This is the age where fitting in with others is very important. He is going to love hanging out with his friends, who are starting to influence who he is and helping to shape his personality. Encourage him to join the Boy Scouts, a sports team, or any group that shares the same interests as him. It’s important as he is reaching for his independence that he also becomes more responsible and learns to communicate and socialize away from home.
What are the best presents for 9 year old boys? Nine year old boys are right on the edge of adolescence when their bodies will go through many changes. It’s a difficult age to shop for because he is in between a kid and a teenager. While some gifts are going to appeal to the inner child in him, at the same time he’s going to want more grownup gifts. That’s why we have decided to create one of our personality driven gift guides.
Whether you are looking for a Christmas or a birthday present for 9 year old boys, here are over 300 gift ideas for 9 year old boys.
Brain Quest Workbook: Grade 4 is America’s best-selling educational book. It’s jam-packed with content from spelling, vocabulary, reading and writing to math, social studies and science. The workbook presents kids with fun exercises and activities to make learning fun.
Summer Bridge Activities Grades 4 – 5
The Summer Bridge series is an award winning series that helps fourth graders get ready for fifth grade. Summer is the perfect time to sharpen your skills and get prepared for the school year ahead. Kids will learn reading, writing, math, science, physical fitness and more. Teachers highly recommend Summer Bridge Activities.
Illuminated World Globe for Kids With Stand
This 8-inch globe serves as an excellent educational resource. Kids can learn about the countries of the world, capitals, deserts, and more. The globe features a special light so you can also use it in the dark. It’s a great gift idea that makes learning fun and enjoyable.
State Quarter Map
Want to start a coin collection? This US State Quarter Collection Map has a place for alll of the coins from 1999-2009. The state quarters are limited editions and won’t be minted again so they’re perfect for collecting.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, The Scrambled States of America Game is perfect for families. The game features brand new art, challenges, and cards. Games last about twenty minutes and are for two to four players. It’s a fast-paced geography game that requires quick thinking. Nine year old boys will have fun while they learn about the United States. If you earn the most cards, you’ll be rightfully declared the Head of States!
Melissa & Doug Responsibility ChartAges 3-10
Kids need to learn a sense of responibility as they grow older. This Melissa & Doug Deluxe Responsibility Chart is the perfect tool for promoting desired behaviors. It also is great for helping to teach kids about goals and how to achieve them as well as the satisfaction that comes with accomplishment. The set includes 90 magnetic pieces that you place on the wooden magnetic chart. When your 9 year old completes a responsibility, you can reward him with fun magnetic emoticons and motivational sayings.
Moonjar Classic MoneyboxAges 4+
Every kid needs to learn about money at some point in their life. This 3-part moneybox is known as the Moonjar. Kids can decide whether to save, spend or share their money by placing it in the corresponding slot. It’s great for teaching responsibility and money management both valuable life skills.
Tabletopics FamilyAges 6+
Looking to have more conversations with your 9 year old boy? Family TableTopics is the perfect solution to jump-start those conversations. This wonderful set contains over 130 conversation-starting questions. Parents could be surprised by what they learn from this simple game that helps families open the communication lines and build closer relationships.
STEM Toys for Boys Age 9
Does he love science experiments? In science class, your 9 year old will learn everything from how the circulatory system works to how volcanoes were formed. Get him ready for the classroom with these cool science related gifts for 9 year old boys.
Say hello to Cozmo. He’s a robot with personality running AI that learns and evolves the more you play with him. He uses computer vision to know who is in the room. He maps out the world around him to avoid obstacles. Powered by an emotion engine, he sulks if you don’t play with him for a while or gets excited when he recognizes a face and wins a game. All these emotions vary depending on various inputs. He plays games with power cubes, counts numbers, stacks blocks and more. The coolest part? You can even program him without needing a background in robotics.
CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kit
This amazing set includes Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kit. It’s a fascinating kit for learning about computers and even coding. It’s really fun to tinker with it. Who would think you could pack so much power into a credit card sized chip? Simply amazing! The best part? Since it can be programmed, the creative possibilities are virtually endless. It’s the perfect gift for budding creators.
Kintaro SNES inspired Raspberry Pi Case
Looking for an awesome SNES case for your Raspberry Pi 3B+? This Kintaro SNES-inspired Raspberry Pi Case is easily the best choice for form and function. Not only does it look amazing, but it has functional power and reset switches plus LED power light for an authentic retro building experience. It also comes with a heatsink to keep your Pi cool.
Kano Computer KitAges 6+
The Kano Computer is the computer designed so any person can build it, regardless of technical ability. It started as a Kickstarter project and it’s powered by Raspberry Pi 3 and includes a storybook with guidance on how to build the computer. The Kano also is packed with fun coding challenges and supported by many schools around the world. Are you ready to build your Kano Computer?
Piper Computer KitAges 8+
Piper is a computer kit that kids can build on their own. It’s a fantastic process for young nine year old boys to go through. After all, they are going to be the future technologists creating the next generation of technology that changes the world. The computer is powered by Raspberry Pi 3 and features a quad-core processor. Boys can even experience Minecraft on the Piper.
Kano Computer Kit TouchAges 6+
Want to make a touchscreen computer? The Kano Computer Kit Touch lets kids make their own tablet. What’s cool is that you can build it yourself with the included step-by-step guide. There are over 100 creative challenges and you’ll even learn to code. You can make art, games, music, and even hack Minecraft. It’s the perfect gift for budding techies.
Kano Harry Potter Coding KitAges 6+
Want your kids to learn coding in a fun, magical way? The Harry Potter Coding Kit from Kano lets kids build a wand, learn to code, and make magic! There are over 70 creative challenges for kids to engage with. Make feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more. What’s cool? Wave your coding wand to see the magical effects on-screen. Play on tablets and computers. Who’s ready for fun?
Makey MakeyAges 8+
Makey Makey is a fun STEM kit that is all about creativity. You may decide to start with creating a banana piano and then decide to make something completely different like a game controller or a musical stair case. It truly inspires creative thinking unlike anything else! Are you ready to think big?
littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor KitAges 8+
Does your child ever wish they could have superpowers? Now kids can create their own cool high-tech Iron Man gauntlet and have fun adventures with it. The coolest part? The fun doesn’t stop there. Get creative and create your own gear and powers. You can create night vision, speed trackers, light powers and more.
littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor KitAges 8+
Imagine being able to build your very own R2-D2. This Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit from littleBits gives you everything you need to build your very own droid. It even includes servos and motors to control it via your smartphone. The droid features cool lights and sound effects to make it feel right out of the Star Wars movies. You can have all sorts of fun and exciting droid adventures. Best of all, you can make anything you want beyond just R2-D2. It’s all up to your imagination! The major coding update will give you much more variety in your droid actions and teach kids how to code.
Sphero BoltAges 8+
Experience endless creative fun and possibilites with Sphero Bolt. It’s a next-generation app-enabled robotic ball. Featuring advanced sensors, an LED matrix, and infrared communication, kids can create and customize games, discover a range of activities, or simply drive and play. The best part? Kids will have so much fun they’ll forget their learning.
littleBits Rule Your Room KitAges 8+
Build STEM skills with this littleBits Rule Your Room Kit. Budding engineers will be exposed to engineering principles and develop problem solving skills. The cool thing is that the kit inspires open-ended play with limiteless inventions to create. The set provides guidance for eight unique inventions. From there, it’s time to get those creative juices flowing!
Circuit CubesAges 8+
Circuit Cubes are a collection of various components, such as battery blocks, switches, relays, and tools, that allow kids to transform Lego sets and even household items. The components can be used to bring toy cars to life, create flashlights or design a noise-making object. Kids will be exposed to the basics of circuitry while learning STEM concepts. Tenka Labs will also deliver online instructional videos to inspire kids and help them learn to build with Circuit Cubes.
Snap Circuits Bric: StructuresAges 8+
Snap Circuits Bric: Structures is a culmination of what kids have been asking for for a long time. It takes ordinary bricks and you can mount your Snap Circuits onto them. The Bric-2-Snap adapters enable you to connect your Snap Circuits to the bricks so you can light up any structure you build. You can make your structure light up with a circuit or you can build something that moves like a racecar with ordinary bricks and a Snap Circuits photo transistor and watch it go by adding a light source. The set comes with 140 regular building bricks, 20 Snap Circuit pieces, and 75 Bric to Snap adapters.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-300Ages 8+
Snap Circuits is one of the most popular STEM kits. With sixty different parts budding engineers can build more than three hundred snap circuit projects. Some of the top projects include a radio and burglar alarm and more. The best part? Everything you need is included and no tools are necessary.
HEXBUG VEX Robotics Boxing BotsAges 8+
Step into the ring for epic bot battle action! The Vex Boxing Bots are a cross between Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots and a Segway. These buildable, self-balancing, boxing bots play to win. Your objective is to knock off your opponent’s bot’s head before they knock yours off using jabs and uppercuts. Control your bot with your smartphone and smash and bash your opponent until you’ve knocked their lights out. It’s win or go home with no-holds-barred action. What will it be? When you win, celebrate in style with an epic victory celebration. What’s not to love?
HEXBUG BattleBots Build Your Own BotAges 8+
Are you ready to create your own BattleBots?! Everybody’s been asking for it, and now you can finally build your own BattleBot. When you buy the kit, it comes with a basic chassis with armor and weapon attachment points. So choose your armor blades, choose your wheels, and choose from 1 of 3 weapons to attach on the top. Every weapon will be able to spin and move like its real-life counterpart.
Be Amazing Insta-Snow PowderAges 4+
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.
Scientific Explorer My First Mind Blowing ScienceAges 6+
Kids will be amazed at how cool science can be with this fun science kit from Scientific Explorer. Your little chemist will learn the differences between acids and bases, as s/he conducts 11 different mind-blowing science activities. With help of a parent, s/he will mix chemicals to create everything from a fizzing volcano to jiggly crystals. Are you ready to be blown away with science?
Nintendo Labo Vehicle KitAges 6+
Want a fun new way to play Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? The upcoming Labo Vehicle Kit will allow kids to build their own Toy-Con Car steering wheel and control their kart of choice in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The included pedal can be used for drifting and revving up your engine at the beginning of races to get a boost start. Honking the horn will allow players to throw an item. If that wasn’t enough fun, you can also build a Toy-Con submarine and plane.
Nintendo Labo Variety KitAges 6+
The Labo Variety Kit allows kids to create 5 creative projects from an RC car, fishing rod, working piano and more. It encourages kids to make, play, and discover. The coolest part? Once you master how it works, you can explore creating your own Labo projects. The Labo kit requires a Nintendo Switch console.
Nintendo Labo Robot KitAges 6+
The Labo Robot Kit allows kids to get creative and make their very own Toy-Con robot suit. What’s cool? After building it, you can wear it and play as the robot in the game. You can demolish anything in your path and tackle various challenges to gain new abilities. Creators can explore new ways to play with their robot and even create their own projects.
Experience the power of gravity with GraviTrax. It takes your marble run experience to a whole new level. What’s cool? You can build your own tracks and experiment with gravity, magnetism and kinetics. With an optional app, you can test your runs in a digital AR world. It’s endless fun with limitless track building possibilities.
Insect Lore Original Butterfly GardenAges 4-15
Every child should have the opportunity to experience the amazing process of metamorphosis at least once in their life. This Live Butterfly Garden is extremely popular among students and teachers because it teaches through hands-on learning. Nothing you read in a book can match the power of real-world action. The set includes five caterpillars and a habitat for gazing at your butterflies. Who knew science could be so fun?!
Thames & Kosmos I Dig It Dinos T. Rex Excavation KitAges 7+
Looking for a fun excavation kit? Using the included hammer and chisel, kids can uncover the skeleton of a prehistoric T-Rex creature from a giant block of plaster with this cool excavation kit. Little excavators will be fascinated on their journey to excavate a relief of a fossilized dino.
National Geographic Geodes Science KitAges 6-15
Budding geologists will be fascinated by this fantastic geode set from National Geographic. Once they crack them open they’ll discover magical crystal minerals inside. Only the best geodes have been selected for these kits to deliver the best possibile experience. And a handy guide helps your little geologist learn more about these crystal minerals.
