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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.
If he loves to puzzle, this 3D maze in a sphere will keep him entertained for hours.
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.
RipStik Caster Board
This snowboard/skateboard hybrid feels like you’re surfing or snowboarding on dry land.
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.
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.
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!
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 armguard 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.
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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.
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.
Xbox One Elite Controller
For kids who have an Xbox One the Xbox One Elite Controller is the ultimate controller. This is regarded by many as the best controller ever made. The original Xbox One controller was already great, but this one takes things even further.
It comes with multiple analogue sticks and dpads, has switches on the back that let them shoot faster in games like Call Of Duty and Overwatch and even has the ability to let them customize the buttons to how they want!
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.
Cool Games For Boys
Best Nerf Guns & Accessories
Nerf Guns are great fun! You’re never to old for a Nerf gun. It’s no surprise that Nerf gun toys have been on the toys bestseller lists for years. They are one of the can’t go wrong gifts for 12 year old boys.
Best Drones With Camera
If only they had these when I was a kid. They are by far the most exciting toys in toy land. Most drones come with HD cameras which can shoot fantastic footage.
The top of the line drones like the DJI drones are equipped with top of the line 4K cameras. The video quality these drones shoot is absolutely amazing. DJI drones also come with state of the art GPS systems and auto fly and land technologies.
The latest invention in drone land are the battle drones. An example of that are the Star Wars battle drones. A drone will be loved by both father and son. A great way to spend some quality time together.
Best Lego Star Wars Sets
You bet, Lego is still a cool gift for a 12 year old boy. Especially the Lego Star Wars theme is extremely popular. Any 12 years old Star Wars fan would love to have a model of the Millennium Falcon in their room.
A Pair Of Cool Headphones
Talking about perfect gifts for 12 year old boys…….headphones! Music plays a major part in a young man’s life making a great pair of headphones an essential piece of kit.
Headphones come in all kinds of sound qualities, colors, designs and prices. The headphones displayed below have at least 4 star customer reviews.
Cool Watches For Boys
A watch is always a nice gift to get. Whether it’s a sports watch, a retro digital watch or a Star Wars watch. It will be loved!
Best Sports Gifts For Boys
Boys love sports! So any sports related gift will be a hit. The latest craze is the Glow City light up football & basketball.
Playing a game at night never was more spectacular.
Fishing is a good way to enjoy the outdoors. It’s way better than staring at a screen all day long.
A father son fishing trip also is a great opportunity to spend some quality time together.
Action cameras are extremely popular gifts for 12 year old boys and above.
Film all kind of activities in high quality HD or even 4K format. Edit all the footage and upload it the web. You can’t go wrong with this gift.
Christmas Gifts For 12 Year Old Boys
The best Christmas gifts for 12 year old boys. It’s real simple as any of the gift ideas above makes a great Christmas gift.
However, we put in some extra special gifts just for Christmas.
Limited Edition PlayStation 4 Console
The limited edition PlayStation 4 consoles are fantastic gifts for gaming enthusiasts.
If your 12 year old gamer loves Star Wars, Batman or Uncharted then you can’t go wrong with this awesome gift. Do take note that these are limited editions that can run out.
PlayStation 4 500GB Console – Uncharted 4 Limited Edition Bundle
Uncharted 4 is one of the best Playstation 4 exclusive games and with this Uncharted 4 Limited Edition Bundle your gamer can get a really cool limited edition Playstation 4 console.
The console is silver in color and has a really cool picture of Nathan Drake etched onto it. The controller is also silver which again is really cool. It definitely gives the console a lot of personality and makes it look much different from the standard model of PS4.
As well as the console and the controller, you also get the Uncharted 4: A Thieves End game which is one of the best games on the console. If your kid loves to play video games and you’re looking for them to get their first console or even upgrade from their Playstation 3 or Xbox 360 then this really is one of the best gifts for 12 year old boys.
There’s not a kid in the world who would not go crazy when they unwrap a brand new Playstation 4, especially if it is a limited edition like this one.