Top 10 Toys for 9 Year Old Boys 2016-2017

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2016-2017 Best Toys for Boys 9 Years of Age

 
9 year old boy with chin in handsFor boys 9 years of age, this year’s list of the “tip top” toys includes a perfect combination of picks that incite creativity, plenty of activity, “brain power” — and some wonderful choices for those young adventurers among us.

What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best toys for 9 year old boys for the Christmas season of 2016 and into 2017. Rankings (1-10) are based on two factors – popularity by sales and overall consumer ratings.

For shoppers: Each of the toys in the list on this page, one or more stores are recommended to buy it online. Each of these merchants has been hand-picked for having low pricing, product availability and trusted reputation as a safe and secure online resource. Links to product ratings and reviews are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. Anki Cozmo
2. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)
3. Air Hogs Thunder Trax RC Vehicle
4. NERF N-Strike Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster
5. Hot Wheels AI Racing Starter Playset
6. Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter
7. POOF Cage Court Hoops
8. Sphero Special Edition BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force Band
9. Razor Hovertrax 2.0
10. Project Mc2 Way to Glow Science

1. Anki Cozmo

Price: $179.92
You save: $0.07 ( %)
41 new from $179.543 used from $156.53

Anki Cozmo comes in at first place among the top ten toys for nine year old boys this year.

Movie robots have been totally cool for the past few decades. But Cozmo is a real-life “ro-boy” with a unique personality that reflects yours. He develops emotions and feelings that are all his own. In short, a robotic best friend.

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COZMO ROBOT by ANKI Apple/Android Controlled Cosmo Brand New Factory Sealed HOT!

$224.99
End Date: Monday Feb-20-2017 7:09:23 PST
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BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED COZMO ROBOT BY ANKI INTERACTIVE TOY BASE KIT HOT RARE

$279.99
End Date: Sunday Feb-19-2017 17:12:19 PST
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ANKI COZMO ROBOT BY ANKI INTERACTIVE TOY

$180.00
End Date: Friday Mar-17-2017 3:40:29 PDT
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2. LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75146)

The LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar also holds a strong place among the best toys for 9 year old boys for the holidays of 2016.

The advent calendar is a cool idea for building the anticipation and excitement for Christmas. This one is Star Wars themed, so there are 24 different doors with 24 Star Wars LEGO gifts—one per door. Includes weapons and collectibles.

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Lego - Star Wars 2012 Advent Calendar #9509 Brand New Sealed! Darth Vader

$54.55
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 17:39:16 PST
Buy It Now for only: $54.55
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LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar 2016 (75146) White Chubacca 282 pcs BNIB

$28.86
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 8:53:08 PST
Buy It Now for only: $28.86
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LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Ships and Sets Lot 2015 (75146) & 2016 (75097)

$24.99
End Date: Saturday Feb-25-2017 8:47:56 PST
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3. Air Hogs Thunder Trax RC Vehicle

Price: $58.00
You save: $16.99 (23 %)
42 new from $58.009 used from $44.66

Hitting the third spot on the list – Air Hogs Thunder Trax R/C Vehicle.

One of the best new toys this year, the Thunder Trax is a new Air Hogs all-terrain driver that shifts from an RC tank to an RC boat (complete with paddles). The controller sends strong radio communications for long-range control.

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Air Hogs Remote Control Vehicle - Thunder Trax

$59.99
End Date: Tuesday Feb-21-2017 5:33:12 PST
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New Air Hogs Remote Control Vehicle - Thunder Trax Model:24132943

$59.99
End Date: Wednesday Mar-8-2017 8:07:43 PST
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Air Hogs Thunder Trax RC Vehicle 2.4 GHZ

$91.99
End Date: Saturday Mar-11-2017 18:25:54 PST
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4. NERF N-Strike Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster

Price: $39.19
You save: $10.80 (22 %)
1 new from $39.1924 used from $31.96

One for the backyard battle lovers out there – NERF N-Strike Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster also manages a spot among the ten best 9-year-old boys’ toys.

The Tri-Strike is a triple-threat blaster that fires 3 different sizes of foam darts. There are 10 regular NERF darts, 4 MEGA NERF dart, and a single SUPER-MEGA NERF dart. In other words, there are three ways to strike fear into the heart of opponents. Includes 10-dart clip for storage.

