When it comes to toys for 5 year olds, this list has a little bit of something for everyone. From the classics like LEGOs and Lincoln Logs, to princess styling heads, this list may be the one you are looking for find just the right gift for your child.
Clip and Connect colorful interlocking building blocks for preschool age kids help in their development of fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, dexterity, shape and color recognition, learning numbers and sorting. Give these to your child and watch to see what they will create day by day through hours of enjoyment.
Mosaic Puzzle Jigsaw Puzzles Pegboard
Pegboards are great activities for preschoolers and working with children with autism, and this mosaic puzzles model is perfect, helping children with fine motor skills, hand dexterity, color recognition, creative expression, and imagination. When your child’s done playing, they can store the pieces and board in the same container it arrived in.
Learning Resources Sand & Water Fine Motor Set
Sand and water toys help your child to further develop their fine motor skills as they grow and provide hours of fun for your young child. This 4-piece set of tools that are used in sand and water play will help with eye-hand coordination and hand strength.
Melissa & Doug Scissor Skills and Tape Activity Books Set
If you’re looking for something to keep your child from being bored while also helping them build upon their skills, this Scissor Skills and Tape activity set might just be what you are looking for. Child safe scissors are included for the cutting projects and 4 rolls of tape are provided for kids to use.
Lil Monkey Dome Climber
This Dome Climber is a great toy for 5 year olds, perfect for providing physical activity and helping with motor skill and social skill development. If your child has an interest in gymnastics, the Dome Climber is the gift for them – it will help them build self confidence and offer them hours of imaginative play.
Educational Insights Crazy Cereal Electronic Game
With the Crazy Cereal electronic game, color changing spoons and cereal pieces need to be matched, and collecting the most wins the game. Children who play this game will work on color recognition, matching, building fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, social skills and having a lot of fun.
JumpOff Jo RockSteady Balance Stepping Stones
What a great gift for helping children develop and enhance their balance and coordination. These stepping stones come in a set of 6 and 3 sizes, and the stones can be set up in a variety of configurations for your child to master with endless possibilities.
Skoolzy Preschool Large Lacing Beads
Large lacing beads are a favorite in preschools; kids enjoy using their tiny hands and fingers to maneuver the string through the beads. This action helps with fine motor skills, eye- hand coordination, dexterity, color and shape recognition and teaches counting and sorting. This toy will make a great gift for your little one.
Skoolzy Educational Preschool Building Toys
This 97-piece Construction Building kit will make a great gift to any child, offering improvement of motor skill development and problem-solving skills. The options are wide open for your child to create with the tools and pieces provided in this kit, such as 3 dimensional structures that snap into the base.
Educational Toy Gear Set
What does a child get with an Educational Toy Gear set? They get a lot of learning through play, motor skill, and social skill development. They also learn sorting, grouping, counting, constructing, and design, and it’s all learned through play, and when learning is fun children want more.
Melissa & Doug Alphabet Train Lacing Beads
With this Alphabet Train Lacing Beads set your child will develop fine motor skills, and learn letter and color recognition, sorting, and sequencing, and of course the alphabet. A child’s imagination, creativity, and sense of wonder will encourage them to complete this task and feel successful.
Yeti in My Spaghetti
It’s a Yeti in My Spaghetti, a fun and easy game for young children, played in similar fashion to Barrel of Monkeys. Kids will put the noodles on the plate and place Yeti on top, and the players take turns removing noodles, but don’t let Yeti fall or you lose.
Learning Resources Avalanche Fruit Stand Game
The Avalanche Fruit Stand Game helps children with their fine motor skills when they use the jumbo-sized tweezers to pick and place the fruit. Kids also learn about colors, fruits, counting, and shapes as they play the game, or make up their own set of rules.
Educational Insights Pancake Pile-Up! Relay Game
The Pancake Pile Up relay game teaches your child about sequence, and helps them develop gross motor skills, balance, and coordination. The object of the game is to race to the grill, pile the pancakes in order, and the first one to complete this correctly with butter on top of the stack wins.
Imaginext Helicopter Rescue Gift Set By Fisher-Price
Give the gift of rescue with this Helicopter Rescue gift set that includes actions figures and a motorcycle. With this set and your child’s imagination they can pretend play all types of rescues from water, to land, to air. Your child will gain an understanding for helping others in bad situations.
