Here Are 35 Gifts Ideas That Are Trending This Christmas For 7-Year-Old Boys

Whether its birthday toys for a seven year old, or a special Christmas present, these are the best gift ideas for the young boy in your life.

Seven-year-old boys are at the age where they've started their own hobbies and have their own interests (yes, they probably do involve fidget toys and Minecraft and/or Roblox!). Whether it's sports, puzzles, arts and crafts, LEGOS, monster video games or dinosaurs, your little guy probably has more than one fascination right now. So how do you pick out the perfect gift for your 7-year-old who's experimenting with so many interests? We narrowed it down to the most popular Christmas gift ideas for 7-year-old boys. There are countless gifts for the 7-year-old boy in your life this holiday season from toys to new clothes, to Pop Its to sports equipment and more... and we've listed them all so you're sure to find the right one.

Based on reviews and top holiday sales, we've described each present in our 7-year-old boy gift guide that way you can see which of our picks suits your son, nephew, godson or grandson most. Each of these 35 gifts will have him playing, creating, thinking or exploring! We've also included 7-year-old swag and must-have fashion items like light-up Vans sneakers and a camo-print backpack he can show off at school to his friends after Christmas break. As they're learning about the world and figuring out who they are, your gift will make a lifelong impression. So keep on scrolling to see which gift your 7-year-old will be talking about for years to come.

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Best Gifts for 7-Year-Old Boys

1. VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch DX - Royal Blue

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The VTech Kidizoom Smartwatch is more than just an alarm, timer and stopwatch. This touchscreen splash-proof and sweat-proof watch has five games, three action challenges, a camera with photo effects and voice recorder with voice-changing effects to keep your kiddie entertained! It even has two new learning tools including a calendar feature and a calculator so your child can practice simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. With 2.5k ratings averaging at 4.5 stars on Amazon, this electronic toy is one your 7-year-old will get a lot of use throughout the new few years of their childhood and it's under $100.00!

2. Walkie Talkies for Kids 22 Channel 2 Way Radio 3 Miles Long Range Handheld Walkie Talkie

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Playtime is obviously super important to 7-year-olds—and a fun walkie talkie set is ideal for playdates! These army-inspired camouflage printed walkie talkies have 22 channels, 3-mile transmission distance, flashlight, as well as VOX hands-free and lock screen function. For an affordable price under $37, you get two of the electronic toys, along with durable survival bracelets he and his best friend can use. Shop this cool boy gift for your sons, nephews and/or grandchildren this holiday and be a hero!

3. ICEE® Slushie Making Machine, $115.00 at Nordstrom

The $115.00 signature ICEE® Slushie Making Machine is one of Nordstoms's top-selling gifts for kids in their holiday gift guide. Your 7-year-old son will need an adult's assistance in the slushie-making process, but it's super simple and makes a great family activity! Just combine water, ice and his favorite ICEE flavoring syrup, and blend away for a delicious frozen treat in a matter of minutes. Note: the syrups are sold separately and do not come with the machine.

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4. LISAY INC Kid Ride on Car Electric Motorcycle, $218.33 at Wayfair

Available in blue (pictured above), green or red with light-up LED wheels, this sturdy motorcycle bike for your 7-year-old boy has two additional training wheels on the sides for safe driving. With a weight capacity of 66 lbs. and dimensions of 24.4'' H x 43.3'' W x 16.92'' L, your can bet boy will feel comfortable cruising around your backyard on his new whip. This kid-friendly bike on Wayfair is operated by foot pedal and steering wheel, has a built-in front compartment for storage, and can be connected via USB to play music or audiobooks.

5. Kid's High-Tech Infrared Night Scope, $79.99 at Sharper Image

If you know a boy in your life who's into camping and the outdoors, you'll want to check out the High-Tech Infrared Night Scope for $79.99 at Sharper Image. Designed in the same technology used by real Special forces, this 7-year-old-friendly device is easy to use with manual focus adjustment knobs and hi/low power switch for day or nighttime gazing up to 50 feet (yes, even in the pitch black!). "My nephew loves these," a recent reviewer raves. "He likes looking for animals in the backyard at night."

