If you are searching for just the right toys for 5 year olds, this list has a variety to choose from for both boys and girls. These toys will ensure your child is physically active, as well as helping to enhance development of motor skills, social skills, coordination, and balance.
If you’re looking to make your backyard or a playground fun for your child this Seesaw Rocker will add lots of that. The construction is sturdy and has large handles and a seat back that provides safety for any child during play time. This is a great toy that encourages development of social skills.
This Ladybird blaster backpack is no ordinary super soaker; once the neighborhood kids see your child armed with this for playtime they will all want one. The backpack style lets your child carry enough water to keep themselves cooled off or to spray other kids first.
Days of summer fun should include washable sidewalk chalk for children. Kids can show off their artistic creativity through drawings, or sidewalk games. The options are only limited to your child’s imagination. This set includes 72 chalk sticks in 48 colors and they won’t roll away which is an added safety feature for outdoor play.
This T-Ball and Golf Set will make a great gift for any child to keep them physically active and having lots of fun. This set includes a baseball bat and two balls, home plate that doubles as the green, and a tee that doubles as a putter, all for your little sport.
Many kids love sandboxes and this one opens to have 2 benches that convert back to a cover when your child is done playing. It’s made from stained cedar wood, with an open bottom that allows water to drain out and air to flow in. Benches support 150 lbs.
It looks like the original Seesaw, this one has stopper poles under each seat for safety and a three-legged base for added stability and safety. This toy encourages growth of social skills, balance, and eye-hand coordination, it will bring so much fun and your child will want to play on it for endless hours.
This 15-piece Camping Playset is ideal for letting your child learn about camping through play. This set includes the basics of what is needed so they can cook on their camp stove using pots, pans, and utensils, and they can select from the canned and boxed food included.
Sand Diggers are great for preschool kids and the arm, hand, and body movements help develop motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and strength. This digger can be used in sand, dirt, and snow, and rotates 360 degrees. Your child is sure to have a lot of fun using their imagination digging up lots of artefacts.
This Camping Playset would be a great addition to other camping playsets, as this one includes a tent, lantern, and tools necessary when out camping. Whether your child camps indoor or outdoor this set will help give them a realistic experience, and they can invite their friends to join them.
There’s no time like the present to teach your child about gardening, and this Tool Set will make a great toy for 5 year olds. It comes with garden tools and an adorable bag to carry them in. This toy encourages learning through outdoor play, and quality time with family and friends.
Grab this 23-piece beach toys set for your beach boys and girls to have incredible fun in the sand and water. With this set they can dig, mold, and make different types of sandcastles, never reaching boredom. As your child plays they are developing and enhancing motor skills, social skills, and eye-hand coordination.
If swing sets and skateboards are your child’s enjoyment then this Tree Skateboard Swing will make the perfect gift for them. It has adjustable ropes and your child can sit and swing or stand and swing on the skateboard for hours of enjoyment, enhancing balance, and coordination.
The Woom 3 bike is specifically designed for kids ages 4-6 years, makes balancing easy, and has small hand reach V-brake, a quick release seat post, and anatomically designed seat that fits a child’s hip bones. This bike is best for children with a height of 41” to 47”.
Summertime is right around the corner and it is not complete without water toys for the kids and family to play with. This inflatable sprinkler water ball might bring the entire neighborhood of kids and pets to your yard to cool down from the summer heat, but everyone will have so much fun.
This pedal powered Go Kart can be used indoor and outdoor and will keep them physically active as they pedal their way from one adventure to another. This no fuss Go Kart makes driving it easy and fun for kids, and they will want to spend many hours adventuring through the house and yard.
John Deere tractors are for the little John Deeres in your life that love all there is to love about farming, especially the equipment. The Ground Force Tractor and Trailer looks like a typical piece of farm equipment that Dad and Grandpa have driven around and worked with, making it more desirable to their littles.
Bike riding and summertime go hand in hand, and memories build from the experiences shared with others riding bikes. This 16” Ozark Challenger with training wheels also has coaster brakes, making stops for your little ones safe and easy. When you gift your child with this bike they will cheer with excitement.
What’s better than Tetherball? That would be Paddle Tetherball. That’s right, now you can hit the ball with paddles instead of your bare hands. Kids will love this, and the game can be played as timed or continuous or make up their own game, with one or two players.
Camping can be fun for kids, and if your child is willing to learn all about it this Adventure Kidz Exploration kit can inspire them to want to learn more. Camping adventures are about bugs and animals, campfires and fishing, hiking and cook outs, and survival, with a lot of fun and memory making.
Kites make great toys for 5 year olds; time spent flying a kite helps children develop their motor skills, eye-hand coordination, and balance. They also learn the cause and effect of how a kite will fly, and why it won’t. Quality family time is spent on this activity that also brings a lot of laughter and fun.
The Ninja Flyer is like a Frisbee but it’s soft and spins, flips, and dives, and best of all it makes a whistling sound. This toy is made of foam and recommended for ages 5 and older. Just grab it by one fin and with the flick of your child’s wrist off it goes
Walkie Talkies have always been fun to pretend play with, but these are not your ordinary Walkie Talkies. The difference is they have seven functions, as a walkie talkie, a watch, magnifying lens, a light, secret capsules, a compass, and reflector dressed up in camouflage.
The Foam Pogo Jumper makes a great gift for any child that has a lot of energy and loves to play independently. The weight limit is 250 lbs., the side handles flash LED lights with jumping action, and every hop has a squeak sound that comes from the base.
If your child loves Batman vs Superman then this bike is just for them, because this cycle has graphics everywhere and has removable training wheels. Recommended ages 4-8 and up to 81 lbs. for best fit on this 16” bike with a front hand caliper and rear coaster brakes.
Does your child have a lot of energy, and do they enjoy physical activity? This Jumping Ball will be a perfect fit for any child that fits those descriptions. Balance and coordination are a must have (or a must learn) with this toy which your child will play independently with.
This Backyard Waterpark is the ultimate water cool down set up for kids to take a break from the heat during the summer. Pets, adults, and the whole family will even love having this in their backyard for hot summer days filled with fun, laughter, and learning.
Bubbles big and small, bubbles for one and all, this Giant Bubble Wand Kit will take your families bubble fun to an exciting new level. This kit includes a tips and tricks booklet to assist you in creating your own giant bubbles; gift this set to someone who loves bubbles.
If you’re looking to gift your child a sandbox, this Play and Store Sandbox with cover may be the ideal set up you are looking for. The inside corners are a place where kids can sit while playing, and when the kids are done playing, replace the cover to store the sand and toys.
Give this training launcher with a baseball bat to any child who is eager to learn to play baseball. Parents can spend quality time with their child during this activity filled with fun and laughter, and your child can also invite their friends to learn with them.
Toys for 5 year olds include DIYs, and Homemade Beauties by Heidi has a tutorial for an Angry Birds Can Toss Game. If you are interested in seeing what she created for her kids, go to her blog and decide if it’s something you would like to replicate for your own kids.
If you are looking for a gross motor skill activity for your child, Preschool Inspirations has a DIY Bean Bag Launcher tutorial to share with you. It’s great for physical activity indoors or outdoors; most kids love bean bag games, and this one gets them up in the air.
Summer community festivals/events usually feature a variety of activities for children, a favorite in many areas is the dunk tank. If you’d like to create an easy DIY Backyard Dunk Tank to use at home during the summer, then head on over to Instructables for their tutorial to a summer of fun.