20 Choicest gift ideas for 6 year old boy

At age 6, a boy steps into Class 1 or grade 1. It is definitely not an easy age to be in as it is hugely transitional. It is a challenging time when the classroom environment shifts from play-based to more traditional book-based learning. There are toys and things which can make this period enjoyable for them. We were on a mission to find more of such things which you can give as presents for 6 year old boy whether it’s for his birthday or Christmas or any other occasion.

1. [amazon link=”B07R5Q7P69″ title=”Invasion of the Cow Snatchers“]

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The first game on the list is a logic game which develops the brain. It is played by moving the magnets. There are a total of 60 whopping challenges, with increasing difficulty levels. The box contains cows and UFOs with magnets inside them. This being a single player game, he will be able to play this himself without having to look for another player. No need to nag parents. A great gift to give a 6 year old if he has no siblings. This is a game which has no age limit, so he will enjoy playing it for years. It is a truly unique game set complete with walls, crop circles, silo etc.

Key Features:

  • Single player game
  • Uses the brain
  • 60 difficulty levels

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2. [amazon link=”B07TV8YSB9″ title=”Clay Dino Design Kit“]

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This set has everything a 6 year old boy would need to design some dinosaurs and make them come to life and use clay for that. It has three 3D wooden dinosaur puzzles which would help him to make dinosaurs. Once he completes the puzzle, it just needs to be covered with clay.  There are 15 boxes with colored clays. It is an educational STEM arts and crafts which combines science and fun too. The clay used is air-drying clay which completely dries within a day. The STEM kits enhance hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills and problem skills along with developing their creativity and imagination power. This is a kit which can keep him away from T.V. screen.

Key Features:

  • Contains clay sculpting tools
  • Reusable clay
  • STEM set

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3. [amazon link=”B0836V3MDN” title=”Kids’ Smart RC AI Robot“]

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Now this is a toy which every 6 year old boy would love and autistic children will enjoy playing with. It is a battery-controlled interactive robot which can sing, dance and talk. It even has gesture-sensing ability and can be controlled using a remote. The battery is in-built and can be charged using an USB cable. The 6 year old can be kept busy for a whole hour once the battery is fully charged. He would be engrossed in making the robot react to the commands he would give using gestures.  The robot will move to any side while making sound effects. The robot can also avoid obstacles by sensing them because of the motion-sensing technology.

Key Features:

  • Can detect obstacles
  • Charging cable included
  • Intellectual Programming

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4. [amazon link=”B07P16RVGH” title=”Mega Grave Digger“]

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Don’t we all know the obsession that little kids have for monster trucks? Make a 6 year old crazy with a joy monster truck named Mega-Grave digger. It is a remote-controlled truck and is an all-terrain one, which means it can drive over obstacles like the real ones! This massive truck will come with a remote and an instruction guide as well which will help him to create his own Monster Jam arena. What sets it at a higher notch than other remote-controlled toys is the fact that it can be controlled from a distance of upto 250 feet using the joystick and it is approximately 2 feet long. He can keep playing with this toy till he’s 15.

Key Features:

  • Needs 2 AAA batteries
  • Lightweight Design
  • Easy to control

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5. [amazon link=”B07TV47QV1″ title=”Hover Soccer Ball“]

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If the 6 year old boy has taken a liking for soccer or football, this is the perfect gift for him. Even if he’s not, this toy based on a totally innovative concept will turn him into a little soccer player. He will be seen laughing and kicking around the hover ball. It is the best way to give him some exercise when it’s not safe for him to play outside with other kids. It is a soccer ball which has been designed to play indoors and one can play solo, unlike  with a regular football. Any kind of smooth floor, whether it is made with wood or cement can be used as a soccer ground.

Key Features:

  • Soft surface
  • Rechargeable
  • Foam for bumper protection

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6. [amazon link=”B06XDD3K8Z” title=”Science Lab“]

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No not a whole lab, this is a science kit made especially for kids to make them explore and discover things by doing experiments. If not yet, soon a 6 year old boy will be introduced to science as a subject in his classroom. Kits like this make them interested in the subject and won’t feel daunted when they first step inside a real lab. This Science Lab makes Science look quite appealing, which is no mean task. He will be awestruck himself as he creates a whole kaleidoscope in a test tube. He will also be able to create a lava, a bouncy ball and other things. This is a unique gift for 6 year old boy. It is a helpful kit to introduce him to STEM learning but an adult must supervise him.

Key Features:

  • Scientific thinking needed
  • 20 experiments can be done
  • 32 page instruction manual

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7. [amazon link=”B08CF2FYG6″ title=”SMART CHART – Interactive Learning Series“]

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Activity kits are the most age-appropriate and fun gifts that a child can get. This is a kit which will keep him busy till he’s 11 and it can be equally enjoyed alone or in a group. The talking pen will only make learning through playing so much more fun. There are 141 re-recordable stickers called ‘Stickbuddy’ and 12 charts of A2 size which can be hung on a wall, pinned on a board or spread out on floor or table, whichever is convenient for the little boy. The kit is aimed at educating kids about important things like continents & oceans, seasons, means of transport, human body, advanced shapes, solar system etc.

