Whether you’ve got an aspiring Spiderman climbing the walls at home or you’ve got a mini Batman who spends his weekends trying to save Gotham City, it’s safe to say that the superhero trend isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. And if your seven-year-old has a birthday coming up – click here for toys for 7-year-olds – you might be wondering how you can incorporate their favorite superhero characters into their birthday celebrations.
With this in mind, read on for 6 supercool superhero gift ideas for your son.
That’s right! Board games are a great way to bring the family together and to encourage your son to think ahead and use his logic skills. You’ll still find all your favorite family board games such as Cluedo and Monopoly, as well as cards for playing pairs or snap – you can easily find these in shops or online. And many of these classics have been re-released as special additions that play homage to superheroes and the movies that your son loves right now. These are great for introducing a new game to your family board game night or as a lovely way for you and your son to spend some quality time together.
Comic book kits
Is your son more of a Stan Lee than a Silver Surfer? If your budding comic book artist loves nothing more than creating their own adventures, drawings and characters at home, then you could encourage it further and treat them to a comic book kit. Your son will be able to create their own comic book strips in the book as well as use the stickers, coloring pens and drawing tips provided. It will certainly keep him happy and entertained for a while.
Kids grow so quickly, which means that their fancy dress and superhero costumes won’t fit them for long. With this in mind, consider choosing your son a new fancy dress costume. But don’t forget to include some additional accessories so when things start to get a little small again, they can still play dress up.
Arts and craft items
You’ll find a wide range of superhero-themed arts and craft items available. Perfect for those rainy afternoons or for when your son needs a relaxing and quiet activity. Consider the following ideas:
- Make your own mask kits
- Superhero coloring books
- Color your own superhero cape
- Sew your own cape
- Superhero themed modeling clay
- Superhero themed origami
School lunch bag looking a little worse for wear? Birthday gifts don’t just have to be toys – they can be practical too! A new lunch bag with a matching water bottle that has their favorite superhero on the front will certainly keep them happy at school – they can show their friends too!
Again, practical gifts also make wonderful birthday presents. You can take this opportunity to update their bedrooms with some superhero wall stickers or wall art. A new rug in the shape of their favorite superhero logo or some superhero bedding will make bedtime lots of fun!