Gifts for 7 year olds

Fun Gift Ideas for 7-Year-Olds that don’t Involve Screens

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Looking for fun gift ideas for 7-year-olds? I sat my 7-year-old down and asked him all about his favorite things so we could share it with you to help you on your shopping journey!


Disc Golf Basket and Discs

My 7-year-old has come to love Disc Golf lately and loves to practice. My 5yo twins do too but focusing on the 7yr old here 🙂 It’s great to be able to practice at home before heading to the course. This set includes a portable disc golf target, three discs, and a handy carrying bag.

Franklin Sports Disc Golf Basket + Discs Set - Portable Disc Golf Target Basket with Chains - 3 Discs Included - Driver, Mid-Range + Putter
Franklin Sports Disc Golf Basket + Discs Set - Portable Disc Golf Target Basket with Chains - 3 Discs Included - Driver, Mid-Range + Putter
by Franklin Sports
  • COMPLETE SET: This complete disc golf set from Franklin Sports is the perfect yard game for a family picnic, barbecue, or other get-together
  • PDGA APPROVED - Disc Golf Basket approved by PDGA (Basic Category)
  • EASY SET UP: The sturdy easy assembly frame design makes setup quick on nearly any surface. The unique umbrella shape provides foldable simplicity, so you can play disc golf almost anywhere.
  • DISC GOLF DISCS: Three golf discs are included. They’re great for learning to play disc golf or for casual practice—fun for all ages.
  • EVERYTHING YOU NEED: This disc golf set includes everything you need for an afternoon of fun backyard play. From the beach to the lawn, and almost anywhere in between, there’s no better disc golf game for the price.
  • EASY TRANSPORT: This Franklin disc golf game folds up and down for easy transport and storage. It also includes a carrying case to ensure everything stays organized. This set makes a great portable beach game, yard game, or backyard game.
List Price: $ 68.80 You Save: $ 10.19 (-15%)  Price: $ 58.61 Buy now at Amazon

Q-Bitz Game

The Q-Bitz game is really cool, even I enjoy playing it. It does say ages 8+ but my 7yo does enjoy it. Honestly, it reminds me a bit of an IQ test I used to give back when I was a school psychologist. It’s a fun way to challenge visual dexterity and spatial reasoning. You don’t have to compete against each other if you don’t want, you can just make different designs from the cards.

Mindware Q-Bitz Pattern Matching Fun Board Games for Family Game Night | Ages 8 and up 2-4 Players
Mindware Q-Bitz Pattern Matching Fun Board Games for Family Game Night | Ages 8 and up 2-4 Players
by MindWare

GAME TO TRAIN THE BRAIN: The Q-bitz game is a great way to say goodbye to boredom and challenge your mind all at once. Practice your symmetry, visual dexterity, quick thinking, and competitive nature. Q-bitz stimulates the brain to use spatial reasoning and memory skill making it perfect for both the classroom and at home.
THREE WAYS TO PLAY: With Q-bitz, it's not the same game over and over again. You get 80 different puzzle cards that you can compete to complete in 3 different ways. That's over 200 different ways to play. Combine that with different friends and you have a new experience every time.

List Price: $ 34.99 You Save: $ 5.04 (-14%)  Price: $ 29.95 Buy now at Amazon

Remote Control Dump Truck

This remote control dump truck really works! My 7-year-old has brought it outside to help move the mulch that got washed out of the flower beds during a heavy rain and bring it back to the flower beds. He just loaded it up then dumped it where it was supposed to go. It was pretty cool and made cleaning up fun.

The dump truck has a rechargeable battery which is great to not have to run through so many batteries!!

kolegend Remote Control Dump Truck RC Truck Construction Vehicle Truck Toys with Rechargeable Battery for Toddlers Kids Boys and Girls
kolegend Remote Control Dump Truck RC Truck Construction Vehicle Truck Toys with Rechargeable Battery for Toddlers Kids Boys and Girls
by kolegend

Compared with the traditional yellow dump truck, we have upgraded the color, which is different from others, our black construction vehicle looks more cool and realistic.Used with remote control excavator toy, it is very suitable for indoor and outdoor play.

