INSIDE: Coming up with gift ideas for a high school boy can be tough, so we took the guesswork out of it for you. Here are 25 fun options!
Finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. When you’re parenting teenage boys, it can be even more difficult! So what in the world should get for a teen, whether you’re a parent or other relative? We’ve rounded up some of the best teenage boy gift ideas he’ll be sure to love.
If you have a teen guy on your gift list, you might be struggling with ideas for what to get him. It’s even worse when it seems that he already has so much.
Relax. I can help.
I’ve put together a gift guide of cool ideas for teen boys! The list includes items that range in price from very affordable to a bit extravagant. You’ll be sure to find a great idea for the perfect gift (these ideas work for a birthday gift, too). And keep in mind that family activities always make a great gift!
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GIFT IDEAS FOR TEEN BOYS ($25+)
Portable Phone Charger
With all that gaming and texting, you know battery drainage happens quickly! This Anker PowerCore holds almost 3 1/2 full phone charges!
Tangle Free Earbuds
These are earbuds that will never tangle! Zipbuds were designed to provide quality sound, comfort fit and never, ever tangle.
No need for earbuds with this hat. This wireless beanie connects to his tablet or phone with no problem.
Five in One Tool Pen
This 5-in-one pen includes a screwdriver, capacitive touch stylus for smart devices, an integrated bubble level, ruler, and pen with clip.
This gives him a cool way to carry all his stuff. Check out this Under Armor Backpack — it’s a favorite among teen boys.
Teen boys are hungry. All of the time. Get him some snacks and mini cooler he can keep in his room to have cool drinks at the ready.
A drone is a really great gift for just about any teen – especially one who loves machines and technology. This one has a camera so he can get a bird’s-eye view.
This pocket helps keep his essentials next to him in bed. He can store his tablet, earbuds, books – just about anything he needs and keep it right at his fingertips in this handy pocket storage system.
Virtual Reality Headset
These VR Headsets are fun and popular for teen boys and girls! You can find one that you can power with your smartphone.
If he loves to run, headlights for his shoes are an absolute must!
Most teen guys like to smell good (or at least, not smell bad). Grab a bottle of his favorite cologne.
Powerbeats Wireless Earbuds
If your teen wants to be wireless, Powerbeats are the earbuds to have. They last for up to six hours on just one charge!
Valet Charging Station
This is a cool way for him to charge his devices but also keep his dresser clean (at least in theory). Get one with drawers and additional storage for him to keep his watch, wallet, keys and more.
Awkward Moment Card Game
What a hilarious way to deal with inevitable teen drama! This is an affordable gift idea for just about any teen on your list. You can find it HERE.
Fitness Bottle with Phone Holding Sleeve
If your guy loves to hit the gym, this is a way to store his phone with his water bottle. It’s a really cool design that helps him have his phone handy, without having to find a place to set it. Find a version of it here!
This magnetic dartboard rolls up so it can be put away when not in use, but then is ready when he wants to play.
Teenagers. You know they love to sleep! Get him some comfy or fun print PJ bottoms!
Now he can crank up all that music you love so much! You can find different styles in all price ranges.
Because you want him to be a well-rounded guy, right? Here are a few books that the teen boy might enjoy:
I know my kiddo is a fan of anything sarcastic and funny. Why not let him say it on a shirt? Here are a few examples:
Travel Cord Roll
What a cool way to store earbuds and all of those cords you need when you travel! You can find it aqua or black.
It may seem like a silly gift, but this thing works! It will prevent his phone and other items from falling between the seats, leading to distracted driving.
Game of Phones
This game looks like fun! You use your phones to play by searching, sending texts and more!
Bike lights not only make it easier to see where you ride but also help drivers see you. A must-have for any guy who loves to bike — especially in the dark.
Every young man needs clippers, file and more. This grooming kit is not only affordable, but it is also practical!
Tools for His Vehicle
Items such as a tire gauge, jumper cables or even emergency escape tool always work well. This 9-in-1 emergency tool gives him most of what he’ll need, in one incredible gadget.
And Finally … Cash
If you’d rather let him buy something he’s been wanting, a gift card always works. Prefer to give cash? Check out our 27 Creative Ways to Give Money as a Gift.