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Best Gifts for 5 Year Old Boys

Educational Toys Planet presents its top picks of the Best Gifts for Five Year Old Boys. All our learning toys will encourage your boy's curiosity, discovery, and creativity. But these top picks were specifically chosen by us to make a great educational and memorable gift for the special 5th Birthday Boy. Your son or grandson may have started school this year and he is now able to sit still for longer periods. He is interested in simple math, new reading and literature activities and how the world works. He loves to tell time, count money and play learning games. He is still fascinated by simple science and his thirst for knowledge is ever expanding. If you wish to capitalize on this and create a lifelong love of learning and school, then supplying the best educational toys is the best way to keep him excited and engaged. It is tempting to spend an extravagant amount of money on gifts for your children but the best gifts for 5 year old boys are not necessarily fancy video games or electronics. There is nothing more valuable to a child than learning opportunities and an inspired thirst for knowledge. The best gifts for 5 year olds boy will make each moment of play equal parts fun and learning. That’s not hard to do on our website where each toy is specifically designed to be a learning tool and is developed specifically to foster all kinds of important skills. He will love our wide variety of colorful and engaging learning games as well as building sets and art sets and each of these will help him master new skills like fine motor skills as well as learning his alphabet, numbers and more.

  1. 1. Grandma's Trunk Alphabet Educational Game

    Grandma's Trunk Alphabet Educational Game
    This adorable Grandmas Trunk comes with fun educational content to play the kids alphabet learning game.  Grandma's Trunk Alphabet Educational Game helps to develop alphabet, letters, vocabulary, storytelling, language arts, sequencing, critical reasoning, memory skills, communication skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  2. 2. Magnetic Tabletop Pocket Chart

    Magnetic Tabletop Pocket Chart
    This self-standing, double-sided pocket chart by Learning Resources features a magnetic board on top and three convenient storage pockets for magnetic letters, number tiles, or dry-erase markers. The Best Selling  Magnetic Tabletop Pocket Chart helps to develop manipulative skills, organization skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  3. 3. Life on Earth Memory Game for Kids

    Life on Earth Memory Game for Kids Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Platinum .  Life on Earth memory game by Eeboo combines love towards nature, artistic images with educational fun.  Life on Earth Memory Game for Kids helps to develop nature, animals, vocabulary, matching skills, social skills, memory skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  4. 4. GeoSafari Talking Telescope for Kids

    GeoSafari Talking Telescope for Kids
    The interactive electronic science toy by Educational Insights will share 200 amazing facts and questions with special nature sound effects. The Best Selling  GeoSafari Talking Telescope for Kids helps to develop astronomy, animals, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  5. 5. All Ready for 1st Grade Readiness Learning Kit

    All Ready for 1st Grade Readiness Learning Kit
    Prepare children for the first grade learning with this comprehensive school readiness kit from Learning Resources.  All Ready for 1st Grade Readiness Learning Kit helps to develop time, math, reading, measurement, addition, subtraction, vocabulary, handwriting, critical reasoning, word building, spelling, writing. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  6. 6. What Do You Know Bingo Natural History Game

    What Do You Know Bingo Natural History Game Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold.  Learn natural history and earth science as you play What Do You Know Bingo educational game!  What Do You Know Bingo Natural History Game helps to develop science, dinosaurs, plans, geology, animals, critical reasoning, memory skills, matching skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  7. 7. I Never Forget a Face Kids Matching Game

    I Never Forget a Face Kids Matching Game Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold Seal.  Recognize, memorize and match 24 pairs of kids faces from all over the world playing I Never Forget a Face learning game. The Best Selling  I Never Forget a Face Kids Matching Game helps to develop memory skills, matching skills, geography, social studies, countries, social skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  8. 8. Sandblox Geometric Shapes 7 pc Sand Toy Set

    Sandblox Geometric Shapes 7 pc Sand Toy Set
    Melissa & Doug's new Sandblox sand set means early math learning on the beach or in your backyard sandbox.  Sandblox Geometric Shapes 7 pc Sand Toy Set helps to develop creativity, manipulative skills, sensory exploration, pretend play, shapes, colors, patterns, math. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  9. 9. GeoSafari Talking Microscope Toy

    GeoSafari Talking Microscope Toy
    Help your child to discover the astonishing living micro world with the kids-friendly interactive electronic toy microscope by Educational Insights. The Best Selling  GeoSafari Talking Microscope Toy helps to develop science, biology, insects, optics, observation skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  10. 10. Around the Town 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle

