You’ll find the perfect gifts for 10 year old boys within this list. Whether you’re buying for their milestone birthday or for another reason, we’ve gathered together the best age appropriate gifts for them. From subscription boxes to gaming accessories, we’re confident you’ll find what you’re looking for here.
Nighthawk Electric Ride-On Toy
More exciting than skateboarding, Nighthawk is the battery powered ride-on that allows users to steer with their body by leaning to the left or the right, at speeds of up to 6MPH.
Arcade Machine with 3,016 Games
He’ll never get the chance to get bored when he has this amazing arcade machine, which is preloaded with 3016 classic games, and comes with the option of custom artwork, too.
Razor Dune Buggy
Your son and his friends will have hours of fun on this Razor Dune buggy. With a powerful 350 watt motor, it’s able to reach speeds of 10mph which will be fast enough for a 10 year old but not so fast for you to have to worry that he’s going to hurt himself.
Pop-A-Shot Basketball Arcade Game
Bring all the fun of the fair home with the dual shot arcade game from Pop-A-Shot, which boasts 2 baskets, 16 game options, 7 balls, and almost 100% scoring accuracy.
Sky Viper Dash Nano Drone
If he’s not ready to spread his wings outdoors, let him practice with this small but mighty drone indoors as he masters the stunts, stationary hover, and landing skills it’s capable of.
If you thought baby dragons belonged in fairy tales and fantasy movies, meet Shockwave, the untamed dragon who has moods just like everyone else, and reacts to things around him accordingly.
RipStik Ripster Caster Board
Gifts for 10 year old boys should be exciting, and the RipStik Ripster Caster Board, with its scaled down size, is certainly that as it helps kids perform stunts much more easily.
Capture the Flag REDUX
A totally different game for you to play with your family this summer. Any age can play this game and the more people who join in, the better! Capture the Flag has been given a glow in the dark makeover, making it more exciting and interesting.
Terrasect Remote Control Transforming Vehicle
There’s remote control cars, and then there’s the Terrasect, the vibrant green vehicle which transforms into a ball – yes, you heard us right – and back again at the touch of a button.
Brainbolt Brain Teaser Memory Game
Give his brain a workout with Brainbolt, the educational brain teaser which shows him a sequence of lights which he must follow accurately to stay in the game.
Razor Electric Rechargeable Motorized Ride On Scooter
Getting kids outside in the fresh air is important, especially nowadays with all the technology. They won’t want to come back inside with this motorized scooter, and they’ll be the envy of their friends when they see your son zooming up and down the sidewalk.
Blank Comic Book
Let him channel his drawing into one project with a blank comic book, which includes more than 100 pages divided into sections with speech bubbles already drawn in.
LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox Building and Coding Kit
Combine their love of LEGO and robots with this amazing kit. It allows them to not only build a super cool robot but it also has the ability to be programmed too using a tablet or smart device. It’s also great for building his STEM skills as well.
Chrono Bomb Night Vision Secret Agent Maze Game
A great gift for 10 year old secret agents, this set allows them to set up a ‘laser maze’ using string and a timer, which also glows in the dark for night-time missions.
Play at home and on the go. The Nintendo Switch allows you to carry on the game wherever you are, taking the fun of the games console with you. During the summer, family picnics can take on a competitive edge if you take the Switch along.
Zing Air Hunterz Z-Curve Bow
Make the most of the great outdoors with this superb bow and arrow set, which includes foam and suction arrows for the safest and most accurate experience he can have in the wild.
Choose Your Own Adventure Book Set
Kids can fully immerse themselves in these adventure books which are written in the second person, and which include a decision to be made (which steers the story), on every single page.
DMXSLOTS Slot Car Racing Set
With 18 feet of track, 4 remote controls, and 4 cars included, this slot car racing set will enable 10 year old boys to push their need for speed to the limits.
Solar Vehicle Robot Kit
This kit is both educational and fun and will delight 10 year olds as they use all the parts to create one of 14 different vehicles which can be powered using solar energy.
