The 22 Best Gifts for 7-Year-Old Boys in 2019

These are the gifts he’s going to want

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Our Top Picks

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit at Amazon

"Helps your child construct 10 moving machines."

Spikeball 3 Ball Kit at Amazon

"Spikeball is the latest sports trend that is incredibly addictive and fun."

Hog Wild Toys Air Strike Catapult at Amazon

"The perfect toy if you need a gift they’ll love at a low price."

Treasure X Aliens - Dissection Kit with Slime at Amazon

"Fans of surprise toys and slime will get a kick out of this hot holiday toy."

Wonder Workshop Dash Coding Robot at Amazon

"Educational, interactive, and incredibly cool."

Spooner Boards Freestyle at Amazon

"This 24-inch board improves core strength and stability."

Playful Sports Mugs at uncommongoods.com

"A fun gift for picky eaters or children who get distracted during mealtime."

Realtree 24V UTV Ride-On Vehicle at Walmart

"A mini version of the Realtree UTV."

Dreamworks Dragons, Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon at Amazon

"Once they bring him to life they can bond with him and play interactive games with their new friend."

Shark Duvet and Pillowcase Set at uncommongoods.com

"Have your 7-year-old excited to climb into bed at night."

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    Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit

    Sure, LEGOS are fun, but the Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit takes building to a whole new level and is a great toy for a 7-year-old boy. This toy set helps your child construct 10 moving machines that can do everything from tossing the trash to delivering a voice message. It comes with 80 pages of instructions, over 30 LEGO pieces, and all of the components your child needs to become a mini engineer. 

    Take a look at other product reviews and shop for the best Lego sets available online.

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    Spikeball 3 Ball Kit

    If you want to encourage the child in your life to embrace the great outdoors a little more, the Spikeball Kit is a great option. Spikeball is the latest sports trend that is incredibly addictive and fun for the whole family. This kit comes with the Spikeball net, three balls, a drawstring bag for easy carrying, and an instruction book filled with rules and tips. Spikeball debuted on Shark Tank, and since then, it’s gotten wide attention as one of the most unique sports for all ages. 

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    Hog Wild Toys Air Strike Catapult

    The Hog Wild Toys Air Strike Catapult is a nifty little toy that provides hours of fun for any 7-year-old boy. This catapult toy sticks to a desk or a table and allows your child to launch a soft foam ball up to 30 feet. It’s simple, but incredibly fun and can be adapted to many different games. This is the perfect toy if you need a gift they’ll love at a low price. 

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    Treasure X Aliens - Dissection Kit with Slime

    Fans of surprise toys and slime will get a kick out of this hot holiday toy. They dissect the alien to get to the slime. Once they retrieve the slime they can play with it and keep it in the slime container. Just trust us, they'll love it.

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    Wonder Workshop Dash Coding Robot

    Robot toy

    Wonder Workshop

    If you are hunting for a gift for a 7-year-old boy that’s educational, interactive, and incredibly cool, check out the Wonder Workshop Dash Coding Robot. This dazzling little robot helps kids learn to code, all while having loads of fun. It provides up to five hours of active play while teaching children to explore loops, events, conditions, sequences, and how to program Dash Robot’s very own voice commands. This is one of the most innovative and unique gifts you can buy any 7-year-old. 

    You’ll love this roundup of the best robot toys you can buy. 

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    Spooner Boards Freestyle

    Finding a toy that encourages your 7-year-old boy to be active without hurting himself can be a daunting task, but we love the Spooner Boards. This innovative board helps teach children how to skateboard, surf, or snowboard, so they can build the skills they need before they hit the pavement. This 24-inch board improves core strength and stability and is the perfect active toy for outdoors or inside when it's cold or rainy. 

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    Playful Sports Mugs

    Playful Sports Mug

    Uncommon Goods

     

    Who doesn’t love to play with their food? Let your 7-year-old boy take mealtime to the next level with the Playful Sports Mugs. With ceramic construction, these mugs have a built-in hoop or basket so you can “play basketball” with those fruitloops all morning long. This is a fun gift for picky eaters or children who get distracted during mealtime.

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    Realtree 24V UTV Ride-On Vehicle

    realtree-utv

    Courtesy of Walmart

    Looking for the ultimate gift for your 7-year old? How about a mini version of a Realtree UTV. This thing can cruise around the neighborhood (don't worry a seatbelt is included) while giving your kid a sense of adventure. It also has a jack to hook up their MP3 player to so they can listen to some tunes.

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    Dreamworks Dragons, Hatching Toothless Interactive Baby Dragon

    Fans of How to Train Your Dragon will love this dragon that they can hatch themselves and bring it to life. Once they bring him to life they can bond with him and play interactive games with their new friend.