List Price: $ 59.99 You Save: $ 10.00 (-17%)  Price: $ 49.99 Buy now at Amazon

LEGOS

He continues to LOVE Legos so I thought I’d include some of his newer sets.


Lego Dots Message Board

The LEGO DOTS Message Board is really fun because they can customize it to say whatever they want, depending on the day! They could have it say hello with different color suns one day, flower with flowers made of dots another day and whatever else they think of!

This is one of the few Lego sets my son may actually edit from time to time. lol

LEGO DOTS Message Board 41951 DIY Arts & Crafts Kit, Customizable Letter Board with Colorful Tiles for Kids Ages 6-10
LEGO DOTS Message Board 41951 DIY Arts & Crafts Kit, Customizable Letter Board with Colorful Tiles for Kids Ages 6-10
by LEGO

Features LEGO DOTS Message Board kids' craft kit with 2 16x16 plates, frame and hanger elements and 500+ tiles in a range of colors and shapes
The included curved 2x2 elements help kids make different font sizes to say whatever they want

 Price: $ 35.99 Buy now at Amazon

LEGO Ice Cream Truck

I’m truly impressed by this set, which is a lot to say for a 37 year old. Lol It didn’t take that long for him to put together and it has a working sliding window like a real food truck and a door that opens. It’s really cool.

LEGO City Ice Cream Truck Van 60253 Building Toy Set - Featuring Skater Minifigures, Skateboard, and Dog Figure, Fun Gift Idea for Boys, Girls, and Kids Ages 5+
LEGO City Ice Cream Truck Van 60253 Building Toy Set - Featuring Skater Minifigures, Skateboard, and Dog Figure, Fun Gift Idea for Boys, Girls, and Kids Ages 5+
by LEGO

Colorful Ice-Cream Van - Features a vibrant ice-cream van toy truck with amusing stickers, removable driver's cabin roof, and wide-opening side doors for imaginative play.

 Price: $ 27.90 Buy now at Amazon

LEGO City Great Vehicles Construction Loader

Don’t want to buy the whole

LEGO City Great Vehicles Construction Loader 60219 Building Kit (88 Pieces)
LEGO City Great Vehicles Construction Loader 60219 Building Kit (88 Pieces)
by LEGO

Build an iconic construction loader with raising front arm, tilting bucket and roll cage, plus a small fence and concrete build!

 Price: $ 28.00 Buy now at Amazon

Lego City Construction Trucks and Wrecking Ball

The LEGO City Construction Trucks and Wrecking Ball Crane is a perfect set for your child, especially if they like construction as much as my kids!!

LEGO City Construction Trucks and Wrecking Ball Crane 60391 Building Toy Set for Toddler Kids Ages 4+, Includes 3 Construction Vehicles, an Abandoned House and 3 Minifigures for Pretend Play
LEGO City Construction Trucks and Wrecking Ball Crane 60391 Building Toy Set for Toddler Kids Ages 4+, Includes 3 Construction Vehicles, an Abandoned House and 3 Minifigures for Pretend Play
by LEGO

Construction toy playset for kids ages 4+ – Join your preschooler for a fun build-and-play experience with this LEGO City Construction Trucks and Wrecking Ball Crane (60391) set

 Price: $ 59.99 Buy now at Amazon

Tech Deck

My boys have started to LOVE Tech Deck fingerboards and ramps. Here are some of my 7-year-olds favorites right now.


Tech Deck Ultra DLX Fingerboard

Need some fingerboards to get started? These are customizable and collectable. They’re quite rugged, even my destructive boys haven’t broken them.

Tech Deck, Ultra DLX Fingerboard 4-Pack, Element Skateboards, Collectible and Customizable Mini Skateboards, Kids Toy for Ages 6 and Up
Tech Deck, Ultra DLX Fingerboard 4-Pack, Element Skateboards, Collectible and Customizable Mini Skateboards, Kids Toy for Ages 6 and Up
by Spin Master

The Tech Deck Ultra DLX Pack includes 4 fingerboard decks with authentic graphics from the biggest brands in skateboarding.

