If you’re struggling to find the best toys for 9 year old boys then take a look at this list. With everything from awesome realistic robots, to BMX, and even Minecraft LEGO Kits, it really does have it all, and caters to all budgets, too, so sit down, relax and have a read.
Through educational STEM experiments, kids can make their own delicious candies and lollipops with this Playz Edible Candy Kit. It comes with all ingredients and supplies, as well as 2 helpful books with instructions on how to make sticky caramel treats, crystal rock candy lollipops, tutti-frutti oranges and more.
View the world around you like never before with Makey Makey. It literally enables you to transform everything around you, or you can even trigger it to take selfies of your pet – impressive, right? If you fancy turning bananas or even your staircase into a piano or making your own game controller, you need this.
Looks like just an ordinary useless, right? You couldn’t be more wrong; this little robot guy is like a magician, you can make it drive just by using your face and expressions, or maneuver it in between cones and objects – it can even be a controller for games when you’re shooting through space.
There’s literally no cooler way to get around than this awesome electric 3-wheeler Razor Power Rider 360. It even has a push button throttle feature which reaches up to a super fast 9mph, enabling riders to do impressive drifts, spins and slides for a full 30 minutes. It also comes with a handy battery charger.
Are you ready to experiment? Then get your hands on the My First Mind Blowing Science Kit. Inside the kit are 11 seriously exciting experiments, like mixing chemicals and watching them explode with color, or you can find out how you can write secret messages to family/friends – and we can’t forget the amazing erupting volcano!
Sling into action with the Catapult Wars Kit from Boy Craft. With easy instructions, you can make your own impressive wooden catapults to have super fun flinging wars with a friend. You can even decorate your catapult with the wicked stickers – will you choose to take the red or blue team to victory?
You’re sure to stand out in the crowd with this neat watch. It’s got a cool LED screen which not only looks great, but it’s also water resistant too and has a backlight which is handy if you’re in the sun or for night time. Other features include: alarm clock, stopwatch and even a calendar.
Keep up with your group of friends with this pair of DIMY Walkie-Talkies. They have a range of up to two miles, so if your friends live close by you can now talk whenever you like! Great for arranging meet-ups, discussing tricky homework, or even keeping in contact with parents when out playing.
If he plays Minecraft he’s bound to love The Waterfall Base from LEGO Minecraft. Once built, it really does look like it’s just come from the game. Open it up to reveal the interior which has a fiery furnace as well as a crafting area; the set also comes with lots of minifigures and animals.
What’s a better toy for 9 year old boys than a trusty new bike, especially this particularly awesome red and black Magna Throttle BMX by Dynacraft. Not only does it look amazing, but it features a comfortable padded seat, which is also height adjustable, as well as coaster breaks and a useful kick-stand.
Grab the challenge card you wish to use and copy it onto the board. From that tower template you have to build a functioning marble run that seamlessly allows the marble to fall from the top, all the way to the bottom – do you think you’re up to the task?
Scooters are all the rage at the moment, so jump on the hype. You can practice your tricks with this scooter as it’s made with sturdy aircraft-grade aluminum, and also has a pretty neat wheelie bar. Once you’re tired from all that scooting about you can fold it up and carry it home.
With this kids’ edition, you don’t need to worry about youngsters dropping the brand-new tablet you’ve just bought them – the Fire HD 10 has a kid-proof case that protects it from knocks. Plus, there’s a kid-safe browser and customizable parental controls, so you can be sure that your kids are protected too.
Keep kids’ hands (and brains) busy as they get to work making these motorized models. There are 35 models to build in this Mega Construction Engineering Set from National Geographic, including helicopters, animals, and more, and with 100 Snap-Fit pieces, they can be as simple or as complex as kids choose.
Kids with a need for speed won’t be able to put down the controller for this 9136 RC race car from Gbell. Reaching speeds of 36km per hour, this truck has durable wheels to take on terrains from carpet to grass; it’s even waterproof to handle puddles in the backyard.
