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121 Best Toys and Gifts for 5 Year Old Boys That He’ll Actually Use

When looking for toys and gifts for 5 year old boys, it can be hard to know what will genuinely leave them standing speechless. Fear not, because this list will help you by providing a wide range of fun and cool gifts that will engage their mind as well as their hearts.

A list of toys and gifts for 5 year old boys that will give him that wow factor.

Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World T-Rex Dinosaur

Fisher-Price Imaginext Jurassic World T-Rex Dinosaur

Most 5 year olds love dinosaurs, and this interactive T-Rex from Fisher Price will be one they’ll play with over and over again. They can fully control it using the handle on it’s back – push it forward and the dino will lunge. With an opening mouth, you wouldn’t want to get in its way!

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Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set

Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set

Let your kid go wild with his Hot Wheels cars on this crash test track. Launch the cars onto it by using one of three high speed boosters and see how much of an impact you can make without flying off the track. It also connects to other Hot Wheels sets to create even more fun.

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Roly Poly Farm by Pocket Pets

Roly Poly Farm by Pocket Pets

For some reason, kids love all things creepy crawly. Show them just how awesome small critters can be with this Roly Poly farm. You won’t need to do a thing as these bugs grow and harvest their own food. All you and your kids need to do is sit back and watch.

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Osmo Creative Kit for iPad

Osmo Creative Kit for iPad

Turn their beloved iPad into a learning hub which will open their minds to a new way of learning. Osmo has three interactive games which will make learning fun, along with an animated friend who can bring drawings to life. They won’t even realize they’re supposed to be learning, it’ll all seem like a big game.

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Brackitz Pulley Set

Brackitz Pulley Set

Give 5 year old boys a head start on their STEM skills with the Brackitz Pulley set which lets them build awesome feats of engineering, such as a drawbridge, or Archimedes crane.

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VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch

VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch

With technology becoming so advanced, our children are wanting to be involved in smart technology too. An adult’s smartwatch isn’t a good idea, but what about this one from Vtech? It does most things a grown up one can do but in an age appropriate manner, making it suitable for kids.

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GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope

GeoSafari Jr. Talking Microscope

This Educational Insights talking microscope features the voice of Bindi Irwin as she guides young scientists through the 60 color images which they can look at through the dual viewfinder.

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Hot Wheels Super 6-lane Raceway

Hot Wheels Super 6-lane Raceway

With 6 lanes, 6 cars, and over 8 feet of track, this fantabulous Hot Wheels Super 6 Raceway comes with lights, sounds, and even a tannoy announcement as the winner crosses the finishing line.

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IMy First Magic Set

IMy First Magic Set

Gifts for 5 year old boys don’t come much more exciting than a magic set, which will enable him to learn 25 mind-blowing tricks with which to entertain his friends and family.

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GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball

GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball

This official size and weight soccer ball makes playing after dark easy. Fitted with two Hi Bright LED lights, this Glow City ball illuminates on impact with a glow that can be seen several hundred feet away, and switches off again after 30 seconds of no motion.

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Primary Science Lab Activity Set

Primary Science Lab Activity Set

Suitable for young scientists aged 3 and over, this Learning Resources Activity Set will give him all the tools and equipment he will need to get busy conducting experiments in the kitchen. With test tubes, beaker, tweezers and more, the 10 activity cards need only basic kitchen ingredients to work.

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Green Toys Indoor Gardening Kit

Green Toys Indoor Gardening Kit

Give him a grounding in gardening that will last him a lifetime with this indoor growing kit. Containing 3 recycled pots and 3 soil discs, as well as a pea pod-shaped tray and a trowel, this set also comes with organic seeds to grow zinnias, basil, and teddy bear sunflowers.

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Moon In My Room

Moon In My Room

Totally enchanting, this Moon in My Room wall light will make an excellent gift for 5 year olds boys who are fascinated by space. Operated by remote control, this lamp can be set to go through the moon’s phases sequentially or move through the phases slowly, just like the real thing.

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Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures

Everything Awesome About Sharks and Other Underwater Creatures

Feed his passion for all-things underwater with this awesome hardcover book. Packed with fascinating facts about sharks, whales, squid, and other oceanic creatures, this book will fill his head with incredible little-known knowledge that he’ll want to share with anyone who will listen.

