This awesome list contains some of the best, most creative ideas for gifts for 6 year olds that you will find anywhere. There is something here for every boy and girl, including classics like LEGO and Play Doh, princess castles, figurines, collectibles, dress-up play, and more. Your special child will be thrilled!
If you are looking for great gifts for 6 year olds, little ones will love this light-up diary with lock and key, black light pen, and stickers. The special pen helps “hide” secrets, the lock comes with two keys to keep everything secure, and the stickers make it pretty. This is a great first diary!
Fans of the original “Batman and Robin” show will be thrilled with this Hot Wheels collector’s edition “Bat Cycle”, with die cast figurines of the main characters. With Batman on his motorcycle and Robin in the side car – which is detachable – this item is great for play or display.
There is a lot of adventurous play ahead with this awesome Matchbox Undersea Squid Sub playset. The submarine floats or can be made to sink, and the squid squirts water and can attach itself to the sub. The set includes a water-safe car to fit in the sub.
Young fans of Frozen will be enchanted with this clever jewelry box that plays “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” as Anna and Elsa build the loveable and funny snowman, Olaf. Little ones can keep all their treasures inside, including the heart ring that is included.
If you want to impress your 6 year old, let them have their own roller coaster in the backyard! The car features hand grips, foot rest, and a sturdy seat back. It is designed for easy mounting and balanced coasting down the exciting fourteen feet of track! Great for encouraging outdoor play.
Secret agents-in-training will love this super spy set with everything they need to begin their first investigation. The set includes ink pad, fingerprint brush, crime scene tape, note pad, and more. Their imaginations will soar as they process crime scenes, collect and identify fingerprints, and eliminate suspects.
For kids who love Hot Wheels, this is the ultimate track builder. Spark hours of imaginative play with the stunt and starter kit, booster, and vehicle accelerators. It comes with completely customizable track and the booster power to try creative stunts. Racers can build endless configurations for fast racing action.
Fans of the hit show, Paw Patrol, will be excited to receive this boxed set of early reading books. Each of these twelve, full-color readers features a specific phonics concept that will give kids a boost in learning to read. Best of all, they star those cute little Paw Patrol pups!
If you are looking for great gifts for 6 years olds, you can’t go wrong with Play Doh products, and this adorable veterinarian set is no exception. It comes with a stethoscope, pretend syringe, and other medical instruments, plus five molds to make a dog, cat, hamster, rabbit, and fish.
If your little one is a fan of the hit movie, Frozen, they will go wild over this ice castle play set with miniature Elsa figurine. It comes with two complete outfits, including capes, plus four snap-in clothing embellishments. The castle features a royal bedchamber, icy throne, and frozen staircase.
If you want to impress your Star Wars fan with an awesome first bicycle, check out this cool ride, featuring a Storm Trooper helmet – and storage feature – cool graphics, and sharp red and black design. Easy-to use pedal brakes, excellent stability, and training wheels included for the best first bicycle ever!
Spider Man fans are going to love this super-cool mask with animatronic feature. When wearing the mask, your child can use their chin to press a lever which moves the mask’s mouth and eyes for creative play. The dramatic effect makes this more than just an ordinary dress-up mask. They will really feel like Spidey!
Kids love the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks and want to take them on-the-go to play with friends, or on a long road trip, and with this convenient storage case, they can now carry up to 15 trucks in style. The case makes collecting and cleaning-up a breeze.
Rapunzel fans and budding young hair stylists will adore making fun, Play Doh hairstyles. You can crank the lever to “grow” hair, make braids with Pascal the Chameleon, and create festive flowers and bows with the molds on the base. It comes with the styling head, accessories, and 4 cans of Play Doh.
Have you heard, “I want a dinosaur for a pet”? Thanks to the clever folks at FurReal, you r 6 year old can choose FurReal Munchin’ Rex, an adorable baby dinosaur with all the fun parts of caring for a pet without the muss, fuss, or vet bills – they can even feed him with a bottle!
Intelliglobe II isn’t another toy – it’s a classroom in a sphere. Your child will learn the names of continents and their size and shape in relation to other global features, and Intelliglobe II will also share interesting facts about any place on earth – including the local time – with the Intelliglobe pen, interactive wand, and supplemental World Discovery book.
If you’re wondering what 6 year olds think is cool, look no further than Nerf. Specifically, this Captain America shield with a hidden Nerf Blaster for worlds of fun action when your kids and their pals team up to pretend play Marvel Avengers. No villain would dare oppose an intrepid band of do-gooders led by Captain America.