Rather than just playing the product straight off of the shelves, kids can have a go at designing and programming their own video games with Bloxels. Star Wars fans can use the colored blocks to build their galaxy, before publishing it using the Bloxels Builder app.
If your kids can’t go to the store without pretending that they’re superheroes, with this littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit, they can become their heroes, whilst learning how to code. Using the Avengers Hero Inventor app, they can build superhero gear, before coding their own super powers to be like Iron Man or Black Panther.
LEGO: the small, unexpectedly painful bricks that you’re constantly stepping on. Kids might not have learned to tidy them away, but these colored bricks help to support their STEM learning outside of the classroom; this medium-sized creative brick box includes windows, eyes and wheels to inspire kids to bring their ideas to life.
Math is often the class that kids struggle with the most, but when they master multiplication, they’ll feel like they can achieve anything. With Multiplication Slam, kids are faced with a sum along with possible answers – when they ‘slam’ the correct answer, they’ll receive points, motivating them to try to beat their highest score.
This kit teaches kids how to code without them realizing that they’re learning – whether they create a binary necklace or discover mystery mazes, it’s playtime. But as well as having fun, they’ll improve their knowledge of computer science, along with their grades in school.
If your kids go crazy for slime (what 9 year old doesn’t?), they can get their hands dirty with this fun, interactive kit from National Geographic. From liquid slime to magnetic putty, they’ll find everything they need to create 8 different types of stretchable, squishable goo.
Kids may think they’re just fooling around with lasers, but with this Laser Maze game, they’re also learning about planning and logical reasoning. After setting up the board to reflect one of the 60 challenge cards, kids must try to hit the targets using mirrored tokens to split the laser beam.
With this LEGO Technic WHACK! kit, kids can build a lime green race car with a front bumper and large back spoiler. They can pull it back and release it to see the car accelerate through the air, racing it against the BASH! set, or combining both vehicles to create a super car.
Inside this tough, armored speeder, the Jedi are untouchable – even without their lightsabers. As well as a 102-piece Star Wars speeder, the LEGO building kit includes 2 Jedi and 2 Clone Trooper minifigures, so kids can recreate the battle scenes they’ve seen on screen.
Traveling up to 150 feet in to the air as it lights up the night sky, the Stomp Rocket will elevate playtime like never before. Using kid-power, rather than battery-power, youngsters can set up the rocket, then run, jump and stomp to launch it in to space.
If your kids can’t get enough of Minecraft, give their eyes a break from the TV screen with this 241-piece LEGO building kit. Kids can blast their way in to the Zombie Cave with the exploding TNT function to mine for gold and diamonds… just beware of bats.
A box of nuts and bolts may not be the gift kids expect to receive, but using their imagination, along with the instructions, they can build these cute robots. And when they’ve put the 3 characters together, they’ll be searching the house for hardware to upcycle in to even more robots to join their crew.$15.00
The Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster is certainly out to impress – if you’re the type to like a fast-paced Nerf battle with friends, then choose your weapon wisely and select this bad boy because you’ll most definitely end up the winner, especially if you make good use of the Slam Fire function.
Bring your drawings to life with this magical pen – literally. We’ve all started to see the amazing 3D printers, but have you seen the futuristic 3D printing pen? Not only is it super impressive, but you can even create your sculptures with colorful glow-in-the-dark PLA Filament Refills.
If you want a scooter that can do everything, then this is the one for you. The Mongoose Expo Scooter really does it all (and it even looks great, too); with air-filled tires it’s brilliant for all terrains, and the wide foot deck ensures you stay safe and balanced while riding and practicing your tricks.
For anyone to challenge you to a Nerf battle when you own this gun, they have to be seriously brave – just look at it! The Nerf N-Strike Elite HyperFire holds up to 25 elite darts, and can even shoot 5 darts per second, making it the fastest firing Nerf blaster around – now how’s that for awesome?
There’s no need to stay indoors with this utter beast of a toy – the Tuptoel Off-Road RC Car. When they say ‘off road’ they mean it, with its shockproof 4 wheel drive, this vehicle can even climb with ease and turn itself around when stuck using the bottom direction spinner.