The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments BookAges 7-12
Literally everything you could possibly ask for in a kids science book is included in The Everything Kids’ Science Experiments Book. Kids will learn through hands-on learning. Learn to boil water, float water, measure gravity and so much more! The cool thing is you can perform these experiments with regular household items. Prepare to be mind-blown with the magic of science!
4M Water Rocket KitAges 14-15
Want to build your own water-powered rocket? You’ll need this Water Rocket Kit from 4M. All you really need is a bicycle pump, water, and this kit and you’re good to go! You’ll learn through hands-on learning about water pressure and be completely amazed at science in action!
Crayola Color Chemistry Lab SetAges 7+
Explore the wonderful world of color with the Crayola Color Chemistry Lab Set. This STEM kit features 50 colorful science activities kids can do at home. Sample activities include a volcano that explodes colored lava and many more. What’s cool is that everything is included to complete 15 experiments right out of the box.
Wonder Workshop Dash RobotAges 8+
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot is an award-winning robot that teaches basic coding. It helps to reinforce some critical STEM concepts and introduce kids to the world of robotics. Kids will have fun as Dash dances, sings, and even features voice-recognition. You can even control Dash by drawing a path with the companion app. Now how cool is that?
Meet Boxer, a new interactive artificially intelligent robot companion from Spin Master. Boxer is full of personality and his moods change over time. You can stick your hand in front of him or use his ball and he will chase it around. He can play soccer or even a slingshot game. He even comes with an interactive ball, 10 game feature cards, and a remote control.
Be Amazing Toys Big Bag Of Science +70 ActivitiesAges 8-14
Teaching STEM concepts, the Big Bag of Science is like a science lab packed into a box. Nine year old boys will be amazed how fun science can be with these 70 plus activities. The Big Bag of Science makes science entertaining and so much fun!
My First Lab Duo-Scope MicroscopeAges 9-18
Got a 9 year old boy who’s interested in science? My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope is an awesome first introduction to microscopes. It features three different magnifications – 40, 100 and 400 x – to study objects and slides. It’s an excellent STEM gift for your budding scientist.
Fascinated about astronomy? You’ll need the right scientific tool to explore our solar system and more. Explore until your heart is content and enjoy your star-gazing and planet-viewing adventures. It’s a high quality telescope that delivers excellent performance.
The Magic School Bus – Chemistry LabAges 5-12
Inspired by the award winning series The Magic School Bus, this Chemistry Lab kit features over fifty experiment cards. These cards can be used to run a variety of fascinating science experiments. Nine year old boys will love exploding a volcano, creating slime, and so much more! This set highlights how fun science really is.
BOSEbuild Speaker CubeAges 8+
The BOSEbuild Speaker Cube is a creative gift idea for budding engineers. Have you ever wondered about the inner workings of a speaker? Well now you can build one from scratch with this do it yourself kit. The cool part is once you build the speaker you can connect wireless via an iPhone or iPad to play music or a video.
Ozobot 2.0 Bit Starter PackAges 6+
Ozobot Bit is a creative robot with so much potential. Kids will be exposed to basic coding principles with Ozobot Bit. You can create a variety of colored paths for Bit to follow either in the physical or digital worlds. And there are more than twenty games to engage in with Ozobot Bit. Great gift for introducing kids to STEM principles.
Best Building Toys for 9 Year Old Boys
For the 9 year old builder on your list, there is nothing better than a big box of building blocks. We like building sets because they allow 9 year old boys to use their creativity to build anything they dream up. While there a ton of construction sets out there, LEGOs are probably the most popular. It’s the one toy that is really hard to grow out of and one of the best toys for 9 year old boys.
LEGO BoostAges 7+
LEGO Boost now fills the gap for younger kids to experience robotics like Lego Mindstorms. Lego Boost allows you to build at least five different models. You can build an interactive robot, cat, working guitar, rover, and a cool automated builder. Using a free companion app, you can bring these models to life. It’s such a create set that introduces 9 year old boys to the world of coding in a fun and simple way. What’s even cooler? Bring your own Legos to the table for even more creative fun!
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 31313Ages 10+
LEGO Mindstorms EV3 allows you to build 5 different robots. LEGO’s made this set fun, easy to get into, and brought a lot of functionality to its bricks. The faster processor and added memory translate into a better play experience for kids. The models are full of personality and it’s amazing to see your LEGO creations come to life. There’s even a basic programming component to code behaviors. Even after all of these years, it’s still one of the best robotics sets.
LEGO Classic Large Creative Brick BoxAges 4+
This large Create Brick Box of Lego Classics includes 790 colorful Lego pieces. It’s a box designed to inspire creativity and spark your child’s imagination. Kids love the open-ended play of Legos. An idea booklet is included and you can even come up with your own creative ideas and bring them to life!
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall 75954Ages 9+
Lego is bringing back Harry Potter in a big way and everybody is excited. There are going to be additional Harry Potter sets later this year, but the LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall was the real showstopper of the show that had practically everyone drooling to get their hands on it. It comes with 11 minifigures so you get a ton of cool characters. The coolest part? It has a moving staircase.
LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Express 75955Ages 8-14
Potterheads will love this Harry Potter Hogwarts Express set from LEGO. This 800-plus piece set builds a fantastic model of the Hogwarts Express inspired by the film. Fans will have as much fun building it as recreating the magic from the movies. The set includes six minifigures, including Harry Potter, to bring your storytelling to life.
LEGO Minecraft The Cave 21113Ages 7+
LEGO Minecraft The Cave is an excellent addition to your Minecraft collection. The Cave is a fantastic playset that encourages fun role-play with Steve, a Minecraft zombie and a spider. There’s even a treasure chest, TNT, and ladder to make for exciting adventures.
LEGO Minecraft The Crafting Box 2.0 21135Ages 8+
The second iteration of the Crafting Box allows you to build your own creations. Instructions are included for building the pictured models. With a little creativity you can design and build your own models. If the first one was any indication, this one should be just as fun or even better. Great gift for Lego Minecraft fans.
LEGO Star Wars BB-8 75187Ages 10-16
The Lego Star Wars BB-8 set brings our favorite droid to life. Fans of the Star Wars movies will enjoy recreating their favorite scenes from the films. This is a highly anticipated Lego Star Wars set.
LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader’s Castle 75251Ages 9+
Welcome to the Dark Side! This Amazon exclusive Darth Vader’s Castle set is sure to be an epic gift for Star Wars fans. This 1,060-piece set builds a 16-inch tall fortress and TIE Advanced Fighter and comes with 5 minifigures to bring your imagination to life. The attention to detail on this set is amazing and will inspire endless creative play.
LEGO Spider-Man Mech vs. Venom Mech 76115
Launching this December, gear up for epic superhero adventures with the Spider-Man Mech vs. Venom Mech set from LEGO. Step into Spider-Man’s mech suit and get ready for an epic showdown. The build quality is excellent and they feature nice attention to detail that fans will truly appreciate. Fans will not only love building this awesome 600+ piece set, but also they will love playing out the battle between Spider-Man and Venom in their mech suits. Who will win the showdown?
LEGO Ninjago Stormbringer 70652Ages 8-14
If you already own the LEGO Boost set, the Stormbringer is a super cool add-on set for LEGO Boost. It requires the original LEGO Boost base kit for cool lizard-like motion. The feet and tail will move and it will feature a sensor in the seat as well as missile launchers in the mouth. This set includes three minifigures as well as two Boost figures.
LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon 75212Ages 9+
How many Lego Millennium Falcons do we have to buy? Inspired by the upcoming Star Wars flick, Solo: A Star Wars Story, hitting theaters this May, the LEGO Star Wars Kessel Run Millennium Falcon set faithfully recreates the starship with incredible attention to detail. This 1,414-piece set features a detailed cockpit, laser turret, and the Falcon even opens to reveal cool inner details.
LEGO Star Wars Imperial TIE Fighter 75211Ages 9-14
Get ready for epic battles with the Imperial TIE Fighter. This 519-piece set is highly detailed with sturdy wings, opening cockpit and hatch, and spring-loaded blasters. Four LEGO Minifigures are included: Han Solo, Imperial Pilot, Tobias Beckett, and Mimban Stormtrooper to recreate your favorite moments from the films. May the Force be with you!
LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters 60174Ages 6-12
The LEGO City Mountain Police Headquarters is the main core set for this series for 2018. It’s a police station built atop a mountain. There’s even a large garage paved under the police station. There’s also the main police station and holding cell. There’s a functional turret that helps with imaginative play. A really cool feature is that the jail bars can be broken off so the prisoner can escape. The police station has a nice lookout area. There’s a good amount of detail inside the police station and a cave beneath the holding cell featuring fun action for the cougar. The set comes with 7 minifigures, a police vehicle, motorbike, and two helicopters.
LEGO Batman Movie The Bat-Space Shuttle 70923Ages 8+
3-2-1 we have lift off! The Bat-Space Shuttle set coordinates well with the Batcave Break-In set. The set includes 6 minifigures. The space shuttle looks incredibly detailed and comes along with fuel tanks. The set also comes with a simple Bat Moon Buggie, a basic rover vehicle. The set offers great play and display value.
LEGO Ninjago Temple of Resurrection 70643Ages 8+
Based on events in Sons of Garmadon series, Temple of Resurrection features architecture and styling that will be familiar to long-time fans. A cool feature is that this set features a couple of trap doors for creative play. The windows can even be spun around for cool effect. The best part? The Temple features a cool transformation that will reveal Garmadon. This set includes eight Lego minifigures.
LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit 75928Ages 7+
Gear up for high-flying adventures with Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit. Launching this April, this 397-piece set builds Blue’s helicopter, vehicle, and base station and comes with 3 minifigures and one raptor to bring your adventures to life. The blades actually can be spun and the detailing on the Helicopter is very nice. The new raptor design has been improved over the original raptor design. Who’s ready for a pursuit?
LEGO Avengers Infinity War Thanos Ultimate Battle 76107Ages 8-14
The Ultimate Battle ship is a fun and exciting set to build and features openings in both the front and rear. It is really nicely designed and perfect for inspiring kids’ imaginations. Kids will love recreating their favorite scenes from Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. It’s also an excellent set to display for your friends and it comes with several cool minifigures, including Thanos, Iron Man, Star-Lord, and Gamora. A total of three minifigures along with weapons, the Infinity Gauntlet, and ten Power Burst elements are included.
LEGO Creator Pirate Roller Coaster 31084Ages 9-14
Get ready for exciting adventures with the LEGO Creator Pirate Roller Coaster. This set is as fun to build as it is to play with. It features shark carriages, ticket booth, water drops and more. The coolest part? It has a working roller coaster! Lego fans will have endless fun creating adventures in this pirate-themed attraction.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown 76108Ages 8-14
Inspired by Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War hitting theaters on April 27th, the Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown, a 3-level New York City building, is a real blast to assemble. Fans will love creating their own thrilling battle scenes based on the movie with this 1,004-piece set. The coolest part? Without revealing any spoilers, the set features a ton of Easter eggs, surprises, and even allows for customization. The set comes packed with a great assortment of minifigures from members of Black Order Cull Obsidian, Ebony Maw, and Dr. Strange to Iron Man and Iron Spider-Man.
LEGO Jurassic World Indoraptor Rampage at Lockwood Estate 75930Ages 8-12
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom was a major theme across Toy Fair. Lego is releasing a whole line of sets ahead of the movie’s launch this summer. Some of the sets were first revealed at Toy Fair. One of the standout new sets was the Indoraptor. This 1,019-piece set features cool details on the front and back and includes a Lego Indoraptor dino.
LEGO Jurassic World Carnotaurus Gyrosphere Escape 75929Ages 7-12
Recreate the thrilling action of Jurassic World with the Carnotaurus Gyrosphere Escape. This 577-piece set builds a mobile control center truck, locale, gyrosphere, Carnotaurus dinosaur and includes 3 minifigures plus a baby dino to bring your adventures to life. Will Owen, Claire, and Franklin be able to make an escape?
LEGO Star Wars Yoda’s Hut 75208Ages 7-12
Everybody’s is excited about Yoga’s Hut because it includes a Luke Skywalker figure with a special outfit. Lego hasn’t had a Luke minifigure with this outfit since the very beginning of the line.
