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38 Awesome Toys and Gifts for 10 Year Old Boys

Where do you start when looking for gifts for 10 year olds boys? This list has everything you need to bring a smile to their faces – whether you’re after toys or technology you’ll find it here, from LEGO sets and Nerf blasters to a PlayStation4 and a Kindle e-reader.

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2018’s Best Gifts and Toys for 10 year Old Boys

SEGWAY miniPRO Smart Self Balancing Transporter

SEGWAY miniPRO Smart Self Balancing Transporter

Kids can travel in style on this SEGWAY miniPRO. Powered by Ninebot technology, the self-balancing personal transporter will take them from A to B at a speed of 10mph, while the long battery life means that they won’t lose power when they’re half-way through their journey.

Prices Vary


Nintendo New 3DS XL

Nintendo New 3DS XL

At the top of every 10 year old boy’s wish list this Christmas, the Nintendo 3DS XL provides next-generation 3D technology on-the-go, so kids can play their favorite games wherever they are. This Super NES edition also includes a download code for Super Mario Kart.

$365.00


Krown Rookie Skateboard

Krown Rookie Skateboard

Youngsters can practice their kickflips on this Krown Rookie skateboard. Built and ready to ride, kids don’t have to wait to take the skateboard – which has a 7.5inch x 31.5inch deck with bear design and urethane, graphic wheels – out for a spin to the halfpipe.

Prices Vary


LEGO Star Wars VIII BB-8 Building Kit

LEGO Star Wars VIII BB-8 Building Kit

This 1,106-piece LEGO Star Wars building kit will keep kids’ hands busy.The BB-8 droid from Star Wars Episode VIII, The Last Jedi has 2 rotating wheels, one to turn the droid’s head and the other to open the access hatch. When they’ve finished constructing the droid, youngsters can display it alongside the decorative plaque.

$179.99


D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths

Youngsters can read about the lives of Greek gods and goddesses, heroes and monsters in this captivating book. The stories may be thousands of years old, but with detailed descriptions and illustrated pictures on each page, the adventures are brought to life as if they happened only yesterday.


Melissa & Doug Medieval Castle 3-D Puzzle

Melissa & Doug Medieval Castle 3-D Puzzle

Youngsters will be taken back hundreds of years – to the age of jousting and damsels in distress – with this Medieval Castle 3D Puzzle and Playset from Melissa & Doug. Your 10 year old can create a fortress, complete with turrets and a drawbridge, from 100 cardboard pieces, before defending it from dragons.

Prices Vary


Untamed T-Rex by Fingerlings

Untamed T-Rex by Fingerlings

You wouldn’t want to anger this ferocious-looking Fingerlings Untamed T-Rex; if kids are able to tame him, however, he’ll show that he’s a big softie, purring and nuzzling at their fingers. But watch out, this king of the dinosaurs can be unpredictable, even once tamed.

$25.76


Hero Bookend

Hero Bookend

While kids may be more used to reading about superheroes than seeing one in action in their bedroom, this miniature, metal hero will save the day by using his magnetic super powers to stop kids’ favorite stories from sliding off of the bookshelf on to the floor.

$25.00

LEGO Elves The Goblin King's Evil Dragon Building Kit

LEGO Elves The Goblin King's Evil Dragon Building Kit

With posable wings and gripping claws, kids can build Ashwing the Earth Dragon from 339 pieces of LEGO, before flying through the air in search of crystals with Cronan Darkroot, the evil Goblin King. The set also contains accessories, including a cage for crystals and 3 minifigures.

$108.85


Brain Fitness Solitaire Chess Game

Brain Fitness Solitaire Chess Game

If kids think chess is boring, they’ll soon change their minds after playing this Brain Fitness Solitaire Chess game. Combining the rules of chess and peg solitaire, there are 80 challenges for kids to complete, varying from beginner to expert, as they aim to leave a single piece on the board.


Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon Gaming Headset

Turtle Beach Ear Force Recon Gaming Headset

Kids can immerse themselves in their video games with this 50X Stereo Gaming Headset from Turtle Beach. Compatible with Xbox One and PlayStation4, as well as PCs, Macs and tablets, with these lightweight, 40mm over-ear headphones, kids will be able to hear every sound effect, while you’ll just hear silence. Peace at last.