 Price: $ 17.13 Buy now at Amazon

Tech Deck Danny Way Mega Half Pipe

This is a great starter set and it even comes with a fingerboard. This is great for learning tricks and getting started. It can connect to other ramps as they grow their collection.

Tech Deck, Danny Way Mega Half Pipe X-Connect Park Creator, Customizable Ramp Set with Exclusive Plan B Fingerboard, Kids Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 6 and up
Tech Deck, Danny Way Mega Half Pipe X-Connect Park Creator, Customizable Ramp Set with Exclusive Plan B Fingerboard, Kids Toy for Boys and Girls Ages 6 and up
by Spin Master

CUSTOMIZABLE PARK: Design and build your custom mini skateboard park with the Danny Way Tech Deck Mega Half Pipe X-Connect Park Creator ramp set. Set up different combinations with ramps, coping, rail and more.

 Price: $ 12.89 Buy now at Amazon

Tech Deck Official Guide

Does your 7-year-old want to get started with Tech Deck fingerboarding but not sure how? The Tech Deck official guide will help them learn how to land the coolest tricks! It also comes with a fingerboard to get started!

Tech Deck: Official Guide
Tech Deck: Official Guide
by Scholastic Inc.
 Price: $ 14.99 Buy now at Amazon

Tech Deck Neon Mega Park

The Tech Deck Neon Mega Park is by far my 7-year-old’s favorite set. It can stand alone or connect to other Tech Deck sets in any design they’d like. It is glow in the dark and comes with two fingerboards.

Tech Deck, Neon Mega Park X-Connect Creator, Customizable Glow-in-The-Dark Ramp Set with 2 Blind Skateboard Fingerboards, 90+ Pieces, Gift for Ages 6+
Tech Deck, Neon Mega Park X-Connect Creator, Customizable Glow-in-The-Dark Ramp Set with 2 Blind Skateboard Fingerboards, 90+ Pieces, Gift for Ages 6+
by Spin Master

CUSTOMIZABLE GLOW-IN-THE DARK PARK: Build your massive skateboard ramp park with the Tech Deck Neon Mega Park. Set up different combinations of fingerboard obstacles with multiple ramps, stair sets, and more to progress your tricks.
TWO FINGERBOARDS AND TRICK CARDS: Battle your friends with the two Blind Skateboards finger skateboards and Tricks Cards. Draw a card and whoever can complete the trick on their turn wins.

 Price: $ 43.95 Buy now at Amazon

Matt Christopher Books

My 7-year-old has gotten into chapter books lately and he absolutely LOVES Matt Christopher books! There are books about all sorts of sports from soccer to hockey to football and more!

He got one book for his birthday and then we ordered a whole set on ebay from someone who was selling a bunch of them together at a very reduced price. These books were published up to 20 years ago or so, so there are a lot of used options out there through Amazon and other sellers.

Soccer Duel
Soccer Duel
by Little, Brown
  • soccer duel
  • sport series for kids
 Price: $ 6.99 Buy now at Amazon

Robot Kit for Kids

Does your child love to tinker and build things like mine does? Then they are going to love this robot kit! Not only can they make their own robots but they are actually powered by a remote control!! So cool!!

Robot Kit for Kids - Ingenious Machines Build Your Own Remote Control Robot Toy - TG632 Awesome Fun Robot Kit & Construction Toy by ThinkGizmos (All Batteries Included)
Robot Kit for Kids - Ingenious Machines Build Your Own Remote Control Robot Toy - TG632 Awesome Fun Robot Kit & Construction Toy by ThinkGizmos (All Batteries Included)
by Think Gizmos

🚂 HOURS OF FUN: Kids love this 4 in 1 robot kit. Nurture your child’s creativity with this awesome robotic building set for kids that includes a remote control to bring their construction to life. Superb fun 170 part build your own remote control car that gives any child a huge sense of achievement. ALL REQUIRED BATTERIES INCLUDED.

List Price: $ 19.95 You Save: $ 2.00 (-10%)  Price: $ 17.95 Buy now at Amazon

Sewing Kit

My oldest is suddenly really into sewing so we got him this Woodland Animals Craft Kit that he could sew on his own. He was so excited to do the first couple of them and even made the hedgehog for me since I love them!