6. L.L.Bean First Shot Archery Set, $119.00 at L.L. Bean

With the L.L.Bean First Shot Archery Set, kids can pick up a new hobby in no time! This all-inclusive kid's archery set has everything he needs as a beginner archer: a take-down recurve bow with elevated rest, bowstring, bowstringer, protective bow sleeve, three fiberglass arrows, tournament-style hip quiver, an armguard, no-glove shooting tab and a paper target. Please note: adult supervision is required

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7. The Floor Is Lava by Specialty Board Games, $19.99 at Kohl's

He will have the best playdates when he plays The Floor Is Lava with up to six of his buddies. This interactive game is a twist on the classic fun game, jump on foam "stones" without touching the floor. It comes with a spinner, 25 foam color "Safety Stones", an instruction sheet and 27 challenge cards for endless fun. This game also improves coordination and balance which is a plus.

8. Starlux Games Ninja Glow Battle, $39.99 at Modell's

On sale for $39.99 and price-matched at Modell's Sporting Goods is the Starlux Games Ninja Glow Battle designed for 2-4 players. Boys will love channeling their inner-ninja when they play with their glow-in-the-dark swords—don't worry they're made of soft foam so they're kid-friendly. Two Dojo markers come with this game for each team to use as your home base. Let the battle begin!

9. Slackers Sky Board Underglow, $39.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods

With the Slackers Sky Board, boys can bounce high and practice super fun tricks. The twin handle grips and the bungee handles make doing tricks easy so he won't get frustrated. The heavy duty inflated ball on this board allows for maximum jumping power so he will literally have a ball using this gift in the backyard!

10. Kids Boy 7 Year Old Tee Shirt

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This cute boys' tee is a lightweight classic crewneck fit and made of 100% cotton. It's a perfect gift idea for a 7-year-old boy's birthday because he'll be extra proud to rock his new age and show off to the world he's seven! This trendy kids' tee-shirt available in five colors with rainbow block font also makes a great holiday gift.

11. Playful Sports Mugs, $25.00 at Uncommon Goods

Make mealtime that much more fun with this basketball shaped bowl and built-in basketball hoop. Boys can use their breakfast cereal or soup crackers to slam dunks using the Playful Sports Mug for an affordable price of $25.00. Uncommon Goods also comes makes a hockey, baseball and soccer version mug so pick the one based on his favorite sport.

12. VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam, Red

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In the year of 2021, it's become more popular for kids to create and edit their own videos. The VTech KidiZoom Creator Cam does it all — and costs under $50.00! With an HD video camera, built-in microphone and special effects like time-lapse, this kiddie camera is a top-seller on Amazon. It also has 20+ animated backgrounds including going to outer-space, getting chased by a T-Rex dinosaur, and going invisible to name a few. In addition to the green screen fabric included, this nifty camera comes with a tabletop tripod, selfie stick and a wrist strap.

13. Hensotrue Auralto Take Apart Dinosaur Toys for Kids, Dinosaurs Toys Set

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The dino building toy set lets kids DIY their favorite dinosaurs from Tyrannosaurus to Velociraptor and more. This gift set for boys helps brain development and practices children’s hand-on ability and coordination as they build and take apart their dinosaurs. They also have the option to get creative and combine random parts to create their own unique dinosaur in colorful designs.

14. ESPN 80.5'' Metal Indoor Basketball Arcade Game (Ball Included), $199.99 at Wayfair

If your 7-year-old has been an extra good boy, treat him to this top-of-the-line indoor basketball arcade game for $199.99 at Wayfair. This foldable basketball unit is easy to assemble, comes with 4 basketballs and an inflatable pump so it's a piece of cake for mom or dad to set up (and store away when needed). The 1-2 player game comes with 8 different game options built-in to the lighted LED scoreboard and features ESPN sound effects with a timer fo the ultimate basketball experience. Please note: It requires a ceiling height of 100 inches.

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15. Monster Vision, $69.99 at Sharper Image

We probably don't have to tell you many 7-year-old boys love monsters, and the Monster Vision goggles and blaster gun at Sharper Image are a top-selling gift. These high-tech goggles allow your little guy to embark on a mission to eliminate an army of aliens. Blast away as many aliens as fast as possible to win!

