I am here here to make shopping for the pre-teen boys on your list a breeze.
After all, aren't they one of the hardest people to shop for? They always seem to have it all.
Well, I am here to tell you it is not that hard, especially with this list of cool gift ideas for pre-teen boys.
(And by the way, if you're looking for LEGO® gifts for your pre-teen boy, check out my list of Top 20 Gifts For LEGO® Lovers. )
Gifts for Pre-Teen Boys
Robots: Technology has given us a huge advantage in the toy department. Especially when it comes to robots. Here are a few of our favorite robot picks for pre-teen boys.
- Cozmo: Program this little guy to stack up blocks and knock them down.
- Star Wars BB-8 Droid: Control this robot with your mobile device or.... you could just use your voice!
- MiP Robot: This robot can find his way around without running into objects. He's also pretty talented at following hand gestures.
Drones: These guys are all the rage lately. The best part about buying a drone as a gift is that there are a variety of options, and price ranges. Take a look at our favorite picks.
- RC Stunt Drone Quadcopter: Complete stunts and tricks with this drone. It comes with a variety of replacement parts and an extra battery for extra long playtime.
- One Drone with 2K Camera: With a GPS and 7 inch screen, your pre-teen boy will flip over this gift. This one is the perfect choice for the kiddo who has experience flying a drone.
Gaming, Accessories, and More: Every pre-teen boy loves to play video games. Here are a few gift ideas that will up their gaming skills.
- Power A Moga: Turn any cell phone into a video game with this accessory. You can even charge your phone while you play.
- Gaming Headset: This over the head headphones have LED lights that flash. Great accessory for gaming.... all while keeping the sound of the game at bay.
- Wireless Gaming Headset: Another headset option for your gamer.
- Big Joe Roma Bean Bag Chair: Gaming in a cozy chair is a must. This bean bag chair gives you the best of a chair and a bean bag.
- Bluetooth Color Changing Dual Alarm Clock FM Radio with USB Charging and Speakerphone: This bluetooth speaker not only changes colors, it is also compatible with iPhones.
- Wireless Video HDMI Transmitter & Receiver for Streaming HD: With this tech gadget you can stream any game or app to computers and other screens around the house without the console being directly connected to the screen. That means if the tv in the living room is being used, they can still play their favorite video game on a computer in a different room.
- Syma 3 Channel RC Helicopter: My son received this for a birthday present and LOVES IT (actually he and his dad fight over it now!).
Clothing: Clothing might not be the first thing your preteen boy will ask for, but these gifts would sure make them happy!
- I've Got Your Back Shirt: This shirt is just funny - people always stop my son and ask him where he got this shirt!
- Under Armour American Flag Shirt: Boys love Under Armour, and this patriotic shirt is perfect.
- SOCKS!: Yes, socks. You've seen all of the boys wearing the very colorful socks. Here you go - they will love these!
Nerf Guns: This classic gift sure has come a long way. There are a variety of different models to choose from.
- Nerf Zombie Strike Doominator Blaster: Get ready for a zombie attack with this Nerf gun.
- Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike: Use three different types of ammo with this Nerf gun including missiles and darts.
- Nerf N-Strike Elite Tactical Vest Kit: Be prepared for the ultimate Nerf gun battle with this tactical vest that keeps extra ammo within arm's reach.
Sports & Camping Equipment: Pre-teen boys love to play sports. Giving them new sports equipment will brighten their entire year, plus, it gets them away from the electronics and out into the fresh air. Take a look at our favorite sports picks.
- Night Ball Soccer Ball: This soccer ball lights up which puts an entire new twist on playing at night. You can also pick up a Night Ball Football or Softball.
- Beamo Flying Hoop: Frisbee with a twist. These soft hoops can be thrown really far, they are a ton of fun.
- MLB Electronic Pitching Machine: Perfect for the baseball fanatic.
- ENO Hammock: All of the boys in our area have these hammocks - and a certain someone I know is getting one for Christmas, too!
- Hoverboard: These guys take a lot of skill and talent to ride. Plus, they are a lot of fun.
As you can see there are a lot of different gift ideas for the pre-teen boy on your list. From video games to sports equipment, I hope this list has helped you find the perfect gift.