Christmas is a time to spoil the kids, and no matter where they fall on the ‘teen’ timeline, the season brings out the kid in all of them. Choose from these superb gifts that any boy will love, whether he’s sports mad, a gaming geek, or even a budding photographer, and you’ll be a guaranteed winner.
For the gaming nerd, the Oculus Rift + Touch virtual reality system is the Christmas gift of dreams. Enjoy gaming like never before with the Oculus Touch controllers, which take your hands into the game, allowing you to interact with the virtual world. With 6 free games, how could you possibly say no?
No other headphones bring you functionality and quality quite like Beats do. Being wireless and foldable, they’re the best headphones around for listening on the go, not to mention their 40-hour battery life from a single charge – what more could you ask for? Oh yeah, they look amazing, too.
If you’re a gamer, you already know that Turtle Beach offer some of the most incredible headsets around, that’s why, for Christmas 2018, you can do no better than this sensational stealth 600 surround sound headset. It’s a gift that every gamer is sure to go crazy for.
Give them a gift to remember with this PlayStation 4 Slim. With a humungous 1TB hard drive, it’s safe to say this console performs like no other. Not only does the Slim version look better, but it also brings you better gaming and extra unmissable features.
With teen boys, you can never go wrong with a gift card, no matter how much you choose to spend. The Amazon gift card comes presented in a soccer-themed tin, and they can use it to buy something they’re certain to enjoy, be it a new game or a pair of trainers they’ve been after for months.
Welcome Alexa into your home with the Echo Dot 2nd generation. This neat little speaker does everything you want it to and much, much more. Ask for Alexa and she can play your playlists and even control other smart devices like your TV, so you never need to change the channel or volume ever again.
Is your teenager a budding astronomer? Then why not treat them to the unbelievable Celestron PowerSeeker telescope? This wicked piece of equipment, plus the extra eyepieces, will enable them to see the universe like they never have before and, with the sturdy mount, they can seamlessly track movements across the sky as they happen.
Be the coolest parent around when you take their hangout/ band practice space to the next level with the awesome Marshall compact fridge. Looking exactly like the iconic Marshall amp, this nifty item opens up to reveal a mini fridge, because making music is thirsty work.
With so many neat features designed to enhance photographs, such as vibration reduction and 40x zoom, the Nikon COOLPIX camera is a great choice for beginners in photography. With built-in WIFi it connects to the SnapBridge app where you can unlock even more features and instantly share your photos with friends and family.
There’s no better way to chill out and have fun with up to 4 of your buddies than with Super Mario Party. This fabulous game brings you 2 vs 2 mode with grid-based maps and the first ever online minigame mode, where you can test your skills inside the 5 challenging minigames.
With Amazon Fire TV, you can watch whatever you like, whenever you like at just a press of a button, or should we say, at the call of a name. Alexa is a voice-controlled bot who does everything for you: changes channels, searches Google, and even orders pizza and more.
Is your teen a real-life action man? Well now you can watch all the wicked stuff he gets up to with the GoPro HERO5. This waterproof digital action camera films all of his tricks, stunts, and adventures in breath-taking 4K footage. It’s even got voice control so he can film and take pics as he goes.
For Xbox One players comes the long-awaited Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – a must-have game for older teenagers. Offering Blackout, a new multiplayer battle royale experience, as well as new terrifying zombies and tactical gameplay, you know it’s going to be top of their Christmas lists, so get a step ahead and order now.
We’ve all heard of hot potato – this time around, electrify them with Shocktato – a lip-biting game that’s sure to have the whole family on their toes. This shocking potato has 3 modes; Lame (just music), Normal (best pass it fast ‘cause if it stops on you, you’re getting a big surprise), and Extreme…eek!
Rock their socks off with the Dean Eric Peterson Z electric guitar from Dean Guitars. With a stunning mahogany body, rosewood fretboard and chrome hardware, as well as Grover tuners and a Tune-o-matic-style bridge, it’s safe to say this guitar is a sight to behold. It doesn’t just look great though, it also performs beautifully.
With 30 preloaded games, the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition will make the ultimate gift for those obsessed with everything retro. Just like the original console – just smaller, simply plug it into your TV and you’re ready to get your game on, with titles such as Final Fantasy, Super Mario Bros. and more.
Does your boy always find himself losing his guitar picks? Well, ‘fret’ not, because the Pick Punch is here to save the day. This nifty little gadget punches a pick straight from plastic cards, such as void bank cards or unused gym memberships in just seconds, so you can get back to strumming right away.
Watch your fave team while relaxing in comfort with this custom officially licensed NFL throw blanket. The heavy, high-quality soft material ensures you stay nice and toasty while supporting your team to the max – now all you need are some yummy snacks and your group of pals.
Go batty with this neat portable table tennis set, which is perfect for vacations, camping trips and family days down the beach – no matter where you are, you can keep the sibling rivalry alive. With 2 bats, a net that folds away, and a ball, you can take this mini game anywhere and everywhere.
Whether you got front row at your favorite band’s gig or top seats at a soccer game, keep all of those amazing memories alive with the Ticket Stub Diary. This journal is like a better-organized scrap book – with its clear sleeves designed to fit a variety of different ticket sizes, they’ll stay safe forever.
With 2 built-in speakers, this portable projector is perfect for turning your bedroom into an amazing home theatre – great for when you have friends over. It can connect to any compatible device with a HDMI cable or even your mobile, so you can stream movies, shows, and videos whenever you like.
Spruce up his bedroom this Christmas with this ultra-cool DIY hammock chair. Costing around $37 to make, it’s MUCH cheaper than anything similar you would find in-store, plus you also get to enjoy making it. Perfect for reading, studying and relaxing in, it’s a must-have for your busy teens.
Money gifts are always fool proof when it comes to teens, though sometimes simply handing cash over can feel a little lacklustre. Turn your money into an actual interesting gift with this super clever creative chocolate box design. Cheap, quick and easy, what more could you (or the recipient) ask for?
If he’s baseball-mad, add a touch of his favorite sport to his room with this neat DIY baseball diamond bulletin board – where else would he stick his game tickets and memorabilia? You just need a bulletin board, some fake grass, and a few other inexpensive supplies for this simple make.