    Around the Town 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Platinum Seal.  Nourishing kids' imagination and storytelling, this eeBoo's vehicle themed puzzle 2 x 3 feet floor puzzle has won toy industry awards for its amazing artistic presentation and creative play value.  Around the Town 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle helps to develop visual perception, planning skills, spatial thinking. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  11. 11. Dinosaurs - the Magic School Bus Science Kit

    Dinosaurs - the Magic School Bus Science Kit Award Winner
    Creative Child Magazine - Preferred Choice Award..  This Dinosaur kids science kit allows you to go on an adventure through the land before time with all your favorite Magic School Bus characters - Ms. Frizzle and her class! The Best Selling  Dinosaurs - the Magic School Bus Science Kit helps to develop dinosaurs, science, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  12. 12. Engino 25 Model Building Kit with Motor

    Engino 25 Model Building Kit with Motor
    Simply snap together 110 parts to build any of the 25 moving models with this Engino multi-model building kit with motor.  Engino 25 Model Building Kit with Motor helps to develop building skills, thinking skills, manipulative skills, creativity. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  13. 13. World Map 100 pc Jigsaw Puzzle

    World Map 100 pc Jigsaw Puzzle Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold Seal.  The award winning 100 pc puzzle by Eeboo introduces to kids world geography: oceans, continents, countries and more! The Best Selling  World Map 100 pc Jigsaw Puzzle helps to develop geography, countries, oceans, continents, social studies, spatial reasoning, planning skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  14. 14. Gizmos Gears 83 pc Building Set

    Gizmos Gears 83 pc Building Set Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold Seal.  Create a visual display of movement, color, and craziness with this awesome 83 pc Gizmos construction set from the Gears! Gears! Gears! toy series.  Gizmos Gears 83 pc Building Set helps to develop building skills, concentration, observation skills, manual dexterity, stem, problem solving, critical reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  15. 15. My School Wooden Magnetic Calendar

    My School Wooden Magnetic Calendar
    Let kids have fun keeping track of their school day with this Shure's magnetic school calendar, a must-have for any busy child! The Best Selling  My School Wooden Magnetic Calendar helps to develop organization skills, scheduling, responsibility. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  16. 16. Color Cubed Strategy Game

    Color Cubed Strategy Game
    Boost your strategy thinking and have fun with family and friends as you match the colors on the game cards.  Color Cubed Strategy Game helps to develop matching skills, critical thinking, addition, colors, problem solving. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  17. 17. This Land is Your Land US Map 100 pc Puzzle

    This Land is Your Land US Map 100 pc Puzzle Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold Seal.  Hey, This Land is Your Land, let's learn about the USA putting this 100 pc jigsaw together! The Best Selling  This Land is Your Land US Map 100 pc Puzzle helps to develop geography, states, social studies, spatial reasoning, planning skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  18. 18. USA Map Large Wooden Puzzle

    USA Map Large Wooden Puzzle
    This large US map wooden puzzle by Melissa & Doug is full of facts, information and fun elements. The Best Selling  USA Map Large Wooden Puzzle helps to develop geography, memory skills, us states and capitals, landmarks. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  19. 19. USA Map Wooden Sound Puzzle

    USA Map Wooden Sound Puzzle
    Match the American states with the right spots on the map and learn more geography with this USA Map Sound Puzzle by Melissa & Doug! The Best Selling  USA Map Wooden Sound Puzzle helps to develop geography, thinking skills, states and capitals. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  20. 20. Geometric Shapes 3D Building Set

    Geometric Shapes 3D Building Set
    Build 2D and 3D shapes with this geometry learning construction toy!  Geometric Shapes 3D Building Set helps to develop geometry, shapes, math, comparison skills, spatial reasoning, building skills, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  21. 21. Kings and Castles ArchiQuest Wooden Blocks Building Set

    Kings and Castles ArchiQuest Wooden Blocks Building Set
    This kids castle building blocks set from Shure's ArchiQuest includes 68 laminated wooden blocks, hand-painted to look like parts of buildings from Medieval Europe.  Kings and Castles ArchiQuest Wooden Blocks Building Set helps to develop imagination, creativity, building skills, history, medieval times. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  22. 22. Word Construction Learning Game

    Word Construction Learning Game
    Kids will go nuts about word building doing it letter by letter with this nuts & bolts Word Construction game!  Word Construction Learning Game helps to develop early reading, word building, vocabulary, language arts, critical reasoning, manipulative skills, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  23. 23. Wacky Wigglers Gears Building Toy

