Best Gifts for 6-Year-Old Boys

Wondering which is the best surprise and education gift for your six-year-old boy? Worry no more because we have selected plenty of entertaining and educational gifts for your 6-year-old boy.

Now that your six-year-old boy has graduated from kindergarten, he needs educational toys. The balloons, cookies, or baby toys you used to buy him are now meaningless. Also, at his age, he needs outdoor exercise or learning resources for him to be creative, social and develop motor skills.


Our Top Picks

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Why it is our top pick

  • Category: Physical activity and dexterity.

  • Brand: GlowCity brand.

  • Model: GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball Blazing Red Edition|Glows in The Dark with Hi-Bright LED Lights.

Has colorful LED lights which turn on once the ball is kicked especially at night.

  • Category: Puzzle/assembly.

  • Brand: Melissa & Doug.

  • Model: Melissa & Doug U.S.A. 51pc Floor Puzzle.

Kids learn about the USA states by connecting puzzles and jigsaw to form an American map.

  • Category: Cars and radio-controlled.

  • Brand: Hot wheels.

  • Model: 4 High-Speed Crash Zones, 4-Way Booster, 4 Loops, Includes 1 DieCast Vehicle.

Very Entertaining game with speedy cars hitting or near misses in the crash zone.

  • Category: Educational toys

  • Brand: Osmo

  • Model: Genius Starter Kit for iPad - 5 Educational Learning Games - Ages 6-10 - Math, Spelling, Creativity & More

It offers education services to kids. That includes mathematics, physics, spelling and grammar, drawing skills, and filling puzzles.

  • Category: Animal toys

  • Brand: Dinosaur toys

  • Model: 156pcs Create A Dinosaur World Road Race, Flexible Track Playset and 2 pcs Cool.

Acquires splendid dinosaur toys, jungle-like attributes and a dinosaur car track. Also, your kid gains hand-eye coordination.


New Year Special Toys & Gifts for 6-Year-Old Boys

GlowCity Light Up LED Soccer Ball

Have you ever enjoyed a cold breeze at night, especially when playing? With the GlowCity light-up LED soccer ball, you can make your son enjoy playing at night with a glowing ball.

Still, your son can invite his friends and arrange a football match (where you can also play) that can last to nighttime. Touching and hitting a glowing ball will make a memorable, fun experience even for your kid’s friends and yourself. In the process, your boy will develop footballing talent and motor skills.

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Why we like it:

  • Has LED mechanism that light up the ball to provide a thrilling balling experience at night
  • A great gift for beach playing vacation
  • It is durable with nylon material.
  • Acquires long-lasting micro batteries that are rechargeable
  • The ball glows when touched.
  • Come with a waterproof rubber material.

Why we don’t like it:

  • It motivates kids to play at night, where they can easily injure themselves.
  • The cost of replacing the battery can be expensive.

Melissa & Doug U.S.A

Do you want your son to learn more about his country? Or would you like him to play jigsaw and puzzle huddles? Then with Melissa & Doug’s educational toy, he will learn the USA map puzzle hurdle. That is by joining fifty-one jigsaw puzzle to form the map of America. Therefore your son will learn about the different states in America and the country’s national geographic.

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Why we like it:

  • It enables kids to understands the map of the USA
  • Your son develops cognitive and geographical skills
  • Cardboard puzzle material is durable
  • The cardboard jigsaws with each other to form a fun play
  • Children can play the puzzle with friends

Why we don’t like it:

  • Cardboard puzzle material is durable
  • The cardboard jigsaws with each other to form a fun play
  • Children can play the puzzle with friends
  • Made of cardboard material which is soft can  bend upon leaning on it
  • The cardboard’s shape may become distorted and fail to jigsaw with other cardboards.

Hot Wheels Motorized Track

Hot wheels criss cross crash zone is a traffic model that your kid will certainly love as a gift. The product comes with four crisscrossing crash points, a car feeder channel, hairpin bends, and motor-powered boosters.

