Every child needs some toys to combine in their play for holistic development. With kids now having a seemingly never-ending supply of fresh new toys to play with, shopping for kids, especially 5 year olds who are at the entry stage to kindergarten can be a difficult task. Choosing a gift is even more difficult when you have to shop for a child who is not your own. To help give you some ideas of what to get, here is our list of the top 40 gifts and toys. One of them is likely to be the perfect choice for that 5 year old boy in your life.
Rock your 5 year old boy’s world with the My First Foam Pogo Jumper. Designed by Flybar, this active gift is just perfect for the energetic boy, and the fun-inducing toy will be difficult for him to put down once you have handed it over to him. The cool-looking toy comes in a variety of colors, such as green, blue, teal, and orange, so you can choose the color that appeals most to the child. With some of these models featuring animal pictures to spice them up, the toy will never go wrong. 4 year old boys will also love it.
Treat your boy with a set of these Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes. Featuring a set of three planes capable of performing some amazing stunts, the aeronautical engineered toy planes are a perfect gift for your boy to get obsessed over. With a choice of launching the planes through stomping, jumping, or running, the set will provide maximum fun for your boy. The versatility of this set is marked by the fact that it comes with the Glider, Wildcat, and Lopper planes. The set is complete with a launch stomp pad and launch stand, which changes the way your aircraft flies. With the Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes, your boy can be left to feel responsible and full of added pride thanks to it being 100% kid-powered.
Enhance your boy’s imagination with this DC Super Friends Batboy Xtreme Robot. Standing 2 feet tall, the toy comes with everything your boy could ever want, including a punching mechanism, wings, a motorcycle, projectile launchers, and a small Batman figure. The versatile toy can be a lot of fun for a 5 year old boy who’s into superheroes. And the voice changer mechanism will excite your boy thoroughly. It is easy to activate the battle mode on this toy with just a touch of the power pad located on the right shoulder, and the fugue can fit in an elevator taking Batman to the cockpit.
Create excitement in your 5 year old boy with this VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX. This smartwatch is fun and interactive and is designed in a way that will be appreciated by your young one, especially if he adores photography, thanks to the camera feature embedded with after effects. With enough memory to store tons of pictures and videos, this gift will have your boy capturing after every second. The highly useful gift also comes with a calculator and calendar for his homework demands. With a variety of games available with this watch, the fun simply does not stop, so it can become the new best friend to your little boy.
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Intensify the feeling of awe in your little boy with the Don’t Step In It game. Designed by Hasbro Gaming, the game is for those who have accepted that boys simply love fart and poop jokes as it gives you peak toilet humor. It tasks your little boy with not stepping on the poo. The package comes complete with the fake poo compound used to make it exciting with the aim of the game being to step on the fewest piles to get a win.
Satisfy your little boy’s curiosity with the K’NEX K-FORCE Battle Bow Build and Blast Set. This toy allows your boy to have a shot at designing, building, and customizing his own line of dart blasters. The materials are eco-friendly as they are designed with zero-waste and non-toxic components with the versatile set featuring 165 components that consist of classic pieces of rods and connectors, which will enable your boys to create secure attachments. Your boy’s imagination will be further enhanced with the preload ring, two-dart holders, and quick-fit grip that allow him to create the design of his choice.
Stir the passion of your little boy with this Jack-Jack plushie. Inspired by the biggest animated movie of 2018, as well as the star of the movie Jack-Jack, this figure is a unique one as the powers of Jack-Jack are quite amazing. Especially for boys who loved the movie. With the ability to giggle, laugh, and go through an entire power cycle, the toy will keep you boy entertained for days on end. Holding the belly lets the figure explode with colors, sounds, and lights like an activated power ball.
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Improve your boy’s sense of creativity with this K’NEX 35 Model Building Set. Following the K’NEX trademark, the toy is designed to enable your boy to learn through creating and building. With many movable parts embedded in the set, the toy will make for an interesting playdate as it allows the kids to develop some amazing items, like trucks, helicopters, and airplanes for extra fun. With secure storage that keeps the parts safe until the next playtime, the toy can serve your boy for a long time.
As he grows, so does his curiosity in the way things are created and the material used to make them. And this set will allow him to develop his creative skills as he can create different figures and models using environmentally friendly materials. With 480 classic pieces that include rods and connectors for secure attachment, the set allows him to create things like amusement parks and bridges and practically anything else he can think of.
