Gifts For 5 Year Old Boys 2021 – List of Best Toys

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Botley 2.0 – The Coding RobotAges 5+Botley 2.0 - The Coding Robotcheck price

The successor to Botley the Coding Robot, a Toy of the Year award-winner, is here with Botley 2.0. Botley 2.0 teaches the basics of coding and critical thinking without any screen. It features all-new functions and coding challenges. Young coders can build sequences up to 150 steps, explore Botley’s expanded personality traits, and use a built-in sensor to light up Botley in the dark.

Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Fire TruckAges 3-7Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Fire Truckcheck price

Your budding little engineer will enjoy assembling their own Design & Drill Bolt Buddies Fire Truck. It has a real working kid-friendly power drill! Kiddos will learn the basics of simple construction and engineering while building fine motor skills with tools designed for their little hands. After building it, race to the rescue with action-packed rescue missions.

Insect Lore Butterfly Garden Home School EditionAges 4+Insect Lore Butterfly Garden Home School Editioncheck price

Kids can engage in learning that’s fun with the Butterfly Garden Home School Edition. This STEM kit lets you watch caterpillars change into butterflies! Over the course of 3 weeks, parents and kids can actually see their caterpillars transform into butterflies. It’s an engaging and fun way to learn through play.

VTech Magic Adventures GlobeAges 5-7VTech Magic Adventures Globecheck price

The Magic Adventures Globe lets kids explore new places, languages, and cultures through a video screen that plays BBC videos. What’s cool? It’s educational while making learning fun for kids. Shhh! Kids will be having too much fun to know they’re learning!

HEXBUG Flash nano PlaysetAges 3+HEXBUG Flash nano Playsetcheck price

The new HEXBUG Flash nano Playset features a built-in, colored LED light that illuminates the path underneath it as it races down the track. Kids can arrange the colorized track in different ways to build pathways for the bugs to explore. With so many possibilities, it’s endless fun!

Osmo Coding Starter KitAges 5-10+Osmo Coding Starter Kitcheck price

Transform your tablet into hands-on learning adventures with Osmo Coding Starter Kit. It’s a great introduction to coding for kids. Kids learn the basic of coding — including sequencing, looping, and problem-solving. Combining physical blocks, educational games, and your iPad, it helps kids learn the fundamentals of coding in a fun way. Kids will be going on fun adventures, making music, and learning to code. Since it feels like a video game, kids are naturally more engaged — having fun while learning.

GeoSafari Jr. Wildlife Talking CameraAges 4+GeoSafari Jr. Wildlife Talking Cameracheck price

Inspired by Robert Irwin, the GeoSafari Jr. Talking Wildlife Camera helps kids learn about nature around them through trivia, photos, and facts. It features the voice of wildlife superstar Robert Irwin. Irwin guides kids through the wildlife of 6 different regions with over 100 wildlife facts and quizzes included for inquisitive minds.

EyeClops Digital Microscope & CameraAges 4+EyeClops Digital Microscope & Cameracheck price

Previously a successful TV plug-and-play product, EyeClops from Jakks Pacific is launching a new version this year. This time it’s a self-standing microscope and it magnifies objects up to 800 times. It’s perfect for encouraging exploration and observation for young scientists ready to explore nature and the world around them.

Shifu Tacto ClassicsAges 4+Shifu Tacto Classicscheck price

A new form of toys-to-life games, Shifu Tacto transforms any tablet into a gaming platform. It’s a multiplayer, AR gamepad that cradles an iOS or Android tablet and uses the tablet to generate content. Positioning a physical figurine on the screen controls and interacts with the game. With Snakes & Ladders, players move the pieces along a moving digital version of the game board. Other classics include Checkers and Ludo with a twist. Add-on kits with other AR experiences are also available, with more planned for release.

Junior Inventor Optical Science LabAges 4+Junior Inventor Optical Science Labcheck price

Part of the best-selling Junior Inventor line, Optical Science Lab lets kids explore optical science and light. The set includes a spinning, sliding, reconfigurable station including a crane, nuts, bolts, a wrench, and a bell with everything kids need to conduct 8 different scientific experiments. Experiments include creating a periscope, cone illusion, 3D viewer, rotating kaleidoscope, infinity mirror, and more. It’s a fantastic STEM kit for encouraging scientific experimentation and exploration.

