Themed gifts for all budgets
Do you have a
Frozen fan living in your house? Or perhaps you need a gift idea for a Minecraft fanatic, or your favorite Whovian. Check out our round-up of themed gift ideas in a range of prices for Frozen, Minecraft, Dr. Who, My Little Pony, American Girl, Barbie, Lego, How To Train Your Dragon, Despicable Me Minions, and, of course, Big Hero 6.
Stocking Stuffer: Frozen necklace
Even Santa can’t beat this deal! For only $5 you can get a handmade
Frozen-inspired Elsa and Ana pendant. With an image of the Frozen sisters on a cute bottle-cap charm, it’s the perfect accessory!
Under $25: Sparkly handmade cape
Your little Elsa will feel like a queen in this sparkly handmade cape from the
Gliznglamourgirl shop on Etsy. Custom made to order, you choose from four glittery fabrics. This will be the perfect addition to any girl’s dress-up collection.
$25–50 range: Frozen Dolls
Frozen Deluxe Toddler Dolls are sure to delight any Frozen fans ages three and up. Elsa stands at 12 inches and Anna is ten inches tall, a perfect match for toddlers’ little hands.
Around $100: Frozen castle
Frozen 2 -in-1 Castle Ice Palace Playset features both Arendale Castle and the ice palace that Queen Elsa created. The set comes with fun furniture and a mini Olaf figure, for kids to imagine themselves in Ana and Elsa’s world.
Stocking Stuffer: Minecraft Magnetic Sheets
For your favorite Minecraft enthusiast, how about stuffing that stocking with these Minecraft magnetic sheets? Each sheet contains 80, 1-inch-square blocks for building a world on the refrigerator or any metal surface.
Under $25: Minecraft Redstone Ore Light
This battery-operated night light is sure to keep the pigmen away! Tap once for a low light, twice for medium and three times for the brightest light.
$25–50: Giant Minecraft Foam Creeper
At two feet tall, this is a frighteningly detailed, articulated creeper. Made from EVA foam, this guy is an officially licensed Minecraft collectable.
Around $100: Creeper Hoodie
This scary creeper hoodie is perfect for a fan of Minecraft. The brightly colored sweatshirt can be worn in the usual way, or you can zip it all the way up the front, creating a mask. Creepy!
Stocking Stuffer: A Light in the Cellar: A Molly Mystery
This Agatha Award-winning mystery is available in paperback for just $6.95. Set during World War II, characters Molly and Emily discover a mystery while volunteering in the war effort. The paperback includes an illustrated section to provide historical context.
Under $25: Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight DVD or Blu Ray Set
Learn about Isabelle’s journey into the spotlight in this fun new movie.
Sugar and Spice Baking Set
Dolls like to have fun too! With this Sugar and Spice Baking Set, your American Girl doll can enjoy the tradition of gingerbread house decorating. Includes a gingerbread house, frosting, candy décor along with a hat and apron.
Isabelle Starter Collection
Isabelle is a sweet dancer who has found her own way to shine! This collection includes the Isabelle doll, outfits, dance case, dance outfits, and pink-tipped highlights for her blond hair.
Lego Friends Emma Keychain Light
What's not to love about Lego? This 2.5-inch Lego Friends figure has light-up legs and is perfect for backpacks. The figure has moveable parts and is available in seven different Friends characters.
Under $25: Lego Duplo All-in-One Box of Fun
This is the perfect starter set for little Lego lovers! The box includes 65 pieces of larger- than-regular Lego blocks, which are safe for ages 18 months and up.
$25–50: Lego Calendar
The gift that keeps on giving! This set features two minifigures and labels for every month and day of the year. Rebuild every month for a practical and fun 3-D calendar!
Around $100: Lego Millennium Falcon
Star Wars icon, the Millennium Falcon. This Lego set features an opening hull, twin flick missiles and lots of other details. The Falcon also comes with six mini-figures.
Despicable Me Minions
Stocking Stuffer: Minion Ducktape
The creative possibilities are endless with this Minion Ducktape! Make wallets, purses or decorate notebooks and pencils.
Under $25: Despicable Me 2 Operation Board Game
Stuart is having a bad day! Help him out by removing parts such as unicorn fluff, nutty noggin and toxic tongue. Play just like the old-fashioned Operation game, by removing parts with tweezers without setting off the buzzer.
Build your own Minion! The set includes extra eyes and mouths, as well as a plunger, welding goggles, and ray gun.
Despicable Me Minion Icon Chair
This iconic chair is the perfect addition to your little Minion’s bedroom decor! Available for in-store pick up at your local Toys R Us, and best of all — no assembly is required!
How to Train Your Dragon
Stocking stuffer: Night Fury figurine
At 2.4 by 2 inches, this tiny little Night Fury Dragon is perfect for a stocking. He is made to order out of polymer clay from the Etsy shop
IssyandSofi. But order fast, because this little guy takes two weeks to arrive!