LEGO Technic Rally Car 42077Ages 10+
The LEGO Technic Rally Car is the largest rally car LEGO has ever made. It’s a 1:10 scale rally car and looks really impressive with nice contrasting colors. Aside from its amazing looks, it also features a double wishbone suspension and cool engine details in the rear. The doors, hood, and rear all open to reveal inner details. What’s cool? This is a 2-in-1 set so in addition to the rally car, you can also build a dune buggy. The price to part ratio is unheard of and makes this a great value.
LEGO Ninjago Ninja Nightcrawler 70641Ages 9+
The Ninja Nightcrawler is based on the TV series. It is actually a lot larger than you would expect based on the pictures. It features a muscular racing-type look. Overall, the build quality is very good and it feels sturdy. The wheels are made of rubber and as you roll them and push down on the top of the vehicle, you can fire the studs. It features a spacious cockpit, seating one driver. The set is not particularly difficult to assemble. Set comes with three minifigures and a small motorbike. Kids will really enjoy having this set.
LEGO Technic Racing Yacht 42074Ages 8+
The LEGO Technic Racing Yacht is an impressive 2-in-1 set that many fans have been looking forward to for a while. It features a bright color scheme and looks very interesting indeed. It has a rather interesting pivoting action steering wheel. What’s cool? You can even steer the steering wheel and it all feel very smooth. The two winches actually are functional. Overall, the lines, colors, and mechanisms all look and feel great. There’s a great amount of detail, given that the set only uses 330 pieces in the build.
LEGO Classic 60th Anniversary Set: Mission To Mars 10405Ages 5-99
This year LEGO is celebrating 60 amazing years of the LEGO brand with several new 60th Anniversary sets. One of the standout new sets from this special anniversary line is the Mission To Mars set. This colorful set allows you to engage in the creative building process, building everything from a space ship to friendly animal to a tractor and more. The creative possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
The K’NECTED Bionic Blast Roller Coaster is one of the coolest new construction STEM sets. Not only can you build a full rollercoaster, but you can actually ride it in virtual reality via the included VR viewer. Be prepared to be blown away! The set features over 800 parts, including tracks, a coaster car, chain lift, cardboard VR viewer and a companion app. This is fantastic for developing STEM skills while rewarding builders with a thrilling ride on their very own creation.
LEGO BrickHeadz Harry PotterAges 10+
BrickHeadz just got a magical makeover. Harry Potter fans can finally put together their own Harry Potter BrickHeadz based on Harry Potter. This cool figure stands 7 inches tall and features cool movie details including Harry Potter’s iconic glasses, scar, and even his cape. Cast a spell and build it out of 180 Lego bricks.
LEGO BrickHeadz Go Brick Me 41597Ages 10+
New for 2018, fans can now build their own Brick Headz with this 708-piece Go Brick Me set. Go Brick Me is a blank Brick Headz that you can turn into any character that you want. You could make yourself or your favorite character from a movie or TV show. It has a variety of parts in a full range of colors and allows you to get creative by allowing you to customize your very own BrickHeadz buildable figure to show off to all your friends. Look for Go Brick Me to hit store shelves this April.
LEGO BrickHeadz Iron Man MK50 41604Ages 10+
New for 2018, fans can now build their own cool Iron Man MK50 BrickHeadz buildable figure based on Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. The Iron Man MK50 figure dons his electromechanic armor suit from the movie and also features cool thrusters in the back. The figure will include a display stand and will be hard to pass up for die-hard Iron Man fans. Look for this new Iron Man BrickHeadz to hit store shelves this April.
LEGO BrickHeadz Mickey Mouse 41624Ages 10+
In celebration of Mickey Mouse’s 90th anniversary, LEGO is launching two new BrickHeadz sets of our favorite Disney characters. Choose from Mickey or Minnie figures. Kids will enjoy building these instantly recognizable and fun sets.
Lego Star Wars Darth Vader 75534Ages 9+
Darth Vader is now a buildable figure in the LEGO Star Wars universe. Built from 168 pieces, Darth Vader looks movie-accurate with incredible detailing. In fact, it features the most accurate head detailing yet and is not just another re-release. The coolest part? You can actually remove Darth Vader’s helmet to reveal the face behind the mask. It has an action feature and full articulation along with a cape and lightsaber.
LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213Ages 6-14
The Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar 75213 2018 edition will feature 24 cool new Star Wars surprises to unveil each day leading up to Christmas. Fans can expect surprises ranging from Star Wars mini figures to vehicles based on the Star Wars universe. Fans will love creating their favorite scenes from the movies.
LEGO City Advent Calendar 60201Ages 5-12
Unbox 24 fun surprises with the LEGO City Advent Calendar 2018 set. From vehicles to minifigures to seasonal items, this set is loaded with so much fun! Kids will build everything from a monster truck to a racecar, spaceship and drone and enjoy creating adventures with the 5 included minifigures. With out of this world fun, it’s sure to make it a Merry Christmas.
Fort Magic: Fort Building & Construction Toy KitAges 7+
Fort Magic inspires your 9 year old boy’s creativity with a building and construction set. This toy has been honored with numerous awards. From forts to cars to rocket ships and more, there are near limitless possibilities with Fort Magic. Many users drape their design with a cloth to help complete the design. What will you build with Fort Magic?
Cool Vehicle Toys for 9 Year Old Boys
For kids who love anything that goes VROOM, there are these cool toys for 9 year old boys.
Hot Wheels Gift PackAges 3+
Nine year olds will love the variety of the Hot Wheels Basic Car 50-Pack. If your son is a car lover this is an absolute dream come true. Each Hot Wheels vehicle is packaged separately. Jump-start your collection today!
Hot Wheels Basic Car 50-PackAges 3+
Celebrating 50 years of Hot Wheels fun, Mattel will launch The Hot Wheels Original Sweet 16 – based on the original 16 toy cars in the line. While the Hot Wheels line has sold more than 6 billion toy cars and garnered the title of #1 Selling Toy in the World, each car still costs $1. Still an unbeatable value! Build your Hot Wheels collection with this awesome 50-pack set.
Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt BoxAges 4-10
Unleash your creativity with the Hot Wheels Track Builder Stunt set. Bricks add a new dimension of fun to these sets. The box allows you to take the fun on the go! The coolest part of these stunt tracks is there are endless possibilities. Nearly anything you can imagine you can bring to life.
Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track SetAges 5-9
Boys and destruction go hand in hand. Watch their eyes light up when they experience the Criss Cross Crash Track! You send your cars on figure-eight criss-cross tracks and wait for ’em to go CRASH! It’s the ultimate thrill and so exciting.
Hot Wheels Rocket League RC RivalsAges 8+
Ever dreamt of playing Rocket League in real life? Now you can. Featuring an immaculately detailed Rocket League Arena, this Hot Wheels set allows players to wrestle with each other to knock the soccer ball through their opponent’s goal. The set features app-controlled vehicles and comes with a car charging station. Each car lasts about 15 minutes on a charge. What’s amazing? Mattel has somehow managed to capture the wacky, addictive fun of the video game.
Hot Wheels Augmoto AR Racing Track SetAges 8+
Hot Wheels is known for its physical play, but now it is blending the physical and virtual world with Augmoto. Augmoto adds AR on top of a classic Hot Wheels race track. In order to race your opponent around the track, players have to complete mini games using an app. For example, players can earn missile attacks, which can be used to slow down your opponent. The AR component adds a strategic element to the classic Hot Wheels track, making it feel more like a video game.
Anki Overdrive Starter KitAges 8-15
Anki Overdrive is a futuristic racer with artifical intelligence. You’ll have to battle and race to win gold. The coolest parts of Overdrive are that they keep the software up to date, keeping it fresh and exciting, and you can create new tracks.
Before you invest in a large drone, the Tello quadcopter is the perfect first drone. Designed to be easy to fly and withstand crashes, this affordable drone gives you hands-on experience flying a drone. It flies for about 13 minutes on a full charge. The built-in 720p camera is a cool feature that allows you to shoot decent quality video while you fly.
Syma X5A-1 ExplorersAges 12+
The Syma X5A Explorers drone is one of the more exciting drones to fly. It features a six-axis stabilization system to make it easier to fly. The drone flies for roughly seven minutes and charges in over one and a half hours. This drone features protective casing to prevent the blades from stopping during crashes. This is a great drone at a great price; just don’t expect video recording capabilities at this price point.
DoDoeleph Syma X5UW Wifi FPV 720P HDAges 13+
This Syma X5UW Wi-Fi-enabled drone features a 720p camera and can be controlled via remote or a smartphone. Did you know you can draw out a fly pattern and the drone will actually carry that path out? The drone captures both video and pictures. The drone flies for anywhere between five to ten minutes and charges in a little over 2 hours.
Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid
BB-8 is an awesome droid that you control with your smart device. Take him on all sorts of adventures and recreate your favorite scenes from the Star Wars films. It’s a fun gift idea for Star Wars fans.
Action Figures for 9 Year Old Boys
Even at 9, he won’t want stop playing with these action figures that make good gifts for any 9 year old boy.
Marvel Spider-Man Titan Hero Spider-ManAges 4+
It’s our friendly neighborhood crime fighter, Spider-Man. He’s ready to swing into action. He’s fully posable to bring the action to life. Fans of Spider-Man will love this 12-inch action figure.
Marvel Black Panther Legends Series, 12-InchAges 4+
Black Panther was a big hit at the box office and made an appearance in Avengers: Infinity War. This 12-inch Legends Series action figure features a premium sculpt and details along with accessories to enhance your play experience. Kids will love reenacting their favorite scenes from the movies and bringing the action to life with more than 30 points of articulation.
DC Justice League True-Moves Series Batman Ages 3+
Who doesn’t love superheroes? There are several figures in the True-Moves series including everybody’s favorite cape crusade. This Batman figure stands 12 inches tall! Batman features a ton of moving joints for kids to create all sorts of epic battle poses. The best part? You can bend Batman’s arms and legs in almost any direction. Designed for kids 3 and up, it’s designed for rough play.
Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Action FiguresAges 4+
This year the Turtles are being reimaged and getting a whole new line of toys inspired by the upcoming Nickelodeon series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, set to debut later this year. These new Turtles are uniquely sculpted, fully articulated, and range in height from 3 1/4 to 5-inches.
Star Wars: The Black Series Han SoloAges 4+
Bring the action of Star Wars home with this 6-inch Star Wars: The Black Series Han Solo action figure. The figure is well-detailed with 20 points of articulation for great poseability and comes along with a blaster accessory to bring the action of the Star Wars flicks to life.
POP: Star Wars Darth VaderAges 3-15
This Star Wars Darth Vader is an awesome representation of Darth Vader from the epic Star Wars movies. He even has a little red lightsaber in his hand. A great addition to your vinyl figure collection.
Jurassic World Super Colossal Tyrannosaurus RexAges 4+
Inspired by the T-Rex in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Super Colossol Tyrannosaurus Rex stands a whopping 3-feet tall for larger than life fun! This T-Rex is hungry and is ready to devour as many as 20 mini dinos at a time. Featuring authentic detailing and sculpting, fans’ imaginations will soar as they act out their favorite adventures from the motion picture.
Jurassic World Real Feel Skin MosasaurusAges 3+
Making its big return from the first film is the Mosasaurus, a gigantic swimming creature that blew away fans the first time around. This cool and massive action figure features movie-accurate details and realistic sculpting.
Crate Creatures SizzleAges 4+
Looking for something fun, exciting, and new in the world of collectibles? Meet Sizzle. This oddball-looking creature comes locked up in a box that states: “CAUTION!!!” Dare you to open it with the play crowbar. Beware: If you pull his tongue, he vibrates, makes noises, and his eyes glow. What’s cool? The crate is reuseable and he reacts differently based on his orientation.
Voltron Classic Legendary LionAges 4+
Based on the Netflix original series, Voltron: Legendary Defender, the Voltron Classic Legendary Lion assortment will feature lion figures that can be combined and transformed into a 16-inch Voltron figure. Each figure is sold separately and features projectile-launchers for stand-alone play.
