Best Toys for 6 Year-old Boys
We've got awesome gift suggestions for 6 year-old boys right here! The latest, greatest toy options are on our list and available to order online. From a flatulent Crate Creature to a real camera to a coding robot, you'll find something cool for the little guy you're shopping for.
Do you have a dino fan on your hands, or is he into race cars? Maybe he just likes to cuddle up on the couch (in that case we recommend a Cozy Wings throw blanket). We've got a range of interests represented here. And whether it's a casual birthday gift or something more special, like a big holiday toy, check out our present picks below. Best of all you can click to order — great gifts in a jiffy!
Crate Creatures Big Blowout
It takes work to get this gross toy out of its crate! Use the crowbar to break the lock and bust your Crate Creature free. The toy creature's eyes glow, and he makes over 100+ disgusting bodily function sounds. Your child can use the "lockie talkie" to project his or her voice from a distance through the interactive creature, or prank people with the timer. Best for ages 4 and up, the Crate Creature requires 6 AA batteries (included). Which one will you choose? There's Croak, Guano, or Nanners.
VTech Karaoke Machine
Gift your favorite little rock star this cool karaoke machine! This VTech toy connects to an MP3 or smartphone so he can play his favorite tunes. And Music Magic mode turns down the original vocals so he can sing away. Other features include a disco light, 6 games, a voice changer, a recorder, and fun sound effects. Best for ages 5-10. 4 AA batteries are included. Available in red/black and pink/purple.
Imaginext Aquaman Playset
This superhero is newly in-demand, thanks to the new Aquaman movie. Little fans of the Imaginext Super Friends toys will have hours of fun with this Atlantis playset. The aquatic cave features a scary sea creature, activated by a Power Pad. The set lights up, launches fire projectiles, and of course includes an underwater jail for bad guys. It comes with an Aquaman figurine, plus his trident. Batteries are included. Best for ages 3-8.
Beaker Creatures is a popular STEM toy that uses the surprise toy trend to incorporate real science. Kids can conduct an experiment and extract Beaker Creatures collectibles from the reactor pods. The set includes the lab, figurines, classification cards and posters. Best for curious kids ages 5 and up.
Jurassic World Thrash ’n Throw T-Rex
Do you have an aspiring paleontologist on your hands? Gift him this cool t-rex toy. It features sound effects and a chomping jaw, providing realistic playtime. Best for ages 4-8, this Jurassic World movie tie-in toy includes batteries.
Botley the award-winning little robot is ready to code right out of the box. Kids 5 and over can learn STEM skills like coding with this 77-piece activity set. And the best part is that Botley is totally screen-free! No additional tech is needed, aside from 5 AAA batteries.
Hot Wheels Super Ultimate Garage
The biggest Hot Wheels playlet ever will wow any little car collector. It features different action zones, like a motorized elevator, dual corkscrew track, and even a giant gorilla.
There's parking for over 140 cars, and it connects to other Hot Wheels track sets. What more could a little car collector want?
Cozy Wings Blanket
Kids can put their arms through this fun throw blanket to create "wings" — so they're great for play or nap time. Available in characters including Buzz Lightyear and Spiderman, Cozy Wings make a unique gift. The 48" by 26" polyester microfiber blanket is indeed comfy and cozy.
Mega Dinosaur Dig
This scientific dinosaur kit will be a huge hit. Kids can dig up 3 real fossils (that are millions of years old!) from the included dig brick. Plus the kit includes 2 dinosaur figures and digging tools, a magnifying glass, and a guide.
Storm Trooper Mask
Star Wars fans can pretend to be a First Order Stormtrooper with this electronic mask. The mask (from Star Wars: The Last Jedi) changes their voice into a commanding amplification.
Adjustable straps mean this mask is a great fit for anyone. Hey, if he's going to play Star Wars, why not get him a really cool mask! 3 1.5V AA batteries are included. Best for ages 5 and up.
Lights and sounds make this play oven seem real. Their confections appear to "bake" when placed in a special container in the oven, adding to the fun.
The oven makes a "ding!" sound when its done. Kids can cook up their favorite Play-Doh recipes (tiny little cakes and cupcakes!) with 5 food attachments, cutters, utensils, and 6 cans of Play-Doh. For ages 3 and up. 3 AAA batteries required.
VTech Kid's Camera
This camera will be well-loved by any child. It's an actual 1.3 megapixel digital camera that's easy for small hands to maneuver. It operates intuitively, and features games, photo and video effects, a voice changer, and more.
A 1.8" color screen shows kids what they're capturing, and it takes video as well. Up to 800 photos can be stored, and it supports memory cards. Download your child's shots to your computer with the included USB cable. This camera is a great value for the money. Available in blue or pink.
Guess Who? Game
It's the classic guessing game from the 80s — ask questions to determine which character your game partner has.
Does he have a mustache? Does he wear glasses? Guess Who? is best for kids 6 and over. It comes with 2 game units featuring 48 friendly faces. Plus 24 mystery face cards.
Nerf Star Wars Captain Phasma Blaster
Nerf and Star Wars? It's a match made in little kid heaven. This cool bolt-action blaster fires glow-in-the-dark darts. 5 foam darts are included here, and they start glowing when fired!
The blaster also features action sound effects thanks to 3 AA batteries, which are included. Best for ages 6 and up.
Colossal Art Set
Artistic kiddos will go nuts for this huge art set. Everything they could want is here: there are 315 pieces!
From different-sized markers to erasers to paper, and it all fits inside the handy 19.5" by 20.5" case. The Colossal Art Set even has the National Parenting Center Seal of Approval. Score! Best for children aged 3 and older.
LEGO City High Speed Chase
We all know kids who just love LEGO sets. For those guys, check out this new LEGO City set. Best for ages 5-12, this 294-piece set can create a police helicopter (over 12" long when built), sports car, and police car.
Set up a high-speed car chase with road barricades, and even cash money! The set includes building bricks, 4 mini figures (including a crook and 3 police officers) and plenty of gear and accessories.
Funko POP! Miguel
If he's a collector, he might have an assortment of Funko figures.
The fun vinyl figures depict pop culture characters, and now they offer Miguel, the boy from the recent Disney Pixar hit Coco. Miguel is 3.75" tall and thanks to his Dia de los Muertos disguise, he even glows in the dark.
Didn't find what you were looking for? We've got you covered. We compiled a guide of the hottest toys this holiday season, as well as gift guides for six-year-old girls, three-year-old girls, four-year-old girls, and three-year-old boys.