9 cool tech gifts for kids & teens 2023: From Echo Dot Kids to Kindle Kids

Hands up if you once received a portable cassette player for Christmas? With vlogging kits, coding games and high-spec tablets designed especially for kids now among the gifts on wishlists, things are definitely a little different in 2023.

From toddlers to seven-year-olds to teenagers, there are tech gifts suitable for all ages and many will teach them as much as they will entertain (and keep them distracted for at least 10 minutes). There are so many on the market right now, to help you choose one that’s practical and fun, we’ve compiled this edit of all of the best options available to shop now.

How we chose the best tech gifts for kids

  • Suitability: All of these tech gifts are specifically designed for children, many for as young as three, with some also suitable for teenagers (and even adults!)
  • Available on Amazon: Every gift is available to shop on Amazon – so if you need to make a last-minute order, no problem.
  • Top reviews: Each piece of tech has been rated highly by shoppers, and we’ve tried (and loved) many of them ourselves too.

Best tech gifts for kids and teens on Amazon in 2023

  • Kids Kindle

    Kindle Kids

    Suitable for: age 7+

    If your kids enjoy reading, they’ll love their own Kindle. As well as the ability to take unlimited books around with them, they can strengthen their skills with the Word Wise and Vocabulary Builder tools.

  • echo dot kids 2022

    Echo Dot Kids Edition

    Suitable for: age 3+

    It’s likely your kids already know how to use Alexa, and the Echo Dot for kids has a whole range of new child-friendly content. They can ask questions, request stories, set alarms and get help with their homework.

  • amazon fire kids

    Amazon Fire 7 Kids Tablet

    Suitable for: ages 3-7

    The Amazon Fire Kids tablet comes with an endless supply of fun and educational (we won’t tell them) content. With its durable case and two-year warranty, you won’t have to worry about it breaking either.

  • Yoto Mini

    Yoto Mini

    Suitable for: ages 3-12

    The Yoto Mini plays music, stories and learning games for your kids. Just download the app on your phone or tablet and let them choose what to listen to by putting the physical cards into a slot on the cube-shaped speaker. It’s all of the fun with none of the screen time.

  • photo creator kids

    Studio Creator Instant Camera

    Suitable for: age 8+

    Studio Creator’s new pocket-sized instant camera is packed with cool features, like photo filters and effects, video recording, a selfie lens and a shutter timer for group shots. It functions as a digital camera but can produce 250+ instant prints. It even comes with coloured markers and stickers to customise them.

  • Nintendo Switch Lite - 5% off

    Nintendo Switch Lite

    Suitable for: age 7+

    Keep kids busy with their own Nintendo Switch. From Mario Kart to Animal Crossing, the handheld games console has so many child-friendly options, but we guarantee you’ll want to have a go yourself. The Lite is a more affordable, smaller version and comes in a wide range of colours.

  • vtech video camera kit

    Vtech Kidizoom Studio Video Camera Kit

    Suitable for: 5-12 years

    If they fancy themselves as the next big vlogger, you can’t go wrong with this VTech video camera kit for kids. It comes with a mini tripod and flip-up lens, plus all of the software needed for editing.

  • Tobi Kids watch

    Little Tikes Tobi Robot Smartwatch for Kids

    Suitable for: age 6+

    The Tobi Robot watch has a camera, interactive learning, and augmented reality games. Plus, Tobi comes to life with his moving robot arms and legs, fun sounds and 100+ expressions.

  • vtech kids camera

    VTech Kidizoom Duo Camera

    Suitable for: age 3+

    Looking for a camera for little ones? Gift kids their first digital camera with the VTech Kidizoom. Suitable for ages 3+, they can add fun effects, stamps and frames to 5-megapixel photos and videos. There are even games they can play and time limit controls available for parents.


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