Cool Easter Basket Ideas for Tween Boys
While your tweens might not still believe in the Easter bunny, you still might want to treat them to a few things for Easter, especially if they have siblings that still believe. We have found lots of great non-candy options to fill those baskets. We have a variety of items, in all price ranges to fit a variety of tween interests. You won’t want to miss our cool Easter basket ideas for tween boys.
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KontrolFreek Performance Thumbsticks are designed to provide an advantage in gameplay by increasing the controller’s range of motion and maximizing agility, accuracy and grip. If your tween has an Xbox One, they will love these cool additions to their controllers. These grips snap easily on and off your controller’s original thumbsticks, creating a new stick experience that will take your gaming to the next level! They are made of a non-slip material and design keeps your thumbs sweat-free. Choose from a variety of designs and shapes and colors.
There is a reason that Cover Your Assets is so highly-reviewed and this small game will be a big hit with your tween. This game is fast-paced, competitive, and a more than a little addictive. Will it teach you to be wise with your financial decisions in life, or how to be a savvy investor? Absolutely not. Will it cause bouts of laughter, good-humored competition, and fun-filled gatherings? We certainly hope so.
It’s quite difficult to explain why it’s such a riot to play, but let me try. It’s like a combination of a white elephant gift exchange, an estate sale, and Robin Hood (because you steal from the rich and give it to yourself… wait, that’s not like Robin Hood at all… oh well, hopefully you get the point). Your fortune can be made, or lost, in just a few turns. You’re never out of the game until the last card is played.
Your tweens will love this all-new and fun challenging game. Flipslide is an addictive, fast paced puzzle game of skill! Flip to find the color and slide to match the lights. Your tweens can take it anywhere, play it anytime, it’s addictive fun for anyone! It has four different game modes to choose and it can be played alone or in multi-player mode.
Kids, tweens and teens who love soccer or sports in general will love this Kikbo Kick Shuttlecock game. It’s like badminton for your feet and a little easier than a hackysack! Soccer with wings! Kikbo is an awesome sport based on the ancient Chinese pass-time of Jianzi. It’s a great workout and one that builds your foot-eye coordination (great for soccer), especially during the winter months where getting outside with a ball is difficult. It’s also great for doing tricks. Beware the wind! It’ll make playing difficult. Each tube contains one Kikbo and feathers.
I love these highly-reviewed Epic Zero Books. They are specifically for tween boys entering middle school. They have everything a superhero fan of middle-grade age could want: action, suspense, and more than a little humor. Epic Zero is the story of a young man born into a family of powerful superheroes, but with no powers of his own. His situation is unqiue, but the feelings of not-quite-belonging and the struggle to find a sense of purpose and identity are things we all wrestled with at that age. Readers find a main character they can relate to, and will understand and go along when he makes questionable choices in his attempts to figure himself out and make his mark on the world. They’ll be rooting for him from page one.
The Convertible Phone Holder is super flexible, and your tween can bend it into any shape to meet what their needs. My tween and teen have these and they have been a big hit. Your tween can strap it around their neck to watch a movie, they can wrap it around their car or bicycle steering wheel or it can stand up or be tucked into a bed frame. There are so many uses for this Convertible Cell Phone Holder. It comes with both white and black and it is compatible with almost every size of phone from 2.2 inches (minimum) to 3.34 inches (maximum) Wide. For example, it can hold an iPhone 8 plus with a general case easily. This holder comes in a box that is 6.25 x 7.5 inches wide, 1.25 inches deep.
Meet Your New Favorite Obsession – The Pindaloo! This new design-patented skill toy is the ultimate skill-building craze. It combines basic components with simple action principles, creating an addictive, challenging toy with endless tricks and possibilities. The Pindaloo is genius and simple – once you teach yourself the first step, it will be impossible to put it down. The Pindaloo is the perfect toy for you. Perfectly suitable for everyone, everywhere, at any time, it’s a joyful, fun, and friendly reason to shut down the screens and learn skills the right way! This is a fun game for outdoors and indoors too!
8. Stance Socks
These cool Stance Socks are super popular with the tweens and teens right now. They come in so many fun prints from palm trees, to tie dye, to dinosaurs, to basketball to Star Wars. They are always coming out with the coolest sock designs! These make perfect Easter basket treats for tween boys.