Under $25: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Ultimate Battle Collection
It’s the battle of the dragons with these twelve, 3-inch action figures! Recreate battles in the sky with your favorite characters from the movie
How to Train your Dragon 2.
$25–50: How to Train Your Dragon 2: Giant Toothless Battle
IONIX brand sets feature a new type of construction brick that “shape shift” and change. Contains two shape shifting mini figures, one shape shifting titan brick and 239 additional pieces. Build and battle with Mighty Toothless, Drago and Hiccup.
Around $100: Toothless Plushie
For the ultimate lover of night furies, give them a huge Toothless Plushie. Handmade at the Etsy shop
Nightless Lullaby, these dolls come with options including a prosthetic tail. These big dragons are 30 inches from tip to tail and have a wingspan of 36 inches.
Big Hero 6
Stocking Stuffer: Big Hero 6 Water Bottle
Even heroes need to hydrate! Fight thirst with this 25-ounce stainless steel aqua-can. The handy bottle features the cast of
Big Hero 6 and is BPA-free.
Under $25: Big Hero 6
These brightly colored PJ’s feature Baymax Mech and other characters from the
Big Hero 6 movie. Available in sizes 2–10, these would be great to open on Christmas Eve.
$25–50: Baymax Mech Deluxe Flying Action Figure
Recreate scenes from
Big Hero 6 with this fantastic action figure! Baymax Mech measures 11 inches tall with an 18-inch wingspan and features a firing rocket fist, pop up wings and light and sound effects. Includes a Hiro Hamada figure.
$50–100: Baymax MacBook Pro Sleeve
A great, practical gift for your “big”
Big Hero 6 fan, this sleeve is sized for 15-inch MacBooks. It’s even padded, water resistant and made in the USA from sustainable materials.
Stocking Stuffer: SeaWorld Wildlife Rescuer Doll
What’s the perfect sized toy for a stocking? A Barbie doll of course! The SeaWorld Wildlife Rescuer Doll comes dressed in a wet suit and even has a little sea otter friend — a bargain at under $10 dollars.
Under $25: Barbie Endless Curls Doll
For girls who like to play with dolls and play with hair, this Barbie comes with curlers, a curling iron, barrettes, hair bands and brush for endless hair style options. The curlers and curling iron are heat-free for safe play.
$25–50: Barbie Fashonistas Ultimate Fashion Gift set
This set includes six complete Barbie outfits in which pieces can be mixed and matched. This ultimate package comes with purses and shoes to complete Barbie’s fashionista look.
Around $100: Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse
Barbie’s dream house is a two-story, six-room house packed full of fun details! Barbie has her own spiral staircase and kitchen stocked with play food. You can even activate the mini TV by placing a Smartphone in a special holder on the house. Life on the beach was never better!
Stocking Stuffer: Doctor Who Blind Box Mini Figures
You get what you get, so don’t throw a fit! These four-inch Dr. Who mini figures are “blind” boxed so you could get any one of the ten toys from the TV show. It’s a great stocking stuffer, that is, unless you get a Weeping Angel, especially the one with the
Under 25: Doctor Who Tardis Teapot
Choose from blue or a chrome-colored anniversary edition pot for a spot of tea with the Doctor. The teapot holds 25 ounces, but of course, it might be bigger on the inside!
$25–50: Tardis Sweatshirt
This blue hoodie has the Police Box details embroidered onto the front. But, as the website warns: Check the size chart; it’s
not bigger on the inside!
Around $100: Wibbly-Wobbly Fridgie-Widgie
This Tardis minifridge keeps up to six, 12-ounce cans cold and features cool sound effects when you open the door. Also has a heating element to warm up your fish fingers!
My Little Pony
Stocking Stuffer: My Little Pony Equestria Girl Headband and Ponytail
Your My Little Pony fan can dress up as Rainbow Dash with this cute headband equipped with pony ears and rainbow hair. Comes with a 12-inch rainbow hair extension.
Under $25: My Little Pony Necklace
Check out this handmade necklace from the Etsy shop BubbleGumGlam. This “chunky bubblegum” necklace has a Princess Celestia in the center and can be ordered with a matching bracelet. (The necklace isn’t really made of bubblegum — just chunky acrylic beads!)
$25–50: Princess Twilight Sparkle’s Friendship Rainbow Kingdom Playset
Princess Twilight’s Kingdom has lots of fun features such as keys to unlock surprises and even a slide and swing. Comes with a Neon Rainbow princess Twilight Sparkle Pony, too!
Around $100: Custom Boutique Rainbow Dash Two-piece Set Ruffled Skirt
Wow! This custom-made Rainbow Dash outfit will make any My Little Pony fan smile! Comes in Girls sizes 2–8, and made by the Etsy shop
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