Does your little one love to swing? Maybe you remember swinging on a tire during lazy summer visits to Grandma’s house, but eew that smell. Khomo Gear has an amazing swing without an old tire smell that’s perfect for relaxing, thinking, or getting rowdy with friends. Generously sized for multiple swingers to enjoy together.
This gift set sounds like a fast food meal – Kids Adventure Pack – but it’s much more than a catchy title: it’s actually a reusable backpack with awesome outdoor discovery tools just for active kids, including binoculars, magnifying glass, and a compass. Let them explore the “wilderness” in your backyard, identify insect “wildlife” and find their way home.
Even if a kid has a sibling or two, sometimes a best friend like Mibro is just the ticket to building confidence. This Really Rad Robot is a great companion and the perfect pal to keep a kiddo entertained with over fifty functions and sound effects. The interactive features make Mibro handy to have around.
Matchbox has been the go-to for die-cast toy cars for generations, and now the littlest among us will delight in the Matchbox Mission 4-Level Garage playset. From a car wash to a fueling island to a repair station, there are hours of playtime just waiting for a kid with imagination. A little tow truck is also included.
Grumblies are the funny, furry, interactive toy-bots that can’t take it anymore. That’s right, the more they’re prodded, poked, or pummelled, the more kinetic they become. With several colors and personalities from which to choose, each has over forty different reactions and custom sounds. They’re the most fun you can have with a grouchy plushie doll.
Kids and headphones require a special balance – it’s nice for them to have access to their own music, video, etc. especially when traveling, but parents are concerned about excessive volume – little heads are not made for big headphones or uncomfortable earbuds. CozyPhones are genius – mini speakers in a headband, comfortable and sized for a child.
The Star Wars franchise has enthralled audiences for decades. Now the younger fans can enjoy “The Amazing Book of Star Wars” written in language meant for early readers and filled with exciting photos and fascinating details about their iconic characters from a galaxy far, far away. There’s even a quiz to test their intergalactic knowledge.
What is it about dinosaurs that kids find so intriguing? With the Dinosaur Dig Science Kit, your youngsters can explore the world of fossils when they unearth three artefacts of their very own. The kit includes tools for extracting the pieces, and literature with information on identifying petrified organic matter. Ideal for home-school or family time. The ultimate gift for dinosaur loving 6 year old boys and girls!
Decorate Your Own Sweets is the most adorable project for a kiddo who wants to develop an artistic flair. It’s a piece of cake – literally, a slice from a fake layer cake piggybank that’s ready for decorating. There’s also a cupcake and an ice cream treat, along with paints, stickers, brushes and glitter glue.
Whooo-hooo! It’s Spider-Man versus Scorpion in this exciting Marvel Super Heroes Showdown from LEGO. That’s right, the people with the ubiquitous building block sets now have action sets complete with cool figures and awesome vehicles. Your youngsters will have a great time building the scene and filling it with action. Compatible with all LEGO sets.
This three-wheeled scooter is ideal for younger riders, and it grows with them. The fabulous kick scooter from New Olym has an adjustable handlebar that makes it perfect for right now and for the future. It features lean-to-steer technology for the novice rider and folds for on-the-go transportability. It’s the only scooter they’ll ever need.
The Learning Resources Code & Go Robot Mouse is a-MAZE-ing. That’s right, your little genius is ready to learn to code and this set is a super fun way to understand the correlation between program commands and the resulting movements. Kids build a maze, program a mouse, watch the fun, then do it all over again.
Now your child can make their own lipstick and blush with this DIY, science based make-up kit. Use the included crayons to combine with simple ingredients – like coconut oil and flavorings – to create make-up they can really use. The set includes one lipstick mold, one make-up palette mold, and the crayon wheel.
Kids love to collect Funko Pops and fans of Avengers: Infinity War will love this stylized Iron Man from the movie. Nearly 4” tall, he comes with a stand that makes him appear to be flying. Your child will want to collect and display all of the Avengers characters.
If you are looking for great gifts for 6 year olds and they happen to be fans of the movie, Moana, you have hit the jackpot with this fun figurine set. It includes 6 characters, plus accessories for exciting, adventurous play. They also make great toppers for a birthday cake!
