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Best Toys for 10 Year Old Boys – Gift Guide 2019

As your kiddos quickly approach their pre-teen and teen years, you will come to find the picking out a gift for them gets way harder. By age 10, there are not very many “toys” left to surprise them with. It’s a bit of a weird in-between phase. They need a little more substance than the simple easy gift ideas! However, they still love to play and as someone who cares about them you want to provide them with toys that help them grow specific skills or just simply help them grow as a person. We have pulled together some of the very best toys and things you can gift your 10 year old boy in this in-between stage!

Best Toys for 10 Year Old Boys

Think Box Inventors’ Box

What 10 year old doesn’t want to be the next great inventor? Give them all the tools they need to explore and create with this kit. We love that’s it’s very open-ended. This is the stage they start to start figuring things out on their own and move away from guided activities.

best toys for 10 year old boys

National Geographic Dinosaur Dig Kit

This one is for all the long-time dinosaur lovers. With this kit, your ten year old will be able to dig up 3 real dinosaur fossils as they follow along in the learning guide. How cool does that sound? Of course, it will benefit your child by teaching them many aspects of general science as well.

best toys for 10 year old boys

Wham-O Hamper Hoops

 Your 10 year old boy will probably think this is better than any toy you could come up with. Little boys specialize in making everything into a game, and with this hamper hoop, you’ll be ahead of the curve in making laundry a game too. This hamper hoop is both the hoop and the laundry bag, which easily detach from each other when it’s time to head to the laundry room. This age is really fun for gift-giving in the fact that they begin to appreciate the more practical things, making this hoop something that actually puts a smile on their face.

best toys for 10 year old boys

Robot Face Race

There are never too many games in the board game cupboard because there’s no such thing as too many family game nights. It’s one of our absolutely favorite ways to bond with our kiddos. The point of this game is too match the robot heads to their bodies. It’s really fast-paced but simple enough for a 10 year old to fully understand and get competitive with.

OWI 14 in 1 Robot

If a robot board game isn’t what you’re looking for, maybe you’ll like the idea of getting them a real robot instead. They will get to build it themselves and can choose from over 3 forms like a surfer or a dog with 14 different modes. One of the coolest things is that it’s solar-powered, introducing this technology to your child very early on and in a cool fun way.

Dinosaur Taco Holders

There are 10 year old foodies out there, and this is the perfect gift for them! Forget plates, you can choose from a couple of different types of dinosaurs to place your tacos into at the dinner table instead. This will make taco Tuesday even more fun every week. They can also use it for waffles, toast, or sandwiches.

Rock Crawler Radio Control Vehicle

 Thankfully your little guy isn’t old enough to drive at 10, but he’s just the right edge to enjoy a controllable RCV. This one is built specifically to drive off-road on the most rugged terrain in the neighborhood. It has a really cool monster truck look with huge wheels that have ultra grip. It allows for 3 radio-controlled vehicles to be driven together at once because it has a tri-channel transmitter. If you are truly looking for a fun toy, this is the best gift you can get your 10 year old boy. 

best toys for 10 year old boys

The Boys Book Of Survival 

A book might not be the first gift idea you have for a 10 year old. Just trust us with this one! Boys need some guidance in growing up and they aren’t always open to asking mom and dad. However, you can trust this book to help lead them down the right path. It covers everything from hiking tips to school dances.

Ticket Stub Diary

At 10 years old, kids begin to really make memories that will last a lifetime. They have experiences like their first concert or seeing a movie in theatres that they truly love. Giving them a safe spot to keep their tickets is giving them the chance to save a piece of those memories for years to come.

Collapsible Water Bottle

 Sure this may seem like a simple gift, but it’s the most usable for a ten year old boy. You’ll be saving them tons of space in their backpacks and lightening the load. Plus it’s never too early to start teaching your kiddo sustainable practices like having a reusable water bottle!

Scratch Travel Journal 

With families being more on the go than ever, you can gift one of the littlest travelers in your life this scratch journal. It’s a good way to feel a sense of accomplishment about the places you’ve been and the culture you’ve experienced. This one specifically linked is a checklist, diary, and interactive map all in one.

