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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 and Sarah Burns


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.)

Lexon Tykho 3 Bluetooth Speaker



Give a gift that's 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 your kid to blast tunes no matter where they are. The speaker also has a built-in FM radio, just in case they want to ditch streaming and let the radio decide what to play. 

Sunnylife Neon Pool Ring Soakers

Sunnylife Neon Pool Ring Soakers


Help kids embrace the end of summer with these Sunnylife Neon Pool Ring Soakers. They can back and relax in the brightly colored pool floats, but they won't want to get too comfortable. The floats come with built-in water blasters, so their relaxation session can turn into a full-on water fight in less than a second.

Mukikim Rock & Roll It Rainbow Piano

Mukikim Rock & Roll It Rainbow Piano: 1

Your kid can 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. 

Thames & Kosmos Magic: Gold Edition

Abracadabra and alakazam are about to become your kid's new favorite words. This super-deluxe magic kit has 150 tricks and illusions for them to master, and comes overflowing with magical props. Don't worry if they're new to magic — the kit comes with a 96-page instruction manual full of details and pictures to help them master all the tricks.

4M Doodling Robot

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

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2

The interactive watch comes with multiple games that help improve math and reading skills. 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 your kid will be pretty unstoppable. 

The Amazing Live Sea Monkeys

Does your kid want a pet, but a dog seems like too much to handle? Start them 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

HearthSong Pick Up & Go Corn Hole


Cornhole isn't just an outdoor sport anymore. With the Hearth Song Pick Up & Go Corn Hole, your kids can play cornhole all year round. The portable set is lightweight and easy to set up anywhere they 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

Tangle NightBall Basketball


Let the kids 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 them 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, they'll be too busy sinking shots to notice anything different.

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 your kids to make patterns and designs that will stand out no matter how many tea parties they throw. Now all they'll need is yummy snacks to get the party started. 

Updated June 2022.