Junior Inventor Magnetic Science LabAges 4+Junior Inventor Magnetic Science Labcheck price

Explore the principles of magnetism with the Junior Inventor Magnetic Science Lab. Use the included tools to assemble and conduct 7 magnetic experiments, then reconfigure the parts and pieces to conduct your own. Experiments include creating a gravity magnet, a spinning planet, magnetic fishing, a swirling magnet, and more.

Scientific Explorer Mind Blowing Science KitAges 4+Scientific Explorer Mind Blowing Science Kitcheck price

Blow your child’s mind with these Mind-Blowing Science kits! Little scientists will engage in 11 fun, hands-on science experiments. They’ll learn how to use various science tools and the basic principles of science.One of the coolest experiments involves an erupting color-changing volcano. All supplies are included and chemicals are safe for kids to use with supervision. Fantastic beginning STEM kit for your budding scientist.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of DinosaursAges 4-8National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurscheck price

Got a little dinosaur lover? The Little Kids First Big book of Dinosaurs is the perfect gift. Kids will learn about all types of dinos – from small to gigantic! The book features amazing illustrations to complement the fun dino facts. Kids will love learning about dinos with this excellent resource from the trusted experts at National Geographic.

Learning Resources Mathlink 100 CubesAges 5+Learning Resources Mathlink 100 Cubescheck price

Kids will have fun learning basic math concepts with these colorful Mathlink Cubes. It’s a set of 100 cubes that link together for building fun. Also, kids can learn to count to 100, grouping, and more. Great set for developing early math skills.

Mega Gemstone MineAges 6+Mega Gemstone Minecheck price

Does your child love hunting for treasures? If so, the Mega Gemstone Mine is an excellent kit. Kids will be able to dig up 15 real gems and start their own rock collection! It’s an exciting adventure where kids will learn fun facts about the geology of each gemstone and rock. Will you discover all of the colors? It’s a fascinating set for little treasure hunters.

National Geographic Geodes Science KitAges 6+National Geographic Geodes Science Kitcheck price

This National Geographic set encourages kids to explore ten premium geodes, which are naturally forming volcanic rocks. Discover the crystal treasure inside! High quality geodes are included ensuring stunning crystals everytime! A fantastic educational set engaging kids with fun, hands-on science learning.

National Geographic Kids First Big Book of SpaceAges 4-8National Geographic Kids First Big Book of Spacecheck price

Learn and discover about the amazing wonders of space. The books starts by explaining basic concepts and traverses out to the greater universe. The book is divided into four chapters with each chapter with a different focus. Kids can expect to explore the planets in our solar system and even explore the thought of humans on the moon. A fantastic read for kids fascinated with space.

Be Amazing Insta-Snow PowderAges 4+Be Amazing Insta-Snow Powdercheck price

Love playing with snow? You don’t need to wait for winter snow to play with snow with Insta-Snow Powder. How does it work? Simply add water and watch the magic take place right before your very eyes. The coolest part? It looks just like real snow and makes 2 gallons.

Melissa & Doug AbacusAges 3-5Melissa & Doug Abacuscheck price

Learn counting and early math skills with this colorful learning toy. This wooden toy features 100 colored beads and kids will build fine motor skills. Eight additional activities keep kids engaged with their learning. This classic abacus toy ensures years of learning fun!

Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. KidnocularsAges 3+Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Kidnocularscheck price

The award winning Geosafari Jr Kidnoculars are kid-frendly binoculars. There’s no focusing required here. Study plant and animals in the backyard or park or even watch the ball game with 2x magnification. Its durable design ensures years of fun. Great STEM toy promoting scientific exploration and learning.

Kids First Automobile Engineer KitAges 3-6Kids First Automobile Engineer Kitcheck price

Join Karlie and Ty in an adventure like no other. It’s an engineering adventure with a full storybook teaching auto engineering with 70 building pieces. The pieces are big and perfect for young builders. Kids can read the story and build the vehicles featured in the story. Ten different models can be built and kids will be inspired to create their own. Excellent STEM kit introducing kids to building and engineering concepts with hands-on fun!