Keep them entertained and occupied for hours with the LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Commander Building Kit. This is great for any fan of Star Wars, especially those who’re fond of LEGO and enjoy building their favorite scenes and characters. Once made, the LEGO Stormtrooper can stand proudly in their bedroom for all to see.
With this LEGO kit, Minecraft aficionados can mine, craft and create their own iron golem, ready for Alex to use on any unsuspecting wandering zombie (and not the adorable little baby pig). The fun doesn’t end there, though, as there’s even a secret Iron Golem pop-up function, ready to scare all who dare pass by.
Your iPad isn’t just for watching Youtube; now you can transform it into a crazy fun, interactive learning system with the Osmo Genius Kit. Simply plug Osmo in and you’re ready to go – will you choose to learn and play with letters and words, or what about putting your math skills to the test?
If you fancy practicing your archery skills, or just feel like firing arrows for fearless fun, then you need the Faux Bow 3 from Marky Sparky. This Faux Bow holds 6 foam arrows, ensuring that they’re with you wherever you go – and being made of foam, they’re sure to not hurt anyone or anything, either.
Fans of Star Wars will go absolutely crazy for these incredible Spaceship models. They make amazing toys for 9 year old boys as they tend to find Star Wars fascinating (quite rightly), so why wouldn’t they want to put these detailed diecast models on display, or even play with them using other Hot Wheels sets?
Absolutely no kid could ever say no to owning their own awesome robot, because robots are awesome. Little Cozmo is just like having your own pet, only so much cooler – he has a real personality that develops the more you play, and can show a whole range of emotions, so don’t make him sad.
Understandably, no one enjoys doing laundry – well, not until now, at least. Laundry no longer has to be some boring chore you reluctantly do; instead, you may even actually look forward to tidying your dirty clothes away. Wham-O Hamper Hoops even has a handy bag so you can empty it out easily.
No budding artist can do without the awesome Crayola Light Up Tracing Pad – with this illuminating little gadget they’ll soon be drawing like a pro. The set comes with everything they’ll need to get started; 12 coloring pencils, 10 tracing sheets, and 10 blanks, though of course these can easily be replaced once used.
Train and prepare for battle with the Nerf N-Strike Precision Target Set – once you’ve got it mastered, no one will ever be able to beat you, even if they have the fanciest of blasters. The set comes with a neat Firestrike blaster, 10 suction darts, and the target.
Why not try your hand at making these DIY Avengers Pillowcases, they’ll make the ultimate finishing touch to any superhero themed room. This blogger uses freezer paper, prints out her chosen design, dabs on fabric paint, and sets it with an iron. Ready-made unique pillowcases that are sure to impress your mini-hero.
For space fans, or just as a fun way to calm down at night – why not have a go at making a DIY Constellation Flashlight? You just need a handful of supplies which are super easy to get hold of, like black paper, a needle, a flashlight (of course) and black spray paint.
When you’re looking for an easy activity for on the go, like in the car or doctor’s office, then look no further because every kid is bound to love this DIY Artists Organizer as it keeps all their drawing essentials in one place. It can even be placed into their backpack for drawing on hikes.
Put together this DIY spy kit before sending your little detectives on their first mission. Have a look at this post for ideas on what to include in the kit, such as mirror strips and kids’ sunglasses, as well as how to customize a spy case in which they can keep their gear.
If you seem to be constantly dodging darts from Nerf blasters, give kids a target to shoot at with this DIY cardboard toy. Check out this post to find out what you’ll need to create the spinning targets, which will also help kids to practice their aim, ready for an attack.
If your kids’ fingers are tinged with green, encourage their enthusiasm for gardening with this DIY kit. Have a look at this post to see what to include, such as tools for planting and seeds to grow flowers and vegetables, before letting youngsters loose in the backyard with their trowel.
If your kids can’t keep out of the kitchen (especially when there’s a bowl to lick), check out this DIY baking kit. With everything they need to make basic cupcakes with frosting, they’ll be able to whip up a batch that Martha would be proud of.