Since the original film debuted in 1977, Star Wars toys have been sought after by generations of kids. When Disney purchased the franchise in 2012, you just knew that more and more movies and merchandise would be released each year. Star Wars toys are at an all time high for popularity and are a favorite item to possess among kids. With so many new toys that are launched every year, it becomes hard for anyone to choose the best, especially depending on the age group you are buying for.
Here is a list of 4 of the best Star Wars toys for 9 year olds that is sure to surprise and delight them. If you are looking for the perfect gift for your 9-year-old, look no further than the items reviewed below. Whether you want to purchase a gift for a family member or are looking for something for your own child, Star Wars toys are sure to provide lots of enjoyment. The below toys are designed specifically for kids in the 9+ year age bracket and will provide enjoyment up to 14 years old. You can be assured that these toys will be highly engaging, safe and interactive for them not just now, but for the next few years as well.
LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Building Kit
Building Darth Vader will fill your child with lots of excitement through the LEGO Star Wars building kit. The black armored suit with fully movable hands and legs brings every imagination into reality. The red lightsaber is a great addition to the kit and is a staple accessory when it comes to Darth Vadar. The sturdy design is durable enough to bear your child’s intention of posing Lord Vader in every possible way. The pieces remain intact and they do not come apart easily so your child can enjoy playing with Darth Vadar without worry.
The figure stands 11 inches tall which is a good height for playing or simply putting him on display. This building kit is recommended for ages 9-11 and will bring their creativity alive. The set contains numerous pieces with a few special ones that are easy to build and will keep them engaged for longer. Once constructed, it looks great on the shelf and is sure to grab the attention of anyone walking by. Since there are small pieces involved in building this LEGO figure, it may pose a choking hazard to small children. Overall, it is a very good Star Wars toy that would be appreciated and liked by most 9-year-olds.
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Uncle Milton Star Wars Science Lightsaber Crystal Growing Lab
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The Lightsaber Crystal Growing Lab is a highly engaging activity that helps children relive Star Wars in their own unique way. The kit features a crystal growing lab where kids can make and see their saber grow with time. The easy-to-make solution is great for kids aged 6-15 years but can be messy for children below 6 years. The solution turns into crystals that grow over time to take the shape of a saber. Once the solution turns into crystals, they are left in the chamber for 5 days to grow.
The fact you need to watch the crystals grow over 5 days increases the enthusiasm for this activity and they find the growing crystals interesting to play with. Once the crystals are formed, batteries can be added at the bottom of the lab chamber to light it them up. The chamber has two lights, red for Sith and blue for Jedi along with an off button. An easy to understand manual that comes with the kit makes this toy more interesting and practical for kids of this age group. It is recommended to follow the instructions as mentioned in the manual for growing the crystals the right way. If not followed, the crystals may not grow as large as expected.
Bop It! R2-D2 Star Wars Game
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The Bop It! R2-D2 is another Star Wars game worth considering and is one of the most interesting toys at this price. The R2-D2 is the new electronic version of the classic Bop It! It has a pull, twist and bop command to thrill children and provides lots of fun and excitement. The toy sends a command in a C3peo voice and you have to respond quickly to advance. If you are successful doing this, you get another chance. If you can’t do it in time, then you are out.
The best part of the toy is it can be played with friends as well as alone. All you have to do is respond to the command as fast as possible and pass it on to your friend. The one that remains in the game till the end is the winner. The 5-inch tall figure is great for playing as well as displaying on your table top. This Bop It! Star Wars Game is one of the best interactive games on the market and helps with improving the presence of mind in growing children.
Air Hogs Star Wars Remote Control Ultimate Millennium Falcon Quad
In addition to the above Star Wars Toys, you may also consider buying this unique falcon quadcopter to surprise the 9-year-old in your life. The toy is specifically designed for the age group of 12 to 15 years but is great for mature 9-year-old kids too (with some help from an adult). It is easy to operate and comes with a high-quality remote control that makes the toy fun and interesting. It allows a 2.4Ghz communication which is ideal for flying it in an open area to a distance of 220 feet from the main control.
The sturdy design makes the toy durable and is less prone to breaking. It can easily survive minor crashes and can be enjoyed by kids without worry. The Ultimate Millenium Falcon Quad from Air Hogs has four rotors that are concealed in the ducts to make it resemble a space ship. The uniquely designed lights fill the Falcon Quad with life and bring a child’s imagination alive. As the ship goes up, the lights make it look like a true Star Wars ship. The sounds are an added effect and helps make this toy more realistic and enjoyable to play with.