Best gifts for kids and teens: get young people the perfect tech present

It's all part of the T3 Christmas Gift Guide 2015

We've scored the world of tech to find the coolest and most brilliant gadgets to spoil kids with this Christmas. There are robots, drones, bikes and much,much more to entertain your younger relatives.

Most of the goodies we've featured here are available on the high street as well as from etailers.

Now check out all of our other Christmas gift guides! Remember, Christmas is better with T3

Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Robot

This year's must-have toy? BB-8 was getting people excited for months before The Force Awakens' release date, and this app-enabled autonomous droid accepts voice commands and has an adaptive personality that changes based on your interactions.

Price: £129.99

Buy Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid

Anki Overdrive 2015

Imagine something like Scalextric but with no slots and added frenzied battles. That’s Anki Overdrive – simply build one of eight unique battlefields, download the Overdrive app, and it’s hammer time.

Price: £150

Buy Anki Overdrive 2015

Apple iPod Touch 2015

The sixth generation iPod Touch is a great introduction to Apple's iOS ecosystem. Its 4-inch display has a pixel density identical to the iPhone 6s, there’s a wealth of brilliant apps and a pretty decent camera, too.

Price: £159

Buy Apple iPod Touch 2015

Parrot HydroFoil Mini Drone Airborne Cargo

Parrot’s Hydrofoil is a very clever hybrid drone which uses a traditional Airborne drone to power it over the surface of your local pond, all controlled by a smartphone, natch.

Price: £79.99

Buy Parrot HydroFoil Mini Drone Airborne Cargo

Xbox One Limited Edition

With a huge roster of great games, immense online gaming experience, Kinect 2 movement sensor and limited edition livery [ADD THE LE VERSION DETAILS], the Xbox One is a slam dunk.

Price: £280

Buy Xbox One Limited Edition

Razor RX200 off-road Electric Scooter

The Razor RX200 is no pavement pansy - with all-terrain tyres, disc brakes and a gear ratio designed for trail riding, it is ready to mix it with the Land Rovers and ATBs off-road.

Price: £280

Buy Razor RX200 off-road Electric Scooter

Fire Kids Edition

With a seven-inch display, quad-core processor, front and rear cameras and a microSD slot for additional storage (up to 128GB), all wrapped up in a durable, kid-proof case to protect against drops and bumps, the Fire Kids Edition comes with a year of Fire for Kids Unlimited so that your little one can access thousands of books, TV shows, educational apps and games at no extra cost.

Price: £99.99

Buy Fire Kids Edition

Moto X Style

Surely inspired by the Nokia 3210, the new Moto X Style is a fully customisable smartphone - the Moto Maker website allows you to choose plastic, leather or wood back, and a variety of colours for the camera and shell.

Price: £399

Buy Moto X Style

Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster

A motorised blaster that delivers extra fire power, this Nerf favourite features removable parts so that you can customise it in over 30 different combinations. A 10-dart banana clip with darts is included, and the targeted scope mean you can hit targets up to 90 feet away.

Price: £59.99

Buy Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10 Blaster

Ted Baker London Rockall High-Performance Folding Over-Ear Headphones

Although these Ted Baker headphones feature great sound quality, they are really about making a statement – brushed stainless steel and soft leather abound plus there’s a travel case, too.

Price: £119.95

Buy Ted Baker London Rockall High-Performance Folding Over-Ear Headphones

Kiddimoto Balance Bike

These British-built balance bikes from Kiddimoto come in loads of amazingly cool designs, from superbikes to choppers, scramblers and scooters to suit every boy or girl from Easy Riders to Mod toddlers.

Price: £59.99

Buy Kiddimoto Balance Bike

Lego Ferrari F40

One of the world's most desirable supercars gets the Lego treatment in this limited edition set. This Lego Creator Expert kit enables you to help your mini me build a stunning replica of the car, complete with its distinctive red spoiler, and other cool features like pop-up headlights and a Ferrari logo steering wheel.

