28 Really Exciting Gifts For 5 Year Old Boys

Updated on April 19, 2022 Updated on Apr 19, 2022
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    He might be growing up fast, and he still needs to play to help him develop his cognitive, social, and emotional skills.  From the best toys to increase fine motor skills to age-appropriate educational toys, our gift guide has the best gifts for 5-year-old boys.

  1. Fort-Building Kit
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    Children of all ages love building fun structures where they can play endlessly in their imaginative play, And Crazy Forts makes play so easy and so much fun. Simple connect the balls and sticks and cover the structures with bedsheets to create places where imaginations flourish. Great for indoor and outdoor play. 

  3. Really Rad Robot
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    Be the Bot with MiBro and talk through him, using the Really RAD Remote! Have fun and tell jokes, give commands or talk to your friends from around the corner. Trick, prank and surprise your friends with MiBro’s really RAD accessories and sound effects! He’s fully loaded with over 50 functions and sound effects! One of the coolest gifts for any little boy.

  5. Marble Run Track
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    Stimulate your kids’ creative problem-solving skills as they figure how to assemble the pieces to form their marble run build stem toy. Putting the pieces together hone in many essential aspects like spatial awareness, imagination, motor skills, deep interest in science, engineering, and technology subjects, and patience—an excellent gift for hours of fun.

  7. Razor Scooter
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    He will feel like a big kid as he zooms down the block on this award-winning scooter. The model that started the Razor revolution, the A scooter, is now a true classic. The lightweight, aircraft-grade aluminum frame folds up for easy storage, and urethane wheels deliver a smooth ride. Adjustable handlebars with foam grips accommodate users of varying heights. Great for a 5-year-old boy on the move.

  9. Walkie Talkies
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    Is he itching for a bit of independence? Walkie-talkies are the best gift for little boys ready to embrace adventure and help them get out there and have some fun. Another perk to walkie-talkies? They can give your child a sense of freedom, and you can still be right there when they need you. Set one up for yourself, and you can journey along with them — from an appropriate mom-distance.

  11. Remote Control Car
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    This car will gove over all the surfaces and withstand all kinds of bumps, and run perfectly. He will get a realistic racing feel and a wonderful off-road game experience with durable and robust components. A great toy to develop hand-eye coordination. Also, the LED lights on the front and rechargeable battery make this extra special.

  13. Training Bike
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    Starting early is the key to teaching your little boy the joys of bicycle life, and there’s no better way to do so than with our JoyStar Kids Bike. This 16″ bike comes with a stable training wheel early rider. With the quick-release seat, you can adjust the height. It comes with a saddle with a holder to practice riding when the training wheels are off. The foot brake is suitable for a young rider who doesn’t have enough power to manipulate the hand brake.

  15. Smartwatch
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    Features two cameras that allow your child to capture everything from action video to selfies.  Explore your creativity with fun photo effects, stamps, frames, and filters. Then play games and tell time with customizable clock faces! Parental Control allows you to disable games or set a daily time limit for your Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2.

  17. Mind-Blowing Science Kit
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    Learn the basics of science, from chemical reactions to the use of science tools. Then, with mind-blowing experiments such as creating a sunset in a test tube and making a color-changing volcano, children will love learning fascinating facts about their natural world, and this kit will keep them engrossed with interactive experiments.

  19. Digital Microscope
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    National Geographic’s Digital Handheld Microscope is a fantastic way to explore the microscopic world. This wireless, portable, and rechargeable microscope is great for use both inside and outside. The tilting, 4.3-inch LCD screen projects a clear image of your specimen, and push-button zoom allows you to magnify objects up to 800x. The built-in camera can capture HD photos and video, which are stored on the included 128MB SD card. Transfer photos or videos to your PC or Mac and use them for school projects or photo albums. It’s fun for the whole family!

  21. Magic Show Playset
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    The perfect gift idea for beginner magicians who are new to the art of magic. The set is filled with over 25 easy-to-learn tricks and high-quality props. Teach children to perform the same tricks as professional magicians. Young performers will wow their audience and amaze themselves as they learn all of the great secrets of illusion.

  23. Fire Kids Tablet
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    Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet includes a Kid-Proof Case with a built-in stand, 1-year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee. Offers Amazon FreeTime Unlimited is an all-in-one subscription offering over 20,000 books, movies, TV shows, apps, and games for kids 3-12. Limit screen time, set educational goals and curfews, and manage content for up to 4 child profiles with easy-to-use parental controls. 

  25. Mohawk Helmut
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    Sculpted from high-quality TPR (Thermoplastic Rubber), Raskullz 3-D mohawks are elastic, durable and soft to the touch. The thermoplastic rubber mohawks are non-toxic and do not add significant weight to the helmet, but they do add significant radness! Turn heads riding down the street and keep on rockin’!

  27. Bat Mobile Go Kart
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    Ultimate pedal power go Kart for dark Gotham streets! Batmobile features a sturdy steel tube frame with low-profile rubber wheels, forward & reverse sprocket, and an adjustable seat. They were designed for little heroes aged four and over. As well as training their strength, stamina, and reactions, this go-kart is also a fun way for children to learn their first traffic regulations and even parallel parking.  This is a great birthday gift for a die-hard Batman fan. Hands down, it will be his favorite toy.