Botley The Coding RobotAges 5+Botley The Coding Robotcheck price

STEM is huge right now. Botley is a colorful coding robot that is designed for teaching the youngest coders, as young as 5, how to program. There is no screen or app required. It comes with a variety of pieces. Kids will have to “code” Botley to navigate through a variety of obstacle courses. It teaches basic programming skills, such as loops and simple directional commands.

Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking GameAges 5-10Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Gamecheck price

Mental Blox, an award-winning critical thinking game, builds critical thinking skills with blocks of different shapes and sizes. The set features 20 big plastic blocks and 20 activity cards. The activity cards encourage kids to build the structures and are then challenged with critical thinking questions to gauge their understanding. Great brain-boosting game.

Learning Resources Primary Science Lab Set Ages 3-9Learning Resources Primary Science Lab Set check price

Science is fun with the Primary Science Lab set. This set includes everything your 5 year old needs to begin science experiments. Kids can learn about measurements, science process skills, living and non-living things, and physical science.

Osmo Little Genius Starter KitAges 3-5Osmo Little Genius Starter Kitcheck price

Transform your iPad into an early learning tool with the Osmo Little Genius Starter Kit. Designed for ages 3-5, the Little Genius Starter Kit enables kids to learn pre-reading, storytelling, problem-solving, letter formation, and fine motor development. Four learning game apps make hands-on learning fun.

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of BugsAges 4-8National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Bugscheck price

If your little kids are fascinated with bugs, what resource do they have to learn more? National Geographic’s Little Kids First Big Book of Bugs is an excellent source of information. Kids will learn about an entire world of awesome bugs from little to big bugs and even exotic bugs! Colorful pictures complement fun facts like diets, homes, sizes and more. The perfect gift for bug lovers!

Osmo Detective AgencyAges 5-12Osmo Detective Agencycheck price

Ready for play beyond the screen? Get ready to solve mysteries around the world with Osmo Detective Agency. Players will explore the world, learn about cities and cultures, develop observation skills, and critically think to solve clues and mysteries. Can you solve the mystery? A compatible tablet and Osmo Base are required to play.

Insect Lore Butterfly GardenAges 4+Insect Lore Butterfly Gardencheck price

Sure you can learn about metamorphosis in a textbook, but somehow watching the whole process unfold before your eyes is even more exhilarating. This kit from Insect Lore comes with 10 live caterpillars. Over the course of a few weeks, kids will watch these caterpillars change into chrysalis and then transform in beautiful butterflies. Seeing is believing! It’s truly a magical experience.

Snap Circuits Snap Circuit Beginner Electronic Discovery KitAges 5-9Snap Circuits Snap Circuit Beginner Electronic Discovery Kitcheck price

The Snap Circuits Beginner kit is all about having fun with electronics. Little budding engineers will love learning the basics of electronic circuits with over 20 exciting, hands-on projects. The color coded manual makes building circuits fun and simple. A great introduction to the world of circuits.

Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set Ages 3+Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Super Set check price

Welcome to the wonderful world of Gears! Gears! Gears! Gears! is an award-winning construction set. Kids will be exposed to STEM concepts through sortings, grouping, counting, design, and construction. The 150-piece colorful set encourages kids to learn about simple gear mechanics and it’s loads of fun!

National Geographic Dinosaur Fossil Dig KitAges 6+National Geographic Dinosaur Fossil Dig Kitcheck price

What will kids dig up? Dig up three real dinosaur fossils from a dino bone to mosasaur tooth to dino poop. With the Dino Fossil Learning Guide, kids will love learning about these awesome dinos. It’s a best-selling STEM kit and the perfect gift for dino lovers.

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. BugnocularsAges 3-6Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Bugnocularscheck price

Catch and observe all sorts of interesting critters with Bugnoculars. It’s fantastic STEM learning where kids observe and study insects! A clear container with a locking lid allows you to easily study the insects you collect with up to 2x magnification. Great toy for promoting scientific exploration and discovery!

Osmo Creative Starter KitAges 5-10+Osmo Creative Starter Kitcheck price

Transform your tablet into a creative tool with Osmo Creative Starter Kit. Packed with hands-on games for learning, this kit makes learning fun for kids. Kids learn drawing, listening, speed of drawing, visual thinking, problem-solving, physics, creative problem-solving and fine motor skills. With the Monster app, your drawings will come to life on the iPad. Newton teaches physics in a fun way. Since the Osmo Base is included, you just need a compatible iPad. Draw, create, and imagine through play!

