Ultimate Gift Guide for Teenage Boys

Are you looking for gift ideas for teen boys? Check out this Ultimate Gift Guide for Teenage Boys. There are 80+ gift ideas that any guy is sure to love and will make your shopping a breeze.

Gift ideas for Teen Boys

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Teenage boys can be so difficult to shop for. They are too old for toys but they still like to have fun. It can be a challenge coming up with gift ideas that teenagers actually want.

I have two teenage sons and I know that I have struggled over the last few years trying to find the perfect gift that I know they will enjoy. That is why I decided to sit down and make a list of 80 gift ideas that will help me when I shop for Easter, their birthdays or Christmas this year. But, may also inspire and make shopping for your teen easier too.

Most of the options are budget-friendly but I did include a few big purchase options at the end just in case you have a larger budget.

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Teenage Boys

(updated for 2021)

 1. Gift Cards

Gift cards are the number one choice on my teens’ wish list. Some ideas for different gift cards include:

 Amazon, Google Play, Xbox, Nintendo, and Gamestop.

You could also get them gift cards from their favorite fast-food restaurant. If you would rather have physical gifts that they can open then read on for more gift ideas for teenage boys.


2.Weights/Dumbbell Set

Is your teen into working out? These dumbbells are great because they are adjustable so teens can create their own custom workout. They are perfect for a beginner or fitness enthusiast.


3. Bluetooth headphones

 

Teens love listening to music and these Bluetooth headphones are lightweight, quick charging and can last up to 35 hours.



4. Water bottle

 

 

These stainless steel water bottles will keep liquids cold up to 24 hours and liquids hot up to 12 hours. 


5. Sunglasses

Teens love sunglasses whether they are relaxing on the beach or heading to practice. These polarized sunglasses are budget-friendly and trendy.


6. Wallet

A great quality wallet at an affordable price. Perfect for teenage boys.


7. Power Bank

 

This power bank keeps your phone charged, is portable and easy to just throw in your pocket when you are on the go.


8. Pop Figures

If your teen is all about collectibles, then they will love Pop Figures! The vinyl figures are a collection of licensed characters from movies, TV shows, video games and more.


9. Cologne

 

This cologne has a clean, fresh beachy scent and is budget-friendly.


10. Every Man Jack Body Wash

 

My teens love the Every Man Jack Products and the sandalwood scent is definitely a favorite.

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11. Amazon Echo Dot

 

Alexa now comes with an alarm clock. This would be a great gift for any teen.


 12. Snacks

What teen boy doesn’t love snacks? My boys’ most requested gift after gift cards is always snacks.


13. Beanie with Bluetooth

A comfortable way for your teen to enjoy music on the go.


14. Shave Kit

 

All your teens shaving needs in this handy gift set.


 15. Basketball Hoop (over the door)

An easy to assemble basketball hoop for sports enthusiasts.


16. Xbox Live 

A must-have for any gaming enthusiast who owns an Xbox One.

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 17. Amazon Fire Stick

 

Teens can stream movies and their favorite TV shows on Netflix or Hulu (subscription required) or Pluto TV (free) through this Amazon Fire Stick.


18. Ping Pong Table Set

A high-quality set that is easy to set up. Teens will love competing against their friends and family.


19. Cards Against Humanity

A popular party game. Best for older teens 17 and up.


20. Bluetooth Speaker

A portable Bluetooth speaker that is waterproof that teen boys can take on the go.


 21. Video game Controllers

Teens love video games there is no doubt about that. Video game Controllers are always on their list whether they want to upgrade or want to keep a spare one handy when their friends come over.


22. Artist Set

Complete drawing set for the teen who loves to sketch. It comes with a travel case.


23. PopSocket

A collapsible grip and stand for phones. It’s handy to have for taking the perfect picture or as a stand to watch videos.


24. Gloves

Warm knit gloves for touchscreens. There is no need to take them off when texting or using your phone.


25. Dartboard

Teens can challenge their friends to a game of darts.


26. Basketball

An excellent gift for the sports enthusiast.


27. How to Book

A handy guide for teen boys that teach them all the skills they need to learn as they enter adulthood.


28. USB Key chain

A stylish way to keep photos and files secure.


29. Multi-tool

This 12 in 1 multi-tool is good for any adventure-seeking teen.

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30. Nerf Guns

Nerf guns aren’t just for kids. It’s high energy fun for teens and adults as well.


31. Smartphone Camera Lens

Is your teen a photo enthusiast? They can take their smartphone to the next level with this smartphone camera lens, taking wide-angle and close up shots with ease.