Bloxels Build Your Own Video Game
Improve his STEM skills by allowing him to design and code his own video game. He’ll have hours of fun building his own game using this kit, creating new characters and rooms. There’s also a compatible app which is free to download, allowing him to create and play on the go.
Spy Guy Secret Mission Set
Do you need gifts for 10-year-old boys? You won’t go wrong with this awesome spy kit. Complete with 10 pieces, him and his friends will be transformed into a secret spy agent in a flash. These cool gadgets will make his imaginative spy games come to life.
Tiny Pong Solo Table Tennis Kids Electronic Handheld Game
This table tennis set makes a fab gift for 10 year old boys to develop concentration and dexterity as they maneuver the hand-held table to bounce the ball from one side to the other.
The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for Kids
If weird and wonderful is this thing, this book will make the perfect gift as it is full of obscure facts about places around the world, such as the bioluminescent beasts of Tennessee.
Air Power Racer Kit
Forget battery powered or remote control cars this year and go for an alternative with this amazing Air Power Racer Kit. Curious minds will enjoy building this futuristic car, and then setting it on its way via the air tank which must be pumped before it will drive.
This is What an Awesome 10 Year Old Looks Like Shirt
Not only will he be able to wear this shirt on his birthday, but it’ll be good for the following year, too! Soft and cozy, this classic crew neck tee states cheekily ‘This is what an awesome 10 year old looks like’, with a pair of thumbs pointing his way.
Buttheads Fart Launcher 3000
Every boy knows that the worst farts are silent, and with this weapon he can send the stinkiest gas his enemy’s way without making a sound. The Buttheads Fart Launcher 3000 releases a stench he’ll be proud of, and will reach his target from up to 10 feet away.
ThinkFun Hacker Cybersecurity Coding Game
The best learning comes through play, and that’s exactly what the Hacker Cybersecurity Logic Game provides. As players move through the 120 challenges, they will not only be honing their reasoning and logic skills, but also learning the basic principles of coding and programing. Suitable for single or collaborative play.
WOOKRAYS Electric Skateboard
Skateboards are the epitome of cool, but if he wants to get somewhere fast without using leg-power, this remote control deck is perfect. With three speed modes to suit his experience level, this graffiti style board comes with a wireless control to accelerate, brake, and go forwards and back.
If he’s new to the world of drones, this beginner’s model will give him an excellent start. The one touch take-off and landing make flying easy, and the views from the on-board camera can be displayed directly onto his phone. It can even be stowed inside the control when he’s finished.
Hot Wheels iD Race Portal
Bring an even more competitive edge to his Hot Wheels collection with the Hot Wheels iD Race Portal. Compatible with his existing race track, the portal can scan the included cars and track stunts, speeds, and laps for instant viewing on his smart device via the free app.
SKLZ Control Training Basketball
Help him be the best he can be on the basketball court by giving him this training ball. The best gift for 10 year old boys who want to excel, this weighted regulation size ball will strengthen fingers and wrists and improve dribbling skills, whether playing alone or with others.
The Don't Laugh Challenge 10 Year Old Edition
Boys who love jokes will adore The Don’t Laugh Challenge – 10 Year Old Edition. Made to be played with friends, the aim of the game is to work through the challenges (telling jokes and acting out scenarios) to make his opponents laugh. Their job is to resist all attempts at humor.
Punching Bag Set
The ideal way to exercise, this boxing ball takes up very little room yet is a great all-round activity. Height-adjustable, the ball is suitable for kids up to the age of 12, and comes with a pump, stand, and mitts – just add ballast to the base and he’s good to go.
LEGO Star Wars Mandalorian Razor Crest Building Kit
With 1,023 pieces, this LEGO set will keep him absorbed for hours, but once it’s completed he’ll have his very own Razor Crest gunship. There are four minifigures included – The Mandalorian, Scout Trooper, Greef Karga, and The Child – so he can recreate scenes from his favorite sci-fi show.
