33 Presents for a 9 Year Old Boy

Updated on January 29th, 2021
By Louise
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It is not always easy to find good gifts for 9-year-old boys. There might be lots to choose from, but finding something original, that fits in your budget and they will be like is not always very easy. We have therefore put together a list of items that we think will help you. We have included a whole range of different things which we think will appeal to boys of this age but they vary in type as well as the price to make it easy for you to pick a good gift. Hopefully, you will find it useful and inspiring.

33 Gift Ideas for a 9th Birthday Boy

This is an underwater camera. It is a sports action cam and comes in pink or green colour. It allows photos to be taken as well as videos and has 40 frames and colour filters to choose from so you get the best results. It can work for 1.5 hours on one charge of the battery. It can be fixed to a bike or helmet as well as being used underwater so is great for all-round use.

This is a lamp, which when switched on produces a lit-up illusion image of a pair of headphones. It comes with a remote control to operate it so that you can change the colour of the light as well as the brightness. It can either be powered with batteries or by USB. It measures 18 x 12 x 5cm in size and would be a great addition to any desk or bedside table.

This is a pair of boy’s pyjamas with a space invaders theme. The long-sleeved top is black in colour and has 5 different coloured figures on with the words ‘game over’ on it. The trousers are blue with similar pictures all over them. They are available in sizes suitable for kids from 8-15 years of age. They are made from cotton and polyester so they are easy to look after and cosy to wear.

This is a fun kit to build a volcano made by National Geographic. It comes with materials to make and paint the volcano and then to make it erupt. So, there is plaster to mould it and then yellow, red and orange paint to decorate it. There are sachets of eruption powder too. It even includes real volcanic items – pumice, obsidian arrowhead and a geode specimen. It even includes a learning guide.

This is a Fortnite duvet set. It is a set to fit a single bed and is blue in colour with figures in it. There are white figures on one side and black ones on the other. The set includes a duvet cover and matching pillow case. It is made from polyester and cotton which means that it is durable and suitable for washing in a washing machine as well as putting in a tumble dryer.

This is a bedroom door sign which says on it ‘Gaming in Progress eye contact and small talk is unavailable’. It also has a picture of some gaming handsets on it. It is 200 x 100mm in size and is made from high-grade PVC. It has a cord threaded through it as well so it provides a handy loop for hanging it up. Makes a funny, novelty gift for a boy that loves gaming.

This is a gaming mug which has a black handle in the shape of a handset and the white mug says ‘game over’ on it. It is ceramic so it is durable and sturdy. It is printed on both sides so it is suitable for right and left-handed people. It s an officially licensed product and comes in a matching box which means that it is easy to wrap up as a gift.

This is a planetarium model which has all the components to build a glow in the dark model of the solar system. It has the planets and sun with poseable arms, paints, brushes and accents. It means that you can make it and then put it together for display. It is 30 x 30 x 7cm in size when it is completed. A fun item to make and also educational too.

This is a hoodie which is black and white and has a pouch pocket on the front. It has a picture of a paint pot pouring out white paint which is spreading over the hoodie. There are other designs as well. It comes in sizes to fit children between the age of 6 and 16 years old. It is made from polyester and elastane so is smooth and comfortable and is suitable for machine washing.

This is a rechargeable reading light. The idea is that the light is shaped to fit around the neck. It has a lamp on each end which can be directed towards the work you are doing. It is great for reading but also for arts and crafts or even for homework. It has adjustable brightness settings and is hands-free so it can be used without having to touch it.

This is a slime making kit which includes a selection of ingredients to make different types of slime. It has glue, glow powder, saline, detergent, baking soda, foam balls, colouring, glitter, pots and spoons so that you can make glow in the dark, glitter and regular slime as well as a foam ball. It works for beginners as well as for those that have made slime before and has full instructions.

This is a Nerf gun with a Fortnite theme. It is a replica of the Fortnite baster and it has the same look and colours as the one in the game. It has a detachable barrel so that it can be customised and an internal clip with a three-dart capacity. There are six official Nerf Elite darts included as well which are foam with flexible, hollow tips. Comes in a box so it is easy to gift wrap.

This is a space lab made by Galt. The kit has everything that you need to make glow in the dark constellation models, build a telescope, mix up galaxy slime, play with shadows and launch your own rocket. It has a 24-page booklet which includes 12 fun experiments. There are 22 glow stars included as well as all of the items needed to do all of the experiments. For children aged 6-12 years old.

This is a 3D puzzle of a trainer covered in graffiti. It has 108 pieces and will be a fun item to build. Once it is made it can be used as a desk tidy to keep pens in and it measures 21 x 8 x 13cm in size. The pieces stay together with no glue and so it is easy to build it. It is suitable for adults and children from the age of 8 years.

This is a science experiment kit. It contains a fun kit so that a child can pretend to be a scientist and carry out a few experiments. There is a lab coat, badge and goggles to wear and then a test tube, beaker, measuring spoons and funnels made from durable plastic to be able to carry out some experiments such as colour changing cabbage and effervescent beads. It comes with full instructions.

This is a galaxy projector light. It is battery powered and includes a rechargeable battery that will last for 5 hours after a 2-3 hour charge. It can be used in different situations such as festivals, parties or bedrooms for adults and children. It is small in size which means that it can be easily carried around. It could be used as a nightlight or to project an image of clouds, moon or stars.

