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84 Gift Ideas for Boys

From Robot-Building Kits to Tiny Drone Toys

— December 24, 2015 — Life-Stages
These action figures, kid-friendly robots and superhero toys are just a few inspiring gift ideas for boys.

Some of the most advanced gifts are DIY toys like airplanes and devices that need to be built entirely from scratch and sometimes coded, which ensures that there's some sort of educational component to the toy even before play.

With the release of the newest Star Wars film upcoming, there are plenty of sci-fi toy gifts for boys that will amuse well into the arrival of a new year and beyond. This includes plenty of lasers, swords, samurai toys inspired by the villains of the far-off universe, as well as new additions to the film franchise, like Sphero's toy version of the already beloved BB-8 Droid.
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Kid-Friendly Skateboard Wheels
Kid-Friendly Skateboard Wheels
These Skater Trainers Help Beginners Learn Impressive Tricks
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83
Playful Toy Drones
Playful Toy Drones
Parrot Makes Innovative and Fun Minidrones for Children to Play With
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82
Smart Rubber Ducks
Smart Rubber Ducks
The World's First Smart Rubber Duck Makes A Splash
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81
DIY Toy Airplanes
DIY Toy Airplanes
This DIY Airplane Teaches Kids About Solar-Powered Flight
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Spider-Like DIY Robots
Spider-Like DIY Robots
STEMI is a Six-Legged, Open Source Build-Your-Own Robot for Kids
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79
Stuffed Superhero Teddys
Stuffed Superhero Teddys
These Plushies are Designed to Look Like Members of the Justice League
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Futuristic Medieval Toys
Futuristic Medieval Toys
LEGO's Nexo Knights Collection Creates a World of Robots and Castles
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77
Sci-Fi Battlement Games
Sci-Fi Battlement Games
XCOM: the Board Game is Played Alongside an App
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Interactive Board Games
Interactive Board Games
The 'Fabulous Beasts' Game Combines Jenga and Online World Building
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Shock-Inducing Brainteasers
Shock-Inducing Brainteasers
This Faux Rubik Cube Game Shocks the Players After Two Turns
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Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Retro Virtual Reality Toys
Mattel Revives a Nostalgic Childhood Toy with a VR Update
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73
Portable Toy Waterparks
Portable Toy Waterparks
This Packable Plaything Features a Miniature Waterpark For Children
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72
DIY Automobile Crafts
DIY Automobile Crafts
This DIY Race Car Bank Art Set is the Perfect Rainy Day Activity
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Analog Video Games
Analog Video Games
Tetris Link Lets You Challenge Friends and Family to an IRL Battle
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70
Creepy Character Card Decks
Creepy Character Card Decks
These Beetlejuice Collectable Playing Cards Have Classic Film Imagery
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Interactive Gaming Equipment
Interactive Gaming Equipment
The Jabber Smart Toy Responds to Different Style of Gameplay
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68
Monstrous Teddy Bears
Monstrous Teddy Bears
The Latest Medicom Toy Bearbrick is a Refashioned Godzilla Figuerine
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Crime Boss Potato Toys
Crime Boss Potato Toys
This Mr. Potato Head Doll Wears the Breaking Bad Heisenberg Hat
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Spud Superhero Toys
Spud Superhero Toys
The Daredevil Mr. Potato Head Sees the Lovable Root Veggie as a Vigilante
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Robot Building Subscriptions
Robot Building Subscriptions
This Service Delivers a New Robot Part Each Month
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Glowing Sci-Fi Toys
Glowing Sci-Fi Toys
The Star Wars Millennium Falcon UV Light Laser Creates Galactic Scenes
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Miniature Infrared Helicopters
Miniature Infrared Helicopters
The Pico Falcon Helicopter Model Offers Detailed Flying Controls
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Villainous Sci-Fi Bear Toys
Villainous Sci-Fi Bear Toys
This Star Wars Medicom Toy is Modeled after Darth Vader
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Collapsible Video Game Figurines
Collapsible Video Game Figurines
The SpruKits Halo Master Chief is Flat-Packed and Easy to Build
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Remote Control Luxury Autos
Remote Control Luxury Autos