Prices Vary


Boys' Guide to Drawing

Boys' Guide to Drawing

For kids who are rarely seen without a pencil in their hand, this step-by-step guide from sci-fi lover, Aaron Sautter, will teach them how to sketch aliens, robots and more. Packed with 65 different projects, including how to draw a monster truck, this Boys’ Guide to Drawing is too cool for girls.

$14.95


Cardboard Tool Kit

Cardboard Tool Kit

If your kids spend more time playing with the box rather than the toy that came in it, encourage imaginative play with this cardboard tool kit. Using the safe-saw, ‘scru’-driver and ‘scrus’, kids can turn an empty cardboard box in to anything from a robot to a car.

$12.50

Roblox Punk Rockers Mix & Match Set

Roblox Punk Rockers Mix & Match Set

Get ready to rock ‘n’ roll with these Roblox punk rockers. Kids can mix and match their hairstyles and instruments to give them a makeover in between sets, or they can even create a new band member by adding interchangeable parts from their other Roblox toys. If their into Roblox, this makes the perfect gift for 10 year old boys and girls alike.

$43.95


The Everything Kids: Cookbook

The Everything Kids: Cookbook

If your kids turn their noses up after asking what’s for dinner, they can learn how to cook their favorite meals themselves with the second edition of The Everything Kids: Cookbook. With 90 recipes inside, from tacos to S’mores, they can create delicious plates of food that will leave even the fussiest eaters wanting more.

$9.98


Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set

Nerf N-Strike Elite Precision Target Set

Kids will be well-prepared for a zombie attack with this target practice set. It includes a Fireblaster striker and 10 darts, along with a target that can be hung from the back of a door so they can work on their aim from the comfort of their bedroom.

$64.99


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for Nintendo Switch

It may be considered retro these days, but children still can’t get enough of Mario Kart. Now on its 8th release, kids can play this deluxe edition on-the-go with a revised battle mode and new courses. There are also brand-new guest characters, the Inklings, and old favorites, King Boo and Dry Bones.

$49.94


Minecraft for Xbox One

Minecraft for Xbox One

Another classic game that’s as popular as ever, Minecraft is now available for Xbox One. Kids can play alone or with up to 3 friends using the split-screen mode. As they travel through different terrains, they must learn to survive by finding food and shelter… and avoiding monsters.

$69.99


Nerf Zombie Strike Sledge Fire Blaster Set

Nerf Zombie Strike Sledge Fire Blaster Set

This powerful Sledgefire blaster is the weapon kids need in their ongoing battle with the zombie hordes. There are 9 bullets included with the blaster and it fires 3 shots at once, making it impossible for approaching zombies (or any imposters) to avoid being double-tapped.

Prices Vary


LEGO Monster Truck Transporter

LEGO Monster Truck Transporter

Will the giant monster truck make it to the LEGO City race? This set includes 299 pieces (no, you haven’t lost a piece) and kids can build the transporter before loading it on to the trailer to get the driver and crew to the start line on time.

$149.95


Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

Kids can customize their Modulus blaster depending on the scale of the zombie attack – from fighting a battle at close quarters to firing long-range shots, the interchangeable accessories, including the mega dart barrel extension and missile stock launcher, make adapting their weapon easy, even mid-invasion.

Prices Vary


PlayStation 4 Console

PlayStation 4 Console

You’ll be very popular giving this gift that kids’ dreams are made of – the new lighter, slimmer PlayStation4 has a matching DualShock 4 wireless controller for gaming, and kids can watch TV, listen to music and connect with their friends with a 1TB hard drive. They’ll never leave their bedroom again.

$309.99


LEGO Ideas Yellow Submarine Building Kit

LEGO Ideas Yellow Submarine Building Kit

They might be too young to know The Beatles, but kids will love building this yellow submarine. With 550 pieces to put together, there’s a removable top for access inside the submarine, as well as a cockpit, propellers and 4 periscopes – one each for John, Ringo, Paul and George.

