15 Exceptional 10th Birthday Gifts

    14th October, 2019

We've got a list of amazing gifts for the 10 year old in your life who has everything!

If you're not well versed in the world of 10 year olds, you're going to need a bit of help choosing an exceptional birthday gift. They are, after all, in that awkward stage between being a kid, and hitting puberty. This list of fun gift ideas for kids should make your life a little easier, when it comes to nailing down a great present.

Arduino Starter Kit - English Official Kit

* good instruction booklet that you progressively move into * good website * all the parts explained, either in the book or on the website * good range of projects * comprehensive -- has everything you need plus some spares / extras * self contained -- no soldering or tools required * nicely packaged

The Arduino Starter Kit - English Official Kit With 170 Page Book is such a fun gift for teens. It has parts and detailed instructions for 14 and 15-year-olds to build 15 different projects. Among the projects, they can create a musical instrument to play by waving their hands or tap out a secret code to open the door. Teens will love to start programming with the Arduino uno board!

Avengers Hero Inventor Kit

My daughters and I have spent a couple hours experimenting with the Inventor Kit, and have had a great time. The companion app is intuitive and walks you through all of the steps of creating circuits, testing them, and then customizing them.

A fun gift for kids who love the Avengers movies, this toy turns them into superheroes. Suitable from age 8 through to 15, kids will be able to create unique superhero identities and powers, with electronic building blocks that snap together to turn circuits into inventions.

Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls

The product itself, it pretty impressive, both my kids love it! The balls when fully inundated with light for a while, stay lit for over an hour when removed from the base. Long enough to put them to sleep. Such a wonderful concept and well executed design. We couldn't be happier and I Hope they continue to make things like this - customer for life!

Great for anyone who likes light at night, The Boon Glo Nightlight with Portable Balls are not electronic, but they are phosphorescent and emit a green glow up to 30 minutes once removed from their base. This interactive nightlight makes an amazing birthday gift for kids who are afraid of monsters at night or just want to see the cool lights change their colors.

K'NEX – Bionic Blast Roller Coaster Building

I gave this to my 10 yr old great nephew and he was able to build it in about 5 hours.

Kids will love to ride the rollercoaster they've built with the K'NEX Thrill Rides – Bionic Blast Roller Coaster Building Set. The set features 809 K'NEX parts and pieces, plus a motor so that kids can work alone or together to build a fantastic coaster. It also includes a coaster car, a coaster track, and tech robot themed graphics. This excellent 10th birthday gift allows them to use the included cardboard VR viewer to ride Bionic blast once they're done.

LEGO Minecraft The Dungeon

My kids love building with Minecraft & Legos. This is a great set to incorporate both of their passions. We own several other Lego Minecraft sets & they are always a pleaser. The price on Amazon was better than I found in stores.

The LEGO Minecraft The Dungeon features 219 pieces, with 3 Minecraft minifigures: Steve with the pickaxe and 2 zombies. With this building construction kit, kids will experience the dungeon, that can be combined with other LEGO Minecraft kits to create their own Minecraft world with building blocks.

Force1 Drone with Camera HD Camera Drone

This is a perfect starter drone. My son loved this quad copter drone and it took extremely clear videos.Easy to use and fun!

The Force1 Drone with Camera Live Video is a fantastic 10th birthday gift for children who like to explore the sky while capturing their favorite moments. This is an easy-to-fly drone for beginners with 1-key flips and a headless mode plus high-speed precision.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit

Works really well and my daughter is having great fun choosing stones from the beach and garden to polish. I was very happy with my purchase of a 'Hobby Rock Tumbler' first stage results were impressive I now look forward to the next and final stages. The kit was complete with a selection of semi precious stones, 4x grit grades and easy to follow instructions.

The NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit gets kids to enhance their rock collection or to start a new one. This fantastic science gift for kids includes a tumbler, sifter, learning guide, four polishing grits, plus nine types of real rough gemstones. This tumbler makes even the most irregular rocks look like dazzling gemstones with a simple, one-touch setting.