We recently bought this cute set for a beach vacation and my kids had a blast with it! Goodminton is the world’s easiest racquet game and you will be surprised at this affordable gift idea. From the beach to the boardroom, you can play anywhere with anyone! The Goodminton birdies slow as they spin, giving Goodminton a magical property that you just have to try to believe. Besides being backyard (and indoor!) fun, this game is also a fantastic way to introduce racquet sports to children, as it allows them to build the hand-eye coordination necessary for competitive racquets sports like tennis and squash. This fun set includes 2 racquets, 4 birdies (2 fast and 2 slow) and 1 reusable mesh bag so you can bring your Goodminton everywhere. It’s badminton gone good! This is a great gift idea for kids, tween and teens.
Ultimate Dot-to-Dot will captivate your older kids, motivate, and scintillate you for hours on end. You’ll find hundreds of intricate dots to connect and projects to complete that are devilishly difficult…and wickedly fun. Put pen or pencil to paper and you’ll soon free amazing animals, discover stunning objects, find intricate scenes, and so much more. Watch everything from lions to lizards, owls to peacocks magically appear as you complete these complex, varied, and challenging puzzles that dare you to keep making connections and having a great time while you do it. When you’ve completed each one, you’ll also have an original and compelling work of art that you can pull out (the pages are perforated), frame, keep, or share.
11. Nerf War Goggles
If your tweens love to have Nerf wars, then they will love these super affordable and awesome goggles to protect their eyes. My boys love their Nerf Rival guns, but I worry about those little balls, hitting their eyes. This 2-pack of goggles are made of comfortable foam and doesn’t cover their entire face. Split them up if you have two nerf-loving kids or tuck this pack in your tween’s basket so they can play with a friend.
Your tween will love this building project. The Rubik’s cube has baffled fans for over 40 years. With the Rubik’s “build it solve it” kit your tween will unlock the secrets of the Rubik’s cube and master it! Now they can make their own puzzle cube and learn how to solve it at the same time! The Rubik’s “build it solve it” kit comes with all the parts necessary to build your own Rubik’s cube. Easy “how to” instructions, plastic cube pieces and tiles (including some spares), center core pieces, metal screws, Springs and screwdriver – all organized in a handy storage tray. Once you’ve built your cube, turn to the “you can do the Rubik’s cube” booklet and learn how to solve it! by learning how to build your own Rubik’s cube, you will greatly improve your understanding of how this fascinating puzzle functions, literally from the inside out.
Perfect for tweens, beginners, and family vacations, the Waboba Surf has a very squishy/stress-ball-like core, which makes it easy to bounce on water. This tiny ball bounces on the water and provides hours of fun for your tween at the pool, beach or lake. Once you’ve mastered the Surf, move onto the Wadoba Extreme!
14. Thumb Chucks
My boys love these cool Thumb Chuck toys. Your kids will have fun learning this skilled toy that can be used to create endless trick combos. You can also mix and match the detachable chucks to fit your style. The balls just snap in and out easily! Visit Thumbchuck’s YouTube channel for trick tutorials and other cool Thumb Chucks content!
What Are PopSockets? PopSockets are expanding grips and stands that attach to most phones, tablets, and cases. They come in different themes such as Sports, Galaxy, Beach, Camo and so many more! Add a single PopSocket, or a pair of PopSockets, to the back of almost any mobile device to transform its capabilities. PopSockets “pop” whenever you need a grip, a stand, an earbud-management system, or just something to play with. Remove your PopSocket by pulling slowly on the base; you can reposition and reattach time and time again. You’ll always have the exact grip or stand you need. PopSockets not only make terrific phone grips and phone stands, they also make holding tablets and e-readers more comfortable and secure. Whether you place PopSockets on your Nintendo 3DS for gaming, your GoPro for a supplemental grip in the water, or on your bedroom mirror to hang jewelry, the possibilities are endless. If you attach two PopSockets to your device you now have a convenient earbud-management system. Simply wrap the cord around the two PopSockets, and voila! No more tangly mess to deal with. Never Lose Grip on Your Phone or Tablet Again!
16. Skyjo Game
Don’t let the ugly box fool you! This game is highly-reviewed, fast-paced and great for tweens! In card game SKYJO the goal is to collect as few points as possible over the course of several turns as after every round every player’s points are counted and added to his score. As soon as a player reaches 100 points or more the player with the fewest points wins. Collecting the fewest points means to look for low or even negative numbers. Further excitement is added by several special rules, which for example make it possible to remove several cards (and with it points) from the game – this can lead to unexpected turns. This motivates daring decisions that might even come back to bite, if the other players can counter faster than expected.