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Insect Lore Butterfly Garden and Live Cup of Caterpillars

Insect Lore Butterfly Garden and Live Cup of Caterpillars

Get him interested in the natural world with a butterfly farm. Supplied with 5 baby caterpillars, this set also includes a clear pop-up habitat so he can watch as the caterpillars complete the different stages of their metamorphosis. Once they emerge as butterflies, they can be fed before being released.

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Loog Mini Acoustic Guitar

Loog Mini Acoustic Guitar

If he wants to learn an instrument but standard ones are too big, give him this mini acoustic guitar. Made from real wood, this child-sized guitar has three classical nylon strings instead of six to make the basics easier, and comes with chord diagram flash cards to help him understand.

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Crayola Model Magic Craft Pack

Crayola Model Magic Craft Pack

Model Magic is the child-friendly alternative to modelling clay, and is perfect for beginners. Non-crumbly, this set includes 14 packs of modelling material in 9 colors, 10 project cards, and instructions on how to air dry the models to keep them, or store them so they can be used again.

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Light-up Terrarium Kit

Light-up Terrarium Kit

This light-up terrarium will make a cute gift for any child’s bedroom, especially as they get to watch it grow. Supplied with soil, sand, seeds and river rocks, this set also includes a bunny and mushroom figurine and an LED-fitted lid that will light up so he can watch his plants grow.

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Power Wheels Dune Racer

Power Wheels Dune Racer

No terrain is too hard for this Power Wheels Dune Racer. Big enough for two riders, this super cool off-road vehicle can be driven forwards at 2.5MPH and 5MPH, and in reverse at 2.5MPH. Tough enough for wet and rough terrain, this sturdy ride comes with a 12-volt rechargeable battery.

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VTech KidiZoom Camera

VTech KidiZoom Camera

Get him interested in photography early with the KidiZoom Camera Pix from V-Tech. Automatically detecting and taking selfies, the camera also features four built-in games, a voice recorder, video recorder, and templates to create collages. There are even static and animated photo effects to add to the fun.

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I Need a New Butt Book

I Need a New Butt Book

Boys love toilet humor, and this book will have him (and parents, too) in absolute stitches! ‘I Need a New Butt’ is the hilarious tale of the little boy who noticed that his butt has a crack, and sets out to find himself a new one.

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HABA Dragon's Breath Game

HABA Dragon's Breath Game

The award-winning ‘Dragon’s Breath’ is a game for 2-4 players in which a dragon breathes fire onto the ice column to release the gems inside. With each round releasing more gems, each player collects their own color rocks, and whoever has the most at the end of the game, wins.

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John Deere Ground Force Electric Ride-on Tractor with Trailer

John Deere Ground Force Electric Ride-on Tractor with Trailer

Ideal if he has a big yard, this John Deere tractor will make ‘farming’ easy. Offering 2 ¼ MPH and 4 ½ MPH speeds and a 2 ½ MPH reverse, this self-drive tractor will tackle almost any terrain, and comes with a working FM stereo so he can singalong while he works.

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Peaceable Kingdom Race to the Treasure Game

Peaceable Kingdom Race to the Treasure Game

Whole most board games pitch players against each other, Race to the Treasure requires players to work together to develop strategies that will help them to reach the treasure before the ogre does. Winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, this game encourages cooperation, skill, and team-mindedness.

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Melissa & Doug Wooden Pirate Chest

Melissa & Doug Wooden Pirate Chest

Shiver his timbers with this handsome playset from Melissa & Doug. The wooden treasure chest has a hidden compartment for stashing pieces of eight, while the dress-up accessories (eye patch, bandana, gold coins, and loot bag) will add realism to any swashbuckling game of pirates.

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Crazy Forts

Crazy Forts

Forts are the ultimate indoor adventure, but balancing blankets on the backs of chairs doesn’t always cut it. This set comes with 44 sticks and 25 balls which fit together to form frames that will hold bedsheets perfectly, and can be arranged in an endless variety of shapes.

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My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

My Encyclopedia of Very Important Things

If he likes random information he will be enthralled with ‘My Encyclopaedia of Very Important Things’. Absolutely jam packed with facts and figures about people, animals, planets, and the world in general, this book will make him a walking font of interesting knowledge.

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Sleep Sounds Machine

Sleep Sounds Machine

Once kids are up they expect the rest of the family to get up, too. Teach them that rising with the larks isn’t necessary with the Mella Ready to Rise Children’s Trainer. Using colors and facial expressions, this digital clock will show when it’s time to stay, and time to play.

