Is the anticipation killing you? You buy a great gift for your kids. Now you just have to wait for them to open them on Christmas morning. But you know, sometimes you have to open them early, to "try them out", make sure they work.
Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, or other online sites are great for picking up deals on items - especially during the holiday season, but you may feel a little uneasy meeting up with a total stranger.