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Gift Ideas High School Boys

Gift Ideas for High School Age Boys

If you have a young man on your gift list this year I have the perfect list of items for you to choose from. I have a High School guy and I was able to pick his brain for the ultimate list of gifts any High School boys or Middle School Boy would love. It took some convincing but once I got him thinking he came up with Great Gift Ideas.

This gift guide for High School Boys will help you decide what to give and keep you from searching the web for hours. (Ps: do not tell him but now I know what to buy this year)

Full disclosure, I do not have these items or know how to use them, but my High School Guy was so excited to tell me all about them.  I will do my best to describe and tell you why your Tween and Teen Boy will want each and every one.

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Logitech G430 Headphones

blue head phones

Every gamer needs a set of headphones with a microphone. When I watch with my son watch gaming competitions, all the professionals have these headphones. Blue is the color and the brand is the hot item for gaming.

Xbox One S 1TB Console – Forza Horizon 3 Bundle

xbox one

As far as gaming goes, Xbox is still the console to have. It is hot,  hot hot. My son picked this bundle as it has a racing game that kids love and is not too objectionable to any parent. If you are looking for updated gaming for the whole family the Xbox is the way to go and the whole family could play this game together.

Wireless Xboy Extra Controler

black controler

When you have a gaming system and family and friends you need extra controllers. Wireless is the state of the art and you can never have too many.

Oculus Rift + Touch Virtual Reality System

virtual reality headset

The Oculus Rift and the virtual reality system is the gift of all gifts.  It is the hottest new technology and every High School boy is dreaming of having this present under the tree. This headset and system immerse you in the middle of any game or travel adventure video. It is the closest you can get to the StarTrek Holodeck from the famous TV Show. You are not just playing the game you are in it.

Nintendo Switch – Neon Blue & Red Joy-Con

switch game

This new handheld gaming system is another new technology in gaming that every guy wants. You can play anywhere. Lift it off its dock and it is a handheld mode for gaming on the go. Also, it is perfect for sharing and playing together. Also can be used with the family on your big-screen TV.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Nintendo Switch

mariokart deluxe

Every gaming systems need games and Mario Kart game has been popular with young men for years. Now for Nintendo Switch.

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch

zelda game

Another game that is big with guy gamers and has held its place in the test of time for gaming.  The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wind has been configured for the Nintendo Switch and you can not go wrong to add this to your gift of a Switch or if you boy on your list has the system as the perfect game to add.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wind Special Edition – Nintendo Switch

zelda special edition

If you are looking to give the ultimate bundle for a Nintendo Switch, here is the perfect gift that has all the extras of the Legend of Zelda game. Included is the game, soundtrack, tapestry, and weather-worn map, along with a cover and collectible coin.

Xbox Live Gold 12 Months

xbox live gold card

The Xbox Live membership allows the teen on your list to have access to online play with other friends for their favorite games.

Switch Game Storage Case for Nintendo Switch

switch game case

Keeps all your Switch games. Easy to store and organize 24 games, including a memory cardholder.

Steam Gift Card

steam game card

All teens and tween boys love getting a Steam gift card.  It is cash for the gamer on your gift list. Easy for the gamers to download games directly to their computer.  You can not go wrong with a gift card.

HP Pavilion 21.5-inch LED Monitor

tv monitor

High resolution, full HD wide viewing monitor perfect for gaming. Mercury Free LED backlighting and low halogen design to promote efficiency. Great Price, Free Shipping.

Glorious XXL Extended Gaming Mouse Mat

gaming mouse pad

Extra-long, smooth cloth surface perfect for fast movement and ultimate control. Non-slip base, anti-fraying. Mom will like that it is machine washable. Every gamer will love the convenience.

SteelSeries Rival 100 Optical Gaming Mouse

gaming mouse

For every gamer with the best mouse pad, you need the state-of-the-art Gaming Mouse.  State-of-the-art sensor and 6 programmable buttons. Better equipment for a better gaming experience.

gaming keyboard

Mechanical Gaming KeyboardThe State of the art gaming keyboard. Compact for a smaller desktop. Full-sized keys.  There are a ton of descriptions as to why this is the best keyboard, I would suggest you hop over and read them all yourself as, to be honest, I have no idea how to explain this.  Only that it states it is “ultra-fast double and triple taps without the audible click”. We gave this to our teen last year and he can not live without it.

Mini Bluetooth Apple Airpods, Wireless Headphones

For the newest technology in earbuds, the Airpods Wireless is the hottest Apple item you can give outside of a new iPhone. 4 hours on a single charge. Built-in mic for hands-free calling and listening to music.

Airpods Charging Case

airpod case

The Airpods are so small and compact that you need a case to make sure you do not lose them. The case is lightweight and also is a charging case. Also a great price for a stocking stuffer.

There is nothing harder than finding a gift for a young person. I hope this guide helps you make your gift-giving a little easier.

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  1. Thankfully I have no teenage boys to shop for. I am so out of the loop about the types of gifts teen would look forward too. Great info for us grandparents.

  2. Very techy :) I feel like this could also be “gift guide for the gamer husband” or “gift guide for the software engineer husband” I swear he’s had this stuff on his list before too.

    Thanks for sharing at the #bloggerspotlight! Pinned

    1. Thank you, that is a great suggestion, I need to make a pin image for the adult gamer too.

  3. These are great gift ideas for boys. I think the ones in my family will love it!

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