The 10 Best 6 Year Old Boy Gifts
This wiki has been updated 14 times since it was first published in August of 2015. No, it's not easy finding the perfect present for a young person, but our varied selection of 6-year-old boy gifts should make the process a whole lot easier for you. We've included a wide variety of options to suit almost any child — from thought-provoking STEM activities to modern electronics — and ranked them here by their entertainment value, durability, and educational potential. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best 6 year old boy gift on Amazon.
November 06, 2019:
Given the console's excellent parental controls and the litany of kid-friendly games (rated E for Everyone) that you can find for it, including the Nintendo Switch on this list seemed like a no-brainer. The controls are small enough to fit in a six-year-old's hands, and I know for a fact that I was playing the original Legend of Zelda well before I turned six. The model and bundle we chose is a little fancier than the standard Switch, and it comes with a Pokemon game that's right in the kindergarten wheelhouse, as well as themed controllers.
We also added a Star Wars toy, the Last Jedi Hyperdrive BB-8, to the list because the final installment of that franchise is right around the corner, as well as a fun space themed STEM kit that offers some really cool activities.
One item we removed from our ranking was a pair of stilts. Children pose enough of a risk to their own safety just by standing still at ground level. Elevating them a couple feet off the earth just seems like a lawsuit waiting to happen, and we always want to do everything we can to ensure the safety of the children who use the products we recommend.