Children always look forward to their birthday with trepidation, they are in anticipation of pleasant surprises and gifts. On this holiday beloved by children, it is customary to invite guests, to please and honor the birthday man in every possible way. Perhaps too young children do not yet understand the whole essence of the holiday, but by the age of 4–5, the baby remembers that this fun holiday happens only once a year, and parents try to make it as pleasant and memorable as possible for the child and his friends.
Top 10 options
Boys’ interests, hobbies, preferences change with age. They should be the main guide when choosing a gift. There are no universal gifts for boys of all ages. You should talk with the child and try to find out what he might like. You can consider a list of the most successful options for boys for a birthday, perhaps it will help you make the right choice and please the birthday boy.
- Radio controlled toys. Boys of almost any age will be delighted with such a present. These can be simple dinosaurs and cars or remote-controlled airplanes for the smallest or expensive flying objects with additional functions — drones, helicopters.
- The boys will be delighted with the railway or a large race track with a lot of sharp turns. As an additional present, you can donate garages and stations for repairing cars or trains. So the child will have a large field for fantasies, which will significantly diversify his games.
- All kinds of game consoles, tablets and other gadgets, computer games. Basically, these are quite expensive presents. In addition, it is better to coordinate the possibility of their acquisition in advance with the parents of the birthday man.
- Furnicaria or ant farm. The boy will be interested in observing the behavior and life of ants in close proximity, he will have a new exciting hobby that will not cause additional trouble for parents. In addition, this will help instill in the child a sense of responsibility for their pets.
- Constructors or puzzles. Children develop quickly and often have wild imaginations. With the help of designers, it will be more interesting for them to fantasize and turn their ideas into reality. The most popular constructors are Lego, Technic, Creator, Nexo Knights. These companies constantly come up with new sets and with enviable regularity replenish the range with new models and additional equipment.
Even if the child already has one Lego, you can still give him another model. So you expand the field for his creative activity. Of course, you should first find out which instances of the constructor it already has, so as not to repeat itself. When choosing, you should take into account the age of the child. A five-year-old boy will not be able to assemble a set of 500 small elements, it is better for him to choose simpler options with large details, but older boys will like complex sets.
- Board games. Children’s stores offer a wide range of interesting and exciting board games designed for children of different ages. They are able to interest children no less than computer games, and their benefits are much greater. This is the development of attention, motor skills, logical thinking, ingenuity.
- Modern smartphone, smart watch or computer. It is better to choose such gifts after consulting with the child. Often they are much better than adults aware of modern functional innovations.
- Books. These can be colorful books with hard pages for the little ones, all kinds of encyclopedias for young children, adventure novels, science fiction, etc. It is important to instill a love of reading from an early age, high-quality and interesting books will help you with this.
- Bicycle, roller skates, new tennis racket, cool soccer ball, skateboard, skis or other sports equipment. It is important to find out what kind of sport the boy is interested in and, focusing on his interests, choose the appropriate gift.
- Interesting educational kits. In children’s stores you can find a wide range of thematic kits: for a young physicist — with components and a description of the reproduction of experiments with electricity and more; for a young chemist — with reagents for all kinds of chemical experiments or for growing crystals; for a young biologist — with a microscope and various preparations for studying biology; for woodworking — with children’s locksmith tools; for burning out — boys are very fond of burning out wood, etc.
As a birthday present for a boy, a handmade gift is perfect. It can be an original decoration for a ballpoint pen, a handmade bracelet, an origami postcard, a model of an airplane designed by oneself.
Both a little boy and a teenager will love to receive a large and tasty handmade cake as a gift. When buying a cake in a store, it is impossible to be absolutely sure of its quality. But having shown imagination and spending time, you can not only prepare a delicious cake especially for the birthday man, but also make a congratulatory inscription on it.
A personal cup will also be a great gift. You can write on it the full name of the boy or only the first letter of the name, as ll as a congratulatory speech.
To create an original gift, you will need a simple white or colored plain cup and paints for ceramics.
If you are not sure of your artistic abilities, you can use a regular stencil. You will get a wonderful personal gift for the daily use of the birthday man, made by yourself.
Set treat ideas
Having shown a little imagination, you can prepare a set gift for a friend with your own hands. It could be some kind of craft made out of candy, or a masterfully constructed airplane model. For example, you can build an original design from toothpicks and marmalade. Setness is put on a toothpick and combined with another toothpick. From such elements, you can assemble a car, an airplane, make a model of a molecule or build an unknown space object.
Another great birthday gift idea for little boys is a beautifully designed set of sets made from Kinder Surprise chocolates or other small chocolates that children love so much. Sets can be placed in an interesting and bright cardboard box or wicker basket.
A set poster with chocolates, bright candies, lollipops and cookies — such a delicious and original birthday present will delight your family and friends, especially boys who love sets so much.
On a large sheet of thick paper, in addition to wishes for the birthday man, you should place his photographs, supplement them with colorful inscriptions and bright drawings.
It would be a great idea not only to give gifts to the birthday man, but also to organize an unusual and cool congratulation for him. For example, to shoot a congratulatory video about the birthday, which can be posted on his page in social networks.
For the little ones, you can organize a children’s theme party. To do this, invite animators, with whom you must first discuss the theme of the holiday. It can be clowns, magicians, heroes of your favorite cartoons, bubble shows and more.
For older boys, you can organize an exciting quest “Search for pirate treasures.” First draw a map with riddles and puzzles, tear it into pieces and provide each of the elements with detailed instructions on how to find the next one and, accordingly, the treasures themselves.
Teenagers will definitely be interested in cool entertainment in the form of a visit to paintball as a gift. The boys will be happy to run and shoot from apons. Guaranteed sea of pleasant emotions and adrenaline.
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