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When it comes time to shop for gifts for boys, you're going to want something that lasts, that they'll play with more than once and that won't bug the heck out of you when they do it. Each year, the Good Housekeeping Institute's Little Lab tests the most popular kids' toys for quality of construction, ease of use and, most importantly, the fun factor. We've combined those with editor's picks and bestsellers to create a list of the best gifts for boys in 2021.
And man, are kids lucky this year. If they're into science, there are lots of STEM toys that'll have them coding, building and experimenting starting in the preschool years. Cars, drones and all other vehicles that go continue to be popular, as are board games for family game night. Plus, as kids get older, they're more into items that'll help them express their personal styles. From toddlers to teens, there's something in this gift guide that's sure to please anyone on your list.
Are you looking to go deeper on a specific age of boy? We have gift ideas for your 1-year-old, 2-year-old, 3-year-old, 4-year-old, 5-year-old, 6-year-old, 7-year-old, 8-year-old, 9-year-old, 10-year-old, 11-year-old, 12-year-old, 13-year-old and teen boys, too. Plus, check out the hottest toys of the year from Amazon and Walmart to see what's trending for the 2021 holiday season (and remember to shop early — Christmas shipping deadlines are earlier than ever this year!).
Whether he's into coding, electronics, comics, sports or movies, these gifts for boys of all ages are sure to put a smile on his face, even if you're on a budget.