The Best Toy and Gift Ideas for 7 Year Old Boys of 2020


We have to love our boys and 7-year-olds are so fun to buy for no matter what they love. There are tons of cool, fun, educational and activity-based toys to choose from whether your 7-year-old loves camping, fishing, Lego’s, or outside fun.

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The Best Gift For  7-Year-Old Boys of 2020

The Hardy Boys Book Set

Hardy Boys Starter Set - Books 1-5 (The Hardy Boys)

Encourage your 7-year-old to read as it adds to his knowledge, learning and additionally his ability to problem solve. Reading is important and can be fun. The Hardy Boys Starter Set has been an excellent read for years. Boys love the drama and adventure. A great educational birthday gift.

 

I Turned 7 in Quarentine

I Turned 7 In Quarantine: quarentine notebook for writing and drawing,120 pages,6x9 cover

COVID has changed our world. Our children are experiencing something ourt of the norm and how fun to capture their thoughts and memories in a book. A birthday gift for the 7-year-old that he can write memories, make drawings and explain his experience. The I Turned 7 In Quarantine book is a good way to make memories.

 

ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game

Image of the ThinkFun Gravity Maze Marble Run Brain Game and STEM Toy for Boys and Girls Age 8 and Up – Toy of the Year Award Winner

Do you have a 7-year-old boy in your life that is tough to buy for like mine? He loves rugged toys but enjoys learning. The ThinkFun Gravity Maze has been a great way to help him be creative and build his critical thinking skills. This gift will inspire your 7-year-old boy to be imaginative and creative. This game will challenge his logic and keep him busy learning. I love the colors.

 

Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes

Image of the Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes - 3 Foam Plane Toys for Boys and Girls - Outdoor Rocket Toy Gift for Ages 5 (6, 7, 8) and Up

Exercise, fun, and group activity are the best for an active 7-year-old. Get them outside playing with their friends. They can have some great competitions with the Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes by performing crazy tricks and all your 7-year-old has to do is adjust the angle of one of the planes. They soar and glide. Fill the sky!

 

Educational Insights Artie 3000

Educational Insights Artie 3000 The Coding Robot: STEM Toy, Coding Robot for Kids 7+

Your 7-year-old designs the code and Arti draws the lines. How fun is that. Create your own map, trail or path and Artie will follow it. The Coding Robot let’s your 7-year-old boy start coding right away. Once he knocks out the basics, he can learn more from Arti. A great way to teach your son some much-needed skills for the future, while he is having fun at the same time. A birthday gift he will enjoy.

 

 

Hover Soccer Ball Set with 2 Goals

Image of the WisToyz Kids Toys Hover Soccer Ball Set with 2 Goals, Air Soccer with Led Light, Excellent Time Killer for Boys/Girls, Hover Toys with Foam Bumper for Indoor Games, an Inflatable Ball Included

A great gift idea for the 7-year-old boy. It is a perfect inside game for those rainy or cold days to get the kids off the couch and exercise. Fun family activity. The Soccer Ball Set is fun and entertaining for the 7-year-old on his birthday or as a gift on another holiday. It works on any smooth floor, even carpet that is short. Lots of fun, cool lights.

 

ATIMO Digital Watch

Boy Digital Watch Gifts for 5-15 Year Old Boys Girl Teen, Sports Watch Toys for 6-16 Year Old Boy Girl Present for Kids Age 6-16

Hey, a fashionable sporty watch for your son’s 7th birthday! It does almost everything. It will not get your son to clean his room, but he will be home in time for lunch. The ATIMO Digital Watch is a cool, sporty watch that will keep him always on time.

 

Schwinn High Timber Mountain Bike

Schwinn High Timber ALX Youth/Adult Mountain Bike, Aluminum Frame and Disc Brakes, 26-Inch Wheels, 21-Speed, Red

A great ride, smooth and steady. Your 7-year-old boy will shine like a star on his new Schwinn High Timber Mountain Bike, and be the envy of every kid on the block. Great exercise and extreme enjoyment. You will not regret this purchase for the boy turning 7.

 

Monster Lightning Wheel Tractor

TOMY John Deere Monster Treads Lightning Wheels Tractor, Green

I got this sweet deal a couple of years ago when my grandson was about to turn 7. He loved it. A quick learner, it took him a whole 5 minutes to be running the Monster Lightning Wheels Tractor all over our yard. We took it down to the camper and he played for hours with it. Every kid in the campground was over watching. It also taught my grandson more about sharing and building friendships. He let many of the other kids give it a try. Proud grandma here.

 

Wilson Golf Set

Wilson Golf Profile JGI Junior Complete Golf Set — Large, Blue, Right Hand

I like to golf and he had been using my golf clubs to play. They were too big but I could see he really enjoyed the sport, so I decided to get him his own set. He loved the Wilson Golf Clubs so much we actually made a small golf course in the back yard. Worked great. Make sure your 7-year-old gets the Wilson Golf Junior Complete Golf Set for his 7th birthday or as a Christmas gift this year.

 

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit

Image of the Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit, Age 8, Multicolor

Every 7-year-old boy loves to design machines. What a great way to get your son thinking as he designs 10 different moving machines that he can teach tricks. The Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit will be his favorite birthday gift.

 

SanDisk 8GB Clip Sport MP3 Player

SanDisk 32GB Clip Sport Go MP3 Player, Red - LED Screen and FM Radio - SDMX30-032G-G46R

I use my MP3 player all the time and my grandson is constantly borrowing it. Can you imagine, we like the same music, well almost. The SanDisk 32GB Clip Sport Go MP3 Player is a birthday gift your 7-year-old son will really enjoy and use constantly. It is great, especially, if you do not like his music, he can listen to it without anyone else hearing it. A great gift idea.

