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Gifts for 6 Year Old Boys

Gift ideas for 6 year old boys.
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Backyard Safari Cargo Vest
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Backyard Safari Cargo Vest

This vest is a must-have for every Safari kid and is perfect for wearing on mini adventures, nature walks, camping and exploring. There's loads of pockets that you can fill with field gear or any unique and interesting items you find on your adventures. There are 2 velcro cargo pockets, ...

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Click N’ Play Pack of 200 pcs Crush Proof Balls

The Click N' Play pack of 200 crush proof balls is an absolute must have in any kid's toy collection. These provide fun for kids of ages 12 months and up and can be used individually or as part of group playtime activities. They come in 6 different bright colors ...

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Magnetic Dart Board

Marble Run Track Toy Set – Translucent Marble Maze Race Game Set By Marble Galaxy
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Marble Run Track Toy Set

Let your child or toddler get creative with the Marble Run Track Toy Set. With four different difficulty levels (Easy, Medium, Hard and Hardest) this set can be both fun and challenging for a verity of ages from age 4 and up. The set includes 70 building blocks and ...

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A Guide to Top Gifts for 6 Year Old Boys

Once your little boy turns 6, you will be thinking about what new and exciting toys you can introduce in to his life. He will have so much more to say, so much more he wants to do and will be displaying a lot more of his personality. Below are a few things to consider and options to help you with buying the perfect toy for your little boy.

Knowledge

Your little boy would have started school by now and will be introduced to new knowledge and activities everyday. It is important to keep the books in your home up to date and in line with your child’s reading age. Children develop at different rates so it is important to monitor your child ability and ensure you challenge your son, but make sure that learning remains fun. It would also be a good idea to introduce your child to tablet, computer or games console. There is a fantastic range of children’s games available for PC, PlayStation and Xbox.

Confidence

You may have noticed how your child’s confidence is developing. It is very important to influence and encourage your little boy to move outside of his comfort zone sometimes, especially if you see that they are not as social as other children. All children are different and there is nothing wrong with being shy but that doesn’t mean you should try to bring them out of their shells. Group games, board games or anything that involves multiple participants if the perfect way to build your child’s confidence.

Dexterity

Now that your little boy is getting older, you can start to introduce toys that are a little more grown-up. Your little boy might enjoy physical activities like building, sand boxes or outdoor play areas. There are fantastic options for outdoor play houses, tunnels and slides for example. This sort of play with improve your little boys physical health, fitness and dexterity. There are brilliant climbing frames available for children this age and it is a great idea to have this sort of thing in your garden or playroom.

Language

This is a great age to introduce your little boy to another language. You can introduce languages from as young as 10 months and scientists believe the younger the child, the more they are able to absorb languages. There are plenty of games and books available for introducing your child to another language so go for it!

Creativity

The creative side of your little boy must be explored and nurtured. Creativity is so important in development and it can play a huge role in your little boys future. Ways to nurture his creative side may be by introducing an instrument. Electric drums can be a great gift for a young boy (especially the kind with headphone capabilities!). Maybe other instruments such as a keyboard, guitar or bass. Boys may also enjoy arts and crafts, moulds and building. It is up to you to discover your little boys talents and encourage them.

Sensory

It is extremely important to provide your child with toys that engage all of their senses. Think about the way something feels (materials), what scent does it give out and what it sounds like. Exposing the senses to all different things will introduce an all new dynamic to their environment and may serve as a tool in keeping their attention.

Social Skills

Socialising is very important and a crucial part of your little boys development. Not all children are the same but it is still important to encourage your child to socialise, it will help them when they are fully grown. It is important for young boys to have all kinds of friends so don’t limit your little boys playtime with just other boys, encourage them to play with girls too. A great way to socialise children is with games but what may be more fun are outdoor activities. Have a look at outdoor games and playhouses.

Exercise

Incorporate exercise into your child’s playtime whenever you can. It is very important that this sort of habit is formed early because your child’s health is very important. If you allow your child to play video games, all day every day that is what they will continue to do throughout their young adult life. Video games are great fun but we must encourage physical play through toys and activities.