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50 Good Gifts for 11 Year Old Boys – Best Toys of 2018 for 11 Year Olds

It can be hard finding cool gifts for 11 year old boys, since they’re too ‘grown up’ for toys yet maybe not quite old enough for cell phones.Well, that’s where we come in, because we’ve done all the hunting for you and found awesome gaming consoles, LEGO building kits, electric scooters, and more.

Stuck on what to buy this year? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there, and this neat list of impressive gifts for 11 year old boys is here to give you a welcome helping hand.

Sound Activated Light Blocks

Bring your creations to ‘light’ with these awesome Sound-Activated Light Blocks. With a choice of 50 or 240 pieces, he’s sure to be busy building away on top of the rechargeable power base for hours, plus they can even be used with other compatible construction block systems for extra fun.

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Color Your Own Map Duvet

Have yourself a doodler from dusk ’til dawn? Well, now they can color ’til their heart’s content even at night time with this Color Your Own Map Duvet. This duvet will make a great gift for your little artists or those who plan to jet off around the world one day.


Razor Electric Rechargeable Motorized Ride On Scooter

Travel in style to school, the park, or anywhere you like with this super cool Razor Motorized Scooter. This bad boy can go up to 15mph – perfect if you’re running a little late – and it’s sure to be a smooth ride with its extra-wide tires and chain-drive motor.


Fire HD 10 Kids Edition Tablet

With access to over 15,000 apps, games, books, shows, movies and more, the Fire HD (Kids Edition) Tablet will make the ultimate gift, for sure. This kid-proof tablet is made for all the butter-fingers out there, plus parents can also make use of the features, and control what can and cannot be accessed.


Xbox One Console

Looking for a gift that’s got that wow-factor? Then go for nothing other than the Xbox One. This incredible 1TB console has more power than any other on the market, bringing their gaming experience to a whole new level. With this, you even get a game included so they can play straight from the box.


Tony Hawk Dynacraft BMX Freestyle Bike

Feel just like the famous BMX master with this Tony Hawk BMX Bike. The slick black frame, neon green details, Tony Hawk’s graphics, and alloy wheels will have everyone’s heads turning down at the skatepark – especially once you start ripping out some neat tricks and moves.


LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit Building Kit

Any kid is bound to have a ‘roarsome’ time with this LEGO Jurassic World Blue’s Helicopter Pursuit Kit. Inside this LEGO kit, you receive a rotating blade helicopter toy (with stud shooter and searchlights), quad bike, blue raptor, Wheatley and Owen figures, plus a pilot and even more.


Beats By Dre Solo Luxe On-Ear Headphones

With such a stylish glossy design and a handy protective case, these Beats Headphones are simply a must-have. These over-head headphones have fantastic, unbeatable sound quality and are great for journeys, budding musicians, or those who just love to chill out with their favorite tunes.

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Yvolution Y Fliker Carver C3 Scooter

If ordinary scooters just aren’t cutting it for you anymore, then take a look at these Yvolution Fliker C3 Scooters. These sensational scooters are made for daredevils like you; with FLEX technology, no other scooter can perform tricks, stunts, and moves quite like it – and it can even reach up to 25km/h!

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VTech Kidizoom Action Cam

There is no better way to record all your wicked tricks than with this fabulous VTech Kidizoom Action Cam. This kid-proof camera is super sturdy, making it strong enough to endure years of falls and tumbles and it’s even waterproof – perfect for capturing days out at the beach or pool.


My Explorations Flash to the Past Subscription Box

Join Simon and Raven in a ‘Flash to the Past’ with this super neat My Explorations subscription. The first box comes with an introduction, fun activity sheets, lunch box with magnets, map poster and more – what a cool and unique gift for 11 year old boys.

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Transformers Power of the Primes Evolution Nemesis Prime

‘Transform’ your gift-giving skills and choose this Limited Edition Transformers Nemesis Prime. You can rest assured any fan of the movies is going to absolutely love this cool 4-in-1 figure. “4-in-1?” you ask? Yes! This figure transforms between Nemesis Pax figure, Nemesis Prime figure, a tractor-trailer, and semi-truck – impressive, hey?


Big Time Toys Socker Bopper Power Bag

From Big Time Toys is the Socker Bopper Power Bag. This punch bag is brilliant for letting out all of his stresses, worries, and frustrations whilst getting some exercise and steering him away from too much screen time. It also helps to develop important self-defense skills.


Nintendo Switch

Unlike most other consoles, you can play the nifty Nintendo Switch ANYWHERE; at home, in the car, park, waiting room, using the handheld tablet and joycons. What’s more, it has 2 controllers so you can even invite a friend to play with you, without having to spend more.


