In this guide we’ll take a look at the best toys for 6 year olds.
We’ve compared design, features, build quality and cost
to give you our top recommendations.

What Are The Best Toys For 6 Year Olds?

One of the best educational toys for 6 year olds, this interactive globe has a smart pen for interactive learning. It’s packed full of quizzes to test their knowledge and keep them engaged. You can even listen to national anthems!


Discover crystal treasures and let your child experience digging in a real gem mine. This set contains 15 lovely gemstones, as well as a dig brick, chisel, brush and magnifying glass. Perfect for aspiring geologists!

With this Pink Secret Safe Diary, your girls can keep their secrets safe from nosy family members! It works as a virtual pet, photo diary and personal organiser, complete with a camera and secret drawer.

Test their maths skills with the City of Zombies board game. Add, subtract, multiply or divide dice together to eliminate zombies from play. There’s 4 levels of play from beginners up to advanced. Fun and educational.

This RC robot will be loved by 6 year olds. It’s interactive and fun, able to sing, dance, walk and slide. This robot has 50 different actions and can repeat what he’s just done. Great for teaching kids about tech, science and creativity.

Tetris isn’t just a smartphone game! This board game allows you to score points every time you link 3 or more pieces together, whilst leaving gaps will cost you points. Perfect for some family rainy-day fun!

This interactive robot toy has its own personality and emotions. It has 10 game cards and expresses a full range of feelings. Play Bat Bowling, Paddle Bot or Go Kart with Boxer the robot, using your smartphone, remote or hands!

A good chess set is worth its weight in gold, and this one is perfect for kids. It measures 404 x 404mm and is great quality. Teach your children chess and improve their logic and critical thinking skills – as well as patience!

This RC robot is perfect for kids. He’s over 35 cm tall and walks, talks, dances, and even fires missiles from his stomach! He can hold 6 foam missiles for taking out the enemy, and has flashing LED lights in his eyes and stomach.

This classic strategy game is for 2-4 players and develops cognitive skills, spatial recognition, planning and interpersonal skills – all your child needs to be successful in the future! It can be played by anyone and is excellent quality.

An RC car is a must-have for thrill seekers! This model has a durable body, a high speed motor and powerful steering. It’s easy to control for kids but still provides that high speed thrill. It reaches up to 40 km/h.

This RC buggy is fun on all terrains, and the body is durable enough to take a few crashes. Teach your kids the skills, and this will complete impressive manoeuvres. It’s 4WD and comes with all you need to get going.

Kids will love this 2 in 1 Mega Optimus Prime. The figure converts in 3 easy steps, from a robot to a truck, and converts back again when the battle calls for it. Attach the included Mini-Con figures for even bigger battles.

Pony-mad kids will love this Minecraft set. It includes Steve with a rod and carrot, a pig with saddle and a chestnut horse, as well as grass and hay. The pixelated design mimics the Minecraft game and Steve can even ride the pig!

This LEGO high speed passenger train comes with an infrared control, way station and 3 mini figures. The train measures a whopping 77 cm long, with 3 separate carriages. This set includes 610 pieces making it a challenge to build!

Build a fire station, truck and helicopter using the 919 pieces from this LEGO set. It includes six mini figures, 4 male firefighters, a female firefighter and a hot dog stand worker. It’s a challenge to build but perfect for 6 year olds.  

This Minecraft pack is easy to build and has over 90 pieces. It provides hours of fun for the kids, and uses the fun Minecraft-inspired pixelated look. This also includes two rolls of Minecraft Mortar paper tape.

Fans of Frozen will love this Arendelle’s Royal Castle set. Recreate Anna and Elsa’s magical adventures with this 477 piece LEGO set that includes mini-figures of Anna, Elsa, Olaf and 3 snowmen. Measures over 25 cm high.

Build the Heartlake Summer Pool using the included 589 pieces. This set includes a wavy slide, aquarium, fountain and swim-up bar – all you need for the perfect pool party! It includes mini-doll figures Andrea and Martina.

6 year old girls will love this Kinstructions Food Fair truck. It can be built and played with alone or added to other Shopkins sets. This includes 4 buildable figures, Taco Terrie, Frank Further, Millie Shake and Ice Cream Dream!

The LEGO fairytale castle set features a balcony, vanity unit and a bed with a hidden storybook tile. It includes mini-doll figures Aurora and Maleficent, plus a fairy and bunny figure. Perfect for Disney fans, this has 322 pieces.

Get them outside and active with this skateboard. It has sturdy and safe wheels, and it’s a master at sharp turns and speedy skills. Kids can learn the basics and impress their friends, it even slots into your backpack!

These SFR skates are lightweight, easy to adjust and great fun. They have an Air Cycle system to keep them comfortable for hours, and stable PU cast wheels. They’re great quality and very safe.

Master your gymnastic skills in safety with this gym mat. Kids will love the bright colour, and it’s filled with impact absorbing high density foam to prevent injuries. Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use and available in 5 colours.  

A must-have for best friends, this Walkie Talkie set will let kids chat to each other up to a distance of 2 miles away. It has a comfortable design and it’s easy to use, with a low battery indicator to let you know when to recharge.

This Light Designer Tablet is one of the best toys for 6 year olds, allowing them to improve their creativity and have fun at the same time. Kids use light effects to draw the perfect masterpiece, using the included wall mount to display it.

Perfect for the fashion-conscious 6 year old, this kit lets you design and knit fabulous fashions using glitter and sparkle yarn. Kids can learn to knit funky hats, scarves and gloves. Comes with a portable desk to rest on your lap.

Create your own markers and decorate everything you can with your favourite emojis with this Marker Maker set. This includes components for making 8 different markers and 8 emoji stampers. Great for art fanatics!

It’s time for a showdown between Hot Wheels and the Nitro Bot! This model has a movable launcher so kids can take aim at the giant robot. When the robot is defeated, race your captured Hot Wheels cars to freedom!

The official Barbie Christmas Doll has a stunning red dress and is the perfect addition to any 6 year old’s Barbie collection. The silvery glitter detail adds a festive touch, and Barbie rocks the red nails and lipstick!

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Build Stephanie’s house in Heart Lake City from over 622 pieces. This house includes a kitchen, porch, spiral staircase and even a rabbit hutch! It also has 3 mini-doll figures – Stephanie, her father James, and mother Alicia.

Not for the faint-hearted, this freaky monster is part harpy and part centaur, complete with a red fitted satin jacket and feather shaped wings. She comes with a diary, hairbrush and can strike a totally fabulous pose!

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This cute Lalaloopsy doll is loved by kids all over. They live in a colourful, silly world and are great fun to collect. This doll comes with an equally adorable pet, a colourful outfit and a collectable poster inside.

Tube Heroes fans will love this plush toy. He’s cute and cheerful, 7” tall and suitable for all ages. He’s great fun to play with and small enough to fit in your kids rucksack if they simply can’t part with it! Excellent quality.

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