Your son needs to feed the hot wheel cars in the car feeder for the game to begin. These toy cars move at a supersonic speed against the intersections and hairpin bends. The fun part is where the micro cars collide at the crash point, and some toy cars are thrown out of the track.

Your son could love playing with a partner (it can also be you). The winner is the person possessing the toy cars that are left on the track after the game time finishes.

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Why we like it:

  • There is enough parking space for toy cars.
  • The intersecting loops, turns, boosters, and crash points form a fun part of the game.
  • This hot wheels cars move at an entertaining supersonic speed.
  • Any model of toy cars can be used even when the original is damaged.
  • Requires simple instruction to start the game

Why we don’t like it:

  • The track pillar plastic may damage and are hard to replace
  • Toy cars easily damage from crashing on the track.

Osmo Genius Starter Kit for iPad

With the Osmo Genius Starter kit, you are probably parading your child to be the next ‘Isaac newton’ or a scientist. This kit is the best example of an education stem toy. Your son will learn mathematics, puzzles, artistry, grammar, and physics.

An iPad is required for the kit. The iPad has relatively all problem-solving subjects. The kit also has puzzle pieces that your kid has to arrange them corresponding to a sound mathematical structure exhibited in an iPad. Soon, you will be pleased with your son’s performance, even during class time.

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Why we like it:

  • The kit has lots of learning resources like mathematical, physics, drawing, and other learning materials.
  • This kit enhances and develops a child’s skills like problem-solving skills, drawing, spelling, etc.
  • There is the use of an IPad that makes the learning lesson interesting, actual, and informative.
  • The iPad does not necessarily require a WIFI to operate.

Why we don’t like it:

  • The use of an IPad proves the kit costly.
  • It requires parents to download the learning resources apps which are sometimes confusing and complex

Dinosaur Toys

Are you a dinosaur lover? Do you want your child to know about the dinosaurs’ world? Did you know that your kiddo can create imaginative Dinosaurs using dinosaur’s toys brand? The item comes with 156 pieces that include two dino cars, a door, a bridge, and slopes. The other remaining pieces are used to create a dinosaur car track.

 

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Why we like it:

  • The product comes equipped with pieces that create a dinosaur fantasy world.
  • Dinosaur cars lights and  moves using battery
  • Easy to assemble and disassemble for your boy
  • Sharpens the child creativity and imagination
  • Dino cars can be replaced with race cars.

Why we don’t like it:

  • The kit should have spare pieces, kids lose them, and it is hard to find spares.

Mattel Games UNO Minecraft Card Game

A game of card would probably entertain your kid while playing with mates. It is a perfect gift that offers some basic knowledge to those children curious about poker games. Uno Minecraft involves cards with symbols or images that should rhyme with cards on the table for one to win points. The game requires a winner to meet 500 points

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Why we like it:

  • Your son interacts with other children throughout the challenge.
  • Teaches hand-eye coordination and concentration skills to your child
  • An entertaining game that can be played throughout the day
  • It can be played by all family members.
  • Unlike Uno game that deals with numbers, this one deals with pictures that a kid easily understands

Why we don’t like it:

  • Can attract gambling, which is illegal to kids.

Crayola art set

Is your child  interested in drawing? Do you wish to sharpen his artistic skills? Then you have a chance to improve his talent with the Crayola troll World Tour Inspiration art case. Still, your son is able to color his favorite troll characters using this kit.

The package comes with forty-eight crayons, twelve colored pencils, fifteen markers, and twenty scrapbook sheets. There are also stickers for your son to glue his creative drawings on the sheets. With time, you will be proud of his artistic development and interest in painting.

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Why we like it:

  • The kit comes with 110 art tools.
  • Involves painting and drawing of trolls characters
  • There is the use of colored pencils and markers.
  • The kit’s casing has compartments that hold the supplies intact and organized.
  • Its casing is portable.