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National Geographic Kids Why?: Over 1,111 Answers to Everything

National Geographic Kids Why?: Over 1,111 Answers to Everything

‘Why’ just might be the most overused word in the English language. Give inquisitive minds the means to find out for themselves with this sensational book from National Geographic. With 1,111 answers to perplexing questions, they’ll soon be able to learn for themselves with just the turn of a page.

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Unstoppable Book

Unstoppable Book

Teach him about cooperation (and a little bit of politics) with this funny read aloud book. It seems every animal in ‘Unstoppable’ wants something they haven’t got, but they soon learn to join forces and pool their resources to fight the deforestation threatened to make way for a super mall.

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Arts and Crafts Library Kit

Arts and Crafts Library Kit

The Arts and Crafts Library is an absolute treasure trove of materials for arty, crafty kids. With over 1000 pieces included, this bumper pack includes fuzzy sticks, pompoms, wood, felt, beads and jewels (and lots more besides) as well as floss, scissors, needles, and glue in a reusable carrying case.

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Brackitz Pulley Set

Brackitz Pulley Set

Used in classrooms to demonstrate engineering concepts, the Brackitz Pulley Set comes with all the pieces he will need to recreate some of our greatest engineering feats. Teaching math, science, and art, this kit also comes with access to free downloadable lessons for learning at home.

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Little Pretender Walkie Talkies

Little Pretender Walkie Talkies

Whether he wants to pretend play at being a soldier, spy, or shopping mall security guard, this pair of walkie talkies will make it more realistic. With an impressive range of up to 2 miles, this pair comes with three channels, plus an LCD screen, flashlight, and a call alert function.

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Electric Ride On Bumper Car

Electric Ride On Bumper Car

The Kidzone bumper car makes a brilliant gift for 5 year old boys who like their toys to be unique. With 10 bright colors to choose from, this ride-on is just like the cars at the fairground, and will spin and bump with flashing lights, at a safe 0.75 MPH.

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3 in 1 Construction Truck Take Apart Toy

3 in 1 Construction Truck Take Apart Toy

If you want him to have variety from his toys, this Top Racer Take-Apart Toy is the best. With 44 pieces included, he must first build his dump truck, cement truck, or crane with the battery-operated electric drill, and then transform the drill into a remote control to get them moving.

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Magnetic Poetry Kids Story Maker Kit

Magnetic Poetry Kids Story Maker Kit

Encourage his inner bard with this amazing set from Magnetic Poetry Kids. With over 150 magnetic tiles included, the various parts of a sentence are color coded so he can create fabulously imaginative stories, poems, and phrases right there on the fridge or memo board.

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Educational Insights Design & Drill Space Circuits

Educational Insights Design & Drill Space Circuits

Teach him about circuits in a fun and interesting way with the Educational Insights Design & Drill Space Circuits kit. There are 20 missions to complete, during which he must strategize and build working circuits which need to light up before his mission can be labelled a success.

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Costzon Go Kart Ride on Car

Costzon Go Kart Ride on Car

If you’d rather he used pedal power than battery power, this Go-kart will give him plenty of exercise. Sturdily built, this lightweight but robust kart is controlled entirely by him, and needs no charging or other hi-tech maintenance. And with three seat positions, it will fit any 5 year old.

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MAD MATTR Super Pack

MAD MATTR Super Pack

Mad Mattr is the incredible modelling clay that’s somewhere between play dough and kinetic sand. Easy to clean up and amazingly smooth to the touch, Mad Mattr comes with molds to make bricks that can actually be used to build projects with. It never dries out, either!

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Ride On Sand Digger

Ride On Sand Digger

Don’t be fooled by the simple frame of this working sand digger, because this thing really works. The comfy dual handle makes digging and shifting sand easy, while the all-terrain wheels mean it can be used on even the toughest of beaches. And when winter hits, it can dig up snow, too.

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Crayola Ultimate Light Board Drawing Tablet

Crayola Ultimate Light Board Drawing Tablet

The Crayola Ultimate Light Board Drawing Tablet is a must-have gift for 5 year old boys who love to draw. Supplied with 6 mini washable gel markers, the board can be drawn on and, with a flick of a switch, will light up the design with an optional flashing mode.

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Lost Kitties Pack

Lost Kitties Pack

Fans of Lost Kitties will love this multipack, as it’s packed with goodies to add to their collection. With four kitties from series one, and a new one from series 2, this milk carton-style box also contains 10 accessories, four shaping compounds, 5 awesome stickers, and a collector’s guide.