Think Fun Gravity Maze Game

This is one of the most fun STEM toys that I have ever come across, and your 10 year old boy is sure to love it. It combines a logic game with marble run. There are 60 challenges at all different levels, meaning you can bring it out at game night over and over again. I love that you can have this much fun while providing your child with really important skills, such as planning, building, and engineering. 

best toys for 10 year old boys

Razor E100 Electric Scooter

Why would you get the 10 year old in your life any normal old scooter when you could get them this super awesome electric one? To get it going you use the kick start motor, and be sure your kiddo knows to hold on because it can reach speeds of 10 MPH. The razor has a hand twist-grip throttle and front brakes. As for the battery, it has a 24V that is easily rechargeable and safely sealed. The scooter can be used for 40 minutes continuously before needing another charge. 

Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set

No matter how hard you try to avoid it, your little boys are going to find a way to shoot targets. Rather than something makeshift, you can purchase this target set for them! It comes with a target, 10 suction darts (which are safer than anything your 10 year old will find on their own), and a fire strike blaster. You can use the set just for fun, but it also comes with instructions to turn it into a competitive game if you would like.  

JEYPOD Remote Control Car, 2.4 GHZ High-Speed Racing Car 

Remote-controlled vehicles are just too perfect a toy for 10 year old boys for us to only have one on our list! If the Rock Crawler was not quite what you were looking for, then you might want to check out this high-speed racer from JEYPOD. It is classic and has everything you could want in an RCV car. 

 

 

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Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys [21 Unique & Fun Gifts]

We have another list of the best gifts for the kiddos in your life! There is a little of everything, from Star Wars favorites to things to get your little guy up and moving around. There are so many great options out there, it makes it hard to decide what your little one will like. We are here to help you find the best toys for 7 year old boys! Yes, these toys are definitely great for girls too! However, with our own 8 year old boy in our house, and many boys before him, we know what works and what quickly gets kicked to the curb.

It’s hard to wade through the sea of toys these days, especially with all the online shopping options, but you really can’t go wrong with any of these authentic, genuine gifts that appeal to all the different parts of a young boy’s developing skills. 

The Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys – 21 Super Unique & Fun Gifts

Star Wars FurReal Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie Interactive 16-inch Tall Plush

What seven-year-old boy doesn’t want a co-pilot? And who doesn’t love Chewie? He was always one of the best of the Star Wars characters (seriously, how can you not love this guy?), but this interactive Ultimate Co-Pilot Chewie brings him to your child in a whole new way. His non-threatening appearance is perfect for the little guys, and he really does make a great friend! He’s completely responsive to what you say to him; he moves, his facial expressions change, and he even answers in Wookie language! He’s always ready for whatever adventure may be in store for him, whether it’s defending the galaxy or curling up on the couch to watch a movie. Click here to check current prices!


Nintendo Switch 

The Best of the Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys

Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys

I have to say this is probably the most used toy at home and when we travel with our kiddos. Nintendo really hit it out of the park with the newest console, the Switch. There are so many things about this that make it the perfect first system for a budding gamer. First, as we all know, occasionally younger children are prone to dropping things; these things are tough! Clearly built to withstand a lot of abuse, another of the Switch’s biggest advantages is its portability and versatility. The Best Part of this device is that it transitions seamlessly between the big screen and its own small screen, which is plenty big enough! It’s a great size for a younger child with smaller hands, too. If you’re looking for an amazing gift for your 8 year old, this is it. Click here to buy one now!


JELL-O Play Build + Eat Jungle Kit

Best Toys for 8 Year Old Boys

Sometimes boys  like to play with his food? Yes, sometimes it’s a mess, but with this   JELL-O Play Jungle-themed kit, it’s okay! Great as a stocking stuffer or underneath the tree, this kit turns your food into a toy! It comes with two packs of Jell-O, but of course the mold is reusable, so you can always buy whatever flavor your guy likes the most. Click here for current prices!


SMARTWORKS Super Science Lab

Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys

Help foster your young scientist’s super powers with the SMARTWORKS Super Science Lab. Specially designed for young children, this kit is a safe and fun way to introduce them to their own flasks and beakers. Have no fear, there won’t be any explosions with this one! It’s available exclusively on Amazon.


Transformers Official Hasbro-Takara Tomy Collaboration Masterpiece Movie Series Bumblebee MPM-7

 

Bumblebee TOy

Get this one before it’s sold out.  Bumblebee is sure to be a popular toy this holiday season, with the release of the new Bumblebee movie a few days before Christmas. This officially-licensed Transformers toy is a great one to have on your list for any seven-year-old boy in your life. Let his imagination play with his new friend at his side! Check Current Prices Here.

