When kids reach a certain age their tastes change and they want items that are a little more grown up and that bit more challenging. Thankfully this list can guide you to those perfect gifts for 9 year old boys, whatever the level of expense you can afford.
This robot called Dash is the genuine article that is responsive to the world around it. Using free apps on iOS or Android, your child can bring this machine to life getting it to move, dance, light up, make sounds and even react to their voice. Hundreds of coding adventures supplied.
A PlayStation 4 is the perfect gift for 9 year old boys and now comes in a lighter slim line style which fits better with house decor and saves space. Sporting wonderful graphics, it is ideal for watching TV and listening to music as well as playing the copious games available.
This delta winged scooter supports sitting or standing in a crazy ride style that’s easy to learn. With a steel frame and hi tech polymer wings, the 3 wheeler also has a 2 piece “Y” drop handlebar and low angle trailing casters with large 125mm wheels that support drifting and spinning.
This funky robot is pocket sized and ideal for building early STEM skills. He’s ready to roll as he arrives assembled and has 2 ways to code, namely with colors, and then for more advanced users, with the OzoBlockly programming editor. Complete with an activity pack to make the most of this little robot.
This handy drawstring bag comes with customizable embroidery to give you that personal look and feel. Lightweight and constructed of durable 100% polyester with a side seam tricot lined valuables pocket, there’s adjustable single cording and a D ring on the front panel for an added attachment point.
These over ear phones come with a stereo bass, 3.5mm plug and a cord length of 4.9ft to keep you wired to your sounds. The foldable design makes them easy to carry and there’s an adjustable headband to make sure they fit everyone’s head. Complete with 1 Year hassle free limited warranty.
This genius kit has 5 award winning games that transform your iPad into a hands on learning tool. Teaching core subjects such as math and spelling, this kit makes learning more fun and accessible and comes with the Osmo base, game playing pieces, and stackable storage containers.
Kids love to take pictures and as they reach an older age they need a camera that can go where they go. This one will take photos and videos on the move and is fully rotatable for the obligatory selfies. All weather designed, this camera can also immerse in water up to 6 feet.
This Nintendo DS has a c-stick for enhanced controls and has faster processing power than the Nintendo 3DS. It plays all the 3DS games but an ac adapter is not included. Handily, there’s a parental control option which will stop your kids running off with it for hours on end.
This bowcaster has a real crossbow action and can fire darts up to 65 feet away. With its removable scope and special safety feature preventing early bow release, it’s an extremely safe toy . There’s dart storage on the bowcaster and it comes with 5 darts as well as all other parts of the bow.
Teach your kids to interact with the household chores and take a pride in their environment around them with this responsibility board. With daily indicated tasks and an innovative chore bucket for good behavior, this chalkboard chart helps you keep a handle on a growing family.
Encourage your kid to sit down with an activity with this lap desk that comes customized with their name. With a quality constructed pillow, made from canvas with a polystyrene fill, the board balances perfectly and will not affect your legs with an uncomfortable burden. Spot clean only.
The Nintendo Switch takes home gaming to a new dimension as it not only is a fixed game station for the house, but it also can be taken along as a mobile device to play others anywhere. Already popular, this is a perfect gift for 9 year old boys everywhere.
Inspire your child with this terrific gift that will produce a keepsake. The set comes with pre-formatted blank pages on which they create their story, illustrating it to their own style. When complete the pack is sent away and an actual bound copy of their comic is returned in the post.
As kids grow older they need to learn to handle money and most will require a wallet or purse to keep that money safe. This camouflage colored wallet will appeal to boy’s tastes and is large enough for all their monetary needs at this early age.
This fun robot will delight your child and also teach important lessons as they unlock their imaginations with the code lab. The robot can be challenged to games or, by using the explorer mode, the child can see things from the robot’s perspective. Complete with 3 power cubes and a charger.
These real binoculars for kids are designed to handle the extra rough and tumble belonging to a child brings. They have super soft rubber surrounded eye pieces, shock proof rubber armor and an optics system that makes sharp focus easy. See far away with up to 8X magnification.
For the committed Nerf gamer, this ammo vest will be a dream come true as they will be able to carry around more darts than ever before, equipping them for even longer battles. The quick reload clips are compatible with all Nerf N-Strike Elite blasters and most original N-Strike blasters.
