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The most unique gifts you can shop from Amazon Launchpad in 2022

From mom to grandma to your third cousin—we got you covered

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Looking for unique gifts this season? It's time to learn about Amazon Launchpad, a storefront dedicated to showcasing innovative products and smaller brands, all of which just so happen to make incredible gifts for the 2022 holiday season.

Amazon Launchpad Gift Guide

If you're shopping for the best gifts for kids, Amazon Launchpad has a number of great options, from a pixel art game to a pen that turns their art into 3D creations. If you're shopping for teen girls, consider the Hidrate Spark smart water bottle, or the Nebula mini-projector that will be a hit at slumber parties.

No matter who you're shopping for, you can find something unique (and highly rated) on Amazon Launchpad. Here are our top choices.

1. For the gamer: Retro Pixel Art Game

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Pixel art machine

This adorable pixel art game makes an excellent gift for kids or adults—it's perfect for that tween who loves Minecraft or the adult who has an at-home office setup. It comes in six fun colors and allows your giftee to create their own incredible works of pixel art. They can create anything they'd like in a smartphone app, then keep the drawing up as long as they like.

$100 at Amazon

2. For the home chef: Meater Smart Meat Thermometer

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Meater meat thermometer

We love a good meat thermometer, and while we haven't tested the Meater Smart Meat Thermometer, more than 27,000 Amazon shoppers swear by it. It's cordless and features a single silver spoke that can read temperatures from any meat. It connects to an app that tells your giftee exactly what the temp of their meat is—and how much longer it has to cook.

$100 at Amazon

3. For the tea drinker: Electric Kettle

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Electric kettle

Know someone who prefers tea over coffee? Amazon shoppers swear by this electric kettle, which quickly brings water to a boil and features an assortment of temperature settings that your giftee can customize. Reviewers love the gooseneck spout, which makes pouring an easy (and mess-free) breeze.

$56 at Amazon

4. For the whiskey drinker: Whiskey glass with insulated steel

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Whiskey Glass

Know someone who loves ending their day with a smooth glass of whiskey? They'd love this whiskey glass with an insulated stainless steel sleeve, which keeps their whiskey chilled all night long. It's also durable and break-resistant, in case your giftee gets a little clumsy as the night wears on. It comes in 11 fun shades, from the classic natural wood to the more eclectic aqua pink.

$25 at Amazon

5. For the budding artist: 3Doodler 3-D Pen Set for Kids

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: 3D art pen

If the creative kid on your list loves to draw, let them try their hand at drawing in 3D. The 3Doodler 3D Pen set is like a very small 3D printer made for kids, specifically to help them bring their colorful visions to life. This set comes with the 3D pen and a pack of starter plastics. It also includes sample projects for your kid to make while they get the hang of their fun new toy.

$50 at Amazon

6. For the one who loves being cozy: Quility Weighted Blanket

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Weighted blanket

Weighted blankets always make a great gift, whether you're shopping for grandma or your wife. Amazon shoppers love the Quility Weighted Blanket, which is only $31, making it one of the most affordable weighted blankets out there. It comes in seven colors and an array of weights, so you can customize your gift for the person on your list.

$31 at Amazon

7. For the future programmer: Coding Robot

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: TaleBot

Coding is the future—so it only makes sense that kids can get started learning code at a young age. The TaleBot Pro Coding Robot looks like a cute new companion, but helps children to learn the basic concepts of coding with fun illustrations and games. It's a great gift for any kid on your list, especially if they love to learn.

$90 at Amazon

8. For the tactile learner: Skoolzy Peg Board Set

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Peg board toy

The Skoolzy peg board set makes a great gift for toddlers and babies in 2022. It comes with a board featuring 25 holes and 30 lacing pegs, which are meant to be strung through the attached string. It's a great way for toddlers to learn counting and engage the senses. It comes in two varieties—foam and plastic.

$17 at Amazon

9. For the space lover: Dream Rotating Projection Lamp

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Projector

The Dream Rotating Projection Lamp makes an excellent gift for any kid or tween who loves their nightlight, but wants one with a little more personality. This lamp comes in five colors and projects a normal light, a starry night, or a normal night. It makes an excellent gift that's both fun and practical for kids and parents alike.

$18 at Amazon

10. For the one who loves puzzles: Escape Room in a Box

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Puzzle box

There's nothing more fun than an escape room—so why not gift one directly to someone on your list? This brainteasing puzzle-in-a-box features 52 individual parts your giftee will have to solve to reach a prize in the center. The seller estimates it'll take 45 to 60 minutes to solve this puzzle, and once your giftee makes it to the middle, they can re-assemble it and try again (or pass along to their friends to challenge them, as well).

