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15 Holiday Gadgets and Games

These games, electronics and accessories are sure to leave a lasting impression on your lucky recipient.

Produced by Jonna Gallo Weppler and Caren Oppenheim

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Ubooly?Smart Toy
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Ubooly Smart Toy

Slip in a smartphone for a warm and fuzzy educational toy.

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Minecraft Foam Diamond Sword and Pickaxe

Prepare for battle.

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Chromecast

Plug it into a television's HDMI port, tap the Cast icon and presto—videos beam from phone to TV for big-screen viewing.

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Andru

Perfect for the tween with a toy in one hand and her new cellphone in the other, Andru is full of personality and happy to charge her device. His eyes turn white when the phone is ready.

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Sensu Brush

Writing with a stylus on a tablet is a deliciously old-school pen-and-paper-meets-modern experience. Flip this one around and pop off the cover to release a carefully crafted paintbrush that instantly converts tablet to canvas.

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iHip MLB Portable Dock Stereo System

Music to anyone's ears.

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Transformers: The Ultimate Pop-Up Universe

Watch out, Decepticons!

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Funny or Die Game

LOL until you cry.

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HMDX Jam Plus Wireless Speaker

A single jam-jar-shaped unit is great, but two combine for excellent quality stereo sound. Party time!

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Sand

A touch of summer to play with year-round.

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Star Wars Lightsaber Thumb Wrestling

Two thumbs up.

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Egghead Game

A rapid-fire mind bender, and that's no yolk.

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Animation Studio

Lights, camera, action—with a mobile phone.

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Lego Technic Monster Truck

Equipped with four-wheel suspension and all-wheel-drive steering.

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Rainbow Loom

Strike up the (rubber) bands.

Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Family Circle magazine.

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