UPDATED 2021: The best toys for 6-7 year olds that will challenge them and keep them entertained as well as spark their imaginations as they mature.
Toys for 6 and 7 year olds
Most 6 years are either well into their kindergartner years or they have started grade 1. The types of toys they love and want to play with are a mix of little kids toys and big kid toys. Getting them toys that combine the elements of adult life but are made for their level are perfect for this age.
Toys for Boys and Girls
This list has a great mix of toys for both boys and girls because lets face it at this age boys and girls can have very different interests. But at the same time there are just some toys that are perfect for everyone.
Screen-Free Toys for 6 and 7 year olds
Technology is trying to capture your 6 and 7 year olds attention more and more. This toy list is devoid of all screen toys but the ideas will still keep them engaged and entertained without all the negative impacts.
The Best Toys for All 6-7 Year Olds
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Make your own Crayola Markers! With the Crayola Marker Maker kids can make real markers for home arts and crafts or school projects. Kids can use the included inks as they are or mix them to create their unique color blends.
Explore the art of paint pouring while creating beautiful treasures for your neighbors to find! Simple, straightforward instructions guide kids along as they fill a cup with different colors of paint and then pour it over the included rocks, covering them with amazing, psychedelic swirls.
I first bought these amazing magnetic tiles when my kids were toddlers and now I am just adding to their sets. Their imaginations are bigger and more tiles lets them keep creating.
Matching games and other puzzles boost problem-solving skills. Crafts and science experiments give kids self-confidence. Stories from other lands and cultures expand children’s empathy.
An addition & subtraction adventure for ages 6-8! Brew potions with dragon claws and magic sparkles to master place value on a magical quest. Then, add and subtract balloons to help dragons fly! These games are compatible with an iPad of Fire Tablet.
The Best Toys for 6-7 Year Old Girls
The Best Toys for 6-7 Year Old Boys
Whether you’re starting up an extreme competition, playing a quick game of one on one, or just testing your skills against the timer, the Electronic Arcade Basketball game is quick to ignite hours of finger-sports action.
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