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NERF N-Strike Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster New (Box Damage)

$39.95
End Date: Wednesday Mar-8-2017 13:07:16 PST
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NERF N-Strike Modulus Tri-Strike Blaster

$45.99
End Date: Wednesday Mar-15-2017 22:26:39 PDT
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NERF N-Strike Modulus System Tri-Strike Customizable Soft-Dart Gun

$49.99
End Date: Friday Feb-24-2017 5:26:09 PST
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5. Hot Wheels AI Racing Starter Playset

Price: $50.47
You save: $49.52 (50 %)
160 new from $49.5226 used from $40.11

Sure to be a holiday hit for 2016 (and into 2017) – the Hot Wheels AI Racing Starter Playset also falls in as one of the top toys for boys age 9 this year.

Of course this awesome, high-intelligence, robotic race track is from Hot Wheels.

There are two controllers, each controlling a car of a corresponding color.

With several modes to play, the virtual track displays imaginary obstacles that drivers use to rack up points and, ultimately, win against their opponent. Lots-a possibilities!

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6. Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter

Price: $92.99
You save: $37.00 (28 %)
19 new from $92.991 used from $79.04

Next up on the list – Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter.

I am diggin’ the E90! Razor has amped up speed and function by 50-percent. This scooter is motorized to reach top speeds of 10 miles-per-hour with 80-90 minutes of continuous go. Requires a strong kick-off to get rollin’ before the motor kicks in. The retractable kickstand makes storage much easier.

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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter Brand New!

$113.76
End Date: Saturday Mar-4-2017 20:08:36 PST
Buy It Now for only: $113.76
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Razor Power Core E90 Electric Scooter , GREEN, NEW!

$109.99
End Date: Monday Mar-13-2017 13:29:35 PDT
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Razor E90 Power Core Electric Scooter - Green 13111416

$119.00
End Date: Sunday Mar-12-2017 5:05:25 PDT
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7. POOF Cage Court Hoops

Price: $31.39
4 new from $31.390 used

Lovin’ this one! POOF Cage Court Hoops comes in at #7 of the best 9 year old boys’ toys for 2016-2017.

Talk about bringing the 90s back!

This fold-open hoop is perfect indoor play, with an inflatable basketball.

The net is chain-linked and the backboard has a cool urban design that reminds me of big cities. Super-simple to hang on doors.

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8. Sphero Special Edition BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force Band

Price: $197.98
You save: $2.01 (1 %)
32 new from $195.551 used from $166.56

A returning favorite also enters in as one of the best toys for boys age 9 this year.

Admittedly, I never saw the last Star Wars. Shameful…I know, but I think the toys that have come from that movie are awesome. Like this one, the BB-8—a rollin’ robot, compatible with smartphones and tablets. This bot follows your commands, embarking on galactic missions with a Star Wars app.

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NEW Sphero Star Wars SPECIAL EDITION BB-8 App Enabled with Star Wars Force Band

$139.99
End Date: Monday Mar-6-2017 9:48:52 PST
Buy It Now for only: $139.99
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Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot With Star Wars Force Band

$172.00
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 13:36:39 PST
Buy It Now for only: $172.00
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Sphero - Special Edition BB-8 App-Enabled Droid with Force Band *NEW*

$129.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Feb-16-2017 23:12:07 PST
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9. Razor Hovertrax 2.0

Price: $399.99
You save: $60.00 (13 %)
1 new from $399.990 used

Next, in the 9th spot on the list – Razor Hovertrax 2.0.

Hoverboards are all the rage right now. But the Hovertrax 2.0 is, thus far, the best on the market, thanks to the self-balancing tech and silent motors. It cruises at top speeds of 8 miles-per-hour on a 60-minute continuous ride. Includes blue LED lights, fender bumpers, and a smooth-rollin’ ride.

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New Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Electric Scooter-Red/UL 2272 Certified

$300.00
End Date: Monday Mar-6-2017 13:19:32 PST
Buy It Now for only: $300.00
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Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Green Balancing Electric Scooter Battery Operated For 8+ Age

$495.99
End Date: Saturday Feb-18-2017 5:44:58 PST
Buy It Now for only: $495.99
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BRAND NEW RAZOR HOVERTRAX 2.0 WHITE w/ LED LIGHTS NIB

$339.99
End Date: Monday Feb-27-2017 15:28:50 PST
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10. Project Mc2 Way to Glow Science

Price: $11.68
You save: $0.32 (3 %)
13 new from $8.390 used

The final item on the 2016-2017 top 10 list of toys for 9 year old boys is Project Mc2 Way to Glow Science.

When I was a teenager, a group of my friends would pop open glow sticks, stick them in water bottles, and watch them glow.

Not the smartest idea.

This science set is much safer and much cooler because kids can create their own glowing powders. Includes glow-in-the-dark stickers and instructions.

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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 09/19/16.

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