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.
Coolthings – Everything from gadgets and gizmos to soft plush toys, cool lighting accessories and brain bending puzzles. They accept all major credit cards and electronic funds transfer. Based in Launceston, Tasmania with delivery Australia wide and free gift wrapping.
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…
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. Costumes for boys including superheroes, Ben 10, Bob the Builder, occupation costumes, magicians, doctors, train drivers and more!
Some Gift Suggestions
Can of Squirms Game
Fun and Games for babies to teens from Toy Universe Can of Squirms Game is a hilarious awkward questions game for teenagers Get your family and friends together for the hilarious game of Can of Squirms Game. You’re going to be laughing out loud at the awkward questions you will need to anser. The Can of Squirms Game, sees 2 players go head to head in answering some seriously awkward questions. Meanwhile the rest of the group is encouraged to place side bets on the answers, once you open this can of squirms it may not be so easily closed. Features: Included in the Can of Squirms Game is : 130 question cards 5 agree cards 5 disagree cards 2 dry-wipe Verdict boards Everyone is a winner in this game with hours of hilarious play involved, but the person with the best answer wins. Recommended for kids over 17 years of age and adults. Get your friends together for an awesome game of Can of Squirms.
Fireman 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 : 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.
Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2.0 in Camouflage
Fun and Games for babies to teens from Toy Universe Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2.0 in Camouflage does much more than tell the time The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2.0 is the latest in must have gadget ware for children aged 4 – 12 years. With all the modern features of a grown up smart watch including touch screen and 55 different watch faces, your child will love the grown up feel of this impressive unit. But the fun doesn’t stop there. The clever folks at Vtech have included not one, but two cameras that are perfect for selfies and short videos and can even be “enhanced” with the fun filters on the watch. For even more fun, the watch features a whole bunch of mini games and even an Augmented Reality game where the child chases characters around a yard or room, great for outdoor play. Features: Fully rechargeable with Micro USB. 55 watch faces to choose from. Just like mum and dads smartwatch but jam packed full of fun. New Selfie Cam so kids can easily take selfies directly from their wrist. The Vtech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX 2.0 is the ultimate in fun tech accessories for the up and coming 4 – 12 year old, simply charge and go.
Winchester Cubby House Set with Yellow Slide
Fun and Games for babies to teens from Toy Universe Winchester Cubby House with Slide is a multifunctional playhouse for your kids for awesome backyard adventures The Winchester Playhouse is your dream cubby house for your little ones as it comes with everything you need. The all in one Playhouse for all ages with loads of different play options. A happy place where kids can have so much fun! They can climb and take the speedy safe slide and take the ladder to go up and down. Features: Made from durable Premium Timber to make it last longer Treated timber for long-term protection against rot and fungal damage It has a Safe standard step ladder and rock climbing wall.Your child will love this! Built in sandbox area includes ground sheet and plastic top cover 2.2m wavy long super safe speedy slide makes sliding crazy fun Child-Friendly, safe for kids since it passes the ASTM International Standard Built-in Naughts and Crosses / Tic-Tac-Toe games that promote learning while playing Needs Assembly. Instructions included in the box UV protected materials plus safe, plastic windows that can be opened or closed. Childhood will never be complete without play! The Winchester has all the features you need for a cubby house at a terrific value. A happy place to remember ! Technical Details : Meets EN71 European Safety Standards Assembly Required This product comes partially assembled in a box with assembly instructions included Assembled Dimensions 255cm x 475cm x 288.5cm (L x W x H) Sandpit Dimensions 200cm x 295cm x 24.5cm (L x W x H) Warranty: 12 Month Replacement against wood rot and insect damage