Take a look at this list, it’s filled with the most amazing birthday gifts for boys. We know how difficult it is to find that perfect present for your son but we’ve done the hard work for you. Whether you want educational gifts or something he can play with, we’ve got you covered.
Hauck Lightning Pedal Go-Kart
Go Karts are the perfect alternative to the usual bikes and scooters you’d usually buy for him. With its innovative design, the driver controls the pedal speed so they can go as fast or as slow as they’d like, steering this kart smoothly with the quick response handling.
Arcade Machine with 3,016 Games
He’ll have no chance of boredom when he has this incredible arcade machine in his room. Available as seen or with custom artwork, this machine comes loaded with an amazing 3016 arcade games, including old favorites like Street Fighter, Golden Tee, The Simpsons, Gauntlet, Sunset Riders, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Nighthawk Electric Ride-On Toy
He’ll have thrills galore with the 12V Nighthawk Electric Ride-On. Boasting top speeds of 6MPH, this close to the ground ride on allows riders to spin, tilt, drift, and glide while steering by leaning left and right. Rechargeable, the Nighthawk will run for up to 2 hours before it needs charging again.
4-in-1 Multi Game Table
Ideally sized for smaller spaces, this 4 in 1 multi game table will keep him and his friends entertained for hours. Providing an air hockey, table tennis, billiards, and foosball surface, this set also comes with paddles, cues, and other accessories that he will need.
Razor Dune Buggy
Combine the good looks of a classic go-kart with the speed and power of a 350-watt electric motor with the Razor Dune Buggy. Capable of reaching speeds of 9MPH, the Dune Buggy is suitable for drivers aged 8 and over, and can run for up to 40 mins on one single charge.
Forts are a mainstay of childhood games, but the blankets and sheets used don’t always stand up to rigorous play. Give him his own fort in seconds with this inflatable model. Spacious enough for several kids and/or adults, it weighs just 24oz. and comes with a matching carry bag.
Holy Stone FPV RC Drone
The ideal model for beginners, the Holy Stone HS110D FPV RC Drone will let them gain confidence in flying as it uses a one-key operation for ease. Using the included app, pilots can even draw a trajectory on their device and the drone will follow it in the air.
Electronic Shooting Target
Help him practice his NERF skills with the UWANTME Electronic Shooting Target. Compatible with most NERF blasters, this set includes 4 targets that can be used as a solo player or competitively against another player, and includes 3 LCD screens for displaying the scores.
Take his trampolining skills to the next level with an Original Bounceboard. Made from strong closed cell foam, this board is suitable for anyone over the age of 12, and is the perfect tool for practicing snowboard, skateboard, wakeboard, and kiteboard moves from the safety and convenience of his own trampoline.
Hover Soccer Ball Set with 2 Goals
If he wants to play soccer even when it’s raining, treat him to a Hover Soccer Ball set. Supplied with one hoverball and two goals, this ball will glide on a cushion of air, while the foam bumpers prevent damage to walls and furniture. Brightly colored LEDs add an exciting look.
Nerf Rival Prometheus MXVIII-20K
Nerf guns are a pretty safe bet when you need to buy for a boy – they love to battle against their friends and family. This Rival Prometheus gun has an advanced acceleration which means it can fire up to 8 rounds per second while the hopper can hold 200 rounds for quick reloading.
Build Your Own V8 Engine
If he has an interest in cars, mechanics, or engineering, he’ll be fascinated with the Playz V8 Combustion Engine Model. Supplied with all the parts needed, this STEM learning kit will let him build his own combustion engine with cooling fan, pistons, and lights that actually work.
Remember that Pixar movie about the robot? Well now you can have a robot just like that one with Cozmo. You can learn to code with him and command him to do a number of different things using the free compatible app which is available on iOS and Android devices.
Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf Guns
Never mind stuffing his pockets with darts, this tactical vest will let him load up with darts and magazines, and even a small spare blaster, while keeping his hands free for shooting. Supplied with 30 refill darts, this set also includes a mask and a pair of safety goggles.
Pokemon Elite Trainer Box
Pokémon was the ultimate card sharing game and believe it or not, it’s still a big deal now, especially with the release of the mobile app Pokémon Go! This Elite Trainer box contains some of the rarest and shiniest cards there are to help you build up your collection and become the ultimate master.
Dinosaur Race Track Playset
He’ll have no end of adventures with the Lydaz Dinosaur Race Track. Made up of 142 pieces, the track can be twisted, turned, and flexed in any number of configurations, and comes with a battery-powered car, two dinosaurs, trees, slopes, and even a hanging bridge.
littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit
Educational toys which help children with their STEM skills are great birthday gifts for boys as these skills will help him in a range of career paths. With this littleBits Avengers kit, he’ll learn how to build a hero gauntlet while learning how to code new powers and then start his hero training.
Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book
If he’s looking for a fun craft to learn, this book will teach him all there is to know about whittling. With lots of advice on how to sharpen blades, choose wood, and handle a knife safely, this book also comes with step-by-step instructions on how to create 42 delightful wooden projects.
LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle Building Kit
We’re all familiar with a ship in a bottle, and you’ll be able to make one with your son using this LEGO kit. It comes with 962 pieces which can be used to build some of the most recognizable parts of a pirate ship, such as the crow’s nest and the cannons.
Hasbro Don't Step in It
Kids love toilet humor and if it involves poop, then they love it even more. This board game features a lot of it as you move around the board trying not to step in any piles of doo doo. Play by yourself or in a group, but the person who stands in the least mess is the winner.
Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set
Your son needs this Corkscrew Crash Track from Hot Wheels. Named one of Amazon’s top 100 toys and games of 2018, this track is designed to get the most out of his little cars, with smashing, crashing, and flying through the air with the high speed boosters and triple loop.
Ozobot Bit Coding Robot
This little robot is perfect for beginner coders or those with very little coding knowledge. It’ll improve their STEAM skills as they start off drawing commands with a marker and then advancing onto the online programme, where you have to create Bit Code for this bot to follow.
K'NEX Thrill Bionic Blast Roller Coaster
If your child loves the thrill of riding a roller-coaster, he’ll be able to do it in the comfort of his own home with this kit from K’NEX. Follow the instructions and use the 809 pieces to create a Bionic Blast coaster, and then use the app to ride it in virtual reality.
Klutz Lego Gadgets Activity Kit
Give this LEGO Gadgets activity set to a little boy you know and he’ll be happier than you’ve ever seen him. Not only does it contain the pieces needed to build eleven machines, but the included book will talk him through what he’ll need to do to create these awesome, silly gadgets.
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox Building and Coding Kit
Help them learn how to build and code a robot using this LEGO Boost kit. You won’t just be building the traditional robot, the 847 pieces can also be used to build 4 other models such as a cat and a guitar, all of which are compatible with the free LEGO Boost app.
UNO Minecraft Card Game
UNO is a firm favorite for family game night, but this special set of cards will make it even more exciting. Made just for fans of Minecraft, this set of UNO cards follows the same rules as the classic game, but uses characters and Creeper rules instead.
Nerf Laser Ops Pro AlphaPoint
These Nerf guns are battle-ready; simply take them out of the packaging and you’re ready to go. With light and sound effects, these guns come with unlimited ammo as well as a quick load button and, because you get two per pack, all you need to do is choose your opponent.
Beyblade Burst Evolution Star Storm Battle Set
Grab this battle set and choose your opponent because we’re about to have a Beyblade war! Ideal if you’re looking for birthday gifts for boys, the winner of this battle is decided by how many times the burst tops on your opponent’s Beyblade breaks open.
What's That Smell Game
If he has a nose for good games, he’ll love ‘What’s That Smell?’ Great fun for playing with this friends, this game sees players guessing what the scratch and sniff whiff is, and whoever wins the round gets to choose a victim for the really nasty smells.
Diy Nerf Gun Storage Wall
If you’re a mom to boys, you probably have a lot of Nerf guns lying around your house. Make this storage wall for them and your sons will always have somewhere to store their extensive collection, making sure that your home is neat and tidy.
Balance Board Trainer
He can hone his balance and coordination skills and have fun with the Revolution 101 Balance Board Trainer. Loads of fun to use, this balance board is fitted with special grips that won’t scratch the floor or him, and will equip him with some killer skills on his skateboard or snowboard.
Create Your Own Comic Book Kit
Wannabe authors and illustrators will love the opportunity to see their own work in comic book form, and that’s exactly what this set will give them. Once they’ve created their masterpiece, it can be sent off in the envelope supplied, and returned as a real, printed bound book.
HASA Mountain Bike
The best way to encourage children to get up and active is to choose an activity they love. Cycling can be used in so many different ways, from a family bike ride to just riding around the neighborhood with their friends, and this 18 speed mountain bike is good for both.
Squigz Starter Set
Great fun for ages 3 and over, the Squigz starter set will give him a whole new way to build and play. Equipped with little suction pads, each brightly colored shape sticks to the next (or to windows and other flat surfaces) and comes apart with a loud and satisfying ‘pop’.
Star Wars FurReal Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie
With the new Star Wars films coming out, there’s a new generation of fans who love the movies just as much as their parents do. Your son will be able to have his very own Chewbacca with this FurReal interactive plush who can perform over 100 sound and movement combinations.
