Gift Guide: Six+ year olds

Gift Guide for six year olds

From the age of six and up, a child is becoming a little person. Their lives revolve around school and friendships, play dates and birthday parties, team sports and dance lessons. They still love a lot of the same activities as before, but they’re growing fast and might need a bigger bike or a new helmet.

Look for toys, games and kits that challenge them – they’re ready for it! Here are our top picks for six-year-olds and up: toys to educate, entertain and keep them occupied for hours.

Here are our picks for six-year-old gifts.

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Header Ribbon: What they're doing

  • Rapidly expanding their vocabulary
  • Reading
  • Learning numeracy concepts
  • Riding a bike (maybe without training wheels!)
  • Monkeying on monkey bars
  • Team sports and lessons
  • Making up dance routines
  • Going on play dates by themselves
  • Developing strong friendships
  • Latching onto the latest toy fad!

Header Ribbon: Gifts they'll love

  • A bigger bike or next-step scooter
  • Magic set
  • Figurines
  • Fairy door
  • Stationery
  • CD player
  • Inexpensive camera
  • Toy microscope
  • Knitting or sewing kits
  • Jewellery-making kits
  • Sleeping bag
  • Trampoline
  • Sports equipment
  • LEGO
  • Boogie board or skim board
  • First watch
  • Hula hoop
  • Skipping rope
  • Walkie-talkie
  • Go-kart
  • Construction kits
  • Science kits
  • Dolls with clothes and accessories
  • DVDs
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