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20 Fun Gifts 7-Year-Old Boys Will Love (2023)

Does your 7-year-old boy have strong opinions on what he likes and doesn’t like? I know mine does!

I personally have a 7 year old boy who helped create this guide and we also asked some of his friends and family members to give their input. You can be certain we’ve covered all our bases and found some kid approved gifts your 7 year old will love.

There are so many toy options out there, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for him! Whether it’s sports, Pokemon, dinosaurs, video games, whatever, I’ve got some ideas for you.

7-Year-Old Boys Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2023 7 year old boy

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1. Lego Super Mario

Combine his love for Legos and his love for video games! You can play Super Mario levels that you build yourself! Just make sure you get the starter course before you get any of the add-ons.

LEGO Super Mario Adventures with Mario Starter Course
$47.99

Features an interactive figure of Mario, a Goomba figure, Bowser Jr. and a buildable course

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03/07/2024 08:04 am GMT

2. Hoodies

A cool hoodie will become part of your little guy’s uniform. It’s cozy, it’s easy to wear, and he’ll feel like he looks good in front of his friends.

adidas Boys' Long Sleeve Camo Print Hoodie
$22.50
  • 80% Cotton, 20% Polyester
  • Kangaroo pocket
  • Ribbed cuffs and hem
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03/07/2024 08:08 am GMT

3. Sneakers

I love that kids this age are starting to figure out their style! Get him some sneakers that he thinks look slick and that he can play in.

Under Armour boys Grade School Surge 3 Slip on Running Shoe
$45.21
  • Lightweight, breathable mesh upper
  • TPU heel overlay for added durability & support
  • Enhanced cushioning around ankle collar for superior comfort
  • Stretchy, slip-on design for easy on/off


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03/07/2024 08:13 am GMT

4. Nintendo Switch

This is a big gift that you know he will freak out about! He can play on your TV or use it as a handheld gaming device.

Nintendo Switch™ Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe Bundle (Full Game Download + 3 Mo. Nintendo Switch Online Membership Included)
$247.58
  • 6.2-inch screen
  • 3 play styles: TV mode, tabletop mode, and handheld mode
  • Connects over Wi-Fi for multiplayer gaming
  • Battery life: 4.5 to 9 hours
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03/07/2024 08:44 pm GMT

5. Pokemon Cards

How many Pokemon cards do you have in your house right now? I bet, according to your 7-year-old, it’s not enough! He’ll be so happy to get a whole pack of new ones, find ones to trade with friends, and organize the rest.

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03/07/2024 11:25 am GMT

6. Squishmallow

Boys can be rough and tumble, but they’re certainly not too tough to need a snuggle with a stuffed animal. Squishmallows are so popular with kids, he’ll love whatever size and version you give him.

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03/07/2024 07:25 am GMT

7. How to Draw Book

It is so cool to start seeing the way your son can draw now that he’s older. This book will help him get a handle on drawing all kinds of different things, so his talent can grow even further.

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03/07/2024 08:19 pm GMT

8. Rainbow Loom

My 7 year old and his friends love to make bracelets all day every day! They’ve even set up bracelet stands to sell their creations to neighbors and cars passing by. It’s a well loved activity!

Rainbow Loom® MEGA Combo Set
$22.92

Features 7000+ Colorful Rubber Bands, 2 step-by-step Bracelet Instructions, Organizer Case, Great Gift for Kids 7+ to Promote Fine Motor Skills

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9. Dog Man Books

Once the first Dog Man book entered our house, it was soon filled with them! As our kids began to read they loved looking at the pictures and trying to sound out words. Now that my oldest is an avid reader he devours these. Whether your 5 year old is reading or not, these cute books are a great graphic novel to introduce to your kids.

Dog Man: A Graphic Novel (Dog Man #1)
$7.99

From worldwide bestselling author and artist Dav Pilkey comes Dog Man, the canine cop who's part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!

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03/07/2024 08:19 am GMT

10. Soccer Kick Trainer

My kid eats, sleeps and breathes soccer! So a kick trainer like this means he can keep playing whenever he gets the chance, even if there’s no one to kick the ball around with.

Umbro Soccer Kick Trainer for Athletes of all Ages and Skill Levels, Blue, Unisex
$8.97
  • Solo trainer
  • Maximizes touches and helps build aspects of ball control
  • Securely fastens to size 3, 4, 5 or futsal soccer ball
  • Adjustable waist strap ensures ball stays within range
  • Comfortable fit


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11. Soft Blanket

After all the running and playing and learning they do all day, 7-year-old boys need a cozy place to land at the end of the day. Wrap him up in this super soft blanket.