 

Nerf N Strike Toy Blaster

Nerf N Strike Elite Strongarm Toy Blaster with Rotating Barrel, Slam Fire, and 6 Official Nerf Elite Darts for Kids, Teens, & Adults(Amazon Exclusive)

My grandsons have the Nerf N Strike and love it. They spend hours outside playing games. They pretend to hunt, or they target shoot. The dads even get involved, and they have gun wars, which is hysterical to watch the boys run, dive, and dodge. The Nerf N Strike Toy Blaster is loads of fun. It will keep your 7-year-old active and healthy! Rapid blasting is the best part according to my grandsons.

 

Trampoline with Basketball Hoop

Trampoline 15FT Jumping-Bed with Enclosure Net, Basketball Recreational Trampolines Jump-Dunk for Kids Adult Bounce Outdoor, Family Backyard Safety Sports with Mat Spring Pads Steady-Ladder Hoop

I just purchased a small trampoline with a basketball hoop for my backyard this spring. The grandkids have a blast in it! The three youngest get in there and jump and shoot hoops, all I hear is laughter and giggles. I like the net to keep them safe, and it zips, so our dog doesn’t get in there. The Trampoline with Enclosure Net is just the right size for your 7-year-old and a perfect fit for even a small backyard. We had it in the house over the winter.

 

Campsite Loft Beds

DONCO Twin over Full Campsite Loft BUNKBED Rustic Dirty Grey

My grandkids spend a lot of time at my house, so last year, we bought these fun bunk beds for our seven and 10-year-olds, so they had a cool place to sleep. The boys love them. Once we got them together, they played in them for hours. They feel safe when they sleep. I made little curtains for the windows so they could feel like they are in a fort. They are made well and look like a fort. So much fun to be had when we can be creative. The Campsite Loft Bunkbeds were a win at my house!

 

5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!)

Image of the 5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) (National Geographic Kids)

I am always in favor of a magazine or book. Books and magazines are the best birthday gift for a 7-year-old boy. I want my boys to know I am thinking about them. Tweens can be hard to buy for, especially if you are a grandparent, aunt, or uncle that lives miles away. A great gift is a magazine subscription, and The National Geographic Kids will get them kiddos learning but still having fun.

 

Amphibious Remote Control Car

Image of the Pussan Gifts for 6-10 Year Old Boys Amphibious Remote Control Car for Kids 2.4 GHz RC Stunt Car for Boys Girls 4WD Off Road Monster Truck Christmas Birthday Gifts Remote Control Boat Summer Beach Toy

Spending time at the beach is fantastic and so is the Amphibious Remote Control Car for your 7-year-olds birthday this year. The amphibious car surfs the waves. Add hours of fun to summer with this cool gift.

 

Glow-in-The-Dark Hover Shot

USA Toyz Astroshot Zero GX Glow in The Dark Shooting Games – Target Practice Toys for Boys and Girls with Foam Dart Gun, 10 Floating Ball Targets, and 5 Flip Targets

Add some excitement to your normal game. The Hover Shot adds some air and difficulty to your target practice. A perfect gift for the 7-year-old that loves a challenge. The Astroshot GX Glow in The Dark Shooting GamesHover Shot encourages visual and spatial skills, hand-eye coordination, and concentration. Perfect those sharpshooter skills!

 

Spinning Rod and Reel Combo

Play22 Fishing Pole For Kids - 40 Set Kids Fishing Rod Combos - Kids Fishing Poles Includes Fishing Tackle, Fishing Gear, Fishing Lures, Net, Carry On Bag, Fully Fishing Equipment - For Boys And Girls

Boys like to fish with their dads and uncles or maybe moms and aunts. I know I spent many an hour fishing with my sons and grandsons. I was never good at it, but the men were busy farming, so someone had to do it. A fun birthday gift for the 7-year-old is a new fishing pole. Then have a family day and head to the lake or river. The Play22 Fishing Pole will get you all outdoors, and get your 7-year-old excited about a new adventure and bring you closer as a family.

 

Light-up Terrarium Kit

Image of the Light-up Terrarium Kit for Kids with LED Light on Lid - Create Your Own Customized Mini Garden in a Jar That Glows at Night - Science Kits for Boys & Girls - Gardening Gifts for Kids - Children Toys

Growing up, we always have some type of terrarium; I always loved them. I have bought my grandson’s various kinds of terrariums over the years. Sowing seeds and caring for the plants adds some knowledge and adventure to life. The Light-up Terrarium Kit lets your 7-year-old son simulate a real garden. He can discover the beauty of the planet. He can watch it grow, take care of it, and then watch it glow by night.

 

Franklin Sports Indoor Mini Goal Sports Set

Franklin Sports Indoor Mini Goal Sports Set - 3 in 1 Kids Indoor Goal Set - Indoor Mini Floor Hockey, Knee Hockey, and Mini Soccer Set for Kids

Indoor mini floor hockey, knee hockey, and mini soccer set for your son turning 7. Being kept indoors during COVID has been tough on our kids. They need and want to be active. The Sports set can be used indoors as well as outdoors. The Franklin Sports Indoor Mini Goal Sports Set will keep your 7-year-old moving and having fun.

 

Laser Tag

[UPGRADED] VATOS Infrared Laser Tag Gun Set for Kids Adults with Vests 4 Pack,Laser Tag Game 4 Players Indoor Outdoor,Laser Tag Blaster,Group Activity Fun Toy for Kids Age 6 7 8 9 10 11 12+ Boys Girls

Laser tag is always a blast. Your son and his friends will have a great time especially if they get mom and dad playing too. The VATOS Infrared Laser Tag Gun Set is a game the whole family can play. Your 7-year-old son will enjoy this as a birthday gift.

 

LEGO Technic WHACK!

LEGO Technic WHACK! 42072  Building Kit with Pull Back Toy Stunt Car, Popular Girls and Boys Engineering Toy for Creative Play (135 Pieces)

For the 7-year-old with the heart of a race car driver. The LEGO Technic WHACK! stunt car is amazing. When it crashes the engine comes out so your racer can resemble! Fun birthday gift. Once he builds this bad boy he can unleash the speed demon inside of him!