This highly-reviewed and super affordable mini speaker has been a hit at our house! My boys love to play music outside while they play basketball and I love that this little speaker has a suction cup or a clip to take it on the go. Music in the shower, at the beach or on the boat has never been easier. This cool Victsing Wireless Shower Speaker gives great sound for a small price. The beautiful sealed silicone case and interface design ensures that it is waterproof, shockproof and dustproof, can be used under harsh conditions such as outdoors or near the pool. It comes in several great colors to choose from and the built-in rechargeable battery supports up to 6 hours playing time at the volume to 70% of the maximum volume.
18. Prankopedia Book
Pranklopedia is the young practical joker’s secret weapon, a boisterous collection of over 70 guaranteed-to-amuse (or annoy) pranks to be pulled on friends, siblings, and parents. Discover the Homework Hoax, the Squirting Blister, the Movie Popcorn That Grabs You Back. Pull classic pranks on your siblings, like short-sheeting the bed. Freak out your friends with food pranks: a self-peeling banana, “misfortune” cookies, or ice cream that will make them scream. And there are perfect pranks to pull on your parents, including a scheme to “freeze” the family computer.
19. Watermelon Ball
Your tweens will love this high-quality, unique pool ball. The ball that’s designed to look, feel, and behave like a watermelon in the water. Ideal for all kinds of water games, the Watermelon Ball lets players dribble, kick, bounce, pass, and intercept under water. Just fill with water and get your game on.
It is no coincidence that most top athletes in almost every sport these days are wearing compression arm sleeves. Arm sleeves promote better blood flow to the arm resulting in better circulation to your joints and limbs. For tween boys these cool arm sleeves are like a fashion accessory for sports like baseball, basketball and football. These Bucwild compression arm sleeves come in tons and tons of prints like camos, flags and more and sizes and will fit even the smallest athlete. Check out the sizing chart to choose the sizing to fit your tween boy.
I love this cool invention! The SkateTrainer 2.0 covers were created to help kids master skateboard tricks. Do your kids want a better Ollie? Are they struggling with learning a Kickflip? They can grab their 4-pack of SkaterTrainer 2.0 covers, skateboard, helmet and knee pads and head out the door. Simply pop the trainers around the skateboard wheels, and the trainers will stop the board from slipping while they learn balance and practice their tricks.
Your tweens will love this cool Passback Football. It is a great training tool or just a fun activity to do outside. Just throw it against a hard surface and it comes spiraling back. Your tween can either play with friends or solo. This size football is especially for ages 9-13.
My kids love these Ty Peek a Boos Holders with a screen cleaner bottom. They come in many different animals and they can hold phones, ipods, game controllers and more. Or you can buy 2 to hold 2 ends of an ipad. Turn them over and their bottoms can be used to clean the screens of their favorite devices.
Your tweens will really enjoy these wildly popular books written especially for their age group and you will love that these books will keep them reading. Your boys will enjoy the adventure and humor in this Middle School Book Series by James Patterson. Each book is sold separately and they make great Easter basket ideas for tween boys.
The tween boys at my son’s school are loving all of the different types of Rubik’s cubes and this new Rubik’s The Void Puzzle looks like so much fun. This fun puzzle has a huge hole in the middle and makes solving it that much more fun. This would be a great Easter basket idea for tween boys that are ages 8 and up.
Your tweens will love to make slushies, milkshakes and fruit smoothies at home, in as little as 7 minutes! The Zoku Slush and Smoothie Maker is a great little easy-to-use gadget. To use, remove the frozen inner core from the freezer and place it into the outer sleeve, pour in your ingredients, mix and scrape the cup with the included spoon, and watch as the slush freezes before your eyes! They can make two 8-ounce slushes before needing to refreeze the core. The slushy maker is designed to store easily in your freezer so it is always ready to use. Includes an inner freezer core with an 8-ounce capacity, outer sleeve to keep hands from getting cold, specially designed spoon, and an instruction manual with recipe ideas on the Zoku Recipe Blog. A full selection of tested recipes are also available in the Zoku The Art of Slush recipe book.
My kids love these Mike Lupica books and he is one of the most popular authors at our school library. All of his books feature heartwarming sports-related stories. There are basketball, baseball, football books and more.
This highly-reviewed Exploding Kittens Game has been a hit for kids ages 7 and up. It has a simple concept, but the kids really get a kick out of the fun cards. In this highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette, players draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of the game — unless that player has a Defuse card, which can defuse the Kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move, mitigate, or avoid the Exploding Kittens. Be sure to order the family-friendly version for your tween.
Your tweens will love these cool and affordable Novelty 7-mode LED Light Up Gloves . Each glove has 7 different lighting modes. Use the on/off button to change the modes or turn the gloves on and off. These will light up both during the day or in the dark for finger-flashing fun! What a cool Easter basket idea for tween boys.