Stop Motion Claymation Kit

Ever wanted to make your own movies? Well, now’s your chance with this marvelous Stop Motion Claymation Kit. The kit contains clay to create your own characters, stage, props, backdrops, and instructions – all you need is a smartphone and you’re ready to roll. Ready…set…action!


Nerf N-Strike Elite Rampage Blaster

You’ll be hitting the bullseye with a Nerf N-Strike Elite Rampage Blaster. The Rampage Blaster fires its darts up to a whopping 75 feet! If you need to practice your aim, this is definitely the way to do so, plus it comes with 25 darts so you can happily fire away for hours and hours.


Rocket League Xbox One Game

You’ve seen the usual car racing games but have you seen Rocket League? In this game, it’s all about cars battling together to be the winning team – in the end, the team with the most goals is the winner. As you progress, you win and unlock awesome items and vehicles that you can upgrade and use.


Boys Mountain Bike

With wide tires and non-slip rubber handles, this wonderful Mountain Bike is made to smoothly ride over all terrains, great for all those family cycling trips, no matter where you choose to go. The bike is also designed to grow with your child, as you can adjust its seat height as he grows.

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Think Fun Gravity Maze

The aim of Gravity Maze is to build the towers, matching the challenge cards, and create a path that enables the marble to reach the target. The game comes with 60 cards that range in difficulty levels, so once you’ve mastered each one, you can then level up – reckon you can become an expert?


Elecder i36 Kids Headphones

With a durable, non-tangle cord, these headphones will make the perfect gift for 11 year old boys. For young lads who are always out on random adventures, it’s important you spend your money on products that will last through the rough and tumble, just like these. They also fold up neatly, handy for small backpacks.


Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote

We can all agree that there is nothing better than sitting back after a long day or week and watching an episode or two (or season…) of your fav show, or even having a movie marathon. Now, with the Amazon Fire HD Stick, it has become SO much easier, especially with Alexa Voice Remote.

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The Soccer Mug with a Goal

Usually it is frowned upon to play with your food, but not with this ‘cerealously’ cool Soccer Mug with Goal. Breakfast no longer has to be some boring chore; now you can shoot and score goals as you happily eat away, doesn’t that sound ‘munch’ better?


Bunch O Balloons

With eight bunches totaling a whopping 265 balloons, there are massive amounts of fun to be had with these Bunch O Balloons. These will make a ‘splashing’ summertime gift for boys and gilrds alike; just imagine the huge water fights! They fill up within 60 seconds and then fall off, self-sealing themselves – it couldn’t get any easier.


Nerf Official: Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger Pack

From Nerf come these Lazer Taggers. This pack of two encourages more than just fun, they also promote exercise and get them socializing as, of course, laser tag is best played with a friend. Displayed are your strength and ammo, so you can see your performance as the game progresses – may the best man win!


Razor Power Rider 360 Electric Tricycle

With speeds of up to 9mph, this is a ride-on like no other – it’s also electric giving you ultimate power and ease of use. The Razor Power Rider comes with dual inclined rear caster wheels, making drifting an absolute dream, plus it looks pretty darn cool, too.


Beyblade Burst Evolution Star Storm Battle Set

Let the battles commence with the Beyblade Star Storm Set. Included in this set are the Star Storm Beystadium, 2 SwitchStrike spin tops, and 2 spin launchers. Beyblade battles are super exciting to watch, as it’s impossible to tell who will end up the winner, plus Beyblades can even explode into pieces – woah.



With awesome lights and built-in speaker for great sound, your cool kid is going to go wild for this hoverboard. With self-balancing technology, this bad boy can go 7.5 mph at top speed and travel up to 10 miles per charge. Your kid will love cruising the neighborhood while listening to his favorite tunes.

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Chill Sack Bean Bag Chair

This comfy chill chair – in two dozen color choices – is the perfect place for your kid to hang out and relax after a stressful day of math and social studies. Shredded memory foam is covered with super-soft suede in this big-enough-for-two chair for maximum comfort. The removable cover is machine washable.


Star Wars Ultimate Co-pilot Chewie Interactive Plush

The ultimate sidekick, this Chewbacca interactive plush toy is the next best thing to having a real Chewie friend. This furry fellow responds with over 100 sounds and animations including funny facial expressions, hair-raising roars, and earth-shattering snores. He comes with his bandolier and satchel and, of course, is fully fluent in the Wookiee language.