This Lexus FC F Model Car is an Exact Replica of the Real Version
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Gravity-Defying Wands
Gravity-Defying Wands
The FunFlyStick Toy Wand Can Make the Included Fun Flyers Levitate
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Aerial Stunt Drones
Aerial Stunt Drones
The SKEYE Hexa Drone Features Six Propellers for Performing Aerial Tricks
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57
Building Block Robots
Building Block Robots
The Meccano MeccaNoid G15 KS Robot is Crafted from Over 1,200 Pieces
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Nerdy Toy Subscription Boxes
Nerdy Toy Subscription Boxes
The Nerd Block Jr. Boys' Box Contains Various Action Figures and Toys
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Augmented Gaming Storybooks
Augmented Gaming Storybooks
The Playstation 3 Wonderbook Uses AR to Bring Stories to Life
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Juvenile Maker Kits
Juvenile Maker Kits
The littleBits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets Kit Enables Customization
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Marble-Tilting Games
Marble-Tilting Games
The Lego Labyrinth Marble Maze is Based On a Fan Submission
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52
Mini Iconic British Vehicles
Mini Iconic British Vehicles
The Avigo Mini Cooper Ride-On Makes Authentic Horn and Engine Sounds
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51
Sci-Fi Tri-Blade Toys
Sci-Fi Tri-Blade Toys
The SaberForge LED RELIC V2 Crossguard Lightsaber is Ideal for Padawans
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50
Sci-Fi Villain Masks
Sci-Fi Villain Masks
These Star Wars Voice-Changing Masks Will Instantly Transform the Wearer
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49
Limited-Edition Sci-Fi Toys
Limited-Edition Sci-Fi Toys
These Star Wars Plush Toys Awaken the Force of Cuteness
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48
App-Controlled Racing Cars
App-Controlled Racing Cars
The Anki Overdrive Starter Kit is Designed to Be Totally Customized
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Stunt Board Toys
Stunt Board Toys
'Kick Flipper' is an Active Toy That Does Stunts Like a Skateboard Without Wheels
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46
Illuminated Foam Weapons
Illuminated Foam Weapons
These Light-Up 'LEDsabers' are Made from a High-Tech Foam Material
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Tech-Integrated Teddy Bears
Tech-Integrated Teddy Bears
This Stuffed Animal is Powered by Artificial Intelligence
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44
Magnetic Action Toys
Magnetic Action Toys
Morphonauts' Magnetic Parts Make the Possibilities of Customization Endless
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Severed Appendage Toys
Severed Appendage Toys
This 'Saber Cuts' Action Figure Depicts a Limb Lost to a Lightsaber Battle
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Video Game Gun Replicas
Video Game Gun Replicas
The Halo Needler Toy Gun Has Crystal Shards That Retract When Triggered
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Electronic Skateboard Toys
Electronic Skateboard Toys
Hexbug's Tony Hawk Circuit Boards Toys Bring Power to Fingerboards
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40
Robot Building Kits
Robot Building Kits
Cannybots Enable Kids to Learn About Robotics and Engineering in a Fun Manner
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Kid-Friendly Coding Robots
Kid-Friendly Coding Robots
This Tiny Toy Helps Children Explore Robotics and Learn How to Code
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Intergalactic LEGO Toys
Intergalactic LEGO Toys
'The Force Awakens' LEGO Includes New Star Wars Characters
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Waterproof Kiddie Cameras
Waterproof Kiddie Cameras
VTech's Kidizoom Camera Handles Adventures Anywhere
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Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks
Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks
The LEGO Ultra Agents Merge Physical and Digital Play
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35
Winterized Sci-Fi Toys
Winterized Sci-Fi Toys
The ‘Snowtroopers’ are a New Winter Version of a Star Wars Stormtrooper
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Robot LEGO Toys
Robot LEGO Toys
LEGO Collaborates with Disney to Release a Wall-E Collection
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Luminous LEGO Bricks
Luminous LEGO Bricks
The LEGO Compatible Bricks from 'Build-Upons' Contain Tiny LED Lights
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Life-Size Lego Mugs
Life-Size Lego Mugs
This is an Upscaled Version of the Coffee Cup Used by LEGO's Little Yellow Men
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Kid-Friendly Robots
Kid-Friendly Robots
This Programmable Robot is Designed to Entertain and Educate Children
