistic behaviour and a fun sense of humor. Meccasaur roars, responds to petting, guards and attacks, answers yes or no, and features real stomping action. Meccasaur is your favorite ferocious dino brought to life!

4. U45 Drone with HD Camera

Kids love drones and this one has many features at an affordable price!
  • ONE TOUCH TAKE OFF AND LANDING: Drone automatically hovers at a set altitude after take off and before landing making it easy to control and maneuver, especially for beginners who are not yet skilled.
  • ALTITUDE HOLD FUNCTION – SUPER EASY DRONE FOR BEGINNERS TO FLY: Makes controlling the drone a breeze for beginners and stabilizes aerial photography. This is the ideal beginner drone with a lot of latest features typically found on higher end models
  • HD CAMERA: Capture 720p high definition aerial photos and videos with 2MP camera and included 4GB SanDisk Micro SD Card
  • HEADLESS MODE: Fly it straight out of the box; No need to adjust aircraft position or orientation prior to flying
  • 360º FLIPS & STUNTS: Impress your friends and family with awesome 3D tricks with the push of a button

5. Xbox One S

Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Just don’t let its size fool you: with an internal power supply and up to 2TB of internal storage, the Xbox One S is the most advanced Xbox ever.

Experience richer, more luminous colors in games like Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3. With a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, High Dynamic Range technology brings out the true visual depth of your games. With four times the resolution of standard HD, 4K Ultra HD delivers the clearest, most realistic video possible. The Xbox One S is the only console that lets you stream 4K content on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch Ultra HD Blu-ray™ movies in stunning visual fidelity with High Dynamic Range.

6. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Book 11)

This is the newest book from the series.

“The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. The only thing he’s good at is playing video games, but his parents want him to broaden his horizons by doing something—anything!—else.

When Greg finds an old video camera in his basement, he thinks he may have discovered just the thing to prove he’s got big-time talent. With the help of his best friend, Rowley, Greg hatches a plan to make a scary movie . . . and to become rich and famous in the process.

But is doubling down on movie-making a smart plan? Or is it just a recipe for doubling Greg’s troubles?”

7. Herschel Kids Backpack

Don’t let the fact it’s a backpack fool you. Herschel backpacks are all the rage from teens to adults and for good reason.

Thoughtfully designed for kids and youth, the Herschel Supply Kids Collection features sized-down offerings of classic Herschel Supply silhouettes. With unique patterns and color ways created exclusively for the Kids Collection, each piece consists of modern functionality and timeless design while maintaining a fine regard for detail.

8. HP Sprocket Photo Printer

Live it. Love it. Print it. 2×3-inch photos from your smartphone, even sticker photos!

With the HP Sprocket Photo Printer, you can conveniently print photos from your smartphone or tablet just as easily as you post them—and from virtually anywhere. Make time with friends more memorable with instantly shareable 2 x 3-inch snapshots or stickers of every fun-filled moment.

Pocket-size printer: About the size of a smartphone, this Bluetooth printer goes anywhere. It easily fits into a bag or backpack, and it’s so light you’ll barely notice it’s there. The rechargeable battery prints up to 30 sheets of photo paper per charge, and recharges in just 60 to 80 minutes.

Prints with personality: Show off your creativity with filters, frames, stickers, text, emojis, and more. The HP Sprocket App lets you customize your photos before you print them. Easy social media printing: Easily print social media photos. Connect your social media accounts to the HP Sprocket App and instantly turn any of those photos into colorful prints.

Best part? NO INK with the HP ZINK Photo Paper: Instant. Shareable. Fun.

9. Double Pom-Pom Beanie

I can’t get over how cute these are! Staying warm has never looked more adorable!

10. Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant

The new, compact INSTAX Mini 8 color models preserve the ease of use and attractive design elements of the existing INSTAX Mini series. At the same time, the Mini 8 cameras offer new features and enhancements. You will instantly notice a slimmer and lighter body. The INSTAX Mini 8 is approximately10% smaller than the Mini 7S in volume ratio. It is now even easier for the consumer to carry around an INSTAX with them everywhere. The new INSTAX Mini 8 features automatic exposure measurement. The camera signals the recommended aperture setting with a flashing LED light and the user can manually adjust the dial to the recommended setting. This helps the user capture the perfect photo every time. A new High-Key mode is available on the INSTAX Mini 8 cameras. This mode enables consumers to take brighter pictures with a soft look -perfect for portraits. The viewfinder has also been improved for enhanced subject viewing. Framing a shot becomes easier for the user with even greater clarity and improved visibility.

11. Emoji Slippers

Because who wouldn’t want these? So many emojis to choose from!

12. The Emily & Meritt Animal Headphones

Listen to music in sweet style with these golden, kitty-eared headphones. Designed exclusively for PBteen by celebrity stylists and fashion designers Emily Current and Meritt Elliott, it captures their classic and rebellious aesthetic.