 

Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 Spectrum Color Set

Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 Spectrum Color Set – The Next Generation Marble Maze – 120 Cubes, 30 Marbles – Ages 6 and Up

The Q-Ba-Maze big box includes 120 cubes of different colors and designs to be used by your 7-year-old to learn some basic physics such as scaffolding, ramps, and paths. The blocks and marbles allow you to design many sculptures in various animal forms, robots, buildings, and weird shapes.  Encourages children to use their critical thinking skills. The Q-BA-MAZE 2.0 Spectrum Color Set is a great learning tool and your 7-year-old will love it.

 

Bluetooth Headphones

Letscom Bluetooth Headphones, 15Hrs Playtime Wireless 5.0 Earbuds IPX7 Waterproof Sport Running in-Ear Headsets w/Mic Stereo Sound Noise Cancelling for Work Home Office

These will give your 10-year-old son hours of listening time. He can chill in his bedroom or the back of the car, leaving you uninterrupted for those few precious moments. They last a long time and recharge quickly. The Letscom Bluetooth Headphones are a quality birthday gift for the 7-year-old music lover in your house.

 

Outdoor Exploration Kit

Image of the Adventure Kidz - Outdoor Exploration Kit, Children’s Toy Binoculars, Flashlight, Compass, Whistle, Magnifying Glass, Backpack. Great Kids Gift Set for Camping, Hiking, Educational and Pretend Play.

There is nothing better than an outdoor adventure with your buddies when your 7-years-old. My sons and grandsons were always off exploring with their adventure kits. They would examine bugs, trees, and leaves. They played spy and traversed the trees looking for treasures. The Adventure Kidz – Outdoor Exploration Kit will motivate your 7-year-old to discover new adventures.

 

Slackers Ninjaline

Slackers Ninjaline - 56' Intro Kit - Includes 9 Hanging Attachments - Best Outdoor Ninja Warrior Training Equipment for Kids - Build Your Very Own Backyard Obstacle Course - Rated Ages 5+

Boys love to climb and be Ninja’s, especially those boys turning 7! They have energy and enthusiasm that is endless. Get your boy this fun exercise Ninja center for his birthday this year. The Slackers Ninjaline has so many activities. He can do completions with his friends while he builds all that needed body strength.

 

Hobby Rock Tumbler- National Geographic

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler Kit - Includes Rough Gemstones, 4 Polishing Grits, Jewelry Fastenings and Detailed Learning Guide - Great STEM Science Kit for Mineralogy and Geology Enthusiasts

We live in a rural area, and my grandson is always picking up pretty rocks, or so he thinks. So grandma did what grandma does best; I got him this NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler because if we are keeping rocks, I need them to be pretty too. Now all those rocks have turned into a beautiful container full of gems he collected. He loves his rock tumbler. This Rock Tumbler will make a great birthday gift for a 7-year-old who loves rocks, science, and being creative. Coolest toy ever!

 

Flipslide Game

Flipslide Game, Standard

Our boys love fast-paced activity. This is a game that offers your boy a challenge. They need to try to move the blocks and find a color and slide to match the lights. It is crazy and the fun never ends. The Flipslide Game is a perfect birthday gift for your 7-year-old son to keep him busy in a car ride or just to give you a break.

 

Kids National Geographic

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)

I am always in favor of a magazine or book. This is the best birthday gift for a 7-year-old boy. I love to give magazines to my grandsons for special occasions and on their birthday. I want my boys to know I am thinking about them. Tweens can be hard to buy for, especially if you are a grandparent, aunt, or uncle that lives miles away. A great gift is a magazine subscription and National Geographic First Big Book of Space will get them kiddos learning but still having fun.

 

Threeking Rechargeable Remote Control Car Rc Stunt Car

Image of the Threeking Rc Cars Outside Toys for Kids ages 6+ Outdoor Indoor Toys Birthday Gift Present 1/28 4WD 2.4Ghz Rechargeable Remote Control Car Rc Stunt Car

My grandchildren love their stunt cars. They have competitions and race for hours of family fun.  The Threeking Rc Cars do some cool stunts. The 7-year-old loves his stunt car, a fantastic birthday gift.  There will be no regrets with this one on his 7th birthday.

 

Beginner’s Guide to Making Mosaics

Beginner's Guide to Making Mosaics: 16 Easy-to-Make Projects for Any Space (Fox Chapel Publishing) Step-by-Step Instructions & Photography for Window Sills, Tables, Flower Pots, Picture Frames, & More

For the 7-year old boy, on his birthday, who loves arts and crafts here is a real kit; the tiles are made of cut stone. A great way to cut screen time and let your son be creative. Easy to complete this project. Your 7-year-old son will love the Beginner’s Guide to Making Mosaics which has 16 Easy-to-Make Projects that are super cool.

 

Try Not To Laugh

Try Not to Laugh Challenge, Easter Joke Book for Kids: Easter Basket Stuffer for Boys, Girls, Teens & Adults, Fun Easter Activity Book with Cute ... Easter Activities for the Whole Family!

Kids love to tell jokes. Most of them make no sense, but we laugh anyway. I really like giving my grandkids books to read. So, Try Not to Laugh Challenge will let your 7-year-old learn some new jokes plus get him reading! Be ready to laugh.

 

3 Bees & Me Deluxe Magic Kit Set

3 Bees & Me Deluxe Magic Kit Set with Toy Wand & 75 Magic Tricks for Beginners - Best Age 6 7 8 9 10

A boy who loves magic is always ready for new tricks therefore I found this set that will excite your 7-year-old on his birthday. The 3 Bees & Me Magic Kit Set will excite and teach him to use his learning skills.

 

I AM SEVEN: Birthday Activity Book

I AM SEVEN: Birthday Activity Book: Unique Birthday Memory Keepsake Gift Book for 7 year old girl or boy. Kids Interview Questions, Story Writing, Drawing and more.