$199.99


Elongdi Kids Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf

Elongdi Kids Tactical Vest Kit for Nerf

Kids will be firing off darts at lightning speed wearing this tactical vest that also comes loaded with ammo. Compatible with N-strike Elite blasters, there are 50 darts that they can grab and reload to make sure that they’re always one step ahead on the battlefield.

Prices Vary


Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Figure Pack

Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Figure Pack

With their super-friends to play with, adventures are never far away – a fun gift for 10 year old boys, this 5-figure set includes Batman and his Justice League friends, as well as super-villains, Scarecrow and Captain Cold. Who will win as they go head-to-head in battle?

$24.94


LEGO Super Heroes Kryptonite Interception

LEGO Super Heroes Kryptonite Interception

Batman fans will love this LEGO set with their favorite super hero and his Batmobile, which he needs to defeat the LexCorp henchmen in the fight for Kryptonite. Once kids have put together his vehicle, they can check out the comic book included with the kit to inspire their imaginative play.

Prices Vary


LEGO Superheroes Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas

LEGO Superheroes Gorilla Grodd Goes Bananas

There’s a face off on the streets with Gorilla Grodd as he destroys Gotham City on his search for bananas. With the help of his Bat-Mech, which has giant bat wings and 2 stud shooters, Batman must fight to take down Gorilla Grodd and Captain Cold with his friends, The Flash and Wonder Woman.

$119.99


LEGO Ideas Maze Building Kit

LEGO Ideas Maze Building Kit

With advice from the LEGO set’s designer, kids can create magnificent mazes to challenge themselves and their friends. The wheels can be tilted on their side to guide the ball through the maze and the travel lock means that it can be taken on road trips.

Prices Vary


Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire Blaster

Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire Blaster

Zombie hordes don’t stand a chance against this Hyperfire blaster, the fastest-firing Nerf dart blaster around; kids can fire 5 darts per second from the 25-dart drum. They may try to run, but the undead won’t be able to escape from this motorized blaster, which can fire up to 27 meters.

$119.95


LEGO Star Wars StarScavenger Star Wars Toy

LEGO Star Wars StarScavenger Star Wars Toy

Star Wars fans will have fun building the Freemakers’ spaceship before heading off on an adventure around the galaxy. The StarScavenger has a fold-out top section with a mini scavenger vessel inside, so kids can send the minfigures and friendly Droid off to search for space junk.

$119.95


Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Kids can play their favorite video games at home or on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con. Whether docked to the TV or in hand-held mode, they’ll be able to play with family and friends, passing around the red and blue Joy-Con controllers to share the fun.

$340.00


TruForce Megaman X Action Figure

TruForce Megaman X Action Figure

The first collectible figure from TruForce, Mega Man X is not a regular toy. Despite his die-cast armor, he has 30 points of articulation so kids can make him pose and move, as well as an LED light in the X Buster to defend himself against Mavericks.

$119.99


LEGO Technic Street Motorcycle

LEGO Technic Street Motorcycle

With all of the features of a real motorcycle, speed lovers will have fun building this 2-in-1 LEGO model, which can also be transformed in to a retro bike. There’s front and rear suspension, working steering, and an engine with moving pistons, so kids can tinker around under the hood.

$89.99


Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit

Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit

Inquisitive kids will enjoy exploring electronics through the 101 projects included in this set. The 30 color-coded components snap together without any tools to create working circuits, featuring a slide switch, an alarm and even a speaker, to help improve kids’ understanding of how these are used day-to-day.

$20.99


Hot Wheels Super 6-Lane Raceway

Hot Wheels Super 6-Lane Raceway

This epic raceway is 8 feet long! An ideal gift for 10 year old boys who are in to cars, they won’t tire of racing the 6 Hot Wheels cars down the track to the finish line. They can race the cars against each other or challenge their friends.

$74.99


LEGO Ninjago Movie Manta Ray Bomber

LEGO Ninjago Movie Manta Ray Bomber

For kids who love pretending to be ninjas, this LEGO set will teach them about courage and teamwork as they help Cole to save Shen-Li in the exciting but dangerous world of Ninjago. Riding on the Manta Ray Bomber he can swoop in to save the day.