This Nerf blaster holds up to 6 Elite darts and fires them up to 90 feet away without the need for any batteries. You can rapid fire all 6 included Elite darts and the rotating barrel flips open to make loading easy. Let them dominate on the Nerf battle field with this smart blaster.
This durable kick scooter has been made from lightweight aircraft grade aluminum with a double stacked head tube clamp, and has been designed and tested by pro-riders, so you know it is a sturdy ride. There’s also a patented folding mechanism and rear brake that will be a delight to any rider.
One of the best known tablets around, this Apple comes with 32GB SSD storage, a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera and 2 speaker audio. The 9.7 inch Retina touchscreen display has wide color and true tone whilst inside there’s an A9 third generation chip with 64 bit architecture making this one classy tablet.
This clever method of engaging kids in physical contact whilst still using their hunger for the electronic world means that they build their own video games by using a physical design. Using a free app to complete the process, this mix of physical and digital tools will keep them occupied for hours.
For a child who likes to be challenged, this clever puzzle from designer Guido Lap will frustrate and delight them for hours. Using elastic bands of different colors, your challenge is to gather the same colors together but without getting all tangled up. Perfect as a gift for 9 year old boys.
Relieve that frustration you feel when the kids have opened all their toys and seem to be simply playing with the boxes, by giving them the tools to do something really great with those boxes. This set has all the items required to let their imaginative minds go to work.
This Xbox bundle comes with not only the console but also a controller, 3 months of Xbox game pass and 3 months of Xbox live Gold. With instant access to over 100 great games, you’ll never be bored, but there’s also the Blu-ray movie player included as well as 4K streaming capability.
To give your kids a technological edge, get them this 3D pen which is capable of 2D and 3D drawing and modelling. Not only does it develop their visual spatial perception and hand eye coordination but it will also give them a chance to experience a piece of the future that’s fast approaching.
As if their static models weren’t good enough, now LEGO are producing models that actually have moving parts. With this set you will design and build 10 amazing moving machines with the included 33 LEGO pieces and other necessary parts. An 80 page instruction book is provided.
Taking a lead from the popular film, LEGO now give you the opportunity to experience your own dinosaur problems with this 222 piece set. Build a laboratory with an observation deck as well as the dinosaur enclosure pen, and play with the provided figures to replicate the big screen nightmares.
Bring your child into the future with this Chromebook that sports a rugged construction that can handle the drops and spills of everyday life. Featuring an Intel Celeron N3060 processor with 2M cache for up to 2.48 GHz, this Chromebook gives you a fast and snappy performance when it matters.
Whilst it might not be the most exciting part of their day, it’s important for a child to look and feel confident at school, and this smart pencil case will help them. Made in a camo style and constructed of a heavy duty canvas and polyester flap, it features 2 zippered pockets.
For keeping kids entertained there is nothing like simple coloring and picture creation, but for an older child the pencils need to be of a higher quality like these non-toxic ones. With rich, vibrant colors, they are perfect for blending and shading and come in a large selection of 50 colors.
As children develop their reading capacity so their thirst for books grows. Stop the clutter of paperbacks building up by giving them this classic Kindle. With a built in adjustable light and no screen glare, this kindle is perfect for reading and the battery will last for weeks.
This beginner’s skateboard is an ideal starter as a gift for 9 year old boys and features a 22 x 6 inch deck made from fiberglass and polypropylene. To keep you going faster there’s 3.25 inch aluminum trucks and high responsive 83A PU bushings and it’s pre-assembled to get you moving quickly.
This Nerf blaster is top of the range and features a tripod so you can steady your weapon as you fire repeatedly. It fires Elite darts from 2 alternating barrels with motorized blasting, with each drum holding a massive 25 darts. With this much power, it still only requires 6 x D batteries.
For those children fascinated by the Roblox characters then this neat and compact carrying box will be a delight and a boon. There’s 2 figures included in the box but there’s room for 32 in total and it also comes with an exclusive virtual game code.
This version of a tablet by Amazon comes with a 2 year warranty as well as Amazon FreeTime unlimited and a kid proof case. Not a mere toy but instead a fully functioning tablet, this device has 32GB internal storage and up to 12 hours of mixed use battery life.
