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Perfect Birthday Gift Ideas for Practically-Perfect August Birthday Kids

Get your favorite August birthday kid their Best. Present. Ever.

Margo Gothelf · 3 months ago

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August birthdays have it right. Between the summer weather and the sunny days outside, it's the ultimate month to celebrate. The only way to make your celebration better? Some amazing presents. We've pulled together some of our favorites to share with the August babies! (Looking for present inspiration for a friend? Scout the Bear is always ready to help at the CAMP Present Shop.)

Toniebox Audio Player Starter Set

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It’s back-to-school time, which means life is about to get a lot busier for everyone in your house. Between school and extracurriculars, your August birthday kid needs some entertainment that can keep up with their busy schedule. With the Toniebox audio player, they can bring their favorite stories and songs anywhere they go.

Twee Chalk Frosted Donut Sidewalk Chalk

Drawing with chalk has never looked so delicious, thanks to these Twee Chalk Frosted Donuts. Grab a donut and let your inner artist take over to create a drool-worthy creation on your driveway or patio. I know it might be tempting, but whatever you do, don't take a bite of these realistic donuts! Sweets not your thing? Go the savory route with the Cheesy Pizza Chalk Set instead.  

Lexon Tykho 3 Bluetooth Speaker



Stay current and go retro all at the same time with the Lexon Tykho 3 speaker. The old-fashioned design mimics an AM/FM radio but has Bluetooth tech, allowing you to blast tunes no matter where you are. The speaker also has a built-in FM radio, just in case you want to ditch streaming and let the radio decide what to play. 

Sunnylife Neon Pool Ring Soakers

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Embrace the end of summer with these Sunnylife Neon Pool Ring Soakers. Sit back and relax in the brightly colored pool floats, but don't get too comfortable. The floats come with built-in water blasters, so your relaxation session can turn into a full-on water fight in less than a second. The set comes with two pool rings, so don't let your guard down all the way — you never know when the other floater might strike! 

Mukikim Rock & Roll It Rainbow Piano

Easily take the show on the road with this Rock & Roll It Rainbow Piano. Don't underestimate the power of this musical instrument just because you can roll it up and take it on the go. The rainbow piano has 49 standard keys, plus demo songs, echo/sustain, and record playback, making the musical possibilities endless. 

Kinetic Sand Construction Site

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The keys to the dump truck and the wrecking ball crane are in your hands at the Kinetic Sand Construction Site. The portable site lets you take your construction on the go. The kinetic sand will mold pretty much any way you want it to, allowing you to build giant towers and knock them down over and over again. Plus, the sand won't dry out, even if you forget to close up shop for the night. 

Thames & Kosmos Magic: Gold Edition

Abracadabra and alakazam are about to become your new favorite words. This super-deluxe magic kit has 150 tricks and illusions for you to master, and comes overflowing with magical props. Don't worry if you're new to magic — the kit comes with a 96-page instruction manual full of details and pictures to help you master all the tricks. Just keep the booklet in a hidden spot — you don't want to give up your secrets! 

4M Doodling Robot

You might not think engineering and art have a lot in common, but the 4M Doodling Robot is here to prove you wrong. The STEAM-based toy functions as both a robot and a work of art. Channel your inner scientist to build the robot from the ground up and then switch into your artist hat to make museum-worthy creations. 

VTech PAW Patrol Marshall Learning Watch

Ready to help out Ryder and the PAW Patrol crew? With the PAW Patrol Marshall Learning Watch, you'll have everything you need to help protect Adventure Bay. The interactive watch comes with multiple games that will help identity animal tracks and different patterns. Plus, the watch includes a clock, timer, stopwatch, and alarm to keep you on top of your game. With this watch and the PAW Patrol crew, the team will be pretty unstoppable. 

The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys

Want a pet, but a dog seems like too much to handle? Start off with some sea monkeys! The miniature creatures come to life instantly with the help of some water. Don't underestimate the little microbes when they first start swimming. They can grow up to 2 centimeters long and can live for up to two years. 

Hearth Song Pick-Up-and-Go Portable Corn Hole

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Cornhole isn't just an outdoor sport anymore. With the Hearth Song Pick Up & Go Corn Hole, you can play cornhole all year round. The portable set is lightweight and easy to set up anywhere you want. Keep it outside until it's too cold to play, and then bring it inside during the winter for endless tournaments on snowy days.  

Tangle NightBall Basketball

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Take advantage of the warm nights and keep the basketball game going long after dark with the Tangle NightBall Basketball. The light-up basketball features LED technology to help you sink those 3-pointers, even after the sun has gone down. Don't worry about the lights weighing down the ball — it's designed to feel just like a typical basketball. Plus, you'll be too busy sinking shots to notice anything different.

Franklin Sports I-Color Football


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It may still be summer, but football season is right around the corner! Prep your game and personalize your gear with this Franklin Sports I-Color Football. The miniature football comes with ten colorful markers so you can customize the ball any way you like. Go with your favorite team colors or mashup all of the colors for a unique design. Either way, you won't have a problem spotting this ball when it's spiraling through the air. 

Making in the Moment Paint-Your-Own Tea Party Set

At this tea party, everything is made from scratch, including the mugs! The Making in the Moment Tea Party Set comes with four individual tea settings waiting to be customized. The kit comes with brightly colored paints allowing you to make patterns and designs that will stand out no matter how many tea parties you throw. Now all you'll need is yummy snacks to get the party started.