Razor Dirt Rocket McGrath Electric Motocross Bike

This bike’s design and graphics is inspired by Jeremy McGrath, the most decorated motocross rider in history. It includes dual suspension, pneumatic knobby tires, retractable kickstand, and hand-operated dual disc brakes. It can travel at speeds up to 15 mph with 40 minutes of continuous use before recharging.

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Nerf Elite Digital Target

Give your kid a dedicated target for all his Nerf blasters. Now he can keep his aim sharp with this digital target that features a scoreboard for solo or team play. It comes with three interactive, skill-building game modes for tons of target practice fun. It can stand alone or be mounted on the wall.



Screechers are the machine-beast hybrids that drive, flip, and transform. This set includes collectible discs that activate the morphing action. Jayhawk, Stingshift, Nightweaver, and Revadactyl are ready for high-flying, flipping, beast-crushing battles. Your kid will love playing with these cool cars for hours of adventures.


Minecraft Ender Dragon Interactive Mob Head

Your little Minecraft fan will go wild when he sees this Ender Dragon mask that brings the online gaming experience out into the real world. With an adjustable head strap that allows it to fit all sizes, it also has eyes that glow when you move the mask’s mouth.


Modular Robotics Cubelets Discovery Set

Do you have a little engineer who loves robotics? Then Cubelets is the app-enhanced, STEM toy that will encourage him to explore coding, design, and more. Brick adapters can attach Cubelets to LEGO creations enabling them with electronic functions, so your child will never run out of creative ways to use them.


Hasbro Monopoly Game: Cheaters Edition

You know all that time you spent teaching your child that “cheaters never win?” Well, throw all of that out the window with this Cheaters Edition of Monopoly. Cheat cards encourage players to attempt a specific cheat. Accomplish it and win an award. Fail and go to jail.


Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera

The old Polaroid instant camera has been reincarnated into the stylish Fuji Instax. With a new slimmer, lightweight design, an automatic exposure measurement, and improved viewfinder, this camera is ready to take awesome photos of fun on-the-go. It comes in more than a dozen color choices.

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Hot Wheels Track Builder System Race Crate

There is no end to the super sonic racing fun your little speedster can have with this track builder crate from Hot Wheels. The crate folds out to include all the components for creating the Gravity Drop, Mega Jump, and Drag Race stunts. When done, it all folds up and stores the parts inside.


LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Building Kit

This is an epic LEGO set for Harry Potter fans. Over 800 pieces create the Great Hall with incredible accessories like the mirror in the Room of Requirement, a basilisk, wands, cauldrons, and more. It comes with an incredible 10 minifigures including the big three, plus Draco, Hagrid, Dumbledore, Nearless Headless Nick, and more.


Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! + Poké Ball Plus Pack

Take your favorite Pokemon out for a stroll with Poke Ball Plus. You can share your adventures with family or friends in 2-player action and connect the Pokemon GO app to your smartphone to enhance game play. You can catch true-to-size Pokemon just like a real trainer – this game is a must-have for fans.


Da Vinci’s DIY Science & Engineering Construction Kit

This old-school building kit allows your little engineer to build three remarkable machines: a ballista (a giant crossbow), a bombard (an early cannon), and a mighty catapult. All the laser-cut wood components you need are included and each machine is fully functional and can send projectiles up to 15 feet!


Giant Vermont Teddy Bear

Make a statement with a 6-foot teddy bear! These bears are made of the highest quality fur which means they are super-soft and don’t shed. This adorable fellow has a sweet expression and is guaranteed for life. As long as you own it, you can return for repair or replacement.


LEGO Ninjago Movie Water Strider Building Kit

If he’s a fan of the Ninjago Movie he’s going to love this LEGO Water Strider Building Kit. Once it’s assembled, he will then be able to spend all day reenacting all the cool scenes from the movie, using the 4 included minifigures: Kai, Nya, Shark Army Thug, and Puffer.


Infinafit Inflatable Two Sided Punching Bag

Whether he’s Karate krazy or fancies becoming a budding boxer, he’s sure to love learning and practicing his moves with this Infinafit Inflatable Punching Bag. On one side of the 5 foot bag is a boxer and on the other, a karate master – are you brave enough to take them on?


Razor Dirt Rocket McGrath Electric Motocross Bike

Imagine all the crazy stunts, tricks and moves he could pull at up to 15mph, with this ultra awesome Razor McGrath Dirt Rocket Electric Motocross Bike – they would definitely make for some amazing footage on a VTech Kidizoom Action Cam, don’t you think? Who knows, it could even be the start of a Motocross career!