Stretch ArmstrongAges 5-15
Stretch Armstrong is a classic action figure that has entertained generations of kids. It’s his super stretchy body that makes him so appealing. You can stretch him as far as possible and he’ll always return to his normal figure. Nine year old boys will love this classic 12-inch action figure.
Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition Ages 3-12
Elf on the Shelf is an enduring tale that millions have experienced. Santa’s boy scout elf reportedly watches you child through the holidays and lets Santa know if your child is deserving of a Christmas gift. Parents and older siblings can move the elf around the house to add fun to the holidays. Shhh! Your secret’s safe with us.
Minecraft Mini Figure Collector CaseAges 6-12
This Minecraft Mini-figure Collector Case is perfect for Minecraft fans who collect Minecraft minifigures. It’s a great way to showcase your collection.
PLAYMOBIL NHL Hockey Arena PlaysetAges 5-12
Does your 9 year old boy love hockey? They can get in on the action with this fantastic replica of the real-world hockey action. You can actually fire a shot and block a goal in the is super fun game. Are you ready for some hockey?
Minecraft Stop-Motion Movie CreatorAges 8-13
Inspire your 9 year old boy’s creativity with the Minecraft Stop Motion Movie Creator. He can direct his very own stop motion movie with this Minecraft world and characters. Endless creative fun!
Transformers: The Last Knight Voyager Class FigureAges 8+
Transformers fans will love this epicly designed Voyager class Transformers. They are based on The Last Knight Transformers movie. Optimus can transform from a robot to a truck. Awesome action figure for recreating your favorite epic moments from The Dark Knight.
TMNT Epic Sewer Lair PlaysetAges 4+
Standing 43-inch tall and featuring four levels of play, kids can explore Donatello’s lab, Raphael’s Weight Training Room, Leo’s Rotating Weapon storage wall, Michaelangelo’s arcade, and more with their Turtles action figures in this Epic Sewer Lair Playset. There are seven rooms of play and each of the Turtles has their own room. There is something interesting going on in each room and lots of cool play features. It’s really cool becuase you can literally go from the top to the bottom of the playset.
Collectible Toys for 9 Year Old Boys
Does your nine year old love collecting? Most 9 year old boys love to collect random things from small rocks to toys. Part of the fun is collecting everything. Check out these top gifts for 9 year old boys.
Pokemon TCG: Lycanroc-GX Box Card GameAges 6+
The Lycanroc GX Box features a Lycanroc GX Card that has never been seen before. This is the ultimate Pokemon trading card game perfect for Pokemon fans. Are you ready to collect, trade, and battle to victory?
Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX BoxAges 6+
Pokemon fans gotta catch the Pokemon TCG: Guzzlord-GX Box! Nothing will prepare you for Guzzlord, the Ultimate Beast Pokemon. This set features 4 Booster Packs, 1 Rare Guzzlord-GX, Playable Promo Foil Card, and 1 Guzzlord-GX Oversized Foil Card. All in all it’s about 40 cards with a lot of variety. It’s a gift that will satisfy any Pokemon fan.
Looking for a great gift for your Pokemon fanatic? Consider the Pokemon TCG: Shining Legends Trainer Box. This complete set includes 10 Booster Packs, 65 Card Sleeves, 45 Energy Cards, Shining Ho-Oh Foil Card, Player’s Guide, 6 Damage Counter Dice and more. Pokemon fans will be on their way to becoming the ultimate Pokemon Master. When they open it, they will be smiling from ear to ear. Let the games begin!
Poke Ball Full-View PRO Binder for Pokémon 9 Pocket Card
Got a Pokemon fan who has a ton of trading cards? They can protect them and store them in this great Poke Ball Pro Binder. The binder is red, white and black with a Poke Ball design. It stores a total of 360 Poemon cards. The best part is that the cards don’t fall out when you turn the pages.
Funko POP! Games: Fortnite Black KnightAges 6+
Fortnite has become the biggest phenomenon in gaming. Show your fandom by picking up your favorite Fornite character as a POP figure. Due to the immense popularity of the game, Fortnite POPs are expected to be the most popular gaming POPs this year. Choose from the Black Knight to Omega to Merry Marauder and more! It’s the perfect gift for Fornite fans who can’t get enough of the game.
Funko POP Harry PotterAges 3+
Harry Potter fans will love this authentic recreation of their favorite character from the Harry Potter movies. Harry looks incredibly cute with his garb, vest, little tie, and magical wand. Cast a spell of fun with this Funko POP vinyl figure.
Nintendo AmiiboAges 6+
It’s a me, Mario! Mario looks suave in his suit and tie from Super Mario Odyssey. Fans love collecting Amiibo of their favorite Nintendo characters. The figures feature impeccable detailing and paint work. Not only are they great collector items, but also they can unlock a variety of in-game content in compatible games.
Funko POP Jurassic Park – VelociraptorAges 5+
Love the Jurassic Park movies? Then you’ll probably love these long-awaited POPs inspired by the Jurassic Park films. This 3.75-inch vinyl figure is a great addition to your POP collection. Collect all your favorites!
Topps Baseball Complete Set 2018Ages 6+
Major League fans will love this awesome gift of Topps Baseball Complete Set 2018. It’s an officially licensed product of the MLB and it includes 700 cards, including Series 1 and 2, plus 5 rookie variation cards. It’s a dream for any baseball lover.
Toy Blasters for 9 Year Old Boys
What 9 year old boy doesn’t love having Nerf war battles with all of his friends? With bright colors and foam bullets, these cool Nerf guns are fun for target practice or having pretend Nerf battles in the backyard.
Nerf N-Strike Elite SurgeFireAges 8+
With a barrel that holds up to 15 darts, the Nerf Surgefire holds the most darts in its price range. It features single shot blasting or slam fire. With slam fire, it fires as quickly as you can go and blasts up to 90 feet away.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm BlasterAges 8+
The Strongarm is a solid blaster with excellent distance and rapid firepower. The blaster features a rotating barrel system and six Elite darts. It is capable of firing darts up to 90 feet away. It’s perfect for missions requiring speed and mobility.
Nerf N-Strike Elite InfinusAges 8+
Featuring Quick-Load Technology, the Infinus auto-loads the drum by feeding darts directly into the blaster. Motorized, rapid-fire means you can unleash a fury of ammo at your foes, so they had better keep their distance. The blaster includes 30 Elite darts.
Nerf Zombie Strike Survival System Scravenger BlasterAges 8+
The Scravenger is the first accessory based Zombie Strike blaster. Nerf is introducing the Zombie Strike Survival system. Similar to the Modulus line, it is all about customization. With a cobbled together look, it comes with a flashlight and spray paint can barrel, which can be swapped out with other accessories in the line. This spring-powered magazine fed blaster has a switch on the side that enables slam fire. In case you run out of ammo, the included stock contains a backup 2 shot blaster.
Nerf Modulus Regulator BlasterAges 8+
The Modulus Regulator implements switch-fire technology with 3 modes: semi-auto, 3-round burst-fire, and full-auto modes. The Regulator includes the base blaster, stock, carrying handle, two barrel attachments, two 12 round mags, and Elite darts. It allows for a ton of customization which is exactly what fans have been asking for! Are you ready to win with the Regulator?
Nerf Zombie Strike Ripchain BlasterAges 8+
The Ripchain is bringing back the dart chain, which was really popular. It’s a spring powered, chain fed blaster with a 25 dart capacity. Simply prime it back and forth to load the next dart up. When firing it, the chain looks really cool.
Nerf Modulus Ghost Ops Evader BlasterAges 8+
Kids have always wanted to see the inner workings of their blasters. Nerf has created a completed clear housing on the GHOST OPS EVADER Blaster. The coolest part? It’s got built in LEDs so you can be in stealth mode or light it up for some cool night time battles. Similar to a Stryfe, it’s a semi automatic flywheel blaster.
Nerf Modulus Ghost Ops ChronobarrelAges 8+
Designed for the tech savvy Nerf fan, the attachable chronobarrel can be use to not only count your darts, but also measure the velocity of your blaster in feet per second or meters per second. It can count up to see how many darts you have blasted already or count down to see when you run out of ammo.
Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite StryfeAges 8+
The Nerf Microshots N-Strike Elite Stryfe is a mini version of its bigger brother. Not only are these great collector items, but they also are functional. They fire a single dart at a time and include the blaster and 2 Elite darts. Collect all your favorites!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad EX-3 BlasterAges 8+
Looks can be deceiving. Don’t let the small profile of the Elite Triad EX-3 fool you. This blaster packs great power for such a small blaster. Not only does it pack great power, but it also features great range up to 90 feet.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-PackAges 8+
The Nerf Lazer Tag Tagger includes a pair of laser taggers – one blue and orange and the other is yellow and orange. The taggers feature lights, sounds and even vibrations to create one of the best laser tag experiences. Are you ready for intense competition? Makes a fantastic gift for 9 year old boys.
Laser X Two Player Laser Gaming SetAges 6-15
Laser X is an awesome gift for your 9 year old boy. It accurately registers shots as far as two hundred feet with colored lights. Laser X even features a cool soundtrack to immerse you deeper in the experience. Are you ready to experience the ultimate laser tag experience?
Nerf Zombie Strike Sledge Fire Blaster SetAges 8+
The Sledge Fire causes chaos for those zombies, firing three darts simultaneously. The blaster includes nine Zombie Strike darts and three shells that can be reloaded. Show those zombies the power of the Sledge Hammer!
Nerf N-Strike Elite DualStrike BlasterAges 8+
The DualStrike mixes up the game with a blaster that can switch between Elite and Mega darts for a one-of-a-kind blasting experience. The DualStrike includes 3 Elite darts and 3 Mega darts. This could be the competitive advantage you need to win your missions!
BOOMco DXD58 HALO UNSC MA5 BlasterAges 8-13
Fans may recognize this blaster from Halo as the MA5 blaster. It features an awesome design and accurately captures the design of the Halo blaster. This blaster is powered with pumping action. Then unleash a barrage on your foes. The blaster performs well and doesn’t jam easily. It also includes two eight dart clips.
Nerf N-Strike Elite Stockade BlasterAges 8+
The Stockade blaster is an awesome blaster with semi-automatic blasting power. In addition to power, it offers great shooting range, firing distances up to 75 feet. Ten Elite level darts are included in the package.
Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire BlasterAges 8+
The Elite Hyperfire is one bold blaster. It features amazing firepower, blasting as fast as five darts in a second! It includes a twenty-five dart drum and twenty five darts. Not only do you get fast speed, you also benefit from excellent range up to ninety feet. With opponents near or far – they better be fearful of the HyperFire!
Nerf Modulus Tri-StrikeAges 8+
The Modulus Tri-Strike may be a few years old but it is still one of the most popular Nerf guns because of the level of customization it offers. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that it’s even more affordable than ever. The Tri-Strike delivers three ways to blast opponents. It’s the triple threat that has opponents running and hiding. The set includes a 10 dart clip, 10 Elite darts, and one missile. Now you’re playing with power!
Nerf N-Strike Elite Tactical Vest KitAges 8+
This Tactical Vest is perfect for the Nerf enthusiast. In the heat of battle, you’re likely to run out of ammo. Then what? That’s where the Tactical Vest comes in. You can store extra ammunition to pack the power you need and be ready for battles.
Toilet Paper Blasters Skid ShotAges 8+
New from Jakks Pacific is the Skid Shot, a toilet paper blaster. It’s like a Nerf gun but it shoots fresh toilet paper spit wads. Just load it up with water and let ‘er rip. This blaster is capable of delivering blasting action up to 30-feet. Bring on the fun!
The Original Stomp Rocket: Dueling 4-RocketAges 6+
Are you ready for a face-off? Dueling Stomp Rocket allows you and a friend to compete with stomp rockets. Who’s rocket will soar the highest and win? The rockets can shoot up into the air twenty stories high! Are you ready for intense competition?
Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target SetAges 8+
If you’re looking for a fun gift idea for nine year old boys, the Nerf Elite Precision Target Set is a fantastic targeting set. You can work on your precision and accuracy while having fun. Hit the bullseye to score the maximum points. The set includes the FireStrike Elite and ten suction darts.
