Toys For Primary School Kids
Best Toys Children 5-7 years. This is our pick of new releases as well as classic toys suitable for children between the ages of five and seven years. In case you can’t find any of these toys and games locally, we’ve included links to Amazon [disclosure]. See also new Toy Crazes – smaller toys and collectables which might make good stocking fillers.
Hot Wheels Sky Crash Tower
Great set if you’re stuck inside. Kids can race multiple cars at once for sky-high crashes. Measures 83cm high. For ages 5-10 years.
LEGO Dots Cupcake Party
Creative set from the new LEGO Dots range with eight customisable cupcakes. For kids 6 and over.
Kinetic Sand Rainbow Mix Set
New set for making surprise rainbow creations. Comes with six tools. For supervised play and ages 3+. See more art and craft ideas for kids of all ages.
LOL Remix Dolls
The LOL dolls are back and ready to rock! This mega set including 70+ surprises, OMG fashion dolls, LOL Surprise dolls and instruments that really play. Recommended for ages 4+.
New all surface vehicles that flip, rip and roam all over the house. Build epic trails with thousands of possibilities with this modular track set. For ages 5+.
Gotta Go Flamingo
One of the Argos Top 12 Toys For Christmas 2020. Feed the flamingo and watch his neck wriggle as the food goes down. Then clean up the poop and dry the magic granules to reuse again and again. He laughs and sings his catchy signature song. For ages 4+
LEGO Super Mario™ Starter Course
The set features a LEGO Mario™ figure that gives instant expressive responses via the LCD screens and speaker. Players earn virtual coins moving LEGO Mario from the Start Pipe to the Goal Pole via spinning and cloud platforms. Expansion Sets also available to create more challenging levels and games to play with and against friends. Contains 231 pieces. For kids aged 6+. One of the Top 12 Christmas Toys from Argos.
Botley Coding Robot 2.0
The next generation of the award-winning coding robot Botley. Screen-free coding – no tablet or phone required. For ages 5+. On John Lewis’s list of Top Ten Toys For Christmas 2020.
Scalextric Batman vs Joker Race Set
One of the Hero Toys 2020. New Scalextric set where Batman takes on Joker in a thrilling chase. For ages 5+.
Rock Painting Set
Includes 10 smooth river pebbles of different sizes plus waterproof paints and transfers.
Frozen 2 UNO
New UNO version featuring all your favourites from Disney Frozen 2. There’s also a special ‘Forces of Nature’ rule. For players aged 7+.
Elmer’s Glitter Slime Kit
Slime continues to be a popular craft activity for kids. This glitter set from Elmer’s is one of the best-selling kits on Amazon at the moment. No extra ingredients are required. Always supervise slime play.
Build your own den with this kit from The Den Kit Co. Designed to capture creative imaginations, encourage resourcefulness and innovation, provide escape and sanctuary, and most of all supply hours and hours of simple fun. If you’ve got outside space, this is a great gift idea for girls and boys aged six plus with adult supervision. TOY AGE RANGE 6+.
Foam Alive Ice Cream
Make your own magic melting Ice Creams with the no-mess Foam Alive Make ‘N’ Melt Ice Cream Kit. Includes three colours plus three ice cream cones, three ice cream moulds and one ice cream scoop. TOY AGE RANGE 5+.
Creative colouring set from John Adams. The ink magically stops at the lines and you can blend colours. TOY AGE RANGE 6+.
LOL Surprise Car
New from the ever-popular LOLs, this is the new Car-Pool Coupe with surprise pool and dancefloor. Includes one exclusive tot doll. Has adjustable seats so sits the LOL Surprise dolls as well as the OMG dolls. TOY AGE RANGE 6+.
Power Pux Challenge Pack
One of the Hero Toys 2020. You can play, collect and trade the Power Pux. This is a challenge pack where you can play against your friends. Includes a launcher, Pux cups, target and five Pux discs. TOY AGE RANGE 5+.
Fairy Kitchen Garden
The latest in this adorable range of fairy gardens is the Fairy Kitchen Garden including micro-greens which you can eat. TOY AGE RANGE 4+.
Heroes of Goo Jit Zoo – Marvel Superheroes
The stretchiest, gooiest and squishiest Superheroes ever from the Goo Jit Zoo range. One of the Hero Toys 2020. TOY AGE RANGE 4+.
Hornby Junior Paddington Train Set
New Paddington-themed, battery-operated Hornby Junior Train Set. Contains carriage express train with headlights, tunnel, station, straight and curved track, power poles and trees. Named Best Toy for ages 4-7 years in the latest Mums Choice Awards. TOY AGE RANGE 4+.
Little Live Pets Rainglow Unicorn Vet Kit
Use the five interactive accessories to make your Unicorn better. One of the finalists in the latest Dream Toys. TOY AGE RANGE 4+.
Best New Toys 2020 – Bakugan Dragonoid Maximus
Finalist in the Action Figure Category of the 2020 Toy Of The Year Awards. Transforming figure Dragonoid Maximus is the most powerful Bakugan in the universe. This 8-inch tall figure springs open and roars to life with lights and sounds. TOY AGE RANGE 6+.
Best Toys 5-7 Years – Tonies Starter Box
This is a new audio system for children. Just upload audiobooks and let them listen along. One of John Lewis’s top toys of last year and chosen as Best Interactive Toy at the most recent Made For Mums Toy Awards. TOY AGE RANGE 3-7 YEARS.
The Kidizoom Action Cam was named Best STEM Toy in the latest Rainbow Toy Awards This toy camera provides great image quality while being shockproof and suitable to use under water. TOY AGE RANGE 5+.
Best Toys Children 5-7 Years Rockit Twist
A finalist in the Innovative Toy of the Year category of the latest US Toy Of The Year Awards. This educational travel game is the a great learning toy to get started with maths, literacy, science and encourage creativity. TOY AGE RANGE 4-10 YEARS.
Sylvanian Families Red Roof House
Named Best Imagination Toy in the latest BlogOn Toy Awards. TOY AGE RANGE 3+.
Best Toys Children 5-7 Years – Barbie Dreamhouse
New version of the Barbie Estate Dreamhouse. This three-storey townhouse is approximately 91cm tall and 122cm wide with lift and pool you can fill with water. Plus, there are realistic lights and sounds. Great for imaginative playtime. Includes accessories but not the dolls. TOY AGE RANGE 3+.
Picking the best toys for children 5-7 years
Our listings are based on current themes and trends for kids in the first couple years of primary school. Some of these toys may be suitable for ages 3+ too. We base these selections on the top toy picks from the largest toy retailers, toy industry experts and toy awards. We also follow TV, newspaper and parenting blog selections.
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