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Cool Gifts for Boys Age 10 and Above

Updated on December 22, 2018
How do you find the perfect gifts for boys age 10 and above?
How do you find the perfect gifts for boys age 10 and above? | Source

Finding the Coolest Gifts for Boys Age 10 to 12

Choosing gifts for boys age 10 and above can be a very challenging task, especially since boys this age are fast developing their individual personalities. While a part of them still wants to play with their toys, a part of them already wants to be considered as a "young man". They are at this very awkward stage of their lives - not yet a teen but no longer a child. And this makes shopping for the perfect gift for boys age 10 and above quite a difficult task to accomplish.

Realizing this dilemma, I decided to search the most popular shopping sites online and take a deeper look into the world of these boys. After all, my son will soon join their ranks (he's now 9) and I'd like to know what he'll love to receive for his 10th birthday. :-)

So, what did I learn from my research? A lot! And I'll share them all with you here. Keep on reading!

Some of the Coolest Gifts Ever for Pre-Teen Boys

So, what gifts will boys belonging to this age group appreciate? Generally, boys of all ages will love the idea of receiving these following gift items on their birthday (or for just about any other special occasion!):

  1. Wireless headphones. Boys age 10 and above would surely appreciate getting new wireless headphones. Just make sure you choose one that is sweat- and water-resistant, and can last for hours on end on a single charge.
  2. Digital Camera. My son loves taking pictures. And that gave me an idea. What if I give him his very own digital camera for his 10th birthday? Well, you guessed it right! This is one gift every preteen boy or girl will surely treasure!
  3. His own laptop or tablet! Can anything else top that? :-)

    With all that school works piling up, every young boy will surely need to have one for his dedicated use. Now, don't go splurging in this one. After all, it's just his first laptop, and perhaps he wouldn't need all those advanced features (although he thinks he absolutely needs them). Go for inexpensive ones that provide all the basics, along with some nice extras.

In buying gifts for preteen boys...

Remember to give them something that makes them feel more like a grown-up without it being inappropriate (too childish or too advanced) for their age.

Coolest Gift Ideas for "Techie" Boys (and Girls, Too!)

K'Nex Gift Suggestions

Let K'Nex kits inspire young minds and satisfy kids' curiosity on how to construct simple machines. Each innovative kit keeps young builders busy and intrigued for hours at a time.

Fostering Creativity Through K'Nex

K'Nex can help your child explore and harness his (or her) creativity. Check out these K'Nex and creations if you want some solid proof! :-) While some of these creations may seem complicated for beginners, it only shows how far these building kits can go!

Elenco Snap Circuits

Best Educational Toys for Kids

There's no question about it, Elenco Snap Circuits kits are one of the best educational toys ever created. Through the years, Elenco Snap Circuits received a lot of recognition which includes the ASTRA Best Toys for Kids 2010, Dr. Toy Awards (for Green Toy and 100 Best Children's Products), and The National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, among others.

Teaching Children the Basics of Electricity in a Fun Way

The Perfect Gift Idea for Sporty Teens

So, your teenage son is well into sports and loves playing basketball all day long? If he's one of those sporty types, then he'll be thrilled with having his very own basketball hoop! With the SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop, he can practice his free throws and 3-pointers without even leaving home. Great, right? :-)

Have Fun Anywhere with the SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop!

Shoot Baskets for Fun Anywhere!

SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop with Ball, Standard (18 x 12 inches)
SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop with Ball, Standard (18 x 12 inches)
With the SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop, it's always game on, any time, anywhere! The Pro Mini Hoop can be: - comes with door mounts and all the tools needed so it can easily be set up for mobile play - has protective foam padding on the backboard and brackets to minimize impact on your door - provides an authentic basketball experience - features a spring action “break-away” steel rim that allows the rim to bounce back into place once you make the shot - extremely durable Without a doubt, the SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop is perfect for everyone who loves shooting baskets! Hey, even your husband will truly appreciate receiving one!

A Great Gift Idea for Boys Who Are Way Too Cool!

Boys who are in to music (well, which boy isn't?) will surely love this Sunvalleytek 4GB Bluetooth Sunglasses MP3 Player!

Wireless Music Bluetooth Sunglasses

Inventiv Wireless Bluetooth Audio Sunglasses, Open Ear Headphones Music & Hands-Free Calling, for Men & Women, Polarized Glasses Lenses (Black Frame/Blue Tint)
Inventiv Wireless Bluetooth Audio Sunglasses, Open Ear Headphones Music & Hands-Free Calling, for Men & Women, Polarized Glasses Lenses (Black Frame/Blue Tint)
My son got one of these as a present for his birthday (a very welcome gift from his doting godmother!). Aside from shielding his eyes from the harmful UV rays when he goes outdoors, he also enjoys its added functionality as a headphone! Plus, he also loves the way it fits. His friends are absolutely raving about it and are asking their moms to buy one for them! My son suddenly becomes a trendsetter, all because of this wireless bluetooth sunglasses. :-)

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