35 Excellent Gift Ideas for 15 Year Old Boys
Consider his interests, what he likes doing and what he does on a day to day basis. Video games, a gaming chair or headphones, bluetooth speakers, headphones, a new backpack, a lapdesk, sports gifts and action camas all make potentially great gifts for 15 year old boys. .
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Manual To Manhood
This is great book to get a teenage boy. It will introduce him to lots of life skills that will be useful now and as he gets older.
Learn how to wear cologne correctly, grill a steak, tie a tie, manage money, talk to a girl, plan a date, write a résumé, ask for a reference, clean a bathroom, throw darts, change a tire, behave during a traffic stop, fold a shirt, clear a sink drain and lots more.
Makes the perfect stocking filler.
Oculus Quest 2
You can even meet up with your friends and play a multiplayer game or just hang out.
The X Rocker II connects to Xbox, PlayStation, Gameboy, MP3/CD/DVD, and Home Theatre.
The control panel on the side lets you adjust the volume and bass.
For the Teen Who Loves Music
t they like to make music you could consider getting them a new musicals instrument or what about some sheet music for their favorite songs.
If they love to listen to music, what about tickets to see their favorite band, an itunes voucher, mp3 player or headphones that don't get tangled up. At the moment one really cool music gift are portable speakers.
Portable Bluetooth Speakers
It could be used in a teen bedroom or it's great for taking to a friend's house and using when out and about.
A shower speaker is awesome for listening to music while singing in the shower.
The speaker featured can be attached to a wall or mirror with the suction cup so you can have it in the bath or shower with you.
Connect to a bluetooth device and stream your music. .
It also makes an ideal small, portable bluetooth speaker for outside the shower too. Use it indoors or outdoors within a 66 foot range of a bluetooth device.
For the Sporty Type
- tickets for a sports game
- gifts for sporting fans such as sports jerseys and caps
- clothes and accessories for their sport or hobby.
- sports bags
Another idea for 15 year old boys is some kind of trainer or machine for the sport of their choice. So if they love basketball, what about a rebounding basketball retrainer. For baseball, a pitching machine. For football, a Wilson pro kick to help him practise his kicking skills.
If he likes listening while doing sport or being active (running, walking, hiking, training at the gym) these are great headphones. Of course they can also be used for casual listening too.
They are wireless so will connect to his music device via bluetooth. Once connected he can listen to music without having to worry about where the wires will go or if they get tangled.
Pull Up Bar
)ther ideas for sports gifts include items which may help them improve their general fitness and physicality for their chosen sports.
There is lots of pieces of home fitness equipment that make great gifts for this age, such as dumbells, a pull up bar, push up bars and an ab wheel.
The pull up bar featured can help with a body fitness routine.
Ideal for pull-ups, push-ups, chin-ups, dips, crunches, and more.
Great for a teen boy's bedroom.
This is a great stocking filler and perfect for kids who play baseball and other sports where they might want to improve their reaction time.
Volley the Reaction Ball between players, or rebound it against a wall for independent training.
It works against all hard surfaces or walls and can be used as a fun way to improve technique in drills and training exercises.
Fitbit Activity Tracker
It's swim proof and water resistant to 50M so you can track swims and wear in the shower.
It also tracks sleep.
For the Tech Addict
In addition to this there are a wide range of other tech gifts. Consider a media streaming player so they have extra TV and music channels in their room. The Amazon Echo is a fun speaker and voice recognition device that he may love. There are all kinds of tech toys from smart phone controlled toys to toys that are controlled by your hand movements and other gestures.
Check some more ideas out on our tech gifts page.
A portable charger is really useful to have on standby in case a cellphone, laptop or other device runs out of battery. It's an especially good gadget for a teenager as you know they should always be able to charge their phone if it runs out of battery when they are out and about.
The Anker portable charger featured is small enough to fit into a pocket or a bag. It features high speed charging technology.
A great stocking filler for Christmas.
For the Student
Here are some ideas:
A new backpack or bag for school - to carry their laptop, folders and pens.
A Kindle can be a great gift so they have easy access for all the books they need for their studies.
Tablets, netbooks and laptops can all aid with studies. A chromebook is a great gift for doing research and having a super portable laptop. Check out whether a chromebook might make a fab gift for a 15 year old.
A bedrest - will support him while he is sitting and studying on a bed.
LapGear Designer Lapdesk
A lapdesk makes a great gift for a 15 year old boy as he can then study while sitting on his bed or the couch.
This lapdesk fits laptops of up to 17 inches. It has a slots for his phone and the innovative, dual-bolster cushion conforms to your lap, keeping you cool and comfortable.
The smooth, flat surface provides proper ventilation for your laptop
You can use it with your laptop, with a book, as a dinner tray or to write. A great gift to use in the years of study to come.
North Face Jester Laptop Backpack
It also features a front elastic bungee system for external storage, two extended mesh water bottle pockets, and reflective bike-light loop.
Boogie Board Writing Tablet
A boogie board is a writing tablet.
For teen students, they are perfect for doing working outs, writing lists and notes when you are doing homework and studying.
Once you've finished with your notes, just press a button and erase what you've written to start again.
They're also fab for doodling, drawing, brainstorming and scribbling.
It's super lightweight so can easily be carried in a bag to school as well.
Writing Pen Set For School
For the Reader
Books - Books are perhaps considered an old fashioned gift but there are plenty of 15 year old boys who enjoy reading. Manga is a great gift for many 15 year olds who appreciate the visual anime style of the books. Science fiction is more highly rated with teen boys. There are some fantastic fiction and book series that 15 year olds would love. Also consider non fiction books there are some really fun options. Check out a couple below.
