As time continues to tick away and Christmas gets closer, the opportunity for online shopping gets shorter. If you find yourself running out of time, fear not – below is a list of the best gifts for 5-7 year olds (boy or girl).

The gifts are guaranteed to entertain, educate and excite. Take a look and leave the stress of Christmas shopping behind you!

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Best gifts for 5-7 year olds this Christmas:

Outfoxed: An easy and fun game for younger kids to understand, Outfoxed prompts children to uncover a series of clues and process of elimination, find the guilty fox from a group of suspects. The game requires critical thinking, planning and teamwork. IIt is a collaborative game minimising all conflict and rivalry between friends and siblings.

  • COOPERATIVE WHODUNIT GAME FOR PRESCHOOLERS: Introduce kids ages 4 and up to this classic, cooperative gameplay. Featuring a fun evidence scanner and adorable fox suspects.
  • CRACK THE CASE: Can you help find out which Fox stole Mrs. Plumpert’s prized pot pie? You’ll have to work fast to gather clues and rule out suspects together before the guilt fox high-tails it towards the exit!
  • WHO, WHAT, WHERE: Clues help you determine what the guilty fox is wearing so you can rule out suspects as you travel the board.
  • FUN FAMILY GAME: Outfoxed is a fun cooperative boardgame that is perfect for younger kids. Entertain kids on play dates or rainy days with Outfoxed.
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Sector 7: A beautiful book telling the engaging story entirely in pictures allows preliterate children to narrate the story as they interpret it. It promotes the use of imagination and connection to the characters on each page.

Sector 7: A Caldecott Honor Award Winner (Caldecott Honor Book)
  • Sector 7
  • Hardcover Book
  • Wiesner, David (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 48 Pages - 09/20/1999 (Publication Date) - Clarion Books (Publisher)

Mad Mattr – Ultimate set: While it’s become the safe and gluten-free version of Play-Doh, it’s actually much more than that. Mad Mattr is an upgrade. It’s not as messy as Play-Doh or kinetic sand and never dries out. This multi-colour set will help develop fine motor skills and dexterity as well as providing endless hours of fun.

Relevant Play MAD MATTR Quantum Tool Box (Tool Box, 10oz Mad Mattr Included, 20 Tools Plus The Ultimate Brick Maker)
  • The perfect solution for hassle-free, mess-free creative play, the Mad Mattr Toolbox is an all-in-one creative extravaganza!
  • Build amazing Mad Mattr creations with 20 included tools! 10oz Mad Mattr in 2-Mystery colors including the Brick Maker! Handy toolbox for storage
  • UNIQUE, NOT-TOXIC FORMULA: is gluten, casein and wheat-free, and available in 6 colors that can be mixed together, too! For Ages 5+.

Botley 2.0: The ever popular coding robot Botley as been redesigned and can now do a sequence of up to 150 steps and has 16 interactions. Screen-free coding helps kids learn coding and STEM skills without the need for a phone, tablet or computer and as a result, coding has never been easier! Botley comes with a remote programmer, detachable robot arms, 40 coding cards, six double-sided tiles, 27 obstacle building pieces and a starter guide with coding challenges. A great gift!

Learning Resources Botley The Coding Robot 2.0 Activity Set - 78 Pieces, Ages 5+, Coding Robot for Kids, STEM Toys for Kids, Early Programming and Coding Games for Kids
  • Coding Toys for Kids: Code right out of the box with the next generation of our Toy of the Year winning coding robot!
  • Discover Coding for Kids: 16 fun interactions—transform Botley 2.0 into a train, police car, ghost, and more!
  • Expanded Coding Styles: Features expanded coding styles—code through music, lights, and movements!
  • SCREEN-FREE FUN: Coding helps kids learn coding and STEM skills without a tablet or phone!
  • Super STEM Skills: From science and technology to engineering and math, STEM learning help kids build critical thinking and other skills they need for success in school and beyond!

Wishouse Kids Walkie-Talkies: Walkie-Talkies are an essential part of every childhood. These durable ones come in a choice of colours and can be used inside and outside. Easy to travel with, your kids will be able to take them wherever they go.

Wishouse Walkie Talkies for Kids Long Range,Xmas Birthday Gift for 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old Boys Girls,Camping Gear Games Cool Toys with NOAA,SOS,Lamp,Lanyard,Easy to Use,4 Pack (No Battery No Charger)
  • 📶 Long-Range Communication: Embrace extended adventures with walkie-talkies that ensure a stable signal and crystal-clear sound quality, because these walkie-talkies are designed for you.
  • 🔊 Crystal-Clear Sound: Enjoy conversations with impeccable clarity, so you never miss a beat. These walkie-talkies make sure every word is delivered in high definition, the way you like it.
  • 🌦 NOAA Weather Alerts: Be prepared for the elements with essential NOAA weather alerts. These walkie-talkies keep you informed about changing weather conditions, making them perfect for outdoor excursions.
  • 🆘 SOS Emergency Function: Safety is our priority. The SOS feature acts as your lifeline in emergencies, ensuring peace of mind during your adventures. It's a must-have for every explorer.
  • 🎁🧒👧 Perfect for Gifting: These walkie-talkies make fantastic gifts for boys and girls. They come in a variety of colors, allowing each child to have their favorite shade. Surprise your little ones with the gift of adventure!

