10 Best Gift Ideas For Teenage Boys – 2018 Guide

Teenage boys can be so hard to shop for. While each boy is different, there are still a plethora of toys and gifts that can interest him regardless of his interests. It can be frustrating when a birthday or the gift giving season approaches to know the right direction to take. However, with a little bit of research and some helpful hints on the subject, it will be easy to find the perfect gift for any teenage boy. Whether he is tech savvy, a gamer, into building, driving or sports there are plenty of options available to choose from once you know where to look. Here is a list of the top 10 best gifts and toys for teen boy.

 

10 Best Gifts And Toys For Teen Boys

Capture the Flag REDUX

This is a really fun game for the boy who likes to be outdoors with his friends. This is a nighttime activity that takes place outside, perfect for groups. It has several game variations and up to 24 hours of batteries. Using futuristic lights, it encourages physical exercise as each player is made to run, hide, and chase. Which means that this particular game is very helpful in keeping him active as well as hand eye coordination, strategy, as well as social skills. This works best if the teen has an area where he has space to run as his disposal as this game requires a lot of room to run and places to hide. This is a really fun alternative to laser tag and something even the coolest teen can end up having a lot of fun playing.

 

 

Zombicide Black Plague Board Game

This game is great for those teenagers who still like to play board games. This is especially appropriate for teenage boys as it is full of zombies and gore. The best part is this game can be played alone or with up to 6 players. It is a strategy game with a zombie theme that is a standalone and cooperative game. In this game you control a group of survivors as they fight zombies and necromancers. There are spells, weapons, zombie battles, and experience to gain in this nonstop action board game that will have the teen in your life anything but board. This board game is helpful helping him develop strategy as well as leadership skills.

 

 

Holy Stone F181C RC Quadcopter Drone

If you have a teen boy who loves to fly things, then this drone will blow him away. It is made for both beginners as well as advanced drone flyers. This is great for improving hand-eye coordination as well as fine motor skills, not to mention it will keep him active. Also, because there is a camera, this can help him develop an eye for photography.

This drone comes with a headless security system which works great for beginners so they are less likely to lose their drone. It has a bonus battery, which allows for a longer flight time, and its range is up to 100 meters. It takes around 80 minutes to charge and its battery flight time is up to 9 minutes. Once the throttle stick is released the drone will continue to hover at its current height. There is a 720p HD camera which will allow for your teen to capture both pictures and video. This drone also allows for 3D flips and rolls, meaning it can flip at up to four directions.

 

 

Logitech G231 Prodigy Gaming Headset

If you have a teenager who is a gamer on your hands, then a gaming headset is a must. Because of the way gaming works these days, it is rare for a boy to be playing by himself anymore. These headphones allow him to talk to not only his friends, but people from all over the world. These headphones can encourage his listening skills as well as his social skills has he makes friends through the games he plays. These headphones plug into any gaming console and are lightweight in design. They have swivel earpieces which allow for a more personalized fit as well. The earpieces are also made of a breathable sports cloth with ear cups that are not only removable, but washable as well.

To ensure they stay clean, they are also resistible to sweat and heat. The voice pick up is crystal clear and there is an adjustable unidirectional boom mic. The mic also moves easily out of the way when he is not using it. The sound quality in these headphones cannot be beat. They provide 40 mm neodymium drivers and G231 allows for high quality stereo sound to keep him fully immersed in his game.

 

 

Pogo Stick

For the teenage boys who like to be outdoors and are more physically inclined, this is the perfect gift. It not only provides exercise for him, it also encourages both coordination and balancing. This comes at a great time when his body seems to be growing faster than he can keep up with. This pogo stick is great for both the beginner and advanced pogoer. It can carry 80 to 160 pounds. Because pogoing can be tricky if he is not the exact right weight this will allow for a more personalized pogo stick.

There are tons of tricks he can learn as this particular pogo stick has bat-wing handlebars along with rubber hand grips which will allow for a lot more control.