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PLAYMOBIL Hidden Temple with T-Rex Building Set

PLAYMOBIL Hidden Temple with T-Rex Building Set

Put his imagination to work with Playmobil’s Hidden Temple Building Set. The set comes with a secret map which can be pored over at the temple research base, before venturing out onto Dino Island. But he’ll have to beware, as the mighty T-Rex is never far away. UV flashlight included.

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Elmer’s Confetti Slime Kit

Elmer’s Confetti Slime Kit

Why make plain slime when you can have confetti slime? This set from Elmer’s will allow him to make his own batches of gooey gunk by mixing the metallic glue with clear glue, and then mixing in a generous helping of Elmer’s Confetti Slime Activator to bring it all together.

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PLUS PLUS Building Toys

PLUS PLUS Building Toys

With every piece in this kit being the same size and shape, there’s no searching for the ‘right’ brick, because each one fits to the next. Supplied in an assortment of bright colors, he can create 2D and 3D models of pretty much anything his mind can come up with.

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Sector 7

Sector 7

This book is so beautifully illustrated that there’s no need for words – the story unfolds through the visuals alone. Telling the tale of a school trip to the Empire State Building and the subsequent adventures of one student, ‘Sector 7’ is a fantasy adventure that’s refreshingly different.

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Gamewright Outfoxed Whodunit Board Game

Gamewright Outfoxed Whodunit Board Game

Suitable for 2 – 4 players, ‘Outfoxed’ is a strategy game in which players must work together to crack the case of Mrs. Plumpert’s missing pot pie. Hot on the trail of the wily fox, the team must roll the dice and decode the clues before the sly fox gets away.

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Glow-in-The-Dark Light Up LED Ball Set

Glow-in-The-Dark Light Up LED Ball Set

Don’t let sundown spoil his fun. This pack of three Glow City balls means games can continue well into the night. With a basketball, football, and soccer ball included, each one is fitted with bright LED lights which are motion activated, and only switch off once all activity has finished.

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Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper

Flybar My First Foam Pogo Jumper

This pogo jumper is suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, and because it’s made from foam it won’t mark the floors. A great way to get him active, this jumper will produce a fun squeaky noise with every bounce, and it comes in a variety of colors and designs.

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Dino Egg Dig Kit

Dino Egg Dig Kit

This excavation kit will keep him engrossed for hours as he will have to dig his way through the water-soaked eggs before unearthing the hidden dinosaurs. With 12 eggs included, this set will give him a dozen amazing dinos to add to his existing collection, or start a new one.

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ThinkFun Rush Hour Junior Traffic Jam Logic Game

ThinkFun Rush Hour Junior Traffic Jam Logic Game

Rush Hour Junior is a game of strategy in which a single player must get his ice cream truck from one side of the traffic jam to the other by moving the other obstacles around. With 40 challenges included, he can work his way through the levels from easy to advanced.

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LEGO Creative Brick Box

LEGO Creative Brick Box

The LEGO Classic Creative Brick Box will fire his imagination and allow him to build some awesome models. With eyes, windows, and wheels included, this set of 484 bricks and other pieces will allow him to create animals, buildings, and vehicles as fantastical or as conventional as he likes.

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Outdoor Explorer Kit & Bug Catcher Kit

Outdoor Explorer Kit & Bug Catcher Kit

Give him everything he needs to explore the outdoors in general, and bugs in particular, with this comprehensive kit. With binoculars, flashlight, and compass to guide the way, this kit also contains a butterfly net, bug containers, tweezers, and a magnifying glass so he can study his entomological finds.

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Playmobil Mars Space Station

Playmobil Mars Space Station

Young astronauts will be over the moon with this Playmobil Mars Space Station. With a removable roof and functioning lights, this station makes the perfect base from which the included astronauts can explore, as they interact with the robot and use the tools to make any repairs necessary.

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Matching Letter Game

Matching Letter Game

He’ll be winning a spelling bee in no time when he has this Matching Letter Game to practice with. Supplied with 30 picture cards to represent 60 words, the set also includes 8 letter cubes so he can match the letters to the cards in the handy enclosed tray.

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Radio Flyer Deluxe Big Flyer Trike

Radio Flyer Deluxe Big Flyer Trike

If you’re looking for a trike with a bit of an edge, check out the Radio Flyer Deluxe Big Flyer. Styled on a chopper design, this ultra-cool tricycle has a large 16” front tire, chrome handlebars, and a seat that grows with its rider so he can play with it for years.