32. Slippers

Every teen needs that perfect pair of memory foam slippers.


33. Air Hockey table

Teens can battle their friends and family in a fun game of air hockey.


 34. Travel Hammock

Travel Hammocks are popular with teens. Perfect for handing out with friends.


35. Gamer Mug

Teens can be tough to buy for. A funny coffee mug is sure to make them smile.

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36. Tent

Do you have a teen who loves to camp? This tent would be the ideal gift.


37. Lounger

Who doesn’t love to lounge around? This inflatable lounger is great for doing just that.


38. Gaming Keyboard and Mouse

If you know a teenage boy who is a gamer, then this is sure to be on the top of his wish list.


39. Toolkit

A great beginner toolset.


40. Earbuds

Everyone can always use a new or extra pair of earbuds.

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41. Pillow Lap Stand

Cool pillow lap stand so teens can watch movies, do homework or read magazines on the go or relaxing at home.


42. Memory Card

Teens can take more pictures and videos.


43. Capture the Flag

A great party game. Fun for all ages.


44. Novelty Hoodies

Fun novelty shirts are always a hit with teens.


 45. LED Strip Lights

 

Let teens expressive themselves with these colorful led strip lights.

 


46. Rubix Cube

A classic that is fun at any age.


47. Sneakers

 

Teens love sneakers and these NIKE sneakers are sure to please.


48. Wet/Dry Shaver

 

A rechargeable wet dry shaver makes a great gift.


 49. Gaming Chair

Comfortable and supportive gaming chair



50. Telescope

 

A nice beginner telescope for teens to explore the night sky


51. Light Up Football

Teens will love gathering their friends together to play football at night.


 52. Duffle Bag

 

 A convenient and durable bag to carry all your teen’s athletic gear.


53. Athletic Wear

 

Under Armour, Athletic Wear is must-have apparel for any teenage boy. 


54. Books

Books are a great gift for anyone of any age.


55. Charging Station for Gaming Controllers

 

Batteries are expensive so this charging station is a great alternative.


56. Exploding Kittens

A popular party game for teens.


57. Gaming Headphone Stand

 

A better way to store gaming headphones so that they don’t end up broken.


58. Skinit (Skins/Decals for Gaming Consoles and Controllers)

Teens can decorate their game consoles and controllers with their favorite characters and sports teams.


59. Subscription Boxes/Services

Some popular subscription boxes and services that your teen may enjoy are:

Loot Crate (gaming, anime, pop culture boxes), MunchPak (candy and snacks from around the world), Dollar Shave Club (razors and grooming products) and Spotify (a music service that gives you access to millions of songs) 


60. Funny Shirts

These shirts are sure to make any teen smile.


61. Gaming Socks

A perfect way for teens to express themselves.


62. Razor Ripsurf

Teens will love the feeling of a surfboard but on dry land.


63. Spikeball Game set

A competitive game with rules that are similar to volleyball.


64. Codenames

Another party game that is popular with teens.

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65. Retro Handheld Arcade Gaming System

A blast from the past featuring 200 built-in video games.


 66. Oculus Quest 2


An immersive experience that teen boys won’t be able to get enough of. My boys love playing Beat Saber on their Oculus.


67. Drone

 

A nice budget drone that is suitable for beginners.


68. Mini Fridge

Portable option to keep drinks cool.


69. Apple iPad

 

Is an iPad on your teen’s wish list this year? Here is the latest version that’s sure to make any teen boy happy.


70. Action Waterproof Camera

 

Great for underwater photos.


71. Electric Guitar

If your teen wants to learn how to play the electric guitar, this would be a great gift.


72. Video Games

Teens love video games. You can’t go wrong with games or any of the consoles listed below.


 73. Nintendo Switch

 

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74. Playstation 4 Slim


75. Xbox One X

 

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76. Nintendo New 2DS XL and Nintendo New 3DS XL



77. Kan Jam Ultimate Disc Game

A fun and challenging game teens will love playing with their friends.


 78. Vlogging Camera

Does your teen love to make YouTube videos? This vlogging camera would be an excellent gift to get them started.


79. Fitbit Versa 2 Smart Watch

 

A smartwatch and fitness watch combined that’s sure to be on any teen’s wish list this holiday season.



80. Activities/Experiences

Some of my favorite gifts to give are activities or experiences. These can include Concert tickets, Theater tickets, tickets to Sporting events, VR experiences, an Escape Room, a Trampoline Park or Theme park tickets.


Hopefully, you were inspired and found some great ideas for gifts for your teenage boy this year. They can definitely be challenging to buy for so when you get it right, it’s a huge win for everyone.

 

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