Super 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. We have several other gift idea lists for tween boys, so if you need more ideas, check them out!
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The Air Hogs Connect Augmented Reality Mission Drone takes remote drones to a whole new level and you won’t want to miss this toy of the year finalist! It is a brand new drone for tweens. It’s the first physical toy that is played in an augmented reality with immersive 3D game play. This gaming platform blends real world remote control action with augmented reality gaming — enabling players to command an RC drone in the real world and inside a fun virtual world. With endless levels for continuous play, the immersive experience never ends. Test your pilot skills as you fly through power rings, navigate between buildings and locate objects in this massive virtual world. Tackle competitive leaderboards and challenge your friends to Drone Missions. Air Hogs Connect puts you in the cockpit as you navigate through missions using an iPad or Bluetooth-enabled tablet (sold separately). Pilot your Mission Drone leading a team of heroes (including an Engineer, Firefighter and Commando) on multiple assignments. The Air Hogs Connect Augmented Reality Mission Drone is RC reinvented!
The Schylling Electronic Safe for is great for tweens who want to keep their valuables safe and secure. They can punch in the combination on the electronic key pad, watch the flashing lights and hear the sounds. It’s big enough to hold all their valuables safe and secure but small enough to not take up too much space on a shelf.
Meccano makes building your very own robot a blast and your tweens will love this project. Using high quality, durable pieces along with the real tools included in your set, build your Meccano Meccanoid to be the very best. It stands 2 feet tall, and features 8 different motors for amazing Meccano movement, awesome articulating arms and head, plus motorized feet! Your Meccano Meccanoid 2.0 comes equipped with 3 exciting and innovative methods to program, including: Learned Intelligent Movement, Ragdoll Mode, and Drag and Drop programming on a smart device (device not included). Meccanoid also knows over 3000 pre-programmed phrases, loves to tell stories, and knows trivia!
This cool Splendor board game is one of the hottest games for kids ages 10 and up. Just check out all of the great reviews! This economic-themed game is for 2-4 players. As a wealthy Renaissance merchant, acquire mines and transportation, hire artisans and woo the nobility. Create the most fantastic jewelry to become the best-known merchant of them all! Acquire precious stones to trade them for development cards. Use development cards to acquire more gem stones. Use your gems and gold to create the most fantastic jewelry, and appeal to the nobles to gain the prestige you need to win.
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.
If your tweens love to invent they will love this LittleBits Gizmos & Gadgets. One Kit. Hundreds of gifts. Winner of 13+ awards & gift guides, the Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition is the ultimate app-enabled invention toolbox. It transforms passive screen time into a passion for hands-on inventing, problem solving, and creativity. Your tweens will love creating app-enabled games, pranks, and crazy contraptions. Create tomorrow’s innovators and idea-makers with littleBits electronic building blocks. These easy-to-use Bits make creative discovery and invention a snap for next-generation thinkers, designers, and tinkerers of all ages and genders. No programming, soldering or wiring required.
You tween will love reading their favorite Harry Potter books over and over and these beautifully-illustrated versions make great gifts. These books will make their favorite Harry Potter movies come alive, right on the pages and you will love that your tweens are reading!
If your tween is into baseball, this Easton Bat Pack is the perfect way to store their gear. It is roomy for all of his baseball necessities inside and it has holders for bats on the outside for quick access. This bat pack also includes a ventilated compartment for cleats and comes in several cool color combinations.
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!
10. Spikeball 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.
This cool Game On 2017 Book features information and statistics about all of the most popular games, tips and tricks for gamers, and interviews from gaming’s biggest personalities–including game developers and pro gamers! With the help of Imagine Publishing, learn how to dominate the biggest online multiplayer games and unlock the rarest trophies and achievements in different game worlds. Inside, readers will find a definitive list of the fifty biggest games of the past year, and the ultimate guide to the fifty biggest games coming in 2017.
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.
19. 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.
21. Perplexus Epic
This maze game is an enclosed sphere with tiny mazes inside and will keep your tween busy. Discover the crazy and fun world of Perplexus Epic. Can you make it through a labyrinth of over 125 barriers. Flip, twist and spin Perplexus to move the ball along the numbered path. When you fall off the track (Yes, it will happen.) head back to the start and try again. It is a bendy, trendy, can not put it down challenge. There are multiple levels of difficulty to master. Also challenge yourself with Perplexus Rookie, Perplexus Original and Perplexus Twist. They are all easy to play, but hard to master.
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.
Your tween will love to build, display and role play with Doctor Who! Go time-travelling with this LEGO Ideas Doctor Who set featuring opening TARDIS, console room, Clara Oswald, Daleks and a Weeping Angel. Construct a stunningly detailed LEGO version of the iconic TARDIS and role-play the Doctor’s time-travel adventures! Created by fan-designer Andrew Clark and selected by LEGO Ideas members, this set is based on the BBC’s popular and long-running television series about a Time Lord – the Doctor – exploring the universe in a blue police box. Due to trans-dimensional engineering, the TARDIS is bigger on the inside than the outside and this cool multifunctional set includes the console room that houses all the flight controls. Regenerate the Doctor and defeat the evil Daleks and a Weeping Angel with the help of his extraordinary companion Clara. Then close the doors of the TARDIS and launch into another dimension! Includes 4 minifigures with assorted accessory elements.
24. 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.
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