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March2019

Gift Ideas for a 5-Year-Old

Gift Ideas for a 5-Year-Old

Five year olds can be so much fun. They are now old enough to understand basic rules for playing games and they love playing with other people, especially adults. Their imaginations have grown so they can engage in role play games and toys and their fine and gross motor skills are getting so much better. Taking all this into account, there’s a huge amount of toys that you could give a five year old – the problem is trying to select the best gift for the five year old you know! If you like to choose from lots of options, you can find my full range of toys and games for 5 year olds here. However, if you don’t have time and you want a bit of help narrowing it down, here’s a shorter list of my favourite gift ideas for a 5 year old.

  1. The Beetle Game

The aim of this game is to be the first person to assemble a complete beetle but you only ‘win’ a beetle part depending on the number on the dice. Great fun for the whole family or to play with friends. This set comes with 4 beetles to assemble, so four people can play at once.

The Beetle Game

  1. Craft Materials

4 in 1 Craft pack

Children this age love making things and decorating pictures. Often they will love getting a few small craft items more than one large present. This 4-in-1 Craft Pack would make a lovely gift or if you’re looking to give something slightly bigger, this craft box would be great. I also stock a large selection of stickers which go down really well with creative children. Here are the Knight ones.

  1. Create your own Pirate Blow Boats

Create your own Pirate Blow Boats

This simple origami kit allows you to make 2 paper boats. It comes with straws so you can blow them and race them in water.

  1. Decorate your own jewellery Box

Decorate a jewellery box

These kits come with a small wooden chest, a paintbrush, paints, and stickers to decorate.

  1. Space Projector Torch

This cool torch has projection disks that project space objects to the area it’s been pointed at.

Space Projector Torch

  1. Step by Step Drawing Kits

Learn how to draw lots of different things with these step-by-step drawing kits. They come with lots of illustrations to follow, a whiteboard and a whiteboard pen. I stock a pink box, a blue box, and an animals box.

Djeco Step by Step Drawing Animals

Step by Step learn how to Draw Arther and Co by Djeco

  1. What’s Up Game

This game is easy enough for a five-year-old to play as each card has a picture as well as the written word. The aim of the game is to guess what is on the card that’s attached to your forehead by just asking ‘yes/no’ answered questions.

What's Up Game head bandz

  1. A Tinka Tek Construction Kit

Tinka Tek Mini Engineering Kits metal crane

These mini construction kits are recommended for children aged 5+. There’s six different vehicles to choose from or buy one of each!

  1. Deluxe Scratch Art

If the child you are buying for is creative, they will love this deluxe box of scratch art materials from Melissa and Doug Toys.

Melissa and Doug Scratch Art - Deluxe Combo Box

I hope this list has helped you. If you haven’t found something you think is suitable, check out my full range of toys for 3-5-year-olds or you might find my blog Toys for 4-year olds useful. I hope that whatever you choose, that the five-year-old in your life will love it.

Thanks again for shopping from my small Irish shop.

Xx Suzie

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