8. Henry Mini .22LR Bolt-Action Rimfire Rifle
This is hands down the highest quality rimfire rifle that you can find for a child on the current market without spending more than $250. With an 11.5” length of pull and a weight of 3.25 pounds, any child who is old enough to understand the seriousness of using a gun should have no problem operating this weapon. The list price is $239.99, and each of these rifles comes equipped with a manual safety switch, Williams Fire fiber-optic sights, adjustable rear sights and a stainless steel barrel.