Bedsure Fleece Blanket
$11.19
  • 100% Polyester
  • Various sizes
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03/07/2024 08:24 am GMT

12. Battleship

My son got this game for Christmas last year and we all love it! It’s fun to play with friends, neighbors or family members. This classic game is always a hit!

Hasbro Gaming Battleship Game, 7 years to 99 years
$29.95
  • Plastic
  • Classic Battleship game lets you hold head-to-head naval battles
  • Red pegs mark strikes and white pegs mark misses
  • If you can locate your enemy's ships you can destroy all 5 for the win
  • Battleship Salvo feature lets you launch multiple strikes
  • Portable battle cases let you play anywhere


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03/07/2024 08:25 am GMT

13. Cool Helmet

You know he’s going to take risks, but you can make sure his head is protected (and that he loves the helmet he’s wearing so he never fights you on it)!

Raskullz Digital Camo Mohawk Helmet, 5+ (50-54cm)
$21.99
  • Complies with the U.S. CPSC Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets for Persons Age 5 and Older. Also complies with U.S. ASTM Safety Standard for multi-impact Skateboard Helmets


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14. Watch

If you’ve seen your son envying your smartwatch, get him this watch and fitness tracker to wear. He can see the time, set alarms and even use the stopwatch feature. And he’ll love checking how many steps he’s taken at the end of each day!

BIGGERFIVE Vigor 2 L Kids Fitness Tracker Watch
$29.99
  • Newly upgraded liquid silicone strap, softer and more skin-friendly, specially designed for kids ages 5-15, more comfortable to wear
  • Newly upgraded charging interface, safer and more durable, up to 7 days of battery life with 2 hours of fast charging.
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15. Reading Light

Listen, I’m not saying I WANT my son staying up past bedtime, but if he’s staying up to read, I’m not going to discourage it! This is an especially perfect gift if your 7-year-old shares a room with a sibling and may need his own light sometimes.

Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light
$21.99
  • 3 useful color temperature modes: yellow, warm white and cool white.
  • USB Type-C rechargeable
  • Up to 80 hours (general reading, single head) of powerful, non-diminishing brightness
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03/07/2024 08:29 am GMT

16. Who Would Win Books

My son could read these books every day! They’re really fun books because they teach you so much about each animal in a unique way.

Who Would Win?: Extreme Animal Rumble
$7.99

Eighty fierce animals battle it out in this exciting bind-up featuring five books in this action-packed animal series!

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03/07/2024 08:29 am GMT

17. Sports Cards (Soccer, Baseball or Football)

If your 7 year old loves sports, chances are they love collecting sports cards! Pick up a few packs of new cards for them to open up on Christmas Day.

NFL Football Trading Cards
$32.99
  • 100 new and vintage NFL trading cards
  • Every Pack is Guaranteed to have 2 Official NFL Autographed, Jersey or Relic cards
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07/13/2024 08:04 am GMT

18. Uno Attack

If you need another game idea, Uno Attack is probably the #1 game played in my house all thanks to my 7 year old! The amount of laughter and squeals playing this game makes it totally worth it.

Mattel Games UNO Attack Mega Hit Card Game
$19.72
  • This version of the UNO Attack Mega Hit Launcher brings action, suspense and surprise with its sleek look, cool lights and sounds and high-shooting cards! Lights and sounds build over time for extra excitement!


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03/07/2024 08:44 am GMT

19. Marble Painting Art Kit

My 7 year old loves art and crafts and this seems like something that he would love! With this kit you paint on water! This is a super unique way to paint and one that your child would likely love to try! Bonus – they have a 100% satisfaction guarantee! If your kid doesn’t have a blast you’ll get your money back, no questions asked!

Marbling Paint Art Kit for Kids
$14.99
  • Unleash & spark your creativity: Instead of painting on paper or canvas, try painting on... water! Our special painting process lets you create dazzling artwork in a completely new way.
  • Make it unique: Layer paint, smear, drag, and 'transfer' it onto the paper. Let it dry and voila! Beautiful marble painted art! Follow the simple illustrated instruction guide and create fantastic art.
  • Kit includes: Design tray, 5 paint colors, carrageenan powder, spoon, pipette, spreader, 3 styluses, 10 art sheets.


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03/07/2024 11:38 am GMT

20. Jumbo Egg Dig Kit

I bought this for my son this year and he absolutely loved this! It’s such a fun interactive experiment for you child to learn all about archaeology and the art of digging up fossils.

Jumbo Egg Dig Kit, Dinosaur Eggs Toys with 12 Different Dinosaur Toys
$25.99

Our dinosaur toys for kids have a jumbo dino egg, 12 full color dinosaur cards, 12 dinosaurs, 6 dig tools, a safety glasses, a dinosaur structure book, a washable playmat and a dice.

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03/07/2024 11:39 am GMT

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