Key Features:

  • Smart Pen asks questions, listens & records
  • Over 1500 facts and information
  • Boosts cognitive and analytical skills

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8. [amazon link=”B075GQ87PV” title=”LEGO Classic Creative Suitcase“]

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When you give this gift to a kid, be assured that it is something that he is always going to be carrying with him around. And it being a suitcase, he can do it very easily. LEGO has always made great kits which enhance creativity at reasonable prices. Different kinds of educational games have been included in the list earlier and this one is educational too. This is a kit which will help him learn while he constructs things. The pieces get fixed easily with others letting a young one create any model they want without much trouble. The bricks are small in size so that small hands can hold them comfortably.

Key Features:

  • Easy-to-follow building instructions
  • Bright yellow suitcase
  • Starter Set

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9. [amazon link=”B00IARPKW8″ title=”Scotland Yard Junior“]

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Looking for cool gifts for 6 year old boy? A cooperative whodunnit board game is one of the safest bets when you are giving to a 6 year old. And Scotland Yard has always been a hugely popular game and this version designed for juniors is no less exciting. Such a game needs one to engage in deductive reasoning, critical thinking and problem-solving. He can play this game with his family members as anyone between 6 and 99 can play this game. Undoubtedly this game is going to remain in his collection for years. He will be delighted to find that Ravensburger games can be so thrilling offline too. This mysterious clue-solving game will spike their interest in travelling too.

Key Features:

  • Strategy & Mystery game
  • Scenes of London
  • Takes 20 minutes

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10. [amazon link=”1620573407″ title=”What Time Is It?“]

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It is another board game which is best suited for a kid of his age and a very simple one. Many kids struggle with reading time till they are in grade 3 or 4, so the name of this game will pick their interest. They will be able to tell the time expertly when they learn it through a fun and unique manner. 2-4 players can play this game, so he can play with his siblings or friends who are below 8. There are 96 cards, 4 boards and 16 playing pieces. This is a game which needs no installation, batteries or remote but has a clear educational objective. The manufacturing brand which has made this game has been founded by two teachers, so your selection of this game as an educational game is top-notch as no one else knows how to make learning fun better than passionate teachers.

Key Features:

  • 4 differently-themed board
  • Hands-on learning
  • Resource guide included

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11. [amazon link=”B07DHS1BQN” title=”Spyrosity Explore“]

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A craft set encourages a creative child in pursuing his hobby. An activity set like this one will allow him to come up with some wonderful creations using his imagination. This activity set is a creative toy which is based on the art of quilling. A unique tool named spyro-station is included in the kit. No glue is needed for this art and craft kit, so there is no chance of any mess. He can use the cards he makes using this kit as gifts and greeting cards for his loved ones. His parents can also use them to decorate his room. He will be able to make 25 cards with different designs on each.

Key Features:

  • Spyro station for making coils
  • Cards with sticky fronts
  • Enhances creativity

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12. [amazon link=”B01BEPHH4Q” title=”Marble Run Super Set“]

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This toy set which uses intelligence is one of the good gifts for 6 year old boy. It is a DIY set where a kid has to build a track for the marbles. The building blocks will give him ample freedom to create a set as he likes. Safe non-toxic plastic has been used to make the kit and it is aimed at developing observational and operational ability in kids. This activity game is based on construction and is like a science project. Hours of screen-free play-time is assured when you give this kit to him. He will not get bored easily and will ask to play with this set repeatedly. It will enhance his imagination power and give a push to his intellectual development.

Key Features:

  • Can be played solo or in group
  • Contains 150 pieces
  • Free Marble Genius app for help

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13. [amazon link=”B06X97FWNK” title=”Dino Case Lunch Box“]

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This is a dinosaur case which has triple functions. It can be used as a lunch box, for storing toys and also having it as a decoration piece in the bedroom. Anything to do with a dinosaur will make a cool gift for a 6 year old boy. This sino case is of compact size which makes it easy to carry. He will love carrying it around with him whenever he is travelling. When used as an organizer or box, this is a real unique alternative. The box is shaped like the head of a T-Rex in a dark green color which looks very realistic. The use of Polypropylene plastic makes the case a sturdy one and also microwave-friendly.

Key Features:

  • Realistic T-Rex shape
  • Multipurpose
  • Microwave-friendly

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14. [amazon link=”B073XM9CW5″ title=”120 Pieces Magnetic Building Toys“]

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This is a 3D puzzle set which will keep him engaged for hours and is one of the great gifts for 6 year old boy. He can use the magnetic sticks for making simple shapes like stars and numbers or he can make pyramids and castles. There are multiple educational objectives of this kit like geometry, creative, letters, colors, numbers, hands-on ability and imagination. A 6 year old will be able to learn how to make flat or geometric constructions. The child will enjoy using his imagination and also feel a sense of achievement on finishing constructing something amazing. The toy set will increase his partial thinking capability and also his sociability when he plays this game with others. The sticks are durable which can stand rough play by kids.