Seven is a special year for a birthday. There can be so many memories. If your son loves to complete memory keepsakes then the I AM SEVEN: Birthday Activity Book will be a great gift. He can answer the questions, write stories and draw some memories.

 

The Jumbo Connect 4 Game Set

ECR4Kids Jumbo 4-to-Score Giant Game Set, Backyard Games for Kids, Jumbo Connect-All-4 Game Set, Indoor or Outdoor Game, Adult and Family Fun Game, Easy to Transport, 4 Feet Tall, Primary Colors (ELR-12507)

We have the Jumbo connect out at our campsite. My 9-year-old and 7-year-old love it. They play for hours. It is so fun to see them work together. The 7-year-old is always teaching the rules to our 2-year-old grandson. The Jumbo Connect-All-4 Game Set is not only for the kids; we have just as much fun!

 

Ninja Tree Climbing Holds

TOPNEW 12 Ninja Tree Climbing Holds for Kids Climber, Adult Climbing Rocks with 6 Ratchet Straps for Outdoor Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course Training

I cannot keep my 7-year-old grandson out of the trees. So to keep him safe, I got the Ninja Tree Climbing Holds for my little ninja warrior. He loves them, and now he doesn’t slip and fall and get all scratched up on the way down! A great birthday gift for that little man turning seven who is adventurous and loves to see the top of the world.

 

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions

Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit, Age 8, Multicolor

A birthday gift that encourages your boy’s learning of science, technology, engineering, and math. The S.T.E.M. toys are developed with all those needs in mind. The Klutz Lego Chain Reactions Science & Building Kit will develop your son’s ability to construct the practical or silly LEGO items he wants to create. There is no stopping a S.T.E.M. boy from achieving greatness.

 

Blast Pad Rocket Launcher

Image of the Marky Sparky Blast Pad Rocket Launcher Shoots Over 200 Feet High

What 7-year-old boy would not like this? Get a couple of sets so they can have competitions with the neighbor kids. The  Blast Pad Rocket Launcher is so much fun. Any toy that gets the kids outside and off of social media or away from the television is a win-win. This is a great way to get them outdoors exercising as they race to get their rockets back and ready to re-launch. A fun birthday gift for the boy turning 7. He will love it.

 

EzyRoller Drifter

EzyRoller Ride On Toy - New Twist On A Classic Scooter - Blue

I can see my grandson rolling down the sidewalk in his EzyRoller and yours too. Your 7-year-old will love this rider. He can cruise around and feel pretty awesome. The EzyRoller Ride On Toy will hold up to your son’s energy and action. His friends will all want one on their birthday too.

 

Mega Crane

Dickie Toys 40

Our kids learn through play. They discover what they are good at and what they love. It builds their confidence and creates their future. The Giant Crane Playset offers your 7-year-old a chance to develop his knowledge of cranes in a close-up experience. Usually, he will only see them at a worksite, as you drive by on the freeway. Let him play with a fun crane that is simple to use, and builds his imagination. He can move supplies around for building the greatest creation in the world.

 

Cotton Candy Maker

Nostalgia PCM405RETRORED Hard and Sugar Free Countertop Cotton Candy Maker, Includes 2 Reusable Cones and Scoop, Retro Red

So much fun in a little machine. My grandkids love our cotton candy machine. They love to make their own. It gets them excited. What a great way to spend time together as you make this fluffy delight with your little’s. The Nostalgia Cotton Candy Maker is something you will be glad you bought for your 7-year-old boy on his birthday or for Christmas. I know I am glad I did.

 

VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 180

Image of the VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 180

Loads of fun when your out at the lake or on that long dreamed of vacation to the ocean. Your 7-year-old son will have so much fun capturing memories and exploring the deep. A future Marine Biologist in the making. A great adventure tool that will have your boy learning about ocean waters, coral, and fish. Get all the action while he is biking, skateboarding, or climbing trees. This VTech Kidizoom Action Cam 180 is a win-win

 

Cartman Tool Set

CARTMAN Orange 39-Piece Tool Set - General Household Hand Tool Kit with Plastic Toolbox Storage Case

Your thinking, “Are you kidding.” No, I am not. Kids love to learn. My grandson, at the age of 3, was using a screwdriver, under supervision, but he loved to take old broken toys apart. Do not underestimate your child’s ability to learn. I love the critical thinking, problem-solving, and fun he has when he uses his tools. He is older now and still loves them. They are a big part of his day, and I can use them too. Also, they do not lay around after a few weeks because your 7-year-old is bored with the toy. The CARTMAN Tool Set will be an excellent birthday gift for that 7-year-old boy.

 

SpyX Night Ranger Set

SpyX / Night Ranger Set - Includes Night Mission Goggles / Motion Alarm / Voice Disguiser / Invisible Ink Pen.

If you get the SpyX / Night Ranger Set your 7-year-old son will love this as an additional operative device. No spy can go without it. Adds to the secrecy. The Spy X Lite Hand is a fun birthday gift for a 7-year-old!

 

Night Ranger Set

SpyX / Night Ranger Set - Includes Night Mission Goggles / Motion Alarm / Voice Disguiser / Invisible Ink Pen.

The grandsons could hardly wait to try their gear. They especially wanted another pen. A fun set that they enjoy wearing all the time. Being a spy is glamorous, exciting, and adds some fun to the day. Your 7-year-old sons will really enjoy the secret life of spying with the SpyX / Night Ranger Set. What a great birthday gift.

 

Swurfer

Stone Owl Outdoors SkateSwing 360- Rotates 360 Degrees - Skateboard, Tree, Porch, and playset Swing

Now here is an awesome swing. Your 7-year-old will have a blast using the Swurfer after his birthday. A great design for your son to get moving. The Stone Owl SkateSwing will stand up for hours of fun and incredible speeds.