16. Kids Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Pikachu Over-Ear Headphones with Built-in Microphone

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We love that these Pikachu headphones have 7 color-changing lights on the earmuffs when listening to music! These cartoon-inspired headphone have a long-lasting battery which can last more than 15 hours, perfect for traveling or long car rides. Their foldable design also makes it easy to store in a backpack or sleepover bag. These cordless headphone are bluetooth with an impressive 5.0 wireless connection and have a huge 39-ft range with stereo HD sound.

17. Shark Duvet and Pillowcase Set, $119.00 at Uncommon Goods

Need to figure out a fun Christmas gift for your 7-year-old? Try this matching shark bedding set that comes with a duvet and pillowcase. Available in twin or full/queen sizes, this cool, clever shark bedding will have your little boy begging for bedtime!

18. ATIMO LED Multi Function Waterproof Watch for Kids

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A good Christmas present idea is to get him his first watch – and you don't have to splurge because this one is under $20.00. The ATIMO LED Multi Function Waterproof Watch for Kids has over 1.5k reviews averaging at nearly 5-stars for its various functions: Dual Time Display, Alarm Clock, Stop Watch, LED Luminous and Calendar Date Window. Your 7-year-old will grow into this 50M waterproof sports watch and learn how to become more responsible — every parents' dream!

19. 3 Doodler Make Your Own Hex Bug Set, $39.97 at MindWare

MindWare is known for their educational toys and this 3 Doodler Make Your Own Hex Bug Set teaches him STEM skills. By using the Doodler pen, your 7-year-old can easily create robotic 3D bugs and lift their imaginations off the page. Mess-free unlike other craft kits, this $39.97 bug designing kit includes 48 colorful plastic strands, 3 motors with batteries, 2 DoodleMolds a USB charging cable.

20. Fun Forts Glow Fort Building Kit for Kids - 81 Pack Glow in the Dark STEM Building Toys

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We all remember building a fort as kids, but they weren't as cool as this glow-in-the-dark Fun Forts Fort Building Kit! In the 81-piece pack comes 53 durable, plastic glow in the dark connecting rods and 28 multilink sphere so your kid can create endless tent structures, tunnels, obstacle games and more!

21. FAO SCHWARZ Dance Mixer Playmat, $39.99 at Nordstrom

Encourage your child's dance moves with this mat that includes five built-in tracks. He can also play any of his favorite tunes as well since it has an audio auxiliary jack input. With dual modes for guided or freestyle dancing, this popular Dance Mixer Playmat has a built-in speaker with adjustable volume.


We all know it can be a hassle getting our little guys dressed in the morning, but if he had these glow-in-the-dark VANS that wouldn't be the case! "Bought these shoes for my little nephew," a 5-star reviewer shares. "He loves them so much, we have to make sure he doesn't sleep in them."

23. Adventure Kidz - Outdoor Exploration Kit, Children’s Toy Binoculars, Flashlight, Compass, Whistle, Magnifying Glass, Backpack

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For the adventurous one, here's a gift set that suits him well! For indoor or backyard play, he will be super excited to open up his drawstring backpack and find all of the supplies he needs for exploring: 4X magnification binoculars with 30mm lens, LED flashlight, military glow-in-the-dark compass, fox whistle and 3X magnifying glass.

24. World Map Puzzle for Kids - 75 Piece

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This world map puzzle will teach any 7-year-old boy geography skills and comes with 75 easy-to-assemble puzzle pieces. He will be so proud completing this 60 x 44 cm map when he sees how big it is. The world atlas puzzle on Amazon is long-lasting, highlighted by polished gloss printing and comes in vibrant, colorful pieces to inspire your little one.

25. Marvel Sleeping Bag, $109.00 at Pottery Barn Kids

Some little kids can be afraid for their first sleepover, but if you buy them this Marvel Heros Kids Sleeping Bag it will be a game-changer. On the shell made of soft 100% polyester is their favorite Marvel characters like The Hulk™, Captain America™, Black Panther™, Iron Man™ and Spider-Man™ so he can feel safe and protected when he sleeps. This comfy navy-colored sleeping bag has a zipper-closure and comes with straps so it's easy to roll up on-the-go.