Get ready for the beach or pool with this fun COOP Hydro Football. Go ahead, take the COOP Hydro Football to the water to play cool and stay cool. This football has real nylon laces and a neoprene cover that screams FUN with its bright colors and patterns. It’s sized right for hands of all ages, whether the game is taking place in the backyard, in the pool, or at the beach. Not only that, but this heavy-duty football it is a blast to toss in or out of the water with its incredible, slip-proof grip and heavy-duty stitching that makes it durable for long-lasting use. The Hydro Wake Breaker Football is 100% waterproof and floats, so it’s easy to retrieve.
Your tween boys will think this Code Master Programming Logic Game is super cool. The Ultimate Coding Adventure! In Code Master, your Avatar will travel to an exotic world in search of power Crystals. For all 60 levels, you’ll have to use programming logic to help your Avatar collect the Crystals and land at the Portal. Think carefully, in each level, only one specific sequence of actions will lead to success. This neat game is perfect for tween boys ages 8 and up.
This highly-reviewed and crazy fun Jelly Belly Bean Boozled with Spinner Wheel Game will be a fun stocking stuffer for your tween. This game will provide lots of laughs for everyone playing. Is it licorice or skunk spray? Strawberry jam or centipede flavor? Yeeeech! Who’s brave enough to taste these beans?!
Your tween sports fans will love these affordable Fiki Football Table Top Games. You can find this cute, miniature game themed in most of your favorite NCAA or NFL teams. For decades millions have folded a sheet of paper into a triangle “football” sliding it back and forth across a table in an attempt to score a touchdown. An opponent’s outstretched fingers forming a goalpost for field goals and extra points. Today the game is called FIKI Football and features the NFL logo of your favorite team. The game includes a genuine leather triangle “football” with pro-style pebble surface on one side and the NFL team logo emblazoned on the reverse side. The game includes a 5 x 7 inch replica football field and goalpost. The NFL team logo appears in both end zones and the NFL Shield logo prominently at mid-field.
Your tween boys will smell great and feel great while wearing this sports-inspired Adidas Body Spray. It is affordable and has a light scent that will last throughout the day. A body spray is perfect for tweens, who aren’t quite ready for a cologne.
Your artistic tweens will love this cool 50/50 Color Pencil Set. This set boasts 24 great colors, but each pencil has a different color on each end, so there are just 12 pencils in the set. These pencils are perfect for sketching on-the-go or for taking to school.
If you have older boys that keep losing their earbuds, you might consider these Panasonic in-ear earbuds. They have an ergo-fit design for comfort and come with 3 sets of earpads. They are highly-reviewed and come in many fun colors. The best part is that they are under $10 and would make a great easter basket idea for tween boys.
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 fun Easter basket ideas for tween boys.
Your tween boys will love making your backyard into an adventure with this super cool Slackers Slackline Classic Set. If you have two trees in your yard or at the local park, your tweens can easily set up the adjustable nylon webbing slackline that will challenge their balance and strengthen their core. This fun kit comes with two lines, one is the slack line and one is the teaching line, plus it includes a storage bag for easy set-up and clean-up. Your boys will spend hours trying to improve their skills! What a fun Easter basket idea.
Keep your tween boy and all his friends busy with this fun, Nerf N-Sports Flag Football Set. This 3-on-3 set comes with everything you need to play your own flag football game at home. This set includes 12, belt-free, clip-on flags and a weather-proof football. You can even use this set in the rain or snow. What a fun Easter basket idea for tween boys.
This Learn to Draw Comic Book Figures book will be a priceless tool for beginners through intermediate artists. Learn to Draw Comic Book Figures has over 300 drawings with step-by-step instructions to teach you how to draw the human body – comic book style. This superhero drawing guidebook covers how to draw faces, hands, feet, gesture, proportions and anatomy. If you have a tween that would love to learn to draw, he will love this book and it would make a great Easter basket idea.
Your tween boys will never get tired of shooting these AQUA ZOOKA water shooters in the pool. They will provide hours of fun this summer. They come in many different sizes and you will be amazed at how far they shoot. These highly-reviewed shooters are made of high-impact thermoplastics so they will last many seasons.
You will love this unique tween boy Easter basket idea. This Anker Astro Mini Lipstick-Sized Portable Charger External Battery Power Bank will give your tween’s cell phone, ipod, ipad and other devices up to 9 hours of charge. It’s small and portable and they can tuck it into the pocket of their school backpack. No more dead cell phones or tablets and this little charger works great for emergencies or long trips. They come in several cool colors. Be sure to check if your tween’s device is compatible.
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