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14-year-old is a very weird age for kids, to begin with. They are no longer kids and neither are they adults yet. Boys, especially go through some major developmental and personality changes at about this age which makes it super difficult to determine the kind of gifts they might potentially like.
Since all kids have their own sets of hobbies and likes, here we are to make this decision a little bit easier for you! We have compiled a wide range of items that should ideally suit young boys even with varied interests, hobbies, and personalities.
Here is a list of 30 best gifts for a 14-year-old boy :
1. Guitar- best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Get the strings movin’, shall we!? A guitar is one of the coolest gift ideas, yearned by all young kids at least once in their life. Gifting a 14-year boy a guitar might not only make you their favorite person in the universe (at least momentarily), but it might also mean you are giving them a hobby! You never know, finding themselves with a full-size actual guitar might get them grooving and even have the boy find some hidden, unknown, serious interest in music!
2. Nintendo Switch - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Games and boys are almost synonymous and for a reason! Any average, a typical boy would love to have their hands on a fancy gaming device – Nintendo switch to the rescue! Besides, the Nintendo Switch system also supports multiplayer and TV-gaming options, making it ideal for boys who have siblings or even parents who love to game!
3. A Sports Jersey - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
This might sound and look a little stereotypical yet again, however, it is also a matter of truth: any typical boy would definitely be crazy about at least one kind of sports team, at the age of 14. This could be a basketball team, a baseball team, or perhaps even a soccer team. Do your little homework, reach out to the boy’s parents, or just check their social media handles; and you know what jersey to invest in!
4. A pair of shades - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
14 is the age of looking cool! Get your boy a pair of cool-looking shades to support their pursuit of being the most popular on their 14th birthday! To make your gift more functional, you could also choose to invest in corrosion-resistant lenses to help them
Keep glasses in one piece at the next soccer game!
5. Star Wars Posters - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Let alone a 14-year-old boy, a Star Wars poster would be the perfect gift for any Star War fan at any age! Besides, there are so many of these posters out in the market, you could get a little bit creative and get the boy a bundle of 6 or 12 posters too!
6. A Tablet - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
This tablet could be a Fire tablet, a local unbranded tablet, or even an iPad- it really depends on how much you can stretch with your budget. 14 could be an optimal age to have the child put his hands on a tablet since portable entertainment of sorts becomes more of a need than just a want. If the boy is even a little bit into reading, you could alternatively get them a kindle to support the ultimate hobby of reading for life!
7. Lego Technic - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Not like any other LEGO, the LEGO Technic Getaway Racer features an impressive design and is made with a pull-back motor for quick getaways. Sure to stir a racer boy, the LEGO Technic further sports some exciting details like vertical exhaust pipes, extra-wide tires, and even a heavy-duty front bumper!
8. Gaming Mouse - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
If you want to get something for a 14-year-old boy, chances are, they love gaming; and if they do, what better than getting them a gaming mouse? A gaming mouse lets the owner use each of the 7 buttons for a custom-defined purpose, allowing them to leverage some extra power over their otherwise regular mouse user opponents. If you wish to go all out, you could even pair the mouse with a cool set of gaming headset!
9. Timex Expedition Watch - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
The Timex Expedition Field Chrono is a 100-meter water-resistant watch featuring a durable leather strap, inspired by vintage military watches. This kickass watch features numerals in increments of five up to 60 and three sub-dials that track minutes, seconds, and 1/20 of a second for up to 30 minutes! Not exciting enough yet? Well, this watch even features “Indiglo night-light” that uniformly lights the surface of the watch dial using patented blue electroluminescent lighting technology! The 14-year-old boy will sure have some heavy word showing-off to do!
10. Wireless headphones - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Since young kids tend to develop a liking for music of sorts, getting them nice wireless headphones, perhaps by Bose or Skullcandy could be a good idea to take their karaokes to another level!
11. Snack hamper - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Growing boys LOVE to eat and are also infamous for becoming hangry (hungry angry) if they are not well fed. To alleviate this trouble, you could DIY a snack hamper with all the treats they like. For all you know, this could become their +1 on game nights with the boys!
12. Swiss Army Multitool - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
We all know the capabilities and diversity of a Swiss Army Multitool. A typical Victorinox Swiss Army Tool will have the following parts-
- Large Blade
- Small Blade
- Phillips Screwdriver
- Can Opener with Small Screwdriver
- Bottle Opener with a Large Locking Screwdriver and Wire Stripper
- Key Ring
- Multi-Purpose Hook
- Pliers with Wire Cutter and Wire Crimper
Not only a Swiss Army Tool will potentially awaken the adventurous boy with them, but also will be a gift with no expiry date – something they can potentially put to use for the rest of their life!