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Hape Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run Construction Set

Hape Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run Construction Set

The possibilities are endless with the Hape Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run. Made from birch and rubber wood so it will withstand many playing hours, this award winning STEM marble run can be built to the designs in the instructions, or freestyled to create a totally new configuration.

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Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Telescope

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Telescope

A fabulous gift for 5 year old boys with their eyes on the skies, the My First Telescope by Educational Insights will let him see faraway objects at close range. Fitted with 10x magnification, this child-friendly telescope sports extra-large eyepieces that are perfect for kids, and a tripod for steady viewing.

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Makedo Invent JNR Toolbox

Makedo Invent JNR Toolbox

Cardboard is an amazing material to work with – it’s readily available, free or cheap, and it’s recyclable. The Makedo Invent JNR Toolbox comes with safe-saw blades, scru-drivers, scrues, XL scrues, and mini tools so he can create an endless parade of masks, vehicles, and even buildings.

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The Young Scientists Club Science Art Fusion Rainbows Kit

The Young Scientists Club Science Art Fusion Rainbows Kit

Combine art and science with this awesome Young Scientists Club Kit, and watch him conduct colorful experiments using the contents of the box and some common household items. He can grow rainbow crystals and play with exploding colors, as well as eight other incredible STEAM projects.

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Ride On Truck

Ride On Truck

He will be the envy of the neighborhood when he’s cruising the block in this stunning ride-on truck. Self-driven or operated by remote control, this one-rider vehicle boasts 3 speed options, an adjustable seatbelt, super bright LED lights, and a built-in AUX outlet so he can play his own tunes.

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MindWare Q-BA-MAZE Marble Run

MindWare Q-BA-MAZE Marble Run

Not only is the Q-Ba-Maze fun, but it also introduces physics into his daily learning. There are 36 colorful cubes in this set which can be used to create marble runs of any shape, size, or configuration. It’s anyone’s guess which way the 14 included marbles will drop, though!

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Color Your Own Dinosaur Pillowcase

Color Your Own Dinosaur Pillowcase

Let them express their creativity onto their bedding with this color-in pillowcase. It comes with 5 colored pens, which are all machine washable, so when they’ve finished coloring in this prehistoric scene, simply put it in with a laundry load and it’ll come out good as new.

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Kiwi Crate Subscription Box for 5 Year Olds

Kiwi Crate Subscription Box for 5 Year Olds

With a brand new project every month, the Kiwi Crate comes filled with everything he will need to create an incredible new item which incorporates engineering, art, and even science.

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Crayola Art Set

Crayola Art Set

With 140 pieces included in this set, arty kids will be able to explore the different effects they get from pencils, crayons, and markers which are all kept together in a smart carry case.

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Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship

Fisher-Price Imaginext Shark Bite Pirate Ship

With so many cool features, pirates will be shivering their timbers with glee at this awesome shark ship, which opens to gobble up enemies, fires cannons, and even has a secret hidden treasure.

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PLAYMOBIL Hidden Temple with T-Rex

PLAYMOBIL Hidden Temple with T-Rex

T-Rex isn’t happy, and he’s guarding Dino Island fiercely. Help your little adventurer discover the hidden temple and take on the dangerous dinosaur with the help of this Playmobil building set.

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Imaginext Transforming Batmobile

Imaginext Transforming Batmobile

The Batmobile is the coolest vehicle in Gotham City, especially when it transforms into a raised battle vehicle with realistic lights and sounds, using the handheld remote control included.

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Lite-Brite Ultimate

Lite-Brite Ultimate

They can have their name – or anything else – in lights with the Lite-Bright Classic, which uses colored pegs to create a picture which is then lit up by the LED bulbs inside.

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Really RAD Robots Turbo Bot

Really RAD Robots Turbo Bot

Turbo Bot is one of the coolest RC toys ever, as it speeds towards its target, follows voice commands, and can even record other people on a secret spy mission!

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Electric Light Blocks

Electric Light Blocks

These clever lighted blocks are compatible with construction block systems of the same size, but offer a brighter way of building things. There’s a battery or USB powered base that will light up the other bricks when connected to it, making them flash in 4 different ways.

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Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots

Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots

Wannabe students of Transformers Rescue Bots Academy will be able to join in the fun with this set of four transforming 2-in-1 figures from the popular TV show.