It’s really simple to do and a great starter kit.

CiyvoLyeen Woodland Animals Craft Kit Forest Creatures DIY Sewing Felt Plush Animals for Kids Beginners Educational Sewing Set Girls and Boys Art Craft Kits
CiyvoLyeen Woodland Animals Craft Kit Forest Creatures DIY Sewing Felt Plush Animals for Kids Beginners Educational Sewing Set Girls and Boys Art Craft Kits
by CiyvoLyeen

Here is the ultimate set of 12 different woodland plush animals sewing patterns! This kit contains 12 pre-cut felt animal shapes, 32 self-adhesive accessories, 6 colors of embroidery thread, 6 safe plastic sewing needles, 1 safe scissors, 1 batch cotton stuffing, 12 easy to follow instructions. *Minimal adult supervision needed.

 Price: $ 26.99 Buy now at Amazon

DIY Flower Bouquet

Want something unique and beautiful?! Here it is! A make your own flower bouquet with buttons and felt flowers plus vases! This is something that could easily take hours to do or something that one could come back to time after time to complete. It can be as simple or as complex as they’d like.

YOFUN Flower Craft Kit for Kids - Make Your Own Flower Bouquet with Buttons and Felt Flowers, Vase Art Toy & Craft Project for Children, DIY Activity Gift for Boys & Girls Age 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old
YOFUN Flower Craft Kit for Kids - Make Your Own Flower Bouquet with Buttons and Felt Flowers, Vase Art Toy & Craft Project for Children, DIY Activity Gift for Boys & Girls Age 4 5 6 7 8 9 Year Old
by Y YOFUN

Tons of felt flowers, colorful buttons & strings, more than enough to craft your own master piece of flower bouquet and vase.

List Price: $ 16.99 You Save: $ 9.00 (-53%)  Price: $ 7.99 Buy now at Amazon
Crafts for Girls Ages 6-10 Make Your Own Flower Bouquet with Buttons and Felt Flowers, Vase Art and Craft for Children - DIY Activity Christmas Birthday Gift for Girls Age 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old
Crafts for Girls Ages 6-10 Make Your Own Flower Bouquet with Buttons and Felt Flowers, Vase Art and Craft for Children - DIY Activity Christmas Birthday Gift for Girls Age 6 7 8 9 10 Year Old
by 7july

336 PCS Button Felt Bouquets Kit includes 80 x Large Button, 80 x Small Button, 80 x Iron wire, 40 x Carnation Petals, 40 x Sunflower Petals, 8 x Fluffy Slime, 2 x Quality Glass Vase, 2 x Color Paper Strip (15m/color), 1 x Double-Sided Tape, 1 x Decoration Flowers, 1 x Lace, 1 x Diamond Sticker, can make two bunch of 40 colorful flowers, bright and vivid color will bring your children lot of joy!

 Price: $ 23.96 Buy now at Amazon

Little Passports Activity Boxes

Looking for an activity to give this year instead of just another toy? Check out Little Passports Activity Boxes. There are several different activity boxes for different ages and interests.

My kids and I have tried out a few different Little Passports Activity Boxes including Animals Wild, Craft Discovery, and Space Quest, which I’ve written blog posts on. We have so much fun with them! It’s great to have something that we can work on together while also learning instead of just another toy that is going to sit on the shelf (or let’s be real, the middle of the floor).

With Little Passports Activity Boxes you can buy one box at a time or you can buy a subscription, which ends up being cheaper per box.

The buttons below include links to my blog posts as well as a 50% off an annual subscription or 20% off any purchase on their site. The other button links to the Little Passports Gift Guide that will help you decide which one to buy for your little one!

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Image from Little Passports Website

Gift Ideas for 7 Year Olds

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As a mom of identical twins and a son two years older, I have gained invaluable experience in the realm, and chaos, of parenting. With a Master's Degree and Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology, I spent years as a school psychologist, helping children navigate through their educational and emotional challenges. Now as a stay at home mom and professional blogger, I combine my areas of expertise to help you in your parenting journey.

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