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Gift Guide for 7 Year Olds: The 10 Best Gifts to Give

By Erica Lim on May, 8 2020

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As the Holidays are approaching, you’re probably scrambling to find the best toys and gifts for your children. Here’s Partify’s approved list of toys, books, and games to gift the 7 Year old in your life. We’ve searched and narrowed down our best picks, ensuring for happy children and happy parents. Gifts for age 7 should be, in our opinion, not simply toys but things that help the child develop their hobbies, thinking and skills. Since this is an age that a lot of kids already have hobbies and things they love doing, so tap into that and help them reach the next level, or help them discover new ones - if the child loves cooking or baking, a professional set of tools can be a great fit, for a child that loves singing, a professional Karaoke microphone would be the right choice etc.

 

 

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Rocks and Fossils Kits

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This sandstone kit is perfect to a child who is interested in science and exploring things. Ignite their natural curiosity and jumpstart the child’s collection of rocks and stones (which is a great inexpensive hobby). These are real-life, genuine fossils and stones curated by National Geographic that includes shark teeth, rose quartz, jasper, gastropods, clams, and other meteorite specimens. Encouraging your child to create collections and learn about Earth’s materials is associated with STEM skills building. Complete the gift by throwing in a book where they can learn about and study these materials, preparing them for related units in school.

 

 

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Hive Strategy Game

 

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This board game without a board is challenging, entertaining, and easily transportable. The objective is to take over your opponent’s hive, so your child must come up with tactics and strategies to outthink his or her opponent, encouraging new ways of thinking and looking ahead for hours of play. This game develops strategic thinking and scenario planning, skills which will later in life help with any situation which requires problem solving and planning ahead.

 

 

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Light Up Terrarium Kit 

 

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This light-up terrarium kit is a miniature garden that your child can grow and cultivate for long periods of time. It simulates a natural environment and grows two different kinds of grasses, so your child can learn about how plants grow and develop. This fun and educational gift is perfect for you 7 year old to learn about the environment.

 

 

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Lava Lamp and Glitter Tube Craft Set

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This educational arts and crafts kit enables your child to create colorful and glitter lava lamps, encouraging them to learn the properties of light, immiscible fluids, acid base, and suspension. Each item is safe for children and non-toxic, so parents don’t have to worry while their kids play and learn. The kids can experiment, and at the end they come out with a lamp they use and can be proud that they made.

 

 

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Professional Printing 3D Pen

 

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This 3D pen is probably one of the coolest toys the child will ever play with. It dispenses plastic from the pen’s tip that can be drawn into whatever figure he or she likes. It’s easy to use and prevents children from drawing and painting in places they shouldn’t (and you know how often it happens!). This pen dispenses low temperature plastic, like a 3D printer. It won’t burn the child’s skin as there are no smells or heat, ensuring that it’s completely safe for children. The child can create and build anything he or she wants with this 3D pen, encouraging hours of imaginative play and creativity.  

 

 

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Craft-Tastic - I Love Unicorns Kit

 

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Kids will craft a unicorn headband, sew an adorable stuffie, make a magical necklace, create rainbow garland, and design a colorful unicorn tail. Kids who are fascinated by unicorn magic will love this craft-tastic arts and crafts set. A variety of project types provides plenty of practice learning new crafting skills.

 

 

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Speed Control Helicopter 

 

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This is a speed control and full-function trim control for the perfect helicopter flight. It is the best gift for the beginner pilots as it helps develop fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. 2 selectable frequencies let the child fly up to 2 helicopters at once. It is suitable for indoor flying only. This helicopter has thousands of positive reviews, is considered to be great value-for-money as it is not expensive, and comes in 5 different colors.

 

 

Age Numbers8Lego Ninjago

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Kids will have a blast using their favorite NINJAGO characters to beat the scary snake figure in the ultimate ninja battle. This (or any other) LEGO NINJAGO play set makes a great gift for any 7 year old and can be built together with all other original LEGO sets and LEGO bricks for creative play.

 

 

Age Numbers9Hasbro Guess Who

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This tabletop classic board game can enhance your kids’ ability to remember and guesstimate the visual traits. It is for two players who should try to guess the opponent's mystery characters - as you can probably remember from your own childhood. It is perfect for family game night or for playing with friends and provides hours of fun utilizing yes and no questions and developing the ability to deduct from group traits to individual traits and vice versa. 

 

 

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Echo Dot Kids Edition

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This child friendly Eco Dot is designed with kids in mind. Kids can ask Alexa to play music, hear stories, call approved friends and family, and explore a world of kid-friendly skills. This can provide hours of entertainment while making sure parents have a peace of mind because they can set daily time limits and review the activity of their kids. Plus, only automatically filtered explicit songs from select music services will be played. It also has  Free Time Unlimited, which provides children with access to over 1,000 audible books, thousands of songs, favorite games and skills.

 

These best picks by Partify are unique gifts for 7 year olds that will definitely make both children and parents happy at the same time. Our selection is not only fun for kids, but for parents too. Please give a great gift and let us know how the kids like it.

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