5th Birthday Gifts that Parents will Thank you for!

    1st July, 2019

They're a big kid now, which means it's time for big kid gifts! Check out this list of 5th birthday presents that keep them entertained while they learn.

Who says learning can't be fun!? We wouldn't dare, because we know these fun, yet educational gift ideas for kids get their gears turning. Go down in history as gift giver of the year after checking out this list of educational 5th birthday gift ideas. Their parents will thank you!

Learning Resources Jumbo Magnifiers

Great service and price. Product well made. These things have been dropped and put through a test from my group of preschoolers and they are still holding up. They are a great size for small hands and the kids love to use the stand feature so they can slide things underneath it and look.

An amazing birthday gift for that 5 year old explorer, the Learning Resources Jumbo Magnifiers encourage an early love of learning about nature and science. These kid-friendly magnifiers are made from durable, rainbow-colored plastic, designed to inspire little scientists to grab them and go explore the world around them. The set features 6 magnifiers, each has a flip-out stand to allow hands-free viewing, so kids can use their hands to turn and manipulate the item they’re viewing.

Little Gardener Tool Set With Garden Tools

I absolutely loved this. It came well packed. It's fantastic value. Strong materials & good quality. The little pegs are made of good quality wood & paint

Give the gift of gardening fun! This set makes a great 5th birthday gift, which will teach the basics of gardening. The Little Gardener Tool Set is a colorful, fun, and practical toy that promotes a child’s imagination and physical activity. It features a canvas tote, shovel, rake, fork, watering can, and kid-sized gloves. All made with wooden handles and quality metalheads.

Robotics Kit - Build and Code Your Own Robots

The blocks are well-built and the app looks great! The apps are easy to follow, the blocks are quite sturdy and our kid absolutely enjoys building and rebuilding them into what he calls “his little robots”. The whole family has been enjoying the play time with Robo - it’s both fun and educational, and the coding part is easy to grasp for both kids and parents.

Robots and kids are the future. Help a 5 year old to learn to code by giving them this Robotics Kit as a gift for their birthday. Robo Wunderkind is a STEM robotics kit that allows children to build their own robots and program them in a fun and playful way. This toy sparks creativity, boosts intellectual development, and guarantees joyful playtime for kids 5 and up.

VTech Kidizoom Action Cam

Awesome action cam, great price, good quality, bought as a birthday gift, son loves it so much, even I myself want to attach it to the car. Good job, vtech!

This durable and versatile camera allows a kid to capture the most memorable moments of their lives. This VTech Kidizoom Action Cam makes a fantastic sixth birthday gift: it is waterproof and kid-friendly. This 1.4-inch color video camera takes pictures, makes videos, time-lapse photos, and stop-motion videos.

Melissa & Doug Child’s Lift-Top Desk & Chair

Great quality and easy to assemble. This desk was easy to put together and seems to be good quality. I love that the top lifts up so that we can store away the many papers that my daughter hasn't finished yet.

The made-to-last Melissa & Doug Child’s Lift-Top Desk & Chair makes a fantastic 6th birthday gift to any child. Many drawings and homework are sure to be made in this durable construction. It features a high-quality wood with a white finish that wipes clean and easy.

Tentables Ice Cream Truck

It fit our table perfectly. And it’s sooo cute. The colors are vibrant and the fabric seems durable like it will hold up well. This ice cream truck tent had me swooning, the detail and quality is amazing, my kids had so much fun playing in tent for hours.

An easy set-up, portable tablecloth, this makes a stunning 5th birthday gift. The Tentables Ice Cream Truck Play Tent and Table Cloth is the cutest thing ever. It’s colorful and cheers up any playdate moment. This tablecloth is made of premium weight fabric, which is machine washable, stain resistant, and durable.

Hape Junior Inventor 3 Experiment Kit

This science experiment kit makes a lovely, educational 5th birthday gift. The child-friendly pieces make for easy assembly. The Hape Junior Inventor 3 Experiment Kit features components for five fabulous experiments: a robot head, a sound maker, a climbing frog, a crane, and a set of grabbing hands! This toy teaches concepts like energy transfer, gravity, and momentum to children.

DK Games: Silly Sentences Book Supplement

This is a well thought out game for new readers who are ready to learn very basic grammer. The physical quality is also very high. I bought these silly sentences for our writing center at home. They are so awesome. They are a great addition to our writing station and homeschooling routine

DK Games: Silly Sentences Book Supplement is a fantastic game to practice grammar skills learned in the first three years of school. This choice for a 4th birthday gift is an great game for 1-4 players. Children and adults can enjoy it together as the younger players learn about nouns, verbs, adjectives, and more with the help of 124 color-coded cards, and construct an almost endless possibility of sentences.