Does your child want a puppy but you don’t want the responsibility? Snuggles, the dream puppy, is the answer. He moves, feels, and responds just like a real puppy! Snuggles opens and closes his eyes, wiggles, and loves to give kisses. All he needs is someone to love him!
Check out this ultra-cool figurine for Transformer fans. This creature, known as Grimlock, effortlessly changes from robot to T-Rex and back again. Your kid will play with this creative toy for hours. This, and other figures in the series, sold separately, is from Transformers: The Last Knight movie.
This gorgeous Cinderella castle is the stuff of a little princess’ dreams. Beautiful details, such as the clock tower and golden staircase, accompany five separate rooms of open space spread across four floors – Cinderella’s sewing room is tucked into the attic behind the clock. Your princess will cherish this huge play castle.
This LEGO set includes nearly 400 pieces, featuring four character figurines from Avengers: Infinity Wars, the hottest new Marvel movie – until the next one comes out! Your kid will spend hours building and playing with the posable Hulkbuster that comes with a cockpit, bashing arm function, gun turret, infinity stone, and more.
If your little princess loves Beauty and the Beast, she will adore this play castle. Three floors of gorgeous details, like a golden chandelier and staircase, also include four rooms of furniture. It comes with furniture for kitchen, dining room, Beast’s room, and Belle’s bedroom, plus a tiny Lumiere figurine.
Does your child want a cat, but you don’t want to scoop a litter box for the next twenty years? Cuddles, the cat, is the answer. It moves and acts like a real kitten; her tail moves, and she snuggles and purrs, just like the real thing.
Is your child a budding artist? Surprise them with this art storytelling kit designed by the educators at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. The nineteen piece set comes with acrylic paint, brushes, markers, pencils, stencils, and stickers to create a storytelling work of art. Your child will love illustrating their original stories.
This miniature, chunky, plastic version of the Transformer, Optimus Prime, is perfect for younger children. At only 5” tall, he quickly converts from robot to semi-truck, and back again, providing hours of creative play. Little Transformer fans will be delighted with this colorful and fun figurine.
If you want an incredibly cool summer gift for six year olds, you can’t go wrong with this swim mask designed to look like Spider Man. This is so much fun for role-playing pool fun, and has an easily adjustable head strap for a custom fit.
If you know a little fan of the movie Tangled, they will be thrilled to receive this Rapunzel and Maximus figurine set. The doll can actually ride on the horse, and it comes with several accessories including bridle, saddle, mail pouch, and hair accessories for Rapunzel’s hair or Maximus’ tail.
Your child will love having their very own Camryn Coyle doll and her super cool hover board, just like in the Netflix show, Project MC2. The remote control hover board can go forwards and backwards, and spin 360 degrees. The doll comes in a sporty outfit and includes helmet, elbow and knee pads.
Play Doh is a product that encourages infinite creativity like with this pet store set. The set comes with the pet store which includes bird cage, fish bowl, and cash register, plus two figurines. It also has built-in molds to create all kids of fantastic creatures like birds, fish, kittens, and more.
Kids love these clever and creative Transformer figurines that give you two toys in one. Each figure transforms from robot to vehicle, like this super popular one. Medix, the Doc-Bot, converts easily to an ambulance, then back again, with the simple push of the siren button.
Become a super spy with this swanky bag full of spy gear disguised as make up and perfume. The compact powder doubles for fingerprint dusting, the lipstick launches secret messages, the nail polish becomes a flashlight, and loads more besides. This twenty piece set also includes an instruction guide and accessories to conduct experiments.
This all-in-one travel set for your little one is perfect for slumber parties and sleepovers at Grandma’s. Choose from one of eight sleeping bag designs that feature plush buddies shaped like sports balls, stuffed animals, and more. Each set includes the sleeping bag and buddy, plus a pillow, night light, toiletry bag, and overnight bag.
If you have a budding little scientist on your hands, they will be thrilled to have this ultimate lab set in a stylish carry bag. It comes with over thirty pieces including test tubes, safety glasses, and a real working microscope. The instruction booklet includes over fifteen different experiments to try.
If your child loves LEGOs and the movie, Frozen, the answer to the best gift you can give them is this Arendelle Castle set. It comes with Anna, Elsa, and Olaf figurines, as well as three mini snowmen. This spectacular set will encourage them to recreate scenes or make up new stories.
Fans of Star Wars will love role-playing with this realistic Storm Trooper mask – your child is sure to love it. Best of all, if you are looking for cool gifts for 6 year olds, this mask comes in other versions like Spider Man, Darth Vader, Iron Man, and more!
