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Birthday Gifts for 5 Year Olds from Shopping Bags and Confetti. Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Art Supplies / Classic Childrens Books / Alphabet Numbers Reading / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts

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A fifth birthday means that the start of kindergarten is either here or right around the corner.  (It also means that a High Five is now an appropriate birthday greeting, but we digress.)  Help build those school skills with great toys that are just as much fun as they are educational.

 

 

PRACTICE FINE MOTOR SKILLS WITH SMALL PIECES…

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Micro Cubebot Folding Robot Wooden Puzzle Brain Teaser at Amazon

Micro Cubebot Folding Robot Wooden Puzzle at Amazon for $9.89

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: The Apples Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree Handmade Lacing Toy (6pc set includes laces) by Mama May I at Etsy

The Apples Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree Handmade Lacing Toy (6pc set includes laces) by Mama May I at Etsy for $29.00

 

 

zFun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Alphabet Letter Robot Toys (26pc set) at Amazon

Alphabet Letter Robot Toys (26pc set) at Amazon for $39.99

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Board Game at Target

The Sneaky, Snacky Squirrel Game at Target for $14.69

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Perfection Board Game at Amazon

Perfection Game at Amazon for $10.99

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Marble Run / Marble Maze Super Set at Amazon

Marble Run Super Set at Amazon for $49.00

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Alex Toys Little Hands Ready Set Cut Arts and Crafts / Mask Making Set at Amazon

Alex Toys Little Hands Ready Set Cut Set at Amazon for $11.97

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Play-Doh Starter Set with scissors for cutting practice at Amazon

Play-Doh Starter Set at Amazon for $7.99

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Fine Motor Skills Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts: Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio at Target

Play-Doh Touch Shape to Life Studio at Target for $16.29

Editor’s note:  Using an app, bring Play-Doh creations to life.

 

 

 

 

 

PRACTICE LETTER AND NUMBER WRITING WITH ART…

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Melissa and Doug Letter and Number 1000 Piece Sticker Collection at Amazon

Melissa and Doug Letter and Number 1000 Piece Sticker Collection at Amazon for $4.95 as an Add-On Item

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Ready to Hang Wall Art and Frame Set Home Decor at Amazon

Ready to Hang Art and Frame Set at Amazon for $21.99

Editor’s note:  The set includes 1 handmade wood frame (allows you to change your artwork as often as you like), non-toxic, washable paint pot, 1 9″ x 9″ embossed artist canvas and 2 brushes.

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Crayola Creativity Tub at Amazon filled with markers, crayons, colored pencils, and paper in a storage tub

Crayola Creativity Tub at Amazon for $18.58

Editor’s note:  Includes 80+ Art Tools, Crayons, Markers, Colored Pencils Construction Paper and More.

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Crayola My First Finger Paint Kit at Amazon

Crayola My First Finger Paint Kit at Amazon for $9.99

Editor’s note:  If this is too messy for mom and dad, check out this mess-free option.

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Double-Faced Magnetic Chalkboard / Dry-Erase Whiteboard Box Set at Amazon

Double-Faced Magnetic Chalkboard / Dry-Erase Whiteboard Box Set at Amazon for $12.99

Editor’s note:  “Over 100 colorful different themed wooden pieces with full magnetic backing.  Including A Dry Erase marker with an eraser on the end cap, a Three piece Chalk set , an eraser for the chalk and an idea booklet for arranging the shapes.”

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Hape Anywhere Table Top Easel at Amazon with chalk

Hape Anywhere Table Top Easel at Amazon for $39.99

Editor’s note:  “Features a magnetic whiteboard on one side and a chalk board on the other.  Includes: easel, two chalk pieces, one eraser, and magnetic wood clamp.”

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Table Top Art Easel at Land of Nod with paper roll

Table Top Art Easel at Land of Nod for $69.00

Editor’s note:  “It features a paper roll holder, holes for paint cups, a chalkboard and a magnetic whiteboard. Plus, it even has a folding design for storage.”

 

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Melissa and Doug Standing Art Easel at Amazon

Melissa and Doug Standing Art Easel at Amazon for $60.99 and $69.99 with personalization

Editor’s note:  “Includes dry-erase board, chalkboard, locking paper-roll holder, child-safe paper cutter, 4 easy-clip grips and 2 large plastic trays that can be removed for easy cleaning.  Folds flat for easy storage.”

 

 

 Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Number and Letters Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids Art Supplies: Ultimate Art Easel at Pottery Barn Kids

SPLURGE:  Ultimate Art Easel at Pottery Barn Kids for $179.00

Editor’s note:  “Features two roomy storage shelves, chalkboard, whiteboard, dowel to hold craft paper, and cups for storing brushes and paint.”

 

 

 

PRACTICE SITTING STILL AND LISTENING WITH CHAPTER BOOKS…

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Zoe and Sassafras:  Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro Hardcover Book at Amazon

Zoe and Sassafras:  Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro Hardcover Book at Amazon for $11.89

 

Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone Hardcover Book at Amazon

Jack and the Geniuses: At the Bottom of the World by Bill Nye and Gregory Mone Hardcover Book at Amazon for $7.67

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon Paperback Books at Amazon

Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 1-4: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon Paperback Books at Amazon for $12.90

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Charlotte's Web Hardcover Book by E.B. White at Amazon

Charlotte’s Web Hardcover Book by E.B. White at Amazon for $5.39

 

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: E. B. White Box Set: Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, The Trumpet of the Swan Paperback Books at Amazon

E. B. White Box Set: Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, The Trumpet of the Swan Paperback Books at Amazon for $13.63

 

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: James and the Giant Peach Hardcover Book by Roald Dahl at Amazon

James and the Giant Peach Hardcover Book by Roald Dahl at Amazon for $10.90

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Hardcover Book by Roald Dahl at Amazon

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Hardcover Book by Roald Dahl at Amazon for $11.34

 

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading:  Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set of 4 Paperback Books in a Box at Amazon. This set includes Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, James and the Giant Peach and the Incredible Mr. Fox.

Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set of 4 Paperback Books in a Box at Amazon for $20.12

Editor’s note:  This set includes Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, James and the Giant Peach and the Incredible Mr. Fox.

 

 

Classic Childrens Books / Fun Gifts for 5 Year Olds / Kindergarten Prep Ideas and Activities / Sitting Still and Listening Practice / Educational Toys for Boys and For Girls / Fifth Birthday Gifts / Kids LIbrary Reading: Roald Dahl Collection:  Boxed Gift Set of 15 Paperback Books at Amazon. The Witches, Matilda, The BFG, Going Solo, Danny the Champion of the World, James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Boy Tales of Childhood, Fantastic Mr Fox, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Editor’s note:  This set includes  1. The Witches, 2. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, 3. Matilda, 4. The BFG, 5. Going Solo, 6. George’s Marvellous Medicine, 7. Danny the Champion of the World, 8. James and the Giant Peach, 9. The Twits, 10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 11. Boy Tales of Childhood, 12. Fantastic Mr Fox, 13. Esio Trot, 14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and 15. The Magic Finger

 

 

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