 

 

HTC VIVE Pro Virtual Reality System

This has been a huge trend over the past couple of years, especially among teenagers. The HTC VIVE Pro however, is the ultimate in state of the art, VR technology. Gaming will never be the same again, with this truly immersive game changer. With access to over 2800 games via Steam, and an initial free trial subscription to Viveport, which includes 30 games that you can play straight out of the box. This VR system has unrivalled tracking, resolution and sound quality. It also comes with all the peripherals they need to play any game available on the platform. Whatever games your teen likes to play, VR will transport them straight into their favourite worlds in an all new way that they will be eternally grateful for.

 

 

Muay Thai Punching Bag

For the teen in your life who is into mixed martial arts, boxing, or at least staying in shape, then this is a great purchase. It is perfect for when he just needs to let off some steam as well. It is perfect for exercise and is great for either formal training or just to have a little fun and getting rid of any excess energy. He will have a lot of fun and also learn a lot about his own body as he learns his limits and pushes past them. If there is nowhere for your teen to hang this bag, then there are also free standing options available should it become necessary. This particular bag does not require any chains. Give him this great gift to let him really let loose and find out what kind of power he really has inside of him with a Muay Thai punching bag.

 

 

Lego Porsche 911

As it turns out, you can never be too old for Legos. This is especially true if you have a teen who loves cars. This is a great gift in helping him learn more about cars as it gives quite the insight to the real life vehicle’s assembly process. It will also help in teaching him patience as these gifts tend to take quite a bit of it. This model has true to life orange body work, both headlights and taillights as well as red suspension springs and low profile tires. He will love as each of the moving parts come together to make the ultimate Porsche.

Not only will he get a lot of out of building it, but it will make a great piece of decor in his room once he is finished. And the level of satisfaction and pride he will feel in himself once he is finished will be unparalleled. This model also comes with a collector’s book which chronicles the history of the Lego Technic and Porsche GT cars. Once he is finished he will find that the doors and even the hood and storage compartment all open. The best part comes with the opening rear lid that boasts a very detailed engine with moving pistons. This gift will really help him get a sense of how cars are put together and how they work.

 

 

Apple iPad Mini

The possibilities are endless when it comes to getting a tablet for a teen. They can use it for any and everything. This model only operates on Wi-Fi so there is no worry for airtime charges. It has a 5 megapixel iSight camera and can even shoot 1080p HD videos. So for the teen who likes to take pictures or make videos, this can also be a great gift to go along with all of the other features this gift offers. It is also a great introduction to Apple products as it does not have all of the bells and whistles that goes along with the more expensive products. He can use it for homework, he can use it to play games, then of course there is social media.

He can keep his social skills sharp while also having a lot of fun playing with his new gadget. The tablet has up to 10 hours of battery life, and is lightweight and small enough to hold with one hand. The edges are rounded, also helping with handling as well as carrying around. It has the same multi touch interface function as the full sized model does and has cross dimensional app capabilities. There is no limit to the things he can learn as well as the fun he can have with a tablet gift.

 

 

AOMAIS GO Bluetooth Speaker

For the teen who always has to have his music handy, this is a great gift. This speaker is durable to say the last. Not only is it waterproof, it is also sand proof, dust proof, rain proof, and splash proof. He can take this with him to the pool, to the beach, to the shower, and everywhere in between. This speaker cannot be submerged into water, but it can handle gentle sprays. It is no secret that a lot of teens enjoy listening to their music as often as they can. With this speaker, he will be able to play it wherever he wants as loudly as he desires as this speaker has two precision acoustic drivers that will provide stereo sound as well as an enhanced bass.

If he gets too loud? No problem, just send him outside as he will be able to take it with him. This speaker also works great for parties as it has a room filling sound that will allow for a great time to be had with a lot of fun music in the background. This speaker can really go the distance with 30 hours of playtime at 2/3 volume. Give him a gift he can take with him anywhere he goes.

 

 

It isn’t easy shopping for a teenage boy. But hopefully this list has helped make things a little easier. There are a lot of fun gadgets and toys that available that are sure to catch the eye of any and every teenage boy out there. No matter what his interests, sense of style, personality or even moods there is a perfect gift for him out there. It is simply a matter of doing a little research and doing some thinking on the kind of boy he is and what will interest him. It also helps to know what you’re hoping to accomplish with the gift, whether it should be entertaining, educational, or to encourage him to reach his full potential. There is a gift out there for every boy.

 

 

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