 

John Deere Die-Cast Set

TOMY John Deere Die-cast Farm Toy 70 Piece Value Playset

A 7-year-old boy has to have a shed and other goodies to create the perfect farm in his bedroom, just like dad. My grandsons are always copying their dad, uncle, and grandpa. If the men are baling hay or are combining, then the boys have their combines and balers out, and it is time for grandma to get some corn or beans ready for them to load. If your 7-year-old birthday boy is a next-generation farmer, he will love the John Deere Die-cast Farm.

 

John Deere Vehicle Set

TOMY John Deere Vehicle Value Set

We are farmers. One can never have too many toy tractors or farm equipment. My 7-year-old grandson builds farms every day. He spends hour imagining. We have to get out some dried beans for him to haul. We have created silage piles out of grass and even made hail bales out of aluminum foil and painted them green to look like alfalfa. The John Deere Vehicle Set will build your 7-year-old imagination as he creates his farm.

 

Spikeball Game Set (3 Ball Kit)

Image of the Spikeball Game Set (3 Ball Kit) - Game for The Backyard, Beach, Park, Indoors

We love to go camping, and this is a great outdoor activity for all the kids and even adults. It is perfect for the backyard, beach, or the campsite. It will motivate your 7-year-old and his siblings to be active and have some fun. The Spikeball Game Set is an excellent gift for the 7th birthday.

 

Razor A5 LUX Kick Scooter

Image of the Razor A5 LUX Kick Scooter - Red - FFP

My grandsons love their razor. They spend hours outside riding and racing each other; a great way to get back and forth from the park or pool. We take them camping and they can cruise around the campgrounds and visit friends. The Razor Scooter is not only sharp-looking, but my grandsons think it is great ride. Your son will love a razor on his 7th birthday or for Christmas.

 

Nintendo Switch

Image of the Nintendo Switch – Neon Red and Neon Blue Joy-Con with 256GB MicroSDXC UHS-I Card

My older grandsons love gaming, and they had to have the Nintendo Switch. When they leave the house, they can grab their switch and play in the car, and they have something to do when we visit Auntie’s. It is easy to manage and lock back in when they get home—a perfect gift for the 7-year-old gaming wizard.

 

Spalding Basketball Backboard

Spalding NBA Acrylic Backboard/Rim Combo 54-Inch

Basketball is a great sport, and 7-year-old boys enjoy playing it. It is a great way for them to learn collaboration and to be a part of a team. A skill they need as adults. The Spalding NBA Backboard/Rim Combo is a perfect birthday gift for that 7-year-old basketball lover in your home.  He and dad can shoot hoops.

 

Crayola Arctic Color Chemistry Set for Kids

Image of the Crayola Arctic Color Chemistry Set for Kids, Steam/Stem Activities, Educational Toy, Ages 7, 8, 9, 10, Multicolor

Science is always fun for the 7-year-old. They enjoy figuring out how things work and inventing. The winter experiments are a cold arctic blast of fun. The Crayola Arctic Color Chemistry Set will keep your son busy and learning. A spectacular Christmas or birthday gift. The Crayola Arctic Color Chemistry Set is a fun time.

 

4M Fingerprint Kit

4M KidzLabs Fingerprint Kit - Spy Forensic Science Lab - Educational STEM Toys Gift for Kids & Teens, Boys & Girls

How fun for the 7-year-old that is inspirrred to be a police officer or investigator or maybe a spy. He can dust for fingerprints and even collect fingerprints from his friends. A great kit for the avid spy. The 4M KidzLabs Fingerprint Kit is a Spy Forensic Science Lab that little 7-year-olds dream of owning.

 

Kid Made Modern Comic Book Kit

Kid Made Modern Comic Book Kit - Kids Arts and Crafts Toys, Storytelling For Kids

Do you have a kid that loves to write adventures. A true super hero comic book writer? The Kid Made Modern Comic Book Kit is the perfect birthday or Christmas gift for your 7-year-old artist and story-teller.

 

Treasure X Aliens

Image of the Treasure X Aliens - Glow in The Dark Dissect The Alien

Ooze kids love. It is slimy and gooey. A perfect gift for the 7-year-old boy who loves playing. A glow in the dark slime alien with little aliens inside. The Treasure X Aliens will be a gift your 7-year-old will love to play with for hours. My grandsons love their slime.

 

Activ Life LED Wheel Lights

Image of the Activ Life LED Wheel Lights (1 Tire, Green) Fun Bicycle Spoke Wire & Bike Frame Safety String Lights, Best Wheelchair Accessories & Top Baby Stroller Accessory, Gifts for Dad, Mom, Children, Popular T

Stand out in the crowd on that nightly bike ride with your buddies or family. Your 7-year-old will be awesome with his tire lights—an excellent safety tool for his safety on the road. Get your son the Activ Life LED Wheel Lights for his 7th birthday gift. He will be delighted!

 

Saucer Tree Swing

RedSwing Saucer Tree Swing for Kids Indoor Outdoor, 43

Swinging is amazing, but when you add the twist of this amazing swing, you kick it up a notch. Kids love to swing, and I bet your 7-year-old son will love this. He can reach the treetops and sky on his RedSwing Saucer Tree Swing. Room to share the swing with friends or those siblings. A fun gift for the boy turning seven this year.

 

LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox

Image of the LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Fun Robot Building Set and Educational Coding Kit for Kids, Award-Winning STEM Learning Toy (847 Pieces)

Kids love building—a great toy for critical thinking and problem solving, plus hours of fun. The 7-year-old will love the Lego Creative Toolbox with educational coding. A gift for the 7-year-old in 2020 for his birthday. Welcome your son to the creative world of coding with the best educational STEM toys to foster their curiosities. The building, learning, and programming robots have never been more fun.