    Wacky Wigglers Gears Building Toy Award Winner
    iParenting - Outstanding Products Media Award, Creative Child Magazine - Top Creative Toy Award.  The Wacky Wigglers Gears Building Toy is an award winning motorized gears construction set allowing to create whimsical moving creatures.  Wacky Wigglers Gears Building Toy helps to develop building skills, imagination, creativity. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  24. 24. Nanotechnology Science Kit

    Nanotechnology Science Kit Award Winner
    Parents' Choice Awards - Gold - 2015.  Discover the world of the smallest nanoscale particles with the hands-on science experiments from this amazing Nanotechnology science set.  Nanotechnology Science Kit helps to develop nanotechnology, science, physics, observation skills, experimental skills, critical reasoning. Recommended for 15 years and older.

  25. 25. Pretend & Play Checkbook with Calculator

    Pretend & Play Checkbook with Calculator Award Winner
    Creative Child Magazine - Top Creative Toy Award.  The Learning Resources kids pretend checkbook play set teaches children life skills and needed habits of money saving.  Pretend & Play Checkbook with Calculator helps to develop money, pretend play, math, life skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  26. 26. Number Balance Math Learning Toy

    Number Balance Math Learning Toy
    This math learning toy demonstrates number relationships and helps your child better understand addition, subtraction, and comparisons. The Best Selling  Number Balance Math Learning Toy helps to develop math, number sense, addition, subtraction, cause & effect, equations. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  27. 27. Buggy Balance Measurement Math Activity Set

    Buggy Balance Measurement Math Activity Set
    The friendly bugs and the kids balance from this math activity toy will teach children about weights and measurements.  Buggy Balance Measurement Math Activity Set helps to develop measurements, weights, math, comparison skills, critical reasoning, manipulative skills, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  28. 28. Money Activity Math Learning Set

    Money Activity Math Learning Set
    Master early math skills and money concepts with this Learning Resources' Money Activity Set!  Money Activity Math Learning Set helps to develop money, addition, subtraction, math, matching skills, problem solving. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  29. 29. Snap Circuits Beginner Electronic Science Kit

    Snap Circuits Beginner Electronic Science Kit
    Snap Circuits Beginner kit features 14 extra safe parts, so the youngest engineers can build over 20 first electronic projects. The Best Selling  Snap Circuits Beginner Electronic Science Kit helps to develop physics, electronics, building skills, experimenting skills, dexterity, science. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  30. 30. Power Clix 3D Magnetic 52 pc Building Kit

    Power Clix 3D Magnetic 52 pc Building Kit
    This 52 pc Power Clix building set from Guidecraft features the 3D magnetic construction system that allows kids to explore and build unlimited models.  Power Clix 3D Magnetic 52 pc Building Kit helps to develop imagination, creativity, building skills, spatial reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  31. 31. Power Clix 3D Magnetic 74 pc Building Kit

    Power Clix 3D Magnetic 74 pc Building Kit
    This new educational 74 pc Power Clix construction toy from Guidecraft features the 3D magnetic building system that allows kids to explore and build colorful patterns and models.  Power Clix 3D Magnetic 74 pc Building Kit helps to develop imagination, creativity, building skills, spatial reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  32. 32. United States Bingo Geography Game

    United States Bingo Geography Game
    Play this kids US geography bingo with your family and friends!  United States Bingo Geography Game helps to develop geography, social studies, quick thinking, matching skills, memory skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  33. 33. Power Clix 3D Magnetic 100 pc Building Kit

    Power Clix 3D Magnetic 100 pc Building Kit
    Power Clix 100 pcs construction set guarantees fun and educational magnetic building without limits!  Power Clix 3D Magnetic 100 pc Building Kit helps to develop imagination, creativity, building skills, spatial reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  34. 34. 1-100 Magnetic Board & Tiles Math Set

    1-100 Magnetic Board & Tiles Math Set
    Master counting from 1 to 100, numerical order and more with this math teachers' favorite learning accessory. The Best Selling  1-100 Magnetic Board & Tiles Math Set helps to develop numbers 1-100, counting, skip counting, place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, thinking skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  35. 35. Under the Water Animals 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle

