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24 Really Exciting Gifts For 5 Year Old Boys

Updated on October 17, 2021 Updated on Oct 17, 2021
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    He might be growing up fast, 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 out gif guide has the best gifts for 5 year old boys.

  1. Razor Scooter
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    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.

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

  5. 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.

  7. Fire Kids Tablet
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    Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet includes a Kid-Proof Case with 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. 

  9. Sleeper Hero
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    Does your 5 year old boy struggle with going to sleep (or staying in bed) at night? SleeperHero is your SOLUTION! SleeperHero is a fun, interactive toy that provides peace of mind while helping to sleep train your child for a more restful sleep schedule (for parents too!) SleeperHero is a huggable, plush doll with a built-in, parent-controlled timer that triggers a red light on the hero’s chest when it’s time to sleep (and stay in bed), or a green light when its ok to get up, with just the push of a button from your child.

  11. 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 with an adjustable seat. Designed for little heroes aged 4 and over. Its low weight and sporty design make it a true fun-mobile. 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. A great gift for a die-hard Batman fan. Hands down it will be his favorite toy.

  13. 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 own marble run build. The process of putting the pieces together hone in many important aspects like spatial awareness, imagination, motor skills, deep interest in science, engineering and technology subjects and patience.

  15. 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 ready for another inter-galactic adventure, simply pop the pillowcase on a warm machine wash and the ink completely disappears readily for more out-of-this-world discovery!

  17. 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. 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.

  19. 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 stable training wheel early rider. With the quick-release seat, you can simply adjust the height. Comes with a saddle with a holder to practice riding when the training wheels are off. The foot brake suitable for a young rider who doesn’t have enough power to manipulate the hand brake.

  21. 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.

  23. Mind-Blowing Science Kit
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    Learn the basics of science from chemical reactions to the use of science tools. 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.

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

  27. Astronaut Bedding


    What do Buzz Aldrin, Buzz Lightyear, and your little one have in common? A serious 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.

  29. Lego Classic
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    Build your own LEGO helicopter, monkey, sunflower or whatever you can imagine with this creative toy building kit. 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.

  31. Stomp Rocket Launcher
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    Stunt Planes enables kids to experiment in a variety of different 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! This toy set comes with the Looper, Glider and Wildcat planes, an adjustable launch stand that changes how your aircraft fly.

  33. 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 3 groovy music tracks accompanied by dancing. Fully programmable!

  35. Monopoly Junior Board Game
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    The Monopoly Junior is a age-appropriate game designed for younger players is fast, simple, and features kid-friendly properties. Players move their tokens around the board, buying the properties they love 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.

  37. Crazy Forts
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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.

  39. Kidizoom Camera


    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. Selfie mode detects your face and automatically takes the perfect picture. 

  41. Melissa & Doug Secret Decoder
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    Young sleuths 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! To uncover even more case-cracking clues, master mazes, and complete puzzles, a magic-reveal pen is included, giving every page plenty of play value. It all stores neatly within the tab-close covers–perfect for spies on the go.

  43. 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 3 high-action crash zones and 3 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!

  45. 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.

  47. Jet Fuel Backpack
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    Multi-compartment, light-weight backpack with adjustable padded straps for comfort. A fun fuelled alternative to childrens rucksacks & backpacks. An imaginative design for junior superheroes. Pack supplies for a mission to school, nursery, preschool or daycare. Let your child have their own little hand luggage packed for your family trip. Fill with superhero supplies & prepare to travel!