$48.99


LEGO Star Wars Tie Advanced Prototype Toy

LEGO Star Wars Tie Advanced Prototype Toy

This LEGO prototype toy is top secret… it’s packed with advanced technology like folding wings and spring-loaded shooters to hunt down rogue rebels. Using the double-bladed light saber, kids can help The Inquisitor defend planet Lothal to make sure that the rebels don’t win the battle for freedom.

$139.96


Mattel Blokus Game

Mattel Blokus Game

Encouraging strategical thinking (as well as healthy competition), Blokus takes just minutes to learn, but provides hours of fun. With just 21 squares, players must defend their corner of the board by blocking their opponents – when no more squares can be placed, the player with the lowest number is crowned the winner.

$19.99


LEGO City Police High-speed Chase Building Toy

LEGO City Police High-speed Chase Building Toy

Chase McCain is searching for criminals in a high-speed police chase in his helicopter with rotating propellers. Kids can build the copter and police car to help the police catch the crooks, and there’s even a buildable barrier to stop the sports car filled with loot.

$79.99


Xbox One X Console

Xbox One X Console

The dream gift for 10 year old boys who can’t bear to be separated from their games consoles, the Xbox One X has 40% more power than any other console, meaning kids can spend more uninterrupted hours immersed in 4K gaming. And it’s compatible with their old Xbox One games, too.

$755.00


Funko POP Guardians of The Galaxy Ronan Action Figure

Funko POP Guardians of The Galaxy Ronan Action Figure

This POP! figure makes a fun gift for any Guardians of the Galaxy or Marvel fan – at just 3 and 3/4 inches tall, each figure comes in a window display box to protect it. As well as Ronan, kids can collect the other figures from the Funko range.

$27.50


LEGO Creator Vacation Getaways

LEGO Creator Vacation Getaways

Kids can head off on vacation with this 3-in-1 LEGO Creator set. The buildable camper, which comes with a trailer and motorboat, can also be transformed in to a summer home or a yacht for the 2 minifigures to enjoy. Watch out for the bear.

$216.53


Finn Pop! Star Wars Figure

Finn Pop! Star Wars Figure

A must-have collectible for Star Wars fans, this range of POP! figures was created to coincide with the box office release of The Force Awakens. Finn is a trained warrior whose path takes him on often dangerous adventures; with a decorative stand, kids can make sure that their figure is kept safe.

$8.93


LEGO Jurassic World Indominus Rex Breakout Building Kit

LEGO Jurassic World Indominus Rex Breakout Building Kit

There’s a dinosaur on the loose and Dr. Wu needs help to end its rampage before it gets to Zach in the gyrosphere. Launching the helicopter to search for the Indominus Rex while the minifigures watch on from the impound’s research tower, kids can use their imagination to recreate scenes from Jurassic World.

$574.18


Apple iPad with WiFi

Apple iPad with WiFi

With built-in WiFi, this Apple iPad can be used at home or on-the-go, whether kids are doing their homework in their bedroom or playing games in the car. There’s 32GB of storage too, so they can store their photos and stream videos without using up the download limits on the family broadband.

$262.16


Kindle E-reader

Kindle E-reader

Whether you know a 10 year old who loves books or you want to encourage your kids to read more, this Kindle e-reader gives them access to the world’s largest bookstore. Perfect for taking out and about, it’s thin and light for one-handed reading. Kids can listen to audiobooks through Bluetooth enabled headphones, too.

Prices Vary


Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

Anki Overdrive Starter Kit

Not your average toy cars, this Overdrive kit includes super cars with cutting-edge technology – rather than vehicles, these cars are robots, programmed ready for battle. Controlling the cars from their mobile devices, kids can race against themselves in time trial mode or challenge their friends.

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LEGO City Police Station

LEGO City Police Station

It’s going off at the LEGO City police station, as the crooks are trying to escape from jail. Kids can help the police chase them down by manning the watch tower and launching the chopper. The 3-level police station includes a cell with an exploding wall, and there are 7 minifigures to keep locked up.

