He is five years old and as content playing alone as he is with his siblings, a same age friend, or an adult. This is the reason why a birthday present for a 5 year old boy is pretty easy to choose.
Preschool boys are quite easy to please. If the gift has wheels, interlocking parts, can be colored on, or makes noise than he will most likely enjoy it.
Boys have long had a fascination with things that move and over the years not much has seemed to change with their love of vehicles. Toy cars, trucks, planes, trains, motorbikes, or helicopters are all ideal gifts for a five year old.
Monster trucks have also become a very popular theme in toy trucks. Vehicles such as Monster Mutt, Gravedigger, and Donkey Kong are styled after real life heroes of Monster rally fame.
Dragons and Dinosaurs? Bring Those Critters on!
Children have big imaginations and their ability to envision fantasy landscapes and creatures is beyond limits. A prehistoric land, a jungle, or a city of towering buildings is theirs to create.
Dinosaurs and dragons are the ideal creatures to encourage this creative thought. With their unique design and versatile personalities these beasts can be friend or foe making them an item which fits into any play scenario. Kids seem particularly fascinated by the voracious T-Rex who was the terror of the dinosaur era.
Dinosaurs are also an excellent learning tool for kids as well. Teaching them prehistoric history lessons and encouraging a fascination with animals as well as geography dinosaurs are science that even young kids can understand.
Small Toy Cars and Trucks are Ideal
For a 5 year old it doesn't matter if the toy car or truck is big or small he will love them all. Toy cars are fun play indoors or out, with friends, or alone.
He has a purpose for each of the toy vehicles he receives so this is one gift area where it is difficult to go wrong. From the built tough Tonka work vehicles to the tiny dinky toy line up of cars.
The Hot Wheels product line still hold onto their popularity with young boys. These tiny vehicles are collected, played with, treasured, and displayed with excitement and pride. What has changed over the years is the amazing line up of accessories and track to accompany these cars. These sets intertwine with one another so you can never make a wrong choice when you purchase Hot Wheels.
Old Tonka Toy Truck Commercials: One Tough Little Truck!
Construction Blocks are a Gift he Will Enjoy for Many Years
At the age of 5 kids are learning to explore their creative side. Building blocks are the perfect gift for allowing children to construct imaginary cities, lands, and situations. Perfect for stimulating imagination and creativity the magic of these famous building blocks has increased with the passing of time.
Lego blocks have withstood the test of time in keeping up with the imaginary worlds where children play. Palaces where kings rule, magic castles where dragons roam, farm lands filled miniature people, animals, sheds, barns, houses, and vehicles. There is just no other land like a Lego land.
Even more popular today then they were seventy years ago Lego now has building sets which include transformers, boats, planes, space ships, bulldozers, trains, and robots which really do come to life in a child's hands. Lego designs its play sets in tune with the latest movies and super heroes so you know that kids can easily relate to the Lego play land themes.
The History of the Lego Bricks
Buying Clothing be Very Selective in Your Choice
Five year old boys are growing up fast and so always in need of clothing but this is one area where you are going to have to be careful in your purchasing. Although mom will appreciate the gift of attire the typical five year old boy is not all that likely to be impressed unless you style this gift in a manner suiting his unique tastes.
A vest, cap, or work jacket that is just like dads is okay. As is a favorite movie or toy themed shirt or hat so long as they are presented alongside a toy of the same theme.
To preschool children the bigger or fancier the package then logically thinking the better the present will be so make the presentation of your present exciting. Regardless of which gift you choose be sure to wrap it up in brightly themed gift wrap draped in plenty of ribbons and bows.
Also attach a smaller gift to the outside of the package in the same theme as your main gift. This little teaser item will get his imagination working and have him anticipating his main present even more. Where gifts are concerned a five year old boy is very easy to please.
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