Create the ultimate fun with a gift of this Jurassic World Thrash n’ Throw T-Rex. It makes for the perfect gift as boys never get tired of dinosaur toys as nothing beats the feeling of mauling their unsuspecting action figures or stuffed animals with this giant T-Rex. With a high level of detail, the toy not only looks good, but the 2-foot height is quite impressive. It also comes with stomping and chomping action that your boy will simply love. The result of all these details is a great dinosaur toy.
Are you tired of having to drive away your little boy from your toolbox and workbench? The solution to your problems comes in this Black+Decker Junior Power Workbench Workshop. With this toy, you set your little boy up with his own workshop so that you can have peace in your own. With tools that feel as real as the ones you are using in the garage, the set will have your boy obsessed for days on end. Featuring over 75 tools, the set is designed to enhance pretend-play and will also enhance your little guy’s motor skills.
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Evoke the play mode in your little boy with a gift of this Fingerlings Untamed Raptor. Having celebrated a stellar year, the Fingerling brand has come up with yet another perfect toy for boys who cannot simply get enough of dinosaur toys. The fun in this toy is that it reacts to motion, touch, and sound, which will let your boy have real fun with it. It produces roaring, sounds, comes with chomping jaws, and lets out some dino gas. Batteries are included to power this toy for a long time.
Your boy will derive many benefits from art and drawing, and this Mimtom Drawing Stencil Set offers him the chance to do exactly that. The toy will improve his dexterity and handwriting and can also improve his hand-eye coordination while giving him stronger finger muscles. The highly recommended stencil set to encourage learning in tour boy and support his imagination. Featuring 20 ultra-bright colored stencils, a sharpener, pencil, sketchbook, and a paper tube case, the toy will give your boy a range of activities to perform to enhance his creative side. With this set, he can create cool cards, fridge decorations, and posters.
Treat your little boy to one of the hottest new toys with this Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt Bridge Kit. Through aiming and launching a car to an epic jump across the gap of the bridge, this set allows your boy to test his timing skills. With a ramp big enough to accommodate two cars at a time, the toy allows your boy to race his friend down the ramp for extra fun. Also, the bricks will fuel the imagination of your kid as they allow him to customize his builds. Also ideal for 6 year old boys.
Improve your little boy’s motor and balance skills with this Razor A2 Kick Scooter. Designed by Razor, who always strives to improve designs, the performance of this kick scooter is on the next level. Built with aircraft-grade aluminum, the scooter is durable and foldable for easy transport anywhere for never-ending fun for your child. The patented rear fender brake provides for quick stops to enhance your boy’s safety while he rides.
Satisfy the love for the weird and gross in your little boy with a gift of this Matchbox Stinky Dump Truck. The gross truck provides your boy with a lot of fun thanks to its ability to operate as a garbage truck. With over 90 different sounds and phrases, the versatile toy will be full of surprises for your little guy. It comes with motors that allow it to stand up and even exercise, making for an amazing and unforgettable experience. Included in the toy are lights to add extra juice to the already amazing performance.
If you are looking for a fun toy for your kid, look no further. This Grumblies Hydro is the epitome of water games as it generates massive tidal waves that can make a tsunami. Your little boy will be excited like never before as it produces 40 sounds and different responses with every tilt, poke, and roll. If you have two little boys, all the better for you because each grumbly has a different design and sounds for enhancing the personalized experience that is unique and satisfying.
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Inspire adventure in your little boy with a gift of this Learning Resources Mathlink Cubes. Perfect for a learning resource, the set will give your little kid the joy derived from counting from scratch. Featuring stackable cubes, the set serves as a supplementary learning tool to improve your boy’s academic success. The cubes provide a perfect platform for your kid to master basic math skills at an early stage and can also be used to create multiple patterns to create great geometric shapes.
Enhance your little boy’s creativity by inspiring them to mold and make new things every day. This large pack of Play-Doh also allows you to engage and participate in your boy’s games as it enhances competition on who can make what faster or prettier kind of games. The Play-Doh games provide the ultimate tool for bonding as you and your son engage in something that inspires imagination more than playing baseball or running.
