We know life gets a little (okay, a lot) busy around this time of year so if you haven’t crossed off everyone on your list just yet, here’s your reminder that you still have some time. After all, we’ve all bought at least a few last minute Christmas gifts over the years!

Fortunately, that Amazon Prime membership of yours comes in handy, and there are plenty of digital gifts you can send virtually so you don’t have to wrap anything.

We’ve rounded up some of the best last minute Christmas gifts for kids and adults that are so thoughtful they won’t suspect a thing. For all they know, you bought these back on Prime Day!

Last minute Christmas gifts for kids

Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids tablet



Fire 8 Kids Tablet

Ready to give your kiddos their first tablet? We love this one because it comes with a kid-proof case, 2-year worry-free guarantee (if your little one breaks it, Amazon replaces it), one year of Amazon Kids+ and ability to connect to WiFi.

Yoto Player and Starter Pack



Yoto Player and Starter Pack

Looking for screen-free entertainment instead? We love the Yoto player for endless hours of screen-free fun. The clever (and delightfully minimalist) audio player allows kids to listen to a huge library of bestselling audiobooks, music and singalongs, educational activities and kids podcasts through super cool content cards they can insert themselves. It even comes with a record your own card that’s perfect for personalized books they can’t get enough of! Bonus: It’s also a nightlight, sleep trainer and white noise machine in one! Includes Yoto Player and starter pack.

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Play Kitchen

Take pretend play to a whole new level with this gold and white play kitchen, complete with a 27-piece cookware set.

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Baby Einstein


Clever Composer

This toy is perfect for the little learner in your life. We love it because it helps boosts your child’s fine motor skills (and their attention span) by giving them several items to play with, essentially building their own musical composition.

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B. Toys


Fabric blocks

These six super soft blocks are easy for the littlest ones to play with. Plus, each one has a place for inserts to be added that shake, rattle and roll.

Peppa Pig Wooden Deluxe Playhouse

Peppa Pig


Wooden Deluxe Playhouse

Peppa Pig fans will be over the moon in love with this brand new wooden dollhouse featuring Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, Peppa and her little brother George. With three levels, eight rooms and 29 accessories (including some that open and close), it’s sure to be hit!

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32-piece set

Kids will spend hours creating various designs with these 3D magnetic tiles. And with more than 1,000 5-star reviews, you can’t go wrong.

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Learning Resources


Coding Robot

This set comes with 77 pieces that kids as young as 5 years old can play with. Botley, the robot will learn the more he’s played with, providing endless coding activities for kids to create.

Step2 up and down roller coaster



Up and Down Coaster

Step2 offers a twist on the classic ride-on toy (since it comes with its own 10.25 ft. roller coaster track!), so you can see why I couldn’t pass this toy by. Perfect for indoor or outdoor play, your toddler or preschooler will practice gross motor skills as they zoom down the track safely, since the ride-on toy features a high back, handrail, and footrests for a safe, secure ride down the track.

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Melissa & Doug


Geometric Stacker

With 25 colorful wooden pieces, kids will have fun stacking and sorting the different shapes (while working on their hand-eye coordination).

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Bath Pipes

Powered by water and imagination, this set of suctioning building toys work in all kinds of configurations. Just stick them to the wall to experiment with different designs.

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Gift subscription

Beam a whole year’s worth of exclusive Disney content into their home, including first-run movies, original series, and access to the Disney vault.

The Big Dig Sandbox Excavator

The Big Dig


Sandbox Excavator

This is one of those classics that no kid can resist. The sturdy construction and quality materials means it not only really works, it actually lasts through multiple kids. Use it to dig in everything from snow to sand to plain old dirt!




Pound & Tap Bench with Slide Out Xylophone

This xylophone set isn’t one of those toys that’ll get deserted in record time, thanks to the fact that it features more than one way to play. Your kiddo can use the hammer to tap the balls through the holes to create a melody on the xylophone below, or they can slide out the xylophone and pound out a solo.

