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Best Gifts For The Child Detective

Updated on December 17, 2012

Children's Detective Kits and Costumes

Children are universally curious. They like to figure things out and master riddles all on their own. Children's detective kits and costumes let them do this in the real world and away from a computer screen. The best gifts for the child detective challenge their minds and sharpen their investigative powers of observation. Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? Let your child detective solve that one for you with these great detective kit gifts suited for young sleuths.

CSI Field Kit For The Junior Detective - Detective Kits For The Child Detective

A lot goes into a crime investigation and the best gifts for child detectives offer a realistic variety of these items. Whether it be fingerprinting, looking at evidence under the microscope or taking detailed investigative notes, each activity offers a separate skill to be learned for the budding investigator.

Child Detective Kits

Let your child explore their surroundings and neighborhoods while solving a mystery. All hopeful future detectives will love the various tools in their detective kits and will get much use out of them. These kits not only ignite a child's imaginative powers but give the means to develop analytical skills. Let them use their kits to locate the missing sock or discover who left the back door open.

Child Detective Lie Detector Kit - Great Gift For The Child Detective

What child detective doesn't want to conduct investigations like the pros on t.v. Once the clues are in and the suspects are identified, your child can hook them up to this lie detector kit and watch the light go off when deceit is indicated. Of course, all in good fun but not without an educational twist. The manual will teach your child how to prepare relevant questions to assist in their investigations.

Spy Gear Lie Detector Kit
Spy Gear Lie Detector Kit

This lie detector kit for the child detective comes with its own manual to assist your amateur detective in knowing what questions to ask when conducting the investigation. An LED light goes off whenever a lie is detected. This gift for the child detective is priced right and will provide your little ones with hours of fun, providing they can find the willing participants. So cool, I almost want one for myself.


So Much For The Child Detective To Explore

So Much For The Child Detective To Explore
So Much For The Child Detective To Explore

CSI: Facial Reconstruction Kit - Forensic Science Activity for the Child Detective

CSI Facial Reconstruction Kit
CSI Facial Reconstruction Kit

This hands-on child detective activity kit will allow your child to discover the fascinating world of facial reconstruction. Take it from the television and into your home to give you child a keepsake activity while educating them on the steps that professionals use to create busts to show to the public. Learning the basic techniques of facial reconstruction is an educational and rewarding activity gift for any child detective.


Child's Detective Costumes - Let Your Child Detective Dress The Part

Child Spy/Detective Costume
Child Spy/Detective Costume

Is your child detective more of a James Bond spy type or is he/she a Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys sort of detective? Either way, a great costume to accompany the detective kit will have them playing and feeling like they can solve any mystery, puzzle or riddle.

Child Detective Costumes - Beat Gifts For the Child Detective

Let Your Child Detective Read All About It - Interactive Books and Games For The Child Detective

Was it Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Trixie Beldon or a cartoon detective? Which mystery solving detective captivated your imagination as a youth?

Who Was Your Favorite Detective as a Child?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The detective is so great as the Holmes.

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      CoolFool83 5 years ago

      I wanted to be a detective when I was younger. These look awesome.

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      Jo-Jackson 5 years ago

      Sherlock Holmes was my favourite detective as a child.

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      Benjamynn 5 years ago

      Great suggestions! Happy holidays! :)

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      Perrin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Magnum, PI!

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      Pastor Cher 5 years ago from United States

      Actually it was the Man from Uncle program. Pretenting was a lot of fun. This is a great idea.