97 Things To Do Before You Finish High School
This is a fun book to get for a teen and give him some ideas of how to spend his spare time while finishing high schools.
There are lots of cool ideas in the book including plan your first road trip, make a podcast, make beats like a DJ. learn a martial art, paint your room, learn basic car maintenance and design a the-shirt.
Whatever his personality (creative, sporty, social or academic) there are lots of ideas to try out.
So if he ever complains he's bored (like teenagers often do) get out the book to find some inspiration.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
The 7 Habits book can be lifechanging. It gives guidance concerning the tough issues and life-changing decisions teens face.
In an entertaining style, Covey provides a simple approach to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, and get along with their parents, as well as tackle the new challenges of our time, like cyberbullying and social media.
sFor the Teen Who Live In His Bedroom
If you're looking for a different kind of alarm clock, check out the sonic boom alarm clock featured.
It is designed to wake up the heaviest of sleepers and will help teenagers get out of bed during those dark winter morning.
It features a super loud alarm and if that isn't enough there is a bed shaker too. So no sleeping through this alarm!
If you have a sibling or friend sleeping in the same room, you can turn off the audio alarm and just use the bed shaker to wake him up.
Backrest Pillow (Great for Reading Books, Watching TV and Gaming)
A backrest pillow is great to give extra support while sitting on the bed when you're gaming, looking at your laptop or tablet, reading a device or book or watching television.
It's a fab gift for him to take to college when he gets a bit older as well.
It's also good to give back support when sitting on the sofa or lying on the floor.
It has a handle at the top so it's easily portable around the home.
Lamp With Charger
This is an awesome light that could be used as a night light next to his bed or as a study light on a desk.
It has everything you could need include 5 different brightness levels, 5 different lighting modes and a USB charger so he can charge his phone.
The light can be adjusted and folded down for storage too.
For the Teen Who Loves To Play
In 2016 drones are a very popular toy (check one out below).
Drones are fun to learn to fly and many now have cameras so he can take footage of what the drone is seeing.
They can be challenging to fly but this should add to the fun to a 15 your old.
The drone featured is fairly easy to use even for the beginner. It features a button which automatically starts and lands the drone. There is also a low speed setting which is perfect for beginners.
Build Your Own Engine
This kit will allow you to discover how an engine works by constructing a fully working model. It includes instructions with step-by-step diagrams for assembly of the 100+ parts.
It's recommended for ages 13+
It's easily assembled with over 100 parts and includes a working electric motor, light up spark plugs, engine sounds and automatic shut off.
Lightening Reaction Reloaded - Shocking Game
This game is hilarious fun to play and to watch.
It's a game for 2 to 4 players. Hold onto one of the handles and listen to the music as it plays. When the music stops and the red light turns to green, press the red button as quickly as possible. The slowest player will get an electric shock. But don't press the red button to early as you'll get an electric shock then too.
Teenagers love this.
There are different levels of electric shock, so the shock adverse can have it on the lowest setting.
Lots of fun - great for parties.
If he's energetic and likes team sports he will probably love spikeball.
It can be played pretty much anywhere. Indoors if you have the space as well as in parks, at the beach, when camping or the backyard.
It's a fab game for people of all ages to play from kids to adults. Great to play with the family and friends.
It's also a fantastic workout for athletic teams who like to train. It's perfect for practicing the hand / eye co-ordination needed for some team games as well.
It's simple to play and easy to pick up. The net is placed at ankle level between a pair of two-player teams. You smack the palm-sized ball down on the net so it ricochets up at your opponents. They have up to three hits between them (just like volleyball) to control it and bounce it back to you. When they miss, you score. First team to 21 wins.
Razor A5 Lux Scooter
Kick scooters are great for teens as they can use them to speedily get to a friends house or for the school run.
The Razor A5 Lux is a fab choice for a 15 year old as it can be used by kids up to adults (as long as they are under the maximum weight limit of 100kg).
The big 200mm PU wheels will give you a smooth but speedy ride to wear you need to be.
The Echo Dot is smaller than the Echo and the speaker isn't as powerful but it does eveything else the Echo does.
Ask Alexa to play music, answer questions, read the news, check the weather, set alarms, control compatible smart home devices, and more.
Stream songs from Amazon Music, Spotify, SiriusXM, and others through the improved speaker for richer and louder sound.
Call and message almost anyone hands-free.
For the Guy Who Likes To Look Good
You can get all kinds of cool accessories where you don't have to worry too much about size and fit. Texting gloves are one idea. Gloves that you can also text in are very useful in the winter.
Novelty slippers make a great Christmas gift for those who are difficult to buy for. Who doesn't want a pair of fun slippers to keep their feet warm.
Adidas Men's Soccer Tiro 17 Training Pants
These soccer training pants help you warm up without overheating.
Not only good for soccer they are also great for other types of sport and training too.
They are super comfortable and can be worn for just chilling out and casual wear too.
They feature ventilated climacool and mesh inserts for maximum breathability.
There are front pockets as well.
This t-shirt is a humorous t-shirt for gamers.
The slogan reads "I paused my game to be here".
The t-shirt is soft and smooth with a high thread-count, tight knit made out of fuzzy plants grown by American farmers.
The t-shirt is available in lots of different sizes.
A great gift for any teenage gamer.
If He Likes to Eat....
Snack Care Package
Clothes And Accessories
Calvin Klein Boxer Briefs
Blackhead Remover Face Mask
Blackhead Remover Kit
When All Else Fails
Money Maze - Fun Way To Give Money!
This is a really fun way to give money.
To receive the gift you have to solve the puzzle.
Make the recipient work for their money.
It's a much better idea than just giving a voucher or money in a card.
It's also a fantastic idea to give to that teen who is notoriously hard to buy for.