Flashing Cube Brain & Memory Game
Great for travelling and sized for carrying anywhere, the Flashing Cube Brain and Memory Game will keep his gray matter engaged for hours. With four fast and furious games to play, the lights can be chased, caught, followed, and memorized, and when play is finished, it provides a stunning light show.
Polaroid Originals I-Type Instant Camera
Retro style meets up to the minute technology in this cool Polaroid camera. With auto focus so every shot is perfect, this camera also allows double exposure for capturing two shots in one, and a self-timer for old-fashioned selfies. But best of all, each photo is printed instantly.
Wooden Hexagon Puzzle
Give him some time away from the screen with this Montessori puzzle game. Suitable for all ages, this wooden puzzle comes with a hexagonal base and 14 pieces. With 60 challenges included, it’s his job to follow the patterns suggested and then try to fit in the remaining pieces.
This insanely awesome building kit will give him not one but two magnificent vehicles. With 361 pieces included, this STEM toy can build into a phenomenal dump truck, and then be taken apart and rebuilt into a propeller plane for when he needs to take to the skies.
Disgusting n' Gross Zombie Activity & Experiment Set
Education meets revolting with the Disgusting and Gross Experiment Set. Designed to appeal to kids who love all things revolting, this set actually follows STEM principles, while delighting young scientists with zombie poop, boogers, and bloody slime. With more than 34 tools, ingredients, and parts included, it has everything he’ll need.
Flybar Pogo Ball
The Flybar Pogo Ball is the most fun he can have with exercise. Fitted with a durable inflatable ball, the deck is covered with grip tape that keeps his feet steady as he bounces. Great for balance and building core muscles, it can also be used for tricks and stunts, too.
Kitki Escape Evil Fun STEM Board Game
Give him a good grounding in chemistry while having fun with ‘Operation Escape Evil’. Using magic tricks as the basis, players must move around the board in order to ‘buy’ the required chemicals needed, before racing to the warden’s office and gaining access to the underground fire escape.
Puzzle Box Enigma Money and Gift Card Holder Puzzle Box
Cash always makes a welcome gift, but the Enigma Discovery Puzzle Box will make it even more worthwhile. With the money safely hidden within, he’ll have to figure out how to open the box in order to access his ‘prize’. It can also be used for other small objects.
LEGO Technic WHACK Building Kit
The LEGO Technic WHACK! Is the ultimate gift for 10 year old boys who want to play with their creations after they’re built. Unlike static models, this one builds into an awesome car that can race across floors and withstand collisions, thanks to the robust bumper and low profile tires.
5,000 Awesome Facts About Everything
Knowing random facts makes people interesting, so make sure his head is full of them with this incredible book which is filled with 5000 facts about almost everything he could think of.
MERGE Cube Augmented Reality STEM Tool
The Merge Cube and platform creates an amazing opportunity for kids to experience math, science, engineering, art, and many more subjects in augmented reality, as if they’re holding it in their hands.
Doinkit Darts Magnetic Dart Board
Kids love to be like their parents and if you need gifts for 10 year old boys, a magnetic dart board is perfect. They can play just like you but without the danger of the sharp darts. Teach your boy how to play and before you know it, he’ll be 21 and able to play with you for real.
I Paused My Game To Be Here Shirt
Let this t-shirt do the talking. If your son is a gamer, and one who doesn’t want to leave his video games behind, this t-shirt will be perfect. With “I Paused My Game To Be Here” written across the t-shirt, everyone will know where he really wants to be.
NERF Fortnite Dart Blaster
Inspired by the phenomenal game of Fortnite, this NERF AR-L Elite Dart Blaster comes with 20 darts, flip up sights, and an acceleration button for their most powerful battle yet.