Skoolzy Rainbow Math Links Counters with Tote
This brightly colored tote is filled with Linking Math Manipulatives in a rainbow of colors. Linking toys are beginner STEM toys and helpful with fine motor skills, counting, and sorting. Kids connect the links while learning basic math skills and having a lot of fun.
Playskool Heroes Marvel Super Hero Adventures
Spider-Man Web Quarters are filled with super hero adventures that include Power up Spider-Man and Marvel’s Vulture figures. Your young heroes and their imaginations will get them through many amazing adventures. The battle between good and evil continues, and your child may be the one to help Spider-Man save his Quarters.
Melissa & Doug Easel Accessory Set
Think you have a budding artist at home or want to see if they have an interest in art? Then this art supply set will make a great start. Most children love to create things – draw, color, and paint – and with this set they can do all those things, and let their imagination go wild.
Fisher-Price Grow-to-Pro Super Sounds Soccer
If you have a soccer fan you’re looking for a gift for, you may want to consider this Grow-to-Pro Super Sounds Soccer set. With two levels of play and fun sounds for scoring when the kicked ball hits the target in the net, your little soccer fan will love developing their motor skills during play.
Lego DUPLO Funny models
The LEGO Duplo fun creations box makes a great toy for 5 year olds, with endless fun and creation. This set includes pieces that make it possible to create a variety of animals and other objects. With endless possibilities, your child is sure to create a world of wonder.
Green Toys Jump Rope
One of the best forms of physical activity for children that’s also fun is a Jump Rope – kids have been Double Dutching for a very long time. Perfect for solo skipping, or in groups of three or more, jumping rope is the best fun you can have with a piece of string.
Lincoln Logs Oak Creek Lodge
Lincoln Logs are a true classic building toy for kids, admired and loved by many. This 137-piece set is for designing Oak Creek Lodge and includes several figurines. Kids can build according to the given design, or they can design their own and play for hours at a time.
Little Tikes Adjust and Jam Pro Toy Basketball Hoop
Basketball hoops make great gifts for the sports loving kids and offer opportunities for endless quality time with family and friends, providing physical activity, motor and social skills development, as well as eye-hand coordination, and balance. This Little Tikes version comes with 5 height adjustments, meaning it grows as your child does.
LeapFrog Scoop & Learn Ice Cream Cart
The Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart is not just a toy for ice cream loving kids, it introduces kids to colors and flavors. This toy helps kids build their memory and sequencing skills, counting, and more. There are activity cards included for added fun and learning.
Melissa & Doug On the Go Water Wow!
The reusable water reveal activity pad with the under the sea theme works magically for children. Using a large water pen your child will use the pen on the white pages with lines to reveal the colors and objects. Refill and use the pen for the next reveal from 4 coloring boards.
Frozen Disney Elsa Styling Head Playset
Frozen’s Elsa Styling Head playset will be a hit with kids who love to mess with and style hair. This set comes with 14 pieces and hair accessories for hours of pretend princess play. You may have a future hair stylist who’s just waiting for the opportunity to show off their talent.
LEGO DUPLO All-in-One-Box-of-Fun
The LEGO Duplo All-In-One fun box is filled with blocks that will provide hours of fun and creation. If you have a little builder at home and want to give them a memorable gift, this would be the one. The Duplo sets are compatible with other LEGO pieces and sets for even more fun.
Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batcave
Holy smoke, Batman! This pow-tastic Batcave from Imaginext makes an awesome toy for 5 year olds. With a secret entrance hidden within, as well as loads of exciting and fun mysteries and gadgets to discover, your little superhero can set about saving Gotham City (or the living room floor) in style.
Batter's Box Take & Play Baseball Set
Batter, Batter, Batter’s Box Take and Play Baseball will make a great gift for children who love the game and want to learn to play it. Kids will learn the fundamentals of the game and the concepts that will prepare them for understanding the rules of play.
Melissa & Doug K's Kids Bowling Friends Play Set
The Kids Bowling Friends set has 6 animal pins and a bowling ball with their own carrying case. Indents on the ball make it easy for little hands to grasp and throw hoping for a strike to result. Development skills are physical, cognitive, and social as kids are moving, thinking, and interacting with others. .
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