 

Dragon Kite

HENGDA KITE-Upgrade Classical Dragon Kite-Easy to Fly-55inch x 62inch Single Line with Tail

Kites seem almost as extinct as this dragon. I rarely see kids fly them. The kite is a lost art, but so much fun. Every year we get kites and go out in the field and fly them. We have a full day of fun and adventure. The kids love it. A good gift for your 7-year-olds birthday is the Classical Dragon Kite. A perfect outing and activity.

 

Trampoline Sprinkler

Bobor Trampoline Sprinkler for Kids, Outdoor Trampoline Backyard Water Park Sprinkler Fun Summer Outdoor Water Toys for Boys Girls. (39ft)

If you have a trampoline and do not have this sprinkler your 10-year-old is missing out. What a great way to spend a hot day. I know at our house when it is hot the trampoline sits deserted. We added the sprinkler to it and our grandkids are on it every day. They love it more than their pool therefore the Trampoline Sprinkler is a fun way to stay cool and be outdoors. Fun for everyone. Give a great gift for your son’s 7th birthday.

 

This is What an Awesome 7 year Old looks Like Shirt

This is What an Awesome 7 Year Old Looks Like Birthday Youth Kids T-Shirt Medium Red

Seven-year-olds love to celebrate their birthday and this shirt lets everyone know they had a special day. Let your son enjoy his day for the whole year get him the This is What an Awesome 7 Year Old Looks Like birthday shirt.

 

3D Dinosaur Light

FEOAMO 3D Dinosaur Night Light for Boys, 16-Colors and 3-Pattern with Remote Control, Dino Night Light, 3D Illusion Toy Lamp Nightlight, Gift for Boys Aged 4 5 6 7 8

A nightlight is nice to have but the 3D Dinosaur Night Light is beyond awesome thereby making it spectacular for the 7th birthday gift.

 

Hydro Blaster

The Original Liquidator Hydro Blaster 2 Pack by Max Liquidator

These are fun! My 7-year-old grandson and his little brothers love playing with these in the pool and when we go to the lake. A fun birthday gift that is easy to handle and fill. The boys love how far they squirt and also how slow this grandma runs. They always get me. Wink. wink. I love spending time with my grandsons. They grow up fast. they will always remember the times they sprayed this slow grandma with their Liquidator Hydro Blaster, I love making memories.

 

Razor RSF350 Electric Street Bike

Razor RSF350 Electric Street Bike

Wow! The 7-year-old will love this bike! My grandsons had one for many years and loved it. It goes around 14 MPH and they had a blast with it. They took turns and raced each other. The Razor Electric Street Bike is not just a regular bike. They will feel pretty cool running the sidewalk or back pasture with this one.

 

Hoosker Doosker Tug of War

Hoosker Doosker Tug of War - The Game of Balance and Skill

Tug of war is an awesome game. Here is a great way for your boys to play using the Hoosker Doosker Tug of War, a game of balance and skill. Your 7-year-old will have extreme fun and won’t even know he is exercising. A fun family event. Get everyone involved and don’t forget the mud pit!

 

Ogo Disk

OgoDisk XS Disc Set with 2 Rubber Koosh Balls - Outdoor Bouncy Disk Game for Lawn & Pool - Throw, Toss & Catch - Kids & Adults 4+

Keeping our kids active and exercising is important. The Ogo Disks will get your 7-year-old son out the door running and playing in the yard. Everyone can play. A great family game that encourages exercise, sportsmanship, and cooperation. The OgoDisk XS Disc Set will make a perfect gift for any holiday.

 

Ribbon Ninja

Fat Brain Toys Ribbon Ninja Active Play for Ages 6 to 10

Get a crazy, active game of ribbon ninja going in your backyard. Who can zip, zag, and zoom the fastest and keep at least one ribbon from being stolen wins! Your 7-year-old son will strike as fast as a cobra. An awesome new way to play tag. The kids will love playing Ninja with their friends. Talk about exercise. They will have a blast as they race around and try to be the winner.

 

Sony PlayStation VR

Sony PlayStation VR

Virtual becomes reality with this electronic win. Hook it up and play. Everything in detail as you race to the finish line or challenge a friend. Every 7-year-old gamer is wanting a Sony PlayStation VR to upgrade his ability when he is “In the Zone.” A great 7th birthday gift for your grandson.

 

Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball

Image of the Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball - Size 5

A good soccer ball leads to a good soccer game. If your 7-year-old is a big soccer player, then the Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball is a great gift.  Soccer is a great sport and activity for your 7-year-old kids—a practical gift for the 7-year-old soccer fan.

 

OWI Robotic Arm Edge

OWI Robotic Arm Edge | No Soldering Required | Extensive Range of Motion on All Pivot Points

Now that is an awesome robotic arm. It reminds me of the Star Wars movie. Super death-defying action going on. This thing is extreme. Any 7-year-old boy will love to work with the OWI Robotic Arm Edge. It is just a big old holy bucket of an item. Great birthday gift.

 

Altair Red RC Boat

Altair AA102 RED RC Boat for Pools or Lakes [Ultra Fast Pro Caliber] Water Safety Propeller & Self Righting System | 2 Batteries Included | 30 km/h (Lincoln, NE Company)

Playing with a remote-control boat will be super fun for your 7-year-old, on his birthday! Great for the lake or in a pool, even the river if you have one in your backyard as I do. An activity that will give him the controls. The Altair RED RC Boat will not capsize your son’s birthday party.

 

Discovery Construction and Bridges

Engino Discovering STEM Structures Constructions & Bridges | 9 Working Models | Illustrated Instruction Manual | Theory & Facts | Experimental Activities | STEM Construction Kit, Blue

I have had many boys in my home, from my own sons to my grandsons, to children I helped raise therefore understand a 7-year old is in the prime of their creative life. They love to make things and be engineers. As parents, we need to encourage our boys as they discover the gifts they have. The Discovering Constructions & Bridges is a great way to do that. Encourage your son to greatness on his 7th birthday or for any holiday.

