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Extra-Expressive Gifts for Kids Who Are Born Performers

For anyone who loves to display an extra flair for drama.

Brian Sandstrom

This gift guide is perfect for a child who loves to display an extra flair for drama. From accessories for putting on plays in the living room to kits that teach kids to make their very own movie, any of these gifts are guaranteed to transform your playroom into Hollywood.

Singing Machine Kids Mood Karaoke System

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Singing Machine

Musicals are taking over Hollywood, and this karaoke machine will transport you into “La La Land” with its bluetooth sing-along speaker that works with any karaoke or music app. With cool voice effects like “echo,” it’s easy to imagine dancing and singing on the biggest of stages.

Melissa & Doug Learn-To-Play Piano

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Melissa & Doug

Whether your kid’s preparing to orchestrate the next movie musical or planning to be an official maestro, this toddler-sized piano is the perfect learning tool. With color coded keys and a matching songbook, your tyke can learn nine of their favorite songs before they can reach a real piano.

Singing Machine Carpool Karaoke Mic

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The Singing Machine

Turn your commute into a karaoke experience! Easily connects to any FM station, and pairs with bluetooth devices, so it’s perfect for the singer on the go. Charge it, bring it to any family event, and make sure to grab it away from Dad before he sings his sixth rendition of “Don’t Stop Believin'.”

Mall Madness

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Hasbro

The perfect board game to prepare for LA shopping, Mall Madness has you play as a future starlet racing to complete her shopping list. Whether it’s through picking out their dress for the Oscars or finding an outfit for the paparazzi, this game will have any fashionista excited to play.

STMT DIY Cosmetics Set

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STMT

Haven’t found your signature style? Why not create it with this STMT DIY Cosmetics set. Perfect for customizing your own beauty collection, you can choose your favorite scents and shade, and wear them with confidence.

Mukikim Rock & Roll It Code Drum

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Mukikim

Hollywood isn’t only known for their starlets — it’s also a hotbed of Rock & Roll. This flexible and portable drum set allows you to code the different sounds and follow the colorful pads to learn all aspects of drumming. Bring it to your family parties, connect it to any MP3, and rock on!

Loog Mini Guitar

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Loog

Have the next lead rocker on your hands? There’s no better place to start than with this adorable mini guitar. With the same first three strings as a regular-sized guitar, your kid can comfortably practice their finger positions for when they’re ready to size up and rock on.

Rhyme Antics Game

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Rhyme Antics

In this “Catch Phrase meets karaoke” game, players draw cards to freestyle rap and spit their best flow. Who will reign supreme with their rhymes? Try out some beatboxing or maybe just rap over all of the guaranteed laughter.

Mukikim Rock & Roll It Rainbow Piano

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Mukikim

This colorful piano is ready to be rolled up for players on the go! And the best part? It comes with headphones so kids can play anywhere and anytime (without annoying their parents). With multiple demo songs, keyboard tones, and a playback function, your kids will be making music in no time.

Hape DJ Mix & Spin

Hape DJ Mix & Spin Studio

Hape

This mini turntable set is perfect for getting your toddlers singing and moving. Features four instrument sounds to play with, and different sound effects to lay over beats of their own, of over one of five pre-recorded background tunes. Change up the speed with the temp slider, and scratch records like a pro. Your youngest rockstar is ready for the studio.

Nailmatic Kids Holidays Van Story Nail Polish Set

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Nailmatic

This kid-friendly nail polish set is perfect for those ready to try out some new glam. With glittery colors and adorable names (Gaston and Bella? Perfection.) your kids will feel fabulous and ready to strut the catwalk.

Sphero Specdrums

The future of music is here. Kids can turn simple colors into musical tones with these Sphero Specdrums. With the accompanying app, players will be able to turn the world into their own instrument.

LOL Surprise! Dolls

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MGA Entertainment

Every Hollywood starlet needs a posse, and these LOL Surprise! Dolls exude star power. With 15 exciting surprises in each set, any child will be pretending they’re walking down Rodeo Drive with their fashionable bestie.

Funky Rico Selfie Ring Light

Funky Rico Selfie Ring Light

Funky Rico

Perfect for any kid training to be the next LA influencer. Clips easily to any personal device, and features three lighting settings, so your superstar can always keep the spotlight where it should be – on them!

Suck UK Paper Watch

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Suck UK

Superstars love custom anything – and why not? These daring trendsetters pave their own fashion ways, and besides, good taste and unique style choices should be flaunted. Stardom is more than just 15 minutes of fame; true star-power is timeless!

Hape MINI BAND Set

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Hape

When the music is in you, you gotta let it out! Kids can clack, rattle, strum, and shake with an instrument set designed to let the wee-est musicians rock on till bedtime. They'll explore sounds and play with rhythm while working on coordination skills, and experimenting with a new form of self-expression. The living room might be the stage today, but with a little encouragement, it could someday be Canegie Hall, or Madison Square Garden!

Thames & Kosmos Magic Gold Edition

Thames & Kosmos Magic Gold Edition

Thames & Kosmos

You might have heard that a true magician never reveals their tricks, but Thames & Kosmos take a slightly different approach. Their Gold Edition magic set has everything a young performer needs to start an act of their own including magic props, and a detailed illustrated manual that will walk you through 150 tricks to learn, and master. Not included? A captivating audience – but with some sleight-of-hand practice, that shouldn’t be a problem.