Beyblade Burst Avatar Attack Battle Set
Give him somewhere to have his Beyblade battles with this Burst Attack Battle set. The Beyblade Burst tops which are included with the arena can smash into pieces upon impact, giving it a more “realistic” feel. The first player to get 3 points is the winner!
ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Logic Game
Do you remember making marble runs? Gravity Maze is a bit like that but it requires logic and spatial reasoning to complete the challenges. There are 60 included, ranging from beginner to expert, and all you have to do is get the marble from the start position to the Target Tower. Simple right?
Monopoly Fortnite Edition Board Game
Monopoly may have been around since 1935, but it’s been given a brand new update which will thrill fans of Fortnite as they compete to earn health chips in the fight for survival.
Nerf Elite Precision Target Set
Help him get his NERF skills down to a fine art with the Elite Precision Target Set which can be used standing or hanging, and provides precision practice for N’Strike games.
Table Tennis to-Go
The only things they’ll need to add to this portable table tennis kit is a table and a couple of players, as it includes all the other components they will require.
Kids Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf Guns
Kit them out for tactical warfare with this Nerf vest. It has the ability to carry 40 refill darts and 3 quick reload clips. There’s also a tactical mask and a hand wrist band which has adjustable Velcro straps, as does the vest, so it’ll fit most sizes.
WowWee COJI The Coding Robot Toy
Buying them an educational toy as a gift seems a bit mean doesn’t it? Well it won’t when you meet COJI. This robot toy develops their STEM skills by allowing them to program COJI via emoji language. There’s a downloadable app too which will enable them to control the robot from their smart device.
Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Craft Kit
Give him something different to build with his LEGO bricks with this Chain Reactions kit. He’ll be able to design and build 10 different moving machines using the well-known LEGO brick along with plastic balls and paper ramps. It also comes with an 80 page instruction booklet so he’ll never be stuck on what to create next.
Playstation Icons Light
Is your kid a bit of a gamer? If so, he’ll love these PlayStation lights in his bedroom. With 3 different light settings, this super bright neon icon we all recognize from the PlayStation controller will definitely be a hit for him. He’ll have even more of a reason to stay in his bedroom!
How to Code Book
If he’s interested in the world of computing, this book will give him a head start in coding as he learns the basics and develops skills in game building and web development.
KNEX Thrill Rides
Thrill seekers will shriek for this K’Nex set which builds into an awesome roller coaster, which can then be uploaded onto the free app so they can ride it in virtual reality.
Jurassic World T-Rex Inflatable Costume
Any 10 year old will have people in stitches with this prehysterical T-Rex costume, complete with battle scars, which inflates via the included fan that clips onto the wearer’s clothing.
LEGO Technic Whack Building Kit
Building their own car from LEGO will be a great rainy day activity. This kit has 135 pieces, including a pull back motor and an engine pop out function which activates on impact. They’ll have so much fun with this around the house or in the backyard.
Faux Bow 3
A great alternative to an actual bow, you’ll be able to send arrows flying over 100ft without the danger of a real bow and arrow. They’ll be able to learn the art of archery safely, giving them a new hobby, and you won’t need to worry about them damaging themselves…or anything else!
Pokémon have made a comeback, especially with the release of Pokémon Go. Take it back to the old school game we loved as children and introduce your son to the classic cards. This lot of 100 assorted cards will contain many Pokémon, maybe even some you haven’t heard of.
Big Art Set
Give him the tools to explore art with this neat carrying case which contains watercolors, markers, crayons, pastels, pencils and more, and comes with a customizable brown paper exterior.
The Original Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow
The perfect toy for those late summer nights, Stomp Rocket is literally what it sounds like. Stamp on the pump and the rocket will whoosh off into the sky. These rockets are different though, they glow in the dark which will make a great light show too.
Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit
If he thought becoming a wizard was outside the realm of possibilities, he can think again because this coding kit lets him build his own Harry Potter wand, and code it to make magic!