Bear Archery 1st Shot Bow Set
Got a nine year old interested in archery? The Bear Archery First Shot Bow is a wonderful set for beginners. It’s crafted of high quality and can be used by both right and left-handed archers. It features a draw length ranging from fourteen to sixteen inches. Excellent gift for building next-gen archers and eye-hand coordination.
Gifts for 9 Year Old Adventurer
For the adventurous 9 year old boy, try these cool gifts for 9 year old boys.
Apollo Precision Tools Stubby Tool Set
This four-piece precision tool set from Apollo features thick handles on all four tools. The set includes a wrench, hammer, flat head screwdriver and Philips screwdriver. They are great for smaller hands to grab easily. And they make the job that much easier. Whether you have a tight space or a regular job, this set has everything your 9 year old needs to get started in their projects around the house.
Bushnell Falcon Binoculars
These Flacon Binoculars offer excellent optics and great magnification at seven times. They are great for sporting events, bird watching, and observing nature. They are durably constructed and lightweight.
Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
Does your 9 year old boy love hunting for hidden treasures? Then the Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector is the perfect gift to help them on their mission. It has an integrated system to determine whether it has detected a treasure or random metals. What amazing finds will you discover?
Nite Ize Radiant 250 Rechargeable Headlamp
This Rechargeable Headlamp is perfect for your adventurer. It shines white and red light and you can easily strap it to your head. The headlamp feature five different modes and it’s both lightweight and comfortable to wear.
Osprey Porter Travel Backpack Bag
Adventurers need a means to carry their belongings on their adventures. The Osprey Porter Travel Backpack offers plenty of storage space and pockets. The bag is comfortable to wear with shoulder straps that are padded. The backpack is available in three colors – Black, Hoodoo Red, and Nitro Green.
Victorinox Swiss Army Classic SD Pocket Knife
Be prepared for your adventures with the Swiss Army Pocket Knife. This is a must-have essential for adventurers. It’s comes in a large assortment of colors and styles. It has a blade, nail file, screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and toothpick all in one amazing design.
Kelty Big Dipper 30 Degree Kids Sleeping Bag
If you’re going camping, you’ll need a comfy sleeping bag to keep you nice and warm. This sleeping bag offers great insulation and fits kids up to five feet tall. The sleeping bag is machine washable.
Zebco 33 Spincast Combo
If you’re going on an adventure, you’ll need to catch some food. One option is the Zebco 33 Spincast all-purpose fishing reel. It’s a two-piece fishing rod that comes with a tackle wallet and tackle. Spooled with a 10-pound 100 yard Cajun line, this reel offers the smoothest, best casting of any reel on the market.
Sundome 3-Person Tent
The Sundome 3 Person Tent is available in two color schemes. It is a high quality three person tent measuring 7 x 7 feet at the base. It has two windows to catch the views and for proper ventilation. It has better water resistance than similar tents from Coleman. Perfect gift for the adventurer.
LifeStraw Personal Water Filter
The LifeStraw is a must-have essential for any adventurer. It turns murky contaminated water into clear drinkable water. It’s easy to use and has won numerous awards. It eliminates 99.99%+ of bacteria and over 99% of parasites. It comes with a convenient lanyard for easy carrying. You can drink directly from a water source or from a container. It’s easy to see why ever adventurer needs on of these.
Coleman Expedition 205-Piece All Purpose First Aid Kit
When you’re out and about, you never know when you could need a first aid kid. That’s why it’s a good idea to be proactive and ready should the need arise. This 205 piece kit is an excellent compact first aid kit designed for travelers and adventurers.
Solo Stove Lite
Honored as a Gear of the Year award recipient, Solo Stove Lite is compact wood burning stove that can easily fit in a backpack. It’s easy, clean, and efficient cooking. Never leave home without it.
Brunton TruArc3 Baseplate Scouting Compass
When you’re out in the middle of nowhere you need to be able to know your sense of direction. The TruArc 3 Compass, with 2-degrees of resolution, is the perfect tool to help you navigate uncharted territory. A great tool for camping, hiking, and other adventures.
ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters
When you’re out in the wilderness, you need a place to rest. This Doublenest hammock is the perfect solution. It comes in a sack and is quick and easy to setup. The hammock supports users weighing up to 400 pounds.
MPOWERD Luci Outdoor 2.0
When it gets dark outdoors in the wilderness, you’ll naturally need some form of light. One great solution is the Luci Outdoor Inflatable Solar Light. It’s solar-powered and inflates so it doesn’t take up much room in your backpack. The solar light produces powerful bright LED white light. It’s fantastic for all types of outdoor adventures.
X-Plore Gear Emergency Paracord Bracelets
When embracing the Great Outdoor adventures, it’s advisable to be proactive and prepared for emergency situations. The X-Plore is the perfect tactical survival gear – featurign a flint fire starter, long-distance whistle, compass, and scraper. If you ever get into an emergency situation, you’ll be so glad you had this at your disposal. It could be a real life saver!
Outdoor Gifts for Boys Age 9
Most 9 year old boys love toys that allow them to go outside and move around. For 9 year old boys that love being active, these toys are perfect for burning off some extra steam.
Web Riderz Outdoor Swing N’ SpinAges 3-15
Web Riderz is the ultimate outdoor swing. It is sturdily designed to withstand up to 600 pounds max capacity. Not only does it swing, but it also spins and it is amazingly fun to ride with friends or solo. It’s perfect for your exisiting swing set or your tree. It’s a gift that keeps on giving year after year.
Capture the Flag REDUXAges 12+
A classic outdoor game is reborn with glow and the dark game pieces. It’s Capture the Flag REDUX and it’s a great game for 9 year old boys. It’s great for get-togethers with friends, parties, and other occasions where fun is the name of the game. There are many different variations of the game to keep it fun and exciting everytime. Are you ready for Capture the Flag REDUX?
KanJam Ultimate Disc Game
Have you played America’s #1 party sport? It’s called KanJam and it’s a great game for all ages. The game is quick and easy to setup. It also is very easy to learn. Two teams of two players take turns and play to 21 points or an instant win that is placed in the slot of KanJam bucket. It’s action-packed and super fun at the park and beach and while camping or tailgaiting.
Spikeball is a two versus two game similar to the game of volleyball. It’s a cross between volleyball and foursquare and it’s a super fun outdoor or indoor game. You can play practically anywhere. It’s also super competitive and there are even ranked teams who play this awesome game. The set includes three balls, Spikeball circular net, and a storage case. Are you ready for Spikeball?
WALKAROO XTREME Steel Balance Stilts
Looking for an unusual but fun gift for your nine year old boy? Consider the Walkaroo Xtreme Steel Balance Stilts. They support riders up to 210 pounds. Kids love walking in them because they are fun. They make great gifts for birthdays and Christmas. Are you ready to walk on the Xtreme side?
If you’re interested in fun outdoor activities, the Slackline Baseline is worth considering. This set includes everything you need for some outdoor fun. The kit includes tree protection and it’s easy to setup. The slackline is about 2″ wide and it can be used for a variety of things like walking, jumping, and doing tricks. Even beginners can try the baseline. Fantastic gift providing hours of fun and enjoyment.
90′ Eagle Series Seated Zipline Kit
Is your 9 year old boy an adventure-seeker? Gear up for exciting and thrilling backyard adventures with this zipline. It comes with a trolley and a 90-foot zipline. The set is engineered with all weather materials for years of thrills!
This super lightweight frisbee, is perfect for outdoor fun. It’s one of those things that every boy will want to own. It’s only a 175-gram sportdisc – the established standard for The USA Ultimate sport. You can fly it and perform a number of cool tricks. The more you fly it, the better you get at it. The frisbee is available in a variety of fun colors.
Sports Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys
Now that he is becoming more coordinated, your 9 year old probably loves competitive sports and playing outdoors. Here are some of our favorite sports related gifts for 9 year old boys.
NBA Golden State Warriors Curry S # 30 Boys 8-20 Replica Road Jersey
This officially licensed NBA Stephen Curry Sport Jersey features great quality and looks authentic and sleek. The colors look awesome and capture the essence of Curry’s real jersey for a fraction of the price. The jersey is made of polyester and it’s machine washable. If he loves Curry, you know he’s gonna love it.
Skywalker Jump N’ Dunk 12-Foot Trampoline
If your 9 year old loves basketball and trampolines, have him try out this Skywalker Trampoline. It’s called the Jump N’ Dunk and it’s incredibly fun. If you weren’t tall enough to dunk, experience a whole new world of fun!
Tanner Tee features a patented rubber ball rest which differentiates it from the competition. You’re supposed to feel the ball not the tee when you hit the ball. That what was the design philosophy with Tanner Tee. College players and even professional players use the Tanner Tee for their practice sessions. It’s a fantastic sports tool to develop your batting skills.
Easton S500 Youth Baseball Bat
Batter up! This Easton S500 Youth Baseball Bat is crafted of lightweight alloy for a quicker swing. It features a good grip and looks incredibly stylish. Great gift idea for your little leaguer.
Mizuno GPP1150Y1 Youth Prospect Ball Glove
Looking for a quality baseball glove? The Mizuno Youth Prospect Glove is a fantastic choice. Measuring 11 1/2 inches, it naturally teaches little leaguers to catch the ball inside the pocket. The glove delivers a great combination of fit and performance.
Louisville Slugger UPM 45 Blue Flame Pitching
The Louisville Slugger Pitching Machine is an excellent training tool. It can help develop your little leaguer as an all-around player. It focuses on developing skills in batting, fielding, and catching pop ups. The machine is easy to maneuver and requires no power. Interestingly, this is the same machine that little league baseball teams like in the Babe Ruth League use to train.
Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball
The Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball looks very stylish with its silver accents on a traditional black and white design. This Wilson soccer ball is the official size and weight of a regulation soccer ball. The ball is made of synthetic leather and it’s designed to be durable. Great gift for the soccer fan.
SKLZ Star-Kick Hands Free Solo Soccer Trainer
Looking for a way to develop your nine year old boy’s soccer skills? The SKLZ Star Kick is a hands-free soccer trainer. It works with ball sizes 3 through 5. It’s available in three different styles. With this soccer trainer you will develop total mastery of ball control and movement. Players have improved shooting, passing, ball control and more by training with this tool. The best part? You can performing the training by yourself because you never have to fetch the ball.
Franklin Sports Competition Goal
The Franklin Sports Goal is a heavy-duty soccer goal constructed of steel. It’s proudly made in the USA and made from all-weather materials. This includes one soccer goal at a very competitive price point. The goal measures 6 x 4 feet.
Diggin Jr. Squish Football
Ready. Set. Fun! Designed for the younger set, the Diggin Jr. Squish Football is one football boys will love playing with. It’s so soft and squishy and doesn’t hurt your hands while playing for hours. It’s also perfectly sided for younger hands. Go long, go deep!
Rawlings NFL Downfield Youth Football
Looking for a quality football for your son? The Rawlings NFL Downfield Youth Football is a youth-sized football perfect for younger kids. It’s great for tossing around and offers an excellent grip. Made of molded rubber, this ball offers excellent grip for throwing accuracy. The best part? He can choose his favorite NFL football team. It’s perfect for playing in the backyard or park. Let the fun and games begin!
Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler ToyAges 6+
What boy doesn’t love football? Take your game to a whole new level with the Nerf Sports Vortex Aero Howler. The specially designed tail allows it to travel farther than most regular footballs. You’ll feel empowered like a star quarterback in the NFL. Swing your arm back and go long!
Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football
Are you ready for some football? This Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football allows 9 year old boys to have fun with the classic pigskin. The ball is durably crafted and includes a pump and tee. The ball is waterproof so don’t worry about getting it wet. It delivers great perfomance and is a pure blast to play with.
Glow City Ball
Want a cool twist on the classic basketball? GlowCity makes a variety of glowing balls. One of their more popular ones is this Light Up Basketball. It glows in the dark so you can even play night games in the dark.
Baden Champions Volleyball Badminton Set
This volleyball and badminton set is an excellent set for fun with friends and family. The set is durable for years of fun and enjoyment. The set contains a volleyball, net, poles, four racquets, and everything you need to start playing. Best of all, it’s easy to set up.