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Hot Wheels Custom Car

Hot Wheels Custom Car

Let little mechanics loose on their very own customizable race car with this set which includes a fully equipped toolkit, screws, tires and rims, exhausts, spoilers, engine, and so much more.

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Spider-Man Transforming Hoodie and Soft Plushie

Spider-Man Transforming Hoodie and Soft Plushie

Now THIS is what you call cool! A huggable Superman plushie toy which also transforms into a soft and comfy hoodie, complete with Spidey’s iconic colors and special insignia. Awesome.

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MEL Kids Science Kits

MEL Kids Science Kits

Augmented Reality brings things to life, and a monthly subscription to MEL Kids will allow them to explore the world of science as they’ve never seen it before.

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Thames & Kosmos Kids First Coding & Robotics Kit

Thames & Kosmos Kids First Coding & Robotics Kit

The earlier they start learning about computers the better, and this set from Thames & Kosmos will take them through lessons on coding and model building without the need for a screen.

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TINKERTOY Super Building Set

TINKERTOY Super Building Set

Let their imagination lead them as they design and build weird and wonderful buildings, vehicles, and even animals with the 200 snap-together rods and connectors included in the set.

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Little Tikes Trampoline

Little Tikes Trampoline

We all know that toddlers seem to have endless reserves of energy, and thinking of new ways to burn that off isn’t easy. Put this Little Tikes trampoline in your backyard and watch them have hours of fun on it, without realizing that they’re making bedtime a whole lot easier for you.

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Matchbox Garbage Truck

Matchbox Garbage Truck

There’s no job too big or too small for this Matchbox Garbage Truck, which is on a mission to clean up the streets with its realistic sounds, and hand-activated dumping, rolling, and loading.

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LEGO City Outdoor Adventures Pack

LEGO City Outdoor Adventures Pack

Let him take his imagination into the great outdoors by giving him this LEGO City people pack, which includes more than 14 minifigures, as well as a tent, dinghy, and incredible mountain wall.

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Dinosaur Duvet And Pillowcase Set

Dinosaur Duvet And Pillowcase Set

Check out the most fearsome beast in a bed. It’s not your child, but this clever printed duvet that puts them in the place of the awesome Tyrannosaurus Rex. Quality made in Portugal, you’ll turn every night into a wild, forgotten world adventure with this stylish and cool duvet.

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Boogie Board Scribble and Play Color LCD Writing Tablet

Boogie Board Scribble and Play Color LCD Writing Tablet

It’s not always practical to carry around a pen and paper with you everywhere you go, and this interactive board is a great alternative. It works just the same as traditional drawing methods, so your kids will feel familiar with it as soon as they get it.

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5 and Killing It Shirt

5 and Killing It Shirt

Perfect for 5 years olds with sassitude, this tee comes in a range of color options, but all have the slogan ‘Five and Killin it!’ across the front in contrasting text.

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Shifu Plugo Count

Shifu Plugo Count

Using Augmented Reality for an interactive experience, this game uses stories and puzzles to guide kids through the series of math challenges and is compatible with iOS and Samsung devices.

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We Don't Eat Our Classmates

We Don't Eat Our Classmates

A funny book for pre-schoolers and those going to kindergarten, We Don’t Eat Our Classmates teaches kids the importance of boundaries in a fun and sensitive way.

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Jurassic World Primal Pal

Jurassic World Primal Pal

Jurassic World introduced Blue to the audience, and if your 5 year old fell in love with the little velociraptor, he will adore this animated dino with movie inspired sounds and realistic movements.

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Botley the Coding Robot

Botley the Coding Robot

Learning to code doesn’t have to involve a screen – just take a look at Botley, the coding robot who can follow your child’s commands, follow paths, and avoid obstacles.

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Square

Square

Uniquely different, this illustrated book is all about Square, and his best friend Circle, which encourages readers to see the world through completely different eyes.

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Play-Doh Compound Corner Variety Pack

Play-Doh Compound Corner Variety Pack

This is Play-Doh as you’ve never seen it before! Much more than just a squishy doh, this set of six crackles, molds, oozes, and even takes on the texture of a cloud!

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Animal Upon Animal Wooden Stacking Game

Animal Upon Animal Wooden Stacking Game

Up to 4 players can join in the race to be the first to stack all their wooden animals upon the long-suffering alligator, before the whole lot comes tumbling down.

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Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes

Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes

These fun planes will be a blast over the summer. Your child simply runs, jumps and then stomps to launch the plane high into the air. There’s 3 different gliders that will perform different amazing stunts when launched from the sturdy adjustable launch stand. 100% kid powered and no batteries!