Price: €89.99 (approx £66)

Buy Lego Ferrari F40

Lomography Lomo’Instant Havana Edition

Instagram is so yesterday? Well, it’s not as yesterday as film, but Lomography’s instant camera is an awesome way to stand out from the crowd while learning practical camera skills with various lens options and unlimited shooting possibilities.

Price: £129

Buy Lomography Lomo'Instant Havana Edition

Meccano Meccanoids G15

Who wouldn’t want to build their own 2ft tall robot? The Meccano Meccanoid G15 talks and understands you, and its six-motor body is app-controlled. Just don’t let the kids build an army of them.

Price: £170

Buy Meccano Meccanoids G15

Kettler Torino Blue and White Go Kart

The Kettler Torino go kart has a strong steel tubing frame and rear brakes, and it looks fantastic - the only problem will be how jealous you are when your kid’s tearing around in it.

Price: £99

Buy Kettler Torino Blue and White Go Kart

Wiley Fox Storm

The Wiley Fox Storm is a Cyanogen OS-powered mobile phone with an extraordinary spec that would make an iPhone 6s blush, and is perfect if your teen wants to avoid being a smartphone sheep.

Price: £199

Buy Wiley Fox Storm

Creative Sound Blaster Free

Creative makes some of the best and most flexible Bluetooth speakers around and the Sound Blaster Free is no different - unusually styled, it can stand or lay it flat and pumps out stunning sound for one so small.

Price: £80

Buy Creative Sound Blaster Free

Logitech Play Collection Fox Computer Mouse

This colourful wireless mouse comes in a variety of cute geometric characters, our favourite being Francesca Fox, and the all feature Logitech’s Advanced Optical Tracking and up to 12 months’ use from a single AA battery.

Price: £19.60

Buy Logitech Play Collection Fox Computer Mouse

Beats by Dre Urbeats Earphones

For some, there is no alternative to headphones from Beats by Dre, and Urbeats in-ears are the ones that everyone has tried to copy with their distinctive metal housing and variety of colours including parent company Apple’s Space Grey.

Price: £79.99

Buy Beats by Dre Urbeats Earphones

TobyRich SmartPlane

TobyRich’s teeny SmartPlane is a joy to fly around thanks to its well balanced design, precise rudder and automatic flight assist - but the best thing about it is the glorious aeroplane cockpit-style app to control it.

Price: EUR60 (£44)

Buy TobyRich SmartPlane

Smart Numbers

Want your kids to engage with tech but love the vintage style of wooden games? Smart Numbers is bridges the gap between traditional play and new technology. A collection of wooden numbers connected to three iOS apps (download them and each wooden number will interact with the apps), the game helps kids aged 3-7 learn how to add, subtract and divide.

Price: €34.99 (Approx £25)

Buy Smart Numbers

Jawbone UP3 Teal Cross Heart Activity and Sleep Tracker

Jawbone UP3 Teal Cross Heart is a funky wearable that keeps track of your sleep, heart and activity plus a Smart Coach dishes out personalised advice - and it should only need a charge every seven days.

Price: £129.99

Buy Jawbone UP3 Teal Cross Heart Activity and Sleep Tracker

Marvin’s iMagic Interactive Box of Tricks

For the budding Dynamo in your family, Marvin’s iMagic box of tricks and props combines traditional magic with the latest tech, which will amaze and astound - and irritate when they don’t tell you how the trick’s done.

Price: £24.99

Buy Marvin's iMagic Interactive Box of Tricks

Monster N-Lite In-ear Headphones

The N-Lite headphones provide all the usual Monster headphone excellence but the ear buds can also be snapped together and worn like a neck chain so that the tunes can be shared with friends.

Price: £50

Buy Monster N-Lite In-ear Headphones

JSF4 Titan Quad Drone

The Titan 4 is a great starter drone for those who want to get serious about quadcoptering. It comes with a 2MP camera and its 500m range, speed and manoeuvrability make it ideal for learning stunts and tricks.

Price: £70

Buy JSF4 Titan Quad Drone