$234.91


Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad Ex-3 Blaster

Nerf N-Strike Elite Triad Ex-3 Blaster

When the zombie hordes need to be taken down, kids can rely on the N-strike Elite Triad Ex-3 blaster – it may be small, but with a range of up to 90 feet and with technology to know which barrel is loaded, it won’t let them down mid-battle.

$15.21


Winning Moves Games No Stress Chess

Winning Moves Games No Stress Chess

The slower pace of chess can be a challenge for kids to get their heads around, but mastering this game can help them with focus and patience. This set teaches kids the rules with 56 cards to guide them through every move, making it easy and stress-free to learn.

$12.99


LEGO NexoKnights The Fortrex Kit

LEGO NexoKnights The Fortrex Kit

Kids get 2 LEGO toys in 1 with this Nexo Knights battle castle – the Fortrex prison folds out to reveal headquarters complete with a round table. Kids can build and play with their favorite knights, including Clay Moorington and Axl, and there’s a free app to download, too.

$394.98


Marvel Hulk Bust Bank

Marvel Hulk Bust Bank

A fun, original gift for 10 year old boys who seem to have every toy out there, this Hulk Bust Bank will help to encourage them to save their allowance – they can slot coins in to the back of Hulk’s torso to keep their dollars safe.

$19.94


Nerf Zombie Strike Hammershot Blaster

Nerf Zombie Strike Hammershot Blaster

Kids can take on the zombies one-handed with the Hammershot blaster – by pulling back the hammer they can start firing the 5 darts loaded in to the barrel at the approaching hordes, before reloading in a flash, ready to go again. The undead won’t know what’s hit them.

$14.86

8 Easy Diy Gifts for 10 Year Old Boy

Diy Supersized Pokeball Pillow

Diy Supersized Pokeball Pillow

If you love to sew, check out this article to find a free pattern to create an awesome Pokéball pillow, using scraps of fabric you have lying around. Whether you go for the 16 or 24 inch pillow, it’ll make a great addition to a Pokémon fan’s bedroom or playroom.

Diy Easy Baseball Wreath Tutorial

Diy Easy Baseball Wreath Tutorial

If you’re always tripping over old baseballs, have a look at this post to learn how to turn them in to a cool wreath. The front porch can look bare in the summer months without the decorations during Halloween or Christmas, and this wreath will be a point of conversation for any visitors.

Diy Cookie Basket Gift Idea

Diy Cookie Basket Gift Idea

If you’re still unsure what to give as a gift, you can’t go wrong with homemade cookies. You’re on your own with the baking, but this article does give you tips on how to package them, with step-by-step instructions for making a DIY cookie basket from just a paper plate.

Diy Lego Kit

Diy Lego Kit

Have a go at making this DIY LEGO kit using bricks that are lying around the playroom – by presenting the used LEGO in a new way, you’ll encourage youngsters to see it like they never have before. Check out this post to find out what you’ll need.


Diy Lego Wall Play Board

Diy Lego Wall Play Board

If you’ve stepped on one too many LEGO bricks, have a look at this DIY LEGO wall and playboard to give kids a foundation for their buildings, reducing the number of pieces ending up on the floor. You can even hang it up to display their ‘art’.


Diy Jungle Slime

Diy Jungle Slime

Grab the green glitter and have a go at making this DIY jungle slime. You’ll find most of the ingredients you need in your craft box (or the local hardware store) and it’ll provide a camouflaged backdrop for kids to play with their plastic jungle animals.


Diy Spinning Nerf Targets

Diy Spinning Nerf Targets

Help kids to prepare for combat with these DIY Nerf targets. They can practice their aim by firing at the spinning targets, which rotate 360 degrees when a dart hits the center. Read this post to find out how to put them together (and to get a lesson in physics).


Diy Lego Zip Line

Diy Lego Zip Line

LEGO minifigures spend most of their lives shut in a box; prevent restlessness amongst the community by creating this homemade toy zip line. As well as providing unexpected excitement for the LEGO men, the project will also help kids get to grips with gravity.

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