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    Shark Duvet and Pillowcase Set

    Shark blanket set

    Uncommon Goods

    Want to make bedtime a little more fun? This Shark Duvet and Pillowcase Set will have your 7-year-old boy excited to climb into bed at night. Made from 100% cotton, this twin bed set comes with a shark duvet cover and a pillowcase that will turn your child’s bedroom into an ocean playground. If you thought a bed sheet set couldn’t be fun, this Jaws-inspired duvet set will make you think again. 

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    Harry Potter Paperback Box Set

    Give your 7-year-old boy the gift of reading with the same books you grew to love. This box set includes all seven Harry Potter books in a decorative display box. Every child will love growing up with America’s favorite boy wizard, and you’ll love watching your child explore their love of reading.

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    Fat Brain Toys Door Pong

    Fat Brain Toys Door Pong is ping pong without the need for a table. This incredibly interactive game allows you to turn any doorway into a ping pong paradise for your child. Each set comes with a clamped and tethered ball and two paddles and can be played solo or with a friend. It’s perfect for improving motor skills, concentration, and encouraging social play.

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    Crayola Silly Scents Twistables Crayons

    Encourage your child’s creative spirit with an upgrade on the classic crayon. These Crayola Silly Scents Twistables Crayons include 12 twistable crayons with fun scents to make coloring even more exciting. No sharpening is ever required, as these crayons twist up to protect the color core. For less than $5, this is a fun gift for any 7-year-old.  

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    Bounce-Off Challenge Pattern Game

    Bounce off

    Matte! Games

    A fun twist on the traditional board game, the Bounce-Off Challenge Pattern Game is perfect for your next family game night. Draw a pattern card, then race to recreate the same image by bouncing the balls into the grid. The Bounce-Off game can be played with two to four players, and is a great way to encourage siblings to participate in friendly competition. 

    See more reviews of our favorite family board games available for purchase.

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    HearthSong® BungeeBounce Bouncing Outdoor Tree Swing

    The HearthSong® BungeeBounce Bouncing Outdoor Tree Swing is a swing built just for your 7-year-old. It holds between 35-115 pounds and can be used as a swing or a bouncing chair. The seat can also be removed, turning the BungeeBounce into an acrobatic wonderland. 

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    Nintendo Switch

    We probably don’t have to tell you that most 7-year-old boys are very much into video games, and the Nintendo Switch is the ultimate gift. While it’s a bit of a splurge, this gaming console will provide hours of fun for your child and his friends. Pair the system with kid-friendly video games, such as Mario Party, for a gift he’ll go wild over.

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    Razor E100 Electric Scooter

    The Razor E100 Electric Scooter is the coolest way to get around. This 24V battery-powered scooter can hold up to 120 pounds and provides up to 40 minutes of play on a single charge. It travels up to 10 miles per hour and is a great way to scoot around the neighborhood.

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    Kids' Adventure Seeker 3-in-1 Parka

    Parka

    L.L.Bean

    If you are looking for a gift for your 7-year-old boy embrace his love of adventure with an LL Bean Adventure Seeker Parka. This color-blocked boys parka has 3-in-1 design, and can be used in wet, cool, and dry weather. It’s the perfect gift for rainy fall hikes or chilly football Saturdays.

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    Nerf 36056 Walkie Talkies

    Nerf Walkie Talkie

    Nerf

    Walkie Talkies are truly timeless, even in the age of the text message, and this Nerf-branded pair is perfect for your 7-year-old boy's next secret mission. They provide a clear signal from up to 1000 meters’ distance and even include a button for communicating in Morse code. Bring them to your kid’s next playdate or on a camping trip for spy-inspired fun.

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    JEYPOD Remote Control Car

    What 7-year-old boy doesn’t love a remote-controlled car? The JEYPOD has a sleek, colorful design and plenty of power. It can be controlled from up to over 250 feet away, and has tough tires and shock absorbers that ensure smooth driving even on a bumpy surface. Even the remote control looks amazingly cool.

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    Mini Pac-Man® Game

    Pac-Man

    Pottery Barn Kids

    Pac-Man is one of the all-time classic arcade games, and here’s your chance to introduce it to the next generation. This miniature version of a full-sized arcade booth comes complete with a joystick and authentic sound effects and has all the fast-paced fun of the original. You might even find yourself picking it up once in a while. 

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    Personalized Basketball Hoop

    Basketball Hoop

    Pottery Barn Kids

    Give your 7-year-old’s love a sports a personalized touch with a basketball hoop monogrammed with their own name. At 13 inches in height, it’s just the right size for your child, and even includes two chalkboard squares to keep track of the score. For any kid with a growing love of sports, this gift is definitely an easy layup.

Our Process 

Our writers spent 4 hours researching the most popular kids games on the market. Before making their final recommendations, they considered 50 different games overall, screened options from 30 different brands and manufacturers, and read over 150 user reviews (both positive and negative). All of this research adds up to recommendations you can trust.