$40 at Amazon

11. For the bird watcher: Smart Bird Feeder with Camera

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Bird feeder

Forget conventional bird feeders—why not gift one that your loved one can use to get a nonstop video feed of the birds coming to eat? The Netvue Birdfy Lite features a smart camera in the heart of the feeder that allows your giftee to stare directly into the soul of any bird who lands on its spokes. It features a powerful AI that can identify the bird species and provide up to 8x magnification on your giftee's avian visitors. If they're an avid bird watcher, they'll love this gift.

$225 at Amazon

12. For the outdoorsman: Beanie Hat with Light

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Hat with light

This incredible beanie is only $11 at Amazon and comes in a whopping 37 colors. But the best part? It comes with a built-in LED light, making it the perfect gift for hunters, fishers, or those who love running early in the morning (or late at night). The light is rechargable and comes with three brightness settings that your giftee can adjust based on their surroundings.

$11 at Amazon

13. For the one with all the streaming services: Nebula Mini Projector

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Nebula projector

Don't be fooled by this projector's tiny size—it projects a powerful screen that makes for the ultimate movie night. The Nebula Mini Projector makes a great gift for anyone who loves streaming or movie nights with their friends. It connects to devices via Bluetooth, so your giftee can project movies from their phone, computer, or tablet.

$300 at Amazon

14. For the baseball player: Glow in the Dark Baseball

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Glow in the dark baseball

What's cooler than a baseball? One that glows in the dark, obviously. This glow-in-the-dark baseball can turn your giftee's nighttime ball games into an immense amount of fun. It comes in four bright colors: green, blue, pink, and purple. It's the same size and weight as a standard baseball, so your giftee can show off to their friends during their next neighborhood game.

$30 at Amazon

15. For the Tik Tokker: Hidrate Spark Smart Water Bottle

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Water bottle

Hydrating water bottles are all the rage on TikTok right now, so if your giftee is looking to join the bandwagon, we recommend the Hidrate Spark, which lights up when you need to drink more water. It comes in five colors and features a smart light at the base that glows when it's time to drink. It connects to a smartphone app for even more hydration monitoring.

$65 at Amazon

16. For the one who survives on coffee: Portable Espresso Machine

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Espresso machine

Yeah, espresso machines are cool, but what if you want an espresso while you're waiting in line at the DMV? Or commuting to the office? If your giftee can't get enough java, they'll love the Wacaco Portable Espresso Machine, which allows its users to have fresh espresso on the go. It's battery operated and just needs hot water to work.

$55 at Amazon

17. The perfect stocking stuffer: Paper Soap Sheets

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Paper soap

Sometimes the best gifts come in stockings, and we're always collecting the best stocking stuffer gifts you can find. These paper soap sheets on Amazon are perfect—they're cheap (as low as $7.99), they're colorful and they're useful for everyone on your list. Each package features 300 sheets of paper soap, meant to be used one at a time in place of more traditional soaps.

$13 at Amazon

18. For the one begging for a bike: RoyalBaby Freestyle Kids Bike

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Bike

Every kid wants a bike, especially around the holidays. This bike from Amazon Launchpad has nearly 16,000 reviews from shoppers, who call it a great value for its low price. It comes in five sizes—12, 14, 16, 18, and 20 inches—and seven shades. You can also shop bikes with or without kickstands and training wheels, all dependent on your giftee.

$128 at Amazon

19. For the gym rat: Fusion Muscle Massage Gun

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Massage gun

People with sore muscles swear by massage guns—and our editors do too. The Fusion Pro Massage Gun helps work out sore muscles and provides relief for muscle pains. It comes in two colors—black and white—and comes with six attachments meant to help target different regions. If your giftee loves working out, but hates the pains that go along with it, this one's a must-buy.

$110 at Amazon

20. For the eco-conscious: Smart Waste Kitchen Composter

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Best unique gifts from Amazon: Composter

Composting is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint—but some composters can be bulky (and stinky). The Lomi smart waste kitchen composter is a small, odor-neutralizing option that can sit on your giftee's counter and turn food waste into compost with just four hours. The brand claims it can reduce weekly garbage by up to 80%—if your giftee hates taking out the trash, there's no better gift option out there for them.

$400 at Amazon

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