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Little Passports Science Junior Subscription Box

Little Passports Science Junior Subscription Box

This monthly subscription service will provide your child with science experiments which he can carry out at home, and, if you choose the premium service, he’ll get the accompanying books, too.

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LEGO Juniors Fire Patrol Suitcase

LEGO Juniors Fire Patrol Suitcase

This cool LEGO juniors set features an easy to build fire rescue adventure including male and female firefighters and a sturdy carry case. Comprising a fire truck, house and motorcycle, there’s 110 pieces to assemble together before play time begins. A great gift that balances younger children’s needs with those of older kids.

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Osmo Detective Agency

Osmo Detective Agency

If he already has an Osmo base, he will really enjoy this search and find mystery game which will take him on adventures around the world as he searches for famous landmarks.

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Dragamonz

Dragamonz

Dragamonz are the collectibles all the kids want, and this 6 pack comes with 4 in-egg and 2 out of egg figures, along with special collector’s cards for every dragon.

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Thomas & Friends Super Cruiser

Thomas & Friends Super Cruiser

It’s a beautiful sight to see Thomas and Friends trundling off the super cruiser which transforms into a track set for continued Thomas adventures. Thomas, Nia, and Percy are all included.

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My Partner Pikachu

My Partner Pikachu

He’ll have a friend for life with Pikachu as this little guy can light up, move, and ‘bond’ with your 5 year old boy through lots and lots of training.

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Little Live Pets Kissing Puppy Rollie

Little Live Pets Kissing Puppy Rollie

You’ll feel as though you’ve added a real live dog to your home with this adorable puppy. Rollie is here to fulfil all of your doggy needs (without picking up any poop!) He wags his tail when happy, licks just like a real dog, and his eyes close when he’s sleeping.

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Jetpack Backpack

Jetpack Backpack

Watch your little ones blast off to school like mini astronauts with this clever jet pack rucksack. There’s 2 nozzles with fabric fire strips that flap and flicker in the wind, meaning they’ll be racing to school stocked up with goods in the spacious interior and rear rocket pockets.

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Big Dig Ride-on working Crane

Big Dig Ride-on working Crane

Let your child become a little builder with this working ride on crane that comes with a sturdy metal construction and a moving shovel. Two handed controls help children develop their manual dexterity and improve their hand to eye coordination whilst moving dirt and sand around. Some assembly is required.

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Elf on The Shelf Pets

Elf on The Shelf Pets

With so many elves taking up residence on humans’ shelves, their pets are getting lonely. These adorable Saint Bernard pups are looking for new homes with a child just like yours.

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Melissa & Doug Magnetic Car Loader

Melissa & Doug Magnetic Car Loader

Car mad 5 year olds will have hours of fun with this magnetic car loader from Melissa and Doug, which comes with four magnetic cars and a working arm for loading.

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PLUS PLUS Construction Building Set

PLUS PLUS Construction Building Set

There’s no end to the things this building set can create, as every single brick is made to attach to the next, for making everything from simple flat artwork to intricate modern builds.

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Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register

Pretend & Play Calculator Cash Register

The most fun way to learn basic math, this Learning Resources electronic cash register features a solar powered calculator, LCD screen, and pretend bills, coins, and credit card for realistic play.

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Little Patient

Little Patient

Erwin holds a surprise inside and it’s literally his insides. This adorable character has six essential organs inside his zippered tummy which are all color coded and highlighted in the accompanying booklet. A great way for kids to explore the body they inhabit and to learn about the functions of the body.

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John Deere Heavy Duty Bicycle

John Deere Heavy Duty Bicycle

This John Deere bike will be a welcome gift for any child, but especially a 5 year old facing his first bike. This officially licensed product is suitable for 3 years and above and comes with a carry rack and adjustable training wheels to get you on the road straight away and ready to learn.

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Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon

Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon

He’ll need to learn how to train his dragon when he gets Toothless, the baby Night Fury who comes in a ready to hatch egg, just waiting to be taught how to fly.

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Franklin Sports Black Hawk Portable Soccer Goal

Franklin Sports Black Hawk Portable Soccer Goal

When the gang wants a soccer kick about then this pop up goal will come in handy. Measuring 4 x 3 feet, this goal has a durable construction that sets up or packs down easily and comes in a handy transportable carry bag. Peg hooks are included for securing the goal to the ground.