Highlights for Children

Best toys for 8 year olds

Ok maybe not one of the best yoys for 8 year old boys, but this is definitely one of the best gifts. This brings back a simpler time for me, a time when running gleefully up to the mailbox to find something with your name on it was exciting time… a time before bills. A subscription to a magazine is a wonderful gift to give your son, grandson, nephew–really any little boy in your life–because it gives them something to look forward to every month. Highlights is especially good, as it is about as classic as they come with a long history of providing meaningful, entertaining content for young readers. We have read the same issues over and over with my son, and he even likes the old ones that my packrat mother saved all these years. Here’s where you can sign him up for a year of enjoyment!


New Nintendo 2DS XL – Black + Turquoise With Mario Kart 7 Pre-installed – Nintendo 2DS

Best Toys for 8 Year Old Boys

Yes, another Nintendo product is on our list this year. The Nintendo 2DS XL makes a great, less expensive gift than the Switch, but it really does pack the same level of fun. Since about age three, my own son has been stealing my phone, installing his own games all willy-nilly, and beating my high scores; something like this would have been perfect! We love playing Mario Kart together on his Switch on the big screen, but that’s just not always practical (or possible), and the fact that Mario Kart 7 comes preinstalled on this Nintendo 2DS XL makes an already good gift great, and you can download new games directly onto it if you have a Wi-Fi connection. Get this one here!


Osmo Genius Kit for iPad

Best Toys for 8 Year Olds

This product really is a genius toy for 7 year old boys. It takes the iPad or Amazon Fire Tablet and turns it into something completely new and different, and it’s a great way to give a young boy a new way to interact with one of his favorite electronic devices. He can draw a physical picture, and *poof*, like magic, it instantly shows up on the tablet screen. He can move the letters and numbers around on the table, and the tablet can detect what he’s doing. You can take it anywhere, and it’s a great add-on product whether your little boy has an iPad or Fire Tablet of his own or one he can borrow. This is the kind of toy his teacher would probably be happy he brought to school! Get yours here!


Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids 

Best Toys for 8 Year old boys – Under $5

LOL Jokes

Help your little comedian work on his act with this book of Jokes that kids will love! Start him out with this, and he may even end up appreciating those “dad jokes” you crack just a little bit more… Really, we liked ours so much, we bought one for our nephew, too. Grab one here!


Just Dance 2019

best toys for 8 year old boys

Got a little guy who likes to bust a move? The newest version of Just Dance makes a great way to help him gain some mad skills, plus he’ll be able to keep up with some of the newest, most popular music out there. I always find my kids dancin up a storm to this game, especially when family is over. Just Dance 2019 is a great way to combine “screen time” with exercise, all while learning, and it really will get the whole family involved. Here it is for sale!


Star Wars Movie Roaring Chewbacca Wookiee Sounds Mask

Ah, Chewbacca is back! Yes, another officially-licensed Star Wars Chewie toy makes our list of the best holiday gifts for 2018, but this is one great mask. But this time, you don’t just get to have Chewie at your side, but you get to be him! Buy this with no worries, as it comes with adjustable straps that make sure your seven-year-old won’t outgrow it. Don’t have his famous Wookiee roar down yet? No problem! Just open the mask’s mouth, and he lets out an authentic one for you (outside of the real Chewie). This really is a perfect gift for any young Star Wars fan. Buy it now before there aren’t any left!


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Mega Slime & Putty Lab

Best Toys for 7 Year Old Boys

Who doesn’t remember playing with things like this when they were young–and loving it? 7 year old boys (and girls!) need toys that allow them to play with their hands–and not just by tapping on some electronic devices all day. They need a break once in a while! National Geographic doesn’t disappoint with this set of, count ’em, eight (I didn’t even know there were that many!) different types of slimes and putties. We all know the importance of the STEAM-focused toys, but this stuff is so much fun to play with, they may not realize they’re doing some learning at the same time! Plus, the high-quality containers make clean-up and storage a breeze. Boy, even toys like this have come a long way since I was a kid, and the price on this is perfect!


Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play Train Set

The Lionel Polar Express Ready to Play train set is a classic. We set ours up around the Christmas tree every year now, and it’s always a huge hit, year after year. Are you a grandparent looking for something to give your grandson one of the best gifts of 2018? Well, this is one of the best gifts period, and it’s something that they’ll always remember. It will definitely last years to come (and can maybe someday be passed on to his own children!). This should probably be on every year’s best gift list, honestly, because a classic toy like this never gets old. Click here to buy.