Starry Night Air Fort

Air Fort


Air Fort

The Air Fort inflates in just 30 seconds—no building required—but it will entertain them for hours and hours. All you need is a box fan to get it going. From sleepovers to rainy days, you’ll thank yourself a thousand times over.

Last minute Christmas gifts for adults

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Book of the Month


Monthly Subscription

The bookworm in your life will love this subscription service. Purchase a plan and they’ll get to choose one book a month from some of the best authors around.

Revlon One Step Hair Dryer



One Step Hair Dryer

In the world of hair care tools, the Revlon One Step Hair Dryeris queen. One Motherly editor says years later she’s still “hopelessly devoted to this thing” while adding, “I only ever carry on but will sacrifice carry on space for this.” Another editor says she often uses this on two-or-three day hair. “Splash a little water on the hair, run the Revlon One Step through it, and then add some dry shampoo, and I have almost instant volumized, fresh-looking hair.” If that’s not a mom-friendly hair hack, I don’t know what is.

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Portable charger

For the person who always needs a charger, this one has three USB ports so they’ll never be without battery again. It charges phones more than six times and tablets at least twice.

Nuria x Paintbox Glowing Skin & Bold Nails Kit

Nuria x Paintbox


Glowing Skin & Bold Nails Kit

This sweet set of minis from Nuria and Paintbox are the perfect pick-me-up for besties, tweens, and even yourself! It includes travel size Calm Daily Moisturizer and Calm Face Mist for keeping skin hydrated on the go and two petal-inspired cruelty-free nail laquers all in a convenient cosmetics bag.

Cosori Electric Smart Kettle



Electric Gooseneck Smart Kettle

The best part of waking up is…having all the things done for you already. This best-selling Cosori kettle can boil water from anywhere via their free app and even includes a baby formula mode to warm water to exactly the right temperature for littles.

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Stitch Fix


Gift Card

Give the gift of shopping with a virtual gift card! Whether your best friend is a serious shopper or your mom never steps foot in a store, Stitch Fix is here to help. They’ll take a quiz about what they like and dislike and then a stylist will handpick items to send over (simply gift the $20 styling fee). They only pay for what they like and keep.

Anker Soundcore Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

Anker Soundcore


Life Q20 Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

With over 45K ratings, these budget-friendly noise-canceling headphones rival ones that cost four times as much. Granted, you might not want to give him a foolproof way to tune the kids out, but you could always borrow them.

Jenga Jumbo Yard Game



Giant Hardwood Game

Looking for a gift that’s fun for the whole fam? Safer than lawn darts (though we advise against playing in bare feet) but just as exciting, this giant Jenga game plays just like the original but is eight times the size. If you’ve got enough skills, it can reach almost four feet tall before the inevitable crash.

JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker



Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker

When it comes to portable speakers, the Flip 5 from JBL is one of the absolute best for the price. (54K 5-star ratings would tend to agree!) It’s got an impressive battery life and a rugged, waterproof rubber housing to keep it safe during everything from backyard BBQs to beach parties.

23andMe DNA Test



DNA Test

If they haven’t yet unlocked the treasure trove of information that is their DNA, this is truly the gift that keeps on giving. From how their genetics can influence their health to learning about family origins, there’s so much to be learned from a vial of spit.

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Bloomscape makes finding the perfect plant simple, delivering them straight to your door, fully-grown and with caring instructions. Not sure which plant they’ll enjoy? Send a gift card to let them pick out their favorite.

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For the person who doesn’t have time to sit and read but still wants to enjoy the latest books—meet Audible. They’ll get one free credit a month, good toward any title in their audiobook library.

Luna Weighted Blanket



Weighted Blanket

Soft and breathable, the innovative weighted blanket from Luna is filled with premium glass beads that are perfectly distributed to help them get to sleep faster and stay asleep better. The 100% cotton fabric helps keep her from overheating in any season, so once they’re hooked it’s a year-round must-have.