The 12 Best Gifts for 7-Year-Olds
Ah, to be seven. You’re no longer a baby (no way!), you suddenly care what your friends think is cool and your interests are exploding all over the place. But at the end of the day, you still want to cuddle something soft and sweet (preferably in mom-form). We get you, kid—and we’ve got the presents to prove it.
Personal Styling Box
The antidote to early a.m. wardrobe drama—in a box.
KidPik ($89 per box)
Glitter Tattoo Kit
Dazzling DIY body art for your crafting queen.
Conversation Starter Cards
Thoughtful questions to ask—and answer—around the table will take family dinners from boring to bond-tastic.
Geodes and Crystals Science Kit
For budding geologists and anyone who digs sparkles.
National Geographic ($25)
Fort Building and Construction Kit
The ultimate in fort-building technology when your couch cushions no longer cut it.
Fort Magic ($100)
Dueling Stomp Rocket
Oh mah gah, a double stomp rocket. Let the epic battles begin!
Living your best life? It’s called being that family who has their own backyard (or living room) bounce house.
Blast Zone Castle ($200)
Is biking without training wheels stressing anyone out? Take a smooth spin on this cool, confidence-boosting low rider. Then get right back on the horse.
EzyRoller Classic ($99)
Digital Camera with Printing Technology
To all the kids obsessed with taking selfies: Use this, not your mom’s phone.
No Stress Chess
An easy way to learn a complex game. Harvard, here we come.
No Stress Chess ($13)
Why?: Over 1,111 Answers to Everything
Why is snot yellow? Why do I have skin? Why doesn’t the Earth just float away into space? This book has the answers that parents definitely do not.
National Geographic Kids ($14)
Astronaut Ice Cream
Out-of-this-world dessert for your brightest stars.
Astronaut Foods ($24)