 

Blaster Boards

Blaster Boards - 2 Pack | Kids Fort Building Kit for Nerf Wars & Creative Play | 92 Piece Set

A 7-year-old with an imagination, a super soaker, or Nerf gun will have a jamming good time with these blaster boards. He can set up a battlefield in the front yard for him and his friends. The Blaster Boards offer a hiding place and exillerating action. A fun birthday gift for the 7-year-old boy who loves to prepare to battle.

 

Samsung Chrome Book

Samsung 11.6

Our children will need computers their whole lives. They have them in school, and many know how to use them better than adults. The Samsung 11.6″ Chromebook offers your 7-year-old boy a porthole to new adventures. They can do so many things and learn so much. A birthday gift that will create knowledge, and learning.

 

Sniper 370 Crossbow

Wicked Ridge RDX 400 Crossbow with ACUdraw, Multi-Line Scope, Package

Is hunting a part of a tradition in your family? Many rural families enjoy hunting as a family activity. They spend time together and bag some game for the freezer. Your 7-year-old should be ready for the next level in bow hunting and the Wicked Ridge Crossbow will complete his birthday dreams for the next big bow hunting trip.

 

Pindaloo Skill Game

pindaloo Skill Toy + 2 Balls (1+1 Extra Ball). Unique Gift for Kids, Teens & Adults. Fun, Challenging, Develops Motor Skills. for Indoor and Outdoor Play (Red)

Wow, the new toys they are developing boggles the mind. This skill toy is set to stimulate the brain, eye, and hand activities as a triad. Your 7-year-old will be a master at juggling, ball toss-and-catch play based on the easy loop principle. But is not too easy! A great birthday present for the boy turning 7! The game is set up with some basics and once your 7-year-old masters the basics, he will find endless other tricks for inventive interactive and educational play. The pindaloo Skill Toy activates both sides of the brain which is excellent from an educational viewpoint.

 

Thames & Kosmos Robotics

Thames & Kosmos Robotics: Smart Machines Science Kit

A great starter kit for the 7-year-old boy who is new to robotics. It is simple and fun. Your son can program his robot, using your tablet or smartphone to do different behaviors. The Thames & Kosmos Robotics is a fun, creative, and interactive gift for the 7-year-old son for his birthday.

 

Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter

Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter - Green

Regular scooters are fun but then you have the Razor Power Electric Scooter that will make your 7-year-old the fastest kid on the block. He can wip around the neighborhood at the breaking speed of 10MPH, do not worry your dog can keep up. There is a safety break. Love this thing.

 

Ripstick

Razor RipStik Ripster Caster Board - Red - FFP

Flying fast, far, and fabulous! Your 7-year-old can be the neighborhood skating rock star on the RipStik Board. Tons of fun creates a good balance and hand-eye coordination as he maneuvers those sidewalks or that the amazing skate park. Help your boy get outside and mount his new Ripstik for his 7th birthday.

 

Forbidden Island Game

Forbidden Island – The Cooperative Strategy Survival Island Board Game

A great game is known to combine a traditional card game and a board game delivering loads of fun. I love games and activities that encourage imagination, creative thinking, and problem-solving skills. A plus is it teaches cooperative strategy through survival on an island. The Forbidden Island board game is a satisfying adventure your 7-year-old boy will enjoy on his birthday.

 

50-Foot Solar Balloon

TEDCO Tedcotoys Kids Activity 50-Foot Solar Balloon

Holy magical sun power. A great way to experience the power of the sun. The sun makes this balloon float. Is it magic or science? Talk about a great science experiment coupled with loads of fun for your 7-year-old son. There are not only hours of just plain old fun to be had here, but your boy can learn about heat, absorption, buoyancy, convection, thermodynamics, and solar power. As an educator this is exciting! You can teach the principles of Bernoullis and Pascal. The 50-Foot Solar Balloon will be the best 7th birthday gift you ever gave your son.

 

Blast Off Duvet

Lunarable Shuttle Duvet Cover Set, Rocket Blast Off Spacecraft Speed Cosmic Technology, Decorative 2 Piece Bedding Set with 1 Pillow Sham, Twin Size, Sky Blue Rust

For the rocket man, moonwalker and astronaut there is a duvet to cover his bed and fulfill his dreams of the dancing in the stars. The Lunarable Shuttle Duvet will fit the bill on your 7-year-olds birthday. Send him to the moon; in his dreams.

 

Telescope

Gskyer Telescope, 70mm Aperture 400mm AZ Mount Astronomical Refracting Telescope for Kids Beginners - Travel Telescope with Carry Bag, Phone Adapter and Wireless Remote

Is your 7-year-old a moon and star worshipper? Get him as close to the stars and planets as possible with the Gskyer Telescope. An amazing birthday gift for your astrologist.

 

Spooner Boards

Spooner Boards Freestyle - Blue

The Spooner board is an amazing way for your 7-year-old to learn to skateboard, surf, or snowboard, so they can build the needed skills before they hit the pavement or water. The Spooner Boards Freestyle will help your 7-year-old prepare for the adventure.

 

Mini Drone

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Drones are amazing and a fun way to check out the landscape you cannot see. The drones offer an opportunity to check out that river bed or fly over the lake. You can scout out some wild animals when you’re on that trip or just chase your brother. The Mini Drone is a cool gift for the 7-year-olds birthday or Christmas this year.

Fat Brain Toys OffBits

Fat Brain Toys OffBits - AirBit Building & Construction for Ages 8 to 10

Create and design your “nuts and bolts” into a master vehicle. There are several designs you can create in each set. The coolest part about building an AirBit Building & Construction toy is that once you’re done your 7-year-old can register it, online, in the designing group. How fun is that for a 7th birthday present.

 

Tangle NightBall Glow in the Dark Football

Tangle NightBall Glow in the Dark Light Up LED Football, Green with Blue

Our children want to have fun. Parents want to add some learning into the mix. Playing football, with friends, adds in the needed tools of collaboration and team learning. This amazing glow in the dark football will add so much fun to your 7-year-olds football game. He will love getting the Glow in the Dark Football as a gift from you!