Nintendo Labo – Robot Kit

Maybe you’re looking for something to get with a brand new Nintendo Switch, or maybe you’re looking for a gift for a seven-year-old boy who already has his own, but either way, this LABO is one of the best investments you can make. Even if you’re not video-game savvy, you get to join him in building his new heavy-duty cardboard creations.

Seriously, if you haven’t seen the LABO before, do yourself a favor and watch a video of it in action. This is an absolutely great gift that combines physical activity and construction with their already-held love of video games and brings something new and never-before-seen. Don’t miss out on this one!


Upper Bounce Trampoline and Enclosure Set Equipped with The Easy Assemble Feature 

The Most Surprising Best Toy for 7 year old boys on this Moms List

 

I was very nervous to give a trampoline to my kids. I have to say it might be the greatest gift I have ever given them. For three years now, the trampoline has been used almost every day.  This Upper Bounce trampoline is maybe one of the single greatest gifts you can give your kids, and thanks to its super-secure safety enclosure (complete with a nice padded zipper and foam cushions for the bars), it’s one of the safest ways to get some exercise.

Jumping on a trampoline is well known to have an array of health benefits, but in your little one’s mind, it’s just a whole lot of fun! Plus, it’s fun for adults, too. My son and I have had more fun on the trampoline together than I ever would have imagined, and one of these would be sure to be one of the best, most favorite gifts of 2018 (although we’re not sure this one will fit underneath the tree!). Here they are!


LEGO City Arctic Air Transport

Best Toys for 8 year olds

This Lego City Arctic Air Transport Building kit also makes our list of one of the best gifts to give a seven-year-old boy in 2018. Whether he’s already a master builder, or whether he’s just starting out, this kit makes a great addition to anyone’s Legoverse.

The quad-rotor helicopter is meant to pull the ice-encased mammoth from its resting spot, but of course it could likely be used to carry just about any other Lego creation away, too! If he’s just learning how to build, it’s a great kit for adults to help put together, too! This is why it’s on our list of the best seven-year-old boy gifts of 2018. Get yours here!


Educational Insights Kanoodle – Brain Twisting Solitaire Game

Best Toys for 8 year olds

Oh, how I wish we had this the other day when we lost power for most of the weekend. Or a lot of other days, when I need to get some work done (take a nap). For a seven-year-old used to a full suite of electronic devices, the worst part of it was certainly his boredom. Making a great stocking stuff (or underneath the tree!),

Kanoodle is a classic brain-teaser that kids can play solo, as it’s a 3-D solitaire game. This helps develop so many different cognitive skills at the same time, and it’s easy to figure out with the included instructions. I’m glad I bought one of these for him while I could, although there’s a good chance I’ll be playing it myself! Click here to buy one.


Extra Large 4-In-A-Row Game With Carrying Case

Best Toys for 8 year olds Boys

This extra large 4-in-a-Row game is perfect for a young child to an adult. Made of real wood, this thing can be set up on a table, on the floor–pretty much wherever you want to put it–and with its portable carrying case, it can easily be taken with you anywhere. You can watch your special little guy open this up and take it out and start playing immediately.

It’s fun and easy to learn, but still always a challenge. It’s sold as an outdoor game, but I think it works just as well indoors. The price on this makes it right to consider for any little boy this year. Order one now!


Exploding Kittens Card Game

best toys for 8 year old boys

Who doesn’t love kittens? Now, who doesn’t love explosions? Two of the best things, right? But when you combine them… you get one of the most popular card games of all time, and a perfect gift for a little guy this year on our list of the best toys for 7 year old boys, Exploding Kittens. Don’t worry, that’s not all there is–you also have your standard Tacocat and Unicorn Enchilada. All these things together make one of the most enjoyable and fun times you can share with a child.

There’s nothing quite like seeing the pure fun in his eyes and hearing the laughter and getting to experience that with him, and playing a game is one of the best ways to do that. We love playing card games with our son, but sometimes the completely chance-based games get old. That’s what is so great about Exploding Kittens, though; the level of strategic play involved makes it so much more than simply the luck of the draw, and it helps develop his reasoning skills in a way that other games simply do not. Make sure you get yours here!

 

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