Jumbo Wooden Table
This work surface can accommodate most 1500 piece jigsaw puzzles, and comes with four integrated drawers so he can sort and keep the yet-to-be-fitted pieces safe until he completes it.
Under Armour® Personalized Duffel Bag
Perfect for their school gym equipment, this duffel bag can be personalized with any name, monogram or initial of your choice which can be embroided in a multitude of colors. They’ll never lose their gym bag again, and no one else will mistake it for their own.
Engino Discovering Stem Building Kit
He won’t even realize that this is an educational toy because he’ll be having that much fun with it. This mechanics kit will teach him about levers and how they can be used with large structures. Build 16 different models with this kit, each one teaching something new.
Makey Makey An Invention Kit for Everyone
Great for developing their STEM skills, Makey Makey will allow your child to turn anything they want to into a keyboard. For example, attach some bananas to it using the alligator clips and you can play the piano using banana keys! Yes, it is as crazy as it sounds but it’s guaranteed fun.
Under Armour Assert 8 Sneaker
Available in a range of different color combinations, these Under Armor sneakers will not only raise his street cred, but will also keep his feet cushioned, fresh, and comfortable, too.
LEGO Creator Robo Explorer Robot Toy
This 3-in-1 model LEGO model can be a robot, a robot bird with light up eyes, or even a robot dog with a light up jetpack. The standard robot has working tracks, rotating body and head and also posable arms with a searchlight and a claw.
No Stress Chess
Learning how to play chess is a bit difficult and stressful. Take the horror out of it with No Stress Chess, a game which makes learning this game easy. The secret? A pack of playing cards which tells you which piece to move. It makes the game super easy.
Creation Crate Subscription Box
If you’re looking for alternative gifts for pre-teen boys, a subscription box is ideal. It’s like a gift that keeps on giving, because they’ll get something new every month. This one is ideal if the boy you know is into his coding and electronics. Great for improving their STEM and problem solving skills too.
Mystic Emoji Ball
The Magic 8 ball we all know has been given a modern twist. The Mystic Emoji ball has the crying laughter face on the back and you know that when you see that face, there’s going to be fun. Ask it a question, shake it and see what lies ahead for you.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Choose your favorite Mario character and get racing against your friends and family. With the Nintendo Switch, you can race on the go. Whether you’re in the park, on the beach or maybe just in the supermarket, you can keep your children amused and have fun while doing it.
Roadmaster Granite Peak Boys Mountain Bike
A grown up bike is a must for an outdoorsy child, and this 24”Roadmaster mountain bike is perfect. In a great black and orange style, it will suit almost any child and their likes and interests. They’ll be ready for weekend family bike rides in no time.
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit
The perfect gift for the 10-year-old you know who’s interested in all things science, this kit will show him how to design and build working electrical circuits. The snap together parts mean they’ll need minimal adult supervision, making it a super hands on experience for them.
Azul Board Game
Visually stunning, Azul is a strategy game in which players must win tiles and compete to place them on the board in the corresponding places whilst thwarting their competitors.
Construction Engineering Kit
This kit may look like ‘just’ a toy, but it actually incorporates an extensive amount of STEM learning as they use the 361 pieces included to design and build different creations.
Evo App-Connected Coding Robot
Evo is a little robot with a big personality, and can be programmed using the online ozoblockly editor, or offline with the color code marker – either way, it’s brilliant fun.
Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger
This Nerf set allows you to play one on one with a friend or family member. Forget the Nerf darts though, you’ll be playing Lazer Tag with these. Look out for the lights, sounds and vibrations to let you know you’ve been hit. All you have to do is avoid the lazer.
LEGO Minecraft the Zombie Cave Building Kit
Minecraft is a popular game among children because it allows them to design and create their own worlds. Now they can bring a piece of the game into the real world with this LEGO Minecraft Zombie cave, complete with a Steve, mommy and baby zombies, and bat figures.
