10 Best Birthday Gifts for 12 Year Old Boys

Stuck somewhere between childhood and teen-hood (if that’s a thing), a 12-year-old boy usually has strong likes and dislikes too, which makes buying a gift for them a bit difficult. To make things easier we made a list of gifts that would be perfect for them!

1. VR Box

The virtual reality glasses, since its inception, has blown everyone’s mind. Whether it’s a kid or an adult. The 3D effect of these glasses makes it a great companion to watch movies and play games.

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2. Mini Foosball Table

Mini foosball tables are portable and can be taken on picnics to have a fun time with friends and family.

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3. Card games

When kids get bored of doing their homework, educational cards games is the route to take! From maths to english to science, there are so many educational card games available online. For example, the Route 99 is a fun card game based on car racing in which players are supposed to throw mile cards to add kilometres to their journey. It’s a  great way to enhance their mental math ability and is also a major confidence booster.

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You can also try out english, geography and science games too!

4. Smart-watch

Have you seen those little devils running around all the time? They’re running around all the time making us wonder where they get all that excess energy from. A smartwatch can become a perfect gift for them as it’s a great way to measure step count, distance covered, body temperature and so much more with just one touch. Some of them respond to movements even with water resistance up to 50m too! With so many companies coming up with smartwatches, there are so many to choose from depending upon your budget.

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5. Stereo headset

If your young man loves to listen to music and watch movies or gaming videos on YouTube, a wireless stereo headset becomes their perfect birthday gift.

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6. Remote Control Drone

If your kid is a fan of flying objects then remote control drones are the best option to go with.

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7. E-book reading device

We cannot overemphasize the importance of reading enough! The best gift you can give your child is inculcating the habit of reading. From improving their imagination to enhancing their lexical cognisance, there are numerous benefits.

If you want them to use their screen time productively, an e-book reader is the best gift for them.

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8. Gaming console

It’s just pointless to say that EVERYONE loves video games and how much fun it is! Apart from all the fun aspects of playing a video game, they play a role in kids’ hand-eye coordination and problem-solving skills.

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9. Digital keyboard

Encouraging children to play musical instruments has countless benefits including improved IQ and it’s a productive way to spend time! Gift your child a digital keyboard on their birthday and let their musical journey begin! If they don’t want to play the keyboards, guitars are also are a great replacement and can be given as a birthday gift!

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10. Chess

Chess is one of the few games that helps in developing strategy skills and time management skills. No wonder it’s such a widely appreciated and a recognised Olympic game for the past few decades!

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If you liked this article, do comment on which product you liked the most, or which products you have given to your kids so far at their birthday. Also, check out 10 Best Birthday Gifts for 12 Year Old Girls and Games to Engage 3-4 Year Olds.


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