The 21 best gifts for 10-year-olds in 2020

Between kid and tween, 10 can be a tricky age, but these are sure to be a hit!
Get your favorite 10-year-old a gift to remember!
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By Carey Reilly

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We've already rounded up the best gifts for toddlers and babies, but now we're looking to the double digits. Turning 10 is a big milestone for your child and finding the perfect gift can sometimes be difficult!

To be sure you are getting something your new tween will love, we've curated the perfect list of gifts for this age. From board games to a safe laptop and a chandelier making kit, these are the best gifts for 10-year-olds.

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Bestselling gifts for 10-year-olds

1. Buffalo Games Classic Pinball Board Game

Become the next pinball wizard with this tabletop version of this classic game.

2. Thinking Putty Puzzle Think Fun

Stretch, pull and knead Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty to solve over 50 challenges for beginners and experts alike.

3. Air Hogs Zero Gravity Remote Car

Climb walls with this gravity-defying race car. Watch the car climb up and zip down walls and ceilings with the "zero gravity" laser control.

4. Schwinn Thrasher Kids Mountain Bike

This mountain bike from Schwinn is lightweight and sturdy — plus, its front suspension gives it a smooth ride.

Best toy and game gifts for 10-year-olds

1. Rose Art LaurDIY Crystal Chandelier Kit

Follow these step-by-step instructions to create your very own chandelier. This kit is Inspired by popular Youtuber Lauren Riihimaki (aka LaurDIY) and her crafty tutorials, life hacks, and room decor ideas.

2. Election Night Board Game

This game was a winner of the 2019 Parents Choice Gold Award. Playing it can help them learn math, geography and civics all while trying to make their way to the White House.

3. "Harry Potter" Labyrinth Game Ravensburger

Try to find your favorite "Harry Potter" characters in this new game.

4. Domino Maze Stem Toy

This great STEM toy takes the classic game of dominoes to the next level by adding the difficulty of solving a puzzle. It helps with critical thinking skills, too.

5. Artie 3000 Robot

Artie is the drawing robot that helps kids learn to code. Don't know how to code yet? No, problem Artie has pre-programmed drawings too!

6. Lucky Fortune Blind Collectable Bracelets

Feeling lucky today? They can crack open their fortune cookie, read their fortune and pull out a charm bracelet that's ready for wear.

7. Buttheads Fart Launcher 3000

Got a kid at home who's a real prankster? They will probably get a kick out of this fart launcher blasting stinky smells up to ten feet away. It's recommended to be used in a well-ventilated area.

Best video game and book gifts for 10-year-olds

1. Spyro: Reignited Trilogy

Here's a chance to play all three original Spyro games fully remastered in HD with impressive graphics. It's also available for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One.

2. EA Sports FIFA 20

Let your little one get lost in the realistic graphics of EA Sports' new "FIFA 20" game. It's also available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

3. Nintendo Switch Wired Controller — Sonic the Hedgehog

Here's a way to make gaming even more fun. It's a Sonic the Hedgehog-themed controller for the Nintendo Switch.

4. "Sam Saves the Night," by Shari Simpson

"Sam Saves the Night," by Shari Simpson is the first book in the new "SleepWakers" series. Your child can follow along as Sam undergoes a mysterious "cure" for her sleepwalking and now has the ability to walk the night undetected, discovering a world of new friends, the SleepWakers, and goes to battle with a nighttime bully and her gang, the MeanDreams.

Best tech gifts for 10-year-olds

1. Tanoshi 2-in-1 Kids Computer

Here's a safe laptop and tablet for kids. Fun apps are already installed including YouTube Kids and Google Earth. This computer allows you to manage your child's screen time and lock remotely from a smartphone.

2. Fire HD Kids Edition 10 Tablet

The new Fire HD is bigger and faster than ever. It includes seemingly endless apps with kid-friendly movies, TV shows and books. It also includes a kid-proof case with a built-in stand.

3. My Audio Pet Splash

This waterproof speaker floats, making it perfect for bath time, the pool and the beach. The speaker connects via Bluetooth to a smartphone or tablet.

4. Hotwheels Id Smart Track Kit

Your child can make over 20 different unique courses with this smart track. Turn your smartphone into a racing video game and connect to the track via Bluetooth to create a cool racing experience.

Best unique gifts for 10-year-olds

1. Razor Crazy Cart Shift 2.0

This cart can hit speeds up to 8 mph with 40 minutes of drive time while your child rides around in style.

2. Snurk Twin Duvet Cover Shark

Sleep in the belly of a great white shark with this super fun duvet cover.

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This gift guide was originally published on Nov. 5, 2018.