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What to buy a 7yo boy ?

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drankthekoolaid Sat 19-Oct-19 08:13:09

DS turns 7 two days after Christmas so I need two lots of presents. He doesn't need a new bike or scooter etc and annoyingly isn't into Lego.

Am going to get him a coding robot but otherwise I'm completely stumped.

What are you getting your 7yo boy?

ilovetofu Sat 19-Oct-19 08:19:44

Football kit with his name on
Pop up goals
Vtech watch / kids fit bit type thing
Hot wheels
Books - wimpy kid, dog man, Tom gates,
Football boots (are you sporting a theme here?)
Kids cook book
Bushcraft stuff
Harry Potter stuff
Dart board
Remote control car
Table tennis set that you attach to your kitchen table
Pool table that you put over kitchen table
Computer games

duckling84 Sat 19-Oct-19 08:40:01

My 7yr old is very much into bakugan at the moment and I imagine most his presents will evolve around them. But robots, dinosaurs and pokemon are also big hits

Straysocks Sat 19-Oct-19 08:44:01

Small sewing machine. Loves to make stuff

drankthekoolaid Sat 19-Oct-19 09:28:55

@Straysocks if only I could see!
I might try him with knitting though!

drankthekoolaid Sat 19-Oct-19 09:30:25

@duckling84 not heard of this but looking in Amazon looks like something he would like. And not too pricey! Thanks

drankthekoolaid Sat 19-Oct-19 09:32:22

@ilovetofu (great name)!

Not into football at all but on the sport equipment theme he did like basketball when he tried it in the summer. Thank you!

Ricekrispie22 Sat 19-Oct-19 15:47:16

Marble run
Hot Wheels
Meccano
Playmobil Castle
Stickbots
Magic trick set
Spy kit
Dino fossil dig kit
Bop It

Stocking:
Top trumps
Joke book
Stickers
Gel pens
Torch
Glow sticks
Slime

PhantomErik Sat 19-Oct-19 16:02:09

Some of the stuff my 7 year old is getting from us & family:

Jurassic World dinosaurs
Lego dinosaur set
Lego Atlantis set
Dinosaur duvet cover set
Aquaman poster
Aquaman figures
Christmasurus & Winter Witch book
Drawing pad & pencils

He also loves geomag, marble run, fact books about sharks or dinosaurs, top trumps, playmobil, mashers, octons & imaginext.

mummyof2boys30 Sat 19-Oct-19 16:21:15

7 and 9 year old here
-Cheaper version of go pro
-Speaker u can put memory card into to uploads songs
9 year old - fitbit
7 year old - air hoggs thunder trax
Nerf gun
Fortnite nerf gun
Books
Trainers
Ps4 game
Shark skateboard
Maybe a ramp for scooter

heymammy Sat 19-Oct-19 17:46:08

I've just found this www.amazon.co.uk/SUPERLOVE-Trainer-Elastic-Leisure-Decompression/dp/B07YZ6ZBHS/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&psc=1&keywords=Superlove+table+tennis&tag=mumsnetforu03-21&qid=1571503432&sr=8-3 for my 7yr old ds, he'll love it.

I'm also getting him a wooden balance board thing, Minecraft bedding and Scrabble

DCIRozHuntley Sat 19-Oct-19 17:52:31

8 year old here. She has/ wants/ likes

Bop It
Scrabble
Top Trumps
Dobble
Nice felt tips / gel pens in sibling-proof box
Sticker making set
Jelly-baff
Trampoline park monthly pass
Thesaurus
Illuminated globe
Joke set or prank kit
Spy kit (invisible ink etc)
Lego
3d jigsaws

ritzbiscuits Sat 19-Oct-19 18:00:12

Nintendo Switch as a big joint present?

frogsbreath Sat 19-Oct-19 18:13:15

My seven year old still wants dress up stuff, he's written a venom dress up costume and Thanos costume on his Christmas list. We've already bought Roald Dahl Monopoly for him. Other than that yeah it's Lego lol

Bickles Sat 19-Oct-19 18:21:36

Harry Potter Lego and other HP things

TheWashingMachine Sat 19-Oct-19 18:36:33

Snap Circuits, books, a drone,

Whattodowithaminute Sat 26-Oct-19 08:02:18

Ds 6 and 8 here and this is the list of possibles for us;

Lava lamp
Acrylic paints
Pencil case
Micro scooter sprite
Garmin vivofit junior/fit bit ace2
Decathlon tennis racket
Basketball net
Archery set decathlon
Gravitrax
Hot wires sets
Bakedin subscription
Fimo
Magic set
Interactive map/scratch map

Stocking
Bobble hats
Keyrings
Yo-yos
Snake puzzles
Animal book
Beavers award book
Seed bombs
Hot chocolate kit
Bath bombs

thewayoftheplatypus Sat 26-Oct-19 08:10:16

My 7yo sons list consists of Lego, Harry Potter, and Harry Potter Lego.

To break things up a bit, I’ve also got him a box set of horrible history books, theatre tickets, Pokemon cards, and some Disney- themed hot wheels cars

DelurkingAJ Sat 26-Oct-19 14:23:00

All the Lego.

I’ve gently suggested he might like a bike, which he seemed to think was a good plan. Which in turn means that family can buy all the accessories.

For his birthday the game Operation and a 3D globe jigsaw went down very well.

Loobieloo27 Sat 26-Oct-19 17:33:24

My ds is getting;

Shared xbox one family gift
Scrabble
Minecraft bedding
Walkie talkies(shared with sister)
Watch controlled car
Hot wires set
Subuteo type football game
Football shirt
Joke books/calender/books

dontcallmeduck Sun 27-Oct-19 16:51:20

Gravitrax is popular here. And outdoor toys/football games.

Macmaccat Sun 27-Oct-19 17:18:41

Playmobil space
Playmobil dragons
Metal detector
Pull my finger game

Last year he had the kids garmin watch and a cheap version of go pro

Equimum Sun 27-Oct-19 17:36:10

Our eldest is almost exactly the same age. Apart from a bike and Lego, he’s after Labyrinth, Twister, Ticket to Ride First Journey, Pokemon bits, Scjence bits etc.

Big hits at present include:
- Bugs in the kitchen game
- Hotwires set
- k’nex
(All present last year)

ilovetofu Fri 01-Nov-19 15:11:39

What are labyrinth & ticket to ride @Equimum ?

banskuwansku Fri 01-Nov-19 17:34:04

Ds only wants Lego. I am getting him Star Wars themed aqua beads. Other than that I have no clue.

Previous successes have been a telescope, build your own jet engine set and hand held arcade game console.

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