Does shopping for gifts for the teenage boys in your life make you sweat? Are you worried your only options are gift cards and cash?
Let me help you! I’ve done all the searching and asking around for you, so you don’t need to go down that rabbit hole.
Whether you’re looking for big gifts or small ones, this guide has ideas for you. Find more gift inspiration for teenagers in my teen girl gift guide!
You can get a quick view of this gift guide to shop in the table below, or scroll down for longer descriptions of each product!
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15 Best Gifts for Teen Boys
Not only is this holographic glowing basketball just plain cool, but it also lets your teen shoot hoops once it’s dark out. Whether they’re playing with friends or just practicing in the driveway, they will love this ball.
- Play basketball at night
- No need for exterior lighting
- Holographic glow effect
- The HoloGear Holographic Glowing Reflective Basketball is built with our patented, holographic technology that allows you to continue playing basketball all night long.
If you’re going for one big ticket item and a higher budget for it, this is the gift to win all gifts. Your teen will go wild over the Onewheel Pint, a motorized ride that’s kind of like a cross between a skateboard and a hoverboard.
It’s heavy duty and perfect for riding around the neighborhood, the park or a college campus! With its high quality, it will last years and years, so think of it more like an investment.
- What's in the box: Pint, Pint home charger, dark gray maghandle
- Onewheel’s proprietary, whisper-quiet 750 watt Hypercore™ brushless motor, provides incredibly smooth power and torque.
- Powerful braking makes downhill and urban riding a snap. You can be up and riding in minutes.
- Ride it on pavement, grass, dirt, gravel or even the beach. It will blow your mind.
This is the perfect gift for a garage hangout or a game room. There are 18 different dart games he can play, and he’ll love having friends over to compete with.
Water bottles are such a practical gift that can also show off his style. The YETI Rambler bottle is great for any teen boy, whether he takes it hiking, to play sports, or just to class. It’s basically indestructible and keeps his water cold all day.
- Get to drinking faster with the Chug Cap. It just takes a quick half-twist of the TripleHaul Handle to open and then you’re good to go, making it easy to steal a sip without slowing down
- This Double-Wall Vacuum Insulated water bottle has the power to keep your water cold (or coffee hot) until the last sip
- 18/8 stainless steel construction stands up to even the toughest of conditions
5. Gaming Chair
Make him more comfortable while he plays his favorite video games with this awesome gaming chair. It sits on the floor so he can be close to his console and rocks so he can find the perfect position.
- The Original Classic Video Rocker Gaming Chair
- Perfect floor seating solution for playing video games, reading, watching TV, relaxing, or just hanging out with your crew
- Modernistic design, ergonomically shaped for comfort
- Polyurethane faux leather and bold 3D polyester spacer mesh racing stripe upholstery
Big kids are going big places! Whether he’s heading to college soon or going on some fun trips, a luggage set is a gift he’ll get a lot of use out of and won’t buy himself.
- 3 piece luggage set 20 inch,24 inch,28 inch upright, can be stored one into another.100% ABS, Lightweight yet extremely durable abs material.
- Spinner wheels, multidirectional smooth and silent 360°wheels.
Make sure he always has a way to get in touch with you — and play games or scroll Reddit on his phone! This portable charger can be carried around with him in his car or backpack so he never runs out of power.
8. Mini Fridge
A boy’s room is his castle, and with a mini fridge, he’ll have the coolest castle around. He can keep drinks and snacks in it, and feel a little more independent. Then when it’s time for college, he can take it with him to the dorms.
- 2 full-width interior shelves offer lots of storage options
- Adjustable leveling legs for easy positioning
- Dispense-a-can storage on door makes it easy to access soda and juice cans
- 2 full-width door shelves for versatile extra bottle storage
- Flat-back design helps conserve space
Great for a music lover or workout warrior, high-quality headphones are also great for everyone else in the house and gym. Let your teen listen to what they want, and you don’t have to hear it!
- Advanced Noise Cancellation Technology: Dual noise-detecting microphones pick up and filter out up to 95% of low-frequency ambient sound.
- Hi-Res Music: Hear every detail of your favorite songs thanks to Life Q30’s 40mm drivers.
- 40-Hour Playtime
- Pressure-Free Comfort
I feel like teen boys have two modes: super busy or totally relaxed. Help them chill out wherever they are with this easy-to-pack, easy-to-inflate lounger. You just swing the product back and forth to catch air and then roll up the end.
- No pump required. Just whisk it through the air to inflate.
- WEKAPO air lounger has patented pillow shaped headrest design that gives your upper back and neck comfortable support when you need relaxation most.
- It will stay inflated for at least 5-6 hours
11. Bag Balm
Boys don’t need anything fancy, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have dry skin! Bag Balm is the ideal product for anywhere that needs a little attention — lips, knuckles, elbows, wherever.
12. Controller Stand
Help him keep his gear organized with a custom, good-looking stand for his video game controllers, headphones, and whatever else needs a place of its own. This Etsy shop has tons of configurations so you can get exactly what he needs.
13. Apple AirTags
If your teenager can be a bit forgetful with his belongings, you need to get him some AirTags. Never run late looking for his keys again!
- Keep track of and find your items alongside friends and devices in the Find My app
- Simple one-tap setup instantly connects AirTag with your iPhone or iPad
- Play a sound on the built-in speaker to help find your things, or just ask Siri for help
- Precision Finding with Ultra Wideband technology leads you right to your nearby AirTag (on select iPhone models)
14. Bomber Jacket
Upgrade his wardrobe with a bomber jacket. This one from American Eagle can be dressed up or down because of the quilting.
15. Nike Air Force 1
Every teenage boy I know would be stoked to receive a pair of Air Force 1s. There are so many different colorways and variations, you’ll be sure to find one to fit your kid’s style.
- The Nike Air Force 1 '07 Craft returns the classic silhouette to its roots and brings a premium, heritage-inspired approach
- Redesigned to align closer with its original shape, the classic white pebbled leather upper is accented with a touch of grey on the brushed suede heel and visible stitching details
- Fresh "Air Force" graphics provide a modern touch, while Nike Air cushioning adds lightweight comfort
- A new plush liner feels soft and cushy
- Classic “Nike Air” and Swoosh detailing appear on the white leather heel tab
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- Gift Guide for Boys
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