Surprise your little boy on his birthday with this Learning Resources Fishing Set. Designed to address various educational areas through active play, the gift will allow your kid to practice hand-eye coordination, role play, math, writing or pre-writing, active play, and other educational areas. With features such as a tackle box, fishing pole, net, fishing vest, worms, and fish, the fun never stops with this set. It comes with an activity guide that is easy to comprehend and follow.
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If you think that watching tablets and computer screens are always bad for your child, this Genius Kit will prove you wrong. The Osmo Genius Kit is not only for play as it provides five games that make it the ultimate learning tool. Watch your 5 year old son learn and grow smarter by day as the kit turns spelling and math into interesting and irresistible fun. You will notice the daily improvements of your boy’s visual thinking and problem-solving skills as the kit has Tangram, Newton, and Create masterpieces that are important in the intellectual and capacity growth of your child. The best thing about this iPad kit is that it provides age-appropriate content so that you can easily adjust the age and skill set to levels 5-12.
Make geography extra fun for your little boy with this Learning Resources Puzzle Globe Toy. Embedded with large pieces of puzzles that represent various contents, the toy will inspire the spirit for travel in your boy and equip him with knowledge of the word locations. Its stationary bottom piece features Antarctica and encourages your kid to understand world geography. It will allow your kid to learn about famous landmarks and the names of continents and oceans, providing for a terrific educational gift. With easy-to-spot pieces that fit easily on the globe, the toy will be an excellent companion for your little one.
Do you feel guilty that your son needs constant baseball practice, but you never have enough time to teach him and help him exercise his skills? Here is a solution for you. The electronic baseball pitching machine is perfect for your child’s training needs. They enhance your boy’s skills by enhancing his interest in sports as it has a 7-second pitching setting that helps him to practice his precision and accuracy in batting. The machine also has a height adjustment, making it the best toy for boys falling in the age bracket of 5-12 years old.
Take your kid for an adventure with this LeapFrog LeapPad3. The innovative tablet is designed to enhance your kid’s sense of adventure from any part of the world at the comfort of your home. The high-performing tablet uses Wi-Fi and a powerful quad-core processor to enhance its performance and responsiveness so that it will work with the slightest of touches by your little boy. With this tech gift for kids, your kid can discover an endless variety of educational videos, games, and eBooks to enhance his knowledge and skills.
These magnetic building blocks are some of the most engaging toys for creative young minds of children between the ages of three and six years. These magformers are less expensive than the original magnetic building blocks, making them sell like hotcakes. Your child will enjoy high flexibility as the toy can make many patterns ranging from animals to buildings to vehicles. There is simply no end to the patterns that this building toy can be combined to make.
Facilitate outdoor learning for your little boy with a gift these Shock-Proof Binoculars. Designed to make outdoor learning fun, the gift can help them engage in various outdoor activities, like bird watching, hiking, boat riding, or enjoying live shows at a theater. The binoculars are built with durable materials, so it can withstand the thrashing it is likely to be subjected to by your little boy full of energy. With an advanced design, they are easy to adjust to suit his eyes and can be used by both you and your boy.
Stimulate your boy’s creativity through fun engagement like playing with the Automoblox pack. These wooden cars utilize a unique system of universal connectors that enables the child to quickly and easily dismantle the car and make a whole new model. This toy is made using durable wooden parts such that they can be used over the years. They enhance brain development and coordination. They also enhance the problem-solving skills of your child as he tries to make new car models out of the wooden pieces.
Engage your little boy with this Step2 Game Climber and Slide, which makes for one of the favorite toys for children. The sporty-themed climber comes complete with a built-in scorekeeper and climber that will have your kid playing the whole day. It is easy to build quickly and helps your child to develop tossing, kicking, and shooting skills, which makes it a perfect learning tool. The slide will help your kid to accelerate his motor skills with every climb and slide, and it comes with a multi-purpose sports ball for extra fun.
The LEGO creative brick toys are the ultimate creativity development tool for your little boy. This toy comes in a mega size of over 790 pieces to provide the child with an infinite range of options on what to make. These pieces have varying colors, and they also come with special pieces, such as tires, windows, doors, and a baseplate so that your boy can make all forms of buildings, vehicles, or perhaps his favorite animal using his favorite color. This toy engages your boy in the pretend play that is full of possibilities as they create their own toys to match their interests.