Sports enthusiasts and Star Wars fans alike will be thrilled with this multi-sport, chin bar helmet designed for additional coverage and security. It features caged venting for ventilation, cheek pads for a secure fit, and a squeeze buckle for easy adjustment. Ride bicycles or motorbikes in Storm Trooper style.
Your little chef will love this cooking set with real kitchen-quality accessories and tools. From measuring cups and spoons to a bowl and whisk, your child can bake something delicious. Teach them to make a simple dinner for the whole family. It comes with an adorable chef’s hat and apron, and handy cookbook.
What’s more fun than hanging out in a swimming pool all summer? Doing it suited up as Captain America, of course. Your little super hero will love to practice swimming in his patriotic flotation device with sculpted muscles. Perfect for imaginative play in the pool while protecting your little non-swimmer.
Just like the Disney character, Elena of Avalor, your child can create magic with this mystical scepter featuring lights and sound. It plays “My Time”, the hit song from the show, and lights up when the child chooses one of the magical powers. Your Elena fan will spend hours playing creative games with this toy.
Check out this tutorial for how to make-your-own Silly Putty based on the movie, Frozen. With some glitter and food coloring, you can turn ordinary homemade putty into a magical, glittery, gooey substance that will provide hours of sensory fun. This is a great parent/child rainy day activity.
Little LEGO fans love to build on-the-go. Here is a clever tutorial on how to make a DIY portable LEGO kit, perfect for travelling. Grab a cool metal lunchbox with your child’s favorite characters, some simple craft materials, and some LEGO bricks to make an adorable little set any child would love.
The only thing more fun than homemade Play Doh is a sculpting compound that glows in the dark (under a black light.) Follow these simple instructions for the materials you will need to make your own glowing Play Doh. It last up to 4 months in a covered container.
A few simple items and a brilliant idea put your kids in a Winter Wonderland. These precious snow globes are a fun surprise to give your children or let them help you make them and have the sweetest gifts to share with anyone who loves to see their little faces as much as you do.
Here’s a fun idea for a DIY project. An imaginative child will have a great time anywhere, with anything. Give your kid a bunch of rocks to enhance their creativity – but first, paint fun pictures on smooth flat stones, then let your youngster use them as inspiration for telling a story, ergo, Story Stones.
A lot of life happens as we travel to visit family, take day trips, or just getting from Point A to Point B on a daily basis. These Travel Coloring Cases are just right for keeping young passengers entertained without loading your car with tons of toys – crayons and paper, all in one box.
So you have a little space and a few extra bucks, and you want something out-of-this-world spectacular for your kiddo’s playroom: enter the DIY ball pit made with PVC pipe, cargo netting, and pool noodles. You know how much fun it is at the arcade, so bring it home for hours of playtime fun.
If you’re handy with wood, this project is right up your alley. Using scrap wood and simple hardware, you’re set to build these great platform scooters on rotating casters for loads of outdoor or indoor fun. Kids can take a leisurely ride around the dining room or race down the driveway. Add custom decor, too.
You and your youngsters can make this project together – or you can make it for them as a surprise guaranteed to keep them laughing. It’s a Funny Face Flip Book and there’s no limit to the crazy expressions they can put together. You need cardstock, markers, some binder rings, and then let the merriment begin.
How many things can you make from pool noodles? They’re super handy and everybody has some. This DIY involves a little effort to transform ordinary foam tubes into extraordinary rocket flingers. Adult supervision is required if you want the kids to help as there is some cutting involved – now, get ready for competitive rocket-flinging.
Here’s an old-school item with a cool DIY kick – slingshots that shoot felt balls. Kids can enjoy the fun and competition of shooting targets without worry of damaging household items, breaking windows, or hurting anybody. Kids and projectiles will find their way to one another, and this is a great way to introduce them.
For the more ambitious crafter, or one who’s looking to up the DIY game, this exquisitely detailed project will take you back to childhood in an adult-sized board with light-up pegs. Want to spell out a special message or “draw” a favorite figure? This works like the Lite Brite Magic Screen you remember, only bigger.
Anything on wheels means you have more options regarding where you can use it, and it’s always about “location, location, location.” This art table is custom-made for your child’s next masterpiece, and with casters, it can slide under a bed for storage or into another room with ease. An easy DIY to encourage blossoming talent.
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