20 Christmas Gifts for Teen Girls If I thought it would be difficult buying Christmas gifts for my teenaged boy that are not only great quality but are also affordable, I didn’t know what was in store with my teen girls! My eldest has such definite ideas about what she… Read More »20 Christmas Gifts for Teen Girls
20 Christmas Gift Ideas for Teen Boys
I remember when my son was little and he was delighted with his Christmas gift of a construction play set filled with chunky little plastic figures and robust plastic trucks. There was a cement mixer and little traffic cones and a crane that had a working winch you could turn for lifting crates. I am sure I bought it for him because I secretly wanted to play with it.
The main thing was it didn’t cost and arm and a leg and it also came in a gigantic box which, in the eyes of a four year old, implies a gift of great value.
Now that he is a teenager with definite ideas about what’s ‘cool’ and ‘trendy’ (i.e. blatant rip-off in adult language) it’s becoming more and more difficult to find a Christmas gift I know he’ll like that won’t break the bank. It’s all about the gadgets and technology nowadays, which don’t come cheap!
Teenagers often ask for cash or a voucher but I’m still an old fashioned believer that chosing a gift for someone that they’ll like demonstrates that you were thinking of them. The problem is, I don’t always know what he likes.
So I asked him to write it down, and using that as a starting point I’ve compiled a list of ideas with some added suggestions from friends and other bloggers.
Maybe you need to buy something for a nephew or a friend but don’t know where to start? This list will give you some inspiration.
Read my girl teen gift guide here.
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