 

Fat Brain Toys Coggy

Fat Brain Toys Coggy

Fat Brain Toys are always a great educational toy. The Coggy helps them build critical thinking and problem solving skills through the activities they replicate. A fun educational, thinking out of the box gift for the 7-year-old.

 

Moulin Roty Le Jardin – Botanist’s Kit Carry Case

Moulin Roty Le Jardin - Botanist's Kit Carry Case (Valise Le Botaniste)

Is your son constantly collecting nuts, acorns, flowers, and leaves? Then he will love this exquisite set for his 7th birthday. He can use the flower press, magnifying glass, scissors, and the notebook to help him explore, preserve, and study his finds. The Botanist’s Kit Carry Case has exquisite craftsmanship.

 

Kinetic Dominoes Stacking Building Toppling Chain Reaction Set

Bulk Dominoes 143 pcs Kinetic Dominoes Stacking Building Toppling Chain Reaction Dominoes Set for Kids and Creators Large PRO-Scale

Dominos is an age-old tradition, and their potential for teaching kids about gravity and kinetic energy is limitless. This deluxe domino set, with tons of stacking options, encourages exploration, play, and critical thinking. The143 pcs Kinetic Dominoes set is a mastermind invention that will keep your 7-year-old on the brink of discovery.

 

Ravensburger Gravitrax Starter Set Marble Run

Ravensburger Gravitrax Starter Set Marble Run & STEM Toy For Kids Age 8 & Up - Endless Indoor Activity for Families

Ingenuity and critical thinking skills are what created this ingenious toy which allows your 7-year-old to interact with this track system. It lets your son design and build his own race track. Then he can use all the parts and patterns to experiment with gravity, magnetism, and kinetics. The Ravensburger Gravitrax Starter Set offers endless opportunity for learning and indoor experimentation. An excellent birthday gift.

 

How We Selected Gifts For 7-Year-Old Boys

I look for toys that have great reviews and proven purchases. I have years of experience working with children from all cultures and of all ages. Durability, educational value, and fun for the whole family are important. We need to play with our children even if it is just watching them as they play.

FAQs About Gifts For 7-Year-Old Boys

What are the best toys for a 7-year-old?

  • A good soccer ball leads to a good soccer game. If your 7-year-old is a big soccer player, then the Wilson Traditional Soccer Ball is a great gift.
  • The 7-year-old will love the Lego Creative Toolbox with educational coding.
  • Get your son the Brightz Cruzin Bicycle Light for his 7th birthday gift. He will be delighted!
  • The Spalding Backboard is a perfect birthday gift for that 7-year-old basketball lover in your home.  He and dad can shoot hoops.

What do you buy a 7-year-old boy?

  • My older grandsons love gaming, and they had to have the Nintendo Switch. When they leave the house, they can grab their switch and play in the car, and they have something to do when we visit Auntie’s. It is easy to manage and lock back in when they get home. A perfect gift for the 7-year-old gaming wizard.
  • The Razor Scooter is not only cool to look at, but my grandsons think it is fun to ride. Your son will love a razor on his 7th birthday or for Christmas.
  • A great ride; smooth and steady. Your 7-year-old boy will shine like a star on his new Schwinn High Timber Mountain Bike, and be the envy of every kid on the block. Great exercise and extreme enjoyment. You will not regret this purchase for the boy turning 7.
  • The Monster Lightning Wheels Tractor was a great addition to camping life. We took it down to the camper over the weekend and my grandson played for hours with it. Every kid in the campground was over watching.
  • Do you have a kid that loves to write adventures? A true superhero comic book writer? The Kid Made Modern Comic Book Kit is the perfect birthday or Christmas gift for your 7-year-old artist and story-teller.

How do you play with a 7-year-old boy?

If you want to interact and play with your 7-year-old, you need to do activities that interest him. As parents, we do things all the time that we do not necessarily like to do, but we do it for our kids. Their mental health, physical growth, and future matter to us. Above all what does your 7-year-old enjoy? Does he love fast-moving activities like basketball? Then get him the Spikeball Game Set. It is an excellent gift for the 7th birthday. Your boys will love it and so will you! Spend time making things with your 7-year-old, like the Cotton Candy Maker; this is something you will be glad you bought for your 7-year-old boy on his birthday or for Christmas. I know I am so happy I did. We spend many hours hanging out, making and eating it!

What should a seven-year-old boy be doing for learning and activity?

A 7-year-old boy should be active and learning therefore I love the Ninja Tree Climbing Holds for my little ninja warrior. He loves them, and now he doesn’t slip and fall and get all scratched up on the way down! A great birthday gift for that little man turning seven who is adventurous and loves to see the top of the world so get them outdoors, where they have to use their critical thinking skills when they are out there. Use toys that create interest in something new. I got my grandson the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Hobby Rock Tumbler to spike his knowledge of rocks and how they form. We ended up having science lessons. He loves his tumbler and is always looking up what rock he found. I have friends and family from around the USA that send him rocks from their states. A great way to start a conversation and stay close to family.

Wrap Up

In conclusion, Gifts for boys can be extreme, simple, and just plain fun! Always remember, what is your son’s personality. Does he like trucks, baseball, or dolls. It does not matter. Give him a gift he would want, not one you think he wants.

Pay attention, ask questions, research, and check out the value and longevity of the toy your buying leaving them with a short shelf life and our kids play with them for a day or two, then they are discarded to the heap. The most popular toys are not always the best toys for your child. My grandson loves tools and science. He loves to farm.

 

 

Terri Mielitz
M.A. Ed, L.S.W.A.
I have eleven grandchildren ranging from 2 to 25 years of age. I watch 3 of the toddlers everyday. I am an educator and a firm believer in learning, even with playtime.

I put a lot of thought into gift buying. Gifts tell a story and I want the loved ones in my life to have a positive story of belonging.

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