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Super Spy Toy Vehicles
Super Spy Toy Vehicles
Evade Your Captors with The James Bond Toy Car
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Racing Livery Starships
Racing Livery Starships
This LEGO Millennium Falcon is Covered in Nascar-Like Sponsorship Livery
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Deconstruction Toy Kits
Deconstruction Toy Kits
The SmartLab 'Wrecking Ball' Lets Children Both Build and Destroy
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Building Block Brainteasers
Building Block Brainteasers
This LEGO Puzzle is Designed After the Infamous Rubik's Cube
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Futuristic LEGO Sneakers
Futuristic LEGO Sneakers
This LEGO Sneaker by Tom Yoo Replicates the Futuristic Nike MAG
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Nunchuck Skill Toys
Nunchuck Skill Toys
'Monkey Knuckles' is a Simple Toy with a Wide Array of Fun Possibilities
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Remote-Controlled Pterodactyls
Remote-Controlled Pterodactyls
The Flying Pterodactyl Realistically Flaps Its Wings and Screeches
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Intelligent Personal Robots
Intelligent Personal Robots
Musio is an AI Robot with Interchangeable 'Brains' for Different Tasks
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Sci-Fi Fantasy Drones
Sci-Fi Fantasy Drones
This High-Tech Star Wars Toy is Essentially a Millennium Falcon Drone
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Militant LEGO Figurines
Militant LEGO Figurines
These Tiny Military Action Figures are Designed for Combat Play
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DIY Sword Toys
DIY Sword Toys
The 'Nature Sabre' Sword Handle Turns Sticks into Tools for Combat
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Mythical Wooden Toys
Mythical Wooden Toys
This Decorative Wooden Character is Designed to Resemble Bigfoot
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Wooden Gaming Consoles
Wooden Gaming Consoles
This Retro Gaming Device Lets You Play Old Games on the Go
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Motorized Toy Attachments
Motorized Toy Attachments
RC Bricks Enhance a LEGO Toy with Electronic Attachments
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DIY Robot Toys
DIY Robot Toys
These 'Kamigami' Robots Feature DIY Construction and are Remote Controlled
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Intergalactic Samurai Toys
Intergalactic Samurai Toys
These Star Wars Samurai Figurines Are Based on Sci-Fi Characters
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Mini Superhero Figurines
Mini Superhero Figurines
This Spider-Man Action Figure Shrinks the Hero to a Smaller Size
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Gender-Neutral Dollhouses
Gender-Neutral Dollhouses
This Modular Dollhouse Collection Promotes Shared Play
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Tornado Spinning Tops
Tornado Spinning Tops
This Complex Toy Spinning Top Was 3D-Printed with Polished Nickel Steel
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Rapid-Fire Toy Guns
Rapid-Fire Toy Guns
The 'Rival' NERF Guns Shoot Foam Balls at 70 MPH
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Remote-Control Snow Plows
Remote-Control Snow Plows
The Kyosho Blizzard RC Plow Vehicle Doesn't Actually Clear the Driveway
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All-Black Minidrones
All-Black Minidrones
The SKEYE Nano Drone Now Comes in a Limited Edition Colorway
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Minuscule Toy Drones
Minuscule Toy Drones
The SKEYE Pico Drone is the World's Smallest Quadcopter
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Skateboard Scooter-Bikes
Skateboard Scooter-Bikes
This Scooter-Bike-Skateboard Hybrid is Pretty Rad
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Autonomous Dinosaur Toys
Autonomous Dinosaur Toys
WowWee's Robot Dinosaur Takes Cues from Beacon Technology
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App-Connected Educational Toys
App-Connected Educational Toys
This Interactive Toy is Designed to Introduce Kids to Technology
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Off-Road Child Cars
Off-Road Child Cars
This Luxurious Land Rover Kids' Pedal Car is Perfectly Built to Scale
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Scientific Office Toys
Scientific Office Toys
This Advanced Desk Toy Was Designed by an Astronomy and Physics Professor
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2
Age-Adapting Bicycles
Age-Adapting Bicycles
The 'Infento' is the First Convertible Bike That Transforms into 18 Rides
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Tiny Drone Toys
Tiny Drone Toys
SKEYE Nano Drone Buzzes Like an Electronic Insect, Navigating Nooks and Crannies
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