SmartLab Toys Smart Circuits Games & Gadgets Electronics Lab
This electronics kit contains enough materials to make 50 different builds, and then you could use your newfound knowledge to create an infinite number of projects from your imagination. Make a working room alarm and electronic drum kit by using your knowledge to complete the circuits.
Fingerlings Baby Sloth
Meet Kingsley, the super cute sloth Fingerling. These were the must have toy of 2017 and looking at Kingsley, it’s not hard to see why. As well as being utterly adorable, he’ll respond to sound and motion, blink his eyes at you and even blow kisses.
Star Wars The Black Series First Order Stormtrooper
As far as gifts for 10 year old boys go, Star Wars themed presents are definitely up there, and this Stormtrooper figure is no exception. It has intricate and authentic movie detailing and comes with 8 accessories, including various weapons such as a handgun and a large blaster, as well as a jet pack.
Treasure X Aliens
This alien dissection kit is gross and oozy, which means it’ll be a guaranteed hit with 10 year old boys as they rescue the human from within the slimy alien’s belly.
Bit Coding Robot
Ideal for introducing them to the super cool world of robotics and coding, not only can you personalize this cute robot but you can use the included markers to code – the different colors will tell the robot what to do. Once you’ve mastered that, you can move on to writing programs.
Bogs Waterproof Insulated Rubber Rain Boots for Boys
Sometimes the wetter it is, the better they enjoy it, so make sure they are covered with a pair of insulated rubber boots which are made to take on rain and snow.
Cardboard Tool Kit
Learning how to use tools is such a useful life skill but showing kids how to use a sharp saw at 10 probably isn’t advisable. No worries, this cardboard tool kit is the solution! The Safe-Saw , “Scrus” and a Scru-Driver will only work on carboard, allowing them to create wonderful things from old packaging.
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
We’ve all heard of Dungeons & Dragons, a great roleplaying game in which you are a Dungeon Master. This starter pack will tell you everything you need to know about the game, show you how to get started, and teach you the rules of this great game.
Code Master Programming Logic Game
Make learning how to code fun with this Code Master board game. Not only will it improve their knowledge of coding, it’ll also develop their STEM skills too. Make your way around the board by problem solving, planning and reasoning. It’s the perfect game for all 10 year olds.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Illustrated Edition
If he hearts Hogwarts, this beautifully illustrated hard cover volume of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire will take him on a visual literary journey through the young wizard’s fourth adventure.
HEXBUG Nano Nitro Pack
Hexbugs are great for whiling away a rainy afternoon. This pack has 5 included, all in multiple colors. These bugs are different from the classic ones because they’ve been given a boost of nitro speed, and they will provide hours of entertainment for your children.
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5 Diy Gifts for Your 10 Year Old Boy
Diy Lap Desks (No Sewing Required)
Kids these days love their laptops but it means they spend more and more time up in their bedrooms. Why not make them lap desks following this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess. The lap desks can also double up as a great place for them to do their homework, too.
Learn How to Make Paracord Bracelets
Take some old paracord and use it to make some bracelets with your boys. Of course, you can make them with your daughters too but finding good craft projects your sons will approve of can be tricky. Be warned though, they’re highly addictive and you’ll find yourself making loads of them!
Diy Baseball String Bracelet
This is the perfect DIY project for your baseball loving sons. Get some old baseballs and cut out the stitches from the ball. This can be fiddly and time consuming but it’s worth it when you see the finished bracelet – the perfect accessory for any baseball game.
Diy Skateboard Shelves
Ideal for repurposing those battered skateboards, you’ll be able to give his room a skateboarding feel with these DIY shelves. Super simple to make but they look really cool when finished. Follow the steps in this tutorial and you’ll be the coolest mom ever.
Make Your Own Diy Minecraft Pillows
If your kid is a fan of the sandbox game Minecraft, they’ll love these DIY cushions you can make for them. Don’t worry if you can’t sew, they’re no-sew meaning pretty much anyone can make them. This tutorial has instructions to make a sheep, creeper and TNT from the game.