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Mario Kart 8 is a perfect game for absolute beginners or even gaming pros. The whole family will enjoy getting in on all the banana-throwing, mushroom-launching, thunderbolt-surging fun – yes, even you, parents! Throughout the tournament mode, you can also unlock new vehicles, features, and characters, too.


LEGO Space Shuttle Explorer Building Kit

In 3…2…1, the launch into block-building action shall commence, with this ‘spacetacular’ LEGO Space Shuttle Explorer Building Kit. The space shuttle has lots of fun features to play with, such as a satellite with fold-out wings, a minifigure astronaut accommodating cockpit, a robotic arm, and an opening payload bay.


Legends of Roblox Figure Pack

Most kids are Roblox obsessed, which is why this Legends of Roblox Pack makes the ultimate gift for 11 year old boys – especially if they are avid collectors of the figures. This Legends pack contains 6 cool figures, making it a must-have addition for any Roblox collection.


Wham-O Slip N’ Slide Triple Racer

Have your friends over and slide into slippery action with this Wham-O Slip N’ Slide Triple Racer. This slide has 3 lanes, so up to 3 friends can race against each other, all while having a ‘splashing’ time and cooling down in the summer heat – what could be better?


Nintendo Labo Customization Set

With 2 tape rolls, 2 neat sticker sheets, and 2 stencils, you can truly unleash your creativity skills with this Nintendo Labo Customisation Kit. This unique kit enables you to decorate your Nintendo Switch and Labo game accessory pieces, so you can have them looking however you like.


Coleman Sundome Tent

Whether you’re off camping with your dad, or just playing around with friends and sleeping out in the backyard, this Coleman Sundome Tent is a perfect choice. This tent can fit 2 people and it’s also nice and easy to put up – great for those 11 year olds who love to do everything independently.

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DualShock 4 Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4

Gone are the days of having to sit far too close to the TV screen, with this nifty DualShock Wireless Controller (for PlayStation 4). It’s pretty frustrating having to sit within wire-length of your screen, especially if it’s a pretty big one, but now you don’t have to – you can sit wherever you like.


WowWee Fury Untamed Raptor by Fingerlings

You’ve probably seen the adorable Fingerlings Monkeys, but now they bring you their fearless and feisty Untamed Raptors. Named ‘Fury’, this guy can’t wait to eat, ahem, play with you – though beware, he may try and chomp you when you least expect it, especially if you tip him upside down!


Nerf N-Strike Elite Disruptor

Meet Disruptor, a seriously powerful member of the popular Nerf N-Strike Elite collection. This mighty blaster gun can fire at up to 90ft and has a 6-dart rotating drum, which definitely comes in handy when using the Slam-Fire action where you can fire all 6 in just SECONDS.


Meeper Roving Robot

Ever wondered how space rovers work? Now you can find out by playing with your own – say hello to Meeper Roving Robot. Using your smartphone you can control it via Bluetooth by using basic code, and you can also customize it by using your own compatible building blocks.


Stomp Rocket Dueling Rockets

Winners of the Top Toy of the Year Award are these ‘stomptacular’ Stomp Rocket Dueling Rockets. You can either stomp alone and challenge yourself to get the foam rockets as high as you can, or challenge a friend to a duel – may the highest-flying rocket, win!


LEGO Creator Mighty Dinosaurs Dinosaur

Unleash their inner creator with this 3-in-1 Mighty Dinosaurs LEGO Building Kit. Get ready to dig your talons in because, with this kit, you can build a 4″ T-Rex, 7″ long Pterodactyl or a terrifying 3″ Triceratops. You could even add extra blocks from other kits and create ‘rawrsome’ Jurassic lands.


LEGO Marvel Infinity War Hulkbuster Smash-Up Building Kit

This will make the ultimate gift for 11 year old boys who are completely Marvel mad, don’t you think? Get ready to be brave and save the day with Hulkbuster – he needs to defeat sneaky supervillains, the perilous Proxima Midnight and get his (huge) hands on the special Infinity Stone.


Razor Ground Force Drifter Fury Ride-On

Speed up to 12mph and drift ’til you can drift no more (or the battery runs out) with this Razor Ground Force Drifter. With its impressive high-torque motor, super slider wheels and rear handbrake, you’ll easily pull off some super exhilarating drifts. Why not challenge yourself and see how long you can drift for?


Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

You simply cannot own a Nintendo Switch and not have this game, it’s just not right. Everyone deserves to meet the old classic, Donkey Kong – it is a Nintendo console, after all. You can even come across other cool characters such as Funky Kong, Dixie Kong, and Cranky Kong.


