Best Gifts for Elementary Age Boys
Do you have a young elementary-age boy to buy for? Whether it’s your own son, your nephew, or coworker’s kid, we’ve got you covered with some of the year’s hottest toys as well as surest hits! Make sure to check out our complete list of Gift Guides to help with everyone on your list!
Big Bag of Science: ~ $33
This kit has won multiple awards, including parents’ choice! It contains over 70 activities as well as ideas for science fairs.
Deluxe Set Spirograph: ~ $22
This classic toy is making a big comeback! I remember having one of these as a kid, and it kept me entertained for hours. This 45-piece deluxe set comes with a carrying case, so it can go with her wherever he goes! This set is best-selling and highly rated by the Amazon community.
Tickle his funny bone with this high-rated, inexpensive joke book for kids!
The 20-inch Grimlock figure goes from dinosaur to robot in just one step! Figure lights up, and makes sounds. Well rated by Amazon reviewers.
Mario Kart 8 (for Wii U): ~ $48
Mario Kart 8 is fun and easy to play! My son owns this video game and even little sister loves getting into the action. Amazing graphics and scenery. You can also connect online to play friends locally or from around the world. This game has an average 4.5-star rating after 1100+ customer reviews.
Want to do something a little different than your typical Nerf gun? Try this Thunder Blaster Bow! The darts fire up to 100 feet in length (making it a great outdoor toy!). It includes 10 darts, and you can fire up to 5 without reloading. Solid reviews.
Gyrobot: ~ $40
Got a little boy that’s quite the builder? Check out this highly rated Gyrobot kit! Build 7 different motorized models. Includes book with instructions. Geared for kids ages 8-15.
K’Nex Building Set: ~ $15
This set really gives you a bang for your buck – I should know, I bought it for my son last year! This kit contains 480 pieces and 35 building ideas including vehicles! Parts are easy to connect and disconnect. Geared for kids ages 7+.
This toy includes 4 rockets that soar up to 100 ft in the air! This is a highly-rated, best selling toy – and it’s only about $10 on Amazon! This would be a great toy to take to a school field on a weekend or way out in the backyard to amuse your kids. Average 4.5-star rating after 1000+ customer reviews.
Kids Fire Kindle HD: ~ $150 (also comes in pink or green)
Geared for kids, this version of the Kindle comes with a kid-proof case, controls parents can set, and a 2-year no-questions-asked guarantee.
Snap Circuits Jr Kit: ~ $20
This toy has received multiple awards including The National Parenting Center-Seal of Approval, Dr. Toy 100 Best Children’s Products, Dr. Toy Best Educational Products. It contains over 30 snap-on parts and you can assemble over 100 projects including a burglar alarm or doorbell. My son received this as a birthday gift this year and he loved it!
Note: prices and availability can change on Amazon at any time, without warning.