The 17 Best Toys for 7-Year-Olds of 2020

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Our Top Picks

GoSports Pop Up Soccer Goals at Amazon

"Collapsible goalie nets pop up and come down in seconds, with no assembly required."

UNO at Amazon

"There’s no reading involved in this classic game of matching colors and numbers."

Motorola Talkabout Radio 3-Pack at Amazon

"A family-friendly set of three walkie talkies will outfit your kid for so much fun."

Enchanting Craft Kit at Amazon

"The set includes over 250 pieces and detailed instructions to make some of the more enchanting creations."

MagnaTiles House Set at Amazon

"These open-ended magnetic building toys help kids develop their math, science, spatial, and tactile skills."

LEGO Quidditch Match at Amazon

"An amazing set that combines two healthy obsessions: Harry Potter and LEGO."

Really R.A.D. Robot Mibro at Amazon

"Kids will have fun talking through him, hearing his wacky sayings, and hearing over 50 sound effects and functions."

Personalized Jewelry Box at potterybarnkids.com

"Young collectors will love storing all their jewelry, gems, and trinkets in this well-made jewelry box."

Calico Critters Cozy Cottage Starter Home at Amazon

"Encourage independent play with a cozy cottage complete with 15 furniture pieces and accessories."

USA Map Floor Puzzle at Amazon

"Master the locations of all 50 states while having fun and improving hand-eye coordination."

At seven years old, kids start to showcase their independence. Additionally, many kids at this age can read, which opens up a whole new world of games and play. Others may have developed more personal interests like music, art, or theater.

It’s also important to leave room for creative play, outdoor exercise, and time to just be a silly kid. There’s a toy for all of those needs.

Here, the best toys for seven-year-olds.

Our Top Picks

GoSports Pop Up Soccer Goals

GoSports Pop Up Soccer Goals

Courtesy of Amazon

The fun goes wherever you do! Inside this carrying case fit two mini foldable soccer goals, six cones, and stakes to secure the goals. Collapsible goalie nets pop up and come down in seconds, with no assembly required. Perfect for backyard, park, or impromptu games anywhere.

UNO

Players compete to get rid of all their cards in this fast-moving, portable game. There’s no reading involved—just matching colors and numbers. Easy to play, it's good for a crowd since it can include anywhere from two to ten players.

Motorola Talkabout Radio 3-Pack

Roger, Roger! A fun family-friendly set of three walkie talkies will outfit your kid for so much fun. With a great range and limited buttons, these kid-friendly communicators will inspire hours of fun, whether in the backyard, hiking, or anywhere else. The three-pack gives you great flexibility for talking as a group.

Enchanting Craft Kit

With everything from fairy dust, gems, googly eyes, felt, and more, this kit has all kids need to create their own loveable (or spooky) cast of storybook creations and characters. The set includes over 250 pieces and detailed instructions to make some of the more enchanting creations.

MagnaTiles House Set

Whether adding on to current MagnaTiles sets or just starting your collection, this set of the award-winning STEM classic toys are well worth the investment. Fun for kids (and adults), these open-ended magnetic building toys help kids develop their math, science, spatial, and tactile skills.

LEGO Quidditch Match

An amazing set that combines two healthy obsessions: Harry Potter and LEGO. The kit includes all four house towers, six mini-figures, and loads of Quidditch accessories to outfit your kiddo for the next match.

Really R.A.D. Robot Mibro

This little remote control guy comes with cute accessories and lots of sneaky tricks up his robot sleeve. Kids will have fun talking through him, hearing his wacky sayings, and listening to over 50 sound effects and functions.

Personalized Jewelry Box

Personalized Jewelry Box

 Courtesy of Pottery Barn

Young collectors will love storing all their jewelry, gems, and trinkets in this well-made jewelry box. The custom personalization adds a special touch that kids will be proud to use and show off. With an ornate lock and tasseled key, it's the epitome of style.

Calico Critters Cozy Cottage Starter Home

Encourage independent play with a cozy cottage complete with 15 furniture pieces and accessories. Fully assembled and ready to play, this has all kids need for lots of enjoyment.

The moveable, reversible floor can be used as a front yard, and the first floor expands to create a two-story house. It also can be added to other sets for an expanded floor plan.

USA Map Floor Puzzle

Master the locations of all 50 states while having fun and improving hand-eye coordination. Each piece contains informative details, including the state name and capital. Most pieces also feature an image of the primary industry or hallmark of the different states. The extra-sturdy and thick cardboard pieces make this a long-lasting puzzle that will be enjoyed for years to come.

Le Petit Chef 3 Piece Set

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 Courtesy of Amazon

Little chefs (and their adult assistants) will appreciate the high-quality craftsmanship of this set. America’s Test Kitchen selected this as the best chef knife set for small children.

The set includes a finger guard, kitchen knife with rounded tip and educational ring for positioning help, and a vegetable peeler. While it's great for learning, the knife is sharp and should be used with adult supervision.

Flybar Maverick Walking Stilts

Thrill-seeking kids will love these innovative stilts, while parents will love the safety features and benefits that the stilts provide. The ergonomically-designed and easily adjustable stilts have extra-wide non-slip footrests and wide traction tips. Get ready for a challenging and fun walk!

Discovery Magic Set

Young magicians will amaze their friends and family while boosting their confidence with this easy-to-master magic set. With four beginner tricks, kids use their hand-eye coordination to wow the crowds. The solid wooden construction is sturdy and well-made.

Origami for Beginners

Learn the ancient art of paper folding with this easy-to-follow beginner origami book. The step-by-step instructions are geared just for kids, and the book includes 60 pieces of bright neon origami paper, so your kiddo will be well-stocked for all their projects.

VTech Kidizoom Camera

Let kids get in on the action with their very own digital camera. The 2.4-inch LCD screen is perfect for taking photos and video, and the rear-facing camera is great for selfies. The included micro USB cable makes it easy to upload the photos and videos to a computer.

Piggy Paint Gift Set

Get those nails ready for Piggy Paint! The eco-friendly, non-toxic, water-based formula is perfect for little fingers and toenails. With a stylish range of bright, vibrant colors and cute (kid-sized) nail art stickers, this set is sure to be a hit with even the most fashionable 7 year old.

LEGO DOTS Bracelet Mega Pack

LEGO DOTS Bracelet Mega Pack

 Courtesy of LEGO

LEGO fans and newbies will both love this new offering from LEGO. Made to be an easy, intuitive craft project, the DIY sets help kids design their own jewelry. This set includes five adjustable bands and 295 colorful tiles, plenty for loads of fun and creativity.

Why Trust Verywell Family

Maya Polton is a former marketing manager and current freelance writer who covers food, home, and parenting. She's also the mom of a 10-year-old son, 7-year-old son, and 3-year-old daughter. Her kids are super active, so she's always looking for toys that get them outside and playing for as long as possible. She's found that chalk, scooters, and stomp rockets are perfect for one-size-fits-all fun.

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  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Middle childhood (6-8 years of age). Updated March 6, 2020.