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Great KidsToys & Gift Ideas For 5 to 7 Years

Updated on July 20, 2014

What are the best toys for 5-7 year olds?

3 simple rules apply for Toys for 5 to 7 years. Fun, learning and activity - these are the must have elements for any of the top toys for 5-7 year olds. This page features a range of toys that help this age group grow and develop. I found this a fascinating age group, such fun, and exploration. My daughters favourites are also featured on this page.

They are sure to enjoy a huge range of activities from toys to create and problem-solve to letting off steam. You can help their growing vocabulary and learning with games and puzzles, and since these often involve group play, it will help them to recognise acceptable social behaviour while they are having fun. Read on to see what other toys are suitable for this age group.

Featured here - Image credit: Monkey Bars available from Amazon.

Suggested toys for 5-7 years - best toys for this age group

  • Electronic toys like beginners computers, remote control toys and digital cameras.
  • Toys to stimulate imagination like play kitchen and role playing toys - interactive dolls and action figures.
  • Themed toys like Incredible Hulk Games and Disney Princess Games
  • Maze toys, puzzles and board games
  • Books and story cube games
  • Building and construction toys including lego
  • Arts and crafts like model making and bracelet and jewelry making kits.
  • Outdoor toys
  • Musical instruments
  • Soft toys

Most Popular Toy for Kids - Furby

I had a furby when I was young, one of the original furby's and I loved it! I love it when These original toys come back even better than they were before, I don't know who is more excited at getting one, me, or my daughter! My neice who was 6 got this for her Christmas and adores it. We loved the Furby and it has went everywhere with my daughter, I must admit I was quite jealous at the new Furby as it is way more advanced than the one I had in my day.

Furby (Teal)
Furby (Teal)

Furby is the best Toy your child can ever own

 

Best laptops for 5-7 year old kids - computing for kids

Learning and playing are still interconnected and toys that foster that are ideal. Playing in small groups is great for fostering sharing and caring skills. At this age they are becoming more adept at planning their own play times and will be looking for more challenging activities. Construction toys are great at this age and they will be starting to explore the technology world in computers and games. Time on electronic games though should be strictly monitored and no more than 2 hours a day be allowed.

My Daughter loved her first laptop style computer that taught her how to become accustomed to the keyboard, and use of the mouse or touch screen.

Continued interest in reading, writing and counting can be encourage and puzzles and games with peers and adults will help to develop their growing skills.

Discovery Kids Laptop Teach & Talk Grey or Pink 2011
Discovery Kids Laptop Teach & Talk Grey or Pink 2011

Enhance your child's learning with this great laptop. It has over 55 games and activities that will help her with arithmetic, spelling, music and so on. It is wireless and very portable. It also has a mouse and speakers and the 63 key keyboard will help them become familiar with real computers.

 

Toys for little girls aged 5,6,7 years old - interactive doll

Every little girl loves their baby and baby Annabelle really is the sweetest most fun baby doll ever. Every little girl loves their dolls, My daughter held onto hers for ages, (and still has somewhere as she will not part with it)and also loves when her little cousin comes over to play its an excuse to get the "dollies" back out again. Remember the days spent tending to baby and all her needs creating endless Hours of fun and play time

Baby Annabell Function Doll
Baby Annabell Function Doll

"Just like a real baby, the all-new Baby Annabell must be lovingly cared for and looked after. Baby Annabell responds to sounds and motions. When she is drinking from her bottle, she makes realistic mouth movements and sucking noises. When you rub her tummy, she burps. She also babbles, giggles, closes her eyes, yawns and makes little snoring sounds. Baby Annabell measures approximately 18" long. Requires 4 "AA" batteries (not included)."

 

Soft Toys as Gifts never go wrong - suggested toys for 5-7 year olds

Just look at this gorgeous large plush toys, Plush toys help kids through the world of growing up always there to grab for a reassuring cuddle

My Neice recently got this giraffe, for her 4th Birthday and I made her a Safari Zoo blanket to match and she loves it

Toys for Boys - Tonka Ricochet

Remote control toys for boys are very popular with all ages of kids. In fact anything that will. Get them outside playing like bikes and remote controlled toys, swings, ropes and monkey bars and don't forget the protective gear where necessary.

Tonka Ricochet R/C Replay Blue & Green
Tonka Ricochet R/C Replay Blue & Green

Description from Amazon: "The tough and agile TONKA XT RICOCHET STUNT PRO R/C Vehicle lets you create new stunts and remembers the stunts you just performed. Kids can activate the remote replay function to record and save up to four of their favorite stunts, then press replay to perform them over and over again. The TONKA XT RICHOCHET STUNT PRO R/C Vehicle is fast, rugged, and delivers all the toughness TONKA trucks offer."

 

The Ultimate Hero Toys for the Boys - great gift ideas for this age group

My nephew loves spiderman the best however he loves all the Superheros so luckily for us there are a huge collection of Superheros to choose from.

His best gift to date The super man Blanket I have made him.

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      Shelly Sellers 5 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      My son is 13, but he always got several remote cars and trucks when he was 5 to 10 :)

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