Tachikara SV-MNC Volley-Lite Volleyball
Featuring Sensi-Tec tactile technology, the Tachikara Volley-Lite Game Ball is an awesome ball for playing volleyball. Kids love the fact that it doesn’t hurt their hands as much as a regular volleyball. In fact, the ball is about a quarter lighter than your typical regulation ball. The ball is constructed of a microfiber composite leather material.
Wilson US Open Junior Tennis Racquet
This Wilson US Open Racket delivers fantastic performance on the court. It’s made of a lightweight aluminum frame that is durable. The strings feature Wilson’s logo in red. The racket features a comfortable grip that allows you to swing with confidence. These US Open Junior rackets are available in a variety of color choices.
Mylec Deluxe Folding Hockey Goal Set
Who wants to play street hockey? Gear up for some street hockey fun with Mylec’s Deluxe Folding Hockey Goal. The goal sets up in a couple minutes. The dimensions of the goal are about 4 L by 3 W feet. The nice thing is this goal is foldable so you can pop it in the truck and play almost anywhere.
Spalding NBA Player Basketball
The Warriors were the 2017 NBA Finals Champions. Get your game ball of your favorite player from Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant and more. The ball features the Golden State Warriors logo along with player graphics and the player’s signature. Go Warriors!
Lifetime 1221 Pro Portable Basketball System
What 9 year old boy wouldn’t love a game of hoops anytime? This portable basketball set allows you to play just about anywhere. It features a telescoping design so it can be adjusted as high as 10 feet. Because it features an all weather design, you don’t have to constantly worry about bringing it back inside.
Doinkit Magnetic Dart BoardAges 6-15
This dart board set is safe and fun for 9 year old boys to play. These darts magnetically attach to the board so you don’t have to worry about accidents. It’s a fun game that is great for developing coordination and throwing skills. It’s great for target practice. Challenge yourself to hit the bullseye!
Century The Original Wavemaster Training Bag
This training bag gives kids a great cardio workout. The bag delivers good resistance and rebounds quickly. The base may be filled with a substance like sand or water. The training bag grows with your child – adjustable from 47 to 68 inches.
adidas Burst Sackpack
This adidas Burst sack is a sporty sackpack for young boys. It lools stylish and holds all your personal belongings. The cool thing is that it is available in colors coordinated with adidas’ other lines in apparel and footwear. Choose from a wide assortment of colors to match your style.
adidas Diablo Duffle Small
The adidas Diablo Duffle Bag is a sporty bag with the adidas emblem. It’s made from polyester and made in the USA. Load your belongings at the top of the bag. The bag features both a carrying handle as well as a shoulder strap. Excellent gift for sporty kids.
Franklin Sports Table Tennis To Go
Don’t have enough space for a table tennis table? With Table Tennis To Go from Franklin Sports, you can convert any tabletop into a table tennis table. The set includes balls, bats, and a net. Get ready for fun and excitement!
Fitbit Flex 2
Virtually everyone is jumping onto the fitness tracker bandwagon. The Fitbit is one of the most popular brands in this arena. The Flex 2 accounts for calories burned, distance travelled and more. You can even use it to track how well you sleep.
Hydro Flask Water Bottle
If your nine year old boy is playing sports, they’ll need to stay hydrated. This sporty water bottle is the perfect companion while playing sports and it features insulation and is free from BPA. Select from a variety of cool colors.
Major League Lacrosse Mini Sticks Set
You’ve played all the sports but are looking for something different and new. How about lacrosse? You play the game with two lacross sticks and throw the ball to each other while the other one catches the ball inside the netting. It’s a fun game that offers a little something different than the usual sports games.
Ride-On Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys
Razor V-17 Youth Multi-Sport Helmet
If your nine year old boy will be riding either a bike or skates, they’ll need a helmet to protect their head. Safety is always the top priority. This Razor V-17 helmet looks sporty and stylish. Most importantly, it is comfy to wear thanks to its generous padding and the buckles strap on easily.
Spooner Boards Freestyle
The Spooner Board is a freestyle balance board that allows young boys to learn the basics of skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding. How does it work? You stand or sit on it and you can rock, spin, and wobble it while strengthening your core muscles and improving your stability and balance.
Razor Ripstik Caster Board
What would you get if you crossed a skateboard with a snowboard? The result would be the Ripstick. It’s a caster board that combines the best of both worlds in one innovative design. Riding the RipStick is super fun and a thrilling experience unlike anything else. The RipStick handles riders to 220 lbs.
Penny Classic Complete Skateboard
The Penny Graphic Skateboard designs harken back to the early days of skateboarding. They feature fantastic artisitic designs with a twenty-two inch deck. The wheels deliver a smooth riding experience. Select from a variety of hip designs.
Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick
The Flybar Foam Master Pogo Stick is designed for boys 9 years old and older. Flyber is the pioneer of the pogo stick and they still represent the benchmark of excellence. Kids will enjoy hopping around while performing tricks and getting a great workout. This pogo stick supports riders up to 160 lbs.
Razor RipRider 360 Caster Trike
The Razor RipRider 360 reinvents the classic trike with rear casters and a brand new design. This awesome tricycle can perform turns, drifts, and even epic 360-spins. Kids will love the smooth ride and spinning action. The RipRider accommodates kids up to 160 lbs.
Razor A3 Kick ScooterAges 5+
Engineered with aircraft-quality aluminum, the Razor A3 Kick Scooter is a high quality and lightweight scooter. Riders weighing up to 143 lbs can ride this scooter. The scooter is pure fun to ride and includes a rear braking system.
Razor E100 Electric Scooter
Razor scooters are known for their quality and performance. Now you can enjoy the power of an electric powered scooter. Turn the grip to throttle the scooter. The scooter features speeds up to ten miles per hour. The scooter features an eight inch front tire and a kickstand to prop it up. Charging the scooter takes about a dozen hours. Choose from a variety of colors.
Razor MX350 Dirt Rocket Electric Motocross Bike
The Razor MX350 Dirt Electric Motocross Bike is an excellent gift for 9 year old boys. Even though it is designed for older teens, with proper supervision even your 9 year old can safely ride it. They reach speeds up to a dozen miles per hour and have a good braking system. To ride it, you twist the grip. Are you ready for awesome thrills and excitement?!
EzyRoller Classic Ride-OnAges 4-14
The EzyRoller is an addictive ride-on that provides a unique riding experience. The ride is also smooth and comfortable. To ride it you press the foot bar with your left foot then right foot and repeat. It’s so good your child may not want to get off.
Dynacraft M 7S Vertical Nitrous Bike
Looking for a high quality, affordable bike for your boy? The Dynacraft M 7S is a fantastic lightweight bike with a 7-speed system and 20″ wheels which are perfect for 9 year old boys. It features an alloy frame and high quality brakes for quick stops. Kids will enjoy riding this awesome bike.
WOOM 4 Kids Bike 20″ Bike
The WOOM 4 is a top-rated kids’ bicycle. It features large twenty inch wheels which are suitable for a nine year old boy. The WOOM offers a comfortable ride with smooth tires and a comfortable padded seat. The bike has brakes that deliver quick stops. The bike’s frame is made from a superlight aluminum, making it among the lightest bikes. Kids will love riding the WOOM bike.
Roller Derby Trac Star Adjustable Roller Skate
These Roller Derby Trac Star Roller Skates are great skates for beginning skaters. They work well and provide a good fit. They strap in easily and are lightweight, providing smooth performance.
Razor Turbo JettsAges 9+
The original Razor Jetts were cool, but now Razor has stuck a motor in one of the skates and made them even cooler. While they take a while to learn to balance on, they might be the coolest way to get around. With a top speed of 10 MPH and roughly 30 minutes of battery life, kids will love riding them wherever their adventures lead them.
Brightz, Ltd. Wheel Brightz LED Bicycle Accessory Light
Trick out your bike with these awesome LED lights. They allow for better visibility in the dark and they make your bike look super cool. Wheel Brightz work on most bicycles with wheels 20 inches or larger and they come in a variety of vibrant colors.
Cool Electronic Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys
Technology is moving so fast and many parents have to wrestle with the idea of giving expensive electronics to kids. Just remember, when you buy your kids electronics you are giving them the opportunity to become technologically savvy at an early age. At the same time, you have to look at the gap between that and whether they are responsible enough. We live in a different time, but we still have to be parents.
Osmo Genius KitAges 5-12
Combining physical and digital play, the award-winning Osmo Genius Kit is one of the best additions to your iPad. Kids will learn everything from math to spelling and even have a chance to get creative. Five hands-on games are included: Words, Tangram, Masterpiece, Numbers, and Newton. Who’s ready for some learning fun?!
Cozmo delivers a unique robotic experience for kids. It introduces kids to robotics and it includes artificial intelligence. Cozmo learns the more you play with it. Cozmo is loaded with personality and you do a variety of things with Cozmo, including playing games. It’s the perfect companion for kids.
Jurassic World Alpha Training BlueAges 8+
So you want to be a raptor trainer? It’s not going to be easy but if you have the patience and discipline to learn, it’s a whole lot of fun! Say hello to Mattel’s newest robot – Alpha Training Blue. It’s a fully interactive veloceraptor that you can control and train just like Chris Pratt’s character in the film. This is one advanced toy. In fact, it’s the most complex toy Mattel has ever created. Seven motors provide fluid, realistic animation to the neck and head while also allowing you to walk it around. It’s very responsive to controls and features the same rapor sounds from the movie. Blue loves being petted and she has touch sensors under her jaw and on the top of her nose to bring her to life. Hands-down, it’s the coolest robot toy this year. It’s so fun to play with something so detailed and fluid.
Sphero BB-9 App-Enabled DroidAges 8+
These app-enabled droids are perfect for the Star Wars enthusiast. Welcome to the Dark Side with BB-9E App-Enabled Droid from Sphero! The droids look spectacular with incredible detailing to make them look life-like. He’s probably not as friendly as BB-8, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have fun playing with it and taking it on your own adventures. Download the app to bring BB-9E to life. Use it to control him, draw paths to follow, and even interact with a cool augmented reality function that allows you to view different ships from the perspective of BB-9E. You can even watch the Star Wars films with BB-9E.
Fire HD 7 Tablet with Alexa
Color your world with Amazon’s three new colors of the Fire 7 Tablet. Choose from original black, blue, yellow, and red. This tablet is better than before. It comes in 8 GB or 16 GB varieties and a brilliant seven inch display. It also is powered by a quad-core processor and features great battery life up to eight hours on a single charge. With literally millions of movies, TV shows, music, games, and more … imagine how much fun and entertainment you’ll have at your fingertips!
ASUS Chromebook C202SA-YS02
The Chromebook is one of the most wished for gifts. Users love the compact size and portability. It offers a nice size screen and spill-proof keyboard plus it packs plenty of power. The computer is durably constructed and delivers excellent battery life up to ten hours.
VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2Ages 4-12
The big kids have the Apple Watch and Fitbit – so where does that leave kids? Featuring a new sleek and stylish design, kids can get in on the smartwatch action with the Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2. In addition to telling time, it shoots photos and captures video. The watch features two cameras for photos and selfies. It features a fun monster-catching game a la Pokemon Go. Kids can play fun games and activities.
Retevis Kids Walkie TalkiesAges 2+
Kids love playing with walkie talkies. They’re classic fun! These walkies come as a pair and they are simple to use and built ruggedly. They can be clipped onto a belt or almost anywhere. It has a 22-channel system and you just have to push the button to talk. Kids will enjoy hours of creative play with these walkies.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Camera
The Instax Mini 9 is the newest addition to family. It’s a fun instant camera that makes shooting photos delightfully fun. Now it features a selfie mirror and macro feature to capture close-up detail. The pictures come out fantastic and the camera is super easy to use.
Philips Sonicare Electric Toothbrush
This Sonicare kids electric toothbrush makes a great Christmas or birthday gift idea. The toothbrush brushes at a rate of 500 stroke a second, making it more effective at cleaning compared to manual toothbrushes. The brush even tells you how long to brush in each quadrant. Give them the gift of good oral health.
Anker SoundCore mini Bluetooth Speaker
Does your nine year old boy love music? The Anker SoundCore mini is a fantastic bluetooth speaker and it makes for a great birthday or Christmas gift. The speaker features roughly 15 hours of play time and even adds some bass to your favorite music. Pump up the volume!