These delightfully comfortable rugs can be personalized with the name of the recipient to make their day or simply honor an achievement. Made from super soft micro coral fleece, this blanket is the perfect choice when you need to relax after a hard day at work, in the garden or at school.
Every young child loves to build forts and dens and with this set they can do it without the risk of breakage. Unlike traditional building kits, the connecting pieces in this set are flexible, rubbery balls which allow building in 3 dimensions but give an added degree of flex to any structure.
This set of Roblox figures will excite the imagination amongst any young child and fits in perfectly with other sets already on the market. You can also mix and match any of the 6 figures or accessories so that the fun never stops and the imagination doesn’t become stale.
Everything you need is in this one simple box as you learn to code art, music, apps, games and more. Pluggable into any HDM screen, the item comes with Lifetime care and a 1 year warranty. A family award winner that will stir the imagination and promote STEM skills.
It can be difficult to fit everything in for school if you are on a bike, as a helmet can take up precious room. Step in the collapsible helmet which reduces to less than 50% of its volume and yet still passes the strictest safety certifications, complete with an integrated microchip with emergency contact details.
If we want our children to know and understand about the whole of our world then they will need the tools to do so. This Orboot globe uses an app to produce augmented reality onto the 10 inch globe showing details about cultures, inventions, animals, weather and so much more.
This clever game combines with your iPad to produce an enhanced game of racing. The set comes with a MindRacers Launchpad, 6 Hot Wheels cars, game tokens and an iPad base. The game mixes real world dexterity with strategy to create a challenge for kids to beat.
Support your local school with this lunch bag that can be customized to fit in with your school colors. There’s 12 different color options for the bag which features a zipper closure, exterior mesh pocket and a strap for easy carrying. Fully insulated and made of durable polyester and cotton.
If you have a dragon lover in the house then this could be the perfect gift for 9 year old boys. Made from recycled cardboard with rice based inks and organic non-toxic glue, this kit is safe to assemble and comes with numbered pieces to make completion an easy 20 minute target.
This fun set of headphones features the smiley emoji on the sides and will fit nearly all devices with a headset port. Although padded, the phones are still lightweight and portable, being able to be folded and yet fully adjustable. A happier set for your ears you won’t see.
For the child that likes a building challenge, this set of origami building blocks will be ideal. Unlike conventional building block toys, this set requires you to put the blocks together using origami before you begin to build your final structure. Super durable and a different take on this type of activity.
For those parents with a budding director in their ranks, this Claymation set will be an ideal match. The set allows you to explore the art of DIY animation using stop motion animation as an easy introduction to movie making. A detailed guidebook shows you how to add your device to make movie history.
For the soccer crazy kids, this mug will make their breakfast cereal a lot more fun. Breaking against the tradition of not playing with your food, this mug is shaped like a half soccer ball with a goal on the outer rim, giving a penalty kick style feel to the piece of crockery.
Let them pretend to be on a secret mission with this groovy military style watch that comes with a camo style wristband. The watch is water resistant to 50 meters and features a colorful back light to assist time checks performed at night or in poor conditions.
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Make a fun periscope with this informative blog that takes you through step by step how to produce this fun looking device. Kids will love hiding around corners or behind sofas to spy on the family in this fun fashion. A great gift for a 9 year old at little expense.
The Marvel universe has taken the movie world by storm and now you can design Avengers pillowcases for your kids’ beds with the help of this blog, from a mom who has done just that. Based around freezer paper, you’ll be shown the tricks of the trade in producing these great items.
Make this terrific Angry Birds can toss game with the assistance of this instructive blog that has helpful photographs to show you how to. A simple game that has often been overlooked but which is always great fun for the family, especially with this modern take on the game.
Ball run games are great fun as you build the complicated drops and alleys for the marbles to run. But let’s face it, they are too small. So build yourself one for the backyard with this blog that takes this fun pastime to a scale that most people wouldn’t want to contemplate.
Kids love t-shirts and will always want that special one you can’t get in the shops. Luckily, this blog will help you to create your own t-shirt design and place them on a blank tee, with photographs to take you through the process visually. making a perfect gift for your child.