    Under the Water Animals 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle Award Winner
    Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - Best Toy Award - Gold Seal.  Dive into the puzzling world of the under the sea creatures as you put together the 48 durable cardboard pieces of this artistically illustrated 2 x 3 feet floor puzzle! The Best Selling  Under the Water Animals 48 pc Giant Floor Puzzle helps to develop visual perception, planning skills, spatial thinking. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  36. 36. School Quality Kids Stethoscope

    School Quality Kids Stethoscope
    The young doctors won't want to put this children working stethoscope down. The Best Selling  School Quality Kids Stethoscope helps to develop human body, science, pretend play. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  37. 37. Hot Dots Jr. Succeeding in School with Hightlights 160 Interactive Lessons & Owl Pen Set

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    With the help of the Hot Dots Jr. owl shaped pen your child will get ready to kindergarten and 1st grade doing interactive activities in different subjects.  Hot Dots Jr. Succeeding in School with Hightlights 160 Interactive Lessons & Owl Pen Set helps to develop addition, subtraction, weather, reading comprehension, sight words, time, money, math, science, reading, critical reasoning, problem solving. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  38. 38. Butterfly A to Z Learn & Play Rubberwood Puzzle

    Butterfly A to Z  Learn & Play Rubberwood Puzzle
    Colorful butterfly will spread its wings as your child assembles this alphabet wooden puzzle by Begin Again. The Best Selling  Butterfly A to Z Learn & Play Rubberwood Puzzle helps to develop letters, alphabet, manipulative skills, problem solving. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  39. 39. Quercetti Migoga Marble Run 90 pc Building Set

    Quercetti Migoga Marble Run 90 pc Building Set
    The Quercetti Spinning Marble Run Building Set lets your children not only engineer and construct their own marble rollecoasters, but enjoy the marble racing fun for hours of spinning fun. The Best Selling  Quercetti Migoga Marble Run 90 pc Building Set helps to develop building skills, principles of physics, observation skills,spatial reasoning, creativity. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  40. 40. Animal Parade A to Z Wooden Animal Alphabet Puzzle Playset

    Animal Parade A to Z Wooden Animal Alphabet Puzzle Playset Award Winner
    TOTY Awards - Toy of the Year Finalist - 2014, Family Fun - Toy of the Year Award Winner - 2013 .  The award winning Animal Parade A to Z toy is a stacking game, a wild animal figurine playset, an alphabet learning puzzle, and a 3D jigsaw - all in one high quality plaything!  Animal Parade A to Z Wooden Animal Alphabet Puzzle Playset helps to develop uppercase & lowercase letters, alphabet, storytelling, pretend play, manipulative skills, imagination, vocabulary, language arts, problem solving, spatial reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  41. 41. Giant Knights' Castle Cardboard Playset

    Giant Knights' Castle Cardboard Playset
    Small World Toys' Build and Decorate Knights Castle Playset features a huge durable cardboard castle ready for you to build and defend.  Giant Knights' Castle Cardboard Playset helps to develop pretend play, imagination, history. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  42. 42. Time Learning Activity Set

    Time Learning Activity Set
    This Learning Resources' time teaching set is a play tool to practice matching, reasoning, and early math.  Time Learning Activity Set helps to develop critical reasoning, time, math, manipulative skills. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  43. 43. Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Math 2 Books & Dog Pen Interactive Set

    Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Math 2 Books & Dog Pen Interactive Set
    This Hot Dots Jr. two-book set with included teaching dog pen provides kids from grades K-1 with 100 lessons on a variety of math skills needed to succeed in school.  Hot Dots Jr. Let's Master Kindergarten Math 2 Books & Dog Pen Interactive Set helps to develop counting, numbers, shapes, patterns, time, fractions, math, geometry, measurments, money, critical reasoning, cognitive development, problem solving. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  44. 44. Power Clix 3D Magnetic 36 pc Building Kit

    Power Clix 3D Magnetic 36 pc Building Kit
    Power Clix 3D Magnetic 36 pc Building Kit comes with super strong magnetic power to build towers, bridges, wacky shapes, creatures and more fun models.  Power Clix 3D Magnetic 36 pc Building Kit helps to develop imagination, creativity, building skills, spatial reasoning. Recommended for 5 years and older.

  45. 45. USA Map 45 pc Illustrated Wooden Puzzle

    USA Map 45 pc Illustrated Wooden Puzzle
    Learn about each state of the U.S.A. and assemble this beautifully illustrated wooden puzzle! The Best Selling  USA Map 45 pc Illustrated Wooden Puzzle helps to develop geography, memory skills, us states and capitals, landmarks. Recommended for 5 years and older.