13. Skate Board - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
If the 14-year-old boy in question has even the slightest interest in sports, a skateboard could be another good idea. The Merkapa 31 inches of pro skateboard could be a good idea, for example. This board is specifically designed and shaped for some intense air and performing tricks!
14. Telescope - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
A telescope is not just an instrument; it is an intimate experience of seeing things otherwise unseen to the naked eye. Gifting a young boy a telescope will also open them to the vastness of this universe, perhaps, potentially even helping them find their otherwise hidden interest in science!
Do you have anything else in mind that you’re sure will impress a 14-year-old boy better? Let us know in the comments and we will add that to this list too!
15. Cool Shades - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
These cool shades absorb about 85% of the visible light and block most of the blue light. It has Natural Glass lenses that ensure a better vision and are made using a durable corrosion-resistant lens.
16. Scratch Off Movie Poster - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
It’s true – some movies cannot get old and what better way to keep them timeless than a scratch-off poster? These scratch-off posters feature everything about cinema, have about 100 best movies of all time that would surely connect with the teen boy and make the best gift for a movie-lover.
17. Minimalistic Nomadic Wallet - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Your 14-year-old boy is probably heading off to high school and there can be no better gift than this nomadic wallet. It will help him carry his school ID and lunch money, offers a slim profile, is easy to access, and has a unique pull tab technology that allows keeping 4 most used cards. It’s classy, professional, casual, and is available in multiple colors.
18. Bomber Jacket - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
As the name suggests, these jackets are… bomb. The bomber style manages to be at power being both trendy and timeless and is super comfortable to wear.
19. Fire Tablet - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Looking to make entertainment portable? Here is the easiest way to do so and allows the teen boy to take the videos, music, games, books, and comics anywhere and everywhere. All thanks to the microSD cards, it also enables you to enjoy it all without access to the web.
20. Remote Control Drone - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
There can be no better gift than a drone, especially when it comes to gifting a 14-year-old boy. It is a highly responsive function, has a 720p HD camera, can capture amazing videos and photos, and is easy to use.
21. A Fun Game - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
This is a great game that can be pitched to a small group of resistance fighters and has launched a series of daring missions lately. It artfully balances the pure deduction with social elements that create high moments, is interactive, and is a perfect game for a night with family or friends.
22. Skullcandy Wireless Headphones - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
These Skullcandy wireless headphones offer lifelike sounds from a Bluetooth device, have Immersion35 Tech, Supreme Sound stereo-quality audio, powerful bass, and comfortable memory foam ear cushions. They are also collapsable, making them travel-friendly and smart.
23. ArmoGear Laser Tag - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
ArmoGear laser tag blaster set is an advanced model, has revolutionary laser blasters, performs flawlessly both; inside and outdoors within a range of 150 ft. Will you battle in broad daylight or under the cover of the dark? In addition to this, it also has a powerful LED light built into its blaster for when playing in dim light.
24. Paper Planes Book - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
This paper plane book allows the teen boy to create about 200 different kinds of paper airplanes with easy-to-follow instructions with printed patterns on its pages.
25. LEGO Building Kit - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
All-time great American muscle cars, this LEGO Building Kit allows the 14-year-old to build and customize a 1960s Ford Mustang GT. The car has a dark-blue bodywork, white racing stripes, a V8 engine, 5-spoke rims, a detailed interior, and customizable add-ons.
26. Hangry Kit - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
No one likes to be hangry! This hangry snack kit is all filled with delicious treats that have nuts, meat, and protein. It is also a perfect complement when watching a big game, hanging out with friends, and studying.
27. Book Making Kit - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
Is the 14-year-old boy a bookworm? Does he like to write books? If yes, then this is your pick. It is a complete kit for anyone who wishes to start writing, illustrating, and publishing a hardcover for your book. This is a top choice for teen boys to help bring their imagination to life through the educational and fun process of making books.
28. Dart Board - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
A dartboard needs no explanation, you might not always make the Bullseye, but you’d definitely hit the mark with the Roar Dartboard. By choosing a dartboard, you are choosing premium craftsmanship, accurate features, ergonomic, and a chance to improve your dart playing skills.
29. Astronaut Ice Cream - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
It allows the 14-year-old to enjoy their ice cream as the astronauts do, using sandwich astronaut ice cream and Neapolitan. The bundle includes Neapolitan dried-freeze ice cream 2 packs and two sandwich-dried ice cream offering a great snack.
30. Light Up Basketball and Rim - best gifts for a 14-year-old boy
This New Light Up Basketball Rim Kit comes with mini rope LED lights that are made of a waterproof design. The lights are bright, can be attached to any existing basketball hoop, and lights up when you score! If your teen boy loves to play basketball, then you know you’ve got the right pick.