Rosie Revere, Engineer Hardcover

This book became dear to me from the first read. I bought this as a gift for my niece, but made sure to read it prior so I'd get the flow/rhythm of it before reading it aloud to her. It is SO SWEET, and delivers such a powerful message—I found myself getting choked up towards the end. I almost wanted to keep it for myself!

Where some people see rubbish, Rosie sees inspiration - she dreams of becoming a great engineer. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends. This beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams makes a lovely, inspirational birthday gift to a kid ages 4 to 7.

The Book with No Pictures Hardcover

My kids tricked me into reading it to them at bedtime - TWICE - and they had so much fun and laughed so hard that I have no idea how I will ever get them to fall asleep. Well played, Mr. Novak. I think this is a great book to read to get a child interested in books who is not showing much interest on his/her own. It is also great to encourage your child to branch out and give different types of books a try.

A #1 New York Times bestseller, this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak makes a lovely birthday gift to turn any 4 year old reader into a comedian. Cleverly irreverent and irresistibly silly, The Book with No Pictures is one that kids will love to hear again and again.

Brackitz Inventor STEM Discovery Building Toy

They are easy to use and the kids really like the bright colors. Fun for all ages! I love the idea of creative non-structured play

From simple to complex, small scale to larger-than-life, gravity-defying, 3D structures, The Brackitz Inventor STEM Discovery Building Toy is an award-winning construction toy that puts real-life art, math, science, architecture, and engineering principles into play. A fantastic birthday gift for kids ages 5 to 6 years old, this Brackitz building toy fosters creative and imaginative play with an open-ended assembly.

Four Stage Toddler Rocket Ship Playset

Gorgeous, high quality, love Hape Hours of imagination at work! This has been an extraordinary addition to our mini man cave. My boys love playing with this, as does every other child who had come over to play. You will not be disappointed.

The Four Stage Toddler Rocket Ship Playset is the ultimate space shuttle toy. Designed to emulate a real-life space shuttle and station, with various functional areas. A fantastic birthday gift for a child aged 4 to 7 who loves outer space, this toy rocket has intricate wall printing to make the space shuttle more realistic.

Brackitz Pulley Set for Kids

Finally, a truly open-ended toy that allows kids to go from their imaginings to creating something. The pieces are well made and go together easily. This toy will get even an adult mind involved in the building process. Already had a set of about 75 pieces and our 2 kids always ended up having a tantrum because they wanted each to build their own project.

Do you see engineer potential in that 4 year old? Then the ideal gift for their next birthday is the Brackitz Pulley Set for Kids. This set allows little engineers to build replicas of real-world machines and contraptions to gain a solid understanding of the principles that make them work. That kid will build the Archimedes crane, a moving drawbridge, a 4-foot flying zip line and more. This educational toy helps children build a solid foundation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Skoolzy Stem Toys, Straws and Connectors with Wheels

I bought it for a birthday gift for my sons. This kit was so wonderful. My kids love it comes with instructions to build different things. Get them, get them for all the children you know. its a amazing

Skoolzy Stem Toys for Boys & Girls - Straws and Connectors with Wheels is a fantastic toy that supports spatial reasoning and creative play with straws and connectors. This fantastic birthday gift option for any five year old allows children to explore and test the boundaries of what is possible. By moving and manipulating the straws and connectors into various shapes and clicking them into place, the kid will gain fine motor skills, problem-solving experience, and will be introduced to STEM concepts.

Snap Circuits Beginner Electronics Exploration Kit

Pre-K Kids should have this in school I bought this little set to see if my class could handle it or even wanted to try it out. The response was overwhelming. They were begging me to have a turn building the projects.

The Snap Circuits Beginner Electronics Exploration Kit is the first step you’ll take to turn a kid into a scientist. This fantastic birthday gift for any child between 4 and 8-years-old is a wonderful introduction to problem-solving, following directions, and the satisfaction of a job well done. It features an easy-to-follow color manual diagrammed like no other snap circuit kit. A thoughtful and incredibly fun gift.

Melissa & Doug See & Spell Learning Toy

This is a great multi-purpose educational toy for colors and letters and spelling. Overall, great toy for those parents who want their children to be ahead of the curve and have their children have fun while learning.

The Melissa & Doug See & Spell learning toy is a 50+ piece colorful wooden puzzle with easy-to-handle letters that fit into 8 two-sided cutout boards to spell 3 and 4-letter words. A great birthday gift for little ones who are just starting to read, this toy is suitable for kids ages 4 to 6. It develops sight-reading vocabulary, spelling, and fine-motor skills. Also, multiple children can play at once, this toy helps them develop essential social skills.