Key Features:

  • Brain training kit
  • Open-ended play
  • Increases self-confidence & problem-solving skills

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15. [amazon link=”B07LG3KSZR” title=”Outdoor Explorer“]

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When you know that the parents of the child you are buying gifts for outdoorsy, you can be certain that the boy is an explorer-in-making too. Give this exploration kit having 20 pieces of important tools which would help him to explore the outside world. Some of the things included in the kit are magnifying glass, binoculars, whistle, compass,backpack and even a bug catching kit. Now when he is travelling with his parents, going camping or hiking, the amount of outdoor fun will be doubled. Whenever he gets this kit, he will become very excited for his next new adventure and will keep his backpack ready. He can also use this set when he is playing in his backyard till the next safari happens.

Key Features:

  • Mini binocular with adjustable focus
  • Increases curiosity about nature
  • Real compass

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16. [amazon link=”B002L24B5K” title=”EzyRoller Classic Ride On“]

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Pedal go-karts are common. Give him this new and ultimate ride-on which doesn’t have or need any pedals. Though having a steel frame, this machine is lightweight. It can be maneuvered easily which makes it safe for any rider above the age of 4. Also because the lengths of the legs can be extended, anyone can take a ride too, as long as one is under 150 LBS. This is a gift which will go on giving till at least he is 15 or even more. This sit down scooter will make him have a gala time riding around the parks and on pavements. As we said, he won’t have to pedal the kart. Instead there is a foot bar. He has to keep doing alternative leg movements to steer his kart ahead. It might sound difficult but it is quite easy to do so.

Key Features:

  • Comfortable seat
  • Best for flat surfaces
  • Direct handbrake

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17. [amazon link=”B08NFDKXGL” title=”LEGO Star Wars AT-AT vs. Tauntaun Microfighters“]

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Give this to him if he is a Star Wars fan. LEGO toys are anyways popular and best selling toys for kids so it is one of the most fun toys for 6 year old boys. This set contains 205 pieces and two minifigures of the iconic Luke Skywalker and AT-AT driver. There are 2 building instructions given in the kit so that he can play with his sibling or friend simultaneously and smoothly. This set isn’t very big and he can comfortably carry it in his backpack if he wants while on the move. The 6 years will be delighted to be able to recreate and imagine the scenes from Battle of Hoth from The Empire Strikes Back while playing. Once he sets up their AT-AT and Tauntaun Microfighters, he will be busy playing RPGs with them.

Key Features:

  • RPG game
  • Engineer toy
  • Has minifigures and accessories

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18. [amazon link=”B079ZJLPZ9″ title=”Wooden Building Blocks“]

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We have included a few games which need building blocks. But this is a construction game with a difference. No plastic has been used here. It is completely eco-friendly and has wooden bricks. This STEM toy also looks simple but elegant because of the wooden look which is unique now. There are 100 pieces in the kit and he will be able to make many different kinds of things. The wooden planks can be used for making a boat, robot, tower etc. and the game helps in brain development and is one of the enjoyable ways of keeping him away from screens. It enhances imagination and creativity and provides hours of creative fun.

Key Features:

  • Uses physics, engineering and maths
  • Booklet with ideas provided
  • Enhances creativity and reasoning abilities

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19. [amazon link=”B07ZR4KX6Q” title=”Air-Dry Modeling Clay“]

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Looking for creative gifts for 6 year old boy? The best gift for a boy who is creative and interested in art is a playdough kit. Creating colorful artworks using colorful clay will give him a lot of joy and peace. This model clay kit has clay that is natural and light. There are a total of 24 blocks of clay of various colors. The tutorial has easy-to-follow instructions which will help him to make more than 50 things in a step-by-step manner. The kit also has 3 clay tools which will help to give shape to the clay to make food, animals etc. The kit comes in a very nice giftable box which can be wrapped easily.

Key Features:

  • Develops logical thinking and confidence
  • Tutorial teaches clay painting
  • Non-toxic and easy to clean up

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20. [amazon link=”B079XY9S18″ title=”Mapology World & India“]

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This is a game kit containing the maps of India and the World. It will help the 6 year old boy learn about the flags of different countries and their capitals. It helps to improve geographical knowledge. It will make him curious to know more about the world and will also enhance his capability to solve problems. This is a toy which needs no battery and thick foam has been used to make the set. There are 100 flags and stickers too along with the 4 puzzle frames. There are 103 pieces which are required to complete the puzzle. The kid will be able to gain knowledge about more than 65 different countries. An Indian kid will be able to learn about neighbouring states and also their relative sizes. While they learn about eastern and western countries like Japan and the USA, they will have a tactile experience.

Key Features:

  • Helps develop motor-skills
  • Informative game
  • Contains puzzles, stickers and flags

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These are all the gifts which are going to be awesome gifts for 6 year boy. All of the above games and toys will encourage screen-free play time and most of them will help him to learn something. The STEM toys are particularly remarkable as they will help him express his creativity while learning about science. The construction toys are going to make him put his imagination to good use. Most of the gifts help in developing the brain but they are not overpriced. Whether you are shopping for his birthday or Christmas, give him a gift from the above list which would matter and benefit him and also make him jump with joy.