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We’ve put together a large collection of gifts for 12 year old boys. We hope these cool gift ideas will make your job of finding the right gift a little easier.
A portable gaming console so he can game anywhere he pleases! The Nintendo Switch Lite is compatible with popular games such as Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and more.
Apple AirPods with Charging Case
The latest Airpods connect automatically without hassle, provide quick access to Siri and have rich, high-quality audio and voice.
They deliver 5 hours of listening time after 1 charge and have a battery life of 24 hours.
Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Star Wars Instant Camera
One of the hottest tech gadgets at the moment is the Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant camera. This smart little camera makes instant high quality photos of all the important stuff that goes on in their lives.
This is a special limited Star Wars edition that will be a winner with young guys, especially the Star Wars fans.
Numark DJ2GO2 Portable DJ Controller
Does he like to make or mix his won music? With the Numark DJ2GO he can unleash his inner DJ!
This portable DJ controller features a built in audio interface with headphone cueing, Pad Performance Controls, crossfader and jogwheel.
Compatible with Virtual DJ.
Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker
Next up we have this awesome Sonic Bomb Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker. This is a great gift idea for a 12 year old boy who has a hard time getting out of bed in the mornings. Well this alarm clock does not mess around, no way he’ll be late for school again.
When this says “loud” in the name it is not kidding, no one could sleep through 113DB. Add to this the bed shaker which shakes like crazy and doesn’t stop until he gets up! The Sonic Bomb comes in 6 different colors.
If he loves to puzzle, this 3D maze in a sphere will keep him entertained for hours.
Fujifilm Mini Link Smartphone Printer
Next on the list is another piping hot tech gadget, it’s the Fujifilm Mini Link Smartphone printer. This smart little printer is smaller than a smartphone and prints high quality pictures of all the photos they’ve got stored on their phone.
They can even edit their favorite shots with filters and special effects before printing them. Available in Blue and White.
Space Boy Portable Power Bank
This cool Astronaut portable power bank can provide up to 1.5 times the juice needed for his device. Compatible with Android and iOS devices, definitely a unique portable power bank that makes a great tech gift for a teen boy.
NASA Space Boot Slipper
This ultra cool pair of boot slippers look just like the real NASA ones. Extremely comfortable, a hard rubber sole, adjustable tie closure and awesome NASA patch detailing. Available in size (XS – S – M – L)
A Skateboard makes a cool gift for a 12 year old boy. Even cooler is to give him his own skateboard ramp with deck, so he can practice in the driveway instead of the park!
ArmoGear Infrared Laser Tag Blasters and Vests
Here are the best laser tag blasters money can buy! They’ve got a whopping 150ft shooting range, invisibility mode, night vision and voice guided target directions.
This ArmoGear battle mega pack comes with 4 laser tag blasters and 4 target vests.
RICOMAX Metal Detector
This smart Ricomax metal detector certainly is one awesome gift for a 12 year old boy. The Ricomax features a highly sensitive, waterproof search coil that can detect, gold, silver, iron and a ton of other metals, even under water.
The Powerhouse of the detector is its smart & intuitive LCD screen that shows when an object has been found and even displays the depth of the found treasure. Metal detecting is an exciting new hobby and a great way for them to spend more time outdoors.
RipStik Caster Board
This snowboard/skateboard hybrid feels like you’re surfing or snowboarding on dry land.
Sony SRS-XB12 Extra Bass Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This Bluetooth speaker comes with an extra deep bass for an awesome sound quality. The speaker is really compact and comes with a detachable strap.
It’s available in blue, green, red, black, pink and white and IP67 rated (waterproof and dustproof).
LED Light Up Football by GlowCity
With the LED Light Up Football by GlowCity you can play football with your kid and hit some home runs and three pointers!
This quality football features super bright LED lights that makes it look like some kind of UFO when they throw it through the air. It would be a lot of fun to play with at night in the backyard or even on a family camping trip.
Gaming Desk and Chair Set
Here we have the ultimate gaming desk and chair set which makes an awesome gift for 12 year old boys who love gaming. The set is strong and sturdy and has a really cool industrial look.
There’s just so much going on with this desk! It has a special place for their monitor, trays for the speakers, storage for games & controllers and there even is a drink holder!
The set is fantastic value for money and comes in 3 cool colors: Green, Red, Gray and Blue.
The North Face Recon Backpack
The North Face Recon Backpack is one of the best and coolest backpacks out there. It’s extremely comfortable, built like a tank and has tons of space for all his gear.
