If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for a boy this year, you might be a little lost. What do kids and teens like these days? What do boys think are cool? What it comes down to is paying attention and listening for hints as to what he might like. Maybe he’s been playing a specific video game at a friend’s house a lot lately. He might want to have one of his own!
If you’re paying close attention and you still can’t figure out what he wants, we don’t blame you. Boys can be tricky. Maybe he’d like some of these gift ideas:
Phone Cases or Accessories
Teenage boys have a habit of breaking phones quite easily. A good phone case can save the phone from damage. But it can also come in colors and styles that he really likes. Make sure to pick it out in his favorite colors. Or if he has a movie or band he really likes, see if you can find one with its logo.
A gathering of typical teenage boys usually consists of them all gathering in front of a TV and playing video games late into the night. If the boy you’re buying a gift for likes doing this or has shown interest in video games, run down to the nearest store and check out some of the options. You can also find stores with vintage video games, which might interest him. Just make sure if he has the game or not prior to gifting it.
A Camera, Art Supplies, or A Musical Instrument
If the boy you’re shopping for is the creative type, he might be interested in receiving something he can work on his art with. Maybe he doesn’t have a specific art he likes to do, but he loves trying new things. You can get him a nice camera that takes quality photos, art supplies, like sketchbooks or drawing utensils, a guitar or ukulele. Any of these gifts will help him become more well rounded.
Clothes and Accessories
If he’s into fashion, clothes and accessories are an obvious choice. But even if he doesn’t have a knack for style, he can never have enough clothes. T-shirts, hoodies, and flannels are great, versatile options. A nice belt or tie will have him feeling like he’s all grown-up.
One thing’s for certain: teenage boys know how to eat. If he’s a big meat-eater, you can order him frozen steaks and have them delivered straight to you. You can go the gourmet route or just get him some of his favorite candies. Fill his stocking with all sorts of different goodies. It should last him until… December 26th.
There’s a bunch of options to shop for your child or teen. But there’s many more that you can come up with! Stay creative and pay attention to what he may want. Be sure to be jolly this Christmas season.
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