Why we don’t like it:

  • Limited to troll characters, which inconvenient kids who do not follow the movie

Selieve Walkie Talkies

Walkie-talkies could be the perfect toy for boys, especially in holiday camps or adventures. Since you can’t buy him expensive phones, you can still communicate with them using these devices. Your son will also love communicating with his friends using this item. The gadgets are also small and are light for your son to easily carry around.

 

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Why we like it:

It has a key lock key where only you can manipulate the gadget

  • Portable
  • Simple for your kiddo to operate
  • One can use multiple programs
  • There is a voice activation volume that magnifies your kids sound
  • Its material making is sturdy and withstands damage from falls
  • Contains a flashlight for a night expedition
  • Has belt clips, so that enable your kid not to lose the item easily

Why we don’t like it:

  • Require 4 AAA cells, each thus unreliable if not well-charged
  • The walkie talkie have smaller display screens

Coogam Russian Blocks Game

When it comes to designing creative puzzles and jigsaws, we advocate this product. Coogam wooden blocks puzzle game comes with a board and basswood level blocks.

All your kid needs to do is to arrange the block to fit each other in a jigsaw. But creating that puzzle is not that simple; therefore, your son needs your help. He also needs to be creative and imaginative. In the process, he will improve his hand-eye coordination and stem skills.

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Why we like it:

  • It has a key lock key where only you can manipulate the gadget
  • The puzzle blocks are made of quality basswood.
  • It has different colored blocks that kids find fun aligning with their marching orders.
  • A kid can design distinct shapes like pistols.
  • The game requires simple instructions for matching the jigsaws.
  • It sharpens the kid’s creativity, hand-eye coordination, and stem skills.
  • Comes with an instruction manual

Why we don’t like it:

  • Filling the puzzles may prove strenuous and hard for the kid until he despairs.
  • The pieces are tiny, and kids can lose them easily.

IQ BUILDER STEM Learning Toys

If your 6-year-old boy says that he wishes to be an engineer, consider gifting him the IQ building toy. Perhaps you will be laying some foundations for his engineering career. This item will sharpen his stem skills, creativity, and hand-eye coordination.

The product comes with at least eighty-eight rods that are connected to forty toggles (balls). There are also wheels in the balls connectors for your son to design a vehicle. All these connects have different colors for the design to appear conspicuous. Your boy can also form buildings and mathematical shapes, etc.

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Why we like it:

  • Sharpens a child’s cognitive, creative skills and hand-eye coordination
  • It contains like forty balls with many balls connectors.
  • The balls and concentners are eye-catching when colored.
  • Great for stem skills enhancement
  • The building toy materials are not toxic for kids.

Why we don’t like it:

  • It can be strenuous and hard to build for some children.
  • Just a single miss of a connector could make the project unworkable.

Dig a Dozen Dino Eggs Dig Kit

Do you wish to take your six-year-old back to the Jurassic world? By buying this item, it will teach him more about dinosaurs and their types. Dig a Dozen Dino eggs surprise comes with twelve distinct dinosaur toys, twelve guiding cards, and twelve excavating tools.

Your son needs to dig the dinosaur’s eggs using the chisels. Then he needs to match the dinos with their learning cards. There he will discover the type of each dinosaur and how it lived.

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Why we like it:

  • A stem project that helps kids to learn about dinosaurs
  • There are twelve colorful learning cards about dinos.
  • Dozen eye-catching eggs

Why we don’t like it:

  •  The eggshell can be sharp and hurt your kid if he is not careful

Rock Painting Kit for Kids

Gold, diamond, emerald, silver are some of the treasures we consider valuable. Your kid, too, can enjoy the preciousness of such materials by designing his treasures from a rock painting art kit. The item comes with ten white rocks, twelve vibrant colors and metallic paint each, and sparkling gold or silver stickers. Your son will certainly enjoy putting googling eyes on his dazzling treasure.