LuminoLite Rechargeable LED Book Light
Does your son love reading at night? The LuminoLite is a fantastic gift idea that is ideal for bookworms. Clip it onto your book and let there be light! It produces a bright light so you can see in the dark. It features high quality construction and it lasts a long time on a single charge.
GoPro HERO Session
The GoPro Hero Session is a high quality portable video cam. Nine year olds can strap it to their head or their bike and capture their thrilling adventures with full 1080p HD video quality. Owners appreciate that it’s waterproof to over 30 feet and supports memory expansion cards to 128 GB. Are you ready to Go Pro?
JBL Clip 2 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
If you’re looking for a good quality portable wireless speaker, the JBL Clip 2 is a winner. It’s both wireless and waterproof. Clip it onto your belt and enjoy music via Bluetooth. It is rated IPX7 for its waterproof rating. You can even connect it to another Clip 2 speaker and it features about eight hours of playtime.
Apple iPad mini 4Ages 5+
The iPad mini 4 is a great alternative to the iPad. First off, it will save you some money. It sports a smaller 7.9-inch Retina display, is lighter, and packs great power and responsiveness as its bigger brother. You also benefit from that amazing 10 hours of battery life so you can use it several days before recharging. Kids will love the smaller size as it better fits in smaller hands. The best part? It has thousands of free and paid apps and games that your kids will love interacting and playing with. Discover the tech they’ll love.
Apple iPod touch
The iPod Touch is the ultimate portable jukebox. It features 16 GB of storage for about 3,500 songs. With the Touch you not only get a fantastic music experience, but you can also capture video and photos and video conference via FaceTime. The Touch features a brilliant 4″ Retina touchscreen display which is great for watching video and playing games. Makes a fantastic birthday or Christmas gift!
This one is controversial. The only reason why a 9 year old should have a phone is if he needs to contact you after school in case of an emergency. Some parents also feel it’s a good way to teach responsibility at an early age. He is probably going to want the latest iPhone. It features a beautiful Retina display. You can make calls, play music, watch videos, capture photos and video, and so much more, but do you really need such an expensive phone? It’s your call.
OtterBox COMMUTER SERIES iPhone Case
If you got your hands on a new iPhone 7, you will need some sort of protection. We recommend the durable and rugged OtterBox cases because they guard against drops, bumps, and shocks. It’s the last line of defense between your fragile phone and the solid ground. Trust us, don’t take your chances.
PopSockets are a novel idea for your smartphone or tablet. They act as a stand for your phone while watching videos. And they can also be used to get a better grasp on your phone. Simply attach it to your device to use it. Then pop it off to reposition or remove it. Great gift idea for 9 year old boys with a smartphone or tablet.
Anker PowerCore+ mini
The Anker PowerCore+ mini is a popular mobile charger. It can be used to rapidly charge your iPhone or Galaxy smartphone. Plus, it can even supply your iPad with extra boost when you need extra juice to extend your battery.
Hatchimals MysteryAges 5+
What’s new and exciting in the wonderful world of Hatchimals? Hatchimals Mystery launches this fall. Now the Hatchimals you hatch will be a surprise. Kids can hatch and discover one of four brand new mystery creatures. Who will you hatch?
FurReal Ricky, The Trick-Lovin PupAges 4+
Kids will love teaching FurReal Ricky some new tricks. With sensors all over his body, he responds realistically to touch. He can even sing a little tune. Feed him a treat when he is good, but be careful — even he needs to use the bathroom.
Little Live Pets Rollie My Kissing PuppyAges 4+
Meet Rollie My Kissing Puppy — the newest member of the Little Live Pets family. Isn’t he the cutest puppy ever?! He’s super adorable and it will be love at first sight. When he’s happy, he’ll wag his little tail and even he responds to touch. Put out your hand, and he’ll reach out his tongue to kiss you. This is the next best thing to a real pet without all the mess.
Video Games for 9 Year Old Boys
Video games are popular gifts for 9 year old boys. With videogames, you definitely want to keep in mind the ESRB game ratings. Some videogames may contain disturbing violence and language that is not suitable for your child. While a lot of his friends may be playing M-rated games, you want to look for games that are rated E10+ or below. If you decide that it is okay for him to play an M-Rated game, you shouldn’t let him play it alone.
Nintendo’s latest hybrid console is being warmly accepted by gamers. In fact, it is the hottest-selling Nintendo system of any type -mobile or home console. Fans love playing games on-the-go or via LAN. The library of stellar games keeps getting better with each passing month. This is the best first year of any console ever with a Mario and Zelda in year one! Take that Sony and Microsoft! You can only imagine how much better it’s going to get with virtual console, returning franchises, and new IPs in the future.
Retro gaming is all the rage nowadays. Sony announced it will launch a mini PlayStation Classic in time for the holidays. It will come loaded with 20 PlayStation hits , including Final Fantasy VII, Tekken 3, and Ridge Racer Type 4 to name a few. All games will be preloaded and the system comes bundled with two wired controllers. Relive the glory days of gaming or experience it for the very first time.
SNES Classic Edition
Following in the wake of the wildly popular NES Classic Edition is the SNES Classic Edition. This new SNES will feature 21 games built-in, including Super Mario World, Zelda: A Link to the Past, F-Zero, and Donkey Kong Country, plus much more. It will also feature a special never-before-released version of Star Fox 2.
NES Classic Edition
Now you’re playing with power! The NES Classic is heading back to stores this summer in miniature form! Classic retro Nintendo games are what gamers demand. So now fans will be able to experience 30 of the greatest NES classics of all-time from Super Mario Bros. to Zelda to Donkey Kong and more! It;s the perfect gift for gamers or collectors.
PlayStation 4 Slim 1TB Console
The PlayStation 4 is dominating the next-generation of gaming with over 60 million unit sold. It already has a stellar lineup of games with Spider-Man, God of War, and The Last of Us 2 on the horizon. This bundle includes Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and one Dual Shock 4 wireless controller. With a strong lineup of games and a stellar online system, it’s the best place to play!
Xbox One S
The Xbox One S bundle includes the console, a copy of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition and a wireless controller. The system features over a hundred exclusive titles and a robust online community. You can even play Xbox 360 and original Xbox games. It even plays 4K Blu-ray and streams Netflix and Amazon Prime in 4K.
New Nintendo 3DS XL
The New Nintendo 3DS XL is the dominant force in the portable gaming sphere. The system is faster than ever and features a new c-stick and 3D face tracking. You can play all your favorite Nintendo 3DS games from Pokemon and Pikmin to Mario and Zelda and more.
New Nintendo 2DS XL
The New Nintendo 2DS XL now features a clamshell design and screen similar to the one featured on the New Nintendo 3DS XL. The cool thing is the 2DS XL will support all Nintendo 3DS family games, albeit without the 3D effect. Fans can play all their favorite Nintendo games on the go and get great performance and portability. The 2DS XL will also feature a new C-stick for enhanced controls. It’s the perfect Christmas gift for portable gamers. A new Pikachu edition is available for Pokemon fans.
Super Smash Bros. UltimateRated E10+
Featuring over 60 characters, 8-player battles, online battles and more, get ready to battle with Mario, Link and your other favorite Smash Bros. characters in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Its robust character roster includes everyone from past games plus Daisy, Ridley, and Inklings plus a variety of stages and graphical improvements to make this the best Smash Bros. to date. This is likely to be the biggest hit title for Switch this year. The game features mild animated violence, but it’s tame compared to other similar games. It makes the perfect gift for any Smash fan.
Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu / EeveeRated E
Designed for newcomers, Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Let’s Go Eevee are new mainline Pokemon RPGs for Nintendo Switch. Although the mobile game is not required to play, you can connect the Let’s Go games with Pokemon Go on your smartdevice. The game will feature the familiar turn-based battles of prior Pokemon games and will be set in the Kanto region. Start collecting, trading, and battling this Holiday season.
Become the embodiment of Spider-Man and experience an original story with state-of-the-art visuals. Players will be equipped with his Spider-Sense, acrobatic abilities, and, more to make your superhero adventure more satisfying and thrilling. It’s literally like playing out a blockbuster action flick. Spidey fans can’t wait to play this game!
Mario Kart 8 DeluxeRated E
If you want a fun multiplayer experience, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe serves up one of the best. The game is arguably the best Mario Kart to date with a large roster of characters, more tracks, and new modes. The tracks are well-designed and incredibly fun to race on and you can compete with others for the best track time. The game offers four-player multiplayer in TV mode. And let’s not forget you can even play on-the-go! Simply incredible and a must-own!
Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Odyssey is the latest installment in the Super Mario franchise. Mario will explore new imaginative worlds and will have a host of new tricks, like his cap that can be used as a platform or to capture various items in the world. You can capture a T-rex, taxi, and even famous Mario characters and take control of them. It’s going to be one wonderful, wacky, and super fun game coming this holiday 2017.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildRated E10+
Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been critically praised for reinventing the series. It’s a massive adventure game that encourages you to explore and discover. You’ll have to overcome over 100 shrines, enemies, and Ganon to restore peace to Hyrule. If you love gaming, you owe it to yourself to play this amazing game.
Splatoon 2Rated E10+
Splatoon 2 is the next iteration in the Splatoon series first seen on the Wii U. The game can best be described as a game of paintball. You’ll be in 4 vs. 4 player match-ups when you play online and you need to cover the majority of the arena with your paint color. The game also features a single-player mode. The game is rated for ages 10 and older, but it features only mild animated paint splattering – nothing your 9 year old boy can’t handle.
Pokken Tournament DX
Pokken Tournament DX is a fighting game featuring none other than Pokemon characters. The game is a port of the Nintendo Wii U version. Now it features a few brand new fighters to them mix. They’ve also added a team battle mode for some real royal rumbles. Are you ready to battle for the championship title?
Minecraft is one of the most revered kids’ games. The premise of the game is simple. It encourages creativity in spades by allowing you to build, craft, and play in your own worlds. The game is available for all major platforms from the home consoles to the PC and Mac.
Pokemon Ultra Moon And SunRated E
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon are sure to be massive hits for the Nintendo 3DS following the success of Pokemon Sun and Moon. The newest version will feature brand new narratives to draw you in along with new exciting features sure to thrill fans.
Rocket LeagueRated E
Slated for a Holiday 2017 release, Rocket League strikes its way onto the Nintendo Switch for the first time. Millions of players have already discovered the high-octane fun of these rocket-powered flying battle cars. It’s like a futuristic action sports game where rocket-powered cars battle to score goals, make epic saves, and win! Strap in and get ready for insane fun!
LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2
Kids love Lego games. Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 is available for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. You’ll traverse new worlds and experience a fresh new exciting superhero adventure. You can play as either the superheroes or the villains. Which side will you choose?
LEGO DC Super VillainsRated E10+
LEGO DC Super Villains now allows players to play as the villians. How cool is that?! There are over 100 villains included in this game, and you’ll even be able to create your own villain to play with and level-up in the game. Players can expect a first-rate story written with DC that’s funny and engaging. The story revolves around the bad guys trying to be the good guys. Kids will have a blast reprising the role of the villain.
LEGO Disney Pixar The IncrediblesRated E10+
Collaborate and use the family’s abilities and powers to construct massive LEGO structures in LEGO Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles. The game offers an open-world experience and you’ll tackle iconic villains and action-packed side missions along your adventure. What’s cool? Players can even customize their look and abilities in the game. The game will be available on Switch, PS4, and Xbox One.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical FreezeRated E
DKC: Tropical Freeze is a great platformer with tense sequences and tough levels. Boss battles are a huge highlight. It’s packed with hard to find secrets and collectibles. The new Funky Mode is a welcome addition for Switch. You feel a rewarding sense of accomplishment as you overcome each new challenge, which will drive you to the very end.
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom BattleRated E10+
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is the game that caught everyone by surprise at E3, earning critical-acclaim and praise from industry experts. The game has been described as Mario meets XCOM. A comment like that shouldn’t be taken lightly because that’s a big deal. Even Nintendo’s legendary game designer endorsed this game, which takes Mario on an all-new adventure unlike any before. The graphics and unique gameplay make this a must-play turn-based combat game starring your favorite Nintendo characters and those hilarious rabbids for an all-out fun time! And there will be new DLC featuring a Donkey Kong adventure.
