Gifts for Boys

General Gifts, Gift Ideas by Age

When thinking of gifts for boys, the obvious choices are construction toys, toys with wheels, gadgets and active outdoor toys, but you might also consider books, art and craft kits, science kits or a fun outdoor activity to get them away from the screens.

As well as the practical and physical, consider books, posters and artworks to feed the boys’ imaginations and dreams.

The shops below have a good variety of gifts for you to choose from.  They will deliver to you or direct to the birthday boy.

  • Yogee Toys is a Sydney-based online toys store with a huge range of stock from many of the major brands. Orders that are fully paid before 1PM Sydney time are dispatched from their Seven Hills warehouse on the same day. Look for things that will appeal to boys in…
  • PeeDee Toys is a Melbourne-based toy shop that delivesr Australia-wide and international, plus the option to pick up from their Tullamarine warehouse (shipping details here). They are a member of the Australian Toy Association and were one of the first online toy shops in Australia. You can shop by age – see toys for 4 to 5 year olds or shop by brand.
  • Yardgames – specialists in outdoor games and playground equipment, giant games and other activities.  They have some amazing pedal cars, ride-on trikes, bikes and karts and John Deere pedal-powered tractors. Lots of big and little boy toys including
  • iSUBSCRIBE magazine subscriptions – Australia’s most comprehensive provider of magazine subscriptions online with over 550 titles. You’ll find magazines for kids, magazines for teenagers, games and puzzles magazines. Why not choose a magazine for yourself as well?
  • CostumeBox – Thousands of fancy dress costumes for all occasions. All costumes displayed are in stock and most costumes are dispatched within 24 hours. Based in Sydney with flat rate delivery Australia wide. See all costumes for boys including superheroes, Ben 10, Bob the Builder, occupation costumes, magicians, doctors, train drivers and more!

Some Gift Suggestions

101 Cool Magic Tricks 101 Cool Magic Tricks
Want to learn 101 of the coolest magic tricks If youd like to perform in front of audiences at home or school this book will give you some great tips for preparing and creating a captivating magic show.
from Coolthings.com.au

101 Cool Science Experiments 101 Cool Science Experiments
Want to see an egg bounce How about grossing out your friends with homemade boogers This spectacular book will show you how its full of simple science experiments to shock and amaze you
from Coolthings.com.au

Aloka Sleepy Lights Robot Aloka Sleepy Lights Robot
This cool Robot Night Light features a remote control and a set of beautiful LED colours. You can control the brightness of your light by using the dimming function to navigate the 4 levels of brightness.
from Coolthings.com.au

Fireman SamFireman Sam from Booktopia
With 24 pages full of activities to wipe clean and draw again, fans of all these fantastic brands will be kept busy for hours as they count, draw, play and find on the specially laminated pages.

Stuff Happens : JackStuff Happens : Jack from Booktopia
4 boys, 4 stories, 4 great Australian writers in an important new series.
Stuff happens sometimes.
Everyday stuff.
At school, at home, with sport, with mates.
For Ned it happened with a new teacher.
For Sean it happened starting at a new school.
For Michael it happened when he thought he was disappointing his parents.
For Jack it happened when a game at recess went wrong.
Stuff Happens.
Real-life stories for boys.

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