With the gift ideas below, you will surely be assured that your 9-year-old boy will not only be enjoying the gift but as well as one that is educational. In this way, your little boy will surely be able to learn something new while he is playing.
Thinking of buying your nine-year-old boy a gift but you have no idea what to get him? We compiled a list for the best gifts for a 9-year old boy. Whether he is your son, grandson, nephew or just your friend’s son, you are sure to find something that he will like here.
Top Gift Ideas & Toys For 9 Year Old Boys
1. 3D Printing Pen by Merlion
Kids always love anything to do with art. With this 3D pen, art technology for kids has been taken to the next level. The pen looks like an ordinary pen. However, rather than use ink or lead, it uses plastic. The 9-year old boy will be fascinated by this pen because it allows them to paint in 3D. Objects that they draw will appear to be realistic, and it is going to grow their interest in art. The pen comes with 10 feet of 12 different colors and is powered by its own power bank via a USB cable.
2. Ivan’s Hinge
Another great idea for a gift is a puzzle. Rather than settle for the same old puzzles, it may be time to switch to something new. Ivan’s Hinge is a puzzle game that will keep the boy captivated every single time. It is filled with vibrant colors that stimulate visual creativity. The puzzle has hinges that are set to work with some challenge cards. The goal is to solve the puzzle by trying to get the hinges aligned. This can be quite addictive for kids.
3. Magnetic Football Teams
Does your little boy like football? If yes, then this magnetic football teams board will be a great gift for him. The board features 124 teams from the four main football divisions. The teams appear on the board in their primary color. The board allows your boy to keep track of the teams’ progress and to even personalize the cover chart. They can then hang the board in their room.
The best thing about this board is that it can be used for different seasons. Your child can have this for a long time and keep his interest in football growing.
4. 40 Trick Magic Show Kit
Let your 9-year-old boy be inspired with magic by this 40 Trick Magic Show Kit. The kit comes with more than 40 trips, and there are also props included to add excitement to the show itself. It also has an instruction manual, which can quickly be followed. Some of the tricks that can be done here are mystery deck of cards, levitation tools, cups, and fuzzy balls. Your little boy will surely be able to learn and start performing magic tricks during family gatherings.
5. Battle Blow Build and Blast Set
9-year-old boys are fascinated with blasting stuff, and this Battle Blow Build and Blast Set will definitely excite him. The set comes in 165 pieces of the assortment and five foam darts which you can shoot to a maximum of 75 feet high. To make things more exciting, he will be the one to arrange the pieces which can be done in different ways. It can also be customized if he wants to.
6. Faux Bow 3 Archery Set
Keep your 9-year-old active by giving him this Faux Bow 3 Archery Set. The set comes with archery, and six arrows with tips that are made out of foam. It can be shot for a maximum of 100 feet. The entire set it durable and can withstand a great pull. You can quickly assemble it and is safe for a 9-year-old compared to a traditional bow and arrow. Your boy can play with it in your backyard or with his friends.
7. Clementoni Evolution Robot
Robots are very cool, and this self-learning robot is not any different. Not only is this a toy, but it’s also realistic features will make it an inseparable friend to the kids. The package comes as little pieces and your 9-year old will have to build the robot from scratch. With that done, he can easily program the robot to pick and move things as he wishes. It also has 8 different facial expressions and a variety of sounds and music.
8. Playstation 4 Console
Every little boy loves a bit of gaming. It gives them a chance to compete with friends while showcasing their prowess. The PlayStation 4 console comes with 1 TB of space and in a slim design that saves on space. The wonderful graphics make the games seem so much more realistic. With this console, your kid will be able to play games with online friends as well as save these games. The console can also be used to watch TV and play music.
9. Nerf Mega Thunder Bow
Your 9-year-old will surely love playing Nerf Mega Thunder Bow outdoors. One of the best things about this bow is that it is safe for pranks and plays. The mechanism of this toy is quite similar to traditional archery, which is definitely more reliable. Another good thing about this is that he can play nerf wars together with his friends. Or he can play alone and practice hitting targets. The best thing about this toy is that you can fire a total of five arrows in one target.
10. Think Fun Gravity Maze Marble Run
As challenging as this may be, the Gravity Maze Marble Run is also quite fun and will have your kid captivated as they try to solve the challenges. The game is a combination of a logic game, marble run, and a STEM toy. With the 60 challenges, your kids will be competing to complete these challenges. The challenges are multi-level from beginner to expert.
With this game, your boy will try to build a tower that will take the marble from the starting point to the target tower. To do so, one will require to use both planning skills and spatial reasoning and in the process, develop critical thinking. The game is great for both kids and adults and would be perfect for family game night.
11. A Skateboard
Another great gift for a 9-year-old is a skateboard, especially if he loves the outdoors. This skateboard measures 22 inches, and its deck is, which is perfect for very long rides. With its length, your 9-year-old boy will surely love doing tricks, especially with its 3 inch thick wheels. The skateboard comes in different colors, which your kid will surely love.
12. Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster
Your 9-year-old boy surely is familiar with Nerf N-Strike Elite Strong-Arm Blaster and giving him this toy will surely make his day. The set comes with a total of 6 elite darts and is designed to reach a certain distance. All of the darts are made out of flexible and foam tips so your kid will be able to stay safe.
One of the best things about the Nerf N-Strike Elite Strong-Arm Blaster will let you fire a maximum of six darts. You also should not worry about the dart barrel because it can flip open quickly. Your 9-year-old will definitely have a blast, blasting this Nerf Gun.
13. Pencil Nose
Little boys will always be goofy, and sometimes, not much is needed to make them happy. This pencil nose is a simple, goofy toy that lets your kid develop his drawing skills using his nose.
This set comes with a board and several cards. The object of the game is to draw as many items as you can with your nose and have your teammates guess what you are drawing. You can have your son play this with his friends or with the family during game night. Alternatively, having him draw with it by himself is a good way to keep him occupied and distracted for some time.
14. WebWeaver Roller Coaster Building Set
The WebWeaver roller coaster building set contains over 430 colored pieces. It also has some rods and connectors for easy connection. With this kit, your kid has to connect all the pieces to build his very own roller coaster. Some of the pieces contained in the set are glow in the dark. This not only allows your kid to play with the set at night but also adds the fun in the game. There is also a motor race car included in the set that allows travels the track both horizontally and vertically.
This building set is great for kids who love putting things up. It allows them to use their creativity and is great for initiating curiosity in STEM subjects.
15. Nerf Mega Blaster
One of the safest toy guns for 9-year-old boys is the Nerf Mega Blaster. The bullets are made out of foam and are known to be harmless, which means that he can use it in different ways. The Nerf gun is perfect for Nerf wars and as well as target practice, which boys love. If your 9-year-old loves the outdoors, then he will love using this because it can fire up to a maximum of 90 feet. Lastly, with this Nerf Gun, it can be used as an icebreaker for him and his new friends.
16. Scientific Explorer Disgusting Science Kit
Little boys love playing with gross and disgusting things and get very fascinated by the same. How great would it be to get something that is entirely gross for their fun, yet very educational?
This science kit is very gross and chances are you will be very disgusted whenever your kid brings it out to play. However, they also get to learn so much as they play. Besides being able to make stinky intestines, snot, fake blood and grow molds and bacteria, your kid will also get to learn how different systems in the body operate and the various by-products.
17. Wicked Pranks and Jokes- For the Prankster
Boys love playing pranks not only with their friends but as well as to you and his siblings. This means that your 9-year-old boy will enjoy this Wicked Pranks and Jokes. This set has 100 amazing pranks that he can do on family and his friends. The pranks range from modern day to classic pranks, which makes this set diverse. Also, the set has a booklet which will help your 9-year-old to know how he can set up the pranks in the most mischievous way possible. You and your son will surely enjoy having fun with the pranks intros set.
18. Razor Kobra Boy’s Bicycle
A bicycle never grows out of style as a gift for children. This bicycle is designed specifically for boys. The tough steel frame is made to withstand the crazy stunts your boy, and his friends will pull while trying to outshine each other. It also has sure stop handbrakes that ensure he slows down easily and safely. You don’t even have to worry about his comfort thanks to the cushioned seat.
19. Rubiks Cube
This is a toy that never goes out of style. Suitable for a nine-year-old boy who loves puzzles and problem solving, this game will keep them occupied for hours. The twisting and turning till each side of the cube shows only one color needs enough concentration to keep them entertained. It’s light enough to be portable giving the tween a chance to pull it out and play wherever they go. It’s both fun and challenges the brain to work out the puzzle.
20. Magic Music Monkey
At nine years old, your boy is probably discovering his taste in music. Perhaps he even has some favorites that he is always dancing along to. Then, it may be a great time to get him some cool speakers to play his music. This cuddly monkey is a great addition to his room. Not only does he have high-quality speakers, but is also a great dancer. Your kid will have so much fun dancing along with his new buddy.
21. Stencil Name Personalized Boys Lap Desk
Getting a 9-year old boy to sit down and have something constructive done can be challenging. This lap desk can help you quite a bit when it comes to that. Your kid will find this cool as it comes with his name. It comes with a plush and comfortable pillow bottom that rests easily on their legs. The smooth hardboard on the top makes it a great workspace. Whether he is drawing or doing his homework, the perfect balance on his laps will ensure he has a great place to do so.
22. RC Millennium Falcon Drone
Whether your 9-year-old boy loves drones, RC toys, or Star Wars, he will surely love this RC Millennium Falcon Drone. This drone is inspired by Han Solo, which is known as the spaceship from these movies. The drone has the ability to transmit a total of 2.4Ghz and can be controlled for a maximum of 200 meters away. The drone has authentic lights and sound effects.
The materials are made out of high-quality impact resistant foam that will make the drone very resilient to crashes. To ensure that the propellers are protected from any damage, they are cleverly hidden. Your boy will surely love this gift.
23. Toysmith Giant Rocket Balloon Set
Balloons are always an exciting toy no matter what age little boy is, a launcher is sure to get their attention. This set includes 85 balloons that can expand up to 40’’ and are reusable. The balloons come in various exciting colors and provide a lot of entertainment for outdoor activities.
