More Tween Boy Gift Ideas
Shopping for a tween boy has you stumped? EverydaySavvy has chosen out some unique, top holiday gifts that your boys will rave about. We included a few electronic items, but there is so much more for your boys to explore here and you will love our tween boy gift ideas.
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The Meccano MeccaNoid Personal Robot is more than a toy. It uses the most advanced technology and will become your new best friend. Using over 600 pieces and 6 motors, you can construct a 2-foot tall real working, moving, talking robot that is full of personality, has a sense of humor, is capable of responding to instructions and even mirroring your movements. Your tween boy will love experimenting and constructing their own robot and this would make a great family project.
With the new Star Wars movie out this year, this ultra-cool, adjustable Star Wars Good vs. Evil All Over Print Snapback Hat will be a hit with your tween boys. This cap design features Heroes on the right, Villains on the left. Front panel features star wars logo embroidered in white, background features lightsaber Duel from the Empire Strikes Back between Luke Skywalker & Darth Vader, Left Panels include images of Boba Fett & Stormtroopers, Right panels include images of Han Solo, Chewbacca & Yoda.
The LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack has everything you need to set out on epic mash-up adventures filled with iconic worlds and unlikely allies as you’ve never seen them before. Build the minifigure heroes and fire-up the game to start the experience, then follow the in-game build instructions to assemble the loose bricks into the LEGO Gateway, and place the structure on the LEGO Toy Pad. This cool game is available for the Xbox consoles, Wii U and Playstation consoles. Lego fans will love this video game!
My teen neighbor and his friends can’t get enough of this Spikeball game but this would also be a fun game for active older boys. While you can play this on the lawn at home, this game would also be fun for the beach or to take camping. Spikeball is played 2 on 2 with rules that are similar to volleyball and it is intense and fast-paced! A taut Hula Hoop-sized net is placed at ankle level between a pair of two-player teams. You smack the palm-sized ball down on the net so it ricochets up at your opponents. This game will give your tweens a great workout while they are having so much fun.
If your tween is becoming independent and needs to stay organized, you might consider this nicely-made Marvel Comics Leather Trifold Wallet. It is affordable and makes a really practical gift idea for tween boys. There are several Marvel prints to choose from. I love that this wallet is both whimsical and cool at the same time.
Your tween boys will love this super cool Under Armour Hustle Duffel Bag. This small-sized duffel is perfect for sleepovers or to bring their gear to their favorite sports practices. My kids love the Under Armour brand and this is a quality bag. It is durable and has a DWR finish to repel water without sacrificing breathability. It has an adjustable, padded, Heat Gear shoulder strap for total comfort. I love this practical gift idea for tween boys.
A dose of gross helps science make sense and your tween will get a kick out of this game. Totally Gross The Game engages kids to learn and understand all the major scientific disciplines. From biology to chemistry to zoology kids answer questions, learn amazing facts and engage in activities. It’s all in the name of science! Kids and parents will enjoy plenty of laughs answering silly science questions and acting out the Gross Out challenges. This game is for kids ages 8 and up.
If you have a tween reader at home, you might want to check out this highly-reviewed and Al Capone series by award-winner Gennifer Choldenko. These captivating books about 12-year old Moose Flanagan and his family will be an exciting read for your tweens. The Al Capone Books by Gennifer Choldenko would one of many gift ideas for tween boys.
The Spooner Board Pro is an indoor and outdoor board for learning tricks. We have one at our house and it’s fun for all ages, including tweens, who love to twist, spin and do 360s. My kids love using ours on the carpet or on our tile. Spooner makes it easy to learn skateboarding, snowboarding and surfing tricks all year-round. It helps to improve core strength and stability, leg strength, balance, coordination and gross-motor skills. The Spooner Board Pro is indestructible and made with non-marring 3/8â€³ polyethylene. The top of the board has raised edges and no-slip grips. There is also a smaller-sized board, but the Pro is sized for tweens and teens. Find out more information or shop for the Spooner Board Pro.
Brand-new and 100% true, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Eye-Popping Oddities book is the newest edition of the bestselling series. Incredible photographs, unbelievable stories, and amazing facts all verified 100% TRUE, every page is sure to entertain children and adults alike. Your tweens will be so intrigued and what a fun gift idea.
I’m intrigued with this brand-new Stick Storm Cobra Strike Game. There are so many tween boys that like to build things and this game looks really neat! While there are only a few reviews online at this point, I love that it is created by Tim Fort, the Kinetic King.
12. Snap Circuits: Snap Circuits Jr., Snap Circuits Green Alternative Energy Kit, Snap Circuits Extreme
Snap Circuits kits have won multiple toy awards and your child will learn to create electronic circuit projects of their own. It so satisfying for kids to create their own working electronics and these kits can be rebuilt over and over! The kits come in a variety of sizes, depending on how many projects you can build. The Snap Circuits Jr Kit is one of the smaller kits, yet your child can create over 100 projects. The Snap Circuits Green Alternative Energy Kit helps your child create green energy projects such as a hand crank, solar cell, water wheel, and so much more. Snap Circuits Extreme is one of the largest kit and your child can create over 750 projects. Find out more information and shop for Snap Circuit Kits.
Let’s face it, it’s hard to find crafts that tween boys will love. I’m a fan of anything creative and this new Star Wars Origami Book is so neat. This book includes 36 different projects and the cool Star Wars papers to fold are included. There are two papers for each project and there are over 250 pages of instructions. The origami techniques in this book are a bit challenging, so it’s recommended for ages 10 and up. Find out more information and shop for the Star Wars Origami Book.
14. Perplexus Twist
This maze game is an enclosed sphere with tiny mazes inside and will keep your tween busy. It’s easy to play, but there are so many paths to discover. Reasoning skills will be needed to twist the sphere, go through pathways and move to the end of the path. Your tween will be completely drawn to this game! Find out more information or shop for the game, Perplexus Twist.
This carefully-crafted 3D puzzle has 540 pieces to challenge your tween. No glue is required and this puzzle forms a smooth, solid ball. This set includes a stand to rotate your creation. The puzzle pieces are numbered on the back if you choose to put it together that way or it can be put together by just looking at the image. The recommended age for this puzzle is 10 and up. For more information or to shop for the Ravensburger The Earth: 540 Piece Puzzleball.
Advanced Lego builders will love this cool LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype Toy. Hunt down rogue rebels on planet Lothal in the experimental LEGO Star Wars TIE Advanced Prototype. Developed from TIE Fighter design, The Inquisitor’s top secret starship is packed with advanced technology, like folding wings for flight and landing modes, 2 spring-loaded shooters and an opening top hatch. Tweens ages 8 and up will find this cool tie fighter challenging and fun.
17. 4M Science Kits
These affordable science kits each include one project for your tween scientist and you can collect them all to try out new exciting experiments. Learn to track the weather and conduct experiments with the greenhouse effect with the 4M Weather Station Kit. Test out your mechanic skills with the 4M Propeller Racer. Turn a toy motor into a generator with the 4M Dynamo Torch kit. These kits are perfect for ages 8 and up. For more information or to shop for the 4M Science Kits.
18. ASTROJAX – V-MAX
This string and ball toy is the modern yoyo, but with a twist. This toy is basically, three weighted polyurethane balls, suspended on a string. Be creative and invent your own tricks or try the tricks in the included instruction booklet. If you need tween boy gift ideas, the ASTROJAX – V-MAX is really fun and unique.
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