It has a highly protective laptop compartment and is available in a wide range of colors & designs.
Celestron – NexStar 127SLT Computerized Telescope
If you’re looking for a totally awesome gift for an astronomy lover, then look no further! The Celestron computerized telescope can automatically locate 40.000 celestial objects from its database.
A fantastic new STEM hobby that he will love for years to come.
Pitching Machine for Baseball and Softball – Jugs Lite Flite
This lightweight pitching machine is a dream gift for a baseball or softball player. It throws fastballs, sliders and right and left handed curveballs at speeds up to 85 mph at 25 ft.
CHNGE Teach Peace Tee
A cool Tee from Urban Outfitters with a strong message! Available in size (S – M – L – XL – XXL)
Star Wars Villian Star-Fighter Bluetooth Speaker
If your 12 year old is a Star Wars fan then they are going to get a huge kick out of this Star Wars Villian Star-Fighter Bluetooth Speaker. We have seen a few of these style Bluetooth speakers, but this one here could very well be the coolest.
The speaker looks like a First Order Tie-Fighter from the Force Awakens movie. It can pick up any Bluetooth smartphone or tablet from around 30 feet and the speaker is actually very high quality. The Star Fighter even lights up when it’s used!
Holy Stone Racing FPV Drone with 120° HD Camera Live Video
The Holy Stone racing drone is one of the best drones on the market right now. First of all this thing is real fast, looks ultra cool and is very easy to fly.
This drone can do some awesome air acrobatics and has a spectacular Live Video HD video camera. You can actually see real time footage of what the drone is doing!
G-Shock Watch GA-700UC
This is one cool watch for a 12 year old boy! The G-Shock watch has a rock solid, awesome design, is up to 200 meters water resistant, is shock resistant, has a digital & analog display and a flexible resin band.
Available in black, beige and green.
Jelly Belly Classic Glass Jar – 49 Assorted Flavors
A great gift for a jelly bean lover is this Jelly Belly glas jar filled with 14.5 oz of jelly beans.
Zombicide Base Game
Boys love zombies and we know for a fact that they are going to love the Zombicide Base Game. This is a fun game that is all about trying to survive in a zombie apocalypse.
1 to 6 people can play this strategy game and there are six characters. Each character is different and has different abilities and skills which they can level up to make fighting off the larger zombies easier.
Bear Archery Titan Bow Set
The Bear Archery Titan beginner bow set comes with 2 arrows, a target, a finger tab, an arm guard and an arrow quiver. This a quality composite bow that is recommended for kids 12 years and up.
NFL Game Day Board Game
12 year old boys don’t play kid games anymore, those days are over. The games they love to play must have action and be exciting. The NFL game day game is a fun football strategy game that is great to play with family and friends.
Meccanoid XL 2.0 by Meccano
“Wow” is what you will say over and over again when you see the Meccanoid XL 2.0. When we were kids, we made trucks and cars out of Meccano! But with this set they are making an actual robot.
A 4 feet tall robot that can talk, say over 3000 different phrases and recognize your voice. In all seriousness this is just an incredible robot that teaches STEM skills and it’s something your kid is going to have lots of fun with.
LEGO Ideas Ship in a Bottle Building Kit
This cool ship in a bottle building kit by LEGO consists of 962 pieces and is fun to put to together. The makers paid attention to detail, which is clear to see when the ship is put on display.
Features a captain’s quarter’s, crow’s nest, sails with print details, masts, cannons and more.
Razor E300 Electric Scooter
Electric scooters are totally cool gadgets, to start with this Razor E300 goes up to 15 mph which is pretty fast for a scooter.
As teenage boys can be a little rough, they have made sure that this is quite robust and can cope a lot of abuse. Available in 8 colors.
Telescopic Fishing Rod and Reel Combo Full Kit
With this set they get all they will need for a day of fishing, the rod, the reel, lure and plenty of line. It even comes in a really cool carrying case so you will not have to keep nagging them to pick their fishing rod up off the garage floor!
We love the portable design and the fact it is made out of steel means that they are going to get many years of use out of this.
LEGO STAR WARS AT-ST Walker
One of the most iconic things from the Star Wars movies is the AT-ST it has featured in many of the Star Wars movies and it is something that all kids can instantly recognize.
The LEGO STAR WARS AT-ST Walker is one of the most popular sets in the Lego Star Wars range. This particular one is taken from the most recent movie, Rogue One.
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