 

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Why we like it:

  • The art kit is conspicuous with vibrant colors.
  • Sharpens the kid’s creativity and artistry skills
  • The rocks turn to be sparkling like a gem.
  • Stony painting has dazzling golden gluing stickers for decoration.
  • There are googling eyes that make the design catchy.

Why we don’t like it:

  • The stone is small to fit all the design kids would love painting.
  • A kid may dirty his clothes with the colors of the rocks.

HUSAN Electronic Coin Bank Box

Your kid will probably wish to be a banker. Therefore by using Husan piggy bank, it would be a great way of teaching him how to save. Also, this product can be his little ‘ATM ‘in real life.

The item comes with two inlet channels, which are for accepting coins and notes. There is also a mini-figure platform where he can key the password of his choice. Even if your son forgets the password, the item can reboot where you can put another password.

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Why we like it:

  • It has a box-like machine of sturdy material.
  • Have action figures for putting passwords
  • It has a red beep for the wrong password and a green beep for the right passwords.
  • There are model coins and notes that accompany the item.
  • Possess an automatic suction force that absorbs cash when placed on an inlet

Why we don’t like it:

  • Changing the code can be confusing for the kid

Top Race Construction Truck

Most of the time, 6 year olds (even adults) are curious about how to assemble and drive construction accessories. However, your child can still enjoy assembling and driving these accessories when you buy him take apart toys with electric drills .These accessories include a dump lorry, cement truck, and crane.

The kit comes with a full set of trucks that are battery powered and controlled by remote control. That means they seemingly do what real construction machines do. They even produce construction sounds.

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Why we like it:

  • The product comes with full sets of trucks.
  • There are construction sounds that resemble real trucks.
  • They use remote control.
  • These trucks are battery-powered.
  • The set has multifunctional accessories.

Why we don’t like it:

  • Your kid can lose the screws that can be hard to replace
  • Remote operations in operating the equipment may fail or slow.

Royalbaby Kids Bike

Perhaps buying your son a bike would be the greatest surprise on his birthday or Christmas. However, it is typical for kids to fall on a bike for the first time. That is an issue parents fear for 6 year old children. But with a RoyalBaby kid’s bike, your son’s safety and balancing are insured. That is because of its lever brakes and rear balancing training wheels.

The bike seats are also fastened to fit your kid’s feet tall. Also, the bike manufacturers fashion the pedals, handlebars to provide comfort to your child. Therefore if your child learns how to ride, he will have improved his motor skills.

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Why we like it:

  • The bike is stable even for amateurs.
  • Can be easily assembled
  • Have rear training wheels that improve bikes stability
  • There are handbrakes and rear brakes that provide safe riding.
  • Adjustable seats and handlebars that fit any kid’s size.
  • Sharpen the motor skills of a child

Why we don’t like it:

  • The rear wheels make the bike move slowly, inconveniencing expert riders’ kids.
  • Its sitting position inconvenience short kids. Where they may knock their knees on the handlebars while riding
  • The bicycle handlebars are made not to rotate fully, thus not good to veer a sharp corner.

Elite Outdoor Games For Kids

For the family that loves outdoor activity, consider acquiring a ring toss yard games set. This product also creates a chance to bond with kids, especially in holiday camps and events. This set comes with plastic rings, five thread rings, pegs, and a supporting base.

 

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Why we like it:

  • The set makes players have a teamwork spirit and a healthy challenge.
  • Playing rope, rings, and other materials are quality for outdoor activities.
  • The kit helps children to sharpen their hand-eye coordination, motor skills, and improve physical exercise.
  • There is a spacious and customized bag that comes with the product.
  • Ring Ross kit can be easily disassembled and reassembled.

Why we don’t like it:

  • Once the supporting base of the item is broken, it is hard to repair.

