Five year olds are likely in Kindergarten and really starting to get into learning new things, social group play and will likely start to connect what they are learning in the classroom to their life. They can start to display patience with taking turns and playing games with friends whether it is imaginary play or a board game/puzzle. Here are some great gift options, happy birthday!
Light Up Terrarium Kit - this miniature terrarium is so fun, kids can create their own garden and watch is grow by day and glow at night with the LED lights. A top gift idea for any 5 year old!
Hot Wheels Criss Cross Set - what kid doesn't love hot wheels and this set will pump them up with constant action and fun
Highlights Magazine Subscription - this magazine has been around forever and never fails, kids love receiving this in the mail monthly and it will spark so much creativity, teach them new things and provide hours of play
Walkie Talkies - such a fun gift for adventuring indoors or outdoors
American Girl Dolls - a classic gift for any little one that loves dolls, I still to this day have mine boxed up ready to hand down to my daughter. Such a special gift.
Memory & Matching Game - this fun matching game helps develop patience and memory skills. The company is also woman owned, mother run and the products are all sustainably sourced
Crazy Forts Construction Toy - probably the top rated toy for 5 year olds, you can create any fort under the sun with the 69 pieces (an igloo, cave, castle, etc) and cover with sheets to create a fun fort. Easy for the kids to build and hours of play!
Lite Brite - this retro game never gets old and helps inspire creative fun play
Squeakee the Balloon Dog - this robot dog interacts and responds to your voice, does a lot of movements so you can even teach him tricks!
Talking Microscope - learn all about animals and plants with this talking microscope. The voice of Bindi Irwin will help you learn about over 60 images and you can put it in fact mode or quiz mode. So much fun learning at home!