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BEST TOYS FOR 5-YEAR OLDS

Take Flight!

 

School days. T-ball. Gymnastics class. The rush of independence is like a rollercoaster.

We've put together a selection of toys for developing minds and bodies to help with the highs and lows.

 

Let's enjoy the ride!

Quadrilla Wooden Marble Run

Hape

Why We Love It

Different colored blocks have different functions, encouraging spatial reasoning and logic as little engineers construct marble runs. Includes model design suggestions.

Rebecca Doll & Book

American Girl

Why We Love It 

Beautiful American Girl doll along with the first paperback book in her series. Story set in 1914 New York City.

Inspiration Art Case

Crayola

Why We Love It 

Unleash little ones' creativity with this 140-piece Crayola set. Includes crayons, colored pencils, markers, and paper.

Color Code

Smart Games

Why We Love It

Tackle 100 challenges of varying difficulty by layering colored tiles. Develops logic and spatial reasoning skills. Bonus: Beautiful materials; small and portable.

Micro Maxi Deluxe Scooter

Micro

Why We Love It 

Let's get moving! Kiddos steer this well-made scooter by leaning in the direction they want to go. Smooth ride. Adjustable T-bar height. Develops balance and coordination.

Children's Pony Farm

Playmobil

Why We Love It 

High quality set that littles can help assemble. Great pretend play for horse lovers. Includes 3 figures, 3 ponies, and loads of accessories.

Gobblet Gobblers Game

Blue Orange

Why We Love It 

A twist on the classic tic-tac-toe game: larger pieces can "gobble" smaller ones! Builds memory and strategic thinking. Quick play. 

LEGO Airport VIP Service

Lego

Why We Love It 

Awesome combination of building and pretend play. Get the businesswoman to her meeting on time with private plane, limo, and airport service vehicle. Great details. 

Underwater 100-Piece Puzzle

Janod

Why We Love It 

High quality puzzle pieces depict a vibrant, whimsical ocean scene. Sturdy packaging. Boosts problem solving and spatial reasoning.

Lego Sweeper & Excavator

Lego

Why We Love It 

Awesome vehicles and a unique build. Truck has spinning brushes. Excavator has movable arm and opening cage. Great combination of building and pretend play.

Tarzan Tire Spider Web Swing

Swinging Monkey

Why We Love It 

Whee! A new take on a tire swing. This backyard favorite is approved for up to 250 lbs. Durable. Easy assembly. Great enticement for outdoor fun.

Race to the Treasure!

Peaceable Kingdom

Why We Love It 

A cooperative game in which all players work together to build a path and beat the ogre to the treasure. Excellent for spatial reasoning, strategy, and team play.

The Fairy Game

Peaceable Kingdom

Why We Love It 

Teamwork! Kids work together to save the garden and defeat Mr. Winter in this beautiful cooperative board game. Directions may seem a bit complex, but it's a fun early strategy game.

LEGO Heartlake Puppy Daycare

Lego

Why We Love It 

Let's build! Set includes lots of opportunities for creative play with puppy daycare, bath, feeding area, and garden with agility course. 

Stained Glass Dolphin Craft Kit

Melissa & Doug

Why We Love It 

Littles create their own "stained glass" creations with this peel-and-press sticker kit. Hang in the window for full effect. Builds focus and fine motor skills.

Let's Go Code! Activity Set

Learning Resources

Why We Love It 

Introduces coding basics without any screen time. Build mazes then "code" your way through while exercising problem solving skills.

 

Fossil Hunter Lottie Doll

Arklu

Why We Love It 

Calling all paleontologists! This high quality doll is ready for the dig. Small size convenient for travel. Bonus that Lottie looks like a kid (no makeup, jewelry, or high heels).

Sum Swamp Game

Learning Resources

Why We Love It 

Practice basic addition and subtraction as players race to exit the swamp. Sneaky way to incorporate math drills into gameplay.

Solar System Backpack

Pottery Barn Kids

Why We Love It 

Durable backpack with padded shoulder straps and plenty of pockets. Small is lightweight but has enough room notebooks. Many other designs. Optional personalization.

Lights & Sound Firetruck

Playmobil

Why We Love It 

Firefighters to the rescue! Extendable ladder for high-window rescues. Encourages pretend play.

Outfoxed!

Board Game

Gamewright

Why We Love It 

A cooperative whodunit with a cool clue decoder. Crack the case of the stolen potpie before the guilty fox escapes. Builds deductive reasoning and teamwork.

 

Chef Costume

Melissa & Doug

Why We Love It 

Cute costume inspires independent and cooperative pretend play. Well-made, durable, and machine washable.

Owl Pal Pillow Craft

The Orb Factory

Why We Love It 

Use a stylus to punch fabric into pillow according to a numbered legend. Results in an adorable craft.

Rat-a-Tat Cat

Gamewright

Why We Love It 

Players compete for the lowest score in this comical card game that builds memory and basic math skills. An all-time Red Jellies favorite. 

Let's wrap this up (beautifully).

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Special occasion coming up?

We'll hand-pick a selection of gifts for your one-of-a-kind kiddo.  That way you can focus on the fun.