26. Wilson Golf Profile JGI Junior Complete Golf Set

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Golf is a great sport to get into when you're young at age. And this lightweight Junior Complete Golf Club Package Set by WILSON will take him into his teen years as he continues to learn the game of golf. Available for righties or lefties, this golf set comes with five graphite clubs including an easy to hit hybrid featuring a large sweet spot for accurate shots from the fairway and rough.

27. Kids' Camo Backpack, $19.50 at J.Crew Factory

Don't miss out on this 67% off sale price of $19.50 and buy this functional kids' camo backpack at J.Crew Factory. It's made of polyester and is on the smaller size with dimensions of 15" H x 10" W x 3 3/4 "D making it the perfect size backpack for a 7-year-old. The blue-colored zipper on the front pocket makes a cute, yet subtle fashion statement for your boy.

28. Hulk Theme - Get Your Own Superhero Portrait, $20.00 on Etsy

This is probably the most adorable gift idea for Christmas 2021, obviously it's one of Etsy's bestselling items. Upload a photo of your 7-year-old boy and you'll receive a digital file with a superhero portrait in 2-3 business days. This custom Hulk caricature art is bound to be a hit with your boy when he opens it up this holiday.

29. Hapinest DIY Dinosaur Toy Lantern Night Light Kit

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This dinosaur nightlight for boys has a creative twist to it. He can craft his very own light-up dino lantern in a jar he can admire by his bedside by using easy step-by-step instructions. With color-changing lights, a lantern handle, vellum dinosaur landscape, glue, foam brush, black cord, dinosaur tooth, six dinosaur stickers, beads and glitter dust, kids can watch their dinosaur lantern creation come to life at night.

30. Write It & Light It! Speech Bubble, $19.95 at Fat Brain Toys

This large speech bubble lightbox is a dry erase board he can practice his writing skills on. Great for self-expression and creativity, gift your 7-year-old boy this simple. yet unique gift that comes with a dry-erase marker in black ink. It requires 3 AA batteries, not included, and can be freestanding or hung using the two hanging holes on the back.

31. LEGO City Central Airport Playset LEGO Building Toys for Kids, $59.99 at Target

LEGOS are a must-have for boys in the 7-year-old age group — and this LEGO City Central Airport Playset Kit inspires creative, independent play based on real-life scenarios. A charter plane, detailed airport terminal, fuel tanker and luggage truck, pilot figurine and so much more are included inside this LEGO bundle gift set.

32. Punching Bag for Kids

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Let your 7-year-old boy get his energy out and opt for the Amazon's Choice Punching Bag! This all-in-one punching bag for kids set includes an inflatable punching ball, sturdy base, inflatable suture punch, pair of boxing gloves, base suction cup and pump (inflatable punch). He will stay active and let some steam out with this indoor/outdoor punching bag that bounces back and forth in 360° directions and returns to its original position after each shot.

33. Workman Publishing Magic: The Complete Course 2-Piece Book & DVD Set, $23.00 at Saks Fifth Avenue

Make Christmas that much more magical for him and opt for this paperback magic book and DVD that shows him how to master over 100 effects and tricks. With easy-to-follow directions and 500 full-color how-to photographs, this crash course on magic is simple enough for a 7-year-old t0 learn and he'll be so proud when he wows his friends and family!

34. Giant 36 Inch Velcro Dartboard with 6 Balls, $29.99 at Toynk Toys

Go big this holiday and buy him this 36" diameter Velcro dartboard. Six of you will have a blast playing together wherever you go. This lightweight game board can be hung inside or outside—and it folds down for convenient carrying on the go. Get free shipping on Toynk Toys when you buy this fun $29.99 toy for your 7-year-old boy.

35.  Hilarious Jokes For 7-Year-Old Kids: An Awesome LOL Joke Book For Kids Filled With Tons of Tongue Twisters, Rib Ticklers, Side Splitters and Knock Knocks

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With illustrations and kid-friendly jokes, you can bet your 7-year-old boy will crack up when he goes through the pages of this book. He'll want to recite the tongue twisters, knock-knock jokes, and clever riddles that he discovers inside this hilarious book. "My son is now telling dad jokes!" an Amazon reviewer says about this parent-approved joke book.

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