Teen boys can be one of the hardest types of people to shop for during the holidays. They are moody. Their tastes change about every 15 seconds. On a whim, they often decide that they are too old for something they weren’t too old for just the day before. They never seem to like the clothes you pick out, and there is no actual way to tell which books or video games they already have because that would mean you’d have to enter their room to check. And have you ever smelled a teenage boy’s room?
Well, I’ve tried to take a bit of the mystery out of shopping for a teen boy by giving you some examples of things that they may actually like!
You can’t go wrong with a nice set of gaming headphones like the Razer Kraken Pro Gaming Headset for PCs, gaming consoles and mobile devices. This headset boasts maximum comfort and is equipped with a retractable microphone and in-line volume controls including a mute button. It’s a full-sized headset that delivers high-quality audio with sound isolation. Teens love being able to communicate hands-free while they are gaming but require the ultimate comfort for longer gaming sessions. The latest headphone technology in a really neat looking package. Prepare to be appreciated with a new set of gaming headphones.
Since apparently, they don’t believe in winter coats (or long pants), a hoodie is an ideal gift for a teen boy, especially an Under Armor hoodie or one with their favorite sports team logo on it. They live in those things so getting them a nice one (I like to go a size up to allow room for growth) will be something they appreciate.
There is an impressive selection of cool non-fiction books for teen boys to help them get through the awkwardness of being a teenager, teach them useful skills and provide humor while illustrating life lessons. The Manual to Manhood is just one example of a highly rated book your teen may actually want to read. They will especially get a kick out of the word manhood in the title.
You can find similar books if you search but a few additional examples are: The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens, The Teen’s Guide to World Domination: Advice on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Awesomeness, and The Guy’s Guide to God, Girls, and the Phone in Your Pocket: 101 Real-World Tips for Teenaged Guys.
No teen boy ever want to admit to enjoying playing with a toy which is why a drone is a perfect compromise allowing them to maintain their coolness rating while still enjoying a glorified toy.
If your teen is interested in fitness and working out, a fitness band is a great option to help them keep track of their workouts and monitor their fitness progress. It’s perfect for athletes and for those teens who just enjoy being in shape. Some fitness bands allow them to compete with friends too which is a great motivator for them.
Winter Warmth Set
Since, as I mentioned early, teens don’t believe in coats, adding a stylish hat, scarf, and gloves set like a Nautica Men’s Stripe 3 Piece Gift Set to their wardrobe can help keep them looking cool and keep them sensibly warm at the same time. As an added bonus, look for gloves that work with touchscreen devices.
Membership or Lessons
There are so many different types of membership available such as Amazon Music Unlimited or Kindle Unlimited. You could also consider gym memberships, music lessons or a skills improvement camp for their favorite sport.
If all else fails and you have no idea what to get the teen on your list, a gift card is a very safe option. Let them choose their perfect gift. You can do an Amazon gift card, restaurant gift card, VISA gift card or any other type of gift card. Amazon.com has a lot, and Target has a whole bunch of them in store by the cards and over by the music and books.
I thought to buy for my teen was going to be so difficult this year, but I actually found I had a lot of options for him and it was much easier than I thought. Do you have a teen boy you are shopping for this year?