Cardboard Tool Kit

Fed up with throwing out and wasting all those cardboard boxes? Well, why not have your little crafter put them to use with this Cardboard Tool Kit? Using this kit he can build whatever he likes, and, best of all, once he becomes ‘board’ of it, he can take them all apart and reuse them!


Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition

For those who prefer good ol’ classics, you cannot go wrong with this Nintendo Entertainment System. If he’s into retro games, he will definitely recognize all of the awesome inbuilt games, with famous titles such as Pac-Man, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, Super Mario Bros. and more.

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Roblox Mix & Match Action Figure Pack

This Roblox Punk Rockers Action Figure Pack is going to rock his socks off. With 18 pieces, including guitars, drum kit, and mic, he’ll be busy at band practice for hours and hours, plus this pack even comes with an exclusive code giving him access to the virtual game online – how cool.


Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics Discovery Kit

Blow your little brainiacs’ minds with this innovative Snap Circuits Jr. Electronics discovery kit. Using clever color-coded snap-together (so no soldering) electrical pieces, they can build their very own real-working circuits, and with over 100 projects, including an alarm, flashing light, and adjustable-volume siren, the fun never has to end.


Splatoon 2

The Inklings are back in Splatoon 2, an all-new even more exciting game for the Nintendo Switch. This uber rad game is great for taking on the go as it’s even more colorful turf-war fun with others, especially on Salmon Run where you can have up to 4 players.


Nerf Official N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster

Upgrade your ammo and bring your game to a whole new level with this Nerf N-Strike Elite Strongarm Blaster. No other blaster quite matches this beast, so if you’re ‘in it’ to ‘win it’, you simply don’t need anything else – well, other than some quick thinking, that is.


13 Super Cool Diy Toys and Gifts for 11 Year Old Boys

Diy Slingshot

Become like the nation’s favorite trickster, Bart Simpson, and use his weapon of choice, the trusty slingshot. Not sure how to make your own? Then take a look at this handy DIY from The Merrythought – don’t worry parents, the ammo only consists of soft pom poms, so you’re pretty safe.

Diy Nerf Spinning Target

Like the look of all those fancy Nerf guns but don’t fancy becoming a human target? Then you’ll be pleased to know you can actually make your own DIY Spinning Target – which will be far more appealing than your butt, luckily. Take a look at this tutorial by frugalfun4boys, to find out how.

Diy Slime Kit for Kids Birthday Gift Basket

Why not DIY a gift basket – that’ll certainly make for something unique, don’t you think – and what better than a Slime Kit? Kids LOVE slime, and who can blame them when playing with some slippery goo is ‘oozles’ of fun, especially when they get to have the joy of making it themselves.

Diy Happy Birthday Food Cake

Spoil him with all of his favorite naughty snacks with this brilliant Happy Birthday Food Cake. All you need for this tantalizingly tasty make is the food, a few pretty ribbons and decorations, cardboard and tape and you’re good to go – plus you even get to keep the leftovers for yourself.

Diy Batman String Nail Art

From aturtleslifeforme.com comes this awesome and unique Batman String Nail Art – no, not the kind of nail art for your hands, this type goes on your wall. Your little superhero nerds are going to absolutely adore this, plus once you get the hang of it, it’ll be pretty easy to design and make others.

Diy Design-a-robot Tin

Diy Design-a-robot Tin

Super easy and super sweet, you can make these little tin boxes of robot-building fun for the kid in your life. Print images of robot parts on magnet paper, carefully cut out, then store in a tin box that becomes the building surface. Great for travel or a party favor.

Diy Skateboard Sling Tutorial

Know a young skateboarder? Make his life easier with this “skateboard sling.” Follow this tutorial for making a cloth carrier that allows your child to carry his board, hands-free, slung across his back. You can customize with any fabrics you like. All the kids at the skate park are going to want one.

Diy Army Men Frame

This is the easiest, most inexpensive craft ever. Grab a bunch of Army men and a cheap picture frame from the dollar store. Hot glue the plastic figures around the frame in an interesting pattern, then spray paint the whole thing in the color of your choice. Looks adorable in a little boy’s bedroom.

Diy Baseball Diamond Bulletin Board

Is your kid a baseball player? Keep him organized with this adorable DIY bulletin board designed to look like a baseball stadium. It is so easy to make, yet has an impressive wow factor. Make it in less than an hour and give your kid a cool place to store his mementos and medals.

Diy Hammock Chair

A bit of carpentry, sewing, and engineering and you can give your kid a cool indoor hammock swing. This cozy spot is the perfect place to relax. Determine where you want to mount it and buy the proper bolt for support. Check out this tutorial for how to create one of your own.

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