Gskyer Telescope, German Technology Telescope

Bought this as a gift for a very good friend. She was so excited. Telescope was packaged well. Has a very nice carrying case. Lens are each in a case of their own. Very fast delivery ,well packed easy to set up works well ,the grandkids and i just love it

Kids deserve a high-quality telescope to see meteor showers. The Gskyer Telescope, AZ50350 German Technology Telescope is a wonderful gift for kids who love to stargaze. It features 50mm large aperture lens that makes the images brighter and more precise, two replaceable eyepieces and a 3x Barlow lens. The carrying bag is great to keep out dust or to take the telescope and tripod on stargazing travel.

littleBits Rule Your Room Kit

It has a lot of potential, and it's very versatile. It's a great creative toy. You can make art out of it. You can use it to build. The sky's the limit.

This fantastic invention kit minimizes screen time for both kids and teens - any child wanting to take some control over their room will love it. The littleBits Rule Your Room Kit helps kids and teens develop engineering and problem-solving skills while creating interactive inventions that combine the kit with anything they already own. This fun gift for teens inspires them to make many inventions but gives them step-by-step instructions for 8 of them, with a bonus challenge.

LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Kit with Remote Control

This is an awesome set and a big hit with the kids. Instructions are well laid out and easy to follow. Great Kit with Huge Learning Opportunity

One of the best available stem gifts for kids, the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 31313 Robot Kit with Remote Control for Kids, allows them to build and code a fully-functional robot that walks, talks, and even plays games and completes tasks. This STEM toy gets everyone to build a robot and learn about engineering.

Push Pin Travel Map Kit

This item really exceeded my expectations. After scratching off where I’ve been I hung it up on the wall. It looks clean from where it was scratched and looks professional hanging on the wall. Very pleased with this purchase.

A lovely wall decoration item and a great gift for kids, the Push Pin Travel Map Kit features a beautiful cork map, hand-printed in Barcelona with a matte and warm finish. This kit includes 194 different country flags with 100 sticks, 64 food stickers, 64 monuments stickers, and double-sided tape hangers for an easy installation.

Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit

Easy and simple to assemble. Very prompt shipment and very good price.

Imagine a super fun DIY camera that teaches fundamental concepts in optics, electromagnetism, mechanics, electronics, and image processing to kids. That’s what the Bigshot DIY Digital Camera Kit does. This lovely science gift for kids gets them to tap into their creative potential as a photographer right after they have made the camera themselves. Cool, right?

Snap Circuits

Bought this for our 10 yr old daughter for her birthday. She absolutely LOVES it!!! There are a number of extremely engaging clever projects using lights, fibre optics, speakers, light up eggs, flying little spinners etc. Lots of ideas & hours & hours of interest & fun, clear easily to follow instructions. Would highly recommend.

A hands-on introduction to working circuits and electronics, Snap Circuits is an award-winning game that makes for a fantastic 10th birthday gift. Snap Circuits features 175 possible projects, with over 55 color-coded circuit components. It can be plugged in the kid’s or their parent’s iPhone, Android phone, or MP3 player.

LEGO NexoKnights The Fortrex

Bought for our 10 year old grandson and he is still coming to us with new and exciting things that he has built with this product. It seems endless and the product seems very well made with an inexhaustible number of possibilities.

With the LEGO NexoKnights The Fortrex, kids will be able to build a vast rolling castle and to defend their kingdom! This LEGO building toy makes for an amazing 10th birthday gift for children who love the Cartoon Network's LEGO NEXO KNIGHTS series. These blocks are compatible with all LEGO construction sets, and the set includes Aaron Fox, Clay Moorington, Axl & Ash Attacker minifigures, and more!

Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit

I bought this wand as a present a 9 year old and am delighted with it! Opening the box had a real wow factor for both my niece and myself (she loved the spells poster and the stickers - very nice touch). The Harry Potter challenges and spells are super fun and are entertaining enough to keep the kids interest up trying to solve the puzzles.

A must for Harry Potter lovers, the Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit is a fantastic DIY kit that shows kids ways to use a Bluetooth Coding Wand. By doing that, they can make magic, with a wave, a twirl, and a twist, and learn to code with 70+ step-by-step creative challenges. This fantastic 8th, 9th or 10th birthday gift allows kids to make feathers fly, fire flow, goblets multiply, pumpkins grow, and more!