“World’s Okayest Brother/Sister” shirt For the cheeky little sibling, I found this T-shirt on Etsy. It comes in an array of colors; red, black, blue and green. While not really an insult, but also not exactly a compliment, this shirt is sure to please your snarky high school-age sib for just under $20.
World’s Smallest Laser Guns What could be better than laser guns? How about the world’s smallest laser guns for less than $5? The set of two guns, from Paper Source, boasts eight different sound effects with the pull of the trigger. Quite honestly, I might be putting these suckers on my own wish list.
Kendama Lord knows your little sibling does not need another video game; they're so proficient at that iPad, it’s utterly terrifying. Your parents will appreciate that this wooden toy will get them up and moving. Think: yo-yo on steroids that went and got cultured. Another under-$20 find from Amazon, it might be wise to spring for two if you know your siblings will end up fighting over just the one. Not convinced at how cool this is? Check out some Kendama tricks here.
Hog Wild Cow Popper Touted as one of the coolest toys of 2014 by dodoburd.com, this toy looks like it’ll please just about anyone. Just squeeze the body of the cow and it’ll shoot the soft foam balls about 20 feet. The company claims that the toy is safe for indoor or outdoor play, but I think we all know that little siblings are far too clever to have this kind of shooting capability indoors. While you might have to keep a watchful eye on the youngsters in your house, they’re sure to enjoy this toy.
Reptangles Creativity is king. The game, available on Amazon, is a little on the pricier side at $29.99 (but it does qualify for free shipping). Foster your younger sibling’s creative side with this game that allows them to make the rules. They can design their own puzzles with endless possibilities. The fun colors and reptile shapes sneak learning into playtime.