The Best Gifts and Toys for 9-Year-Old Boys
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The Best Gifts and Toys for 9-Year-Old Boys

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The Best Gifts and Toys for 9-Year-Old Boys
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Nine-year-old boys are busy, busy, busy, but whether they’re into games, science, or sports, we’ve got you covered when it comes to finding them toys and other gifts. You can stave off the dreaded “I’m bored” with these gifts for the boy on your list that start below the $10 mark. Have you made an even better find for the boys you shop for? Tell us in the comments.


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LEGO Minecraft The Abandoned Mine
Amazon

LEGO Minecraft The Abandoned Mine

$16 from Amazon

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What do you get when you put LEGO, Minecraft, and a spider together? This cool set will make a 9-year-old’s day. Build and explore a mine straight out of the much-loved game.


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Minecraft Official Survival Sticker Book
Amazon
Kids' Classic Grogu Clog
Crocs
Crocs Jibbitz Sports Five-Pack
Crocs

Crocs Jibbitz Sports Five-Pack

$20 from Crocs

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Sporty boys will enjoy customizing their favorite pair of Crocs with this fun five-pack. The 3D charms set includes football, basketball, baseball, tennis, and soccer.

Glow-in-the-Dark Basketball
Amazon

Glow-in-the-Dark Basketball

$50 from Amazon

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This glowing basketball means he can keep the game going after nightfall. The ball lights up when bounced and shuts off automatically when not being used.

GoSports Inflataman Baseball
Amazon

GoSports Inflataman Baseball Toss Challenge

$40 from Amazon

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This baseball toss game is perfect for practicing his pitching, or as a fun party game.It includes an inflatable catcher, six balls, and a scorecard.

Beat That! Game
Target

Beat That! Game

$25 from Target

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Nine-year-old boys love to challenge each other to silly contests — this game puts them all in one place and is addictively fun. Kids can challenge each other to a number of dexterity-based games.

Mega Pokémon
Target

Mega Pokémon Build and Show Pikachu Evolution Trio Building Set

$50 from Target

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These adorable builds feature his favorite characters: Pichu, Pikachu, and Raichu. More than 600 pieces that combine with other sets will keep him busy building.

Foosketball Game
Target

Foosketball Game

$13 from Target

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This game is a combo of foosball and basketball. It’s played like a typical foosball game, with the added challenge of picking up the balls and shooting them into the mini baskets.

Lego Harry Potter
Target

LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Astronomy Tower Brick Toy

$80 from Target

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This magical set is for the true Hogwarts-loving kid. The set includes mini figures of the main characters, plus accessories including a mandrake plant, wand, and book of potions for hours of imaginary play.

My First Hoverboard
Walmart

My First Hoverboard Kids Hoverboard

$98 from Walmart

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The kid is begging for a hoverboard, but you may not be fully sold — this one is perfect for beginners. It features a 5 mph speed limit, just fast enough for safe fun.

Lego Creator
Target

LEGO Creator 3-in-1 Pirate Ship

$100 from Target

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For the kid who loves LEGOs, you really can’t go wrong with this extensive pirate ship kit. With more than 1,000 pieces, they’ll basically be creating a work of art. It also easily combines with other sets.

Smithsonian Jelly Fish Aquarium
Target

Jellyfish Aquarium Science Kit

$25 from Target

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This simulated jellyfish is like bringing the aquarium home. It looks super cool on a nightstand and includes info for kids to learn all about the creatures.

Playz A+ Kids Chemistry Set
Target

Kids Chemistry Set

$40 from Target

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With more than 32 experiments, kids will never get bored with this set. They can mix chemicals, create magic tricks, and even make a homemade fire extinguisher.

Mega Cyborg Hand STEM
Target

Mega Cyborg Hand

$28 from Target

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After building this robot hand, a boy can pretend to be part machine. The giant size allows kids to show off skills picking up items large and small.

Thames & Kosmos Geckobot
Target

Geckobot

$37 from Target

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This cool robot walks up walls after you build it. With 176 pieces and a booklet of experiments, kids who love STEM will particularly enjoy this.

Amazing Puzzles and Quizzes
Target

Amazing Puzzles and Quizzes for Every 9-Year-Old

$6 from Target

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Even the kid who is hard to shop for can enjoy this book of fun designed to be just right for 9-year-olds.

Hilarious Jokes
Target

Hilarious Jokes for 9-Year-Olds

$15 from Target

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Jokesters can find some new material in this age-appropriate book. There are 80 pages of jokes and riddles.

Minecraft T-Shirts
Amazon

Minecraft Mobs Boys Long-Sleeve Graphic T-Shirts

$20 and up from Amazon

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For the Minecraft maniac on your list, gift this graphic shirt pair. Pick from one of two sets of designs that are sure to be on heavy rotation in his wardrobe.

Black Series Soccer Ball
Target

Night Glow Soccer Set

$56 from Target

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This soccer set means the game doesn’t have to end when it’s dark. The included LED wristbands keep track of teammates, and the glowing cones define the field. The ball lights up with just one kick.

Star Wars Galactic Action Darth Vader
Walmart

Star Wars Galactic Action Darth Vader

$38 from Walmart

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Star Wars fans will love adding this 12-inch figure to their collection. Darth is packed with lights, sounds, and phrase combinations for plenty of creative fun.

Squishmallows Louie the Mango
Walmart

Squishmallows Louie the Mango

$15 from Walmart

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Squishmallows are popular with the almost-tween set. This cutie is a super cuddly addition to his collection.

Pop It! Pro Game
Walmart

Pop It! Pro Game

$20 from Walmart

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This light-up game is a new way for kids to have fun with the still-popular Pop-its. Pop all the circles as they appear to be the winner.

Nerf Blaster Scooter
Walmart

Nerf Blaster Scooter

$69 from Walmart

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Combine two hobbies 9-year-old boys like into one: scootering and Nerf. The scooter shoots Nerf darts up to 60 feet and works with other Nerf accessories.

The Floor is Lava Game
Walmart

The Floor is Lava Game

$17 from Walmart 

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This innovative game takes jumping on furniture to another level with soft foam pieces instead. It’s the winner of the National Parenting Product Awards and the Tillywig Toy Awards Best Family Fun Award.

Pizza Blanket
Amazon

Pizza Blanket

$22 from Amazon

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Every night can be pizza night in this cozy blanket. It’s made of super soft flannel and is extra big, for wrapping up in.

Rubik's Cube
Amazon

Rubik's Cube

$9 from Amazon

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Believe it or not, the ’80s favorite toy is back for a new generation. It’s built just like the one you remember — the question is, can you remember tips to share on how to beat it?

VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam
Amazon

VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam

$34 from Amazon

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He can create all kinds of videos with this feature-rich HD video camera. A built-in microphone, tripod, and selfie stick are included, and the camera itself has more than 20 animated backgrounds that look like you’re being chased by a dinosaur or going to outer space.

Battle Set
Amazon

Beyblade Burst Turbo Slingshock Rail Rush Battle Set

$37 from Amazon

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This Beyblade set has all the pieces for a perfect battle. Included are a stadium, launchers, and two blades to compete against each other.

Voice Changer
Amazon

Toysmith Tech Gear Multi Voice Changer

$18 from Amazon

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This silly yet scientific toy is often a hit with kids of many ages. There are many ways to play around with sound and volume with this light-up voice amplifier.