  29. Color Your Own Pillow Case
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    Color in and discover the solar system with this fun and educational double-sided pillowcase! Features stars, planets, and spacecraft on one side and the historic moon landing scene on the other, as well as lots of cool meteorites, astronauts, and rockets all ready to color-in using the enclosed pack of ten wash-out markers. When the kids are prepared for another intergalactic adventure, pop the pillowcase on a warm machine wash, and the ink completely disappears readily for more out-of-this-world discovery!

  31. Junior Workbench
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    Black and Decker junior power tool workshop and construction set features realistic action, lights, and sounds, with this 50 piece set. It looks just like a real workbench and comes with everything you need to assemble your own pretend toolbox. Battery-powered drill press, miter saw has realistic function and sound, a battery-powered flashlight can be bent into various positions, workbench includes multiple storage trays and hooks to keep your tool organized, build your tool caddy.

  33. Fisher-Price Wonder Maker
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    ​Kids can design, build, and create their own stories with this camping ground playset! 60+ pieces, including wooden track pieces, fabric pieces, vehicles, characters, and more. Create a track or a structure using the same components. Follow the Maker’s Guide instructions or make your creations! Collect additional Wonder Makers building toys, track packs, and vehicles for more designing fun! 

  35. Astronaut Bedding
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    What do Buzz Aldrin, Buzz Lightyear, and your little one have in common? A severe affinity for the cosmos. Help them suit up in proper aeronautical gear with this bedding set. Featuring a high-quality print of a spacesuit on the duvet and pillowcase, you’ll help turn bedtime for five-year-old boys into a moonwalking adventure they’ll look forward to night after night.

  37. Lego Classic
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    With this creative toy building kit, build your own LEGO helicopter, monkey, sunflower, or whatever you can imagine. This LEGO set facilitates a world of creativity for kids and includes LEGO building blocks, gears, and axle pieces to help children develop their creative building skills. Classic construction toys are compatible with all LEGO building sets for creative building.

  39. Stomp Rocket Launcher
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    Stunt Planes blaster enables kids to experiment in various ways to learn about trajectory, force, and aerodynamics. Change the angle of flight with the adjustable launch stand, fly into a headwind or with a tailwind, and more to change how these Stunt Planes fly! 

  41. Remote Control Dinosaurs
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    This dino will be his new best friend. The Robot T-rex companion is packed with features, from an awe-inspiring fire breathing roar to spring-loaded missiles, a question and answer functionality and three groovy music tracks accompanied by dancing. Fully programmable!

  43. Monopoly Junior Board Game
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    The Monopoly Junior is an age-appropriate game designed for younger players is fast, simple, and features kid-friendly properties. Players move their tokens around the board, buying their loved properties, such as the zoo and a video game arcade. It’s fun for them to place a “sold” sign on their very own property. Parents often enjoy introducing their kids to counting and the simple math of the transactions. Single banknotes keep the transactions fast and easy.

  45. Kidizoom Camera
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    The kid-friendly Kidizoom Duo Selfie Camera includes all the tools that budding photographers want in a digital camera; durable design protects from drops and tumbles. In addition, selfie mode detects your face and automatically takes the perfect picture. 

  47. Bed Play Tent
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    Kids adore their cute little house. It’s their little playtime fort. They will love that it is portable, so you can eventually take it away to another home or patio. Have multiple entryways, side windows, and doors that roll up, which keeps them busy. Floor included in the set. The playground can elicit imagination—also, a perfect place to have toys stored in and perfect for even an indoor campout.

  49. Melissa & Doug Secret Decoder
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    Young investigators will love helping Gary Gumshoe find Madame Mahvelous’s missing ruby! This exciting spy activity book has 18 game pages of mysteries to solve. A few turns of the included decoder wheel–bound right into the book and visible from every page–will help detectives-in-training complete each challenge as they put their deductive skills to the test! A magic-reveal pen is included to uncover even more case-cracking clues, master mazes, and complete puzzles, giving every page plenty of play value. It all stores neatly within the tab-close covers–perfect for spies on the go. Makes a great stocking stuffer!

  51. Hot Wheels Track
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    Grab your race cars! The Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set is the ultimate set for speed and motorized boosted action! The unique corkscrew design sends cars flying around the track at dizzying speeds and crashing and smashing through the triple loop with three high-action crash zones and three high-speed boosters. This interactive, skill-based set drives problem solving with exciting Hot Wheels action as kids try to launch their cars without crashing out. Kids test their skills by timing a launch into the corkscrew madness without wiping out in one of the three wild crash zones!

  53. The Giving Tree
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    The Giving Tree, a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein, has been a classic favorite for generations. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein’s poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another’s capacity to love in return.

  55. Jet Fuel Backpack
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    Multi-compartment, lightweight backpack with adjustable padded straps for comfort. A fun-fuelled alternative to children’s rucksacks & backpacks. An imaginative design for junior superheroes. Pack supplies for a mission to school, nursery, preschool, or daycare. Let your child have their little hand luggage packed for your family trip. Fill with superhero supplies & prepare to travel! The coolest gift for a boy going off to kindergarden.