Beaker Creatures Bubbling Volcano ReactorAges 5+Beaker Creatures Bubbling Volcano Reactorcheck price

Get ready for explosive fun with Beaker Creatures Series 3 Bubbling Volcano Reactor! Simply add the included pod and water inside the volcano and watch the bubbly eruption take place like a real volcano eruption. So cool! A mystery creature, poster featuring fun science facts, and an experiment guide are included in the set. Who knew learning science could be so fun?!

4M Crystal Mining KitAges 5-94M Crystal Mining Kitcheck price

With KidzLabs Crystal Mining Kit, kids are encouraged to unearth crystals and add them to their collection. The natural crystals come in a variety of fun colors. Dig up some fun with the included digging tool. Even examine your crystals with the magnifying glass like a real mineral hunter. Kids will love this cool mineral rock digging kit!

Coding Critters Ranger & ZipAges 4+Coding Critters Ranger & Zipcheck price

Coding Critters are interactive pets that teach kids the basics of coding. With playsets, storybook coding adventures, and 2 interactive modes, kids also learn critical thinking, problem-solving, and STEM skills. The included 20-page storybook features several coding challenges to dive into. Each set comes with 2 figures, a structure, slide, and accessories to complete the coding challenges. Elegantly combining storytelling and role-playing themes with cute characters is a unique and fun take on early coding preparedness.

Really RAD Robots – MIBRO GoldAges 5+Really RAD Robots - MIBRO Goldcheck price

With a new gold bro theme, Really RAD Robots offers a fully-functional RC experience. He plays, pranks, and spies. Kids will have fun spying on their friends and family. What secrets will you uncover? He even has several smart talking phrases and sounds and you can talk through him via the remote control.

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code ‘n Learn KinderbotAges 3-6Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code n Learn Kinderbotcheck price

Kinderbot is an interactive programmable robot teaching preschoolers and kindergarteners coding and engineering concepts. Additionally, it teaches kids letters, counting, shape and more. By ‘programming’ his movements, kids will develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Choose from three ways to play: free coding, learning challenges, and a secret booklet — which unlocks additional learning.

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Sneak & Peek PeriscopeAges 4-8Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. Sneak & Peek Periscopecheck price

The Sneak & Peek Periscope from Educational Insights allows kids to explore their world. It’s great for exploring nature from anywhere. With the built-in light, you can even explore in the dark! Great toy for promoting scientific exploration and discovery.

Really RAD Robots – Turbo BotAges 5+Really RAD Robots - Turbo Botcheck price

The Turbo Bot is the newest addition to the Really RAD Robots family. Turbo Bot is built for speed and tricks! Hit the Turbo button for a boost of speed. He dances, tells jokes, and responds to your voice. And he’s bursting full of personality.

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-A-Pillar TwistAges 3-6Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-A-Pillar Twistcheck price

Code-A-Pillar Twist represents the next-generation of the popular Code-A-Pillar coding toy for preschoolers with a fun twist. Twist the dials to create a sequence for Code-A-Pillar to follow. Make it go forward, left or right, and even code lights and sounds. Changing the combinations set Code-A-Pillar down different paths. With over 1,000 possible combinations, kids are encouraged to explore and discover the fundamentals of coding in a fun way while also practicing critical-thinking, problem-solving, planning, and sequencing.

VTech Mix & Match-a-SaurusAges 2-5VTech Mix & Match-a-Sauruscheck price

Explore socio-emotional and age-appropriate coding skills with the Mix & Match-a-Saurus. It’s all about learning and discovery through play. Kids can interchange 9 different ‘coding’ tiles that determine the dinosaur’s songs, mood, and interactions. With so many different possibilities, what will you make your dino do?

Coding Critters BopperAges 4+Coding Critters Boppercheck price

Coding Critters Bopper introduces preschoolers to early STEM skills, sequential logic, and critical thinking. Kids can follow color coding storybook activities to code Bopper the bunny to locate carrots, pull them around in the garden cart, and more. You can even feed and pet your lil’ coding buddy. Can you help Bopper, Hip, and Hop through these storybook coding adventures?

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