Kids these days. They have everything! Between small independent toy stores, big box retailers, and the World Wide Web at your fingertips, shopping for toys couldn’t be easier. So, what do you do when shopping for gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything?
Shopping for five year old boys is pretty intuitive. Kids at this age are pretty much interested in anything from dinosaurs and cars to electronics and outdoor activities. To help make shopping easier, here are 25 gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything.
25 Gifts for 5 Year Old Boys Who Have Everything
By 5 years old, astro blaster and atomic popper wars are all kinds of fun. The Hog Wild Atomic Power Popper Blasters shoot soft foam balls and are great for indoor or outdoor play. If you’re looking to encourage physical activity, treat that 5 year old on your list to an Atomic Power Popper Blaster Gun. But, be forewarned as the fun is contagious and one blaster will not be enough!
Do you have a budding scientist on your list? If so, then a kid-friendly microscope is a good call for a 5 year old. The Geo-Safari Jr. Talking Microscope features a double eyepiece to make focusing easy and includes 20 specimen slides. For increased interactivity, this talking microscope is multilingual and includes two modes of play: Fact Mode and Quiz Mode.
Some 5 year old boys are total rock hounds right out of the gate. Regardless of their level of interest, mining kits are great gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything. With the National Geographic Mega Gemstone Dig Kit, kids can unearth 15 gemstones and crystals from a plaster rock and then identify them using the 16 page, full-color mineral identification guide. Who knows? Maybe that 5 year old is a budding geologist, making this a great way to encourage STEM learning while having fun.
Most 5 year old boys have a Hot Wheels car collection. If they do, they’re probably itching for a cool Hot Wheels Stunt n’Go Track Set to launch and loop their cars. This portable track stores up to 19 cars and expands to reveal the launcher and track. The Hot Wheels Stunt n’Go Track is the kind of toy that a 5 year old boy will want to take with him to Grandma’s house.
That massive Hot Wheels collection deserves a branded storage case. To teach organization early, consider buying a 5 year old boy a Hot Wheels Rolling Storage Case. This wheeled case stores up to 100 cars and features a retractable handle for easy transport. If you’re tired of picking up cars all over the house, this case will make it easier for kids to store their entire collection in one place.
When buying gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything, consider gifting a camera. As adults have shifted to taking photos with their phones, the idea of a kid’s camera may not be the first gift you think of, but it’s a good one! With the Joytrip Kids Digital Camera, kids can take 8 mega-pixel photos and 1080p video. Other features include filters, funny scene selections and multiple shooting methods to encourage creativity.
Considered a perfect first-pedal bike for a balance bike graduate, the Early Rider Belter Bike is beautiful and functional. The Early Rider has a lightweight frame and laid-back geometry, both of which are important when kids are learning to ride a bike. Taking the center of gravity away from an upright and high position, kids who ride the Early Rider will find it easier to balance and pedal.
When considering gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything, know that there are ordinary bike helmets, and then there are extraordinary bike helmets. Available in 10 different colors and designs, the Raskullz Mohawk Bike Helmets ooze personality. Your 5 year old will turn heads whenever they wear their helmet on their wheeled adventures.
Stomp Rockets are such a fun activity whether it’s in the backyard, park or campsite. In fact, stomping on the rockets is so much fun that kids won’t even realize that they are learning physics concepts such gravity, trajectory, and force while playing with the rockets. This cool set includes an extra refill pack which will come in handy in case your rockets get stuck in a tree or over a neighbor’s fence.
Whether your 5 year old is into field archery or target archery, the Marky Sparky’s Faux Bow & Arrow archery kit will be a fun addition to their outdoor play. The bow is lightweight and the arrows have foam tips for player safety. This gift will encourage a budding outdoorsman to venture outside for fun and exercise.
Walkie talkie sets are great gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything. Multi-situational fun, Walkie Talkies are great for indoor and outdoor play, slumber parties, camping, hiking, exploring, and even child wrangling. This might be as much a gift for the parents, as it is for 5 year old boys. Vox Walkie Talkies come in bright colors and boast an audio range of 2 miles. This toy is handy and perfect for kids.
The cool thing about the Crayola Color Caddy & Art Set is that it is a fresh start for kids to keep all of their art supplies in one place. The caddy is portable so kids can keep their supplies tidy no matter where they decide to set-up a pop-up art studio. The Crayola Color Caddy includes colored pencils, crayons, glitter glue sticks, scissors, and coloring pages for immediate artful fun.