Step2 Up & Down Roller Coaster Ride On
Whether he plays with this ride on rollercoaster inside or outside, this will quickly become your toddler’s favorite toy. The ten foot long track will take him over humps and bumps which will make him squeal with laughter and prepare him for the excitement of theme parks when he’s older.
furReal Munchin’ Rex
Most children go through a dinosaur phase, there’s just something about these prehistoric reptiles which kids love. He might not be able to have a real pet dinosaur but this furReal plush is “roar-some”, you can feed it, play with it and even feed it with a bottle.
Pomsies Grumblies Tremor
Do you know what causes earthquakes and tremors? Grumblies do, and now your son can have one as a pet. Have a go at taming him but do be warned, they have quite a violent temper and can go into full meltdown mode if you mess with them too much.
Exploding Kittens Card Game
Exploding Kittens is the perfect board game for people who don’t like board games. Hear us out; with laser beams, goats and magical enchiladas, who wouldn’t want to play this game? It’s basically the feline version of Russian Roulette…give it a go, we promise it’s not like anything you’ve played before.
Power Wheels Thomas Train with Track
Thomas toys make great gifts for boys who love trains, and this ride-on will be an absolute delight. Supplied with 18 feet of circular track, the 6 volt battery-powered engine can go at a safe 1MPH on the track, or a speedier 2MPH on the floor. Suitable for ages 12m+.
Happy Birthday to You Book
There’s no mistaking the wonderful style of Dr. Seuss, and this book makes the perfect birthday gift for boys who enjoy clever rhyming verse. Beautifully illustrated in full color, ‘Happy Birthday To You’ is a fun way to celebrate his birthday in a timeless, wonderful way.
Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit
Even though the books and movies came out years ago, the Harry Potter series still has a very loyal fanbase. If your son is a Potterhead, this coding kit will be absolutely perfect for him as he can build a wand while learning to code, using the wizarding challenges and games.
Osmo Genius Kit
Children learn better when you make it fun – it’s been proven that they’re more likely to remember what they were taught if they enjoyed learning it. Osmo turns your iPad into a hands-on learning tool, designed to help them with subjects such as English and Math.
Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World T-Rex
Kids will be spoilt for choice with the amazing things this T-Rex does. Inspired by Jurassic World, this dino can lunge with her arms out and mouth open, chomp down on whatever fits in her mouth, and make her eyes light up red or green. Owen minifigure and vehicle also supplied.
Huffy Marvel Spider-Man Boys Bike
Every child should remember his first bike, and this one is perfect for small boys who are a fan of their friendly neighborhood Spiderman. It comes with sturdy training wheels, and the handlebar has a number of hooks attached so his favorite action figures can come along for the ride.
Diy Hanging Nerf Target
Your sons probably love going into battle with each other using their Nerf guns as weapons. But instead of using their brothers as target practice, you can make these hanging targets instead, which is a great alternative way for them to use their guns, and it’s so much fun!
WowWee Untamed T-Rex by Fingerlings
Fingerlings have a reputation for being really cute and fuzzy, but now there’s the Untamed T-Rex range which can have a bit of a bite. When they’re in tamed mode, they’re lovely and friendly, but watch out – the untamed mode can be slightly unpredictable as this dino for the digits shows!
Crayola Color Chemistry Set
Chemistry can be one of the trickiest sciences to understand but it can also be made super fun as well. Inside this box, you’ll find the materials needed to do 16 experiments, as well as instructions for a further 34 additional science activities which you can do as and when you feel like it.
Not Today Orangutan Sweatshirt
We all have days when we just want to chill, and if you know a boy who fits that description, this sweatshirt is for him. Available in four colors, the sweatshirt is soft and warm and features a very relaxed, reluctant orangutan on the front sporting a pair of hipster glasses.
Diy Dinosaur Suitcase Small World
This adorable DIY project is a perfect storage solution for your son’s dinosaurs, but look at what’s inside. You can use this tutorial to create a small world suitcase for him to play with, and then when he’s finished, he can just clip it up and it’s all tidy!
Diy Sandbox Picnic Table
This DIY sandbox picnic table is perfect for families who don’t have a lot of space in their backyard. Take a look at this project; it’s really simple to follow and even easier to make. Why not get your kids involved and make it a family build?
Diy Kid's Tool Bench
Kids love being just like their parents, and with this DIY tool bench, your son will be able to fix things just like Mom and Dad. Follow this tutorial instead of buying a plastic one at the store, and you’ll have a sturdier bench in your choice of colors so it blends into your home décor.
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