The set has a deluxe two-way pump that helps in faster and easier inflation. Chasing after the balloons is a fun activity for kids who also don’t mind doing the cleanup in the end. Running around after balloons also help use up all the extra energy the tweens have and keeping them in good shape.
24. Dragonwood Dice and Daring Board Game
Enhance your child’s strategizing skills by using this interesting board game. Filled with mythical creatures and adventure, your boy will have so much fun playing with up to four of his friends. The game entails trying to capture creatures and enchantments by rolling dice and collecting cards. There are so many ogres and other creatures along the way that you must avoid. The winner will require the best strategizing moves as well as a bit of luck.
25. Snap Circuits JR Electronics Set
Let your 9-year-old improve him intellectually and cognitively at a very fast rate. His problem-solving skills will also be developed with this Snap Circuits JR Electronics Set. The reason behind this is because it will help him discover his skills in electronics and engineering. The set comes with different connectors and components with alarms and sensors. This will surely make him feel like he is in the real world. You shouldn’t worry about anything because the set has an instruction manual, which will help him do experiments.
26. Outdoor Exploration Kit
This is the perfect gift for boys who like to go out on adventures. It encourages exploration and love of nature through nature walks and expeditions. The set includes tools like binoculars, flashlight, compass, a magnifying glass, and a whistle. The kit prompts the boy to go out, even if it is the backyard, and study nature with his new tools of adventure. The kit comes with a bag that is easy to carry all the tools in while exploring and also reducing the chances of losing things.
27. Winning Moves Rubik’s Cube
Rubik’s cube is one toy that ever goes out of style and at 9 years, it may be the best time for him to start practicing how to solve the cube. This Rubik’s cube is designed for kids. It is a 3 x 3 cube that is quite simple to solve. However, for a 9-year-old, it may still be a bit challenging. He will certainly spend hours trying to solve the cube.
28. Fuzion X-3 Pro Scooter
Your 9-year-old son probably loves to spend outdoors, and he will surely love the Fusion X-3 Pro Scooter, which he can take outdoors. This scooter is made out of an airplane grade steel, which means that it will last long due to its sturdiness.
The Fuzion X-3 Pro Scooter can be used during street skating. Your little boy will love this scooter, especially if he is one who is adventurous and daring. One of the best things about the scooter is that is handle is adjustable. This means that if he grows taller, he can just adjust the height and use it again as he becomes.
29. Ultra Stomp Rocket
Watch your kid get so excited as they launch this Stomp Rocket to the sky. Don’t worry, though, it is perfectly safe for them. The Stomp Rocket does not require any electricity or batteries. It simply uses foot power. It is a great toy and is a hit for both adults and kids. Kids can have so much fun with it, especially during parties. You will see them launching the rocket to hit certain targets and even competing for distance with their friends.
30. 50 in 1 Electronic Playground
This is a set of everything electronic but designed for the use and play of kids. It is made to help kids make their own electronic devices with more than 50 electronic designs readily available. It’s a creative way for boys to learn, do research and play all at the same time. They can make a variety of devices ranging from magnetic bridges to electronic noisemakers.
31. Mini-Arcade Machine
Let your 9-year-old feel preoccupied with this Mini-Arcade Machine. It is equipped with 240 built-in games and is portable enough that he can bring it with him anywhere. The machine has two function button and control joystick, which will let him play through the variety of levels of a particular game. There are also speakers that are built-in, so the feeling of being in an arcade will surely be felt.
32. Deluxe Magic Set
Little boys are fascinated by all things magic, and they wish they were magicians. With this set, your boy’s dreams could become a reality. This set is equipped with all the things that are needed for him to become a great magician. It comes with instructions on how to carry out some of the more famous magic tricks. By learning them, your kid will have family and friends wowing at his magic skills.
It is never to early to introduce your kids to the wonderful world of books. The best way to do this is by getting him a set of kids’ books. To increase his interest in reading, it is best to get books that are full of illustrations and cool games. There are also some book series that are written for books. Simply identify some that he would like and buy them for him.
34. PRANK-LOPEDIA: The Funniest, Grossest, Craziest, Not-mean pranks on the Planet!
Boys love pranking their family and friends, which means that this Prank-Lopedia will be perfect for him. It has more than 70 gross and loving pranks, which he can use for everyone. The book has instructions so he will know what to do to pull off the prank successfully. Lastly, the pranks are safe and harmless, so there is nothing to worry about.
35. Handheld Mini Walkie-Talkies
9-year-old boys also love talking to each other, and this Handheld Mini Walkie-Talkies will make things more exciting. The walkie talkies can effectively help him communicate with his friend or even with you. It is durable, which means that it will last for a long period of time. Lastly, the maximum distance for this is 3 feet.
With the above list, we hope you get the right gifts for your 9-year old boy. Remember that even the smallest of gifts can make his day. So don’t worry too much about the gift that you are going to purchase. As mentioned above, the best gift that you can give your 9-year-old is something that is educational yet fun.