From the get-go, kids acquire art supplies in the form of jumbo crayons, washable markers, and more. Great gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything (including art supplies) are “how to draw” books. This is a great age group to start encouraging freehand drawing. Once your child is through with the Learn to Draw Animals! Step-By-Step Drawing Guide, they’ll be ready to draw a whole zoo of animals.
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If you’re looking to entertain and encourage reading at the same time, then check out the Captain Underpants Color Collection. Five year old boys will laugh out loud at the wacky antics of the titular character and the two fourth grade boys who created him. Captain Underpants may very well inspire your 5 year old to draw and create their very own storybooks.
Boys and dinosaurs go hand in hand in childhood. Give a 5 year old a thrill with this 3 foot long king of all dinosaurs. The Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus Rex has articulating joints and a giant mouth to swallow all those miniature dinosaurs lurking around the house. To release the swallowed dinosaurs, simply open up the hatch on the underside of the T-Rex. This toy will entertain the kids as their imaginations run wild reliving moments of the Jurassic period.
When shopping for Lego Kits for 5 year olds, consider Lego Juniors. On the Lego hierarchy, Lego Junior Kits are the next step up from Lego Duplos. The Lego Juniors Jurassic World T-Rex Building Kit lets kids relive their favorite moments from the popular movie. This kit is easy to build and fun to play.
Go-to gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything likely includes Legos! In case said 5 year old’s Legos have ended up as loose parts in a giant storage bin, then the LEGO Ideas Book is a great way to encourage the reuse of loose parts and inspire new builds. The book is divided into six themed chapters: transportation, buildings, space, kingdoms, adventure and useful makes and includes basic templates as well as tips from master builders.
The fact that this game is not only fun, but also builds character is part of what makes Silly Street an award winning board game. Designed by moms, Silly Street loads kids up with social skills, communication, creativity, resilience, and confidence in an easy to follow and silly to play board game. This is a smart game that anyone can play, including the big kids at heart.
One of the best travel games for kids is the ThinkFun Rush Hour Traffic Jam Game. This super portable game builds logic and problem solving skills. Kids are challenged to escape a traffic jam by negotiating road blocks caused by cars, trucks and big rigs. There are multi-level challenges so kids can progress from beginner to expert as they play the game. Be forewarned, the game is addictive and adults may want to play, too!
Sometimes, you have to think outside of the box when considering gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything. If that 5 year old is interested in cooking and culinary pursuits, check out the Creative Kitchen Junior Chef Set. A handy life skill to teach early, cooking is a great way for kids to develop healthy eating and encourages independence. The Creative Kitchen Junior Chef Set includes 35 dishwasher safe utensils, a recipe book and apron.
You can make the Creative Kitchen Junior Chef Set a twofer as far as gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything are concerned by adding an Amazon Prime Video subscription to Top Chef Jr. A 5 year old boy with a budding interest in cooking will likely relate more to the aspiring home cooks who leave as accomplished young chefs in this made for kids reality television show.
Lightning McQueen is one of Disney’s most beloved characters for young boys everywhere. Kids will enjoy the thrill of racing their very own remote control Lightning McQueen car. This is a great toy for taking hand-eye coordination skills to the next level. It’s also compact, so it’s a great toy to take to the park or pack on a vacation. Five year old kids will have fun with their first RC car.
Kids can reenact their own Cars movie with the Hauck Lightning Pedal Go-Kart. Built with child-oriented ergonomics and safety features, this pedal cart will help kids build endurance, strength and coordination. Sure to excite young racers, these are great gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything.
A mountable action camera is a great way to meet in the middle with the younger generation. Kids can play with electronics while playing outdoors. Strap the Drograce Children’s Camera on a go-kart, bike or scooter and kids can take action shots of their outdoor adventures. Kids can transfer images and videos to a computer for sharing with family and friends. This camera is also waterproof so kids can capture their memories on land and the sea.
“Awesome since” shirts are fun gifts for 5 year old boys who have everything. In an “Awesome Since” shirt, kids can celebrate their birthdays year round. With a retro vibe and a ginormous Tyrannosaurus Rex front and center, this will be the first shirt your 5 year old grabs each and every time he gets dressed.
Hopefully, there are a couple of gifts on this list that your five year old who seems to have everything actually doesn’t have, yet. Enjoy shopping for all the 5 year old boys in your life who have everything!
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