In this guide we’ll look at the best toys for 5 year old boys and girls.
We’ve compared design, build quality, educational value and cost
to give you our top recommendations.

The Schleich Horse Club Riding Center with Accessories Set is one of the best gifts for five year olds girls you’ll ever come across! The paddock on the roof becomes an open riding arena, giving your little horse lover hours of imaginative play. The entire set is incredibly detailed, and the fences can be arranged in any way.

The Angry Birds Star Wars Telepods Star Destroyer Set is the perfect combination of Angry Birds and Star Wars! This set is great for hours of fun, letting kids stack up a Star Destroyer and then knock it down by launching one of the five included Angry Birds figurines. You can launch three birds at one time with the Lightsaber Launcher!

The Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Exclusive Action figure makes for one of the best gifts for five year old boys. There is nothing this Transformer can’t do! The Predaking figure is a great addition to the “bad guy” side of any Transformers collection, and he presents a pretty hefty opposition for even Optimus Prime!

The Shopkins Tall Mall Playset is a wonderful addition to any Shoppy collection. A great gift for five year olds that have a Shopkins collection, or those that are just starting on! The mall playset comes assembled with three levels of shopping and play. Not to mention, your Shopkins lover will get four exclusive characters available only in this set.

The Melissa & Doug Textured Stencils Set tops the list of best gifts for five year olds. This artistic set encourages creativity through the use of amazing textured stencils of all different subjects. The stencils are somewhat basic, so little ones can add their own imaginations to set the scene. Directions and eraser included!

The LEGO City Town Fun in the Park Set has everything your five year old needs to create a fun day at the park over and over again! They will be able to break down and rebuild a colorful park setting that includes a park bench, hot dog cart, picnic table, lawnmower, wheelchair, baby stroller and a merry-go-round that really spins!

One of the best gifts for five year olds, the KEVA Maple 200 Plank Set makes for hours of creative fun, building, learning and play. By creating structures and ball runs with the KEVA set, kids are having fun while accidently learning the principles of physics. The planks are tough, and can hold up to rough play. They’ll stack perfectly every time you use them!

The Chatsters Gabby Interactive Doll is the best gift you’ll find for five year old girls that love to talk! Which is pretty much all of them. This Gabby doll comes equipped to talk back, with over 300 unique words and phrases. She also plays 25 games and activities with your little talker! Gabby comes with a free app for iOS and Android.

This Emily Rose Baby Doll Crib makes a wonderful gift for five year old girls. The crib is easy to assemble, and will fit any fifteen to eighteen inch doll, such as Our Generation and American Girl. The crib comes with a plush blanket and pillow, so your little one can put their babies to sleep in comfort!

The American Girl WellieWishers Willa Doll will make any five year old girl pleased as punch! Willa is so cute and she loves animals! The WellieWishers are 14.5 inches and perfect for little hands. When purchasing extra clothes, make sure they’ll fit Willa, since she is smaller than the normal 18 inch doll.

This Blokus To Go Game is perfection as a gift for five year old kids. Blokus is a super fun strategy game, and this portable version will work for two players. The game pieces snap apart for storage, and if you have to stop in the middle of a game, you can simply close it up and save your strategies for later.

The Yellow Mountain Sports Backgammon Game Set makes a great learning game for five year old kids! Classic Backgammon, this set is 17 inches long, so while it’s large, it is still very easy to fold up and take along on family vacations or barbeques. Accessories store easily on the inside. It’s a great game for five year olds to learn how to play!

The Leapfrog Learning Game: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic is fantastic for any five year old with a Leappad, that wants to get a firm grasp on mathematics. By helping all your favorite My Little Pony’s get Equestria back into balance, you’ll be learning probability, counting, operations and percentages!

Hatchimals Twins have taken the world by storm, much like the original Hatchimal. A fantastic gift for five year old boys or girls, when your child gives the Hatchimal egg love and room to hatch, this time they’ll have twins! Once they’re hatched, the babies will communicate through their eye color, and your little one will have to figure out what they want!

The Zoomer Dino Jurassic World Indominus Rex is an incredible gift for five year old boys. The Indominus Rex uses her True Balance Technology to hunt, patrol and explore her surroundings. This RC toy uses it’s advanced IR nose sensors detect your hand movements! Each Indominus Rex comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, so you can guarantee quality.

The Osmo Coding Jam Game teaches music and sequence coding to five year old children, under the guise of fun. With the Osmo game and the coinciding phone app, you can create and layer melodies, drum beats, and more while building original compositions with fun characters from different worlds. It’s endless fun, and wonderful for kids who love music.

This Osmo Genius Kit for Fire Tablet is the ultimate in learning games. This kit comes with five award winning educational games that will turn your tablet into a learning tool. The Osmo Game takes core subjects like math, spelling, art, physics and geometry and turns them into hours and hours of great fun!

The Remo Kids Percussion Gathering Drum is the best gift for five year old boys and girls who love music! This is a durable little drum that comes with two drumsticks, and will keep your little ones playing music for days! They can learn how to create their own beats, make up songs and entertain the family.

This Lifetime Youth Basketball Hoop is an outdoor toy classic. An incredible gift for five year old girls and boys that love to shoot hoops, this hoop can be adjusted so little ones don’t get frustrated during play. The base can easily be filled with water or play sand to keep it in place. It’s a must have for summer!

This Swinging Monkey Products Saucer Nest Tree Swing is a fantastic addition to any backyard, and sure to keep five year olds busy all day long! This swing is forty inches across, and can fit more than one kid for lots of fun. It spins and swings, and the sides are easy to hold onto. When installed correctly, this swing is incredibly safe and reliable.

The New Neon Flash Kids Scooter is a must have addition to every summer toy arsenal. The blue LED light up kickboard is sure to please any five year old boy with a love for the outdoors! The frame is lightweight and easy to twist, turn and carry. The wheels are kid powered, no batteries or charging required.

These Jackson Ultimate Ice Skates are a perfect gift for five year old girls who love to ice skate, or want to start lessons! Ice skating is incredible exercise, and comes with great metal benefits, such as sequence and coordination. The Jackson Skates are comfortable and sure to offer a perfect fit every time.

The Jackson Ultima Ice Skate for Men & Boys make a comfortable and ankle safe choice as a gift for five year old boys that want to learn how to skate! Skating is a wonderful skill to have, as it increases speed, coordination and balance. These skates are easy for little ones to take care of and clean, and they make a wonderful starter skate.

The Hot Wheels Criss Cross Crash Track Set is the perfect gift for five year old boys! Kids can build the track however they like, encouraging spatial, motor and creative skills. This set comes with plenty of spaces to park all Hot Wheels, so it makes for easy clean up and organized storage. The crash zone makes for loud hours of fun!

This YBIKE GLX Pro Scooter boasts an adjustable handlebar that can grow as little riders develop better coordination and endurance. The wheels are on the larger side, guaranteeing a smooth and fast ride that won’t toss little ones aside when going over bumps and sidewalk cracks. The YBIKE has a super grip and secure feel, and a rear fender brake to boot!