10 Birthday Gift Ideas for a 6-Year-Old

Birthday Present Ideas for 6 year olds
Following on from my series of gift ideas for specific ages – it’s now time to inspire you with some gift ideas for 6-year-olds. I’ve selected 10 that I’m happy to recommend but if you don’t find anything suitable from these ten, take a minute and look at my full range of toys for six to eight-year-olds here.


This retro board game is for two to four players. The aim is to get your counters home before anyone else.

Wooden Ludo Board Game Safari Animals from Small Foot Design Toys

Mini Octons

Make your own 3D shapes and designs or follow the designs supplied with this Mini Octon set.

Mini Octons from Galt

Glow in the Dark 3D Planets

Glow in the Dark 3D planets mobile

Make your own 3D hanging mobile with these 3D glow in the dark planets

Mould and Paint Sets.

This is a fun craft which kids of all ages can enjoy but adult supervision is needed. Simply make up the plaster, pour it into the moulds, wait for it to dry and then paint. I stock Mould and Paint Cute Pets, Mould and Paint Trucks, Mould and Paint Sea Life and Mould and Paint Cupcakes.

Mould and Paint - Sea Life

A PlayPress Set. 

These set are made from toughened cardboard. Simply press out the pieces and slot them together to make 3D characters and scenes. I stock the Savannah Animals Set, the Check-Up Time Play Set and the Dinosaur Roar play set.

PlayPress Savannah Animals Eco Friendly Playset

Create your own Giant World Map

Create your own Giant World Map Clockwork Soldier

This Giant World Map comes with activities and stickers to help your child learn where everyone is and a little about places.

 Create your own Blow Boats

Create your own Pirate Blow Boats

This simple origami set has everything you need to make 2 blow boats and to race them on water.

 Charades for Kids

Provided your six-year-old can read, they will be able to enjoy this fun acting game.

Charades for Kids

A Terra Kids Exploration Magnifying Glass

This is the most impressive magnifying glass/nature viewer that I’ve come across. It would make a great birthday present for a kid that loves being outdoors with nature.

Terra Kids - Exploration Magnifying Glass

My First Embroidery Kit

Introduce and teach your child how to embroider with this really simple First embroidery Kit.

My First Embroidery Kit

I hope this has helped give you some inspiration on what to buy for a six year old’s birthday party gift. If not, check out my full range, which includes more affordable toys and more expensive toys, here

And, if you’re looking for some inspiration on gifts for other aged children, check out my blog as I’m working towards having a full set soon! You can find a similar blog with 10 gift ideas for 7 year olds here. Alternatively, if you are looking to spend more money, you might consider buying a toy subscription for the child. This way, the child will receive several boxes of toys during the year. It’s the gift that keeps on giving!

Thanks for reading,

xx Suzie


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