Transition your kids into advanced biking with this Strider Balance Bike. Built by one of the top manufacturers for outstanding transition bikes, this model is custom-designed as a balance bike and is easy to move in four simple steps once it is set up. This bike will inspire your child to get into biking at an early age. The lean and durable design features an adjustable seat, mini grips, and handlebar heights that will completely take care of your child. And the puncture-proof tires of this bike make for extra safety.
Create the thrill in your house using this play monster toy that will make your boy scream with excitement. This fun-skill-and-action game is like none other as it helps your little boy get in touch with emotions and control the game. It helps your boy understand the action-reaction concept by the reaction of the angry yeti.
In this game, players put meatballs on the plate and poke the yeti on the head. This makes the yeti angry as they kick the meatballs! It also inspires the spirit of healthy competition because the player who lands the meatball on all four ledges becomes the winner. The winner must aim their yeti well enough to hit the set target.
Enhance your little boy’s math skills with this Wooden Abacus Classic Counting Tool. The mental calculator will help your kid to explore essential counting skills and arithmetic concepts. It features various colors, patterns, and numbers. Your child’s problem-solving and motor skills will improve drastically with constant use of this toy while his imaginative play will go to the next level. It is easy to learn how to use, and it is made from natural material, making it a “green” toy that helps protect the environment.
Introduce your child to the word of magic with style through this Ideal My First Magic Set. Perfectly designed for boys who are enthusiastic about the art of magic, your little budding magician will completely enjoy this set. Featuring 31 props, the set will allow your little boy to perform more than 25 magic tricks that will leave you entertained. Watch as they delve into the world of illusion and observe their eyes staring in amazement at the tricks they can pull out of this set. With props such as a color cube box, magic wand, a magic paint car, and a crayon box, the set will be a cherished gift for your little boy.
Cultivate your little boy’s sense of imagination with this Crazy Forts toy. Perfect for increasing the creativity of your little one and his friends, the toy not only increases imagination but also promotes their ability to play collaboratively. It features 69 distinct pieces, which are usable by children of all ages. It also comes with 44 reinforced sticks that allow your children to create anything imaginable as they enter the domain of creativity. The pieces are durable, so they will sustain the impact they are subjected to and are quite portable, so you can take the fun wherever you go.
Nurture your son’s sense of adventure with this Giddy Buggy Camping Tent. The bug-themed play tent looks friendly with its colorful stripes, making for a great playhouse piece of equipment that your little boy will grow to love. It is easy to assemble, making it suitable for your 5 year old boy, and it comes in size big enough to accommodate more than one child at the same time, creating a perfect toy for a playdate. Made of durable materials, the camping tent will outlast their childhood, and the polyester material is wipe-clean, making it easy to maintain.
Engage your little boy in fun activity with this Hape Quadrilla. Perfect for developing his learning abilities and for engaging the whole family in high-quality game time, this marble construction system enhances spatial thinking and problem-solving abilities, and you can have hours of fun non-stop. It is also made from environmentally friendly materials, making it a perfect gift for both your little boy and the environment.
Kickstart your boy’s biking experience with this RoyalBaby Freestyle Kid’s Bike. Coming with training wheels, the bike is not only fun to use but also safe for your little one. It comes in different styles, so you can choose one according to your big boy’s preference.
If your kid is a Batman fan, he is going to love this Hauck Batmobile Pedal Go Kart. With a front cover panel coming in a hero design, the toy is fun to use and comfortable. It comes with a handbrake for rear wheels for enhanced safety. Other features include an adjustable bucket seat and quick steering.
Treat your little boy to this Power Wheels Dune Racer. One of the best and popular riding toys on the market, it comes with a super cool look and works quite well, making for a perfect gift. One of its most amazing features is that it seats two, making it great idea for two friends or siblings.
Have your kid jumping with joy with a gift one of this Toy State Caterpillar. A perfect addition to his sandbox, this toy is well-designed, and the material makes it easy to clean. A kid who loves the world of construction and operating heavy machinery will be completely absorbed with this truck, and he will fetch sand all day in his new piece of equipment.
Add this Little Tikes Super Slam ‘n Dunk to his collection of toys to encourage active play and to develop his motor skills. The large and inflatable toy combines classic trampoline action with a basketball hoop, making the perfect gift for a sporty little boy. Your kid can practice his slam dunk and shooting hoops with this set that comes complete with stakes to anchor the bouncer and a blower to fill it.