Sonic Mania PlusRated E
Sonic Mania Plus harkens back to the golden age of gaming. While there are many retro games making a comeback, this is classic done right. The game is a must-have for new and old Sonic fans alike. The Plus version features new characters along with a new competition mode for 2-4 players. If you missed the first game, it’s worth picking up.
Captain Toad: Treasure TrackerRated E
Captain Toad is a Mario spinoff game starting Captain Toad. Because Toad can’t jump, this is a very different game from the Mario series. Each level is a puzzle area where players must locate all the gold stars. Players will have to spin the camera around to search the world’s nooks and crannies for secrets. It’s a relaxing and fun experience that offers something different than Mario. This little puzzle game is perfectly suited for the Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS.
Madden NFL 19Rated E
Launching this summer, Madden NFL 19 will feature Terryl Owens as the cover star for the Hall of Fame edition. The game will feature enhanced player animations as well as Connected Franchises updates. The game will be available for both the PS4 and Xbox One consoles.
NBA 2K19Rated E10+
LeBron James returns as the cover star of NBA 2K19. The king of the videogame basketball world returns this September with the latest installment for PS4, Xbox One and Switch. Celebrating its 20th year, NBA 2K19 will redefine what a sports game can be with best-in-class graphics, gameplay, and presentation. Who’s ready to play some ball?
FIFA 19Rated E
FIFA 19 takes the game of soccer to a whole new unprecedented level of realism. It redefines what a soccer videogame can be. Expect The Journey to continue the narrative. The graphics, animation, and presentation have never looked better. The big question: Can EA deliver a more realistic sim that more accurately captures the essence of the game?
Forza Horizon 4Rated E
Set in beautiful Britain, Forza Horizon 4 amps up the fun with dynamic seasons in a shared open-world experience. Seasons change everything and actually impact gameplay. Paths previously blocked off can be opened during different seasons. The game allows you to play with other people in the community. The visuals and gameplay couldn’t be different. It’s a completely new take on Horizon. Fans have been asking for 60 FPS mode, and the developer has delivered. The game will also be available on Xbox Game Pass.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane TrilogyRated E10+
Crash is back for a new generation of fans! Crash Bandicoot has returned with glorious HD visuals in this remake of the original games in the series. This 3-game bundle is a fantastic value and will take you on an exciting adventure with Crash Bandicoot. Be prepared for classic thrilling platforming gameplay with amped up challenge to put your platforming skills to the ultimate test. Now this is how to remaster a classic.
Stardew ValleyRated E10+
Stardew Valley delivers comfort rarely found in other games. Players will farm, fish, craft, mine, fight monsters, make friendships, and more. This farming adventure has plenty to offer. It beautifully combines farm simulation with RPG elements to create an intriguing, absorbing world. Although the game plays well on other platforms, it feels even better on the Switch thanks to the ability to play on the go.
Luigi’s MansionRated E
Luigi’s back in the limelight! This new updated version includes new visuals, quality of life improvements, and a few new surprises. The game has Luigi fighting off ghouls with his vacuum. It’s a heavily updated version of the game with new and old assets. Overall, the game looks fantastic on 3DS. It’s a solid option for newcomers or for those looking to revisit this Gamecube classic. The 3D mode is recommended for ages 7 and up.
Spyro Reignited TrilogyRated E
Spyro is being remastered in full high-definition for the PS4 and Xbox One so a whole new generation of players can discover the wonderful worlds of Spyro. The first three original Spyro games will be included on one disc packed with over 100 levels. In addition to graphical enhancements, the game will also feature improved game controls for a better experience.
Overcooked 2Rated E
Overcooked 2 ups the ante with new recipes, chefs, kitchens, and levels. The game will now feature an online multiplayer mode. In addition to the original cast, there will be a handful of new characters to choose from. Cook everything from pasta and sushi to cake, pancakes, and more. A new fun twist is that you can throw raw ingredients while plates can’t be throw, adding new strategy to the game as you quickly scramble to ready orders. Even the order in which you complete orders matters for scoring combos. The game supports 1 to 4 players. Grab a couple friends and get ready for some insane cooking fun!
Snipperclips PlusRated E
Loved the first Snipperclips? The hit puzzle game returns in Snipperclips Plus with 40 additional stages and worlds and more than 100 unique levels. There will be a host of new challenges to solve that will stretch your imagination to new levels. Additionally, there will be new stages to cooperate and compete in. Plus, there are new random shapes everytime you play.
Super Mario PartyRated E
Looking for a fun new party game for Switch? Look no further than Super Mario Party. Explore new boards and discover oodles of fun with over 80 minigames and mechanics sure to jump-start your next party. What’s cool? You can even pair up two Switches for unexpected fun. Do you have what it takes to be the Champ?!
Tiny Arcade Pac-Man Miniature Arcade Game Rated 8+
Love arcade classics like Pac-Man? Now you can bring home the classic Pac-Man arcade experience to your tabletop with this mini arcade Pac-Man cabinet. What’s cool? They feature authentic retro-styled arcade cabinets complete with working joysticks, buttons, and full color-screens to bring the classics to life. Choose from Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Space Invaders and Galaxian.
Arcade 1Up Street Fighter II ArcadeRated 13+
If you’re in the market for a retro arcade experience that doesn’t break the bank, Arcade1Up’s new arcade cabinet fits the bill. You’ll save hundreds to thousands compared to the original arcade machines. Standing 4-feet tall, the company offers 5 custom cabinets with 3 to 5 games. The game library ranges from Street Fighter II, Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile Command, among others. This Street Fighter arcade includes Street Fighter II: Champion Edition, Super Street Fighter II, and Super Street Fighter II Turbo.
Xbox Game Pass, 6 Months
Featuring over 100 games, one low monthly price, and fast launches, Xbox Game Pass makes a great Christmas gift. Microsoft will be adding top-tier first-party titles like Gears 5, Forza Horizon 4, Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more, making it an excellent value for Xbox gamers. Think of it as a Netflix-like buffet of games.
Nyko PixelQuest Arcade Kit
Nyko has a cool Labo-inspired PixelQuest Arcade Kit coming this fall. It builds a cardboard mini arcade cabinet using your Switch. You can play supported games like Mario Kart 8, Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, Metal Slug 3, and more. The pixel art looks fantastic. What’s cool? There’s a joystick and two buttons to create a six button layout.
Movies for 9 Year Old Boys
Who doesn’t love movies? Most 9 year olds love animated films, but some may want to watch more grownup films. Always keep in mind the age recommendations and screen movies before letting your 9 year old watch it so you can fast forward through the parts that you find objectionable. These movies are perfect for your next family movie night.
Incredibles 2Rated PG
The Incredibles 2 is a fantastic movie. It’s extremely exciting and fun to watch. It understands what a superhero movie needs and has great messages underneath. The animation is stunning and has improved as has the depth and clarity of the images. The action sequences are enthralling. The lighting is impressive and represents Pixar’s best work. The characters feel fresh with intelligent conversation. The movie was epic and exhilarating. Brad Bird wrote a compelling story true to the original while also creating an exciting movie.
Through beautiful artwork and animation, Disney and Pixar are masters at telling stories. Coco is another Pixar masterpiece. Coco is about a boy name Miguel who wants to be a musician but his family doesn’t support his dream. Miguel soon finds himself in the Land of the Dead when he searches for his roots. The film beautifully weaves Hispanic and other cultures into its narrative. With an interesting plot, intriguing characters, and beautiful animation, Coco is unforgettable.
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film CollectionRated PG-13
Got a Harry Potter fan? Get him the complete eight film collection of the wonderful Harry Potter saga on Blu-Ray or DVD. The series is full of wizardry, wonderment, and creativity in story-telling. The movies are inspired by J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter book series.
Lego Batman MovieRated PG
The Lego Batman Movie came out earlier this year to praise from critics and fans alike. Now you can own it on Blu-ray and DVD. The Joker is up to his usual antics with a hostile takeover. Batman will need to learn to work as a team if he has any chance of saving Gotham.
Star Wars: The Complete SagaRated PG
Experience one of the best sci-fi movies ever created. This Star Wars collection includes Episodes I – VI. It’s a complete package but it doesn’t include some of the newest stories like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. This version is loaded with over 40 hours of bonus content.
Moana Rated PG
Starring Auli’I Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, and Ron Clements, Disney’s Moana is one of the highest-rated new Disney movies. It’s a tale full of comedy, suspense, and adventure as you experience Moana on her journey to save her people. This edition features a ton of extras for fans. A must-have addition to your Disney collection.
Trolls from Dreamworks is hugely entertaining. It’s a movie both kids and families can enjoy. The Trolls sing, dance, and are full of vibrant personalities. The movie was great as was the animation and soundtrack. Highly recommended!
Finding DoryRated PG
Disney Pixar follows-up Finding Nemo with the long-awaited sequel, Finding Dory. Sequels often don’t live up to the originals, but that’s not the case here. If you loved Nemo, you’ll love this even more. Fantastic movie the whole family can enjoy. Add it to your collection today!
Music Gifts for 9 Year Old Boys
Get his interest in music started with these wonderful gifts.
Casio SA76 44 Keyboard
The Casio SA76 is a fantastic portable keyboard. It’s excellent for beginning piano learners and produces excellent sound. The set includes a beginner piano course from John Thompson. He uses ABC stickers to teach kids the easy and simple way to learn to play the piano. If you want to avoid expensive replacement batteries, we recommend an AC adapter.
Alesis CompactKit 4
This drum kit is excellent for beginning drummers. Nine year old boys will love the sounds it produces. Everything you need is included so your child can start playing right away. A coach teaches kids how to play the 50 built-in songs.
Kala Learn To Play Ukulele Starter Kit
This is a wonderful set for introducing your child to a ukulele. In fact, it is a complete learning system for beginners with complimentary training online. The set comes with the ukulele, storage tote, and a quick-start guide.
LilGadgets Untangled Pro Bluetooth Headphones
These premium Bluetooth headphones produce great quality sound while limiting the volume for your child’s ears. The headphones come in a variety of stylish colors and they offer about 12 hours of battery life.
Arts & Crafts for 9 Year Old Boys
Along with drawing, making things, and doing crafts, 9 year old boys also love using their hands to build model kits. Budding artists will love any of these gifts.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue, 1 Gallon
Did you know that Elmer’s Liquid School Glue can also be used to make slime? While many people think of glue for their arts and crafts projects, it actually is a key ingredient when making slime. It makes wonderful slime that is nice and stretchy with fantastic consistency and it’s super satisfying to play with. Now you can make all types of slime until your heart’s content!
Elmer’s Galaxy Slime Starter Pack
Want to make out of this world slime? Try Elmer’s Galaxy Slime Starter Pack which allows kids to make galaxy slime. It makes 3 batches of insanely satisfying slime both in look and feel. The best part? It has great consistency and stretchiness not to mention it is so much fun to play with.
Tulip One Step 18-Color Tie-Dye Kit
Ready for some tie-dye fun? This set of 18 colored dyes is enough for six people. Get together with your friends and see who can create the best tie-dye shirt. What’s great is that you can wash these shirts again and again and they won’t fade.
Perler Beads Pet Parade Value Gift BoxAges 5-7
Perler Beads spark the imagination and creativity in children. This Pet Parade Gift Box allows you to create 17 fun and exciting pet projects. Create a pony, cat, horse, and so much more. With 5,000 beads, a world of creativity awaits!
Klutz LEGO Make Your Own MovieAges 8+
Want to make your own LEGO movie? Now your kids can become a director and create their own mini film with this creative set from Klutz. The set includes minifigure actors, props and scenery, and a guide to creating stop-motion video. This is an excellent set for inspiring creativity. What are you waiting for? Let’s get creating!
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft KitAges 7-15
How would you like to teach your Legos some new tricks? With Chain Reactions, you can combine your Legos with these special pieces to create amazing chain reactions. Klutz gives you ten designs to build and experiment with. Then if you’re up to it, you can design your very own chain reactions.