Discover birthday gift ideas for 12, 13, or 14 year old boy. Find out what are the birthday gifts that these young men will actually love. In many ways, choosing the right birthday gift for a 14 year-old boy is a lot more challenging than for an adult. Fret not! We’re here to help. In this article we’ll share with you some great birthday gift ideas that your teenager will actually love. So check it out!
New! Read 9 Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Guys here.
1. Nintendo 3DS
Play exclusive games like Mario, Pokemon, Zelda and more with this popular handheld device — Nintendo 3DS! Play indoor and outdoor. Your 14-year-old can play by himself or play with his friends through wireless network. He is going to love this cool birthday gift. (Protip: get this gift if you’re trying to get on his good side)
2. BioShock Infinite
If the boy likes to play games, he is going to love this super popular game Bioshock Infinite. Bioshock Infinite is a unique first-person shooter set in 1912. Players assume the role of former Pinkerton agent Booker DeWitt, sent to the flying city of Columbia on a rescue mission. Available for PC, Mac, PS3, and Xbox.
3. Casio Men’s MQ24-1E Black Resin Watch
Encourage punctuality by getting your boy a watch. As each teenager is unique with their fashion sense, you might want to get a watch has a conservative but cool design such as this Casio Men’s watch.
4. Special Edition Harry Potter Paperback Box Set
Storybooks are great for a 14 year-old boy. I recommend the Harry Potter box set. With this box set, he can enrich his vocabulary, improve his writing skill, and have fun imagining himself in the magical world of Harry Potter. Isn’t that a wonderful? But if you’d like a little bit less wizardry…
5. Feliz Navidad Gingerdead Man
Cool hoodies with funny graphic perfect for Christmas. Featuring a sick nutcracker trying to kill the poor little gingerbread man.
6. Raspberry Pi Ultimate Starter Kit
The bestselling gift from our Christmas gift guide for a 14 year-old: Good Christmas Gifts for 14 Year-Old Boys.
The best way for a teenager to learn is through experimentation: tinkering & breaking stuff. This is why we recommend the Raspberry Pi starter kit. There are various electronics or software projects that he can do with this starter kit that is designed around Raspberry Pi — a programmable credit-card-sized computer.
As a companion, we recommend this book Getting Started with Raspberry Pi (Make: Project) which features a number of projects that he can do (step-by-step instructions that he can follow if he chooses to).
7. Magnetic Dart Board
Play by himself or with his friends. This dart game is magnetic. That means same amount of fun without the risk of getting hurt and damaging his room!
(Inexpensive price under $15)
8. Popular Science (1-year automatic renewal)
How about a one-year subscription of Popular Science? He can get interesting science, engineering, and technology news and information every month through this magazine.
And there you have it: gift ideas for a 14 year-old boy that he will actually love.
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