Gift Ideas

19 Cool (And Useful!) Gifts To Put On Your Holiday Wish List

Fun and handy gifts to buy or ask for this year.

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With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start shopping! We’ve vetted Amazon for some of the best products to put on your holiday wish list this year, or to give to friends and loved ones.

1. A whale-shaped bath rinser to make bath time more fun

Skip Hop Moby Bath Tear-Free Waterfall Rinser, Blue, $9.99


2. Some NoCry cut resistant gloves for your safety in the kitchen

Inverlee Anti Cut Resistant Gloves Food Grade Level 5 Protection Working Cutting , $3.69


3. The First Years Quick Serve Bottle Warmer to make the first years much easier

The First Years Quick Serve Bottle Warmer, $15.48

4. This incredible non-toxic pen that draws in 3-D (with no mess)

3Doodler Create 3D Pen With 50 Plastic Strands, No Mess, Non-Toxic, Smoky Blue, $82.94


5. A vegetable spiral slicer to create tasty zoodles (zucchini noodles) or homemade curly fries

Paderno World Cuisine 3-Blade Vegetable Slicer / Spiralizer, $19.89


6. A portable travel tray to make car rides fun for the backseat riders & peaceful for you

Kids Travel Tray by KIDSMARTER, $26.50

7. Star Wars car floor mats to channel your inner dark side of the force

Star Wars Darth Vader with Galactic Empire Logo Car Truck SUV Front & Rear Seat Rubber Floor Mats – 4PC, $71.91

8. A mermaid tail blanket to to keep you all warm & tucked in

Hughapy Christmas Soft Mermaid Tail Blanket Handmade Living Room Sleeping Blanket, $26.99


9. This magically brilliant light switch cover

Lumos/Nox (Harry Potter) Light Switch Cover, $20.00


10. A projector that will change movie nights as you know them

iDGLAX iDG-787W LCD LED Video Multimedia Mini Portable Projector, $92.75


11. A memory pillow to give you a cool, peaceful and painless night’s sleep

Sleep Innovations Cool Memory Foam Contour Pillow with Microfiber Cover, $34.99

12. A cordless electric kettle with temperature control for a perfect cup of tea

Cuisinart CPK-17 PerfecTemp 1.7-Liter Stainless Steel Cordless Electric Kettle, $81.45


13. A tissue dispenser that is actually decorative instead of a cardboard eyesore

Umbra Casa Tissue Box Cover, $8-$14


14. Vibrant liquid chalk markers to avoid the mess of regular chalk

Kassa Liquid Chalk Markers (10 Pack), $14.95


15. “The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook” to turn your kitchen into The Great Hall this holiday & learn how to make Treacle Tart (Harry’s favorite dessert)

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory, $11.89


16. This magical notebook that’ll record notes from your phone & erase itself in the microwave so you can reuse it

Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook, $24.59


17. This miniature Polaroid-style camera for instant picture fun, especially at parties

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera, $70


18. This cat litter mat that will conveniently keep litter in one spot

Blackhole Cat Litter Mat – Super Size Rectangular 30″ X 23


19. A portable dog bowl for those long trips and walks

Comsun Collapsible Dog Bowl, $5.99

Prices reflect the time of publication.

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