This is a pair of Liverpool FC official football gloves in red and black on the back and white on the palm. They come in sizes suitable for 5-10 and 10-16-year-olds and have adjustable hook and loop fastenings on the wrist to keep them securely in place. They are goalkeeper gloves and are clearly printed with the club name and logo on them on the back of the hand so the goalkeeper can show their support for their favourite team.

This is a wall sticker which has a picture of a stick man with a console handset and it says the word ‘gamer’ next to him. It is 15.7 x 23.7 inches in size and is a high-quality decal which is black and waterproof. It will not fade and is easy to apply to any flat and smooth surface as long as it is clean. Would be great for a child’s bedroom.

This is a DIY robot kit which provides you with all the parts that you need to build a motorized spider robot. It has full instructions so that you can use all of the pieces to build it, although younger children may need adult help. Once it is complete, they will be able to see it working and be able to play with it. It does require one battery in order to work.

This is a hand-controlled flying orb. It has a motion sensor which allows it to respond to your movements rather than using a remote control. It has 30 moves and 9 super tricks that you can master as you play with it. It starts as soon as you throw it in the air as long as the battery is charged which will last for 5-7 minutes and take 30 minutes to charge up.

This kid’s boxing set comes with boxing gloves and a punch ball. The ball is on a base and it is weighted so that it will not fall over and it can be height adjusted. The gloves are sturdy so should last well while they play. It is easy to set up, you just need to inflate the ball and quickly set it all up. Suitable for kids aged 3-6 years of age.

This is a Horrible Histories set of Explosive Experiments. There are different items to make such as a lava lamp, volcano, super snot, fizz bombs and fireworks. They come with all of the items needed to carry out the eight experiments. There is also a lab notebook which contains all of the instructions that are needed to carry them out. Lots of fun for kids but requires some adult supervision.

This is a fun lunch box/toy storage box for kids. It is olive green and says ‘Ammo’ on it. It has a metal clip to keep the hinged flip lid shut and a useful carrying handle.  It is 20 x 15 x 10 in size and is a fun design, especially with the danger signs on it and bullet holes. There is a space to write name, rank and regiment which could be handy for writing name and class details on if it is being used for school.

This is a cushion in the shape of a games controller. It is 11cm x 35cm x 8cm in size and would look great on the bed of a gamer or even on the sofa. It is made of polyester so is soft to touch and would make a great fun gift and also useful and comfortable too. It comes sewn up with stuffing inside so there is no need to buy a separate insert.

This is a special smart game. It has a series of challenges to work through in order using the coloured balls and container. It is compact and designed for travelling as everything fits inside the case. It will keep a child entertained for ages as there are 101 challenges. It is a great way to keep them quiet on car journeys or when visiting people. It is a game for one player.

This is an Insync bicycle. It is 9 inches and is black and red in colour with hi-rise handlebars. It has a chain guard to protect the rider from damaging the chain or getting dirty. It has a comfortable padded saddle and soft grips to make it more comfortable. It has non-slip pedals for safety as well. There are adjustable brake levers that are easy to use even for smaller hands.

This is a bike helmet which is black and red in colour. It has a PC shell which is wrapped around the high-density EPD liner which means that it will last a long time and is durable. It is ventilated which means that the head stays cooler. It has an adjustable fit system so that it can adjust to fit heads that are 54-57cm in circumference. It is lightweight as well so comfortable to wear for long journeys.

This is a skateboard which is made from maple wood. It is 31 x 8 inches in size and therefore has plenty of room for feet. It has a cool pattern and the wheels flash when it is being ridden. The pattern is printed on using thermal transfer so it will last a long time. It is easy to control and has a waterproof non-slip belt to provide a lot of traction so it is safe to ride, even for beginners.

This is a lunch bag which is green with a camo style pattern of people and the word ‘Fortnite’ on it. It has a sturdy zip all the way around and there is plenty of room for a good lunch and drink as it measures 25 x 20 x 8cm in size. There is a mesh pocket on the side to hold a drinks bottle as well. It is official Fortnite merchandise.

This is a basketball hoop laundry hamper. The idea is that you can encourage kids to put their dirty washing in one place by having this hoop for them to aim for. It fits over any door and the bag is removable which means that you can use it as a standard hoop as well. It has a backboard with hoop and black laundry bag to hang underneath it. It can be wiped clean if necessary.

This is a kids science box set which can be used to make a tin can cable car. It just needs a can which you can then recycle into the kit. It is a fun kit and you can install it into a bedroom and watch it run up and down. It is a great way to learn about science principles while playing at the same time. Comes in a box so is easy to wrap up.

This is a Fortnite themed stationery set. It includes a selection of things such as a pencil case, notebook, ruler, pencil, sharpener, eraser and colouring pencils which means that there is plenty there to use at school or to play with at home for writing or art products. The items can fit inside the pencil case to keep them tidy. It comes in a branded box which is easy to wrap up as a gift.

This is a Bloxels game which allows you to be able to create designs for video games. You can do it physically with the game art enclosed and then use the app to incorporate it into your own game. You can make characters, boards etc using the 13 x 13-inch game boards and there are 320 blocks in different colours so it is easy to construct the various items.

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