5 Gift Ideas for Kids who Love Video Games 2022

Snow falls. Neon lights twinkle. People gather around to celebrate. The gift-giving season is here! You have a special person in your life and need to get them something that shows them how much you love them. You want them to be blown away by how cool and thoughtful you are. Seeing them smile from ear to ear over the perfect gift is your desire, but maybe you’re struggling with ideas. What do you get the kid who has all the newest games? Perhaps you’re searching for alternatives to video games that your little gamer will love. You might wonder, “what are some gaming-themed gift ideas for kids that won’t break the bank?” 

Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered!

At GameTruck, we understand how important it is to find the right gift for the gamers in your life at a reasonable price. The holiday season can be crazy and overwhelming, but you can kick those negative feelings to the curb with this gamer-approved gift ideas for kids that’ll help you be the coolest and show just how much you love them. 

Lego Minecraft Skull Arena 

Looking for a non-video game item that your youngster will love? Try Lego’s Skull Arena from Minecraft. After the arena is built, they can battle it out for the golden apple, flee from the killer rabbit, and target practice with the slime shooter!

Gift Ideas for Kids: Lego Minecraft Skull Arena
Gift Ideas for Kids: Controller Skins

Controller Skins

Help your gamer stand out with a unique controller skin! From their favorite color to TV shows (like this Naruto themed PS5 skin), there are so many options to choose from. If you’re looking for a personal gift, try getting a skin that reminds you of them.

Nintendo Switch Membership

Why settle for one game when you can have all the Nintendo games? That’s right! Nintendo now offers special memberships for individuals and families. For $40 for one person or $80 for an entire family, they’ll get a year’s access to a massive library of video games, including retro SEGA Genesis games, popular releases like Mario Kart and Animal Crossing, and classic Nintendo 64 games like Star Fox 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. 

Gift Ideas for Kids: Nintendo Switch Membership
Gift Ideas for Kids: Nintendo lab

Nintendo Labo 

Combine crafts and video games for a one-of-a-kind present! Allow your kiddo to express creativity while playing their favorite Nintendo Switch games. Start with a piece of cardboard and build yourself one of five different Toy-Con projects, such as a 13-key piano, a fishing pole, or even a motorbike. Add your Nintendo Switch console to power it up, and you can hold a recital, catch a fish, or win a race!

Gaming Themed Books

Want to give a fun, educational gift? Check out video game-themed books! These books include your kid’s favorite video game settings, streamers, and dilemmas. Some good fits for your child might be A Hole New World, Ava in Codeland, Glitch, The Sword of Herobrine, and Enter the Mine

Finding the right gift can add an unnecessary burden on you. You want a gift that shows how much you love them while still being within your budget. With this list by your side, you can rock this gifting-giving season! Stay tuned for our ultimate gift list for Gamer Dads! 

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