Stomp Rocket: Perfect to play with siblings or friends, younger kids will have hours of fun seeing who can send their rocket the highest into the air.

Stomp Rocket Jr Multi-Color Rocket Launcher for Kids, 8 Rockets - Fun Outdoor Kids Gifts for Boys & Girls - STEM Toy Foam Blaster Set Soars Up to 100 Feet - Ages 3 & Up
  • RUN, JUMP, STOMP AND GLOW: Experience active fun, day and night, with Stomp Rocket’s Jr. Multi Color Rocket Launcher! Take turns launching multi color rockets with your friends and family. Includes 8 Jr. Multi Color Stomp Rockets, Launch Stand, and Launch Pad with Air Hose. Recommended for ages 3 years and up.
  • LAUNCHES UP TO 100 FEET: With the help of your stomps, Stomp Rockets can launch up to 100 feet into the air. Soar into the sky at the park, the beach, the playground, or anywhere else you want to stomp!
  • LEARN THROUGH PLAY: The launch stand allows kids to play while experimenting with gravity and force. Send Rockets soaring straight up into the sky or hurtling across your yard and start the journey into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) learning.
  • EASY TO ASSEMBLE: Jr. Multi Color is 100% kid powered – that means there are no batteries required and no cords or plugs to fumble with. The Base is durable, designed for the most active stompers, and the Rockets are made of strong, kid-safe foam.
  • THE ORIGINAL FOAM TOY ROCKET LAUNCHER: For 30 years, Stomp Rocket has been entertaining kids around the world through fun, active play and STEM learning opportunities. Happy Stomping!

The Floor Is Lava: Board games are a great way to get kids off their screens and having fun. This game will take you back to the time you used to jump from sofa to chair to table – anywhere as long as it wasn’t the floor. WIth far less risk and just as much fun, The Floor Is Lava is essentially twister gone wild.

The Original The Floor is Lava! Game by Endless Games - Interactive Game For Kids And Adults - Promotes Physical Activity - Indoor And Outdoor Safe
  • ENDLESS GAMES PRESENTS: The Floor is Lava! is a family board game that promotes physical activity, an active imagination, and engaging excitement for kids and adults.
  • ACTIVE FUN: Turn every floor into an exciting “lava jumping” adventure with The Floor is Lava! Get your child up off the couch or away from video games with this fun interactive game!
  • EVERYONE LEAP: Real entertainment and laugh out loud fun challenges the whole family. Popular for birthdays, holiday parties, or game night. For 2 or more players ages 5 -105!
  • INSIDE OR OUTSIDE PLAY: Each of our cushioned, durable, slip-resistant foam stepping stones can be used during outdoor birthday parties or indoor sleepovers.
  • DETAILS: Complete with 25 colored foam “safety stones”, 27 challenge cards, game spinner, and instructions, each board game allows 2-6 players. For children ages 5 years old and up.

Spalding high bounce ball: Who doesn’t love a bouncy ball? Balls are a great way to improve hand eye coordination while having fun. Can be used with a variety of solo and team games for the whole family.

Spalding High Bounce Ball
  • The ORIGINAL Spaldeen High-Bounce Ball
  • All-purpose play ball for all ages
  • Designed for Indoor and Outdoor Play
  • Ships Game Ready

Toaster Pets Cartoons Studio: With the exception of a smartphone or tablet, this studio kit comes complete with everything they need to set up their own animation studio. Included is a small green screen, two small pet figures, and a phone/tablet stand. Once the accompanying app has been downloaded, children can choose backgrounds, props and special effects as well as record their voices. The videos are easy to share on YouTube and other social media platforms.

Toaster Pets Cartoons Studio kit | Quick, Easy and Collaborative Movie Maker Set for Girls and Boys
  • Allows kids to create amazing new animated stories in their own voices, change costumes and background scenes for endless fun. Your kid can now be the director and actors in his or her own production! Upload directly to YouTube, Vimeo, email, text, or social media. Share your videos with your friends or the world.
  • Protects your kid’s identity on social media through the use of animation that acts as a barrier between your kid’s facial identity and wider web while providing a creative and collaborative platform and outlet to express themselves on their own channel.
  • Great educational gift for boys and girls ages 5-12 years old and up.
  • Additional Pets Available for Sale (Pack A & Pack B)

Crazy Forts: As a base, these tubes and balls create super fun tunnels make fun tunnels, forts and cubes. However, add bedsheets, pillows, books and cuddly toys and these structures take on a new level. They’re great fun for all kids between the ages of 5 and 7.

Crazy Forts! 69 Piece Buildable Indoor/Outdoor Play Fort Playset, DIY, Build Your Own, STEM Toy
  • Crazy Forts Are A Unique Building And Creative Toy
  • Create A Cave 1 Day, An Igloo, Pirate Ship, Or Castle The Next, Put The Pieces Together In Different Configurations, Cover With Bed Sheets And Voila
  • Package Weight : 4.05 Lbs
  • Product Type : Toys And Games
  • Durable

If this list of the best gifts for 5-7 year olds has helped, check out my lists for gift giving for 2-4 year olds here and best Christmas buys for 8-10 year olds here.