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Runny Babbit Returns

Runny Babbit Returns

Kids of all ages will adore the adventures of Runny Babbit in this New York Times bestselling collection of poems and drawings, which introduce readers to nonsense verses and higgledy-piggledy language.

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Little Tikes Inflatable Jump 'n Slide Bounce House

Little Tikes Inflatable Jump 'n Slide Bounce House

Durable enough to accommodate 3 kids at once, this inflatable jump ‘n slide is the ideal way for 5 year olds to bounce off that excess energy in the company of friends.

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LINCOLN LOGS

LINCOLN LOGS

If he prefers building houses out of timber instead of bricks, treat him to this Lincoln Logs building set which contains 111 maple wood pieces for the ultimate log cabin construction.

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RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kid's Bike

RoyalBaby BMX Freestyle Kid's Bike

This kid’s freestyle BMX bike comes with a bell, a water bottle, training wheels and a quick release seat post making height adjustment really easy. It’s a durable build with a sturdy steel frame, a one piece crank, ball bearing drive shaft and a full chain guard – an ideal first bike.

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You Are Not Small Boxed Set

You Are Not Small Boxed Set

These beautifully illustrated books are presented in a sweet boxset and gently explore themes such as fear, friendship, and embracing the differences which make all of us unique.

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Franklin MLB Pitching Machine

Franklin MLB Pitching Machine

For lovers of baseball this automatic pitching machine will be an absolute delight. The machine has a height adjustment so pitches are suitable for any age and the balls come at a rate of 1 every 10 seconds. The set also includes 6 white AERO-Strike plastic baseballs.

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Osmo Pizza Co. Game

Osmo Pizza Co. Game

This fun and interactive game uses a tablet to ‘read’ both the pizza they have made and the change they have given, providing essential math learning in an easy, relaxed way.

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Always a favorite, UNO is the card game the whole family can enjoy, and now it comes in a sturdy official Amazon Exclusive tin, which means the game can be carried anywhere.
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8 Super-fun Diy Gift Ideas and Cool Toys for 5 Year Old Boys

Diy Hot Wheel Race Track

Diy Hot Wheel Race Track


For lovers of toy cars, this blog will show you how to construct your own loops and track without a visit to the toy store. With handy photographs and a video entry as well, this blog takes you through step by step how to make a custom track of your own.

Diy Superhero Cape From A T-Shirt

Diy Superhero Cape From A T-Shirt


Superheroes are all the rage these days and kids love to dress up as their favorite or even custom hero. This blog will show you how to transform a simple t-shirt into a cape with which they can pretend to be the hero in action against the evil enemy.

Diy Hatching Dinosaur Eggs

Diy Hatching Dinosaur Eggs


Imagine the delight of a child seeing a real dinosaur egg hatch. Well now this blog will get you as close to the real thing as you can with its clever way to construct eggs around toy dinosaurs. A cheeky treat that is sure to stir any child’s curiosity.

Diy Superhero Canvas

Diy Superhero Canvas


This would make a perfect gift for any comic book fan, whether they’re young or old. Make them their very own comic inspired piece of art for their room, using their favorite superheroes as the background. It’s super easy to make but it looks amazing once it’s on display.

Diy Easy Lego Table

Diy Easy Lego Table


If you’re a parent of a LEGO loving boy, you’ll know how painful it is to step on a rogue brick in the middle of the night. Instead of throwing them out (like you sometimes want to), why not make your children a DIY LEGO table? That way, they’ll always have somewhere to store those pesky bricks.

Diy Kids’ Pillow Bed

Diy Kids’ Pillow Bed


Pillow beds are perfect for sleepovers at Granny’s house or just for lounging on, watching TV or reading books. Take a look at this tutorial and make one for your kids, as cheaply and easily as humanly possible. They’ll probably never want to sleep in their regular bed again.

Diy Pvc Bow And Arrow

Diy Pvc Bow And Arrow


Don’t succumb to the plastic toy aisle, have a go at making toys for your kids instead. They don’t cost as much and they look way better than the products you can buy at the store. Take this bow and arrow; you won’t find a readymade one anywhere which looks as good.

Diy LEGO Star Wars Clock

Diy LEGO Star Wars Clock


Teaching kids how to tell the time is a task which all parents need to do, although it isn’t an easy one. Make it fun with this DIY LEGO Star Wars clock. The minifigures are all interchangeable so he can switch them up, depending on who is his favorite character that day.

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