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Are you looking for a birthday gift for a 6 year old boy? Why not get him a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) gift? You’ll be getting him a fun gift that he’ll love and inspire a love of STEM learning at the same time!
STEM Birthday Gift Ideas for a 6 Year Old Boy
HEXBUGS Neon Infinity Loop
6 year old boys will be inspired by what science can do with this Hexbugs Neon Infinity Loop set. They’ll have their own robotic insect pet and will enjoy watching it as it defies gravity to explore it’s twisting environment.
Any 6 year old boy will love this gift of LEGO! He’ll have fun creating his own designs and will develop basic engineering skills at the same time.
Rock Hunter Tools Kit
This is the kit for the beginner geologist! Boys will love hunting for rocks using the professional tools included.
Robot Mouse Activity Set
Teach the 6 year old boy that you know how to code with this robot mouse activity set. He’ll be working at Google before you know it!
Laser Pegs Cars Building Set
This Laser Pegs Car set looks amazing! The birthday boy will love putting together these futuristic toys and racing them around the house afterwards.
Human Body Kit
Know a tiny future surgeon? This human body kit will help them get some practice in without killing anyone!
Meccano Junior Advanced Toolbox
Set the 6 year old boy you know on track to an engineering career with this classic Meccano toolbox.
The future is now! Get him a really exciting present in the shape of this real life robot, robosapien.
These easy to snap together ZOOB pieces go together to make some super cool drills. From tunnel drillers to mine carts, boys will be able to make their very own construction sites!
Pull Back Race Car Meccano
Know a 6 year old boy who loves cars? He’ll love building his own pullback race car with this set.
Junior Little Starter
This little starter kit is designed for young engineers. They’ll develop important hand eye coordination and motor skills as they build the six models included in this pack.
Boys who love animals will enjoy these binoculars. They’ll love spotting birds and wildlife from far away. It’s a great gift for a budding zoologist!
Machines Activity Set
Get him hooked on physics! This machines activity set is a fun way for 6 year old boys to learn about mechanical machines like pulleys, levers and wheels.
Make maths fun with this interactive game! Any 6 year old boy will love jumping around on the mat and with all this maths practice, he’ll be top of class in no time.
Outer Space Kit
Get him sorted for a career at Space X with this first outer space kit. It’ll take him on an intergalactic adventure!
If you know a 6 year old boy that spends his whole time in the backyard, this is the perfect gift from him. He’ll love discovering all the bugs that live there!
Gears Gears Gears
This fun and colourful game will provide boys with hours of fun as they learn how to fit the gears together and create their own mechanical masterpieces!
If the 6 year old boy you know enjoys maths he’ll love testing his knowledge with this handheld game. If he’s finding maths a little tricky, this is a fun way to help him to get the hang of it!
Makey Makey Go
Inspire an inventor! Boys who want to spend all of their free time on gadgets will enjoy turning anything they want into a touchpad with this cool kit.
If food is their favourite, get them this kit! It’ll teach them the science and basic chemistry behind some really cool food experiments.
Which of these STEM gifts are you going to get as a birthday gift for the 6 year old boy that you know? Whether he loves cars, computers or wild creatures there’s something for him on this list. If you do buy any of these gifts, we’d love to hear about it! Let us know in the comments or find us at @ugifter on twitter and @uniquegifter on instagram.