Today we have our last gift guide in the under $25 series, and we’re sharing our favorite toys for five-year-olds! Children at this age may be becoming more social and enjoy playing games with family and friends. (We’ve got lots of games on our list!) They also ask lots of questions and want to explore and understand more about how the world works.

 

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1 |  GREEN TOYS JUMP ROPE ($10.99)

Get their wiggles out while learning coordination and having fun! This one has an adjustable length so you can get a good fit. BUY IT HERE.

Green Toys Jump Rope | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

2 |  JUST JUMP IT STEPPERS ($12.49)

What child doesn’t love walking on stilts? Just step onto the platform, pull the rope tight and off you go! BUY IT HERE.

EZ Steppers | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

3 |  DIG IT UP! DINOSAUR SKELETONS ($24.95)

Your child can be a paleontologist and excavate dinosaur eggs! Learn to identify each extinct species using the guide. The set comes with 12 unique dinosaur eggs, 12 chiseling tools, 12 instruction sheets, and an excavation guidebook. BUY IT HERE.

MindWare Dig It Up! Dinosaur Skeletons

 

4 |  SECRET TATTOO KIT ($15)

A fun and a nonpermanent way for your child to get inked! This kit lets them design colorful tattoos that are only visible under UV light. BUY IT HERE.

Secret Tattoo Kit | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

5 |  LIVE BUTTERFLY GARDEN ($24.99)

This kit comes with ten caterpillars and everything you need for them to turn to butterflies. This one takes some patience but is well worth the wait! BUY IT HERE.

Butterfly Growing Kit | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

6 |  PERLER BUCKET O BEADS ($11.99)

This kit of 5500 perler beads will keep your child entertained for hours as they create fish, sharks, and other various sea creatures and plants. Beads, pattern sheets, pegboards, and ironing paper included. BUY IT HERE.

Perler Bucket O' Beads | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

7 |  LEARNING RESOURCES PRETEND & PLAY SCHOOL KIT ($24.99)

This school playset features a travel-friendly tri-fold board with dry erase surface and everything needed for your child to teach their class. BUY IT HERE.

Pretend and Play School Set | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

8 |  BIKE WHEEL SPOKES KIT ($11.99)

Add a dash of style to your bike with clip-on spoke decorations! BUY IT HERE.

Wheely Bikes Bike Wheel Spokes Kit | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

9 |  RACE TO THE TREASURE BOARD GAME ($15.99)

Get to the treasure before the ogre by creating a path from start to end! This cooperative game promotes math-grid concepts, decision-making, teamwork, strategy, and cooperation. BUY IT HERE.

Race To The Treasure Board Game 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

10 |  WONDER STARS SUPER KIT ($10.99)

Light up your child’s room with the 150 stars in a galaxy of sizes. A star chart is included, so you can create classic constellations or make your own astronomical arrangements. BUY IT HERE.

Starts Super Kit | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

11 |  GEOSAFARI JR. KIDNOCULARS ($14.99)

Binoculars designed just for kids with large comfy eyepieces. Perfect for studying plants and animals or taking to the concert. BUY IT HERE.

Insights GeoSafari Kidnoculars | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

12 |  METAL BLOX CRITICAL THINKING GAME ($24.99)

Stack, pattern, and match the multicolor shapes. Helps children practice following verbal instructions, asking questions, and build critical thinking skills. Activity cards included. BUY IT HERE.

Learning Resources Mental Blox Critical Thinking Game | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

13 |  PAINT BY STICKER KIDS ($9.95)

Match the number on the image to the number on the sticker to create a variety of zoo animals. BUY IT HERE.

Paint-By-Sticker | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

14 |  THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES  ($16.99)

You’re just gonna have to read this one to see how hilarious it is! A book with no pictures may seem boring, but every word on every page has to be read, no matter how ridiculous! BUY IT HERE.

The Book with No Pictures | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

15 |  ZINGO WORD BUILDER ($19.99)

Build reading skills, three letters at a time. This word building version of Zing is the perfect confidence booster for early readers. Ideal for players who are just learning how to put letters together to form words, it’s great for teaching spelling and vocabulary. BUY IT HERE.

Zingo! Game | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

16 |  LIGHT-UP TRACING PAD ($24.99)

Light-up tracing pad with a graphite pencil, 12 short colored pencils, 10 blank sheets and 10 tracing sheets. BUY IT HERE.

Light Up Tracing Pad | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

17 |  DELUXE WOODEN STRINGING BEADS ($16.99)

Everything your kid needs to make bracelets, necklaces, backpack tags, bookmarks, and more. Includes 200 beads (colored and lettered) and eight bright colored laces and clasps. BUY IT HERE.

Wooden Stringing Beads | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

18 |  WHERE’S WALDO? ($16.99)

Remember Where’s Waldo? It’s a classic. We think this is the perfect age to introduce the books from our childhood to your little one! BUY IT HERE.

Where's Waldo Book | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

19 |  YOGI YOGA CARDS ($19.99)

Yogi is a yoga-inspired cards deck for kids with countless ways to play! Includes 20 artistic illustrations, 20 poems, 2 super fun dice and a leaflet with four games. BUY IT HERE.

Yogi Yoga Cards | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

20 |  MY FIRST MIND BLOWING SCIENCE KIT ($19.99)

This 20-piece kit allows your young scientist to explore and learn the basics of science from chemical reactions to the use of scientific tools. BUY IT HERE.

My First Mind Blowing Science Kit | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

21 |  GUESS WHO? ($12.99)

The classic children’s guessing game, that’s fun for adults too! Does your person have brown eyes? Are they wearing a hat? Try to figure out who the other’s mystery character may be! BUY IT HERE.

Guess Who? Game | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

22 |  SNAP CIRCUITS BEGINNER SET ($24.99)

An introduction to the Snap Circuit Experience! This set includes 14 parts to build over 20 projects and has an easy-to-follow color manual. BUY IT HERE.

Snap Circuits for Beginners | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

23 |  CHARM IT! CHARM BRACELET GIFT SET ($24)

How adorable is this birthday-themed chain bracelet? It comes with three cheery charms, and can be added to later on too! BUY IT HERE.

Birthday Charm Bracelet | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

24 |  LITTLE KIDS FIRST BIG BOOK OF WHY ($14.95)

The Big Book of Why was developed just for preschoolers! Using an interactive question-and-answer format, this book delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more! BUY IT HERE.

First Big Book of Why | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

25 |  HASBRO PIE FACE GAME ($12.95)

Slide your head through the mask and watch out…you may get a splat in the face when you turn the handle! BUY IT HERE.

Pie Face Game | 25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds

 

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25 Toys Under $25 for Five-Year-Olds