Osmo Detective Agency

If you wish your six-year-old to learn more about the geography of the world, buy him the Osmo Detective agency. The kit box contains a four-sided map, a magnifying lens, a map holder, and a game app. The game requires the presence of an iPad with an app that works with the Osmo detective agency.

All your kid needs to do is to focus the lens on any place on the map. The IPad will explain the geographical, cultural, political, and economic information of that place. This package, therefore, sharpens your son’s problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.

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Why we like it:

  • A kid develops problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.
  • It offers education to a child on geographical information about a place.
  • Requires iPhone that is compatible with most IOS phones
  • A kid discovers mysteries and monuments around the planet.

Why we don’t like it:

  • One has to position the map at an angle for their camera to see the board wholly.
  • The iPad can be expensive to acquire
  • The use of the iPad can be hard for some children to operate.

TEMI Dinosaur Toy Figure

Since the dinosaur’s world has been a mystery for most scientists, perhaps your son will uncover their mystery by Temi Dinosaur Toy figure. This product has a playmat that has jungle-like appearances like trees and features that resemble a Jurassic park.

In this item, all nine types of dinosaurs’ toys are present in their habitat. The play carpet can acchttps://www.amazon.com/Osmo-Detective-Agency-Explores-Required/dp/B07GJ1XSGP/?tag=babyadvisor-20ommodate two to three players. Your kid may find hours of fun partnering with friends while playing with dinos.

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Why we like it:

  • Enables kids to know about Jurassic world
  • Enhances the imaginative and hand-eye coordination skills of your child
  • The dinosaurs world seem realistic with trees  and other vibrant colors
  • The product comes with a carrying case that stores the dinos and other features intact
  • Kids play the game indoors or outdoors in hours of fun

Why we don’t like it:

  • The dino toys are boring with time since they are not moving or making sounds.

Power Rangers Beast-X Morpher

You can introduce your 6-year- old son to power ranger’s Morpher’s toy if he likes action cartoons. Also, if your kid watches power rangers beast Morphers movie, the toy makes him feel like part of Morpher x action. The product comes with Morpher, a Morpher key, and some simple instructions on how to use the device.

Your son will enjoy wearing the Morpher toy on his wrist and pressing the action figures for the battle to start. What makes the toy impressive and realistic-like is the Morpher’s lights, sounds, and voice-motion sensors. Your kid will certainly feel like in combat with villains when action phrases and sounds repeat in the Morpher’s toy.

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Why we like it:

  • Has a  morph x key that unlocks action sound and phrases
  • Finding other power rangers beast action figures to find makes the game incredible
  • The sounds, light, and motion detectors make the toy sound realistic
  • Your son enjoys the feeling of being  ‘superhuman’

Why we don’t like it:

  • The Morphers noise could be disturbing to parents who want a peaceful time
  • The key can be stiff to respond

LEGO Creator Deep Sea Creatures

Your boy will relish the idea of building fierce creatures he sees in marine videos. He will also have a maritime adventure when you buy him this Legos model. In Legos creator 3in1 deep-sea creatures, he can create a shark, angler fish, a crab, or a squid. If he gets his toy building right, he will come up with a ferocious toy shark having rugged-shaped pointed teeth with scary eyes and standing half-feet tall.

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Why we like it:

  •  It has 230 pieces that can be conjoined to create an incredible fish model.
  • Easy to build the model
  • Sharpens the kid creativity and imagination
  • The pieces can form a dark blue shark.
  • They also enticing building of crabs, angler fish and squid

Why we don’t like it:

  • It can be stressful if pieces miss. You have to buy a whole set  again
  • The sharp shark’s tooth may hurt your kid if he is not careful

Conclusions

With the New Year on the horizon, I bet some of this product we have listed will serve as a surprise to your kiddo. You can also use reviews from amazon that guides you in using these items. We also hope our article will be of help as you plan to buy a toy gift for your 6-year-old boy.

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